1. South By Southwest Diary: March 16

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the first installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music festival and media…

  2. Overtime

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Stan Getz and Joe Lovano. Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack…

  3. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists, respectively, at the year's Echo Awards, the German equivalent of the Grammys. 2000 - Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists,…

  4. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 7-13, 2005)

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 7-13, 2005). GET ON BOARD THE SOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUL TRAIN... AWARDS: You don't need no ticket to ride the Soul Train, just an appreciation for what's going on right now in R&B and hip-hop. For years, Don Cornelius'…

  5. 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 …

  6. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trauma Entertainment files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failure to deliver their next album. 1999 - Trauma Entertainment files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failure to deliver…

  7. 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…

  8. Will Smith Drafts Snoop, Mary J. For New Album

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith is joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Timbaland on "Lost and Found," his first new album in three years. Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith is joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Timbaland on "Lost and Found," his first new album in…

  9. Sleater-Kinney Emerges From 'The Woods'

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sleater-Kinney will christen its new deal with Sub Pop via the May 24 release of the album "The Woods." Sleater-Kinney will christen its new deal with Sub Pop via the May 24 release of the album "The Woods." As previously reported , the 11-track set was produced by Dave…

  10. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-pi 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative…

  11. Billboard Bits: 'Robots,' Early Man, Lou Barlow

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Robots,' Early Man, Lou Barlow Fountains Of Wayne ("Tell Me What You Already Did"), Ricky Fante ("Shine") and Earth, Wind & Fire ("Love's Dance") have recorded new songs for the "Robots" soundtrack, due March 1 via Virgin.…

  12. 06TunesOnTV

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 31 "Making the Video," MTV2 Featured Artist: 50 Cent ("Candy Shop"). "The Bachelorette," ABC Featured Artist: Peter Cincotti. "The Late Show With…

  13. Elvis, Chemical Bros. Top U.K. Charts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA's latest reissue of his original British chart-toppers, "It's Now or Never," debuted at No. 1. Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA&…

  14. 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…

  15. Mario's 'Love' Endures At No. 1

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music fans continue to adore the latest from Mario. For the sixth week in a row, his hit single "Let Me Love You" can be found at the top of Billboard's Hot 100, Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop S Music fans continue to adore the latest from Mario. For the sixth week in a…

  16. Nine Inch Nails Solidifies Live Lineup

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails has unveiled the lineup for its 2005 tour, which will feature former Icarus Line guitarist Aaron North, A Perfect Circle bassist Jeordie White, drummer Jerome Dillon and keyboardist Al Nine Inch Nails has unveiled the lineup for its 2005 tour, which will feature former Icarus…

  17. Billboard Bits: Coachella Fest, Mardi Gras, David Foster

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Coachella, Mardi Gras, David Foster The sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., organizers tell Billboard.com. Ticket information has not yet been announced for the event, which last year drew record…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. U.K. Tsunami Relief Concert Proposed

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a little more than three weeks' time, officials at Wales' Millennium Stadium are attempting to organize a massive concert to benefit victims of the earthquake and tsunami that has left Southeastern In a little more than three weeks' time, officials at Wales' Millennium…

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