1. Mos Def Dons Lab Coat For New Film

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper Mos Def has been tapped to star with Alan Rickman in "Something the Lord Made," an original movie for HBO about the true story of heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas, a whit Rapper Mos Def has been tapped to star with Alan Rickman in "Something the…

  2. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 2. Echoes , The Rapture 3. The Soul Sessions (EP) , Joss Stone 4. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 5. Kish Kash , Basement Jaxx Issue date: Nov. 8, 2003 News Joss Stone …

  3. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 albu 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "…

  4. Rock Magazine Creem To Publish Again

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST When Brian Bowe learned that Creem, a defunct rock magazine he'd read as a child, was making a comeback after 15 years, he sat down and wrote an E-mail to publisher Robert Matheu. When Brian Bowe learned that Creem, a defunct rock magazine he'd read as a child, was making a comeback…

  5. Concert DVDs Receive Regal Premieres

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Upcoming DVD releases from Coldplay and Linkin Park will receive big screen premieres across the U.S. "Coldplay Live 2003" will be screened tonight (Nov. 3), followed by "Linkin Park Live in Texas" on Upcoming DVD releases from Coldplay and Linkin Park will receive big…

  6. Iglesias Eyes Lucky 'Seven'

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Enrique Iglesias will release his next English album, "Seven," Nov. 25 via Interscope. The set is preceded by first single "Addicted," which was recently shipped to U.S. top 40 and adu Latin superstar Enrique Iglesias will release his next English album, …

  7. Tenacious D Going Hungry

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. In a…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 3-9, 2003. It's a big week for country music with Wednesday night's 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards as the centerpiece. As you would expect, it's a pretty massive affair, held at…

  9. THE NATIONAL

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A mere 30 seconds into the National's "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers" lead singer Matt Berninger already sounds spent. A mere 30 seconds into the National's "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers" lead singer Matt Berninger already sounds spent. The Brooklyn, N.Y., quintet&…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2001 -…

  11. Hot Product

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Toby Keith 'Shock' Jock Toby Keith likes to have a little fun, and if he can get a rise out of you while he's at it -- even better. With a cast of characters including a mischievous Jesus, a few stoned roadies and a disillusioned music critic, Keith's fourth DreamWorks…

  12. Hot Product

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from hard rock act P.O.D., "Payable on Death," featuring the single "Will You." Rapper Ja Rule's "Blood in My Eye" (Def Jam) Two releases from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams: the…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" are the big winners of the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards. 2001 - With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy…

  14. HOT CHRISTIAN SINGLES & TRACKS

    November 01, 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. You Get Me , Zoegirl 4. If We Are The Body , Casting Crowns 5. You Are So Good To Me , Third Day Issue date: Nov. 8, 2003 News …

  15. The Everlasting Blink

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love. U.K. duo Bent received considerable international attention in the dance/ electronic world for its 2000 debut album, "Programmed to Love."…

  16. Air Farina

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST DJ/producer Mark Farina is widely known for his hip-hop-skewed Mushroom Jazz compilation series and such house music collections as "San Francisco Sessions." For his debut artist album, Farina has cre DJ/producer Mark Farina is widely known for his hip-hop-skewed Mushroom Jazz…

  17. Long Black Train

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST An earnest South Carolinian with a resonant baritone expressive beyond his years, Josh Turner emerges on MCA with a solid collection of songs, many of them self-penned. An earnest South Carolinian with a resonant baritone expressive beyond his years, Josh Turner emerges on MCA with a solid…

  18. Remembering Patsy Cline

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Natalie Cole, for instance, takes the…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 2000 - Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 1999 - Mjuice.com lands an exclusive download of the new Third Eye Blind…

  20. Billboard Bits: Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Johnny Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs Kid Rock and Brooks & Dunn are the latest acts to join the lineup of the Johnny Cash tribute concert, set for Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. As previously reported , the event will be hosted by actor Tim Robbins…

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