1. Billboard Bits: Ennio Morricone, Head Automatica, Dr. John

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Ennio Morricone, Head Automatica, Dr. John Legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated with Milan's Sept. 30 release of a four-disc boxed set, "io." The package will feature a disc of "Film Music" from such movies as "Once Upon a Time in…

  2. Two Men Sue 'P. Diddy' For $25M Each

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two men have sued Sean "P. Diddy" Combs for $25 million each, claiming that a security team at the rap mogul's recording studio attacked them for no reason. Two men have sued Sean "P. Diddy" Combs for $25 million each, claiming that a security team at the rap mogul&…

  3. Paisley Enjoys His 'Celebrity' Status

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The view from the top can be quite sweet. Just ask Brad Paisley. Fueled by hit single "Celebrity" and a slot on Brooks & Dunn's successful Neon Circus & Wild West Show tour, Paisley's new album, "Mud on the Tires,…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Four Elvis confidants known as "The Memphis Mafia" commemorate the 20th anniversary of the King's passing with a webcast interview. In the chat, hosted live at http://www.natsatinc.com, 1997 - Four Elvis confidants known as "The Memphis Mafia"…

  5. 50 Cent On The Money At R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show, handed out last night (Aug. 8) in Miami Beach. Going in with a record-setting 10 nominations 50 Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip…

  6. The Ugly American

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Last year, high priest of melodic misery Mark Eitzel traveled to Athens and hooked up with a local group of bar entertainers for this unusual project. Last year, high priest of melodic misery Mark Eitzel traveled to Athens and hooked up with a local group of bar entertainers for this unusual…

  7. L.A. All Tomorrow's Parties Rescheduled

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The much-beleaguered L.A. edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival is now slated to take place in early November, according to a post on the event's ... The much-beleaguered L.A. edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival is now slated to take place in…

  8. Brothel Incident Nets Neil An Assault Charge

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a prostitute at a brothel last month, a Dayton, Nev., prosecutor said. Former Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a prostitute at…

  9. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Performers Set

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Brother, Jacki O, Kayne West, Novel and Mystic have been tapped to perform at the fourth annual Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, set for Aug. 8 at Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Brother, Jacki O, Kayne West, Novel and Mystic…

  10. Fleetwood Mac Extends Reunion Tour

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac has added a 17-date second leg to its successful summer tour. The new round of performances, in continuing support of the recent album, "Say You Will," begins Sept. 6 in Biloxi, Miss. Th Fleetwood Mac has added a 17-date second leg to its successful summer tour. The…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    July 30, 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: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. FROM HARVARD TO BET…

  12. 'Wildwood Flower': June's Final Bloom

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via Dualtone Records. Produced by John Carter Cash, her son by fellow country music legend Johnny Cash, "Wildwood Flower" was completed jus June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via…

  13. Rock Photog Taps Subjects For Album Help

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand to the debut album from Rusty Truck, the brainchild of former Rolling Stone photographer Mark Seliger. Coda Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand…

  14. Hanson Takes To The Clubs

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted the the magazine for Billboard.com. This isn't your little sister's Hanson. Three years have passed since the once-premiere kiddie pop group performed live and released an album. Next month, the Hanson brothers will embark on a tour specifically to promote that they are…

  15. Earle's 'American' Heading To CD, DVD

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. As previously reported ,…

  16. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from 2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its…

  17. Springsteen Tour Heads West

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Newly added into the middle of the Boss' itinerary is his first show in San Francisco since 1978 and his first ever at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's U.S. summer stadium tour has expanded with two dates on the West Coast. Newly added…

  18. Cake, Cheap Trick Deliver 'Unlimited Sunshine'

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off Sept. 2 in Atlanta. The 14-date North American trek will also feature Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers, t Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off…

  19. Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by occasional Allman Bros. guitarist Warren Haynes, will hit the road this fall on its Rebirth of the Mule tour. With former Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson's ba Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by occasional Allman Bros. guitarist Warren…

  20. Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher - The Farewell Tour" leads with six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, while Fox's "American Idol" will vie for five. HBO's "Rolling Stones - Licks World Tour, L Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher -…

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