1. May the Music Never End

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "May the Music Never End" is a fitting title for this new collection: Jazz vocal legend Shirley Horn is fighting cancer and the diabetes that recently claimed her right foot. "May the Music Never End" is a fitting title for this new collection: Jazz vocal legend Shirley…

  2. Horror Rock Fills 'Freddy Vs. Jason' Soundtrack

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two of the biggest slasher-film icons of the '80s are finally set to meet, as the nightmare pairing of "Freddy Vs. Jason" hits U.S. theaters Aug. 15. Two of the biggest slasher-film icons of the '80s are finally set to meet, as the nightmare pairing of "Freddy Vs.…

  3. Stones Toronto Show A Benefit, Not A Freebie

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With today's (June 24) official confirmation of a massive Rolling Stones concert in Toronto came the news that the event will not be free. The July 30 show -- which will also feature an eclectic lineu With today's (June 24) official confirmation of a massive Rolling Stones concert…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2001 - Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco.…

  5. Billboard Bits: Toronto, Freedom Concert, Yoakam

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Toronto, Freedom Concert, Yoakam Diana Krall and Jann Arden have been added to the Concert for Toronto, set for June 21. Krall will perform at the Air Canada Centre with Arden, Sarah McLachlan, Remy Shand, and Glenn Lewis. Performers at the Skydome include Sum 41, Avril Lavigne, Our…

  6. Adema Gets 'Unstable' In August

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Adema has slated an Aug. 19 release for its second full-length Arista album, "Unstable." The set was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., Cold), and will be preceded by the self-titled fir Hard rock act Adema has slated an Aug. 19 release for its second full-length…

  7. Stefani To Spruce Up 'Aviator'

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani will make her film debut as Hollywood sex goddess Jean Harlow in the Howard Hughes biopic "Aviator," sources confirm. She joins Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani will make her film debut as Hollywood sex goddess…

  8. 'Celebrate Brooklyn' Sets Summer Lineup

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows for the next few months, with artists such as Joan Armatrading, Mos Def, Stephen Malkmus; Rufus Wainwright, K The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows…

  9. P.O.D. Pays Up In November

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Inspirational-leaning hard rock outfit P.O.D. has dubbed its new album "Payable on Death" and will release it Nov. 4 via Atlantic. Inspirational-leaning hard rock outfit P.O.D. has dubbed its new album "Payable on Death" and will release it Nov. 4 via Atlantic. The group…

  10. Manzarek: 21st Century Reunion Is One-Time Thing

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 36 years after the Doors' "Light My Fire" helped fuel the summer of love and 31 years after the band's enigmatic frontman Jim Morrison died a mysterious death in Paris, keyboardist Ray Manzarek Nearly 36 years after the Doors' "Light My Fire" helped…

  11. Tunes On TV

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 19-25, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 19 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jermaine Jackson (also scheduled: Cybill Shepherd, Mario Cantone). "100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival," VH1…

  12. Dr. Dre Nailed For $1.5M In Sample Suit

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles jury yesterday (May 6) found that Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) illegally used segments of the 1980 tune "Backstrokin'" in his song "Let's Get High" (co-written by Eminem and others) A Los Angeles jury yesterday (May 6) found that Dr. Dre (real…

  13. Shine

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Shine is a minor-key album from a major-key producer, Daniel Lanois, who has worked on landmark recordings with U2, Peter Gabriel, and Bob Dylan. Shine is a minor-key album from a major-key producer, Daniel Lanois, who has worked on landmark recordings with U2, Peter Gabriel, and Bob Dylan.…

  14. Jury Clears Tommy Lee In Boy's Drowning

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility in the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool, rejecting a $10 million wrongful death claim by t A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility…

  15. Buzzcocks Taking 'Inventory' Of Singles

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT pioneers the Buzzcocks will be celebrated June 10 by EMI/Capitol with the release of "Buzzcocks: Inventory -- Singles Box Set." The set will collect the group's 14 singles recorded for EMI, from its f Punk pioneers the Buzzcocks will be celebrated June 10 by EMI/Capitol with…

  16. Godsmack Takes 'Faceless' Straight To No. 1

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "Faceless," and leads the charge of seven top-20 entries on the album chart. The Universal album sold 269,000 copies in the U.S., accordi Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "…

  17. U.K. Publisher Sues Dre, Eminem Over Sample

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury trial against Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young), Eminem (Marshall Mathers), Interscope Records, and Universal A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury…

  18. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams/Jayhawks A pair of roots rock veterans, Lucinda Williams and the Jayhawks, release new albums this week for Lost Highway. Williams' "World Without Tears" is the follow-up to 2001's "Essence," which debuted at No. 28 on The Billboard 200. The set…

  19. Silver Lake

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The title of the Georgia-based musician's latest set namechecks the Los Angeles neighborhood of the rambling mansion where this set was cut in a two-week sprint last year. The title of the Georgia-based musician's latest set namechecks the Los Angeles neighborhood of the rambling…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwali-influenced "Get Busy." Diwali…

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