1. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza Bolster Lineups

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Playing their first show in several years, the all-star collective the Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolph, North Mississippi Allstars) will regroup…

  2. NIN's 'Teeth' Sparkle At No. 1

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After nearly six years away, the return of Nine Inch Nails is heralded with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. The Trent Reznor-led act's "With Teeth" (Nothing/Interscope) racked up first week sales After nearly six years away, the return of Nine Inch Nails is heralded with a…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300…

  4. 19TunesOnTV

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 2-8, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 2 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Ashanti, Phil Vassar (also scheduled: Chris Berard. Carrie Wiatt). "Simple Plan Makes a Video,": MTV2 Featured artist: Simple Plan ("…

  5. Witness: Jackson Booked Family On Trip

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial said today (April 26) she booked a flight to Brazil for the family of the pop star's accuser at the request of one A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child…

  6. Billboard Bits: Liz Phair, Beck, Joss Stone

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Liz Phair, Beck, Joss Stone Liz Phair is currently at work on her next Capitol studio album, but has begun making plans to share the music with live audiences. As previously reported , Phair will play her first show since September at Lollapalooza, which will be held July 23-24 in…

  7. Pixies, Weezer, Panic Set For Lollapalooza

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Killers, the Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Black Keys and Death Cab For Cutie are among the acts that will play the reconfigured Lollapalooza festival, which, a The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Killers, the Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Black…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show,…

  9. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (April 19-24, 2005).

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting the best of music offerings on television (April 19-24, 2005). BYE BYE BYE: I'd actually not planned on writing anything in this space this week, as it's been decided to discontinue the "Fine Tuning" column on Billboard.com. But,…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  11. Amy Grant Signs On For NBC Pilot

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Christian music star Amy Grant has been tapped to host "Three Wishes," an NBC pilot/special. Christian music star Amy Grant has been tapped to host "Three Wishes," an NBC pilot/special. She and the show's team of experts will make a variety of wishes come true for…

  12. Lollapalooza Promises 70 Bands On Five Stages

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional details have come to light about this year's scaled-down version of Lollapalooza, which, as previously reported, will be held July 23-24 in Chicago's Grant Park. According to the event's of Additional details have come to light about this year's scaled-down…

  13. Master P Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Master P and his brother pleaded not guilty yesterday (March 30) to a felony charge of carrying unregistered loaded guns. Rapper Master P and his brother pleaded not guilty yesterday (March 30) to a felony charge of carrying unregistered loaded guns. The 37-year-old artist, whose real…

  14. Lollapalooza Dropping In On Chicago

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST After a disastrous 2004 when the entire tour was canceled due to sluggish ticket sales, Lollapalooza will return this summer as a one-off festival in Chicago's Grant Park. The event will be held July After a disastrous 2004 when the entire tour was canceled due to sluggish ticket sales,…

  15. B&E: The John Butler Trio

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The John Butler Trio. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Appropriate for a day at the beach or a night on the town, the John Butler…

  16. Master P, Brother Booked On Gun Charges

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns. Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns. The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Percy Robert Miller, was arrested…

  17. Badu Announces Control FreaQ Label At SXSW

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amidst a Q&A session Saturday (March 19) at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, Texas, Erykah Badu took time to discuss the label she is starting and her commitment to communit Amidst a Q&A session Saturday (March 19) at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival…

  18. South By Southwest Diary: March 16

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the first installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music festival and media…

  19. Appeals Court Tosses C-Murder Trial Order

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST A judge's decision to grant a new murder trial to rapper C-Murder has been overturned by the Louisiana state appeals court. The ruling sets the stage for a sentencing hearing for the rapper, whose rea A judge's decision to grant a new murder trial to rapper C-Murder has been…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker breaks his right foot while in Australia, forcing the cancellation of the band's planned tour of the continent, as well as several shows in Japan and two 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker breaks his right foot while in…

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