1. Black Eyes Peas Soar To U.K. No. 1

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While U.K. rockers the Darkness continues to lead the album chart with "Permission To Land" (Must Destroy), Britain's new No. 1 single is Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (Polydor). While U.K. rockers the Darkness continues to lead the album chart with "…

  2. Hot Product

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket 'Move' The Crowd There's a good reason why the sweeping compositions on My Morning Jacket's ATO/RCA debut, "It Still Moves," conjure images of wide-open spaces and rolling green hills. Indeed, the quintet spent its formative years in Louisville…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity…

  4. Jane's Addiction 'Strays' Toward Gravity Games

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jane's Addiction is a last-minute addition to this year's Gravity Games and will to perform Sept. 12 at the fifth annual event in Cleveland. Also featuring Static X and Simple Plan, who will headline Jane's Addiction is a last-minute addition to this year's Gravity Games…

  5. DMC Drafts McLachlan For Solo Set

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While the surviving members of Run-D.M.C. may have decided to hang up their microphones as a group following the death of group member Jam Master Jay, DMC (Darryl McDaniels) has decided to launch a so While the surviving members of Run-D.M.C. may have decided to hang up their microphones as a…

  6. My Morning Jacket 'Moves' Ahead

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT There's a good reason why the sweeping compositions on My Morning Jacket's ATO/RCA debut, "It Still Moves," conjure images of wide-open spaces and rolling green hills. Indeed, the quintet spent its fo There's a good reason why the sweeping compositions on My Morning…

  7. Sincero

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It is hard to be a heartthrob for more than a minute. It is hard to be a heartthrob for more than a minute. But Puerto Rican crooner Chayanne has managed to stay on top of the game for more than 10 years—thanks to a mix of extraordinary performance skills and good A&R. Yes, his new studio…

  8. Billboard Bits: Simon & Garfunkel, D.O. Cannon, Ted Leo

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Simon & Garfunkel, D.O. Cannon, Ted Leo As first tipped here in June, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will on Tuesday (Sept. 8) announce their first tour since 1994. It appears that the trek will play North American arenas this fall, as Garfunkel is due to begin a string of solo…

  9. Chili Peppers Tour Keeps Growing

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourth leg to their North American tour. New dates begin Oct. 8 with the Flaming Lips and Mike Watt in tow; Watt will be the sole opener on three Canadian da The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourth leg to their North American tour. New…

  10. Peaches Seeks Sexual Equality On New Disc

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With only one album under her faux-leather white belt -- "The Teaches of Peaches" -- novel performer Peaches has given new meaning to the phrase "women in rock." Salacious tracks like "F*** the Pain Away" and "…

  11. Classic Cuts Power 'School Of Rock' Soundtrack

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30 via Atlantic. Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30…

  12. Rolling Stones To Headline SARS Festival

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones and tenor Jose Carreras are among the headliners of a four-week government-sponsored music festival that will try to restore some glitz to SARS-battered Hong Kong. The Rolling Stones and tenor Jose Carreras are among the headliners of a four-week government-sponsored music…

  13. Breaking & Entering

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti and Kings Of Leon. FOR THE PEOPLE: When the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy emerged on the hip-hop scene in the early 1990s, there was talk that leader Michael Franti would grow into a sort of…

  14. Elton, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. "Are You Ready for Love," released on the…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs 2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 1 "MTV2 Presents: 22 Greatest Bands," MTV2 Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Alice In Chains, the Cure, Green Day, Guns N' Roses, Korn, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, Nine Inch…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award…

  18. Hendrix Berkeley Show Headed To CD, DVD

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Jimi Hendrix clearing house continues as Experience Hendrix/UME has set an Oct. 14 release date for the CD and limited-edition double-LP "The Jimi Hendrix Experience -- Live At Berkeley (The Secon The Jimi Hendrix clearing house continues as Experience Hendrix/UME has set an Oct. 14…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Norwegian artists, Celia Cruz, Elton John and more with readers. IDOL, NORWEGIAN STYLE Hi Fred, I've been a fan of yours for a long time, ever since I first bought "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits" about 12 years ago. I want to tell you some chart…

  20. 2003 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, handed out Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall: Best video of the year: "Work It," Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Best male video: "Cry Me a River," Justin…

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