1. Springsteen Spiffs Up 'Devils & Dust'

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST In addition to the standard audio tracks on one side, the DVD side will sport acoustic renditions of the title track, "Long Time Comin'," "Reno," All I'm Thinkin' About" and "Matamoras Banks," filmed Bruce Springsteen's new album, "…

  2. 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…

  3. Tim McGraw Tops ACM Nominees With Six

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw leads the nominations for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards with six nods, including entertainer and male vocalist of the year Tim McGraw leads the nominations for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards with six nods, including entertainer and male vocalist…

  4. Ask Billboard

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about boy bands, Fischerspooner and Green Day. BATTLE OF THE BOYS Hi Keith! I was wondering which boy band has sold the most records. Did the New Kids on the Block (aka NKOTB) sell more records than the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, 98 Degrees…

  5. 'NOW 18' Mixes Rock, Pop, R&B, Country

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" follows firmly in the footsteps of its predecessors. With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in…

  6. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "Bless The Broken Road," Rascal Flatts 2. "You're My Better Half," Keith Urban 3. "NOTHIN' TO LOSE," JOSH GRACIN 4. "Mud On The Tires," Brad Paisley 5. "That's What I Love About Sunday," Craig…

  7. Ask Billboard

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michael Jackson, Brian Wilson and Paula Abdul. OH THE HUMANITY Keith, Why hasn't the top 10 hit "Human Nature" from the "Thriller" release been packaged onto any of his three greatest hits packages? "HIStory:…

  8. Billboard Bits: Sting, Rogers/Richie, Life Of Agony

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Sting, Rogers/Richie, Life Of Agony Sting's 1986 home video/CD release "Bring on the Night" will be released on DVD for the first time next month, as well as a remastered double-disc CD package. Due March 29 via A&M, the projects chronicle Sting's foray into…

  9. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  10. Vietnam War Still Fresh In Griffith's 'Mind'

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Four years after her last studio album, Nanci Griffith is back with a new one, "Hearts in Mind"; a new label, New Door/Universal Music Enterprises; and a new producer -- herself. She retains her outspoken anti-war stance, as evidenced…

  11. Jerry Lee Tearing It Up With Rock Legends

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. According to his manager Jimmy Ripp, the as-yet-untitled…

  12. Hot 100 Still In 'Love' With Mario

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the ninth week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" sits atop Billboard's Hot 100. This year's Valentine's Day anthem is also No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot 1 For the ninth week in a row, Mario's single "…

  13. Minutemen Remembered In New Documentary

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. In…

  14. Springsteen Stares Down 'Devils' On New Album

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen re-teams with producer Brendan O'Brien on his 19th album, "Devils & Dust," which Columbia will release on April 26. Bruce Springsteen re-teams with producer Brendan O'Brien on his 19th album, "Devils & Dust," which Columbia will release…

  15. 3 Doors Down Steers Straight To No. 1

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was the album of choice for Valentine's Day shoppers this year, as the group earns the highest-charting set and best sales week of its career with 3 Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was…

  16. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "Bless The Broken Road," Rascal Flatts 2. "YOU'RE MY BETTER HALF," KEITH URBAN 3. "Mud On The Tires," Brad Paisley 4. "Nothin' To Lose," Josh Gracin 5. "Nothin 'Bout Love Makes Sense," LeAnn…

  17. Ask Billboard

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about "The O.C.," Fantasia, Kelly Clarkson and best-selling female artists. MUSIC AND 'THE O.C.' Keith, I'm a big fan of "The O.C." on Fox. How do they go about selecting music for the show? Does the production…

  18. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 14-20, 2005).

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 14-20, 2005). TOTALLY TORI: With new album ("The Beekeeper," Epic, Feb. 22) and book ("Tori Amos: Piece By Piece" co-written with Ann Powers," Broadway, Feb. 8), Tori Amos is a busy woman. This week begins a…

  19. TunesOnTV

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 14-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 14 "All-Star Jams-Viewer Dedications," VH1 Classic Featured artist: Brian McKnight. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Michael Buble. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,…

  20. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about…

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