1. Ryan Adams Sets December Tour Dates

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, fresh from last week's release of his third full-length, "llornkcoR" (Lost Highway), has set a handful of December North American tour dates, to follow his current spate Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, fresh from last week's release of his third…

  2. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in…

  3. Sting, No Doubt To Rock Billboard Awards

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers confirmed for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Set for Dec. 10 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers…

  4. 'Idol' Star Justin Guarini Sued

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into the back of their car on a Pennsylvania road. "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into the back of their car on a Pennsylvania road.…

  5. Sting, No Doubt To Rock Billboard Awards

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers confirmed for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Set for Dec. 10 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is…

  7. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock I Kid, I Kid Kid Rock produced his new, self-titled Lava/Atlantic album, which is the follow-up to 2001's "Cocky." That set has been certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of 4 million copies and featured the No…

  8. Chrome Smoke & BBQ

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hot on the heels of their recent RCA release "Mescalero," the Texas triumvirate of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard get the boxed-set treatment. Hot on the heels of their recent RCA release "Mescalero," the Texas triumvirate of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Harry Connick Jr., Billy Ray Cyrus and the Strokes. WILD ABOUT HARRY: He might have a lot of new fans, thanks to his running role as Grace's husband Leo in NBC-TV's "Will & Grace." That's one possible explanation…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Righteous Brothers' Bobby Hatfield, Clay Aiken, commercial singles and coincidental birthdays with readers. ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN Hi Fred, My husband woke me up as he was getting ready for work this morning to tell me Bobby Hatfield had died. What a great loss…

  11. CHART BEAT

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson's Report Includes Harry Connick Jr., Billy Ray Cyrus, Chart Discussion & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Includes Harry Connick Jr. , Fred Bronson , Billy Ray Cyrus …

  12. Pearl Jam Reels In 'Exclusive' Fish

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, the Sony Classical soundtrack for Tim Burton's upcoming film "Big Fish" will feature a new Pearl Jam song, "Man of the Hour." And while the album won't be released until Dec As tipped here last month, the Sony Classical soundtrack for…

  13. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy In Me" "The Good Stuff" "…

  14. Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield Dies

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bobby Hatfield, half of legendary vocal duo the Righteous Brothers, was found dead yesterday (Nov. 5) in a Kalamazoo, Mich., hotel, police said. Hatfield, 63, was found in his hotel room by staffers a Bobby Hatfield, half of legendary vocal duo the Righteous Brothers, was found dead yesterday…

  15. OutKast Pops Back To No. 1

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 4-1 jump. The Arista release has been the No. 1 album in three of its six weeks on the chart. U.S. sal OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to…

  16. Calling Members Sue Each Other

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Calling bassist Billy Mohler and drummer Nate Wood are suing the group's frontman Alex Band and guitarist Aaron Kamin for fraud, mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duty. The suit, filed last we The Calling bassist Billy Mohler and drummer Nate Wood are suing the group's…

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 3-9, 2003. It's a big week for country music with Wednesday night's 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards as the centerpiece. As you would expect, it's a pretty massive affair, held at…

  18. Out of Season

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Two of rock's most gifted impressionists, Portishead vocalist Beth Gibbons and former Talk Talk member Paul Webb (aka Rustin Man) join forces on this suitably ethereal collection. Two of rock's most gifted impressionists, Portishead vocalist Beth Gibbons and former Talk Talk member…

  19. . . . And Serenity

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony Classical but rather Sony Legacy, the division responsible for state-of-the-art reissues of Robert Johnson, Miles Davis, Billie Ho Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2003 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…

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