1. Two Shot At Virginia Hip-Hop Festival

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two people suffered gunshot wounds at the BET College Hip-Hop Fest at the Paramount's Kings Dominion in Doswell, Va., on Saturday. A man in being held in connection with the shooting. Two people suffered gunshot wounds at the BET College Hip-Hop Fest at the Paramount's Kings…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies makes an appearance on the UPN series "Gary & Mike." The episode features the voices of various bandmembers offering commentary on t 2001 - A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies…

  3. Sleeping With Ghosts

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the worldwide success of Black Market Music, famed British trio Placebo returns with its much-anticipated fourth studio effort. Three years after the worldwide success of Black Market Music, famed British trio Placebo returns with its much-anticipated fourth studio effort.…

  4. A Woman Alone With the Blues

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Celebrated jazz and blues singer Peggy Lee passed away in January 2002. A Woman Alone With the Blues is Maria Muldaur's tribute to Lee. Celebrated jazz and blues singer Peggy Lee passed away in January 2002. A Woman Alone With the Blues is Maria Muldaur's tribute to Lee. Muldaur&…

  5. Elephant

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The tandem of Jack and Meg White is at the top of its game on the follow-up to 2001's breakout hit, White Blood Cells. The tandem of Jack and Meg White is at the top of its game on the follow-up to 2001's breakout hit, White Blood Cells. Like its three predecessors, Elephant is…

  6. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

  7. Bone Crusher Gets 'Attenchun!'

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When Atlanta MC Bone Crusher signed with So So Def/Arista, his pile-driving, electronica-edged independent hip-hop single, "Never Scared," had already made a dent at local radio. Now his debut album, "Attenchun!," is ready to…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2002 - Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna…

  9. Heart Comes 'Alive' On New Disc

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A two-disc live document of the final show of Heart's 2002 Summer of Love tour, a hometown gig at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, will be released as "Live in Seattle" in CD and SACD formats June 10 via A two-disc live document of the final show of Heart's 2002 Summer of…

  10. Beck Plots Summer U.S. Tour

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beck has announced the first seven dates for his summer U.S. tour, beginning May 28 in Vienna, Va. Dashboard Confessional and the Black Keys will support on all dates. According to Dashboard's publici Beck has announced the first seven dates for his summer U.S. tour, beginning May 28 in…

  11. Lee Recalls Boy's Drowning During Trial

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tommy Lee yesterday (April 8) recalled in a Santa Monica, Calif., court the horror of finding that a 4-year-old boy had drowned during his son's birthday pool party. The former Motley Crue drummer and Tommy Lee yesterday (April 8) recalled in a Santa Monica, Calif., court the horror of…

  12. 15ask

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Cher, "Verve//Remixed," and Queen Latifah. CHER AND CHER ALIKE Hi Keith, Cher's latest single, "When The Money's Gone," is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart. Are there plans for a commercial…

  13. Clash Videos Rounded Up For 'Essential' DVD

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of last month's double-disc "Essential Clash" retrospective album, Epic has set a June 10 release date for "The Essential Clash DVD," Billboard.com has learned. On the heels of last month's double-disc " Essential Clash " retrospective…

  14. Billboard Bits: Chris Isaak, Jessica Simpson, One Big No

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Chris Isaak, Jessica Simpson, One Big No Premium cable channel Showtime's comedy "The Chris Isaak Show" is in production on its third season, which will find the star interacting with such musical guests as Michelle Branch, Gloria Estefan, Poison's Bret Michaels,…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  16. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Black Keys 'Freak' Of Nature For Akron, Ohio-based duo the Black Keys, their second album, "thickfreakness," is another helping of the group's decidedly retro blues/rock hybrid, augmented by covers of Junior Kimbrough's "Everywhere I Go" and Richard…

  17. HOT PRODUCT

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, Godsmack, Lucinda Williams, Ginuwine, the Black Keys, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Jay-Z , Ginuwine , Lucinda Williams …

  18. Opeth Slates Spring U.S. Tour

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Swedish progressive metal act Opeth will kick off a U.S. tour April 29 in Seattle with like-minded Italian group Lacuna Coil. The 22-date trek is slated to close May 24 in Norfolk, Va. The two bands w Swedish progressive metal act Opeth will kick off a U.S. tour April 29 in Seattle with like…

  19. Ms. Dynamite Tackles A Stateside Career

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. 2003 is already shaping up to be quite the year for British MC/singer Ms. Dynamite. She recently released her debut album, "A Little Deeper" in the U.S. via Interscope, made her U.S. TV debut on "Saturday Night Live," and is…

  20. Tunes On TV

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 31-April 6, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday> / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 31 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Deana Carter (also scheduled: Richard Chamberlain; Queen Noor). "7 Days Left: Queen Latifah Goes To…

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