1. Crowe Finalizes 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. Due Sept. 13 via…

  2. Floetry's Sophomore Album Due In November

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT R&B duo Floetry will release its second studio album, "Flo'Ology," Nov. 8 via Geffen. R&B duo Floetry will release its second studio album, "Flo'Ology," Nov. 8 via Geffen. The Scott Storch-produced first single, "SupaStar," features Common and…

  3. Deftones Round Up Rarities For CD/DVD

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maverick has set an Oct. 4 release date for a collection of "B-Sides & Rarities" from modern rock act the Deftones, who are in the midst of recording a new studio album. Maverick has set an Oct. 4 release date for a collection of "B-Sides & Rarities" from modern…

  4. My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy Punk 'Hawk'

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Activision Inc. and Vagrant are upping the ante for video game soundtracks with "Tony Hawk's American Wasteland." Due this fall, the set features My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Taking Back Sunday, Activision Inc. and Vagrant Records are upping the ante for video game…

  5. Shania, Phair Rock 'Housewives' Soundtrack

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The new Shania Twain single "Shoes" will lead the album "Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives," due Sept. 20 via Hollywood. The new Shania Twain single "Shoes" will lead the album "Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives," due Sept.…

  6. Billboard Bits: Ween, mtvU, Eric Matthews

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Ween, mtvU, Eric Matthews Ween played its first New York show in nearly two years Saturday (Aug. 20) at the Knitting Factory as part of a private party for the skateboarding magazine Thrasher. The 28-song, 135-minute set was open only to Thrasher guests and a select group of contest…

  7. Blunt Leads U.K. Album Chart Again

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) was ended yesterday (Aug. 21) by boy band McFly, who opened at No. 1 with "I'll Be OK" (Universal Is James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K.…

  8. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  9. HOT PRODUCT

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing New Releases From Gordon & Kottke, BRMC, Flaming Lips & More! /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News …

  10. Nearly 15, Oasis Still Swaggering

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has often been a rocky decade, but Oasis has rolled with it. Reinvigorating the dreary British music scene of the pre-Britpop 1990s, these dropouts hailing from a Manchester, England, housing project sparkled and soared like the champagne…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  12. Hot Product

    August 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mike Gordon & Leo Kottke 'Step' By Step Former Phish bassist Mike Gordon and guitar legend Leo Kottke offer up their second collaborative album, "Sixty Six Steps," this week via RCA Victor. The set blends a handful of originals with such covers as Aerosmith's …

  13. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Alan Jackson headlines Brazil's largest rodeo, the Barreto Rodeo. The 10-day event draws almost 2 million people, and Jackson plays before a crowd of 50,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear=" 2003 - Utterly unique, 6'5", 300-pound…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in bed at his New Orleans home. Sheehan, who had recently begun work on a solo project, is 31.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses charts and artists with readers. CHART INTEREST Hi Fred, Following on from last week's question about American radio not having one definitive Hot 100 countdown show, I wondered does the average American public now care about the charts, or know who's No. 1?…

  16. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Vazquez, Dionne Farris

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on White Stripes, Vazquez, Dionne Farris The White Stripes have made an unlikely teaming with Nickelodeon to premiere the video for the group's new single, "My Doorbell." The clip will debut tonight (Aug. 19) at 9 p.m., prior to a new episode of the series "Girls vs.…

  17. Yearwood Returns With New Album, Tour

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Save for a handful of one-off performances and appearances, Trisha Yearwood has not been on the road in three years. Save for a handful of one-off performances and appearances, Trisha Yearwood has not been on the road in three years. That will change this fall with a 27-date tour that will…

  18. CHART BEAT

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jackson Reads The Papers, West & Foxx Dig For Gold & More! /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News …

  19. CHART BEAT

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Alan Jackson, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Jamie Foxx, Pussycat Dolls, Busta Rhymes, Bow Wow, Paul McCartney and more. PRESSING MATTER: Alan Jackson turns to a newspaper for inspiration for his latest hit single. "USA Today" (Arista) is…

  20. HOT LATIN SONGS

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. "NADA ES PARA SIMPRE," LUIS FONSI 2. "La Tortura," Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz 3. "Lo Que Paso, Paso," Daddy Yankee 4. "Rakata," Wisin & Yandel 5. "Mayor Que Yo," Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny…

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