1. 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…

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

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 23-29, 2003. Ah, the sounds of summer. There's just so much live music on the tube, and this week most of it will be featured on the daily and nightly talk and news shows. Friday, as will be the case for the…

  3. Tunes On TV

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 23-29, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 23 CMT News Special: "Natalie vs. Toby: Both Sides of the War," CMT Featured Artists: Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith. "An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre," ABC…

  4. Banshees Wail On Live CD, DVD

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering goth rock act Siouxsie & the Banshees, which reunited last year after a long hiatus, will on July 22 release the CD/DVD "Seven Year Itch" via Sanctuary. Both projects chronicle the grou Pioneering goth rock act Siouxsie & the Banshees, which reunited last year…

  5. 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…

  6. Snoop Dogg's MTV Show Premieres Sunday

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT There are plenty of the bleeped words, censored images and blue humor that one has come to expect from Snoop Dogg in his... There are plenty of the bleeped words, censored images and blue humor that one has come to expect from Snoop Dogg in his new MTV comedy series , "Doggy Fizzle…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken, Monica, Luther Vandross, Annie Lennox and the Beach Boys. CLAYMOTION: During the run of the second season of "American Idol," one sign seen often in the audience was "…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken and Natalie Imbruglia. VETERAN'S DAY Fred, With all the attention on Clay [Aiken] and Ruben [Studdard] this week, I noticed an…

  9. Paul Stanley Working On Solo Album

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kiss co-frontman Paul Stanley is working on his first solo album in 25 years, the artist reveals to Billboard.com. Stanley says he's working with a crop of songwriters that includes Andreas Carlsson, Kiss co-frontman Paul Stanley is working on his first solo album in 25 years, the artist…

  10. Aiken, Studdard Albums Due On Same Day

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The sales showdown between "American Idol" singers Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard will continue with the release of their respective albums on the same day, Billboard.com has learned. According to the The sales showdown between "American Idol" singers Clay Aiken and Ruben…

  11. Despite 'Idols,' 50 Cent Still A Top-5 Presence

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping "American Idol" debuts from Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard may have knocked 50 Cent from his No. 1 perch on Billboard's Hot 100, yet the rapper still makes two appearances in the top-5. 5 Chart-topping "American Idol" debuts from Clay Aiken and Ruben…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Animated versions of Nelly and his rap collective St. Lunatics make their online starring debut in "Rip Van Nelly," a Macromedia Flash Game. With a Rip Van Winkle-like premise, Nelly wak 2001 - Animated versions of Nelly and his rap collective St. Lunatics…

  13. Billboard Bits: Korn, B.B. King, Pearl Jam

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Korn, B.B. King, Pearl Jam Korn has recorded a new song, "Did My Time," to be featured in the movie "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life." The song will not be on the soundtrack to the Angelina Jolie-starring film, due to hit U.S. theaters July 25. However,…

  14. Joe Jackson Plans Second U.S. Tour

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Joe Jackson Band will return to the U.S. for a second tour. The reunited Joe Jackson Band will return to the U.S. for a second tour, according to Jackson's official Web site . The trek is due to kick off Aug. 9 in Hartford, Conn., with 13 dates currently scheduled through an…

  15. Aiken, Studdard Storm Billboard Chart

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The top two "American Idol" contestants capture the top two spots on Billboard's Hot 100, as Clay Aiken's "This Is the Night" (RCA) debuts at No. 1 and Ruben Studdard's "Flying Without Wings" (J Recor The top two "American Idol"…

  16. 'National Lampoon Radio' Relaunching

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Before there was "Saturday Night Live" and "SCTV," there was "The National Lampoon Radio Hour." As with its TV successors, clever and often biting satire was its signature. Before there was "Saturday Night Live" and "SCTV," there was "The…

  17. Los Prisioneros Regain Musical Freedom

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Los Prisioneros released their fourth studio album 13 years ago and then dropped out of sight. During the 1990s, the band -- one of the most respected in the history of Chilean rock -- lived on in reputation only. Now, they are back to being an…

  18. 2003 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox. Below are the nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox.…

  19. Simon And Garfunkel Eyeing Reunion Tour?

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Preliminary plans are underway for a Simon and Garfunkel reunion tour for the fall, sources tell Billboard.com. The agents for Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are collaborating on "initial explorations" Preliminary plans are underway for a Simon and Garfunkel reunion tour for the fall,…

  20. Clarkson, Crow, Mellencamp Launch 'Fireworks'

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Beyonce Knowles and John Mellencamp will highlight NBC's annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular," to air July 4 at 9 p.m. ET. The show Musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Beyonce Knowles and…

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