1. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

  2. Gay Acts Seek To Break Country Music Barrier

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT America's country music scene isn't exactly known for its gay artists, but a colorful pack of wanna-be stars pulled out their best rustic twangs and wailing guitars yesterday (Aug. 7) to try to change America's country music scene isn't exactly known for its gay artists,…

  3. Ask Billboard

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Coral, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and the Rolling Stones. CORAL-ATION Keith, Was the Coral's self-titled debut album released in the U.S.? If so, how many copies has it sold? John Boylan Herts, England Hi John, The…

  4. Universal Preps First DVD-Audio Releases

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) will unveil its first titles in the DVD-Audio format Sept. 23, with a diverse helping of 24 albums. The label group will become the fourth major label group to utilize the Universal Music Group (UMG) will unveil its first titles in the DVD-Audio format Sept. 23,…

  5. Hot Product

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson / Marvin Gaye Is A New 'Night' What You 'Want'? Universal this week re-releases two classic albums in expanded form, beginning with Joe Jackson's "Night and Day." The New York-inspired "Night and Day" reached No. 4 on Billboard's…

  6. Top Stars Have 'American Dreams'

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT NBC's nostalgic family drama "American Dreams" will continue its tradition of casting pop stars as 1960s artists in the show's second season. Already lined up to appear in upcoming episodes are R& NBC's nostalgic family drama "American Dreams" will…

  7. Junior Senior, A U.K. Hit, Moves 'Beat' Across Pond

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Danish duo Junior Senior is still reeling from the fact that its first single, the smile-cracking "Move Your Feet," recently spent nine weeks in the top-10 of the U.K. singles chart -- including a rare six weeks in the top-5. In the…

  8. Vandross Video Features Famous Friends, Fans

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Luther Vandross still hospitalized as he recovers from a stroke suffered in April, a host of famous friends and fans recently joined together to star in a video for his latest single. The clip fo With Luther Vandross still hospitalized as he recovers from a stroke suffered in April, a…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Maze, Beyoncé, Lonestar and chart methodology with readers. 'FLYING' HIGH Dear Fred, Several months ago, Larry Dhooghe asked us to "consider the phenomenon of a song spending its entire top-10 life in its peak position"…

  10. Billboard Bits: Gaye, 'Gentlemen,' Death Cab

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Marvin Gaye, 'Gentlemen,' Death Cab Marvin Gaye's 1976 album "I Want You" is following in the footsteps of his other classic discs "What's Going On" and "Let's Get It On" by getting the full reissue treatment. The two-disc "I…

  11. The Tangled Web

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: An R.E.M. file-trading service and the Dandy Warhols' Web tour. Keeping you up to date on the Web's most intriguing music-related happenings and destinations. SHARE IN THE PLACE WHERE YOU LIVE: The generally…

  12. 'The Harder They Come' Prepped For Reissue

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hip-O/Universal Music Enterprises (UME) will mark the 30th anniversary of the U.S. release of the landmark reggae album "The Harder They Come" with a remastered, two-disc "Deluxe Edition," due Aug. 5. Hip-O/Universal Music Enterprises (UME) will mark the 30th anniversary…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North American tour, due to what an Invisible Records spokesperson describes as "continued processing delays of the band an 2000 - Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North…

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

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 16-22, 2003. Warm weather! Fresh air! Who needs it? The cool glow of the television is all we need, especially when there's a plethora of music to tune in, sit down, and enjoy. We're starting off with what…

  15. Tunes On TV

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 16-22, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 16 "VH1 All Access: Fleetwood Mac," VH1 Featured Artists: Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks. "100 Greatest Songs of the Last 25…

  16. 'Hairspray,' Joel, Simmons Win Tonys

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented yesterday (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York. "Hairspray," the smash A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated…

  17. Evanescence Finds New 'Life' On U.K. Chart

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Evanescence, already No. 1 on Music & Media's pan-European Top 100 Albums chart with "Fallen" (Wind-Up/Epic), conquered the U.K. singles chart yesterday with "Bring Me To Life." The single featuri Evanescence, already No. 1 on Music & Media's pan-European…

  18. Subject

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT For those schooled in contemporary R&B, here's a new subject to study. Newcomer Dwele already has a national hit under his belt. For those schooled in contemporary R&B, here's a new subject to study. Newcomer Dwele already has a national hit under his belt. His guest stint…

  19. Kasem Surveys 30 Years Of Hits

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Between his duties as the host of the popular countdown radio show "American Top 40" and voicing the character Shaggy on a new run of "Scooby-Doo" cartoons, Casey Kasem has found time to helm a succes Between his duties as the host of the popular countdown radio show "…

  20. Breaking & Entering

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Electric Six, Dwele, and the Pernice Brothers. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: Two years ago, Detroit hard rock…

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