1. Ms. Dynamite, Streets Top Brit Awards Nominations

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST With four nods each, garage star Ms. Dynamite and hip-hop artist the Streets lead the nominations for the Brit Awards 2003. The event will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court, and will be broad With four nods each, garage star Ms. Dynamite and hip-hop artist the Streets lead the…

  2. Brit Awards 2003 Nominees

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court. Below are the nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court: British male solo artist: Badly Drawn Boy (XL/Beggars Banquet) Craig David (Wildstar…

  3. Girl Power Reigns On U.K. Charts

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Girls Aloud and Avril Lavigne made it another week of girl power on the new U.K. charts, published yesterday (Jan. 12). Girls Aloud's Polydor debut "The Sound of the Underground" racks up its fourth w Girls Aloud and Avril Lavigne made it another week of girl power on the new U…

  4. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boone, Bobby Brown, Busta Rhymes, Tisha Campbell…

  5. Billboard Bits: Jagermeister Tour, Jackson/Folds, Lillix

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Jagermeister Tour, Jackson/Folds, Lillix The second annual Jagermeister Music Tour will begin March 6 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, featuring co-headliners Saliva and (hed)pe, with Breaking Benjamin, Systematic, and Stereomud, Billboard Bulletin reports. The tour will run…

  6. '8 Mile' Cruises To Fifth Week At No. 1

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Featuring hits by Eminem and 50 Cent, the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" is on top of The Billboard 200 for a second week in a row, and fifth overall. The album survived a 62% drop to sales o Featuring hits by Eminem and 50 Cent, the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8…

  7. Lavigne Lays Out U.S. Tour Dates

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne is in the midst of setting up a spring U.S. tour that will kick off April 15 in Cleveland. Avril Lavigne is in the midst of setting up a spring U.S. tour that will kick off April 15 in Cleveland. Nine shows currently make up her schedule, which is set through May 17 in…

  8. Eight Artists Tie For Grammy Nominations Lead

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Ashanti, Norah Jones, Nelly, Raphael Saadiq, and Avril Lavigne all tied for the lead with five Grammy nominations apiece, which were announced this morning (Jan Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Ashanti, Norah Jones, Nelly, Raphael Saadiq, and…

  9. Avril Skates To No. 1 In The U.K.

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne's debut Arista album, "Let Go," having already shipped 600,000 units in the U.K., received a major international boost yesterday (Jan. 5) when it hit No. 1 on the U.K. album chart for th Avril Lavigne's debut Arista album, "Let Go," having already…

  10. Tunes On TV

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 6-12, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 6 VH1 All Access: Celebrity Breakups," VH1 Featured Artists: Naughty By Nature, Salt 'N Pepa, Puff Daddy, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Bob…

  11. Eminem Ends Year On Top, But Album Sales Tumble

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "The Eminem Show" was the top-selling U.S. album of 2002 with sales of 7.6 million copies, according to year-end figures released by Nielsen SoundScan. The soundtrack to the rapper's film "8 Eminem's "The Eminem Show" was the top-selling U.S.…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions and discusses Alison Moyet, success of international artists in the U.S., the future of rap, ranking the top songs of the rock era, online charts, and Billboard ALISON? HER AIM IS TRUE Dear Fred, This past weekend on VH1 Classic, I caught the…

  13. '8 Mile' Back Atop The Billboard 200

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Eminem-led soundtrack to "8 Mile" (Shady/Interscope) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 for a third, non-consecutive week. Sales of "8 Mile" were down 23% from the previous week to 313,000 co The Eminem-led soundtrack to "8 Mile" (Shady/Interscope)…

  14. Eminem Leads 2002 RIAA Certifications

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the best-selling album and soundtrack of the year, Eminem dominates U.S. year-end certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Billboard Bulletin reports. The rapper' With the best-selling album and soundtrack of the year, Eminem dominates U.S. year-end…

  15. 1TunesOnTV

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 30, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 30 "Shania: In Her Own Words," VH1 Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: David…

  16. Girls Aloud Hangs Onto U.K. No. 1

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST With second-week sales of 128,000 copies, Girls Aloud's "Sound of the Underground" (Polydor) continued its reign as the U.K.'s No. 1 single in the traditionally quiet final chart of the year. The only With second-week sales of 128,000 copies, Girls Aloud's "Sound…

  17. 'Up!' Holds At No. 1 In Big U.S. Sales Week

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST With sales inflated from the flow of last-minute Christmas shoppers, Shania Twain's "Up!" (Mercury Nashville) saw gains of 22% and tops The Billboard 200 for a fifth straight week. The set moved 459,0 With sales inflated from the flow of last-minute Christmas shoppers, Shania…

  18. Girls Aloud Nabs U.K. Xmas No. 1

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The girls won yesterday (Dec. 22) at the end of a week of media hype over the race for the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single. The two-horse race between the male and female groups created from the ITV tal The girls won yesterday (Dec. 22) at the end of a week of media hype over the race for…

  19. 52TunesOnTV

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 23 "Christmas in Washington," TNT Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Dr. John, Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Brian Setzer Orchestra,…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Madonna's Bond theme and it's award chances, the best new artists of 2002, and Melanie. 'DAY' TIME? Dear Fred, Why no mention of Madonna's "Die Another Day" in "Chart Beat?" I think she may have a…

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