1. Billboard Bits: Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant Members of Aerosmith, Blink-182, Linkin Park, and Staind have been added to the festivities of MTV's Metallica "mtvICON" special. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Travis Barker from Blink-182, Lisa Marie Presley, Aaron Lewis and Mike…

  2. Mariah, Britney, More Added To 'Zootopia'

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye Blind, and Jewel have been added as performers for New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert, set for June 1 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye Blind, and Jewel have been added as performers…

  3. UPDATE: SARS Scare Causes Branch Cancellation

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Citing concerns over the incidence of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in Toronto, singer Michelle Branch has canceled an upcoming tour date in Toronto. According to House of Blues Canada, Bra Citing concerns over the incidence of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in Toronto,…

  4. Dion, Houston, Others Join 'Divas'

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Beyonce Knowles, and Lisa Marie Presley have all been added to "VH1 Divas Duets" benefit concert special. As previously reported, the May 22 event will be hosted by Queen Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Beyonce Knowles, and Lisa Marie Presley have all…

  5. 'American Life' Reigns In The U.K.

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's "American Life" (Maverick/Warner Bros.) powered to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (April 27). It's the artist's eighth No. 1 album in Britain, a string that began when "Like a Virgi Madonna's "American Life" (Maverick/Warner Bros…

  6. 18TunesOnTV

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 28-May 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 28 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Good Charlotte, New Found Glory. "Born To Diva," VH1 Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan. "The Tonight Show With Jay…

  7. Billboard Bits: SARS/Toronto, USO, Peggy Lee

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on SARS affecting Toronto concerts, USO, Peggy Lee "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson and Billy Joel & Elton John have canceled visits Monday (April 28) to Toronto due to the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak. At the city's Air Canada Centre, Joel…

  8. Jazz Great Nina Simone Buried

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Remembering her artistry and activism, hundreds of mourners crowded a church in Carry-Le-Rouet in southern France today (April 25) to bid farewell to jazz singer Nina Simone. Remembering her artistry and activism, hundreds of mourners crowded a church in Carry-Le-Rouet in southern France…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping member of the Grammy-winning R&B trio TLC, is killed in a car crash in Honduras. Lopes, who would have turned 31 t 2002 - Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes…

  10. Billboard Bits: Eminem/Nas, Styx, Cabo Jazz Fest

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Eminem/Nas, Styx, Cabo Jazz Fest Rappers Eminem and Nas will receive awards for youth empowerment and community development at the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network's (HSAN) Detroit event on Saturday (April 26). Eminem will be honored with HSAN's outstanding achievement award…

  11. Clarkson Becomes A No. 1 'Idol' Again

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Thankful," the debut album from "American Idol" first season winner Kelly Clarkson, outsold new releases from 50 Cent, Fleetwood Mac, and Darryl Worley to bow on top of The Billboard 200. The RCA set "Thankful," the debut album from "American Idol"…

  12. Jazz/Soul Legend Nina Simone Dies

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jazz great Nina Simone died today (April 21) at her home in the south of France. She was 70. The cause of death was not announced, but she had battled cancer. Simone is survived by a daughter, Lisa. Jazz great Nina Simone died today(April 21) at her home in the south of France. She was 70.…

  13. Hopes & Dreams

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Lynne wears her heart on her harp strings with music full of romance and a yearning for a simpler, more innocent time. Lisa Lynne wears her heart on her harp strings with music full of romance and a yearning for a simpler, more innocent time. A former heavy metal bass player, including a…

  14. To Whom It May Concern

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In what amounts to one of the most intriguing debuts in recent memory, Lisa Marie Presley finally bows on Capitol in a release that's sure to gain some attention via a high curiosity factor. In what amounts to one of the most intriguing debuts in recent memory, Lisa Marie Presley finally…

  15. Music From the NBC Television Series Crossing Jordan

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Helmed by T-Bone Burnett and Craig Street, the soundtrack to the music-intensive TV crime drama series gets ultra-hip artists to cover songs not necessarily associated with them—all with eerie Helmed by T-Bone Burnett and Craig Street, the soundtrack to the music-intensive TV crime drama…

  16. Lullaby for Liquid Pig

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/musician Lisa Germano is one of the most gifted, distinctive, and underrated artists of our time. Singer/songwriter/musician Lisa Germano is one of the most gifted, distinctive, and underrated artists of our time. After releasing a handful of stark full-lengths on U.K. indie…

  17. TLC To Make Final Live Appearance

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The two surviving members of R&B outfit TLC will stage their farewell live performance June 1 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert. As reported yesterday, the event will be hel The two surviving members of R&B outfit TLC will stage their farewell live…

  18. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. World Without Tears , Lucinda Williams 2. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 3. The Best Of James Taylor , James Taylor 4. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 5. To Whom It May Concern , Lisa Marie Presley News Lisa Marie Presley , Norah Jones , James Taylor , Lucinda…

  19. Godsmack Takes 'Faceless' Straight To No. 1

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "Faceless," and leads the charge of seven top-20 entries on the album chart. The Universal album sold 269,000 copies in the U.S., accordi Godsmack's takes over The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for "…

  20. Police Probe Alleged Sharon Osbourne Fight

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Police are investigating an alleged fight between Sharon Osbourne and a Hollywood agent in a restaurant, a Los Angeles police department spokesperson said. The incident occurred last Thursday at Koi J Police are investigating an alleged fight between Sharon Osbourne and a Hollywood agent in a…

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