1. Lucinda Salutes Westerberg, Pairs With Young

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg proved to be a rather substantial influence on lauded singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams' new Lost Highway set... Former Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg proved to be a rather substantial influence on lauded singer/songwriter Lucinda…

  2. Costello, Sting Scale 'Cold Mountain'

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Elvis Costello and Sting have each written and will perform new tracks for the soundtrack to the film "Cold Mountain," due in September via producer T Bone Burnett's DMZ imprint through Columbia. Elvis Costello and Sting have each written and will perform new tracks for the…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of Madonna, Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey, Darryl Worley, and Eminem. 'AMERICAN' WOMAN: Madonna's 49th chart entry on Billboard's Hot 100, "American Life" (Maverick/Warner Bros.), debuts at No. 90. Only two…

  4. TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/country.jsp 1. Home , Dixie Chicks 2. Up! , Shania Twain 3. Tim McGraw And The Dancehall Doctors , Tim McGraw 4. American IV: The Man Comes Around , Johnny Cash 5. Unleashed , Toby Keith News Dixie Chicks , Toby Keith , Shania Twain , Johnny Cash , Tim McGraw …

  5. Tunes On TV

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 24-30, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 24 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Ringo Starr (also scheduled: Jon Stewart co-hosts). "VH1 All Access: Rock Bodies II,…

  6. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Chesney, 'Dreams' & More

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Chesney, 'American Dreams' Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi will join a cast of New Jersey-based rockers at the Hope Concert, set for April 29 at the intimate Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, N.J. The event will also feature performances by Southside…

  7. South By Southwest Diary: Day Four

    March 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Four Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

  8. South By Southwest Diary: Day Two

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Two Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

  9. CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards. Toby Keith and actress Pamela Anderson will host the event, which will take place April 7 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center and air live on CMT beginning at 8…

  10. Hill, Keith, Twain Tie With Five Flameworthy Nods

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Videos by country artists Faith Hill, Toby Keith, and Shania Twain will each vie for five CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards. The Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, and Keith Urban are ea Videos by country artists Faith Hill, Toby Keith, and Shania Twain will each vie for five…

  11. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 10) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. The Police, the Clash, Elvis C Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  12. McGraw Tour To Benefit Red Cross

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The extensive U.S. tour that country star Tim McGraw recently kicked off will benefit local chapters of the American Red Cross in more than 50 cities in which he will perform. The artist has pledged f The extensive U.S. tour that country star Tim McGraw recently kicked off will benefit local…

  13. Break Your Mother's Heart

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tim Easton's New West debut, The Truth About Us, attracted a good deal of earnest praise and attention, based on his exceptional songwriting and strong vocal presence. Tim Easton's New West debut, The Truth About Us, attracted a good deal of earnest praise and attention, based on…

  14. DMB Rolls Out Summer Tour Plans

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will embark on an extensive summer North American tour, beginning June 17 in Columbus, Ohio, and lasting through a Sept. 20 finale in Atlanta. As tipped here in January, Dave Matthews Band will embark on an extensive summer North American tour, beginning June 17 in Columbus…

  15. 38th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM Awards show, set for May 21 in Las Vegas. The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced its award nominees March 4 in Los Angeles. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM…

  16. Billboard Bits: Massive Attack, Finn Bros., Tom Glazer

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Massive Attack, Finn Bros., Tom Glazer Massive Attack principal 3-D (real name: Robert Del Naja) was arrested Tuesday at his home in Bristol, England, in connection with downloading child pornography from the Internet. The 36-year-old musician was also questioned on an alleged…

  17. Buckley Estate Working On Sin-È Set

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Yet another Jeff Buckley release is set to emerge from the late singer/songwriter's archives, according to posts on his official Web site. Yet another Jeff Buckley release is set to emerge from the late singer/songwriter's archives, according to posts on his official Web site by his…

  18. Toby Keith To Co-Host 'Flameworthy' Awards

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country artist Toby Keith will co-host the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Music Video Awards with actress Pamela Anderson. Keith will also perform during the show, set for April 7 at Nashville's Gaylord Enterta Country artist Toby Keith will co-host the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Music Video Awards with…

  19. 'Suge' Knight Ordered Released from Jail

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles parole board yesterday (Feb. 25) ordered the release of rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, who has been in jail since a Dec. 23 arrest for associating with gang members. The board dro A Los Angeles parole board yesterday (Feb. 25) ordered the release of rap music…

  20. 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…

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