1. TV On The Radio Wins Shortlist Prize

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los Angeles. The New York-based act was honored for its Touch & Go album "Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes" at the fou TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los…

  2. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  3. Artemis Compiles Video Game Tracks

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The sound of popular artists in video games has become common as of late, with top titles often featuring songs unavailable elsewhere. The sound of popular artists in video games has become common as of late, with top titles often featuring songs unavailable elsewhere. As the industry…

  4. Mann Channels The '70s On 'Forgotten Arm'

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann revisits an earlier time and place on her next Superego album, "The Forgotten Arm," due in March. Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann revisits an earlier time and place on her next Superego album, "The Forgotten Arm," due in March. "It's a…

  5. Mariah 'Emancipated' On New Album

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey returns to her pop and R&B roots on her new album, "The Emancipation of Mimi," albeit with major dollops of hip-hop. Due March 22 via Island Def Jam, the set will be preceded by the s Mariah Carey returns to her pop and R&B roots on her new album , "The…

  6. 47TunesOnTV

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 15-21, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 15 "106 & Park," BET Featured artist: Destiny's Child. "Green Day Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Green Day ("Boulevard of Broken Dreams"). …

  7. Eminem Races By Britney On U.K. Album Chart

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite having been released on Friday, Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) went straight to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Nov. 14). Despite having been released on Friday, Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) went straight to the top of the U.K. album chart…

  8. Venegas Dominates Premios Oye! Awards

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Julieta Venegas continued her winning streak of music awards, taking top honors Saturday (Nov. 13) at Mexico's third annual Premios Oye! Awards. Julieta Venegas continued her winning streak of music awards, taking top honors Saturday (Nov. 13) at Mexico's third annual Premios Oye!…

  9. Usher Wins Four American Music Awards

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B star Usher was the big winner at the American Music Awards last night (Nov. 14) in Los Angeles, taking four out of five categories in which he was nominated. Other multiple winners included hi R&B star Usher was the big winner at the American Music Awards last night (Nov. 14) in…

  10. Hot Product

    November 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Neil Young Neil Jam Pearl Jam caps its tenure on Epic this week with its first hits collection. The double-disc, 33-track "rearviewmirror (greatest hits 1991-2003)" sports 16 top 10 hits on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, including the No. 1s "Daughter…

  11. Death Cab For Cutie Signs To Atlantic

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie has signed a long-term worldwide deal with Atlantic Records. Death Cab For Cutie has signed a long-term worldwide deal with Atlantic Records. The modern rock quartet was previously signed to Barsuk Records, which released the critically acclaimed album "…

  12. This Is Reina

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST After making a name for herself on dancefloors with such top 10 offerings as "Find Another Woman" and "Anything for Love"—as well as scoring a Hot 100 entry with "No One's Gonna Change You"&#x2 After making a name for herself on dancefloors with such top…

  13. Healing Rain

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the past few years, Smith has released two of the top-selling praise and worship albums in Christian music ("Worship" and "Worship Again"). In the past few years, Smith has released two of the top-selling praise and worship albums in Christian music ("Worship"…

  14. Broadway: The American Musical

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Those who have memorized every known lyric to "You're the Top" will find a lot to quibble about with this five-disc salute to the Great White Way, "Broadway: The American Musical." Where's "Lady in th Those who have memorized every known lyric to "You&…

  15. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Ja Rule, R. Kelly, Ashanti, Lonestar and the Levert family. WONDERFUL 'WONDERFUL': The only new entry in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 this week is "Wonderful" (The Inc./Def Jam), a Ja Rule song that features R.…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses parents and children on the charts, No. 1 singles and song remakes with readers. FATHER AND SON Fred: With the debut of "Bridging the Gap" by Nas featuring Olu Dara on the Hot 100, the chart is once again experiencing a parent and child together on a single.…

  17. Universal In Deal With Napster Founder

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a move that sets the stage for the emergence of major-label-sanctioned peer-to-peer services, Universal Music Group has become the first of the top four music companies to ink a licensing deal with In a move that sets the stage for the emergence of major-label-sanctioned peer-to-peer…

  18. The Alarm's Ruse Inspires Film

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek." A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek.…

  19. Mario Spreads 'Love' On Sophomore Album

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eighteen-year-old R&B artist Mario will release his sophomore album, "Turning Point," Dec. 7 via J Records. Eighteen-year-old R&B artist Mario will release his sophomore album, "Turning Point," Dec. 7 via J Records. The Scott Storch-produced single "Let Me…

  20. 'Boo' Nets Fourth Week As No. 1 Single

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100 for a fourth week in a row with "My Boo." Their duet also notches a fourth week atop Bill Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto…

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