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  1. Buffett Drives 'License' To Top Of Billboard 200

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett proves he isn't "wasting away" anywhere as he tops The Billboard 200 for the first time in his 30-year career. The singer/songwriter's latest effort, "License to Chill" (Mailboat/RCA), e Jimmy Buffett pr ...

  2. Buffett Drives 'License' To Top Of Billboard 200

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett proves he isn't "wasting away" anywhere as he tops The Billboard 200 for the first time in his 30-year career. The singer/songwriter's latest effort, "License to Chill" (Mailboat/RCA), e Jimmy Buffett pr ...

  3. Biz Vets Head New DVD Firm

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A trio of industry vets are at the helm of a new supplier of special-interest DVD content, Vision Plant Media, which launched this week during the Video Software Dealers Assn. (VSDA) convention in Las A trio of industry vets are at the helm of a n ...

  4. Music Choice Lands Radio Disney

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio Disney has inked a deal to provide programming to digital cable/satellite service Music Choice. Radio Disney has inked a deal to provide programming to digital cable/satellite service Music Choice. The Radio Disney audio channel will be avai ...

  5. Ray Charles Dead At 73

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gospel and soul legend died in Beverly Hills. Gospel and soul legend Ray Charles died today (June 10) at his Beverly Hills home of complications related to liver disease. He was 73. Charles, who grew up poor in Greenville, Fla., was stricken with ...

  6. George Lopez To Return As Latin Grammy Host

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Comedian/actor George Lopez will host the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards. The show will air live on CBS Sept. 1 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Comedian/actor George Lopez will host the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards. The show will ...

  7. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Th ...

  8. Fuller, Clark Plan 'Bandstand' Relaunch

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of "American Idol," has teamed up with Dick Clark to bring back "American Bandstand." Fuller, Clark and Mosaic Media Group president Allen Shapiro will executive-produce the Simon Fuller, the creator o ...

  9. Fuller, Clark Plan 'Bandstand' Relaunch

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of "American Idol," has teamed up with Dick Clark to bring back "American Bandstand." Fuller, Clark and Mosaic Media Group president Allen Shapiro will executive-produce the Simon Fuller, the creator o ...

  10. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...

  11. Simpson Sets Headlining Tour

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jessica Simpson is launching a headlining arena/amphitheater tour June 4 at the New Orleans Arena. The 40-plus-date outing -- set to wrap Aug. 1 at the Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, Calif. -- is Simp Jessica Simpson is launching a headlining aren ...

  12. Michael Jackson Indicted In California: Reports

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations against Michael Jackson indicted the pop star on Wednesday, U.S. television networks ABC, NBC and CNN reported. A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations ...

  13. Usher Uncontested At Billboard 200 Peak

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Confessions" easily holds the No. 1 post on The Billboard 200 for a third straight week. U.S. sales of the LaFace/Zomba album are down just 5% to 463,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundSca Usher's "Confessions& ...

  14. Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Film Piracy

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Illinois man pleaded guilty yesterday (April 12) to one count of copyright infringement for pirating Oscar screener copies of about 200 films including "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" and "Seabiscuit." An Illinois man pleaded guilty yes ...

  15. Joss Stone Sets U.S. Tour Dates

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other high-profile appearances planned. Joss Stone will play eight U.S. headlining dates this spring. The outing begins April 21 at the Chicago House of Blues and wraps May 2 at SunFest in West Palm Beach, Fla. Additionally, Stone has scheduled a ...

  16. Black Eyed Peas Land NBA Slam-Dunk

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas have linked with the National Basketball Assn. (NBA) and ESPN for a promotion centered around the basketball playoffs. The Black Eyed Peas have linked with the National Basketball Assn. (NBA) and ESPN for a promotion centered a ...

  17. EchoStar Satellite Drops CBS in 16 Cities

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Echostar Communications Corp. on Tuesday dropped local CBS stations from its satellite service in 16 cities and dropped MTV, Nickelodeon and other cable channels nationwide after contract talks with V Echostar Communications Corp. on Tuesday dropp ...

  18. Pedal-Steel Pioneer Alvino Rey Dies

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alvino Rey, the swing band leader who popularized the pedal steel guitar, died Tuesday (Feb. 24) of unknown causes in Salt Lake City. He was 95. Alvino Rey, the swing band leader who popularized the pedal steel guitar, died Tuesday (Feb. 24) of un ...

  19. Clear Channel Pulls Stern From Six Channels

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) as the nation's largest radio station group made good on its promise to clean up the airwaves. Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) a ...

  20. Justin Timberlake No Longer 'Motown 45' Host

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a scheduling conflict, Justin Timberlake has bowed out as co-host of ABC-TV's upcoming "Motown 45" special. "Motown 45" executive producer Jeff Margolis said in a statement that Timberlake "gla Citing a schedul ...

  21. Music, Film Vet Haefeli Starts Production Firm

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music, film and video veteran Mark Haefeli has launched a production company that will develop and distribute original programming for concert films, musical documentaries and TV specials. Music, film and video veteran Mark Haefeli has launched a ...

  22. 'Mountain,' 'Rings' Lead Oscar Music Nominations

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The scores and songs from "Cold Mountain" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" lead the nominations in the music categories for the 76th Annual Academy Awards. The awards ceremony will The scores and songs from & ...

  23. Rhythm & Blues

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. News Lionel Richie , Justin Tim ...

  24. Rhythm & Blues

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. News Lionel Richie , Justin Tim ...

  25. Justin, Lionel Set To Host Two-Hour Motown Special

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pair to host ABC show dubbed "Motown 45." Pair to host ABC show dubbed "Motown 45." News ...

  26. Justin, Lionel Set To Host Two-Hour Motown Special

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie will be the hosts of an upcoming ABC special with the working title "Motown 45." Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie will be the hosts of an upcoming ABC special with the working title "Motown 45. ...

  27. OutKast Meets Oscar

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's No. 1 single "Hey Ya!" has been chosen as the theme for a one-minute trailer promoting the 76th Academy Awards. Featuring clips from previous Oscar telecasts, the promo is being shipped this OutKast's No. 1 single &qu ...

  28. Wind-Up In 'Bachelor' Suit

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Label's Bob Guiney in hot water over promotion flap The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is suing Wind-Up Records and one of the label's artists, Bob Guiney, for breach of contract. In the suit, filed D ...

  29. Wind-Up In 'Bachelor' Suit

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is suing Wind-Up Records and one of the label's artists, Bob Guiney, for breach of contract. The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is su ...

  30. Don Was Gets Into TV/Video Production Business

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning producer Don Was has formed an L.A.-based TV and home-video production company, M101. Was' partners in the company include Arizona Diamondbacks owner Dale Jensen, former ABC executive M Grammy-winning producer Don Was has forme ...

  31. Don Was Gets Into TV/Video Production Business

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning producer Don Was has formed an L.A.-based TV and home-video production company, M101. Was' partners in the company include Arizona Diamondbacks owner Dale Jensen, former ABC executive M Grammy-winning producer Don Was has forme ...

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