1. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Vegosse At Night, Ultra.NY

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Among the newly added presenters are Axl Rose, Kanye West, Diddy, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. Shakira and OK Go have joined the performance lineup for the MTV Video Music Awards , to be held Aug. 31 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. OK Go will…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>It is announced that a 53-year-old Englishwoman by the name of Ingrid Pedersen has declared herself John Lennon's half-sister. "Now at last I can admit who I am - the little sis John lov 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies…

  3. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the…

  4. Billboard Bits: 'Iconoclasts,' Tony Bennett, Sound Tribe Sector 9

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paul Simon, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Fiona Apple will be featured on the second season of the Sundance Channel series "Iconoclasts." Paul Simon, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Fiona Apple will be featured on the second season of the Sundance Channel series "…

  5. Jurassic 5 Aims High On 'Feedback'

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artists generally spend an inordinate amount of their time dividing themselves into two broad camps: the Commercial, or the Underground, each of which has a virtual and often strict constituti Hip-hop artists generally spend an inordinate amount of their time dividing themselves into…

  6. Cole Covers Fiona, Sting On New CD

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Cole will on Sept. 26 release her 20th studio album "Leavin'" (Verve), her first disc in nearly four years to feature new material. Natalie Cole will on Sept. 26 release her 20th studio album "Leavin'" (Verve), her first disc in nearly four years to…

  7. Lustra

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Internet is changing the music industry, and Lustra is reaping the benefits. The Los Angeles-based band has been working tirelessly to promote its song "Scotty Doesn't Know," which was featured in The Internet is changing the music industry, and Lustra is reaping the…

  8. Braff Drafts Coldplay, Snow Patrol For 'Last Kiss'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock acts for the soundtrack to his new film, "The Last Kiss." As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock…

  9. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured artist(s): Sheryl…

  10. Battling Tendonitis, Brion Tiptoes Back Into Performing

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician Jon Brion hosted a weekly residency at the Los Angeles club Largo, where any number of guests would stop by and help augment his whimsical one-man-band For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician Jon Brion hosted a weekly residency at the…

  11. 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):…

  12. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  13. New Damnwells Set Up In The 'Air'

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock quartet the Damnwells will on Aug. 15 deliver "Air Stereo," its first release under Zoe/Rounder. The new disc will be the follow-up to the group's debut album "Bastards of the Beat," which was is Rock quartet the Damnwells will on Aug. 15 deliver "Air Stereo…

  14. Eclectic Artists To Rock SummerStage

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A typically eclectic crew of artists will perform in the coming months as part of the SummerStage series in New York's Central Park. A typically eclectic crew of artists will perform in the coming months as part of the SummerStage series in New York's Central Park. Among the acts…

  15. Fiona Taps Rice, Garza For Summer Trek

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having completed a supporting run with Coldplay, Fiona Apple will embark on a summer headlining tour, beginning June 20 in Phoenix. Having completed a supporting run with Coldplay, Fiona Apple will embark on a summer headlining tour, beginning June 20 in Phoenix. Damien Rice will join Apple…

  16. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  17. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: The Coby Brown Group (also…

  18. Martin's Brits Comment Perplexes Coldplay Fans

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST When accepting the best album prize at the Brit Awards last night (Feb. 15) in London, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin dropped a bomb. "Thank you. That's it," he said. "We won't see you for a very long When accepting the best album prize at the Brit Awards last night …

  19. Grammys To Pay Tribute To New Orleans

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST New Orleans natives Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and Irma Thomas will be joined by Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello tomorrow night (Feb. 8) in Los Angeles as the Grammy Awards pay tribute to the hurr New Orleans natives Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and Irma Thomas will be joined by Bruce…

  20. New Pantheon Awards Rescheduled For March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped to an as-yet-undetermined date in March. Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped…

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