1. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

  2. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Jazz pianist Ellis Larkins dies of pneumonia in Baltimore. He is 79. As a vocal accompanist, Larkins backed Ella Fitzgerald on two celebrated albums in the '50s; he also worked with Mild 2002 - Jazz pianist Ellis Larkins dies of pneumonia in Baltimore. He is 79.…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an…

  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. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural causes. He is 91. A member of the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, Sigman authored chestnuts such as "Love Story (Where Do I Begin)," "Ebb Tide," "It's A 2000 - Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural…

  6. 'Baby' Kicks 'Tailfeather' From Chart Roost

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul finally unseats "Shake Ya Tailfeather" from the top of Billboard's Hot 100 this week. The chart's fastest-growing track at radio for the With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring…

  7. P.O.D. Unveils New Album Track List

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT P.O.D. has set the track list for its next studio album, "Payable on Death," due Nov. 4 from Atlantic. First single "Will You" was the most-added track this week at modern rock stations reporting to B P.O.D. has set the track list for its next studio album , "Payable…

  8. Ask Billboard

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Cyndi Lauper, Def Leppard and Bruce Springsteen. SHE'S SO UNUSUAL Dear Keith, I have read that Cyndi Lauper will have a new CD out on Daylight/Epic by year's end. I was curious what her sales were for her SoundScan era releases (…

  9. The Tangled Web

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: JXL, the Honey Palace and the Streets. BEAT JUNKIE: Dutch producer/remixer/DJ artist Junkie XL (real name: Tom Holkenberg) gained global attention last year when his remix, under the name JXL, of Elvis Presley's "…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  11. Blemish

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter and ex-Japan frontman David Sylvian returns with his first collection of new material since "Dead Bees on a Cake" (1999). Singer/songwriter and ex-Japan frontman David Sylvian returns with his first collection of new material since "Dead Bees on a Cake" …

  12. Party Monster

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous downfall in the late '80s/early '90s. The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous…

  13. Kylie Taking It 'Slow' On New Album

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. The as-yet-untitled set's first single, "Slow," will be released commer Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via…

  14. Mayer Carries 'Heavy' Straight To No. 1

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer scores his first No. 1 album with "Heavier Things," as the Aware/Columbia set debuts atop The Billboard 200 with first week sales of 316,500 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundSc John Mayer scores his first No. 1 album with "Heavier Things," as the…

  15. 'Believe' It: Cher Ending Tour Oct. 31

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT She's set the date and says she's sticking to it: Cher will finally end her long-running Living Proof farewell tour on Halloween night, and she'll do it in Toronto -- the same city where the tour bega She's set the date and says she's sticking to it: Cher will finally…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Simon & Garfunkel (also scheduled: Hugh Jackman, Naomi Campbell). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses sales certifications and figures, MercyMe and Reba McEntire with readers. MISLED? Fred, Could you please explain why RIAA and Billboard post artists with gold and platinum record sales that haven't actually reached these plateaus? I read that you post numbers for…

  18. Moore, Dion, Mya Join 'Women Rock' Benefit

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!" benefit for breast cancer research. Moore will also perform at the benefit alongside Celine Dion, Anastacia, Alison Krauss &amp Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - Canadian…

  20. Reality Check

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Barcelona-based quintet Stigmato Inc. makes club music of the sophisticated kind, encompassing live instrumentation and computer-generated beats. Barcelona-based quintet Stigmato Inc. makes club music of the sophisticated kind, encompassing live instrumentation and computer-generated beats.…

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