1. Stars Come Out For George Jones

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville, Martina McBride and Wynonna are among the artists scheduled to perform…

  2. Jackson Tops Country Award Nominees

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven mentions, Alan Jackson is the top nominee for the 38th annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. With seven mentions, Alan Jackson is the top nominee for the 38th annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Toby…

  3. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 30-Sept. 5)

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2004) Well, the Olympics are over... Watching the closing ceremonies and the MTV Video Music Awards was a challenge, but I was up for it. I have to say, I'm going to miss being able to turn…

  4. 36TunesOnTV

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 30 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artist: Kris Kristofferson announces 2004 CMA Awards nominees (also scheduled: Maggie Gyllenhaal). "CMT Insider: CMA Special Edition,…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses chart records, Fantasia, song titles, Top 40 radio and Maroon5 with readers. NOT GOING BACK, NOT GOING FORWARD Dear Fred, Kenny Chesney's "I Go Back" remains at No. 2 [on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart] for a sixth non-consecutive…

  6. TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/country.jsp 1. "License To Chill," Jimmy Buffett 2. "Here For The Party," Gretchen Wilson 3. "HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR," BIG & RICH 4. "Mud On The Tires," Brad Paisley 5. "When The Sun Goes Down," Kenny Chesney Issue date: Aug…

  7. McGraw, Browne To Meet At 'Crossroads'

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw and veteran singer/songwriter Jackson Browne will team up for an episode of the CMT performance series "Crossroads." Tim McGraw and veteran singer/songwriter Jackson Browne will team up for an episode of the CMT performance series "Crossroads." Due to air in…

  8. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 23-29)

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 23-29) No lie: I woke up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday to watch dressage . OK, OK... It was a hungry baby that woke me up, but I was quite glad that she did. Because I was awake for this equestrian team finals…

  9. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the ins and outs of Billboard's charts as they relate to Gavin Degraw, Fantasia, Tim McGraw and Rick James. 'DON'T' DOES: It was a long journey, but after 22 weeks, and after being stuck at No. 11 for the last three, Gavin Degraw has his first top…

  11. Borland Rejoins Limp Bizkit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Original guitarist Wes Borland has rejoined Limp Bizkit, according to frontman Fred Durst's online journal. Original guitarist Wes Borland has rejoined Limp Bizkit, according to frontman Fred Durst's online journal. "Well, now the Limp Bizkit fans know about Wes," he wrote…

  12. Manson Takes On 'Jesus' On Best-Of Set

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson's upcoming best-of collection "Lest We Forget" will be led by a cover of Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus." As tipped here in April, Marilyn Manson's upcoming best-of collection "Lest We Forget" will be led by a cover of Depeche Mode&…

  13. Willie's 'Outlaws' Special Heads To CD

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Taped May 5 at the Wiltern LG in…

  14. Busted, Chili Peppers Still U.K.'s No. 1s

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Good fortunes continued for Busted and the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the U.K. charts, revealed yesterday (Aug. 8). Busted's "Thunderbirds" /"3AM" (Universal) remained on top of the singles survey for a Good fortunes continued for Busted and the Red Hot Chili Peppers on…

  15. E Street To Back Fogerty On Tour

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In what promises to be fulfill a classic rock fan's dream, Bruce Springsteen says he and the E Street Band will serve as John Fogerty's backing band on the upcoming ... In what promises to be fulfill a classic rock fan's dream, Bruce Springsteen says he and the E Street Band…

  16. Juvenile 'Slow' To Leave Singles Chart Summit

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Juvenile fends off competitors for the second week in a row, as the rapper's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim remains in the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100. The single from his latest Cash Money Juvenile fends off competitors for the second week in a row, as the…

  17. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks, John Mellencamp, Bright Eyes and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up fo Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce…

  18. Cuba's State-Owned Label Going Worldwide

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cuban state-owned record company Egrem is getting an international launch for the first time in its 60-year history. Cuban state-owned record company Egrem is getting an international launch for the first time in its 60-year history. The label's catalog features major names in Cuban…

  19. Smooth Sailing With Jimmy Buffett

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It only took 30 years from when he first debuted on the Billboard albums chart, but Jimmy Buffett can finally say he has reached No. 1. "License to Chill," a set that includes duets with top country artists Alan Jackson, Toby Keith,…

  20. License to Chill

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tropical troubadour Jimmy Buffett interprets some of his favorite songs and offers up a few new originals. Tropical troubadour Jimmy Buffett interprets some of his favorite songs and offers up a few new originals. At the same time, he taps into the recent trend of contemporary country singers…

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