1. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  2. Hot Product

    November 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The five-disc Michael Jackson boxed set "The Ultimate Collection" (Epic), featuring more than a dozen previously unreleased tracks and a concert DVD taped in 1992 in Romania. A boxed set collecting four Beatles…

  3. Dido, Robbie, Sting Sing For 'Bridget'

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams and Will Young will be found on the soundtrack to "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," due Nov. 1 New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie…

  4. What Rufus 'Wants': A New Album

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will on Nov. 16 release "Want Two," the companion to his 2003 Dreamworks/Geffen album "Want One." Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will on Nov. 16 release "Want Two," the companion to his 2003 Dreamworks/Geffen album "…

  5. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

  6. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 15-21, 2003). Christmas is still coming and holiday programming is still warming up your television this week. Among the sounds of the season: • "Jingle Ball Rock" - Monday night, Fox will…

  7. Stars To Salute Sting

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored in Feburary as the MusiCares person of the year. The Feb. 6 gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony B A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored in Feburary…

  8. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pop singer Mandy Moore's "Coverage" (Epic), featuring her renditions of songs popularized by XTC, Joe Jackson, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. The sophomore album from indie rock act the Shins, "Chutes Too…

  9. Want One

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Here in the moment of metrosexuality and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" sophistication, Rufus Wainwright is a troubadour for the times. Here in the moment of metrosexuality and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" sophistication, Rufus Wainwright is a troubadour for the…

  10. ASK BILLBOARD

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Answers To Your Questions About Rufus Wainwright, Phil Collins & More! /bb/ask/index.jsp News Phil Collins , Rufus Wainwright …

  11. Ask Billboard

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Rufus Wainwright, Phil Collins and Simply Red. A PEAK FOR RUFUS Keith, It was nice to see Rufus Wainwright's new album, "Want One," debut at No. 60 on The Billboard 200. Usually one would be disappointed with a number that …

  12. Wainwright Offers 'Feel-Good' Cynicism

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright says the more pronounced rock sound heard on his latest DreamWorks release, "Want One," is a natural byproduct of the recording session environment created for the album. Rufus Wainwright says the more pronounced rock sound heard on his latest DreamWorks release, …

  13. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  14. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  15. Lips, Ladies Highlight 'Christmas Too'

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too," a holiday compilation album featuring tracks by the Flaming Lips, Barenaked Ladies and Dave Matthews Band, among others. Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too…

  16. Update: Polyphonic Spree Hits The Road

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member choir's home base of Dallas. The 20-city trek closes with a Nov. 23-24 stand in San Diego. The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member…

  17. Verizon Plans Four-Day L.A. Music Fest

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Four distinct concerts will make up this year's Verizon Music Festival, slated for July 24-27 in Los Angeles. A singer/songwriter event, hip-hop show, and a Latin concert will be ticketed shows, while Four distinct concerts will make up this year's Verizon Music Festival, slated for…

  18. 'Celebrate Brooklyn' Sets Summer Lineup

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows for the next few months, with artists such as Joan Armatrading, Mos Def, Stephen Malkmus; Rufus Wainwright, K The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows…

  19. Wainwright, Breeders Rock With Hedwig

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a benefit album featuring indie-rock all-stars taking on songs from the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The list of contributors is headed Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a…

  20. Bowie, Davies, Marley Set For Tibet House Benefit

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, Ziggy Marley, and the Kinks' Ray Davies are among the performers confirmed for the 15th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert at New York's Carnegie Hall, Billboard.com has David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, Ziggy Marley, and the Kinks' Ray Davies are…

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