1. Hot Product

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Death In Vegas 'Scorpio' Rising Tim Holmes and Richard Fearless, aka U.K. electronica duo Death In Vegas, return this week with the North American release of "Scorpio Rising" on Sanctuary Records. "Scorpio," Death In Vegas' first album since 1999's Time…

  2. 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…

  3. Beyonce Bonus Track Linked To Pre-Orders

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fans who pre-order the forthcoming debut solo album by Beyonce Knowles online will receive a free download of a previously unreleased bonus track. Fans who pre-order the forthcoming debut solo album by Beyonce Knowles online will receive a free download of a previously unreleased bonus track.…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>As part of Barry Manilow's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Trisha Yearwood sings Manilow's hit "Could It Be Magic." 2002 - As part of Barry Manilow's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Trisha Yearwood sings Manilow'…

  5. Flecktones Prep Ambitious Triple 'Worlds'

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are preparing to release "Little Worlds," a three-disc studio set due Aug. 12 from Columbia. Produced by banjo virtuoso Fleck at his Nashville home studio, the 27-track Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are preparing to release "Little Worlds,"…

  6. Shelby Lynne Signs With Capitol

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A new album, "Identity Crisis," the first she has written and produced entirely herself, is due Sept. 16. Shelby Lynne has signed to Capitol Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. A new album, "Identity Crisis," the first she has written and produced entirely herself, is due…

  7. Breaking & Entering

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Postal Service, Lumidee, Dierks Bentley, and RA. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. GOING POSTAL: Indie-rock duo the Postal Service…

  8. Aretha Teases Album With New Single

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aretha Franklin has released a new single, "The Only Thing Missin'," as a teaser from her upcoming album, due Sept. 16 via Arista. Aretha Franklin has released a new single, "The Only Thing Missin'," as a teaser from her upcoming album, due Sept. 16 via Arista.…

  9. Billboard Bits: Toronto, Freedom Concert, Yoakam

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Toronto, Freedom Concert, Yoakam Diana Krall and Jann Arden have been added to the Concert for Toronto, set for June 21. Krall will perform at the Air Canada Centre with Arden, Sarah McLachlan, Remy Shand, and Glenn Lewis. Performers at the Skydome include Sum 41, Avril Lavigne, Our…

  10. 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…

  11. Haggard Descends On 'UFO Music Fest'

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Merle Haggard will stage the first UFO Music Fest July 5 in Roswell, N.M., at the Bob Crosby Arena on the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. The bill will also feature special guests Marty Stuart a Merle Haggard will stage the first UFO Music Fest July 5 in Roswell, N.M., at the Bob Crosby…

  12. Rod Stewart's Catalog Breeds Musical

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart's greatest hits are coming to the stage in a new London musical, "Tonight's the Night," that will open on the West End in the fall. The show at the Victoria Palace Theater will feature som Rod Stewart's greatest hits are coming to the stage in a new London…

  13. Guests Abound On Zevon's 'The Wind'

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Terminally ill artist Warren Zevon has gathered an impressive list of famous friends to contribute to what will likely be his final studio album, "The Wind." Due Aug. 26 via Artemis, the album feature Terminally ill artist Warren Zevon has gathered an impressive list of famous…

  14. Gang Starr Readies First Album In Five Years

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Records has set a June 24 release date for "The Ownerz," a new studio album by veteran rap duo Gang Starr. The disc will be the first new full-length from producer/turntablist DJ Premier and ra Virgin Records has set a June 24 release date for "The Ownerz," a new…

  15. Simmons Taps Dylan, Zappa Songs For Solo Set

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Gene Simmons' first solo record in 25 years will feature songs co-written by Bob Dylan and the late Frank Zappa, Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-untitled disc will be among the first albums rele Gene Simmons' first solo record in 25 years will feature songs co-written by Bob…

  16. Stars Gather To Roast MTV's Daly

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, Britney Spears, and Nelly will join a host of artists and comedians June 28 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles for the first "MTV Bash." The event will serve as a comedy/concert roast Madonna, Britney Spears, and Nelly will join a host of artists and comedians June…

  17. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The first album in eight years from Eurythmics principal Annie Lennox, "Bare" (J). -- The self-titled debut from "American Idol" season one runner-up Justin Guarini (RCA). -- Two double-disc live "…

  18. Tunes On TV

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 9-15, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 9 "Rock Bodies III," VH1 Featured Artists: Tori Amos, Bret Michaels, Beyonce Knowles. "Intimate Portrait: Chaka Khan," Lifetime Channel Featured Artists: Chaka Khan, Mary…

  19. Pepsi Show Brings Music Back To Prime Time

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It is the type of TV show that U.S. broadcast networks would not touch for years: the prime-time music series for hit artists. With "Pepsi Smash" (which debuts July 16), the WB network and Pepsi aim t It is the type of TV show that U.S. broadcast networks would not touch for years:…

  20. String Cheese Incident Slates Fall Tour

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Even though it's not yet summer, Colorado-based jam band the String Cheese Incident is looking ahead to the fall. The band has set up a tour that kicks off with its Sept. 20 appearance at the Austin ( Even though it's not yet summer, Colorado-based jam band the String Cheese…

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