1. Hill, Keith, Twain Tie With Five Flameworthy Nods

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Videos by country artists Faith Hill, Toby Keith, and Shania Twain will each vie for five CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards. The Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, and Keith Urban are ea Videos by country artists Faith Hill, Toby Keith, and Shania Twain will each vie for five…

  2. Additional titles hitting stores this week include:

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles -- A new studio album from singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco, "Evolve" (Righteous Babe). -- Dancehall veteran Buju Banton's "Friend for Life" (VP/Anti), featuring Sly & Robbie, Fat Joe, and Wayne Wonder. -- Modern rock outfit A.F.I.'s "…

  3. Bonnaroo Adds Young, Lips, Emmylou

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the Flaming Lips, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, t The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young …

  4. Killer Mike Unleashes 'Monster'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "Rap is supposed to scare soccer moms," declares Killer Mike, whose debut, "Monster," is due March 11 via Aquemini/Columbia Records. The Atlanta-based MC, a protege of fellow Atlantans (and Aquemini proprietors) OutKast,…

  5. 11TunesOnTV

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 10 "Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish (also scheduled: John Ritter). "VH1 News Special: Girls Gone Wild,…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Soul-jazz organist Shirley Scott dies of heart disease in Philadelphia. She is 67. 2002 - Soul-jazz organist Shirley Scott dies of heart disease in Philadelphia. She is 67. 2002 - Wes Scantlin, lead singer of modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd, is arrested for allegedly…

  7. Staind Goes 'Grey' On New Album

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Staind returns May 6 with its next Elektra album, "14 Shades of Grey." Like its multi-platinum 2001 predecessor, "Break the Cycle," the new set was produced by Josh Abraham. No informa Modern rock act Staind returns May 6 with its next Elektra album, "…

  8. Fabolous Makes 'Street Dreams' A Reality

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On the verge of releasing his second disc, "Street Dreams," Fabolous seems unfazed by the thought of a sophomore jinx: The Brooklyn, N.Y., native looks set to repeat the success of his debut, "Ghetto Fabolous," with the Desert…

  9. Grand Jury Opens R.I. Club Fire Probe

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will hear how the Feb. 20 tragedy unfolded -- from the pyrotechnic display that ignited the blaze to the crush o A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will…

  10. Billboard Bits: 'Baby,' Uncle Tupelo, AOL/MusicNet

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country artist Toby Keith will co-host the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Music Video Awards with actress Pamela Anderson. Keith will also perform during the show, set for April 7 at Nashville's Gaylord Enterta Big Tymers member/Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams and…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>The Fox Network's hit animated series "The Simpsons" continues its tradition of featuring musical guests in an episode titled "New Kids On The Blecch," in which the members of 'N Sync ad 2001 - The Fox Network's hit animated series …

  12. Joe Jackson Turns Up 'Volume' With Original Band

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted feature from the magazine for Billboard.com that has been expanded with artist quotes and information exclusive to the online version. After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I…

  13. Coldplay, Eminem, Dynamite Take Home Top Brit Awards

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST With two trophies each, Coldplay, Ms. Dynamite, and Eminem were the big winners at the Brit Awards 2003 last night in London, Billboard Bulletin reports. Coldplay took a pair of the key honors: best B With two trophies each, Coldplay, Ms. Dynamite, and Eminem were the big winners at the Brit…

  14. Streets In Good Shape For U.S. Tour

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST U.K. garage/rap artist Mike Skinner, aka the Streets, will land in the U.S. March 11 for another tour in support of his debut album, "Original Pirate Material" (Locked On/Vice), with seven shows confi U.K. garage/rap artist Mike Skinner, aka the Streets, will land in the U.S. March…

  15. Historic Beach Boys Concert Comes Home

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle Records, with a DVD/VHS release to follow later in the month. "Good Timin' -- Live at Knebworth, England 1980" documents the A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2002 - Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz. 2001 - Beatles…

  17. Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second annual Bonnaroo festival, set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on a plethora of acts, including headliners the Dead and Widespread Panic. Other confirmed acts include Sonic Y The second annual Bonnaroo festival , set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart acco KELLY AND (UNION) JACK Fred, Great to read your online columns. I just wanted to take issue…

  19. Sony Sues Incubus, Demands Four More Albums

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST The dispute between rock band Incubus and recording label Sony Corp. has gotten increasingly nastier, with Sony filing a lawsuit to force the band to make four more albums. The dispute between rock band Incubus and recording label Sony Corp. has gotten increasingly nastier, with Sony filing a…

  20. Artists Salute The Blues In New York

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's biggest and most-revered artists Friday in New York to celebrate the blues -- its history, greatest artists, and influe Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's…

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