1. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. The Room's Too Cold , The Early November 2. Subject , Dwele 3. Saxophonic , Dave Koz 4. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 5. The Soul Sessions (EP) , Joss Stone Issue date: Oct. 25, 2003 News Dave Koz , Joss Stone , Dwele …

  2. Brightman Takes Show On The Road

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Well-known for her lavish stage shows, Sarah Brightman will return to touring in early 2004. The artist has scheduled North American dates kicking off Jan. 10 in Mexico City. The trip, her first since Well-known for her lavish stage shows, Sarah Brightman will return to touring in early 2004.…

  3. Jay-Z Swan Song Gets Special Friday Release

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Black Album" is to have a rare Friday release Nov. 28 from Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. "We wanted to try something different," says Def Jam/Def Soul president Kevin Liles. "Everything [related t Jay-Z's " The Black Album ," which he says will…

  4. U2 Saves Day For Sex Abuse Charity

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U2 has come to the rescue of a sex abuse charity facing closure because of a funding crisis. Together with manager Paul McGuinness, the band has made a cash donation to keep the Irish branch of the On U2 has come to the rescue of a sex abuse charity facing closure because of a funding crisis.…

  5. Compilation Celebrates Big Star's 'Story'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have wondered about the show's theme and the music used to underline dramatic moments. In a program that seems to get most things right, period-wise, wh Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have…

  6. 'Baby Boy' Fends Off Singles Chart Challenges

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of relinquishing its hold on the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The second chart-topper from Beyoncé's debut Columbia album, "Dan "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of…

  7. 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…

  8. B.B. King, Ligeti Win Polar Music Prize

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born composer Gyorgy Ligeti have each been selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music to receive the prestigious 2004 Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born composer Gyorgy Ligeti have each been…

  9. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Atlantic's "Sessions@AOL" compilation, featuring live tracks from Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys and Jewel, among others. The fourth studio album from Scottish rock act Travis, "12…

  10. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 13-19, 2003. Like it or not, Clay Aiken is a hot property. It may not be you that loves the skinny Southern "American Idol" runner-up's smooth vocals, but it's an easy bet that someone you know…

  11. Bette ... Intimately

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Barry Manilow recalls waking from a dream earlier this year with Bette Midler on his mind. "It was the 1950s in my dream, and Bette was singing Rosemary Clooney songs," Manilow says with a smile. "Bette and I hadn't spoken in…

  12. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  13. Natural Selection

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Natural Selection" finds Pennsylvania outfit Fuel coming into its own with its brand of agony-fueled modern rock. "Natural Selection" finds Pennsylvania outfit Fuel coming into its own with its brand of agony-fueled modern rock. Lead single "Falls on Me" is the…

  14. Ima Robot

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ever imagine what it might sound like if the Jetsons threw a house party? Apparently, Ima Robot has. Ever imagine what it might sound like if the Jetsons threw a house party? Apparently, Ima Robot has. Its debut album is an imaginative mix of retro and futuristic elements. Facets of new wave,…

  15. STP Says 'Thanks' With Bonus DVD

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A special edition of Stone Temple Pilots' upcoming Atlantic best-of set, "Thank You," will include a DVD packed with three hours of videos, live performances and footage of the band shot by friends an A special edition of Stone Temple Pilots' upcoming Atlantic best-of set,…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the B 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby…

  17. Billboard Bits: CMAs, Hip-Hop/Hoops, Descendents

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on CMAs, Hip-Hop/Hoops, Descendents Toby Keith, Martina McBride, George Strait and Shania Twain have been added to the performance lineup for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. They join previously announced duet performers Dolly Parton and Norah Jones and Alan…

  18. Diverse Acts Interpret Collins For 'Brother Bear'

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Along with the songs he performs, Phil Collins sees his compositions recorded by several diverse artists on Walt Disney's "Brother Bear" soundtrack. Along with the songs he performs, Phil Collins sees his compositions recorded by several diverse artists on Walt Disney's …

  19. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs their hit "Little Goodbyes." 1999 - Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs…

  20. Wonder, Bennett Guest On Lauper Set

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder and Tony Bennett add their talents to Cyndi Lauper's forthcoming album, "At Last." Stevie Wonder and Tony Bennett add their talents to Cyndi Lauper's forthcoming album, "At Last." As first revealed here , the album is a collection of classic songs,…

Pages