1. Elliott Smith Memorial Concert Planned

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a memorial concert for late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith. Set for the Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, the e Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a…

  2. Neguinha Te Amo

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This is Daúde's U.S. debut, and it is a fascinating effort. This is Daúde's U.S. debut, and it is a fascinating effort. She was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, and spent part of her youth growing up in Rio de Janeiro. The album title means "Little Black Girl, I Love You,"…

  3. Iglesias Accused Of Stealing Song

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias and his producer are being accused of stealing a songwriter's composition for the title track for the 2001 Interscope album "Escape." Enrique Iglesias and his producer are being accused of stealing a songwriter's composition for the title track for the…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>A man identifying himself as Kid Rock's personal assistant is charged with felony and misdemeanor drug possession after a traffic stop on Rock's tour bus on the Florida Turnpike. Officer 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid Rock's personal assistant…

  5. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  6. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  7. Rice Nabs Shortlist Music Prize

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected the third annual Shortlist Music Prize last night (Oct. 5), climaxing a four-and-a-half hour concert featuring Rice and seven of the nine other nominees a Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected the third annual Shortlist Music Prize last…

  8. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

  9. 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…

  10. Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Inducts 2003 Class

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage to accept their induction into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame last night (Sept. 16) in Sharon, Pa., Reeves told the story of how the group came about. As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage to accept their induction into the Vocal…

  11. Kozelek Starts Fresh With Sun Kil Moon

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aside from the recent single "Duk Koo Kim," which appears on the album in an alternate form, "Ghosts" constitutes the release of Kozelek's first new music in nearly two years. Even though he got a hand from Red House Painters drummer Anthony Koustos in the studio,…

  12. Breaking & Entering

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Los Lonely Boys & The Weakerthans. NOT LONELY ANY MORE: Texas-based threesome Los Lonely Boys have released only one album, but the soulful guitar handiwork of Henry Garza displays a relaxed confidence…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Norwegian artists, Celia Cruz, Elton John and more with readers. IDOL, NORWEGIAN STYLE Hi Fred, I've been a fan of yours for a long time, ever since I first bought "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits" about 12 years ago. I want to tell you some chart…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Beatles, George Strait, falls from No. 1, "American Juniors" and Madonna with readers. JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO Dear Fred, I enjoy reading your "Chart Beat Bonus" and "Chart Beat Chat" columns on the Internet, so thanks for all the…

  15. Andrew W.K. Heads To Town, Phone Near You

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT is planning a promotion in which he will personally place a phone call to more than 1,000 fans who purchase his new album. Party rocker Andrew W.K., whose second album " The Wolf ," is due Sept. 9 via Island, is planning a promotion in which he will personally place a phone call…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a "hunger fast" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in the 2000 - Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson…

  17. Spiritualized Sets Live Dates

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album... U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album " Amazing Grace " is due Sept. 9 from Spaceman/Sanctuary Records, have set a host of North American tour dates in October and November, following a…

  18. BRMC 'Takes On' North America

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its... Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its upcoming Virgin album "Take Them On, On Your Own," due Sept. 2 from Virgin. The trek…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Chart-topping rap outfit D12 carries out a brutal assault on Detroit rap rivals Esham and T.N.T. The incident occurs during a tour stop in Camden, N.J., and leaves T.N.T. with bruises an 2001 - Chart-topping rap outfit D12 carries out a brutal assault on Detroit rap…

  20. The Soul of John Black

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Soul of John Black is the collaboration of John Bigham and Christopher Thomas, multi-instrumentalists who have worked with an impressive array of acts, including Miles Davis, Betty Carter, Eminem, The Soul of John Black is the collaboration of John Bigham and Christopher Thomas, multi…

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