1. Ice Cube To Heat Up 'XXX' Sequel

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Vin Diesel stepping aside, Ice Cube has landed the starring role in the "XXX" sequel. Director Rob Cohen has also opted out of the sequel to the 2002 action film about an extreme athlete-turned-s With Vin Diesel stepping aside, Ice Cube has landed the starring role in the "…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _ roughly the equivalent to a Grammy in the U.S. Urban receives the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of sale 2001 - Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _…

  3. Philadelphia Plans R&B Hall Of Fame

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music mogul and Grammy-winning songwriter Kenneth Gamble has assembled a team to develop a proposal for a museum devoted to rhythm & blues music in Philadelphia. Music mogul and Grammy-winning songwriter Kenneth Gamble has assembled a team to develop a proposal for a museum devoted to…

  4. Peter, Paul & Mary 'Carry' Out New Box Set

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11 with two new releases -- a four-disc box set including previously unreleased tracks and an all-new studio Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11…

  5. Wyclef Rallies For Immigrant Rights

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean is slated to appear at a rally for immigrant workers rights Saturday (Oct. 4) in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, New York. The former Fugees member's set is part of an event celebrating t Wyclef Jean is slated to appear at a rally for immigrant workers rights Saturday (Oct.…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>At the 2002 Jammy Awards, Trey Anastasio picks up two awards, his band Phish wins one. 2002 - At the 2002 Jammy Awards, Trey Anastasio picks up two awards, his band Phish wins one. 2001 - Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of cancer at…

  7. OutKast Leads Nine New Top-20 Chart Entries

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" muscles out tough competition from Dave Matthews and Limp Bizkit to bow atop The Billboard 200. The Arista album In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "…

  8. Breaking & Entering

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Joss Stone, Arch Enemy and Brad Wolf. U.K. IDOL: In the era of "American Idol," it's easy to be skeptical of a vocalist like Joss Stone . The 16-year-old U.K.-born singer relies largely on…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year's Mercury Music Prize, is named be 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual…

  10. New Lennon DVD Celebrates His 'Legend'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Never-before-seen footage of former Beatle John Lennon will highlight the DVD "Lennon Legend," executive produced by the artist's widow, Yoko Ono. The release will arrive Nov. 18 in North America via Never-before-seen footage of former Beatle John Lennon will highlight the DVD …

  11. Britney, Justin Sign On For 'SNL'

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will appear as musical guests in the coming weeks on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," according to a spokesperson for the show. Spears will perform on the Oct. 18 epis Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will appear as musical guests in the…

  12. Hot Product

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond All The World's A 'Stage' Columbia/Legacy will shine a spotlight on the live performance aspect of Neil Diamond's career with the release this week of a six-disc boxed set. "Stages: Performances 1972-2002" will include five audio discs and a DVD. All…

  13. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

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

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. "I guess that's why they call it the blues," is how the Elton John song goes. And if you pay attention this week, you'll walk away a near expert on the genre and guessing won&…

  15. TOP INTERNET ALBUMS

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. The Wind , Warren Zevon 2. War All The Time , Thursday 3. Heavier Things , John Mayer 4. Thirteenth Step , A Perfect Circle 5. Seal IV , Seal Issue date: Oct. 4, 2003 News Warren Zevon , John Mayer …

  16. Wildwood Flower

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On the last recording of a life well lived, June Carter Cash revisited the music she knew best, the songs of the Carter Family. On the last recording of a life well lived, June Carter Cash revisited the music she knew best, the songs of the Carter Family. This is an unequalled canon,…

  17. Robert Palmer Dies At Age 54

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Robert Palmer died today (Sept. 26) in Paris of a heart attack. He was 54. The singer was on a two-day break in Paris following a television recording session in Britain, his manager Mick Carter said Robert Palmer died today (Sept. 26) in Paris of a heart attack. He was 54. The singer was on…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural causes. He is 91. A member of the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, Sigman authored chestnuts such as "Love Story (Where Do I Begin)," "Ebb Tide," "It's A 2000 - Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural…

  19. Johnny Cash Memorial Planned

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A public memorial service for Johnny Cash has been set for Nov. 12 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The venue is the former home of the Grand Ole Opry and where the country music legend hosted a prime A public memorial service for Johnny Cash has been set for Nov. 12 at Nashville's…

  20. Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. The British band is…

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