1. Gabriel Weighing Label Options

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel is considering his options for future recording projects, now that he has fulfilled his U.S. contract with Geffen with Tuesday's release of the retrospective "HIT." The artist's deal wit Peter Gabriel is considering his options for future recording projects,…

  2. Korn, Bizkit Link For XBox Tour

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Korn and Limp Bizkit have set a 12-city tour for next month that will see the rock/rap titans co-headlining small theater-sized venues. Dubbed the XBOX Live: Back 2 Basics Tour, the jaunt will kick of Korn and Limp Bizkit have set a 12-city tour for next month that will see the rock/rap…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of "South Park." Korn members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and David Silveria le 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  4. MTV2 Headbangers Ball

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT To celebrate the return of the seminal "Headbangers Ball" series, Roadrunner has wisely packed 40 songs on a double-CD; it retails for the price of a single disc. To celebrate the return of the seminal "Headbangers Ball" series, Roadrunner has wisely packed 40 songs on a…

  5. Julio Sings Of 'Divorcio'

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Latin crooner Julio Iglesias will release his latest album, "Divorcio," Nov. 4 via Sony International. Led by the radio single "Corazon de Papel" (Heart of Paper), the deeply personal Sony Int Veteran Latin crooner Julio Iglesias will release his latest album, …

  6. 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&…

  7. 'Baby Boy' Fends Off Singles Chart Challenges

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of relinquishing its hold on the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The second chart-topper from Beyoncé's debut Columbia album, "Dan "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of…

  8. Cyrus Explores His Gospel 'Side'

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I feel like I've gone full-circle in my life," Billy Ray Cyrus says of "The Other Side." Due Oct. 28 via Word Records/Warner Bros., is a return to his gospel heritage. It's a far cry from the days of "Achy…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fal 2002 - Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the…

  10. Throne Room

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. This collection of 16 worship songs displays her prowess as a singer/songwriter. Highly reverential and…

  11. House of Praise

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary Christian icon Carman returns after a three-year hiatus with a strong, 10-song collection sure to delight his immense fan base. Contemporary Christian icon Carman returns after a three-year hiatus with a strong, 10-song collection sure to delight his immense fan base. And with…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't mention anything in "Chart Beat"…

  13. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. 16 Biggest Hits , Johnny Cash 2. Parachutes , Coldplay 3. Legend , Bob Marley And The Wailers 4. Greatest Hits , Tim McGraw 5. Dark Side Of The Moon , Pink Floyd Issue date: Sept 27, 2003 News Bob Marley , Johnny Cash , Tim McGraw …

  14. 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…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  16. RIAA, ISPs Debate Over Subpoena Process

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the constitutionality of the Recording Industry Association of America's ... Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the…

  17. Home

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Who would have thought that nearly 20 years into its career, Simply Red would score its first No. Who would have thought that nearly 20 years into its career, Simply Red would score its first No. 1 Hot Dance Music/Club Play hit? With its new single, "Sunrise," the group has done…

  18. Warren Barfield

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barfield is a newcomer of incredible depth and substance who looks sure to be one of this year's breakthrough artists in the Christian industry. Barfield is a newcomer of incredible depth and substance who looks sure to be one of this year's breakthrough artists in the Christian…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses sales certifications and figures, MercyMe and Reba McEntire with readers. MISLED? Fred, Could you please explain why RIAA and Billboard post artists with gold and platinum record sales that haven't actually reached these plateaus? I read that you post numbers for…

  20. HOT CHRISTIAN SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/singles_index.jsp 1. Word Of God Speak , MercyMe 2. You Are So Good To Me , Third Day 3. My Heart Goes Out , Warren Barfield 4. You Get Me , Zoegirl 5. Smile (Just Want To Be With You) , Chris Rice Issue date: Sept 13, 2003 News Chris Rice , Warren Barfield …

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