1. Judge Calls Jackson Prosecutor To Testify

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's prosecutor was ordered today (July 9) to testify at an upcoming hearing about how much he knew of the relationship between Jackson's former attorney and a private investigator before Michael Jackson's prosecutor was ordered today (July 9) to testify at an…

  2. Swiss Drop Marilyn Manson Inquiry

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson, launched after a religious group complained about his stage act. The Zurich district prosecutor's office said yes Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson,…

  3. Charges Against Jackson May Come This Week

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nearly a month after his arrest, Michael Jackson could be charged this week in a child molestation case in which legal experts say prosecutors will need strong physical evidence to overcome questions Nearly a month after his arrest, Michael Jackson could be charged this week in a child…

  4. Documents Reveal Grim Spector Case Details

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Authorities responding to a 911 call at the home of record producer Phil Spector in February found a blood-spattered gun, broken teeth and the body of an actress who had been shot in the mouth, accord Authorities responding to a 911 call at the California home of record producer Phil Spector…

  5. Quannum Acts Plan Spring Tour, LP Bonanza

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nearly every artist on the roster of acclaimed hip-hop label Quannum Projects has signed on for an April North American tour, Billboard.com has learned. Nearly every artist on the roster of acclaimed hip-hop label Quannum Projects has signed on for an April North American tour, Billboard.com…

  6. Police Search Michael Jackson's Ranch

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Investigators armed with a search warrant swarmed Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch today (Nov. 18). Authorities from the Santa Barbara (Ca.) County sheriff's and district attorney's offices served a Investigators armed with a search warrant swarmed Michael Jackson's…

  7. Rapper Tray Deee Arrested In California

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper Tray Deee, a member of the hip-hop group Tha Eastsidaz, was in Long Beach, Calif., police custody Saturday after being arrested for allegedly shooting at people outside of a business. Rapper Tray Deee, a member of the hip-hop group Tha Eastsidaz, was in Long Beach, Calif., police…

  8. The Tangled Web

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Digital Sales & Yesology. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS: Digital tracks are outselling physical singles by a growing margin, a sign that consumers are increasingly embracing the brave new world of Internet downloading…

  9. Hard

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with the uptempo anthem "Where the Party At." Back for its fourth album—and first without the So So Def moniker &#x The last time out, this soulful quartet hooked up with Nelly and nabbed a hit with…

  10. Man Ordered To Stay Away From Spears

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Santa Monica, Calif., judge ordered a Japanese businessman to stay away from Britney Spears, ruling yesterday (Oct. 7) he was "was abnormally obsessed and fixated with Spears." A Santa Monica, Calif., judge ordered a Japanese businessman to stay away from Britney Spears, ruling…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs their hit "Little Goodbyes." 1999 - Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time." He dedicates his award to his "dear late friend Timothy White." 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time…

  13. Mike Gordon Cleared Of Child Endangerment

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Charges of child endangerment and trespassing were dismissed today (Sept. 19) against Phish bassist Mike Gordon, a spokesperson for the Nassau County (N.Y.) District Court tells Billboard.com. Charges of child endangerment and trespassing were dismissed today (Sept. 19) against Phish bassist…

  14. Prosecutor Says C-Murder Shot La. Teen

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A teen killed in a nightclub shooting was a devoted fan of the rapper charged in his slaying, according to the prosecutor in the murder trial of C-Murder (real name: Corey Miller). A teen killed in a nightclub shooting was a devoted fan of the rapper charged in his slaying, according to the…

  15. RIAA, ISPs Debate Over Subpoena Process

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the constitutionality of the Recording Industry Association of America's ... Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the…

  16. Jury Selection Opens In C-Murder Trial

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jury selection begins today (Sept. 8) in C-Murder's second-degree murder trial in Gretna, La. Jury selection begins today (Sept. 8) in C-Murder's second-degree murder trial in Gretna, La. The charges against the rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, stem from the shooting death…

  17. Rappers Get New Trial In Contract Dispute

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two rap artists who were ordered to pay a concert promoter $146,500 in a breach-of-contract case have been granted a new trial. The Kentucky Court of Appeals on Friday vacated the judgment against Mau Two rap artists who were ordered to pay a concert promoter $146,500 in a breach-of-contract…

  18. Beanie Sigel Cleared To Attend Treatment

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment program for substance abuse and anger management while awaiting his federal drug and weapons trial, a federal judge ruled. Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment program for substance abuse and anger…

  19. Hot Product

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige 'Life' And Times Mary J. Blige is jubilant, and it is evident on her sunny new Geffen album, "Love & Life." "This album is a celebration of life," says the R&B singer, whose previous sets often have been steeped in pain and heartbreak. "…

  20. Midnight

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Diane Schuur has teamed with composer Barry Manilow and his co-writer Eddie Arkin for this, her third album for Concord. Vocalist Diane Schuur has teamed with composer Barry Manilow and his co-writer Eddie Arkin for this, her third album for Concord. "Midnight" is very well…

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