1. Billboard Bits: KCRW, Oasis, Rock Boat

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KCRW, Oasis, Rock Boat Radiohead, My Morning Jacket, Flaming Lips, Interpol and Franz Ferdinand are among the 13 artists represented on the compilation "KCRW Sounds Eclectic 3," due Jan. 11 via Palm. All tracks were recorded on the Los Angeles-area station's celebrated…

  2. Billboard Bits: Holiday Havoc, The Hip/TMBG, LIFEbeat

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Holiday Havoc, The Hip/TMBG, LIFEbeat Snowboarders, skaters and music fans will descend on the parking lot of Anaheim, Calif.'s Angel Stadium Nov. 13-14 for the inaugural Holiday Havoc festival. The first day's lineup will feature the reunited A Tribe Called Quest, Cypress…

  3. Top Acts Rally For Second 'Sudan' Benefit

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the recently announced "Songs for Sudan" downloadable benefit album, Waxploitation Records is eyeing a late November release for another collection to benefit the war-town African coun On the heels of the recently announced " Songs for Sudan " downloadable…

  4. Wailers' 'Burnin'' Gets Expanded

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Reggae fans will have reason to celebrate Sept. 28, as Island/Tuff Gong/UME reissues Bob Marley & the Wailers' classic 1973 album "Burnin'" as a two-CD package including a previously unreleased co Reggae fans will have reason to celebrate Sept. 28, as Island/Tuff Gong…

  5. BREAKING & ENTERING

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Breaking Acts Entering Billboard charts. This week: Kinky and Big & Rich /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  6. Breaking & Entering

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Kinky and Big & Rich. GETTING KINKY: With Spanish-flavored hip-hop beats colliding with jazz percussion, Mexican five-piece Kinky is dripping with rhythmic propulsion. On top of the groove lies a non…

  7. Atlas

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Last year, Mexican outfit Kinky made a splash with a self-titled debut that blended electronica, scratching and rock but, above everything, had strong hooks and irresistible rhythms. Last year, Mexican outfit Kinky made a splash with a self-titled debut that blended electronica, scratching…

  8. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  9. New Fatboy, X-Ecutioners Cuts Rock 'SSX'

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Fatboy Slim and the X-Ecutioners plus previously unreleased mixes of cuts by N*E*R*D and Placebo will be found on the soundtrack to the eagerly awaited snowboarding video game "SSX 3," du New songs by Fatboy Slim and the X-Ecutioners plus previously unreleased mixes of…

  10. Cake, Cheap Trick Deliver 'Unlimited Sunshine'

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off Sept. 2 in Atlanta. The 14-date North American trek will also feature Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers, t Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  12. Billboard Bits: Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir The opening date of the Lollapalooza tour has been scotched due to "staging and technical difficulties," according to a statement from tour organizers. The trek was due to launch July 3 in Ionia, Mich., but will now open two days later…

  13. Update: Beasties, Chili Peppers To Headline Coachella

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 26-27 in Indio, Calif. Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…

  14. Billboard Bits: Madonna, 'Krush Groove,' Zero 7

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, 'Krush Groove,' Zero 7 While Madonna is busy recording her forthcoming Maverick studio album, due out early next year, plans are also underway for an "ultimate box set." On the diva's official Web site , her manager Caresse Henry said that she "…

  15. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  16. Juanes, Rubio, More Added To MTV Latin Lineup

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Juanes, Paulina Rubio, Kinky, and Molotov have been added to the performance lineup for the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. The Oct. 24 event, to be hosted by Argentine TV and radio pe Juanes, Paulina Rubio, Kinky, and Molotov have been added to the performance lineup for the…

  17. 40TunesOnTV

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 30 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: David Bowie, Supergrass, Pink, Puddle Of Mudd. "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured…

  18. Billboard Bits: Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC Top Japanese singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru took Japan by surprise today (Sept. 6) by announcing her marriage the same day to Kazuaki Kiriya, a photographer and video director with whom Utada has worked during the past two years. In contrast with…

  19. Billboard Bits: Peter Gabriel, RFTC, Billy Joe Shaver

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Peter Gabriel, RFTC, Billy Joe Shaver The Sean Penn-directed video for "The Barry Williams Show," the first single from Peter Gabriel's forthcoming Geffen album "Up," will receive its world premiere tomorrow (Sept. 6) online via AOL Music First View (AOL…

  20. Nominees Set For 1st MTV Latin Video Awards

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Each earned five nods, incl Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music…

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