1. Timberlake/Aguilera Tour Dates Unveiled

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. As previously reported …

  2. Billboard Bits: Stones/AC/DC, Soul Train, Fleetwood Mac

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Rolling Stones/AC/DC, Soul Train, Fleetwood Mac AC/DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young joined the Rolling Stones for a cover of B.B. King's "Rock Me Baby" last night (Feb. 18) during the encore of the latter's show at Sydney's Enmore Theatre. The show, the…

  3. 50 Cent Is 'Rich' Again At No. 1

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" easily remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 following its first full week of retail availability. The Shady/Interscope set, which was rush released on Feb. 6 to Rapper 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" easily…

  4. 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,…

  5. This Is It: The Best of Faith No More

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hardcore fans will argue that there's little point in this collection, as Warner issued in 1998 a longer best-of that—in its earliest version—carried an extra disc of bonus tracks. Hardcore fans will argue that there's little point in this collection, as Warner issued in 1998 a…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart acco KELLY AND (UNION) JACK Fred, Great to read your online columns. I just wanted to take issue…

  7. 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…

  8. Billboard Bits: 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More The MTV reality series "Making the Band II," which last year chronicled the assembly of a new hip-hop group whose career will be guided by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, will return this spring with 10 new episodes. The show…

  9. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  10. Norah Jones Heads 'Away' On Summer Tour

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America throughout the summer. The dates kick off June 6 in Fort Myers, Fla., and run through an Aug. 16 appearance Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America…

  11. 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…

  12. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kid Rock and the state of commercial singles in the U.S., song titles with repeating words, theories about the No. 1 song of the year, and Canadian country artists. 'PICTURE' IT Howdy, Fred, Just wanted to let you know I appreciated your '…

  14. Bad Boy Confirms Universal Pact

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here last month, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has signed a new distribution deal with Universal Records for his Bad Boy Records label. Universal will lend marketing and promotional support fo As first tipped here last month, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has signed a new…

  15. Bon Jovi Eyes DVD, Rarities Collection

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Richie Sambora tells Billboard.com the veteran New Jersey group has a few fan-friendly projects in the works that should see the light of day by the end of 2004. These are exciting times for the members of Bon Jovi. In addition to beginning a stateside arena tour Saturday (Feb. 8)…

  16. Slew Of Releases To Mark Willie's 70th

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Columbia/Legacy will celebrate legendary country singer/songwriter Willie Nelson's upcoming 70th birthday with 10 titles slated for release this year. Though Nelson's birthday won't actually come arou Columbia/Legacy will celebrate legendary country singer/songwriter Willie…

  17. Grammy Telecast Adds More Performers

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest performers added to the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Also newly joining the bill for the Feb. 23 event at New York' Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest…

  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. Kiss' Simmons Re-Activates Record Label

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kiss bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has put his Simmons Records imprint back into operation and is now seeking talent in a variety of genres. "I'm proud to say I have a new joint venture partner," says Kiss bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has put his Simmons Records imprint back…

  20. 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…

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