1. Norah Jones Sweeps Grammys

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she was nominated. Jones won the coveted best new artis Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  3. McCartney Pilots Tour To Europe

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney has unveiled plans for a European leg of his wildly successful concert tour, kicking off March 25 in Paris and wrapping May 27 in Dublin. The new dates encompass the former Beatle's fir Paul McCartney has unveiled plans for a European leg of his wildly successful concert…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the par 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a…

  5. Beck Takes 'Sea Change' Abroad

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beck has slated a spring international tour that will kick off March 15 in Brisbane, Australia, and wrap May 1 in Dublin. The artist has also confirmed a one-off performance tonight (Feb. 14) at the i Beck has slated a spring international tour that will kick off March 15 in Brisbane,…

  6. Artists Salute Dylan's Inspirational Albums

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two of Bob Dylan's inspirational albums. "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" will pay homage to 1979's "Slow Train Coming" an Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two…

  7. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  8. Zwan Eyeing Maiden North American Tour

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Zwan has begun confirming dates for its first North American tour, beginning March 20 in Minneapolis. So far, shows are set through April 8 in Orlando, Fla., some of which will feature Modern rock act Zwan has begun confirming dates for its first North American tour, beginning…

  9. Fiction Plane Prepares For Takeoff

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fiction Plane frontman Joe Sumner began playing guitar when he was 10, but like many kids his age, he viewed his lessons as more of a chore than a means to a future musical career. Indeed, he might ha Fiction Plane frontman Joe Sumner began playing guitar when he was 10, but like many kids…

  10. Jackson Steamed Over TV Documentary

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop icon Michael Jackson has lashed out at a "tawdry" documentary he helped make for British television, denying he would ever abuse children. Pop icon Michael Jackson has lashed out at a "tawdry" documentary he helped make for British television, denying he would ever…

  11. Phil Spector Posts $1 Million Bond

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million bond. As previously reported, the 62-year-old was arrested early yesterday morning for investigation of mur Acclaimed music producer Phil Spector was freed last night (Feb. 3) after posting $1 million…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Greek-French composer Iannis Xenaxis dies at the age of 78 at his home in Paris. Trained as an engineer and architect, Xenaxis relied on elaborate computer models and other scientific me 2001 - Greek-French composer Iannis Xenaxis dies at the age of 78 at his home in…

  13. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Carpenters, 'The Disco Ball,' record holding artists, triple-titled tunes, artists who have charted under different names, and bad jokes with readers. REMEMBERING KAREN Hello Fred: Feb. 4, 2003 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Karen Carpenter …

  15. Alf Clausen's 'Simpsons' Songs Hit The Right Note

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Now in its 14th season on Fox, "The Simpsons" has yielded four full-length albums, numerous books and videos, and countless toys and related merchandise. Add to that Warner Bros. Publications' newly released folio "The…

  16. Gabriel Takes 'Growing Up' To Europe

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel has announced dates for a European leg of his Growing Up tour in support of his latest Real World/Geffen album "Up," beginning April 24 in Stockholm and wrapping May 21 in London. The ar Peter Gabriel has announced dates for a European leg of his Growing Up tour in…

  17. Jarrett To Receive 2003 Polar Music Prize

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf will present the prize at a May 12 ceremony i Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Royal Swedish…

  18. Joel, John Reteam For U.S. Tour

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop pianists Billy Joel and Elton John's 2003 tandem tour continues to grow. Pop pianists Billy Joel and Elton John's 2003 tandem tour continues to grow. The pair has already scheduled 21 shows, with April appearances in Milwaukee, Cleveland, and St. Paul, Minn., and a second night…

  19. Afro-Caribbean Great Edith Lefel Dies

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST French Guianese zouk singer Edith Lefel, considered one of the great voices of Afro-Caribbean music, died yesterday (Jan. 20) at a French hospital. She was 39. The hospital in Dreux, west of Paris, di French Guianese zouk singer Edith Lefel, considered one of the great voices of Afro…

  20. Linkin Park Prepares To Ride 'Meteora'

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Linkin Park has settled on "Meteora" as the moniker for its highly anticipated sophomore Warner Bros. album. Modern rock act Linkin Park has settled on "Meteora" as the moniker for its highly anticipated sophomore Warner Bros. album. Due March 25, the set…

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