Spike Lee's artistic vision isn't just what he sees, but what he hears: And in a new multimedia show called "The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard," which makes its first U.S. stop in Philadelphia, it's the music of Lee's films that takes center stage.
"Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Downloads and satellite radio, Euro pop, falls from No. 1, Led Zeppelin, methodology, most No. 1 titles, 50 Cent, and artists named "Uncle."
Hard rock act Adema has slated an Aug. 19 release for its second full-length Arista album, "Unstable." The set was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., Cold), and will be preceded by the self-titled first single, which will be sent June 23 to U.S. radio stations for airplay consideration.
Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard's debut single is released on the same day as that of runner-up Clay Aiken. Both are due Tuesday (June 10), less than three weeks after the finale of the Fox reality show/talent contest's second season.