1. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  2. Clint Dives Into Scoring For 'Mystic River'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Clint Eastwood regularly has a hand in composing or assembling his movie soundtracks. And he was recently recognized for his efforts by the Henry Mancini Institute. But his highly praised new film, the intense crime drama "Mystic River,"…

  3. HOT PRODUCT

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, Pink, Pearl Jam, Kid Rock and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Jay-Z , Kid Rock …

  4. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 10-16, 2003. The one thing I'm guaranteed to watch this week will be "The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute." I've got all sorts of personal reasons for tuning in, but above all, the songs and the…

  5. Tunes On TV

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 10-16, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 10 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Barry Manilow, Diane Schuur(also scheduled: Mark Harmon). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Britney…

  6. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z 'Black' Friday Originally intended for an unusual Friday release on Nov. 28, Jay-Z's swan song, "The Black Album," was moved up two weeks due to piracy. "I have made sure that my album is available at a lower price for my fans," Jay-Z says. "In…

  7. Piracy Forces Early G Unit Release

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST That group's "Beg for Mercy" will now be issued Nov. 14 by Interscope, four days earlier than originally intended. A day after the release of Jay-Z's next album was moved up two weeks due to piracy, a similar move has been made for the debut set from the 50 Cent-led G Unit…

  8. Justin Takes Three MTV Europe Awards

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake was the big winner last night at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards in Edinburgh, Scotland, triumphing in three categories. The 'N Sync singer won for best male, best pop and be Justin Timberlake was the big winner last night at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music…

  9. McLachlan: A Reflection Of Her Life

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Six years is a long time between studio albums -- but sometimes life gets in the way. Canadian pop powerhouse Sarah McLachlan actually spent about two and-a-half years working on her latest disc, "Afterglow," the follow-up to her 1997…

  10. Jay-Z Album Moved Up Two Weeks

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here yesterday (Nov. 5), Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam has moved up the release of Jay-Z's swan song, "The Black Album," from Nov. 28 to Nov. 14, due to piracy. "Due to individuals illegally dis As first tipped here yesterday (Nov. 5), Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam has moved…

  11. OutKast Gains But 'Baby Boy' Remains No. 1

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a seventh-straight week, but stealing the limelight is hip-hop duo OutKast. The Atlanta-based pair has two singles in the upper "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for…

  12. Relaunched Creem To Revive Irreverent Style

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST When Creem relaunches on newsstands next year, the rock magazine hopes to bring back the sarcastic wit and intelligent, observant voice that Creem CEO/publisher Robert Matheu says has been lost in muc When Creem relaunches on newsstands next year, the rock magazine hopes to bring back the…

  13. New Jay-Z Album Coming Even Sooner?

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Island Def Jam Music Group at first considered a Nov. 18 release, but is now also eyeing Friday, Nov. 14. Jay-Z's new Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set "The Black Album" -- which was originally scheduled for an off-cycle release Nov. 28, or "Black Friday" -- may be coming…

  14. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 3-9, 2003. It's a big week for country music with Wednesday night's 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards as the centerpiece. As you would expect, it's a pretty massive affair, held at…

  16. CHART BEAT

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson's Report Includes the Eagles, Clay Aiken, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Chart Discussion & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Jay-Z , Clay Aiken , Fred Bronson …

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of the Eagles, Clay Aiken, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Rodney Crowell, Marques Houston and Van Morrison. FLY LIKE THE EAGLES: Extending their chart span to 31 years, four months and two weeks, the Eagles soar onto The Billboard 200 at No. 3 with "The…

  18. Counting Crows Rouse Old 'Ghosts'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits album, "Films About Ghosts." The collection is due Nov. 25 from Geffen Records. California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits…

  19. Kanye West Goes Back To 'College'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed debut album, "The College Dropout," will be released Jan. 27 via Roc-A-Fella. First single "Through the Wire" topped out at No. 88 on Billboard' After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed…

  20. 'Baby Boy' Turns Six On Hot 100

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for the sixth-straight week. The track once again fends off the advances of "Stand Up," the Ludacris and Shawnna cut which holds Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul leads…

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