1. 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…

  2. TunesOnTV

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 4-10, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 4 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Earth, Wind & Fire (also scheduled: Julian McMahon). "PJ Harvey: Eurockeennes of Belfort Festival," Showtime Next Featured artist: PJ…

  3. 27TunesOnTV

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 27-July 3, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 27 "Eminem's Making the Ass," |MTV2 Featured artist: Eminem ("Ass Like That"). "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Billy Corgan. "VH1 All…

  4. TunesOnTV

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Dierks Bentley (also scheduled: Chad Lowe, Vaughn Catuzzi Lohec, Dara Catuzzi Near). "Today," NBC Featured artists: Bo…

  5. Third Strokes Album Due In January

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes are nearing the finish line on their as-yet-untitled third studio album, due in late January via RCA. The group has recorded 14 songs for consideration, three of which were co-produced by The Strokes are nearing the finish line on their as-yet-untitled third studio album, due in…

  6. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Hill Unveils New Songs At Marley Tribute

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday in Ethiopia. Hill, who is married to the late Marley's son Rohan, made an unannounced appea Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate…

  10. Ludacris 'Lights' Up Album Chart

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A trip to the "Red Light District" scores Ludacris his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200. A trip to the "Red Light District" scores Ludacris his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The rapper/actor's fourth Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam South effort sold 322,000 copies…

  11. Hot Product

    December 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lindsay Lohan 'Speak' Now, Or... Teen queen Lindsay Lohan will release her debut album, "Speak," Dec. 7 via Casablanca. First single "Rumors" is No. 27 this week on Billboard's Top 40 Mainstream chart and jumps 17-6 on Billboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100…

  12. Lohan 'Speaks' On Casablanca Debut

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Teen queen Lindsay Lohan will release her debut album, "Speak," Dec. 7 via Casablanca. The set finds the actress/singer collaborating with such producers as Desmond Child, Cory Rooney (Destiny's Child Teen queen Lindsay Lohan will release her debut album, "Speak," Dec…

  13. Jerkins Is Back, Busier Than Ever

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a little time away, producer Rodney Jerkins is back on the Billboard charts. With his Darkchild crew, he has a hand in current hits by Destiny's Child and Kierra "KiKi" Sheard. He's also working After a little time away, producer Rodney Jerkins is back on the…

  14. Soviet Kitsch

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained Regina Spektor emerges as the fresh-faced piano balladeer of the downtown New York set. On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained Regina Spektor emerges as the fresh-faced…

  15. Punk Vets Convene In Osaka Popstar

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan's dream. In recording the debut album for his band Osaka Popstar, the singer/guitarist has recruited former members of the Ramones, the Misfits, Black Flag and t John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan's dream. In recording the debut album for…

  16. Usher, Lohan Lead Teen Choice Winners

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B superstar Usher and actress-turned-singer Lindsay Lohan walked away with four trophies apiece from the 2004 Teen Choice Awards last night (Aug. 8) at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. R&B superstar Usher and actress-turned-singer Lindsay Lohan walked away with four…

  17. Mottola To Build 'The Wall' On Broadway

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical based on Pink Floyd's seminal rock opera "The Wall." Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical…

  18. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial…

  19. Lohan Signs With Casablanca Records

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actress Lindsay Lohan has signed a record deal with Tommy Mottola's Casablanca Records. Actress Lindsay Lohan has signed a record deal with Tommy Mottola's Casablanca Records. "It's a long-term recording contract," says Universal Music Group spokesperson Peter…

  20. Different Strokes

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Strokes want it understood that despite their global fame, they are still a young band capable of the occasional misstep. "If we sold no records the first time, we obviously wouldn't be in this situation," frontman Julian…

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