Tori Amos has scheduled a slate of 12 eastern U.S. winter tour dates that extend a previously announced stand at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The tour kicks off Feb. 19 in Boca Raton, Fla., and now includes three shows (March 6-8) at Radio City.
Modern rock quartet Audioslave has announced its first North American headlining tour, a 20-date trek slated to launch Feb. 21 in Denver. The jaunt, which sees the band playing mostly large-sized clubs, will hit 17 cities through the end of March.
With four nods each, garage star Ms. Dynamite and hip-hop artist the Streets lead the nominations for the Brit Awards 2003. The event will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court, and will be broadcast on ITV1.
The leading trade associations for the music and technology industries, which have been at loggerheads over consumers downloading songs on the Internet, have negotiated a compromise they contend will protect copyrights on movies and music without new government involvement.
The Who guitarist Pete Townshend was released from police custody early this morning (Jan. 14), and is resting at home after his arrest on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children, his lawyer said. Police questioned Townshend at a southwest London police station for an hour and 20 minutes last night, releasing him shortly after midnight, nearly five hours after he was first detained.
Rapper Eminem came out on top at last night's (Jan. 13) American Music Awards, winning four trophies at the ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rapper won the favorite male pop/rock and hip-hop/R&B artist awards, while his Web/Aftermath/Interscope album "The Eminem Show" won for favorite pop/rock album and hip-hop/R&B album.
Hot off tying the Dixie Chicks last night (Jan. 12) for the favorite group or band honor at the People's Choice Awards, Creed has issued an apology to disappointed attendees of the band's Dec. 29 concert at Chicago's Allstate Arena.