1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart escapades of Green Day, 'Princess Diaries,' Prince and Terror Squad. GREEN'S DAY HAS COME: It might be difficult to believe, but 10 years after scoring its first hit, Green Day finally makes it ...

  2. Hot 100: 'Lean Back' Rises To The Top

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Terror Squad takes over Billboard's Hot 100 after a steady nine-week rise with the summer anthem "Lean Back." It's the second fastest ascent this year behind Usher's "Yeah!" featuring Ludacris and Lil Terror Squad ...

  3. Keys Hit Triggers Calls To Georgia Man

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of Alicia Keys keep calling her number, but it's J.D. Turner of Statesboro, Ga., who picks up the phone. Fans of Alicia Keys keep calling her number, but it's J.D. Turner of Statesboro, Ga., who picks up the phone. The retired pastor ...

  4. Top Acts Suit Up For 'NFL Opening Kickoff'

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Toby Keith and Lenny Kravitz will perform live as part of the National Football League's "Opening Kickoff" television special next month. The event will air Destiny's Child, Mary J ...

  5. Juvenile 'Slow' To Leave Singles Chart Summit

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juvenile fends off competitors for the second week in a row, as the rapper's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim remains in the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100. The single from his latest Cash Money Juvenile fends off competito ...

  6. Juvenile Offender: 'Slow' Hits No. 1

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juvenile's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim jumps into the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. In its 15th week on the chart, the rapper's single trades positions with last week's chart-to Juvenile's &q ...

  7. 'Confessions' Tops Singles Chart Again

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Once again Usher finds himself in the familiar position of being on top of Billboard's Hot 100. "Confessions Part II," his third single to hold the post this year, starts a second consecutive week at Once again Usher finds himself in ...

  8. THE BILLBOARD HOT 100

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/hot100.jsp 1. "Confessions Part II," Usher 2. "Slow Motion," Juvenile Featuring Soulja Slim 3. "BURN," USHER 4. "The Reason," Hoobastank 5. "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys Issue dat ...

  9. Bowie Leads Mid-Year Touring Grosses

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie's A Reality tour was the top-grossing trek for the first half of 2004, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. David Bowie's A Reality tour was the top-grossing trek for the first half of 2004, according to numbers ...

  10. The Beat

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks is distributing "We Are The Future," a CD of live performances by Norah Jones, Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys and others. Read Melinda Newman's column. Starbucks is distributing "We Are The Future," a CD of live per ...

  11. Great Wall Of China To Host Pop Concert

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys is first confirmed performer. Alicia Keys is the first confirmed performer for the inaugural international pop music concert to be staged at the Great Wall of China. Wall of Hope China 2004 will take place Sept. 25 at the Wall's J ...

  12. The Beat

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks is distributing "We Are The Future," a CD of live performances by Norah Jones, Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys and others. Read Melinda Newman's column. Starbucks is distributing "We Are The Future," a CD of live per ...

  13. Norah, Alicia Hit New Shipment Heights

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen, Usher also among RIAA May certs. Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note release, "Feels Like Home," was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA in May for shipments of 4 million units. Jones' debut, "Come Away With M ...

  14. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beyoncé, Lil Jon, Alicia Keys get five noms each. Beyoncé, Lil Jon, Alicia Keys get five noms each. News Lil Jon , Alicia Keys ...

  15. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It'll be the "Best of Both Worlds" at this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show: R. Kelly and Jay-Z, who released a collaborative album of that name in 2002 on Jive, lead the finalists for the It'll be the &quo ...

  16. Alicia Keys Signs Putnam Book Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys has signed a deal with G.P. Putnam's Sons to pen two upcoming books, "Songbook" and "The Diary of Alicia Keys." The poetry/lyrics volume "Songbook" will arrive in November in hardcover and Alicia Keys ...

  17. Alicia Keys Signs Putnam Book Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys has signed a deal with G.P. Putnam's Sons to pen two upcoming books, "Songbook" and "The Diary of Alicia Keys." The poetry/lyrics volume "Songbook" will arrive in November in hardcover and Alicia Keys ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Beyoncé, Missy, Alicia To Hit Road In March

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lilith Fair -- urban style. That's the concept behind the upcoming U.S. tour by co-headliners Beyoncé, Missy Elliott and Alicia Keys. Dubbed the Verizon Triple Threat Tour, the arena trek -- firs Lilith Fair -- urban style. That' ...

  20. Beyonce, Missy, Alicia To Tour?

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Final negotiations are under way for a tour by the three stars. Final negotiations are under way for a tour by Beyonce, Missy Elliott, and Alicia Keys, Bulletin has learned. The three-all booked by Creative Artists Agency-will play arenas in about ...

  21. Groban Nabs First No. 1 Album

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Closer" bolts 11-1 this week to give the singer his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the Reprise Records set were up 34% to 100,000 copies for the chart week, bring Josh Groban's "Closer ...

  22. Keys, Arie, Cash Tribute Set For Jamaica Fest

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to perform at the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Set for Jan. 22-25 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael ...

  23. THE BILLBOARD 200

    December 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. The Diary Of Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys 2. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith 3. Now 14 , Various Artists 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast 5. Closer , Josh Groban Issue date: Jan. 3, 2004 News Josh Groban , Toby Keit ...

  24. No Stopping OutKast On Hot 100

    December 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 OutKast holds down the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third week in a row, with the Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" at No. 1 and the Big Boi-fronted "The Way You Move" featuring Sleepy Brown OutKast holds down the top tw ...

  25. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Golden Globe nominees, Madonna, Ruben Studdard, J Records and more. HARD HOBBIT TO BREAK: The song "Into the West" by Annie Lennox hasn't broken on Billboard's Hot 100 yet, but ne ...

  26. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses OutKast, double-sided singles, holiday albums, online album sales, vinyl singles and more with readers. SOMETHING ABOUT THOSE 'HEY' SONGS Dear Fred, If OutKast's "The Way You Move" does replace "H ...

  27. OutKast Maintains Singles Chart Lock

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the second week in a row, hip-hop duo OutKast holds the top two slots on Billboard's Hot 100. The Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" leads the singles chart for the third-straight week, while the Big Boi-fr For the second week in a row, hip ...

  28. THE BILLBOARD 200

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Soulful , Ruben Studdard 2. The Diary of Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys 3. NOW That's What I Call Music! , Various Artists 4. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith 5. Closer , Josh Groban Issue date: Dec. 27, 2003 News Josh Gr ...

  29. Tunes On TV

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 15 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sting (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis). "Jingle Ball Rock," Fox ...

  30. Osbournes Top U.K. Singles Chart

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As he recovers in a Berkshire, England, hospital, Ozzy Osbourne had some cheering news yesterday (Dec. 14) when "Changes," his duet with daughter Kelly, debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. Las As he recovers in a Berkshire, England ...

  31. The Diary of Alicia Keys

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 No matter how successful his or her debut is, every artist worries about the dreaded sophomore jinx. Alicia Keys has no need to worry about that. No matter how successful his or her debut is, every artist worries about the dreaded sophomore jinx. Al ...

  32. OutKast Overtakes The Hot 100

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 OutKast owns the top two singles on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. The Atlanta-based hip-hop duo is entering its second straight week at the top with the Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" The Big Boi-driven "T OutKast owns the top two sin ...

  33. THE BILLBOARD 200

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. The Diary Of Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys 2. Shock'n Y'all , Toby Keith 3. Closer , Josh Groban 4. NOW That's What I Call Music! , Various Artists 5. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below , OutKast Issue date: Dec. 20, 2003 ...

  34. Alicia Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J), with huge U.S. sales of 618,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album--which was preceded by a flurry o Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The B ...

  35. Alicia Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J), with huge U.S. sales of 618,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album--which was preceded by a flurry o Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The B ...

  36. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 8-14, 2003).

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 8-14, 2003). Put down the remote! This is the week of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. You can forget all other programming, really. Nowhere else are you going to ...

  37. Tunes On TV

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Alicia Keys (also scheduled: Gwyneth Paltrow). "The Sharon Osbourne Show, ...

  38. 'Hey Ya': OutKast Takes Over No. 1

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hip-hop duo OutKast scores its second No. 1 single on Billboard's Hot 100 as "Hey Ya" moves up one this week. The track swaps places with "Stand Up!" by Ludacris and Shawnna, which falls to No. 2 afte Hip-hop duo OutKast sco ...

  39. Petty's 'Hits' Earn RIAA Diamond

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have earned their first Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) diamond award for their 1993 MCA compilation "Greatest Hits." Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have earned their first Recording In ...

  40. HOT PRODUCT

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Alicia Keys, Trace Adkins, Elephant Man and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Elephant Man , Alicia Keys , Trace Adkins ...

  41. Hot Product

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys Dear 'Diary' There's no blueprint to follow after selling 5.6 million copies of your debut album and winning five Grammy Awards -- all before the age of 21. But for Alicia Keys, whose cool, soulful 2001 landmark album, &qu ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Ween, OEMF

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Alicia Keys, Ween, OEMF Soulful songstress Alicia Keys will perform a concert Monday (Dec. 1) for broadcast exclusively to AOL Broadband subscribers. The invitation-only "Broadband Rocks!" concert at New York's Webster Hall wi ...

  43. Keys Sets Her Own Pace

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's no blueprint to follow after selling 5.6 million copies of your debut album and winning five Grammy Awards -- all before the age of 21. But for Alicia Keys, whose cool, soulful 2001 landmar ...

  44. 50 Cent Cashes In At First Vibe Awards

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent scored three awards at last night's (Nov. 20) inaugural Vibe Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Receiving statuettes for artist of the year, dopest album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin'") and hottest hoo 50 Cent scored three awards ...

  45. 'Baby Boy' Notches 9th No. 1 Week

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé and Sean Paul are sitting on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the ninth week with "Baby Boy." As has been the story for several weeks, the song is able to hold "Stand Up" from Ludacris and Beyoncé and Sean Paul are sit ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Vibe Awards, Moby, Don Gibson

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Vibe Awards, Moby, Don Gibson R. Kelly and 50 Cent and G-Unit have been added to the performance schedule for the inaugural Vibe Awards, set for Thursday (Nov. 20) at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center. They join previously announced per ...

  47. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 10-16, 2003. The one thing I'm guaranteed to watch this week will be "The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute." I've got all sorts of personal reasons for tuni ...

  48. OutKast Gains But 'Baby Boy' Remains No. 1

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a seventh-straight week, but stealing the limelight is hip-hop duo OutKast. The Atlanta-based pair has two singles in the upper "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and ...

  49. Kanye West Goes Back To 'College'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed debut album, "The College Dropout," will be released Jan. 27 via Roc-A-Fella. First single "Through the Wire" topped out at No. 88 on Billboard' After various dela ...

  50. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. What to watch, what to watch? Read on McDuff and I'll tell you. Monday night, you've got your football. It's right in the title of ABC' ...

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