1. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Corrina Grant Gill, at a Nashville area hospital. Corrina weighs 7 lbs. 9 1/4 oz. and is 19 1/2 inches long. 2001 - Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Corrina Grant Gill, at a…

  2. The Datsuns

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yes, here comes another "it" band banging out post-punk garage. Yes, here comes another "it" band banging out post-punk garage. Fortunately, the Datsuns don't deserve any groans for this, because they deliver some brash, fun material on their North American major…

  3. Fallen Artists' Mothers To Be Honored

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seven mothers of R&B/hip-hop artists who have lost their lives through violence or tragic circumstances will be honored Tuesday (March 11) at a New York event staged by the Christopher Wallace Mem Seven mothers of R&B/hip-hop artists who have lost their lives through violence or…

  4. Jackson Wins First Legal Skirmish Over TV Footage

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop superstar Michael Jackson won an early legal skirmish today (Feb. 28) in his fight to ban a British television company from screening unseen footage from a controversial behind-the-scenes document Pop superstar Michael Jackson won an early legal skirmish today (Feb. 28) in his fight to…

  5. 100th Window

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anticipation is quite high for Massive Attack's latest, which follows ground-breaking full-lengths Blue Lines, Protection, and Mezzanine. Anticipation is quite high for Massive Attack's latest, which follows ground-breaking full-lengths Blue Lines, Protection, and Mezzanine. In the…

  6. The Songs of Hank Williams Jr.—A Bocephus Celebration

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST While writer types seldom give him credit for it, Hank Williams Jr.'s contribution to modern country music can hardly be overstated, as he built the previously non-existent link between George Jones a While writer types seldom give him credit for it, Hank Williams Jr.'s contribution…

  7. Allman Bros. Lawsuit Over Lost Tapes Dismissed

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by the Allman Brothers Band, ruling that the veteran Southern rock act waited too long to sue Universal Music Group for the return of a decade A Los Angeles judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by the Allman Brothers Band,…

  8. Charges Loom In Chicago Nightclub Deaths

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST City officials threatened to seek criminal charges against the Chicago nightclub where 21 people were killed early Sunday in a stampede, saying the owners violated a court order by keeping the club op City officials threatened to seek criminal charges against the Chicago nightclub where 21…

  9. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," on his own. "I didn't want politics…

  10. Rowland, T.A.T.U. Reign On U.K. Charts

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't dislodge t.A.T.u.'s "All the Things She Said" (Interscope/Polydor) from No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart, but the Destiny's Child vocalist races to the top of the album Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't…

  11. 'Next Big Thing' For Gill Is A New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Vince Gill may be a veteran country artist, but if you believe the title of his forthcoming MCA Nashville album, he's the "Next Big Thing." He'll be hitting the road to support the album, which is due Feb. 11 from the label.…

  12. Reality-Themed Music Shows Keep On Rolling

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST NBC's top-rated morning show "Today" has helped land a record deal for a singer who appeared on the show's talent contest last year. Kristy Starling, a 22-year-old Oklahoma native, earned second place NBC's top-rated morning show "Today" has helped land a…

  13. Franklin To Be Subpoenaed In Arson Case

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Court officials granted a request by prosecutors to subpoena singer Aretha Franklin to obtain information about her Detroit-area home that was destroyed by arson. The Oakland County (Mich.) prosecutor Court officials granted a request by prosecutors to subpoena singer Aretha Franklin to…

  14. Smith, McKeehan Snare Nine Dove Nominations

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Michael Smith and dc Talk's Toby McKeehan each scored nine nominations to lead the field for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards. Smith and McKeehan (who records as tobyMac) will vie for b Michael Smith and dc Talk's Toby McKeehan each scored nine nominations to…

  15. 2003 Dove Awards

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville. Below are the nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville: Song of the year: "Above All," Lenny LeBlanc,…

  16. Ry Cooder's Cuban Era May Be Capped With New Sets

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I'd hate to say this whole Cuban experience is at an end for me," Ry Cooder says. "But I can't see any way they're going to allow us to do it again. We just got in under the wire. It was a miraculous adventure, but…

  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. Diana Ross Won't Be In Court Next Week

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Diana Ross won't be required to appear in Tucson, Ariz., City Court next week in her drunken-driving case. Diana Ross won't be required to appear in Tucson, Ariz., City Court next week in her drunken-driving case. The singer, represented by Phoenix attorney Greg Davis, filed a…

  19. Billboard Bits: Elton John, Celine Dion, Richard Newell

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Elton John, Celine Dion, Richard Newell A limited number of tickets to the NAMM: The International Music Products Association star-studded benefit concert still available. The 2003 NAMM Concert Honoring Sir Elton John: A Benefit for Music Education, presented by Yamaha, will be held…

  20. Other Ones Tour Revives The Dead

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the chances of a full-fledged reunion (one that would include a return to the studio) are unclear at the moment for the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, percussionist Mickey Hart is hailing he and his bandmates' first tour…

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