1. Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can Dozens of artists are poised to perform ...

  2. Kanye Leads BET Awards Winners

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West emerged a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards last night (June 28), picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." Kanye West emerged a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards last nigh ...

  3. Backstage At The BET Awards

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys working on "unplugged" album. Acknowledging after the Fugees' show-opening reunion that "BET had the balls to do this," group member Pras Michel promised that a new album is in the works. "Right now we ...

  4. Live 8 Adds Philly Acts, Inks DVD Deal

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Live 8. Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia editio ...

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. WONDER MAKES ANDY WONDER Dear Fred, I just heard Alicia Keys' remix of "Karma" (the one which samples heavily from Stevie Wonder's "Superstition"), and that made me wonder: Abou ...

  6. B&E: Rihanna

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Rihanna. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Barbados-born Rihanna has already made a big ...

  7. Lil Jon Leads Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper/producer Lil Jon tops the list of finalists for this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards -- in five categories as a member of the East Side Boyz, as well as in the top producer and top song Rapper/producer Lil Jon tops the list of fi ...

  8. 2005 BET Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 BET Awards, to be handed out June 28 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre: Best female, hip-hop: Miri Ben-Ari Jackie-O Remy Martin Shawnna Best male, hip-hop 50 Cent Jay-Z Ludacris Snoop Dogg ...

  9. The Ultimate Collection

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix and B.B. King have been profiled by Universal Music Enterprises' "Deluxe Sound+Vision" series. Joining that illustrious lineup is jazz legend Billie Holiday, who would have tu Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix and B.B. ...

  10. West Shows Off 'Diamonds' With Jay-Z

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper/producer Kanye West earlier this week offered the first taste of his sophomore Def Jam album, "Late Registration," when he played the single "Diamonds" on New York radio station Hot 97. Def Jam Rapper/producer Kanye West e ...

  11. BMG, Warner Ready Next 'Totally Hits' Disc

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Totally Hits 2005," the ninth volume in a series of Warner Strategic Marketing/BMG Strategic Marketing compilations, pulls together 20 tracks by Alicia Keys, Fat Joe, Simple Plan and Mario, among oth "Totally Hits 2005," the nin ...

  12. Rob Thomas Reveals His Solo Side

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Rob Thomas jokes that his label, Melisma/Atlantic, is seeing a different side of him as it prepares for the launch of his solo debut, "...Something to Be." In the multiplatinum group Matchbox ...

  13. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, David Pajo, Yip Harburg

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on MTV VMAs, David Pajo, Yip Harburg The MTV Video Music Awards will be held for the second straight year in Miami. Participating artists have yet to be announced for the Aug. 28 event, which last year found stars arriving by yacht to American ...

  14. Pop, R&B Hits Get 'Superstar' Remixes

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and Pink are reimagined on the upcoming compilation "Superstars Remixed," due May 10 from Sony BMG Strategic Marketing. Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and P ...

  15. Aretha, Alicia, More Set For Essence Fest

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child and Kanye West are part of the all-star lineup confirmed to play the 2005 Essence Music Festival. Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child and Kanye West are part of the all-star lineup co ...

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 7-13, 2005)

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 7-13, 2005). GET ON BOARD THE SOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUL TRAIN... AWARDS: You don't need no ticket to ride the Soul Train, just an appreciation for what's going on right now in R&B an ...

  17. Usher, Keys Top Soul Train Awards

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Usher collected four statuettes, and a special honorary award, en route to becoming the top winner at the Soul Train Music Awards. The 19th annual ceremony was staged last night (Feb. 28) at Paramount Usher collected four statuettes, and a special h ...

  18. Usher, Alicia Lead Soul Train Awards

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show to air week of March 12. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fresh off their Grammy success, Usher and Alicia Keys dominated the Soul Train Awards, each winning two individual honors and sharing the prize for best R&B-soul single by a group or duo. R& ...

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to 50 Cent, Olivia, the Game, Los Lonely Boys, Green Day and Josh Gracin. 'CANDY' MAN: 50 Cent earns his third No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 this week with "Candy Shop" (Shady ...

  20. Grammy-Winning 'Genius' Rises To No. 1

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of taking the Grammy's album of the year honors, Ray Charles earns his first No. 1 album in more than four decades with his final studio set, "Genius Loves Company." The title rockets 15- On the heels of taking the Grammy ...

  21. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast ...

  22. Charles Tops Grammys With Eight Trophies

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 13) in Los Angeles. Charles won eight Grammys stemming from his final release, "Genius Love Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to b ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut "The Documentary" to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 28% slide, sales of 190,000 U.S. copies, Fans are still clamoring for the Game, ...

  25. Grammys Add Yet More Performers

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performance slate for Sunday's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards. Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performa ...

  26. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the ...

  27. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's ...

  28. 'My Boo' Co-Producer Facing Theft Charges

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Manuel Seal Jr. faces theft and trespassing charges for trying to steal used tires from a Georgia shop, police said. Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Manuel Seal Jr. faces theft and trespassing charge ...

  29. Grammy Performance To Benefit Tsunami Aid

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An all-star live performance of the Beatles song "Across the Universe" during the 47th annual Grammy Awards celebration will be immediately released to raise funds for tsunami relief efforts. An all-star live performance of the Beatles son ...

  30. Usher, Ciara Lead 'Soul Train' Nominees

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Usher and Ciara lead the field for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, pulling down five and four nominations, respectively. Ciara's "Goodies" is up for best R&B/soul single, female and best R& Usher and Ciara lead the field fo ...

  31. 19th Annual Soul Train Awards Nominations

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed out Feb. 28, 2005, at a ceremony in Los Angeles to be broadcast in syndication at a later date. Below are the nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed o ...

  32. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005).

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005). WOULD A BOWL BY ANY OTHER NAME BE LESS SUPER? Probably not. There is nothing like Super Bowl Sunday. And although I'd sign any petition attempting to move the big game ...

  33. Grammys Add West, Tributes To Charles, Southern Rock

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next mo ...

  34. 'Anastacia' Gets North American Release Date

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After becoming one of 2004's biggest international success stories, Anastacia's self-titled third album will at long last arrive in North America. "Anastacia" is slated for a June 7 release via Columb After becoming one of 2004&# ...

  35. Destiny's, Keys, West Set For Essence Fest

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Event set for July 1-3 in New Orleans. The 11th Essence Festival, set for July 1-3 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, will feature Destiny's Child, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Jeffrey Osborne, Regina Belle ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Essence Fest, Kweli, Concord Jazz

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Essence Fest, Talib Kweli, Concord Jazz Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Talib Kweli and Floetry have been added to the lineup for the 2005 Essence Music Festival. They join previously confirmed performer Destiny's Child for the event, which wi ...

  37. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart lives of Ruben Studdard, Gladys Knight, Elvis Presley, Alicia Keys, Tree63, Nelly and Tim McGraw. GOSPEL TRUTH: It was in one of the early episodes of season two of "American Idol" that celebrity judge Gla ...

  38. Top Acts Teaming For Super Bowl Performances

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The performance slate for the Super Bowl pre-game festivities will bridge the generation gap, with Gretchen Wilson tapped to perform with the Charlie Daniels Band and Black Eyed Peas collaborating wit The performance slate for the Super Bowl pre-gam ...

  39. Mario's 'Love' Extends Chart Domination

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After weeks of holding the No. 1 spot on five Billboard singles charts, Mario's "Let Me Love You" adds another to its tally this week. After weeks of holding the No. 1 spot on five Billboard singles charts, Mario's "Let Me L ...

  40. U2, McGraw Among First Grammy Performers

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim McGraw, R&B chanteuse Alicia Keys and rock trio Green Day are the first acts confirmed to perform during the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, to be held Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim McGraw, ...

  41. U2, McGraw Among First Grammy Performers

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim McGraw, R&B chanteuse Alicia Keys and rock trio Green Day are the first acts confirmed to perform during the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, to be held Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim M ...

  42. Top Acts Sign On For MTV Asia Benefit

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan will perform at the MTV Asia Aid benefit for tsunami relief, to be held Feb. 3 at Impact Arena in Bangkok. Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Pla ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Mario's 'Love' Still No. 1 On Hot 100

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Hot 100 remains suffused with Mario's love as his "Let Me Love You" notches a fourth week at No. 1. The track also spends a fourth week atop Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Ho Billboard's Hot 10 ...

  46. Queen Latifah To Host Grammys

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Recording artist-turned-actor Queen Latifah has signed on as host of the 47th annual Grammy Awards. Recording artist-turned-actor Queen Latifah has signed on as host of the 47th annual Grammy Awards. She will also perform an as-yet-unannounced track ...

  47. Keys Taking 'Diary' On Tour

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys has begun lining up dates for a spring North American tour, which will kick off Feb. 25 in Miami and wrap April 23 in Holmdel, N.J. At deadline, only seven dates had been confirmed for the Alicia Keys has begun lining up dates for a spri ...

  48. Alicia Unveils U.S. Tour Dates

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is embarking on a major U.S. tour in February 2005 called The Diary Tour. The tour will begin Feb. 25 in Miami. Columbia artist John Legend will open all dates. Alicia Keys is embarking on a major U.S. tour in February 2005 called The ...

  49. Country, Pop, Rock To Grace RodeoHouston

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The entertainment lineup for the 2005 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo -- aka RodeoHouston -- is packed with notable artists from many genres. The entertainment lineup for the 2005 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo -- aka RodeoHouston -- is packed wi ...

  50. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fiel ...

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