1. Billboard Bits: Taste Of Chaos, Sevendust, Matchbook Romance

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Taste Of Chaos tour compilation due, Sevendust's best culled, Matchbook Romance to headline SubCity tour. With the second Taste Of Chaos tour just around the corner, Warcon Enterprises is readying a two-disc compilation of unreleased tracks, rare outtakes and special songs from artists…

  2. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana are honored with special honors at the Billboard Music Awards. Madonna receives Billboard's artist achievement award which recognizes popularity, 2004 - Budding pop star Ashlee Simpson faces negative publicity following…

  4. Davis' 'Cellar Door' Finally Due Next Month

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27. After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27.…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform in a benefit concert for the USS Cole Fund. Country's super couple add the date at The Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., to help the families of the 17 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee, dies at…

  6. Singer/Songwriters Contribute To 'Narnia'

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Also on the bill for the tour will be the All-American Rejects, Hawthorne Heights, From First To Last and an as-yet-unnamed act on Decaydance Records, which was co-founded by Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Singer/songwriters Alanis Morissette, Tim Finn, Imogen Heap and Lisbeth Scott have…

  7. Chart Beat

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kimberley Locke charts with a song from the 19th Century, plus Kirk Franklin, Green Day, Madonna, Rolling Stones and Reba McEntire. 'UP' RIGHT DIRECTION FOR 'HOUSETOP': A song written in the 1860s sets a record this week for the biggest leap into the top 5 of Billboard&…

  8. Upcoming Book Releases

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST upcoming book releases list December The Autobiography Of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan Leitch (St. Martin's) Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, And The Rise Of The Hip-Hop Hustler Ethan Brown (Anchor) January Here Comes The Sun: The Spiritual Journey Of George Harrison…

  9. Vietnam Considering Bail For Glitter

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with child molestation, on bail but he will not be allowed to leave the country, a state official said today (Nov. 29 Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with…

  10. Elton John To Wed Partner In December

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elton John plans to marry his long term partner David Furnish on Dec. 21, the first day that civil partnerships between gay couples will be possible in England. Elton John plans to marry his long term partner David Furnish on Dec. 21, the first day that civil partnerships between gay couples…

  11. Vietnam To Hold Glitter During Probe

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnam will detain former British rocker Gary Glitter for three months while authorities investigate suspicions that he had sex with underage girls, a prosecutor announced. Glitter, who has denied al Vietnam will detain former British rocker Gary Glitter for three months while authorities…

  12. LaBelle, Scott Pair For 'Purple' Song

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "What About Love?" from the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple." The duet will be released as a bonus track on a cast album Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert Downey Jr's "The Futurist,"…

  14. Glitter Claims He Was Teaching, Not Abusing

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls, state media reported today (Nov. 22). Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls,…

  15. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  16. Gary Glitter Detained In Vietnam

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort city following allegations that he indulged in lewd acts with a minor, police officials said. Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort…

  17. CMAs: Rascal Flats Wins!

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts accepts CMA vocal group of the year award. Rascal Flatts (left to right: Joe Don Rooney, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox) accept the award for vocal group of the year at the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Lee Ann Womack (three awards) and Keith…

  18. Police Searching For Glitter In Vietnam

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged relationship with a Vietnamese teenager. Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged…

  19. Flatts Bassist Urges Chicago Back Into Studio

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Having not issued an all-original full length since 1991's "Twenty 1," Chicago is eyeing a spring release date for a new studio album, dubbed "Thirty." No label is yet attached to the project, which w Having not issued an all-original full length since 1991's …

  20. Ask Billboard

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Deborah Cox, Kimberley Locke and Britney Spears. BUILDING A NEW 'HOME' Hi Keith, Deborah Cox has a new single out called "House Is Not a Home" and I have been trying to find out if there is a new full-length album that is…

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