1. Voodoo Fest Conjures Major Music Stars

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold will be on hand for New Orleans' fifth-annual Voodoo Music festival. More than 40 acts have been confirme Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul…

  2. Classic Dylan Titles Get Sonic Upgrade

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With the Sept. 16 release of 15 classic Bob Dylan albums on the hybrid Super Audio CD format, Columbia/Legacy is initiating an ambitious sonic upgrade of the icon's CD catalog. Five albums in the seri With the Sept. 16 release of 15 classic Bob Dylan albums on the hybrid Super Audio CD…

  3. Probe Continues In R.I. Club-Fire Case

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The grand jury investigation into the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert in February is still under way, and -- despite published reports to the contrary - The grand jury investigation into the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people…

  4. Sting To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to the former Police frontman Dec. 10 at the Billboard Mus Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest…

  5. Dulli's Twilight Singers Ripen On 'Blackberry'

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT When the Afghan Whigs called it quits in 2001, singer/frontman Greg Dulli's future had already begun in the form of his Twilight Singers side project, which had released its Columbia debut "Twilight a When the Afghan Whigs called it quits in 2001, singer/frontman Greg Dulli's…

  6. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

  7. Unreleased Song Bolsters Elvis Collection

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A never-before-released song recorded by Elvis Presley nearly 40 years ago was recently unearthed and will be issued Oct. 7 by RCA on.. A never-before-released song recorded by Elvis Presley nearly 40 years ago was recently unearthed and will be issued Oct. 7 by RCA on the previously…

  8. Twain To Take 'Up!' On The Road

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Shania Twain will tour North America this fall, Billboard.com has learned. Due to be officially announced tomorrow (Aug. 19), the trek will kick off the tour Sept. 25 in Hamilton, Ont., and is schedul Shania Twain will tour North America this fall, Billboard.com has learned. Due to be…

  9. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock titles Rock The House This week sees the release of new albums from a host of notable rock acts. Alien Ant Farm's "TruAnt" (DreamWorks) is the group's first album since it was involved in a serious car accident in May 2002. The set was produced by Stone Temple Pilots&…

  10. MODERN ROCK TRACKS

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/modern.jsp 1. Faint , Linkin Park 2. So Far Away , Staind 3. The Boys Of Summer , The Ataris 4. Creatures (For A While) , 311 5. Seven Nation Army , The White Stripes Issue date: Aug. 23, 2003 News …

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred reports on a large batch of Hot 100 debuts and the latest chart feats of Tina Arena, Tyrone Davis, Madonna, Clay Aiken and Dobie Gray. ARENA ROC: Australian singer Tina Arena loses her one-hit wonder status on Billboard's Hot 100, although it took her a while to collect her second…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Madonna, trivia and "American Idol" with readers. 'HOLLYWOOD'S' RECORD Fred, I hear "Hollywood" is Madonna's 30th No. 1 dance/club hit. How does this total stack up against other dance music artists, and who has the most number…

  13. Sting To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to the former Police frontman Dec. 10 at the Billboard Mus Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest…

  14. Cantrell, Cassidy Maintain U.K. Chart Control

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A close-fought battle for the U.K.'s No. 1 singles crown this week was won by Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista), which tops the chart for the third week. A close-fought battle for the U.K.'s No. 1 singles crown this week was won by Blu Cantrell&…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1995 - Depeche…

  16. Soul Deep

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Divadom has come upon hard times in America. But Curb is pulling out all stops for its silky new sophisticated lady, Laura Turner. Divadom has come upon hard times in America. But Curb is pulling out all stops for its silky new sophisticated lady, Laura Turner. "Soul Deep" showcases…

  17. Enter My Mind

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marlon Saunders has already earned musical notoriety: penning Miller Lite jingles, doing background vocals for Sting and Barry White, singing in Jazzhole and Bobby McFerrin's Voicest Singer/songwriter Marlon Saunders has already earned musical notoriety: penning Miller…

  18. Tubular Bells 2003

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With tape manipulation and an insane amount of overdubbing, Mike Oldfield's one-man-band approach to the original "Tubular Bells" taxed the limits of recording technology in 1972. With tape manipulation and an insane amount of overdubbing, Mike Oldfield's one-man-band…

  19. This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of DVDs, including "Royal Opera House" and "Vessel," which spotlight live performance footage from the artist's tours for "Vespertine" and "Debut," respe This summer sees Björk releasing a slew of DVDs,…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour bus driver tries to avoid a shredded tire on Oregon's Interstate 5. The bus, which is carrying the Irish band between Area2 tour g 2002 - Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour…

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