1. Minus 5 Brings Forth The 'Rock'

    December 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seattle-based indie-rock supergroup the Minus 5 will rerelease the little-known album "In Rock" early next year on Yep Roc Records. Seattle-based indie-rock supergroup the Minus 5 will rerelease the little-known album "In Rock" early next year on Yep Roc Records. The set,…

  2. Hot Product

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST B2K Your 'Serve' Teen R&B quartet B2K will this week release "You Got Served," a soundtrack to the upcoming film of the same name. Due for U.S. theatrical release on Jan. 30, the film marks B2K's big screen debut and also stars Marques Houston, Lil' Kim and…

  3. 52TunesOnTV

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artist: Hilary Duff "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Stacie Orrico. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist:…

  4. Breaking & Entering

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Kinky and Big & Rich. GETTING KINKY: With Spanish-flavored hip-hop beats colliding with jazz percussion, Mexican five-piece Kinky is dripping with rhythmic propulsion. On top of the groove lies a non…

  5. Raitt, Earle Tribute NRBQ

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be released March 9 on Spirithouse Records. It will be the first release from the Boston-based independent label. Artists on "The Q Peop NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be…

  6. Rascal Flatts 'Melts' The Road

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts has slated its second headlining tour for early in the New Year. Sponsored by Coors Light, the trek will kick off Jan. 22 in Kalamazoo, Mich., with Brian McComas and Chris Cagle opening Rascal Flatts has slated its second headlining tour for early in the New Year. Sponsored by…

  7. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Raekwon 'Diamond' In The Rough Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," this week via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. The set is the rapper's first solo effort since 1999's "Immobilarity," which peaked at No.…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Modern rock act Local H performs at a bar/restaurant in Crystal Lake, Ill., for Kevin Krak, winner of a summer eBay auction for a concert by the band. "I have been a fan of Local H for s 2002 - Modern rock act Local H performs at a bar/restaurant in Crystal Lake…

  9. 'Rings' Musical Set For London

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Finnish contemporary folk group Värttinä will compose the music for the first stage musical adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." The show is due to premiere in Spring 2005 Finnish contemporary folk group Värttinä will compose the music for the first stage…

  10. 'Girls Gone Wild' Inks CD Deal

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mantra Entertainment, the company behind the successful "Girls Gone Wild" video series has teamed with Jive Records for an upcoming series of compilation CDs. Mantra Entertainment, the company behind the successful "Girls Gone Wild" video series has teamed with Jive…

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2003). No need to worry now that that Thanksgiving meal is finally digested. There's still plenty of holiday stuffing on television to keep you happy this week. The biggest musical…

  12. Tunes On TV

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 1 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Brad Garrett, Emily Procter. "46664 - The Concert in Association With MTV's Staying…

  13. Greatest

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Designed as a companion piece to Duran Duran's authoritative "Greatest" hits CD, released in 1998, this same-named two-DVD set includes the videos for all 19 songs featured on the album, plus loads of Designed as a companion piece to Duran Duran's authoritative "…

  14. Tunes On TV

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 24-30, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Dixie Chicks (also scheduled: Bernie Mac). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Britney Spears (also scheduled:…

  15. It's Me

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST When Abbey Lincoln sings, people listen, especially aspiring—as well as established—female vocalists. When Abbey Lincoln sings, people listen, especially aspiring—as well as established—female vocalists. On "It's Me," her 10th album for Verve—and first recording with an…

  16. Breaking & Entering

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Soul Position, the Thrills and Dizzee Rascal. IN POSITION: "8 Million Stories," the debut album from hip-hop duo Soul Position , is framed by three tracks dubbed "Candyland." The brief,…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 2000 - Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 1999 - Doug Sahm, the rock guitarist known as "Sir Doug," dies in Taos, N.M. He is 58. Although he only had one big hit, "…

  18. Brooks & Dunn Scaling Back For 2004 Tour

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back considerably in 2004 with the Red Dirt Road tour. After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back…

  19. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  20. B2K 'Serves' Up Soundtrack, Film Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Teen R&B quartet will on Dec. 23 release "You Got Served," a soundtrack to the upcoming film of the same name. Teen R&B quartet will on Dec. 23 release "You Got Served," a soundtrack to the upcoming film of the same name. Due for U.S. theatrical release on Jan. 30,…

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