1. AOL Takes 'Sessions' To MuchMusic USA

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST America Online Inc. and MuchMusic USA have signed a deal to move the popular broadband online music program "Sessions@AOL" from computers to televisions. While many companies are considering putting s America Online Inc. and MuchMusic USA have signed a deal to move the popular…

  2. Norah, Christina Overtake U.K. Charts

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Exactly one year after it was released, Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me" (Blue Note/Parlophone) hit No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (March 2). Meanwhile, Christina Aguilera ended t.A.T.u.'s fo Exactly one year after it was released, Norah Jones' "Come…

  3. Fabolous Makes 'Street Dreams' A Reality

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On the verge of releasing his second disc, "Street Dreams," Fabolous seems unfazed by the thought of a sophomore jinx: The Brooklyn, N.Y., native looks set to repeat the success of his debut, "Ghetto Fabolous," with the Desert…

  4. Dub Side of the Moon

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The object of this musical exercise is a reggae interpretation of Pink Floyd's near-mythic 1973 album Dark Side of the Moon. The object of this musical exercise is a reggae interpretation of Pink Floyd's near-mythic 1973 album Dark Side of the Moon. It would be so easy to botch a…

  5. Broadway My Way

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Despite admirable steps into the pop domain, Linda Eder is still most at home when her material harkens from the stage. Despite admirable steps into the pop domain, Linda Eder is still most at home when her material harkens from the stage. Broadway My Way allows the formidable diva—and…

  6. The American Song-Poem Anthology

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket tabloids? Ever wonder about the quality of material submitted, and for a fee, then recorded? If so, look no further than this col Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket…

  7. Catalog Overhaul Celebrates AC/DC's 30th Year

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. AC/DC's iconic guitarist Angus Young finds himself cackling often while reflecting on his band's long history. Yet it's when he thinks back to the early 1990s -- when he says public opinion of the band slowly began to improve --…

  8. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against…

  9. King Crimson 'Believes' In Musical Exploration

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST For more than two decades, guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew has been the voice of King Crimson on stage and record. And as the band prepares the release of "The Power To Believe," due March 4 on Sanctu For more than two decades, guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew has been the voice of…

  10. The Cure Signs To I AM/ARTISTdirect

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seminal U.K. modern rock act the Cure has signed a three-album deal with producer Ross Robinson's ARTISTdirect Records imprint, I AM. Led by singer/guitarist Robert Smith, the band and Robinson are ex Seminal U.K. modern rock act the Cure has signed a three-album deal with producer Ross…

  11. Ice Cube Cool With Multi-Pic Revolution Studios Deal

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such talents as Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, and Bruce Willis, is adding a fourth key player: Ice Cube. The rapper-turned-actor has signed to star in and prod Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such talents as Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, and…

  12. Crusaders On A Mission Of 'Rural Renewal'

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "They're back." That slogan heralds the Crusaders' first new album in 20 years, "Rural Renewal." Set for release worldwide March 4, the PRA/Verve set features original members Joe Sample (keyboards), Wilton Felder …

  13. Bowie, Waits Among 'Artists For Literacy'

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Cash are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a new disc benefiting the programs of San Francisco's Artists For Literacy organization. "Songs Inspired b David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Cash are among the artists who have…

  14. Mandy Moore In Talks For Gritty 'Havoc'

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop songbird-turned-actress Mandy Moore is continuing to forge ahead with her burgeoning film career by entering negotiations to star in the Stephen Gaghan-penned indie drama "Havoc" for director Barb Pop songbird-turned-actress Mandy Moore is continuing to forge ahead with her…

  15. Backstage At The Grammys: News & Notes

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood Reporter staff took in the scene at the Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 23) in New York. Here's what they found out while backstag Billboard's Larry Flick and Chuck Taylor, and members of The Hollywood…

  16. Hot Product for Monday, Feb. 24, 2003

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Information on new releases by Fischerspooner, the D.O.C., the Music, American Hi-Fi, and a George Harrison tribute album, among others. 'One' Of A Kind After months of hype, New York synth-driven duo Fischerspooner will release its debut album, "#1," this week in North…

  17. Joe Jackson Turns Up 'Volume' With Original Band

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted feature from the magazine for Billboard.com that has been expanded with artist quotes and information exclusive to the online version. After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I…

  18. 100th Window

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anticipation is quite high for Massive Attack's latest, which follows ground-breaking full-lengths Blue Lines, Protection, and Mezzanine. Anticipation is quite high for Massive Attack's latest, which follows ground-breaking full-lengths Blue Lines, Protection, and Mezzanine. In the…

  19. Second Nature

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Miriam Stockley—the backing vocalist behind many a Stock, Aitken & Waterman dance/pop hit—is the serenely incandescent singer with Karl Jenkins' Adiemus project, and on her second so Miriam Stockley—the backing vocalist behind many a Stock, Aitken & Waterman dance/pop hit—is the…

  20. Buju Banton Has 'Friends' On New Album

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Two days after the March 11 release of his sixth album, "Friends for Life," Buju Banton will be doing what he loves best: performing. The dancehall reggae progenitor kicks off a 60-city U.S. tour to introduce his new VP Records/Atlantic…

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