1. Marilyn Manson Cleared In Battery Suit

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A St. Paul, Minn., jury ruled yesterday (Sept. 8) against a security guard who accused Marilyn Manson of battery at a concert three years ago. A St. Paul, Minn., jury ruled yesterday (Sept. 8) against a security guard who accused Marilyn Manson of battery at a concert three years ago. David…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson takes home trophies for top single and top 2002 - Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country…

  3. RIAA Sues File Sharers, Offers Amnesty

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America today (Sept. 8) announced the filing of more than 250 copyright-infringement suits against individual peer-to-peer network users accused of trading massiv The Recording Industry Association of America today (Sept. 8) announced the filing of more…

  4. Garota Moderna

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A young Brazilian chanteuse performing standard bossa nova repertoire is nothing new. A young Brazilian chanteuse performing standard bossa nova repertoire is nothing new. What sets Rosalia de Souza apart is that she has gone looking for her roots in another country: Italy. In the process,…

  5. The Charlie Brown Suite & Other Favorites

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Twenty-seven years after his death, Vince Guaraldi's musical contribution to the Charlie Brown animated TV specials remains a beloved and instantly recognizable sound. Twenty-seven years after his death, Vince Guaraldi's musical contribution to the Charlie Brown animated TV specials…

  6. Sincero

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It is hard to be a heartthrob for more than a minute. It is hard to be a heartthrob for more than a minute. But Puerto Rican crooner Chayanne has managed to stay on top of the game for more than 10 years—thanks to a mix of extraordinary performance skills and good A&R. Yes, his new studio…

  7. Marilyn Manson Civil Trial Starts

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wearing a black suit and gray tie, Marilyn Manson listened in a St. Paul, Minn., federal court as jury selection began Tuesday in a civil lawsuit filed by a concert security guard. Wearing a black suit and gray tie, Marilyn Manson listened in a St. Paul, Minn., federal court as jury selection…

  8. Colleges Move To Lessen Music File-Swapping

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Students arriving for fall classes at colleges across the country are facing technological hurdles and stern warnings aimed at ending swapping of music and movie files over high-speed campus Internet Students arriving for fall classes at colleges across the country are facing technological…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award…

  10. Morning Light

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Organic house music may not be the flavor du jour on most dancefloors, but that does not prevent Atlanta-based producer/composer Chris Brann from pressing on. Organic house music may not be the flavor du jour on most dancefloors, but that does not prevent Atlanta-based producer/composer Chris…

  11. Online Music Broadcasters Sue RIAA

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An alliance of online music broadcasters sued the recording industry in federal court yesterday (Aug. 27), alleging major record labels have unlawfully inflated Webcasting royalty rates to keep indepe An alliance of online music broadcasters sued the recording industry in federal court…

  12. Breaking & Entering

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Steve Burns and Broadcast. GET A CLUE: Those who have seen the Flaming Lips know that the group's live shows can feel like child's birthday party run amok, with sometimes dozens of fans donning…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's…

  14. Nugent Sues Michigan Fest Over Show Cancelation

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent filed a civil complaint Aug. 21 in Grand Rapids (Mich.) Federal Court regarding the cancelation of his planned June 30 appearance at the Summer Celebration in Muskegon, Mic Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent filed a civil complaint Aug. 21 in Grand Rapids (Mich.) Federal…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies at the age of 85. Nelson wrote several of his sons songs, including "Computer Blue," "The Ladder," "Christopher Tracy's Par 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release "Imagination." The suit is file 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a…

  17. 'Suge' Knight Sued By Law Firm

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Imprisoned rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was sued Tuesday by a law firm alleging he fraudulently sold or gave away property to avoid paying more than $140,000 a judge had ordered him to pay the firm. Imprisoned rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was sued Tuesday by a law firm…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins "apparently overindulged during festivities" following 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and…

  19. UMG, EMI Press On With Suit Vs. Bertelsmann

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The labels and publishers suing Bertelsmann over its relationship with Napster are contesting a motion by the German media conglomerate. The labels and publishers suing Bertelsmann over its relationship with Napster are contesting a motion by the German media conglomerate, Billboard Bulletin…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour bus driver tries to avoid a shredded tire on Oregon's Interstate 5. The bus, which is carrying the Irish band between Area2 tour g 2002 - Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour…

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