This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's Tavern in Brownville, Neb., when his nose begins bleeding uncontrollably. Nelson is forced to cancel several shows over the following days to recover from a ruptured blood vessel.
CHART BEAT

CHART BEAT

Fred Bronson's report includes Mary J. Blige, "Bad Boys II," Alan Jackson, Uncle Kracker, chart discussion and more.
Capitol Collects Duran Duran's 'Greatest'

Capitol Collects Duran Duran's 'Greatest'

While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their first studio album since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger," Capitol has compiled the two-disc DVD video anthology "Greatest," due Nov. 4, Billboard.com has learned.
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Mary J. Blige, the "Bad Boys II" soundtrack, Alan Jackson, Uncle Kracker, Aaron Neville and Clay Aiken.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses Warren Zevon, Roxette, "Chart Beat" criteria and his busy professional schedule with readers.
Chili Peppers Tour Keeps Growing

Chili Peppers Tour Keeps Growing

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourth leg to their North American tour. New dates begin Oct. 8 with the Flaming Lips and Mike Watt in tow; Watt will be the sole opener on three Canadian dates beginning Oct. 23 in Vancouver.
Jury Deliberates Marilyn Manson Case

Jury Deliberates Marilyn Manson Case

Jurors began deliberating yesterday (Sept. 4) in the civil trial of shock rocker Marilyn Manson, who is accused of committing battery during a concert.
Pop Stars, Rain Kick Off NFL Season

Pop Stars, Rain Kick Off NFL Season

Britney Spears kicked off the National Football League's 2003 season last night (Sept. 5) with a glitzy, muddy concert on Washington's National Mall.
Touring Acts Laying Low On Sept. 11 Anniversary

Touring Acts Laying Low On Sept. 11 Anniversary

Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac and Aerosmith/Kiss are among the tours that will take the day off Sept. 11, in memory of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Still, some top acts will be playing that night, including R.E.M. and Willie Nelson.

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