1. 50 Cent Keeps 'Club' Up On Top

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent continues his domination of Billboard's charts for another week. As reported yesterday, his Shady/Interscope set is No. 1 on The Billboard 200 a fifth non-consecutive week, while his single "I 50 Cent continues his domination of Billboard's charts for another week. As…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly…

  3. Dion's 'New Day' Opens In Las Vegas

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST "What you see is real. I am really that high," Dion said happily after flying to the rafters in the premier performance. Celine Dion opened a three-year gig in the new $95 million Colosseum theater last night (March 25) at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace, literally flying as she…

  4. 50 Cent, Jones Maintain Control On Billboard 200

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent and Norah Jones once again have a lock at the top two slots on The Billboard 200 this week. 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" (Shady/Interscope) is No. 1 for a fifth non-consecutive week, wit 50 Cent and Norah Jones once again have a lock at the top two slots on…

  5. Sex Pistols 'Certain' For U.S. Summer Dates

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this summer in America and Japan. Although no dates or venues have been announced, Los Angeles punk band Flogging Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this…

  6. 13ask

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Faith Hill, reggae sales, and Silverchair. FAITH IN FAITH Hi, I'm a big fan of Faith Hill. Just curious, how many albums has she sold to date? How about the sales of her latest album, "Cry?" Anyway, is she planning to…

  7. Raveonettes Relish Major Label Jump

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Denmark's the Raveonettes record all their songs in one key, limit themselves to three chords, and impose a strict time limit on each song of less than 180 seconds. The end result is a campy monster mash that falls somewhere between the…

  8. Blue Man Group Plans 'Complex' Road Show

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Performance art troupe the Blue Man Group has begun lining up dates for its first full-fledged rock tour, slated to launch May 18 in Washington, D.C. Performance art troupe the Blue Man Group has begun lining up dates for its first full-fledged rock tour, slated to launch May 18 in Washington…

  9. 'U Turn' Marks Crossroads For McKnight

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Love ballads are still his forte, but the edgier side of singer/songwriter/producer/musician Brian McKnight claims equal time on his sixth studio album, "U Turn." Arriving in stores March 25, the Motown/Universal release finds McKnight…

  10. Good Charlotte Prepares For Honda Civic Tour

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST After having performed on the last two Vans Warped Tour outings, Good Charlotte guitarist Billy tells Billboard.com the upcoming Honda Civic Tour, which also features co-headliners New Found Glory as After having performed on the last two Vans Warped Tour outings, Good Charlotte guitarist…

  11. White Stripes Stay Pure On 'Elephant'

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There is something comforting in the fact that Jack and Meg White recorded their fourth set, "Elephant" (due April 1 via Third Man/V2), in 10 short days at London's lo-fi Toe Rag Studios. While other major bands scramble to find…

  12. 'Chicago,' Eminem Score Oscars

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen musical "Chicago" was the big winner last night (March 23), taking six Oscars home from the 75th annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, including best picture. Among the Miramax The big screen musical "Chicago" was the big winner last night (March 23…

  13. Week Of March 24-30

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music related TV highlights for the week of March 24-30, 2003. If you like superstar divas and big, lavish productions (and really, who doesn't?), then we've got something very special in store. Along with a new album ("One Heart," Epic), this week will see the opening of…

  14. Tunes On TV

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 24-30, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 24 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Ringo Starr (also scheduled: Jon Stewart co-hosts). "VH1 All Access: Rock Bodies II,…

  15. Holland Returns With More Big-Name Friends

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. Due May 27 via Rhino, "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second…

  16. Celine 'Heart' Opens On 'A New Day'

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's a new driving force in Celine Dion's career. Her $10 million contract to become the face and vocal signature of DaimlerChrysler has prompted a new album, "One Heart," just a year after her high-profile return from a…

  17. Dirty Vegas Cleans Up At DanceStar Awards

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dirty Vegas was the big winner at the second annual DanceStar USA Awards, held last night (March 19) in Miami's South Beach. The Capitol act took home three nods for its hit "Days Go By": record of th Dirty Vegas was the big winner at the second annual DanceStar USA Awards,…

  18. 50 Cent Still Owns Singles Crown

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent's "In Da Club" is still on top of Billboard's Hot 100, extending its reign to a fourth-straight week. The track held off R. Kelly's "Ignition," which continues to make gains at U.S. radio, but 50 Cent's "In Da Club" is still on top of…

  19. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Chesney, 'Dreams' & More

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Chesney, 'American Dreams' Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi will join a cast of New Jersey-based rockers at the Hope Concert, set for April 29 at the intimate Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, N.J. The event will also feature performances by Southside…

  20. 12ask

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jody Watley, and Journey. BY THE WAY... Keith, I just love the new Red Hot Chili Peppers album, "By the Way." I was wondering how many copies that album has sold. Also, how many copies have all their…

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