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  1. Def Jam Introduces Roc La Familia

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label brings rapper Aztek Escobar aboard. Label brings rapper Aztek Escobar aboard. News Aztek Escobar ...

  2. Smashing Pumpkins To Reunite?

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chicago newspaper ad reveals Corgan's wish. Chicago newspaper ad reveals Corgan's wish. News ...

  3. Racial Switch Halts 'Huck Finn' Production

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A black Huck Finn and a white Jim might be okay for a high school production of Mark Twain's classic tale, but those performances had to be edited out of a C-Span talent show after the copyright holde GLENELG, Md. (AP) -- A black Huck Finn an ...

  4. Billy Corgan Unveils Solo Tour Plans

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New release via Warner arrives June 21. Billy Corgan will begin a solo tour in June in Lisbon in support of his solo debut, "TheFutureEmbrace," which arrives June 21 via Warner Bros. The former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader will be backe ...

  5. Billy Corgan Unveils Solo Tour Plans

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New release via Warner arrives June 21. Billy Corgan will begin a solo tour in June in Lisbon in support of his solo debut, "TheFutureEmbrace," which arrives June 21 via Warner Bros. The former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader will be backe ...

  6. The Indies

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fire Records asks 36 acts to write a song that includes a passage of James Joyce's poem "Chamber Music." Read Todd Martens' column. Fire Records asks 36 acts to write a song that includes a passage of James Joyce's poem &q ...

  7. Blockbuster Drops Hollywood Bid

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster has backed out of its proposed takeover of Hollywood Entertainment. LOS ANGELES -- Blockbuster has backed out of its proposed takeover of Hollywood Entertainment. In an announcement on March 25, Blockbuster said that its $14.50-per-sha ...

  8. Update:Blockbuster Drops Hollywood Bid

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster has backed out of its proposed takeover of Hollywood Entertainment. Blockbuster has backed out of its proposed takeover of Hollywood Entertainment. In an announcement today (March 25), Blockbuster said that its $14.50 per share offer t ...

  9. Update: Jackson Trial Resumes After Arrest Threat

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson arrived late to his child molestation trial Thursday to face a judge who threatened to arrest him and revoke his $3 million bail, but the judge took no action against the singer in ope SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Jackson ar ...

  10. Chris LeDoux Dead At 56

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter was Western music pioneer. Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, died today (March 9) in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 56. Born in Biloxi, Miss ...

  11. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Report follows Great White tragedy. Report follows Great White tragedy. News ...

  12. Movie Gallery Gets Regulatory OK For Hollywood

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster amends offer. Blockbuster amends offer. News ...

  13. Global Pulse

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Roots duo Hush cements its popularity with five Danish Music Award nominations. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Roots duo Hush cements its popularity with five Danish Music Award nominations. Read Tom Ferguson's column. News Tom Ferguson ...

  14. Mellencamp Ready To Roll

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour of secondary markets starts March 23. In his first North American tour in three years, John Mellencamp will play mostly secondary markets beginning March 23 at the Savannah (Ga.) Civic Center. The tour supports his recent Island hits package, ...

  15. Warner China MD Xu To Exit

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Asia Pacific president Lachie Rutherford confirms that Warner Music China managing director Zorro Xu will be leaving the company "by the end of March." Warner Music Asia Pacific president Lachie Rutherford confirms that Warn ...

  16. All-Star Q&A Highlights Music & Money

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard symposium set for March 3 in N.Y. Billboard symposium set for March 3 in N.Y. News ...

  17. Hollywood OKs $850M Movie Gallery Buyout

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster has been eyeing chain. Blockbuster has been eyeing chain. News ...

  18. Fuse Bows Artist Feature '100%'

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Premiere episode to spotlight Usher. Premiere episode to spotlight Usher. News ...

  19. Strait Takes Bentley, Dotson On The Road

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country kingpin touring behind hits set. Country kingpin touring behind hits set. News ...

  20. Terry Melcher Dies At 62

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Producer helped forge '60s California sound. Producer helped forge '60s California sound. News ...

  21. Robbie Holds Off Eminem On Euro Album Chart

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper takes No. 1 single over U2. Rapper takes No. 1 single over U2. News ...

  22. John Mellencamp

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 37-song track listing reads like the time line of the Americana/ roots-rock format that John Mellencamp virtually invented. The 37-song track listing reads like the time line of the Americana/ roots-rock format that John Mellencamp virtually i ...

  23. iTunes Lands Classic Soundtrack Downloads

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deals with Turner, Rhino cover 'Oz,' 'Zhivago,' more. Deals with Turner, Rhino cover 'Oz,' 'Zhivago,' more. News ...

  24. JoJo

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The neophyte teen sensation treads the same relationship waters on her second single as she did on "Leave (Get Out)." The neophyte teen sensation treads the same relationship waters on her second single as she did on "Leave (Get Out ...

  25. McGraw Holds Off Ray Charles Atop Billboard 200

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jill Scott, LL Cool J also debut in top five. Jill Scott, LL Cool J also debut in top five. News Jill Scott ...

  26. Tuned In: The Tube

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kelsey Grammer will lead an all-star cast in a musical version of a holiday classic "A Christmas Carol." Read Carla Hay's column. Kelsey Grammer will lead an all-star cast in a musical version of a holiday classic "A Christmas ...

  27. Stegall Re-Ups With Zomba Pub

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hitmaker writes for Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, more. Keith Stegall has renewed his co-publishing deal with Zomba Music Publishing. The Nashville-based writer, producer and artist has been a Zomba writer since 2000. Stegall is best known as the pr ...

  28. Tuned In: The Tube

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kelsey Grammer will lead an all-star cast in a musical version of a holiday classic "A Christmas Carol." Read Carla Hay's column. Kelsey Grammer will lead an all-star cast in a musical version of a holiday classic "A Christmas ...

  29. French Crooner Sacha Distel Dead at 71

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. Distel died at a family home near St Tropez in the south of France after having been ill ...

  30. French Crooner Sacha Distel Dead at 71

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. Distel died at a family home near St Tropez in the south of France after having been ill ...

  31. Classical Score

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Charles Wuorinen and James Fenton bring Salman Rushdie's "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" to the stage. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Charles Wuorinen and James Fenton bring Salman Rushdie's "Haroun and the Sea of ...

  32. Jim Swindel Heads To Gibson

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Instrument maker hires vet as exec VP. Veteran music industry and entertainment executive Jim Swindel has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as executive VP, entertainment relations. For Gibson, which manufactures musical instruments bearing the Gibson, E ...

  33. U.S.' SoundExchange, U.K.'s PPL Ink New Deal

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bodies forge Webcast licensing pact for indies. Bodies forge Webcast licensing pact for indies. News ...

  34. Uncle Kracker

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock's former hype man takes a stab at '70s-style easy rock and country on his latest album. Kid Rock's former hype man takes a stab at '70s-style easy rock and country on his latest album. News Kid Rock ...

  35. Rhythm & Blues

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jill Scott's sophomore studio album, "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds, Vol. 2," reunites Scott with several producers from her 2001 multiplatinum debut, "Who Is Jill Scott? Word and Sounds, Vol Jill Scott's sophomore s ...

  36. Picture This

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New Line Home Entertainment incorporates high definition footage in a video promotional campaign for the release of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." Read Jill Kipnis' column. New Line Home Entertainment incorporates ...

  37. Keith Girard Leaves Billboard

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Triad will oversee editorial team. Triad will oversee editorial team. News ...

  38. King, Ligeti Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gala held last night in Stockholm. Gala held last night in Stockholm. News ...

  39. Higher Ground

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Between numerous commitments, Rebecca St. James finds time to writer her fourth book, "SHE." Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Between numerous commitments, Rebecca St. James finds time to writer her fourth book, "SHE." ...

  40. New Filings: Oscar De La Renta, Halston, Tommy Hilfiger

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recent case filings including such companies as Oscar De La Renta, Halston and Tommy Hilfiger Licensing. Case: Halston LLC v. Madison Maidens Licensing Corp. Issue: Plaintiff wants to audit defendant's sale of products bearing plaintiff' ...

  41. Les Bider To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT W/C chairman/CEO, Neil Sedaka to get awards. W/C chairman/CEO, Neil Sedaka to get awards. News Neil Sedaka ...

  42. Mario Winans

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The songwriter/producer's Bad Boy debut shows him on the way to stardom as an artist. The songwriter/producer's Bad Boy debut shows him on the way to stardom as an artist. News ...

  43. Retail Track

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  44. Retail Track

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  45. Retail Track

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. Searching for rhyme and reason in label's release schedules. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  46. George Michael Stays At Euro Albums Summit

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Patience' unmoved from top spot after 2nd week. 'Patience' unmoved from top spot after 2nd week. News ...

  47. Picture This

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Razor & Tie partners with Wiley Publishing, the publisher of the "For Dummies" book series, to release a series of instructional DVDs such as "Golf for Dummies." Razor & Tie partners with Wiley Publishing, the publi ...

  48. Kurt Cobain's Guitar To Go Up For Auction

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Elton John piano also on the block. Elton John piano also on the block. News Elton John ...

  49. Razor & Tie To Release 'Dummies' DVDs

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Razor & Tie is partnering with Wiley, publisher of the "For Dummies" books, to release a series of instructional DVDs. Razor & Tie is partnering with Wiley, publisher of the "For Dummies" books, to release a series ...

  50. Lord Of The Rings DVD Triggers Copyright Suit

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" books are suing a New Jersey company for publishing a four-volume DVD compilation on the books. NEW YORK--The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien& ...

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