1. 50 Cent Cashes In At First Vibe Awards

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent scored three awards at last night's (Nov. 20) inaugural Vibe Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Receiving statuettes for artist of the year, dopest album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin'") and hottest hoo 50 Cent scored three awards at last night's (Nov. 20) inaugural…

  2. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  3. Loon

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST The pretty-boy rapper is just as much a staple of hip-hop as the thug MC. Following in the former tradition is Bad Boy's Loon. The pretty-boy rapper is just as much a staple of hip-hop as the thug MC. Following in the former tradition is Bad Boy's Loon. After scoring success with P.…

  4. Pop Idol Fends Off Rock Vets On Billboard 200

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" outsold new releases from Rod Stewart and the Eagles to lead The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Aiken's RCA de Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "…

  5. Loon Celebrates Long-Awaited CD Release

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With the recent success of the "Bad Boys II" soundtrack and the "Too Hot for T.V." debut of Bad Boy's Da Band, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and his Bad Boy label's track record at their new Universal home has been…

  6. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pop singer Mandy Moore's "Coverage" (Epic), featuring her renditions of songs popularized by XTC, Joe Jackson, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. The sophomore album from indie rock act the Shins, "Chutes Too…

  7. Arista Collects Braxton's 'Ultimate' Hits

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B diva Toni Braxton will cap her decade-plus association with Arista on "Ultimate Toni Braxton," due Nov. 4. The 18-song set sports such smash R&B/pop hits as "Love Shoulda Brought You Home, R&B diva Toni Braxton will cap her decade-plus association with Arista on…

  8. 2003 Vibe Awards Nominees

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center, the event will be hosted by Queen Latifah and broadcast as a two-hour special the next night on UPN. Below is a list of nominees for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa…

  9. Tunes On TV

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Simon & Garfunkel (also scheduled: Hugh Jackman, Naomi Campbell). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  10. Bad Boys II

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wasted no time pulling out the big guns for his first release under the Universal Music banner. Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wasted no time pulling out the big guns for his first release under the Universal Music banner. The soundtrack to the summer sequel …

  11. 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…

  12. Essence Fest Plans Vandross Tribute

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther Vandross will be celebrated during the three-day event. Patti LaBelle, Gerald Levert, Faith Evans, Ashanti, In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther…

  13. Tunes On TV

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 2-8, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 2 "VH1 All Access: Celebrity Weddings," VH1 Featured Artists: Marc Anthony, No Doubt, Shaquille O'Neal, Hanson, 98 Degrees, Jessica Simpson, Bush. "The Late Show With…

  14. Diddy Relaunches Label With 'Bad Boys II'

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will reactivate his Bad Boy Records label with the soundtrack to the film "Bad Boys II." Due July 15, the set is led by the Jay-Z single "La-La-La," and will boast cuts by 50 Cen Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will reactivate his Bad Boy…

  15. R&B Heavyweights Join Essence Fest Lineup

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music Festival bill. Set for July 3-5 in New Orleans, the event has also added Yolanda Adams, Musiq, and Kindred Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music…

  16. Sean Paul Still 'Busy' On Singles Chart

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean Paul's "Get Busy" continues to occupy the No. 1 post on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week. The reggae-leaning cut holds off 50 Cent's "21 Questions," which takes a 4-2 jump on the chart. The Sean Paul's "Get Busy" continues to occupy…

  17. R&B Luminaries Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup for the fifth edition of the Essence Music Festival, set for July 3-5 at the Superdome in New Orleans. The Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup…

  18. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Chesney, 'Dreams' & More

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Chesney, 'American Dreams' Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi will join a cast of New Jersey-based rockers at the Hope Concert, set for April 29 at the intimate Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, N.J. The event will also feature performances by Southside…

  19. Eminem Notches First Hot 100 No. 1

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" walks to the head of the class on Billboard's Hot 100 this week, giving the rapper his first ever No. 1 on the singles tally. The cut is the chart's fastest-growing track at r Eminem's "Lose Yourself" walks to the head of the…

  20. Now A Duo, 3LW Is Still 'Mackin'

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's no secret that Nine Lives/Epic trio 3LW is minus one member. But with several projects on tap, remaining members Adrienne Bailon (18) and Kiely Williams (16) are busy looking ahead -- especially to spreading the word about their…

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