Breaking & Entering

Breaking & Entering

A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti and Kings Of Leon.
McLachlan Plots New Album, Tour

McLachlan Plots New Album, Tour

Following an extended break, Sarah McLachlan is gearing up for a busy fall and 2004. "Fallen," the first single from her as-yet-untitled next Arista album, was released to North American radio outlets yesterday (Sept. 1). A commercial single will follow in the coming weeks, with the album expected in November.
Hip-Hop Legal Roundup: 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg

Hip-Hop Legal Roundup: 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg

The owner of a Mobile, Ala., limousine service has sued rapper 50 Cent, claiming some of the star's security guards roughed him up and commandeered his vehicle after a March concert.
Elton, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

Elton, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago.
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

Weekly column showcasing the Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: moe.down, Neil Young and Seal.
Latin Grammys To Celebrate Celia Cruz

Latin Grammys To Celebrate Celia Cruz

Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan and Olga Tanon will lead a tribute to the late Celia Cruz during tomorrow's (Sept. 3) fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards.
Colleges Move To Lessen Music File-Swapping

Colleges Move To Lessen Music File-Swapping

Students arriving for fall classes at colleges across the country are facing technological hurdles and stern warnings aimed at ending swapping of music and movie files over high-speed campus Internet connections.
Interpol, Keys, Cat Power Among Shortlist Finalists

Interpol, Keys, Cat Power Among Shortlist Finalists

Albums by Interpol, Bright Eyes, Cat Power and the Black Keys are among the 10 finalists for the 2003 Shortlist Music Prize. The prize will be presented Oct. 5 as part of a concert/ceremony at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater and taped for broadcast on MTV2 in mid-October. The finalists were chosen from a "long list" of 86 nominees.
Triumph Poops On/With Comedy All-Stars

Triumph Poops On/With Comedy All-Stars

Having already left his mark on TV via uproarious appearances on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and the MTV Video Music Awards, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is clawing his way into the music business.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs find no bomb in the legendary Stone Pony nightclub, the crowd is let back in and the show continues.

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