1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Britney Spears, his conncection to "American Idol," the Oscars and Clay Aiken with readers. A LOSE-LOSE SITUATION Dear Fred, Why was Britney Spears' last single totally ignored in the States? I am not a big fan ...

  2. 'Idol' Stars Pick Favorites On Billboard Radio

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What is Ruben Studdard's favorite song of all time? What song does Clay Aiken consider his personal favorite? The answers will be revealed today (Aug. 11) on a special edition of "The Billboard Radio What is Ruben Studdard's favorite ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Chart Beat Bonus

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard. THE DEBATE CONTINUES Hi Fred, Two weeks ago, singles from Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1 ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Gracin, Mike Gordon, More Than Music

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Joshua Gracin, Mike Gordon, More Than Music "American Idol 2" finalist Joshua Gracin will not take part in the show's upcoming 39-city North American tour , due to military training commitments. Gracin, a Lance Corporal in the ...

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Pop radio, Annie Lennox, and "American Idol." HOT STUFF, AND NOT Fred, You mentioned in a recent column that pop radio in America might be turning its ...

  7. Studdard Wins Second 'American Idol'

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has been crowned the second "American Idol." The aspiring artist learned he was the victor of a public vote at the end of last night's (May 21) two-hour season finale of Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has ...

  8. Ten 'Idols' To Hit The Road

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ten of the dozen season two "American Idol" finalists will take part in the group's upcoming North American tour. Ten of the dozen season two "American Idol" finalists will take part in the group's upcoming North Americ ...

  9. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Taking a closer look at what music is on TV for the week of May 5-11, 2003. Far be it from me to toot the Billboard horn, but it's easy to see that the "2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards" is one of the biggest Latin musi ...

  10. 'Idol' Finalists To Hit The Road Again

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second season finalists of Fox television's "American Idol" reality series/talent contest will hit the road for nearly two months this summer. The 39-date North American trek will kick off July 8 The second season finalists of Fox ...

  11. Hot Product

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 American Idol finalists 'Idol' Worship It's hard to avoid the "American Idol" phenomenon these days, what with season one winner Kelly Clarkson's debut album recently hitting No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and the Fox reali ...

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Kelly Clarkson and "American Idol," Dobie Gray, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Buffett, and 50 Cent. GOLDEN IDOL: The Midas touch of "American Idol" continues, as the winners of the first and seco ...

  13. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," charity singles, No. 1 country songs on Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and chart coincidences with readers. AMERICAN (IDOL) LIFE Hi Fred, After reading your column for the past fe ...