1. Court Dismisses Suit Over Aaliyah's Death

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the Bahamas in which the singer was killed, a New York appeals court has ruled. Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Los Lonely Boys, "Phantom of the Opera," Hall & Oates, Elton John and Ray Charles. 'HEAVEN' ASCENDS: When Josh Groban's "Believe" leapt 19-1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart the week of Dec.…

  3. B&E: Michael Gray

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Gray. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. U.K. remix producer Michael Gray makes his first Billboard chart appearance this…

  4. BREAKING & ENTERING

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Gray /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Michael Gray …

  5. Nelson To Headline Texas Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson will headline a Texas benefit concert to help the relief effort for victims of the tsunamis in southern Asia and eastern Africa. "I started at the top," says musician Michael Hall of his Willie Nelson will headline a Texas benefit concert to help the relief effort for…

  6. Report: Mom Of Jackson Accuser 'Tricked' Paper

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The mother of a boy accusing Michael Jackson of child molestation tricked a weekly newspaper into running a story seeking donations for her son's cancer treatments, according to a TV show devoted to t The mother of a boy accusing Michael Jackson of child molestation tricked a weekly…

  7. U2 Clip Joins Orange Bowl Halftime Lineup

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST A two-minute version of the video for U2's "All Because of You" will receive its world premiere during ABC's live broadcast of the FedEx Orange Bowl 2005 National Championship. Bono and the Edge won't be on hand to rub shoulders on stage with Ashlee Simpson, Kelly…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Spice Girl Melanie "Mel G." Gulzar splits with her husband of 15 months. In a statement, the singer says she intends to "remain good friends" with husband Jimmy Gulzar, whom she met on t 2000 - Spice Girl Melanie "Mel G." Gulzar splits…

  9. Tunes On TV

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Sutton Foster (also scheduled: Patricia Arquette). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Duran Duran. "The Late Show With David Letterman,…

  10. Shepherd Readies For Road Work

    January 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in the 2005. He'll be out in support of his latest album, "The Place You're In" (Warner/Reprise), beginning with a free Jan. 8 con Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - Veteran rock guitarist Eric Clapton marries Melia McEnery,…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Missy Elliott, Josh Groban and the latest Swedish "Idol." WORKING IT: If the song that ranks No. 2 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 moves up one place next week, Missy Elliott will have her first No. 1 hit on this chart. "1…

  13. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  14. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park…

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005).

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005). HAPPY NEW YEAR! For many years I have lived by a rule that has kept me safe within the walls of my home or that of a close friend on New Year's Eve. It's one of those holidays where a bottle of good…

  16. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  17. Ask Billboard

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bjork, film soundtracks and girl group sales. TjOURk? Keith, First of all, thanks for your recent updates on Kylie Minogue and the Spice Girls. My question is about another of my favorite artists, Bjork. I was wondering what her album…

  18. Bid To Delay Jackson Trial Rejected

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The judge in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial has denied a defense bid to delay the start of the case, saying it would be "a huge step backward." Judge Rodney S. Melville also refused to dism A judge denied a defense bid to delay Michael Jackson's child…

  19. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Dec. 20-26)

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 20-26) HOLIDAY HOME STRETCH: This is it... Christmas comes this week, so it's the last hurrah for holiday programming. And there's quite a bit to stoke your Yule log, to boot. On Wednesday, CBS…

  20. Jackson's Lawyers Seek Six-Week Delay

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST A lawyer for Michael Jackson urged a judge today (Dec. 20) to delay the start of the pop star's child molestation trial, claiming prosecutors had "sandbagged" the defense team by turning over incorrec A lawyer for Michael Jackson urged a judge today (Dec. 20) to delay the start…

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