1. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts "Se Seco el Arroyito" (the…

  2. In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Compiling "In Time" must have been an arduous task. The single-disc set attempts to collect R.E.M. Compiling "In Time" must have been an arduous task. The single-disc set attempts to collect R.E.M.'s greatest hits from the past 16 years with Warner Bros., which…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Due to the throat troubles of their frontmen, Chino Moreno and Fred Durst, Deftones and Limp Bizkit, respectively, cancel separate shows north of the U.S. border. Deftones were to play t 2000 - Due to the throat troubles of their frontmen, Chino Moreno and Fred Durst…

  4. Jack Johnson Plans Hawaiian Benefit

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu, Hawaii. The event will also feature performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, DJ Logic, Makana and Amy Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu,…

  5. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  6. Clint Dives Into Scoring For 'Mystic River'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Clint Eastwood regularly has a hand in composing or assembling his movie soundtracks. And he was recently recognized for his efforts by the Henry Mancini Institute. But his highly praised new film, the intense crime drama "Mystic River,"…

  7. 'Idol' Star Justin Guarini Sued

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into the back of their car on a Pennsylvania road. "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into the back of their car on a Pennsylvania road.…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist Fiona Apple's 1996 debut, the oh-so-succinctly titled "Tidal," Clean Slate/Epic releases Apple's "When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thinks 1999 - Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the…

  10. Puddle Of Mudd Rocks For Fire Victims

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tickets go on sale today (Nov. 7) via Ticketmaster's Web site and via traditional outlets tomorrow. Puddle Of Mudd has added a benefit concert in San Diego to its current string of club dates in advance of its forthcoming Flawless/Geffen album, "Life on Display." The Nov. 15…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A riot breaks out in Vancouver after Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose fails to appear for the kickoff show on the band's first North American tour since 1993. It is an ill-omen for the to 2002 - A riot breaks out in Vancouver after Guns N' Roses…

  12. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy In Me" "The Good Stuff" "…

  13. Billboard Bits: Guns N' Roses, Michael Jackson, Smash Mouth

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Guns N' Roses, Michael Jackson, Smash Mouth Guns N' Roses has been confirmed to headline the Rock in Rio-Lisbon Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 30, the second night of the five-day event. This is the first word of any live dates from the Axl Rose-led band since the plug…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. Ask Billboard

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bob Seger, Donna Summer and Celine Dion. A SEGER 'MYSTERY' Keith, I'm really excited about Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band's "Greatest Hits 2" hits coming out and I'm thrilled to see so many of his…

  17. Billboard Bits: Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief Bruce Springsteen and actor Michael J. Fox were among those who performed Saturday (Nov. 1) at the first of the two-night Light of Day concert in Asbury Park, N.J. Springsteen played with longtime friend Joe Grushecky and his band the…

  18. 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 "…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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