1. THE TANGLED WEB

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's most intriguing music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Fingertips Music, Counting Crows, Rhino/Rolling Stone. /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News …

  2. The Prince's 40-Year Reign: A Billboard Q&A

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In a long, storied career, José José -- whose fans refer to him as "El Príncipe de la Canción" (the Prince of Song) -- has won renown not just as one of the finest crooners in Mexican pop music but as one of the country's greatest…

  3. Cash Money Stars Ready New Albums

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rap duo Big Tymers, comprised of Cash Money co-CEO Bryan "Baby" Williams and producer Mannie Fresh, will release their third album, "Big Money Heavyweight," Dec. 9 via the label. Rap duo Big Tymers, comprised of Cash Money co-CEO Bryan "Baby" Williams and…

  4. Motley Crue Eyeing 2004 Tour

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue is taking steps toward a 2004 tour with all of its original members, the first time the group has done so since 1999. If it happens, the trek will be tied into the theatrical release of "T Motley Crue is taking steps toward a 2004 tour with all of its original members, the…

  5. Santana Preps 'Ceremony' Of Remixes, Rarities

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Arista has gathered Carlos Santana's musical odds and ends for "Ceremony -- Remixes and Rarities," which will be released Dec. 16 in a limited-edition of 100,000 copies. Arista has gathered Carlos Santana's musical odds and ends for "Ceremony -- Remixes and Rarities,…

  6. Duran Duran To Get Brit Award Honor

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reunited English pop icons Duran Duran will receive an honorary accolade at the next Brit Awards, to be held Feb. 17 at Earls Court in London. Reunited English pop icons Duran Duran will receive an honorary accolade at the next Brit Awards, to be held Feb. 17 at Earls Court in London. The…

  7. Keys Sets Her Own Pace

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's no blueprint to follow after selling 5.6 million copies of your debut album and winning five Grammy Awards -- all before the age of 21. But for Alicia Keys, whose cool, soulful 2001 landmark album, "Songs in A Minor," wowed…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 24-30, 2003. Thursday is Thanksgiving, so that must mean television will be populated with several Christmas specials this week! No, really. The holiday special season gets underway in this final week of November,…

  9. 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:…

  10. 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…

  11. Hot Product

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Missy Elliott 'Test' Pattern Barely a year after the release of her last album, Missy Elliott roars back this week with "This Is Not a Test," due via her Gold Mind label via Elektra. First single "Pass That Dutch," a nod to youthful U.K. reggae act Musical Youth&…

  12. 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…

  13. LIVE REVIEW

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kiss & Aerosmith In New York /bb/livereviews/archives.jsp News …

  14. TOP LATIN ALBUMS

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/latin50.jsp 1. La Historia Continua... , Marco Antonio Solis 2. La Historia , A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings 3. 33 , Luis Migel 4. Un Dia Normal , Juanes 5. En Vivo: Juntos Por Ultima Vez , Vicente Y Alejandro Fernandez Issue date: Nov. 29, 2003 News Vicente Y Alejandro ,…

  15. At Last

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST At a recent sold-out show at Joe's Pub in New York, Cyndi Lauper explained that she wanted to make an album comprising songs from her childhood. At a recent sold-out show at Joe's Pub in New York, Cyndi Lauper explained that she wanted to make an album comprising songs from her…

  16. Here I Am

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ronald Isley—as frontman for the Isley Brothers and as the R. Kelly-inspired Mr. Biggs—possesses one of the most distinctive voices in R&B. Ronald Isley—as frontman for the Isley Brothers and as the R. Kelly-inspired Mr. Biggs—possesses one of the most distinctive voices in R&B. Burt…

  17. Undulation 1

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Saw.Recordings is the label helmed by international DJ/producer Satoshi Tomiie. Saw.Recordings is the label helmed by international DJ/producer Satoshi Tomiie. Compiled and mixed by Tomiie and DJ/label manager Hector Romero, "Undulation 1" is Saw's first full-length —and it…

  18. 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…

  19. Billboard Bits: Puddle Of Mudd, The Roots, Warp

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Puddle Of Mudd, The Roots, Warp Puddle Of Mudd will guest on the debut episode of music video network Fuse's "7th Avenue Drop." Premiering Tuesday (Nov. 25), the show aims to feature interviews and performances by major artists in Fuse's street-front New York…

  20. 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…

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