1. Black Eyed Peas, Muse Lead U.K. Charts

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas top the U.K. singles chart for a fourth week with "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Polydor). But there's a new No. 1 album, as "Absolution" (East West), the third studio set by U.K. ro The Black Eyed Peas top the U.K. singles chart for a fourth week…

  2. Hot Product

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dido Dido Armstrong's breathless journey is reflected in the title of her much-awaited new album, "Life for Rent" (Arista/BMG). She has gone from hopeful singer/songwriter to budding superstar, thanks to worldwide sales of 12 million for her debut album, "No Angel."…

  3. Hot Product

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Martina McBride 'Girl' Talk Sticking to the road less traveled by her country/pop counterparts, Martina McBride remains purely country with her new RCA release, "Martina." By offering an array of down-home ballads, female anthems and gospel-tinged tunes, McBride's…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Jazz pianist Ellis Larkins dies of pneumonia in Baltimore. He is 79. As a vocal accompanist, Larkins backed Ella Fitzgerald on two celebrated albums in the '50s; he also worked with Mild 2002 - Jazz pianist Ellis Larkins dies of pneumonia in Baltimore. He is 79.…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an…

  6. In Reverie

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sensitive punks are so hot right now. First, Dashboard Confessional bows at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 amid critical raves. Sensitive punks are so hot right now. First, Dashboard Confessional bows at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 amid critical raves. Now, along comes the buzzed-about DreamWorks…

  7. Throne Room

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. The sixth release of Winans' gold- and platinum-laden solo career finds her in fine form. This collection of 16 worship songs displays her prowess as a singer/songwriter. Highly reverential and…

  8. House of Praise

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary Christian icon Carman returns after a three-year hiatus with a strong, 10-song collection sure to delight his immense fan base. Contemporary Christian icon Carman returns after a three-year hiatus with a strong, 10-song collection sure to delight his immense fan base. And with…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five…

  10. Billboard Bits: Stereophonics, MTV Latin Awards, DMX/Eve

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stories about the Stereophonics, MTV Latin Awards and DMX and Eve. Drummer Stuart Cable has split Welsh rock trio Stereophonics. In a statement posted yesterday (Sept. 25) on the V2 act's official Web site , front man Kelly Jones says Cable has had "commitment issues" since the…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't mention anything in "Chart Beat"…

  12. HOT LATIN TRACKS

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. Hoy , Gloria Estefan 2. Un Siglo Sin Ti , Chayanne 3. Antes , Obie Bermudez 4. No Es Lo Mismo , Alejandro Sanz 5. Te Necesito , Luis Miguel Issue date: Oct. 4, 2003 News Gloria Estefan , Alejandro Sanz , Luis Miguel , Chayanne …

  13. Costello Heads 'North' With Orchestrated Map

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An expanded version of a Billboard magazine Elvis Costello piece that appears in the Oct. 4 issue that is exclusive to Billboard.com. Elvis Costello's new Deutsche Grammophon release "North" is not what anyone would call typical Costello. In sharp contrast to his last album,…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural causes. He is 91. A member of the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, Sigman authored chestnuts such as "Love Story (Where Do I Begin)," "Ebb Tide," "It's A 2000 - Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural…

  15. R.E.M. Bolsters 'Best Of' With Bonus Disc

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. has finalized the track list for its upcoming Warner Bros. greatest-hits collection, "In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003." Due Oct. 28, the album is being released as a single-disc 18-track R.E.M. has finalized the track list for its upcoming Warner Bros. greatest-hits…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, "Dig In," by Lenny Kravitz and "God G 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to…

  17. Acts Team Up For Nokia Tour

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 20-date trek will feature the All-American Rejects, Hoobastank, Ozomatli and Diffuser playing theaters and larger clubs in North America through an Oct. 28 finale in Seattle. Four bands will hit the road together on the month-long Nokia Unwired Tour , which kicks off Oct. 2 in Toronto.…

  18. DMX Proves 'Grand Champ' On Album Chart

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in the history of The Billboard 200 to reach No. 1 with his first five albums. The rapper's latest Def Jam set, "Grand Cham With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in…

  19. Dido's New Lease On 'Life'

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Dido Armstrong's breathless journey is reflected in the title of her much-awaited new album, "Life for Rent" (Arista/BMG). She has gone from hopeful singer/songwriter to budding superstar, thanks to worldwide sales of 12 million…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from surgery for intestinal cancer. Rose, 62, sang with Cass Elliott in folk trio the Big Three. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from surgery for intestinal cancer. Rose, 62,…

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