1. J. Lo, Britney Considering TV Talk Shows

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears may soon be competing on television as well as the pop charts. Both are kicking around the idea of launching syndicated talk shows that would begin airing in fall 200 Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears may soon be competing on television as well as the pop…

  2. Sony Classical Gears Up For Horowitz Celebration

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sony Classical will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz with a massive reissue campaign starting in late September. Sony Classical will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz with a massive reissue…

  3. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

  4. New Aerosmith Album Bumped To January

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith has finished cutting the tracks for its new blues album, which will be mixed over the summer and fall and will most likely be released in January by Columbia, guitarist Joe Perry tells Billb Aerosmith has finished cutting the tracks for its new blues album, which will be mixed over…

  5. Everything Must Go

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While it didn't reach the heights of the group's '70s glories, Steely Dan's 2000 comeback album, Two Against Nature, struck enough of a nerve with the listening public to help it win the 2001 Grammy A While it didn't reach the heights of the group's '70s…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken and Natalie Imbruglia. VETERAN'S DAY Fred, With all the attention on Clay [Aiken] and Ruben [Studdard] this week, I noticed an…

  7. Friends in the Can

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Longtime blues fans know this band from the days of Bob "the Bear" Hite and Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson. Longtime blues fans know this band from the days of Bob "the Bear" Hite and Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson. The only remaining member from those days is…

  8. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Steely Dan It's A 'Must' While it didn't reach the heights of the group's '70s glories, Steely Dan's 2000 comeback album "Two Against Nature" struck enough of a nerve with the listening public to help it win the 2001 Album of the Year Grammy. Not…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2002 - Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2000 - Boyz II Men…

  10. Tunes On TV

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 2-8, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 2 "VH1 All Access: Celebrity Weddings," VH1 Featured Artists: Marc Anthony, No Doubt, Shaquille O'Neal, Hanson, 98 Degrees, Jessica Simpson, Bush. "The Late Show With…

  11. Lomax Blues Compilations Go To The Source

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A pair of upcoming blues compilations culled from the Alan Lomax Archives and the Library of Congress collect original versions of some noted blues standards. Due in the fall is "Alan Lomax: Blues Son A pair of upcoming blues compilations culled from the Alan Lomax Archives and the…

  12. Geldof Visits African Drought Victims

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of lush green hills and fields of young corn, Bob Geldof met victims of Ethiopia's latest drought, 19 years after the Irish pop star first called for help for the millions hit by famine i In the midst of lush green hills and fields of young corn, Bob Geldof met victims of…

  13. Steely Dan Extends Tour Into Fall

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legendary jazz/rock act Steely Dan, planning to embark on its first tour in three years July 23 in Costa Mesa, Calif., has announced a second leg of dates that stretch into the fall. The trek will now Legendary jazz/rock act Steely Dan, planning to embark on its first tour in three years July…

  14. A Beautiful World

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Until now, Thicke worked primarily behind the scenes,…

  15. Billboard Bits: BB Latin Awards, Robi Draco Rosa, Mogwai

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on BB Latin Awards, Robi Draco Rosa, Mogwai Actress Roselyn Sanchez, singer/actor Carlos Ponce, and actor Miguel Varoni have been tapped to host the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The May 8 event at the Miami Arena will be taped for May 11 broadcast on Telemundo. As previously…

  16. Anthology

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Earlier compilations have paid tribute to Los Angeles—bred quintet the Whispers, established in 1964 and fronted by smooth—singing twins Walter & Wallace "Scotty" Scott. Earlier compilations have paid tribute to Los Angeles—bred quintet the Whispers, established in 1964 and…

  17. Aerosmith Gets The Blues

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Considering Aerosmith's sizeable presence on the pop landscape and its place in rock history, it's a bit funny to hear guitarist Joe Perry relay that the group is working on a new album in his basemen Considering Aerosmith's sizeable presence on the pop landscape and its place…

  18. P-Funk Family Celebrates 'Six Degrees'

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Epic/Legacy will on May 13 release a 15-track compilation that collects songs from George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, as well as a number of artists who worked with Clinton, including Bootsy Col Epic/Legacy will on May 13 release a 15-track compilation that collects songs from George…

  19. Aerosmith Looks To Standards For Blues Album

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith will likely enter the studio sometime in the next two or three weeks to begin recording its much-discussed blues album for Columbia, guitarist Joe Perry tells Billboard.com. Blind Willie McT Aerosmith will likely enter the studio sometime in the next two or three weeks to begin…

  20. Man Charged With Impersonating Slick Rick

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A 28-year-old North Carolina man is accused of diverting mail intended for rapper Ricky "Slick Rick" Walters and trying to cash his royalty checks. A 28-year-old North Carolina man is accused of diverting mail intended for rapper Ricky "Slick Rick" Walters and trying to…

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