1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 24-30, 2003. Thursday is Thanksgiving, so that must mean television will be populated with several Christmas specials this week! No, really. The holiday special season gets underway in this final week of November,…

  2. Tunes On TV

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 24-30, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Dixie Chicks (also scheduled: Bernie Mac). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Britney Spears (also scheduled:…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an airliner crash in Switzerland. She is 34. 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with…

  4. Billboard Bits: Puddle Of Mudd, The Roots, Warp

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Puddle Of Mudd, The Roots, Warp Puddle Of Mudd will guest on the debut episode of music video network Fuse's "7th Avenue Drop." Premiering Tuesday (Nov. 25), the show aims to feature interviews and performances by major artists in Fuse's street-front New York…

  5. Assault Charge Dropped Vs. Coldplay Singer

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police in Sydney today (Nov. 21) dropped a malicious damage charge that was filed against Coldplay frontman Chris Martin after he allegedly smashed the windshield of a photographer in Australia. Police in Sydney today (Nov. 21) dropped a malicious damage charge that was filed against Coldplay…

  6. P.O.D. Keeps The Faith

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In their 13 years together, the members of P.O.D. have never denied their faith. And frontman Sonny Sandoval says the group never will. "It's going to come out, whether I build houses or collect garbage," he says. Spirituality and…

  7. 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…

  8. Live 2003

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST There is a moment some six minutes into the nine-minute version of "Everything's Not Lost" when Coldplay frontman Chris Martin—rocking back and forth at a centerstage piano—charms his Au There is a moment some six minutes into the nine-minute version of "Everything's…

  9. After 35 Years, Beatles 'Let' Last Album 'Be'

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST In spite of the album's title, it wouldn't have been right to "Let It Be," given the circumstances and outcome of the Beatles' January 1969 recording project. In spite of the album's title, it wouldn't have been right to "Let It Be," given the…

  10. Chasez Readies 'Schizophrenic' Album, Tour

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 'N Sync's JC Chasez will kick off a brief club tour Dec. 3 in San Diego to build anticipation for his debut solo album, "Schizophrenic," due Jan. 27 via Jive. 'N Sync's JC Chasez will kick off a brief club tour Dec. 3 in San Diego to build anticipation for his…

  11. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  12. Clint Dives Into Scoring For 'Mystic River'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Clint Eastwood regularly has a hand in composing or assembling his movie soundtracks. And he was recently recognized for his efforts by the Henry Mancini Institute. But his highly praised new film, the intense crime drama "Mystic River,"…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Britney Spears is the big winner at the 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Point in Dublin. The teen artist wins best female, best pop, best breakthrough artist and best song for 1999 - Britney Spears is the big winner at the 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards, held…

  14. 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…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is…

  16. 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" "…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the revival series "The Twilight Zone." In an episode titled "To Protect and Serve," Usher portrays a young police officer who puts his li 2002 - R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the…

  18. Mescaleros Piece Together Strummer's Swan Song

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When an undiagnosed congenital heart defect claimed Joe Strummer's life last December, legions of music fans were left not only stunned but feeling as though the life had been suckerpunched out of them as well. To these people, Strummer was…

  19. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Missy Elliott, Eagles Of Death Metal

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, Missy Elliott, Eagles Of Death Metal Toby Keith and Fleetwood Mac have been added as performers for the 31st annual American Music Awards. The Nov. 16 event will also feature previously announced performances by Sheryl Crow, Kid Rock, Ricky Martin, OutKast, Ashanti, Hilary Duff,…

  20. P. Diddy Finishes New York Marathon

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sean "P. Diddy" Combs completed the New York marathon yesterday (Nov. 2), despite suffering leg cramps for about half the distance, as part of an effort to raise millions of dollars for needy city chi Sean "P. Diddy" Combs completed the New York marathon yesterday (Nov. 2)…

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