1. J. Lo Sued Over 'Flashdance'-Inspired Video

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez is being sued for copyright infringement for her video "I'm Glad," an homage to the 1983 film "Flashdance," by the real-life welder and dancer who was the inspiration for the film. Jennifer Lopez is being sued for copyright infringement for her video …

  2. Pink Floyd's 'Pompeii' Uncovered On DVD

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd's landmark 1972 concert film "Live at Pompeii" will be released for the first time on DVD Oct. 21 by Hip-O Records. "Live at Pompeii: The Director's Cut" will also feature new footage of re Pink Floyd's landmark 1972 concert film "Live at…

  3. Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of traditional Irish songs, "Sean-Nós Nua," this 150-minute DVD is a fitting farewell from the singer, who retired from music in July. Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of…

  4. No Doubt Plots Best-Of, DVD, Boxed Set

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt last week hit the studio with producer Nellee Hooper to record a cover of Talk Talk's "It's My Life" for inclusion on a forthcom Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt…

  5. Billboard Bits: Missy Elliott, Texas Music, Gibbons

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Missy Elliott, Texas Music, Gibbons Fresh off winning video of the year and best hip-hop video for "Work It" last night (Aug. 28) at the MTV Video Music Awards, Missy Elliott is continuing work on her fifth studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in November via The…

  6. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars and generates over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at…

  8. Rimes Declares She's 'Legally Blonde' Too

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stating "we blondes have to stick together," LeAnn Rimes has contributed the lead single to the "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" soundtrack. Due July 1 via Curb, the set will offer Rimes' r Stating "we blondes have to stick together," LeAnn Rimes…

  9. Pires Extends Global Reach

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The rise and rise of Alexandre Pires can be seen as a case study of many things: &#149; Breaking a new act in the U.S. Latin market. &#149; Successfully crossing over a Brazilian, Portuguese-speaking singer into the Spanish-language Latin…

  10. Iron Maiden Prepares 'Dance Of Death'

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stalwart heavy metal act Iron Maiden will on Sept. 9 release a new studio album via Columbia. "Dance of Death" will be the group's 13th studio set. Singer Bruce Dickinson revealed details of the album Stalwart heavy metal act Iron Maiden will on Sept. 9 release a new studio…

  11. Original Guerilla Music

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This collection kicks off Adrian Sherwood's Sound Boy offshoot of his stalwart On-U Sound label. This collection kicks off Adrian Sherwood's Sound Boy offshoot of his stalwart On-U Sound label. It compiles a "best-of" selection of vocalist Junior Delgado from vital reggae…

  12. Dubtometry

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST On last year's Optometry album, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. On last year's Optometry album, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) re-sequenced the DNA of jazz, creating dramatic arrangements that framed the improvisations of the Matthew Shipp Quartet. With Dubtometry, DJ Spooky lets remixers…

  13. Never Trust a Hippy

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Adrian Sherwood's list of producer/mix credits is a mile long and includes such acts as Nine Inch Nails, Dub Syndicate, Asian Dub Foundation, and Blur. Adrian Sherwood's list of producer/mix credits is a mile long and includes such acts as Nine Inch Nails, Dub Syndicate, Asian Dub…

  14. The Power to Believe

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Entering its 35th year, venerable is a word you might apply to King Crimson. Entering its 35th year, venerable is a word you might apply to King Crimson. The innovative progressive unit has left its mark across contemporary music, influencing bands from Talking Heads to Tool. But the roaring,…

  15. Hot Product

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Lil' Kim, Fabolous, King Crimson, and more. Mob Rule Missy Elliott, Mr. Cheeks, Styles P, and Mashonda Tifere are among the guests lending a hand on Lil' Kim's new album "La Bella Mafia," due this week from Queen Bee/Atlantic. Mr. Cheeks…

  16. King Crimson 'Believes' In Musical Exploration

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST For more than two decades, guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew has been the voice of King Crimson on stage and record. And as the band prepares the release of "The Power To Believe," due March 4 on Sanctu For more than two decades, guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew has been the voice of…

  17. Dare/Love and Dancing

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST When the Human League embarked on its journey in 1979, synth-pop was but a blip on the radar screen. When the Human League embarked on its journey in 1979, synth-pop was but a blip on the radar screen. The outfit's first two albums (Reproduction and Travelogue, also being reissued along…

  18. 4ask

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kylie Minogue, TLC, and Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). GOT THE FEVER FOR THE GIRL Keith, Over the holidays I picked up a copy of Kylie Minogue's latest album "Fever." I saw her at the KIIS [Los Angles] Jingle Ball Concert…

  19. King Crimson Slates March Album Release

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Legendary rock outfit King Crimson has set March 4 as the release date for its latest studio album, "The Power To Believe." The follow-up to the 2000 "ConstruKtion of Light" (Virgin), the album will b Legendary rock outfit King Crimson has set March 4 as the release date…

  20. 49ask

    December 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about TLC, Destiny's Child, Shania Twain, and Monica. TLC VS. DESTINY Keith, Each time TLC or Destiny's Child is in the media, they are introduced as the biggest selling girl group in history. Well, who is the biggest selling group and…

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