1. 'Cmon' Down For Dual Lambchop Releases

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based collective Lambchop has readied two separate full-length albums for release in February. Nashville-based collective Lambchop has readied two separate full-length albums for release in February. "Aw Cmon" and "No You Cmon" will be released on Merge Records…

  2. 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…

  3. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late…

  4. B2K 'Serves' Up Soundtrack, Film Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Teen R&B quartet will on Dec. 23 release "You Got Served," a soundtrack to the upcoming film of the same name. Teen R&B quartet will on Dec. 23 release "You Got Served," a soundtrack to the upcoming film of the same name. Due for U.S. theatrical release on Jan. 30,…

  5. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 10-16, 2003. The one thing I'm guaranteed to watch this week will be "The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute." I've got all sorts of personal reasons for tuning in, but above all, the songs and the…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Piracy Forces Early G Unit Release

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST That group's "Beg for Mercy" will now be issued Nov. 14 by Interscope, four days earlier than originally intended. A day after the release of Jay-Z's next album was moved up two weeks due to piracy, a similar move has been made for the debut set from the 50 Cent-led G Unit…

  9. 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" "…

  10. Godrich Producing New Beta Band Album

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Beta Band's upcoming Astralwerks album is near completion, with noted producer Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck) behind the boards. The Beta Band's upcoming Astralwerks album is near completion, with noted producer Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck) behind the boards. According to a…

  11. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 3-9, 2003. It's a big week for country music with Wednesday night's 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards as the centerpiece. As you would expect, it's a pretty massive affair, held at…

  13. Billboard Bits: Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Johnny Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs Kid Rock and Brooks & Dunn are the latest acts to join the lineup of the Johnny Cash tribute concert, set for Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. As previously reported , the event will be hosted by actor Tim Robbins…

  14. Mills, Sobule, Riley Join 'Truth' Tour

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule and Boots Riley of rap act the Coup will join select dates on the Tell Us the Truth tour, which kicks off Nov. 7 in Madison, Wis. R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule and Boots Riley of rap act the Coup will join…

  15. P. Diddy Vows To Probe Sweatshop Claims

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rap music mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs said he will investigate allegations of worker mistreatment at a Honduran factory that supplies garments for his Sean John clothing line. His vow came in response Rap music mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs said he will investigate…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state…

  17. Cash Tribute Added To CMA Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take part in a tribute to Johnny Cash during the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Set for Nov Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take…

  18. Billboard Bits: Puddle Of Mudd, Hilary Duff, Incredible Moses Leroy

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Puddle Of Mudd contest, a Hilary Duff DVD and an Incredible Moses Leroy tour. Hard-rock act Puddle Of Mudd, whose sophomore album, "Life on Display," will be released Nov. 25 through Flawless/Geffen Records, is giving fans a chance to join the band on tour for a week.…

  19. Elliott Smith Memorial Concert Planned

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a memorial concert for late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith. Set for the Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, the e Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a…

  20. Billboard Bits: Jingle Ball, Cash Tribute, t.A.T.u.

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on WHTZ New York's (Z100) Jingle Ball, the Johnny Cash Musical Tribute, and t.A.T.u. Jay Z, Beyoncé, matchbox twenty, Sean Paul, Kelly Clarkson and Michelle Branch are among the artists confirmed for New York radio station WHTZ's (Z100) annual Jingle Ball concert. The event…

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