1. BREAKING & ENTERING

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

  2. Vote For Change Tour Wraps In D.C.

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at Washington, D.C.'s MCI Center. To close the show, more than a dozen major acts teamed for covers of the Nick Lowe-wr The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at…

  3. The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered out with bland material. While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered…

  4. Sinead O'Connor Pleads For Privacy

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sinead O'Connor asked the media to leave her alone by taking out a full-page ad in today's (Sept. 28) edition of the Irish Examiner. Sinead O'Connor asked the media to leave her alone by taking out a full-page ad in today's (Sept. 28) edition of the Irish Examiner. The…

  5. Billboard Bits: Lanegan, H.I.M., Mindy Smith

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Mark Lanegan, H.I.M. and Mindy Smith. Singer/songwriter Mark Lanegan was injured in a car accident in Los Angeles last night, forcing the cancellation of seven upcoming East Coast tour dates. Lanegan was not at fault and was not seriously hurt, but is under doctor's orders to…

  6. TunesOnTV

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 20 "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lil' Romeo (also scheduled: Melina Kanakaredes, Miss America). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  7. Opry Star Skeeter Davis Dies

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, died yesterday (Sept. 19), at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. She was 73. Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, died yesterday (Sept. 19), at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. She was 73. The artist, born Mary Frances Penick…

  8. Vote For Change Finale Set For D.C.

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., after plans to hold it in Miami fell through.…

  9. Hot Product

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anita Baker ’Everything’ For You It started with an itch. It ended with Anita Baker's first studio album in 10 years. "My Everything," due this week from Blue Note Records, shattered Baker's creative block. "There are times when that creative door is just closed,"…

  10. Baker Gives 'Everything' She's Got

    August 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com It started with an itch. It ended with Anita Baker's first studio album in 10 years. "My Everything," due Sept. 7 from Blue Note Records, shattered Baker's creative block. "There are times when that creative door is just…

  11. Ashanti, Latifah Off To Muppets' 'Oz'

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." In addition, Queen Latifah is in final negotiations to…

  12. Mellencamp Walks 'Tall' On Retrospective

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his upcoming retrospective "Words & Music." John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his…

  13. Babyface Drafts Stars For Pro-Vote Single

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has spearheaded an all-star cover of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes' "Wake Up Everybody" in hopes it will inspire youths to vote in the upcoming presiden Producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has…

  14. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial…

  15. Grohl Joins Nine Inch Nails In The Studio

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl logged time last week behind the drum kit with Nine Inch Nails at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, Calif. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl logged time last week behind the drum kit with Nine Inch Nails at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, Calif. His contributions…

  16. Clapton, Davies Get Royal Honors

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Could Queen Elizabeth II be a rock'n'roll fan? Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton and Kinks founder Ray Davies received royal honors today (Dec. 31), slated for Commanders of the Order of the British Em Could Queen Elizabeth II be a rock'n'roll fan? Legendary guitarist Eric…

  17. Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "The Diary of Alicia Keys" gives the young R&B sensation her second No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. The only newcomer in the top-10 this week, the J Records album sold 618,000 copies in the U.S. "The Diary of Alicia Keys" gives the young R&B sensation her second…

  18. OutKast Pops Back To No. 1

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 4-1 jump. The Arista release has been the No. 1 album in three of its six weeks on the chart. U.S. sal OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to…

  19. Hot Product

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. 'Time' I Had Some Time Alone R.E.M.'s best-of "In Time" (Warner Bros.) is available as a single-disc, a limited edition double-disc with rare tracks and a DVD featuring the band's music videos. In addition to two newly recorded songs, "Bad Day"…

  20. My Soul

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Maria joins the fray of singularly named R&B chanteuses with her debut set, "My Soul." Signed by Soulshock, of production duo Soulshock & Karlin, to his Soulpower imprint, the Danish songstres Maria joins the fray of singularly named R&B chanteuses with her debut set, …

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