1. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna 'American' Mind Unlike her two most recent collections, "Music" and "Ray of Light," the lyrical content of Madonna's "American Life" relies less on spiritual introspection and more on woman-in-the-mirror confrontation. Here, the artist…

  2. The Senior

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ginuwine returns to his bump'n'grind roots with The Senior. Ginuwine returns to his bump'n'grind roots with The Senior. The artist's fourth studio set, the album marks a return to the sexually-driven party anthems that put him on the map. For immediate proof, look no…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Peggy March and Beth. STILL FOLLOWING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS: In 1956, Elvis Presley's double-sided single "Don't Be Cruel" \ "Hound Dog" set a record by remaining No. 1 for 11 weeks. That was the longest-running No. 1…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 50 Cent, Cher, coincidences, charity singles and albums, the Eagles, Celine Dion, and Madonna with readers. 50 CENT'S WORTH Fred, Quick question: Will 50 Cent's new DVD/CD combo get to chart on The Billboard 200? Just wondering if it would be treated as a…

  5. THE HOT 100

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/hot100.jsp 1. In Da Club , 50 Cent 2. Ignition , R. Kelly 3. Get Busy , Sean Paul 4. When I'm Gone , 3 Doors Down 5. 21 Questions , 50 Cent Featuring Nate Dogg News Nate Dogg , Sean Paul , R. Kelly …

  6. 50 Cent Challenges Himself On Hot 100

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip on the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100, once again fending off R. Kelly's "Ignition." Oddly enough, one of the emerging challengers looking to topple the now 50 Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip…

  7. 16ask

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, Amber, and Bon Jovi. IT TAKES TWO... 'IDOLS' Dear Keith, I am from Scotland and wonder if you could help. My wife would like a video or CD of a love song duet sung by Kelly Clarkston and Justin…

  8. HOT PRODUCT

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Kelly Clarkson, Fleetwood Mac, Pete Yorn, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Pete Yorn , Kelly Clarkson …

  9. Hot Product

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson 'Idol' Chatter Kelly Clarkson gets a hand from a host of high-profile songwriters and producers on her debut album, "Thankful," due this week from RCA. The "American Idol" queen is joined by fellow former competitor Tamyra Gray on "You Thought…

  10. Fine Tuning

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at music television highlights for the week of April 14-20, 2003. "American Idol" fans will want to stay up for NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Monday as inaugural season winner Kelly Clarkson will perform and likely sit down with Jay for a chat about her…

  11. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  12. TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/randb.jsp 1. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. Chocolate Factory , R. Kelly 3. Diplomatic Immunity , Cam'ron Presents The Diplomats 4. Dutty Rock , Sean Paul 5. Street Dreams , Fabolous News Fabolous , Sean Paul , R. Kelly , Cam'ron …

  13. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of "Chicago," chart, and of Cher, Christina Aguilera, Jay-Z, Robbie Williams, and Daniel Beddingfield. A TALE OF THREE CITIES: The score is Nashville 34, Detroit 11, and Chicago 10, but closing in fast. That's one way of…

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," charity singles, No. 1 country songs on Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and chart coincidences with readers. AMERICAN (IDOL) LIFE Hi Fred, After reading your column for the past few years, it was really cool to see you on…

  15. 50 Cent's Chart 'Club' Gets A Little Smaller

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip on Billboard's Hot 100 for the seventh-straight week, but the single is finally starting to show small signs of wear. Although the rapper's smash single also 50 Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip on…

  16. Linkin Park's 'Meteora' Has Lasting Chart Impact

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, acc Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on…

  17. Kelly Clarkson Says Thanks On Debut Album

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson gets a hand from a host of high-profile songwriters and producers on her debut album, "Thankful," due April 15 from RCA. The "American Idol" queen is joined by fellow former competitor Kelly Clarkson gets a hand from a host of high-profile songwriters and…

  18. Madonna Takes 'Life' In Front Of The Cameras

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is set for a TV blitz the week of April 21 to promote her new Maverick/Warner Bros. album, "American Life," due April 22 in North American and a day earlier internationally. On April 22, the s Madonna is set for a TV blitz the week of April 21 to promote her new Maverick…

  19. 'Idol' Sings With Billboard No. 1s Theme

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tonight's (April 8) episode of "American Idol" will be centered on the theme of Billboard chart-toppers. The Fox reality show/talent contest's remaining finalists will perform songs that have reached Tonight's (April 8) episode of "American Idol" will be…

  20. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ginuwine 'Senior' Prom Graduating to the next level musically was the creative momentum driving R&B artist Ginuwine while recording his fourth album, "The Senior," due this week from Epic. Case in point is the R. Kelly-written and -produced lead single/club anthem …

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