1. Coldplay, Gorillaz Top MTV Europe Nominations

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay and Gorillaz lead the nominations list for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 with five each. Coldplay and Gorillaz lead the nominations list for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 with five each. The 12th annual event will be held Nov. 3 in Lisbon and will be broadcast live on MTV in…

  2. Billboard Bits: Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex Low, Elf Power, Mark Olson and Victoria Williams, Buddy Miller and Brandi Carlile are among the artists that will play at the 2005 Paste Rock'n'Reel Festival. Set for Oct. 22-23 in Decatur, Ga., the event is organized by the music…

  3. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses INXS, chart rules, feats and more with readers. GOOD FORTUNE Fred, If you’ve been following the "Rock Star: INXS" TV series, you know that Canadian J.D. Fortune has been selected as the new lead singer of INXS. I think it’s an inspired choice. His slightly bad…

  7. 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…

  8. J.D. Fortune Named New INXS Singer

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. The one-time homeless singer was selected by the band from a field of 15 that had been whittled…

  9. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  10. 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…

  11. Isobel Campbell, St. Etienne Sign New Deals

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2, while Saint Etienne has inked with Savoy Jazz. Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2. Her previously announced collaborative album with Mark Lanegan…

  12. 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'…

  13. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Earth Wind & Fire All The Elements Earth, Wind & Fire have influenced many of today's soul and hip-hop artists with such classic songs as "Keep Your Head to the Sky" and "Shining Star." Now, the group has enlisted several of the acts it has inspired for its…

  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. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that rap entrepreneur Percy Miller (Master P) has signed an NBA contract with the Toronto Raptors. During the NBA summer league, Miller averaged 24 points, six rebounds a 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  16. Jay-Z Returns To The Stage Next Month

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop superstar-turned-label head Jay-Z will leave the desk job behind for at least two nights next month, with plans to headline shows in New Jersey and Philadelphia. The concerts will be "& Fr Hip-hop superstar-turned-label head Jay-Z will leave the desk job behind for at least…

  17. Tortoise Tackling Two New Albums, Tour

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely sources on "The Brave and the Bold," a collaborative album with indie rock icon Will Oldham. Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely sources on "The Brave and the Bold,…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York's Central Park. Crow's guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during…

  19. Guests Give Santana Their 'All'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. As previously reported , the 13-track…

  20. Lauper's 'Body Acoustic' Reinvents Hits

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her ninth studio album, due Nov. 8 via Daylight/Epic. Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her ninth studio album, due Nov. 8 via Daylight…

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