1. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists, respectively, at the year's Echo Awards, the German equivalent of the Grammys. 2000 - Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists,…

  2. International Affairs V2.0

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songwriter/producer/musician/DJ Vikter Duplaix adds another musical guise to his impressive rÉsumÉ (Jill Scott, King Britt, Jaguar) with this solo debut. Songwriter/producer/musician/DJ Vikter Duplaix adds another musical guise to his impressive résumé (Jill Scott, King Britt, Jaguar) with…

  3. #1

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fischerspooner is not simply an electroclash act—it is a multimedia experience. Fischerspooner is not simply an electroclash act—it is a multimedia experience. The group's live shows are the stuff of legend—perhaps that's why the act's debut album, #1, seems a bit disappointing…

  4. Infinito

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's popularity is a dearth of dynamic releases that appeal to the core fan base of the genre, which is more interested in swing than There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's…

  5. Original Cinema

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Original Cinema finds veteran smooth-jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra dabbling in a confluence of genres, including funk, Latin, and soul. Original Cinema finds veteran smooth-jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra dabbling in a confluence of genres, including funk, Latin, and soul. Not as jam-driven, or…

  6. Street Dreams

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST On the follow-up to Ghetto Fabolous, which spawned ubiquitous radio hits like "Young'n (Holla Back)," Fabolous proves once again that he has a flair for infectious club-ready singles. On the follow-up to Ghetto Fabolous, which spawned ubiquitous radio hits like "Young'…

  7. Update: Zeppelin Lives Again On DVD, CD

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Atlantic has slated a pair of simultaneous releases that will showcase performances by legendary U.K. hard rock act Led Zeppelin in its prime. The two-disc "Led Zeppelin DVD" and three-disc audio set Atlantic has slated a pair of simultaneous releases that will showcase performances…

  8. Organizers Try For Hip Hop Summit OK

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another effort to get a permit for a three-day event in April at the Turner Field parking lots. The city turned down Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another…

  9. Aguilera Teams With Versace

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera is set to be as ubiquitous on the fashion pages as she is on MTV as the new face of Italian label Versace. "It's just so great. I've got this ad campaign coming up with Donatella an Christina Aguilera is set to be as ubiquitous on the fashion pages as she is…

  10. Police DVDs Could Be In The Offing

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST With remastered reissues of the Police's entire catalog arriving in stores this week on both regular and Super Audio CD formats, the next Police items to surface over the next few years will probably With remastered reissues of the Police's entire catalog arriving in stores this…

  11. Update: Madonna Unveils New Album Track List

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Madonna has revealed the track list for her highly anticipated new Maverick album, "American Life," due April 22. The 11-track set will be led by the title track, which is expected to be sent March 25 Madonna has revealed the track list for her highly anticipated new Maverick album,…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trauma Entertainment files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failure to deliver their next album. 1999 - Trauma Entertainment files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failure to deliver…

  13. Trail Of Dead Reveals 'Secrets' On New EP

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release a four-song EP of new material April 1 via Interscope. The set, "The Secret Of Elena's Tomb," features the newly recorded Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release…

  14. TRUSTcompany Set For Cutty Tour

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hard rock act TRUSTcompany will headline the 5th annual Cutty Rock the Boat tour, due to kick off March 12 in Springfield, Mo., and wrap April 18 in Baton Rouge, La. Among the bands that will support Hard rock act TRUSTcompany will headline the 5th annual Cutty Rock the Boat tour, due to kick…

  15. Anastacia Recovering From Cancer Surgery

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anastacia is recovering at home from recent breast cancer surgery. In a statement, her doctor says a seven-hour Feb. 10 procedure to remove the cancer and reconstruct her breast was a success, and tha Anastacia is recovering at home from recent breast cancer surgery. In a statement, her…

  16. Hot Product

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Lil' Kim, Fabolous, King Crimson, and more. Mob Rule Missy Elliott, Mr. Cheeks, Styles P, and Mashonda Tifere are among the guests lending a hand on Lil' Kim's new album "La Bella Mafia," due this week from Queen Bee/Atlantic. Mr. Cheeks…

  17. R&B Singer/Songwriter Hank Ballard Dies

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hank Ballard, the singer/songwriter whose hit "The Twist" ushered a nationwide dance craze in the 1960s, has died. Ballard, who was suffering from throat cancer, died yesterday (March 2) at his home, Hank Ballard, the singer/songwriter whose hit "The Twist" ushered a…

  18. A Woman Like Me

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Raw. Gritty. Gut-wrenching. Those are just a few of the adjectives that attempt to describe one of R&B's best-kept secrets: Bettye Lavette. Raw. Gritty. Gut-wrenching. Those are just a few of the adjectives that attempt to describe one of R&B's best-kept secrets: Bettye…

  19. Costa Negra

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tania Libertad is one of the most popular singers in Latin America. Tania Libertad is one of the most popular singers in Latin America. Raised on the northern coast of Peru (Costa Negra), she made her singing debut at age five and has tracked 33 albums prior to this, her U.S. debut for World…

  20. 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…

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