1. Cyrus Explores His Gospel 'Side'

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I feel like I've gone full-circle in my life," Billy Ray Cyrus says of "The Other Side." Due Oct. 28 via Word Records/Warner Bros., is a return to his gospel heritage. It's a far cry from the days of "Achy…

  2. MAINSTREAM ROCK TRACKS

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/mainstream.jsp 1. So Far Away , Staind 2. Someday , Nickelback 3. Faint , Linkin Park 4. Show Me How To Live , Audioslave 5. Weak And Powerless , A Perfect Circle Issue date: Oct. 18, 2003 News …

  3. Cash Tribute Lineup Swells

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam and George Jones have joined the lineup for the Nov. 10 Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute concert in Nashville. As reported last week, the event at the Ryman Auditorium will John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam and George Jones have joined the lineup for the Nov. 10 Johnny…

  4. CD, DVD Release Set For 'Concert For George'

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The November 2002 celebration of George Harrison's life and music, will be documented in CD and DVD releases by that name Nov. 18 via Warner Strategic Marketing. " Concert for George ," the November 2002 celebration of George Harrison's life and music, will be documented…

  5. UMG, eBay Link For Online Store

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Signed guitars and handwritten lyrics by Bon Jovi, front-row tickets to Jay-Z's upcoming Madison Square Garden show and a personal drum lesson with Nickelback drummer Ryan Vikedal are among the items Signed guitars and handwritten lyrics by Bon Jovi, front-row tickets to Jay-Z's…

  6. Wyclef Plans Free NYC Performances

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean will stage a pair of free performances Oct. 23 in New York, one of which is guaranteed to stop traffic. The veteran hip-hop artist will perform one song in the center of Times Square at Br Wyclef Jean will stage a pair of free performances Oct. 23 in New York, one of which is…

  7. Dave Koz Gets 'Saxophonic'

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Even though Dave Koz's new Capitol Records album, "Saxophonic," is his first release since 1999's "The Dance" (excluding his 2001 Christmas disc), the top-selling smooth jazz saxophonist/songwriter says that he hasn&…

  8. Underworld Gets Anthologized

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed U.K. electronica outfit Underworld will celebrate its first decade's worth of music on "Anthology 1992-2002," due Nov. 3 internationally and Dec. 9 in North America via V2. Acclaimed U.K. electronica outfit Underworld will celebrate its first decade's worth of…

  9. Doo-Wop Group Sues Pepsi Over Songs

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two members of the Flamingos, a Chicago doo-wop group popular in the 1950s, are seeking more than $1 million in damages from PepsiCo Inc., which they allege used their recordings in commercials withou Two members of the Flamingos, a Chicago doo-wop group popular in the 1950s, are seeking more…

  10. Fox Hopes 'Idol: Christmas' Sings In Sweeps

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fox will not let the November sweep pass without another encore from the "American Idol" gang. The network has scheduled the one-hour holiday special "American Idol: Christmas Songs" at 8 p.m. on Nov. Fox will not let the November sweep pass without another encore from the…

  11. J. Lo Gets 'Reel' On DVD/EP

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez is getting back to the business of making music. On Nov. 18, Epic will release "The Reel Me," an EP featuring the new song "Baby I Love U" and an accompanying DVD with 17 of the artist' Jennifer Lopez is getting back to the business of making music. On…

  12. Black Eyed Peas, Dido Rule U.K. Charts

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday (Oct. 12), as "Where Is the Love" by Black Eyed Peas (A&M/Polydor) started a sixth week at No. 1. It's now only a week The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday …

  13. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Clay Aiken 'Man' Alive It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of Clay Aiken. The 24-year-old native of Raleigh, N.C., was a contestant on the second season of the FOX-TV series "American Idol." Although he placed second to Ruben Studdard, Aiken…

  14. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Atlantic's "Sessions@AOL" compilation, featuring live tracks from Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys and Jewel, among others. The fourth studio album from Scottish rock act Travis, "12…

  15. ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. Some Oklahoma kids formed a band. Then, they released an album on the independent Doghouse label, home to such acts as the Get Up Kids,…

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 13-19, 2003. Like it or not, Clay Aiken is a hot property. It may not be you that loves the skinny Southern "American Idol" runner-up's smooth vocals, but it's an easy bet that someone you know…

  17. Bette ... Intimately

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Barry Manilow recalls waking from a dream earlier this year with Bette Midler on his mind. "It was the 1950s in my dream, and Bette was singing Rosemary Clooney songs," Manilow says with a smile. "Bette and I hadn't spoken in…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  19. Vertical Horizon Ready To Reacquaint Fans With 'Go'

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Remember the group that sang "Everything You Want," one of the most-played songs at radio in 2000? RCA is counting on it. On Sept. 23, Vertical Horizon returned after a lengthy absence with "Go," a solid collection of catchy,…

  20. Natural Selection

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Natural Selection" finds Pennsylvania outfit Fuel coming into its own with its brand of agony-fueled modern rock. "Natural Selection" finds Pennsylvania outfit Fuel coming into its own with its brand of agony-fueled modern rock. Lead single "Falls on Me" is the…

Pages