1. Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. The British band is…

  2. Beth Hart Looks To The 'Light'

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Beth Hart feels like she has returned from the dead. "I've been in some dark, dark places, man. I was so terrified of becoming successful -- that people would see who I thought I was, as not good enough or strong enough," she says.…

  3. DMX Proves 'Grand Champ' On Album Chart

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in the history of The Billboard 200 to reach No. 1 with his first five albums. The rapper's latest Def Jam set, "Grand Cham With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in…

  4. Dido's New Lease On 'Life'

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Dido Armstrong's breathless journey is reflected in the title of her much-awaited new album, "Life for Rent" (Arista/BMG). She has gone from hopeful singer/songwriter to budding superstar, thanks to worldwide sales of 12 million…

  5. Bon Jovi Members Take Stake In AFL Team

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jon Bon Jovi is bringing arena rock to arena football. Just don't expect him to perform during games. Bon Jovi will be co-owner of the Philadelphia Soul, an expansion Arena Football League team that w Jon Bon Jovi is bringing arena rock to arena football. Just don't expect him to…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  7. Billboard Bits: EMI/WMG, Liza/VH1, 'Headbanger's Ball'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on EMI/WMG, Liza/VH1, 'Headbanger's Ball' EMI Group plc this morning (Sept. 22) confirmed it has begun talks on a merger with Warner Music Group (WMG). In a brief statement issued to the London stock exchange, EMI acknowledged it had entered non-exclusive discussions with…

  8. Cher Special Nabs Three Emmys

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Cher - The Farewell Tour," an NBC special that has aired twice in the past six months, won three Emmy Awards last night (Sept. 21) in Los Angeles. Only the outstanding variety, music or comedy specia "Cher - The Farewell Tour," an NBC special that has aired twice in the…

  9. Darkness, Black Eyed Peas Lead U.K. Charts

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week of many high-profile new entries on the U.K. singles and album charts, Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness nevertheless maintained their No. 1 spots. The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Merc In a week of many high-profile new entries on the U.K. singles and album…

  10. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

  11. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time." He dedicates his award to his "dear late friend Timothy White." 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time…

  13. Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Music From the Film "Young Adam"

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead Us Not Into Temptation" is the album realization of David Byrne's score to David Mackenzie's film "Young Adam" (starring Ewan McGregor and Til Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead…

  14. Blemish

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter and ex-Japan frontman David Sylvian returns with his first collection of new material since "Dead Bees on a Cake" (1999). Singer/songwriter and ex-Japan frontman David Sylvian returns with his first collection of new material since "Dead Bees on a Cake" …

  15. Sweethearts of the Rodeo

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Released in 1968, "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" was a landmark album for the Byrds and rock music as a whole. Released in 1968, "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" was a landmark album for the Byrds and rock music as a whole. Underappreciated at the time, it has since been hailed for…

  16. Reality

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. And, based on "Reality" (which comes fairly quickly on the heels of last…

  17. Crunk King Lil Jon Readies CD/DVD

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. The DVD is a video diary of the Dirty South rap act's rise to popularity, while the audio…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Reba McEntire, older artists and the charts and ABBA with readers. FROM NASHVILLE WITH LOVE I was reading "Chart Beat Chat" and read the question posed to you about Reba McEntire's new single. With all respect, I must correct you. You said that her last…

  19. Australian Icon Slim Dusty Dies

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at the age of 76, after a two-year battle with cancer. His signature tune, 1957's "The Pub With No Beer," was a top-10 hit in t Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

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