1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly online column examining music events and shows on television. The '80s, indie rock and women! Now this is what I call a fine week of music television. Let's start with the '80s... Often thought of as a vapid wasteland of pop culture, the 1980s were chock…

  2. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pop singer Mandy Moore's "Coverage" (Epic), featuring her renditions of songs popularized by XTC, Joe Jackson, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. The sophomore album from indie rock act the Shins, "Chutes Too…

  3. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  4. Moore, Watt, Napolitano Get Their 'Orders'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Members of Sonic Youth, the Minutemen, Mudhoney and Concrete Blonde are among the artists that have joined forces to participate in "You've Got Your Orders Vol. 1," a 22-track, limited edition CD due Members of Sonic Youth, the Minutemen, Mudhoney and Concrete Blonde are among…

  5. Ask Billboard

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Flaming Lips, Bette Midler and Mandy Moore. IT'S ON HIS FLAMING LIPS Keith, There's this VH1 commercial [that] features a song that has the lines "Do you realize? / That you have the most beautiful face?" Do you…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fal 2002 - Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the…

  7. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  9. Cigar Maker Sues P. Diddy

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' love of cigars has put him in a cloud of legal trouble. Rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' love of cigars has put him in a cloud of legal trouble. A boutique cigar maker claims a videographer trespassed at its Miami factory, filmed…

  10. Billboard Bits: Cash, Crahan, Anastacia, Savage

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Cash, Crahan, Anastacia, Savage A funeral was held today (Sept. 15) for Johnny Cash, who died Friday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville of complications from diabetes resulting in respiratory failure. A private service and burial took place at the Hendersonville Funeral Home in his…

  11. Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of traditional Irish songs, "Sean-Nós Nua," this 150-minute DVD is a fitting farewell from the singer, who retired from music in July. Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of…

  12. Moore, Dion, Mya Join 'Women Rock' Benefit

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!" benefit for breast cancer research. Moore will also perform at the benefit alongside Celine Dion, Anastacia, Alison Krauss &amp Mandy Moore has signed on as the host of the fourth annual "Women Rock!…

  13. Classic Cuts Power 'School Of Rock' Soundtrack

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30 via Atlantic. Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30…

  14. Oakenfold Builds 'Great Wall' Of Remixes

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran DJ Paul Oakenfold has collected two CDs (or three LPs) worth of remixes for "Perfecto Presents ... Paul Oakenfold: Great Wall," due Sept. 30 from Warner Bros. The set features Oakenfold's own Veteran DJ Paul Oakenfold has collected two CDs (or three LPs) worth of…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Russian Space Agency officials terminate Lance Bass' space flight training because his…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs 2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected…

  17. Tireless O'Rourke At Work On Many Projects

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth member/solo artist/producer Jim O'Rourke is at work on myriad projects, including at least three new albums. Sonic Youth member/solo artist/producer Jim O'Rourke is at work on myriad projects, including at least three new albums and, as previously reported , a behind-the…

  18. Slayer Gulps Down Jagermeister Tour

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The third Jagermeister Fall Music Tour will be headlined by heavy metal group Slayer. The trek will kick off Oct. 8 in Minneapolis with Hatebreed and Arch Enemy as support acts. The third Jagermeister Fall Music Tour will be headlined by heavy metal group Slayer. The trek will kick off Oct. 8…

  19. Breaking & Entering

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Steve Burns and Broadcast. GET A CLUE: Those who have seen the Flaming Lips know that the group's live shows can feel like child's birthday party run amok, with sometimes dozens of fans donning…

  20. 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…

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