1. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 17 " Punk'd," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake. "VH1 All-Access: Rock's Rich List," VH1 Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Ice-T…

  2. Billboard Bits: Stooges/Hives, Natalie Merchant, Blur

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Stooges/Hives, Natalie Merchant, Blur Iggy Pop will reunite with the Stooges for the first time in 28 years on the second night of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival , set for April 26-27 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Pop will be backed by original Stooges Ron…

  3. Copeland: No Police Reunion In The Offing

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Although he says the members of the Police felt "really terrific" playing together in public for the first time in 18 years on Monday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, drummer Stew Although he says the members of the Police felt "really terrific"…

  4. Rubin Eyeing Weezer, Slipknot, Cash Projects

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Celebrated producer Rick Rubin is currently working with Weezer on material for its next studio album, and will begin work shortly on the next Slipknot effort. In the meantime, he's continuing to prep Celebrated producer Rick Rubin is currently working with Weezer on material for its…

  5. Bogus Investor Derails Tosh Tribute Set

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST A planned tribute album honoring late reggae star Peter Tosh, and set to include contributions from Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia, Ben Harper, and former members of Guns 'N Roses, is in danger of being d A planned tribute album honoring late reggae star Peter Tosh, and set to include…

  6. South By Southwest Diary: Day Two

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Two Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

  7. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Chart news on Crowded House/Sixpence None The Richer, Kid Rock, and 50 Cent THEY HAVE A 'DREAM' : Sixteen years ago this week, the song "Don't Dream It's Over" took a six-point hike to No. 14 on the Hot 100. It was the first chart entry for Crowded House, an…

  8. Toni Braxton Splits Arista, Inks With Blackground

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST R&B star Toni Braxton is leaving Arista Records to join Blackground Records, Billboard Bulletin has learned. Universal-distributed Blackground has tentative plans to issue a new Braxton album Sept R&B star Toni Braxton is leaving Arista Records to join Blackground Records, Billboard…

  9. Billboard Bits: Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star'

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star' AOL Music's First Listen initiative will tomorrow (March 14) debut "Blinded (When I See You)," drawn from modern rock act Third Eye Blind's upcoming album, "Out of the Vein," due May 13 via Elektra. The cut…

  10. Hendrix Family Organizing Tribute, Memorial

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST On the heels of Motown's Stevie Wonder tribute album, due Tuesday, comes word of a similar Jimi Hendrix salute helmed by the late guitarist's step-sister Janie. On the heels of Motown's Stevie Wonder tribute album , due Tuesday, comes word of a similar Jimi Hendrix salute…

  11. 50 Cent Dominates Major Billboard Charts

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent's "In Da Club" continues its reign on Billboard's singles charts, topping the Hot 100 for a third week, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally for a fifth week, and the Hot Rap Tra 50 Cent's "In Da Club" continues its reign on Billboard&…

  12. Mellencamp Unveils Anti-War Song

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Mellencamp has made a new anti-war-themed song, "To Washington," available for free download on his official Web site. John Mellencamp has made a new anti-war-themed song, "To Washington," available for free download on his official Web site . The cut, inspired by…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Eric Clapton releases "Reptile," his first solo album since 1998's "Pilgrim." 2001 - Eric Clapton releases "Reptile," his first solo album since 1998's "Pilgrim." 2000 - Pop/punksters Blink-182 cut short their current…

  14. 50 Cent Overtakes Norah Jones At No. 1

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Two weeks after five Grammy wins catapulted Norah Jones' Blue Note/Capitol debut "Come Away With Me" to the top of The Billboard 200, the album suffers a 45% dip in U.S. sales to 337,000 copies, accor Two weeks after five Grammy wins catapulted Norah Jones' Blue Note…

  15. Mr. Cheeks 'Back Again' On New Album

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Queens, N.Y.-based rapper Mr. Cheeks has returned with his second solo album, "Back Again," slated for release next Tuesday (March 18) on Universal Records. Queens, N.Y.-based rapper Mr. Cheeks has returned with his second solo album, "Back Again," slated for release next…

  16. Lineup Set For 10th Music Midtown

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th anniversary edition. The 120 acts will include such luminaries as Aimee Mann, Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Buddy Guy, Crosby, Stil Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th…

  17. CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards. Toby Keith and actress Pamela Anderson will host the event, which will take place April 7 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center and air live on CMT beginning at 8…

  18. 11ask

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, George Strait, and David Bowie/Trent Reznor. 'LIFE' IN THE FAST LANE Dear Keith, Madonna's new album, "American Life," is causing quite a stir even before the single has been heard by the public. I am…

  19. Beasties Address War On Iraq In New Song

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran rap trio the Beastie Boys have made a new song, "In a World Gone Mad," available for free download from their official Web site. The cut, the first new Beasties song to be released in more tha Veteran rap trio the Beastie Boys have made a new song, "In a World Gone Mad,…

  20. MerleFest CD, DVD In The Works

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Annual North Carolina Americana festival MerleFest will be documented on CD, DVD, and VHS with the June 17 national bow of the self-released "MerleFest Live! The 15th Anniversary Jam." The releases, w Annual North Carolina Americana festival MerleFest will be documented on CD, DVD,…

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