1. Tunes On TV

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 8 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Peter Frampton (also scheduled: Ellen DeGeneres). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mariah Carey (also scheduled:…

  2. Revive

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney is not known for handing out accolades, so when he says that British band Steadman has "the ability to deliver," it should not be taken lightly. Paul McCartney is not known for handing out accolades, so when he says that British band Steadman has "the ability to…

  3. Billboard Bits: Obie Trice/Eminem, Buffett, MOBO Awards

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Obie Trice/Eminem, Buffett, MOBO Awards Eminem protege Obie Trice will give fans who purchase his debut album, "Cheers," a chance to spend time in the studio with his superstar mentor. The set is due Sept. 23 from Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records. Three random pressings…

  4. Hot Product

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week: -- An album of B-sides and remixes from U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton, "The Other Side of Daybreak" (Heavenly/Astralwerks). -- Danish rock act the Raveonettes' "Chain Gang of Love" (Columbia). -- A DVD…

  5. Little Worlds

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Little Worlds" is one of the coolest and most inventive jazz releases of the year. "Little Worlds" is one of the coolest and most inventive jazz releases of the year. The first studio album for Bela Fleck and his Flecktone bandmates since "Outbound" in 2000, …

  6. Tireless O'Rourke At Work On Many Projects

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth member/solo artist/producer Jim O'Rourke is at work on myriad projects, including at least three new albums. Sonic Youth member/solo artist/producer Jim O'Rourke is at work on myriad projects, including at least three new albums and, as previously reported , a behind-the…

  7. RAC Planning Benefit With Eagles, Chicks

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other acts may be added to the bill. Eagles member Don Henley is a founding member of the RAC. The Eagles and Dixie Chicks will perform at a benefit concert for the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) on Oct. 12 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., Billboard Bulletin reports. Other acts may…

  8. DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Free music from the Ying Yang Twins, Jeff Golub and more. /bb/downloads/index.jsp News Jeff Golub …

  9. The Strokes Make 'Room' For New Album

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes have finalized the major details of their highly anticipated sophomore RCA album. The set has been christened "Room on Fire" and will be released Oct. 21. It will be preceded by the single The Strokes have finalized the major details of their highly anticipated sophomore…

  10. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 25-31, 2003. Love 'em or hate 'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are always at least interesting. Be it the outfits on the artists of the moment, the over the top performances or, let's face it, host…

  11. Matthews Whistles 'Winn-Dixie' Film Role

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews will make his major studio film acting debut in "Because of Winn-Dixie." Director Wayne Wang will direct the 20th Century Fox feature. Also in negotiations to join the cast of the dramed Dave Matthews will make his major studio film acting debut in "Because of…

  12. Tunes On TV

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 25-31, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 25 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: LeAnn Rimes. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured Artist: Mick Jagger. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: The…

  13. Black Keys Unlock World Tour, New Single

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys will spend most of the fall on a world tour in support of its Fat Possum album, "Thickfreakness." Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys will spend most of the fall on a world tour in support of its Fat Possum album, "Thickfreakness.…

  14. 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…

  15. 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,"…

  16. Exclusive: Cash's 'American' Outtakes 'Unearthed'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A new Johnny Cash box set collecting more than 100 outtakes from his work over the past decade with Rick Rubin is being prepared for a possible Christmas release through American/Lost Highway. Tentati A new Johnny Cash box set collecting more than 100 outtakes from the country legend's…

  17. DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Free music from Jeff Golub, Falguni and more! /bb/downloads/index.jsp News Jeff Golub …

  18. Shortlist Prize Rolls Out 'Long List'

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The eighty-six nominees for the 2003 Shortlist Music Prize have been unveiled as a precursor to selecting 10 finalists early next month and choosing a winner Oct. 16 in Los Angeles. The eighty-six nominees for the 2003 Shortlist Music Prize have been unveiled as a precursor to selecting 10…

  19. Grandmaster Flash: Rap Pioneer

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Grandmaster Flash, one of hip-hop's pioneering DJs, will receive the Billboard's 2003 Hip-Hop Founders Award Aug. 8 at this year's Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show at the Roney Palace in Miami Beach, Fla.. Grandmaster…

  20. Koz Explores Genres In Three Acts

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Smooth jazz mainstay Dave Koz has slated an Oct. 7 release date for his new studio album, "Saxophonic." His first studio album since 1999's "The Dance," the Capitol set finds the saxophonist exploring Smooth jazz mainstay Dave Koz has slated an Oct. 7 release date for…

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