1. Bjork Hops Online For Rehearsal Webcast

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bjork will give fans a chance to see her rehearsals in a live Webcast tomorrow (May 16) at 1 p.m. ET. Bjork will give fans a chance to see her rehearsals in a live Webcast tomorrow (May 16) at 1 p.m. ET. The Webcast, hosted at bjork.tv , will be beamed from Reykjavik, Iceland's…

  2. Depeche Mode's Gahan Sets Solo Tour

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode frontman David Gahan will play more than a month's worth of solo North American dates in support of his upcoming album "Paper Monsters," due June 3 from Mute/Reprise. Depeche Mode frontman David Gahan will play more than a month's worth of solo North American…

  3. Paul 'Busy' Fending Off 50 Cent's 'Questions'

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean Paul's "Get Busy" leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week. Even so, the reggae-influenced track still has its work cut out for it as 50 Cent's "21 Questions" is close behind at No. 2, Sean Paul's "Get Busy" leads Billboard&…

  4. Snoop, Method Man Come Aboard 'Soul Plane'

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MGM urban comedy "Soul Plane" has been cleared for takeoff, with rappers-turned-actors Snoop Dogg and Method Man on board to star for director Jessy Terrero. The MGM urban comedy "Soul Plane" has been cleared for takeoff, with rappers-turned-actors Snoop Dogg and Method…

  5. Tori Amos Sets Summer Run

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tori Amos has confirmed a slate of North American summer tour dates, set to kick off July 26 in Redmond, Wash. Nearly all of the shows on the 25-date run will be held in outdoor amphitheaters. The tri Tori Amos has confirmed a slate of North American summer tour dates, set to kick off July 26…

  6. Collaborations, Time Off Prove Key To The Cardigans' Return

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a four-year hiatus, the members of Sweden's Cardigans have returned with "Long Gone Before Daylight" -- and a radically different sound. It is a recording that offers fresh, stripped-down songs that mark a departure from the…

  7. Go-Go's Members Score 'Lovelace' Musical

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Go-Go's principals Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin are putting the finishing touches on an off-Broadway musical based on the life of late porn star actress Linda Lovelace. Starring former "Family Ti Go-Go's principals Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin are putting the…

  8. Santana Tour Benefits South African AIDS Fight

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises funds to fight AIDS. Carlos Santana will donate all proceeds from his entire 2003 North American tour to Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), which raises…

  9. 2003 BET Awards Nominees

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is a list of the 2003 BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Best group: B2K Clipse Floetry Mary Mary…

  10. Spears, Skechers Settle Suits

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers for Britney Spears and the Skechers footwear company have settled competing federal lawsuits over a deal for the pop star to market a line of roller skates and accessories, court documents sta Lawyers for Britney Spears and the Skechers footwear company have settled competing federal…

  11. Eminem Gets In The Video Game 'Mix'

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having already conquered the worlds of music and movies, rap star Eminem has his sights set on video games. The first title from his deal with Conspiracy Entertainment, "Mix TV Presents: Eminem," is e Having already conquered the worlds of music and movies, rap star Eminem has his…

  12. Feds Detail Murder Inc. Money Laundering

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Multimillion-selling hip-hop label Murder Inc. wrote checks to a convicted drug kingpin's company in exchange for dirty cash, prosecutors say in a new complaint. Multimillion-selling hip-hop label Murder Inc. wrote checks to a convicted drug kingpin's company in exchange for dirty…

  13. The Used Collect 'Memories' For CD/DVD

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reprise will on July 17 release a CD/DVD package of live tracks, demos, and previously unreleased recordings and videos from hard rock act the Used. "Maybe Memories" will boast four songs, including t Reprise will on July 17 release a CD/DVD package of live tracks, demos, and…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1998 - Frank Sinatra, the…

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Johnny English,' matchbox, Earle

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Johnny English,' matchbox, Earle U.K. pop star Robbie Williams has contributed the new song "A Man for All Seasons" to Decca's "Johnny English" soundtrack. Due July 15, the set also features several tracks by female string quartet Bond, one by…

  16. Carlton, Cold Conjure Video Game Music

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Vanessa Carlton, hard rock act Cold, and DJ Rocky Rock and MC Supernatural are the latest artists following the video game trend. Each will contribute music to upcoming home video game titl Pop singer Vanessa Carlton, hard rock act Cold, and DJ Rocky Rock and MC Supernatural are…

  17. Hawk's 'HuckJam' Returns In Fall

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall. The action sports/music outing will kick off Oct. 2 in Vancouver and visit 28 cities before closing Nov. 16 in Tampa, Fl Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall.…

  18. Presley, Isaak Team For Summer Tour

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Marie Presley will hook up with crooner Chris Isaak for a number of dates on his summer tour. Presley will open from a July 11 show in Boston through an Aug. 9 appearance in Minneapolis. The run Lisa Marie Presley will hook up with crooner Chris Isaak for a number of dates on his summer…

  19. Jackson Sues Universal Over Motown Royalties

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has filed suit against Motown Records and parent Universal Music Group (UMG) in an attempt to obtain rights to all masters of material he recorded for the label from 1969-76. The artis Michael Jackson has filed suit against Motown Records and parent Universal Music Group (UMG)…

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing music-related television for the week of May 12-18, 2003. Now, what high school boy wouldn't want Whitney Houston to accompany him to the prom? One lucky kid on Fox's "Boston Public" will get the chance on this Monday's episode of the show. Unfortunately,…

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