1. Timing, TVT Right For Lil Jon's Success

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz can thank TVT's tenacity for the act's successful year. The Atlanta-based trio of Lil Jon, Big Sam and Lil Bo have taken their gospel of crunk to the masses with their TVT sophomore set, "Kings of…

  2. 01TunesOnTV

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 29-Jan. 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "Dave Koz ? Saxophonic," BET Jazz Featured Artist: Dave Koz. "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: The Bangles (also scheduled: Kevin Bacon, Jerry…

  3. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Part II , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 3. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 4. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional 5. Crunk And Disorderly , Various Artists Issue date: Dec. 27,…

  4. Hot Product

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Banner 'Water' Break Fresh off the June release of "Mississippi: The Album" (SRC/Universal) and September's remix offering "Mississippi: The Screwed & Chopped Album," Southern rapper David Banner this week unveils. "MTA2: Baptized in Dirty…

  5. Billboard Bits: RIAA, OutKast/Polaroid, Cash

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories about an RIAA loss in court, OutKast and Polaroid, and Johnny and Rosanne Cash. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled today (Dec. 19) that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has no authority to compel Internet service…

  6. 'Yesspeak' Documentary Due On DVD

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Yesspeak," a documentary on pioneering progressive rock act Yes, will be released Jan. 27 on DVD via Classic Pictures. The three-hour exploration of the group, narrated by Who singer Roger Daltrey an "Yesspeak," a documentary on pioneering progressive rock act Yes, will…

  7. HOT RAP TRACKS

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. The Way You Move , OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown 2. Stand Up , Ludacris Featuring Shawnna 3. Damn! , YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon 4. Holidae In , Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg 5. Stunt 101 , G-Unit Issue date: Dec. 20, 2003 News Snoop Dogg , Lil…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 15-21, 2003). Christmas is still coming and holiday programming is still warming up your television this week. Among the sounds of the season: • "Jingle Ball Rock" - Monday night, Fox will…

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 15 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sting (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis). "Jingle Ball Rock," Fox Featured Artists: Jennifer Lopez, Jessica…

  10. Good 2 Go

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Looking for something to heat up that holiday party? Well, look no further than this red-hot dancehall debut by Jamaica's "Energy God." The album's lead single, "Pon De River, Pon De Bank," exploded o Looking for something to heat up that holiday party? Well,…

  11. Beyoncé, R. Kelly Top Billboard Music Awards

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and R. Kelly were the big winners at the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 10) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas and aired live on Fox. Each snared four trophies Beyoncé and R. Kelly were the big winners at the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, held last…

  12. 2003 Billboard Music Awards Winners

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Music Awards Winners Below are the winners of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, handed out Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox television. Winners are culled from charts in the Billboard "Year in Music" spotlight issue, which ranks…

  13. Beyoncé, R. Kelly Top Billboard Music Awards

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and R. Kelly were the big winners at the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, held tonight (Dec. 10) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas and aired live on Fox. Each snared four trophies, w Beyoncé and R. Kelly were the big winners at the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, held tonight…

  14. 2003 Billboard Music Awards Winners

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Music Awards Winners Below are the winners of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, handed out Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox television. Winners are culled from charts in the Billboard "Year in Music" spotlight issue, which ranks…

  15. Breaking & Entering

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Four Tet and Memento. MAKING THE ROUNDS: Fitting somewhere between DJ Shadow and Miles Davis, Kieren Hebden's solo project Four Tet is a virtual jazz band, incorporating all sorts of odd rhythms and…

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 8-14, 2003).

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 8-14, 2003). Put down the remote! This is the week of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. You can forget all other programming, really. Nowhere else are you going to find performances by R. Kelly, Pink, Century…

  17. Tunes On TV

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Alicia Keys (also scheduled: Gwyneth Paltrow). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: guest co…

  18. HOT RAP TRACKS

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. Stand Up , Ludacris Featuring Shawnna 2. The Way You Move , OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown 3. Damn! , YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon 4. Holidae In , Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg 5. Stunt 101 , G-Unit Issue date: Dec. 13, 2003 News Snoop Dogg , Lil…

  19. 2003 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST x PERFORMERS: CLAY AIKEN The runner-up of the second season of the Fox competition "American Idol," is a finalist in best selling single of the year category ("This is the Night"/"Bridge Over Troubled Water"). Although he narrowly missed taking the "Idol…

  20. R. Kelly, Pink Spice Up BMAs

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. They'll join previously announced performers Sting, No Doubt, Beyoncé,…

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