1. OutKast Gains But 'Baby Boy' Remains No. 1

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a seventh-straight week, but stealing the limelight is hip-hop duo OutKast. The Atlanta-based pair has two singles in the upper "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the revival series "The Twilight Zone." In an episode titled "To Protect and Serve," Usher portrays a young police officer who puts his li 2002 - R&B star Usher guest stars in an episode of the…

  3. Relaunched Creem To Revive Irreverent Style

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST When Creem relaunches on newsstands next year, the rock magazine hopes to bring back the sarcastic wit and intelligent, observant voice that Creem CEO/publisher Robert Matheu says has been lost in muc When Creem relaunches on newsstands next year, the rock magazine hopes to bring back the…

  4. Billboard Bits: Arrested Development, Tortoise, DJ Express

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Arrested Development, Tortoise, DJ Express Atlanta hip-hop group Arrested Development has filed a trademark infringement suit against FOX, Imagine Films Entertainment, Inc. and New World Communications of Atlanta, Inc. over the use of the band's name as the title of a new FOX-TV…

  5. Evanescence Member Goes AWOL

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Evanescence lead guitarist Ben Moody abruptly left the Arkansas-based band last month in Berlin in the midst of a world tour. A Wind-Up spokesperson would only confirm, "Ben is not on the current date Evanescence lead guitarist Ben Moody abruptly left the Arkansas-based band last month…

  6. OutKast Pops Back To No. 1

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 4-1 jump. The Arista release has been the No. 1 album in three of its six weeks on the chart. U.S. sal OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to…

  7. Breaking & Entering

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Stills, the Rapture and Hieroglyphics. IN MOTION: Interpol and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have became the hipster bands of choice by making 1980s-influenced rock cool again. Both acts place a heavy…

  8. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 albu 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "…

  10. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  11. R.E.M.'s 'Best' Unseats Dido On U.K. Chart

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. brought Dido's four-week run at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart to an end yesterday (Nov. 2), as the group's "In Time -- The Best of 1988-2003" compilation (Warner Bros.) became its sixth British R.E.M. brought Dido's four-week run at No. 1 on the U.K. album…

  12. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2001 -…

  13. Hot Product

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sarah McLachlan 'Glow' Girl Six years is a long time between studio albums -- but sometimes life gets in the way. Canadian pop powerhouse Sarah McLachlan actually spent about 21/2 years working on her latest Arista disc, "Afterglow," the follow-up to her 1997 breakthrough…

  14. Hot Product

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from hard rock act P.O.D., "Payable on Death," featuring the single "Will You." Rapper Ja Rule's "Blood in My Eye" (Def Jam) Two releases from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams: the…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" are the big winners of the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards. 2001 - With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy…

  16. 12 Memories

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST A perfect medium between high-concept Radiohead and pop-centric Coldplay, Travis—that other melancholic Brit band—has not yet neared the mainstream U.S. A perfect medium between high-concept Radiohead and pop-centric Coldplay, Travis—that other melancholic Brit band—has not yet neared the…

  17. Remembering Patsy Cline

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Natalie Cole, for instance, takes the…

  18. . . . And Serenity

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony Classical but rather Sony Legacy, the division responsible for state-of-the-art reissues of Robert Johnson, Miles Davis, Billie Ho Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony…

  19. As Time Goes By . . . The Great American Songbook Vol. II

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Last year, Rod Stewart stepped back in time with "It Had to Be You . . . The Great American Songbook." The collection of pop standards debuted at No. Last year, Rod Stewart stepped back in time with "It Had to Be You . . . The Great American Songbook." The collection of…

  20. Room on Fire

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed New York rockers the Strokes' sophomore album finds them exploring familiar sonic territory but with a more intense dedication to songcraft and meticulous production. Acclaimed New York rockers the Strokes' sophomore album finds them exploring familiar sonic territory but…

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