1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses various topics with readers. MAKING OUR MINDS UP Hello Fred, I know that you are a big fan of the Eurovision Song Contest and so am I. I just heard the official CD of all 39 contestants in this year's 50th celebration of ...

  2. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a s 2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel ...

  3. Mraz Nails Down New Album, Alanis Dates

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has wrapped work on his sophomore album, "Mr. A-Z," which will be released July 26 via Elektra/Atlantic. The Steve Lillywhite-produced set will be led by first single "Wor Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has ...

  4. Alanis Going Acoustic On Summer Tour

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first acoustic tour this summer in support of a newly recorded acoustic edition of her landmark 1995 debut album, "Jagged As exclusively revealed here last month, Ala ...

  5. Valentine Mixes It Up For Her Debut

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In an industry saturated with young, beautiful, talented female artists, Brooke Valentine knows that she has to come out swinging. This makes the 19-year-old's first single, "Girlfight," ...

  6. Retail Steaming Over Alanis' Starbucks Deal

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Traditional music retailers say they are dismayed that Alanis Morissette's new acoustic version of "Jagged Little Pill" (Maverick) will be sold exclusively at Starbucks for a six-week window before it NEW YORK -- Traditional music r ...

  7. Retail Track

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough "Pill" to swallow. Read Ed Christman's column. Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough ...

  8. Retail Track

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough "Pill" to swallow. Read Ed Christman's column. Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough ...

  9. Retail Track

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough "Pill" to swallow. Read Ed Christman's column. Music merchants find Starbucks' exclusive window for acoustic Alanis Morissette a tough ...

  10. 10 Years On, Alanis Unplugs 'Little Pill'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As she neared the 10th anniversary of her landmark album "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette began pondering how to commemorate the occasion. She ultimately decided to do it all again. Billboard h As she neared the 10th anniversary of ...

  11. Alanis Re-Recording 'Jagged Little Pill'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST To commemorate the 10th anniversary of "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette and the album's producer/co-writer Glen Ballard are recording an acoustic version of the landmark set, Billboard.biz has To commemorate the 10th annivers ...

  12. Ask Billboard

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about "The O.C.," Fantasia, Kelly Clarkson and best-selling female artists. MUSIC AND 'THE O.C.' Keith, I'm a big fan of "The O.C." on Fox. How do they go about selec ...

  13. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and ...

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to 50 Cent, Green Day, Curtis Mayfield, Erasure, Motley Crue, Rob Thomas and Sugarland. DO THE MATH: There's a buck-and-a-half worth of 50 Cent in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 as the r ...

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Vibert

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Luke Vibert Kanye West, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette and Black Eyed Peas with John Legend will headline American Express' second annual "Jam Sessions" in the days leading up to the Grammy ...

  16. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most wel ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Ask Billboard

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Shania Twain, the Billboard Music Awards and Alanis Morissette. WHAT'S UP WITH 'UP'? Keith, I am a bit confused. I just read that Shania Twain's album "Up!" sold jus ...

  19. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 1-7)

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 1-7, 2004). VOTE! If you are a registered U.S. voter, remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2! If you're either not registered or not yet of voting age, then please encourage those you know ...

  21. Hot Product

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Polar Express 'Express' Delivery New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler drive the holiday-themed soundtrack to "The Polar Express," due this week via Reprise/Warner Bros. Records. The Warner Bros. Pictures ...

  22. Uploud.com, Deerhoof, Vote For Change

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Uploud.com, Deerhoof and Vote For Change/Realguide.com. TURN IT UP: While the digital-download marketplace is getting crowded with big-name ...

  23. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Avril Lavigne, Tim McGraw, Sara Evans, Kimberley Locke and Barry Manilow. 'HAPPY' DAYS: Avril Lavigne is back to her winning ways on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart. Her first thr ...

  24. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 ...

  25. Groban, Tyler Board 'Polar Express'

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will drive the holiday-themed soundtrack to "The Polar Express," due Nov. 2 on Reprise/Warner Bros. Records. New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will ...

  26. New 'Totally Hits' Taps 20 Top Singles

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second "Totally Hits" compilation of the year will boast big singles from the likes of R&B artist Alicia Keys, country duo Big & Rich, hip-hop act OutKast and rock act Jet, among others. The second "Totally Hits" comp ...

  27. Barenaked Ladies Dress Up Holiday Set

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On their first collection of seasonal music, Barenaked Ladies aren't going it alone. On their first collection of seasonal music, Barenaked Ladies aren't going it alone. The Canadian pop-rock act drafted the help of Sarah McLachlan and Mic ...

  28. Alanis 'Steps' Back Into The Past In New Video

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alanis Morissette revisits her past, literally, in the video for her new single, "Eight Easy Steps." In the Liz Friedlander-directed clip, Morissette is digitally inserted into a host of pre-existing Alanis Morissette revisits her past, li ...

  29. Autobiography

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In this issue, Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. By doing this, she one-ups big sister Jessica, who peaked at No. In this issue, Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" debuts at No. 1 on T ...

  30. White Turns Blue

    July 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Norwegian singer/songwriter Maria Mena launched her career in the United States earlier this summer with the potent "You're the Only One." Equal parts Michelle Branch and Alanis Morissette, the single Norwegian singer/songwriter Maria ...

  31. Juvenile Offender: 'Slow' Hits No. 1

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juvenile's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim jumps into the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. In its 15th week on the chart, the rapper's single trades positions with last week's chart-to Juvenile's &q ...

  32. Ask Billboard

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Alanis Morissette, Sarah McLachlan, Nelly Furtado, the Backstreet Boys and 'Toy' (aka LaToya Jackson). WHERE ARE MY LADIES? Keith, I love "Ask Billboard" [and] I have a questi ...

  33. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (July 26-Aug. 1, 2004). HEY PORTER, CHECKIT, AIII ? The anomaly that is "Da Ali G Show" -- which rides the fine line between hysterical and thoroughly annoying -- will feature an appeara ...

  34. Singing's Not An Act For Ashlee Simpson

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Video may have killed the radio star 25 years ago, but in today's multimedia universe, it seems that the more exposure one fosters -- through TV, movies, commercials, the Internet or Billboard' ...

  35. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (July 12-18)

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (July 12-18, 2004). COUNTRY'S BASH: It goes on for days every as it takes over Nashville and CBS has managed to squeeze highlights of it into a two-hour special. &q ...

  36. Morissette Opens At No. 1 On Euro Albums Chart

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "So-Called Chaos" (Maverick/Warner Bros.), ending Anastacia's seven-week reign at the top of the chart. Morissette's fourth studio a Alanis Morissette has the ...

  37. Morissette Opens At No. 1 On Euro Albums Chart

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "So-Called Chaos" (Maverick/Warner Bros.), ending Anastacia's seven-week reign at the top of the chart. Morissette's fourth studio a Alanis Morissette has the ...

  38. Usher Unmoved At Album-Chart Peak

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher has started unpacking atop The Billboard 200, as "Confessions" shows no sign of moving out of the slot for its eighth week. Despite a 6% U.S. sales drop to 214,000 copies, according to Nielsen S Usher has started unpacking atop The ...

  39. Usher Unmoved At Album-Chart Peak

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher has started unpacking atop The Billboard 200, as "Confessions" shows no sign of moving out of the slot for its eighth week. Despite a 6% U.S. sales drop to 214,000 copies, according to Nielsen S Usher has started unpacking atop The ...

  40. Platinum Star: Alanis

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette's new album, "So-Called Chaos," is her fourth studio set and finds the 29-year-old Canadian superstar feeling relaxed and calm about her place in the music world. Alanis Morissette's new album, "So-Called ...

  41. Morissette and BNL to Tour

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT North American dates start July 13. Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and the Barenaked Ladies will co-headline their first tour together this summer. Au Naturale starts July 13 at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland and winds its way through 2 ...

  42. Morissette, Barenaked Ladies Team For Tour

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and Barenaked Ladies will team up for a co-headlining U.S. summer tour. Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and the Barenaked Ladies will co-headline their first tour together this summer. Au Naturale starts July ...

  43. Alanis To Host Junos

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ottawa native Alanis Morissette will host the 2004 Juno Awards, set for April 4 in Edmonton, Alberta. Ottawa native Alanis Morissette will host the 2004 Juno Awards, set for April 4 in Edmonton, Alberta. As previously reported , Barenaked Ladies, ...

  44. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Modern rock act Local H performs at a bar/restaurant in Crystal Lake, Ill., for Kevin Krak, winner of a summer eBay auction for a concert by the band. "I have been a fan of Local H for s 2002 - Modern rock act Local H ...

  45. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. The Ontario-born musician would have celebrated his 57th birthday on December 29. 1999 - Rick Danko, bassist and singer for ...

  46. Past Top Winners: Where Are The Now?

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. The award recognizes an act ...

  47. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas," on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas,&qu ...

  48. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie followi ...

  49. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterboroug ...

  50. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>At the 2002 Jammy Awards, Trey Anastasio picks up two awards, his band Phish wins one. 2002 - At the 2002 Jammy Awards, Trey Anastasio picks up two awards, his band Phish wins one. 2001 - Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, ...

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