1. Billboard Bits: Beatles, Mark Kozelek, Beth Hart

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Beatles, Mark Kozelek, Beth Hart To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' first appearance on U.S. TV, the Museum of Television & Radio (MTR) in New York and Los Angeles will present an exclusive exhibit on the group, running Feb. 6 through April 30, 2004. "…

  2. HOT LATIN TRACKS

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. Jaleo , Ricky Martin 2. Fotografia , Juanes With Nelly Furtado 3. Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio , Marco Antonio Solis 4. Un Siglo Sin Ti , Chayanne 5. Quitemonos La Ropa , Alexandre Pires Issue date: Aug. 9, 2003 News Alexandre Pires , Ricky Martin , Chayanne ,…

  3. Update: Belle & Sebastian's New 'Catastrophe'

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Scottish rock ensemble Belle & Sebastian will release a new studio album, "Dear Catastrophe Waitress," Oct. 7 via.. Updating a story first posted here Friday (Aug. 1), Scottish rock ensemble Belle & Sebastian will release a new studio album, "Dear Catastrophe Waitress,…

  4. Television Pondering Studio Work

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Seminal New York rock act Television is pondering a return to the recording studio, guitarist Richard Lloyd tells Billboard.com. Seminal New York rock act Television is pondering a return to the recording studio, guitarist Richard Lloyd tells Billboard.com. Although Television has not…

  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. TOP LATIN ALBUMS

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/latin50.jsp 1. Herencia Musical: 20 Corridos Inolvidables , Los Tigres Del Norte 2. Hits Mix , Celia Cruz 3. Almas Del Silencio , Ricky Martin 4. The Last Don , Don Omar 5. 30 Inolvidables , Los Cadetes De Linares Issue date: Aug. 2, 2003 News Ricky Martin , Don Omar , Almas Del…

  7. 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…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an apology. 2002 - Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an…

  9. Billboard Bits: SARS Benefit, Bon Jovi, Weller, Edgefest

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on SARS Benefit, Bon Jovi, Weller, Edgefest More last-minute changes have been made to the Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert, set for Wednesday (July 30). Originally slated to begin at 1:30 p.m., the show at Downsview Park will now start at noon to provide more time for artists…

  10. Shortlist Eyeing TV, Tour, CD Tie-Ins

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 2003 Shortlist Music Prize will be awarded Oct. 16 at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater, Billboard reports in the Aug. 2 issue. Among this year's 20 listmakers are Dave Matthews, Tori Amos, Tom Waits, The 2003 Shortlist Music Prize will be awarded Oct. 16 at Los Angeles' Wiltern…

  11. 'Bad Boys II' Shoots Straight To No. 1

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to "Bad Boys II" adds to the film's success at the box office last weekend, as it bows atop The Billboard 200. The Bad Boy/Universal album sold 324,000 copies in the U.S., according to The soundtrack to "Bad Boys II" adds to the film's success at…

  12. Will Smith, Wife Forge Family Comedy Series

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, have been developing a new comedy series for UPN called "All of Us," and the couple plans to keep it in the family. Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, have been developing…

  13. Television Plugs Back In

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded this fall with new editions of the albums "Marquee Moon" and "Adventure," plus the first official release of the oft-bootlegged con The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded…

  14. Bowie Steps Back Into 'Reality'

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next studio album, "Reality," Sept. 16 via ISO/Columbia. Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," the new set was co-produced by Bowie and As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next…

  15. Coldplay Lead Singer, Photographer Clash

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin allegedly clashed with a photographer on a popular tourist beach and will have to appear in an Australian court, according to newspaper reports. The British rock act Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin allegedly clashed with a photographer on a popular tourist…

  16. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

  17. Gloria Gets Personal

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Reinvention is often seen as essential for longevity in pop music. But for Gloria Estefan, the more things change, the more her personal life and public persona seem to stay the same. It's a paradox that has allowed Estefan to remain…

  18. 'Kids Are Alright' To Hit DVD

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Who's classic 1979 rockumentary "The Kids Are Alright" will make its DVD debut Sept. 30 in a release from Pioneer Entertainment, Billboard reports in its July 26 issue. The title, which comes at a The Who's classic 1979 rockumentary "The Kids Are Alright"…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Brooks & Dunn, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, Trapt, Thalia and the Rolling Stones. TWO FOR THE 'ROAD': Will "Red Dirt Road" (Arista) by Brooks & Dunn become the duo's 18th No. 1 hit on…

  20. Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, to be handed out Aug. 23 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Erykah Badu, Heather Headley and With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady…

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