1. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback Well-Built 'Road' It's OK with Nickelback if you want to call them a pop group. In fact, pop doesn't begin to describe the Canadian quartet's third album, "The Long Road," due this week via Roadrunner. "Somewhere along the line, people turned…

  2. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews 'Devil' In The Details Dave Matthews says he didn't know "what I was gonna do with all this" when he first began writing for his first project, "Some Devil," due this week from RCA. "And then it all started to fall together and get…

  3. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Limp Bizkit Mixed 'Results' After a seemingly endless array of names and release dates, the new Limp Bizkit album, "Results May Vary," arrives in stores this week via Interscope. "Like a prescription drug, each person's reaction to the ingredients will be…

  4. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  5. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

  6. 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…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects p 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the…

  8. Al Green Heads Back To Memphis

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On his next studio album, soul legend Al Green is repeating history. Due Nov. 18 as the first in a new deal with Blue Note, "I Can't Stop" finds Green re-teamed with longtime collaborator Willie Mitch On his next studio album, soul legend Al Green is repeating history. Due Nov.…

  9. South Rides The 'Tides' On New Album

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT South might not have a huge musical presence in America -- yet -- but at least everybody knows the band's name in its native England. South might not have a huge musical presence in America -- yet -- but at least everybody knows the band's name in its native England. "We did a…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2000 - Traditional…

  11. Sisqo Arrested For Shooting At Car

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Sisqo was arrested last week after he allegedly shot at a car from the front porch of his home and resisted arrest, Baltimore County, Md., police said. R&B singer Sisqo was arrested last week after he allegedly shot at a car from the front porch of his home and resisted…

  12. 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…

  13. Jay-Z Plans NYC Benefit Concert

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event at Madison Square Garden will benefit the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and the Shawn Carter Scholars Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event…

  14. Ludacris Boosts DTP Clique On New Set

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In hip-hop, family can be everything. Most rappers are affiliated with one clique of artists or another. For Ludacris, it's Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP). The group and the label of the same name serve as the Atlanta-based rapper's…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  16. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash The video for R.E.M.'s new song "Bad Day" will premiere tomorrow (Sept. 19) at 7 p.m. ET on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" show. In the Tim Hope-directed clip, group members Michael Stipe, Peter Buck and Mike Mills appear…

  17. Loveless Much At 'Home' With Latest CD

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a pair of acclaimed acoustic-oriented albums -- 2001's "Mountain Soul" and last year's "Bluegrass & White Snow - A Mountain Christmas" -- Patty Loveless' new album can be seen as her return to…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>On the Grand Ole Opry, Jett Williams pays tribute to her late father, Hank Williams, who would have been 75 the day before. Daughter salutes father by performing "Your Cheatin' Heart," a 1998 - On the Grand Ole Opry, Jett Williams pays tribute to her…

  19. Billboard Bits: CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo'

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo' My Morning Jacket, Black Box Recorder, Killing Joke, the New Deal, the Fever and VHS Or Beta will perform at the kick-off concert for the 2003 CMJ Music Marathon. The show will be held Oct. 22 on multiple floors at New York's Webster…

  20. Actor/Musician Sheb Wooley Dies

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who also recorded the pop novelty song "The Purple People Eater," died yesterday (Sept. 16) in Nashville. He was 82. Wooley had suffered from Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who…

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