1. Tunes On TV

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 10-16, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 10 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Barry Manilow, Diane Schuur(also scheduled: Mark Harmon). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Britney…

  2. 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…

  3. Jay-Z Inc.

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Jay-Z, the end is just the beginning. The rapper/mogul has decided to retire as a recording artist after 10 years and more than 18 million albums sold. "I always had the dream of moving over to the business side," Jay-Z says in an…

  4. Billboard Bits: Dylan/Springsteen, Wallflowers, USO

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan joins Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band for the final show of their tour, Wallflowers keyboardist plans to distribute humanitarian aid in Nepal and Jessica Simpson and Wayne Newton w Bob Dylan was a surprise guest at Saturday's final show on Bruce Springsteen & the…

  5. Hot Product

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new album from rap outfit Boo Yaa TRIBE, "West Kosta Nostra" (Sarinjay), featuring guest spots from Eminem, B Real, Kurupt and Mack 10, among others. -- Wu-Tang Clan principal the RZA's "The Birth…

  6. Billboard Bits: 'Step Up' Benefits, The Polyphonic Spree, The Strokes

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Step Up,' Polyphonic Spree, Strokes Sheryl Crow, Macy Gray and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath are among those who will perform at a pair of Vanity Fair In Concert events benefiting the Step Up Women's Network. As previously reported , Crow, Mya and Blondie's Debbie…

  7. Jay-Z Plans NYC Benefit Concert

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event at Madison Square Garden will benefit the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and the Shawn Carter Scholars Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event…

  8. Patty Griffin Stays Busy With Tours, New Album

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams on this fall's Songwriter tour, Patty Griffin tells Billboard.com there was very little hesita When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn…

  9. Billboard Bits: Cash, Crahan, Anastacia, Savage

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Cash, Crahan, Anastacia, Savage A funeral was held today (Sept. 15) for Johnny Cash, who died Friday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville of complications from diabetes resulting in respiratory failure. A private service and burial took place at the Hendersonville Funeral Home in his…

  10. 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…

  11. The Tangled Web

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: JamBase.com, BBC's Radio 1 and Jimmy Buffett. JAM-BAND BASE CAMP: "Go See Live Music!" That's the motto of online portal JamBase.com , which promotes the ever-growing scene of improvisational music…

  12. Injury Scotches Hoobastank Tour

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Hoobastank has pulled itself off the road due to an injury suffered by band member Dan Estrin. The guitarist needed surgery to remove a blood clot caused by a small fracture in his skull that Rock act Hoobastank has pulled itself off the road due to an injury suffered by band member…

  13. Wedren, O'Rourke 'Rock' With Jack Black

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Shudder To Think frontman Craig Wedren and Sonic Youth multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke both lent a hand behind the scenes of "School of Rock," starring Tenacious D's Jack Black. In the film, Former Shudder To Think frontman Craig Wedren and Sonic Youth multi…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies at the age of 85. Nelson wrote several of his sons songs, including "Computer Blue," "The Ladder," "Christopher Tracy's Par 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of…

  15. The Tangled Web

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Ben Folds and Phish. 'SPEED' SELLS: Singer/songwriter Ben Folds is taking advantage of the current state of the recording industry to step outside of its normal parameters and release a series of EPs this year…

  16. Skywatching

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mainstream got its first taste of Seattle-based singer/songwriter Pete Droge in 1994, when the infectious "If You Don't Love Me (I'll Kill Myself)" appeared in the movie "Dumb and Dumber." Those w The mainstream got its first taste of Seattle-based singer…

  17. Hoobastank Teases New Album With Club Tour

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In advance of the release of its sophomore Island album, rock act Hoobastank will headline a club and theater tour kicking off Aug. 20 in San Antonio. The run is scheduled through the end of September In advance of the release of its sophomore Island album, rock act Hoobastank will headline a…

  18. NYC's Central Park To Host BMG's 'Weekend'

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two-day concert series next month in New York. "A Weekend in Central Park" will feature concerts Sept. 13-14, including an Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two…

  19. Keen Peels Back The 'Onion'

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album, "Farm Fresh Onions." The set is his first for Audium/Koch and features 11 new tracks, as well as guest appearances f Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album…

  20. Jackpot

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Chingy proves that St. Louis is not a one-rapper town with his Capitol debut. Chingy proves that St. Louis is not a one-rapper town with his Capitol debut. The newly appointed member of Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace camp shines on his major-label bow, "Jackpot." Lead single …

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