1. Strait Into 2004: Country Star Sets Tour

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT George Strait is getting a jump on the new year with confirmation of an early 2004 U.S. tour. Although the full itinerary for the arena jaunt has not yet been revealed, the country superstar expects t George Strait is getting a jump on the new year with confirmation of an early 2004 U.S. tour…

  2. 50 Cent Wins Big At U.K.'s MOBO Awards

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominated last night's (Sept. 25) Music of Black Origins (MOBO) Awards in London, Billboard Bulletin reports. The rapper was on hand to collect awards for best hip- Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominated last night's (Sept. 25) Music of…

  3. 'Baby' Kicks 'Tailfeather' From Chart Roost

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul finally unseats "Shake Ya Tailfeather" from the top of Billboard's Hot 100 this week. The chart's fastest-growing track at radio for the With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from surgery for intestinal cancer. Rose, 62, sang with Cass Elliott in folk trio the Big Three. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from surgery for intestinal cancer. Rose, 62,…

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

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

  6. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  7. The Beatles Revisit 'Let It Be'

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be" will be released Nov. 17 internationally by EMI. In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be"…

  8. Mellencamp Documentary Heads To TRIO

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A documentary chronicling the making of John Mellencamp's latest Columbia album, "Trouble No More," will premiere Oct. 4 on the TRIO cable network. A documentary chronicling the making of John Mellencamp's latest Columbia album, "Trouble No More," will premiere…

  9. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie 'Real' Enough Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," David Bowie's new ISO/Columbia set, "Reality," was co-produced by Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. It features Bowie's touring band, including guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry…

  10. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blind Boys Of Alabama 'Tell' Me About It The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due this week via Real World Records. The disc will be the legendary vocal group's first holiday…

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

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 15-21, 2003. A new talk show hosted by Sharon Osbourne undoubtedly means more music on your TV, but don't freak out, cuz it won't be all Ozzy all the time! On the premiere episode, the syndicated show …

  12. 2004 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Set

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Beatle George Harrison, Prince, John Mellencamp and Jackson Browne are among the nominees on the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot. Previous nominees back for another try include the Sex P Former Beatle George Harrison, Prince, John Mellencamp and Jackson Browne are among the…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red Cross. Announcers Chuck Marsh and Roynn Jaymes of WSLC invite listeners to bid on six tickets and a backstage pass 2001 - A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red…

  14. Artists, Industry React To Cash's Death

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep sadness. As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep…

  15. Hooker's Last Album Due Next Month

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be released next month. "Face to Face," which Hooker was completing with his daughter Zakiya, is due Oct. 28. The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be…

  16. Coldplay Members Lobby For Free Trade

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid gathering of the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday (Sept. 9) in Cancun, Mexico, when he delivered the so Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid…

  17. Dave Matthews Band To Rock Central Park

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Full details of the Sept. 24 event will be announced Friday (Sept. 12). The day after Dave Matthews' releases his RCA solo debut , "Some Devil," the Dave Matthews Band will play a benefit show in New York's Central Park that is expected to draw upwards of 100,000 people.…

  18. 'Concert For George' To Hit Theaters, DVD

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Filmed in high definition and recorded in 5.1 surround sound, "A Concert for George" will be released worldwide on DVD in November, distributed internationally via ArenaPlex LLC. A film chronicling last fall's star-studded George Harrison tribute at London's Royal Albert…

  19. Make Me Better

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. But in true Nesby fashion, she flavors the proceedings accordingly. Stirring in liberal dollops of R&B, hip…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause…

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