1. This Day in Music

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that drummer Tommy Lee has quit Motley Crue to devote time to his new band and family, following his reunion with Pamela Anderson Lee. Lee's new band is called Methods of 1999 - It is announced that drummer Tommy Lee has quit Motley Crue to…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 2002 - Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 1999 - Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, Rhett Akins,…

  3. Demons Are The Reason For (hed) pe's 'Blackout'

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When (hed) Planet Earth released "Broke" in the summer of 2000, it was part of a wave of rock/rap groups. The set pulled the band ahead of the pack, led by the strength of the top-30 rock track "Bartender." After the wane of…

  4. Billboard Bits: Ashanti/Lonestar, Bravo, Dee Dee Ramone

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Ashanti/Lonestar, Bravo, Dee Dee Ramone R&B star Ashanti will give a private concert tonight (April 3) at the Huntington Townhouse in Huntington, Long Island. The audience will be made up of invited parents and spouses of U.S. military personnel in Iraq; Ashanti's Def Jam…

  5. Mille Nuits et Une (1001 Nights)

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Lebanese DJ Said Mrad notched a huge hit on the European dance scene with the title track of this album. Lebanese DJ Said Mrad notched a huge hit on the European dance scene with the title track of this album. The tune was such a club monster in France that it effortlessly crossed over into…

  6. Skaggs Goes Live On 'Charleston Music Hall'

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from Billboard magazine. Ricky Skaggs' only live album to date has been "Live in London," a 1985 Epic set recorded at the height of his country chart success. But with the March 25 release of "Live at the Charleston Music Hall" on his Lyric Street…

  7. Rock Hall Welcomes Police, Clash, Costello

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the Police, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, AC/DC, and the Righteous Brothers into the fold last night (March 10) at New York's Waldorf-Astoria H The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the Police, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the…

  8. 'Peace Train' Rolling Again

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yusuf Islam, better known by his former identity as singer/songwriter Cat Stevens, has re-recorded a version of "Peace Train," one of his best known songs. "'Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the messag Yusuf Islam, better known by his former identity as singer…

  9. 50 Cent Can't Cash Out J. Lo/LL Single

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J rules Billboard's Hot 100 for a fourth-straight week despite the continuing airplay gains of 50 Cent's "In Da Club." The J.Lo/LL single -- the fourth Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL…

  10. J. Lo, LL Make It A Trio At The Top

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J withstood a charge from 50 Cent's "In Da Club" to remain on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for a third-straight week. However, "In Da Club" is already bes Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have"…

  11. 4TunesOnTV

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 27 "VH1 All Access: Skin Deep," VH1 Featured Artists: Cher, Michael Jackson. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: DMX. "The…

  12. Varekai

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Once again, Cirque du Soleil, the acrobatic circus of fantasy, create another exotic soundtrack to match its flamboyant performances. Once again, Cirque du Soleil, the acrobatic circus of fantasy, create another exotic soundtrack to match its flamboyant performances. Taking its name from the…

  13. Dylan, DiFranco To Dance Down Under

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America together in 1997, are re-teaming for an 11-date February tour of Australia and New Zealand. The tour will hit nine Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America…

  14. The Bootleg Series Vol. 5—Bob Dylan Live 1975: The Rolling Thunder Revue

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dylan's free-form musical gypsy caravan of '75—previously documented by the album and TV show Hard Rain and the catastrophic film Renaldo & Clara —receives Cadillac treatment by Lega RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26 Dylan's free-form musical gypsy caravan of '75—previously…

  15. Hot Product

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Jennifer Lopez, Tim McGraw, Busta Rhymes, Paul McCartney, and more. 'Then' And Now With all the pre-release secrecy befitting an international superstar, Jennifer Lopez is putting her music back on the front burner with the Epic album "This Is Me...…

  16. Under Construction

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Even music's most inventive minds take a step in the wrong direction every now and then. Even music's most inventive minds take a step in the wrong direction every now and then. That seems to be the case with Elliott's fourth studio set, Under Construction. A constant innovator…

  17. Para Puente

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Conguero Snowboy (aka Mark Cotgrove) & the Latin Section have been a major item in the English/European Latin jazz scene for the past 15 years, working a thunderous sound that fuses son, mambo, an Conguero Snowboy (aka Mark Cotgrove) & the Latin Section have been a major item in the…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state…

  19. Spend the Night

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawdy mama, the Donnas are back. They've hooked up with a major-label and they're now sounding like the Runaways gone fissile. Lawdy mama, the Donnas are back. They've hooked up with a major-label and they're now sounding like the Runaways gone fissile. Cherry bombs with…

  20. One by One

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foos frontman Dave Grohl returns with a set that ranks among his band's best work. Foos frontman Dave Grohl returns with a set that ranks among his band's best work. In recent years, Foo Fighters have emerged as a study in Grohl's contrasting tastes for Led Zeppelin-inspired…

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