1. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 2. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 3. The Soul Sessions (EP), Joss Stone 4. Long Black Train , Josh Turner 5. Subject , Dwele Issue date: Nov. 22, 2003 News Joss Stone , Josh Turner , Dwele …

  2. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 2000 - Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 1999 - Doug Sahm, the rock guitarist known as "Sir Doug," dies in Taos, N.M. He is 58. Although he only had one big hit, "…

  3. Billboard Bits: 'Committed,' Duff, 'King of the Hill'

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Committed,' Duff, 'King of the Hill' Time-Life will on Jan. 27 release "Committed 2 Rock," a compilation with tracks from a host of today's most popular modern rock, alternative and inspirational rock acts, in the style of the "NOW That's…

  4. Gabriel, Islam Join Mandela AIDS Concert

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson Mandela. Peter Gabriel and Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) have joined the lineup for the 46664 AIDS awareness concert organized by Nelson…

  5. Vandross, 50 Cent Honored With Two AMAs

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of two American Music Awards (AMAs) each tonight (Nov. 16). Neither was on hand at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium to Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of…

  6. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 17-23, 2003. The Britney Spears train continues to roll this week with a slew of appearances on Monday, the day before the U.S. release of her latest Jive album "In the Zone." Things will kick off with ABC&…

  7. Britney Sexes Up The Music

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. If you can believe it, Britney Spears would like people to focus on her music, not her midriff. But seeing is believing, and since the debut of her music video "I'm a Slave 4 U" two years ago, fans have seen Spears take an…

  8. Tunes On TV

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 17-23, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 17 "VH1 Classic in Concert," VH1 Classic Featured Artist: U2 (Excerpted from the DVD "U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Ireland") "Total Request Live," MTV…

  9. Sting World Tour To Kick Off In January

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting's Sacred Love Tour will begin Jan. 23 at the Knight Center in Miami, Billboard Bulletin has learned. The first leg of the tour will encompass approximately 35 shows in North America. They will b Sting's Sacred Love Tour will begin Jan. 23 at the Knight Center in Miami,…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Tori Amos releases "Tori Amos: The Complete Collection: 1992-1998," a compilation of her videos. The collection contains 16 clips from the artist's four solo albums. Included are classic 1998 - Tori Amos releases "Tori Amos: The Complete…

  11. Hot Product

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Al Green 'Stop' Calling Me Shirley It may have taken 27 years for Al Green and mentor/producer Willie Mitchell to reunite for a bold new secular album, but now that they're in the groove, it seems there's no stopping a good thing. Of the new "I Can't Stop,"…

  12. Hot Product

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A self-titled Geffen album from pop/punk trio Blink-182, led by "Feeling This," which is No. 3 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. A new album from country star Reba McEntire, "Room To Breathe"…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts "Se Seco el Arroyito" (the…

  14. HOT CHRISTIAN SINGLES & TRACKS

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/christiantracks.jsp 1. Word Of God Speak , MercyMe 2. You Are My King (Amazing Love) , Newsboys 3. If We Are The Body , Casting Crowns 4. Pray , Darlene Zschech 5. New Day , Avalon Issue date: Nov. 22, 2003 News Darlene Zschech …

  15. In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Compiling "In Time" must have been an arduous task. The single-disc set attempts to collect R.E.M. Compiling "In Time" must have been an arduous task. The single-disc set attempts to collect R.E.M.'s greatest hits from the past 16 years with Warner Bros., which…

  16. Streetcore

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Quite a testament. Singer/guitarist Strummer finished this moving, exciting album before his sudden death in late 2002. Quite a testament. Singer/guitarist Strummer finished this moving, exciting album before his sudden death in late 2002. It may be the most satisfying and powerful of the…

  17. Chutes Too Narrow

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST While no one would ever mistake the two bands, the Shins evoke early-day R.E.M. While no one would ever mistake the two bands, the Shins evoke early-day R.E.M. The similarity is not so much in the sound—although both have an affinity for jangly pop music—as it is in the approach. Consider it…

  18. Melodica

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norwegian duo Frost unveils languid emotional electro-pop vistas on its spacious and lush debut "Melodica." Comprising vocalist Aggie Peterson and producer/programmer Per Martinsen, Frost's songs conj Norwegian duo Frost unveils languid emotional electro-pop vistas on its…

  19. God of Many Chances

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keen has long been one of contemporary Christian music's most compelling voices. From her days as part of the award-winning group First Call to her recent solo efforts, Keen has always been a study in Keen has long been one of contemporary Christian music's most compelling voices.…

  20. No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Looking back on the punk explosion of the 1970s, it is remarkable just how many great bands there were. Looking back on the punk explosion of the 1970s, it is remarkable just how many great bands there were. But perhaps more impressive is the enormous range of styles played by the dozens of…

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