1. Accentuate the Positive

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With "Accentuate the Positive," the acclaimed R&B/pop singer finally returns to his jazz roots. With "Accentuate the Positive," the acclaimed R&B/pop singer finally returns to his jazz roots. Tommy LiPuma, who produced Jarreau's 1977 jazz vocal Grammy Award…

  2. 33TunesOnTV

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 9-15,2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 9 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Sarah McLachlan. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Richard Marx (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos …

  3. Hot Product

    August 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Al Jarreau Positive Vibrations Veteran jazz vocalist Al Jarreau reteams with producer Tommy LiPuma for their first studio album in 27 years on "Accentuate the Positive," due this week via Verve. Songs earmarked for the album include the Hoagy Carmichael-penned standard "The…

  4. Northern State Hits The 'City'

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based female rap trio Northern State will release its sophomore album, "All City," Aug. 17 via Columbia. A video for first single "Girl for All Seasons" was recently shot at New York's Siberi New York-based female rap trio Northern State will release its…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the revival series "The Twilight Zone." In an episode titled "To Protect and Serve," Usher portrays a young police officer who puts his li 2002 - R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2002 - Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2000 - Boyz II Men…

  7. Trachtenburg Clan Takes Slideshow On The Road

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players will kick off its Summer Slideshow Bizarre Tour '03 tour with a June 22 performance during Los Angeles' Matt Groening-curated All Tomorrow's Parties festival. The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players will kick off its Summer Slideshow…

  8. White Stripes, Room 5 Lead U.K. Charts Again

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes' "Elephant" (XL Recordings) still wears the No. 1 crown on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (April 13). It was a quiet week that saw only one top-10 entry, "The Very Best of the Li The White Stripes' "Elephant" (XL Recordings) still wears…

  9. DMX Aims To 'Never Die Alone' On Screen

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop heavyweight DMX will star in and produce the thriller "Never Die Alone" for director Ernest Dickerson. Based on a 1974 book by cult novelist Donald Goines, "Never" also stars David Arquette an Hip-hop heavyweight DMX will star in and produce the thriller "…

  10. Audioslave Rocks The Mic With DMX

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello, and Tim Commerford with Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell -- have written and recorded a pair of songs with rapper Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello,…

  11. Elvis Edges The Stones On U.K. Chart.

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Not even the Rolling Stones could dethrone the King from the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 6), as "Elvis: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) remained at No. 1 despite the advance of the Stones' "Forty Li Not even the Rolling Stones could dethrone the King from the top of the…

  12. Some Listeners Seeing 'Red' Over New McGraw Single

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw began his career as a country radio hitmaker with the lyrical controversy of "Indian Outlaw." Eight years later, another more sober McGraw song is again sparking consternation among some li Tim McGraw began his career as a country radio hitmaker with the lyrical…

  13. Ono, Lennon Assistant Square Off In Court

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono's lawsuit against her late husband John Lennon's personal assistant enters New York federal court today (Sept. 23). Ono sued Frederic Seaman in 1999, claiming he exploited the ex-Beatle's dea Yoko Ono's lawsuit against her late husband John Lennon's personal…

  14. Ask a Woman Who Knows

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cole's first effort for Verve is easily her strongest recording since 1990's Unforgettable. Cole's first effort for Verve is easily her strongest recording since 1990's Unforgettable. Besides being reteamed with that set's producer, Tommy LiPuma, Cole uses this…

  15. N'Dour Returns With 'Nothing In Vain'

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko," with the first worldwide release through his current Nonesuch/EastWest deal. "Nothing's in Vain (Coono Du Réér)" is due Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko,…

  16. Natalie Cole Turns To Jazz

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Natalie Cole has been among R&B and pop's enduring voices for the past 25 years-and she's more than willing to leave those worlds behind. With her Verve debut, "Ask a Woman Who Knows" (due Sept. 17), Cole is ready to be a…

  17. Li'l Abner, My Fair Lady, Barnum

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Broadway producer Herman Levin and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner were working on a musical called Li'l Abner before they abandoned it for another project: My Fair Lady, with music by Frederick Loewe. ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING Li'L Abner REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy…

  18. Billboard Bits: Peter/Melanie Gabriel, Janet, Big Lurch

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Peter/Melanie Gabriel, Janet Jackson, Big Lurch Peter Gabriel married longtime companion Meah Flynn last Sunday at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast, according to the Associated Press. The reclusive artist continues to work on his long-awaited next album,…

  19. Public Enemy Starts A New 'Revolution'

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rap outfit Public Enemy will release its eighth album July 23 via SlamJamz Records and Koch Entertainment's In The Paint label. Dubbed "Revolverlution," the set will be a mixture of new and li Veteran rap outfit Public Enemy will release its eighth album July 23 via…

  20. Hot Product

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Macy Gray, Tori Amos, Live, Diana Krall, and more. I Got 'Id' Macy Gray admits that she was an irresistible force, if not an immovable object, when it came to weaving the words and music that would evolve into her sophomore Epic album, "The Id."…

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