1. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  2. Chili Peppers Gearing Up For Summer Tour

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers have begun lining up a North American summer tour, due to launch in May. While many venues have yet to be confirmed, and dates will be added in coming weeks, Snoop Dogg and t The Red Hot Chili Peppers have begun lining up a North American summer tour, due to launch…

  3. Friend: Spector Will Contend Shooting Was Accidental

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Phil Spector will contend the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson at his suburban mansion last week was accidental, a close friend of the legendary music producer said. "I believe his defense will Phil Spector will contend the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson at his suburban…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney Houston. The song displaces "That's What Friends Are For," the No. 1 song by Houston's cousin, Dionne Warwick. 1986 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney…

  5. Depeche Mode's Gore Preps Solo Album

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Depeche Mode singer/guitarist Martin Gore has set an April 28 release date for his upcoming Mute solo album, "Counterfeit2." The set, Gore's first solo album since 1989, will feature 11 tracks origina Depeche Mode singer/guitarist Martin Gore has set an April 28 release date…

  6. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  7. Nick Cave Plants New Bad Seeds

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Tired of being bound by the traditional major-label album-tour-album cycle, Nick Cave marks a new chapter in his career -- one focused on spontaneity and capturing of-the-moment energy -- with the release of he and the Bad Seeds' Anti-…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Connick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-p 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Connick Jr. performs at and serves as creative…

  9. Blur Presses On Without Coxon

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set of material from its as-yet-untitled upcoming album. The set of three songs took place as part of a preview Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set…

  10. Artists Salute The Blues In New York

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's biggest and most-revered artists Friday in New York to celebrate the blues -- its history, greatest artists, and influe Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's…

  11. Sparta Braves The Cold On SnoCore Tour

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Considering it doesn't snow much in Texas, you can't blame the El Paso-based Sparta for initially having reservations about co-headlining this year's annual SnoCore tour with Glassjaw. Drummer Tony Ha Considering it doesn't snow much in Texas, you can't blame the El…

  12. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," on his own. "I didn't want politics…

  13. Rowland, T.A.T.U. Reign On U.K. Charts

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't dislodge t.A.T.u.'s "All the Things She Said" (Interscope/Polydor) from No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart, but the Destiny's Child vocalist races to the top of the album Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't…

  14. 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities. Radio Station of the Year: Adult Contemporary- Major Market:…

  15. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment World and EMI Virgin Songs file suit against Miramax in California, accusing the Disney-owned indie of unauthorized u 1999 - Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment…

  17. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Paul Hillier

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Some of the most involving classical scores in recent years have been composed in the Baltics, and this beautifully produced anthology presents the best of the region's contemporary choral music&#x201 Some of the most involving classical scores in recent years have been composed in…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his motorcycle is struck head-on by a motorist in lower Manhattan. 2002 - Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his…

  19. AC/DC Looking Ahead To New LP, Live Shows

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST After AC/DC fulfills its contract by delivering its next studio set to Elektra, the veteran rock act will make its subsequent two albums for Epic, guitarist Malcolm Young tells Billboard.com. The two- After AC/DC fulfills its contract by delivering its next studio set to Elektra, the veteran…

  20. Stars Crowd Stevie Wonder Tribute

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal/Motown Records has set a March 18 release date for "Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder's Songs." The tribute set will feature 14 selections from Wonder's catalog re-envisioned by Universal/Motown Records has set a March 18 release date for "…

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