1. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2001 -…

  3. Manson's Kansas City Show Cut Short

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police were called out to control a crowd of concertgoers unhappy after Marilyn Manson ended his Kansas City, Mo., show early when fans pushed down a barrier. Police were called out to control a crowd of concertgoers unhappy after Marilyn Manson ended his Kansas City, Mo., show early when…

  4. Weiland Ordered To Live-In Drug Programs

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Scott Weiland was ordered yesterday (Oct. 30) in Pasadena, Calif., to report to a live-in detox program followed by six months in a residential drug rehab center. The court order followed the Stone Te Scott Weiland was ordered yesterday (Oct. 30) in Pasadena, Calif., to report to a live-in…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state…

  6. Hard

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with the uptempo anthem "Where the Party At." Back for its fourth album—and first without the So So Def moniker &#x The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with…

  7. Judge Warns Weiland To Stay Off Drugs

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Pasadena, Calif., judge yesterday (Oct. 20) allowed former Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland to remain free while he tries to kick a persistent drug habit, but warned him that could chan A Pasadena, Calif., judge yesterday (Oct. 20) allowed former Stone Temple Pilots lead singer…

  8. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pop singer Mandy Moore's "Coverage" (Epic), featuring her renditions of songs popularized by XTC, Joe Jackson, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. The sophomore album from indie rock act the Shins, "Chutes Too…

  9. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  10. Billboard Bits: Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky Although Jack Black is riding high on the success of his new film " School of Rock ," which was No. 1 in its first week in U.S. theaters, he says there are two roles he's really coveting. Black tells Billboard he'd love to play the…

  11. Compilation Celebrates Big Star's 'Story'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have wondered about the show's theme and the music used to underline dramatic moments. In a program that seems to get most things right, period-wise, wh Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have…

  12. Former Kiss Guitarist Kulick Shot

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Kiss Guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot in the leg when a man opened fire outside a West Hollywood, Calif., nightclub early today (Oct. 16), police said. Former Kiss Guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot in the leg when a man opened fire outside a West Hollywood, Calif., nightclub early today …

  13. 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…

  14. Montreal Fans Riot After Canceled Show

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last night (Oct. 14). Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last…

  15. Indie Vets Team Up In Champions Of Sound

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split Lip drummer Charlie Walker have teamed up in Champions Of Sound. The New York group, rounded out by keyboardi Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split…

  16. Diana Ross DWI Trial Postponed Again

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Tucson, Ariz., drunken driving trial of singer Diana Ross has been postponed again. Originally set for Sept. 9 and then Dec. 9, the trial has now been moved to Jan. 14. The Tucson, Ariz., drunken driving trial of singer Diana Ross has been postponed again. Originally set for Sept. 9 and…

  17. Bowie Gets Back To 'Reality'

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of credibility, David Bowie was already an icon of rock music and pop culture by the time the '80s were half over. Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of…

  18. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _ roughly the equivalent to a Grammy in the U.S. Urban receives the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of sale 2001 - Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _…

  20. Great White Drummer In Three-Car Wreck

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The drummer for Great White, the rock band associated with a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire, was involved in a three-vehicle accident a few hours before a concert Saturday in Allentown, Pa The drummer for Great White, the rock band associated with a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire, was…

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