1. Linkin Park's 'Meteora' Has Lasting Chart Impact

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, acc Linkin Park's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on…

  2. Billboard Bits: George Strait, Widespread Panic, Bogguss

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on George Strait, Widespread Panic, Bogguss George Strait is the latest artist to be added to the performance slate for the 38th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. He will also be honored with a Special Achievement Award during the event, acknowledging his impressive string of…

  3. Heart Comes 'Alive' On New Disc

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A two-disc live document of the final show of Heart's 2002 Summer of Love tour, a hometown gig at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, will be released as "Live in Seattle" in CD and SACD formats June 10 via A two-disc live document of the final show of Heart's 2002 Summer of…

  4. Musicians Get A Closeup At Tribeca Film Fest

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z, the Ramones, Dave Matthews, and Eric Clapton are among the stars of movies set for the second annual Tribeca Film Festival, which will take place May 3-11 in the downtown New York neighborhood. Jay-Z, the Ramones, Dave Matthews, and Eric Clapton are among the stars of movies set for…

  5. BREAKING & ENTERING

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard's charts. This week: Idlewild, Kem, Cradle Of Filth, and Pepe Aguilar. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Cradle Of Filth , Pepe Aguilar …

  6. Breaking & Entering

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at some of the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Idlewild, Kem, Cradle Of Filth, and Pepe Aguilar. Welcome to Breaking & Entering, a weekly column launched with the redesign of Billboard.com. Each Wednesday, we'll…

  7. Paganini's Violin Inspires Regina Carter's 'Dream'

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There is a good reason why Regina Carter is pictured inside her latest release holding a violin, flanked by two somber, uniformed guards. The Guarneri violin, dubbed "Il Cannaone" or "The Cannon," dates to the 1700s and was…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Musician, composer and instrument maker Juno Lewis dies at the age of 70 of complications from a stroke. Lewis was best known for his "Kulu Se Mama" composition on one of jazz saxophonis 2002 - Musician, composer and instrument maker Juno Lewis dies at the…

  9. U.K. Publisher Sues Dre, Eminem Over Sample

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury trial against Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young), Eminem (Marshall Mathers), Interscope Records, and Universal A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury…

  10. Madonna Takes 'Life' In Front Of The Cameras

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is set for a TV blitz the week of April 21 to promote her new Maverick/Warner Bros. album, "American Life," due April 22 in North American and a day earlier internationally. On April 22, the s Madonna is set for a TV blitz the week of April 21 to promote her new Maverick…

  11. Sibling Mannings Team Up In Boomkat

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Sibling acts and pop music have often gone hand in hand. DreamWorks recording act Boomkat looks to put its own spin on that tried-and-true formula with its debut, "boomkatalog.one." Due April 8, it is a collection of hip-hop-inspired…

  12. Toby Keith Is 'Flameworthy' Three Times Over

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith's three wins topped the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards, held last night at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville. His "Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry Amer Toby Keith's three wins topped the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards,…

  13. Interscope Gets On Board With 50 Cent's Label

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Interscope has entered into a deal with rapper 50 Cent's G-Unit Records. 50 Cent will sign and develop artists for release via G-Unit, the first of which will come from the rap trio of the same name, Interscope has entered into a deal with rapper 50 Cent's G-Unit Records. 50 Cent…

  14. CMT 2003 Flameworthy Music Video Awards Winners

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2003 CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards, handed out April 7 in Nashville. Here is the list of winners of the 2003 CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards, handed out April 7 in Nashville: FLAMEWORTHY VIDEO OF THE YEAR Toby Keith, "Courtesy Of The Red, White, & Blue (The…

  15. HOT RAP TRACKS

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. In Da Club , 50 Cent 2. Get Busy , Sean Paul 3. Beautiful , Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell & Uncle Charlie Wilson 4. Excuse Me Miss , Jay-Z 5. I Know What You Want , Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey Featuring The Flipmode Squad News Jay-Z , Snoop Dogg , Sean…

  16. The Tangled Web

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Column detailing some of the Web's most intriguing music-related happenings and destinations. This week: The fan/band interaction of New Found Glory and Linkin Park, Protest Records, and Tori Amos' on Welcome to The Tangled Web, a weekly column launching with the redesign of…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  18. Billboard Bits: Kiss, Angie Stone; Boz Scaggs

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Kiss, Angie Stone, Boz Scaggs Kiss will close the KIIS-FM Wango Tango set for Pasadena's Rose Bowl on May 17. According to the concert's offical Web site , the lineup will also include Nelly, Christina Aguilera, Santana, Michelle Branch, and Craig David with special guests…

  19. Smithereens Frontman Launches Subscription Service

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT the Smithereens, has founded Patrons & Artists Together, a boutique entertainment partnership meant to fund his recording and touring projects and reward participants with a unique music experienc New Jersey-based artist Pat DiNizio, lead singer/songwriter of the Smithereens, has founded…

  20. Rhino Vinyl To Revive Classic Format

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will launch Rhino Vinyl, "an imprint dedicated to making classic recordings available again in the format of their original release," April 22 with three reissued Grateful Dead titles. L Rhino Records will launch Rhino Vinyl, "an imprint dedicated to making…

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