1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Pink Floyd, Linkin Park, and 50 Cent. BOTH SIDES OF THE 'MOON': A casual glance at Billboard's Top Pop Catalog chart this week might cause a double-take: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" (Capitol) enters at No…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwali-influenced "Get Busy." Diwali…

  3. Linkin Park's 'Meteora' Crashes Chart At No. 1

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park's "Meteora" makes a crater-like impact on The Billboard 200, crashing onto the chart at No. 1. The Warner Bros. set sold 810,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the thi Linkin Park's "Meteora" makes a crater-like impact on The…

  4. Stars On 'Peace' Set For War Child Charity

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, Avril Lavigne, David Bowie, and Celine Dion are among the performers contributing material to a new album, "Peace Songs," that will benefit a Canadian charity for children who are vict Paul McCartney, Avril Lavigne, David Bowie, and Celine Dion are among the…

  5. Linkin Park, Room 5 Crash Into U.K. Charts

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park's "Meteora" (Warner Bros.) powered straight to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (March 30) to become the band's first chart-topping success in the territory. Britain also has a new Linkin Park's "Meteora" (Warner Bros.) powered straight to…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an accident she suffered at her home the previous November. She is 93. 2002 - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an…

  7. One Heart

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST This is the album that Celine Dion should have offered upon emerging from her extended recording hiatus last year. This is the album that Celine Dion should have offered upon emerging from her extended recording hiatus last year. The relaxed, almost unassuming One Heart offers a well-measured…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet, dies at the age of 80. Lewis, who also worked as a solo performer and recording artist, led the quarte 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  9. Poll: Celebrities Welcome To Express Opinions

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Celebrities should continue to express their opinions on world events, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. Of 9,082 voters, 61% had no problem with musicians, actors, and other publi Celebrities should continue to express their opinions on world events, according to a…

  10. Flu Warnings Causes Stones, Williams To Cancel HK Shows

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones and veteran crooner Andy Williams have canceled planned concerts in Hong Kong due to the lethal outbreak of a mystery illness known as severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. The Rolling Stones and veteran crooner Andy Williams have canceled planned concerts in Hong…

  11. Dion's 'New Day' Opens In Las Vegas

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST "What you see is real. I am really that high," Dion said happily after flying to the rafters in the premier performance. Celine Dion opened a three-year gig in the new $95 million Colosseum theater last night (March 25) at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace, literally flying as she…

  12. HOT PRODUCT

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from Celine Dion, Linkin Park, Ringo Starr, Brian McKnight, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Ringo Starr , Brian McKnight , Celine Dion …

  13. Hot Product

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion My 'Heart' To Yours There's a new driving force in Celine Dion's career. Her $10 million contract to become the face and vocal signature of DaimlerChrysler has prompted a new album, "One Heart," just a year after her high-profile return from a two…

  14. Week Of March 24-30

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music related TV highlights for the week of March 24-30, 2003. If you like superstar divas and big, lavish productions (and really, who doesn't?), then we've got something very special in store. Along with a new album ("One Heart," Epic), this week will see the opening of…

  15. Tunes On TV

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 24-30, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 24 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Ringo Starr (also scheduled: Jon Stewart co-hosts). "VH1 All Access: Rock Bodies II,…

  16. Celine 'Heart' Opens On 'A New Day'

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's a new driving force in Celine Dion's career. Her $10 million contract to become the face and vocal signature of DaimlerChrysler has prompted a new album, "One Heart," just a year after her high-profile return from a…

  17. South By Southwest Diary: Day Three

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com Senior Editor Barry A. Jeckell reports in from the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, taking in sets from the Black Keys, the D4, the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Playe Austin, Texas' annual South By Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference…

  18. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 17 " Punk'd," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake. "VH1 All-Access: Rock's Rich List," VH1 Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Ice-T…

  19. Couple Indicted In Celine-Related Extortion Case

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST A California woman and her husband have been indicted on extortion, conspiracy, and bribery charges after claiming that Celine Dion's husband/manager Rene Angelil raped the woman in a Las Vegas Strip A California woman and her husband have been indicted on extortion, conspiracy, and…

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers questions on airplay-only singles, Celine Dion, new chart policies, and A Flock Of Seagulls. 'TORN' APART Hi Fred, I'd like to comment on a letter in your column concerning Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and the change of chart policy of The…

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