1. Tony Joe White Gets A Lift From 'Heroines'

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted a host of female stars for his first North American album release in six years. Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted a host of female stars for his first North American album release in six years. Due Sept. 28 via Sanctuary, "The…

  2. Indie Acts Settle Down In 'Wicker Park'

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Postal Service, the Shins, the Stills and Death Cab For Cutie have donated unreleased and rare tracks for the soundtrack to "Wicker Park," due Aug. 24 via Lakeshore Records. The Postal Service, the Shins, the Stills and Death Cab For Cutie have donated unreleased and rare tracks…

  3. House Of Blues Discounts Amphitheater Tix

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Faced with slow amphitheater business this summer, House of Blues has partnered with Ticketmaster and AOL to offer $20 tickets to more than 80 concerts at 17 venues throughout the United States. Faced with slow amphitheater business this summer, House of Blues has partnered with Ticketmaster…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Diana DeGarmo, Usher, Josh Gracin, Madonna and chart policies with readers. WILL DIANA'S 'DREAMS' COME TRUE? Fred, Last week, Diana DeGarmo debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 [at No. 14] (and at No. 2 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales Chart) with "Dreams…

  5. Wynonna Taking Life Story On The Road

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans taking in Wynonna's fall tour will experience not only a concert, but a biographical account of the singer's life and career. Fans taking in Wynonna's fall tour will experience not only a concert, but a biographical account of the singer's life and career. The artist&…

  6. 29TunesOnTV

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 12-18, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 12 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Monica (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo …

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses premiums, the birth of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, Syreeta, Barbra Streisand, the Coors and more with readers. IT'S A GUIDE THING Hi Fred, I just bought the newest TV Guide. It features Elvis Presley on the cover along with a "never before released…

  8. OutKast Tops Final 2003 Album Chart

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's double-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) returns to the pinnacle of The Billboard 200 reflecting in the final full sales week of 2003. The 4-1 rebound marks the third separate occa OutKast's double-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista)…

  9. Music Fuels New Year's Eve Celebrations

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for many music acts, the festivities surrounding New Year's Eve tend to drag others off of the couch and onto the stage While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for…

  10. Filter Making Progress On New Album

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer. Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer, according to posts by frontman Richard Patrick on the group's official Web site …

  11. Billboard Bits: Stones, Joe Jackson, Savath & Savalas

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Rolling Stones, Joe Jackson, Savath & Savalas The Rolling Stones' performance at Toronto's Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto extravaganza will be released on DVD next spring. In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Stones tour manager Michael Cohl said all 13 acts that…

  12. 01TunesOnTV

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 29-Jan. 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "Dave Koz ? Saxophonic," BET Jazz Featured Artist: Dave Koz. "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: The Bangles (also scheduled: Kevin Bacon, Jerry…

  13. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television Programming This Week

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 29, 2003-Jan. 4, 2004 As one door closes, another is said to open. So it is with the passage of time and the end of 2003 and the dawn of 2004. Seeing as New Year's Eve can be a dangerous night on the…

  14. Unlikely Star Groban Is King of Highbrow Pop

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Josh Groban recalls going into a record store to buy a copy of his debut album on the night of its release late in 2001. "They couldn't figure out who I was asking for. 'Josh Gorgan? Who?'" Groban recalls with a smile. It…

  15. THE BILLBOARD 200

    December 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. The Diary Of Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys 2. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith 3. Now 14 , Various Artists 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast 5. Closer , Josh Groban Issue date: Jan. 3, 2004 News Josh Groban , Toby Keith , Alicia Keys …

  16. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jim Brickman and Clay Aiken, as well as his top-10 favorite songs of the year. PATIENCE: A couple of weeks ago, the late Burl Ives generated some chart news when a new album of his Christmas songs debuted on Billboard&…

  17. Alicia's 'Diary' Nabs Xmas Week No. 1

    December 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rising from last week's position of No. 2, "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 in a big shopping week. U.S. sales of the set are up 8% from last week to 370,000 unit Rising from last week's position of No. 2, "The Diary of Alicia…

  18. Splinter

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Offspring once again delivers a mixture of standard hooks and tongue-in-cheek, angst-ridden lyrics. The Offspring once again delivers a mixture of standard hooks and tongue-in-cheek, angst-ridden lyrics. But with more near misses than direct hits, "Splinter" is somewhat…

  19. THE BILLBOARD 200

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Soulful , Ruben Studdard 2. The Diary of Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys 3. NOW That's What I Call Music! , Various Artists 4. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith 5. Closer , Josh Groban Issue date: Dec. 27, 2003 News Josh Groban , Toby Keith , Alicia Keys , Ruben…

  20. Studdard Takes 'Soulful' To No. 1

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Second-season "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard bows atop The Billboard 200 with his J Records debut, "Soulful." The album sold 416,500 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, to becom Second-season "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard bows atop…

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