1. Lucinda Mulls More Live Material, New CD

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After recently releasing her first concert album, "Live @ The Fillmore," Lucinda Williams says the double-disc set opens more doors than it closes. After recently releasing her first concert album, "Live @ The Fillmore," Lucinda Williams says the double-disc set opens more…

  2. Green Day Dominates MTV Video Music Awards

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards last night (Aug. 28) in Miami. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" won six awards, including video of Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music…

  3. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn 'Deluxe' Accommodations After more than a decade reigning as country music's most successful duo, one might think Brooks & Dunn would be concerned about Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry and other twosomes looking to take over their perch. But on their new…

  4. Billboard Bits: Fantasia, 311, NFL Kickoff

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Fantasia, 311, NFL Kickoff Although she's still on tour supporting her J Records debut, "Free Yourself," Fantasia has begun mulling plans for its follow-up. "I will be going back into the studio sooner or later," the artist tells Billboard. "I'd like…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses charts and artists with readers. STILL 'TOGETHER' Hello Fred! Mariah Carey continues to be the chart phenomenon of the year, as this week she sets a new chart [record]. With "We Belong Together" in its 13th week on top of the Hot 100, she now has the…

  6. Osbourne Admits Role In Iron Maiden Flap

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a statement released last night (Aug. 25), Ozzfest organizer Sharon Osbourne admitted a role in the incident that marred Iron Maiden's Aug. 20 tour performance in Devore, Calif., specifically, that In a statement released last night (Aug. 25), Ozzfest organizer Sharon Osbourne…

  7. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>"My Soul," Coolio's follow-up to 1995's multi-platinum "Gangsta's Paradise," is released on Tommy Boy.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers…

  8. Vegoose Adds Beck, High-Profile Evening Shows

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium. The talent pool for the first Vegoose festival continues to grow. Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas&…

  9. Urban 'Living' Large On Live DVD

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban's first live DVD, "Livin' Right Now," will be released Sept. 27 via Capitol Nashville. Keith Urban's first live DVD, "Livin' Right Now," will be released Sept. 27 via Capitol Nashville. It is drawn from a two-night stand last year at Los…

  10. Ryan Adams Preps Second CD Of 2005

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The ever-prolific Ryan Adams will release his second album of 2005 with his band the Cardinals, "Jacksonville City Nights," on Sept. 27 via Lost Highway. The ever-prolific Ryan Adams will release his second album of 2005 with his band the Cardinals, "Jacksonville City Nights,…

  11. Update: Stones Expanding 'Bigger Bang' Tour

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24) through a special deal with Yahoo!. Visitors to Yahoo.com were the first to find out about new internationa The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24)…

  12. Maiden Manager Speaks Out On Ozzfest Flap

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden manager Ron Smallwood has spoken out about the strange turn of events that took place during the band's final Ozzfest set Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. Iron Maiden manager Ron Smallwood has spoken out about the strange turn of events that took place during the band'…

  13. Ask Billboard

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lisa Marie Presley, Bette Midler and Bebel Gilberto SEEKING LISA MARIE Hi Keith, I absolutely love Lisa Marie Presley's second CD, "Now What!" I loved her first CD "To Whom It May Concern" and wondered how her…

  14. Sharon Osbourne Lashes Out At Maiden Singer

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, whom she claims has spent the tour disrespecting her husband, Ozzy. Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce…

  15. Stones Kick Off 'Bigger Bang' Tour In Boston

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of the Rolling Stones kicked off their A Bigger Bang world tour last night (Aug. 21) at Fenway Park with the familiar "Start Me Up." The trek Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of…

  16. Woman Injured In Fall At Stones Tour Opener

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's (Aug. 21) Rolling Stones concert and fell 35 to 40 feet. A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's …

  17. 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,…

  18. 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…

  19. Diamond Names New Album As Tour Heats Up

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first for the performer in his 40-year career. As previously reported, "Neil Diamond" will be released Nov. 8 via Columbia and is bei Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first…

  20. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album…

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