50 Cent Tops Billboard Awards Finalists

50 Cent Tops Billboard Awards Finalists

Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is a contender in six categories, including artist of the year, album of the year ("Get Rich or Die Tryin'"), R&B/Hip-Hop artist of the year and Hot 100 single of the year ("In Da Club").
Tunes On TV

Tunes On TV

Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003.
Chingy Runs 'Holidae' Show Circuit

Chingy Runs 'Holidae' Show Circuit

With his single "Holidae In" in the top-10 of several of Billboard's charts, Chingy is making the rounds of festival shows staged by U.S. radio stations this holiday season. The run begins Wednesday (Nov. 3) at the Jammin' Z90 Jingle Jam put together by KHTZ San Diego. Also on that bill will be Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, Ludacris, Mya and the Ying Yang Twins, among others.
Artists Record For 'Little Kids Rock'

Artists Record For 'Little Kids Rock'

Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto and others for sessions that will benefit the children's music program Little Kids Rock. The artists are involved in recording songs composed by the group's students for the benefit CD project "Little Kids, Big Fans: Stars United For Music Education."
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl.
Tales of a Librarian

Tales of a Librarian

Tori Amos is playing fairy godmother, delivering an early Yuletide gift to her fans.
The Central Park Concert

The Central Park Concert

Embracing another live CD package from the prolific Dave Matthews Band might be a been-there, done-that experience.
Logic Will Break Your Heart

Logic Will Break Your Heart

The debut from Montreal's answer to Interpol is a slick collection of Brit-style mope-rock, mixing influences ranging from Echo & the Bunnymen to Coldplay.

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