1. Elvis Musical Heading To Broadway

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Always eager to keep Elvis Presley working, managers of his estate have set their sights on Broadway. "All Shook Up," a musical commissioned by the Presley estate and featuring a string of his hit son Always eager to keep Elvis Presley working, managers of his estate have set their…

  2. Breaking & Entering

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Jaylib and Death Cab for Cutie. IT TAKES TWO: Madlib and Jay Dee are no strangers to Billboard's charts. Jay Dee is better known as a member of Detroit-based Slum Village , and Madlib's Blue Note…

  3. R&B/Hip-Hop, Country Lead People's Choice

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST It will be a battle pitting R&B/hip-hop against country for favorite male and female musical performer at the 30th People's Choice Awards. Country artist Tim McGraw will face rappers Eminem and 50 It will be a battle pitting R&B/hip-hop against country for favorite male and…

  4. Billboard Bits: Charlatans, Brides Of Destruction, James Carter

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on the Charlatans UK, Brides Of Destruction and James Carter. The Charlatans U.K. are hard at work on their eighth album, which is being tentatively scheduled for a spring release. According to the band's official Web site , the final track listing for the as-yet-untitled record…

  5. Teen: Jackson Helped Accuser Fight Cancer

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST A teenager who befriended Michael Jackson's cancer-stricken accuser says the boy told him Jackson helped him fight the illness through meditation. Ahmad Elatab, a 17-year-old high school student from A teenager who befriended Michael Jackson's cancer-stricken accuser says the boy…

  6. OutKast Eyes Video Collection

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Superstar rap duo OutKast has readied a video hits compilation for release Dec. 16 on Arista. The DVD, "OutKast: The Videos," compiles clips from throughout the group's decade-long career. Superstar rap duo OutKast has readied a video hits compilation for release Dec. 16 on…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  8. 50 Cent Leads The Field With Six Mentions

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Click Here To See The Full List The Billboard Music Awards recognize the year's leading artists and songs as determined by actual performance on Billboard's weekly charts. Based on sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data…

  9. 50 Cent Tops BMA Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is a contender in si Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented…

  10. 2003 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Finalists for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 in Las Vegas. Below are the finalists, by category, for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 in Las Vegas (artists are listed in alphabetical order): Album of the year: 50 Cent, "…

  11. Collins Plans 'First Farewell' Trek

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will actually be the last for the former Genesis member or its moniker is a tongue-in-cheek comment similar to th Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will…

  12. 50 Cent Tops Billboard Awards Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is a contender in si Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented…

  13. I Can't Stop

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Following a string of classic bedroom-luring hits ("Let's Stay Together," "I'm Still in Love With You"), Al Green opted to convert souls from a church pulpit. Following a string of classic bedroom-luring hits ("Let's Stay Together," "I'm…

  14. Worship & Faith

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST For his third gospel collection on Word, Travis wraps his rich, gorgeous baritone around some of the best-loved hymns in Christian music. For his third gospel collection on Word, Travis wraps his rich, gorgeous baritone around some of the best-loved hymns in Christian music. Classics like …

  15. Kid Rock

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock might swap his pimp lid for a cowboy hat—an inclination more art than fashion—but he remains a bad-ass rock/rapper. Kid Rock might swap his pimp lid for a cowboy hat—an inclination more art than fashion—but he remains a bad-ass rock/rapper. Witness the swaggering Detroit thump in …

  16. 'Stand Up' Ends 'Baby Boy' Reign

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul surrenders the No. 1 post on Billboard's Hot 100 to "Stand Up" from Ludacris and Shawnna. "Stand Up" had been relegated to the No. 2 slot for much of the nin "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul surrenders the…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Cyndi Lauper, R. Kelly and Clay Aiken. LASTING QUALITY: Cyndi Lauper's return to the Epic Records fold gives her her highest-charting album in 14 years. "At Last" (Daylight/Epic), an album of cover versions, opens at No. 38,…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Michael Jackson, the Pet Shop Boys, Jennifer Paige and year-end No. 1s with readers. WHAT ARE THE CHANCES FOR 'CHANCE'? Fred, If Michael Jackson debuts at No. 1 with his new single, "One More Chance," will he have the longest-running span of No. 1…

  19. Jars Of Clay Looks To Musical Origins

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a decade that includes a career-defining, self-titled debut in 1995, three Grammy Awards and more than 5 million albums sold, Jars of Clay has earned the right to explore new territory and to ve After a decade that includes a career-defining, self-titled debut in 1995, three Grammy…

  20. Cafe Quijano Prepares Latin Rock Assault

    November 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cafe Quijano's fourth Warner album, "Que Grande Es Esto del Amor!," is the Spanish rock group's long-awaited follow-up to its hit 2001 album, "La Taberna del Buda." That set sold more than 500,000 uni Cafe Quijano's fourth Warner album, "Que Grande Es…

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