1. Roxette Wins Plagiarism Suit

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court over a man who accused them of substantially borrowing from one of his songs for the chorus of their 1993 hit "Sleeping in The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That You Can't Leave Behind,"" pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That…

  3. THIS WEEKS HOT PRODUCT

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  4. 'Skiffle' King Lonnie Donegan Dies

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon and Pete Townshend to learn to play guitar, has died. Donegan died yesterday (Nov. 3) in Peterborough, central England, while on a Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon…

  5. Hot Product

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  6. Ja Rule Submits To 'Temptation'

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted for Billboard.com. Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but in a few weeks Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the Nov. 19 release of his fourth Murder Inc./Def Jam set, "The Last Temptation," and the Nov. 15 debut of his first starring role in Sony…

  7. Report: Investigation In Jam Master Shooting

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Investigators planned today (Nov. 4) to question a man in connection with the shooting death of Run-D.M.C. member Jam Master Jay, according to the New York Times. Senior police officials told the pape Investigators planned today (Nov. 4) to question a man in connection with the shooting death…

  8. One Man

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tank follows a familiar recipe with his sophomore set, One Man. Tank follows a familiar recipe with his sophomore set, One Man. His debut, Force of Nature, won the singer/songwriter the attention of critics and fans alike. Following in the footsteps of his previous smash hit, "Maybe I…

  9. Workin' On a Groove

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Like it or not, Capitol newcomer Jameson Clark is having himself a good ol' time here. Like it or not, Capitol newcomer Jameson Clark is having himself a good ol' time here. "Waitin' on the Whiskey" is a good-natured, steel-laced barroom boogie, and "You Da Man,…

  10. La Reina del Sur

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST The title track of Los Tigres' latest is a signature corrido about a drug-trafficking Mexican mama called Teresa Mendoza. The title track of Los Tigres' latest is a signature corrido about a drug-trafficking Mexican mama called Teresa Mendoza. It's the kind of song that will…

  11. R. Kelly Can Leave Chicago To Attend Concert

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B singer R. Kelly, who has been free on bond since he was indicted on child pornography charges, can leave the state to appear at a concert in New York later this month, an Illinois judge ruled R&B singer R. Kelly, who has been free on bond since he was indicted on child pornography…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Richard Harris, the Bee Gees, Mariah Carey, Cyndi Lauper, and more. THE LATE RICHARD HARRIS Hello again Fred. No obituary I have read so far of Richard Harris has focused on what to me is his greatest accomplishment -- his No. 2 recording of …

  13. Fans Mourn Jam Master Jay As Investigation Continues

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Outside the recording studio where Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay was fatally shot, bereaved fans laid flowers, candles, personal notes, and an Adidas sneaker -- a reference to the group's hit song "My A Outside the recording studio where Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay was…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 2000 - Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 1999 - Mjuice.com lands an exclusive download of the new Third Eye Blind…

  15. Update: Jam Master Jay Killed In NYC Shooting

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST As previously reported, Jam Master Jay, a founding member of the pioneering rap trio Run-D.M.C., was shot and killed last night (Oct. 30) at his recording studio in the Jamaica section of Queens, near As previously reported , Jam Master Jay, a founding member of the pioneering rap trio Run-D…

  16. Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay Shot Dead

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) was shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y., tonight (Oct. 30), according to local news reports. Two suspects were reportedly buzzed into M Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) was shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  17. Kravitz Readies 'Live' DVD

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Virgin Records is prepping "Lenny Live," the first concert DVD from rocker Lenny Kravitz, for a Nov. 26 release. The home video title will include live performances and bonus footage culled from Kravi Virgin Records is prepping "Lenny Live," the first concert DVD from…

  18. Billboard Bits: Nirvana, Mos Def, CMA Awards

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Nirvana's greatest hits set, Mos Def's latest on stage role, and the latest additions to the 2002 CMA Awards broadcast lineup. Universal Music Group's self-titled Nirvana greatest hits set, which was moved from its original Nov. 12 release date to today (Oct. 29), is…

  19. Linkin Park Finishing Up Sophomore Album

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park is wrapping up work on its Warner Bros. studio album with eyes on an early 2003 release and a subsequent tour. Producing again is Don Gilmore (Eve 6), who manned the console for the group' Modern rock outfit Linkin Park is wrapping up work on its Warner Bros. studio album…

  20. Noted Producer Tom Dowd Dies

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, and a host of other stars spanning jazz, soul and rock over 50 years, has died in south Florida at age Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric…

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