1. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

  2. Billboard Bits: Timberlake, Combs/Simmons, matchbox

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Justin Timberlake, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs/Russell Simmons, and matchbox twenty. 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake has signed on as a special correspondent for Turner Sports. The artist will report from the PGA championship, NBA playoffs, and NASCAR races for the TNT…

  3. Hammerstein Ballroom, New York

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New York-based electronic pop/performance art duo Fischerspooner (frontman/lyricist Casey Spooner and composer/producer Warren Fischer) brought its lavish, sexually provocative show to a packed Hammer New York-based electronic pop/performance art duo Fischerspooner (frontman/lyricist Casey…

  4. Ask Billboard

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the "Fame" soundtrack, Jody Watley, and Def Leppard. LOOKING FOR 'FAME' Dear Keith, I just recently heard that the soundtrack to the film "Fame" will be re-released in a remastered version. When will it be…

  5. Khronos

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The worlds of rock, funk, and R&B collide on Maktub's stellar debut, Khronos. The worlds of rock, funk, and R&B collide on Maktub's stellar debut, Khronos. This Seattle jam band with an edge —bassist Kevin Goldman, drummer Davis Martin, keyboardist Daniel Spils, guitarist…

  6. Taj Mahal Revisits Hawaiian Influence

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic blues legend Taj Mahal revisits the Hawaiian sounds he first explored in the late 1980s on his next album, "Hanapepe Dream." The set will be released June 10 on Mahal's own Kan-Du Records via Eclectic blues legend Taj Mahal revisits the Hawaiian sounds he first…

  7. Legacy Tells 'The Story Of The Blues'

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy will release a two-CD blues anthology on June 3 as a prelude to Martin Scorsese's seven-part PBS series on the genre. Columbia/Legacy will release a two-CD blues anthology on June 3 as a prelude to Martin Scorsese's seven-part PBS series on the genre. Titled "…

  8. U.K. Pop Outfit S Club To Disband

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT British pop group S Club ended months of speculation yesterday (April 21) with the announcement that it will officially call it a day at end of May. The six remaining members of the band -- Rachel Ste British pop group S Club ended months of speculation yesterday (April 21) with the…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show,…

  10. Billboard Bits: Los Tigres, Grateful Dead, 'Fame'

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Los Tigres, Grateful Dead, 'Fame' Los Tigres Del Norte have renewed their contract with Fonovisa, Billboard Bulletin reports. The new, long-term deal includes the norteno band's catalog and future recordings. Los Tigres' "La Reina del Sur" (Queen of the…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies makes an appearance on the UPN series "Gary & Mike." The episode features the voices of various bandmembers offering commentary on t 2001 - A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Rock 'n' roll pioneer and Rhythm & Blues Hall of Famer Jesse Stone dies in Altamonte Springs, Fla. He is 97. Stone, one of the founders of Atlantic Records, helped define the rock so 1999 - Rock 'n' roll pioneer and Rhythm & Blues Hall of…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dorothy Delay, a Julliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over a half-century include such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman and Midori, dies of cancer at her home 2002 - Dorothy Delay, a Julliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse…

  14. Holland Returns With More Big-Name Friends

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. Due May 27 via Rhino, "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second…

  15. South By Southwest Diary: Day Three

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com Senior Editor Barry A. Jeckell reports in from the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, taking in sets from the Black Keys, the D4, the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Playe Austin, Texas' annual South By Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference…

  16. Atlanta Hip-Hop Concert Still In Flux

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Although the Russell Simmons-led Hip-Hop Summit Action Network has postponed plans to organize a hip-hop summit next month in Atlanta, a local entertainment/sports attorney is attempting to move forwa Although the Russell Simmons-led Hip-Hop Summit Action Network has postponed plans to…

  17. Organizers Try For Hip Hop Summit OK

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another effort to get a permit for a three-day event in April at the Turner Field parking lots. The city turned down Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another…

  18. Wrongful-Death Suit Filed Over Club Fire

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The first of what will likely be many lawsuits was filed yesterday (March 4) in the wake of the West Warwick, R.I., club fire that killed 98 people and injured about twice as many. The first of what will likely be many lawsuits was filed yesterday (March 4) in the wake of the West Warwick, R…

  19. Billboard Bits: 'American Idol,' Eavis, Otha Turner

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'American Idol,' Eavis, Otha Turner "American Idol" voting moves to a new niche as fans are being asked to select their choice for the poster to promote "From Justin to Kelly," an upcoming film featuring Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, winner and…

  20. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Rocker Tommy Lee of Motley Crue fame is formally charged with abusing his wife, actress Pamela Anderson Lee, and one of their sons, Dylan. 1998 - Rocker Tommy Lee of Motley Crue fame is formally charged with abusing his wife, actress Pamela Anderson Lee, and one of…

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