1. THE BILLBOARD 200

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Dance With My Father , Luther Vandross 2. St. Anger , Metallica 3. Hail To The Theif , Radiohead 4. Bare , Annie Lennox 5. Honkytonkville , George Strait Issue date: June 28, 2003 News Annie Lennox , George Strait , Luther Vandross …

  2. Ailing Vandross Dances Atop Album Chart

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Despite being hospitalized, Luther Vandross scores his first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Dance With My Father." The J Records set sold 442,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, Despite being hospitalized, Luther Vandross scores his first No. 1 on The Billboard…

  3. Rimes Declares She's 'Legally Blonde' Too

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stating "we blondes have to stick together," LeAnn Rimes has contributed the lead single to the "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" soundtrack. Due July 1 via Curb, the set will offer Rimes' r Stating "we blondes have to stick together," LeAnn Rimes…

  4. Dance With My Father

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Listening to Luther Vandross' latest album takes on added urgency and poignancy, given his current medical condition. Listening to Luther Vandross' latest album takes on added urgency and poignancy, given his current medical condition. That notwithstanding, Dance With My Father is…

  5. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Lil' Kim, Jewel, Ashanti, Audioslave, Ruben Studdard, and Clay Aiken. 'STICK' UP: Lil' Kim has the biggest hit of her career where she is the lead artist. Her collaboration with Christina Aguilera, Mya, and Pink, a remake of…

  6. Beyonce Bonus Track Linked To Pre-Orders

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fans who pre-order the forthcoming debut solo album by Beyonce Knowles online will receive a free download of a previously unreleased bonus track. Fans who pre-order the forthcoming debut solo album by Beyonce Knowles online will receive a free download of a previously unreleased bonus track.…

  7. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Luther Vandross, Powerpuff Girls, Kraftwerk Soul/R&B legend Luther Vandross, hospitalized since suffering a stroke April 16, has been moved out of the Intensive Care unit at New York's Weill Cornell Medical College. Vandross' business manager and friend Carmen Romano…

  8. Essence Fest Plans Vandross Tribute

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther Vandross will be celebrated during the three-day event. Patti LaBelle, Gerald Levert, Faith Evans, Ashanti, In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther…

  9. Films Herald Fahl Solo Set

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The fact that Mary Fahl's songs are influenced by movies has proved to be a boon for Odyssey/Sony Classical, which released her debut solo album, "The Other Side of Time," May 6. The disc has already been heralded by "Going…

  10. HOT PRODUCT

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new releases from Radiohead, Metallica, Luther Vandross, Steely Dan, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Luther Vandross …

  11. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Luther Vandross 'Father' Time Listening to Luther Vandross' latest album takes on added urgency and poignancy given his current medical condition, which finds him still hospitalized after a severe stroke in May. That notwithstanding, "Dance With My Father," due this…

  12. Subject

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT For those schooled in contemporary R&B, here's a new subject to study. Newcomer Dwele already has a national hit under his belt. For those schooled in contemporary R&B, here's a new subject to study. Newcomer Dwele already has a national hit under his belt. His guest stint…

  13. Vandross Still Hospitalized As Album Nears

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) -- with no videos, television interviews or concerts to trumpet its arrival. With the 52-year-old singer yet to The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) --…

  14. Billboard Bits: Beyonce Knowles, R.E.M., Soraya

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Beyonce Knowles, R.E.M., Soraya In an effort to thwart Internet piracy and capitalize on the success of its lead single, Columbia has pushed the release date for Beyonce Knowles' solo debut "Dangerously in Love" up from July 8 to June 24. As previously reported , the…

  15. R&B Heavyweights Join Essence Fest Lineup

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music Festival bill. Set for July 3-5 in New Orleans, the event has also added Yolanda Adams, Musiq, and Kindred Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music…

  16. Vandross Remains In Critical Condition

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Luther Vandross remains in critical condition and still needs assistance to breathe, according to his publicist. The veteran soul singer, hospitalized at New York's Weill-Cornell Medical College since Luther Vandross remains in critical condition and still needs assistance to breathe,…

  17. Beyonce Readies 'Dangerous' Solo Debut

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child frontwoman Beyonce Knowles has set a July 8 release date for her long-awaited Columbia solo debut album, "Dangerously in Love." The set will feature guest appearances by the likes of J Destiny's Child frontwoman Beyonce Knowles has set a July 8 release date…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Lynne Arriale, Thicke, Stagga Lee, and Hot Hot Heat. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. THE PIANIST: Lynne Arriale , a…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a fatal heart attack as the band arrives at an amphitheater in New Albany, Ind., to begin the second leg of its U.S. 1999 - Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a…

  20. Stroke-Stricken Vandross Has Tracheotomy

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran soul balladeer Luther Vandross, described as barely conscious two weeks after suffering a stroke, has undergone a tracheotomy to fight off pneumonia, according to his business manager. The pro Veteran soul balladeer Luther Vandross, described as barely conscious two weeks after…

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