1. Billboard Bits: 'The Apprentice,' Xingolati, Jim Morrison

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'The Apprentice,' Xingolati, Morrison Music will be the focus of Thursday's (March 10) episode of the NBC reality show "The Apprentice," with appearances by Lil' Kim, Eve, Fat Joe, Barenaked Ladies, Moby, Gene Simmons, Lil Jon, Simple Plan, New Found…

  2. Nick Carter Arrested For Drunk Driving

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter was arrested Saturday night for alleged drunken driving, Huntington Beach, Calif., police said. Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter was arrested Saturday night for alleged drunken driving, Huntington Beach, Calif., police said. Carter, 25, was behind the…

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

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 7-13, 2005). GET ON BOARD THE SOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUL TRAIN... AWARDS: You don't need no ticket to ride the Soul Train, just an appreciation for what's going on right now in R&B and hip-hop. For years, Don Cornelius'…

  4. TunesOnTV

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 7 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: Dixie Carter, Lori Loughlin). "American Idol," Fox Featured artist: Paula Abdul …

  5. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle, rushes him to Northcrest Medical Center. 2000 - Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle,…

  6. Hot Product

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stars ’Fire’ In The Night Canadian rock act Stars spent the early part of 2004 in the small Quebec town of North Hatley, north of Montreal. During that time, the quintet led by singers Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan wrote, worked, played, ate, tobogganed and occasionally argued with each…

  7. Accuser's Family Praises Jackson In Video

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The family of Michael Jackson's accuser heaped praise on the singer and called him a father figure in a video shown to the jury in the pop star's child molestation case today (March 4) in Santa Maria, The family of Michael Jackson's accuser heaped praise on the singer and…

  8. Velvet Revolver Reloads For Spring Tour

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour, which begins March 19 in Phoenix and will run through late May. During a short break in mid-April, the quint Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour,…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to the O'Jays, Tina Turner, Mario, Buddy Jewell, 'Kidz Bop,' Tori Amos, Omarion, Elvis Presley and more. SENIOR CITIZENS: It's hard to find an artist on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart with a…

  10. Ankle Injury Delays Chesney Tour Kickoff

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST After suffering a torn ligament in his right ankle, Kenny Chesney is rescheduling the opening four shows of his Somewhere in the Sun tour. After suffering a torn ligament in his right ankle, Kenny Chesney is rescheduling the opening four shows of his Somewhere in the Sun tour. "Hopefully…

  11. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Tweedy, Shonen Knife

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Metallica, Jeff Tweedy, Shonen Knife "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" picked up the best documentary award at last weekend's Independent Spirit Awards. "Never could we have imagined the impact this film would have on our lives, and the lives of others,"…

  12. Sister Of Jackson's Accuser Testifies

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST The teenage sister of Michael Jackson's accuser told jurors today (March 3) about a series of unusual events that unfolded around the time of the alleged abuse. The testimony was elicited to support a The teenage sister of Michael Jackson's accuser told jurors today (March 3) about…

  13. 50 Cent Nets Hot 100 Top 5 Trifecta

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST As 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" extends its No. 1 reign to a second week on Billboard's Hot 100, the rapper makes history with three hits in the chart's top 5. With the Game's "How We Do" featuring 50 Cent As 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring…

  14. Leno Wants Exception To Jackson Gag Order

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jay Leno, who has been subpoenaed for Michael Jackson's child molestation trial, wants the judge to lift or clarify a gag order that could keep the comedian from one of his most vital sources of punch Jay Leno, who has been subpoenaed for Michael Jackson's child molestation trial,…

  15. Billboard Bits: Gang Of Four, Searchers/Curtis, Billboard PostPlay

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Gang Of Four, Searchers/Curtis & More Pioneering post-punk act Gang Of Four will follow its previously announced May 1 appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival with a three-week North American tour. The group will play multiple nights in San Francisco, Chicago…

  16. Witness: Jackson Lawyer Targeted Boy's Mom

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial that a Jackson lawyer told her in the aftermath of a damaging documentary that the mother of the bo A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child…

  17. Benson & Asleep At The Wheel Take 'A Ride With Bob'

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel's debt to Western swing king Bob Wills comes to the fore once again with a new stage production. Benson and the band star in "A Ride With Bob: From Austin to Tulsa," a two-act musical drama that…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age is variously reported as 66 and 75. 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of…

  19. DMB Unveils Summer Tour Plans

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will supports its new studio album on tour this summer in North America, beginning June 1 in Maryland Heights, Mo., and running through a Sept. 7 finale in Bonner Springs, Kan. Memb Dave Matthews Band will supports its new studio album on tour this summer in North America,…

  20. Man Shot During 50 Cent NYC Radio Appearance

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A man was shot in the leg last night (Feb. 28) in the lobby of a New York radio station while 50 Cent was making an on-air appearance, police said. The rapper, who was at the station promoting the upc A man was shot in the leg last night (Feb. 28) in the lobby of a New York radio station…

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