1. CD, DVD Release Set For 'Concert For George'

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The November 2002 celebration of George Harrison's life and music, will be documented in CD and DVD releases by that name Nov. 18 via Warner Strategic Marketing. " Concert for George ," the November 2002 celebration of George Harrison's life and music, will be documented…

  2. 50 Cent, Nelly Win Big At The Source

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper 50 Cent won two major awards, including album of the year, while Nelly and Lil' Kim also took home trophies at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards last night (Oct. 13) in Miami. 50 Cent's "Get Rich Rapper 50 Cent won two major awards, including album of the year, while Nelly…

  3. Doo-Wop Group Sues Pepsi Over Songs

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two members of the Flamingos, a Chicago doo-wop group popular in the 1950s, are seeking more than $1 million in damages from PepsiCo Inc., which they allege used their recordings in commercials withou Two members of the Flamingos, a Chicago doo-wop group popular in the 1950s, are seeking more…

  4. ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. Some Oklahoma kids formed a band. Then, they released an album on the independent Doghouse label, home to such acts as the Get Up Kids,…

  5. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  6. Indie Vets Team Up In Champions Of Sound

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split Lip drummer Charlie Walker have teamed up in Champions Of Sound. The New York group, rounded out by keyboardi Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split…

  7. Kylie Shows Off Her 'Body Language'

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue has finalized the track list for her new album, "Body Language." As previously reported, the set is due Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. Kylie Minogue has finalized the track list for her new album, "Body Language.…

  8. Roxio Reveals Details Of Retooled Napster

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Roxio yesterday (Oct. 9) said it plans to launch the new version of Napster on Oct. 29. The company also unveiled a new Napster-branded digital music player from Samsung Electronics, designed to go he Roxio yesterday (Oct. 9) said it plans to launch the new version of Napster on Oct. 29. The…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the B 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs their hit "Little Goodbyes." 1999 - Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months…

  12. 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…

  13. Rice Nabs Shortlist Music Prize

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected the third annual Shortlist Music Prize last night (Oct. 5), climaxing a four-and-a-half hour concert featuring Rice and seven of the nine other nominees a Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected the third annual Shortlist Music Prize last…

  14. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  15. The Jealous Kind

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Chris Knight's follow-up to "Pretty Good Guy" (2001) is a return to country music's dark side, with spare, unobtrusive instrumentation. Chris Knight's follow-up to "Pretty Good Guy" (2001) is a return to country music's dark side, with spare,…

  16. Under the Moon

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Barbara Sfraga has tracked one of the most captivating jazz albums of the year with "Under the Moon." Her vocal work is consistently inventive and sure, and she demonstrates a distinctive fee Vocalist Barbara Sfraga has tracked one of the most captivating jazz albums of the…

  17. Queen Latifah Inks Multi-Faceted Deal

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah has signed a multimedia deal with production company Creative Battery, promoter AEG Live and Vector Recordings, Billboard reports exclusively in the Oct. 11, 2003, issue. The one-off dea Queen Latifah has signed a multimedia deal with production company Creative Battery,…

  18. Billboard Bits: Kid Rock, Black Sabbath, Ronnie Dawson

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Kid Rock, Black Sabbath, Ronnie Dawson Kid Rock has selected a cover of Bad Company's classic rock favorite "Feel Like Makin' Love" as the first single from his new album . The self-titled set is due Nov. 11 from Lava/Atlantic. Rock's cover is due to hit U.S.…

  19. 'Baby Boy' Holds Down Singles Chart Lead

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut also leads Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for the third "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on…

  20. Jack Johnson Hangs Ten With DVD, CD

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson may be best known as a singer/songwriter, but he's also a veteran surfer and filmmaker. The artist's many passions come together in the film "Thicker Than Water," originally released in 2 Jack Johnson may be best known as a singer/songwriter, but he's…

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