1. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman Cheng, is fined HK $5,000 ($641) and has his driver's license suspended for six months after he pleads guilty to a charge 2001 - Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman…

  2. Amos, Seal Crack 'Mona Lisa Smile'

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos, Seal, Alison Krauss and Celine Dion are among those contributing to the soundtrack to the film "Mona Lisa Smile." Due Nov. 25 from Epic, the collection features contemporary artists' rendit Tori Amos, Seal, Alison Krauss and Celine Dion are among those contributing…

  3. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica…

  5. Pop Idol Fends Off Rock Vets On Billboard 200

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" outsold new releases from Rod Stewart and the Eagles to lead The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Aiken's RCA de Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Clay Aiken, downloads and his latest book with readers. WHEN HE'S 64 Hi Fred, Did you notice that 40 years ago this week on Billboard's Top LPs chart (Oct. 19, 1963), Barbra Streisand was No. 8 with "The Second Barbra…

  7. THE BILLBOARD 200

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT http://www.billboard.com/bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Measure Of A Man , Clay Aiken 2. Chicken & Beer , Ludacris 3. Hard , Jagged Edge 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast 5. The Movie Album , Barbra Streisand Issue date: Nov. 1, 2003 News Ludacris , Clay Aiken …

  8. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan. 2001 - R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan…

  9. Aiken 'Measures' Up At No. 1

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Second season "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken owns the top position on The Billboard 200 this week with his debut album, "Measure of a Man." In its first week, the RCA set sold 613,000 copies in Second season "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken owns the top…

  10. The Movie Album

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Projects like this rarely get green-lighted today. The simple reason is cost. Projects like this rarely get green-lighted today. The simple reason is cost. For her 60th album, in a career that spans five decades, the multimillion-selling Ms. Streisand is backed by a 75-piece orchestra. Simply…

  11. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand At The 'Movies' Barbra Streisand's 60th album, due this week from Columbia Records, finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935-1988. "The Movie Album" comprises all-new recordings personally selected by Streisand and…

  12. HOT PRODUCT

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new releases from Clay Aiken, Barbra Streisand, a Dolly Parton tribute album and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Barbra Streisand , Clay Aiken , Dolly Parton …

  13. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on "The Drew Carey Show." On the pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't mention anything in "Chart Beat"…

  16. Barbra Begets Movie Music Album

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand's 60th album, due Oct. 14 from Columbia Records, finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935-1988. Barbra Streisand's 60th album, due Oct. 14 from Columbia Records, finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935…

  17. Newman And Piano Tackle His 'Songbook'

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On "The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1," due Sept. 30 on Nonesuch Records, Randy Newman recreates 18 works spanning his 33-year career. On "The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1," due Sept. 30 on Nonesuch Records, Randy Newman recreates 18 works spanning his 33-year career. But…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together for the first time in some 24 years at a one-off performance at the Virgin Megastore on London's Oxford Street. 1998 - Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's…

  20. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

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