1. Norah Jones Remains On Top

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' debut album, "Come Away With Me," benefits from a 5.5% sales gain and maintains its grip on the top of The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week. The Blue Note/Capitol set moved 114,00 Norah Jones' debut album, "Come Away With Me," benefits from a…

  2. Billboard Bits: Hip-Hop Festival, Adkins, Thorogood

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Hip-Hop Festival, Adkins, Thorogood Russell Simmons is organizing what he is dubbing the "Woodstock of hip-hop," to be staged in conjunction with the second Hip-Hop Summit. The Urban Hip-Hop Music Festival will be held April 12 at Atlanta's Turner Field and is expected…

  3. Billboard Bits: Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More Vocalist Anastacia was diagnosed last week with breast cancer after a biopsy in New York. "My doctor was insistent that I have a mammogram (during a routine check-up last week) even though it was not required," the singer said in a…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky,…

  5. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington, D.C., part of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect George W. Bush. Tritt supported B 2001 - Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington…

  7. Ultimate Yanni

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The new-age community has had its fair share of stars, most notably Kitaro, Andreas Vollenweider, and George Winston. The new-age community has had its fair share of stars, most notably Kitaro, Andreas Vollenweider, and George Winston. Yanni Chryssomallis, who debuted in 1984 with the album…

  8. Man Sentenced For Wrecking Elliott's Car

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST A man who wrecked a $300,000 sports car owned by Grammy-winning hip-hop star Missy Elliott was sentenced in Richmond, Va., to three years in jail for the late-night spin. "This is not a typical unauth A man who wrecked a $300,000 sports car owned by Grammy-winning hip-hop star Missy…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! Eminem's "Lose Yourself,"…

  10. Eminem Fends Off The 'Bump,' Remains No. 1

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a 12th-straight week, but B2K's "Bump, Bump, Bump" featuring P. Diddy is making it a tight race. The latter is up 4-2 and gaining spins at radio, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" leads Billboard&…

  11. Norah Jones Sails 'Away' To No. 1

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Following news of the artist's five Grammy nominations last week, Norah Jones' debut Blue Note/Capitol album "Come Away With Me" takes over the top of The Billboard 200 after 46 weeks on the chart. Wh Following news of the artist's five Grammy nominations last week,…

  12. Lattimore, Moore Get Romantic On Duets Set

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST R&B stars Kenny Lattimore and Chante Moore are planning to unveil a romantic album of duets in time for Valentine's Day. Arista has scheduled a Feb. 11 release for "Things That Lovers Do," which f R&B stars Kenny Lattimore and Chante Moore are planning to unveil a…

  13. Epic/Legacy Shapes Up 'Mullets Rock!'

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST In homage to one of America's most revered hairstyles, Epic/Legacy will merge 35 hard stomping classics for "Mullets Rock!," a two-CD set due March 4. In homage to one of America's most revered hairstyles, Epic/Legacy will merge 35 hard stomping classics for "Mullets…

  14. Hot Product

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Chicago" soundtrack and new albums from Kathleen Edwards and Paul Weller. Windy City The versatile talents of actors Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Renee Zellweger are on display in the hit film "Chicago," the original cast recording for which…

  15. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boone, Bobby Brown, Busta Rhymes, Tisha Campbell…

  16. Raids Recover Original Beatles Tapes

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police appear to have recovered about 500 original Beatles tapes, including some never-released tracks, that were stolen in the 1970s, during raids today (Jan. 10) on members of a piracy racket in Eng Police appear to have recovered about 500 original Beatles tapes, including some never…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the "rock era," chart methodologies, ranking songs, Missy Elliott, chart bullets, and Russian act t.A.T.u. in response to readers' letters. WHEN WILL IT END? Dear Fred, Gary Reid hit on a point [in last week's "Chart Beat Chat"] that I have…

  18. Mottola Resigns From Sony

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Thomas D. Mottola, who has spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, has resigned as chairman/CEO, effective immediately. There is no word yet on a replacement, but a high-level source a Thomas D. Mottola, who has spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, has…

  19. Film Composer Ron Goodwin Dies At 77

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ron Goodwin, who composed a string of classic movie scores including "Where Eagles Dare," "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines," and Alfred Hitchcock's "Frenzy," has died at 77, his wife, H Ron Goodwin, who composed a string of classic movie…

  20. Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' Enters 11th Week At No. 1

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST With the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" ruling The Billboard 200, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" shows no signs of relenting control of Billboard's Hot 100, where it's in charge for an 11th week. T With the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile"…

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