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  1. J.Lo Gets Fruity With New Scent

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez is launching a new fragrance, Miami Glow by J.Lo. Jennifer Lopez is launching a new fragrance, Miami Glow by J.Lo. The scent will hit department stores such as Macy's in February, but select stores will carry a special preview ...

  2. Music Stars Land MTV Reality Shows

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nick Lachey, Travis Barker projects to bow in '05. Nick Lachey, Travis Barker projects to bow in '05. News Nick Lachey , Travis Barker ...

  3. Music Stars Land MTV Reality Shows

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV has signed Nick Lachey and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker to star in reality shows that will premiere next year. MTV has signed Nick Lachey and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker to star in reality shows that will premiere next year. Lachey' ...

  4. Apple Bows iTunes In Canada

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched the iTunes Music Store in Canada. The Canadian version of iTunes features over 700,000 songs, including exclusive tracks from Alanis Morissette, the Tragically H Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched its iTu ...

  5. Juanes Sets U.S. Tour

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin star Juanes has announced the first leg of his U.S. concert tour. Latin star Juanes has announced the first leg of his U.S. concert tour. The Mi Sangre tour, supporting the album of the same name (Surco/Universal Music Latino), kicks off Feb ...

  6. Canadian Artists Bring Biz Issues To Gov't

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music in Canada Coalition to meet with MPs. Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy and singer/songwriters Tom Cochrane, Gilles Valiquette and Amy Sky are among the musician members of the Music in Canada Coalition who will head to Ottawa tomorrow (Nov. 24) ...

  7. Seacrest To Host Billboard Awards

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stefani joins performance lineup. The 15th annual Billboard Music Awards gala, set for Dec. 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, continues to take shape. TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest will host the ceremony, reprising his role fr ...

  8. New West Picks Up Ben Lee

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Label debut due in February. New West Records has signed hipster singer/songwriter Ben Lee. A new album, "Awake Is the New Sleep," is due Feb. 22. It was produced by Brad Wood, who also helmed Lee's first two albums, 1994's &qu ...

  9. Terry Melcher Dies At 62

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwriter who helped shape the '60s-era California surf music sound, died at his Beverly Hills home on Nov. 19 after a long battle with cancer. He was 62. Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwr ...

  10. Arista/J Names Burroughs As Senior VP

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jeff Burroughs has been appointed senior VP of urban marketing at Arista/J Records. Jeff Burroughs has been appointed senior VP of urban marketing at Arista/J Records. In his new position, to be announced Monday (Nov. 19), Burroughs reports to Ari ...

  11. Arista/J Names Burroughs As Senior VP

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jeff Burroughs has been appointed senior VP of urban marketing at Arista/J Records. Jeff Burroughs has been appointed senior VP of urban marketing at Arista/J Records. In his new position, to be announced Monday (Nov. 19), Burroughs reports to Ari ...

  12. Latin Notas

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan at its Spirit of Life awards gala in Miami Beach. Read Leila Cobo's column. Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan ...

  13. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. News Muse ...

  14. Composer Colombier Dead At 65

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST French film score composer Michel Colombier died Nov. 14 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., following a six-month battle with cancer. He was 65. French film score composer Michel Colombier died Nov. 14 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., follow ...

  15. Composer Colombier Dead At 65

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST French film score composer Michel Colombier died Nov. 14 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., following a six-month battle with cancer. He was 65. French film score composer Michel Colombier died Nov. 14 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., follow ...

  16. Global Pulse

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Italy's Elisa finds her new set, "Pearl Days," entering the country's sales chart at No. 2. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Italy's Elisa finds her new set, "Pearl Days," entering the country's sales chart ...

  17. Madonna Tour To Get Top Backstage Pass Honor

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Madonna's Reinvention Tour will be honored as the top tour of the year at the Backstage Pass Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards recognize the top performers Madonna's Reinvention Tour will be ho ...

  18. More Jessica Simpson Products Coming

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home furnishings. Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home fu ...

  19. Paradigm Buys Monterey Booking Agency

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Roster includes Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band. Roster includes Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band. News ...

  20. Andrea Bocelli

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On a sunny morning in late August, Billboard met with Andrea Bocelli at his large villa on the Tuscan coast. It was toward the end of Italy's holiday season, and the tenor was looking relaxed in his s On a sunny morning in late August, Billbo ...

  21. ARIA Winners Record Chart Gains

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A raft of winners at the 18th ARIA Awards on Oct. 17 translated their success into improved status on the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) charts. A raft of winners at the 18th ARIA Awards on Oct. 17 translated their success into improved s ...

  22. Words & Music

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT William Shatner has again teamed with alt-rock piano man Ben Folds to go where no artist has gone before with his Oct. 5 Shout Factory album, "Has Been." Read Jim Bessman's column. William Shatner has again teamed with alt-rock pian ...

  23. Fischer-Dieskau, Gil Get Polar Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brazilian composer/musician/singer Gilberto Gil are the winners of the Polar Music Prize 2005, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm announced to German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and B ...

  24. Billboard Century Award For Stevie Wonder

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honor to be presented Dec. 8 during Billboard Awards. For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder has been named the 2004 recipient of the Billboard Century Award. The honor will be presented Dec. 8 during the annual Billb ...

  25. Buffalo Springfield's Bruce Palmer Dies

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Buffalo Springfield bassist Bruce Palmer died earlier this month of a heart attack in Bellville, Ontario. He was 58. Buffalo Springfield bassist Bruce Palmer died earlier this month of a heart attack in Bellville, Ontario. He was 58. Palmer began ...

  26. ASCAP Honor For Emmylou

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Founders Award to be presented Nov. 8. ASCAP will honor Emmylou Harris with its Founders Award Nov. 8 during the performing right organization’s 42nd Country Music Awards at Nashville’s Opryland Hotel. The award is presented to ASCAP songwriter me ...

  27. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  28. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  29. Madonna Tops Field For Billboard Tour Honors

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the finalists for Billboard’s inaugural Backstage Pass Awards. The veteran performer is contending in three of the six artist categories. Madonna leads the finalists for Billboard’s inaugural Backstage Pass Awards. The veteran perfor ...

  30. Ashlee Simpson

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The woe-is-me rock ballad paints Simpson as the misunderstood sister, living behind the glamour of sis Jessica's fame. The woe-is-me rock ballad paints Simpson as the misunderstood sister, living behind the glamour of sis Jessica's fame. ...

  31. WB Nashville Bows Comedy Imprint

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Foxworthy, Engvall among acts on roster. Foxworthy, Engvall among acts on roster. News ...

  32. WB Nashville Bows Comedy Imprint

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Foxworthy, Engvall among acts on roster. Warner Bros. Records Nashville is launching a comedy imprint, WBR/Jack Records. The label is a partnership with Los Angeles-based manager J.P. Williams, who named it after his son Jack. Warner Bros. comedia ...

  33. Fox To Tune Up Barenaked Ladies

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop group to star in comedy/variety show. Barenaked Ladies' engaging blend of music and comedy is coming to television. Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered a pilot presentation for a comedy/variety show starring the members of the popular Canadi ...

  34. New Cal. Law ID's File Sharers

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pumping up efforts to track down illegal file sharers. NEW YORK -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pumping up efforts to track down illegal file sharers. Schwarzenegger signed a new bill Sept. 21 t ...

  35. 'Idol' Star Kimberley Locke Set To Tour

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Curb Recording artist and "American Idol" finalist Kimberley Locke will embark on her first solo concert tour, One Love Live, Oct. 2 at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Curb Recording artist and "American Ido ...

  36. The Beat

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher leads the nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards with four nods. Read Melinda Newman's column. Usher leads the nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards with four nods. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melind ...

  37. New California Law ID's File Sharers

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pumping up efforts to track down illegal file sharers. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pumping up efforts to track down illegal file sharers. Schwarzenegger yesterday (Sept. 21) signed a new bill t ...

  38. Gloria Trevi Acquitted Of Rape Charges

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was ...

  39. Gloria Trevi Acquitted Of Rape Charges

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was ...

  40. Calif. Order Targets P2P On State Computers

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released an executive order Sept. 16 specifying that file-sharing programs on computers used by state employees or students at state-run colleges must be used WASHINGTON, D.C. -- California governor Arnold ...

  41. CBS To Air All-Star Ray Charles Tribute

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stevie, Usher, Norah among performers. Stevie, Usher, Norah among performers. News Stevie , Norah ...

  42. CBS To Air All-Star Ray Charles Tribute

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stevie, Usher, Norah among performers. The late Ray Charles will be the subject of a concert special, "Genius: A Night for Ray Charles," that will air on CBS on an unspecified date in late October. The tribute will take place Oct. 8 at t ...

  43. Zucchero The Big Winner At Italy's Festivalbar

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zucchero was the overall winner in the 41st edition of Italy's annual Festivalbar contest, which concluded at the Roman Arena in Verona on Saturday (Sept. 18). Zucchero was the overall winner in the 41st edition of Italy's annual Festiva ...

  44. Movies & Music

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "Shark Tale" soundtrack features such hip-hop and pop acts as D12 and Justin Timberlake. Read Carla Hay's column. The "Shark Tale" soundtrack features such hip-hop and pop acts as D12 and Justin Timberlake. Read Carla ...

  45. The Beat

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher leads the nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards with four nods. Read Melinda Newman's column. Usher leads the nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards with four nods. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melind ...

  46. Calif. Order Targets P2P On State Computers

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released an executive order Sept. 16 specifying that file-sharing programs on computers used by state employees or students at state-run colleges be used for California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger relea ...

  47. Joe Simpson Starts Label Through Geffen

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joe Simpson, who handles the careers of two of the hottest artists on the charts right now -- his daughters Jessica and Ashlee Simpson -- is making further inroads into the music business through a jo Joe Simpson, who handles the careers of two of ...

  48. Usher & Alicia Keys

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While most consider Jay-Z and Beyoncé R&B's couple of the moment, the dynamic duo better watch out for Usher and Alicia Keys. While most consider Jay-Z and Beyoncé R&B's couple of the moment, the dynamic duo better w ...

  49. The Indies

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artist Alexi Murdoch gets distribution for his "Four Songs" EP through allindies.com. Read Chris Morris' column. Artist Alexi Murdoch gets distribution for his "Four Songs" EP through allindies.com. Read Chris Morris' ...

  50. LeAnn Rimes Set For Xmas Tour

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes will embark on a holiday theater tour in support of her first Christmas album, "What a Wonderful World," due Oct. 12 from Curb. The album was recorded at the Capitol Records studio with me LeAnn Rimes will embark on a holiday ...

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