1. Ozzy, Kelly Osbourne Splitting Sony

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are in the midst of leaving Sony Music, with whom the hard rock family has been associated since 1980. "We've had 23 great years together," family matriarch/manager Sharon Osbo Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are in the midst of leaving Sony Music, with whom the…

  2. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the…

  3. Sean Paul Still 'Busy' On Singles Chart

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean Paul's "Get Busy" continues to occupy the No. 1 post on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week. The reggae-leaning cut holds off 50 Cent's "21 Questions," which takes a 4-2 jump on the chart. The Sean Paul's "Get Busy" continues to occupy…

  4. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Get Rich or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. American Idol Season 2: All Time Classic Love Songs , American Idol Finalists 3. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson 4. The Very Best of Cher , Cher 5. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones News Norah Jones , Kelly Clarkson …

  5. Beyonce Readies 'Dangerous' Solo Debut

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child frontwoman Beyonce Knowles has set a July 8 release date for her long-awaited Columbia solo debut album, "Dangerously in Love." The set will feature guest appearances by the likes of J Destiny's Child frontwoman Beyonce Knowles has set a July 8 release date…

  6. 50 Cent Holds Off 'Idol' To Return To No. 1

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" moved enough to reclaim the No. 1 post for a sixth non-consecutive week on The Billboard 200. The tot In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent&…

  7. KRS-One Discusses The State Of Hip-Hop

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The sixth annual Hiphop Appreciation Week is scheduled for May 18-25 in New York. The event is sponsored by the nonprofit Temple of Hiphop, whose manifesto states its purpose is to "continue decriminalizing Hiphop's public image and…

  8. TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/randb.jsp 1. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. The New Breed , 50 Cent 3. Chocolate Factory , R. Kelly 4. Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape , Mobb Deep 5. Diplomatic Immunity , Cam'ron Presents The Diplomats News R. Kelly , Cam'ron …

  9. Tomcraft, Timberlake Reign On U.K. Charts

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Loneliness" by Tomcraft (Data/Ministry of Sound), the brainchild of Munich, Germany-based trance producer Thomas Bruckner, went straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (May 4). Meanwhil "Loneliness" by Tomcraft (Data/Ministry of Sound), the brainchild of…

  10. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Isley Brothers 'Body' Movin' Other veteran R&B acts may be struggling for attention, but not the Isley Brothers. The act's current single, "What Would You Do?," is nestled at No. 18 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. With an…

  11. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 2. American Life , Madonna 3. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 4. Say You Will , Fleetwood Mac 5. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson News Norah Jones , Madonna , Kelly Clarkson …

  12. Tunes On TV

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 5-11, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 5 "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Lifehouse, Method Man, GQ, Joey McIntyre, Tamyra Gray. "VH1 All Access: Sex & Rock 'n' Roll," VH1 Featured Artists:…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses with readers: music popularity cycles, "American Idol" and singles charts, commercially released singles, and Nate Dogg. POP IDOLS Dear Fred, Although I always love reading your column, I have truly enjoyed it more in recent…

  14. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. American Life , Madonna 2. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 3. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson 4. Meteora , Linkin Park 5. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher News Madonna , Kelly Clarkson …

  15. Mariah, Britney, More Added To 'Zootopia'

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye Blind, and Jewel have been added as performers for New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert, set for June 1 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye Blind, and Jewel have been added as performers…

  16. Madonna's 'Life' Easily Debuts At No. 1

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following a No. 1 debut in the U.K., Madonna's "American Life" opens on top of The Billboard 200. The Maverick/Warner Bros. album sold 241,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to Nielse Following a No. 1 debut in the U.K., Madonna's "American Life"…

  17. 'Idol' Finalists To Hit The Road Again

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The second season finalists of Fox television's "American Idol" reality series/talent contest will hit the road for nearly two months this summer. The 39-date North American trek will kick off July 8 The second season finalists of Fox television's "American Idol"…

  18. Rap, R&B, Soul To Make Up Detroit Music Fest

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B/hip-hop heavyweights R. Kelly and P. Diddy, and veteran acts the O'Jays and the Temptations are among the acts on the bill for the third annual Detroit Music Festival. Slated for Aug. 1-2 at t R&B/hip-hop heavyweights R. Kelly and P. Diddy, and veteran acts the O'Jays…

  19. UPDATE: SARS Scare Causes Branch Cancellation

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Citing concerns over the incidence of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in Toronto, singer Michelle Branch has canceled an upcoming tour date in Toronto. According to House of Blues Canada, Bra Citing concerns over the incidence of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in Toronto,…

  20. Pop, Rock & R&B Fuel Fox 'Music Mania'

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A wide variety of artists from the worlds of pop, rock, and R&B/hip-hop will star in Fox television's "Summer Music Mania 2003." Alice Cooper, Brian McKnight, Fabolous, Kelly Clarkson, Tyrese, Sma A wide variety of artists from the worlds of pop, rock, and R&B/hip-hop…

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