1. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Rosie…

  2. Cannon Crowns Motown Imprint With New CD

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nick Cannon has exited Jive Records and established his own imprint, Can I Ball, via Motown. Nick Cannon has exited Jive Records and established his own imprint, Can I Ball, via Motown. The first project as part of the deal will be his sophomore album, "Stages," due this spring. The…

  3. Springsteen, Coldplay Added To Grammy Lineup

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay are among the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 48th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Multiple nominees Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay are among the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 48th annual Grammy Awards…

  4. Beyoncé, Slim Thug Battle Their Way To No. 1

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug rises one rung to claim the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Al Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug rises…

  5. Chart Beat

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Solo Beyoncé bests her Destiny's Child No. 1 quota, plus inside the stats of Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Johnny Cash, Dion DiMucci and Mary J. Blige. PICKING UP THE 'CHECK': With "Check On It" (Columbia) advancing to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100, Beyoncé…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) launches its "Los Premios De Oro Y Platino" certification program for Spanish-language product at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, F 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  7. Hank III Rounds Up Double-Disc Set

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Shelton Hank Williams III, aka Hank III, has set a Feb. 28 release date for his newest effort, "Straight to Hell." Shelton Hank Williams III, aka Hank III, has set a Feb. 28 release date for his newest effort, "Straight to Hell." The double-disc Curb release, produced by…

  8. Report: Nas Joins Def Jam

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Nas has signed with Def Jam, according to a New York Times report, creating a unique joint venture with his current label, Columbia. When contacted by Billboard.com, representatives from both c Rapper Nas has signed with Def Jam, according to a New York Times report, creating a unique…

  9. Timberlake Taps Trio Of Producers For New CD

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake is working with a trio of producers on his sophomore solo album, which is expected sometime this year via Jive. In addition to uber-producer Rick Rubin, Timberlake has logged time wi Justin Timberlake is working with a trio of producers on his sophomore solo album, which is…

  10. Ask Billboard

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Brokeback Mountain,' Kelly Rowland and Prince questions answered. 'BROKEBACK' SOUNDTRACK Hi Keith, I saw the film "Brokeback Mountain" and just fell in love with it. In fact, I loved it so much I rushed out to the record store the next day and bought the…

  11. 'Walk The Line' Scores Big At Golden Globes

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film last night (Jan. 16) and earned acting honors for stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, boosting t The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best…

  12. Blunt Bounces Back To Top U.K. Album Chart

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST While Shayne Ward's "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. singles chart, there was a return to the top of the album survey for the top-selling album in B While Shayne Ward's "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Marion Ryan, a popular U.K. singer of the '50s and mother of '60s British hitmakers, twins Paul and Barry Ryan, dies of a heart attack in Florida. Ryan, 67, was best known for her 1958 h 2005 - Sheryl Crow, Christina Aquilera and Tim McGraw participate in a…

  14. Will's World: Peas Member Starts Label, Plots Solo CD

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Black Eyed Peas principal will.i.am has established his own will.i.am music group, a joint venture with A&M/Interscope. The label will officially launch with the Feb. 14 release of Sergio Mendes' Black Eyed Peas principal will.i.am has established his own will.i.am music group, a…

  15. Oakenfold Feeling 'Lively' On New CD

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold will release his next artist album, "A Lively Mind," April 11 via Maverick. Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold will release his next artist album, "A Lively Mind," April 11 via Maverick. Oakenfold recruited the guest vocal talents of singer/actress…

  16. Rick Moranis Channels His Inner 'Cowboy'

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Having phased out his Hollywood career a decade ago, actor Rick Moranis ("Ghostbusters," "Spaceballs") returns to his first love, music, on the album "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which earned a Grammy no Anyone who came of age in the 1980s is well-versed in the…

  17. Chart Beat

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nelly returns to the top of the Hot 100 for a fourth time, Carrie Underwood notches a pair of country No. 1s and new Billboard charts are among this week's topics. 'GRILLZ' GONE WILD: A surprise 5-1 move carries Nelly to the top of The Billboard Hot 100. "Grillz" …

  18. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Rosemary Clooney undergoes successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The 73-year-old singer and former TV personality has the upper lobe of her left lung remo 2005 - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson…

  19. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Nominations

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to…

  20. REGIS PHILBIN, "The Regis Philbin Christmas Album"

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST For its intended market, this collection of juiceless standards (and one original) powered by Philbin's surprisingly ineffective voice and inflated by big-band producer Steve Tyrell, is inoffensive en Customers who purchase "The Regis Philbin Christmas Album" at one major…

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