1. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

  2. Sting Rolls Out Sacred Love Tour Plans

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST So far, only the first two months of the schedule has been confirmed, running through March 22 in Montreal. As exclusively revealed here yesterday (Nov. 17), Sting's Sacred Love tour will begin Jan. 23 at the Knight Center in Miami. So far, only the first two months of the schedule has…

  3. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 2. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 3. The Soul Sessions (EP), Joss Stone 4. Long Black Train , Josh Turner 5. Subject , Dwele Issue date: Nov. 22, 2003 News Joss Stone , Josh Turner , Dwele …

  4. Busted Beats Britney To U.K. No. 1

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. boy band Busted achieved not only its second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 16), but the added kudos of beating Britney Spears to the top. "Crashed the Wedding" (Universal) is Britain's new be U.K. boy band Busted achieved not only its second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday…

  5. Fractured Toes Sink Black Keys Euro Tour

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rock duo the Black Keys has postponed an extensive European tour after guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach fractured two toes while unloading a van full of equipment. Rock duo the Black Keys has postponed an extensive European tour after guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach fractured two toes while…

  6. Gabriel, Islam Join Mandela AIDS Concert

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson Mandela. Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson…

  7. Sting World Tour To Kick Off In January

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting's Sacred Love Tour will begin Jan. 23 at the Knight Center in Miami, Billboard Bulletin has learned. The first leg of the tour will encompass approximately 35 shows in North America. They will b Sting's Sacred Love Tour will begin Jan. 23 at the Knight Center in Miami,…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Tori Amos releases "Tori Amos: The Complete Collection: 1992-1998," a compilation of her videos. The collection contains 16 clips from the artist's four solo albums. Included are classic 1998 - Tori Amos releases "Tori Amos: The Complete…

  9. Poll: Groban Is Week's Biggest Release

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, it's the soft vocals of Josh Groban that are favored by music fans, according to a Billboard.co In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce…

  10. Borland Shelves Eat The Day

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation." Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation," according to a post on the group's official…

  11. Retailers Jump Gun On Jay-Z, G-Unit Albums

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Several U.S. retailers apparently decided to get a jump start on the early street date for Jay-Z's "The Black Album" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam) and G-Unit's "Beg for Mercy" (G-Unit/Shady/Interscope), both Several U.S. retailers apparently decided to get a jump start…

  12. No Shaking 'Baby Boy' From No. 1

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and Sean Paul are still on top of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Baby Boy." The song cruises to an eighth-straight week at the peak of the tally, once again fending off "Stand Up" from Ludacri Beyoncé and Sean Paul are still on top of Billboard's Hot 100 with …

  13. Jack Johnson Plans Hawaiian Benefit

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu, Hawaii. The event will also feature performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, DJ Logic, Makana and Amy Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu,…

  14. 'Austin City Limits' Gets National Arts Medal

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is to be presented today (Nov. 12) with the National Medal of Arts by President Bush and the National Endowment for the Arts in a ce Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is…

  15. 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…

  16. Breaking & Entering

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Lacuna Coil, James Otto, Venus Hum. ITALIAN IMPORTS: Lacuna Coil launched a U.S. tour this week, about a year after the Italian metal act released its third album, "Comalies." While the group is…

  17. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late…

  18. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in…

  19. Billboard Bits: Harris/Matthews, Outkast, McDonalds

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Harris/Matthews, Outkast, McDonalds The latest episode of CMT's "Crossroads" was taped Friday in New York, pairing upcoming tourmates Emmylou Harris and Dave Matthews. Those in the audience also got a sneak peek at the all-star band for the outing: Phish guitarist Trey…

  20. Kylie, Blue Take Control On U.K. Charts

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kylie Minogue's "Slow," the first single from her new Parlophone album "Body Language," went straight to No. 1 on the new British chart yesterday (Nov. 9). It's Minogue's seventh chart-topper in Brita Kylie Minogue's "Slow," the first single…

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