1. 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 "…

  2. Timberlake Takes Tunes To NBA

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake has signed on to write the theme song for ABC's coverage of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and will appear in the network's NBA promotional campaign, dubbed "Can't Get Eno Justin Timberlake has signed on to write the theme song for ABC's…

  3. UMG To Acquire DreamWorks Records

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for about $100 million. Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for about $100 million, sources confirm to…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses African-American artists in the top-10, chart methodology, chart astrology and Santana with readers. CHART HISTORY Dear Fred, While it has been heavily reported in many news media outlets, including the Oct. 18 issue of Billboard, the Hot 100 chart of Oct. 11, 2003, was…

  5. Timbaland To Lead 'World' Charity Remake

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Timbaland plans to revisit the USA For Africa charity project "We Are the World" to raise funds for worldwide HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention programs. The hip-hop artist/producer confirmed the plan Timbaland plans to revisit the USA For Africa charity project "We Are the…

  6. Mike Smith Still Hospitalized In London

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer Mike Smith of the Dave Clark Five continues to recover from a fall, but he still has a long way to go. His physician, Dr. Keith McKee, says Smith is paralyzed from the waist down and he has no Singer Mike Smith of the Dave Clark Five continues to recover from a fall, but he still has a…

  7. Stones Scratch China Shows

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones have again failed in their decades-long quest to bring their rock'n'roll circus to China, announcing that efforts to arrange two shows there next month had proved "far more complica The Rolling Stones have again failed in their decades-long quest to bring…

  8. Jackson Charity Single Finally Available

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The multi-artist benefit single "What More Can I Give" will be made available today (Oct. 27) for download through the non-profit organization Music for Giving. Completed in 2001, recording of the sin The multi-artist benefit single "What More Can I Give" will be made…

  9. ABBA's Fältskog Plans Solo Set

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog is putting the finishing touches on her first album in 16 years for release in March 2004. Basic recording of the album is finished, with final overdubs and tweaking neari ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog is putting the finishing touches on her first album in 16 years…

  10. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. What to watch, what to watch? Read on McDuff and I'll tell you. Monday night, you've got your football. It's right in the title of ABC's "Monday Night Football," which…

  11. TunesOnTV

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 27 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Clint Black (also scheduled: Hayden Christensen) "VH1 All Access," VH1 Featured Artist: Mandy Moore. …

  12. Hot Product

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. 'Time' I Had Some Time Alone R.E.M.'s best-of "In Time" (Warner Bros.) is available as a single-disc, a limited edition double-disc with rare tracks and a DVD featuring the band's music videos. In addition to two newly recorded songs, "Bad Day"…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of "South Park." Korn members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and David Silveria le 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal…

  15. Hard

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with the uptempo anthem "Where the Party At." Back for its fourth album—and first without the So So Def moniker &#x The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Clay Aiken, downloads and his latest book with readers. WHEN HE'S 64 Hi Fred, Did you notice that 40 years ago this week on Billboard's Top LPs chart (Oct. 19, 1963), Barbra Streisand was No. 8 with "The Second Barbra…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan. 2001 - R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan…

  18. Rare Phair, Yorn Tracks Hit The 'Trampoline'

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previously unreleased and rare songs from the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, the Wallflowers, Chris Stills and Semisonic's Dan Wilson appear on the second compilation from Los Angeles. Previously unreleased and rare songs from the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, the Wallflowers, Chris…

  19. Collins, Turner Lead Disney Premiere

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Phil Collins and Tina Turner brightened a traditionally dark Monday on Broadway last night (Oct. 20) as they performed at the world premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Brother Bear" in New York. The la Phil Collins and Tina Turner brightened a traditionally dark Monday on…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>For the second year running, Radiohead is honored as "best act in the world today" at the Annual Q Awards, held in London. 2002 - For the second year running, Radiohead is honored as "best act in the world today" at the Annual Q Awards, held in…

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