Bowie To Upend 'Reality' On Fall Tour

Bowie To Upend 'Reality' On Fall Tour

David Bowie will embark on his most extensive tour in more than a decade with the A Reality world tour, which will begin Oct. 7 in Copenhagen and hit Europe, North America, Australia, and Japan before wrapping in March 2004, Billboard has learned. The tour is expected to be announced Monday (June 16).
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - As part of Barry Manilow's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Trisha Yearwood sings Manilow's hit "Could It Be Magic."
Latifah Gets Behind 'Taxi' Wheel

Latifah Gets Behind 'Taxi' Wheel

Queen Latifah in 20th Century Fox's "Taxi," due to start shooting Sept. 15. The film, an English-language remake of the 1998 French feature of the same name, is being produced by Luc Besson, who also produced the original. Tim Story is in negotiations to direct.
Mary Bono Eyes Top Spot At RIAA

Mary Bono Eyes Top Spot At RIAA

Rep. Mary Bono (R-Calif.) has tossed her hat in the ring as a potential successor to Hilary Rosen as chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Daft Punk Scores Animated 'Story'

Daft Punk Scores Animated 'Story'

Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk has scored a feature-length film, "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem."
Springsteen Book, Stadium Dates On The Horizon

Springsteen Book, Stadium Dates On The Horizon

Photographs of Bruce Springsteen taken by Frank Stefanko between 1978 and 1982 comprise a new book due in September. "Days of Hope and Dreams: An Intimate Portrait of Bruce Springsteen" will be published by Billboard Books, a division of Watson-Guptill. The book will include many never-before-published photographs, as well as an introduction by Springsteen.
Tinsley's Talent 'Reflected' On Solo Debut

Tinsley's Talent 'Reflected' On Solo Debut

After a dozen years as violinist in Dave Matthews Band, Boyd Tinsley says the making of his debut solo disc, "True Reflections," was a liberating endeavor. The album arrives June 17 via Bama Rags/RCA.
Sly's A No Show In Family Stone Reunion

Sly's A No Show In Family Stone Reunion

The Family Stone, the California band that paved the way for modern funk, is back in the recording studio for the first time in 32 years. But missing is Sly Stone -- the heart and soul of a band that blended race, gender, music, and politics in a glorious evocation of Sixties idealism.
Flecktones Prep Ambitious Triple 'Worlds'

Flecktones Prep Ambitious Triple 'Worlds'

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are preparing to release "Little Worlds," a three-disc studio set due Aug. 12 from Columbia. Produced by banjo virtuoso Fleck at his Nashville home studio, the 27-track collection will also be pared down into a 10-track single-disc version aimed at casual fans of the progressive bluegrass/jazz group.
Shelby Lynne Signs With Capitol

Shelby Lynne Signs With Capitol

A new album, "Identity Crisis," the first she has written and produced entirely herself, is due Sept. 16.

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