1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kid Rock and the state of commercial singles in the U.S., song titles with repeating words, theories about the No. 1 song of the year, and Canadian country artists. 'PICTURE' IT Howdy, Fred, Just wanted to let you know I appreciated your '…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and brea 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his…

  3. Another Loaded Lineup For Fan Fair

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8 in Nashville, with hundreds of artists planning to play more than 40 hours worth of concerts at venues throu The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8…

  4. Bon Jovi Eyes DVD, Rarities Collection

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Richie Sambora tells Billboard.com the veteran New Jersey group has a few fan-friendly projects in the works that should see the light of day by the end of 2004. These are exciting times for the members of Bon Jovi. In addition to beginning a stateside arena tour Saturday (Feb. 8)…

  5. 6ask

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, and Daniel Bedingfield. J-A-N-E-T Hi Keith, I've heard from various sources that Janet Jackson was going to make another album this year. Do you know if that's true and if so, do you know when…

  6. Love Blames 'Potty Mouth' For Arrest

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Musician/actress Courtney Love blamed her "potty mouth" after British police arrested her for verbally abusing cabin staff on a trans-Atlantic flight. Musician/actress Courtney Love blamed her "potty mouth" after British police arrested her for verbally abusing cabin staff…

  7. Densmore Sues Over New Doors Lineup

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against surviving original band members Ray Manzarek and Robert Krieger, among others. The suit revolves a John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count…

  8. 'Next Big Thing' For Gill Is A New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Vince Gill may be a veteran country artist, but if you believe the title of his forthcoming MCA Nashville album, he's the "Next Big Thing." He'll be hitting the road to support the album, which is due Feb. 11 from the label.…

  9. Whitney Houston's Father Dies

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Houston, the father of singer Whitney Houston and a theatrical manager since the early days of R&B, died Sunday (Feb. 2) after a long battle with diabetes and heart disease. He was 82. Housto John Houston, the father of singer Whitney Houston and a theatrical manager since the early…

  10. Courtney Love Arrested At London Airport

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) as she arrived at London's Heathrow airport on a trans-Atlantic flight. Love had been "verbally abusive" to cabin crew during a Virgin Former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) as she…

  11. Grammy Telecast Adds More Performers

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest performers added to the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Also newly joining the bill for the Feb. 23 event at New York' Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest…

  12. Phil Spector Posts $1 Million Bond

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million bond. As previously reported, the 62-year-old was arrested early yesterday morning for investigation of mur Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million…

  13. Underworld Leads Ultra Festival Lineup

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set for March 22 at Miami's Bayfront Park. The event will also sport performances from some of the biggest names in el Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set…

  14. John Doe Gets Simple On 'Dim Stars'

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his... While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his iMusic debut , "Dim Stars, Bright…

  15. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and one of the giants of Southern gospel music, dies in Memphis of complications of a stroke. He is 82. 2002 - James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and…

  17. Dirt

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST In the realm of Texas-styled barroom blues-rock, Mark Selby has the makings of a major player. In the realm of Texas-styled barroom blues-rock, Mark Selby has the makings of a major player. But from the ambition ringing loudly throughout Dirt it's clear that the Oklahoma-born singer/…

  18. OH!

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist Dave Holland, and drummer Al Foster—hence ScoLoHoFo—the whole is at least as inte Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of respiratory failure. He is 47. Jarrad wrote 11 No. 1 records. His hit songs include John Anderson's "Money In The Bank," BlackHawk's "I Su 2001 - Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of…

  20. Entwistle's Guitars To Be Auctioned

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST More than 150 guitars belonging to the Who's John Entwistle, who died last year, will be auctioned May 13 in London. Entwistle's favorite, a pink Fender Precision Bass named "Frankenstein" (because he More than 150 guitars belonging to the Who's John Entwistle, who…

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