1. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 7-13, 2003. Following the blast of Independence Day-related programming on television, things settle down a bit this week, but that doesn't mean there aren't fireworks to observe. The main attraction won&…

  2. Tunes On TV

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 7-13, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 7 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd (also scheduled: Sean Connery, Regina King). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist:…

  3. Boxed Set Celebrates 'Sesame Street'

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a time of musical segmentation and stratification, there remains a place where artists of all genres can play on common ground: "Sesame Street." In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the semina In a time of musical segmentation and stratification, there remains a place where…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of lung cancer. 2002 - Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of…

  5. Monica Creates A 'Storm' On The Billboard 200

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Monica lays claim the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week with the debut of her third album, "After the Storm." In an overall slow sales week, the J Records set sold 185,000 copie R&B vocalist Monica lays claim the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week…

  6. Eitzel Reworks Old 'American' Favorites

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel will release a new studio album, "The Ugly American," July 22 through Thirsty Ear Recordings. Singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel will release a new studio album, "The Ugly American," July 22 through Thirsty Ear Recordings. Recorded in Greece with…

  7. HOT PRODUCT

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new releases from Monica, Boyd Tinsley, the Clash, Death In Vegas, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Boyd Tinsley …

  8. Hot Product

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Boyd Tinsley Your Aim Is 'True' After a dozen years as violinist in Dave Matthews Band, Boyd Tinsley says the making of his debut solo disc, "True Reflections," was a liberating endeavor. The album, which features contributions from Lisa Germano, Doyle Bramhall II, the…

  9. Tinsley's Talent 'Reflected' On Solo Debut

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After a dozen years as violinist in Dave Matthews Band, Boyd Tinsley says the making of his debut solo disc, "True Reflections," was a liberating endeavor. The album arrives June 17 via Bama Rags/RCA. After a dozen years as violinist in Dave Matthews Band, Boyd Tinsley says the…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first international exhibition with Island Revolution: Jamaican Rhythm from Ska to Reggae, 1956-1981. The exhibit traces the history o 2001 - Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first…

  11. DMB's Tinsley Begins Solo Journey

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After years of toying with the idea, Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard.com the decision to record his Bama Rags/RCA solo debut. After years of toying with the idea, Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard.com the decision to record his Bama Rags/RCA…

  12. Top Acts Contribute 'Songs For Life'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha Franklin, and remixes of Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige tracks are part of a compilation that will raise money t New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha…

  13. Billboard Bits: Dave Matthews, NBA, Byrne/Sonic Youth

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews, NBA, Byrne/Sonic Youth Dave Matthews' solo debut, "Some Devil," will be released in late September by RCA, sources tell Billboard.com. Although longtime collaborator Tim Reynolds is known to have participated in sessions for the project, it is not known…

  14. 2003 W.C. Handy Blues Awards Winners

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT W.C. Handy Blues Awards Winners Here are the 2003 winners of the W.C. Handy Blues Awards, handed out May 22 in Memphis. Blues Entertainer of the Year: B.B. King Blues Band of the Year : Magic Slim & The Teardrops Blues Album of the Year: Shemekia Copeland, "Talking to Strangers"…

  15. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Mavericks

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the Essence Awards, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Mavericks. Beyonce Knowles, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott are among the performers confirmed for the 16th Annual Essence Awards. Set for June 6 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre, the event will also feature performances by…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country, dies at the age of 55. A preliminary investigation determines that McC 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot to death in the township of Claremont, near Durban, South Africa. She is 49. Her husband is shot in the arm in th 2002 - Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot…

  18. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the…

  19. Evanescence Has Faith In Live Show

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although it took less than two months for Evanescence's Wind-Up debut, "Fallen," to reach the platinum threshold, the biggest news surrounding the band has more to do with its members' faith than its Although it took less than two months for Evanescence's Wind-Up…

  20. DMB Violinist Stays 'True' On Solo Debut

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley will release his solo debut, "True Reflections," June 17 via RCA/Bama Rags. The set shares its name with an unrecorded Dave Matthews Band song that Tinsley ha Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley will release his solo debut, "True…

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