1. Chingy Taps Janet, R. Kelly For 'Powerballin''

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson and R. Kelly are among the guests appearing on Chingy's sophomore album, "Powerballin'." The set is due Nov. 5 via Capitol, bumped up a week from its scheduled release date. Other guests Janet Jackson and R. Kelly are among the guests appearing on Chingy'…

  2. eBay, Virgin, Son Volt & Downhill Battle

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: eBay, Virgin, Son Volt and Downhill Battle. TWO MORE JOIN FRAY: In the past week, two more digital-music services jumped into the increasingly crowded download market. First, online…

  3. Phil Spector Charged With Murder

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Record producer Phil Spector was charged in an indictment unsealed today (Sept. 27) with murder in the shooting death of a B-movie actress at his mansion last year. Record producer Phil Spector was charged in an indictment unsealed today (Sept. 27) with murder in the shooting death of a B…

  4. Air Gets Symphonic With Beck, Falkner

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Air got a lift from surprise guests Beck and Jason Falkner last night (Sept. 26) at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl during the French electronica/rock duo's career first live performance with a full orche Air got a lift from surprise guests Beck and Jason Falkner last night (Sept. 26)…

  5. A Q&A With Barry Manilow

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for bb.com. Barry Manilow has a busy fall. On Sept. 28, Concord Records releases " Scores: Songs from 'Copacabana' and 'Harmony ,'" Manilow's 43rd album. The CD is a collection of tunes from two musicals penned by Manilow, as…

  6. Billboard Bits: Setzer, Locke, Schneider

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Setzer, Locke, Schneider The Brian Setzer Orchestra has booked a brief run in December in support of "Boogie Woogie Christmas", to be released Oct. 12 on Surfdog Records. On the books are shows on Dec. 16 at the Pala (Calif.) Casino, Dec. 17 at the Trump 29 Casino in…

  7. U2 Sets Track List, 'Vertigo' Explodes At Radio

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 has confirmed the full track list for its upcoming album, "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," due Nov. 23 via Interscope. The set does not include the tracks "Tough" or "Full Metal Jacket," which ba U2 has confirmed the full track list for its upcoming album , …

  8. Waits Plans Single U.S. Show

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following a brief European tour, Tom Waits has scheduled a lone U.S. concert date this year. Following a brief European tour, Tom Waits has scheduled a lone U.S. concert date this year. The Oct. 18 show at Seattle's Paramount Theater will be one of only two North American shows the…

  9. Hendrix's Brother Denied Royalties

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Seattle judge on Friday upheld a will excluding the brother of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix from the musician's posthumous releases, royalties and merchandise. A Seattle judge on Friday upheld a will excluding the brother of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix from the musician's…

  10. Prydz, Green Day Lock Down U.K. Charts

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Swedish DJ Eric Prydz started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sept. 26) with "Call on Me" (Data/Ministry of Sound), while Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) became the punk tr Swedish DJ Eric Prydz started a second week atop the U.K. singles…

  11. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 All Access: When Stars Get Scammed,"…

  12. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2004)

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2004) The air is crisper and the days a little bit shorter. The leaves are starting to turn. Autumn has arrived! And with it comes a seemingly renewed approach by the suppliers of television…

  13. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson Don’t It Make You ‘Smile?’ Nearly four decades after it was initially slated for release on Capitol, Brian Wilson's "lost" Beach Boys masterpiece "SMiLE" will finally be heard by the record-buying public. A newly recorded version of the album arrives this…

  14. Taking a Chance on Love

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jane Monheit's pitch-perfect, full-ranged voice exhibits pleasant phrasing, a flair for the theatrical, a touch of huskiness, a pinch of sass and a know-how for singing from earth and sky at the same Jane Monheit's pitch-perfect, full-ranged voice exhibits pleasant phrasing, a flair…

  15. American Idiot

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The unveiling of Green Day's first studio album in four years shows new set "American Idiot" to be rambunctious and focused. The unveiling of Green Day's first studio album in four years shows new set "American Idiot" to be rambunctious and focused. The current…

  16. Billboard Bits: Auctions, Tegan & Sara, Hung

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Country Auction, Tegan & Sara, Hung Alan Jackson and Martina McBride are among the artists contributing items to this year's Celebrity Rags 4 Charity Riches online auctions. The first auction will run Oct. 16-23 via e-Bay, coinciding with USA Weekend's 13th Annual Make a…

  17. Verizon Wireless Backs Simple Plan Tour

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Just days after releasing its sophomore album, Simple Plan will kick off a North American tour under the banner of mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless' Music Unleashed Concert Series. Just days after releasing its sophomore album, Simple Plan will kick off a North American tour under…

  18. Robertson Crafting Band Box Set

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie Robertson. Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie…

  19. Opry Star Roy Drusky Dies

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky died yesterday (Sept. 23) following a lengthy illness. Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky died yesterday (Sept. 23) following a lengthy illness. Drusky was born June 22, 1930 in Atlanta and studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music…

  20. Keane In No Hurry To Make Sophomore Album

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Keane is enjoying breakthrough success at home and abroad with its recent Polydor/Interscope debut, "Hopes and Fears." And while demand is already high for new material, pianist Tim Rice U.K. rock act Keane is enjoying breakthrough success at home and abroad with its…

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