1. This Day in Music

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in Nashville. He is 77. 2001 - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of…

  2. Ask Billboard

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Madonna, Cher and Clay Aiken. COMPARING DIVAS Hello, I was wondering how Whitney Houston's "Just Whitney" album compares in sales to Mariah Carey's "Glitter." Granted the both…

  3. Clarkson, Crow, Mellencamp Launch 'Fireworks'

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Beyonce Knowles and John Mellencamp will highlight NBC's annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular," to air July 4 at 9 p.m. ET. The show Musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Beyonce Knowles and…

  4. Mary Bono Eyes Top Spot At RIAA

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rep. Mary Bono (R-Calif.) has tossed her hat in the ring as a potential successor to Hilary Rosen as chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Rep. Mary Bono (R-Calif.) has tossed her hat in the ring as a potential successor to Hilary Rosen as chairman/CEO of the…

  5. Cher's 'Farewell' Tour Beats On

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With a new round of shows recently put on sale, Cher continues to extend her North American Living Proof - The Farewell Tour. The year-old trek now extends to the end of August, with more cities yet t With a new round of shows recently put on sale, Cher continues to extend her North American…

  6. Zeppelin Smashes Records As CD/DVDs Debut At No. 1

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin scores its first No. 1 album since 1979's "In Through the Out Door" this week with the three-CD live set "How the West Was Won." The Atlantic collection sold 154,000 copies in the U.S., a Led Zeppelin scores its first No. 1 album since 1979's "…

  7. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 2. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 3. Live Phish 18: 5.7.94, The Bomb Factory, Dallas, Texas , Phish 4. Live Phish 17: 07.15.98, Portland Meadows, Portland, Oregon , Phish 5. Live Phish 19: 7.12.91, Colonial Theatre, Keene, New Hampshire…

  8. Staind, Deftones Rock Billboard Album Chart

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New releases from Staind and the Deftones top The Billboard 200 this week, extending the reign of rock on the album chart. Staind's "14 Shades of Gray" (Flip/Elektra) sold 221,000 copies in the U.S., New releases from Staind and the Deftones top The Billboard 200 this week,…

  9. Marilyn Manson Posts 'Grotesque' At No. 1

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson's "The Golden Age of Grotesque" gives the theatrical rocker the second No. 1 album of his career. One of four albums to debut inside the top-20, the Interscope release sold 118,000 copi Marilyn Manson's "The Golden Age of Grotesque" gives the…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You 2001 - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian…

  11. Tunes On TV

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 19-25, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 19 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jermaine Jackson (also scheduled: Cybill Shepherd, Mario Cantone). "100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival," VH1…

  12. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Body Kiss , The Isley Brothers 2. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 3. On And On , Jack Johnson 4. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 5. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent News Jack Johnson , Norah Jones …

  13. 'Shout' It Out: Isley Bros. Return To No. 1

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in nearly 30 years. The DreamWorks set sold slightly more than 150,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week at r The Isley Brothers' "Body Kiss" gives the pair its first No. 1…

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing music-related television for the week of May 12-18, 2003. Now, what high school boy wouldn't want Whitney Houston to accompany him to the prom? One lucky kid on Fox's "Boston Public" will get the chance on this Monday's episode of the show. Unfortunately,…

  15. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

  16. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Get Rich or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. American Idol Season 2: All Time Classic Love Songs , American Idol Finalists 3. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson 4. The Very Best of Cher , Cher 5. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones News Norah Jones , Kelly Clarkson …

  17. 50 Cent Holds Off 'Idol' To Return To No. 1

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" moved enough to reclaim the No. 1 post for a sixth non-consecutive week on The Billboard 200. The tot In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent&…

  18. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 2. American Life , Madonna 3. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 4. Say You Will , Fleetwood Mac 5. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson News Norah Jones , Madonna , Kelly Clarkson …

  19. THE BILLBOARD 200

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. American Life , Madonna 2. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 3. Thankful , Kelly Clarkson 4. Meteora , Linkin Park 5. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher News Madonna , Kelly Clarkson …

  20. Madonna's 'Life' Easily Debuts At No. 1

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following a No. 1 debut in the U.K., Madonna's "American Life" opens on top of The Billboard 200. The Maverick/Warner Bros. album sold 241,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to Nielse Following a No. 1 debut in the U.K., Madonna's "American Life"…

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