1. Hot Product

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Due to pre-release piracy, two albums were bumped from Nov. 25 releases to Nov. 21: Korn's "Take a Look in the Mirror" (Epic) and the Dixie Chicks' "Top of the World Live" (Monument/Sony). The…

  2. The Water I Give

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Longtime gospel luminary Dottie Peoples delivers one of the most satisfying, stirring efforts of her 11-album, decades-plus career. Longtime gospel luminary Dottie Peoples delivers one of the most satisfying, stirring efforts of her 11-album, decades-plus career. Gifted as a writer, producer…

  3. Jack White Scales 'Cold Mountain'

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due Dec. 16 from DMZ/Columbia. White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due Dec. 16 from DMZ/Columbia. Among them are…

  4. Spooky Songs Haunt 'Mansion' Soundtrack

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tracks by the Barenaked Ladies, Suzanne Vega, Raven Simone and Oingo Boingo are among those putting the scare into Walt Disney Records' "The Haunted Mansion: Haunted Hits." Tracks by the Barenaked Ladies, Suzanne Vega, Raven Simone and Oingo Boingo are among those putting the…

  5. 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…

  6. Busted Beats Britney To U.K. No. 1

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. boy band Busted achieved not only its second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 16), but the added kudos of beating Britney Spears to the top. "Crashed the Wedding" (Universal) is Britain's new be U.K. boy band Busted achieved not only its second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday…

  7. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 17-23, 2003. The Britney Spears train continues to roll this week with a slew of appearances on Monday, the day before the U.S. release of her latest Jive album "In the Zone." Things will kick off with ABC&…

  8. Tunes On TV

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 17-23, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 17 "VH1 Classic in Concert," VH1 Classic Featured Artist: U2 (Excerpted from the DVD "U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Ireland") "Total Request Live," MTV…

  9. 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…

  10. Veteran Drummer Tony Thompson Dies

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Drummer Tony Thompson, who died in an Encino, Calif., hospital yesterday (Nov. 12), proved his freewheeling musical approach at his first audition for Chic, according to producer-guitarist Nile Rodger Drummer Tony Thompson, who died in an Encino, Calif., hospital yesterday (Nov. 12), proved…

  11. Billboard Bits: Harris/Matthews, Outkast, McDonalds

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Harris/Matthews, Outkast, McDonalds The latest episode of CMT's "Crossroads" was taped Friday in New York, pairing upcoming tourmates Emmylou Harris and Dave Matthews. Those in the audience also got a sneak peek at the all-star band for the outing: Phish guitarist Trey…

  12. 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…

  13. Everything to Everyone

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Though loved for their witty silliness, Barenaked Ladies are a little too goofy for goofiness' sake on their latest album, "Everything to Everyone." Such tracks as the frenetic "Shopping" and polka-in Though loved for their witty silliness, Barenaked Ladies are a…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" are the big winners of the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards. 2001 - With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" and Fatboy…

  15. Pop Idol Fends Off Rock Vets On Billboard 200

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" outsold new releases from Rod Stewart and the Eagles to lead The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Aiken's RCA de Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken's "…

  16. LIVE REVIEWS

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies, The Romantics & More /bb/reviews/index.jsp News …

  17. Collins, Turner Lead Disney Premiere

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Phil Collins and Tina Turner brightened a traditionally dark Monday on Broadway last night (Oct. 20) as they performed at the world premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Brother Bear" in New York. The la Phil Collins and Tina Turner brightened a traditionally dark Monday on…

  18. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies 'Everything' Here Barenaked Ladies' drummer Tyler Stewart jokes that heads better roll at their label Reprise, which mistakenly printed early versions of the band's new disc, "Everything to Everyone," as "Everything for Everyone." "…

  19. HOT PRODUCT

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Barenaked Ladies, Joe Strummer, Rush and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Joe Strummer …

  20. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

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