1. Hip-Hop Heavyweights Crowd 'Hustle And Flow'

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Juvenile, T.I. & P$C, Trillville and Mike Jones have recorded new songs for the "Hustle and Flow" soundtrack. The album is due July 12 via Atlantic, a day before the U.S. theatrical debut of the f Juvenile, T.I. & P$C, Trillville and Mike Jones have recorded new songs for…

  2. Nas Takes 'Street's Disciple' On The Road

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the weeks leading up to his headlining appearance California's annual Rock the Bells concert, Nas will warm up with a handful of club performances beginning July 14 in Chicago. In the weeks leading up to his headlining appearance California's annual Rock the Bells concert, Nas…

  3. Billboard Bits: Autolux, The Darkness, Bruce Hornsby

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Autolux, The Darkness, Bruce Hornsby Rock trio Autolux has been chosen as the opening act for Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age's fall North American tour. As previously reported , the outing will begin Sept. 16 in San Diego and has dates on tap through Nov. 3 in New…

  4. My Morning Jacket Moves Ahead On New Album

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here earlier this month, rock quintet My Morning Jacket will release its highly anticipated new album Sept. 20 via ATO/RCA. Recorded in upstate New York with producer John Leckie (Radi As first tipped here earlier this month, rock quintet My Morning Jacket will release its…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Venezuelan salsa star Oscar D'Leon suffers a heart attack during a show on the Caribbean island of Martinique. D'Leon, who turns 60 the following month, is one of the seminal vocalists i 2003 - Venezuelan salsa star Oscar D'Leon suffers a heart attack…

  6. Autopsy Awaited In Bonnaroo Fan Death

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Authorities are still awaiting the autopsy results of a man who died at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., but witnesses said he seemed to suffer from a medical disorder called Authorities are still awaiting the autopsy results of a man who died at the Bonnaroo Music…

  7. King Helps Break Ground On Museum

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blues icon B.B. King joined local and state dignitaries today (June 10) for the groundbreaking of a $10 million museum honoring him in a Mississippi Delta town where he used to live. Blues icon B.B. King joined local and state dignitaries today (June 10) for the groundbreaking of a $10…

  8. Previously Unknown Bach Aria Discovered

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A previously unknown aria by German composer Johann Sebastian Bach has been discovered in the eastern German town of Weimar, a researcher said today (June 8). A previously unknown aria by German composer Johann Sebastian Bach has been discovered in the eastern German town of Weimar, a…

  9. Jett, Chingy Lead 'Run Hit Wonder' Bill

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the acts slated to take part in the third Nike Run Hit Wonder tour. Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the acts slated to take part in the third Nike…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., as he recovers from a rib injury. According to the artist's official Web site, Beck was watching Blu 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East…

  11. Arrest Warrant Issued For Bobby Brown

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A family court judge in Canton, Mass., issued an arrest warrant yesterday (June 1) for singer Bobby Brown after he failed to appear for a child support hearing. A family court judge in Canton, Mass., issued an arrest warrant yesterday (June 1) for singer Bobby Brown after he failed to appear…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year during the non-profit organizations annual summit in Washington, D.C. McGraw, married to country singer Faith H 2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father…

  13. Fan Claims Beating At Snoop Dogg Show

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A hip-hop fan says he was beaten by rapper Snoop Dogg and other artists during a concert near Seattle over the weekend. A hip-hop fan says he was beaten by rapper Snoop Dogg and other artists during a concert near Seattle over the weekend. Richard Monroe, 24, said he was invited onstage…

  14. White Stripes Unveil North American Dates

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following through on a pledge to not tour North America until later this summer, the White Stripes have revealed an initial round of dates. "In most towns we're trying to find an old theater to play i Following through on a pledge to not tour North America until later this summer,…

  15. Live 8 To Host Five Summer Shows

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than 1985's historic Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simult Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish announces that it plans to split following the conclusion of its summer tour in August. 2004 - In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish announces that it plans to split following the conclusion of its…

  17. Minogue Recovering From Breast Cancer Surgery

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue spent the weekend recuperating after successful breast cancer surgery Friday at a Melbourne hospital. Her surgeon is confident the cancer had been caught in time. Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue spent the weekend recuperating after successful breast cancer…

  18. White Stripes Heading To Eastern Europe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales as Prague, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Riga, Latvia. The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales…

  19. Billboard Bits: Rev. Run, Duran Duran, 46664 Arctic

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rev. Run, Duran Duran, 46664 Arctic Run-DMC's Reverend Run will open his home to MTV cameras for the new reality series "Run's House." The show will hit the airwaves at the end of the year and was brought to MTV by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy TV…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore dies in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He is 90. Born in Topeka, Kan., Moore grew up in Memphis. He worked with various Kansas City jazz b 2004 - Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore dies in Yazoo…

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