1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart acco KELLY AND (UNION) JACK Fred, Great to read your online columns. I just wanted to take issue…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More The MTV reality series "Making the Band II," which last year chronicled the assembly of a new hip-hop group whose career will be guided by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, will return this spring with 10 new episodes. The show…

  3. 'Suge' Knight's Parole Hearing Postponed

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST California officials postponed a parole board hearing to decide whether jailed rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight should go back to prison for allegedly associating with gang members. Members of the Calif California officials postponed a parole board hearing to decide whether jailed rap…

  4. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  5. Pepsi Avoids Hip-Hop Group's Boycott

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Russell Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) has called off a proposed boycott of PepsiCo. The action was canceled after the music mogul's organization, the soft drink manufacturer, and the L Russell Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) has called off a…

  6. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Pressplay, Sticky Fingaz

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Eminem, Pressplay, Sticky Fingaz Eminem will play his only U.S. show of the year July 12 at Ford Field in his hometown of Detroit, a spokesperson confirms. 50 Cent and Missy Elliott are also on tap for the show, with additional acts expected to be added. Tickets go on-sale Saturday …

  7. The Other Ones: Dead Again

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, the Other Ones will abandon their name in favor of one somewhat closer to their roots: the Dead. With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, the Other Ones will…

  8. Rockers Chip In For Injured Haden

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM Radio, will compose a double-seven inch single benefiting former That Dog violinist Petra Haden. Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM…

  9. Coldplay Extends Tour Into June

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST British rock quartet Coldplay has added more dates to its North American tour, as its latest Capitol set, "A Rush of Blood to the Head," continues to hover in the top-30 of The Billboard 200. British rock quartet Coldplay has added more dates to its North American tour, as its…

  10. Update: Lollapalooza Roars Back With Jane's, Queens

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Queens Of The Stone Age, Audioslave, Incubus, and Jurassic 5 are among the acts that will topline the revived Lollapalooza festival this summer. The event, initially spearheaded by J Jane's Addiction, Queens Of The Stone Age, Audioslave, Incubus, and Jurassic 5 are…

  11. 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities. Radio Station of the Year: Adult Contemporary- Major Market:…

  12. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment World and EMI Virgin Songs file suit against Miramax in California, accusing the Disney-owned indie of unauthorized u 1999 - Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment…

  14. Jazz On Sale

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST On his debut album for Khaeon, jazz violinist Christian Howes teams with bassist Pablo Martin and pianist Federico Lechner to track a quiet, rather lyrical set of tunes. On his debut album for Khaeon, jazz violinist Christian Howes teams with bassist Pablo Martin and pianist Federico Lechner…

  15. Stones Show Spreads Environmental Awareness

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST It's only rock'n'roll -- with a message -- as veteran rockers the Rolling Stones turned a free concert into an effort to raise awareness about global warming. "You know something, we're all here... fo It's only rock'n'roll -- with a message -- as…

  16. Another Loaded Lineup For Fan Fair

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8 in Nashville, with hundreds of artists planning to play more than 40 hours worth of concerts at venues throu The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8…

  17. Billboard Bits: The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys The Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, is hard at work on its as-yet-untitled debut album . The group, which played its first live shows last month in Seattle and…

  18. Zevon Reissues Tout Bonus Material

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25 when EMI/Capitol reissues the singer/songwriter's 1969 debut "Wanted Dead or Alive," as well as his two Virgin Records efforts, 1987's "Sentimenta Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25…

  19. Hip-Hop Group Urges Pepsi Boycott

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The hip-hop nation has parted ways with the Pepsi generation until the giant soda maker shows it some respect. The hip-hop nation has parted ways with the Pepsi generation until the giant soda maker shows it some respect. Accusing Pepsi of applying a double standard by placing notoriously…

  20. Densmore Sues Over New Doors Lineup

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against surviving original band members Ray Manzarek and Robert Krieger, among others. The suit revolves a John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count…

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