1. Chart Beat Chat

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 50 Cent, Cher, coincidences, charity singles and albums, the Eagles, Celine Dion, and Madonna with readers. 50 CENT'S WORTH Fred, Quick question: Will 50 Cent's new DVD/CD combo get to chart on The Billboard 200? Just wondering if it would be treated as a…

  2. Skynyrd Guitarist Ready For The Road

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is well on his way to a full recovery from emergency open-heart surgery in February, and will hit the road again with the band in June. Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is well on his way to a full recovery from emergency open-heart surgery in…

  3. Jury Clears Tommy Lee In Boy's Drowning

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility in the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool, rejecting a $10 million wrongful death claim by t A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility…

  4. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He is 82. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with…

  5. Faith Hill Turns The 'Lights' Down

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill will release her first live DVD, "When the Lights Go Down," May 6 via Warner Bros. The bulk of the release is drawn from Hill's NBC special of the same name, taped last September in Los Ang Faith Hill will release her first live DVD, "When the Lights Go Down,…

  6. 16ask

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, Amber, and Bon Jovi. IT TAKES TWO... 'IDOLS' Dear Keith, I am from Scotland and wonder if you could help. My wife would like a video or CD of a love song duet sung by Kelly Clarkston and Justin…

  7. Richard Ashcroft Focuses On Warmth, Hope

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Richard Ashcroft's second solo album, "Human Conditions," is a spiritual work that the former frontman for the Verve says grew out of the fabric of his recent life. Ashcroft explains, "The main ingredient would be the…

  8. Breaking & Entering

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A weekly column taking a look at the acts breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Lucy Woodward, Joe Budden, BoySetsFire, and the Faint. Welcome to Breaking & Entering, a weekly column launched with the redesign of Billboard.com. Each Wednesday, we'…

  9. BREAKING & ENTERING

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard's charts. This week: Lucy Woodward, Joe Budden, BoySetsFire, and the Faint. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Joe Budden , Lucy Woodward …

  10. This Day in Music

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra. 2001 - 63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String…

  11. HEATSEEKERS

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. What It Is To Burn , Finch 2. Y Tenerte Otra Vez , Pepe Aguilar 3. Drunk Enough To Dance , Bowling For Soup 4. Tomorrow Come Today , BoySetsFire 5. Every Given Moment , Stereomud News Pepe Aguilar …

  12. Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the inaugural Field Day festival, set for June 7-8 at Enterprise Park in Calverton, Long Island, about 70 miles east As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the…

  13. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  14. boomkatalog.one

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog. It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog.one, the brother…

  15. Genuine

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With their second major-label release, the Derailers stay true to their (admittedly well-rendered) retro package while evolving into a more accessible but nevertheless stylish presentation. With their second major-label release, the Derailers stay true to their (admittedly well-rendered)…

  16. Bits: Pearl Jam, Jeffrey Osborne, Tom Russell

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pearl Jam, Jeffrey Osborne, Tom Russell A rare Pearl Jam club show tomorrow (April 12) at the House of Blues in Orlando, Fla., will be available for cybercasting from RealNetworks for a 24-hour window beginning 3 p.m. PST Monday. Fans will need to download the RealOne player, which is…

  17. 2003 Tejano Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tejano Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for 2003 Tejano Music Awards: MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Jay Perez FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Jennifer Pena MALE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR A.B. Quintanilla FEMALE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Jennifer Pena SONG OF THE YEAR "Yo Te Voy A Amar…

  18. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of "Chicago," chart, and of Cher, Christina Aguilera, Jay-Z, Robbie Williams, and Daniel Beddingfield. A TALE OF THREE CITIES: The score is Nashville 34, Detroit 11, and Chicago 10, but closing in fast. That's one way of…

  19. 2003 Dove Awards Winners

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center Below are the winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center.…

  20. 311 'Evolves' On Forthcoming Album, Tour

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock-rap act 311 has slated a July 11 for its seventh studio album, "Evolver." The group reteamed with producer Ron Saint Germain (Bad Brains, Sonic Youth) for the Volcano Records set. He last worked Rock-rap act 311 has slated a July 11 for its seventh studio album, "Evolver.…

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