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Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three albums into the top-10. While it's an impressive first week for the pop superstar, it falls short of the 746,000 copies her 2001 release "Britney" sold when it bowed at No. 1.
New Program Skirts iTunes Protection

New Program Skirts iTunes Protection

The digital rights management technology Apple Computer Inc. uses to set limits for songs downloaded from its iTunes Music Store has been challenged by a familiar name.
Lawyer: Jackson Secretly Taped On Jet

Lawyer: Jackson Secretly Taped On Jet

Michael Jackson has been granted a court order against XtraJet, an aircraft company that was attempting to sell a videotape made of the star as he flew from Las Vegas to California last week.
Linkin Park, P.O.D. Confirm Tour Plans

Linkin Park, P.O.D. Confirm Tour Plans

Thus far, 12 dates are set, but no venues have yet been announced. At least 20 other shows are on tap for the trek, which will also feature Hoobastank and Story Of The Year.
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

The Web's most intriguing music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Fingertips Music, Counting Crows, Rhino/Rolling Stone.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

The Web's most intriguing music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Fingertips Music, Counting Crows, Rhino/Rolling Stone.
Banner Dives Into 'Dirty Water'

Banner Dives Into 'Dirty Water'

Fresh off the June release of "Mississippi: The Album" (SRC/Universal) and September's remix offering "Mississippi: The Screwed & Chopped Album," Southern rapper David Banner has already completed work on another project.
Meat Loaf Recovering After Heart Surgery

Meat Loaf Recovering After Heart Surgery

Meat Loaf underwent heart surgery in a London hospital after being diagnosed with a condition that causes an irregular heartbeat, according to his U.K. record label, Mercury.
Jones Drops In For Wax Poetic 'Sessions'

Jones Drops In For Wax Poetic 'Sessions'

Superstar songbird Norah Jones is among the guests featured on "Nublu Sessions," the new album by New York band Wax Poetic. The set, due Feb. 10 from Ultra Records, will also boast guest appearances by N'Dea Davenport, Saul Williams and U-Roy. Jones performed from 1997-1998 with Wax Poetic, led by Ilhan Ersahin, owner of downtown New York club Nublu.

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