1. Old Fatman Scoop Track Tops U.K. Chart

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST A four-and-a-half year-old track by a New York hip-hop DJ became the U.K.'s new No. 1 single yesterday (Oct. 27). "Be Faithful" by Fatman Scoop, a rapper and broadcaster on radio station WQHT (Hot 97) A four-and-a-half year-old track by a New York hip-hop DJ became the U.K.&…

  2. TunesOnTV

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 27 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Clint Black (also scheduled: Hayden Christensen) "VH1 All Access," VH1 Featured Artist: Mandy Moore. …

  3. Cash's 'Unearthed' Box Set Unveiled

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A sprawling five-disc Johnny Cash box set will arrive Nov. 25 from American Recordings/Lost Highway. Dubbed "Unearthed," the set features 79 songs, 64 of them previously unreleased and produced by Ric A sprawling five-disc Johnny Cash box set will arrive Nov. 25 from American…

  4. Adams Readies Avalanche Of Material

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A veritable avalanche of material from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is slated for release over the next few months. And, as Adams paints it, it all comes as a result of disagreements he had with his l A veritable avalanche of material from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is slated for release…

  5. Donna Summer's 'Journey'

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The fall season may be here, but it appears that a return of Summer is just around the corner. It all begins with a new greatest-hits collection, "The Journey: The Very Best of Donna Summer" (UTV/Mercury/UM), and the enduring artist&…

  6. Black Eyed Peas, Dido Rule U.K. Charts

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday (Oct. 12), as "Where Is the Love" by Black Eyed Peas (A&M/Polydor) started a sixth week at No. 1. It's now only a week The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday …

  7. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union and Havana Caliente Records, allows Cuban dance band Los Van Van to perform at the James L. Knight 1999 - The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil…

  8. Wainwright Offers 'Feel-Good' Cynicism

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright says the more pronounced rock sound heard on his latest DreamWorks release, "Want One," is a natural byproduct of the recording session environment created for the album. Rufus Wainwright says the more pronounced rock sound heard on his latest DreamWorks release, …

  9. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  10. Peas, Dido Top U.K. Charts

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Polydor) became the first single in five years to log five weeks at No. 1 in the U.K. when the new charts were released yesterday (Oct. 5). Meanwhile, Did Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Polydor) became…

  11. Hot Product

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tupac Shakur Tupac Lives Again The subject of six posthumous albums to date, late legendary rapper 2Pac (aka Tupac Shakur) is being honored with yet another release, a remix album helmed by his friend and label head Suge Knight. "Death Row Presents 2Pac Nu-Mixx Klazzics" is due this…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray, Santana, Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Lorrie Morgan, Hank Williams, Jr., Meat Loaf and more. THE BIG 'DRIFT' : Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray continue to fend off all challengers, retaining pole position…

  13. P.O.D. 'Pays' Back Fans With Video-Game Bonus

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The bonus disc will contain a version of the Playstation 2 game Amplitude, which allows users to recreate the song using its individual tracks. The first 1 million copies of P.O.D.'s next studio album will come packaged with a second disc housing a Playstation 2 videogame, with which…

  14. Billboard Bits: Liza Minnelli, WKTU, 'Clarksdale'

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Liza Minnelli, WKTU, 'Clarksdale' In her first screen-acting gig in more than eight years, Liza Minnelli has been tapped to do a multi-episode guest arc on Fox's new comedy "Arrested Development." The Imagine TV/20th Century Fox TV show, set to premiere Nov. 2…

  15. Hot Product

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dido Dido Armstrong's breathless journey is reflected in the title of her much-awaited new album, "Life for Rent" (Arista/BMG). She has gone from hopeful singer/songwriter to budding superstar, thanks to worldwide sales of 12 million for her debut album, "No Angel."…

  16. P.O.D. Unveils New Album Track List

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT P.O.D. has set the track list for its next studio album, "Payable on Death," due Nov. 4 from Atlantic. First single "Will You" was the most-added track this week at modern rock stations reporting to B P.O.D. has set the track list for its next studio album , "Payable…

  17. Dido's New Lease On 'Life'

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Dido Armstrong's breathless journey is reflected in the title of her much-awaited new album, "Life for Rent" (Arista/BMG). She has gone from hopeful singer/songwriter to budding superstar, thanks to worldwide sales of 12 million…

  18. Diversity Is Always In Oakenfold's Mix

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. England's Paul Oakenfold wears several hats in the dance/electronic music landscape. He is a label owner (Perfecto Records), a recording artist for Madonna's Maverick imprint ("Bunkka"), a film composer ("Swordfish")…

  19. Cash Takes Top Americana Honors

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash was bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards Friday at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash was bestowed with artist, song and…

  20. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Iron Maiden, Patsy Cline, Seal, John Mayer, CeCe Winans, Beyoncé and Sean Paul. BRUCE ALL MIGHTY: The third Iron Maiden album to chart since singer Bruce Dickinson returned to the group in 1999 is the hard rock outfit's highest-charting…

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