1. Milian 'Cool' As Film, Soundtrack Star

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Along with playing the lead in the forthcoming feature "Be Cool," Christina Milian contributes two new songs to the film's soundtrack, due March 1 via TVT. Along with playing the lead in the forthcoming feature "Be Cool," Christina Milian contributes two new songs to…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a brief respiratory illness. He is 36. Petrucciani was the first French artist signed to EMI's Blue Note imprint, 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York…

  3. Artists Aid Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are staging their own benefit shows for or donating to funds for the victims of the recent tsunami in Southern Asia. Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are…

  4. Neil's New Year's Wish Triggers FCC Probe

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials say they've received complaints about Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil's use of an expletive during the live New Year's Eve broadcast of "The Tonight S Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials say they've…

  5. Super Furry Animals Prep Hits Set

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST It's set to be a Super Furry world in 2005, as idiosyncratic Welsh pop mavens Super Furry Animals have three album projects in the works. It's set to be a Super Furry world in 2005, as idiosyncratic Welsh pop mavens Super Furry Animals have three album projects in the works. The…

  6. Recording Academy Names 2005 Lifetime Honorees

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, jazz great Art Blakey and pioneering country music act the Carter Family are among the artists who will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement award. T Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, jazz great Art Blakey and pioneering country music…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Composer/band leader/pianist and…

  8. Tunes On TV

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Sutton Foster (also scheduled: Patricia Arquette). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Duran Duran. "The Late Show With David Letterman,…

  9. Brookstein, Green Day Climb To U.K. No. 1

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" (Syco Music) climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Jan. 2). Mea After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - Veteran rock guitarist Eric Clapton marries Melia McEnery,…

  11. The Vandals Ring In 2005 In Iraq

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST While Saddam Hussein spent a second New Year's Eve in a jail cell, a Southern California rock band known for such albums as "Hitler Bad, Vandals Good" and "Look What I Almost Stepped In" played in the While Saddam Hussein spent a second New Year's Eve in a jail…

  12. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  13. Clark To Watch His New Year's Show In Bed

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark plans to watch the New Year's Eve television broadcast that bears his name from the hospital bed where he is recovering from a stroke. Dick Clark plans to watch the New Year's Eve television broadcast that bears his name from the hospital bed where he is recovering from a…

  14. Police Probe Nightclub Shooting

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a fatal shooting outside a nightclub party hosted by rapper Ja Rule, law enforcement sources said. Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a…

  15. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop…

  16. B&E: X-mas Balls

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: X-mas Balls. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. HOLIDAY CHEER: Adulterous reindeers, squirrel jambalaya and a naughty Santa Claus…

  17. Guitarist Hank Garland Dies

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legendary country, rock and jazz guitarist Hank Garland, who performed with Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline, Charlie Parker and many others, died yesterday (Dec. 27) of a Legendary country, rock and jazz guitarist Hank Garland, who performed with Elvis Presley,…

  18. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park…

  19. Billboard Bits: Belew, Kitaro, Waters

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Adrian Belew, Kitaro and Heather Waters. Adrian Belew has set Jan. 25 as the release date for his latest solo album, "Side One" (Sanctuary). The nine-track set was recorded with Primus leader/bassist Les Claypool and Tool drummer Danny Carey. "'Side One'…

  20. Graham Coxon, Gnomoradio

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Graham Coxon and Gnomoradio. BLUR WITH BRUSHES: Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon's fifth solo album, "Happiness in Magazines," is due Jan. 25 in the United States via…

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