1. 70-Plus Artists Up For Shortlist Prize

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose latest albums made the "Longlist" of initial nominations for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which honors critically acc Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose…

  2. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

  3. HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/dance.jsp 1. "That Phone Track," DJ Dan 2. "I WANNA THANK YA" (HEX/M. QUAYLE/DIO MIXES), ANGIE STONE 3. "World On Fire" (JXL & M. De Vries Mixes), Sarah McLachlan 4. "Push" (J. Nevins/A. Acid/J. Harris/P. Bailey Mixes), Ghostface…

  4. Wu-Tang Reunion Chronicled On 'Disciples'

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The album "Disciples of the 36 Chambers" arrives first on Sept. 28 via Sanctuary, with the DVD to follow on Oct. 12. As tipped here last month, the Wu-Tan Clan's first show in a decade with all nine of its principal members is heading to CD and DVD this fall. The album "…

  5. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Aug. 9-15, 2004). TEENS CHOOSE: Teens are a fickle bunch, but they know what they like. Wednesday night, The 2004 Teen Choice Awards" on Fox will highlight the music, television, film and sports favorites of those aged 13-19. Even…

  6. 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 …

  7. B&E: Finger Eleven, Funeral For A Friend.

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. OVER THE RAINBOW: Canadian rock act Rainbow Butt Monkey has come a long way. Since shedding its funk roots,…

  8. De La Soul Signs With Sanctuary

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rap trio De La Soul has signed a new deal with Sanctuary Urban Records Group, which will on Sept. 28 release its next album, "The Grind Date," in conjunction with the group's own AOI Records. Veteran rap trio De La Soul has signed a new deal with Sanctuary Urban Records…

  9. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Raekwon 'Diamond' In The Rough Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," this week via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. The set is the rapper's first solo effort since 1999's "Immobilarity," which peaked at No.…

  10. Wu-Tang Clan Regrouping For 2004 Tour, Book

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a tumultuous recent history which has seen its members incarcerated, dropped from record labels and at odds with one another, pioneering hip-hop collective the Wu-Tang Clan will embark on what i After a tumultuous recent history which has seen its members incarcerated, dropped from…

  11. Raekwon Polishes 'Lex Diamond'

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," Dec. 16 via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," Dec. 16 via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. The set is the…

  12. Red Star Sounds Presents Def Jamaica

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rap and dancehall reggae are fruits from the same musical tree, so it only makes sense that Heineken's Red Star Sounds teamed with Tuff Gong and Def Jam to bring together the two genres for its third Rap and dancehall reggae are fruits from the same musical tree, so it only makes sense…

  13. Missy, Tweet, Sean Paul Sweeten 'Honey'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey," due Nov. 25. Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey,…

  14. Here Comes the Fuzz

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This year, mix-tape DJs finally received mainstream recognition. This year, mix-tape DJs finally received mainstream recognition. However, the problem with mix tapes is that, typically as a result of featuring a host of different artists, the DJ's vision gets lost in the process. That is…

  15. Wu-Tang's RZA Signs To Sanctuary

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The RZA -- rapper, "supreme abbot" and head production guru of the Wu-Tang Clan -- has signed an exclusive worldwide recording deal with Sanctuary Records Group. His solo debut as RZA, "Birth of a Pri The RZA -- rapper, "supreme abbot" and head production guru of the…

  16. Beyoncé Barrels Ahead On Next Album

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With her multi-platinum Columbia solo debut, "Dangerously in Love," entrenched in the top-10 of The Billboard 200 and the single "Baby Boy" climbing the Hot 100, Beyoncé Knowles is already planni With her multi-platinum Columbia solo debut, "Dangerously in Love,"…

  17. Tunes On TV

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 1 "MTV2 Presents: 22 Greatest Bands," MTV2 Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Alice In Chains, the Cure, Green Day, Guns N' Roses, Korn, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, Nine Inch…

  18. Hot Product

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A best-of from country star Trace Adkins, "Greatest Hits Vol. 1" (Capitol). -- Dance act Fannypack's "So Stylistic" (Tommy Boy), featuring the hit "Cameltoe." -- Rapper Killah Priest&…

  19. Def Jam Crew Takes 'Vendetta' On The Road

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While most acts go on the road in support of new albums, several Def Jam Records artists will launch a tour next month behind the release of a new video game. While most acts go on the road in support of new albums, several Def Jam Records artists will launch a tour next month behind the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Tom Petty, Wu-Tang Clan, Mark Kozelek

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Tom Petty, Wu-Tang Clan, Mark Kozelek Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have canceled a planned European tour, which was set to begin July 3 in England. No specific reason was given for the decision, which follows war-related international tour cancellations by such acts as matchbox…

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