1. Kid Rock Revs Up Tour Bus For 2004

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fresh from the November release of his self-titled Top Dog/Atlantic album, Kid Rock is preparing for an arena tour in 2004. The trek will launch with a Jan. 22-23 stand in Saginaw, Mich.; 11 dates hav Fresh from the November release of his self-titled Top Dog/Atlantic album, Kid Rock is…

  2. Lil' Romeo, Master P Films Find A Home

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Walt Disney Co.-based production company Beacon Pictures is banking on the appeal of father-son rappers Master P and Lil' Romeo to pack a punch at the box office, having picked up a pair of projects i Walt Disney Co.-based production company Beacon Pictures is banking on the appeal of…

  3. Hot Product

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The debut album from "American Idol" season two winner Ruben Studdard, "Soulful" (J), featuring the No. 2 Hot 100 hit "Flying Without Wings." -- The soundtrack to "Lord of the Rings:…

  4. Nazario Breaks Latin Albums Chart Jinx

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's been a dry spell for women on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. Since the beginning of the year, only one female artist -- the late Celia Cruz -- has topped the list. As far as pop is concerned, no woman has been No. 1 in terms…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of OutKast, Kimberley Locke, Chubby Checker and No Doubt. MAKING 'HEY': OutKast casts out Ludacris from pole position, as "Hey Ya!" (Arista) takes the lead on Billboard's Hot 100. It's the second OutKast…

  6. Keb' Mo' Keeps New Album 'Simple'

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bluesman Keb' Mo' will release "Keep It Simple" on Feb. 10, his sixth recording for Sony's Epic Records. Bluesman Keb' Mo' will release "Keep It Simple" on Feb. 10, his sixth recording for Sony's Epic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles and…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Hee-Haw star Roy Clark, playing Santa Claus, loses his big red pants at the annual Pageant of Peace Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the White House. Clark's Santa pants slowly 2002 - Former Hee-Haw star Roy Clark, playing Santa Claus, loses his big…

  8. Documentary May Have Led To Jackson Case

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST More than a year ago, Michael Jackson let a BBC crew into his bizarre world for a TV documentary he no doubt hoped would boost his fading career. More than a year ago, Michael Jackson let a BBC crew into his bizarre world for a TV documentary he no doubt hoped would boost his fading career.…

  9. Osbournes Corral Stars For 'Family Christmas'

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will give viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special," airing Dec. 11 on the cable network. MTV will give viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family…

  10. 2003 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST x PERFORMERS: CLAY AIKEN The runner-up of the second season of the Fox competition "American Idol," is a finalist in best selling single of the year category ("This is the Night"/"Bridge Over Troubled Water"). Although he narrowly missed taking the "Idol…

  11. R&B/Hip-Hop Acts Lead Grammy Nominees

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead…

  12. R. Kelly, Pink Spice Up BMAs

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. They'll join previously announced performers Sting, No Doubt, Beyoncé,…

  13. R. Kelly, Pink Spice Up Billboard Music Awards

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. R. Kelly and Pink are the latest artists to join the performance lineup for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. They'll join previously announced performers Sting, No Doubt, Beyoncé,…

  14. 'Hey Ya': OutKast Takes Over No. 1

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop duo OutKast scores its second No. 1 single on Billboard's Hot 100 as "Hey Ya" moves up one this week. The track swaps places with "Stand Up!" by Ludacris and Shawnna, which falls to No. 2 afte Hip-hop duo OutKast scores its second No. 1 single on Billboard&…

  15. Metallica Sorts Out Spring Tour

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Currently on tour in Europe, Metallica is already looking ahead to dates next year on the continent. The group has confirmed nine dates, beginning May 26 in Copenhagen and wrapping June 16 in Bremen, Currently on tour in Europe, Metallica is already looking ahead to dates next year on the…

  16. Duff Heads To 'Summer' School

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for FilmEngine and New Line Cinema. Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for…

  17. Breaking & Entering

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Jaylib and Death Cab for Cutie. IT TAKES TWO: Madlib and Jay Dee are no strangers to Billboard's charts. Jay Dee is better known as a member of Detroit-based Slum Village , and Madlib's Blue Note…

  18. OutKast Eyes Video Collection

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Superstar rap duo OutKast has readied a video hits compilation for release Dec. 16 on Arista. The DVD, "OutKast: The Videos," compiles clips from throughout the group's decade-long career. Superstar rap duo OutKast has readied a video hits compilation for release Dec. 16 on…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  20. 50 Cent Leads The Field With Six Mentions

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Click Here To See The Full List The Billboard Music Awards recognize the year's leading artists and songs as determined by actual performance on Billboard's weekly charts. Based on sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data…

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