1. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>R. Kelly takes home a leading six awards, including R&B/hip-hop artist and R&B/hip-hop album of the year for "TP-2.com" at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las 2001 - R. Kelly takes home a leading six awards, including R&B/hip…

  2. Billboard Bits: TNT, Manilow, Virgin Megastore

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on TNT, Manilow, Virgin Megastore Hootie & the Blowfish, Ashanti, Joss Stone, Kenny Chesney and Renee Fleming make up the artist lineup for cable channel TNT's "Christmas in Washington" TV special, airing Dec. 14. The one-hour holiday benefit concert, hosted by actress…

  3. Britney Gets In The Touring 'Zone'

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears has set dates for her spring North American tour in support of her new album, "In the Zone" (Jive), which debuted last week atop The Billboard 200. The outing will kick off March 2 in S Britney Spears has set dates for her spring North American tour in support of her…

  4. John Mayer Lining Up 2004 Dates

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter John Mayer has begun lining up 2004 tour dates, starting Feb. 14 in Vancouver. Singer/songwriter John Mayer has begun lining up 2004 tour dates, starting Feb. 14 in Vancouver. Thus far, only eight dates are on tap, including a previously announced March 2 appearance at…

  5. Duff Heads To 'Summer' School

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for FilmEngine and New Line Cinema. Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for…

  6. Marilyn Manson Faces Swiss Criminal Probe

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a formal complaint about his stage act. Zurich District Prosecutor Michael Scherrer said today (Dec. 2) that Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a…

  7. Pop, Hip-Hop, Rap To Ring In MTV's New Year

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hilary Duff, Ludacris and Simple Plan are confirmed to perform live as part of MTV's New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31 in New York's Times Square. Duff will also co-host the event, which will air Hilary Duff, Ludacris and Simple Plan are confirmed to perform live as part of…

  8. Rod Readies 'Songbook' For Road Run

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart is gearing up for a 2004 arena tour. The outing will begin Feb. 6 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and will play 44 cities. Billed as From Maggie May to the Great American Songbook, fans can expec Rod Stewart is gearing up for a 2004 arena tour, Billboard Bulletin reports. The outing will…

  9. ATP Fest To Revisit California

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Organizers for the U.K.-bred All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival have confirmed that the multi-day event will return to Southern California in 2004. Organizers for the U.K.-bred All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival have confirmed that the multi-day event will return to Southern…

  10. Edwards Plants CD, DVD On One Disc

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Select North American retailers are currently carrying Kathleen Edwards' "Live at the Bowery Ballroom" EP. The Rounder Records release is a DVD-Plus disc, which allows for one side of the disc to feat Select North American retailers are currently carrying Kathleen Edwards'…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  12. Artists Record For 'Little Kids Rock'

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto and others for sessions that will benefit the childre Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former…

  13. Collins Plans 'First Farewell' Trek

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will actually be the last for the former Genesis member or its moniker is a tongue-in-cheek comment similar to th Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will…

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2003). No need to worry now that that Thanksgiving meal is finally digested. There's still plenty of holiday stuffing on television to keep you happy this week. The biggest musical…

  15. Tunes On TV

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 1 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Brad Garrett, Emily Procter. "46664 - The Concert in Association With MTV's Staying…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl. 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains…

  17. The Central Park Concert

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Embracing another live CD package from the prolific Dave Matthews Band might be a been-there, done-that experience. Embracing another live CD package from the prolific Dave Matthews Band might be a been-there, done-that experience. Still, "The Central Park Concert," a recording of…

  18. Four Flicks

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Chronicling the Rolling Stones' hugely ambitious Forty Licks world tour, which saw the band showcasing different productions respectively for stadiums, arenas and theaters, "Four Flicks" rocks mightil Chronicling the Rolling Stones' hugely ambitious Forty Licks world tour,…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Michael Jackson, the Pet Shop Boys, Jennifer Paige and year-end No. 1s with readers. WHAT ARE THE CHANCES FOR 'CHANCE'? Fred, If Michael Jackson debuts at No. 1 with his new single, "One More Chance," will he have the longest-running span of No. 1…

  20. Jars Of Clay Looks To Musical Origins

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a decade that includes a career-defining, self-titled debut in 1995, three Grammy Awards and more than 5 million albums sold, Jars of Clay has earned the right to explore new territory and to ve After a decade that includes a career-defining, self-titled debut in 1995, three Grammy…

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