1. Ono To Release Dance Version Of Lennon Song

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono has recorded a dance version of her late husband John Lennon's final song, her U.K. record label said. Ono has teamed up with British pop act the Pet Shop Boys for a dance remix of the Lennon Yoko Ono has recorded a dance version of her late husband John Lennon's final song…

  2. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sammy Hagar, LL Cool J, Meat Loaf, Metallica,…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the par 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a…

  4. We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Boasting contributions from U2, Kiss, Tom Waits, and Metallica, star power alone set the bar pretty high for this set—maybe too high, as it is sadly weighted down by lackluster performances. Boasting contributions from U2, Kiss, Tom Waits, and Metallica, star power alone set the bar pretty…

  5. Ready for Love

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs, produced by Waits—sees the veteran blues singer/guitarist in his most eclectic setting y The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2002 - Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2001 - Beatles…

  7. Australian Police Recover Apparent Beatles Tapes

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police in Australia today (Feb. 14) recovered reel-to-reel tapes apparently recorded by the Beatles and believed stolen from the band's studios in London more than three decades ago. Detectives raided Police in Australia today (Feb. 14) recovered reel-to-reel tapes apparently recorded by…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart acco KELLY AND (UNION) JACK Fred, Great to read your online columns. I just wanted to take issue…

  9. Osbournes, Williams Win Three NME Awards

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams and members of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne's family each won three trophies at the 2003 NME Carling Awards today (Feb. 13) in London. The MTV reality show "The Osbournes" took the b Robbie Williams and members of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne's family…

  10. U2, Simon Likely To Perform At Oscars

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST U2 and Paul Simon will likely perform their Oscar-nominated songs at the March 23 ceremony, show producer Gil Cates said. U2 and Paul Simon will likely perform their Oscar-nominated songs at the March 23 ceremony, show producer Gil Cates said. "We don't have any complete…

  11. Spiritualized Summons Up Rare Tracks

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST slew of rarities for the double-disc collection "The Complete Works Volume 1," due April 15 from Spaceman/Arista Records. The set will feature 24 tracks culled from singles, EPs, special pressings, an U.K. psychedelic rock outfit Spiritualized has collected a slew of rarities for…

  12. More Stars Added To Grammy Performance Slate

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been added to the performance lineup for the 45th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast Feb. 23 on CBS. Costello will join No Doubt's Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been…

  13. Sixpence None The Richer Returns To The Road

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has been four years between Sixpence None The Richer's breakout third and most recent fourth albums and four years since the band's last major tour. This long time-out period does not worry the group as it swings back into the…

  14. Billboard Bits: 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Making the Band,' Hendrix & More The MTV reality series "Making the Band II," which last year chronicled the assembly of a new hip-hop group whose career will be guided by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, will return this spring with 10 new episodes. The show…

  15. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney Houston. The song displaces "That's What Friends Are For," the No. 1 song by Houston's cousin, Dionne Warwick. 1986 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney…

  17. Depeche Mode's Gore Preps Solo Album

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Depeche Mode singer/guitarist Martin Gore has set an April 28 release date for his upcoming Mute solo album, "Counterfeit2." The set, Gore's first solo album since 1989, will feature 11 tracks origina Depeche Mode singer/guitarist Martin Gore has set an April 28 release date…

  18. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  19. Nick Cave Plants New Bad Seeds

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Tired of being bound by the traditional major-label album-tour-album cycle, Nick Cave marks a new chapter in his career -- one focused on spontaneity and capturing of-the-moment energy -- with the release of he and the Bad Seeds' Anti-…

  20. Blur Presses On Without Coxon

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set of material from its as-yet-untitled upcoming album. The set of three songs took place as part of a preview Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set…

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