1. Clay Walker Establishes MS Foundation

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country artist Clay Walker is opening up about his personal battle against multiple sclerosis (MS) to help others living with the disease and to assist in finding a cure. Walker has founded the Band A Country artist Clay Walker is opening up about his personal battle against multiple…

  2. Backstage At The Grammys: News & Notes

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood Reporter staff took in the scene at the Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 23) in New York. Here's what they found out while backstag Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood…

  3. Norah Jones Sweeps Grammys

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she was nominated. Jones won the coveted best new artis Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards…

  4. 09TunesOnTV

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 24-March 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 24 "Direct Effect," MTV Featured Artists: TLC, 50 Cent. "VH1 All Access: Real-Life Groupies," VH1 Featured Artists: Unwritten Law. "…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Spice Girls lose a lawsuit filed against them by Italian motorcycle manufacturing company Aprilla SpA. The battle, in London's Hig Court, is over a sponsorship deal Aprilia claim is 2000 - The Spice Girls lose a lawsuit filed against them by Italian…

  6. For the Last Time—Live From the Astrodome

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST As the final performer at the Astrodome during the behemoth Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo last March, George Strait was the right man in the right place at the right time. As the final performer at the Astrodome during the behemoth Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo last March, George…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - English vocalist Ronnie Hilton, who scored 18 U…

  8. Dixie Chicks Slate North American Tour

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio will start the Top of the World tour in Greenville, S.C., and not let up through to an Aug. 4 finale in Nash The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio…

  9. James Taylor Sets North American Outing

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has set an itinerary for an extensive North American tour that encompasses a whopping 55 dates over the course of five months. The jaunt will kick off May 1 Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has set an itinerary for an extensive North…

  10. Country Veteran Johnny Paycheck Dies

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 hit song "Take This Job and Shove It," died Tuesday in his sleep in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 hit song "Take This…

  11. Timberlake/Aguilera Tour Dates Unveiled

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. As previously reported …

  12. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and undergoing surgery for tendon damage. Adkins ignores doctors' warnings to remain seated and walks around the stage so fa 1999 - Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and…

  13. 'Last Of The Mississippi Jukes' Soundtrack, DVD Due

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's documentary tribute to the Magnolia State's blues and juke joints, will be released on DVD next month via Sanctuary. Concurrent with the March "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's…

  14. Yorn Yearns To Tour

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will hit the road at the end of April in support of his forthcoming album "Day I Forgot," due April 15 via Columbia. The tour will kick off April 21 in San Francisco, playi Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will hit the road at the end of April in support of…

  15. Billboard Bits: Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy Lifehouse will hit the road March 15 on its first U.S. tour since the September release of its sophomore album, "Stanley Climbfall" (DreamWorks). The trek will also be the band's first with guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme, a former…

  16. Big Apple Personalities To 'Host' Grammys

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature a traditional celebrity host as in past years. Instead, the event will feature a gaggle of Gotham-associated personal Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature…

  17. Hot Product

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from R. Kelly, Cat Power, AC/DC, Ministry, and more. 'Factory' Showroom In the wake of several release date changes and amid the ongoing controversy over child pornography allegations, R&B superstar R. Kelly returns this week with his latest Jive album, …

  18. Massive Attack Takes Over U.K. Album Chart

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Massive Attack returned to the U.K. charts in style yesterday (Feb. 16) as its fourth album, "100th Window" (Virgin), became the group's second to debut at No. 1, repeating the feat of its 1998 predec Massive Attack returned to the U.K. charts in style yesterday (Feb. 16) as…

  19. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sammy Hagar, LL Cool J, Meat Loaf, Metallica,…

  20. Ready for Love

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs, produced by Waits—sees the veteran blues singer/guitarist in his most eclectic setting y The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs…

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