1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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&…

  5. 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 --…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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&…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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.…

  13. 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 "…

  14. 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…

  15. B&E: Tyler Hilton

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Tyler Hilton. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A whirlwind of recent television exposure swirls rumpled singer/songwriter Tyler…

  16. Billboard Bits: Garth Brooks, Carly Simon, Napster

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Garth Brooks, Carly Simon, Napster Garth Brooks' appearance Saturday at fundraiser in Fort Worth, Texas, reportedly helped raise more than $2 million for a local hospital. Brooks performed with pals Steve Wariner, Stephanie Davis and Dan Roberts, who had organized the $1,000-a…

  17. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

  19. 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!"…

  20. Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut "The Documentary" to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 28% slide, sales of 190,000 U.S. copies, Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G…

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