1. Timberlake, Aguilera Notch Triple Platinum

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Summer touring partners Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera each saw their latest solo albums reach the triple-platinum plateau in August. Summer touring partners Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera each saw their latest solo albums reach the triple-platinum plateau in August. The…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show. The exclusive webcast includes a live pre-show performance by Meredith Brooks. 1997 - MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show.…

  3. Rolling Stones To Headline SARS Festival

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones and tenor Jose Carreras are among the headliners of a four-week government-sponsored music festival that will try to restore some glitz to SARS-battered Hong Kong. The Rolling Stones and tenor Jose Carreras are among the headliners of a four-week government-sponsored music…

  4. Guster Sets Off For Headlining Tour

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Guster kicked off a North American tour on Monday with a show at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The pop/rock band has dates scheduled into early November in support of its fourth alb Guster kicked off a North American tour on Monday with a show at George Washington…

  5. Timberlake Ties Up Tasty McDonald's Deal

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has signed a multi-tiered sponsorship deal with McDonald's. The alliance is tied to the restaurant chain's new worldwide marketing campaign, which launches this month. Timberlake wil Justin Timberlake has signed a multi-tiered sponsorship deal with McDonald's.…

  6. Amy Grant Shares 'Simple Things'

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Always one to wear her heart on her sleeve musically, Amy Grant's willingness to be vulnerable and surprisingly forthright in her creative expression has earned the 42-year-old singer/songwriter devoted fans in contemporary Christian and…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Russian Space Agency officials terminate Lance Bass' space flight training because his…

  8. Hot Product

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz Like Sanz Through The Hourglass With "No Es lo Mismo," to be released worldwide this week on Warner Bros., Alejandro Sanz seeks to solidify his standing -- particularly in the U.S. He is widely regarded as a star in the Latin market in the U.S., but his sales here…

  9. McLachlan Plots New Album, Tour

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following an extended break, Sarah McLachlan is gearing up for a busy fall and 2004. "Fallen," the first single from her as-yet-untitled next Arista album, was released to North American radio outlets Following an extended break, Sarah McLachlan is gearing up for a busy fall and…

  10. Elton, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. "Are You Ready for Love," released on the…

  11. The Tangled Web

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Weekly column showcasing the Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: moe.down, Neil Young and Seal. FREE DOWN-MOE-DS: Jam band moe., whose fourth annual moe.down festival took place over the U.S. Labor Day holiday weekend (Aug. 29-31) at the Snow Ridge Ski resort in…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs 2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected…

  13. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 1-7, 2003. The fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards are the week's big story, Wednesday night on CBS, live from Miami. The show will be hosted by actor/comedian George Lopez and feature a ton of performances. Look…

  14. 'Whistle Test' DVD Showcases Vintage Performances

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s legendary '70s and '80s live rock-performance TV series "The Old Grey Whistle Test" (BBC Video) arrives on DVD Sept. 16. The disc contains 28 performance clips from such varied talents as J The U.K.'s legendary '70s and '80s live rock…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2001 - Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2000 - The Doobie Brothers make 15…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award…

  17. American Tune

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Eva Cassidy's tragic death from melanoma in 1996—five years before her posthumously released album "Songbird" brought her international fame—sadly ended her recording career before it re Eva Cassidy's tragic death from melanoma in 1996—five years before her posthumously…

  18. Mosquitos

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In their self-titled debut album, Brazilian/American trio Mosquitos creates a musical landscape that finds the girl from Ipanema enjoying the sounds of indie-pop and Philip Glass. In their self-titled debut album, Brazilian/American trio Mosquitos creates a musical landscape that finds the…

  19. Confessions of a Worshipper

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Campbell and his 15-voice ensemble—noted especially for a number of strong and memorable ballads on their four previous releases—surprise and delight this time out with a set grounded in Campbell and his 15-voice ensemble—noted especially for a number of strong and memorable ballads on their…

  20. Greatest Hits Volume II

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT For the few who make it to a second greatest-hits package, the quality of material often declines. For the few who make it to a second greatest-hits package, the quality of material often declines. But not so for Alan Jackson, whose "Volume II" represents a remarkable growth.…

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