1. 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…

  2. Artists Salute Dylan's Inspirational Albums

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two of Bob Dylan's inspirational albums. "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" will pay homage to 1979's "Slow Train Coming" an Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two…

  3. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  4. Blur Presses On Without Coxon

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set of material from its as-yet-untitled upcoming album. The set of three songs took place as part of a preview Veteran U.K. rock outfit Blur returned to live performance Friday in London with a short set…

  5. 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…

  6. Jam Bands Tapped For Big Easy Concert Series

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bela Fleck, Ween, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are among the acts slated for New Orleans' Superfly During Jazzfest concert series. The seventh annual event will run concurrently with the city's mass Bela Fleck, Ween, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are among the acts slated for New…

  7. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," on his own. "I didn't want politics…

  8. Rowland, T.A.T.U. Reign On U.K. Charts

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't dislodge t.A.T.u.'s "All the Things She Said" (Interscope/Polydor) from No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart, but the Destiny's Child vocalist races to the top of the album Kelly Rowland's "Stole" couldn't…

  9. 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities. Radio Station of the Year: Adult Contemporary- Major Market:…

  10. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  11. Incubus Sues To Break Free From Contract

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Incubus has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp. in an attempt to break free from its contract that requires the group to make four more albums with the company's Epic Records label. Modern rock outfit Incubus has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp. in an attempt to break…

  12. Billboard Bits: The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys The Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, is hard at work on its as-yet-untitled debut album . The group, which played its first live shows last month in Seattle and…

  13. Zevon Reissues Tout Bonus Material

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25 when EMI/Capitol reissues the singer/songwriter's 1969 debut "Wanted Dead or Alive," as well as his two Virgin Records efforts, 1987's "Sentimenta Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25…

  14. J. Lo Remains On Top Of The Chart

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J tops Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut withstands a 5-2 charge from Ja Rule's "Mesmerize," which continues to gain radio airplay Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL…

  15. Billboard Bits: Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon Cash Money Records sibling CEO's Ronald "Slim" Williams and Bryan "Baby" Williams will tonight (Feb. 5) launch their Cash Money for Kids program, which will supply 100 tickets to all New Orleans Hornets home basketball games to…

  16. Eclectic Artists Set To Rock The Vote

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock The Vote Awards in memory of Patrick Lippert ceremony. Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock…

  17. Hot Product

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Daredevil" soundtrack, new albums from Johnny Marr, the Marsalis Family, and more. The 'Devil' Inside New recordings by Nickelback, Fuel, and Moby lead the soundtrack to the hotly anticipated film "Daredevil," due this week from Wind-Up Records.…

  18. Sotheby's Sues Michael Jackson

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the auction house claims has yet to pay nearly $1.4 million dollars for two 19th century paintings he purchased last October Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the…

  19. T.A.T.U., Timberlake Reign On U.K. Charts

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Russian duo t.A.T.u. continued its conquest of the European charts yesterday (Feb. 2), as its single, "All the Things She Said" (Interscope/Polydor), debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. The track, which has Russian duo t.A.T.u. continued its conquest of the European charts yesterday (Feb.…

  20. The Ethel Merman Disco Album

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Who could ever forget that bizarre moment in 1979 when Ethel Merman, the first lady of American musical theater, became the "first lady" of disco with the release of her notorious camp-classic disco a Who could ever forget that bizarre moment in 1979 when Ethel Merman, the first…

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