1. Capitol Collects Duran Duran's 'Greatest'

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their first studio album since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger," Capitol has compiled the two-disc DVD video anthology "Greatest," due Nov While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Warren Zevon, Roxette, "Chart Beat" criteria and his busy professional schedule with readers. FINAL RELEASE Hi Fred, Being a longtime Warren Zevon fan, it's pleasing to see him back on the charts with his great new album, "The Wind." [It is] No.…

  3. Touring Acts Laying Low On Sept. 11 Anniversary

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac and Aerosmith/Kiss are among the tours that will take the day off Sept. 11, in memory of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Still, some top acts will be pla Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac and Aerosmith/Kiss are among the tours…

  4. Billboard Bits: Missy Elliott, Texas Music, Gibbons

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Missy Elliott, Texas Music, Gibbons Fresh off winning video of the year and best hip-hop video for "Work It" last night (Aug. 28) at the MTV Video Music Awards, Missy Elliott is continuing work on her fifth studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in November via The…

  5. Performance Spectacles Reign Over MTV's 20th VMAs

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With 14 of 21 awards given out during the three-hour broadcast from New York's Radio City Music Hall, performances ranging from pop to hip-hop to modern rock filled much of the show. The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards began with a big surprise, with Britney Spears and Christina…

  6. Lil' Kim, Jay-Z Top Source Awards Nods

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lil' Kim and Jay-Z lead the list of nominees for The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003. Both artists received nods in five categories, including album of the year for "La Bella Mafia" and "The Blueprin Lil' Kim and Jay-Z lead the list of nominees for The Source Hip-Hop…

  7. The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET. ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO Jay-Z Nelly Baby aka Birdman LL Cool J Ja Rule ARTIST OF…

  8. Hitmakers The Neptunes Land Compilation At No. 1

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The first release from the Neptunes' Arista-affiliated label Star Trak is also its first to top The Billboard 200. "Star Trak Presents... Clones" sold 249,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen The first release from the Neptunes' Arista-affiliated label Star Trak is…

  9. 2003 CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented Nov. 5 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast live on CBS. Below is the list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented…

  10. Hot Product

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The CD/DVD package "Cher Live: Farewell Tour" (Rhino). -- Former "Lizzy McGuire" star Hilary Duff's "Metamorphosis" (Walt Disney). -- A solo album from Phish bassist Mike Gordon, "…

  11. Tunes On TV

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 25-31, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 25 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: LeAnn Rimes. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured Artist: Mick Jagger. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: The…

  12. Trace Adkins Joining Grand Ole Opry

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry cast this weekend, the first new member in two years. Adkins, 41, was hardly the picture of cool the first time he performed on the Grand Ole Opry Trace Adkins will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry cast this weekend, the first new…

  13. Billboard Bits: Pete Rock, Newton-John, Mike Peters

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pete Rock, Newton-John, Mike Peters Veteran hip-hop producer Pete Rock is in the studio working on a new album, "Soul Survivor 2," for London-based BBE. Due in early 2004, the album will feature appearances by Talib Kweli, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Little Brother and Big…

  14. Limp Bizkit Aims For 'Results'

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Like a prescription drug, each person's reaction to the ingredients will be different. So with our new album, each individual will have their own reaction and results may vary!" After a seemingly endless array of names, the new Limp Bizkit album seems to have a title: "…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>U2 shoots a video for its new single, "Electrical Storm," in the French seaside tow of Eze. The clip, which stars actress Samantha Morton ("Minority Report") as a mermaid, films from 6 a 2002 - U2 shoots a video for its new single, "…

  16. Strummer/Cash Duet On Marley Classic

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The version of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" that will appear on late Clash frontman Joe Strummer's final solo album is one of two likely to see daylight by the end of the year. The other features St The version of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" that will…

  17. Beyoncé, Metallica Join MTV VMA Lineup

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyoncé and Metallica are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, to be held Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Beyoncé and Metallica are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, to be held…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins "apparently overindulged during festivities" following 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and…

  19. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

  20. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Neptunes He's My 'Clone' Ubiquitous production team the Neptunes has readied a compilation featuring artists from its Star Trak label. Due this week, "Star Trak Presents... Clones" is described by Neptunes principal Chad Hugo as "our official stamp album. It'…

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