1. R.E.M. Bolsters 'Best Of' With Bonus Disc

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. has finalized the track list for its upcoming Warner Bros. greatest-hits collection, "In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003." Due Oct. 28, the album is being released as a single-disc 18-track R.E.M. has finalized the track list for its upcoming Warner Bros. greatest-hits…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, "Dig In," by Lenny Kravitz and "God G 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to…

  3. The Who 'Hearing' New Music

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Years of discussion about a new studio album from the surviving members of the Who appears to be finally giving way to action. A post on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web site reveals that he an Years of discussion about a new studio album from the surviving members of the Who…

  4. 'Born To Run' Tops Zagat Music Survey

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's 1975 breakthrough album "Born To Run" (Columbia) ranks No. 1 on the most popular albums list in Zagat Survey's first Music Guide. Bruce Springsteen's 1975 breakthrough album "Born To Run" (Columbia) ranks No. 1 on the most popular albums…

  5. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. 16 Biggest Hits , Johnny Cash 2. Parachutes , Coldplay 3. Legend , Bob Marley And The Wailers 4. Greatest Hits , Tim McGraw 5. Dark Side Of The Moon , Pink Floyd Issue date: Sept 27, 2003 News Bob Marley , Johnny Cash , Tim McGraw …

  6. Bonnaroo Recalled On CD, DVD

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The audio set "Live From Bonnaroo" and the DVD "270 Miles From Graceland - Bonnaroo 2003" will be issued Oct. 21 via Sanctuary. As eclectic as the festival itself, a two-disc CD release and a DVD commemorating this year's second Bonnaroo music festival in Manchester,…

  7. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  8. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

  9. The Dark Side of the Moon

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of Pink Floyd's 1973 masterpiece "The Dark Side of the Moon," Eagle Vision releases this DVD collection documenting the making of the group's landmark album. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of Pink Floyd's 1973 masterpiece …

  10. Kylie Taking It 'Slow' On New Album

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. The as-yet-untitled set's first single, "Slow," will be released commer Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via…

  11. Pajo, Lenchantin Set Papa M Tour Plans

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. portion of the trek begins Sept. 20 in Baltimore and wraps Oct. 27 in Champaign, Ill. Nine European dates will follow, beginning Nov. 4 in Copenhagen. As first tipped here last month, former A Perfect Circle/Zwan member Paz Lenchantin will join her former Zwan bandmate David Pajo&…

  12. Barbra Begets Movie Music Album

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand's 60th album, due Oct. 14 from Columbia Records, finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935-1988. Barbra Streisand's 60th album, due Oct. 14 from Columbia Records, finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935…

  13. 2003 AMA Awards Nominees

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. POP/ROCK Favorite Male Artist Clay Aiken Kid Rock…

  14. Kozelek Starts Fresh With Sun Kil Moon

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aside from the recent single "Duk Koo Kim," which appears on the album in an alternate form, "Ghosts" constitutes the release of Kozelek's first new music in nearly two years. Even though he got a hand from Red House Painters drummer Anthony Koustos in the studio,…

  15. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie 'Real' Enough Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," David Bowie's new ISO/Columbia set, "Reality," was co-produced by Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. It features Bowie's touring band, including guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry…

  16. Modest Mouse Album Pushed To Next Year

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse's long-awaited sophomore Epic studio album, "Good News for People Who Love Bad News," has been pushed from its planned fall release date to 2004. Modest Mouse's long-awaited sophomore Epic studio album, "Good News for People Who Love Bad News," has…

  17. Hooker's Last Album Due Next Month

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be released next month. "Face to Face," which Hooker was completing with his daughter Zakiya, is due Oct. 28. The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be…

  18. Coldplay Members Lobby For Free Trade

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid gathering of the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday (Sept. 9) in Cancun, Mexico, when he delivered the so Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid…

  19. Breaking & Entering

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Los Lonely Boys & The Weakerthans. NOT LONELY ANY MORE: Texas-based threesome Los Lonely Boys have released only one album, but the soulful guitar handiwork of Henry Garza displays a relaxed confidence…

  20. Billboard Bits: Jackson/Buffett, Hilary Duff, Summer

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jackson/Buffett, Hilary Duff, Summer Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett are the first confirmed performers for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The duo will open the Nov. 5 show with a rendition of their hit duet "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."…

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