1. Ciara Dethrones Elvis On U.K. Singles Chart

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST After two consecutive weeks in which Elvis Presley reissues topped the U.K. singles chart, there was a surprise on yesterday's (Jan. 23) new survey when RCA's latest Presley re-release, "A Fool Such A After two consecutive weeks in which Elvis Presley reissues topped the U.K.…

  2. One Voice

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gladys Knight's brilliant, hit-laden legacy has endured for more than four decades. With "One Voice," she turns her talents to gospel with richly satisfying results. Gladys Knight's brilliant, hit-laden legacy has endured for more than four decades. With "One Voice,…

  3. Mario's 'Love' Extends Chart Domination

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST After weeks of holding the No. 1 spot on five Billboard singles charts, Mario's "Let Me Love You" adds another to its tally this week. After weeks of holding the No. 1 spot on five Billboard singles charts, Mario's "Let Me Love You" adds another to its tally this…

  4. Pharrell Drops Lawsuit Against Reebok

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. Last month, Williams filed a $4 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the…

  5. Keni Thomas Waves 'Flag'

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Keni Thomas' new project, "Flags of Our Fathers: A Soldier's Story," is one of the best examples of art imitating life to ever emerge from Nashville. Prior to signing with Brent Maher's Moraine Music Group, Thomas served…

  6. HOT RAP TRACKS

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "Lovers And Friends," Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. "Drop It Like It's Hot," Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell 3. "How We Do," The Game Featuring 50 Cent 4. "DISCO INFERNO," 50 CENT 5. "Get Back,"…

  7. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for…

  8. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Jan. 17-23, 2005)

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Jan. 17-23, 2005) THE RETURN OF 'IDOL': Your post-holiday blues are about to be lifted by the return of "American Idol" Tuesday and Wednesday on Fox. For the fourth time, the beginning of the…

  9. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  10. Despite Low Sales, Elvis Nets 1,000 U.K. No. 1

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s 1,000th No. 1 single is a track first released in January 1959. Elvis Presley's "One Night" (RCA), which was also the 80th British chart-topper, returned to the summit of the weekly singles The U.K.'s 1,000th No. 1 single is a track first released in…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Songwriter Doris Fisher, who wrote for Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, and Billie Holiday, among others, dies in a Los Angeles hospital. She is 87. 2003 - Songwriter Doris Fisher, who wrote for Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, and Billie Holiday, among others, dies in a…

  12. Billboard Bits: Jools Holland, Winans, 'DIG!'

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jools Holland, BeBe Winans, 'DIG!' The U.K.'s BBC live music showcase "Later With Jools Holland" will finally be regularly seen in the United States via Rave HD, a music channel available through high-definition satellite provider Voom . Weekly episodes will…

  13. Glastonbury Highlights Head To DVD

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI will on March 21 issue the first official DVD compilation of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival. EMI will on March 21 issue the first official DVD compilation of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival. "Glastonbury Anthems -- the Best of 1994 to 2004" will contain…

  14. Mario's 'Love' Still No. 1 On Hot 100

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard's Hot 100 remains suffused with Mario's love as his "Let Me Love You" notches a fourth week at No. 1. The track also spends a fourth week atop Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Ho Billboard's Hot 100 remains suffused with Mario's love as…

  15. ASK BILLBOARD

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Your Questions About Vanessa Williams & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News Vanessa Williams …

  16. Ask Billboard

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about touring, Eve6 and Vanessa Williams. WHAT DOES THE ROAD PAY? Hi Keith, All of the year-end articles listing the top-grossing concert tours had me wondering how much a performer actually takes home from their tours. I realize there must be a…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Mickey Finn, percussionist with U.K. band T. Rex, dies in Croydon, south London. He is 55. 2003 - Mickey Finn, percussionist with U.K. band T. Rex, dies in Croydon, south London. He is 55. 2002 - Rosemary Clooney undergoes successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo…

  18. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  19. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 10-16, 2005).

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 10-16, 2005). BECAUSE YOU CAN: That's why you should donate whatever you can afford to tsunami relief efforts. It doesn't matter if its five bucks or 500, it all helps. And there are plenty of ways to donate, quickly and…

  20. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards," The WB Featured…

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