First Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

First Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

Ricky Martin, Pilar Montenegro, Chayanne, and Intocable lead the list of performers for the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held May 8 at the Miami Arena and broadcast May 11 by Telemundo. Special guest Armando Manzanero, Tito Nieves, Robi "Draco" Rosa, and Albita will also appear at the awards as presenters.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Modern rock act Remy Zero appears on the season finale of the WB series "Smallville." The show, centered around the adventures of the teenaged Clark Kent/Superman, features the band's "Save Me" as its theme.
Kiss, Aerosmith Tour Ready To Rock

Kiss, Aerosmith Tour Ready To Rock

As expected, Kiss and Aerosmith have confirmed the details for their co-headlining tour, which will run from Aug. 2 in Hartford, Conn., to Oct. 18 in Devore, Calif. Modern rock act Saliva will support on all shows. Both bands are offering special ticket presales and other promotions through their official Web sites.
Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently announced Ozzy Osbourne bassist) Jason Newsted had in mind when he left Metallica over two years ago, but that's exactly what he'll be doing this summer as Voivod and Ozzy play Ozzfest 2003. Despite the need for two sets of everything (clothes, amps, etc.), Newsted tells Billboard.com that he's up for the challenge.
Madonna Edged Out For No. 1 U.K. Debut

Madonna Edged Out For No. 1 U.K. Debut

The U.K. singles chart sprang a surprise yesterday (April 20) when Madonna's "American Life" (Maverick), which had led the way in midweek sales, was beaten to No. 1 by the incumbent chart-topper of three weeks, "Make Luv" by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham (Positiva).
DOJ Backs RIAA In Verizon Copyright Suit

DOJ Backs RIAA In Verizon Copyright Suit

In a major victory for record companies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has sided with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in its ongoing lawsuit against Internet service provider Verizon Communications.
LIVE REVIEW

LIVE REVIEW

The Polyphonic Spree, April 10-11 in Chicago
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Alan Dale, a crooner of the late 1940s and '50s whose hits included the million-selling single "Heart of My Heart," dies at the age of 73 after a long illness.
Dr. Feelgood

Dr. Feelgood

Nearly 14 years after its original release, MÖtley CrÜe's monster hit, Dr.
Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band

Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band

This three-disc compilation of Duke Ellington classics supersedes a similarly titled, sometimes harsh-sounding collection released in the early CD era and adds several fine alternate takes to the bounty.

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