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  1. Norah No. 1 For Fourth Week

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jessica Simpson rockets to No. 2 with rerelease. Jessica Simpson rockets to No. 2 with rerelease. News Jessica Simpson ...

  2. Jack White Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST White Stripes lead singer Jack White pleaded guilty yesterday (March 9) to assault and battery stemming from a fight with the lead singer of fellow Detroit band the Von Bondies. White Stripes lead singer Jack White pleaded guilty yesterday (March ...

  3. Tom Waits Adds To Money Flood From Licensing Suit Series

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Spanish court decision in favor of Tom Waits marks the fourth time the gravel-larynxed singer-songwriter has won a court victory in his ongoing campaign to protect his unique vocal style and composi LOS ANGELES--A Spanish court decision in favor ...

  4. Vandross Wins Four NAACP Image Awards

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Luther Vandross won four NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony Saturday (March 6) that blended politics with a wide range of honors for works by and about people of color. The soul crooner is recovering fr Luther Vandross won four NAACP Image Awards in ...

  5. Mambazo Leader's Son Acquitted Of Murder

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST S.A. court delivers verdict on Nellie Shabalala case. S.A. court delivers verdict on Nellie Shabalala case. News ...

  6. Big Names To Play 10th Portugal Fest

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Korn and Linkin Park are among the acts confirmed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Portugal's premier rock festival Super Rock, set to take place June 9-11 in Lisbon. Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Korn and Li ...

  7. The Indies

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Koch Records signs a slew of new acts, including Melissa Manchester, Abra Moore and Jimmie's Chicken Shack. Koch Records signs a slew of new acts, including Melissa Manchester, Abra Moore and Jimmie's Chicken Shack. News Melissa Manchest ...

  8. Medina Countersues Martin

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who managed Ricky Martin for 12 years, has filed a $63.5 million countersuit against his former client, alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment and pa Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who ...

  9. Waits Wins Legal Battle Over Sound-Alike TV Ad

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tom Waits has won a legal battle against a Spanish production company which he accused of wrongfully misappropriating his vocal styles in a sound-alike TV ad. Tom Waits has won a legal battle against a Spanish production company which he accused o ...

  10. The Beat

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's renegotiated RCA contract leaves it a free agent outside North America. Dave Matthews Band's renegotiated RCA contract leaves it a free agent outside North America. News ...

  11. Lions Gate Names Beeks Prez

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Steve Beeks has been named president of Lions Gate Entertainment. Beeks, formerly the president of Artisan Home Entertainment, will report to Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer. Steve Beeks has been named president of Lions Gate Entertainment. Beeks, f ...

  12. Rounder Signs Madeleine Peyroux

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz singer had critically hailed debut 'Dreamland.' Jazz singer had critically hailed debut 'Dreamland.' News ...

  13. Twista Capitalizes On 'Kamikaze' With Tour

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the wake of his exploding record in "Kamikaze" (Atlantic), Twista will tour U.S. theaters this spring, before heading overseas. "Kamikaze" has sold more than 700,000 units in four weeks, according In the wake of his explodin ...

  14. Alanis To Host Junos

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ottawa native Alanis Morissette will host the 2004 Juno Awards, set for April 4 in Edmonton, Alberta. Ottawa native Alanis Morissette will host the 2004 Juno Awards, set for April 4 in Edmonton, Alberta. As previously reported , Barenaked Ladies, ...

  15. Ryko To Fight Disease With 'ParkinSong'

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ryko Distribution on May 11 will release "ParkinSong, Volume I: 38 Songs of Hope," a two-CD compilation of tracks by noted Americana artists that will benefit awareness of and research into Parkinson' Ryko Distribution on May 11 wil ...

  16. Justin Timberlake No Longer 'Motown 45' Host

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a scheduling conflict, Justin Timberlake has bowed out as co-host of ABC-TV's upcoming "Motown 45" special. "Motown 45" executive producer Jeff Margolis said in a statement that Timberlake "gla Citing a schedul ...

  17. On The Road

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews & Friends, David Byrne and Willie Nelson are among the highlights of the lineup of the third annual Bonnaroo jam fest. Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews & Friends, Dav ...

  18. Barenboim To Quit Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) revealed that he will step down as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) after his current deal ends at the conclusion of the 2005-06 se Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) ...

  19. MRI Lines Up Burning Spear Deal

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York label group MRI has signed a deal to distribute Burning Spear's label Burning Music Productions in the United States. New York label group MRI has signed a deal to distribute Burning Spear's label Burning Music Productions in th ...

  20. The Beat

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Columbia gives Jessica Simpson more exposure by issuing an expanded version of her album "In This Skin." Columbia gives Jessica Simpson more exposure by issuing an expanded version of her album "In This Skin." News Jessica Simp ...

  21. Catterfeld, Wir sind Helden Lead Echo Nominations

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned four nominations for the German recording industry's 2004 Echo Awards, to be held March 6 at Berlin's International Conference Center. Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned fo ...

  22. Gibson Guitar Names Cherry General Counsel

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran entertainment executive Joel Cherry has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as general counsel, senior VP and corporate secretary. NEW YORK--Veteran entertainment executive Joel Cherry has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as general counsel, senior VP an ...

  23. The Beat

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Columbia gives Jessica Simpson more exposure by issuing an expanded version of her album "In This Skin." Columbia gives Jessica Simpson more exposure by issuing an expanded version of her album "In This Skin." News Jessica Simp ...

  24. Shakira Splits With Manager

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shakira is parting ways with manager Freddy DeMann, Bulletin has learned. The split is "amicable," sources say. No word yet on who the Colombian star's new manager may be. Shakira is parting ways with manager Freddy DeMann, Bulletin ...

  25. Christina, Missy, George Go Viva Glam

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Boy George have signed on as spokespeople for the Viva Glam campaign from cosmetic company M*A*C. Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Boy George have signed on as spokespeople for the Viva Glam campaign from ...

  26. Behind The Scenes At The Grammys

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé -- the evening's big winner, with five awards for her first solo album -- said her previous honors with Destiny's Child are still special. OutKast, winner of three awards, including album of year, brought former Arista R ...

  27. Stars To Pack Grammy Telecast

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nominees and celebrated entertainers from the music, movie and television world are expected to pack the Staples Center in Los Angeles for Sunday's (Feb. 8) 46th annual Grammy Awards. Nominees and celebrated entertainers from the music, movie ...

  28. Dupri Resigns As Recording Academy Chapter Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Claims Janet Jackson is victim of "double standard." Claims Janet Jackson is victim of "double standard." News Janet Jackson ...

  29. The Indies

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Such books as Justin Goldberg's "The Ultimate Survival Guide to the New Music Industry" give tips for navigating through the choppy industry waters. Such books as Justin Goldberg's "The Ultimate Survival Guide to the New M ...

  30. FCC Chairman 'Outraged' Over Superbowl Halftime

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Federal Communications Commission chairman Michael Powell has called for "an immediate investigation" of an incident during the MTV-produced half-time show at last night's (Feb. 1) Super Bowl in Houst Federal Communications Commissi ...

  31. Grammys Planning Beatles Tribute

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Dave Matthews, Vince Gill and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams have signed on for a Grammy tribute to the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' first U.S. television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Sh Sting, Dave Matthews, Vince Gil ...

  32. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  33. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  34. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  35. OutKast Holds At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow's "Very Best" not far behind. Sheryl Crow's "Very Best" not far behind. News Sheryl Crow ...

  36. Brauner, Tirado Join CAA In New York

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones, others move with them. Norah Jones, others move with them. News Norah Jones ...

  37. Platinum Star:Hilary Duff

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST <I>Billboard</I>'s special section takes a look at the snow-balling music career of actress/singer Hilary Duff. Billboard 's special section takes a look at the snow-balling music career of actress/singer Hilary Duff. News Hi ...

  38. Sweet New Deal For Dolce

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records. Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records in a deal for two singles with an album option. The first single, "Feel Good," due Feb. 17, was produced by Or ...

  39. The Beat

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST While No Doubt takes a brief hiatus to work on various projects, bassist Tony Kanal has just completed work on music for Adam Sandler's new movie, "50 First Dates." While No Doubt takes a brief hiatus to work on various projects, ba ...

  40. The Beat

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST While No Doubt takes a brief hiatus to work on various projects, bassist Tony Kanal has just completed work on music for Adam Sandler's new movie, "50 First Dates." While No Doubt takes a brief hiatus to work on various projects, ba ...

  41. Simpson Whips-Up Fragrance Line

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jessica Simpson has created her own line of fragrance and body-care products. Jessica Simpson has created her own line of fragrance and body-care products called Dessert. The perfume, whipped body cream, bubble bath, body gloss and other products ...

  42. Hughley, Chappelle Lead UrbanWorks Promotion

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based UrbanWorks Entertainment is gearing up for a large-scale Black History Month promotion next month. Los Angeles-based UrbanWorks Entertainment is gearing up for a large-scale Black History Month promotion next month. Key titles in ...

  43. Grammy Hall Adds 33 Classic Songs, Albums

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Queen, Marvin Gaye, Beatles among inductions. Queen, Marvin Gaye, Beatles among inductions. News Marvin Gaye ...

  44. First Grammy Performers Set

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and the White Stripes are among the first performers confirmed for the 46th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. OutKast, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and the White Stripes are among the first perf ...

  45. Zappa Widow Seeks Infringement Damages

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Frank Zappa's widow appeared in a Canadian court Monday seeking unspecified damages from a furniture company for using one of her husband's tunes in a 1995 appliance advertisement. Frank Zappa's widow appeared in a Canadian court Mo ...

  46. Koch Pushes Up Warren Zevon DVD

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Entertainment is moving up the release of the DVD "Inside Out: Warren Zevon: Keep Me in Your Heart" to take advantage of the promotion opportunities surrounding the Grammy Awards. The DVD, originally Koch Entertainment is moving up the r ...

  47. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...

  48. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...

  49. Hallyday To Split With Uni France

    January 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran French vocalist leaves longtime label French veteran artist Johnny Hallyday has officially requested the termination of his contract with Universal Music France. A statement issued by his lawyer explains that Hallyday informed Universal of ...

  50. B2K Moving On Without Omarion?

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lil Fizz, J-Boog and Raz-B leave door open for future Lil Fizz, J-Boog and Raz-B leave door open for future News Raz-B , Lil Fizz , J-Boog ...

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