Reprise will on July 17 release a CD/DVD package of live tracks, demos, and previously unreleased recordings and videos from hard rock act the Used. "Maybe Memories" will boast four songs, including the title track, recorded live in March in Los Angeles, while the DVD will feature footage from the same show.
The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in nearly 30 years. The DreamWorks set sold slightly more than 150,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week at retail, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the Isley's first No. 1 on the main album chart album since 1975's "The Heat Is On" (T-Neck).
Missy Elliott, 50 Cent, and B2K lead the nominations for the 2003 BET Awards, to be handed out June 24 at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre. Elliott picked up three nods, for best female hip-hop artist, video of the year for "Work It," and best collaboration with Ludacris and Ms. Jade for "Gossip Folks."
Iron Maiden and Dio have more in common than their status as veterans of the heavy metal scene. Both will release DVDs in July, shortly before hooking up with stalwart metal act Motorhead for a summer North American Tour.
Go-Go's principals Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin are putting the finishing touches on an off-Broadway musical based on the life of late porn star actress Linda Lovelace. Starring former "Family Ties" actress Tina Yothers, "Lovelace: The Musical" will be previewed next month in Los Angeles before moving to New York in the fall.