1. Billboard Bits: Grammy Auction, Crespo, Cash

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online auction benefits Grammy charities, Elvis Crespo to perform during La 2da Edicion de Premios Fox Sports and Rosanne Cash slates third and final acoustic concert at New York's Rubin Museum of Art Memorabilia from the likes of Madonna, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, U2 singer Bono, Melissa…

  2. Stooges, Black Keys On Kimbrough Tribute

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a forthcoming tribute to Junior Kimbrough. Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a forthcoming tribute to Junior Kimbrough.…

  3. Vibe Vows Awards Show Return In 2005

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this year's second annual Vibe Awards, the hip-hop magazine plans to stage the event again in 2005. Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this year's second annual Vibe Awards, the…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses chart records, parent/child chart entries and signature song hits with readers. STEP BACK IN TIME Dear Fred, You knew this was coming. Any time you mention a record for the rock era or the Hot 100, you know I will research the pre-rock era for some comparable…

  5. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking…

  6. Duran Duran, Kylie Win At Premios Ondas

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in central Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Lyceu opera house. Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in…

  7. B&E: Ray LaMontagne & George Huff

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ray LaMontagne and George Huff. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A LONG TIME COMING: For Ray LaMontagne, the moment he decided to…

  8. Studdard Hospitalized With Exhaustion

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former "American Idol" champ Ruben Studdard has been hospitalized just as his new album hits the stores. Former "American Idol" champ Ruben Studdard has been hospitalized just as his new album hits the stores. Studdard, 26, was in his Birmingham, Ala., hometown last night …

  9. Billboard Bits: Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats New West Records has signed singer/songwriter Ben Lee and will release his next album, "Awake Is the New Sleep," Feb. 22. It was produced by Brad Wood, who also helmed Lee's first two sets, 1994's "Grandpaw Would"…

  10. New Sounds Abound On 'Coach Carter' Soundtrack

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The forthcoming film "Coach Carter" will be brimming with new music from the cream of the R&B/hip-hop in-crowd, including Ciara, Fabolous, Chingy and Kanye West. The 14-track soundtrack is due Jan The forthcoming film "Coach Carter" will be brimming with new music from…

  11. U2 'Bombs' Brooklyn With Surprise Show

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fresh from taping "Saturday Night Live" here over the weekend, U2 stuck around New York today to usher in its new album, "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," in typically grand fashion. The Irish rock a Fresh from taping "Saturday Night Live" here over the weekend,…

  12. Incubus Gets Its 'Rocks' Off On New DVD

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Like most bands on the road this summer, Incubus witnessed first-hand the downturn in the concert market via sluggish ticket sales and the occasional apathetic audience. But the stars were aligned whe Like most bands on the road this summer, Incubus witnessed first-hand the downturn in the…

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all of the trappings that go with it.…

  14. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  15. McCartney To Headline Super Bowl Halftime

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST The National Football League (NFL) has drafted Paul McCartney as the headline performer for the Super Bowl XXXIX halftime show. The Feb. 6 performance will take place at ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville The National Football League (NFL) has drafted Paul McCartney as the headline performer for…

  16. Trans-Siberian Orchestra Keeps On Rockin'

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fan reaction played an integral role in crafting the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "The Lost Christmas Eve," according to songwriter/composer/co-producer Bob Kinkel. Fan reaction played an integral role in crafting the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "The Lost Christmas Eve,…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to the Bee Gees, 'Karma' and Usher. ONES: As the halfway point of the '00s approaches, the Bee Gees have their third chart entry of the decade, matching their total number of chart entries in the '90s. "Number Ones"…

  18. Ozzy Through With 'The Osbournes'

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne may have made his comeback by starring in one of MTV's most popular reality TV shows to date, but he's had enough. Aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne may have made his comeback by starring in one of MTV's most popular reality TV shows to date, but he's…

  19. Modern Rockers Cram 'Stubbs' Soundtrack

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exclusive tracks from Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Exclusive tracks recorded by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Due March 15 via Aspyr…

  20. Police Negotiating Young Buck's Surrender

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr. Dre at this week's Vibe Awards. Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr.…

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