1. New Penn Set Ruminates On Past, Present

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michael Penn utilized the post-World War II state of 1947 Los Angeles as the context for his new studio album, "Mr. Hollywood, Jr. -- 1947." Singer/songwriter Michael Penn utilized the post-World War II state of 1947 Los Angeles as the context for his new studio…

  2. TunesOnTV

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 7 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: Dixie Carter, Lori Loughlin). "American Idol," Fox Featured artist: Paula Abdul …

  3. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MALE VOCALIST KENNY CHESNEY ALAN JACKSON TOBY…

  4. Billboard Bits: Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella Sigur Ros, Mercury Rev, the Pogues, the reunited Dinosaur Jr. and Fatboy Slim are among the first acts to sign on for Japan's annual Fuji Rock Festival. The event will be held July 29-31 at the Naeba Ski Resort about 2 hours outside Tokyo.…

  5. Unreleased Cuts Bolster Braxton Remix Disc

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection," Billboard.com has learned. Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection,"…

  6. 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).…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge are double winners at the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. 2001 - Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge are double winners at the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards at Los Angeles' Shrine…

  8. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez All Things J. Lo Jennifer Lopez says she could not have named the new Epic album, "Rebirth," anything else. "For me, the title is incredibly significant," she says. "All you have to give, as an artist, are your experiences, your life. That's where…

  9. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Soul legend Solomon Burke’s “Make Do With What You Got” (Shout! Factory), featuring songs penned by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Dr. John. The sophomore album from hard rock act the Mars Volta, “Frances the Mute” (Strummer…

  10. Tékitoi

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Somewhere in rock'n'roll heaven, the Clash's Joe Strummer is diggin' Rachid Taha's ferocious cover of "Rock the Casbah" (titled "Rock el Casbah"). Somewhere in rock'n'roll heaven, the Clash's Joe Strummer is diggin' Rachid Taha&…

  11. The Cash Legacy: Johnny, June Boxes Due

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The music of country music's most beloved couple will be celebrated with a pair of upcoming Columbia/Legacy multi-disc sets. The music of country music's most beloved couple will be celebrated with a pair of upcoming Columbia/Legacy multi-disc sets. Due June 7, "Johnny Cash --…

  12. Holly Celebrated With Anniversary Set

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International is prepping what it calls the definitive audio/video collection of a lost rock'n'roll icon. Universal Music International is prepping what it calls the definitive audio/video collection of a lost rock'n'roll icon. Due April 25 in the United…

  13. Presley Asks 'Now What' On Sophomore Set

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Due April 5…

  14. Fogerty, Hayes Among Songwriters Hall Inductees

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Fogerty, Steve Cropper, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherman and Bill Withers will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year. John Fogerty, Steve Cropper, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherman and Bill Withers will be inducted into the…

  15. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  16. I Have the Room Above Her

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST While guitarist Bill Frisell and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano are two of jazz's best explorers, both started as protÉgÉs of break-the-jazz-rules master drummer Paul Motian. While guitarist Bill Frisell and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano are two of jazz's best explorers, both started…

  17. Disputes Fracturing Motown's Funk Brothers

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three years removed from the award-winning DVD "Standing in the Shadows of Motown," which finally brought to light the contributions of the legendary label's crack team of studio musicians, the Funk B Three years removed from the award-winning DVD "Standing in the Shadows…

  18. Jackson, Rundgren Team For Spring Tour

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran artists Joe Jackson and Todd Rundgren will launch a U.S. tour April 13 in Melbourne, Fla. Veteran artists Joe Jackson and Todd Rundgren will launch a U.S. tour April 13 in Melbourne, Fla. The trek will take the pair across the country through a May 21 finale in Redwood City, Calif.…

  19. 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 "…

  20. House Approves Higher Indecency Fines

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST In an overwhleming bipartisan show of support for tougher indecency penalties, the House of Representatives today (Feb. 16) passed a modified Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act, by a vote of 389-38. In an overwhleming bipartisan show of support for tougher indecency penalties, the House of…

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