1. Top Acts Offer Covers For AIDS Benefit CD

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stars like Madonna, Alicia Keys and Sheryl Crow have lent covers to an AIDS research benefit compilation, due Sept. 12 via Sony BMG in the United States and Nettwerk in Canada. Stars like Madonna, Alicia Keys and Sheryl Crow have lent covers to an AIDS research benefit compilation, due Sept.…

  2. DARRYL RICHMOND, "I've Got Faith"

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Newcomer Richmond debuts with originality, style and panache, and a somewhat unlikely mix of influences that he pulls off flawlessly. Newcomer Richmond debuts with originality, style and panache, and a somewhat unlikely mix of influences that he pulls off flawlessly. Clearly affected by…

  3. Jackson Mines Gospel 'Memories' On New CD

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Alan Jackson returns to his gospel roots on "Precious Memories," an album originally recorded as a Christmas gift for his mother. Country superstar Alan Jackson returns to his gospel roots on "Precious Memories," an album originally recorded as a…

  4. 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…

  5. Hip-Hop Titans Bolster B.I.G.'s 'Duets'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter," including Eminem, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Mis Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to …

  6. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  7. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  8. Everlasting Love

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few months. First, she issued the holiday-themed "Silver & Gold" and now, "Everlasting Love. Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses chart methodology changes, Mario, Elvis Presley and Rascal Flatts. RATIO Hi Fred, You must be flooded [with e-mails] about the change of methodology on The Billboard Hot 100. As reported on Billboard.com, the "new" Hot 100 incorporates sales from digital…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Fantasia, Mario, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Green Day and Elvis Presley. TO TELL THE 'TRUTH': Last July, third season "American Idol" winner Fantasia peaked at No. 12 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles &…

  11. Ask Billboard

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about touring, Eve6 and Vanessa Williams. WHAT DOES THE ROAD PAY? Hi Keith, All of the year-end articles listing the top-grossing concert tours had me wondering how much a performer actually takes home from their tours. I realize there must be a…

  12. Dido, Robbie, Sting Sing For 'Bridget'

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams and Will Young will be found on the soundtrack to "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," due Nov. 1 New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie…

  13. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  14. 'Word Up': Korn Preps 'Hits,' Covers

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Amidst its first career-spanning survey, hard rock act Korn plans to include two choice cover songs. A version of Cameo's 1986 top 10 hit "Word Up" will serve as the first single from "Greatest Hits V Amidst its first career-spanning survey, hard rock act Korn plans to…

  15. The Everlasting Blink

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love. U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love."…

  16. Cypress Hill Sets 6th Smoke Out

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sets by Linkin Park, DMX, Obie Trice, Pennywise and the return of rapper Ice-T's hard rock band Body Count will be among the highlights of Cypress Hill's sixth annual Smoke Out festival. Set for Nov. Sets by Linkin Park, DMX, Obie Trice, Pennywise and the return of rapper Ice-T'…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects p 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the…

  18. Everlast Signs With Island Def Jam

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Everlast has signed with Island Def Jam and is expected to release his label debut in early 2004. The artist, whose real name is Erik Schrody, first gained prominence as leader of House of Pain. Everlast has signed with Island Def Jam and is expected to release his label debut in early 2004.…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Iron Maiden, Patsy Cline, Seal, John Mayer, CeCe Winans, Beyoncé and Sean Paul. BRUCE ALL MIGHTY: The third Iron Maiden album to chart since singer Bruce Dickinson returned to the group in 1999 is the hard rock outfit's highest-charting…

  20. The Soul of John Black

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Soul of John Black is the collaboration of John Bigham and Christopher Thomas, multi-instrumentalists who have worked with an impressive array of acts, including Miles Davis, Betty Carter, Eminem, The Soul of John Black is the collaboration of John Bigham and Christopher Thomas, multi…

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