Cher Shares Live DVD, Double-Disc Hits Set

Cher Shares Live DVD, Double-Disc Hits Set

Cher, whose "The Very Best of Cher" sits at No. 14 in its 18th week on The Billboard 200, is preparing a special edition of the greatest-hits set to coincide with the release of a live performance DVD. The artist's Farewell tour continues to expand, and now has scheduled dates set through Sept. 26 at the Woodlands, Texas.
'Idol' Stars Pick Favorites On Billboard Radio

'Idol' Stars Pick Favorites On Billboard Radio

What is Ruben Studdard's favorite song of all time? What song does Clay Aiken consider his personal favorite? The answers will be revealed today (Aug. 11) on a special edition of "The Billboard Radio Countdown"...
Bow Wow Unleashed

Bow Wow Unleashed

Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com.
Foos Bassist To Tour With Fire Theft

Foos Bassist To Tour With Fire Theft

Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will join two of his three former Sunny Day Real Estate bandmates in the Fire Theft for the latter group's upcoming...
'Animals' And Live 'Cheese': Primus Regroups

'Animals' And Live 'Cheese': Primus Regroups

Seminal alternative rock trio Primus is reuniting for the first time in four years. In October, the original lineup of the group -- bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LeLonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander -- will release a DVD retrospective augmented by a CD of five new tracks. A short North American tour will follow.
Judge Rejects RIAA Subpoenas

Judge Rejects RIAA Subpoenas

A federal judge in Boston has rejected an attempt by the recording industry to uncover the names of Boston College and MIT students suspected of online music piracy.
Allman Brothers Look Back To Atlanta

Allman Brothers Look Back To Atlanta

Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Band, Billboard.com has learned.
Timberlake, Aguilera Tour Comes To A Halt

Timberlake, Aguilera Tour Comes To A Halt

The structural failure of a ceiling grid at an Atlantic City, N.J., venue over the weekend may have brought the Justin Timberlake / Christina Aguilera tour to an abrupt end. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. Saturday as the stage was being set up for that night's stop on the pop duo's co-headlining Justified & Stripped trek at the seaside casino town's Boardwalk Hall.
Shortlist Prize Rolls Out 'Long List'

Shortlist Prize Rolls Out 'Long List'

The eighty-six nominees for the 2003 Shortlist Music Prize have been unveiled as a precursor to selecting 10 finalists early next month and choosing a winner Oct. 16 in Los Angeles.
Cantrell, Williams Rule U.K. Charts

Cantrell, Williams Rule U.K. Charts

Blu Cantrell topped the U.K. singles chart for a second week while Robbie Williams returned to the No. 1 berth on the album survey. Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) withstood the challenge of four new entries in the top six to secure a second week at the top.

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