1. This Day in Music

    July 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net," a charity doubles tennis match that kicks off the eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Cup. The even benefits MusiCares, the charity f 1999 - Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about the state of commercial singles, Lonestar, David Lee Roth and Dobie Gray. THE STATE OF THE SINGLE Fred, I read an article in the latest issue of Rolling Stone regarding the current state of the music industry. It stated that retailers are…

  3. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, The Matrix, Handy Awards

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen aids Asbury Park, N.J., The Matrix signs a recording contract and performances from the Handy Awards will be released on CD. Bruce Springsteen has extended his support of his adopted New Jersey hometown of Asbury Park through a pair of contests designed to draw visitors to…

  4. House Aims To Shoot Down FCC Media Caps

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The House of Representatives yesterday (July 23) overwhelmingly approved legislation that would prevent media companies from buying more TV stations, despite a veto threat from the president and again The House of Representatives yesterday (July 23) overwhelmingly approved legislation that…

  5. Velvet Revolver Hits The Studio

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The first release from Velvet Revolver, featuring Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of Suicidal Tendencies and former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, The first release from Velvet Revolver, featuring Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff…

  6. Billboard Bits: Farm Progress, Johnny Cash, Rock Boat

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Farm Progress, Johnny Cash, Rock Boat Brad Paisley and Montgomery Gentry will perform headlining concerts during the 50th anniversary Farm Progress Show. The September event near Henning, Ill., is presented by agricultural publishing company Farm Progress. 2003 marks the first time…

  7. Chicago Police Apologize To Ice Cube

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Chicago Police Department apologized yesterday (July 22) for issuing a community alert that described a man suspected in a series of sexual assaults as resembling hip-hop artist and actor Ice Cube The Chicago Police Department apologized yesterday (July 22) for issuing a community alert…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from 2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its…

  9. Billboard Bits: Velvet Revolver, Prince, Lyrics Born

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Velvet Revolver, Prince, Lyrics Born Velvet Revolver, the new band featuring Guns N' Roses vets Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of Suicidal Tendencies and former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, will likely release an EP in the coming months via…

  10. Sergio George Leads Latin Grammy Nominees

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With six nominations, Sergio George leads the pack for the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. Singer/songwriter Juanes and producer Gustavo Santaolalla follow with five nominations each for the event, With six nominations, Sergio George leads the pack for the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards…

  11. Bowie Steps Back Into 'Reality'

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next studio album, "Reality," Sept. 16 via ISO/Columbia. Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," the new set was co-produced by Bowie and As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next…

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

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 21-27, 2003. Among all of the acts that will be making the rounds on the late night shows this week, I'm most looking forward to a pair of appearances that Jane's Addiction will make. On Tuesday, the same…

  13. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

  14. HOT LATIN TRACKS

    July 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. Fotografia , Juanes Duet With Nelly Furtado 2. Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio , Marco Antonio Solis 3. Llorare Las Penas , David Bisbal 4. Mariposa Traicionera , Mana 5. Casi , Soraya Issue date: July 26, 2003 News David Bisbal , Marco Antonio Solís , Nelly…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Maze, Beyoncé, Lonestar and chart methodology with readers. 'FLYING' HIGH Dear Fred, Several months ago, Larry Dhooghe asked us to "consider the phenomenon of a song spending its entire top-10 life in its peak position"…

  16. Simmons Plans Birmingham Hip-Hop Summit

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rap impresario Russell Simmons will stage a Hip-Hop Summit Aug. 1-3 in Birmingham, Ala., the epicenter of the 1960s civil rights movement. The event will be held in conjunction with the 13th annual Bi Rap impresario Russell Simmons will stage a Hip-Hop Summit Aug. 1-3 in Birmingham, Ala., the…

  17. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  18. Rossdale Gets In The 'Game'

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale is following her lead by inking to star in Crusader Entertainment's "The Game of Their Lives." With Gwen Stefani poised to make her big-screen debut in Martin Scorsese's "Aviator," her husband, Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, is…

  19. Tunes On TV

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 14-20, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 14 "101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment," E! Featured Artists: David Crosby, Carmen Electra, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Jackson, George Michael, Milli Vanilli, Liza…

  20. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B pioneer Rosco Gordon dies after suffering a hear attack at his Queens, N.Y. home. He is 68. 2002 - R&B pioneer Rosco Gordon dies after suffering a hear attack at his Queens, N.Y. home. He is 68. 2001 - Herman Brood, one of Holland's best-known rock…

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