1. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling…

  3. Unreleased Waits Track Leads Katrina Benefit CD

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An exclusive track featuring Tom Waits and the Kronos Quartet leads the lineup for an upcoming double-disc compilation from clothing retailer Urban Outfitters and Filter magazine. An exclusive track featuring Tom Waits and the Kronos Quartet leads the lineup for an upcoming double-disc…

  4. Foxy Brown Headed For Trial, Surgery

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she'll take a break from performing to have surgery for a hearing defect. Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she&…

  5. Destiny's Child Rounds Up Hits, New Songs

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a live DVD first reported here last month, the soon-to-split Destiny's Child will say goodbye to fans with the album "#1's," due Oct. 25 via Music World/Columbia. The set will include t In addition to a live DVD first reported here last month, the soon-to…

  6. Voodoo Music Experience Moving To Memphis

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Voodoo Music Experience, which was to be held in New Orleans Oct. 29-30, has been moved to Memphis' Tom Lee Park in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. Nine Inch N The Voodoo Music Experience, which was to be held in New Orleans Oct. 29-30, has been…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  8. Linkin Park's Shinoda Rears Fort Minor

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park principal Mike Shinoda will unveil his side project, Fort Minor, with the upcoming album "The Rising Tied." Linkin Park principal Mike Shinoda will unveil his side project, Fort Minor, with the upcoming album "The Rising Tied." Due Nov. 22 via Linkin Park'…

  9. Love them or love them not, you have to

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Love them or love them not, you have to appreciate the "doing what we want" ethos of the Dandy Warhols' new "Odditorium or Warlords of Mars." Love them or love them not, you have to appreciate the "doing what we want" ethos of the Dandy Warhols' new …

  10. Lil' Kim Reports To Detention Center

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yesterday (Sept. 19) for her conviction on charges stemming from a 2001 shootout outside a New York City radio station. Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yesterday (Sept. 19) for her conviction on charges…

  11. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, O'Connor, Incubus

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, O'Connor, Incubus Brad Paisley and Lee Ann Womack, the top nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, have been added to the list of confirmed performers for the Nov. 15 ceremony. Keith Urban and host duo Brooks & Dunn are also new to the lineup…

  12. Katrina Benefits Set For N.Y., Minneapolis

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New Orleans musicians such as Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Ivan Neville will perform at the benefit concert Soul to Soul: From the Heart of New York City to the Heart of New Orleans. New Orleans musicians such as Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Ivan Neville will perform at the benefit concert…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash is bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. Cash w 2004 - - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville'…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1983 - </b>Members of Kiss appear on MTV without their trademark makeup.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Pop singer Britney Spears marries her fiance, dancer Kevin Federline, in a surprise ceremony held at a private home in the Studio…

  15. 'ReAct Now' Downloads To Aid Katrina Relief

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent Reznor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers from last week's "ReAct Now: Music and Relief" telethon will soon be available as dow Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent…

  16. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Rolling Stones, digital single sales, rock music and more with readers. MORE BUCK FOR THE 'BANG' Fred, I enjoy your column, and I'm a huge Stones fan, but I think the emphasis was a little off in your comments about the No. 3 debut of their new "…

  18. Zanes Plans Starbucks Disc

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of exclusive albums. The artist, who previously contributed a track to one of the company's family compilations, is putting toge Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of…

  19. CHART BEAT

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of the Rolling Stones, t.A.T.u., Ari Gold, Alex Gold, Pussycat Dolls and Busta Rhymes. 'B' IS FOR 'BANG': The Rolling Stones must have a deep affection for alliterative titles based on the letter "B."…

  20. West Mines More No. 1s With 'Gold Digger'

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's just no stopping Kanye West, who adds another pair of No. 1s to his growing list of accomplishments this week. As "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx begins its second week on top of The Billbo There's just no stopping Kanye West, who adds another pair of No. 1s to…

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