1. Killers Keep Up The 'Fuss' On Tour

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With their Island debut, "Hot Fuss," having recently passed the 1 million mark in U.S. sales, the Killers plan to keep touring throughout the spring. With their Island debut, "Hot Fuss," having recently passed the 1 million mark in U.S. sales, the Killers plan to keep…

  2. Ask Billboard

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Darren Hayes, Madonna and Billboard's Top Comprehensive Albums chart. POP!ULARITY Keith, I am a huge Darren Hayes fan. I know he has a new CD called "The Tension and the Spark." I am interested to know if his new album is…

  3. Tweet Back 'Again' With Missy On New Album

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B artist Tweet will release her first album in nearly three years next month. R&B artist Tweet will release her first album in nearly three years next month. The 15-track "It's Me Again" is due March 22 via Violator/Atlantic and was executive produced by Missy Elliott…

  4. Eminem Sidesteps Elvis For U.K. No. 1

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Like Toy Soldiers" (Interscope) debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Feb. 6), preventing Elvis Presley's "Are You Lonesome Tonight" (RCA) from giving the King another chart- Eminem's "Like Toy Soldiers" (Interscope)…

  5. HOT PRODUCT

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from 3 Doors Down, Lee Ann Womack, Brian McKnight and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Lee Ann Womack , Brian McKnight …

  6. Hot Product

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down Happy 'Days' The new 3 Doors Down album, "Seventeen Days," was so named for the amount of time the band had to write the songs. The set arrives this week via Republic/Universal, but the release date was locked over a year ago, thanks to a deal the band's…

  7. Hot Product

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lee Ann Womack 'From' Me To You After a three-year break between albums, Lee Ann Womack is back with a new set that has Music Row buzzing. Returning full circle to her country roots, "There's More Where That Came From" (due this week from MCA Nashville) showcases the…

  8. Hot Product

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brian McKnight Two Sides To McKnight Brian McKnight recalls that it was once easier for someone like himself to be considered a mainstream artist. "Seven years ago, maybe, there were eight or nine formats I could be played on," the artist says. "But you know what? I'm not…

  9. Hot Product

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Rapper Sage Francis' Epitaph debut, "A Healthy Distrust." Sibling rock act Eisley's "Room Noises" (Reprise). Irish rock outfit the Frames' "Burn the Maps" (Anti-/Epitaph)…

  10. This Day in Music

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider running for president of the Czech Republic, to replace playwright and former dissident Vaclav Havel, whose term in of 2003 - Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider…

  11. THE BILLBOARD POP 100

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/images/pdf/pop_100.pdf 1. "1, 2 Step," Ciara 2. "BOULEVEARD OF BROKEN DREAMS," GREEN DAY 3. "Let Me Love You," Mario 4. "Since U Been Gone," Kelly Clarkson 5. "Soldier," Destiny's Child Issue date: Feb. 12, 2005 News Destiny , Kelly…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses chart methodology changes, Mario, Elvis Presley and Rascal Flatts. RATIO Hi Fred, You must be flooded [with e-mails] about the change of methodology on The Billboard Hot 100. As reported on Billboard.com, the "new" Hot 100 incorporates sales from digital…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on new Ciara topping a new Billboard chart, a change in Hot 100 methodology and Anne Murray. SO HOT IT POPS: Billboard introduces a new chart this week, the Pop 100. The chart is compiled by combining retail and digital sales with airplay, like The Billboard Hot 100, but…

  14. Mario Adds Another Billboard No. 1

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with "Let Me Love You" and with the same song, becomes the first artist to top Billboard's new Pop 100 Airplay list. Making its deb For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with …

  15. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s underground rock scene, the Meat Puppets, are honored with the Rykodisc release of "Classic Puppets," a retrospective featuring 2004 - One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s…

  16. Houston Gouges Out Eye After Suicide Attempt

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. A brief statement was released today by a Capitol…

  17. Bloc Party Prepares For U.S. Invasion

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit Bloc Party will begin its most extensive North American tour Feb. 20 in New York. U.K. rock outfit Bloc Party will begin its most extensive North American tour Feb. 20 in New York. Dates are on tap through April 9 in Washington, D.C., but the group will return later in the…

  18. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "Mud On The Tires," Brad Paisley 2. "You're My Better Half," Keith Urban 3. "THE BROKEN ROAD," RASCAL FLATTS 4. "Awful, Beautiful Life," Darryl Worley 5. "When I Think About Cheatin'," Gretchen…

  19. Lifehouse Readying Third Album

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lifehouse will release its self-titled third album March 22 via Geffen. Lifehouse will release its self-titled third album March 22 via Geffen. First single "You and Me" has begun making a splash at U.S. Adult Top 40 radio stations and is currently the No. 2 most downloaded track at…

  20. Thomas Sharing 'Lonely' Via AOL Music

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rob Thomas' solo debut single, "Lonely No More," premieres today (Feb. 1) exclusively via AOL Music's First Listen initiative. Rob Thomas' solo debut single, "Lonely No More," premieres today (Feb. 1) exclusively via AOL Music's First Listen initiative.…

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