1. Skaggs Leads Country Voter Initiative

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Skaggs and Josh Turner are among a group of artists putting their names behind the Your Country Your Vote initiative. Ricky Skaggs and Josh Turner are among a group of artists putting their names behind the Your Country Your Vote initiative. Aiming to mobilize country music fans in this…

  2. Jackson Hearing Resembles Hollywood Production

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-style production, with Michael Jackson and his siblings dressed all in white as they approached the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif., yesterday (Aug. 16) i As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-style production, with Michael Jackson and his…

  3. 34TunesOnTV

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 16-22, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 16 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Bruce Hornsby (also scheduled: Erica Kennedy, Tonya Lewis Lee, Crystal McCrary Anthony). "Total Request Live," MTV…

  4. 'Curtain' Falls On Phish's Career

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phish called it a career last night (Aug. 15) at the end of the second day of its weekend-long finale in Coventry, Vt. Before a crowd of more than 70,000 fans, the Vermont-based jam band wrapped thing Phish called it a career last night (Aug. 15) at the end of the second day of its weekend…

  5. All in the Family

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After notching a few major-label hits in the late '90s, twin sisters Heather and Jennifer Kinley take matters into their own hands with the self-released "All in the Family." Banjos meld with more con After notching a few major-label hits in the late '90s, twin sisters…

  6. Driven

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Though it has built a strong foundation in the Southern gospel community, the Crabb Family has been rapidly expanding its fan base through relentless touring, prime media exposure and great music. Though it has built a strong foundation in the Southern gospel community, the Crabb Family has…

  7. Gov't Mule, Claypool Salute Skynyrd

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule, Primus' Les Claypool, Blues Traveler and the Drive-By Truckers are among the acts getting down and dirty on "Under the Influence -- A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd," Billboard.com can Gov't Mule, Primus' Les Claypool, Blues Traveler and the Drive…

  8. Sources: Jackson To Attend Next Hearing

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness stand, sources said. Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness stand, sources said. Santa Barbara County…

  9. JoJo, DeGraw Sign On For Ashe Kids Day

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform as part of the annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the official kick off of grand slam tennis event the U.S. Open. R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform as part of the annual Arthur Ashe Kids'…

  10. Willie's 'Outlaws' Special Heads To CD

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Taped May 5 at the Wiltern LG in…

  11. Kinks Guitarist Recovering From Stroke

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dave Davies, one of the founding members of legendary British rock group the Kinks, has been partially paralyzed by a stroke he suffered in June. Dave Davies, one of the founding members of legendary British rock group the Kinks, has been partially paralyzed by a stroke he suffered in June.…

  12. 33TunesOnTV

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 9-15,2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 9 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Sarah McLachlan. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Richard Marx (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos …

  13. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Garden State ’Garden’ Of Stone The Shins, Coldplay, Zero 7, Thievery Corporation and Iron & Wine have contributed tracks to the "Garden State" soundtrack, due this week via Epic. Written and directed by Zach Braff (NBC's "Scrubs), the film opened July 28 in limited U.S…

  14. Kelly Dominates Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly was the big winner last night (Aug. 6) at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) 2004 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show. Leading the field of finalists at the outset with eight nominati R. Kelly was the big winner last night (Aug. 6) at the Billboard-American Urban Radio…

  15. Manager Denies Quotes On Crowes Board

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Speculation is running rampant that Chris and Rich Robinson may reform the Black Crowes, based on meetings the famously feuding brothers recently held with former Crowes manager Pete Angelus. Speculation is running rampant that Chris and Rich Robinson may reform the Black Crowes, based on…

  16. Santana Collecting Songs For Next Album

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana has begun collecting songs for his next studio album. Carlos Santana has begun collecting songs for his next studio album. "I'm going to complete the next Santana album with [BMG chairman/CEO] Mr. Clive Davis," the artist tells Billboard. "Right now we'…

  17. Billboard Bits: Isley, Krauss, Lightfoot, Grammys

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Ronald Isley, Alison Krauss, Lightfoot, Grammys The Isley Brothers' Ronald Isley is relaxing at home in St. Louis after suffering a minor stroke July 30 in London. The 63-year-old artist is expected to make a full recovery, according to his spokesperson. The Isleys' first…

  18. Johnson Leads Canadian Country Awards Nominees

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carolyn Dawn Johnson leads the nominations for the 2004 Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) with six, including top female artist. Carolyn Dawn Johnson leads the nominations for the 2004 Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) with six, including top female artist. Right behind her, Doc Walker…

  19. Billboard Bits: VMAs, Fashion Rocks, Jimmy Sturr

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on VMAs, Fashion Rocks, Jimmy Sturr Lil' Jon, Petey Pablo and Ying Yang Twins & Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe have joined the performance lineup for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards. The 21st annual event is set for Aug. 29 at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. They join…

  20. Camper Van Beethoven Bowls Again

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Camper Van Beethoven has reunited to record its first studio album in 15 years. A rock opera of sorts, "New Roman Times" is due Oct. 12 via Pitch-A-Tent/Vanguard and features all five original members Camper Van Beethoven has reunited to record its first studio album in 15 years. A…

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