1. Jack White Scales 'Cold Mountain'

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due Dec. 16 from DMZ/Columbia. White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due Dec. 16 from DMZ/Columbia. Among them are…

  2. Matchbox Twenty Members Eye Solo Projects

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Once matchbox twenty gets off the road next month, the group plans to take time to pursue solo ventures. Rob Thomas will continue work on a solo album, while guitarist Kyle Cook is working on a set wi Once matchbox twenty gets off the road next month, the pop/rock combo plans to take time to…

  3. Sasha Goes 'Global' With New Series

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST British DJ/producer Sasha is not yet ready to embark on the creative process for his second proper artist album, nor does he want to deliver "just another" DJ-mix compilation. British DJ/producer Sasha is not yet ready to embark on the creative process for his second proper artist…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Chubby Checker, OutKast, Beyoncé and Burt Bacharach. LET'S 'LIMBO' SOME MORE: A name long absent from the single charts returns this week. Debuting at No. 49 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Sales chart is "Limbo Rock …

  5. 'The Source' Accuses Eminem Of Racism

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Source magazine has Eminem on the defensive over a decade-old song that calls black girls "dumb" and depicts them as gold diggers. The Source magazine has Eminem on the defensive over a decade-old song that calls black girls "dumb" and depicts them as gold diggers. In…

  6. Elephant Man: Ready 4 U.S. Success

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. VP Records and Atlantic Records are looking to repeat the mainstream success of dancehall reggae acts Sean Paul and Wayne Wonder with their partnership on Elephant Man's "Good 2 Go." Due Dec. 2, the album serves as the dancehall…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2001 - Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur…

  8. Billboard Bits: Incubus, Blind Boys, Will Smith

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Incubus, Blind Boys, Will Smith Incubus' new album, "A Crow Left of the Murder," will be released Feb. 3 via Epic. The set was produced by Brendan O'Brien (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) and will be preceded by the single "Megalomaniac," due to hit U.S.…

  9. Crosby, Nash Eyeing First Album Since 1976

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Crosby and Graham Nash will enter the studio in January to record their first album together as a duo in almost 30 years. David Crosby and Graham Nash will enter the studio in January to record their first album together as a duo in almost 30 years. "We are excited as hell because…

  10. Spooky Songs Haunt 'Mansion' Soundtrack

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tracks by the Barenaked Ladies, Suzanne Vega, Raven Simone and Oingo Boingo are among those putting the scare into Walt Disney Records' "The Haunted Mansion: Haunted Hits." Tracks by the Barenaked Ladies, Suzanne Vega, Raven Simone and Oingo Boingo are among those putting the…

  11. 'Baby Boy' Notches 9th No. 1 Week

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and Sean Paul are sitting on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the ninth week with "Baby Boy." As has been the story for several weeks, the song is able to hold "Stand Up" from Ludacris and Beyoncé and Sean Paul are sitting on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for…

  12. Cobain 'Journals' Bolstered With New Material

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The paperback edition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's "Journals" has been bolstered with 14 pages of new material, including an extended narrative about a semi-fictional serial killer. The paperback edition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's " Journals …

  13. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

  14. Top Artists Saddle Up For RodeoHouston

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé. George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Mayer are among the artists who will grace the RodeoHouston concert stage next spring. Set for March 2-21, the 72nd Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Beyoncé. George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Mayer are among the artists who will grace the…

  15. Townshend, Daltrey To Salute Albert Hall

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Who principals Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have signed on to perform at a March 29 concert celebrating the 150th anniversary of London's Royal Albert Hall. The Who principals Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have signed on to perform at a March 29 concert celebrating the 150th…

  16. Wilco Gets Busy On New Album

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Wilco is in a New York studio recording the follow-up to its acclaimed 2002 album "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," Billboard.com has learned. Wilco is in a New York studio recording the follow-up to its acclaimed 2002 album "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," Billboard.com has learned. As with…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 2000 - Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 1999 - Doug Sahm, the rock guitarist known as "Sir Doug," dies in Taos, N.M. He is 58. Although he only had one big hit, "…

  18. Gabriel, Islam Join Mandela AIDS Concert

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson Mandela. Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson…

  19. Vandross, 50 Cent Honored With Two AMAs

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of two American Music Awards (AMAs) each tonight (Nov. 16). Neither was on hand at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium to Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of…

  20. Tunes On TV

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 17-23, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 17 "VH1 Classic in Concert," VH1 Classic Featured Artist: U2 (Excerpted from the DVD "U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Ireland") "Total Request Live," MTV…

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