1. Lynne 'Suits' Up For New Disc

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the help of a Wallflower, a Heartbreaker and others, Shelby Lynne has finished a new album targeted for a spring release. With the help of a Wallflower, a Heartbreaker and others, Shelby Lynne has finished a new album targeted for a spring release. The singer/songwriter created initial…

  2. I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST One of two Bright Eyes albums to hit stores Jan. 25, "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning" is the more gripping of the two (the other being "Digital Ash in a Digital Urn"). One of two Bright Eyes albums to hit stores Jan. 25, "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning…

  3. Parker's Mood

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alto sax man Stefano di Battista may have grown up in Rome, but like many alto players, his heart is fixed on Charlie "Bird" Parker, a virtual bodhisattva of the instrument. Alto sax man Stefano di Battista may have grown up in Rome, but like many alto players, his heart is fixed on…

  4. Lawyers Want To Show Jackson Documentary

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have their own screening of a British television documentary about the pop star, a show that the defense denounced as "heavily ed The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have…

  5. The Game's 'Documentary' Blasts Off At No. 1

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Playing with his first major-label release, rapper the Game wins the top slot on The Billboard 200 by a landslide this week with his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut. "The Documentary" sold 587,000 c Playing with his first major-label release, rapper the Game wins the top slot on…

  6. Confidentially

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran country stylist David Frizzell re-emerges on the Nashville America imprint with a sturdy collection of classic country graced by his expressive tenor and likable 1970s-era retro production. Veteran country stylist David Frizzell re-emerges on the Nashville America imprint with a…

  7. No Boundaries

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST South Africa's quintessential singing group returns with a project where, as the title "No Boundaries" suggests, the legendary all-male vocal ensemble led by Joseph Shabalala steps outside its usual r South Africa's quintessential singing group returns with a project where…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of …

  9. MAINSTREAM ROCK TRACKS

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/mainstream.jsp 1. "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams," Green Day 2. "Fall To Pieces," Velvet Revolver 3. "Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)," Chevelle 4. "Getting Away With Murder," Papa Roach 5. "HOME," THREE DAYS GRACE Issue date: Jan…

  10. Country, Pop, Rock To Grace RodeoHouston

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The entertainment lineup for the 2005 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo -- aka RodeoHouston -- is packed with notable artists from many genres. The entertainment lineup for the 2005 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo -- aka RodeoHouston -- is packed with notable artists from many genres. As…

  11. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards," The WB Featured…

  12. Usher Nabs Two People's Choice Awards

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Usher and pop singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow was the big music winner in the music categories of the People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 9) in Pasadena, Calif. Usher and pop singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow was the big music winner in the music categories of the People's…

  13. Connick Jr. Heading To Broadway

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harry Connick Jr. will star next season in a Broadway revival of "The Pajama Game," one of the musical theater's biggest hits of the 1950s. Harry Connick Jr. will star next season in a Broadway revival of "The Pajama Game," one of the musical theater's biggest…

  14. U2 Clip Joins Orange Bowl Halftime Lineup

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST A two-minute version of the video for U2's "All Because of You" will receive its world premiere during ABC's live broadcast of the FedEx Orange Bowl 2005 National Championship. Bono and the Edge won't be on hand to rub shoulders on stage with Ashlee Simpson, Kelly…

  15. Harper, Blind Boys Pairing Spawns Live DVD

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following a collaborative CD that resulted in a trio of Grammy nominations, Ben Harper and the Blind Boys Of Alabama are planning to release a concert DVD early next year. The film was taped at a one- Following a collaborative CD that resulted in a trio of Grammy nominations, Ben Harper and…

  16. Billboard Bits: Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed'

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed' New York rock act Out Hud will release its sophomore album , "Let Us Never Speak of It Again," March 22 via Kranky. The 10-track set will be preceded on Feb. 8 by the single "One Life To Leave," which will also include group…

  17. Concrete Rose

    December 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A more confident-sounding Ashanti is onboard for her third time out. Powered by sensual lead single "Only You," "Concrete Rose" contains several other equally rhythmic jams. A more confident-sounding Ashanti is onboard for her third time out. Powered by sensual lead single…

  18. Three Days Grace To Hit Studio In February

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fans may be ready for a helping of new material from Canadian rock act Three Days Grace, but the quartet is in no rush to get busy on its sophomore album. After all, its self-titled Jive/Zomba set has Fans may be ready for a helping of new material from Canadian rock act Three Days Grace, but…

  19. Usher Nabs 11 Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards, where Usher walked away the big winner with 11 trophies. Alicia Keys netted seven awards during the ceremony R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards,…

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 6-12)

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 6-12, 2004). THE BEST OF THE BEST: You may see this as self-serving promotion, but I see it as simple facts. Billboard's charts are based on Nielsen SoundScan data of actual sales and airplay monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data…

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