1. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in For 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report…

  2. Marilyn Manson Faces Swiss Criminal Probe

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a formal complaint about his stage act. Zurich District Prosecutor Michael Scherrer said today (Dec. 2) that Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a…

  3. Billboard Bits: Charlatans, Brides Of Destruction, James Carter

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on the Charlatans UK, Brides Of Destruction and James Carter. The Charlatans U.K. are hard at work on their eighth album, which is being tentatively scheduled for a spring release. According to the band's official Web site , the final track listing for the as-yet-untitled record…

  4. Stereolab Peers At The 'Eclipse'

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Margerine Eclipse" is the follow-up to 2001's "Sound Dust," which debuted at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. Stereolab will release its next album, "Margerine Eclipse," Jan. 27 via Elektra. The set was preceded in October by the five-song EP …

  5. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  6. 50 Cent Tops BMA Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is a contender in si Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented…

  7. Artists Record For 'Little Kids Rock'

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto and others for sessions that will benefit the childre Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former…

  8. Young, Westlife Top U.K. Charts

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST While Irish pop quintet Westlife was trading its No. 1 spot on last week's U.K. singles chart for the top of the album tally yesterday (Nov. 30), former "Pop Idol" winner Will Young staked a claim for While Irish pop quintet Westlife was trading its No. 1 spot on last week'…

  9. 50 Cent Tops Billboard Awards Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is a contender in si Rapper 50 Cent leads the finalists for the 2003 Billboard Awards, which will be presented…

  10. Hot Product

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys Dear 'Diary' There's no blueprint to follow after selling 5.6 million copies of your debut album and winning five Grammy Awards -- all before the age of 21. But for Alicia Keys, whose cool, soulful 2001 landmark album, "Songs in A Minor," wowed the world,…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl. 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains…

  12. Stars Perform At Mandela's AIDS Concert

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bono, the Corrs, Beyoncé and other international stars answered Nelson Mandela's call to help fight the scourge of AIDS today (Nov. 29), putting on a musical extravaganza broadcast across the wor Bono, the Corrs, Beyoncé and other international stars answered Nelson Mandela's call…

  13. Logic Will Break Your Heart

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The debut from Montreal's answer to Interpol is a slick collection of Brit-style mope-rock, mixing influences ranging from Echo & the Bunnymen to Coldplay. The debut from Montreal's answer to Interpol is a slick collection of Brit-style mope-rock, mixing influences ranging from…

  14. My World

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST With just one album to her name (the multi-platinum "Let Go"), Avril Lavigne's first DVD is a comprehensive look at her (young) career. With just one album to her name (the multi-platinum "Let Go"), Avril Lavigne's first DVD is a comprehensive look at her (young)…

  15. Greatest

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Designed as a companion piece to Duran Duran's authoritative "Greatest" hits CD, released in 1998, this same-named two-DVD set includes the videos for all 19 songs featured on the album, plus loads of Designed as a companion piece to Duran Duran's authoritative "…

  16. The Black Album

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST After nine albums and 10 years in the game, one of the industry's most consistent MCs has decided to stop recording. After nine albums and 10 years in the game, one of the industry's most consistent MCs has decided to stop recording. Serving as Jay-Z's swan song, "The…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Following a battle with cancer that began in 1998, Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison dies from his ailment at the age of 58. 2001 - Following a battle with cancer that began in 1998, Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison dies from his ailment at the…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Cyndi Lauper, R. Kelly and Clay Aiken. LASTING QUALITY: Cyndi Lauper's return to the Epic Records fold gives her her highest-charting album in 14 years. "At Last" (Daylight/Epic), an album of cover versions, opens at No. 38,…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Michael Jackson, the Pet Shop Boys, Jennifer Paige and year-end No. 1s with readers. WHAT ARE THE CHANCES FOR 'CHANCE'? Fred, If Michael Jackson debuts at No. 1 with his new single, "One More Chance," will he have the longest-running span of No. 1…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Singer/guitarist Dave "Snaker" Ray dies of lung cancer at this Minneapolis home. He is 59. 2002 - Singer/guitarist Dave "Snaker" Ray dies of lung cancer at this Minneapolis home. He is 59. 2001 - Lyricist Kal Mann, who co-wrote classic hits like…

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