1. Global

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST At the dawning of 2002, German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk received word that all rights of his own productions, which for years had been associated with German imprint MFS, had reverted back to him. At the dawning of 2002, German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk received word that all rights of his own…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest Billboard chart achievements of Evanescence, Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3 Doors Down, the Dixie Chicks, and Mariah Carey, as well as notes on Massive Attack, t.A.T.u., a 'LIFE' GOES ON: Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart is one of the most male…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Elton John and Blue, the state of the music industry, pop artists mining classical music, R&B hits, Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and The Billboard Hot 100, one-hi I GUESS THAT'S WHY HE CALLS THEM THE BLUES Hi Fred, I got the import CD…

  4. Buckley Estate Working On Sin-È Set

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yet another Jeff Buckley release is set to emerge from the late singer/songwriter's archives, according to posts on his official Web site. Yet another Jeff Buckley release is set to emerge from the late singer/songwriter's archives, according to posts on his official Web site by his…

  5. Grammys Telecast Scores Big For CBS

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST The 45th annual Grammy Awards, which aired live Sunday night on CBS, was the top-rated program of the night and showed gains from last year's show, Billboard Bulletin reports. According to data releas The 45th annual Grammy Awards, which aired live Sunday night on CBS, was the top-rated…

  6. Taking Back Sunday Gears Up For Warped Tour

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The booming independent rock scene has mystified major labels and made heroes out of previously unknown bands like Long Island, N.Y.'s Taking Back Sunday. "Tell All Your Friends," the hard-charging qu The booming independent rock scene has mystified major labels and made heroes…

  7. Backstage At The Grammys: News & Notes

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood Reporter staff took in the scene at the Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 23) in New York. Here's what they found out while backstag Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood…

  8. Norah Jones Sweeps Grammys

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she was nominated. Jones won the coveted best new artis Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards…

  9. Billboard Bits: Grammys, Blur, Jonathan Davis

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Grammys, Blur, Jonathan Davis Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has been added to the Joe Strummer/Clash tribute performance slated for Sunday's (Feb. 23) Grammy Awards ceremony. As previously reported , Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, and No Doubt's Tony…

  10. Springsteen Sets N.J. Stadium Dates

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST The first of Bruce Springsteen's expected multiple-night summer stands has been announced, and it will mark the artist's return to stadium-level concerts. The Boss and the E Street Band will play thre The first of Bruce Springsteen's expected multiple-night summer stands has…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  12. Chili Peppers Fill In Spring Tour Schedule

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported, begins May 1 in St. Paul, Minn., and is scheduled to run through June 21 in Salt Lake City The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported ,…

  13. American Hi-Fi Tests Second Set On The Road

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's not surprising that American Hi-Fi's sophomore release, "The Art of Losing," due Feb. 25 via Island Def Jam, was written and tested on the road. "We played one show before we recorded the first album," says lead…

  14. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sammy Hagar, LL Cool J, Meat Loaf, Metallica,…

  15. More Stars Added To Grammy Performance Slate

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been added to the performance lineup for the 45th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast Feb. 23 on CBS. Costello will join No Doubt's Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been…

  16. Sixpence None The Richer Returns To The Road

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has been four years between Sixpence None The Richer's breakout third and most recent fourth albums and four years since the band's last major tour. This long time-out period does not worry the group as it swings back into the…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

  18. Chili Peppers Gearing Up For Summer Tour

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers have begun lining up a North American summer tour, due to launch in May. While many venues have yet to be confirmed, and dates will be added in coming weeks, Snoop Dogg and t The Red Hot Chili Peppers have begun lining up a North American summer tour, due to launch…

  19. Nick Cave Plants New Bad Seeds

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Tired of being bound by the traditional major-label album-tour-album cycle, Nick Cave marks a new chapter in his career -- one focused on spontaneity and capturing of-the-moment energy -- with the release of he and the Bad Seeds' Anti-…

  20. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," on his own. "I didn't want politics…

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