1. CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Skater boys weren't anywhere near the stateside debut of Avril Lavigne's Try to Shut Me Up tour April 15 at the CSU Convocation Center. Skater boys weren't anywhere near the stateside debut of Avril Lavigne's Try to Shut Me Up tour April 15 at the CSU Convocation Center.…

  2. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Body Kiss , The Isley Brothers 2. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 3. On And On , Jack Johnson 4. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 5. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent News Jack Johnson , Norah Jones …

  3. 'Shout' It Out: Isley Bros. Return To No. 1

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in nearly 30 years. The DreamWorks set sold slightly more than 150,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week at r The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1…

  4. Metal Mavens Schedule DVDs, Tour

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden and Dio have more in common than their status as veterans of the heavy metal scene. Both will release DVDs in July, shortly before hooking up with stalwart metal act Motorhead for a summer Iron Maiden and Dio have more in common than their status as veterans of the heavy metal…

  5. Santana Tour Benefits South African AIDS Fight

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises funds to fight AIDS. Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises…

  6. 2003 BET Awards Nominees

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is a list of the 2003 BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Best group: B2K Clipse Floetry Mary Mary…

  7. LL Cool J, Dru Hill Plan Summer Tour

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT LL Cool J has confirmed 18 dates for a summer tour that will include support from Def Jam labelmate Dru Hill. The trek begins June 7 with a show at Baltimore's Camden Yards, with a number of dates sti LL Cool J has confirmed 18 dates for a summer tour that will include support from Def…

  8. Presley, Isaak Team For Summer Tour

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Marie Presley will hook up with crooner Chris Isaak for a number of dates on his summer tour. Presley will open from a July 11 show in Boston through an Aug. 9 appearance in Minneapolis. The run Lisa Marie Presley will hook up with crooner Chris Isaak for a number of dates on his summer…

  9. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

  10. Hot Product

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alkaline Trio Underground rock outfit Alkaline Trio releases its next studio album, "Good Mourning," this week via Vagrant Records. The follow up to 2001's "From Here to Infirmary" was tracked at Cello Studios in Los Angeles with producer Joe McGrath (Blink 182, R.L.…

  11. Ozzy, Kelly Osbourne Splitting Sony

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are in the midst of leaving Sony Music, with whom the hard rock family has been associated since 1980. "We've had 23 great years together," family matriarch/manager Sharon Osbo Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are in the midst of leaving Sony Music, with whom the…

  12. Tenacious D Halfway Toward 'Destiny'

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The script for the long-awaited Tenacious D feature film, "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny," is about halfway complete, co-writer/director Liam Lynch tells Billboard.com. The script for the long-awaited Tenacious D feature film, "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny," is…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Darryl Worley and Burt Bacharach. SEVENTH FRAME: Darryl Worley's "Have You Forgotten?" (DreamWorks) continues its run atop Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks, making it the longest-running No. 1 of 2003, and one of the…

  14. Lynch Offers Musical Valentines On 'Songs'

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although some might view them as parodies, Liam Lynch prefers the term "musical valentine" when describing his odes to such artists as Bjork, the Pixies, David Bowie, and Depeche Mode. Although some might view them as parodies, Liam Lynch prefers the term "musical valentine…

  15. Wyclef Wings It To J Records

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop jack-of-all-trades Wyclef Jean has signed with J Records as a recording artist and is working on a new studio album. Jean, who was formerly signed to Columbia, had inked an imprint deal with J Hip-hop jack-of-all-trades Wyclef Jean has signed with J Records as a recording artist and…

  16. Coolio Fishes In TBS' 'Red Water'

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper-turned-actor Coolio will star opposite Lou Diamond Phillips and Kristy Swanson in the TBS Superstation original movie "Red Water." The film is set to premiere Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. ET on the cable Rapper-turned-actor Coolio will star opposite Lou Diamond Phillips and Kristy…

  17. Pat Green Rides 'Wave' Of New Album

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Pat Green has slated July 15 as the release date for his second Republic/Universal album, "Wave On Wave." Produced by Don Gehman (John Mellencamp, R.E.M.), the 13-track set once again f Country artist Pat Green has slated July 15 as the release date for his second…

  18. Apple Service Tops Million First-Week Downloads

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says its new digital music service, the iTunes Music Store, sold more than 1 million downloads in its first week. Apple Computer says its new digital music service, the iTunes Music Store, sold more than 1 million downloads in its first week, Billboard Bulletin reports. The…

  19. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Acclaimed folk/rock artist Richard Thompson's "The Old Kit Bag" (Cooking Vinyl/spinART). -- Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson's "On and On" (Universal). -- Canadian rock outfit New Pornographers…

  20. Tunes On TV

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 5-11, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 5 "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Lifehouse, Method Man, GQ, Joey McIntyre, Tamyra Gray. "VH1 All Access: Sex & Rock 'n' Roll," VH1 Featured Artists:…

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