1. Chayanne, Montenegro Take Billboard Latin Honors

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards. Veteran Puerto Rican singer Chayanne and rising Mexican star Pilar Montenegro were the big winners, each takin The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards.…

  2. Billboard Bits: Tim McGraw, Winnipeg Folk, Floydfest

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Tim McGraw, Winnipeg Folk, Floydfest Country star Tim McGraw and his band the Dancehall Doctors will play a free show for military personnel and their families later this month. The May 21 performance will take place at Colorado's Fort Carson Army Base/Pershing Field. "I…

  3. Seeger Re-Records Anti-War Track

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger has recorded a new version of his Vietnam War-era protest song, "Bring Them Home." With new verses written by Seeger and Appleseed Recordings founder Jim Musselman, t Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger has recorded a new version of his Vietnam War…

  4. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Rewind: The Hip-Hop DVD Magazine Issue 1 , Various Artists 3. Livin' Legend , B.G. 4. Atticus: Dragging The Lake II , Various Artists 5. Evolve , Ani DiFranco News Lil Jon , Ani DiFranco …

  5. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Performers

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings are among the latest performers added to the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony. Others who have signed on are Grupo Limite Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings are among the latest…

  6. First Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin, Pilar Montenegro, Chayanne, and Intocable lead the list of performers for the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held May 8 at the Miami Arena and broadcast May 11 by Telemundo. Sp Ricky Martin, Pilar Montenegro, Chayanne, and Intocable lead the list of performers for the…

  7. Ricky Martin Returns With A Bang

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a five-year hiatus from recording an all-Spanish album, Ricky Martin is poised to return with a bang. The No. 1 debut of his new single, "Tal Vez" (Perhaps), on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks ch After a five-year hiatus from recording an all-Spanish album, Ricky Martin is…

  8. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. Atticus: Dragging The Lake II , Various Artists 2. Evolve , Ani DiFranco 3. Livin' Legend , B.G. 4. Kings of Crunk , Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz 5. Pig Lib , Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks News Stephen Malkmus , Lil Jon , Ani DiFranco …

  9. Week Of March 24-30

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music related TV highlights for the week of March 24-30, 2003. If you like superstar divas and big, lavish productions (and really, who doesn't?), then we've got something very special in store. Along with a new album ("One Heart," Epic), this week will see the opening of…

  10. Evolve

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST On Evolve, her last album with her band before returning to solo life, Ani DiFranco indeed takes her evolution a step further, with a typical disregard for expectations or flavors of the month. On Evolve, her last album with her band before returning to solo life, Ani DiFranco indeed takes…

  11. Billboard To Honor Manzanero, Franco

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Armando Manzanero and rapper Edgardo Arias Franco, aka "El General," will receive special honors at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held May 8 at the Miami Arena. Manzanero, th Songwriter Armando Manzanero and rapper Edgardo Arias Franco, aka "El General…

  12. Celine 'Heart' Opens On 'A New Day'

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's a new driving force in Celine Dion's career. Her $10 million contract to become the face and vocal signature of DaimlerChrysler has prompted a new album, "One Heart," just a year after her high-profile return from a…

  13. 50 Cent Locked & Loaded At No. 1

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" tops The Billboard 200 for a fourth non-consecutive week, once again holding a relatively narrow lead over Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me." The rapper's Shady/Inter 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'…

  14. Additional titles hitting stores this week include:

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles -- A new studio album from singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco, "Evolve" (Righteous Babe). -- Dancehall veteran Buju Banton's "Friend for Life" (VP/Anti), featuring Sly & Robbie, Fat Joe, and Wayne Wonder. -- Modern rock outfit A.F.I.'s "…

  15. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Brad Paisley joins the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. 2001 - Brad Paisley joins the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. 1999 - More than 9.1 million viewers tune in to the Brit Awards broadcast on the U.K.'s ITV commercial network. 1998 - Do-it-yourself singer/songwriter…

  17. 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Awards Finalists Here are the 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists. The awards will be handed out May 8 at the Miami Arena. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Y Tu Te Vas" Chayanne (Sony Discos) "Quitame Ese Hombre" Pilar Montenegro (Univision) "El…

  18. DiFranco, Franti Proclaim 'Not In Our Name'

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ozomatli, Chuck D & the Fine Arts Militia, and spoken word artist Saul Williams have signed for the Not In Our Name benefit concert, to be held Jan. 31 at Ani DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ozomatli, Chuck D & the Fine Arts Militia,…

  19. Female Musicians Lead Domestic Violence Benefit

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks" to "Respond II," a two-disc compilation that will benefit families affected by domestic violence. A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks"…

  20. Dylan, DiFranco To Dance Down Under

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America together in 1997, are re-teaming for an 11-date February tour of Australia and New Zealand. The tour will hit nine Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America…

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