1. Beanie Sigel Arrested On Weapons Charge

    July 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT At the close of a state court hearing on an assault case in Philadelphia yesterday (July 9), rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested by federal officials and charged with being a felon in possession of a fir At the close of a state court hearing on an assault case in Philadelphia yesterday (July 9),…

  2. Tunes On TV

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 7-13, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 7 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd (also scheduled: Sean Connery, Regina King). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist:…

  3. Beanie Sigel Arrested In Philadelphia Shooting

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel posted bail and was released from jail Saturday after he was charged with shooting and injuring a man outside a Philadelphia bar. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, su Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel posted bail and was released from jail Saturday after he was…

  4. Ask Billboard

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Madonna, Cher and Clay Aiken. COMPARING DIVAS Hello, I was wondering how Whitney Houston's "Just Whitney" album compares in sales to Mariah Carey's "Glitter." Granted the both…

  5. Snoop Dogg's MTV Show Premieres Sunday

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT There are plenty of the bleeped words, censored images and blue humor that one has come to expect from Snoop Dogg in his... There are plenty of the bleeped words, censored images and blue humor that one has come to expect from Snoop Dogg in his new MTV comedy series , "Doggy Fizzle…

  6. Company Evaluates Response To R.I. Nightclub Fire

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A seven-person team of emergency response experts from around the country will spend the next several months evaluating the reaction to a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured A seven-person team of emergency response experts from around the country will spend the…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky…

  8. Tunes On TV

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 9-15, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 9 "Rock Bodies III," VH1 Featured Artists: Tori Amos, Bret Michaels, Beyonce Knowles. "Intimate Portrait: Chaka Khan," Lifetime Channel Featured Artists: Chaka Khan, Mary…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first international exhibition with Island Revolution: Jamaican Rhythm from Ska to Reggae, 1956-1981. The exhibit traces the history o 2001 - Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first…

  10. Billboard Bits: Twain, Who, Eno, Bad Moon Music

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Shania Twain, Who, Brian Eno, Bad Moon Music Shania Twain will stage a free concert July 27 at Hutchinson Field in Chicago's Grant Park. As tipped here earlier this month, the show will be filmed for her fourth NBC special, "Shania Twain UP! Live in Chicago," due to air…

  11. Judge Permits R. Kelly To Travel

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly, free on bond since he was indicted on 21 child pornography charges, cannot go to Los Angeles to film a music video, but can travel to attend the BET Awards and perform at an upcoming concert R. Kelly, free on bond since he was indicted on 21 child pornography charges, cannot go to…

  12. Update: Field Day Moving To Giants Stadium

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After plans fell through to hold this weekend's Field Day festival in Riverhead, N.Y., the two-day event is being abbreviated to a single-day concert Saturday (June 7) at Giants Stadium in East Ruther After plans fell through to hold this weekend's Field Day festival in Riverhead, N…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Coinciding with the publication of the first issue of Gene Simmons Toungue Magazine, Kiss introduces its novelty Kiss Kondomes to consumers. 2002 - Coinciding with the publication of the first issue of Gene Simmons Toungue Magazine, Kiss introduces its novelty Kiss…

  14. Junkie XL Drafts Pals For Live 'Broadcast'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dutch producer/electronic artist Junkie XL, whose new album features guest vocalists such as Dave Gahan, Chuck D, the Cure's Robert Smith, former Republica frontwoman Saffron, and soul legend Solomon Dutch producer/electronic artist Junkie XL, whose new album features guest vocalists…

  15. Field Day Fest Slowly Moving Forward

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After dire reports that the Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., may be cancelled, the event appears to be slowly moving forward. Organizers still lack a required mass gather After dire reports that the Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y.,…

  16. Field Day Fest In Doubt

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., appears to be in doubt. According to published reports, officials in Suffolk County have denied the festival a permit to operate, fea The Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., appears to be in doubt.…

  17. Variations for Orchestra: Copland, Carter, Dallapiccola, Ives/Schuman

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT By dint of inspired leadership and a Rockefeller grant in the mid-1950s, the Louisville Orchestra realized an unparalleled project to commission and record more than 100 new compositions; most of thes By dint of inspired leadership and a Rockefeller grant in the mid-1950s, the Louisville…

  18. James Brown Pardoned For Crimes In S.C.

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT James Brown had plenty of reasons to feel good yesterday (May 20) as South Carolina officials pardoned the soul legend for his past crimes in that state. Brown, who served a two-and-a-half-year prison James Brown had plenty of reasons to feel good yesterday (May 20) as South Carolina…

  19. Rapper Camoflauge Fatally Shot

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in Savannah, Ga., while flirting with greater fame, was fatally shot while walking with his toddler son outside Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in…

  20. Ricky Martin Makes Plans 'For The Children'

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While preparing to release his first Spanish-language album in five years, Ricky Martin has launched a new initiative with the aim of fighting child pornography and prostitution worldwide. Called People for the Children, the project is part of…

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