1. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be (continued)

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke The Conan O'Brien studio is even colder than the MTV studios, and I'…

  2. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be: A Rock & Roll Fairy Tale

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke "With plenty to say and ample musical gifts with which to say it, Boston…

  3. Billboard Bits: Junos, Top Of The Pops, Neil Young

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Junos, Top Of The Pops, Neil Young U.K. rock group Coldplay joins native crooner Michael Buble and rock act Nickelback as the first artists confirmed to perform at Canada's 2006 Juno Awards ceremony. The April 2 event will take place at the Halifax (Nova Scotia) Metro Centre and…

  4. The Night Is Young

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Neil Young sits in on the premiere of the concert film "Neil Young: Heart of Gold." Director Jonathan Demme, center, talks to Neil Young and his wife Pegi on Monday (Jan. 23) as they wait for their film "Neil Young: Heart of Gold" to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival…

  5. Shankar All Night Long

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Anoushka Shankar promotes her newest tour in India. Anoushka Shankar, daughter of noted sitarist Ravi Shankar, poses with a sitar during a Jan. 24 press conference in Bombay staged to promote her tour of India. Shankar will perform live in Bombay on Wednesday (Jan. 25) in support of her…

  6. Crowes Emerge From 'Fog' On Live DVD

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Due March 21 via Eagle Vision, the DVD "Freak 'N' Roll ... Into the Fog" rounds up 19 tracks from those shows, four of which were previously released in their entirety by Instant Live. The live footage shot by the Black Crowes during a multiple-night August 2005 stand at…

  7. Billboard Bits: Billy Joel, Mott The Hoople, Prince

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Mott The Hoople, Prince Tickets for Billy Joel's record-setting 11th show at New York's Madison Square Garden go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 21) and his agent already is "cautiously optimistic" that a 12th show might be added. "We'll see what the…

  8. A 'Flawless' Audition

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST David "Nick" McCord (aka "Flawless") takes his shot at the "American Idol" crown. David "Nick" McCord (aka "Flawless") from Athens, Ga. performs at the Denver auditions for "American Idol." McCord was one of many aspiring singers who…

  9. Another Failed 'Idol' Attempt

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jacob Garcia attempts to impress the judges for American Idol. Jacob Garcia, 27, of Greenwood Village, Col., gives it his all in front of the judges at the Denver auditions for "American Idol." Garcia was one of many aspiring singers who did not pass through to the Hollywood rounds…

  10. Statuesque 'Idol'

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST New Yorker Blake Boshnack gives American Idol a try. Blake Boshnack, 20. of Hewlett Neck, N.Y., tries his best to impress the judges at the Chicago auditions for "American Idol" by dressing up as an American icon. Unfortunately, he was cut just a few bars into a rendition of "…

  11. Top Acts, Motown Legends Set For Super Bowl Show

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Contemporary urban stars Nelly, John Legend and Jamie Foxx will appear alongside a host of Motown legends at Motown Music Fest, to be held Feb. 4 at Detroit's Masonic Temple, the day before the Nation Contemporary urban stars Nelly, John Legend and Jamie Foxx will appear alongside a host…

  12. 'Idol' Premiere Draws 35 Million Viewers

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST The ratings juggernaut that is "American Idol" had a monster season premiere Tuesday, coming back with a vengeance to post its highest opening-night numbers yet with more than 35 million viewers. The ratings juggernaut that is "American Idol" had a monster season premiere…

  13. Billboard Bits: Yearwood/Brooks, Full Frontal Fashion, Cheap Trick

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Trisha Yearwood/Garth Brooks, Full Frontal Fashion, Cheap Trick MCA Nashville will re-release Trisha Yearwood's latest album, "Jasper County," Feb. 7 with the addition of a Yearwood/Garth Brooks duet. The song, "Love Will Always Win," was recently sent to…

  14. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Jerry Garcia crashes a rented BMW into a guardrail near Mill Valley, Calif. He emerges unscathed.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of &…

  15. Jones, Julian And Friends Rear Little Willies

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Little Willies, a group comprised of Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo and Dan Rieser, will release its self-titled debut March 7 via Milking Bull Records. The Little Willies, a group comprised of Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo and Dan…

  16. 'Walk The Line' Scores Big At Golden Globes

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film last night (Jan. 16) and earned acting honors for stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, boosting t The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>As in previous years, Hong Kong and Taiwan acts dominate the sixth annual Channel V Music Awards, held in Beijing. Hong Kong's Andy Lau is named most well-received singer, while Faye Won 2005 - Tenacious D drafts a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at…

  18. Rapper Juvenile Arrested In Florida

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rap artist Juvenile was arrested in central Florida on a warrant related to a child support case and released on his own recognizance, jail officials said Saturday. Rap artist Juvenile was arrested in central Florida on a warrant related to a child support case, jail officials said Saturday.…

  19. Blunt Bounces Back To Top U.K. Album Chart

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST While Shayne Ward's "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. singles chart, there was a return to the top of the album survey for the top-selling album in B While Shayne Ward's "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony…

  20. Ashcroft Gets Symphonic At Album Premiere

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft introduced his upcoming album, "Keys to the World," Wednesday night with a performance at London's Mermaid Theater, supported both by his own band and by the BBC Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft introduced his upcoming album, "…

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