1. Big Apple Personalities To 'Host' Grammys

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature a traditional celebrity host as in past years. Instead, the event will feature a gaggle of Gotham-associated personal Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature…

  2. Hot Product

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from R. Kelly, Cat Power, AC/DC, Ministry, and more. 'Factory' Showroom In the wake of several release date changes and amid the ongoing controversy over child pornography allegations, R&B superstar R. Kelly returns this week with his latest Jive album, …

  3. Jazz Fest Blooms With Dylan, CSN, LL Cool J

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed hundreds of artists for this year's 34th annual outing, which will be expanded to an 11-day festival for the first time, starting Thursday, A The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed hundreds of artists for this…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>James Taylor ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Caroline "Kim" Smedvig. The two marry at a Boston church during a small ceremony attended by about 50 family and friends. Smedvig, an 2001 - James Taylor ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Caroline …

  5. Massive Attack Takes Over U.K. Album Chart

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Massive Attack returned to the U.K. charts in style yesterday (Feb. 16) as its fourth album, "100th Window" (Virgin), became the group's second to debut at No. 1, repeating the feat of its 1998 predec Massive Attack returned to the U.K. charts in style yesterday (Feb. 16) as…

  6. Ono To Release Dance Version Of Lennon Song

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono has recorded a dance version of her late husband John Lennon's final song, her U.K. record label said. Ono has teamed up with British pop act the Pet Shop Boys for a dance remix of the Lennon Yoko Ono has recorded a dance version of her late husband John Lennon's final song…

  7. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sammy Hagar, LL Cool J, Meat Loaf, Metallica,…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the par 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a…

  9. We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Boasting contributions from U2, Kiss, Tom Waits, and Metallica, star power alone set the bar pretty high for this set—maybe too high, as it is sadly weighted down by lackluster performances. Boasting contributions from U2, Kiss, Tom Waits, and Metallica, star power alone set the bar pretty…

  10. Ready for Love

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs, produced by Waits—sees the veteran blues singer/guitarist in his most eclectic setting y The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2002 - Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2001 - Beatles…

  12. Korn, Manson, Disturbed Tipped For Ozzfest

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST The eighth installment of Ozzfest will boast Korn, Marilyn Manson, and Disturbed among its mainstage acts, a source tells Billboard.com. The annual hard rock festival tour will kick off in June and wi The eighth installment of Ozzfest will boast Korn, Marilyn Manson, and Disturbed among its…

  13. Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second annual Bonnaroo festival, set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on a plethora of acts, including headliners the Dead and Widespread Panic. Other confirmed acts include Sonic Y The second annual Bonnaroo festival , set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on…

  14. Australian Police Recover Apparent Beatles Tapes

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police in Australia today (Feb. 14) recovered reel-to-reel tapes apparently recorded by the Beatles and believed stolen from the band's studios in London more than three decades ago. Detectives raided Police in Australia today (Feb. 14) recovered reel-to-reel tapes apparently recorded by…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart acco KELLY AND (UNION) JACK Fred, Great to read your online columns. I just wanted to take issue…

  16. Osbournes, Williams Win Three NME Awards

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams and members of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne's family each won three trophies at the 2003 NME Carling Awards today (Feb. 13) in London. The MTV reality show "The Osbournes" took the b Robbie Williams and members of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne's family…

  17. Spiritualized Summons Up Rare Tracks

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST slew of rarities for the double-disc collection "The Complete Works Volume 1," due April 15 from Spaceman/Arista Records. The set will feature 24 tracks culled from singles, EPs, special pressings, an U.K. psychedelic rock outfit Spiritualized has collected a slew of rarities for…

  18. More Stars Added To Grammy Performance Slate

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been added to the performance lineup for the 45th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast Feb. 23 on CBS. Costello will join No Doubt's Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been…

  19. Billboard Bits: 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More The MTV reality series "Making the Band II," which last year chronicled the assembly of a new hip-hop group whose career will be guided by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, will return this spring with 10 new episodes. The show…

  20. Artists Salute Dylan's Inspirational Albums

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two of Bob Dylan's inspirational albums. "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" will pay homage to 1979's "Slow Train Coming" an Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two…

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