1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Brooks & Dunn, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, Trapt, Thalia and the Rolling Stones. TWO FOR THE 'ROAD': Will "Red Dirt Road" (Arista) by Brooks & Dunn become the duo's 18th No. 1 hit on…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Maze, Beyoncé, Lonestar and chart methodology with readers. 'FLYING' HIGH Dear Fred, Several months ago, Larry Dhooghe asked us to "consider the phenomenon of a song spending its entire top-10 life in its peak position"…

  3. The Sex Pistols Return To The Road

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late summer outing, a tour frontman Johnny Rotten (real name: John Lydon) claims will eventually lead to a Sex Pistols concert in Baghdad. The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late summer outing, a tour frontman Johnny…

  4. CHART BEAT

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson's report includes Brooks & Dunn, Beyoncé Clay Aiken, Thalía, the Rolling Stones, chart discussion and his weekly trivia challenge. /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Clay Aiken , Fred Bronson …

  5. MAINSTREAM ROCK TRACKS

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/mainstream.jsp 1. Headstrong , Trapt 2. Send The Pain Below , Chevelle 3. Like A Stone , Audioslave 4. Stupid Girl , Cold 5. St. Anger , Metallica Issue date: July 26, 2003 News …

  6. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is sentenced in a Queens, N.Y., courtroom to two to four years in prison after having pleaded guilty to cocaine possession in April. 2001 - Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is sentenced in a Queens, N.Y., courtroom…

  7. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks Metallica is the first act confirmed for the 2004 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off Jan. 16 in Auckland. Along the way, Metallica will play three separate headlining shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Big Day…

  8. Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher - The Farewell Tour" leads with six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, while Fox's "American Idol" will vie for five. HBO's "Rolling Stones - Licks World Tour, L Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher -…

  9. Neptunes, Fatboy Slim Remix The Stones

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A series of remixes of the Rolling Stones' 1968 classic "Sympathy for the Devil" will be serviced to international radio Monday (July 21), ahead of a Sept. 1 commercial single release. A series of remixes of the Rolling Stones' 1968 classic "Sympathy for the Devil…

  10. White Stripes Postpone Summer Tour Dates

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Following a hand injury to singer/guitarist Jack White, the White Stripes have postponed their 18 North American tour dates through Aug. 10 in Detroit. Following a hand injury to singer/guitarist Jack White, the White Stripes have postponed their 18 North American tour dates through Aug. 10…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  12. MAINSTREAM ROCK TRACKS

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/mainstream.jsp 1. Send The Pain Below , Chevelle 2. Like A Stone , Audioslave 3. Headstrong , Trapt 4. Stupid Girl , Cold 5. St. Anger , Metallica News …

  13. Billboard Bits: SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game The July 30 Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto Concert , headlined by the Rolling Stones, will see tickets capped at 500,000. The show, designed to help the city's sagging tourism and hospitality sectors after the stigma from SARS (Severe…

  14. New ZZ Top Set Finally Surfaces In September

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S. via RCA (and a day earlier internationally). Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S. via RCA (and a day earlier internationally…

  15. Billboard Bits: Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha The Flaming Lips came to the rescue of the Witnness festival in Kildare, Ireland, replacing the White Stripes on the main stage last night (July 13). The Stripes had to cancel at the last minute after frontman Jack White broke his finger in a…

  16. Warped Tour Bands Team For Film

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rancid, Simple Plan, the Used, Less Than Jake, the Ataris and other acts on the 2003 Warped Tour will appear in "Punk Rock Holocaust," a feature-length slasher flick being filmed on this summer's tour Rancid, Simple Plan, the Used, Less Than Jake, the Ataris and other acts on…

  17. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 14-20, 2003. The middle of July is always significant for one thing: Major League Baseball's All-Star Game! It's something you can count on, and American tradition. It's like Mom, apple pie and, well,…

  18. Tunes On TV

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 14-20, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 14 "101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment," E! Featured Artists: David Crosby, Carmen Electra, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Jackson, George Michael, Milli Vanilli, Liza…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>It is announced that Marilyn Manson must cancel appearances at seven European rock festivals due to drummer Ginger Fish's bout with mononucleosis. 1998 - It is announced that Marilyn Manson must cancel appearances at seven European rock festivals due to drummer…

  20. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens denies that he has in the past supported militant Islamic group Hamas. Islam was denied entry into Isr 2000 - Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name…

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