1. Ask Billboard

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about LL Cool J, Mariah Carey, and Elvis Presley, and clarifies a previous question about Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini. KEEPING TABS ON '10' Dear Keith, I am a longtime fan of LL Cool J, and I was just curious as to how many…

  2. U.K. Pop Outfit S Club To Disband

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT British pop group S Club ended months of speculation yesterday (April 21) with the announcement that it will officially call it a day at end of May. The six remaining members of the band -- Rachel Ste British pop group S Club ended months of speculation yesterday (April 21) with the…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Hendrix, Ian MacKaye, Fiction Plane

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jimi Hendrix, Ian MacKaye, Fiction Plane Rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's life and music will be celebrated beginning June 7 in the late musician's hometown of Seattle, when the Jimi Hendrix gallery opens at the Experience Music Project (EMP). The exhibit is an expanded…

  5. Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently announced Ozzy Osbourne bassist) Jason Newsted had in mind when he left Metallica over two years ago, but that's exactly what he'll Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently…

  6. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "American Life," is released. In the…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Modern rock act Remy Zero appears on the season finale of the WB series "Smallville." The show, centered around the adventures of the teenaged Clark Kent/Superman, features the band's "S 2002 - Modern rock act Remy Zero appears on the season…

  8. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    April 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. Have You Forgotten? , Darryl Worley 2. Big Star , Kenny Chesney 3. That'd Be Alright , Alan Jackson 4. She's My Kind Of Rain , Tim McGraw 5. Concrete Angel , Martina McBride News Kenny Chesney , Martina McBride , Alan Jackson , Darryl Worley , Tim…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alan Dale, a crooner of the late 1940s and '50s whose hits included the million-selling single "Heart of My Heart," dies at the age of 73 after a long illness. 2002 - Alan Dale, a crooner of the late 1940s and '50s whose hits included the million…

  10. Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This three-disc compilation of Duke Ellington classics supersedes a similarly titled, sometimes harsh-sounding collection released in the early CD era and adds several fine alternate takes to the boun This three-disc compilation of Duke Ellington classics supersedes a similarly titled,…

  11. Music From the NBC Television Series Crossing Jordan

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Helmed by T-Bone Burnett and Craig Street, the soundtrack to the music-intensive TV crime drama series gets ultra-hip artists to cover songs not necessarily associated with them—all with eerie Helmed by T-Bone Burnett and Craig Street, the soundtrack to the music-intensive TV crime drama…

  12. Kathleen Edwards Slates Spring Tour

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alt-country darling Kathleen Edwards has added another set of U.S. tour dates in support of her Zoe/Rounder debut, "Failer." The tour will kick off May 15 in Indianapolis and stretch through a June 15 Alt-country darling Kathleen Edwards has added another set of U.S. tour dates in…

  13. THE HOT 100

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/hot100.jsp 1. In Da Club , 50 Cent 2. Ignition , R. Kelly 3. Get Busy , Sean Paul 4. When I'm Gone , 3 Doors Down 5. 21 Questions , 50 Cent Featuring Nate Dogg News Nate Dogg , Sean Paul , R. Kelly …

  14. 50 Cent Challenges Himself On Hot 100

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip on the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100, once again fending off R. Kelly's "Ignition." Oddly enough, one of the emerging challengers looking to topple the now 50 Cent's "In Da Club" maintains its grip…

  15. 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…

  16. Tha Row Removed From Wrongful-Death Suit

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tha Row Records has been removed as a defendant in a wrongful-death civil lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles. Tha Row Records has been removed as a defendant in a wrongful-death civil lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles, Billboard Bulletin reports. The complaint was filed by Carolyn…

  17. 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…

  18. PJ Harvey Eyeing Festivals, Collaborations

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT PJ Harvey is confirmed for a handful of summer European festival appearances, beginning Aug. 16-17 at the V2003 festival in Stafford and Chelmsford, England. PJ Harvey is confirmed for a handful of summer European festival appearances, beginning Aug. 16-17 at the V2003 festival in Stafford…

  19. Tha Row Hit With Wrongful-Death Suit

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mother of a Los Angeles woman allegedly killed and partially eaten by aspiring Texas rapper Antron Singleton (aka Big Lurch) has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Tha Row Records and others. The mother of a Los Angeles woman allegedly killed and partially eaten by aspiring Texas…

  20. Melissa Errico Adds New Colors With 'Blue Like That'

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Melissa Errico always made a point not to make a record. For one thing, she simply did not have the time. At 18, while a freshman at Yale, the native New Yorker was cast in the national touring company of "Les Miserables", followed by…

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