1. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (3 of 4)

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Phoenix, Little Birdy, Wolfmother and Martha Wai Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by…

  2. New Ozzy Set A Go, Sabbath Album A No

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne has re-signed with Epic Records and is working on material for his next studio release. "Ozzy's writing now, and there'll be something out at the beginning of next year," his wife/manage Ozzy Osbourne has re-signed with Epic Records and is working on material…

  3. Billboard Bits: Cocteau Twins, Daltrey & More

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stories on the Cocteau Twins, Roger Daltrey, Stereophonics and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The Cocteau Twins have pulled out of their previously announced April 30 performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. According to a spokesperson, group member…

  4. Lil' Kim Called Liar At Trial

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop diva Lil' Kim repeatedly told a grand jury "preposterous" lies, a federal prosecutor told jurors today (March 14) as she urged them to convict the hip-hop diva of perjury for her eyewitness ac Hip-hop diva Lil' Kim repeatedly told a grand jury "preposterous…

  5. Billboard Bits: Michael Franti, B.G., Lizz Wright

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Michael Franti, B.G., Lizz Wright Outspoken musician/poet/activist Michael Franti will record his next album in Kingston, Jamaica, with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell executive producing. Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare and Mario Caldato Jr. (Beastie Boys, Jack Johnson) are…

  6. Hot Product

    March 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from legendary vocal group the Blind Boys Of Alabama, "Atom Bomb" (Real World). A live album from Texas rock act Los Lobos, "Live at the Fillmore" (Hollywood). A concert set from jazz trio…

  7. Lil' Kim Takes Stand At Perjury Trial

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rap star Lil' Kim testified at her federal perjury trial today (March 10) in New York, telling jurors she was bullied by prosecutors when she allegedly lied to a grand jury about a 2001 shootout. Rap star Lil' Kim testified at her federal perjury trial today (March 10) in New York,…

  8. Prosecutor: Lil' Kim Lied About Shooting

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating the roles of her friends in a 2001 shootout that sent some 30 bullets flying outside a Manhattan radio station, a U.S. prosecutor said tod Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating…

  9. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Joan Collins).…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. Los Lonely Boys Ready Live Disc, Shows

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST New fans won over by Los Lonely Boys' performance during Sunday's Grammy Awards can get a further taste via the upcoming release of "Live at the Fillmore." New fans won over by Los Lonely Boys' performance during Sunday's Grammy Awards can get a further taste via…

  13. Billboard Bits: Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards Jazz trio the Bad Plus will on March 15 release the concert document "Blunt Object: Live in Tokyo" via Columbia. The eight-track set finds the band running through such rock numbers as Queen's "We Are the Champions" and…

  14. TunesOnTV

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 14-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 14 "All-Star Jams-Viewer Dedications," VH1 Classic Featured artist: Brian McKnight. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Michael Buble. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,…

  15. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  16. Billboard Bits: Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and noted jam band Particle have teamed up to create Hydra and will launch a U.S. tour April 7 in Santa Cruz. "Hydra is about extreme music," Hart says. "Extreme music for extreme people. I need it!"…

  17. Nelly, DMB, Juanes Among N.O. Jazz Fest Acts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history. For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history.…

  18. Tunes on TV

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 24-30, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: LeAnn Rimes. "The View," ABC Featured artist: Mario (also scheduled: Randy Jackson, Shohreh Aghdashloo). "The Bachelorette,"…

  19. Hot Product

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The latest album from singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco, "Knuckle Down," co-produced by Joe Henry (Righteous Babe). A new album from veteran synth-pop act Erasure, "Nightbird" (Mute). The latest release…

  20. QOTSA Re-Tills Musical Soil For Spring Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming album, "Lullabies To Paralyze." As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming…

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