1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 18-24)

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 18-24, 2004). REMEMBERING BROTHER RAY: There was none like him and that's why an impressive selection of artists turned out to pay him tribute recently in Los Angeles. The result is the CBS special "Genius: A Night for Ray…

  2. Beyoncé Suffers Leg Injury While Dancing

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beyoncé tore a leg muscle rehearsing dance moves with Destiny's Child and her injury could delay some of the promotional work in support of the trio's next album, according to a spokesperson. Beyoncé tore a leg muscle rehearsing dance moves with Destiny's Child and her injury…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart escapades of k.d. lang, Usher and Fantasia. THE 49-ER: Every one, two or three years, k.d. lang charts a new album on The Billboard 200, as she has been doing since her debut on May 28, 1988 with "Shadowland." Her latest, "Hymns of the…

  4. Blue Cathedral

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The omnipotent Santa Cruz, Calif., band Comets on Fire unleashes a mighty blast on its first album to achieve wide distribution. The omnipotent Santa Cruz, Calif., band Comets on Fire unleashes a mighty blast on its first album to achieve wide distribution. As they did on two previous indie…

  5. Oasis Starting Fresh On Next Album

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Oasis will regroup this month for a new round of sessions for its next studio album. Oasis will regroup this month for a new round of sessions for its next studio album. "We hope to have a new album out in February/March 2005, so hopefully you will hear some new tunes by the end of the…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jim Brickman and Clay Aiken, as well as his top-10 favorite songs of the year. PATIENCE: A couple of weeks ago, the late Burl Ives generated some chart news when a new album of his Christmas songs debuted on Billboard&…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of OutKast, "American Idol" finalists and newly married couple Elvis Costello and Diana Krall. TWICE AS NICE: OutKast doesn't budge from the top of Billboard's Hot 100, but the rap duo from Atlanta also moves up from 3-2. With…

  8. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of OutKast, Kimberley Locke, Chubby Checker and No Doubt. MAKING 'HEY': OutKast casts out Ludacris from pole position, as "Hey Ya!" (Arista) takes the lead on Billboard's Hot 100. It's the second OutKast…

  9. Hot Product

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston 'One' Ticket To Chicago Whitney Houston's first collection of seasonal music, "One Wish - The Holiday Album," will be released this week via Arista. The 11-track set includes a duet with her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, on "Little Drummer Boy,"…

  10. Oasis Eyeing Studio Return

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Oasis will enter the recording studio early next year with Death In Vegas' Richard Fearless and Tim Holmes to record some new tracks. Oasis will enter the recording studio early next year with Death In Vegas' Richard Fearless and Tim Holmes to record some new tracks, according to…

  11. Whitney Makes A Holiday 'Wish'

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston's first collection of seasonal music, "One Wish - The Holiday Album," will be released Nov. 18 via Arista. The 11-track set includes a duet with her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, on "Littl Whitney Houston's first collection of seasonal music, "One…

  12. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  13. Peter, Paul & Mary 'Carry' Out New Box Set

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11 with two new releases -- a four-disc box set including previously unreleased tracks and an all-new studio Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11…

  14. Collections Testify To Act's Chemistry

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. DJs/producers Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands have been friends for nearly 15 years. They have recorded together as the Chemical Brothers for a decade. To celebrate, the Brothers' label, Astralwerks, is releasing separately a greatest hits CD (…

  15. Hendrix Berkeley Show Headed To CD, DVD

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Jimi Hendrix clearing house continues as Experience Hendrix/UME has set an Oct. 14 release date for the CD and limited-edition double-LP "The Jimi Hendrix Experience -- Live At Berkeley (The Secon The Jimi Hendrix clearing house continues as Experience Hendrix/UME has set an Oct. 14…

  16. Sail Away

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Broadway likes its leading ladies to sound—how should we put it?—unique. Broadway likes its leading ladies to sound—how should we put it?—unique. None today matches Elaine Stritch, the gravelly voiced grand dame who retook Manhattan in last year's one-woman show "At Liberty."…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he is injured in a car accident in Indianapolis. The band is forced to postpone upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and 2002 - Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  19. Billboard Bits: Twain, Who, Eno, Bad Moon Music

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Shania Twain, Who, Brian Eno, Bad Moon Music Shania Twain will stage a free concert July 27 at Hutchinson Field in Chicago's Grant Park. As tipped here earlier this month, the show will be filmed for her fourth NBC special, "Shania Twain UP! Live in Chicago," due to air…

  20. Hendrix Bassist Noel Redding Dead At 57

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was found dead yesterday (May 11) at his home in Ireland of unknown causes, his manager Ian Grant ha Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix…

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