1. Scissor Sisters Dominate Brit Awards

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards last night (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised today on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards…

  2. TV On The Radio, Interpol Lead Plug Awards

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock acts TV On The Radio and Interpol took top honors at last night's (Feb. 9) Plug Awards in New York City. TV On The Radio won album of the year for its Touch & Go release "Despe New York-based rock acts TV On The Radio and Interpol took top honors at last…

  3. Kings Of Leon Set Out To Extend Reign To U.S.

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Kings of Leon, fame is a relative thing. The four-piece rock outfit from Tennessee has achieved platinum sales in the United Kingdom, where the group is a bona fide sensation. The band served as the penultimate act at last summer's…

  4. Wu-Tang To Honor ODB On Posthumous Album

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan have regrouped to record a tribute to the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, who died in November while working on his first album since being released from jail in 2003 The surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan have regrouped to record a tribute to the…

  5. Kravitz To Hit North American Theaters

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Shows for the 27-date "Electric Church: One Night Only!" outing will go on sale Feb…

  6. RZA Unlocks Wu-Tang's 'Chambers,' Hopes For Tour

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post-career type of thing," but the offer to detail the guiding philosophies behind the pioneering Staten Island-based hip-hop Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post…

  7. Black Crowes To Land At Bonnaroo, Jazz Fest

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The reunited Black Crowes have been added to the bill for the Bonnaroo festival (June 11 in Manchester, Tenn.) and New Orleans' annual Jazz and Heritage festival (April 22). The reunited Black Crowes have been added to the bill for the Bonnaroo festival (June 11 in Manchester, Tenn.) and…

  8. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  9. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's 47th annual event will be no different, and…

  10. Country Legend Merle Kilgore Dies

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, died last night (Feb. 6) from congestive heart failure onset from medical complications related to his ongoing treatment for cancer. Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, died last night (Feb. 6) from congestive heart failure…

  11. Hill Unveils New Songs At Marley Tribute

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday in Ethiopia. Hill, who is married to the late Marley's son Rohan, made an unannounced appea Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate…

  12. 'Suge' Knight Arrested In California

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was booked on suspicion of violating his parole after police found marijuana in his truck during a traffic stop. Knight was arrested last night (Feb. 5) in Barstow, Cali Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was booked on suspicion of violating his…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider running for president of the Czech Republic, to replace playwright and former dissident Vaclav Havel, whose term in of 2003 - Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider…

  14. Billboard Bits: Embrace, Sum 41, Selena

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Embrace, Sum 41, Selana tribute concert Lava Records has signed U.K. rock act Embrace to a North American deal. The label will on May 3 reissue the band's latest album, " Out of Nothing ," which debuted last year at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart. The single "…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&B group Jack Mack & the Heart Attack, dies of cancer in Sacramento, Calif. He is 50. Pepper, a drummer, co-founded Jack Mack & the Hear 2003 - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&B group Jack Mack & the…

  16. 'My Boo' Co-Producer Facing Theft Charges

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Manuel Seal Jr. faces theft and trespassing charges for trying to steal used tires from a Georgia shop, police said. Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Manuel Seal Jr. faces theft and trespassing charges for trying to steal used tires from a…

  17. Dylan Gets His 'Show' On The Road

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan will team with country legend Merle Haggard and the Strangers and newcomer Amos Lee for a spring North American tour, dubbed the Bob Dylan Show. Beginning March 7 in Seattle, the month-long Bob Dylan will team with country legend Merle Haggard and the Strangers and newcomer Amos Lee…

  18. First CMA Music Fest Artists Confirmed

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and Gretchen Wilson are among the initial slate of performers set to appear at the 2005 CMA Music Festival. Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and Gretchen Wilson are…

  19. 06TunesOnTV

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 31 "Making the Video," MTV2 Featured Artist: 50 Cent ("Candy Shop"). "The Bachelorette," ABC Featured Artist: Peter Cincotti. "The Late Show With…

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005).

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005). WOULD A BOWL BY ANY OTHER NAME BE LESS SUPER? Probably not. There is nothing like Super Bowl Sunday. And although I'd sign any petition attempting to move the big game to a Saturday (those Super Bowl Mondays can…

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