1. 50 Cent Sweeps World Music Awards

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper 50 Cent took home all five trophies for which he was nominated at the World Music Awards, held last night (Oct. 12) in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picked up three awards, while Norah Jone Rapper 50 Cent took home all five trophies for which he was nominated at the World Music…

  2. 2003 World Music Awards Winners

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. Below are the winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. World Awards: Best artist 2003: 50 Cent Best pop female artist: Norah Jones Best pop male artist: 50 Cent Best pop group: t.A.T.u. Best duo…

  3. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dolly Parton I Am 'Woman' The career of Dolly Parton will be celebrated in grand fashion this week with Sugar Hill's all-star, all female tribute album "Just Because I'm a Woman." The collection features Parton's songs recorded by the likes of Norah Jones,…

  4. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Atlantic's "Sessions@AOL" compilation, featuring live tracks from Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys and Jewel, among others. The fourth studio album from Scottish rock act Travis, "12…

  5. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 13-19, 2003. Like it or not, Clay Aiken is a hot property. It may not be you that loves the skinny Southern "American Idol" runner-up's smooth vocals, but it's an easy bet that someone you know…

  6. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fal 2002 - Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the…

  9. Comin' From Where I'm From

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having paid his dues for more than a decade, Anthony Hamilton is now ready for his close-up. The Charlotte, N.C. Having paid his dues for more than a decade, Anthony Hamilton is now ready for his close-up. The Charlotte, N.C., native's debut set serves as the perfect platform to…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union and Havana Caliente Records, allows Cuban dance band Los Van Van to perform at the James L. Knight 1999 - The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil…

  11. Billboard Bits: Strokes/Coldplay, Zucchero, Escovedo

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Bits: Strokes/Coldplay, Zucchero, Escovedo AOL Music's First View initiative today (Oct. 10) debuted new videos from the Strokes and Coldplay. The Strokes' "12:51" is the first single from the group's sophomore album, " Room on Fire ," due Oct. 28…

  12. Seal Gears Up For Fall Tour

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT English-bred Warner Bros. recording artist Seal has set a handful of U.S. tour dates for the remainder of 2003 in support of his latest effort, "Seal IV," which is No. 25 this week in its fourth week English-bred Warner Bros. recording artist Seal has set a handful of U.S. tour…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Sean Paul, the Youngbloodz, Van Halen, "and/or" chart credits, Gloria Estefan and Clay Aiken with readers. ONE PAUL WRITES ABOUT TWO PAULS Dear Fred, Thought I'd drop you a line again with another piece of trivia that I couldn't let pass, especially…

  14. Arista Collects Braxton's 'Ultimate' Hits

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B diva Toni Braxton will cap her decade-plus association with Arista on "Ultimate Toni Braxton," due Nov. 4. The 18-song set sports such smash R&B/pop hits as "Love Shoulda Brought You Home, R&B diva Toni Braxton will cap her decade-plus association with Arista on…

  15. Beyonce's 'Baby' Stays Strong On Charts

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce Knowles' "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul cruises to a third week in a row at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and a fourth on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The next three sp Beyonce Knowles' "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul cruises to a…

  16. STP Says 'Thanks' With Bonus DVD

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A special edition of Stone Temple Pilots' upcoming Atlantic best-of set, "Thank You," will include a DVD packed with three hours of videos, live performances and footage of the band shot by friends an A special edition of Stone Temple Pilots' upcoming Atlantic best-of set,…

  17. ASK BILLBOARD

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Answers To Your Questions About Rufus Wainwright, Phil Collins & More! /bb/ask/index.jsp News Phil Collins , Rufus Wainwright …

  18. Gary Allan Couldn't 'Care' Less About Chart Success

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Although he's from Orange County, Gary Allan isn't your typical blue-eyed surfer from Southern California. This wave rider has a top-5 single on the country charts, and instead of sunglasses, his eyes are frequently shaded by a well…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the B 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby…

  20. Billboard Bits: CMAs, Hip-Hop/Hoops, Descendents

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on CMAs, Hip-Hop/Hoops, Descendents Toby Keith, Martina McBride, George Strait and Shania Twain have been added to the performance lineup for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. They join previously announced duet performers Dolly Parton and Norah Jones and Alan…

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