1. This Day in Music

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's third marriage and Mutter's second. 2002 - Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's…

  2. Billboard Bits: Pharrell, Americana, Polyphonic Spree

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pharrell, Americana, Polyphonic Spree The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams will make his movie debut in the direct-to-video feature "Dude, We're Going to Rio," due Oct. 14 from Star Trak/Arista through an undetermined distributor. The film will feature songs from the…

  3. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Performers Set

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Brother, Jacki O, Kayne West, Novel and Mystic have been tapped to perform at the fourth annual Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, set for Aug. 8 at Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Brother, Jacki O, Kayne West, Novel and Mystic…

  4. 'Crazy' Beyoncé Stops Chingy 'Right Thurr'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A surge in airplay sends Chingy's "Right Thurr" further up Billboard's Hot 100, but its quest for No. 1 remains thwarted by Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z. "Crazy in Love" continues it A surge in airplay sends Chingy's "Right…

  5. Legendary Producer Sam Phillips Dies

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him sing songs for his mother, has died. Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him…

  6. Nelson Schedules Kucinich Fundraisers

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. As promised , Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. The shows are set for Sept. 1 in Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 6…

  7. Super Furry Animals Exercise 'Power'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "You have to mix it up a bit," says Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. "We always want to try out different ways of playing our music." "You have to mix it up a bit," says Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. "We always want to try out different…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You," her first English album, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard chart. The slain Tejano singer becomes the first Latin artist ever to debut 1995 - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You…

  9. 'Bad Boys' Still Good On The Chart

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New albums from Mya and Jane's Addiction and the latest volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series weren't able to dislodge the "Bad Boys II" soundtrack from the top spot on The Billboard 20 New albums from Mya and Jane's Addiction and the…

  10. Rhino 'Feeling' Punk On Four-Disc Set

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will on Oct. 28 release a four-disc box set with more than 100 songs chronicling the '70s punk movement. Rhino Records will on Oct. 28 release a four-disc box set with more than 100 songs chronicling the '70s punk movement. "Ever Get the Feeling You've Been…

  11. New Album A 'Go' For Vertical Horizon

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Vertical Horizon returns Sept. 23 with its new studio album, "Go." The set is the RCA rock act's first since its 2000 major-label breakthrough, "Everything You Want." Produced by John Shanks, the 12-t Vertical Horizon returns Sept. 23 with its new studio album, "…

  12. Hot Rappers Roll On Mixtape Tour

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Banner, Chingy and Lil' Jon & the EastSide Boyz will co-headline the Dirty South Mixtape Tour, set to launch tomorrow (July 31) in Jackson, Miss. Also featuring the Ying Yang Twins, Killer M David Banner, Chingy and Lil' Jon & the EastSide Boyz will co-headline the…

  13. Breaking & Entering

    July 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: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. FROM HARVARD TO BET…

  14. BREAKING & ENTERING

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Rhian Benson …

  15. HOT RAP TRACKS

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. Right Thurr , Chingy 2. P.I.M.P. , 50 Cent 3. Magic Stick , Lil' Kim Featuring 50 Cent 4. Get Low , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins 5. Into You , Fabolous Featuring Tamia Or Ashanti Issue date: Aug. 2, 2003 News Lil' Kim ,…

  16. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series of charges relating to an alleged "air rage" incident during a transatlantic flight in April. Buck, appearing at Isleworth 2001 - Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series…

  17. Cypress Hill Gets Busy On New Album

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cypress Hill is eyeing a fall release date for their first Columbia album since 2001's "Stone Raiders." Cypress Hill is eyeing a fall release date for their first Columbia album since 2001's "Stone Raiders." Taking a quick break from the studio, the group is out…

  18. Capitol Counts On Javier

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Following Capitol Records' success with Chingy's "Right Thurr," the label is banking on another newcomer, Javier, to help it reclaim a sizable share of the black music market. Under the direction of Priority/Capitol VP/urban…

  19. The Tangled Web

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: MapleMusic.com and Gord Downie, Cake and Candle Music and Limp Bizkit and AOL Broadband. ROMANCING THE LEAF: : Canadian music fans can be quite proud of their national culture. For strong evidence, check out MapleMusic.com …

  20. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children celebrity basketball game, held at St. John's University in New York, raises $550,000 for a group of charities. The event sees musicians Queen 2000 - 'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children…

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