1. Diverse Acts Interpret Collins For 'Brother Bear'

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Along with the songs he performs, Phil Collins sees his compositions recorded by several diverse artists on Walt Disney's "Brother Bear" soundtrack. Along with the songs he performs, Phil Collins sees his compositions recorded by several diverse artists on Walt Disney's …

  2. Grohl Goes Metal With Probot

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project Probot will finally see the light of day in February via Southern Lord Records. The album sports a who's-who of hard rock voc The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project…

  3. Run-D.M.C. Preps 'Ultimate' Hits CD, DVD

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Almost a year after the murder of founding member Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell), legendary rap act Run-D.M.C. will be celebrated Oct. 28 with "Ultimate Run-D.M.C." The Arista two-disc CD-and-DVD set f Almost a year after the murder of founding member Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell),…

  4. Top Rap, Dance Acts Set For Audiotistic Fest

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A number of top hip-hop and DJ/electronica acts will descend on Los Angeles for the Audiotistic festival, to be held Oct. 18 at the L.A. Sports Arena. The event will feature performances by OutKast pr A number of top hip-hop and DJ/electronica acts will descend on Los Angeles for the…

  5. No Fears: Orzabal, Smith Reunite

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tears For Fears principals Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have reunited and inked a deal with Arista Records, which will release the duo's first album together since 1989 early next year. The pair perf Tears For Fears principals Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have reunited and inked a deal…

  6. 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…

  7. Hot Product

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley 'King' Of The World RCA's new Elvis Presley compilation "Elvis 2nd to None" sports a previously unreleased song recorded 40 years ago but only recently unearthed. "I'm a Roustabout," originally was written and recorded for the 1964 Presley…

  8. Bowie Gets Back To 'Reality'

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of credibility, David Bowie was already an icon of rock music and pop culture by the time the '80s were half over. Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of…

  9. Jackson's 'Number Ones' Compiled For CD, DVD

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's biggest hits have been collected for Epic's Nov. 18 release of "Number Ones," an 18-track CD or 15-track DVD, Billboard.com has learned. The album will include a brand new single, "O Michael Jackson's biggest hits have been collected for Epic&…

  10. Ben Harper Preps Live DVD, EP

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Harper's Aug. 4 concert in Los Angeles will be the subject of the DVD "Live at the Hollywood Bowl," due Nov. 18 from Virgin. Ben Harper's Aug. 4 concert in Los Angeles will be the subject of the DVD "Live at the Hollywood Bowl," due Nov. 18 from Virgin. The…

  11. 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…

  12. 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 …

  13. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. "I guess that's why they call it the blues," is how the Elton John song goes. And if you pay attention this week, you'll walk away a near expert on the genre and guessing won&…

  14. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 2. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 3. The Wind , Warren Zevon 4. In Reverie , Saves The Day 5. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional Issue date: Oct. 4, 2003 News Warren Zevon , Lil…

  15. Throne Room

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. This collection of 16 worship songs displays her prowess as a singer/songwriter. Highly reverential and…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't mention anything in "Chart Beat"…

  17. Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. The British band is…

  18. Billboard Bits: Sting, 'One Unwired Day,' 'Great Joy'

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Sting, 'One Unwired Day,' 'Great Joy!' As tipped here last week, Sting will play a free concert Oct. 7 in Chicago's Grant Park. The show will serve to herald the launch of American Express' new Blue Cash credit card. Guitarist Jonny Lang will open.…

  19. Universal Digs Deeper Into Marley Vaults

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Among the future Bob Marley vault releases Universal Music Enterprises (UME) is pondering for 2004 and beyond are expanded, two-disc, "Deluxe Edition" versions of 1973's "Burnin' " and 1975's landmark Among the future Bob Marley vault releases Universal…

  20. The Tangled Web

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: JXL, the Honey Palace and the Streets. BEAT JUNKIE: Dutch producer/remixer/DJ artist Junkie XL (real name: Tom Holkenberg) gained global attention last year when his remix, under the name JXL, of Elvis Presley's "…

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