LIVE REVIEW

LIVE REVIEW

The Dead & Bob Dylan In Tampa, Fla.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he is injured in a car accident in Indianapolis. The band is forced to postpone upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and Boston.
No Dislodging 'Bad Boys II' From No. 1

No Dislodging 'Bad Boys II' From No. 1

Packed with tracks by such hitmakers such as 50 Cent, Nelly, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and P. Diddy, the soundtrack to "Bad Boys II" cruises to a third straight week atop The Billboard 200. The Bad Boy/Universal set holds onto the top spot despite a 21% slip in U.S. sales to 155,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Cramer, Smith Join Country Hall Of Fame

Cramer, Smith Join Country Hall Of Fame

The late Floyd Cramer and Carl Smith are the latest artists selected to join the Country Music Association's (CMA) Hall of Fame. The artists will be formally inducted Nov. 5 during the 37th annual CMA Awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS from Nashville.
Quincy Jones Aiding L.A. New Year's Show

Quincy Jones Aiding L.A. New Year's Show

Legendary producer Quincy Jones will help organize the first-ever Legends of Los Angeles Pop concert, to be held on New Year's Eve at the open-air County Mall area in downtown Los Angeles, with the new Disney Concert Hall as a backdrop.
The Shins Slide Down The 'Chute'

The Shins Slide Down The 'Chute'

Albuquerque, N.M.-based rock outfit the Shins will release their sophomore studio album, "Chutes Too Narrow," Oct. 21 via Sub Pop. A commercial single for "So Says I" will be released Sept. 23, backed with the non-album B-side "Mild Child" and an alternate version of album cut "Gone for Good."
White Stripes Reschedule North American Tour

White Stripes Reschedule North American Tour

The White Stripes, who were forced to postpone several dates due to a finger injury sustained by frontman Jack White, have unveiled a number of rescheduled shows in the fall.
Ruben Allegedly Paid To Wear Jerseys On 'Idol'

Ruben Allegedly Paid To Wear Jerseys On 'Idol'

Owners of hip-hop clothing maker 205 Flava Inc. say they secretly paid Ruben Studdard to wear the company's bright jerseys on "American Idol," despite a ban by the program on such deals.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Coral, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and the Rolling Stones.
NYC's Central Park To Host BMG's 'Weekend'

NYC's Central Park To Host BMG's 'Weekend'

Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two-day concert series next month in New York. "A Weekend in Central Park" will feature concerts Sept. 13-14, including an extension of the Sprite Liquid Mix tour and an acoustic-themed concert.

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