1. DOJ Backs RIAA In Verizon Copyright Suit

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a major victory for record companies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has sided with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in its ongoing lawsuit against Internet service provider Ve In a major victory for record companies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has sided with the…

  2. 16ask

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, Amber, and Bon Jovi. IT TAKES TWO... 'IDOLS' Dear Keith, I am from Scotland and wonder if you could help. My wife would like a video or CD of a love song duet sung by Kelly Clarkston and Justin…

  3. Tha Row Removed From Wrongful-Death Suit

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tha Row Records has been removed as a defendant in a wrongful-death civil lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles. Tha Row Records has been removed as a defendant in a wrongful-death civil lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles, Billboard Bulletin reports. The complaint was filed by Carolyn…

  4. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain, Doors, Madonna

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Shania Twain, the Doors, Madonna Shania Twain was in London last night (April 14) to announce her only European date of the year. She'll play a large-scale, one-off show July 12 at London's Hyde Park. A portion of the proceeds from tickets, which went on sale this morning,…

  5. Tha Row Hit With Wrongful-Death Suit

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mother of a Los Angeles woman allegedly killed and partially eaten by aspiring Texas rapper Antron Singleton (aka Big Lurch) has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Tha Row Records and others. The mother of a Los Angeles woman allegedly killed and partially eaten by aspiring Texas…

  6. R.I. Town Considers Nightclub Fire Memorial

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Authorities in the Rhode Island town where a nightclub fire killed 99 people are asking the victims' survivors to decide if the site should be turned into a memorial. Authorities in the Rhode Island town where a nightclub fire killed 99 people are asking the victims' survivors to…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628) from fans who sponsor his participation in the London Marathon. Selway finishes the foot race in four-and-a-half hours. 2002 - Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies makes an appearance on the UPN series "Gary & Mike." The episode features the voices of various bandmembers offering commentary on t 2001 - A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies…

  9. boomkatalog.one

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog. It's hard to pin down exactly what Boomkat's sound is. And that's not a bad thing, either. On its debut album, boomkatalog.one, the brother…

  10. Mother Testifies In Tommy Lee Drowning Suit

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in rock drummer Tommy Lee's pool testified yesterday (April 9) she would have insisted he bring his water wings if she'd known there would be swimming at a b The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in rock drummer Tommy Lee's pool…

  11. Lee Recalls Boy's Drowning During Trial

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tommy Lee yesterday (April 8) recalled in a Santa Monica, Calif., court the horror of finding that a 4-year-old boy had drowned during his son's birthday pool party. The former Motley Crue drummer and Tommy Lee yesterday (April 8) recalled in a Santa Monica, Calif., court the horror of…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Musician, composer and instrument maker Juno Lewis dies at the age of 70 of complications from a stroke. Lewis was best known for his "Kulu Se Mama" composition on one of jazz saxophonis 2002 - Musician, composer and instrument maker Juno Lewis dies at the…

  13. U.K. Publisher Sues Dre, Eminem Over Sample

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury trial against Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young), Eminem (Marshall Mathers), Interscope Records, and Universal A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth to daughter India Ann Sushil Sood, her and drummer-husband, Ashwin Sood's first child. 2002 - Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth…

  15. 'Lizzie McGuire' Actress Balances TV, Film, Music

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Actress/singer Hilary Duff finds herself among such acts as Atomic Kitten, the Beu Sisters, and even the late Dean Martin on the soundtrack to "The Lizzie McGuire Movie." Due April 22 from Walt Disney Actress/singer Hilary Duff finds herself among such acts as Atomic Kitten, the Beu…

  16. RIAA Files Suit Over Student-Run Networks

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a first, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) yesterday (April 3) filed civil lawsuits against the student operators of four Napster-like services on campus Intranets that the trade In a first, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) yesterday (April 3) filed…

  17. Opeth Slates Spring U.S. Tour

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Swedish progressive metal act Opeth will kick off a U.S. tour April 29 in Seattle with like-minded Italian group Lacuna Coil. The 22-date trek is slated to close May 24 in Norfolk, Va. The two bands w Swedish progressive metal act Opeth will kick off a U.S. tour April 29 in Seattle with like…

  18. Kittie Sues Artemis For Contract Breach

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Female rock act Kittie and producer Garth Richardson have sued Artemis Records and parent Sheridan Square Entertainment over alleged royalty miscalculations and other breaches of the Canadian band's r Female rock act Kittie and producer Garth Richardson have sued Artemis Records and…

  19. Top Acts Plug In For 'Matrix Reloaded' Soundtrack

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST New tracks from Deftones, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and, as previously reported, P.O.D., will be featured on the double-disc soundtrack to the film "Matrix Reloaded," due May 6 from Maverick. New tracks from Deftones, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and, as previously reported , P.O.D…

  20. Snoop Dogg Sued Over Sampled Voice Mail

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a lawsuit filed on Monday against rapper Snoop Dogg (real name: Calvin Broadus), a California man claims that his life is in danger because the rapper used a phone message he left in a song tauntin In a lawsuit filed on Monday against rapper Snoop Dogg (real name: Calvin Broadus), a…

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