1. Jamiroquai Lights Up For 'High Times'

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic U.K. group Jamiroquai will be the subject of a retrospective CD and DVD dubbed "High Times," due Nov. 6 internationally and Nov. 21 via Epic. Eclectic U.K. group Jamiroquai will be the subject of a retrospective CD and DVD dubbed "High Times," due Nov. 6…

  2. Brickman Offers 'Escape' From Stress-Filled Life

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jim Brickman's 12th album, "Escape," which arrived Oct. 3 on SLG Records, is a signature project for the veteran composer/pianist, offering a musical sanctuary via relaxing, primarily instrumental tri Jim Brickman's 12th album, "Escape," which arrived Oct. 3 on…

  3. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Wolf Parade, U.K. Music Hall

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer Lucero, also a favorite of Mexican television, will host the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards alongside Puerto Rican salsa star Victor Manuelle. Mexican singer Lucero, also a favorite of Mexican television, will host the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards alongside Puerto Rican salsa star Victor…

  4. Shins Settle On Third Album Track List

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Shins have revealed the track list for their third Sub Pop album, "Wincing the Night Away," due Jan. 23. The Shins have revealed the track list for their third Sub Pop album, "Wincing the Night Away," due Jan. 23. The 11-track set will be preceded by the single "…

  5. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," NBC…

  6. My Chemical Romance, Killers Topple U.K. Charts

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Emo frontrunners My Chemical Romance scored a dramatic U.K. No. 1 single as yesterday's new charts were published, climbing from No. 23 with "Welcome to the Black Parade" (Warner Bros.). The Killers, Emo frontrunners My Chemical Romance scored a dramatic U.K. No. 1 single as…

  7. Yo La Tengo / Oct. 10, 2006 / Boulder, Colo. (Boulder Theatre)

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For most veteran touring acts, the formula of a set mixing predominantly songs from their latest album with a few fan favorites from the past is to be expected by concertgoers. For New Jersey's favori For most veteran touring acts, the formula of a set mixing predominantly songs from…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Sarah Cannon, in Nashville, Tenn. It is the third child for the Grammy-winning singer and her husband, songwriter Gary Chapman.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star-studded…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Performer and entrepreneur Jimmy Osmond, the youngest member of the Osmond family, and wife Michelle Larson welcome their second child. 6-pound, 15-ounce Zachary James is the 50th grandc 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  10. Blunt Beefs Up 'Back To Bedlam'

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Atlantic will re-release James Blunt's debut album, "Back to Bedlam," with a bonus live disc recorded last year in Ireland. Due Nov. 7, the new edition al Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Atlantic will re-release James…

  11. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  12. Ex-Misfits Singer Rocks With West Memphis 3's Echols

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The West Memphis 3 (Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and James Baldwin) became a household name thanks to the "Paradise Lost" documentaries, which cast grave doubts about their conviction for murderin The West Memphis 3 (Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and James Baldwin) became a…

  13. Eyesight For The 'Blind'

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most bands fear the worst when their albums get bumped back from their original release dates. But for Robert Randolph and the Family Band, the two-week delay of its sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Color Most bands fear the worst when their albums get bumped back from their original release…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses corrected charts, Akon, "Weird Al" Yankovic and more with his readers. DIFFERENT CHART, DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES As you know, a Nielsen SoundScan error caused by delayed data from one retailer forced Billboard to recompile most of its charts for the issue dated Oct. 7.…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard Stern announces he will abandon terrestrial…

  16. Man Sues R. Kelly, Says Rap Star Beat Him

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A man describing himself as a "mentor and guide" to R. Kelly since he was a teenager is suing the singer, alleging that he attacked him and reneged on an agreement to pay him for a song idea. A man describing himself as a "mentor and guide" to R. Kelly since he was a…

  17. Diddy: The Saga Continues

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs is bouncing around in his underwear. It's a sweltering August afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, and Combs is in his trailer on the set of the video shoot for "Come to Me," the debut single Sean Combs is bouncing around in his underwear. It's a sweltering August…

  18. Chesney Rules As King Of Summer Touring

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney is playing live for more people each summer than any country music artist on the planet. In fact, Chesney's five-year attendance total of nearly five million ranks him in the league of s Kenny Chesney is playing live for more people each summer than any country music artist…

  19. Queensryche / Sept. 23, 2006 / Atlantic City, N.J. (House of Blues)

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation: Mindcrime II," the sequel to its groundbreaking 1988 concept album. It hasn't stopped there: The band is touring North America and pla Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation:…

  20. Blunt Writing New Album With Band In Mind

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a brief European holiday last month, singer/songwriter James Blunt has emerged with half-dozen or so new tracks and ideas for the follow-up release to his 2005 double platinum Custard/Atlantic d After a brief European holiday last month, singer/songwriter James Blunt has emerged with…

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