1. Strokes Out To 'Impress'

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST With their third release, the Strokes aim to catch the zeitgeist of a 2001 debut that took the rock world by storm. In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies of their RCA debut "Is This It" in…

  2. Different Strokes

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies of their RCA debut "Is This It" in the United States alone, accordin In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became…

  3. Eminem Scores Fourth No. 1 Album In A Row

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three debuts crash into the upper echelon of The Billboard 200 this week, with Eminem's "Curtain Call: The Hits" (Aftermath) leading the charge. The retrospective, which includes three new tracks, sol Three debuts crash into the upper echelon of The Billboard 200 this week,…

  4. Music, Flowers And Candles Mark Lennon Anniversary

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years after he was murdered outside his New York apartment. Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years…

  5. The Week's Top New Album Releases

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing Korn's debut as part of its new record deal with Virgin, an ominously named retrospective from superstar rapper Eminem, the latest album from Southern rapper Lil Wayne and more. The sophomore album from pop star/actress Lindsay Lohan, “A Little More Personal (Raw)” (Casablanca…

  6. Ask Billboard

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Britney Spears, Charlotte Church and Kiss' Paul Stanley. REMIXED AND UNHEARD Keith, Supposedly Britney Spears' remix set, "B in the Mix," was released as an "underground" album -- basically, with little to no promotion.…

  7. Sshh!: The Strokes Planning Secret Club Shows

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As the Jan. 3 release of their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth," draws near, the Strokes are about to set off on a worldwide promo tour that will feature secret club shows in several citi As the Jan. 3 release of their third RCA album, " First Impressions of Earth …

  8. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's…

  9. Lohan Bumps New Album To December

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lindsay Lohan gets a lift from producers Butch Walker, Greg Wells and Kara Dioguardi on her second album, "A Little More Personal (Raw)," which has been bumped to Dec. 6 from its original Nov. 22 rele Lindsay Lohan gets a lift from producers Butch Walker, Greg Wells and Kara…

  10. Billboard Bits: Depeche Mode, AMAs, Motown

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Depeche Mode, AMAs, Motown. Depeche Mode has canceled its planned North American tour opener tomorrow (Nov. 2) at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.'s BankAtlantic Center due to power outages and curfew limitations in the area stemming from the recent Hurricane Wilma. The tour, which comes in…

  11. The Strokes Settle On 'Earth' Songs

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth." Due Jan. 3, the set is presently unsequenced but is generating early buzz thanks to th The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Celine Dion releases "Une Fille Et 4 Types, her first French-language album in five years.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Ludacris, Public Enemy and Mase are among the acts that perform at Race to the Polls, a voter…

  13. Billboard Bits: Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15 Wyclef Jean and Norah Jones have recorded a song in tribute to hurricane victims, "Any Other Day," which will be sent to radio stations and made available for digital download tomorrow (Oct. 14) through MSN Music. All proceeds go to the…

  14. Tunes On TV

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artists: Kelly Clarkson, Hawthorne Heights. "GAC Nights," Great…

  15. Lohan Puts 'Heart' Into Second Album

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lindsay Lohan gets personal on her new single, "Confessions of a Broken Heart," which doubles as the title track of her sophomore album. The set is due Nov. 22 via Casablanca/Universal; the single, wh Lindsay Lohan gets personal on her new single, "Confessions of a Broken Heart…

  16. Ask Billboard

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Princess Superstar, Eurythmics and Aaliyah. HIP-HOP ROYALTY Keith, I am a huge fan of the independent female hip-hop artist Princess Superstar, who recently released her brilliant fifth album "My Machine" in the United States.…

  17. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  18. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third…

  19. Neutral Milk Hotel Leader Makes Rare Appearance

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neutral Milk Hotel mastermind Jeff Mangum made his first live appearance in years last night (Aug. 2) in New York, guesting with Olivia Tremor Control during the first of two performances at New York' Neutral Milk Hotel mastermind Jeff Mangum made his first live appearance in years last…

  20. The Strokes Sets Sights On South America

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. Full details have yet to be confirmed, but the group's official Web site reports…

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