1. Top Acts Lining Up For Cash Memorial

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Hank Williams Jr. are among those confirmed to take part in a memorial musical tribute to Johnny Cash. The event will be held Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, th Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Hank Williams Jr. are among those confirmed to take part…

  2. Barenaked Ladies Endure Misspelling, Hit The Road

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies' drummer Tyler Stewart jokingly tells Billboard.com that heads better roll at their label Reprise, which mistakenly printed early versions of the band's new disc, "Everything to Every Barenaked Ladies' drummer Tyler Stewart jokingly tells Billboard.com…

  3. Earle, Bragg, Morello Set Tour Plans

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The trek begins Nov. 7-8 at the National Conference on Media Reform in Madison, Wis., and will wrap Nov. 24 in Washington, D.C. Dates have been unveiled for the politically minded Tell Us the Truth Tour, which, as first reported here , will feature Steve Earle, Billy Bragg, Lester Chambers…

  4. Thursday, Thrice Team With Apple For Tour Promo

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Island Records rock acts Thursday and Thrice will promote an upcoming tour together with in-store performances Oct. 15 at Apple retail outlets on two coasts. The music performed at the events will be Island Records rock acts Thursday and Thrice will promote an upcoming tour together with in…

  5. The Dead's Winterland Finale Comes To DVD

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Before San Francisco's legendary venue Winterland closed its doors on Dec. 31, 1978, it first played host to one final concert by the Grateful Dead. Twenty-five years later, the show will be released Before San Francisco's legendary venue Winterland closed its doors on Dec. 31, 1978…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months…

  7. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 6-12, 2003. By now you should have had your fill of "The Blues" (if not, order the seven-DVD series via PBS.org ). Although it'll be hard to top last week's rich musical programming, the vast…

  8. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit…

  10. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  11. The Jealous Kind

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Chris Knight's follow-up to "Pretty Good Guy" (2001) is a return to country music's dark side, with spare, unobtrusive instrumentation. Chris Knight's follow-up to "Pretty Good Guy" (2001) is a return to country music's dark side, with spare,…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _ roughly the equivalent to a Grammy in the U.S. Urban receives the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of sale 2001 - Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _…

  13. Rapper C-Murder Convicted Of Murder

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper C-Murder will spend life in prison after a conviction of second-degree murder in the nightclub shooting of a 16-year-old boy. Rapper C-Murder will spend life in prison after a conviction of second-degree murder in the nightclub shooting of a 16-year-old boy. Relatives of C-Murder,…

  14. Breaking & Entering

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Joss Stone, Arch Enemy and Brad Wolf. U.K. IDOL: In the era of "American Idol," it's easy to be skeptical of a vocalist like Joss Stone . The 16-year-old U.K.-born singer relies largely on…

  15. Pearl Jam Rescues Its 'Lost Dogs'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare and previously unreleased tracks from its archives on the long-in-the-works collection "Lost Dogs." It's a veritable treasure-trove for fans, as it includes 11 songs th Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare and previously unreleased tracks from its…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

  17. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five…

  18. Billboard Bits: Stereophonics, MTV Latin Awards, DMX/Eve

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stories about the Stereophonics, MTV Latin Awards and DMX and Eve. Drummer Stuart Cable has split Welsh rock trio Stereophonics. In a statement posted yesterday (Sept. 25) on the V2 act's official Web site , front man Kelly Jones says Cable has had "commitment issues" since the…

  19. Pearl Jam DVD Spotlights New York Show

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam is eschewing a comprehensive DVD of its 2003 Riot Act tour in favor of spotlighting one particularly noteworthy show from the trek. The double-disc "Live at the Garden," capturing the band's Pearl Jam is eschewing a comprehensive DVD of its 2003 Riot Act tour in favor…

  20. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of a host of veteran artists, as well as Beyoncé & Sean Paul, Erykah Badu and Patty Loveless. LIVING IN THE PAST: After taking a look at this week's Billboard charts, I wouldn't blame you if you ran to the calendar to see what…

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