1. B.B. King Album 'Reflects' On Range Of Standards

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT B.B. King's next album, "Reflections," will find the veteran artist exploring jazz, pop, and even country standards, as well as his trademark blues. Due June 10 via MCA, the set finds King performing B.B. King's next album, "Reflections," will find the veteran…

  2. Breaking & Entering

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard's charts. This week: The Black Keys, Kathleen Edwards, Finch, and Liam Lynch. Welcome to Breaking & Entering, a weekly column launched with the redesign of Billboard.com. Each Wednesday, we'll take a look at…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 2002 - Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 1999 - Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, Rhett Akins,…

  4. Jardine Sued Again Over Beach Boys Name

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Brother Records Inc. yesterday (April 21) sued former Beach Boys singer/guitarist Al Jardine for using the band's name when he tours. Brother Records Inc. yesterday (April 21) sued former Beach Boys singer/guitarist Al Jardine for using the band's name when he tours. The 9th U.S.…

  5. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "American Life," is released. In the…

  6. 17TunesOnTV

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 21-27, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 21 "Britney & Justin: Love Chain," E! Featured Artists: Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake. "VH1 All Access: Outrageous Transformations,"…

  7. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna 'American' Mind Unlike her two most recent collections, "Music" and "Ray of Light," the lyrical content of Madonna's "American Life" relies less on spiritual introspection and more on woman-in-the-mirror confrontation. Here, the artist…

  8. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Joe Ely, Chantal Kreviazuk

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Radiohead eBay ticket auction, a new Joe Ely album, and a new Chantal Kreviazuk album and tour. A charity auction for two front-row tickets to a June Radiohead concert at New York's Beacon Theatre has been removed from online auction site eBay. A spokesperson for beneficiary…

  9. Chart Beat Chat

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 50 Cent, Cher, coincidences, charity singles and albums, the Eagles, Celine Dion, and Madonna with readers. 50 CENT'S WORTH Fred, Quick question: Will 50 Cent's new DVD/CD combo get to chart on The Billboard 200? Just wondering if it would be treated as a…

  10. Jury Clears Tommy Lee In Boy's Drowning

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility in the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool, rejecting a $10 million wrongful death claim by t A Santa Monica, Calif., jury yesterday (April 17) cleared rocker Tommy Lee of responsibility…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted into the Hall of Honor at his old high school. Bryan is a 1980 graduate of John P. Stevens High School in Edison 2002 - Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted…

  12. Red Star Shines On 'Def Jamaica'

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The third album in the Red Star Sounds series, released through the non-profit Heineken Music Initiative in a joint venture with Island Def Jam Music Group, is due in August. The album, to be titled " The third album in the Red Star Sounds series, released through the non-profit Heineken…

  13. Godsmack Takes 'Faceless' Straight To No. 1

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "Faceless," and leads the charge of seven top-20 entries on the album chart. The Universal album sold 269,000 copies in the U.S., accordi Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "…

  14. 16ask

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, Amber, and Bon Jovi. IT TAKES TWO... 'IDOLS' Dear Keith, I am from Scotland and wonder if you could help. My wife would like a video or CD of a love song duet sung by Kelly Clarkston and Justin…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra. 2001 - 63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String…

  16. Courtney Love In Label Talks

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other companies, according to Dave Lory, who has signed her for personal management in partnership with David Leach, his Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other…

  17. Two Shot At Virginia Hip-Hop Festival

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two people suffered gunshot wounds at the BET College Hip-Hop Fest at the Paramount's Kings Dominion in Doswell, Va., on Saturday. A man in being held in connection with the shooting. Two people suffered gunshot wounds at the BET College Hip-Hop Fest at the Paramount's Kings…

  18. Hot Product

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson 'Idol' Chatter Kelly Clarkson gets a hand from a host of high-profile songwriters and producers on her debut album, "Thankful," due this week from RCA. The "American Idol" queen is joined by fellow former competitor Tamyra Gray on "You Thought…

  19. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  20. boomkatalog.one

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog. It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog.one, the brother…

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