1. 'Hey Ya': OutKast Reaches Triple Platinum

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified OutKast's two-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" triple-platinum for U.S. shipments of 3 million copies. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified OutKast's two-disc "…

  2. OutKast Pops Back To No. 1

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 4-1 jump. The Arista release has been the No. 1 album in three of its six weeks on the chart. U.S. sal OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to…

  3. Ask Billboard

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bob Seger, Donna Summer and Celine Dion. A SEGER 'MYSTERY' Keith, I'm really excited about Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band's "Greatest Hits 2" hits coming out and I'm thrilled to see so many of his…

  4. The Tangled Web

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Digital Sales & Yesology. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS: Digital tracks are outselling physical singles by a growing margin, a sign that consumers are increasingly embracing the brave new world of Internet downloading…

  5. 'Baby Boy' Turns Six On Hot 100

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for the sixth-straight week. The track once again fends off the advances of "Stand Up," the Ludacris and Shawnna cut which holds Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul leads…

  6. No Stopping Beyoncé's 'Baby Boy' At No. 1

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul hangs on for a fifth-straight week atop Billboard's Hot 100, fending off a threat from Ludacris' "Stand Up" featuring Shawnna. The latter jumps 4-2, a peak i "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul hangs on for a…

  7. The Tangled Web

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Go-Kart Records, Jane's Addiction and Primus. REV IT UP: New York-based punk label Go-Kart Records will on Nov. 4 release an all-MP3 compilation. The two-disc set, which Go-Kart claims is one of the first of its kind…

  8. No Fears: Orzabal, Smith Reunite

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tears For Fears principals Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have reunited and inked a deal with Arista Records, which will release the duo's first album together since 1989 early next year. The pair perf Tears For Fears principals Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have reunited and inked a deal…

  9. Contacto

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In 2001, Colombian artist Cabas burst onto the Latin scene with an explosive fusion of traditional Colombian rhythms and aggressive rock. In 2001, Colombian artist Cabas burst onto the Latin scene with an explosive fusion of traditional Colombian rhythms and aggressive rock. Bolstered by a…

  10. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT OutKast multiplies music lovers' pleasures with its first double album, featuring a solo CD set from both Big Boi and AndrÉ 3000. OutKast multiplies music lovers' pleasures with its first double album, featuring a solo CD set from both Big Boi and André 3000. "The Love Below,…

  11. OutKast Leads Nine New Top-20 Chart Entries

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" muscles out tough competition from Dave Matthews and Limp Bizkit to bow atop The Billboard 200. The Arista album In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "…

  12. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Outkast Double Dose Of 'Love' In a declining market, Outkast has enjoyed nothing but success. The duo's four studio albums have shown steady artistic and commercial growth; combined U.S. sales total 9 million units to date. So, when the duo of Andre 3000 and Big Boi decided to…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. A native of Monticello, Ga., Yearwood is inducted by Georgia Gov. 2000 - Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at…

  14. Crow's 'Best' Includes New Songs

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A pair of new songs will bolster the track list of "The Very Best of Sheryl Crow." Due Nov. 4 from Interscope, the 16-track set will feature the original song "The Light in Your Eyes," as well as the A pair of new songs will bolster the track list of "The Very Best of…

  15. Kelis Cooks Up 'Tasty' New Album

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop-soul vocalist Kelis is readying "Tasty," her third album and first for new label Arista, for a Nov. 11 release. Pop-soul vocalist Kelis is readying "Tasty," her third album and first for new label Arista, for a Nov. 11 release. The 24-year-old New York native's…

  16. Six Labels Later, Anthony Hamilton Debuts

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Very few artists can say that it has taken them almost 11 years to release their debut album -- and still smile about it. Having been signed to a host of different labels (Uptown, MCA, Harrell Entertainment, Soulife and Atlantic), Anthony…

  17. Gwen Stefani Teams With Outkast

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's Andre 3000 is among the producers No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani has enlisted for her long-awaited debut solo album. Outkast's Andre 3000 is among the producers No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani has enlisted for her long-awaited debut solo album. In addition to producing…

  18. Marc-André Hamelin, piano

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mazurka is an old Polish folk dance made world-famous by Chopin, whose reinventions of the form are adored to this day. The mazurka is an old Polish folk dance made world-famous by Chopin, whose reinventions of the form are adored to this day. A key 20th-century heir to the great Pole&…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's third marriage and Mutter's second. 2002 - Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's…

  20. Pop Stars Gather At The Net For 'Kids' Day'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Monica, Smash Mouth and Daniel Bedingfield will perform as part of the 2003 U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids' Day event. Monica, Smash Mouth and Daniel Bedingfield will perform as part of the 2003 U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids' Day event. Slated for Aug. 23 at the USTA National Tennis Center…

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