1. Hilary Duff Plots Album, Merchandise Bonanza

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Teen sensation Hilary Duff, former star of Disney's "The Lizzie McGuire Show," is looking to become more than just the nation's next teen pop princess. Teen sensation Hilary Duff, former star of Disney's "The Lizzie McGuire Show," is looking to become more…

  2. Snoop Dogg's BET Entourage Nets Trouble

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg could face criminal charges in connection with the arrests of three men who delivered the rapper-actor to the BET Awards in a gray armored van, authorities said. Another six, identified the Snoop Dogg could face criminal charges in connection with the arrests of three men who…

  3. Lips, MMW, Roots Set For 6th Annual Berkfest

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Berkfest 2003, slated for Aug. 15-17 at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, Mass., will feature an eclectic bill that will include inventive modern rock act the Flaming Lips, hip-hop heroes the Roots a Berkfest 2003, slated for Aug. 15-17 at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, Mass., will…

  4. LIVE REVIEWS

    June 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Arthur Lee & Love, Gemma Hayes, and more. /bb/reviews/index.jsp News Gemma Hayes , Arthur Lee …

  5. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Luther Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk Soul/R&B legend Luther Vandross, hospitalized since suffering a stroke April 16, has been moved out of the Intensive Care unit at New York's Weill Cornell Medical College. Vandross' business manager and friend Carmen Romano…

  6. Billboard Bits: Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards The beleaguered Field Day festival, which yesterday revamped to a single-day event Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J.'s Giants Stadium, has announced its full reconfigured lineup. Original headliners Beastie Boys and Radiohead are set to…

  7. 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…

  8. London Fleadh Festival Called Off

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. music-festival and venue promotion giant Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) has pulled the plug on this year's Fleadh Festival in London, citing a dearth of bill-topping acts. U.K. music-festival and venue promotion giant Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) has pulled the plug on this year…

  9. Producer Mickie Most Dies At 64

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mickie Most, a music producer who helped craft the sound of the 1960s' British invasion, has died. He was 64. Most died of cancer on Friday at his home in north London, his family said. Mickie Most, a music producer who helped craft the sound of the 1960s' British invasion, has died…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow is sentenced in a Manhattan court to 10 years in prison for his part in a 1999 nightclub shooting. Shyne was convicted the previous March on charges of assaul 2001 - Rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow is sentenced in a…

  11. Vicar St., Dublin

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although a summer arena/shed tour with his legendary band Crazy Horse will begin in June, Neil Young has been steadily weaving his way around Europe, playing solo acoustic shows in more intimate venue Although a summer arena/shed tour with his legendary band Crazy Horse will begin in June,…

  12. Cold's World Heats Up

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. To cop a simple but appropriate pun, things are steadily heating up for the band Cold. Its latest single, "Stupid Girl," is No. 20 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Sales chart and has sold 13,000 copies in the U.S., according to…

  13. Billboard Bits: NBC, Justin Timberlake, TMBG

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on NBC, Justin Timberlake, TMBG NBC's 2003-2004 season schedule will include new concert specials from Elton John, Shania Twain, and Harry Connick Jr., Billboard reports in the May 31 issue. The telecasts are still untitled; dates and times are to be determined. John's one-hour…

  14. Carlton Prepping Tunes For Sophomore Album

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to hit the studio to record her sophomore A&M album, with an eye on an early 2004 release. Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to hit the studio to record her sophomore A&M album, with an eye on an early 2004 release. "I have to…

  15. Mariah Ditching 'Bells And Whistles' On Tour

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although Mariah Carey is downsizing her North American tour plans from arenas to theaters, her agent tells Billboard the move had nothing to do with lower-than-expected ticket sales. Although Mariah Carey is downsizing her North American tour plans from arenas to theaters, her agent tells…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Southern California alt-metal band Alien Ant Farm's tour bus is involved in a highway crash in Spain, resulting in the death of the hired bus driver and injuries to the band and crew. 2002 - Southern California alt-metal band Alien Ant Farm's tour bus is…

  17. Soul

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Somewhere along the way, amid personnel changes, heart attacks, and label shifts, the Kentucky HeadHunters have evolved into the great American rock'n'roll band. Somewhere along the way, amid personnel changes, heart attacks, and label shifts, the Kentucky HeadHunters have evolved…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Gotan Project, Garage A Trois, and Howie Day. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. SAY YEAH: Art-punk trio the Yeah Yeah…

  19. Carlton, Cold Conjure Video Game Music

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Vanessa Carlton, hard rock act Cold, and DJ Rocky Rock and MC Supernatural are the latest artists following the video game trend. Each will contribute music to upcoming home video game titl Pop singer Vanessa Carlton, hard rock act Cold, and DJ Rocky Rock and MC Supernatural are…

  20. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

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