1. Billboard Bits: Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips Riverhead Books has pushed the release of hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight's autobiography to next year. Completion of the volume has been complicated by Knight's July imprisonment for assaulting a nightclub valet, but…

  2. Bon Jovi Revamps, Rerecords Past Hits

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Sitting in the control room at Los Angeles' Henson Studios earlier this fall listening to mixes for "This Left Feels Right" -- a collection of Bon Jovi hits radically revamped by the band -- Jon Bon Jovi admits, "I don't…

  3. The Tangled Web

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: MP3.com/CNET, StealMyMusic.com and Thereminvox.com. PASSING THE TORCH: One of the pioneer sites of the Internet music biz is set to change hands, as CNET Networks has inked a deal to acquire the assets of MP3…

  4. Vandross, 50 Cent Honored With Two AMAs

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of two American Music Awards (AMAs) each tonight (Nov. 16). Neither was on hand at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium to Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of…

  5. Tunes On TV

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 17-23, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 17 "VH1 Classic in Concert," VH1 Classic Featured Artist: U2 (Excerpted from the DVD "U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Ireland") "Total Request Live," MTV…

  6. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Just Because I'm A Woman: Songs Of Dolly Parton , Various Artists 3. Nu-Mixx Klazzics , 2Pac 4. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 5. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional Issue…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts "Se Seco el Arroyito" (the…

  8. No Shaking 'Baby Boy' From No. 1

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and Sean Paul are still on top of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Baby Boy." The song cruises to an eighth-straight week at the peak of the tally, once again fending off "Stand Up" from Ludacri Beyoncé and Sean Paul are still on top of Billboard's Hot 100 with …

  9. Blink 182 Hops In The 'Van'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks Records multimedia partner Melee Entertainment to release the group's feature documentary "Riding in Vans With Boys" Dec. 9 on DVD. Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks…

  10. Tunes On TV

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 10-16, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 10 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Barry Manilow, Diane Schuur(also scheduled: Mark Harmon). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Britney…

  11. Blur's Albarn Goes 'Crazy'

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blur/Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has compiled a solo album out of raw demos and unformed song fragments that he recorded on a four-track in hotel rooms while on tour in the U.S. earlier this year. Blur/Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has compiled a solo album out of raw demos and unformed…

  12. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Nu-Mixx Klazzics , 2Pac 3. Halloween , Mannheim Steamroller 4. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 5. Seasons , Sevendust Issue date: Nov. 15, 2003 News Lil Jon , Ying Yang …

  13. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy In Me" "The Good Stuff" "…

  14. The Tangled Web

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Digital Sales & Yesology. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS: Digital tracks are outselling physical singles by a growing margin, a sign that consumers are increasingly embracing the brave new world of Internet downloading…

  15. Hot Product

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi 'Left' Of Center Bon Jovi this week releases "This Left Feels Right," featuring acoustic reinterpretations of the band's greatest hits, as well as two new songs. The band rerecorded a number of its hits for the Island set, including "Born To Be My Baby,…

  16. The Everlasting Blink

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love. U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love."…

  17. Jackson Charity Single Finally Available

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The multi-artist benefit single "What More Can I Give" will be made available today (Oct. 27) for download through the non-profit organization Music for Giving. Completed in 2001, recording of the sin The multi-artist benefit single "What More Can I Give" will be made…

  18. TunesOnTV

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 27 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Clint Black (also scheduled: Hayden Christensen) "VH1 All Access," VH1 Featured Artist: Mandy Moore. …

  19. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Nu-Mixx Klazzics , 2Pac 3. Seasons , Sevendust 4. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 5. Just Because I'm A Woman: Songs Of Dolly Parton , Various Artists Issue date: Nov. 1, 2003 News Lil Jon , Ying…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal…

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