1. Hot Product

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Hotly tipped New York rock trio the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Interscope debut, "Fever To Tell." -- R&B vocalist Kelly Price's "Priceless" (Def Soul). -- Depeche Mode member Martin L. Gore's…

  2. Update: Jane's Addiction Inks With Capitol

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After months of speculation, Jane's Addiction has signed a new deal with Capitol Records, frontman Perry Farrell tells Billboard.com. After months of speculation, Jane's Addiction has signed a new deal with Capitol Records, frontman Perry Farrell tells Billboard.com. The group will…

  3. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blue Man Group So Complicated The second album of music from performance art troupe the Blue Man Group, "The Complex," was executive produced by Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and will be released this week by Lava. The album sports the use of a host of invented instruments,…

  4. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. 1 , The Beatles 2. [Hybrid Theory] , Linkin Park 3. All The Way...A Decade Of Song , Celine Dion 4. Dark Side Of The Moon (SACD), Pink Floyd 5. Legend , Bob Marley And The Wailers News Bob Marley , Celine Dion …

  5. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He is 82. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with…

  6. Courtney Love In Label Talks

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other companies, according to Dave Lory, who has signed her for personal management in partnership with David Leach, his Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other…

  7. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

  8. White Stripes' 'Elephant' Trounces U.K. Chart

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes' much-heralded new album "Elephant" (XL Recordings) stampeded the U.K. chart yesterday (April 6), going straight to No. 1, while "Make Luv" by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham (Posit The White Stripes' much-heralded new album "Elephant"…

  9. Two Lefts Don't Make a Right. . .But Three Do

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Relient K makes a bold step forward with this third album that seamlessly blends thoroughly engaging pop rock melodies and a lively punk spirit. Relient K makes a bold step forward with this third album that seamlessly blends thoroughly engaging pop rock melodies and a lively punk spirit. The…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Pink Floyd, Linkin Park, and 50 Cent. BOTH SIDES OF THE 'MOON': A casual glance at Billboard's Top Pop Catalog chart this week might cause a double-take: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" (Capitol) enters at No…

  11. Stax Museum Opening To Feature Star Performances

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Memphis will bear witness to performances by some of soul music's all-time greats at the grand opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, set for April 29-May 1. The celebration will include c Memphis will bear witness to performances by some of soul music's all-time greats…

  12. 'Antenna' Continues Cave In Evolution

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Like so many bands that reach the pinnacle of popularity in the rock underground, when Boston-based prog-metal outfit Cave In signed with a major label recently, there was certainly a feeling that some fans might protest. And while that may…

  13. Aguilera A 'Fighter' For The NBA

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop star Christina Aguilera has lent her latest single, "Fighter," to the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the organization's latest "Love It Live" promotional television ads. A 90-second mus Pop star Christina Aguilera has lent her latest single, "…

  14. Blue Man Group Plans 'Complex' Road Show

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Performance art troupe the Blue Man Group has begun lining up dates for its first full-fledged rock tour, slated to launch May 18 in Washington, D.C. Performance art troupe the Blue Man Group has begun lining up dates for its first full-fledged rock tour, slated to launch May 18 in Washington…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils…

  16. Hot Product

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr 'Rama' Lama Ding Dong For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew of guest artists, including Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, and Eagles/Poco principal Timothy B. Schmit. Due this week from Koch, …

  17. Dust

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Lawrence Muggerud, the artist better-known as DJ Muggs (or Muggs for short), staked a considerable reputation as the creator of Cypress Hill's powerhouse funky sound. Lawrence Muggerud, the artist better-known as DJ Muggs (or Muggs for short), staked a considerable reputation as the…

  18. Ringo Runs For The Road

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will hit the road again this summer with the latest incarnation of his All-Starr Band. The tour is set to kick off with two shows July 24-25 at Toronto's Casino Rama Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will hit the road again this summer with the latest…

  19. Flaming Lips Go Cover Crazy On New EP

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Flaming Lips will on April 22 release a new EP led by the single "Fight Test," drawn from their latest Warner Bros. album "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots." The disc will be rounded out by covers The Flaming Lips will on April 22 release a new EP led by the single …

  20. South By Southwest Diary: Day One

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary, Day One Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

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