1. The Hold Steady

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "I remember John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats once told me, 'You'll be really excited to see your name in The Billboard 200,'" Hold Steady vocalist/guitarist Craig Finn tells Billboard.com. "I coul "I remember John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats once…

  2. Billboard Bits: Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Belinda, Graham Coxon

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shout! Factory has acquired the catalog of progressive rock supergroup Emerson Lake & Palmer, Billboard.com has learned. Shout! Factory has acquired the catalog of progressive rock supergroup Emerson Lake & Palmer, Billboard.com has learned. The label will assume North American rights…

  3. Brooks & Dunn, Wyclef Salute 'Everyone's Hero'

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former "American Idol" contestant Paris Bennett will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox animated film, "Everyo Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former …

  4. Meat Loaf Awakens The Beast For 'Bat III'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due Oct. 31 via Virgin in North America and Universal internationally. Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due…

  5. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  6. VARIOUS ARTISTS, "Where's Neil When You Need Him?"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based label Dancing Ferret Discs pays tribute to Neil Gaiman with "Where's Neil When You Need Him?," a collection of songs inspired by the writer's stories. Philadelphia-based label Dancing Ferret Discs pays tribute to Neil Gaiman with "Where's Neil…

  7. Oliveri Revs Up With Mondo Generator

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For his first full-length release since his exit from Queens Of The Stone Age in early 2004, singer/bassist Nick Oliveri has teamed up with several friends for his latest Mondo Generator release, "Dea For his first full-length release since his exit from Queens Of The Stone Age in early…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Georgia rockers Third Day take top honors at the 32nd annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards, presented at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. The act wins five honors: rock recorded song, 2005 - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the…

  9. Juvenile's 'Reality' Upends Ne-Yo At No. 1

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career this week. "Reality Check" (UTP/Atlantic) sold 174,000 copies this week in the United States, accordin Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first…

  10. Top Stars To Play Houston Livestock Show

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Sheryl Crow, John Fogerty, Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn, Gretchen Wilson and Alan Jackson are among the acts confirmed to appear at the annual Houston Livestock Show & The lineup is set for the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Though considered…

  11. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  12. ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, "Feels"

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yohe returns from a top 10 debut with a sophomore effort that should firmly cement her place in the upper echelons of both the gospel and contemporary Christian markets. The '60s had the Fugs, the Godz and Holy Modal Rounders. The '70s had Gong. The '80s had the Flaming Lips…

  13. Antony's 'Bird' Wins U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. Antony's Rough Trade/Secretly Canadian set "I Am a Bird Now" was named t Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury…

  14. No Depression Surveys Decade Of Alt-Country

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Call it Americana, alt-country, roots music, what-have-you: The musical genre without a bin card has been defined for a decade by No Depression magazine. Call it Americana, alt-country, roots music, what-have-you: The musical genre without a bin card has been defined for a decade by No…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Rappers Eminem and Nas receive awards for youth empowerment and community development at the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network's (HSAN) Detroit even. Eminem is honored with HSAN's outstandin 2003 - Rappers Eminem and Nas receive awards for youth empowerment and…

  16. Usher, Avril, Green Day Rank As Kids' Choice

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With the votes in and the slime poured, Usher, Avril Lavigne and Green Day were selected as the top music winners at the 18th annual Kids Choice Awards, held Saturday in Los Angeles and broadcast live With the votes in and the slime poured, Usher, Avril Lavigne and Green Day were selected as…

  17. Shocked Completes Diverse Album Trio

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. "I'm not gonna try to convince…

  18. Presley Asks 'Now What' On Sophomore Set

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Due April 5…

  19. 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&…

  20. Billboard Bits: Tibet House, Heavenly States, DiscLive

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Tibet House, Heavenly States, DiscLive Lou Reed, the Kinks' Ray Davies and vocalist Antony have joined the lineup for the 15th annual Tibet House benefit concert , to be held Feb. 9 at New York's Carnegie Hall. They join a bill that already includes the Black Keys, Patti…

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