1. The Ethereal Enya

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Enya's new Reprise/Warner Bros. album, "Amarantine," reaches a new level of ethereality. Though the Irish chanteuse has a proven track record, she was not afraid to take risks on her first new studio Enya's new Reprise/Warner Bros. album, "Amarantine," reaches a…

  2. The Week's Top New Album Releases

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing the second of two new albums from System Of A Down, the latest from Enya, a Billy Joel boxed set, a Queens Of The Stone Age live CD/DVD and several notable hip-hop releases. The soundtrack to the Usher-starring film "In the Mix," the debut release on Usher's US…

  3. Enya Reveals New Album Track List

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST "We called the album 'Amarantine' to mean everlasting," says Enya, adding that she has spent two years working on the album. Enya has confirmed the track list for her next studio album, " "Amarantine ," which is due Nov. 22 via Reprise. The 12-track set is…

  4. Third Day Has Timely 'Cry Out'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Without trying, Third Day's new album, "Wherever You Are," is startlingly poignant as the country recovers from devastating hurricanes. "There's this message of hope through adversity," singer/songwri Some songs, even though they may not be written specifically…

  5. Billboard Bits: Enya, Bruce Springsteen, Silver Jews

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Enya, Bruce Springsteen, Silver Jews Although details are scant at deadline, Enya will release her next studio album, "Amarantine," Nov. 22 via Reprise, Billboard.com has learned. Produced by longtime collaborator Nicky Ryan, it will be the follow-up to 2000's "A…

  6. This Day in Music

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A. club scene in the 1980s, dies of liver failure. He is 46. James "Top Jimmy" Paul Konceck found his greatest fame in a Van Hal 2001 - Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A.…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to 50 Cent, Green Day, Curtis Mayfield, Erasure, Motley Crue, Rob Thomas and Sugarland. DO THE MATH: There's a buck-and-a-half worth of 50 Cent in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 as the rapper claims three spots. He's the…

  8. Nelly, Libertines Take Over U.K. Charts

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There are new bestsellers on both of the U.K.'s main sales charts, after Nelly's "My Place"/"Flap Your Wings" single (Universal) and the Libertines' eponymous Rough Trade album debuted at No. 1 yester There are new bestsellers on both of the U.K.'s main…

  9. Ask Billboard

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Twelve Girls Band, Janet Jackson and Madonna. GIRLS CLUB Greetings Keith, How come I cannot find the Twelve Girls Band on any of your charts? They are the hottest thing to hit the U.S. shores since the Beatles. All of their concerts on…

  10. 2003 World Music Awards Winners

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. Below are the winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. World Awards: Best artist 2003: 50 Cent Best pop female artist: Norah Jones Best pop male artist: 50 Cent Best pop group: t.A.T.u. Best duo…

  11. Soul Deep

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Divadom has come upon hard times in America. But Curb is pulling out all stops for its silky new sophisticated lady, Laura Turner. Divadom has come upon hard times in America. But Curb is pulling out all stops for its silky new sophisticated lady, Laura Turner. "Soul Deep" showcases…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A. club scene in the 1980s, dies of liver failure. He is 46. James "Top Jimmy" Paul Konceck found his greatest fame in a Van Hal 2001 - Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A.…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! Eminem's "Lose Yourself,"…

  14. 50ask

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Eminem, Sugababes, and Culture Club. MODERN-EM? Keith, I was wondering why Eminem's song "Lose Yourself" is on the modern rock charts? I don't consider Eminem's music to be rock. I would really like to know why.…

  15. Only Time—The Collection

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musical trends come and go, but for the past 15 years, Enya's popularity has only grown more widespread. Musical trends come and go, but for the past 15 years, Enya's popularity has only grown more widespread. Pigeon-holed early in her career for her music's more overt new-age…

  16. Reprise Readies Enya Box

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The career of enchanting Celtic artist Enya is chronicled on the forthcoming four-disc box set, "Only Time * The Collection." Due Nov. 12 via Reprise, the 49-track set will be packaged in velvet and g The career of enchanting Celtic artist Enya is chronicled on the forthcoming four…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The Billboard 200 is the highest-charting set yet…

  18. Barry Harris & Chris Cox Present: Thunderpuss

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST This Los Angeles-based production/ remix duo has topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart more than 20 times and given everyone from Whitney Houston to LeAnn Rimes to Enrique Iglesias the This Los Angeles-based production/ remix duo has topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club…

  19. Poll: Enya, Warren Are Oscar Frontrunners

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enya's "May It Be" and Diane Warren's "There You'll Be" are the favorites to win the Oscar for best original song at the 44th annual Academy Awards, according to Billboard.com readers. Out of 3,523 fa Enya's "May It Be" and Diane Warren's…

  20. Anthem

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST And you thought you'd heard it all. And you thought you'd heard it all. Singer/songwriter Sylvia Tosun came up with the novel idea of recording an album of various national anthems— from France, Russia, Israel, the U.K., the U.S., Italy, Japan, 10 in all—and casting them in…

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