1. Timberlake, Rock Among AMA Nominees

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Kid Rock are among the artists who received multiple nominations for the 31st annual American Music Awards (AMAs), to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and b Justin Timberlake and Kid Rock are among the artists who received multiple nominations…

  2. 2003 AMA Awards Nominees

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Here are the nominees for the 2003 American Music Awards, to be presented Nov. 16 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. POP/ROCK Favorite Male Artist Clay Aiken Kid Rock…

  3. Westerberg Looks Forward To 'Folker'

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "It's done," the artist reveals to Billboard.com. "It's mastered and ready to go." While an onslaught of new Paul Westerberg material is still a month away from release, the Minneapolis-based singer/songwriter is already looking ahead to his next "official…

  4. Black Eyed Peas, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K. singles and album charts, unveiled yesterday (Sept. 14). The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Mercury) held off new singles fr Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K.…

  5. 'Cookout' Sizzles With Latifah, Ja Rule, Eve

    September 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah is grilling up "The Cookout." Joining her in the Lance Rivera-directed Lions Gate Films project -- which Queen Latifah co-wrote with her Flavor Unit Films partner Shakim Compere -- is a Queen Latifah is grilling up "The Cookout." Joining her in the Lance…

  6. Artists, Industry React To Cash's Death

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep sadness. As the news spread of Johnny Cash's death today (Sept. 12) at age 71, fellow artists and members of the music industry expressed deep…

  7. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. It's Five O'Clock Somewhere , Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett 2. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems , Kenny Chesney 3. What Was I Thinkin' , Dierks Bentley 4. Real Good Man , Tim McGraw 5. Help Pour Out The Rain (Lacey's Song) , Buddy Jewell…

  8. Dave Matthews Band To Rock Central Park

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Full details of the Sept. 24 event will be announced Friday (Sept. 12). The day after Dave Matthews' releases his RCA solo debut , "Some Devil," the Dave Matthews Band will play a benefit show in New York's Central Park that is expected to draw upwards of 100,000 people.…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - Canadian…

  10. Bassist Tobias Exits Guided By Voices

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On the eve of beginning an extensive touring schedule tonight (Sept. 3) in Boston, Guided By Voices Tim Tobias has left the band for unexplained reasons. On the eve of beginning an extensive touring schedule tonight (Sept. 3) in Boston, Guided By Voices Tim Tobias has left the band for…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. It's Five O'Clock Somewhere , Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett 2. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems , Kenny Chesney 3. What Was I Thinkin' , Dierks Bentley 4. Forever And For Always , Shania Twain 5. Real Good Man , Tim McGraw Issue date: Sept 6,…

  14. Update: Polyphonic Spree Hits The Road

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member choir's home base of Dallas. The 20-city trek closes with a Nov. 23-24 stand in San Diego. The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member…

  15. Epic Unearths Rage Live CD, DVD

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine's final shows are the subject of the upcoming "Live at the Olympic Auditorium" CD and DVD, due Nov. 18 via Epic. Rage Against The Machine's final shows are the subject of the upcoming "Live at the Olympic Auditorium" CD and DVD, due Nov.…

  16. Toby Keith Tops CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Toby Keith leads the field for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley and veteran artist Johnny Cash follow with four nominatio With seven nominations, Toby Keith leads the field for the 37th annual Country Music…

  17. 2003 CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented Nov. 5 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast live on CBS. Below is the list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented…

  18. Relieved Ben Lee Releases 'Hey You' In U.S.

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Lee was championed by America's underground before he was old enough to buy cigarettes. The Australian-born artist found a cheerleader in Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, transforming the then unknow Ben Lee was championed by America's underground before he was old enough to…

  19. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. Legend , Bob Marley And The Wailers 2. Metallica , Metallica 3. Parachutes , Coldplay 4. Greatest Hits 3 , Tim McGraw 5. Greatest Hits , Kenny Chesney Issue date: Aug. 30, 2003 News Bob Marley , Kenny Chesney , Tim McGraw …

  20. Indestructible

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Those who saw Rancid's ska-spiced 1995 set "And Out Come the Wolves" for what it was/is—a downright pop/ punk masterpiece—are going to love this album. Those who saw Rancid's ska-spiced 1995 set "And Out Come the Wolves" for what it was/is—a downright pop/ punk…

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