1. Minus The Bear Add Successful New Effort

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Minus The Bear first roared onto the Billboard charts in September 2005, landing at No. 20 on Top Heatseekers and No. 41 on Top Independent Albums with their third album,"Menos El Oso." Minus The Bear first roared onto the Billboard charts in September 2005, landing at No. 20 on Top…

  2. Jamelia Writing New CD, Dabbling In Modeling, Acting

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Jamelia is pursuing a busy schedule of branding activities and acting roles as she readies the next phase of her career. British pop star Jamelia is pursuing a busy schedule of branding activities and acting roles as she readies the next phase of her career. The artist, who…

  3. Jamie Foxx Flying 'Soloist' In New Film

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx is returning to the genre that won him an Oscar. The "Ray" star has signed on to star in the musical biopic "The Soloist" for DreamWorks. Jamie Foxx is returning to the genre that won him an Oscar. The "Ray" star has signed on to star in the musical…

  4. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Country singer Bryan White and Grand Ole Opry member Bill Anderson visit Hospital Hospitality House in Nashville to raise awareness and support for the facility. HHH provides lodging for 2005 - Despite not having heard a human voice in six months, rapper Foxy Brown,…

  5. Buffett Settles Trademark Suit With Online Site

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Jimmy Buffett has settled his trademark infringement suit against an online merchandise retailer who agreed to stop selling Buffett-related items after a brief stay in jail, the performer's law Singer Jimmy Buffett has settled his trademark infringement suit against an online…

  6. New Kiss Tour? Probably; Album? Unlikely

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Kiss Army may be able to pack its gear for a tour in the near future, but not an album. The group's Paul Stanley, preparing for the Oct. 24 release of his solo album "<A HREF="http://www.billboard The Kiss Army may be able to pack its gear for a tour in the near future,…

  7. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

  8. Billboard Bits: Snow Patrol, DJ Screw, Platinum Weird

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Snow Patrol, DJ Screw, Platinum Weird Snow Patrol has rescheduled a host of North American tour dates that were recently scrapped due to frontman Gary Lightbody's vocal ailments. The group will play radio station-sponsored festivals outside Seattle (Aug. 12) and Portland, Ore., …

  9. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver). "American Chopper: Billy Joel Bike,…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Garth Brooks says on TNN's "Crook & Chase" show that he plans to keep an "extremely low" profile in 2000 and then will "probably" announce his retirement at the end of the year, hint 2003 - Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham…

  11. Billboard Bits: Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex Low, Elf Power, Mark Olson and Victoria Williams, Buddy Miller and Brandi Carlile are among the artists that will play at the 2005 Paste Rock'n'Reel Festival. Set for Oct. 22-23 in Decatur, Ga., the event is organized by the music…

  12. Merchant's 'Retrospective' Coming In Two Versions

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 15-year solo career of Natalie Merchant is chronicled on "Retrospective 1990-2005," due Sept. 27 from Rhino. The 15-year solo career of Natalie Merchant is chronicled on "Retrospective 1990-2005," due Sept. 27 from Rhino. The set will arrive in two versions: a two-disc…

  13. Waiting On an Echo

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Led by instrumental wizard Seamus Egan and violinist Winifred Horan, Solas has become, in less than a decade, one of the finest Irish music ensembles in the world. Led by instrumental wizard Seamus Egan and violinist Winifred Horan, Solas has become, in less than a decade, one of the finest…

  14. New Damageplan Recordings May Surface

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although Damageplan may be finished as a touring entity in the wake of last month's on-stage murder of guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, another release is likely. Damageplan's lone album was its 20 Although Damageplan may be finished as a touring entity in the wake of…

  15. Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police say they may never know why Nathan Gale charged the stage at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio, and gunned down four people, including former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Some Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting Even at the tattoo parlor, 25-year…

  16. Update: Damageplan Guitarist Killed In Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of a Damageplan concert last night (Dec. 8) and opened fire on the band and the crowd, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darre A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of…

  17. Hot Product

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson ’Do’ Something Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his new studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Due this week via Arista Nashville, the set is led by the single "Too Much of a Good Thing," which is No. 9 in its 12th week on Billboard's Hot…

  18. New Jackson Album Promises 'Good Things'

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his upcoming studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his upcoming studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Due Sept. 7 via Arista Nashville, the set is led by the single "Too Much…

  19. Method Man, Redman Move Into Fox's House

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fox is rapping the holidays with an early pickup of a comedy starring Method Man and Redman. Based on an idea by Method Man, the untitled project will star the two rapper/actors as themselves as they Fox is rapping the holidays with an early pickup of a comedy starring Method Man and Redman.…

  20. Dido, Sarah, Avril Contribute To 'Oh!'

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nettwerk America and women's cable network Oxygen Media have teamed for a charity compilation album featuring female musicians, with proceeds going to Oxygen's "Build Your Own Business" public-service Nettwerk America and women's cable network Oxygen Media have teamed…

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