1. Black Takes 'Honeycomb' To Back Porch

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his first solo album in nine years. Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his first solo album in nine years. As previously…

  2. C-Murder Loses Murder Conviction Appeal

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper C-Murder lost his latest attempt to get his second-degree murder conviction thrown out when a state court of appeal refused to reconsider the case. Rapper C-Murder lost his latest attempt to get his second-degree murder conviction thrown out when a state court of appeal refused to…

  3. Master P, Brother Booked On Gun Charges

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns. Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns. The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Percy Robert Miller, was arrested…

  4. C-Murder Barred From Having Pens In Jail

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The lawyer for rapper C-Murder, who angered authorities by recording parts of his upcoming music video and recent CD behind bars, has agreed to take only a pencil into jailhouse meetings. The lawyer for rapper C-Murder, who angered authorities by recording parts of his upcoming music video…

  5. 13TunesOnTV

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 21 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Jesse McCartney. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist: Gwen Stefani (also scheduled: Sandra…

  6. B&E: Hanna-McEuen

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Hanna-McEuen Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With a rich melody and warm lyrics like "It's a little like an old sad…

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

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 14-20, 2005). HALL OF FAMERS: It takes a lot to make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and this year's class is as deserving as any other that has received the honor. On Saturday, VH1 will air highlights of Monday's…

  8. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 13-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Percy Sledge (also scheduled: Will Farrell). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kelly Clarkson (also scheduled: Michelle…

  9. Appeals Court Tosses C-Murder Trial Order

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST A judge's decision to grant a new murder trial to rapper C-Murder has been overturned by the Louisiana state appeals court. The ruling sets the stage for a sentencing hearing for the rapper, whose rea A judge's decision to grant a new murder trial to rapper C-Murder has been…

  10. Accuser's Brother: Jackson Showed Us Porn

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The brother of Michael Jackson's accuser testified at the singer's child molestation trial today (March 7) that Jackson showed them Internet sex sites, gave them wine, slept in bed with them and appea The brother of Michael Jackson's accuser testified at the singer's child…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the group Soul II Soul, dies after fleeing from a store where she had been accused of shoplifting and being struck by cars on a highway outside in 2002 - Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the group Soul II Soul, dies after…

  12. Billboard Bits: Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie More than 100 lucky Weezer fans will be on hand Monday (Feb. 28) in Los Angeles to appear as extras in the video for "Beverly Hills." As previously reported , the track is the first single from the group's as-yet…

  13. C-Murder Shoots Video Behind Bars

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper C-Murder, who is in a New Orleans jail awaiting a murder trial, has angered the sheriff by recording parts of his forthcoming music video behind bars. Rapper C-Murder, who is in a New Orleans jail awaiting a murder trial, has angered the sheriff by recording parts of his forthcoming…

  14. Sugar Hill Launches Roots Festival

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venerable roots music label Sugar Hill Records has hatched plans for a two-day festival in Durham, N.C.'s American Tobacco Historic District. Venerable roots music label Sugar Hill Records has hatched plans for a two-day festival in Durham, N.C.'s American Tobacco Historic District …

  15. Crowell Celebrates 'Outsider' Status On New CD

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rodney Crowell has been trying to shake labels like "country" and "singer/songwriter" for years, and it's a message he delivers loud and clear on his latest studio album. Rodney Crowell has been trying to shake labels like "country" and "singer…

  16. Billboard Bits: Streisand/Gibb, Alter Bridge, Pennywise

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Streisand/Gibb, Alter Bridge, Pennywise Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb are back in the studio working on a possible successor to "Guilty" to herald the 25th anniversary of that fruitful collaboration, Billboard has learned. The album, which has been certified quintuple…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

  18. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  19. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  20. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death, a mural is painted in the Bronx section of New York by graffiti artists Tats Crew. The mural replaces one painted the year 2001 - To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death,…

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