1. Simon And Garfunkel Unveil Reunion Plans

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel today (Sept. 9) unveiled plans for their first major concert tour since 1983, due to kick off Oct. 18 at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit. The trek, As expected , Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel today (Sept. 9) unveiled plans for their first…

  2. Aaliyah's Parents Settle Plane Crash Suit

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The parents of R&B singer and actress Aaliyah have reached an undisclosed settlement in a negligence lawsuit over her death in a 2001 plane crash, family attorneys said. The parents of R&B singer and actress Aaliyah have reached an undisclosed settlement in a negligence lawsuit over…

  3. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Velvet Revolver & More

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Springsteen, Velvet Revolver, iTunes, Chemical Brothers Following a brisk pre-sale promotion that began on Friday and general ticket sales today (Sept. 8) for Oct. 1 and 3 shows , Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have added a third show at New York's Shea Stadium. The Oct.…

  4. Lonestar Takes 'Front Porch' On The Road

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Country quartet Lonestar will embark next month on the 22-city Acoustic on the Front Porch tour, set to kick off Oct. 23 in Columbus, Ohio. The group will be supporting its career-spanning disc "Great Country quartet Lonestar will embark next month on the 22-city Acoustic on the Front…

  5. Moore, Dion, Mya Join 'Women Rock' Benefit

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!" benefit for breast cancer research. Moore will also perform at the benefit alongside Celine Dion, Anastacia, Alison Krauss &amp Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!…

  6. Columbia Preps Simon & Garfunkel 'Essentials'

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although it is unknown whether Simon & Garfunkel have any plans to record new material, there will be a new release to coincide with the group's reunion tour, to be announced tomorrow (Sept. 9). O Although it is unknown whether Simon & Garfunkel have any plans to record new…

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

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 8-14, 2003. It's back to school and back to work -- the summer is over. Well, it's not technically over until the 23rd of the month, but unofficially, life gets back to normal this week and that means new…

  8. Tunes On TV

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 8 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Peter Frampton (also scheduled: Ellen DeGeneres). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mariah Carey (also scheduled:…

  9. Black Eyes Peas Soar To U.K. No. 1

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While U.K. rockers the Darkness continues to lead the album chart with "Permission To Land" (Must Destroy), Britain's new No. 1 single is Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (Polydor). While U.K. rockers the Darkness continues to lead the album chart with "…

  10. Hot Product

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- An array of new albums from veteran rock acts: Frank Black and the Catholics' "Show Me Your Tears" (spinART); Spiritualized's "Amazing Grace" (Sanctuary); a self-titled effort from the…

  11. HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rnb.jsp 1. Frontin' , Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z 2. Get Low , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins 3. Right Thurr , Chingy 4. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 5. Baby Boy , Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul Issue date: Sept 13, 2003…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity…

  13. 'Idol' Finalist Locke Signs With Curb

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kimberley Locke, who finished in third place behind Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on the second season of "American Idol," has been signed to Curb Records. Kimberley Locke, who finished in third place behind Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on the second season of "American Idol,…

  14. THE TANGLED WEB

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Online & Digital Dealings Of moe., Neil Young and Seal. /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Neil Young …

  15. HOT CHRISTIAN SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/singles_index.jsp 1. Word Of God Speak , MercyMe 2. You Are So Good To Me , Third Day 3. My Heart Goes Out , Warren Barfield 4. You Get Me , Zoegirl 5. Smile (Just Want To Be With You) , Chris Rice Issue date: Sept 13, 2003 News Chris Rice , Warren Barfield …

  16. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - Canadian…

  17. Rush Live CD, DVD Pushed To October

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21. The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21. As previously reported , the sets chronicle a Nov. 23, 2002, show…

  18. Unstable

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Adema's self-titled debut went gold, thanks to the modern rock track "The Way You Like It" and the band's main-stage gig at the 2001-2002 Ozzfest. Adema's self-titled debut went gold, thanks to the modern rock track "The Way You Like It" and the band's…

  19. Make Me Better

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. But in true Nesby fashion, she flavors the proceedings accordingly. Stirring in liberal dollops of R&B, hip…

  20. The Big Zane Theory

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Zane, formerly known as Lil' Zane, attempts to enter the major leagues on his sophomore set for Priority. Zane, formerly known as Lil' Zane, attempts to enter the major leagues on his sophomore set for Priority. Taking his cue from LL Cool J and Jay-Z, Zane refashions himself as an…

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