1. Twain To Develop Fragrance With Stetson

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shania Twain is the latest music superstar to toss her scent into the fragrance market. Shania Twain is the latest music superstar to toss her scent into the fragrance market. The Canadian country pop singer has entered into an exclusive agreement with Stetson Fragrances to develop and market…

  2. Nine Inch Nails Putting Best 'Hand' Forward

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails have selected "The Hands That Feeds" as the first single from their highly anticipated new album, "With Teeth." Nine Inch Nails have selected "The Hands That Feeds" as the first single from their highly anticipated new album, "With Teeth.…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2002 - Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2001 - Prince launches a subscription…

  4. Hot Product

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. R.E.M. Revisited Reissues of R.E.M.'s nine albums for Warner Bros. arrive this week via Rhino in newly created CD/DVD editions. The initiative encompasses the studio albums "Green," "Out of Time," "Automatic for the People," "Monster," "…

  5. Grant Street

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST To view slide guitar slinger Sonny Landreth as just an occasional John Hiatt sideman totally misses Landreth's capabilities. He is every bit as innovative and inspiring a guitarist as Hiatt is a songw To view slide guitar slinger Sonny Landreth as just an occasional John Hiatt sideman…

  6. Irv Gotti Surrenders To Police

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST The hip-hop label behind music superstars Ashanti and Ja Rule was part of a murderous criminal enterprise that protected its interstate crack and heroin operation with calculated street assassinations The hip-hop label behind music superstars Ashanti and Ja Rule was part of a murderous…

  7. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for…

  8. Hersh's 50 Foot Wave Copes With Bad Timing

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kristin Hersh had something else entirely in mind when she named her new band 50 Foot Wave. Kristin Hersh had something else entirely in mind when she named her new band 50 Foot Wave. Sometimes there's just not much you can do about bad timing. "It's either on my part or God&…

  9. Modern Rockers Crowd 'Summerland' CD

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among the acts featured on the soundtrack to the WB drama "Summerland," Billboard.com has learned. New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among the acts featured on the soundtrack to the…

  10. Police Probe Nightclub Shooting

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a fatal shooting outside a nightclub party hosted by rapper Ja Rule, law enforcement sources said. Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a…

  11. R.E.M. Catalog Set For Refurbishing

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST R.E.M.'s nine albums for Warner Bros. will be reissued early next year in newly created CD/DVD editions. Due Feb. 15 via Rhino, the initiative encompasses the studio albums "Green," "Out of Time," "Au R.E.M.'s nine albums for Warner Bros. will be reissued…

  12. Wilson Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson has been selected as the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year. Brian Wilson has been selected as the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year. The former Beach Boys mastermind will be honored at the Recording Academy charitable foundation's 15th annual gala tribute, set for Feb. 11 in…

  13. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde AMC Theaters will screen the White Stripes' live DVD, "Under Blackpool Lights," Dec. 9 in 13 U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Screenings are also on tap throughout the United Kingdom,…

  14. Two Charged In E-Money Bags Slaying

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in the slaying of a rapper known as E-Money Bags. Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in…

  15. Ja Rule's Manager Arrested In New York

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Ja Rule's manager was arrested yesterday (Nov. 17) as part of an investigation into the music label once known as Murder Inc. Ron "Gutta" Robinson, 29, was arraigned on money laundering charges Rapper Ja Rule's manager was arrested yesterday (Nov. 17) as part of an…

  16. Murder Inc. Bookkeeper Charged In Laundering

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The bookkeeper for rap label Murder Inc. was indicted on money laundering charges by federal prosecutors who are probing ties between drug dealers and the recording home of such platinum-selling acts The bookkeeper for rap label Murder Inc. was indicted on money laundering charges by federal…

  17. Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Spanning 25 years, this two-CD, digitally remastered 37-song set boasts a track listing that reads like the time line of the Americana/ roots-rock format that John Mellencamp virtually invented. Spanning 25 years, this two-CD, digitally remastered 37-song set boasts a track listing that reads…

  18. 44TunesOnTV

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 25-31, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 25 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Carson Daly). "Sessions @ AOL," Fuse Featured artist: Yellowcard. "The Brooke Ellison Story," A…

  19. B&E: Citizen Cope, Utada

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Citizen Cope and Utada. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. LEARNING TO COPE: Citizen Cope will get you thinking about a lot of…

  20. BREAKING & ENTERING

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Citizen Cope & Utada /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Cope …

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