1. Stuart Preps Three Albums On New Imprint

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prolific country artist Marty Stuart has been given his own Universal South Records imprint on which he already has plans to release three albums. Prolific country artist Marty Stuart has been given his own Universal South Records imprint on which he already has plans to release three albums.…

  2. B&E: Aqualung

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Aqualung. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. NOT JETHRO TULL, MY FRIEND: "WE@VE BEEN F***ING KIDDNA_PED," writes Aqualung&…

  3. Hancock Reimagines Headhunters For Summer Shows

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host of notable names and will take the band on the road for four shows this summer. Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host of notable names and will take the band on…

  4. Bentley 'Drifts' In

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "Modern Day Drifter" is not just the title of Dierks Bentley's new album, it is also his lifestyle. The up-and-coming country artist is homeless, albeit by choice. Bentley spends so many days on the road —- 300 last year —- that he…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead at his home in Ireland of unknown causes. He is 57. 2003 - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix…

  6. Andre 3000 Pacts With Nickelodeon

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. …

  7. Longwave Flips Lineup, Readies New Album

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act Longwave will release its third album, "There's a Fire," June 28 via RCA. New York rock act Longwave will release its third album, "There's a Fire," June 28 via RCA. The 12-song set was produced by John Leckie (Radiohead, Stone Roses); an MP3 of…

  8. Billboard Bits: DMB, MTV Movie Awards, Save The Rhinos

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on DMB, MTV Movie Awards, Save The Rhinos Dave Matthews Band delivered a three-hour set last night (May 9) at New York's Roseland Ballroom to celebrate today's release of its new RCA album, " Stand Up ." The rare small venue performance was cybercast on AOL Music and…

  9. Eminem Label Settles With Apple

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Eminem's music label has agreed to an undisclosed financial settlement with Apple Computer Inc. in a lawsuit over copyright infringement claims. Rapper Eminem's music label has agreed to an undisclosed financial settlement with Apple Computer Inc. in a lawsuit over copyright…

  10. Connick, Marsalis Team For New Album

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Harry Connick Jr. teams with longtime friend/saxophonist Branford Marsalis on his next album, "Occasion (Connick on Piano, Vol. 2)." Pianist Harry Connick Jr. teams with longtime friend/saxophonist Branford Marsalis on his next album, "Occasion (Connick on Piano, Vol. 2…

  11. McCready's Ex Charged With Attempted Murder

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former boyfriend of country singer Mindy McCready has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly breaking into her Nashville home and beating her up. A former boyfriend of country singer Mindy McCready has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly breaking into her…

  12. Wonder Unveils Video, New Album Release Date

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder unveiled the first music video to feature video description technology for blind and visually impaired music fans yesterday (May 9) in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the standard a Stevie Wonder unveiled the first music video to feature video description technology for…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte," at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony in Madrid. 2002 - Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo…

  14. Jackson Employee Disputes Charges

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former employee of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch was called to the stand in his child molestation trial today (May 9) to cast doubt on the testimony of an ex-maid who claimed the pop star inappr A former employee of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch was called to the stand in…

  15. Paris Show Yields Seal CD/DVD

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Seal's July 6, 2004, performance at Paris' Olympia Bruno Coquatrix will be memorialized on the upcoming CD/DVD "Live in Paris." Seal's July 6, 2004, performance at Paris' Olympia Bruno Coquatrix will be memorialized on the upcoming CD/DVD "Live in Paris.…

  16. TunesOnTV

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 9-15, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Neil Diamond (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman). "VH1 All Access: Michael Jackson's Most Shocking," VH1…

  17. Time For DMB To 'Stand Up'

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As the first new studio album from Dave Matthews Band in more than three years, "Stand Up" is about to be counted. The new record from the Charlottesville, Va.-based band takes the group into new sonic territory under first-time DMB…

  18. Abdul Laughs At Troubles In 'SNL' Appearance

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paula Abdul proved her sense of humor remains strong in the face of controversy, making a cameo during a "Saturday Night Live" sketch that lampooned her woes as an "American Idol" judge. Paula Abdul proved her sense of humor remains strong in the face of controversy,…

  19. Rapper Capone Readies Solo Debut

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although his recording career covers more than seven years, rapper Capone is preparing to release his debut solo disc. Although his recording career covers more than seven years, rapper Capone is preparing to release his debut solo disc. Due July 12 via Pain, Time & Glory Enterprises…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg. She is 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardi 2004 - South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in…

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