1. British Artist Matthew Jay Dies At 24

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay died Sept. 24 after falling from a seventh-story window in Nottingham, England, his label EMI confirmed today (Sept. 30). Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay died Sept. 24 after falling from a seventh-story window in Nottingham, England,…

  2. Black Eyed Peas, Muse Lead U.K. Charts

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas top the U.K. singles chart for a fourth week with "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Polydor). But there's a new No. 1 album, as "Absolution" (East West), the third studio set by U.K. ro The Black Eyed Peas top the U.K. singles chart for a fourth week…

  3. HOT PRODUCT

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Dido, Sting, the Chemical Brothers and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Dido …

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

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K. singles and album charts, unveiled yesterday (Sept. 14). The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Mercury) held off new singles fr Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K.…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Liz Phair, Stacie Orrico, Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett, Nelly, P. Diddy and 3 Doors Down. PHAIR GROUND: After almost nine years, Liz Phair has to give up her status as a one-hit wonder on Billboard's Hot 100. She was signed to Matador…

  6. Barenaked Ladies, Train To Rock Alcatraz

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Barenaked Ladies and Train are gearing up to perform on the infamous island of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. The Barenaked Ladies and Train are gearing up to perform on the infamous island of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. The Oct. 16 T-Mobile-sponsored concert will be open to…

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

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 18-24, 2003. How about that blackout for ya? Well, the power's back on and the TV's glowing again, so life is getting back to normal. Now settle into that easy chair and look to the box for some musical…

  8. Dido Hoists 'Flag' For Sophomore Disc

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. vocalist Dido will follow up her wildly successful debut album, "No Angel," with "Life for Rent," due Sept. 30 from Arista. The set will be preceded by the single "White Flag," which will debut S U.K. vocalist Dido will follow up her wildly successful debut…

  9. Mariposa

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mariposa is the first disc to arrive from new independent Or Music (racked by RED). Mariposa is the first disc to arrive from new independent Or Music (racked by RED). It's the second disc by San Francisco-based singer/songwriter Essence (the first being the little-heard Conception). At…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest Billboard chart achievements of Evanescence, Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3 Doors Down, the Dixie Chicks, and Mariah Carey, as well as notes on Massive Attack, t.A.T.u., a 'LIFE' GOES ON: Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart is one of the most male…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked after officials realize she isn't that new after all. The singer's song "Thank You" was made famous as the backin 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer…

  12. Tunes On TV

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 11-17, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 11 "TLC: Life in 3D," MTV Featured Artist: TLC. "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute To Johnny Cash," CMT Featured Artists: Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash,…

  13. Shaman

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST For most artists, following up a multi-Grammy Award-winning album like 1999's Supernatural would have been a creative nightmare. For most artists, following up a multi-Grammy Award-winning album like 1999's Supernatural would have been a creative nightmare. But 1996 Billboard…

  14. Santana Conjures No. 1 Debut

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santana's "Shaman" (Arista) debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week, ousting Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) after only one week in the top spot. For the Carlos Santana-led band, the feat mar Santana's "Shaman" (Arista) debuts at No. 1 on…

  15. Hot Product

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Santana, Foo Fighters, Chris Robinson, Kelly Rowland, and more. Yeah, 'Man' Carlos Santana faced a potentially tense scenario when he began assembling material for the follow-up to his monumentally successful 1999 Arista opus, "Supernatural." But…

  16. Santana's Aim: A Musical Union With Humanity

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Carlos Santana acknowledges that he faced a potentially tense scenario when he began assembling material for the follow-up to his monumentally successful 1999 opus, "Supernatural." But rather than succumb to the tension, the legendary…

  17. Top Acts Record Covers For NME 'War Child' Set

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis, Prodigy, Sugababes, Starsailor, and a host of mostly U.K. acts are banding together for weekly rock magazine New Musical Express' (NME) new album project to benefit the War Child charity. The " Oasis, Prodigy, Sugababes, Starsailor, and a host of mostly U.K. acts are banding…

  18. Santana Paints Rainbows On 'Shaman'

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The roster of guest artists on Santana's long-awaited "Shaman," due Oct. 22 via Arista, is an impressive one. Previously announced contributors include Ozomatli, Placido Domingo, and Michelle Branch, The roster of guest artists on Santana's long-awaited "Shaman,"…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports chart-based stories on Ray Charles, Vanessa Carlton & Billboard's AC chart, Ashanti, and "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. WE CAN'T STOP LOVING HIM: Ray Charles' "Mother" (E-Nate/Cross Over) returns to…

  20. U.K. Subscription Service To Offer 100,000 Tracks

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT HMV has unveiled plans to become the U.K.'s first major music retailer with an online subscription service, Billboard Bulletin reports. The company will offer what it claims is the largest official ca HMV has unveiled plans to become the U.K.'s first major music retailer with an…

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