1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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,…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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 …

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Music Flicks Herald AFI Center Opening

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blues shouters, soul survivors, and fictional folkies were in the spotlight when the American Film Institute (AFI) opened its new Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md., over the las Blues shouters, soul survivors, and fictional folkies were in the spotlight when the…

  15. Aretha To 'Sing Her History' On Final Tour

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B legend Aretha Franklin has confirmed that her 2003 tour will be the last such full-scale endeavor of her career. The tour will carry the moniker Aretha Sings Her Musical History and is expecte R&B legend Aretha Franklin has confirmed that her 2003 tour will be the last such full…

  16. Billboard Bits: Los Tigres, Grateful Dead, 'Fame'

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Los Tigres, Grateful Dead, 'Fame' Los Tigres Del Norte have renewed their contract with Fonovisa, Billboard Bulletin reports. The new, long-term deal includes the norteno band's catalog and future recordings. Los Tigres' "La Reina del Sur" (Queen of the…

  17. Kid's Choose Favorites With Nick

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT B2K took the favorite music group award and thrilled the audience with a performance at Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Saturday's event at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., fo B2K took the favorite music group award and thrilled the audience with a…

  18. Fine Tuning

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at music television highlights for the week of April 14-20, 2003. "American Idol" fans will want to stay up for NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Monday as inaugural season winner Kelly Clarkson will perform and likely sit down with Jay for a chat about her…

  19. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628) from fans who sponsor his participation in the London Marathon. Selway finishes the foot race in four-and-a-half hours. 2002 - Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628…

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