1. Coverage

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mandy Moore seems a world away from her 1999 debut, the chirpy single, "Candy." In the four years since, the poised 19-year-old has become an acclaimed film actress and is well on her way to major-Hol Mandy Moore seems a world away from her 1999 debut, the chirpy single, "Candy…

  2. 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…

  3. Counting Crows Rouse Old 'Ghosts'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits album, "Films About Ghosts." The collection is due Nov. 25 from Geffen Records. California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits…

  4. Ask Billboard

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Flaming Lips, Bette Midler and Mandy Moore. IT'S ON HIS FLAMING LIPS Keith, There's this VH1 commercial [that] features a song that has the lines "Do you realize? / That you have the most beautiful face?" Do you…

  5. Dave Matthews Goes Solo

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Dave Matthews seems to be perpetually in motion, but even he is never sure of his course. That's the only way he can explain his first solo project. It happened by accident earlier this year during a break from his band in what began as a…

  6. Crows Cooking Up Best-Of, DVD

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Counting Crows guitarist Dan Vickrey tells Billboard.com the group is planning a greatest-hits release to coincide with the decade that has passed since Crows' breakout track "Mr. Jones." Drawn from t Counting Crows guitarist Dan Vickrey tells Billboard.com the group is…

  7. Rock Photog Taps Subjects For Album Help

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand to the debut album from Rusty Truck, the brainchild of former Rolling Stone photographer Mark Seliger. Coda Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand…

  8. GBV To Give Out Box Set, Wonka Style

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Who's got a golden ticket? In the classic Roald Dahl tale "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," such a rare item contained in chocolate bars granted its lucky owner the chance to take a tour of t Who's got a golden ticket? In the classic Roald Dahl tale "Willy…

  9. Ask Billboard

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions on R.E.M., Madonna and Rancid TIME'S UP Hello Keith, I would like to know the track listing for R.E.M.'s greatest hits cd(s) that will be released later this year. I was startled to find out the period of hits covered begins in 1988! I…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The Grand Ole Opry, carried since 1925 on WSM radio in Nashville, begins webcasting at www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com. 2000 - The Grand Ole Opry, carried since 1925 on WSM radio in Nashville, begins webcasting at www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com. 1999 - Geri…

  11. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Luther Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk Soul/R&B legend Luther Vandross, hospitalized since suffering a stroke April 16, has been moved out of the Intensive Care unit at New York's Weill Cornell Medical College. Vandross' business manager and friend Carmen Romano…

  12. Built on Squares

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Few bands can get away with the sound of a tap dancer in a rock song. Few bands can get away with the sound of a tap dancer in a rock song. The Starlight Mints are one, with like-minded acts the Flaming Lips, Apples in Stereo, and Super Furry Animals being some of the others. "Black Cat…

  13. Springsteen Covers Set To Fight Parkinson's, Sarcoma

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Graham Parker, Pete Yorn, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who have contributed tracks to "Light of Day: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen." The two-disc covers collection w Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Graham Parker, Pete Yorn, and Billy Bragg are among the…

  14. CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Skater boys weren't anywhere near the stateside debut of Avril Lavigne's Try to Shut Me Up tour April 15 at the CSU Convocation Center. Skater boys weren't anywhere near the stateside debut of Avril Lavigne's Try to Shut Me Up tour April 15 at the CSU Convocation Center.…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using his name again. The singer says the reason for switching back is because his publishing contract with Warner/Chappe 2000 - The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300…

  17. 6Twenty

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An ode to nightlife and slackerdom, the D4's major-label U.S. debut is pure, simple rock candy. An ode to nightlife and slackerdom, the D4's major-label U.S. debut is pure, simple rock candy. No new ground is broken with the band's garage punk flavor, but the vibrant guitar…

  18. White Stripes' 'Elephant' Trounces U.K. Chart

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes' much-heralded new album "Elephant" (XL Recordings) stampeded the U.K. chart yesterday (April 6), going straight to No. 1, while "Make Luv" by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham (Posit The White Stripes' much-heralded new album "Elephant"…

  19. Mayer Flies With Crows For Summer Tour

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, recent Grammy winner John Mayer and the Counting Crows will link up to hit the road on a co-headlining U.S. tour this summer. As tipped here last month , recent Grammy winner John Mayer and the Counting Crows will link up to hit the road on a co-headlining U.S. tour…

  20. Gates, Jones Retain Hold On U.K. Charts

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Gareth Gates and Norah Jones retained the No. 1 slots on the new U.K. singles and album charts respectively, published yesterday (March 22). Gates' "Spirit in the Sky" charity single for Comic Relief Gareth Gates and Norah Jones retained the No. 1 slots on the new U.K. singles…

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