1. 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…

  2. Billboard Bits: The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys The Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, is hard at work on its as-yet-untitled debut album . The group, which played its first live shows last month in Seattle and…

  3. Billboard Bits: Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon Cash Money Records sibling CEO's Ronald "Slim" Williams and Bryan "Baby" Williams will tonight (Feb. 5) launch their Cash Money for Kids program, which will supply 100 tickets to all New Orleans Hornets home basketball games to…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Luna Pop wins four prizes in the first-ever edition of the FIMI-organized Italian Music Awards, held at the Auditorium in Milan. The pop band _ whose members have an average age of 21 _ 2001 - Luna Pop wins four prizes in the first-ever edition of the FIMI-organized…

  5. 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…

  6. Eclectic Artists Set To Rock The Vote

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock The Vote Awards in memory of Patrick Lippert ceremony. Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock…

  7. 2003 Soul Train Music Awards Nominees

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Center. Below is the full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Center. Best R&B/soul…

  8. Sotheby's Sues Michael Jackson

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the auction house claims has yet to pay nearly $1.4 million dollars for two 19th century paintings he purchased last October Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the…

  9. T.A.T.U., Timberlake Reign On U.K. Charts

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Russian duo t.A.T.u. continued its conquest of the European charts yesterday (Feb. 2), as its single, "All the Things She Said" (Interscope/Polydor), debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. The track, which has Russian duo t.A.T.u. continued its conquest of the European charts yesterday (Feb.…

  10. 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…

  11. The Ethel Merman Disco Album

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Who could ever forget that bizarre moment in 1979 when Ethel Merman, the first lady of American musical theater, became the "first lady" of disco with the release of her notorious camp-classic disco a Who could ever forget that bizarre moment in 1979 when Ethel Merman, the first…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart acheivements of Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J, B2K, and Kid Rock. 'HAVE' AND THE HAVE-NOTS: There were a lot of contenders for the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week, more than in most weeks. "Bump, Bump, Bump" (T.U.G.…

  13. Lucinda Williams Sets European Tour

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams has laid out a three-week European tour, beginning May 2 in Glasgow and wrapping May 22 in Oslo. Singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams has laid out a three-week European tour, beginning May 2 in Glasgow and wrapping May 22 in Oslo. The trek will come on the…

  14. J. Lo, LL 'All' Alone At No. 1

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J is the new No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, knocking B2K's "Bump, Bump, Bump" featuring P. Diddy from the top of after only one week. "All I Have," the H Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have"…

  15. Billboard Bits: Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil Melee Entertainment, a new firm founded by former Priority Records head Bryan Turner, has entered into a joint venture deal with DreamWorks Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. Based in DreamWorks' Beverly Hills headquarters, Melee will initially focus on…

  16. Gabriel Takes 'Growing Up' To Europe

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel has announced dates for a European leg of his Growing Up tour in support of his latest Real World/Geffen album "Up," beginning April 24 in Stockholm and wrapping May 21 in London. The ar Peter Gabriel has announced dates for a European leg of his Growing Up tour in…

  17. Eclectic Rockers Drafted For Pearl Jam Tour Support

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam has drafted Sleater-Kinney, Sparta, Idlewild, and the Buzzcocks as the support acts for its 2003 North American tour. Sleater-Kinney will support beginning with the April 1 Denver tour opene Pearl Jam has drafted Sleater-Kinney, Sparta, Idlewild, and the Buzzcocks as the support…

  18. Grammy Performers, Nominees CD Unveiled

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Faith Hill, Norah Jones, Nelly with Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland, and Bruce Springsteen are the first performers confirmed for the 45th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 23 at N Coldplay, Faith Hill, Norah Jones, Nelly with Destiny's Child's Kelly…

  19. 'Chicago' Nabs 12 U.K. Film Nominations

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST With 12 nominations, "Chicago" tied with "Gangs of New York" to lead the field for the British Academy Film Awards (aka the Baftas). Among the nods for the silver screen adaptation of the Broadway mus With 12 nominations, "Chicago" tied with "Gangs of New…

  20. Lavigne Wins Three MTV Asia Awards

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne won favorite female artist, favorite breakthrough artist, and the style award at the second annual MTV Asia Awards. Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne won favorite female artist, favorite breakthrough artist, and the style award at the second annual MTV Asia…

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