ASCAP's 17th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards will take place June 28 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The ceremony honors the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs on the R&B/hip-hop, rap and reggae charts in 2003.
Veteran Southern country act the Marshall Tucker Band is set to release its first new album in five years -- "Beyond the Horizon" -- May 11 on Ramblin' Records, and will head out on a 21-date trek to support the disc.
The Walt Disney Co.'s board voted late today (March 3) to split the roles of chairman and chief executive, hours after shareholders delivered a stinging rebuke by withholding 43% of their votes for CEO Michael Eisner's re-election to the board.
The Apollo Theater will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a two-hour NBC-TV special set to air in June, which is Black Music Month. The show tapes March 28 at the venue and doubles as a benefit on behalf of the Apollo Theater Foundation.