1. Brookstein, Green Day Climb To U.K. No. 1

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" (Syco Music) climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Jan. 2). Mea After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of…

  2. Band Aid Earns Third Christmas U.K. No. 1

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single yesterday (Dec. 19). Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single yesterday …

  3. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  4. Band Aid 20, U2 Hold Down U.K. Charts

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) started a second week at the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Dec. 12), while U2's "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) led Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas…

  5. Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com, Hungrypod

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com and Hungrypod. MONKEYIN' AROUND: Gorillaz, the animated pop "supergroup" helmed by Blur front man Damon Albarn and cartoonist Jamie Hewlett,…

  6. Band Aid 20's 'Christmas' Tops U.K. Chart

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Dec. 5). Although the Band Aid 20 track came nowhere near the first-week sal The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury)…

  7. Duran Duran, Kylie Win At Premios Ondas

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in central Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Lyceu opera house. Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in…

  8. Girls Aloud Notches Second U.K. No. 1

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Female pop act Girls Aloud scored its second No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (Nov. 21) with a cover of the Pretenders' "I'll Stand by You." Female pop act Girls Aloud scored its second No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (Nov. 21) with a cover of the Pretenders' "I'll…

  9. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle A hard-rocking lineup is on tap for the second night of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 12 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Green Day, Chevelle, Good Charlotte, Sum…

  10. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi Los Angeles radio station KROQ has rounded up a stellar lineup for the first night of its annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 11 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Modest Mouse,…

  11. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  12. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "The O.C." 'California' Love Just before the Nov. 4 premiere of the second season of the hit Fox show "The O.C.," Warner Bros. is issuing the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. "Music From the O.C.: Mix 2" sports exclusive tracks…

  13. New Band Aid Single Taking Shape

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. A date has not yet been set for the new recording…

  14. The Electras, Keane & New Music Canada

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: The Electras, Keane and New Music Canada. THE ELECTR-IC CANDIDATE: "The Tangled Web" is nonpartisan, but as the only of the two U.S. presidential candidates to have a rock&…

  15. THE TANGLED WEB

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Destinations: The Electras, Keane & More /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News …

  16. Rascal Flatts 'Feels Like' No. 1

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts becomes only the second country <I>group</I> to top The Billboard 200 this week as its third Hollywood set, "Feels Like Today," debuts at No. 1. With U.S. sales of 201,000 copies, accord Rascal Flatts becomes only the second country group to top The…

  17. Jamelia, Keane Snag Top Q Awards

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Jamelia and piano-driven rock act took home honors for best single and best album respectively at the Q Awards yesterday (Oct. 4) in London. R&B star Jamelia and piano-driven rock act took home honors for best single and best album respectively at the Q Awards yesterday (Oct.…

  18. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  19. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 All Access: When Stars Get Scammed,"…

  20. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2004)

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2004) The air is crisper and the days a little bit shorter. The leaves are starting to turn. Autumn has arrived! And with it comes a seemingly renewed approach by the suppliers of television…

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