1. Tuned In: The Tube

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it from its playlist. Read Carla Hay's column. Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it ...

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses top singles of presidential eras, Steve Winwood, the Hot 100, Brian Wilson, George Strait and more with readers. WEST WINGING IT Dear Fred, With the upcoming election I thought it might be interesting to list the top 5 hits of ...

  3. Eminem To Perform At Sirius Channel Launch

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem and satellite radio provider Sirius will launch their uncensored hip-hop channel Oct. 28 with a live broadcast from New York. Shade 45's debut will stem from the city's Roseland Ballroom, where Eminem and satellite radio provider Si ...

  4. Judge Won't Dismiss Jackson Indictment

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge today (Oct. 14) rejected a defense request to throw out the indictment against Michael Jackson, saying prosecutors had presented enough evidence of child molestation and an attempt to silence A judge today (Oct. 14) rejected a defense reques ...

  5. Jackson Slams New Eminem Video

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has not taken kindly to the way he's portrayed in rapper Eminem's recently released video, "Just Lose It." Michael Jackson has not taken kindly to the way he's portrayed in rapper Eminem's recently relea ...

  6. Judge OKs Michael Jackson Tix Suit

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A New York judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden for allegedly selling seats with obstructed views for Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert thr A New York judge has approved a class-actio ...

  7. Lawyers Move To Oust DA From Jackson Case

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's lawyers filed a motion yesterday (Oct. 4) to remove the Santa Barbara, Calif., County district attorney's office from his child molestation case, but the reasons were kept secret. Michael Jackson's lawyers filed a mo ...

  8. Jerkins Is Back, Busier Than Ever

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a little time away, producer Rodney Jerkins is back on the Billboard charts. With his Darkchild crew, he has a hand in current hits by Destiny's Child and Kierra "KiKi" Sheard. He's also working After a little time away, pr ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Jackson Defense Denies Photos Reports

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's defense attorney said in a court-approved statement yesterday (Sept. 21) that news reports about photographs reportedly seized from the singer's home are false and that the prosecuti Michael Jackson's defense attorne ...

  11. Jackson To Face Accuser's Mother In Court

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson is expected to come face to face this week, for the first time since his arrest, with the mother of the teenage boy who accuses him of molestation. Michael Jackson is expected to come face to face this week, for the first time since ...

  12. TunesOnTV

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 13 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jason Mraz (also scheduled: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jennings). "The View,&q ...

  13. Unreleased Tracks Bolster Jackson Box Set

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than a dozen previously unreleased tracks plus a host of rarities will be found on the career-spanning Michael Jackson box set, "The Ultimate Collection." Due Nov. 16 via Epic and executive-produ More than a dozen previously unrelease ...

  14. Former Sheriff: Jackson Paid Other Accuser

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The former sheriff of Santa Barbara County says Michael Jackson paid $2 million to the son of an employee at his Neverland Ranch in 1990 to stave off an accusation of child molestation, according to a The former sheriff of Santa Barbara County says ...

  15. Jackson's Lavish Lifestyle Put On Display

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's elegant home with its lavish playground for children was placed on display in a courtroom as defense attorneys showed a judge videotapes of a raid last year on the pop star's Neverla Michael Jackson's elegant home wi ...

  16. ASK BILLBOARD

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Your Questions About Michael Jackson, Van Halen & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News Michael Jackson ...

  17. Neverland Ranch Search Ruled Legal

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Child molestation allegations by a 12-year-old boy provided authorities with legal justification for a massive search of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch last year, a judge ruled, rejecting defense e Child molestation allegations by a 12-year- ...

  18. Ask Billboard

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michael Jackson, George Michael and Van Halen. ULTIMATE MJ Dear Keith I was wondering if Michael Jackson will really release his box set in September, and if not, when? Thanks, Victor Hi Victor, ...

  19. Jackson Hearing Resembles Hollywood Production

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-style production, with Michael Jackson and his siblings dressed all in white as they approached the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif., yesterday (Aug. 16) i As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-styl ...

  20. Report: Michael Jackson Not 'Manhandled'

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The state attorney general's office has concluded that Michael Jackson was not "manhandled" by sheriff's deputies who took him into custody last year on child molestation charges, CBS News reported ye The state attorney general&# ...

  21. Sources: Jackson To Attend Next Hearing

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness stand, sources said. Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness st ...

  22. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Usher, Madonna samples, Jessica Simpson and the state of radio with readers. USHERING IN A RECORD? Hi Fred! My name is Carlos. I live in Mexicali, Baja, Mexico, and since I remember I've been a fan of music and of Billboa ...

  23. Jackson Lawyers Want Seized Evidence List

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's attorneys complained in a court filing yesterday (Aug. 5) that they have not received lists of items seized during searches by authorities in the singer's child molestation and consp Michael Jackson's attorneys compl ...

  24. Lawyers Say MJ Prosecutor Broke Gag Order

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lawyers for Michael Jackson took a jab yesterday (Aug. 2) at the man seeking to jail him for child molestation, suggesting in court papers that prosecutor Tom Sneddon had violated a "gag" order in the Lawyers for Michael Jackson took a jab ...

  25. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Usher, Juvenile, Van Halen, the Jacksons and Reba McEntire. FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER: Between 1955 and 2003, no song with a title that began with the word "Slow" had ever made it to No. ...

  26. Jackson Trial Delayed Until 2005

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The sexual molestation case against Michael Jackson is proving so complicated that Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Rodney Melville yesterday (July 27) agreed to a defense request to delay th The sexual molestation case against Michael Jack ...

  27. Jackson Accused Of Imprisoning Boy

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop star Michael Jackson enticed a young boy, then imprisoned him and his family and forced them to make a video absolving him of molestation claims, prosecutors charged today (July 27). The fiery cou Pop star Michael Jackson enticed a young boy, th ...

  28. Jackson Lawyers Seek More Time For Case

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a motion marked by unusually confrontational language, Michael Jackson's defense team called the investigation of him "breathtaking" and his prosecution on child molestation charges an effort to "t In a motion marked by unusua ...

  29. Jackson's Lawyers Seek More Time For Case

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a motion marked by unusually confrontational language, Michael Jackson's defense team called the investigation of him "breathtaking" and his prosecution on child molestation charges an effort to "t In a motion marked by unus ...

  30. Jackson Denies Quadruplets Report

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson today (July 20) flatly denied a magazine report that he is about to become a father to quadruplets by way of a surrogate mother. Beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson today (July 20) flatly denied a magazine repor ...

  31. Jackson Seeking To Keep Media At Bay

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Denouncing the motives of the news and entertainment media, Michael Jackson's lawyers asked an appellate court in Los Angeles yesterday (July 19) to refuse an expedited hearing on a media access chall Denouncing the motives of the news and ente ...

  32. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  33. Judge Calls Jackson Prosecutor To Testify

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's prosecutor was ordered today (July 9) to testify at an upcoming hearing about how much he knew of the relationship between Jackson's former attorney and a private investigator before Michael Jackson's prosecutor was ...

  34. Jackson Defense Seeks To Toss Indictment

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's lawyers asked a Santa Maria, Calif., judge to throw out his grand jury indictment on molestation charges, claiming prosecutors bullied and argued with witnesses and "ran the proceedi Michael Jackson's lawyers asked a ...

  35. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  36. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Molestation Charges

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson pled not guilty today (April 30) in Santa Maria, Calif., to an indictment charging him with child molestation and a conspiracy count alleging child abduction, false imprisonment and ex Michael Jackson pled not guilty today (April 3 ...

  37. Jackson Defense May Challenge Indictment

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The indictment of Michael Jackson on child molestation charges is just the beginning of a legal journey into a maze of grand jury regulations, with the defense poised to challenge it as having been co The indictment of Michael Jackson on child mol ...

  38. Michael Jackson Indicted In California: Reports

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations against Michael Jackson indicted the pop star on Wednesday, U.S. television networks ABC, NBC and CNN reported. A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations ...

  39. Jackson Wins Case to Shut Down Web Site

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-view Web site operated by a New Jersey man once awarded a warehouse full of Jackson family memorabilia. Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-vie ...

  40. Jackson: Jury Should View Exculpatory Evidence

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson wants the grand jury investigating child molestation charges against him to hear new evidence that he says prove his innocence. NEW YORK--Michael Jackson wants the grand jury investigating child molestation charges against him to h ...

  41. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a l ...

  42. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST L.A. court clears Michael Jackson to conduct an audit of UMG's books under a breach-of-contract suit. Major film studios indicate they are willing to subsidize a transition to digital cinema. Manatt P L.A. court clears Michael Jackson to cond ...

  43. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. Jackson can now conduct an audit of UMG's BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Fir ...

  44. Lawyers Return To Court In Jackson Case

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers are returning to court today (Feb. 13) in Santa Barbara, Calif., to set a date for Michael Jackson's preliminary hearing in his child-molestation case. Lawyers are returning to court today (Feb. 13) in Santa Barbara, Calif., to set a ...

  45. Hearing Delayed In Jackson/Universal Case

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A judge delayed a hearing Wednesday in Michael Jackson's lawsuit against Universal Music Group that claims the world's largest record company owes the pop star royalties for the rerelease of songs he A judge delayed a hearing Wednesday i ...

  46. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  47. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  48. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  49. Jackson Returns Passport To Authorities

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson turns over travelling papers Michael Jackson turns over travelling papers News Michael Jackson ...

  50. Jackson Returns Passport To Authorities

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer again surrenders his travelling papers Michael Jackson has again surrendered the passport authorities briefly returned to him so he could travel to Great Britain on business, although there was no indication he ever used it. Santa Barbara C ...

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