1. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killin 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island…

  3. Burning in the Sun

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was…

  4. Everlasting Love

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few months. First, she issued the holiday-themed "Silver & Gold" and now, "Everlasting Love. Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few…

  5. Brazilian Girls

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST In need of some fabulous music for Saturday night's dinner party or Sunday's brunch? Consider "Brazilian Girls" your new secret weapon for such occasions—and beyond. In need of some fabulous music for Saturday night's dinner party or Sunday's brunch? Consider …

  6. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  7. THE BILLBOARD 200

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. "SEVENTEEN DAYS," 3 DOORS DOWN 2. "Documentary," The Game 3. "American Idiot," Green Day 4. "Gemini," Brian McKnight 5. "Totally Country Vol. 4," Various Artists Issue date: Feb. 26, 2005 News Brian McKnight …

  8. Billboard Bits: Streisand/Gibb, Alter Bridge, Pennywise

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Streisand/Gibb, Alter Bridge, Pennywise Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb are back in the studio working on a possible successor to "Guilty" to herald the 25th anniversary of that fruitful collaboration, Billboard has learned. The album, which has been certified quintuple…

  9. Jerry Lee Tearing It Up With Rock Legends

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. According to his manager Jimmy Ripp, the as-yet-untitled…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Mario, Gwen Stefani, Postal Service, Green Day and Ray Charles. ENDLESS 'LOVE': Mario's "Let Me Love You" (3rd Street/J) isn't ready to give up. The song is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for the ninth week…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "…

  12. Usher Heads To The Movies, Preps CD/DVD

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Usher's mini-movie, "Rhythm City Volume 1: Caught Up," will be screened at 44 Regal Entertainment Group theaters on Monday (Feb. 21). Usher's mini-movie, "Rhythm City Volume 1: Caught Up," will be screened at 44 Regal Entertainment Group theaters on Monday (Feb.…

  13. Beck, Modest Mouse Rock Next 'O.C. Mix'

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futureheads, Pinback and the Reindeer Section will be found on the fourth installment of soundtracks from the hit Fox TV show "The O.C." Due April 5 via Warner Bros., Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futureheads, Pinback and the Reindeer Section…

  14. Hot 100 Still In 'Love' With Mario

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the ninth week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" sits atop Billboard's Hot 100. This year's Valentine's Day anthem is also No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot 1 For the ninth week in a row, Mario's single "…

  15. Jackson Recovering, Leaves Hospital

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson was recovering from flu symptoms and was in good spirits after a short hospital stay that prompted another delay in his child molestation trial, a doctor said. Michael Jackson was recovering from flu symptoms and was in good spirits after a short hospital stay that prompted…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>The Darkness confirms its status as Britian's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The band _ which led the nominations going i 2004 - The Darkness confirms its status as Britian's new favorite…

  17. Yusuf Islam Awarded Libel Damages

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damages from two British newspapers which alleged he supported terrorism. Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damages from two British newspapers which alleged…

  18. AC/DC Polishes 'Family Jewels'

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST AC/DC has rounded up gems from its TV and live performance archives for the DVD "Family Jewels," due March 29 in North America via Epic. The double-disc set unearths the Australian rock combo's first AC/DC has rounded up gems from its TV and live performance archives for the…

  19. Minutemen Remembered In New Documentary

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. In…

  20. Springsteen Stares Down 'Devils' On New Album

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen re-teams with producer Brendan O'Brien on his 19th album, "Devils & Dust," which Columbia will release on April 26. Bruce Springsteen re-teams with producer Brendan O'Brien on his 19th album, "Devils & Dust," which Columbia will release…

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