1. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beenie Man 'Back' To Work Jamaican dancehall artist Beenie Man returns this week with his latest Virgin album, "Back to Basics." First single "Dude" featuring Ms. Thing has appeared on 10 Billboard charts and re-enters the Rhythmic Top 40 tally this week at No.…

  2. McFly, Usher Rule U.K. Charts

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Teen favorite McFly has a No. 1 album to add to its two chart-topping singles, as its debut set "Room on the 3rd Floor" (Universal) went straight to the chart summit yesterday (July 11) in the United Teen favorite McFly has a No. 1 album to add to its two chart-topping singles, as…

  3. 29TunesOnTV

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 12-18, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 12 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Monica (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo …

  4. Post '60s Stones Hits 'Jump Back'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin/EMI Catalog Marketing will on Aug. 24 offer the first North American release of the Rolling Stones collection "Jump Back." Virgin/EMI Catalog Marketing will on Aug. 24 offer the first North American release of the Rolling Stones collection "Jump Back." The set was…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Tim McGraw, "American Idol" and more. 'LIVE' FOR TODAY: Tim McGraw claims his 20th No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart as "Live Like You Were Dying" (Curb) advances 2-1. "Live…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses premiums, the birth of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, Syreeta, Barbra Streisand, the Coors and more with readers. IT'S A GUIDE THING Hi Fred, I just bought the newest TV Guide. It features Elvis Presley on the cover along with a "never before released…

  7. Billboard Bits: Orbital, Slayer, 'Gatemouth' Brown

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Orbital, Slayer, 'Gatemouth' Brown Veteran U.K. electronica duo Orbital has inked with an improbable label for the North American release of its final studio set . "The Blue Album" will arrive Sept. 21 via ATO Records, which is co-owned by Dave Matthews and is home…

  8. Top Acts To Rock For 'Miller' Time

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes, Velvet Revolver and the Darkness are among the acts confirmed to perform at Miller Brewing Company's star-studded "Rock Through Time" concert this fall in New York. The event will be held The Strokes, Velvet Revolver and the Darkness are among the acts confirmed to…

  9. Usher's 'Burn' Reclaims Hot 100 No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher reclaims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as his hit "Burn" rebounds after falling to No. 2 last week. The previous No. 1, Fantasia's "I Believe," drops to No. 6. By claiming ano Usher reclaims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as…

  10. 'Head' Games With Brian Wilson

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for not going smoothly. The songwriter and universally acknowledged creative genius of the Beach Boys has variously walked out on journalists in mid-intervie Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for not going smoothly. The songwriter and…

  11. Billboard Bits: RFTC/Hot Snakes, Alan Jackson, Danzig

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on RFTC/Hot Snakes, Alan Jackson, Danzig Rocket From The Crypt will play its only scheduled date of the year July 23 at New York's Irving Plaza as part of the Underground Garage Battle of the Bands. Eleven bands from across the country will compete that night for the chance to…

  12. Arrest In Soulja Slim Murder Case

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST New Orleans police said they have arrested a man in the November fatal shooting of rapper Soulja Slim. The 26 year-old artist, whose real name was James Tapp, was killed Nov. 26 on the front lawn of a New Orleans police said they have arrested a man in the November fatal shooting of rapper…

  13. OutKast Tops Final 2003 Album Chart

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's double-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) returns to the pinnacle of The Billboard 200 reflecting in the final full sales week of 2003. The 4-1 rebound marks the third separate occa OutKast's double-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista)…

  14. Ask Billboard

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Shania Twain, Stevie Nicks, Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones. LOOKING 'UP' FACTS & FIGURES Keith, I have a question about the album of the year. They say it's 50 Cent who sold 6 million this year, but I see Shania…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quic 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung…

  16. Poll: Twain, McGraw Are 2003's Top Albums

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fans of Shania Twain and Tim McGraw stepped up to the ballot box en masse for the first of Billboard.com's Year In Music polls. A whopping 116,723 votes were cast to crown Twain's "Up!" as the favorit Fans of Shania Twain and Tim McGraw stepped up to the ballot box en…

  17. Billboard Bits: Stones, Joe Jackson, Savath & Savalas

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Rolling Stones, Joe Jackson, Savath & Savalas The Rolling Stones' performance at Toronto's Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto extravaganza will be released on DVD next spring. In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Stones tour manager Michael Cohl said all 13 acts that…

  18. U.K. Still 'Mad' About Andrews, Jules

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The single "Mad World" remained No. 1 for a second week in the U.K., topping yesterday's (Dec. 29) final weekly sales chart of 2003. Released by Sanctuary/Adventure, the Michael Andrews featuring Gary The single "Mad World" remained No. 1 for a second week in the U.K.…

  19. 01TunesOnTV

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 29-Jan. 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "Dave Koz ? Saxophonic," BET Jazz Featured Artist: Dave Koz. "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: The Bangles (also scheduled: Kevin Bacon, Jerry…

  20. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television Programming This Week

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 29, 2003-Jan. 4, 2004 As one door closes, another is said to open. So it is with the passage of time and the end of 2003 and the dawn of 2004. Seeing as New Year's Eve can be a dangerous night on the…

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