1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to the Bee Gees, 'Karma' and Usher. ONES: As the halfway point of the '00s approaches, the Bee Gees have their third chart entry of the decade, matching their total number of chart entri ...

  2. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 18) in Rome. The Atlanta-based duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 won for best group, while th With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner ...

  3. 'Boo' Wins Another Week At No. 1

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "My Boo" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 and Hot 100 Airplay charts for a fifth week in a row. The reign of the duet by Usher and Alicia Keys hasn't been easy, holding Snoop Dogg's "Drop it Like it's "My Boo&q ...

  4. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's recor Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police ...

  5. Usher, Nelly, Green Day To Rock Billboard Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B/hip-hop superstars Usher and Nelly and punk trio Green Day comprise the first acts set to perform at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards. The event will be held Dec. 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Aren R&B/hip-hop superstars Usher and Nelly and p ...

  6. Violence Plagues Second Vibe Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation of the Legend Award to Dr. Dre. The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation ...

  7. MTV Base To Launch In Africa

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 MTV Networks is planning a February launch for an African version of its urban music service, MTV Base. MTV Networks is planning a February launch for an African version of its urban music service, MTV Base. According to MTV Europe, the 24-hour, Eng ...

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses parents and children on the charts, No. 1 singles and song remakes with readers. FATHER AND SON Fred: With the debut of "Bridging the Gap" by Nas featuring Olu Dara on the Hot 100, the chart is once again experiencin ...

  9. 'Boo' Nets Fourth Week As No. 1 Single

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100 for a fourth week in a row with "My Boo." Their duet also notches a fourth week atop Bill Despite another week of tough com ...

  10. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week - Nov. 8-13

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 8-13, 2004). A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: The don't call it "country music's biggest night" for nuthin'... On Tuesday, just about anyone who is anyone in country music righ ...

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses country artists on the R&B chart, radio and ringtones with readers. SHOULD HAVE STUDIED THE BOOK A LITTLE MORE Hi Fred, You mentioned that Tim McGraw is the first country artist since Conway Twitty to appear on the R&B ...

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Ray Charles and Snoop Dogg. BREAKING AWAY: Kelly Clarkson scores the second-highest charting song of her career on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Breakaway" (Walt Disney ...

  13. Usher, Keys Duet Keeps Cozy At No. 1

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia Keys manage to hold on to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week with "My Boo." The hit duet is also in its fo With a gangsta and a Neptune brea ...

  14. HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/dance.jsp 1. "DirtyFilthy," Superchumbo Featuring Celeda 2. "EVERYMAN...EVERYWOMAN...," ONO 3. "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous," RuPaul 4. "Diary" (Hani Mixes), Alicia Keys Featuring Tony! T ...

  15. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/digital.jsp 1. "VERTIGO," U2 2. "Over And Over" (Explicit Version), Nelly Featuring Tim McGraw 3. "Just Lose It" (Explicit Version), Eminem 4. "My Boo," Usher & Alicia Keys 5. "Lose ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi, Montgomery Gentry, Gil Melle

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Bon Jovi, Montgomery Gentry, Gil Melle New Jersey-based rock act Bon Jovi will on Nov. 14 join a club that includes Bing Crosby, Johnny Cash, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra when it is presented with the American Music Awards& ...

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses rap artists, 'My Boo' and radio with readers. WE CALL HIM THE RAPPER Fred, I read your column regularly, and I was hoping you could provide some clarity. I was wondering why Nelly's single with Tim McGraw is app ...

  18. 'Boo' Haunts No. 1 On Multiple Singles Charts

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a second straight week, Usher and Alicia Keys' "My Boo" is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The hit duet is also on top of the newly unveiled Hot Ringtones chart and the Hot 100 Airplay chart for a For a second straight week, Usher ...

  19. Females Lead People's Choice Music Nominees

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The all-female revision of "Car Wash," and singer/songwriters Sheryl Crow and Norah Jones each netted two nominations in the music categories for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards. The all-female revision of "Car Wash," ...

  20. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/digital.jsp 1. "JUST LOSE IT" (EXPLICIT VERSION), EMINEM 2. "My Boo," Usher & Alicia Keys 3. "Lose My Breath" (Album Version), Destiny's Child 4. "Vertigo," U2 5. "Over And Ove ...

  21. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Duran Duran, Usher, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW: The reunion of the original lineup of Duran Duran has paid off with the group's highest-ch ...

  22. 'Boo!': Usher, Keys Scare Up No. 1 Single

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the help of Alicia Keys, Usher grabs his fourth No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 this year. Their duet, "My Boo," moves up one and into the top slot, ending Ciara's seven-week reign with "Goodies" fe With the help of A ...

  23. Kanye Inks Deal For Sony Label

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Out Our Dreams, in association with Sony Music Label Group U.S. Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Out Our Dreams, in association with Sony Music Label Group U.S. The artist/producer, who remains ...

  24. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Usher, Alicia Keys, Ciara, "Shark Tale," William Shatner and Minnie Driver. WILL 'BOO' SCARE 'GOODIES'?: It's almost a certainty that "My Boo" (LaFace) b ...

  25. 'Goodies' Still Good Enough For No. 1

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a seventh week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is the lead single from the artist's Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace albu The title track of ...

  26. Kanye West, Lil Jon Top Source Awards

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West and Lil Jon each took home three prizes from yesterday's (Oct. 10) Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami. The show, held at the city's James L. Knight Center, was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast Kanye West and Lil Jon each took home ...

  27. 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Winners

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast on BET. Below are the winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the Jam ...

  28. Ciara Still No. 1, Eminem Moves Top 10

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo on top for a sixth consecutive week. As reported yesterday, Ciara's similarly titled debut bowed at No. 3 o Ciara continues her reign on ...

  29. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I� ...

  30. Goodies

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The union between crunk and R&B took off with Usher's crossover phenomenon, "Yeah!" Stepping into his No. The union between crunk and R&B took off with Usher's crossover phenomenon, "Yeah!" Stepping into his No. ...

  31. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Martha Reeves, Alicia Keys and more with readers. Ed Note: Fred Bronson is on vacation. A new column will be posted here on Monday, Oct. 4. MARTHA, MY DEAR Dear Fred, My father and I are huge fans of Martha Reeves. In fact, we ...

  32. CHART BEAT

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tears For Fears, Alicia Keys & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Alicia Keys ...

  33. Ciara Keeps 'Goodies' Perched On Top

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara is holding court on top of Billboard's Hot 100, where she leads a quartet of acts that haven't budged in a month or more. The artist's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is No. 1 on the singles tal Ciara is holding court ...

  34. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart action by Destiny's Child, Usher, Alicia Keys, Antia Baker and Alan Jackson. DESTINY FULFILLED: After an absence of two-and-a-half years, Destiny's Child returns to The Billboard Hot 100 with the highest-debut ...

  35. Ciara's 'Goodies' Steadfast At No. 1

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta-based hip-hop darling Ciara notches a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, but with two of her titles entering the top 10, Alicia Keys is making another run at the top. Ciara's debut single, Atlanta-based hip-hop darling Ciara notches ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 32nd American Music Awards Nominees

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards, which will be presented Nov. 14 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, and broadcast live on ABC. Below are the nominees for the 32nd annual American Music Awards, which will be presented Nov. 14 ...

  38. Alicia Keys Cancels Jakarta Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the Indonesian capital after last week's deadly suicide attack on the Australian Embassy. Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the In ...

  39. Alicia Keys Cancels Jakarta Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the Indonesian capital after last week's deadly suicide attack on the Australian Embassy. Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the In ...

  40. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Shania Twain, LL Cool J, Jill Scott, Usher and Alicia Keys. IT TAKES 'TWO': Shania Twain has the third-highest debut of her career on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Fashion Rocks, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Fashion Rocks, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman For the second time in recent weeks, Rod Stewart and Ron Wood offered an unannounced Faces mini-reunion last night (Sept. 8) at the Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The p ...

  42. Stars Pack Fourth Quarter Release Schedule

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fourth-quarter releases from U2, Eminem, Alan Jackson, Good Charlotte, Ludacris and Gwen Stefani are fueling excitement among retailers as the industry heads into its key selling season. Like the same Fourth-quarter releases from U2, Eminem, Alan Ja ...

  43. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the Supremes, Usher, Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart and Laura Branigan with readers. WHERE DID THE TIME GO? Hi Fred, My name is Fernando. I am 24 years old from Ecuador and my favorite group in the world is the Supr ...

  44. Ciara's 'Goodies' Climbs To No. 1

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo makes a 3-1 jump to take over the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The chart's fastest growing airplay track for the second week in a row, "Goodies" ends the reign o Ciara's ...

  45. Stewart, Wood Revive Faces In Hollywood

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was just like the old days -- except for the absence of booze and cigarettes -- as former Faces members Rod Stewart, Ron Wood and Ian McLagan reunited in a rare performance last night (Aug. 30) dur It was just like the old days -- except for the ...

  46. 2004 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards winners Here are the winners for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented Aug. 29 in Miami. Best group video: "It's My Life," No Doubt. Best male video: "Yeah!," Usher. Best video of the year: & ...

  47. Jay-Z, OutKast Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" and Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. "H With four awa ...

  48. On Your Shore

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Charlotte Martin is currently on the Chicks With Attitude tour, but the sentiment that pervades her debut album, "On Your Shore," is one of contemplation and darkness, with glimpses of light filtering Charlotte Martin is currently on the C ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart feats of Terror Squad, Kimberley Locke, Los Lonely Boys, Usher and Alicia Keys. 'LEAN' MACHINE: Simply by remaining No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third week, "Lean Back" (SRC/Universal) by ...

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