1. Pollard's Plans: Two Solo Albums, Tour

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Having recently signed a solo deal with Merge that will be inaugurated with the Jan. 26 release of "From a Compound Eye," former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard has already recorded its follo Having recently signed a solo deal with Merge that will be inaugurated with the…

  2. New Order Gathers Up 'Singles'

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rhino will on Dec. 6 release a double-disc collection of New Order's "Singles," touted as the first career-spanning album featuring this material in chronological order. Rhino will on Dec. 6 release a double-disc collection of New Order's "Singles," touted as the…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Tim McGraw is named entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Tobey Keith wins male vocalist of the year and Lee Ann Womac 2004 - Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM…

  4. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz picks up two of the 14 music awards at the 47th Premios Ondas, presented in Barcelona. Sanz wins the album category for "El Alma Al Aire," and the honor for best Spanish a 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV…

  5. QOTSA Double-Dipping With Arena Rock, Secret Shows

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas with Nine Inch Nails as well as "renegade" shows of their own in unusual venues. Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas…

  6. Santana Shares Limelight Again On 'All That I Am'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with top musical names. Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Diana Ross, Kelly Clarkson and chart records with readers. 'MEET' THE SUPREME Hi Fred, I am a huge Diana Ross fan. In the [Nov. 3] "Chart Beat" column you said that Diana last appeared on a Billboard singles chart in 1996 with "Voice of the Heart" …

  8. Juanes, Sanz, Bebe Win Latin Grammys

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Colombian vocalist Juanes added more statues to his mantel with three wins during last night's (Nov. 3) Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who was the all-ti Colombian vocalist Juanes added more statues to his mantel with three wins during last…

  9. Trio! / Oct. 14, 2005 / Clearwater, Fla. (Coachman Park)

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bluegrass? Jazz? Acoustic fusion? Trio!, the superstar group with bassist Stanley Clarke, banjo man Bela Fleck and violinist Jean-Luc Ponty -- virtuosos all -- could fairly be described as specializin Bluegrass? Jazz? Acoustic fusion? Trio!, the superstar group with bassist Stanley Clarke,…

  10. Kanye's 'Gold' Continues Hot 100 Dominance

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the ninth week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx tops the Billboard Hot 100. The song also continues its reign at No. 1 on the Pop 100 for a seventh week and the Hot Ringto For the ninth week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  11. Chart Beat

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Late country legend Johnny Cash earns a career high debut and this week marks the return of such veteran artists as Diana Ross, Bette Midler and Kate Bush. THE LEGEND GROWS: More than 46 years after making his first appearance on the Billboard album chart, Johnny Cash rewrites chart history…

  12. Mudhoney's 'Sun' Rising In March

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mudhoney has set a March 7 release date for its ninth Sub Pop album, "Under a Billion Suns." Mudhoney has set a March 7 release date for its ninth Sub Pop album, "Under a Billion Suns." The 11-track set features backing vocals from Christy McWilson and Amy Allison on "…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Atlantic Records launches an online music video service, Instavid. The channel, located at www.atlantic-records.com, utilizes RealNetworks RealSystem G2 technology to present clips, whic 2001 - With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and…

  14. Jaheim Crafting 'Classic' Third Album

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B artist Jaheim has set a Dec. 13 release date for this third album, "Ghetto Classics." R&B artist Jaheim has set a Dec. 13 release date for this third album, "Ghetto Classics." The Divine Mill/Warner Bros. set is led by the single "Everytime I Think About…

  15. Ask Billboard

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Robbie Williams, Erick Prydz and more. LESS INTENSIVE CARE Hi Keith, I really enjoy reading your answers every week. I was recently looking in the Apple iTunes Music Store and saw that Robbie Williams' new album, "Intensive Care" is…

  16. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, 3 Doors Down, Elton/Dolly

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Alicia Keys, 3 Doors Down, Elton John and Dolly Parton. Alicia Keys will host and perform at a Thursday (Nov. 3) fundraiser for the AIDS charity Keep a Child Alive at New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center. She will be joined by fellow music heavyweights Usher, Paul Simon, John Mayer…

  17. M.C. Hammer Publishing Catalog Up For Sale

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankruptcy in Cali Music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley…

  18. Voodoo Brings New Orleans Musicians Back Home

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST A major music event hadn't been held in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city in late August, but the Voodoo Music Experience pulled it off Saturday without a hitch. Festival producer S A major music event hadn't been held in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina…

  19. DMB's Red Rocks 'Weekend' Heads To CD/DVD

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 stand at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which included a benefit that raised $1.5 million for hurricane victims, will be available beginning Nov. 29 in a vari Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 stand at Colorado's famed Red Rocks…

  20. Anastasio Takes A 'Shine' To Solo Career

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT On a monsoon-like afternoon in New York, Trey Anastasio is eager to talk about his new album and the new career chapter he's begun. Slightly hoarse from a day of talking to the press, he laughs freque On a monsoon-like afternoon in New York, Trey Anastasio is eager to talk about his new…

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