1. White Stripes, Room 5 Lead U.K. Charts Again

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes' "Elephant" (XL Recordings) still wears the No. 1 crown on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (April 13). It was a quiet week that saw only one top-10 entry, "The Very Best of the Li The White Stripes' "Elephant" (XL Recordings) still wears…

  2. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  3. TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/randb.jsp 1. Get Rich Or Die Tryin' , 50 Cent 2. Chocolate Factory , R. Kelly 3. Diplomatic Immunity , Cam'ron Presents The Diplomats 4. Dutty Rock , Sean Paul 5. Street Dreams , Fabolous News Fabolous , Sean Paul , R. Kelly , Cam'ron …

  4. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies makes an appearance on the UPN series "Gary & Mike." The episode features the voices of various bandmembers offering commentary on t 2001 - A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies…

  5. Lovers Speak

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Joan Armatrading has remained busy since her last widely distributed release, What's Inside, which arrived in 1995. Joan Armatrading has remained busy since her last widely distributed release, What's Inside, which arrived in 1995. She earned a doctorate in music from the University…

  6. Something Fierce

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As its name implies, this rock quartet —led by singer/multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter Spencer Albee, formerly of Rustic Overtones—is a many-tentacled beast. As its name implies, this rock quartet —led by singer/multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter Spencer Albee, formerly of Rustic Overtones—is…

  7. One Step Forward

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With its 1999 debut, Princesses Nubiennes (Nubian Princesses), French sisters in song Les Nubians watched their engaging French-language R&B/hip-hop take mainstream root in the U.S.—proving With its 1999 debut, Princesses Nubiennes (Nubian Princesses), French sisters in song Les Nubians…

  8. It's You, It's Me

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In need of a soulful house fix? If so, immediately snag a copy of Kaskade's full-length debut, It's You, It's Me. In need of a soulful house fix? If so, immediately snag a copy of Kaskade's full-length debut, It's You, It's Me. An underground fave via his…

  9. 97th & Columbus

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist/keyboardist Doc Powell pays homage to his roots by way of 97th & Columbus, the site of Mikells, a popular Manhattan jazz club that during its '80s heyday was the obligatory stomping grou Guitarist/keyboardist Doc Powell pays homage to his roots by way of 97th & Columbus…

  10. God & i

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Papa San brilliantly mixes the rhythm-heavy grooves of dancehall music with the often sweeter, more melodic strains of Bob Marley and a host of his reggae forebears, laying atop it all the mile-a-minu Papa San brilliantly mixes the rhythm-heavy grooves of dancehall music with the often…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  12. Bits: Pearl Jam, Jeffrey Osborne, Tom Russell

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pearl Jam, Jeffrey Osborne, Tom Russell A rare Pearl Jam club show tomorrow (April 12) at the House of Blues in Orlando, Fla., will be available for cybercasting from RealNetworks for a 24-hour window beginning 3 p.m. PST Monday. Fans will need to download the RealOne player, which is…

  13. 2003 Tejano Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tejano Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for 2003 Tejano Music Awards: MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Jay Perez FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Jennifer Pena MALE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR A.B. Quintanilla FEMALE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Jennifer Pena SONG OF THE YEAR "Yo Te Voy A Amar…

  14. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of "Chicago," chart, and of Cher, Christina Aguilera, Jay-Z, Robbie Williams, and Daniel Beddingfield. A TALE OF THREE CITIES: The score is Nashville 34, Detroit 11, and Chicago 10, but closing in fast. That's one way of…

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," charity singles, No. 1 country songs on Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and chart coincidences with readers. AMERICAN (IDOL) LIFE Hi Fred, After reading your column for the past few years, it was really cool to see you on…

  16. 2003 Dove Awards Winners

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center Below are the winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center.…

  17. Nichole Nordeman Tops Dove Awards

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nichole Nordeman and Michael W. Smith were the big winners at the Gospel Music Association's (GMA) 34th Dove Awards last night (April 10) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Nordeman won seve Nichole Nordeman and Michael W. Smith were the big winners at the Gospel Music…

  18. 'Loco-Motion' Singer Little Eva Dies

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer Little Eva (full name: Eva Narcissus Boyd), died yesterday (April 10) in Kinston, N.C., after a long illness, according to her manager. Her exact age isn't known but she was believed to be betw Singer Little Eva (full name: Eva Narcissus Boyd), died yesterday (April 10) in Kinston…

  19. 'Pain' Brings Terri Clark Much Success

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Earlier this year, when Terri Clark's current Mercury album, "Pain to Kill," peaked at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, the Canadian singer/songwriter admits to being overcome with emotion. "I just about…

  20. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

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