Veteran vocalist Boz Scaggs has lined up a 20-city U.S. theater tour in support of his new Virgin album, "Dig." The tour kicks off Oct. 20 in Houston, and wraps Nov. 19 in Anaheim, Calif. "Dig," released last week, is Scaggs' first collection of original material in seven years.
With six awards, Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" video emerged as the biggest winner at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), presented last night (Sept. 6) at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. The innovative Spike Jonze-directed clip, which features only actor Christopher Walken dancing to the song in a hotel lobby, went into the night as the top contender with nine nominations.
Video clips from Alicia Keys, Craig David, Gorillaz, India.Arie, Jurassic 5, and Mudvayne are nominated for the inaugural MTV2 award, to be presented Sept. 6 at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards in New York. The award was established to honor artists whose videos debuted on MTV2. Winners will be chosen through voting on MTV.com.