1. Billboard Bits: Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More Vocalist Anastacia was diagnosed last week with breast cancer after a biopsy in New York. "My doctor was insistent that I have a mammogram (during a routine check-up last week) even though it was not required," the singer said in a…

  2. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! Eminem's "Lose Yourself,"…

  4. Eminem Fends Off The 'Bump,' Remains No. 1

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a 12th-straight week, but B2K's "Bump, Bump, Bump" featuring P. Diddy is making it a tight race. The latter is up 4-2 and gaining spins at radio, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" leads Billboard&…

  5. Norah Jones Sails 'Away' To No. 1

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Following news of the artist's five Grammy nominations last week, Norah Jones' debut Blue Note/Capitol album "Come Away With Me" takes over the top of The Billboard 200 after 46 weeks on the chart. Wh Following news of the artist's five Grammy nominations last week,…

  6. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boone, Bobby Brown, Busta Rhymes, Tisha Campbell…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the "rock era," chart methodologies, ranking songs, Missy Elliott, chart bullets, and Russian act t.A.T.u. in response to readers' letters. WHEN WILL IT END? Dear Fred, Gary Reid hit on a point [in last week's "Chart Beat Chat"] that I have…

  8. Mottola Resigns From Sony

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Thomas D. Mottola, who has spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, has resigned as chairman/CEO, effective immediately. There is no word yet on a replacement, but a high-level source a Thomas D. Mottola, who has spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, has…

  9. Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' Enters 11th Week At No. 1

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST With the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" ruling The Billboard 200, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" shows no signs of relenting control of Billboard's Hot 100, where it's in charge for an 11th week. T With the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile"…

  10. '8 Mile' Cruises To Fifth Week At No. 1

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Featuring hits by Eminem and 50 Cent, the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" is on top of The Billboard 200 for a second week in a row, and fifth overall. The album survived a 62% drop to sales o Featuring hits by Eminem and 50 Cent, the Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8…

  11. Jennifer Lopez Eyeing 'Unfinished Life'

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez is in negotiations to star in the Miramax Films/Revolution Studios production of "An Unfinished Life," a drama to be directed by Lasse Hallstrom. The project is on a fast track with sho Jennifer Lopez is in negotiations to star in the Miramax Films/Revolution Studios…

  12. Report: Feds Raid Murder Inc. In Irv Gotti Probe

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST A task force of FBI agents and New York Police Department (NYPD) officers raided the Manhattan offices of urban imprint Murder Inc. early Friday. The raid came as part of a federal probe of label foun A task force of FBI agents and New York Police Department (NYPD) officers raided the…

  13. Tunes On TV

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 6-12, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 6 VH1 All Access: Celebrity Breakups," VH1 Featured Artists: Naughty By Nature, Salt 'N Pepa, Puff Daddy, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Bob…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions and discusses Alison Moyet, success of international artists in the U.S., the future of rap, ranking the top songs of the rock era, online charts, and Billboard ALISON? HER AIM IS TRUE Dear Fred, This past weekend on VH1 Classic, I caught the…

  15. '8 Mile' Back Atop The Billboard 200

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Eminem-led soundtrack to "8 Mile" (Shady/Interscope) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 for a third, non-consecutive week. Sales of "8 Mile" were down 23% from the previous week to 313,000 co The Eminem-led soundtrack to "8 Mile" (Shady/Interscope)…

  16. Rollins Ready To Yap On Upcoming Tour

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST The artistic life of Henry Rollins is entering yet another cycle. The punk rocker is returning to his spoken word performance schedule with a tour opening Jan. 7 in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Rollins The artistic life of Henry Rollins is entering yet another cycle. The punk rocker is…

  17. 1TunesOnTV

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 30, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 30 "Shania: In Her Own Words," VH1 Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: David…

  18. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Papa Roach, John Wesley Harding

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on an American Music Awards ticket auction for charity, Papa Roach recording a song for the "Biker Boyz" soundtrack, and John Wesley Harding's brief tour of England. Tickets to the 30th annula American Music Awards (AMA) are being auctioned online to benefit the Neil…

  19. 'Up!' Holds At No. 1 In Big U.S. Sales Week

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST With sales inflated from the flow of last-minute Christmas shoppers, Shania Twain's "Up!" (Mercury Nashville) saw gains of 22% and tops The Billboard 200 for a fifth straight week. The set moved 459,0 With sales inflated from the flow of last-minute Christmas shoppers, Shania…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon when a gun is found in his vehicle after he leaves a chaotic scene at a New York club where three people a 1999 - Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with…

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