1. Nelly's 'Grillz' Grabs Second Week At No. 1

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp retains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also ascends 12-5 on the Pop 100 and rises 3-2 on the Hot R&B/Hip Nelly's "Grillz" f ...

  2. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is ...

  3. Cole Covering Fiona, Neil Young On New Album

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Natalie Cole is at work on her next studio album for Verve with producers Dallas Austin and David Munk, Billboard has learned. Natalie Cole is at work on her next studio album for Verve with producers Dallas Austin and David Munk, Billboard has lear ...

  4. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra ...

  5. Crue, Wilson, Sister Hazel Join Relief Efforts

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Sister Hazel's Rock Boat '05 sailing officially canceled due to the after effects of Hurricane Katrina, organizers have instead pulled together a benefit concert this weekend in Atlanta. Elsewher With Sister Hazel's Rock Boat � ...

  6. DMB To Wrap 2005 With One More Tour

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fresh off the road from another mega-successful summer outing, Dave Matthews Band has scheduled a short run of dates to close out 2005. Fresh off the road from another mega-successful summer outing, Dave Matthews Band has scheduled a short run of da ...

  7. Lauper's 'Body Acoustic' Reinvents Hits

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her ninth studio album, due Nov. 8 via Daylight/Epic. Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her n ...

  8. Crow Gets Orchestrated For Fall Dates

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a new album due before the month is out, Sheryl Crow is planning a brief U.S. tour shortly after its release. With a new album due before the month is out, Sheryl Crow is planning a brief U.S. tour shortly after its release. The run will open O ...

  9. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday var ...

  10. Hill's 'Fireflies' Lights Up The Billboard 200

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Faith Hill's return to her country roots earns the songstress her third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Fireflies." Her sixth effort for Warner Bros. Nashville sold 329,000 copies in the United State Faith Hill's return to her c ...

  11. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A live album from eclectic guitarist Bill Frisell, "East/West" (Nonesuch). The first solo album in 14 years from Stephen Stills, "Man Alive!" (Titan/Pyramid), ...

  12. O.A.R. Tells 'Stories' On New Studio Disc

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 O.A.R. is finishing work on "Stories of a Stranger," the rock act's fifth studio album and second for Lava Records. O.A.R. is finishing work on "Stories of a Stranger," the rock act's fifth studio album and second for L ...

  13. Queen's Ransom: Tribute Album, 2006 U.S. Tour

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next spring to launch a full-scale tour. Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next s ...

  14. DeGraw Dialing In Material For Sophomore Album

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly two years after releasing his J Records debut album, "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is looking ahead to his next release, which he hopes to have out sometime in 2006. "I've written several records wor Nearly two years after relea ...

  15. CHART BEAT

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Bee Gees, Snoop Dogg, Kelly Osbourne, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Madonna, Kook & the Gang and more. INSIDE AND OUT: The Bee Gees return to Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ch ...

  16. Cell Phone Is Newest Star On Touring Circuit

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York rounded up some of the format's biggest stars for its annual Zootopia concert May 22 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. But the real s Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York ...

  17. CHART BEAT

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Mariah Carey, Dave Brubeck and more. BO TIED WITH CARRIE: The top two finalists from the fourth season of "American Idol" make their debuts under their own names ...

  18. Allmans Tour With Skynyrd, .moe, DeGraw

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a va ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Zootopia, Tyrese, David Sanborn

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Zootopia, Tyrese, David Sanborn Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez, Backstreet Boys, Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, Frankie J, Gavin DeGraw, Simple Plan and Jesse McCartney are the first acts confirmed for New York radio station Z100 ...

  20. Hot Product

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ana Nalick 'Day' Ditty More than a year in the making, the bravely emotional "Wreck of the Day" by Columbia newcomer Anna Nalick hits stores this week. The 21-year-old has steadily toured since the album's completion, holdin ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. PAID FOR PLAY Dear Fred, Does an artist receive royalties every time a single is played on the air? If so, how much is each play worth? Are higher royalties paid by radio stations with larger l ...

  23. 50's Game: 'Candy' Holds 'Hate' From No. 1

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a seventh consecutive week, 50 Cent is sitting pretty as the Billboard's Hot 100 chart king with "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia. But the rapper is proving to be his own most formidable opponent as For a seventh consecutive week, 50 ...

  24. Avril Lavigne Plots Summer Tour

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne will spend most of the summer on the road in North America, beginning July 13 in London, Ontario, and wrapping Sept. 3 in Montreal. Gavin DeGraw and Butch Walker will serve as opening ac Avril Lavigne will spend most of the summer on t ...

  25. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 13-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Percy Sledge (also scheduled: Will Farrell). "Today," NBC Featured artist: ...

  26. TunesOnTV

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 7 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: Dixie Carter, Lori Loughlin). "American Ido ...

  27. B&E: Tyler Hilton

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Tyler Hilton. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A whirlwind of recent television exposu ...

  28. Stone, Rich Creating Tsunami Benefit Song

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. The "Basic Instinct" ...

  29. One Tree Hill

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Call it near-perfect timing. The soundtrack to The WB's hit drama, "One Tree Hill," hits stores just two weeks after its theme song, Gavin DeGraw's "I Don't Want to Be," reached No. 1 on the Mainstrea Call it near- ...

  30. Cake, Gomez Tapped For Virgin College Tour

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) will feature Cake as the headliner, with support from British rock quintet Gomez, Billboard.com has learned. The second annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) will feature Cake as the headliner, with ...

  31. BREAKING & ENTERING

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gavin DeGraw /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Gavin DeGraw ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. B&E: Gavin DeGraw

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Gavin DeGraw. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. It's been a few years in the makin ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Modest Mouse Sets Winter Tour

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following a Jan. 21 Nashville benefit show, Modest Mouse will set off on a headlining tour that will get underway with a Jan. 28-29 stand in Eugene, Ore. At deadline dates were scheduled into the begi Following a Jan. 21 Nashville benefit show, Mode ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Mario, Green Day, Gavin DeGraw and Destiny's Child. RING IN THE NEW : Mario has a lot of reasons to celebrate the arrival of the New Year. Not only does he have his first No. 1 song on the Billb ...

  38. CHART BEAT

    December 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mario, Green Day, Gavin DeGraw, Destiny's Child & More. /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Gavin DeGraw ...

  39. Mario Trumps Snoop For Hot 100 No. 1

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mario is the new king of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Let Me Love You." The track moves 2-1 to end the three-week reign of Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell, which slips to No. 2. " Mario is ...

  40. Artists Line Up For Macy's Parade

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For nearly eight decades, the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday has been synonymous with a parade in the streets of New York. For nearly eight decades, the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday has been synonymous with a parade in the streets of New York. This ...

  41. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Jingle Ball, Vendetta Red, R.E.M.

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Jingle Ball, Vendetta Red, R.E.M. Destiny's Child, Maroon5, Kelly Clarkson, Ashlee Simpson, Hilary Duff, Ryan Cabrera, JoJo, Good Charlotte, Vanessa Carlton and Switchfoot are the first acts confirmed for New York radio station WHTZ (Z1 ...

  44. '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 ...

  45. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 20-26)

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 20-26, 2004). URBAN LEGEND: Keith Urban is a country superstar in the making. With the release of his latest album, "Be Here" (Capitol Records Nashville), look for him a couple of ...

  46. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 23-29)

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 23-29) No lie: I woke up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday to watch dressage . OK, OK... It was a hungry baby that woke me up, but I was quite glad that she did. Because I w ...

  47. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the ins and outs of Billboard's charts as they relate to Gavin Degraw, Fantasia, Tim McGraw and Rick James. 'DON'T' DOES: It was a long journey, but after 22 weeks, and after being stuck at No. 11 for the ...

  48. CHART BEAT

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gavin Degraw, Fantasia, Tim McGraw & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Fantasia , Gavin DeGraw , Tim McGraw ...

  49. JoJo, DeGraw Sign On For Ashe Kids Day

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform as part of the annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the official kick off of grand slam tennis event the U.S. Open. R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform ...

  50. Chariot Stripped

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At times, studio polish offers a mere pretty reflection of the spirit within a musician. At times, studio polish offers a mere pretty reflection of the spirit within a musician. Such is the case with Gavin DeGraw's original, Mark Endert-produce ...

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