1. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rapper Cam'ron (Cameron Giles) is arrested on the outskirts of New York's Times Square. Police pull the rapper's Land Rover over on 42nd St. and 11th Avenue after the vehicle makes an il 2002 - Rapper Cam ...

  2. This Day in Music

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing artist in connection with an assault at a post-concert melee. The rapper arrives four hours late for a concert, and is 1998 - Rapper Noreaga is labeled a f ...

  3. Jackson Opens Neverland Ranch To Public

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like a real-life Willy Wonka, Michael Jackson has announced plans to open his carnival-style Neverland Ranch estate to 500 guests. The invitation-only event, set for Sept. 13, is a one-time-only gathe Like a real-life Willy Wonka, Michael Jackson ha ...

  4. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Drowning Pool vocalist Dave Williams is found dead in his bunk on the band's tour bus. Despite speculation that the 30-year-old singer's death was alcohol or drug related, a later toxico 2002 - Drowning Pool vocal ...

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses "American Juniors," "American Idols," fading singles and more with readers. JUNIORS' SENIORS Fred, I was watching "American Juniors" on Aug. 5 where it was announced that all the songs from t ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's third marriage and Mutter's second. 2002 - Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutt ...

  7. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an apology. 2002 - Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after ...

  8. Lawmakers Defend Uploader Bill

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 21) said opponents are misinterpreting a provision in their Author, Consumer, and Computer Owner Protection and Security Act, Billboard Bulletin reports. The b Two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 21) sai ...

  9. Music Industry Wins Appoval Of Subpoenas

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The music industry has issued at least 871 federal subpoenas against computer users this month suspected of illegally sharing music files on the Internet, with roughly 75 new subpoenas being approved The music industry has issued at least 871 federa ...

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Maze, Beyoncé, Lonestar and chart methodology with readers. 'FLYING' HIGH Dear Fred, Several months ago, Larry Dhooghe asked us to "consider the phenomenon of a song spending its enti ...

  11. Tunes On TV

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 14-20, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 14 "101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment," E! Featured Artists: David Crosby, Carmen Electra, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Jackson, ...

  12. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 7-13, 2003. Following the blast of Independence Day-related programming on television, things settle down a bit this week, but that doesn't mean there aren't fire ...

  13. This Day in Music

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Folk singer/songwriter Fred Neil is found dead at his home in Summerland Key, Fla., apparently of natural causes. He is 64. Neil was best known as the writer of "Everybody's Talkin'," wh 2001 - Folk sing ...

  14. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Sugar Ray kicks off the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games with a performance during the Opening Ceremonies. 1999 - Sugar Ray kicks off the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games with a performance during the Openin ...

  15. Eminem Mocks Jackson With U.K. Doll Dangle

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The real Slim Shady stood up and made fun of Michael Jackson by dangling a baby doll over a hotel balcony in Glasgow. Rapper Eminem also wore a surgical mask over his face yesterday (June 24) in an ob The real Slim Shady stood up and made fun of Mic ...

  16. 50 Cent, B2K Top 2003 BET Awards

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent and B2K cashed in as the big winners last night (June 24) at the third annual BET Awards. Each took two honors home from the three-hour event, hosted by actress/comedian Monique at the Kodak T 50 Cent and B2K cashed in as the big winners las ...

  17. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by h ...

  18. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2001 - Lil' Mo is injured ...

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken, Monica, Luther Vandross, Annie Lennox and the Beach Boys. CLAYMOTION: During the run of the second season of "American Idol," o ...

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: "American Idol" Ruben Studdard & runner-up Clay Aiken and Natalie Imbruglia. VETERAN'S DAY Fred, With all the attention on Clay [Aiken] and Ru ...

  21. Breaking & Entering

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Aceyalone, Rob Dougan and !!! A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. REVEALING AN ACE: Socially aware u ...

  22. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a res 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player ...

  23. Siedah!

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy recordings by African-American women striving to follow the guitar-paved path of Tina Turner. The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy ...

  24. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fir ...

  25. Jackson Settles Suit With Former Advisers

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by former financial advisers that could have revealed details of his finances has been settled, his lawyer said yesterday (June 11). The attorney declined A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by ...

  26. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Downloads and satellite radio, Euro pop, falls from No. 1, Led Zeppelin, methodology, most No. 1 titles, 50 Cent, and arti iWILL Hi Fred, I am very interested in ...

  27. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42. 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosb ...

  28. Financial Advisers Sue Michael Jackson

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson, who amassed a half-billion-dollar fortune over the past 20 years, is saddled with debt and teetering near bankruptcy, his former financial advisers say in a lawsuit. The suit, set for Michael Jackson, who amassed a half-billion-doll ...

  29. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Loretta Lynn opens her Coal Miner's Daughter Museum in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. The 18,000-square-foot complex is filled with mementos collected by Lynn over the past 40 years and items do 2001 - Loretta Lynn opens her C ...

  30. Jackson Ordered Back To Indy In Three Weeks

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An Indiana federal judge ordered Michael Jackson to return to Indianapolis within three weeks to give a deposition the pop star missed after he was briefly hospitalized because of illness. An Indiana federal judge ordered Michael Jackson to return t ...

  31. Michael Jackson Hospitalized Briefly

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop icon Michael Jackson was hospitalized briefly yesterday (May 21) after falling ill on the same day he was scheduled to give a deposition in a copyright lawsuit. The artist was hospitalized in Indi Pop icon Michael Jackson was hospitalized briefl ...

  32. Ask Billboard

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Coldplay, Santana & Michelle Branch, and Michael Jackson. COLDPLAYED Hi Keith, My question is regarding Coldplay's two albums. "A Rush of Blood to the Head" and "Parachute ...

  33. Jackson Sues Universal Over Motown Royalties

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has filed suit against Motown Records and parent Universal Music Group (UMG) in an attempt to obtain rights to all masters of material he recorded for the label from 1969-76. The artis Michael Jackson has filed suit against Motown Re ...

  34. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses Joni Mitchell, Apple's iTunes, last name chart coincidences, James Ingram, and Madonna, with readers. TRAVELS WITH JONI Hi Fred, As a longtime Joni Mitchell fan (and chart junkie), I have ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel takes home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of the y 2002 - Veteran Mexican singer/songwr ...

  36. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses with readers: music popularity cycles, "American Idol" and singles charts, commercially released singles, and Nate Dogg. POP IDOLS Dear Fred, Although I always love reading your colum ...

  37. This Day in Music

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>A fire damages R&B legend James Brown's office in Augusta, Ga. It turns out to be no accident, as, a week later investigators find a fire accelerant in several locations in the build 2000 - A fire damages R&B l ...

  38. B.B. King Album 'Reflects' On Range Of Standards

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King's next album, "Reflections," will find the veteran artist exploring jazz, pop, and even country standards, as well as his trademark blues. Due June 10 via MCA, the set finds King performing B.B. King's next album, " ...

  39. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "A ...

  40. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2002 - Celebrated artist Peter ...

  41. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Musician, composer and instrument maker Juno Lewis dies at the age of 70 of complications from a stroke. Lewis was best known for his "Kulu Se Mama" composition on one of jazz saxophonis 2002 - Musician, composer ...

  42. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonz ...

  43. Tunes On TV

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV highlights for April 7-13, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 7 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera ("Fighter"). "Diary," MT ...

  44. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and his girlfriend for the past decade, actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory, finally tie the knot. The pair exchanges vows at Tony's Ballroom in Houston before 200 2002 - ZZ Top bassist ...

  45. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of trophies from the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards. 2002 - Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of ...

  46. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Authorities briefly shut down a suburban shopping mall after more than 1,000 teen-agers show up to meet boy-band B2K for an in-store autograph session at the Sam Goody music store there. 2002 - Authorities briefly shut down ...

  47. Jackson Must Pay Promoter $5.3 Million

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A jury yesterday awarded $5.3 million to concert promoter Marcel Avram in his suit against Michael Jackson over the cancellation of two planned 1999 concerts, according to the plaintiff's attorney, Sk A jury yesterday awarded $5.3 million to co ...

  48. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome ...

  49. County: Jackson May Have Violated Zoning Rules

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson may have violated zoning rules on his Neverland Ranch when he claimed a tax break for preserving agricultural land, Santa Barbara, Calif., County officials said. Officials plan to visi Michael Jackson may have violated zoning rules o ...

  50. Ashanti, B2K, Musiq Snag Soul Train Awards Pairs

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ashanti, B2K, and Musiq were the big winners at Saturday's (March 1) 17th annual Soul Train Awards, tying with two honors each. Ashanti won best R&B/soul single, female and best R&B/soul album Ashanti, B2K, and Musiq were the big winner ...

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