1. Aiken, Studdard Albums Due On Same Day

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The sales showdown between "American Idol" singers Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard will continue with the release of their respective albums on the same day, Billboard.com has learned. According to the The sales showdown between "American Idol" singers Clay Aiken and Ruben…

  2. Despite 'Idols,' 50 Cent Still A Top-5 Presence

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping "American Idol" debuts from Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard may have knocked 50 Cent from his No. 1 perch on Billboard's Hot 100, yet the rapper still makes two appearances in the top-5. 5 Chart-topping "American Idol" debuts from Clay Aiken and Ruben…

  3. Studdard To Cameo In 'Scooby-Doo' Sequel

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard will appear as himself in next year's mystery-comedy "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed." "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard will appear as himself in next year's mystery-comedy "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters…

  4. Aiken, Studdard Storm Billboard Chart

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The top two "American Idol" contestants capture the top two spots on Billboard's Hot 100, as Clay Aiken's "This Is the Night" (RCA) debuts at No. 1 and Ruben Studdard's "Flying Without Wings" (J Recor The top two "American Idol"…

  5. 2003 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox. Below are the nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox.…

  6. Simon And Garfunkel Eyeing Reunion Tour?

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Preliminary plans are underway for a Simon and Garfunkel reunion tour for the fall, sources tell Billboard.com. The agents for Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are collaborating on "initial explorations" Preliminary plans are underway for a Simon and Garfunkel reunion tour for the fall,…

  7. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Lil' Kim, Jewel, Ashanti, Audioslave, Ruben Studdard, and Clay Aiken. 'STICK' UP: Lil' Kim has the biggest hit of her career where she is the lead artist. Her collaboration with Christina Aguilera, Mya, and Pink, a remake of…

  8. Chart Beat Chat

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: The singles market, chart performance of "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard and runner-up Clay Aiken, and the Eurovisio SINGLES MARKET Hello Fred, I am writing to you from Australia. I am an…

  9. CHART BEAT

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson's report includes Lil' Kim, Jewel, Ashanti, Audioslave, Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken, chart discussion, and his weekly trivia challenge. /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Clay Aiken , Fred Bronson , Ruben Studdard …

  10. 50 Cent 'Questions' Chart Reign

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT For a fourth straight week, 50 Cent's "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg reigns atop of Billboard's Hot 100. Even so, the single is starting to show signs of wear, and loses the No. 1 post on Billboar For a fourth straight week, 50 Cent's "21 Questions"…

  11. Poll: Fans Split On Embellished Marley Cuts

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sentiment is nearly split on plans by Bob Marley's family to make an album based on enhanced versions of recently unearthed raw recordings of the reggae legend, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 2 Sentiment is nearly split on plans by Bob Marley's family to make an album based…

  12. CHART BEAT

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson's report includes C.W. McCall, Toby Keith & Willie Nelson, Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken, chart discussion, and his weekly trivia challenge. /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Willie Nelson , Toby Keith , Clay Aiken , Fred Bronson , C.W. McCall , Ruben Studdard …

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of C.W. McCall, Toby Keith & Willie Nelson, "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken, and Metallica. BREAKER NEWS: In a week when Led Zeppelin, Willie Nelson, and Dobie Gray have No. 1s in Billboard, it shouldn't be a…

  14. Studdard, Aiken Singles To Go Head-To-Head

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard's debut single is released on the same day as that of runner-up Clay Aiken. Both are due Tuesday (June 10), Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol"…

  15. Mariah, TLC Highlight 'Zootopia'

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New York top-40 powerhouse WHTZ (Z100) celebrated its 20th birthday last night (June 1) at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., but it was Mariah Carey who was the belle of the ball. New York top-40 powerhouse WHTZ (Z100) celebrated its 20th birthday last night (June 1) at Giants Stadium…

  16. 'American Idol' Cleans Up For Fox

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The finale of "American Idol" gave Fox some Ruben Studdard-sized ratings on the last night of the 2002-03 season. The finale of "American Idol" gave Fox some Ruben Studdard-sized ratings on the last night of the 2002-03 season. Last Wednesday's "Idol" --…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Willie Nelson, Trapt, Ricky Martin, 50 Cent & Nate Dogg, and Eros Ramazzotti. FULL NELSON : Willie Nelson is in the top-40 of Billboard's Hot 100 for the first time since 1984. Nelson's duet with Julio Iglesias, "To All the Girls I…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Pop radio, Annie Lennox, and "American Idol." HOT STUFF, AND NOT Fred, You mentioned in a recent column that pop radio in America might be turning its back on Celine Dion. Could this be part of a…

  19. Studdard Wins Second 'American Idol'

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has been crowned the second "American Idol." The aspiring artist learned he was the victor of a public vote at the end of last night's (May 21) two-hour season finale of Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has been crowned the second "American Idol.…

  20. Manzarek: 21st Century Reunion Is One-Time Thing

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 36 years after the Doors' "Light My Fire" helped fuel the summer of love and 31 years after the band's enigmatic frontman Jim Morrison died a mysterious death in Paris, keyboardist Ray Manzarek Nearly 36 years after the Doors' "Light My Fire" helped…

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