1. Chili Peppers Extend Tour, Plan Best-Of

    June 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers have extended their North American tour with 13 new dates, beginning Sept. 6 in Washington, D.C. Several more shows will be added at a later date, with the trek expected to r The Red Hot Chili Peppers have extended their North American tour with 13 new dates,…

  2. Lavigne, Treble Charger, Our Lady Peace Top MuchMusic Awards

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock bands Treble Charger and Our Lady Peace, and pop princess Avril Lavigne were the big winners last night (June 22), each taking home two honors from the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. Canadian rock bands Treble Charger and Our Lady Peace, and pop princess Avril Lavigne were…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

  4. Daft Punk Scores Animated 'Story'

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk has scored a feature-length film, "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem." Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk has scored a feature-length film, "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem." Overseen by Japanese…

  5. Latifah Gets Behind 'Taxi' Wheel

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah in 20th Century Fox's "Taxi," due to start shooting Sept. 15. The film, an English-language remake of the 1998 French feature of the same name, is being produced by Luc Besson, who also Queen Latifah in 20th Century Fox's "Taxi," due to start…

  6. ATP Label Brings Back The Magic Band

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT ATP Recordings -- the label arm of the left-field, bi-continental All Tomorrow's Parties Festival -- is branching out with releases by individual artists. In the past, the label, which is operated by ATP Recordings -- the label arm of the left-field, bi-continental All Tomorrow's…

  7. 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominees

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards, which will be held June 22 at the music channel's headquarters in Toronto. Below are the nominees for the 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards, which will be held June 22 at the music channel's headquarters in Toronto. Best video Matthew Good, …

  8. Dixie Chicks Fans Cheer At Tour Opener

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A sold-out crowd cheered, danced, and sang along during the Dixie Chicks' North American tour kick-off concert in Greenville, S.C., last night (May 1). Fans showed little concern for the controversy t A sold-out crowd cheered, danced, and sang along during the Dixie Chicks' North…

  9. Twisted Sister Kicks Off Reunion With USO Stint

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 's pop metal act Twisted Sister will reunite next month for a brief USO tour and select U.S. and European dates over the summer. On behalf of the USO, the band will perform at one Air Force base a 1980's pop metal act Twisted Sister will reunite next month for a brief USO tour…

  10. Piano Bar

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed French chanteuse Patricia Kaas makes her English-language debut, inspired by the upcoming film And Now . . . Acclaimed French chanteuse Patricia Kaas makes her English-language debut, inspired by the upcoming film And Now . . . Ladies and Gentlemen, in which she appears as a cabaret…

  11. 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…

  12. Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Say 'YES New York'

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New York's finest new rock acts will be anthologized on "YES New York," a 15-track collection due June 3 from Wolfgang Morden, the soundtrack imprint of Vice Records. The album kicks off with a previo New York's finest new rock acts will be anthologized on "YES New…

  13. Tunes On TV

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV highlights for April 7-13, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 7 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera ("Fighter"). "Diary," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera. "…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an accident she suffered at her home the previous November. She is 93. 2002 - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an…

  15. AOL Offers 50 Cent, Taylor, Train, Jewel First Listens

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beginning today (March 28) AOL Music's First Listen program will debut four new songs from four different artists -- 50 Cent, James Taylor, Train, and Jewel -- over the next four days. Each of the tra Beginning today (March 28) AOL Music's First Listen program will debut four new…

  16. Les Nubians Take 'One Step Forward'

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Four years ago, the French duo Les Nubians put an international spin on R&B with "Princesses Nubiennes" (Nubian Princesses), their debut. Sisters Helene and Celia Faussart return with "One Step Forward," their sophomore…

  17. Dion's 'New Day' Opens In Las Vegas

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST "What you see is real. I am really that high," Dion said happily after flying to the rafters in the premier performance. Celine Dion opened a three-year gig in the new $95 million Colosseum theater last night (March 25) at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace, literally flying as she…

  18. Billboard Bits: Durst/Snoop, Sound Of Urchin, Steve Cole

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Durst/Snoop, Sound Of Urchin, Steve Cole Although neither are expected to appear on the group's forthcoming album, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst has wrapped a second collaboration with a noted hip-hop act. According to Limp Bizkit's official Web site , Durst last week…

  19. Thompson Takes 'Old Kit Bag' On The Road

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran singer/songwriter Richard Thompson will kick off a U.S. tour April 21 in Boulder, Colo. Scheduled dates last through a May 25 show in Groveland, Calif., with more expected. Veteran singer/songwriter Richard Thompson will kick off a U.S. tour April 21 in Boulder, Colo. Scheduled dates…

  20. Jewel's Got The Beat On New Album

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jewel is delving into dance music and jazz on her as-yet-untitled next album, due June 3 from Atlantic. The first evidence of this new sound is the single "Intuition," which will be Singer/songwriter Jewel is delving into dance music and jazz on her as-yet-untitled…

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