1. Ask Billboard

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Daft Punk, Robbie Williams and "Watching Scotty Grow." DON'T BE DAFT Keith, When is Daft Punk going to tour the U.S.? I think they have an album coming this year, right? Thanks! Susanne Hi Susanne, There is no word on if…

  2. Wilco, Gov't Mule Set For Superfly Series

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Orleans' ninth annual Superfly During Jazzfest concert series has lined up a slate of performers that includes Wilco, Gov't Mule and Nelly McKay, among others. Organized and promoted by Superfly P New Orleans' ninth annual Superfly During Jazzfest concert series has lined…

  3. 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 …

  4. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MALE VOCALIST KENNY CHESNEY ALAN JACKSON TOBY…

  5. 'NOW 18' Mixes Rock, Pop, R&B, Country

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" follows firmly in the footsteps of its predecessors. With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in…

  6. Perfect Island Nights

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bobby Caldwell's "What You Won't Do for Love" remains an R&B/pop radio perennial nearly 30 years after its 1978 debut. His "Open Your Eyes" was sampled in rapper Common's Grammy Award-nominated "T Bobby Caldwell's "What You Won't Do…

  7. Pips Member Edward Patten Dies

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gladys Knight & the Pips member Edward Patten died early this morning (Feb. 25) at a suburban Detroit hospital, according to his cousin William Guest, another member of the group. He was 65. Gladys Knight & the Pips member Edward Patten died early this morning (Feb. 25) at a suburban…

  8. HOT RINGTONES

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "LOVERS AND FRIENDS," LIL JON & THE EAST SIDE BOYZ FEATURING USHER & LUDACRIS 2. "Candy Shop," 50 Cent Featuring Olivia 3. "1, 2 Step," Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott 4. "Drop It Like It's Hot," Snoop Dogg…

  9. Westerberg Anthology, 'Mats Reissues On The Horizon

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Paul Westerberg will be the subject of a solo retrospective this spring via Rhino. According to the artist's official Web site, the 20-track set will feature two new songs, B-sides and rare tracks, We Paul Westerberg will be the subject of a solo retrospective this spring via Rhino.…

  10. B&E: The Academy Is...

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Academy Is... Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Plenty of people are in love with Chicago's the Academy Is..., as…

  11. Pixies Set For Sasquatch!, Eye Summer Shows

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Sasquatch! Music festival, to be held May 28 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Billboard.com had learned that the Pixies The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Sasquatch! Music…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop…

  13. Miss. Allstars, Umphrey's McGee Lead Jammy Noms

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee scored a leading three nominations each for the fifth Jammy Awards, to be handed out April 26 at the Theater at Madison Square in New York. North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee scored a leading three nominations each for the…

  14. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  15. Everlasting Love

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few months. First, she issued the holiday-themed "Silver & Gold" and now, "Everlasting Love. Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "…

  18. Jayhawks' Olson, Louris Fly Again

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's the classic rock band cashing in on decades-old nostalgia, or indie-rock darlings tromping though the clubs trying to recover a spark of the Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the par 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a…

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 14-20, 2005).

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 14-20, 2005). TOTALLY TORI: With new album ("The Beekeeper," Epic, Feb. 22) and book ("Tori Amos: Piece By Piece" co-written with Ann Powers," Broadway, Feb. 8), Tori Amos is a busy woman. This week begins a…

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