1. Retooled Airplane Albums Ready For Takeoff

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson Airplane to rechristen themselves as Jefferson Starship (later just Starship), BMG Heritage has prepared deluxe re Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson…

  2. White Stripes Postpone Summer Tour Dates

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following a hand injury to singer/guitarist Jack White, the White Stripes have postponed their 18 North American tour dates through Aug. 10 in Detroit. Following a hand injury to singer/guitarist Jack White, the White Stripes have postponed their 18 North American tour dates through Aug. 10…

  3. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  4. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim. 2002 - 26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier…

  5. Judge OKs Diana Ross Breath Test Results

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Results of breath tests taken from pop singer Diana Ross can be used as evidence in her case, a Tucson, Ariz., judge has ruled. Ross, 59, faces three drunken driving-related charges in Tucson City Cou Results of breath tests taken from pop singer Diana Ross can be used as evidence in her case…

  6. Incarceration To Keep Sigel Off The Road

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artist Jay-Z, rapper Beanie Sigel was ordered held without bond yesterday (July 15) in Philadelphia, pending trial on a federal weapons charge. Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artist Jay-Z, rapper Beanie Sigel was ordered…

  7. Full Lineup Uncapped For Sprite Tour

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 2003 edition of the Sprite Liquid Mix tour, set to kick off Aug. 14 in Denver, has added a number of artists to its bill, which will take two stages of performances to 20 cities in late summer. The 2003 edition of the Sprite Liquid Mix tour, set to kick off Aug. 14 in Denver, has added a…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic (Anthony Berkeley) dies at a Los Angeles hospital after a long fight with colon cancer. He is 35. Poetic had been at work on a new Gravediggaz album "Nightm 2001 - Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic (Anthony Berkeley) dies at a Los…

  9. Billboard Bits: Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha The Flaming Lips came to the rescue of the Witnness festival in Kildare, Ireland, replacing the White Stripes on the main stage last night (July 13). The Stripes had to cancel at the last minute after frontman Jack White broke his finger in a…

  10. Delta Goodrem Hospitalized With Cancer

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Australian singer/actor Delta Goodrem was hospitalized Friday in Sydney after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, a treatable form of lymphatic cancer. The 18-year-old Sony Music artist has had a Australian singer/actor Delta Goodrem was hospitalized Friday in Sydney after being…

  11. Beyonce Rules Again On U.K. Charts

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce Knowles continued her double triumph on the new U.K. sales surveys, released yesterday (July 13). Beyonce Knowles continued her double triumph on the new U.K. sales surveys, released yesterday (July 13). "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z is the No. 1 single for a third week,…

  12. Hot Product

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn 'Red,' White And Blue Although veteran country duo Brooks & Dunn hoped to have its new Arista album, "Red Dirt Road," ready in time for the early summer launch of its Neon Circus & Wild West Show tour, "the stars didn't line up that way,…

  13. Tunes On TV

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 14-20, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 14 "101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment," E! Featured Artists: David Crosby, Carmen Electra, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Jackson, George Michael, Milli Vanilli, Liza…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Dr. Dre (Andre Young) files a federal lawsuit against the city of Detroit, two police department officials, and a top city aide for alleged violation of his First Amendment rights 2000 - Rapper Dr. Dre (Andre Young) files a federal lawsuit against the city of…

  15. This Day in Music

    July 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>It is announced that Marilyn Manson must cancel appearances at seven European rock festivals due to drummer Ginger Fish's bout with mononucleosis. 1998 - It is announced that Marilyn Manson must cancel appearances at seven European rock festivals due to drummer…

  16. Keep It Together

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Four years have passed since rootsy pop band Guster released its last album. Four years have passed since rootsy pop band Guster released its last album. But "Keep It Together" picks up where "Lost and Gone Forever" left off, delivering cozy melodies often punctuated with…

  17. Can't Stop Dreaming

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following the dramatic revival of Daryl Hall & John Oates' career on AC radio, Hall's long-lost fourth solo album at last sees the light of day in the U.S. Following the dramatic revival of Daryl Hall & John Oates' career on AC radio, Hall's long-lost fourth solo…

  18. Decoration Day

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After a short-lived association with Lost Highway, Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers make their move to West Coast roots indie New West. After a short-lived association with Lost Highway, Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers make their move to West Coast roots indie New West. Their label debut…

  19. Elephunk

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Traversing territory that falls somewhere between Jurassic 5 and the Roots, alt-rappers Black Eyed Peas make a bid for crossover appeal on the follow-up to the 2000 set "Bridging the Gap." The lead si Traversing territory that falls somewhere between Jurassic 5 and the Roots, alt…

  20. Live and Kickin'

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The latest and seemingly umpteenth Willie Nelson live album is the soundtrack from the recent USA Network special, recorded in April at New York's Beacon Theatre, which commemorated Nelson's 70th birt The latest and seemingly umpteenth Willie Nelson live album is the soundtrack from…

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