1. Concertgoers Sue Over Bizkit Chicago Show

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Attendees of a July concert by Limp Bizkit in Cicero, Ill., have filed a class-action breach-of-contract suit against frontman Fred Durst and the band's corporate entity, Limp Bizness, claiming they w Attendees of a July concert by Limp Bizkit in Cicero, Ill., have filed a class-action…

  2. Radiohead Wins, Scorns Top Q Award

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead (Oct. 2) won the "best act in the world today" award for the third-year running at the Q Awards in London. However, the band sent a silent video message to accept the accolade, pouring scorn Radiohead made it a hat-trick of wins yesterday (Oct. 2) when it won the "…

  3. Ben Harper Preps Live DVD, EP

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Harper's Aug. 4 concert in Los Angeles will be the subject of the DVD "Live at the Hollywood Bowl," due Nov. 18 from Virgin. Ben Harper's Aug. 4 concert in Los Angeles will be the subject of the DVD "Live at the Hollywood Bowl," due Nov. 18 from Virgin. The…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of a host of veteran artists, as well as Beyoncé & Sean Paul, Erykah Badu and Patty Loveless. LIVING IN THE PAST: After taking a look at this week's Billboard charts, I wouldn't blame you if you ran to the calendar to see what…

  5. Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. The British band is…

  6. Bonnaroo Recalled On CD, DVD

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The audio set "Live From Bonnaroo" and the DVD "270 Miles From Graceland - Bonnaroo 2003" will be issued Oct. 21 via Sanctuary. As eclectic as the festival itself, a two-disc CD release and a DVD commemorating this year's second Bonnaroo music festival in Manchester,…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show. The exclusive webcast includes a live pre-show performance by Meredith Brooks. 1997 - MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show.…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Norwegian artists, Celia Cruz, Elton John and more with readers. IDOL, NORWEGIAN STYLE Hi Fred, I've been a fan of yours for a long time, ever since I first bought "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits" about 12 years ago. I want to tell you some chart…

  9. Tunes On TV

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 25-31, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 25 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: LeAnn Rimes. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured Artist: Mick Jagger. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: The…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)," wh 2001 - Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in…

  11. 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,"…

  12. 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,…

  13. 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…

  14. 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,…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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"…

  20. 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…

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