1. Billboard Bits: Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir The opening date of the Lollapalooza tour has been scotched due to "staging and technical difficulties," according to a statement from tour organizers. The trek was due to launch July 3 in Ionia, Mich., but will now open two days later…

  2. Lopez, Eminem Lead 'Teen Choice' Nominees

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Musical and acting skills have placed Jennifer Lopez ahead of fellow nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards. Lopez scored 12 nominations, including nods for movie actress, female music artist and fe Musical and acting skills have placed Jennifer Lopez ahead of fellow nominees for the 2003…

  3. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 16-22, 2003. Warm weather! Fresh air! Who needs it? The cool glow of the television is all we need, especially when there's a plethora of music to tune in, sit down, and enjoy. We're starting off with what…

  4. Tunes On TV

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 16-22, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 16 "VH1 All Access: Fleetwood Mac," VH1 Featured Artists: Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks. "100 Greatest Songs of the Last 25…

  5. Diplomats' Santana To Drop Solo Debut

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Juelz Santana, the 19-year-old star of Cam'ron's group the Diplomats, is readying his solo debut. "From Me to U" is due Aug. 19 release on Diplomats/Roc-A-Fella Records. M.O.P. and Diplomats members C Juelz Santana, the 19-year-old star of Cam'ron's group the…

  6. ADULT CONTEMPORARY

    June 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/contemporary.jsp 1. Drift Away , Uncle Kracker Featuring Dobie Gray 2. The Game Of Love , Santana Featuring Michelle Branch 3. If You're Not The One , Daniel Bedingfield 4. Beautiful , Christina Aguilera 5. Have You Ever Been In Love , Celine Dion News Christina…

  7. Vandross Still Hospitalized As Album Nears

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) -- with no videos, television interviews or concerts to trumpet its arrival. With the 52-year-old singer yet to The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) --…

  8. Pires Extends Global Reach

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The rise and rise of Alexandre Pires can be seen as a case study of many things: • Breaking a new act in the U.S. Latin market. • Successfully crossing over a Brazilian, Portuguese-speaking singer into the Spanish-language Latin…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) is found dead in his Hollywood, Calif., home. He is 50. 2002 - Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) is found dead in his Hollywood, Calif., home. He is 50. 2002 - Carlos Berlanga, a pop singer and…

  10. '70s Santana Sets Revamped For Reissue

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A quartet of classic Santana albums will be reissued Aug. 12 via Columbia/Legacy. All four titles -- "Caravanserai," "Moonflower," "Love Devotion Surrender" (with Mahavishnu John McLaughlin), and "Wel A quartet of classic Santana albums will be reissued Aug.…

  11. Hot Product

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jewel Fourth Time's A Charm It took three albums for Jewel to convince us that she's an earnest woman with a message and a guitar. Now, forget about it. With the Atlantic's release of "0304," this girl just wants to have fun. The 14-song set finds the heady singer…

  12. Jewel's Just Having Fun These Days

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted for the magazine for Billboard.com. It took three albums for Jewel to convince us that she's an earnest woman with a message and a guitar. Now, forget about it. With the June 3 release of "0304," this girl just wants to have fun. The 14-song Atlantic Records set finds…

  13. J Boogie's Dubtronic Science

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT J Boogie brings his dub-infused world of hip-hop beats, soul grooves, and relaxed reggae riddims to the masses with his Om debut. J Boogie brings his dub-infused world of hip-hop beats, soul grooves, and relaxed reggae riddims to the masses with his Om debut. A San Francisco-based radio and…

  14. A Day in New York

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT One of last year's most civilized pleasures was the album Casa by the trio Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto—Brazilian cellist Jacques Morelenbaum; his wife, vocalist Paula; and globe-trotting, genre-bendi One of last year's most civilized pleasures was the album Casa by the trio Morelenbaum2…

  15. Santana In No Hurry On All-Spanish Album

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The idea that Carlos Santana could mine the Spanish-language marketplace is one that his label, Arista, and sister label BMG U.S. Latin have toyed with for years. The idea that Carlos Santana could mine the Spanish-language marketplace is one that his label, Arista, and sister label BMG U.S.…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>A Houston jury sentences rap musician South Park Mexican (Carlos Coy) to 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl. Coy testifies that he is innocent in this case as w 2002 - A Houston jury sentences rap musician South Park Mexican (Carlos Coy) to…

  17. Ask Billboard

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Coldplay, Santana & Michelle Branch, and Michael Jackson. COLDPLAYED Hi Keith, My question is regarding Coldplay's two albums. "A Rush of Blood to the Head" and "Parachutes." First, "Rush" has been in…

  18. ADULT CONTEMPORARY

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/contemporary.jsp 1. The Game Of Love , Santana Featuring Michelle Branch 2. Beautiful , Christina Aguilera 3. Can't Stop Loving You , Phil Collins 4. Don't Know Why , Norah Jones 5. Drift Away , Uncle Kracker Featuring Dobie Gray News Christina Aguilera , Phil…

  19. North and South

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jazz vocalist Luciana Souza's North and South is, as its name indicates, a marriage of Northern (jazz and the American songbook) and Southern (the artist's Brazilian roots) influences. Jazz vocalist Luciana Souza's North and South is, as its name indicates, a marriage of…

  20. Riviera, Chicago

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pete Yorn may or may not have received some help from his famous industry siblings, leading to some high-profile soundtrack placement and a heavily promoted major-label debut, but much of the guy's su Pete Yorn may or may not have received some help from his famous industry siblings,…

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