1. Depeche Mode's Gahan Sets Solo Tour

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode frontman David Gahan will play more than a month's worth of solo North American dates in support of his upcoming album "Paper Monsters," due June 3 from Mute/Reprise. Depeche Mode frontman David Gahan will play more than a month's worth of solo North American…

  2. Tori Amos Sets Summer Run

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tori Amos has confirmed a slate of North American summer tour dates, set to kick off July 26 in Redmond, Wash. Nearly all of the shows on the 25-date run will be held in outdoor amphitheaters. The tri Tori Amos has confirmed a slate of North American summer tour dates, set to kick off July 26…

  3. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Body Kiss , The Isley Brothers 2. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 3. On And On , Jack Johnson 4. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 5. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent News Jack Johnson , Norah Jones …

  4. 'Shout' It Out: Isley Bros. Return To No. 1

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in nearly 30 years. The DreamWorks set sold slightly more than 150,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week at r The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1…

  5. Metal Mavens Schedule DVDs, Tour

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden and Dio have more in common than their status as veterans of the heavy metal scene. Both will release DVDs in July, shortly before hooking up with stalwart metal act Motorhead for a summer Iron Maiden and Dio have more in common than their status as veterans of the heavy metal…

  6. Santana Tour Benefits South African AIDS Fight

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises funds to fight AIDS. Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises…

  7. Lou Rawls Won't Face Battery Charges

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A judge tossed out a charge of battery against entertainer Lou Rawls, who had been accused of shoving his girlfriend at an Albuquerque, N.M., hotel. Prosecutors then told the judge there was insuffici A judge tossed out a charge of battery against entertainer Lou Rawls, who had been accused…

  8. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. Warwick, 61, of Mia 2002 - Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami…

  10. A Beautiful World

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Until now, Thicke worked primarily behind the scenes,…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses Joni Mitchell, Apple's iTunes, last name chart coincidences, James Ingram, and Madonna, with readers. TRAVELS WITH JONI Hi Fred, As a longtime Joni Mitchell fan (and chart junkie), I have a few Joni-related chart questions: First,…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Darryl Worley and Burt Bacharach. SEVENTH FRAME: Darryl Worley's "Have You Forgotten?" (DreamWorks) continues its run atop Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks, making it the longest-running No. 1 of 2003, and one of the…

  13. Former Stone Bill Wyman Rolls On

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but he still keeps himself busy. Apart from recording and touring with his band the Rhythm Kings, the former Stones bassist is now a documentary maker and p Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but he still keeps himself busy. Apart from…

  14. ADULT CONTEMPORARY

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/contemporary.jsp 1. Beautiful , Christina Aguilera 2. The Game Of Love , Santana Featuring Michelle Branch 3. Can't Stop Loving You , Phil Collins 4. Don't Know Why , Norah Jones 5. Cry , Faith Hill News Christina Aguilera , Phil Collins , Michelle Branch , Faith…

  15. DVD Collects Hip-Hop Video Classics

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Landmark music videos from Run-D.M.C., Whodini, the Pharcyde, and UTFO make up the "Lyricist Lounge: Hip-Hop Video Classics" DVD. Due July 8 through Image Entertainment, the disc will feature 13 of th Landmark music videos from Run-D.M.C., Whodini, the Pharcyde, and UTFO make up the…

  16. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Get Rich or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. American Idol Season 2: All Time Classic Love Songs , American Idol Finalists 3. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson 4. The Very Best of Cher , Cher 5. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones News Norah Jones , Kelly Clarkson …

  17. 50 Cent Holds Off 'Idol' To Return To No. 1

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" moved enough to reclaim the No. 1 post for a sixth non-consecutive week on The Billboard 200. The tot In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent&…

  18. Apple Service Tops Million First-Week Downloads

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says its new digital music service, the iTunes Music Store, sold more than 1 million downloads in its first week. Apple Computer says its new digital music service, the iTunes Music Store, sold more than 1 million downloads in its first week, Billboard Bulletin reports. The…

  19. Concert To Celebrate Country's Best

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT coincide with the Fan Fair festival in Nashville, CMT is planning a concert celebrating the "100 Greatest Songs of Country Music." The June 4 show at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, will fea To coincide with the Fan Fair festival in Nashville, CMT is planning a…

  20. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 2. American Life , Madonna 3. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 4. Say You Will , Fleetwood Mac 5. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson News Norah Jones , Madonna , Kelly Clarkson …

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