1. Crow's 'Best' Includes New Songs

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A pair of new songs will bolster the track list of "The Very Best of Sheryl Crow." Due Nov. 4 from Interscope, the 16-track set will feature the original song "The Light in Your Eyes," as well as the A pair of new songs will bolster the track list of "The Very Best of…

  2. Blues Explosion Offers New Cuts At Surprise Gig

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previewed a slew of new songs during a surprise gig last night (Sept. 14) at the Mercury Lounge in New York. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previewed a slew of new songs during a surprise gig last night (Sept. 14) at the Mercury Lounge in New York. Among the tracks…

  3. Billboard Bits: Apple Vs. Apple, Jewel, Honor The Earth

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Apple Vs. Apple, Jewel, Honor The Earth The Beatles' Apple Corps company has sued Apple Computer for breach of contract. In an action filed in early July in London's High Court, Apple Corps claims that the computer maker's iPod portable player and iTunes Music Store…

  4. Artists, Industry React To Cash's Death

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep sadness. As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep…

  5. Beck Hitting The Studio With Dust Brothers

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beck will return to the recording studio this week to begin work on the follow-up to his 2002 DGC album "Sea Change." Joining him behind the boards will be the Dust Brothers, who produced the bulk of Beck will return to the recording studio this week to begin work on the follow-up…

  6. Tilbrook Plans Second Solo Set

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Glenn Tilbrook has begun recording songs for his second solo album, which he hopes to release in the spring. Glenn Tilbrook has begun recording songs for his second solo album, which he hopes to release in the spring. The former Squeeze singer/guitarist recently recorded several songs in a…

  7. Billboard Bits: Jackson/Buffett, Hilary Duff, Summer

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jackson/Buffett, Hilary Duff, Summer Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett are the first confirmed performers for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The duo will open the Nov. 5 show with a rendition of their hit duet "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."…

  8. Jury Selection Opens In C-Murder Trial

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jury selection begins today (Sept. 8) in C-Murder's second-degree murder trial in Gretna, La. Jury selection begins today (Sept. 8) in C-Murder's second-degree murder trial in Gretna, La. The charges against the rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, stem from the shooting death…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause…

  11. Costello Plans 'North' Bonuses, Performances

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The title track of Elvis Costello's upcoming release "North" won't be included on the CD. The title track of Elvis Costello's upcoming release "North" won't be included on the CD. Instead, purchasers of the album will receive a personal identification…

  12. Classic Cuts Power 'School Of Rock' Soundtrack

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30 via Atlantic. Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30…

  13. Billboard Bits: Aerosmith, Bridge School, Guarini

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Aerosmith, Bridge School, Guarini As first tipped here in July, Aerosmith will headline the National Football League kick-off event Thursday (Sept. 4) at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The veteran rock act joins previously announced performers Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and…

  14. Tunes On TV

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 1 "MTV2 Presents: 22 Greatest Bands," MTV2 Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Alice In Chains, the Cure, Green Day, Guns N' Roses, Korn, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, Nine Inch…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Rapper Cam'ron (Cameron Giles) is arrested on the outskirts of New York's Times Square. Police pull the rapper's Land Rover over on 42nd St. and 11th Avenue after the vehicle makes an il 2002 - Rapper Cam'ron (Cameron Giles) is arrested on the…

  17. Emmylou Harris Says 'Grace'

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "Stumble From Grace," Sept. 23 via Nonesuch. The set is the follow-up to her acclaimed 2000 set "Red Dirt Girl," which debuted at No. 5 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Steve Burns and Broadcast. GET A CLUE: Those who have seen the Flaming Lips know that the group's live shows can feel like child's birthday party run amok, with sometimes dozens of fans donning…

  19. BREAKING & ENTERING

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Steve Burns and Broadcast. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Steve Burns …

  20. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 25-31, 2003. Love 'em or hate 'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are always at least interesting. Be it the outfits on the artists of the moment, the over the top performances or, let's face it, host…

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