1. Chart Beat Chat

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers questions on airplay-only singles, Celine Dion, new chart policies, and A Flock Of Seagulls. 'TORN' APART Hi Fred, I'd like to comment on a letter in your column concerning Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and the change of chart policy of The…

  2. Gabriel Plotting Summer U.S. Tour

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel will return to the U.S. this summer for another leg of his Growing Up tour. Peter Gabriel will return to the U.S. this summer for another leg of his Growing Up tour. A tentative routing posted on the artist's official Web site kicks off June 7 in Mountain View, Calif., and…

  3. Donnas Join Lollapalooza Mainstage

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Female rock quartet the Donnas have been added to the mainstage lineup for the revived Lollapalooza festival, which, as previously reported, will also feature Jane's Addiction, Queens Of The Stone Age Female rock quartet the Donnas have been added to the mainstage lineup for the revived…

  4. Gods and Generals

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. But while "Cross the Green Mountain" is a restrained and moving number by itself, its arrangement sounds a shade…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the group Soul II Soul, dies after fleeing from a store where she had been accused of shoplifting and being struck by cars on a highway outside in 2002 - Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the group Soul II Soul, dies after…

  6. 50 Cent Rings Up No. 1 Single

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent may have lost the top slot on The Billboard 200 to R. Kelly, but his single "In Da Club" claims the No. 1 post this week on Billboard's Hot 100. The cut knocks Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" fe 50 Cent may have lost the top slot on The Billboard 200 to R.…

  7. Alkaline Trio Wraps 'Good Mourning'

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Underground rock outfit Alkaline Trio will release its next studio album, "Good Mourning," May 13 via Vagrant Records. The follow up to 2001's "From Here to Infirmary" was tracked at Cello Studios in Underground rock outfit Alkaline Trio will release its next studio…

  8. Chili Peppers Fill In Spring Tour Schedule

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported, begins May 1 in St. Paul, Minn., and is scheduled to run through June 21 in Salt Lake City The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported ,…

  9. Franklin Meets Fire Investigators

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Aretha Franklin has met with prosecutors investigating an arson fire that destroyed her $1.8 million mansion in suburban Detroit. The veteran R&B artist appeared Friday with her attorney, Saul Gre Aretha Franklin has met with prosecutors investigating an arson fire that destroyed her $1.8…

  10. Let's Stay Together

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Arguably one of the greatest soul singers of any generation, Al Green's syrupy sweet voice has served as an inspiration for many an artist. Arguably one of the greatest soul singers of any generation, Al Green's syrupy sweet voice has served as an inspiration for many an artist.…

  11. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Cocteau Twins, Taproot

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Cocteau Twins, Taproot The video for "Waitin' on a Sunny Day," the third single from Bruce Springsteen's Columbia album "The Rising," sees its premiere today (Feb. 14) online via AOL Music's First View channel. The concert clip…

  12. Rockers Chip In For Injured Haden

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM Radio, will compose a double-seven inch single benefiting former That Dog violinist Petra Haden. Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM…

  13. Arson Case Spurs Franklin To Fire Lawyer

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The lawyer now representing Aretha Franklin in the investigation of an arson fire in Bloomfield Township, Mich., that destroyed her $1.8 million mansion here says the singer has nothing to hide. The lawyer now representing Aretha Franklin in the investigation of an arson fire in Bloomfield…

  14. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," on his own. "I didn't want politics…

  15. Yorn Looks Ahead To New 'Day'

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST The highly anticipated follow-up to Pete Yorn's 2001 breakthrough album "Musicforthemorningafter" will be released on April 15 through Columbia. Titled "Day I Forgot," the forthcoming set was recorded The highly anticipated follow-up to Pete Yorn's 2001…

  16. Billboard Bits: Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Cash Money, Linda Eder, Avalon Cash Money Records sibling CEO's Ronald "Slim" Williams and Bryan "Baby" Williams will tonight (Feb. 5) launch their Cash Money for Kids program, which will supply 100 tickets to all New Orleans Hornets home basketball games to…

  17. Eclectic Artists Set To Rock The Vote

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock The Vote Awards in memory of Patrick Lippert ceremony. Robbie Williams, Public Enemy, Vanessa Carlton, and the Flaming Lips will perform during the upcoming 10th annual Rock…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Songwriter Hal Blair dies at his home in Biggs, Calif. He is 85. The Kansas City, Mo.-born Blair, also a musician and actor, wrote "I Was The One" for Elvis Presley, "Ringo" for Lorne Gr 2001 - Songwriter Hal Blair dies at his home in Biggs, Calif…

  19. Billboard Bits: 'Chicago,' Edwards, VH1 'Diva' Search

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Chicago,' Kathleen Edwards, VH1 'Diva' Search The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" continues to collect accolades, the latest being a leading five nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards. The film will compete for the…

  20. 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…

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