1. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of Highway 92 "Travis Tritt Highway." The ceremony takes place in Hiram , Ga., just outside Atlanta. 2001 - Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of…

  2. Simmons Taps Dylan, Zappa Songs For Solo Set

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Gene Simmons' first solo record in 25 years will feature songs co-written by Bob Dylan and the late Frank Zappa, Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-untitled disc will be among the first albums rele Gene Simmons' first solo record in 25 years will feature songs co-written by Bob…

  3. Evanescence Finds New 'Life' On U.K. Chart

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Evanescence, already No. 1 on Music & Media's pan-European Top 100 Albums chart with "Fallen" (Wind-Up/Epic), conquered the U.K. singles chart yesterday with "Bring Me To Life." The single featuri Evanescence, already No. 1 on Music & Media's pan-European…

  4. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The first album in eight years from Eurythmics principal Annie Lennox, "Bare" (J). -- The self-titled debut from "American Idol" season one runner-up Justin Guarini (RCA). -- Two double-disc live "…

  5. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Punk -O- Rama 8 , Various Artists 3. Good Mourning , Alkaline Trio 4. American Spirit , Mannheim Steamroller/C.W. McCall 5. The War On Errorism , NOFX News Lil Jon , C.W. McCall …

  6. Everybody Loves You

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kaki King is a dazzling guitarist. She's an inventive, pensive, explosive player whose technique is miles beyond her 23 years. Kaki King is a dazzling guitarist. She's an inventive, pensive, explosive player whose technique is miles beyond her 23 years. She authored every tune on…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first international exhibition with Island Revolution: Jamaican Rhythm from Ska to Reggae, 1956-1981. The exhibit traces the history o 2001 - Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Downloads and satellite radio, Euro pop, falls from No. 1, Led Zeppelin, methodology, most No. 1 titles, 50 Cent, and arti iWILL Hi Fred, I am very interested in what is happening with Apple's iTunes…

  9. Dylan On The Road Again This Summer

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will kick off a summer U.S. tour July 12 in Winter Park, Colo. The legendary singer/songwriter and his band will play 12 dates in the Northwest and California before hooking up with the Dead Bob Dylan will kick off a summer U.S. tour July 12 in Winter Park, Colo. The legendary…

  10. DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Free music from Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz, Buddy Guy with Eric Clapton & B.B. King, and more. /bb/downloads/index.jsp News Buddy Guy , Eric Clapton , B.B. King …

  11. No 'Questions': 50 Cent Remains Singles King

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg isn't showing any sign of slowing down, as it leads the airplay charge in mainstream and urban markets. This week the track logs its third-straight week on 50 Cent's "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg isn't…

  12. Top Acts Contribute 'Songs For Life'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha Franklin, and remixes of Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige tracks are part of a compilation that will raise money t New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha…

  13. Hot Product

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new album from blues guitarist Buddy Guy, "Blues Singer" (Silvertone), featuring guest appearances from Eric Clapton and B.B. King. -- The compilation "Ultimate Smash Hits" (Arista), featuring songs…

  14. What's a Man to Do?

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The former Kumbia Kings singer takes a strong step forward in developing his own identity as a pop/R&B artist with this debut. The former Kumbia Kings singer takes a strong step forward in developing his own identity as a pop/R&B artist with this debut. Free from the Kumbia Kings…

  15. Original Guerilla Music

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This collection kicks off Adrian Sherwood's Sound Boy offshoot of his stalwart On-U Sound label. This collection kicks off Adrian Sherwood's Sound Boy offshoot of his stalwart On-U Sound label. It compiles a "best-of" selection of vocalist Junior Delgado from vital reggae…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Kenny G, Lisa Marie Presley, reggae, and airplay. BOOKENDS Hi Fred, Speaking of "Auld Lang Syne" by Kenny G in your column last week, did you ever notice that Kenny G had a song debut on the…

  17. Elvis Box Full Of Unreleased Goodies

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT BMG Heritage has set a July 1 release for "Elvis: Close Up," a four-disc box set featuring a bounty of unreleased Elvis Presley material. "Close Up" follows last year's RCA release of the box set "Elv BMG Heritage has set a July 1 release for "Elvis: Close…

  18. Austin City Limits Fest Grows

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reunited country act the Mavericks, rising rock group Kings Of Leon, and pseudo-revivalist choir the Polyphonic Spree are among the latest acts confirmed for the second annual Austin City Limits Festi Reunited country act the Mavericks, rising rock group Kings Of Leon, and pseudo-revivalist…

  19. Clapton, King Guest On Guy's 'Blues Singer'

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy has drafted a pair of famous friends to join him on his latest album, "Blues Singer." Due Tuesday (June 3) from Silvertone Records, the acoustic set finds the blues legend joined by one of h Buddy Guy has drafted a pair of famous friends to join him on his latest album, …

  20. Neville Gets Back To 'Nature'

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aaron Neville plans to release an album of his interpretations of American standards. Due Aug. 26, "Nature Boy" is his first album under a new deal with Verve. The c Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aaron Neville plans to release an album of his…

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