1. Top Acts Recharge Sly & The Family Stone Classics

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, Moby, the Roots and the Black Eyed Peas' Will.I.Am have recorded new music that has been combined with master tapes from Sly & the Family Stone to create the mate Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, Moby, the Roots, Maroon 5 and the Black…

  2. Maroon5 Plans Its Next Step

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After the phenomenal success of "Songs About Jane," Maroon5 is hard at work crafting new material for its sophomore album for Octone/J Records. "We're kind of re-creating the sort of vibe that we had After the phenomenal success of "Songs About Jane," Maroon5 is…

  3. MTV, VH1 To Rebroadcast Live 8 Footage

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With stinging criticism still fresh of their coverage of last weekend's worldwide Live 8 concerts, MTV and VH1 have confirmed plans to rebroadcast 10 hours of performances tomorrow (July 9). VH1 will With stinging criticism still fresh of their coverage of last weekend's worldwide…

  4. 'Mimi' Returns Mariah To Multi-Platinum

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Less than three months after its release, "The Emancipation of Mimi" has returned Mariah Carey to a territory she once inhabited with remarkable regularity: the land of multi-platinum albums. Less than three months after its release, "The Emancipation of Mimi" has returned…

  5. TunesOnTV

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 4-10, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 4 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Earth, Wind & Fire (also scheduled: Julian McMahon). "PJ Harvey: Eurockeennes of Belfort Festival," Showtime Next Featured artist: PJ…

  6. Live 8 Recap: Philadelphia's Museum Of Art

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia's Live 8 show, held in front of the city's Museum of Art. The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia'…

  7. McCartney, U2 Kick Off Live 8 In London

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a performance of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" today (July 2) to kick off the main event in the Live 8 extravaganza. A thunderous roar er Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a rousing…

  8. Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow&…

  9. Live 8 Adds Philly Acts, Inks DVD Deal

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Live 8. Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Live 8 . They join previously confirmed…

  10. Hot Product

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ying Yang Twins 'Whisper' Not Not many rappers can boast of whispering their way up the charts, yet that is exactly what Ying Yang Twins are doing. Their latest single, "Wait (The Whisper Song)," peaked at No. 2 on billboard.com's Hot Rap Tracks chart. Members D-Roc…

  11. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. "A Rush Of Blood To The Head," Coldplay 2. "The Very Best Of The Beach Boys: Sounds Of Summer," The Beach Boys 3. "GOLDEN ROAD," KEITH URBAN 4. "Songs About Jane," Maroon5 5. "Back In Black," AC/DC Issue date: July 2,…

  12. Kanye 'Killing' The Competition On New Album

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT If rapper/producer Kanye West is feeling any pressure about the follow-up to his multi-platinum debut, "The College Dropout," he putting on a brave public face. The artist showcased several songs from If rapper/producer Kanye West is feeling any pressure about the follow-up to his…

  13. Guests Populate Ying-Yang Twins' 'U.S.A.'

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. Due June 28 from Collipark/TVT, "U.S.A …

  14. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys New Walk Down Backstreet Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in nearly five years. After selling more than 73 million…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. THE MARIAH AFTERMATH Hi Fred, I love your column and hope it'll once again be included in the print edition -- til then I'll look forward to reading you online. And thanks for suggesting Carrie Underwood…

  16. Q&A With Maroon5's Adam Levine

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following interview with Maroon5 frontman Adam Levine is excerpted from a Billboard Stars special feature that appears in the June 4, 2005, issue of the magazine. The 16-page special section dissects the success the band has seen, from…

  17. Back To Backstreet

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys, and Zomba Label Group president/CEO Barry Weiss are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in…

  18. 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…

  19. Pearl Jam, Mayer, Peas To Open For Stones

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, the John Mayer Trio, Black Eyed Peas and Maroon 5 are among the first wave of acts confirmed to open shows on the Rolling Stones' upcoming On Stage tour. Black Eyed Peas will open the tour' Pearl Jam, the John Mayer Trio, Black Eyed Peas and Maroon 5 are among the first…

  20. Billboard Bits: Sting/Fiction Plane, Cher, 'Hey Ya!'

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Sting, Cher, 'Hey Ya!' Sting's Broken Music tour, which has found him reviving Police and solo tracks with a lean, five-piece band, wraps with shows tonight (May 13) in Wantagh, N.Y., and tomorrow with a rare club gig at New York's Irving Plaza. The latter…

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