1. THE BILLBOARD 200

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Measure Of A Man , Clay Aiken 2. As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook Part II , Rod Stewart 3. Eagles - The Very Best Of , The Eagles 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast 5. Chicken & Beer , Ludacris Issue date: Nov. 8, 2003 News Ludacris , Rod Stewart …

  2. 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 "…

  3. Famous Friends Give Pearl Jam A Lift

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) at a benefit show in Santa Barbara, Calif. The group was joined by its former drummer Jack Irons, singer/songwriter Ja Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) in Santa…

  4. Cash Tribute Added To CMA Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take part in a tribute to Johnny Cash during the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Set for Nov Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take…

  5. Billboard Bits: Puddle Of Mudd, Hilary Duff, Incredible Moses Leroy

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Puddle Of Mudd contest, a Hilary Duff DVD and an Incredible Moses Leroy tour. Hard-rock act Puddle Of Mudd, whose sophomore album, "Life on Display," will be released Nov. 25 through Flawless/Geffen Records, is giving fans a chance to join the band on tour for a week.…

  6. Korn, Bizkit Link For XBox Tour

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Korn and Limp Bizkit have set a 12-city tour for next month that will see the rock/rap titans co-headlining small theater-sized venues. Dubbed the XBOX Live: Back 2 Basics Tour, the jaunt will kick of Korn and Limp Bizkit have set a 12-city tour for next month that will see the rock/rap…

  7. Rickie Lee Jones Sets Tour

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has set a month-long U.S. tour for November, in support of her latest album, "The Evening of My Best Day." The album was released Oct. 7 in the U.S. by V2. Veteran singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has set a month-long U.S. tour for…

  8. Ween Plans European Tour, Live DVD

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ween has lined up a three-week European tour, kicking off Nov. 27 in Stockholm and wrapping Dec. 16 in Dublin. The group's North American trek in support of its latest Sanctuary album, "Quebec," hits Ween has lined up a three-week European tour, kicking off Nov. 27 in Stockholm…

  9. Top Acts Rock 17th Bridge School Benefit

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Wilco, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson and others joined Neil Young and his bandmates in Crosby, Stills & Nash this weekend (Oct. 25-26) outside San Francisco for the 17th annual Bridge S Pearl Jam, Wilco, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson and others joined Neil Young and his…

  10. Hot Product

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. 'Time' I Had Some Time Alone R.E.M.'s best-of "In Time" (Warner Bros.) is available as a single-disc, a limited edition double-disc with rare tracks and a DVD featuring the band's music videos. In addition to two newly recorded songs, "Bad Day"…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of "South Park." Korn members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and David Silveria le 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  12. Farm Fresh Onions

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Often miscast as just another Texas beer-joint pied piper, Robert Earl Keen is really much more of a thinking man's chronicler of the scruffy life. Often miscast as just another Texas beer-joint pied piper, Robert Earl Keen is really much more of a thinking man's chronicler of the…

  13. The Very Best of Skip James

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT From Bentonia, Miss., blues original Nehemiah "Skip" James was a difficult, haunted man who was torn—like many Southerners, black and white—between the Devil's music and God's word. From Bentonia, Miss., blues original Nehemiah "Skip" James was a difficult,…

  14. Measure of a Man

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimming with ambition and glory. Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimming with ambition and glory. Thanks to the…

  15. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Judas Priest, Mark Kozelek

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pearl Jam, Judas Priest, Mark Kozelek Pearl Jam has written a new song for the upcoming Tim Burton film "Big Fish," which opens Dec. 10 in select U.S. cities and Jan. 23 in wider release. The cut, "Man of the Hour," was debuted earlier this week at an acoustic…

  16. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Clay Aiken, Ludacris, Shawna and Sheryl Crow. FOR GOOD 'MEASURE': Exactly six months after Kelly Clarkson debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Thankful," "American Idol" finalist Clay Aiken enters the chart…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Clay Aiken, downloads and his latest book with readers. WHEN HE'S 64 Hi Fred, Did you notice that 40 years ago this week on Billboard's Top LPs chart (Oct. 19, 1963), Barbra Streisand was No. 8 with "The Second Barbra…

  18. Epic Tweaks Rage CD/DVD Track Lists

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Epic has revised the track lists and release dates for the upcoming Rage Against The Machine CD and DVD "Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium." Epic has revised the track lists and release dates for the upcoming Rage Against The Machine CD and DVD "Live at the Grand Olympic…

  19. Friends, Peers Mourn Elliott Smith

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album Elliott Smith was working on throughout the last year of his life was an extraordinarily diverse effort that ranged from "phenomenal, experimental soundscapes to the most intimate guitar voc The album Elliott Smith was working on throughout the last year of his life was an…

  20. THE BILLBOARD 200

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT http://www.billboard.com/bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Measure Of A Man , Clay Aiken 2. Chicken & Beer , Ludacris 3. Hard , Jagged Edge 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast 5. The Movie Album , Barbra Streisand Issue date: Nov. 1, 2003 News Ludacris , Clay Aiken …

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