1. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz picks up two of the 14 music awards at the 47th Premios Ondas, presented in Barcelona. Sanz wins the album category for "El Alma Al Aire," and the honor for best Spanish a 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lonestar frontman Richie McDonald runs in the 26th annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. McDonald raises over $1,000 in pledge money for patients at St. Jude Children's Resear 2004 - The third time is the charm for Rod Stewart, who with his third…

  3. Stones Dig Up Rarities For Starbucks CD

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Rarities 1971-2003" will be released simultaneously on Nov. 22 in both Starbucks-owned outlets and in traditional music stores across the United States and Canada. Virgin will handle the foreign rele As first tipped here in July, the Rolling Stones will release an album of rare…

  4. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

  5. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Masterpieces (1978); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979…

  6. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  7. Billboard Bits: mtvU Woodies, Tiesto, Squarepusher

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on mtvU Woodies, Tiesto, Squarepusher Performances by Death Cab For Cutie, Little Brother and a collaboration between Saul Williams and Matisyahu will be featured at this year's mtvU Woodie Awards, to be held Nov. 2 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The show will air Nov. 10…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>On stage at the Grand Ole Opry, Vince Gill honors his late friend and influence, John Denver. Gill plays "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and invites the audience to sing along.<br clear=" 2004 - Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eurythmics co…

  9. Bomb Threat Disrupts Stones Concert

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT About eight songs into the show, a bomb threat halted a Rolling Stones concert in Charlottesville, Va., last night (Oct. 6). The threat was made in a phone call and was "specific to the stage area" of A bomb threat halted a Rolling Stones concert in Charlottesville, Va., last night …

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Discussion of soundtracks, Shakira and more with readers. FROM THE MOVIE OF THE SAME NAME Dear Fred, One trend that I've noticed in recent years is the decline of soundtracks that spawn singles on the charts. Last year, Billboard reported that soundtrack sales were down 33% and there…

  11. Wyclef's Life Inspires HBO Series

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Haitian-born Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has cut a deal with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series loosely based on his life. Haitian-born Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has cut a deal with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series loosely based on his life. The project, now in the early…

  12. Q&A: Nikki Sixx

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It is 2:30 in the afternoon and Mötley Crüe bass player Nikki Sixx is just getting up. He lights his first cigarette of the day. Telephones are ringing in the background. It is 2:30 in the afternoon and Mötley Crüe bass player Nikki Sixx is just getting up. He lights his first cigarette of…

  13. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses 'greatest hits' collections, chart methodology and more with readers. THE GREATEST GREATEST HITS Hi Fred, I remember reading that when Madonna's "Immaculate Collection" peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 in 1990, it was the highest peak for a greatest…

  15. Supergrass / Sept. 27, 2005 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and cavorting to the top of the U.K. charts. The group is older, larger and showing classic signs of maturity f Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and…

  16. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The voice of Bob Marley ushers satellite radio onto the air, promising listeners greater variety on the dial _ for a price _ with the launch of XM Satellite Radio.<br clear="none"/><br c 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the…

  18. Elton Talks

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. At the top of every hour the clock in Elton John's dressing room at Caesars Palace breaks wind. And every hour, the farting clock makes John laugh. The British superstar has every reason to smile. His Las Vegas run, in which he alternates…

  19. Hot Product

    September 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones Still Rolling When Mick Jagger had qualms about recording a new Rolling Stones album at his house in France, Keith Richards had a simple retort. "I said to Mick, 'Listen, once upon a time, we cut a record in the South of France in my house, and it's called "…

  20. Stones Kick Off 'Bigger Bang' Tour In Boston

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of the Rolling Stones kicked off their A Bigger Bang world tour last night (Aug. 21) at Fenway Park with the familiar "Start Me Up." The trek Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of…

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