OutKast has long been considered a groundbreaking force, its funkadelic sound, rapid-fire rhyming and decidedly Southern flair breathing excitement into a repetitious music world and making it one of the most popular acts in the world.
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling was praised for making reading "cool" as she received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University.
These are the weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:
LOS ANGELES -- Hip-hop group OutKast and the film "Whale Rider" were up for awards at Saturday's 35th NAACP Image Awards, which honor works by and about people of color.
...The College Dropout, Kanye West. Roc-A-Fella. 3. When the Sun Goes Down, Kenny Chesney. BNA. 4. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, OutKast. Arista. (Platinum) 5. Closer, Josh Groban. 143. (Platinum) 6. Only You, Harry Connick...
NEW YORK -- Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home," the follow-up to her multiplatinum, Grammy-winning debut album, has sold over 1 million copies in its first week, the highest sales debut for an album since 2001.
...Alicia Keys. J. 5. "Me, Myself and I," Beyonce. Columbia. (From Billboard magazine) ALBUMS 1. "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below," OutKast. Arista. (Platinum - certified sales of 1 million units) 2. "The Very Best of Sheryl Crow...
Here is a top five list of films, TV, music, concerts, video and DVD sales.
...Kelly. Jive 20. Runnin (Dying to Live),The Notorious B.I.G. Amaru/Interscope TOP ALBUMS 1. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, OutKast. Arista (Platinum) 2. The Diary of Alicia Keys, Alicia Keys. J. 3. Shock'n Y'all, Toby...
Musically, 2003 was a transition year. No single trend, be it teen pop or the still-yet-to-materialize alt-country revolution, dominated airwaves and charts.