1. Eurovision: Belgium Doesn't Qualify, Lithuania Does

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to tomorrow's (May 20) final in Athens, but pre-contest favorite "Je T'Adore" by Belgium's Kate Ryan is not among the qualifiers. Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to…

  2. Eurovision Milestone Set For Tonight

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Eurovision Song Contest reached a milestone last year when the 50th running of the Pan-European competition took place in Kiev, Ukraine. Tonight (May 18), the veteran song contest will reach anoth The Eurovision Song Contest reached a milestone last year when the 50th running of the Pan…

  3. DJ Spooky Revisits 'Fine' Reggae

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records." DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000…

  4. Billboard Bits: MTV Movie Awards, Grant-Lee Phillips, Joseph Arthur

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Movie Awards, Grant-Lee Phillips, Joseph Arthur Christina Aguilera and AFI are the first artists confirmed to perform at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, to be taped June 3 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. Aguilera will perform an as-yet-unannounced track from her next…

  5. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  6. 'Open' All Night

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "We've experimented a lot more with sounds and odd instruments we've never used and pushed ourselves as far as we can but the essence of what we are is still the same," frontman Gary Lightbody says. Snow Patrol will release its next studio album, "Eyes Open,"…

  7. Billboard Bits: The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park The Sadies will on Aug. 8 release a double-disc live album recorded earlier this year at Toronto's Lee's Palace. "The Sadies: Volume 1" (Yep Roc) will feature 41 tracks engineered by Steve Albini and featuring guest appearances…

  8. Doherty Arrested After Drugs Photos

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British rock singer Pete Doherty was arrested Saturday after a police investigation into a tabloid photo which the paper said showed him injecting drugs into a female fan's arm as she lay unconscious. British rock singer Pete Doherty was arrested Saturday after a police investigation…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Rihanna, Billboard's AC chart and Eurovision Song Contest with readers. SENDING OUT AN S.O.S. Dear Fred, Why is Rihanna's "SOS" only No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100? It's No. 7 on the Pop 100 and No. 2 on the Pop 100 airplay chart. SOS! Please help me…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney is honored with the Henry Mancini Award at…

  11. Drop, Drop, Dropping It Down

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio the Secret Machines headed to upstate New York to record its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." Rock trio the Secret Machines headed to upstate New York to record its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." The eight-track set is the follow-up to 2004&…

  12. Report: Doherty Arrested After Court Date

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was arrested today (April 20) in London, hours after a court appearance on drug possession, according to media reports. Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was arrested today (April 20) in London, hours after a court appearance on drug possession, according…

  13. BLUE OCTOBER, "Foiled"

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "It's great to know that my heart is available for other people," Justin Furstenfeld says on the last song on Blue October's "Foiled." "It's great to know that my heart is available for other people," Justin Furstenfeld says on the last song on…

  14. Girl Authority

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Are you ready for the next generation of girl power? Are you ready for the next generation of girl power? Nine girls ages 8-13 make up Girl Authority -- touted as a G-rated version of the Spice Girls for the ever-growing 'tween market -– and each comes with her own unique moniker and…

  15. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News Presents: Blackmail,” VH1 Featured artist(s):…

  16. Elton John Brings 'Gnomeo' To Miramax

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical "Gnomeo & Juliet," the pop star has taken his project to Miramax Films. Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical "Gnomeo & Juliet," the pop…

  17. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  18. Ringo Readies Ninth All Starr Tour

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist Billy Squier and the Zombies' Rod Argent. Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist…

  19. Pete Doherty Arrested Again In England

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and possessing illegal class A drugs, a police source said today (Feb. 28). Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and possessing illegal class A drugs, a police source…

  20. Neko Case Crafts Spring Tour

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. The trek comes in support of her…

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