1. Groban Eyes First Headlining Tour

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban will kick off 2004 with his first solo headlining tour. The 40-date outing gets underway Jan. 22 in Boise, Idaho, and will close April 23 in Miami. The only multiple-night stand planned on Josh Groban will kick off 2004 with his first solo headlining tour. The 40-date outing gets…

  2. Billboard Bits: Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Mark Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly Mark Knopfler will next week make his first live appearance since the March motorcycle accident that caused the cancellation of his summer U.K. tour. Knopfler has been added to the bill of Wednesday's (Nov. 12) performance by Bill Wyman's…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Righteous Brothers' Bobby Hatfield, Clay Aiken, commercial singles and coincidental birthdays with readers. ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN Hi Fred, My husband woke me up as he was getting ready for work this morning to tell me Bobby Hatfield had died. What a great loss…

  4. TOP LATIN ALBUMS

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/latin50.jsp 1. La Historia , A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings 2. La Historia Continua... , Marco Antonio Solis 3. Abrazar La Vida , Luis Fonsi 4. 33 , Luis Miguel 5. De Durango A Chicago , Grupo Montez De Durango Issue date: Nov. 15, 2003 News A.B. Quintanilla III , Luis…

  5. Pearl Jam Reels In 'Exclusive' Fish

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, the Sony Classical soundtrack for Tim Burton's upcoming film "Big Fish" will feature a new Pearl Jam song, "Man of the Hour." And while the album won't be released until Dec As tipped here last month, the Sony Classical soundtrack for…

  6. Mobb Deep's Prodigy, Entourage Arrested

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert Johnson) and members of the rap group's entourage were arrested over the weekend in Cohoes, N.Y., after officers found marijuana, crack cocaine and an illeg Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert Johnson) and members of the rap group'…

  7. Memphis Celebrates Rock'N'Roll's 50th

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pegging the day Elvis Presley recorded a version of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup's "That's All Right" -- July 5, 1954 -- at as the date "rock" and "roll" were married, Memphis will celebrate 2004 as the 50 Pegging the day Elvis Presley recorded a…

  8. Kings Of Leon, Darkness Join Big Day Out

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The Well, the Sleepy Jackson, Audio Bullys, David Holmes and Lost Prophets are among the acts that have joined Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The…

  9. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

  10. 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 "…

  11. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  12. Clapton Sets World Tour Plans

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Although Eric Clapton has said he's through with extensive world touring, the legendary guitarist has lined up a slew of upcoming international dates. Clapton will spend a month touring Japan beginnin Although Eric Clapton has said he's through with extensive world touring, the…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2001 -…

  14. HOT CHRISTIAN SINGLES & TRACKS

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/christiantracks.jsp 1. Word Of God Speak , MercyMe 2. You Are My King (Amazing Love) , Newsboys 3. You Get Me , Zoegirl 4. If We Are The Body , Casting Crowns 5. You Are So Good To Me , Third Day Issue date: Nov. 8, 2003 News …

  15. The Everlasting Blink

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love. U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love."…

  16. Tracy Byrd Cooks Up Something New

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a dozen years as a successful country singer, Tracy Byrd's career is cooking. But he'll soon be serving his fans in a whole new way. After a dozen years as a successful country singer, Tracy Byrd's career is cooking. But he'll soon be serving his fans in a whole new…

  17. Different Strokes

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Strokes want it understood that despite their global fame, they are still a young band capable of the occasional misstep. "If we sold no records the first time, we obviously wouldn't be in this situation," frontman Julian…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to…

  19. Counting Crows Rouse Old 'Ghosts'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits album, "Films About Ghosts." The collection is due Nov. 25 from Geffen Records. California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits…

  20. Lennox Song Heralds 'Rings' Return

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST A new song by Annie Lennox is among the tracks on the soundtrack to "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," due Nov. 25 from Reprise/WMG Soundtracks. Along with the 2002 Billboard Century Awa A new song by Annie Lennox is among the tracks on the soundtrack to "The Lord…

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