1. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  2. Poe Little Rich Girl

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Good things come to those who wait. Just ask Jacki-O, who was introduced in summer 2003 with the indie smash "Pussy (Real Good)" on Poe Boy Records. Good things come to those who wait. Just ask Jacki-O, who was introduced in summer 2003 with the indie smash "Pussy (Real Good)…

  3. Lucky Ones

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST On his latest set, "Lucky Ones," Pat Green takes a look at adult relationships. On his latest set, "Lucky Ones," Pat Green takes a look at adult relationships. Leadoff cut "Baby Doll" (a co-write with Rob Thomas) is a sharp slice of life, boasting slick hooks,…

  4. Gold Medal

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST It has always been a nonstop party with the Donnas. And we aren't complaining. It has always been a nonstop party with the Donnas. And we aren't complaining. The group's brand of straight-ahead, no-frills rock'n'roll has consistently been gobs of fun and refreshing to…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses country artists on the R&B chart, radio and ringtones with readers. SHOULD HAVE STUDIED THE BOOK A LITTLE MORE Hi Fred, You mentioned that Tim McGraw is the first country artist since Conway Twitty to appear on the R&B/hip hop singles chart. Actually, Kenny…

  6. Turner Dominates Christian Country Awards

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.…

  7. Thomas Collects All-Star 'Giving' Cast

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Due Nov. 16 via…

  8. Billboard Bits: George Huff, Mike Doughty, Glen Burtnik

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on George Huff, Mike Doughty, Glen Burtnik Former "American Idol" finalist George Huff will release his solo debut recording on Tuesday (Nov. 9) via Word/Curb/Warner Bros. The five-track "My Christmas EP" will boast the medley "Angels We Have Heard on High/Hark!…

  9. Ex-Pumpkins Drummer 'Begins Again'

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will release his debut solo album early next year under the moniker the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex. Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will release his debut solo album early next year under the moniker the Jimmy…

  10. U2 Dismantles TV: 'SNL,''CSI,' 'O.C.'

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Having already seen and heard in a frequently aired ad for Apple's iPod, the Irish rock act is planning a live appearance on "Saturday Night Live" and will have songs included on at least one popular To accompany its upcoming album , U2 is planning a coordinated blitz that will…

  11. Ask Billboard

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Massive Attack, British acts and Janet Jackson. MASSIVE? Hi Keith, Hi Keith As you probably know Massive Attack is not only a very important group in the sense of artistic ability but are also quite commercially successful in Europe …

  12. Randy Travis Is Not Just 'Passing Through' Word

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After three successful gospel collections, Randy Travis returns to his first love -- country music -- on "Passing Through." Due Nov. 9, the album marks the first time Word Records, a 53-year-old Christian label, has worked a straight…

  13. Shins' Success No Longer 'Narrow'

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Shins are winding down a nearly year-long tour in support of their 2003 sophomore Sub Pop album, "Chutes Too Narrow," which has become one of the label's top-selling releases of the past decade. T The Shins are winding down a nearly year-long tour in support of their 2003…

  14. B&E: Pink Martini & Blaine Larsen

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Pink Martini and Blaine Larsen. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. SHAKIN' AND STIRRING: Seven years after its debut, Pink…

  15. Bocelli's Rules For A Classical Career

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On a sunny morning in late August, Billboard met with Andrea Bocelli at his large villa on the Tuscan coast. It was toward the end of Italy's holiday season, and the tenor was looking relaxed in his spacious sitting room, full of paintings…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi, Montgomery Gentry, Gil Melle

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Bon Jovi, Montgomery Gentry, Gil Melle New Jersey-based rock act Bon Jovi will on Nov. 14 join a club that includes Bing Crosby, Johnny Cash, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra when it is presented with the American Music Awards' special Award of Merit. The honor will…

  17. Jimmy Eat World Cooking Up New EP, 2005 Tour

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Having just released "Futures," the follow-up to the 2001 platinum-selling album "Bleed America," Jimmy Eat World is already recording new material for an EP due out early next year via Interscope. Having just released "Futures," the follow-up to the 2001…

  18. 45TunesOnTV

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 1-7, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 1 "The Jane Pauley Show," Syndicated Featured artist: John Mellencamp. "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Black Eyed Peas. "BET Concert Special: Live From Paradise,…

  19. Mixmaster Mike Keeps It Banging

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Even as they creep up on middle age -- how can it be feasible that these guys are pushing 40? -- the Beastie Boys remain uniformly skilled at raucously "rocking a block party till [their] hair turns g Even as they creep up on middle age -- how can it be feasible that these guys are…

  20. Miracle

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Even a single-themed Mommy album shows Celine Dion's enduring potency at retail, walloping The Billboard 200 with an unexpected No. Even a single-themed Mommy album shows Celine Dion's enduring potency at retail, walloping The Billboard 200 with an unexpected No. 4 debut this issue.…

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