1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Placebo Wakes The 'Ghosts' On New Album

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Good Charlotte and New Found Glory have been tapped for the 2003 Honda Civic Tour, presented in conjunction with MTV's "TRL." The trek, which will encompass more than 50 dates, kicks off April 8 at th Post-apocalyptic English glam rock outfit Placebo will release its fourth…

  4. Ice Cube Cool With Multi-Pic Revolution Studios Deal

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such talents as Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, and Bruce Willis, is adding a fourth key player: Ice Cube. The rapper-turned-actor has signed to star in and prod Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such talents as Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, and…

  5. Mandy Moore In Talks For Gritty 'Havoc'

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop songbird-turned-actress Mandy Moore is continuing to forge ahead with her burgeoning film career by entering negotiations to star in the Stephen Gaghan-penned indie drama "Havoc" for director Barb Pop songbird-turned-actress Mandy Moore is continuing to forge ahead with her…

  6. DJ Kicks

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nÜ-electro landscape. Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nü-electro landscape. In fact, fans of the Montreal DJ…

  7. Billboard Bits: Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy Lifehouse will hit the road March 15 on its first U.S. tour since the September release of its sophomore album, "Stanley Climbfall" (DreamWorks). The trek will also be the band's first with guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme, a former…

  8. Update: Beasties, Chili Peppers To Headline Coachella

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 26-27 in Indio, Calif. Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…

  9. Choice: A Collection of Classics

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Internationally revered DJ Danny Tenaglia follows in the mighty footsteps of Frankie Knuckles and FranÇois Kevorkian to deliver the latest edition in the Choice series. Internationally revered DJ Danny Tenaglia follows in the mighty footsteps of Frankie Knuckles and François Kevorkian to…

  10. Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second annual Bonnaroo festival, set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on a plethora of acts, including headliners the Dead and Widespread Panic. Other confirmed acts include Sonic Y The second annual Bonnaroo festival , set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on…

  11. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Pressplay, Sticky Fingaz

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Eminem, Pressplay, Sticky Fingaz Eminem will play his only U.S. show of the year July 12 at Ford Field in his hometown of Detroit, a spokesperson confirms. 50 Cent and Missy Elliott are also on tap for the show, with additional acts expected to be added. Tickets go on-sale Saturday …

  12. 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…

  13. New Line Revives 'The Harder They Come'

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST New Line Cinema has set plans for a hip-hop-flavored remake of the cult classic 1973 reggae crime drama "The Harder They Come." The original film, which helped launch the career of reggae artist Jimmy New Line Cinema has set plans for a hip-hop-flavored remake of the cult classic…

  14. Rapper Freeway Moves At High Speed

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Philadelphia's neo-soul explosion of the past few years may have some music fans thinking that every Philadelphia musician is about that particular genre. Not so. The city's hardcore rap traditions are alive and well with Roc-a-Fella…

  15. Composer Wins Injunction Over Truth Hurts Hit

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sales of a hip-hop hit he claims borrowed heavily and without credit from one of his songs in an act of "cultural imperialism." A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sales of a hip-hop hit he claims borrowed…

  16. Underworld Leads Ultra Festival Lineup

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set for March 22 at Miami's Bayfront Park. The event will also sport performances from some of the biggest names in el Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set…

  17. Ashanti, Amerie Lead Soul Train Nominees

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST With three nominations each, Ashanti and Amerie lead the field for the 2003 Soul Train Music Awards. The R&B newcomers are each listed in the best female R&B/soul album and R&B/soul single With three nominations each, Ashanti and Amerie lead the field for the 2003 Soul Train Music…

  18. 2003 Soul Train Music Awards Nominees

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Center. Below is the full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Center. Best R&B/soul…

  19. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  20. Noted DJs Team Up In Triple Threat

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Invisibl Skratch Piklz principals Apollo and Shortkut are teamed with fellow DJ Vinroc in the trio Triple Threat, whose debut album, "Many Styles," is due March 3 from Fat Beats. The album will be sup Invisibl Skratch Piklz principals Apollo and Shortkut are teamed with fellow DJ…

Pages