1. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

  2. Linkin Park's 'Meteora' Has Lasting Chart Impact

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, acc Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on…

  3. Beck Plots Summer U.S. Tour

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beck has announced the first seven dates for his summer U.S. tour, beginning May 28 in Vienna, Va. Dashboard Confessional and the Black Keys will support on all dates. According to Dashboard's publici Beck has announced the first seven dates for his summer U.S. tour, beginning May 28 in…

  4. Steely Dan Confirms First Tour In Three Years

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Steely Dan has unveiled details for its first tour since the summer of 2000, kicking off July 23 in Costa Mesa, Calif., and wrapping Aug. 31 in Syracuse, N.Y. Steely Dan has unveiled details for its first tour since the summer of 2000, kicking off July 23 in Costa Mesa, Calif., and wrapping…

  5. Billboard Bits: Kiss, Angie Stone; Boz Scaggs

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Kiss, Angie Stone, Boz Scaggs Kiss will close the KIIS-FM Wango Tango set for Pasadena's Rose Bowl on May 17. According to the concert's offical Web site , the lineup will also include Nelly, Christina Aguilera, Santana, Michelle Branch, and Craig David with special guests…

  6. Rhino Vinyl To Revive Classic Format

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will launch Rhino Vinyl, "an imprint dedicated to making classic recordings available again in the format of their original release," April 22 with three reissued Grateful Dead titles. L Rhino Records will launch Rhino Vinyl, "an imprint dedicated to making…

  7. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams/Jayhawks A pair of roots rock veterans, Lucinda Williams and the Jayhawks, release new albums this week for Lost Highway. Williams' "World Without Tears" is the follow-up to 2001's "Essence," which debuted at No. 28 on The Billboard 200. The set…

  8. Tunes On TV

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV highlights for April 7-13, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 7 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera ("Fighter"). "Diary," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera. "…

  9. Silver Lake

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The title of the Georgia-based musician's latest set namechecks the Los Angeles neighborhood of the rambling mansion where this set was cut in a two-week sprint last year. The title of the Georgia-based musician's latest set namechecks the Los Angeles neighborhood of the rambling…

  10. Ricky Martin Returns With A Bang

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a five-year hiatus from recording an all-Spanish album, Ricky Martin is poised to return with a bang. The No. 1 debut of his new single, "Tal Vez" (Perhaps), on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks ch After a five-year hiatus from recording an all-Spanish album, Ricky Martin is…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>The Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffers a severe electrical shock during soundcheck for a concert in Bangkok. Kamin is rushed to a local hospital and is released after being treated fo 2002 - The Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffers a severe electrical shock…

  12. Eclectic Artists Dig Into 'Holes' Soundtrack

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Shaggy, Moby, Fiction Plane, and Eagle-Eye Cherry are among the artists who have contributed songs to the soundtrack to Walt Disney Pictures' "Holes," based on the popular book of the same name. Due A Shaggy, Moby, Fiction Plane, and Eagle-Eye Cherry are among the artists who…

  13. 14ask

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Ricky Martin, Common, the Roots, and Hootie & the Blowfish. MARTIN TO BREAK 'SILENCIO' Keith, Do you have any news about a new release from Ricky Martin? Liliana Kelley Hi Liliana, Ricky Martin's forthcoming album, "…

  14. 2003 Latin Grammys Confirmed For Miami

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST As was widely expected, Miami has been confirmed as the site of the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will be held Sept. 3 at American Airlines Arena. As was widely expected, Miami has been confirmed as the site of the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will be held Sept. 3,…

  15. Winwood Launches Label, New Album, Tour

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Marking his 40th anniversary in music, Steve Winwood has formed a label through which he will release a new album, and plans to hit the road later this month. The artist's first album on his own Wincr Marking his 40th anniversary in music, Steve Winwood has formed a label through which…

  16. Knopfler Cancels Tour Due To Injury

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Recovery from injuries sustained in a recent motorcycle accident has forced Mark Knopfler to cancel all of his upcoming touring commitments. The former Dire Straits frontman was due to kick off a Euro Recovery from injuries sustained in a recent motorcycle accident has forced Mark Knopfler to…

  17. James Brown Donates Concert Tix To Military

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Soul superstar James Brown donated 400 tickets to military personnel for his concert last night (March 29) in Houston. Brown said the free tickets for the show were intended to give a boost to militar Soul superstar James Brown donated 400 tickets to military personnel for his concert last…

  18. Hot Product

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams The Great 'Escape' Around the globe, Robbie Williams is a household name. But in the U.S., it seems more is known about his revolutionary recording contract than the man and his music. Virgin Records is hoping to change that situation with the release this week of…

  19. That's Right!

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST This disc is the 17th album for Roomful of Blues (ROB). This disc is the 17th album for Roomful of Blues (ROB). That in itself is quite an accomplishment, as is the fact that the band has been in continuous existence since Duke Robillard and Al Copley founded the group in 1967. The key to ROB…

  20. Fat Possum's Black Keys Get Their 'Freak' On

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST A few days removed from the 24-hour drive back to his Akron, Ohio, homebase after playing three sets at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, it's not surprising to hear Black Keys vocalis A few days removed from the 24-hour drive back to his Akron, Ohio, homebase after…

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