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  1. Top Acts Added To 'ReAct Now' Hurricane Special

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A host of top acts have joined the bill for Saturday's (Sept. 10) "ReAct Now: Music & Relief" special, which, as previously reported, will air live on MTV, VH1 and CMT and raise funds for victims A host of top acts have join ...

  2. Shakira Claims Six MTV Latin Nominations

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Video awards held Oct. 20 in Mexico. With six nods, Colombian songstress Shakira tops the list of nominees for the fourth annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. Shakira is up for artist of the year and best female artist. She has nominations ...

  3. Duff Tops Chart With 'Most Wanted'

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The Billboard 200 this week with a greatest hits collection, despite having only released two studio albums. "Most Wanted" (Hollywood) sold 208,000 copies in the U.S., a Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The B ...

  4. NARM Hands Out Awards

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records continues its comeback as one of the top U.S. music merchants as last night it was named the retailer of the year for the large division. The awards were presented at the National Assn. Tower Records continues its comeback as one of ...

  5. Alleged Gifts To Radio: Trips, Electronics, Plasma TVs

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Documents released as part of settlement. In black and white, New York state Attorney General office documents reveal numerous radio stations and programmers that are alleged to have accepted gifts, including electronics, vacations, airfare, hotel ...

  6. Sony BMG Promotion Exec Exiting

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spitzer: "Investigations go way beyond Sony BMG." One of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's top radio promotion executives is exiting his post in the wake yesterday's disclosure that the major label will pay a $10 million fine to s ...

  7. MTV Latin Video Music Awards Confirm Talent

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Foo Fighters among first round of acts. Colombian superstar Shakira along with Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and Foo Fighters are the first round of talent confirmed to perform at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. The VMALAs, n ...

  8. Live 8: Moscow Joins Roster

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 industrialized nations will be represented at Saturday's (July 2) event. Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 i ...

  9. Live 8: Moscow Joins Roster

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Young To Play Canada. Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 industrialized nations will be represented at Saturday's (July 2) event. At deadline, the only act confirmed for the show was the Pet Sh ...

  10. Live 8 Unveils Tokyo Line-up

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bjork will perform live for the first time in two years at the Japan Live 8 show on July 2, organizers of the event announced today (June 24). The Icelandic artist will be headlining a bill that incl Bjork will perform live for the first time in t ...

  11. Live 8 Unveils Tokyo Line-up

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bjork to perform first concert in Japan in two years. Bjork will perform live for the first time in two years at the Japan Live 8 show on July 2, organizers of the event announced today (June 24). The Icelandic artist will be headlining a bill tha ...

  12. On The Road

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith is taking his fans to school this summer with the Honky Tonk U shed run. The tour began June 10 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Charlotte, N.C. Read Ray Waddell's column. Toby Keith is taking his fans to school this summer ...

  13. Live Half Hour Concert Series To Air On MTV

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled to perform are Good Charlotte, Black Eyed Peas. MTV and branded entertainment company Fearless Entertainment and have teamed again with Hard Rock International and Nokia to produce an original live music series. Formerly called Hard Rock ...

  14. Coldplay Plays Beacon For AOL

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT North American Tour Starts Aug 2. Coldplay singer Chris Martin joked with the crowd Tuesday night at New York’s Beacon Theater, “we’re on camera but we have faces for radio.” The cameras Martin alluded to were the ones on hand to capture Coldplay’ ...

  15. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets on sale this weekend, shows begin Aug 21. The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York’s Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Produc ...

  16. Duran Duran Returning To North America

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Summer tour hits amphitheaters, smaller venues. Reunited British rock act Duran Duran has confirmed a summer North American tour, beginning July 15 in Nashville and running through Aug. 3 in Virginia Beach, Va. The tour will play a mix of outdoor ...

  17. Former Clear Channel Exec Launches Live 360

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Debut show will feature Good Charlotte, Simple Plan. Debut show will feature Good Charlotte, Simple Plan. News ...

  18. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...

  19. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...

  20. Former Clear Channel Exec Launches Live 360

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT May 8 debut show features Good Charlotte/Simple Plan. Former Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) president/co-CEO Dave Lucas will debut Live 360, his new concert promotion company, on May 8 with a Good Charlotte/Simple Plan show at the Pepsi Coliseu ...

  21. Mellencamp Headed Back Out

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Fogerty to join for summer tour. John Mellencamp will follow up a successful spring run of primarily secondary markets with a full-blown amphitheater tour with John Fogerty, Billboard.biz has learned. The tour will begin June 14 at the Sound ...

  22. MacPherson Named Prez Of New Chrysalis Division

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Chrysalis Group has upped Kenny MacPherson to the new title of president and senior executive of the Chrysalis Music Division North America. He was president of Chrysalis Music USA. The Chrysalis Group has upped Kenny MacPherson to the new tit ...

  23. MacPherson Named Prez Of New Chrysalis Division

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Chrysalis Group has upped Kenny MacPherson to the new title of president and senior executive of the Chrysalis Music Division North America. He was president of Chrysalis Music USA. The Chrysalis Group has upped Kenny MacPherson to the new tit ...

  24. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first time Handleman Handleman Co. says it has enter ...

  25. Industry Vets Form 3 Entertainment

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST RED to distribute releases. Manager/label executive Michael Rosenblatt and producers Tony Berg and Eric Valentine have formed a full-service music company, 3 Entertainment. The L.A.-based business will encompass a label, publishing, management and ...

  26. Simple, Charlotte Ready To Rock

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Co-headining tour starts May 3. Rock acts Simple Plan and Good Charlotte are coming together for a co-headlining tour this spring. The trek begins May 3 in Kansas City and continues through June 5. Exact venue and schedule information will be anno ...

  27. DualDisc Release Slate Heating Up

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's announcement that it will issue 18 DualDisc titles, all the majors and 5.1 Entertainment Group are stepping up with another 20 or so releases in the form On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainm ...

  28. Baker & Taylor's Willis Named NARM Chairman

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor, has been named chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, replacing Glen Ward, who resigned from the board on NEW YORK -- Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of ...

  29. Stars Come Out For MTV Asia Aid

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tsunami benefit could reach 1 billion viewers. More than 11,000 fans gathered at Bangkok's Impact Arena tonight (Feb. 3) to see major Asian and international acts perform at the MTV Asia Aid concert. The show was held to raise money for organ ...

  30. Baker & Taylor's Willis Named NARM Chairman

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ward takes Headplay post. Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor, has been named chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, replacing Glen Ward, who resigned from the board on Jan. 31. Ward was app ...

  31. Sony BMG Sets Initial DualDisc Titles

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Current, catalog releases bow Feb. 8. After postponing a fall 2004 launch for DualDisc, Sony BMG is set to introduce its first titles in the format. The company will issue 18 titles Feb. 8, one Feb. 22 and two more March 1. The launch will include ...

  32. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  33. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  34. Strait Takes Bentley, Dotson On The Road

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country kingpin George Strait will kick off his 2005 tour Jan. 3 in Charlotte, N.C., with Dierks Bentley and Amber Dotson in tow. The 19-date run is set to close March 5 in Denver, with the first four Country kingpin George Strait will kick off hi ...

  35. Strait's '50 Number Ones' Bows At No. 1

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, Nielsen SoundScan has reprocessed The Billboard 200, reversing the order of the top two titles from the chart that were reported earlier today (Oct. 13). Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, ...

  36. Strait's '50 Number Ones' Bows At No. 1

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, Nielsen SoundScan has reprocessed The Billboard 200, reversing the order of the top two titles from the chart that were reported earlier today (Oct. 13). Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, ...

  37. Lamb Of God Heading Back Out

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After playing the second stage on this summer's Ozzfest tour, Lamb Of God will hit the road again on a coast-to-coast U.S. tour with Fear Factory, Children Of Bodom and Throwdown. After playing the second stage on this summer's Ozzfest t ...

  38. Buffett's Latest Goes Platinum

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer grabs gold and platinum in August. Veteran singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett achieves another platinum album with his first studio set in two years, "License to Chill" (Mailboat/RCA), in August certifications by the RIAA. With more ...

  39. Record Year For Vans Warped Tour

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This year's Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of My Chemical Romance, Bad Religion, Good Charlotte and NOFX -- was the most successful in the event's 10-year history. This year’s Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of ...

  40. DualDisc Titles To Hit Market In October

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment Group, parent of the Silverline, immergent and Myutopia labels, will release the first DualDisc titles Oct. 26. The two-sided CD/DVD hybrid was recently t The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment ...

  41. DualDisc Titles To Hit Market In October

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment Group, parent of the Silverline, immergent and Myutopia labels, will release the first DualDisc titles Oct. 26. The two-sided CD/DVD hybrid was recently t The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment ...

  42. Van Halen Axes Two Carolina Dates

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Center in Columbia, S.C., and Sept. 14 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum. Van Halen has pulled the plug on two dates in the Carolinas: Sept. 12 at the Colonial Ce ...

  43. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  44. HOB Goes Cheap With Discount Tickets

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announced it would offer deep discounts on lawn seats at many CCE sheds, House Of Blues is kicking off a similar program, with $20 seats to more than 80 House o Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announ ...

  45. Stiff Founder Robinson Launches New Label

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New-wave pioneer Dave Robinson, co-founder of seminal British label Stiff Records, is starting a new indie, Shell. New-wave pioneer Dave Robinson, co-founder of seminal British label Stiff Records, is starting a new indie, Shell. Shell will have U ...

  46. Stiff Founder Robinson Launches New Label

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New-wave pioneer Dave Robinson, co-founder of seminal British label Stiff Records, is starting a new indie, Shell. New-wave pioneer Dave Robinson, co-founder of seminal British label Stiff Records, is starting a new indie, Shell. Shell will have U ...

  47. Local Ladies Win Big at Japan's MTV Video Awards

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japanese female vocalists Ayumi Hamasaki, Namie Amuro and Mika Nakashima (Sony) were the big winners at the third annual MTV Video Music Awards Japan, held in Tokyo on Sunday (May 23). Japanese female vocalists Ayumi Hamasaki, Namie Amuro and Mika ...

  48. Doughty Hits Road With New Band

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mike Doughty is going out on his first tour with a band since the break-up of his former outfit, Soul Coughing. Mike Doughty is going out on his first tour with a band since the break-up of his former outfit, Soul Coughing. After more than four ye ...

  49. House Of Blues, Paramount Ink Theme-Park Deal

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Parks, a unit of Viacom Inc., for HOB to book and promote concerts at Paramount theme-park amphitheaters. House of Blues Concerts has entered into an agreement with Paramount Par ...

  50. Veteran Execs Launch Gospel Music Channel

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new gospel cable channel will launch this fall, headed by veteran cable executives Charles Humbard, former senior VP/GM of Discovery Networks, and Brad Siegel, former president of Turner Entertainme A new gospel cable channel will launch this fa ...

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