1. Billboard Bits: Slipknot, John Cale, Jessi Colter

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Slipknot, John Cale, Jessi Colter Slipknot's nine members will appear as unlockable characters in the upcoming video game "Infected," which will be released next month for PSP by Majesco Entertainment. The group has also contributed the tracks "Eyeless," "…

  2. Kanye's 'Gold Digger' Still Strong On Billboard Charts

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite his album's slow descent through The Billboard 200, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx again stays on top of several Billboard charts. For the fifth week in a row, the song is fir Despite his album's slow descent through The Billboard 200, Kanye…

  3. Rhino Expands Browne's 'Running On Empty'

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jackson Browne's 1978 album "Running on Empty" will be recharged Nov. 15 in an expanded and remastered CD/DVD edition via Rhino. Jackson Browne's 1978 album "Running on Empty" will be recharged Nov. 15 in an expanded and remastered CD/DVD edition via Rhino. The…

  4. Tunes On TV

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artists: Kelly Clarkson, Hawthorne Heights. "GAC Nights," Great…

  5. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  6. Mother Love Bone Frontman Remembered In Film

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard were members. To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the United States' system of screening airline…

  8. Beanie Sigel Acquitted On Murder Charge

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded city street. Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded city…

  9. Elton's 'Lestat' Hitting Broadway In April

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Lestat," the first musical Elton John and longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin have written together, will open April 13 on Broadway at the Palace Theatre, with preview performances due to begin March 11. "Lestat," the first musical Elton John and longtime lyricist Bernie…

  10. Update: D'Angelo Okay After Virginia Car Crash

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist D'Angelo (real name: Michael Archer) has been released from a Richmond, Va., hospital after being injured during a Sept. 19 car accident. According to a statement from the Virginia State Poli Vocalist D'Angelo (real name: Michael Archer) has been released from a Richmond,…

  11. Pussycat Dolls, David Gray Rule U.K. Charts

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pussycat Dolls and David Gray continue to lead the U.K. single and album charts with "Don't Cha" and "Life in Slow Motion" respectively, while Kanye West scored a new hit single and Bon Jovi, Barbra S Pussycat Dolls and David Gray continue to lead the U.K. single and…

  12. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  13. Foxy Brown Headed For Trial, Surgery

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she'll take a break from performing to have surgery for a hearing defect. Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she&…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied…

  15. Billboard Bits: Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD Veteran singer/songwriter/producer Willie Hutch died Monday (Sept. 19) of undisclosed causes in Dallas. He was 59. Best known for his work at Motown, his association with the label began in 1970 when record producer Hal Davis asked Hutch to help complete…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  17. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month…

  18. Zanes Plans Starbucks Disc

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of exclusive albums. The artist, who previously contributed a track to one of the company's family compilations, is putting toge Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of…

  19. Man Who Punched Dr. Dre Gets Year In Jail

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy James Johnson was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 14) to a year in jail after he pleaded guilty to punching rap mogul Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards last year. Jimmy James Johnson was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 14) to a year in jail after he pleaded guilty to punching rap mogul Dr. Dre at the…

  20. Billboard Music Awards Make A Date In Vegas

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 2005 Billboard Music Awards will be held Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The two-hour show will be telecast live on the Fox network at 8 p.m. ET and tape-delayed for the Pacific The 2005 Billboard Music Awards will be held Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las…

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