1. Bon Jovi Eyes DVD, Rarities Collection

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Richie Sambora tells Billboard.com the veteran New Jersey group has a few fan-friendly projects in the works that should see the light of day by the end of 2004. These are exciting times for the members of Bon Jovi. In addition to beginning a stateside arena tour Saturday (Feb. 8)…

  2. 6ask

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, and Daniel Bedingfield. J-A-N-E-T Hi Keith, I've heard from various sources that Janet Jackson was going to make another album this year. Do you know if that's true and if so, do you know when…

  3. Love Blames 'Potty Mouth' For Arrest

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Musician/actress Courtney Love blamed her "potty mouth" after British police arrested her for verbally abusing cabin staff on a trans-Atlantic flight. Musician/actress Courtney Love blamed her "potty mouth" after British police arrested her for verbally abusing cabin staff…

  4. Densmore Sues Over New Doors Lineup

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against surviving original band members Ray Manzarek and Robert Krieger, among others. The suit revolves a John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count…

  5. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Webb, VP Records

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Springsteen, Webb, VP Records The previously reported benefit concert Bruce Springsteen will perform in Somerville, Mass., has grown. The Boss will perform a solo show Feb. 19 at the Somerville Theater in addition to the previously confirmed Feb. 20 event. An official statement…

  6. Whitney Houston's Father Dies

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Houston, the father of singer Whitney Houston and a theatrical manager since the early days of R&B, died Sunday (Feb. 2) after a long battle with diabetes and heart disease. He was 82. Housto John Houston, the father of singer Whitney Houston and a theatrical manager since the early…

  7. Courtney Love Arrested At London Airport

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) as she arrived at London's Heathrow airport on a trans-Atlantic flight. Love had been "verbally abusive" to cabin crew during a Virgin Former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) as she…

  8. Grammy Telecast Adds More Performers

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest performers added to the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Also newly joining the bill for the Feb. 23 event at New York' Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest…

  9. Phil Spector Posts $1 Million Bond

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million bond. As previously reported, the 62-year-old was arrested early yesterday morning for investigation of mur Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million…

  10. Underworld Leads Ultra Festival Lineup

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set for March 22 at Miami's Bayfront Park. The event will also sport performances from some of the biggest names in el Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set…

  11. Billboard Bits: Common, Sister Hazel & More

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Common, Sister Hazel & More Common will soon be seen in a print ad for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Shot by photographer Ken Nahoum, the ad features the rapper about to eat a veggie burger and the tagline, "Think Before You Eat. Go Veg for Life."…

  12. John Doe Gets Simple On 'Dim Stars'

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his... While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his iMusic debut , "Dim Stars, Bright…

  13. Update: Phil Spector Arrested In Shooting Death

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Producer Phil Spector, noted for his work with the Beatles, Ike & Tina Turner, the Righteous Brothers, and the Ronettes, was arrested this morning (Feb. 3) on charges of murder in connection with Producer Phil Spector, noted for his work with the Beatles, Ike & Tina Turner, the…

  14. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and one of the giants of Southern gospel music, dies in Memphis of complications of a stroke. He is 82. 2002 - James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and…

  16. Dirt

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST In the realm of Texas-styled barroom blues-rock, Mark Selby has the makings of a major player. In the realm of Texas-styled barroom blues-rock, Mark Selby has the makings of a major player. But from the ambition ringing loudly throughout Dirt it's clear that the Oklahoma-born singer/…

  17. Dare/Love and Dancing

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST When the Human League embarked on its journey in 1979, synth-pop was but a blip on the radar screen. When the Human League embarked on its journey in 1979, synth-pop was but a blip on the radar screen. The outfit's first two albums (Reproduction and Travelogue, also being reissued along…

  18. OH!

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist Dave Holland, and drummer Al Foster—hence ScoLoHoFo—the whole is at least as inte Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of respiratory failure. He is 47. Jarrad wrote 11 No. 1 records. His hit songs include John Anderson's "Money In The Bank," BlackHawk's "I Su 2001 - Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of…

  20. Entwistle's Guitars To Be Auctioned

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST More than 150 guitars belonging to the Who's John Entwistle, who died last year, will be auctioned May 13 in London. Entwistle's favorite, a pink Fender Precision Bass named "Frankenstein" (because he More than 150 guitars belonging to the Who's John Entwistle, who…

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