1. Timberlake Wins Restraining Order

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has obtained a restraining order against a photographer who allegedly was stalking the pop star. Justin Timberlake has obtained a restraining order against a photographer who allegedly was stalking the pop star. "It's about time that somebody did something about…

  2. Jay-Z Tops 2004 MTV VMA Nominations

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards with six nominations for the video for his single "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods eac Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards with six nominations…

  3. I Pray

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This Fort Wayne, Ind., home girl broke into national consciousness last year with the rhythmic/pop-charting ballad "Angel" and album of the same name. This Fort Wayne, Ind., home girl broke into national consciousness last year with the rhythmic/pop-charting ballad "Angel"…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart feats involving Reba McEntire, Josh Gracin, Nelly, Usher and Christina Milian. TO LOVE 'SOMEBODY': Reba McEntire holds at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks with "Somebody" (MCA). This latest hit is tied with the 2001…

  5. Fatboy Slim Makes A 'Connection'

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim will drop in for a DJ set at the July 28 performance of "De La Guarda" at New York's Daryl Roth Theatre. His appearance comes as part of the production's "DJ Connection" series, in which D Fatboy Slim will drop in for a DJ set at the July 28…

  6. CBS' Moonves Vows To Fight Proposed Fine

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operated stations with a fine for the Janet Jackson breast-baring incident during the Super Bowl telecast, CBS will fight back in court, Viacom co-president and co-chie If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operated stations with a fine for the Janet…

  7. TunesOnTV

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 19-25, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 19 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Ashlee Simpson. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Julianne Marguiles). …

  8. Billboard Bits: 'N Sync, Keys, Bono, Journey

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on 'N Sync, Keys, Bono, Journey 'N Sync will make its first group appearance in more than a year-and-a-half when it sings the National Anthem July 25 as part of its Challenge for the Children charity event. The group will sing prior to a celebrity basketball game, in which its…

  9. Delightful DeGarmo Ready For The Road

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Diana DeGarmo is on the road with the other third-season finalists on a 52-date tour that ends Sept. 30 in Hawaii. Before boarding the tour bus, she sat down to discuss her life and her experiences on Diana DeGarmo is the 11th and latest "American Idol" contestant to appear on a…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Tim McGraw, "American Idol" and more. 'LIVE' FOR TODAY: Tim McGraw claims his 20th No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart as "Live Like You Were Dying" (Curb) advances 2-1. "Live…

  11. Poll: Twain, McGraw Are 2003's Top Albums

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fans of Shania Twain and Tim McGraw stepped up to the ballot box en masse for the first of Billboard.com's Year In Music polls. A whopping 116,723 votes were cast to crown Twain's "Up!" as the favorit Fans of Shania Twain and Tim McGraw stepped up to the ballot box en…

  12. 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…

  13. Janet Tapped For Super Bowl Halftime

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson will perform on one of the world's biggest stages, the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. The National Football League championship football game is set to air Feb. 1 live on CBS from Hou Janet Jackson will perform on one of the world's biggest stages, the Super Bowl…

  14. Billboard Bits: Timberlake, Frames, Raitt/Hinojosa

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on Justin Timberlake, the Frames, and Bonnie Raitt and Tish Hinojosa. A Justin Timberlake club show slated for Sunday night (Dec. 20) at Dublin's intimate Vicar St. sold out in record time yesterday (Dec. 15). According to Aiken Promotions, the show at the 1,000-capacity venue…

  15. Tunes On TV

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 15 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sting (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis). "Jingle Ball Rock," Fox Featured Artists: Jennifer Lopez, Jessica…

  16. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of OutKast, "American Idol" finalists and newly married couple Elvis Costello and Diana Krall. TWICE AS NICE: OutKast doesn't budge from the top of Billboard's Hot 100, but the rap duo from Atlanta also moves up from 3-2. With…

  17. Dance Acts Flock To L.A. New Year's Bashes

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles dance revelers will once again have two massive events to pick from this New Year's Eve. Paul Oakenfold, the Crystal Method, Sandra Collins and Danny Howells will lead an event at the Bona Los Angeles dance revelers will once again have two massive events to pick from this…

  18. Performances, Laughs Power 2003 BMAs

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is its own reward."Such was the lesson former schoolteacher-turned-international superstar Sting had to share as he accepted the Century Award at "Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is…

  19. Performances, Laughs Power 2003 BMAs

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is it's own reward."Such was the lesson former schoolteacher-turned-international superstar Sting had to share as he accepted the Century Award at "Here's what I've learned, in five short words:…

  20. Breaking & Entering

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Four Tet and Memento. MAKING THE ROUNDS: Fitting somewhere between DJ Shadow and Miles Davis, Kieren Hebden's solo project Four Tet is a virtual jazz band, incorporating all sorts of odd rhythms and…

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