1. Final Season Looms For Isaak's 'Show'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The third and final season of Chris Isaak's Showtime television series, "The Chris Isaak Show," will premiere Jan. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The 13-show season will air on Thursday nights, repeating Fridays The third and final season of Chris Isaak's Showtime television series, …

  2. My Morning Jacket Sets January Tour

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Louisville-based rock act My Morning Jacket will return to the road next month for a 16-date U.S. tour, kicking off Jan. 3 in Nashville. Louisville-based rock act My Morning Jacket will return to the road next month for a 16-date U.S. tour, kicking off Jan. 3 in Nashville. Dates are set…

  3. Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "The Diary of Alicia Keys" gives the young R&B sensation her second No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. The only newcomer in the top-10 this week, the J Records album sold 618,000 copies in the U.S. "The Diary of Alicia Keys" gives the young R&B sensation her second…

  4. Connick In Romantic Mood With New Album

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Just in time for Valentine's Day, Harry Connick Jr. has slated a Feb. 3 release for "Only You," a collection of romantic standards from Columbia Records. Tapping into material from the 1950s and '60s, Just in time for Valentine's Day, Harry Connick Jr. has slated a…

  5. Billboard Bits: Rusty Anderson, GBV, Bowie, GLAAD

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Rusty Anderson, GBV, Bowie, GLAAD Paul McCartney guitarist Rusty Anderson's solo debut, "Undressing Underwater," will be released Dec. 17 via Anderson's official Web site and online retailer CDBaby.com . As previously reported , McCartney makes a guest appearance…

  6. Wonder To Honor Sting

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (Dec. 10) in Las Vegas to present the Century Award to Sting at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show will air live on Fox be Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (Dec. 10) in Las Vegas to present the Century…

  7. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 8-14, 2003).

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 8-14, 2003). Put down the remote! This is the week of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. You can forget all other programming, really. Nowhere else are you going to find performances by R. Kelly, Pink, Century…

  8. Tunes On TV

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Alicia Keys (also scheduled: Gwyneth Paltrow). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: guest co…

  9. Live at the Garden

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The most hardcore Pearl Jam fan will wax poetic about a good dozen of the shows on the band's 2003 tour. The most hardcore Pearl Jam fan will wax poetic about a good dozen of the shows on the band's 2003 tour. But you did not have to be an Eddie Vedder devotee or know every obscure…

  10. Billboard Bits: Sting, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Sting, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (Dec. 10) in Las Vegas to present the Century Award to Sting at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show will air live on Fox beginning at 8 p.m. ET (tape delayed on the…

  11. Indigo Girls 'Let In' New Album

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Indigo Girls will release their ninth studio album, "All That We Let In," Feb. 17 via Sony's Epic Records. The Indigo Girls will release their ninth studio album, "All That We Let In," Feb. 17 via Sony's Epic Records. For the set, the Atlanta-based duo of Amy…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of OutKast, Kimberley Locke, Chubby Checker and No Doubt. MAKING 'HEY': OutKast casts out Ludacris from pole position, as "Hey Ya!" (Arista) takes the lead on Billboard's Hot 100. It's the second OutKast…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Atlanta artists, Clay Aiken, "pop" music and No. 1 singles with readers. 404 TAKES TOP-3 Dear Fred, Don't know if you've noticed this bit of trivia, but the top-10 of the Hot 100 is dominated by acts out of Atlanta, or should I say, "Hotlanta!…

  14. Keb' Mo' Keeps New Album 'Simple'

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bluesman Keb' Mo' will release "Keep It Simple" on Feb. 10, his sixth recording for Sony's Epic Records. Bluesman Keb' Mo' will release "Keep It Simple" on Feb. 10, his sixth recording for Sony's Epic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles and…

  15. Nelson, Reynolds Plan Kucinich Fundraiser

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson's first fundraising concert for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich will come Jan. 3 a the Austin (Texas) Music Hall. Billed as an evening of acoustic music with Nelson and Willie Nelson's first fundraising concert for Democratic presidential candidate…

  16. Buju Banton Arrested On Drug Charges

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reggae singer Buju Banton has been charged with marijuana possession, police in Kingston, Jamaica, said today (Dec. 4). Reggae singer Buju Banton has been charged with marijuana possession, police in Kingston, Jamaica, said today (Dec. 4). Police were conducting routine anti-drug raids in the…

  17. Moby Jams With Azure Ray, Hosts 'House Party'

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Techno star Moby joined rock act Azure Ray on stage last night (Dec. 3) in West Hollywood, Calif. Techno star Moby joined rock act Azure Ray on stage last night (Dec. 3) in West Hollywood, Calif. Azure Ray, in the midst of a co-headlining tour with Crooked Fingers, first collaborated with…

  18. Osbournes Corral Stars For 'Family Christmas'

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will give viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special," airing Dec. 11 on the cable network. MTV will give viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family…

  19. 2003 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST x PERFORMERS: CLAY AIKEN The runner-up of the second season of the Fox competition "American Idol," is a finalist in best selling single of the year category ("This is the Night"/"Bridge Over Troubled Water"). Although he narrowly missed taking the "Idol…

  20. Judge Orders Bottom Line's Eviction

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST A Manhattan judge has ordered the eviction of the Bottom Line nightclub from the Greenwich Village space it has occupied for the past 30 years. A Manhattan judge has ordered the eviction of the Bottom Line nightclub from the Greenwich Village space it has occupied for the past 30 years. Civil…

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