1. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  2. Eve To Headline Pre-Super Bowl Concert

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper Eve has been tapped to headline the opening night of the Best Buy Super Bowl Concert Series in San Diego, Calif. The Jan. 24 show, two nights prior to Super Bowl XXXVII, will take place at Emba Rapper Eve has been tapped to headline the opening night of the Best Buy Super Bowl Concert…

  3. 'Chicago,' U2 Take Home Golden Globes

    January 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Chicago," the splashy Broadway musical adapted for the silver screen, took home three of the eight trophies for which it was nominated at the Golden Globe Awards, while Irish rock act U2 won the best "Chicago," the splashy Broadway musical adapted for the silver screen,…

  4. Production Issues Kill Mandela's AIDS Benefit

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST An all-star South African AIDS awareness concert packed that Nelson Mandela had planned to host next month has been canceled because of problems over broadcast rights and sponsorship, his spokesperson An all-star South African AIDS awareness concert packed that Nelson Mandela had planned to…

  5. Bobby Brown Sentenced To Eight Days In Jail

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer Bobby Brown was sentenced today (Jan. 17) to eight days in jail and ordered not to drive for a year after pleading guilty to a 1996 drunken driving charge in DeKalb County, Ga. State Court Judg Singer Bobby Brown was sentenced today (Jan. 17) to eight days in jail and ordered not to…

  6. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Salute To The Blues & More

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Salute To The Blues, and Black Eyed Peas Madonna will make her episodic television debut on NBC's "Will & Grace" in May. The network did not give details on the storyline of the episode. Madonna hosted "Saturday Night Live" in the '80s and…

  7. Fabolous Arrested Twice In Two Days

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper Fabolous (real name: John Jackson) was arrested last night (Jan. 16) in New York for the second time in two days after police said they discovered guns in a car in which he was riding. Rapper Fabolous (real name: John Jackson) was arrested last night (Jan. 16) in New York for the…

  8. Tortoise, Malkmus, Donnas Set For Noise Pop

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tortoise, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, the Donnas, Cat Power, Calexico, Hot Rod Circuit, Trans Am, Dead Moon, the Pattern, Folk Implosion, the Dirtbombs, the Go, No Knife, Smog, and a reunited Cam Tortoise, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, the Donnas, Cat Power, Calexico, Hot Rod Circuit,…

  9. DiFranco, Franti Proclaim 'Not In Our Name'

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ozomatli, Chuck D & the Fine Arts Militia, and spoken word artist Saul Williams have signed for the Not In Our Name benefit concert, to be held Jan. 31 at Ani DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ozomatli, Chuck D & the Fine Arts Militia,…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! Eminem's "Lose Yourself,"…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the chart achievments of Maurice Gibb and Aaliyah. IN MEMORIAM: Fans all over the world are mourning the passing of Maurice Gibb, who was just 53 when he died in a Miami Beach hospital on Jan. 12. While Gibb is primarily thought of as an artist, performing with his…

  12. Dylan Crosses The 'Mountain' On AOL

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST A new Bob Dylan original song, "Cross the Green Mountain," will make its premiere today (Jan. 17) in streaming audio form on AOL Music's First Listen program. As previously reported, the song was reco A new Bob Dylan original song, "Cross the Green Mountain," will…

  13. Autopsy Shows Gibb Had Twisted Intestine

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bowel and small intestine had become so twisted they restricted his blood flow, according to autopsy results released yesterday (Jan. 16). As previously r Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bowel and small intestine had become so…

  14. Blu Cantrell Is Back With 'Breathe'

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In 2001, Blu Cantrell scored immediate success with the Dallas Austin-written and -produced single "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)." The quirky, jazzy anthem for scorned women spent two weeks at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100 and…

  15. Jay Boberg Resigns As MCA President

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jay Boberg resigned today (Jan. 16) as president of MCA Records, which will now be overseen by Interscope/Geffen/A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine. However, MCA will remain a "full-service, free-standing Jay Boberg resigned today (Jan. 16) as president of MCA Records, which will now be…

  16. Billboard Bits: Air, NJ Skate & Surf, Peter Green

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Air, NJ Skate & Surf, Peter Green Although Air's next Source/Astralwerks studio album isn't expected until late 2003 at the earliest, the French duo has teamed with Italian writer Alessandro Baricco for "City Reading (Tre Storie Western)," due March 25. Baricco…

  17. Supreme Court Upholds Copyright Extension Act

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Supreme Court yesterday (Jan. 15) upheld the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA), which extended copyright protection an extra 20 years -- to the life of the author plus 70 years. The Supreme Court yesterday (Jan. 15) upheld the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act…

  18. Jackson Browne Says JFK Jr. Film Defamed Him

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is demanding that the TBS Superstation not rebroadcast "America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story" until scenes that he says defame him are deleted. Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is demanding that the TBS Superstation not rebroadcast …

  19. Bench Warrant Issued For Bobby Brown

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST A bench warrant was issued in DeKalb County, Ga., for the arrest of R&B singer Bobby Brown after he failed to appear in court. State Court Judge Wayne M. Purdom said Brown's performance Monday nig A bench warrant was issued in DeKalb County, Ga., for the arrest of R&B singer…

  20. New Celine Album Due In March

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST To coincide with the launch of her Las Vegas extravaganza, international superstar Celine Dion will release a new album this spring. To coincide with the launch of her Las Vegas extravaganza, international superstar Celine Dion will release a new album this spring. The diva's upcoming…

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