1. Billboard Bits: Albarn, Adams, 'Rock Through Time'

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Damon Albarn, Bryan Adams, 'Rock Through Time' Blur lead singer Damon Albarn has two side projects in development. A second album from his "cartoon band" Gorillaz is due this fall on Parlophone/EMI. But for now Albarn is in Lagos, Nigeria, recording an album with…

  2. Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's stage musical "We Will Rock You," which has been playing to sold-out crowds in London since 2002, will make its North American debu Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's…

  3. Top Stars To Play Santana Tribute

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year via performances by Black Eyed Peas, Dave Matthews, matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, Robi Draco Rosa and Ozomatli, am Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year…

  4. Jackson Denies Quadruplets Report

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson today (July 20) flatly denied a magazine report that he is about to become a father to quadruplets by way of a surrogate mother. Beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson today (July 20) flatly denied a magazine report that he is about to become a father to…

  5. Ronstadt Booted From Vegas Casino

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Linda Ronstadt not only got booed, she got the boot after lauding filmmaker Michael Moore and his new movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11." Linda Ronstadt not only got booed, she got the boot after lauding filmmaker Michael Moore and his new movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11," during a…

  6. Sid & Nancy's Punk Rock History On Display

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Some of the blood-splattered history of punk rock's most infamous couple, Sex Pistols guitarist Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen, is to be displayed for the first time at an art exhibition in London, the Some of the blood-splattered history of punk rock's most infamous couple, Sex…

  7. Queen Prepares To 'Rock' Again

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records has set an Aug. 17 release date for a new version of Queen's "Greatest Hits," first issued by EMI in 1981 in the U.K. Hollywood Records has set an Aug. 17 release date for a new version of Queen's "Greatest Hits," first issued by EMI in 1981 in…

  8. Delightful DeGarmo Ready For The Road

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Diana DeGarmo is on the road with the other third-season finalists on a 52-date tour that ends Sept. 30 in Hawaii. Before boarding the tour bus, she sat down to discuss her life and her experiences on Diana DeGarmo is the 11th and latest "American Idol" contestant to appear on a…

  9. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Dr. John, "N'Awlinz: Dis, Dat or D'udda" (Blue Note), featuring Willie Nelson, B.B. King, and Mavis Staples. Norah Jones collaborator Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos' "While…

  10. American Music Club Pens New 'Love Songs'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Back together after a 10-year hiatus, American Music Club will release an all-new 13-song studio album Oct. 12 through Merge Records. Back together after a 10-year hiatus, American Music Club will release an all-new 13-song studio album Oct. 12 through Merge Records. "Love Songs for…

  11. Music Fuels New Year's Eve Celebrations

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for many music acts, the festivities surrounding New Year's Eve tend to drag others off of the couch and onto the stage While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for…

  12. Jackson Denies Sex Charges In TV Interview

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST In his first interview since being charged with child molestation, pop star Michael Jackson vehemently denied the allegations but insists there is nothing wrong in sleeping with children, according to In his first interview since being charged with child molestation, pop star Michael Jackson…

  13. Ashanti, Metallica To Play 'America's Party'

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ashanti, Metallica and Puddle Of Mudd are among the acts set to perform on New Year's Eve (Dec. 31) for FOX's "America's Party" celebration. Also featuring Hootie & the Blowfish, Westside Connecti Ashanti, Metallica and Puddle Of Mudd are among the acts set to…

  14. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and…

  15. Bowie Reschedules Flu Cancellations

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Bowie has rescheduled the opening shows of his North American tour. As previously reported, the Thin White Duke was forced to postpone several concerts due to a nasty bout with the flu. The tour David Bowie has rescheduled the opening shows of his North American tour. As previously…

  16. Ponce, Pires To Play Latin Sports Awards

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural Premios Fox Sports Awards. Set for tomorrow (Dec. 17) at the New Radisson Hotel Miami, the event will be te Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big Country, is found dead in a Hawaii hotel room. He is 43. Adamson, who fought a long battle with alcoholism, had b 2001 - Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big…

  18. OutKast Overtakes The Hot 100

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast owns the top two singles on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. The Atlanta-based hip-hop duo is entering its second straight week at the top with the Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" The Big Boi-driven "T OutKast owns the top two singles on Billboard's Hot 100 this week.…

  19. Dance Acts Flock To L.A. New Year's Bashes

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles dance revelers will once again have two massive events to pick from this New Year's Eve. Paul Oakenfold, the Crystal Method, Sandra Collins and Danny Howells will lead an event at the Bona Los Angeles dance revelers will once again have two massive events to pick from this…

  20. Ask Billboard

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, Kristine W. and Tori Amos. 'REVISITING' MADONNA Keith, I wanted to inquire on the chart position/sales of Madonna's "Remixed & Revisited." I love the album, and I appreciate how the mixes are…

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