Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by occasional Allman Bros. guitarist Warren Haynes, will hit the road this fall on its Rebirth of the Mule tour. With former Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson's band New Earth Mud in tow, the trek will launch Oct. 10 in Philadelphia and last through mid-November.
Browne Prevails In Defamation Disputes

Browne Prevails In Defamation Disputes

The makers of a television movie about John F. Kennedy Jr. and of a documentary about celebrity paparazzi have removed scenes referring to an alleged incident between Jackson Browne and his former girlfriend, actress Daryl Hannah.
Beyoncé, Jay-Z Go Chart 'Crazy'

Beyoncé, Jay-Z Go Chart 'Crazy'

Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z has extended its reign on Billboard's singles charts. Not only is the cut No. 1 on the Hot 100 for the third-straight week, but it also ends the five-week rule of Monica's "So Gone" on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally. A retail launch of the single helped propel "Crazy in Love" to the top of the latter chart.
Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, to be handed out Aug. 23 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Erykah Badu, Heather Headley and Vivian Green each earned three nominations, and 702, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and TLC garnered two nods a piece.
Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher - The Farewell Tour" leads with six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, while Fox's "American Idol" will vie for five. HBO's "Rolling Stones - Licks World Tour, Live From Madison Square Garden" nabbed four nominations, while CBS' "Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band" special and NBC's musically linked series "American Dreams" earned three each.
Breaking & Entering

Breaking & Entering

A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba.
Cuban Salsa Queen Celia Cruz Dies

Cuban Salsa Queen Celia Cruz Dies

Celia Cruz, who went from singing in Havana nightclubs to become the "Queen of Salsa," died today (July 16) of a brain tumor. She was 77.
BREAKING & ENTERING

BREAKING & ENTERING

A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - 26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim.

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