1. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 18) in Rome. The Atlanta-based duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 won for best group, while th With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards,…

  2. Billboard Bits: Smith, Frampton, Bluerunners

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Patti Smith tour date, a "lost" Peter Frampton live album and a new Bluerunners album. The Patti Smith Group has slated a handful of December tour dates, kicking off Dec. 8 in Pittsburgh. At deadline, the itinerary consists of six dates, finished off by a Dec. 29-31 stand…

  3. Dylan's 'Rolling Stone' Tops Rolling Stone's Greatest Songs List

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan's scornful, ironic ode to a spoiled woman's reversal of fortune, has been designated the greatest rock'n'roll song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan's scornful, ironic ode to…

  4. Mayer Adds TV Host To Resume

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Along with performing in front of worshipping fans all summer, singer/songwriter John Mayer was busy taping episodes of a show that will premiere Dec. 9 on VH1. The obviously named "John Mayer Has a T Along with performing in front of worshipping fans all summer, singer/songwriter John…

  5. Ja Rule's Manager Arrested In New York

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Ja Rule's manager was arrested yesterday (Nov. 17) as part of an investigation into the music label once known as Murder Inc. Ron "Gutta" Robinson, 29, was arraigned on money laundering charges Rapper Ja Rule's manager was arrested yesterday (Nov. 17) as part of an…

  6. New York Funeral Set For ODB

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A funeral for ODB is set for today (Nov. 18) in the New York borough of Brooklyn. Family and friends the troubled rapper, whose real name was Russell Jones, focused on the positives in his life. A funeral for ODB is set for today (Nov. 18) in the New York borough of Brooklyn. Family and…

  7. Bon Jovi: Rocking Millions From New Jersey To The World

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following feature excerpted from a 28-page special Bon Jovi section in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. • To purchase the special Bon Jovi issue, click here . • Additional interview content not available in the magazine is…

  8. Allman Takes Friends On The Road

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Traveling…

  9. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle A hard-rocking lineup is on tap for the second night of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 12 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Green Day, Chevelle, Good Charlotte, Sum…

  10. Tenacious D's 'Destiny' In Sight

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The highly anticipated film "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny" will likely begin shooting in March, group member Kyle Gass tells Billboard.com. Beforehand, Gass and partner Jack Black will hit the s The highly anticipated film "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny" will…

  11. Eminem Takes Early 'Encore' To No. 1

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although it was legitimately available for just three days during the sales reporting week, Eminem's "Encore" moved enough copies to easily bow at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Although it was legitimately available for just three days during the sales reporting week, Eminem'…

  12. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's recor Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched…

  13. Ask Billboard

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about holiday albums, box sets and the Spooky Kids. IN A HOLIDAY MOOD Hello Keith, With the Christmas season approaching quickly, I got curious and would like to know which Christmas albums have sold the most according to Nielsen SoundScan.…

  14. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi Los Angeles radio station KROQ has rounded up a stellar lineup for the first night of its annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 11 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Modest Mouse,…

  15. Chemical Bros. Nail Down 'Button' Track List

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Chemical Brothers have unveiled additional details of their new album, "Push the Button," due Jan. 25 via Astralwerks. The Chemical Brothers have unveiled additional details of their new album, "Push the Button," due Jan. 25 via Astralwerks. In addition to a previously…

  16. Mercury Rev Shares Its 'Secret'

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rock act Mercury Rev will return next year with a new V2 album, "The Secret Migration." Rock act Mercury Rev will return next year with a new V2 album, "The Secret Migration." In an unusual move, the 13-track set will be available Jan. 25 in digital form exclusively via…

  17. Seminal New York Punk Tracks Compiled

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York's punk rock and new wave scene in the mid-to-late 1970s laid the foundation for a musical revolution, the reverberations of which are still being felt today. New York's punk rock and new wave scene in the mid-to-late 1970s laid the foundation for a musical revolution, the…

  18. Roth Trains To Become Paramedic

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Lee Roth, former frontman of storied rock act Van Halen, is taking up a new trade. The 50-year-old singer has been riding for several weeks with a New York ambulance crew in training to become a David Lee Roth, former frontman of storied rock act Van Halen, is taking up a new trade. The…

  19. UPN Picks UP TLC Reality Series

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Titled "R U the Girl With T-Boz & Chilli," the project is aimed at resurrecting the R&B trio that was struck by tragedy in 2002 when member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes died in a car crash. UPN has given the go-ahead for a reality series starring the surviving members of…

  20. TV On The Radio Wins Shortlist Prize

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los Angeles. The New York-based act was honored for its Touch & Go album "Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes" at the fou TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los…

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