1. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 -One of country music's longest-running road shows comes to a close when the Statler Brothers play their last concert performance in the 10,000-seat Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.</b> 2002 -One of country music's longest-running road shows comes to a close when…

  2. Jones Drops In For Wax Poetic 'Sessions'

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Superstar songbird Norah Jones is among the guests featured on "Nublu Sessions," the new album by New York band Wax Poetic. The set, due Feb. 10 from Ultra Records, will also boast guest appearances b Superstar songbird Norah Jones is among the guests featured on "Nublu…

  3. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 2. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 3. The Soul Sessions (EP), Joss Stone 4. Long Black Train , Josh Turner 5. Casting Crowns , Casting Crowns Issue date: Nov. 29, 2003 News Joss Stone , Josh Turner …

  4. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, John Frusciante, P2P

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Kraftwerk, John Frusciante, P2P German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk have confirmed a rare tour of the U.K. and Ireland, beginning March 15 at the Dublin Olympia Theatre. The five-date visit will conclude at the Brixton Academy in London on March 20. These shows will be the…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an airliner crash in Switzerland. She is 34. 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with…

  6. Billboard Bits: Incubus, Blind Boys, Will Smith

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Incubus, Blind Boys, Will Smith Incubus' new album, "A Crow Left of the Murder," will be released Feb. 3 via Epic. The set was produced by Brendan O'Brien (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) and will be preceded by the single "Megalomaniac," due to hit U.S.…

  7. THE BILLBOARD 200

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. The Black Album , Jay-Z 2. Resurrection , Tupac Shakur 3. Beg For Mercy , G Unit 4. Closer , Josh Groban 5. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith Issue date: Nov. 29, 2003 News Jay-Z , Josh Groban , Toby Keith …

  8. Back In 'Black': Jay-Z Swan Song Bows On Top

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "The Black Album" gives Jay-Z his sixth No. 1 release as it debuts atop The Billboard 200 this week. One of six top-10 debuts, the Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set sold 463,000 copies in the U.S., according to "The Black Album" gives Jay-Z his sixth No. 1 release as it debuts atop…

  9. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 2. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 3. The Soul Sessions (EP), Joss Stone 4. Long Black Train , Josh Turner 5. Subject , Dwele Issue date: Nov. 22, 2003 News Joss Stone , Josh Turner , Dwele …

  10. Billboard Bits: 'Committed,' Duff, 'King of the Hill'

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Committed,' Duff, 'King of the Hill' Time-Life will on Jan. 27 release "Committed 2 Rock," a compilation with tracks from a host of today's most popular modern rock, alternative and inspirational rock acts, in the style of the "NOW That's…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts "Se Seco el Arroyito" (the…

  12. Poll: Groban Is Week's Biggest Release

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, it's the soft vocals of Josh Groban that are favored by music fans, according to a Billboard.co In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce…

  13. Borland Shelves Eat The Day

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation." Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation," according to a post on the group's official…

  14. Billboard Bits: Daft Punk, Ant Acid, Homestar Runner

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Daft Punk, Ant Acid, Homestar Runner Virgin will on Dec. 2 release a DVD of the animated film "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem," which was scored by Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk. Each "movement" of the film, overseen by Japanese animation…

  15. Blink 182 Hops In The 'Van'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks Records multimedia partner Melee Entertainment to release the group's feature documentary "Riding in Vans With Boys" Dec. 9 on DVD. Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks…

  16. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late…

  17. Tunes On TV

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 10-16, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 10 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Barry Manilow, Diane Schuur(also scheduled: Mark Harmon). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Britney…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is…

  19. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Vocalist Josh Groban's sophomore album, "Closer" (Warner Bros.). A double-disc retrospective from Bruce Springsteen, "The Essential" (Columbia), featuring a third disc of rare tracks. 98 Degrees…

  20. Groban Eyes First Headlining Tour

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban will kick off 2004 with his first solo headlining tour. The 40-date outing gets underway Jan. 22 in Boise, Idaho, and will close April 23 in Miami. The only multiple-night stand planned on Josh Groban will kick off 2004 with his first solo headlining tour. The 40-date outing gets…

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