1. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet, dies at the age of 80. Lewis, who also worked as a solo performer and recording artist, led the quarte 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  2. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Avenue. Drop: Queens Of The Stone Age,"…

  3. 'Now' Brings Presley Spring Tour

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the release of her sophomore full-length album nearing, Lisa Marie Presley has confirmed a spring tour that will kick off April 26 in St. Petersburg, Fla. With the release of her sophomore full-length album nearing, Lisa Marie Presley has confirmed a spring tour that will kick off April…

  4. Tony Christie Overtakes U.K. Charts

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Middle-of-the-road crooner Tony Christie achieved an improbable double on the British charts yesterday (March 27), holding at No. 1 on the singles chart with the reissue of his 1971 hit "(Is This the Middle-of-the-road crooner Tony Christie achieved an improbable double on the British…

  5. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/digital.jsp 1. "Since U Been Gone," Kelly Clarkson 2. "CRY BABY/PIECE OF MY HEART," MELISSA ETHERIDGE & JOSS STONE 3. "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" (Single Version), Green Day 4. "Candy Shop" (Explicit), 50 Cent Featuring Olivia 5.…

  6. Hot Product

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beck 'Jewel' Of The Nile AC/DC has rounded up gems from its TV and live performance archives for the DVD "Family Jewels," due this week in North America via Epic. The double-disc set unearths the Australian rock combo's first TV appearance in its homeland in 1975 and…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly…

  8. Origin Vol. I

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Everything about "Origin Vol. I" is big: Big chords. Big ideas. Big energy. Even the first single is big, or rather "Bigtime," although that is one place the Soundtrack of Our Lives has yet to arrive. Everything about "Origin Vol. I" is big: Big chords. Big ideas…

  9. Kasabian

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Remember the British music scene of the early '90s? England's Kasabian sure does. The band channels the Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and early Primal Scream on its debut album. Remember the British music scene of the early '90s? England's Kasabian sure does. The band…

  10. 3 Speaker High

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Speaker High is the brainchild of Gabrielis Kaye and Robert K. Rodriguez (aka DJ Rob Keith). The duo has already scored a top 10 and top 20 hit on the Hot Dance Club Play chart with "Make Me Dance A 3 Speaker High is the brainchild of Gabrielis Kaye and Robert K. Rodriguez (aka DJ Rob…

  11. Lullabies to Paralyze

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following 2002's near-flawless set "Songs for the Deaf," Queens of the Stone Age have their work cut out for them. The loss of manic bassist and band co-founder Nick Oliveri is felt; so is the absence Following 2002's near-flawless set "Songs for the Deaf,"…

  12. Common Rolls With Kanye, Plots Nas Tour

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chicago rapper Common will return on May 24 with the album "Be," which, as tipped here last year, was produced by Kanye West. The 11-track set will be co-released via West's G.O.O.D. Music imprint and Chicago rapper Common will return on May 24 with the album "Be,"…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Melissa Etheridge, Joss Stone, Craig Morgan, Kelly Clarkson, Audioslave and more. 'CRY' OUT LOUD: Three weeks after the Grammy performance of "Across the Universe" debuted on Billboard's Hot 100, another performance…

  14. CHART BEAT

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Etheridge, Stone, Morgan, 'Idol' & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News …

  15. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bow Wow, Rod Price, Vanity Project & More

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Bow Wow, Rod Price, Vanity Project Bow Wow superfans will have a chance to appear on the teenage rapper's upcoming album, "Wanted," by proving their devotion to the artist. Fans are being asked to submit 30-second video clips demonstrating their support of Bow Wow, and…

  17. 50 Cent Nets A Fourth Top 10 Hit

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST In addition to notching a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, 50 Cent also moves 11-6 as the featured artist on the Game's "Hate It or Love It" giving him four cu In addition to notching a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100…

  18. Westerberg Rounds Up His 'Best'

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Paul Westerberg's post-Replacements career will be the subject of the upcoming compilation "Besterberg." As tipped here last month, Paul Westerberg's post-Replacements career will be the subject of the upcoming compilation "Besterberg." Due May 17 via Rhino, the…

  19. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's…

  20. Motown Classics Get Modern Updates

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The 15-track set will be augmented on the same day by "Motown Unmixed," featuring the original versions of the source material for the remix project. As first revealed here in January, a host of Motown classics have been remixed for the aptly named "Motown Remixed"…

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