1. Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Music From the Film "Young Adam"

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead Us Not Into Temptation" is the album realization of David Byrne's score to David Mackenzie's film "Young Adam" (starring Ewan McGregor and Til Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead…

  2. Party Monster

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous downfall in the late '80s/early '90s. The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous…

  3. Natural Light

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This is Bibb's fifth U.S. This is Bibb's fifth U.S. release, and it will go down as one of the best albums in his discography—whether it ends at five or runs well into the double digits. Bibb's native eclecticism may challenge some radio programmers, but it is his greatest…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2000 - Traditional…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Iron Maiden, Patsy Cline, Seal, John Mayer, CeCe Winans, Beyoncé and Sean Paul. BRUCE ALL MIGHTY: The third Iron Maiden album to chart since singer Bruce Dickinson returned to the group in 1999 is the hard rock outfit's highest-charting…

  6. Australian Icon Slim Dusty Dies

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at the age of 76, after a two-year battle with cancer. His signature tune, 1957's "The Pub With No Beer," was a top-10 hit in t Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at…

  7. CHART BEAT

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson's Report Includes Iron Maiden, John Mayer, Beyoncé, Sean Paul, Chart Discussion & More! /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Sean Paul , Fred Bronson , John Mayer …

  8. Ludacris Boosts DTP Clique On New Set

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In hip-hop, family can be everything. Most rappers are affiliated with one clique of artists or another. For Ludacris, it's Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP). The group and the label of the same name serve as the Atlanta-based rapper's…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  10. The Beatles Revisit 'Let It Be'

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be" will be released Nov. 17 internationally by EMI. In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be"…

  11. RIAA, ISPs Debate Over Subpoena Process

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the constitutionality of the Recording Industry Association of America's ... Representatives from the music industry and Internet service providers yesterday (Sept. 17) debated the…

  12. THE BILLBOARD 200

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Heavy Things , John Mayer 2. Metamorphosis , Hilary Duff 3. Seal IV , Seal 4. Greatest Hits Vol. 2 , Alan Jackson 5. Dangerously In Love , Beyoncé Issue date: Sept 27, 2003 News Hilary Duff , Alan Jackson , John Mayer …

  13. Mayer Carries 'Heavy' Straight To No. 1

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer scores his first No. 1 album with "Heavier Things," as the Aware/Columbia set debuts atop The Billboard 200 with first week sales of 316,500 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundSc John Mayer scores his first No. 1 album with "Heavier Things," as the…

  14. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov&…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. A native of Monticello, Ga., Yearwood is inducted by Georgia Gov. 2000 - Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at…

  16. Timberlake, Rock Among AMA Nominees

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Kid Rock are among the artists who received multiple nominations for the 31st annual American Music Awards (AMAs), to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and b Justin Timberlake and Kid Rock are among the artists who received multiple nominations…

  17. Billboard Bits: Chemical Brothers, Streets, Anti-Piracy

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Chemical Brothers, Streets, Anti-Piracy The Chemical Brothers will play spin at DJ dates next month in conjunction with the CD/DVD retrospective "Singles 93-03," due Sept. 30 from Astralwerks. The group will play Oct. 18 at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, Oct. 21 at…

  18. Earle, Bragg, Morello Demand 'Truth'

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Political singer/songwriters Steve Earle and Billy Bragg will join ex-Rage Against The Machine/current Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello next month for the Tell Us the Truth tour. Political singer/songwriters Steve Earle and Billy Bragg will join ex-Rage Against The Machine/current Audioslave…

  19. Mellencamp Documentary Heads To TRIO

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A documentary chronicling the making of John Mellencamp's latest Columbia album, "Trouble No More," will premiere Oct. 4 on the TRIO cable network. A documentary chronicling the making of John Mellencamp's latest Columbia album, "Trouble No More," will premiere…

  20. 2003 AMA Awards Nominees

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. POP/ROCK Favorite Male Artist Clay Aiken Kid Rock…

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