1. Great White Tours For Club Fire Survivors

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Great White is continuing its club tour to benefit the victims and survivors of the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people during its February performance at the Station Nightclub. The Sta Great White is continuing its club tour to benefit the victims and survivors of the…

  2. No Stopping Blu On U.K. Chart

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) continues to repel all threats to its supremacy on the U.K. singles chart as it started a fourth week at No. 1. Eva Cassidy's "American Tune" (Bli Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul …

  3. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and…

  4. Maná Takes 'Revolución' On U.S. Tour

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Maná will launch a month-long U.S. tour this fall. The Mexican rock act will kick off the run Oct. 1 in San Diego and play 15 dates around the country before an Oct. 30 finale in Las Vegas. Maná will launch a month-long U.S. tour this fall. The Mexican rock act will kick off the run Oct. 1 in…

  5. Great White, Club Owners Fined In R.I. Fire

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legal experts say the move could bolster lawsuits filed after the Feb. 20 blaze, which killed 100 people and injured nearly 200 others. Six months after a deadly nightclub fire during a Great White concert in West Warwick, R.I., the band and the club's owners were fined nearly $100,000…

  6. 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…

  7. Probe Continues In R.I. Club-Fire Case

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The grand jury investigation into the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert in February is still under way, and -- despite published reports to the contrary - The grand jury investigation into the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people…

  8. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

  9. Lost Highway Collects 'Found' Gems

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alternative country flagship label Lost Highway has set a Sept. 23 release date for "Lost & Found -- Vol. I," a single-disc collection of rarities, b-sides and unreleased music from artists on the Alternative country flagship label Lost Highway has set a Sept. 23 release date…

  10. Rap Industry Probe Suspect Cuts Plea Deal

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A rap industry insider has quietly cut a plea deal with New York authorities investigating alleged ties between music label Murder Inc. and the city's violent drug trade. A rap industry insider has quietly cut a plea deal with New York authorities investigating alleged ties between music…

  11. Cantrell, Williams Rule U.K. Charts

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blu Cantrell topped the U.K. singles chart for a second week while Robbie Williams returned to the No. 1 berth on the album survey. Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) withstood the chal Blu Cantrell topped the U.K. singles chart for a second week while Robbie…

  12. Billboard-AURN 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Winners

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Billboard-AURN 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Winners Here are the winners for Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, handed out Aug. 8 in Miami Beach. TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUM EMINEM "The Eminem Show" Web/Aftermath/Interscope TOP R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES …

  13. 50 Cent On The Money At R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show, handed out last night (Aug. 8) in Miami Beach. Going in with a record-setting 10 nominations 50 Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip…

  14. Lil' Beethoven

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The brothers Mael—Ron (he of the dazzling orchestral maneuvers) and Russell (he of the stylish operatic vocals)—who record as Sparks, have been creating musical magic for three decades. The brothers Mael—Ron (he of the dazzling orchestral maneuvers) and Russell (he of the stylish operatic…

  15. Anthology

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pretty much everything Jimmy Cliff fans could want and/or expect to see on a two-disc retrospective of the reggae trailblazer's work is here. Pretty much everything Jimmy Cliff fans could want and/or expect to see on a two-disc retrospective of the reggae trailblazer's work is here.…

  16. Rogers, Parton Get Back Under 'Covers'

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton recently teamed to a record a song together for the first time since 1990. The new Parton-penned cut, "Undercover," will be included on Rogers' upcoming album, "Back to t Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton recently teamed to a record a song…

  17. Jamaica Honors Jimmy Cliff

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reggae star Jimmy Cliff has been awarded Jamaica's Order of Merit, the Caribbean island nation's third highest honor, according to a list of national award winners published yesterday (Aug. 7). Reggae star Jimmy Cliff has been awarded Jamaica's Order of Merit, the Caribbean…

  18. Hoobastank Teases New Album With Club Tour

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In advance of the release of its sophomore Island album, rock act Hoobastank will headline a club and theater tour kicking off Aug. 20 in San Antonio. The run is scheduled through the end of September In advance of the release of its sophomore Island album, rock act Hoobastank will headline a…

  19. Hot Product

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Pop act Smash Mouth's "Get the Picture?" (Interscope). -- New albums from guitarists Jeff Beck ("Jeff," Epic) and Robert Randolph and the Family Band ("Unclassified," Rope-A-Dope). -- Dance…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard player Dave Keyes and drummer Rod Gross. 2002 - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band…

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