1. Breaking & Entering

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. FROM HARVARD TO BET…

  2. Sean Paul Busted For Profanity

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Sean Paul has been charged with using profanity during a performance last week at Montego Bay, Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest. Rapper Sean Paul has been charged with using profanity during a performance last week at Montego Bay, Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest. Paul's performance…

  3. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 28-Aug 3, 2003. This week has something for everyone. It seems no matter where you flip the channel, you'll land on an interesting musical diversion. PBS is the place to be to give a little alt-county fuel to…

  4. Tunes On TV

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 28-Aug. 3, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 28 "VH1 All Access: Oh Winona!" VH1 Featured Artists: Beck, Foo Fighters, Rhett Miller, Ryan Adams, Pete Yorn, Dave Pirner, Jimmy Fallon, Evan Dando. "Making the Video,…

  5. Hanson Takes To The Clubs

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted the the magazine for Billboard.com. This isn't your little sister's Hanson. Three years have passed since the once-premiere kiddie pop group performed live and released an album. Next month, the Hanson brothers will embark on a tour specifically to promote that they are…

  6. 2003 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, to be presented Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best Video Of The Year 50 Cent, "In Da Club" Johnny Cash, "Hurt" Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, "Work…

  7. Elliott 'Works' Up Eight MTV VMA Nominations

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott leads the field with eight nominations for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, to be handed out Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Elliott's "Work It" clip is up for video of the Missy Elliott leads the field with eight nominations for the 2003 MTV…

  8. Beyonce's 'Crazy' Stays On Top

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z maintains its lock on two of Billboard's major singles charts. The cut is No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth-straight week and leads the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Si Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z maintains its…

  9. Elephant Man Is 'Good 2 Go' On New Album

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jamaican sensation Elephant Man will release his fourth album, "Good 2 Go," Sept. 23 through VP Records. The set, which will feature the single "Pon De River, Pon De Bank," is the artist's first for N Jamaican sensation Elephant Man will release his fourth album, …

  10. P. Diddy Wants To Own NYC NBA Team

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wants to purchase the New York Knicks. The hip-hop/fashion mogul and devout fan of Gotham's National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise proclaimed his interest during an appe Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wants to purchase the New York Knicks. The…

  11. Bowie Steps Back Into 'Reality'

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next studio album, "Reality," Sept. 16 via ISO/Columbia. Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," the new set was co-produced by Bowie and As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - Blues singer/guitarist "Little" Jimmy King dies at his Memphis home of undetermined…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Brooks & Dunn, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, Trapt, Thalia and the Rolling Stones. TWO FOR THE 'ROAD': Will "Red Dirt Road" (Arista) by Brooks & Dunn become the duo's 18th No. 1 hit on…

  14. Beyoncé, Jay-Z Go Chart 'Crazy'

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z has extended its reign on Billboard's singles charts. Not only is the cut No. 1 on the Hot 100 for the third-straight week, but it also ends the five-wee Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z has extended its…

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Music To My Ears,' Eagles, Meat Beat

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Music To My Ears,' Eagles, Meat Beat A concert will be held July 20 at the Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton, Mass., to benefit the Music to My Ears Project. Among those performing will be 11-year-old jazz pianist Matt Savage. The Music to My Ears Project will launch…

  16. Incarceration To Keep Sigel Off The Road

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artist Jay-Z, rapper Beanie Sigel was ordered held without bond yesterday (July 15) in Philadelphia, pending trial on a federal weapons charge. Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artist Jay-Z, rapper Beanie Sigel was ordered…

  17. HOT PRODUCT

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing P. Diddy's "Bad Boys II" soundtrack plus new albums from Macy Gray and Brooks & Dunn. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Macy Gray …

  18. Hot Product

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bad Boys 'Boys' Will Be Boys Sean "P. Diddy" Combs likes to think big. So when the entertainment mogul decided to relaunch his Bad Boy Records with new distributing partner Universal Records, he determined that it would be with an album that he predicts will be "the…

  19. Tunes On TV

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 14-20, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 14 "101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment," E! Featured Artists: David Crosby, Carmen Electra, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Jackson, George Michael, Milli Vanilli, Liza…

  20. Elephunk

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Traversing territory that falls somewhere between Jurassic 5 and the Roots, alt-rappers Black Eyed Peas make a bid for crossover appeal on the follow-up to the 2000 set "Bridging the Gap." The lead si Traversing territory that falls somewhere between Jurassic 5 and the Roots, alt…

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