Injunction Upholds Bon Jovi Release Date

Injunction Upholds Bon Jovi Release Date

A U.S. District Court judge on Friday denied a New York marketing company's request for a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit against Universal Music Group that would have blocked the release of Bon Jovi's album "Bounce" (Island Def Jam), Billboard Bulletin reports.
Bono Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

Bono Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

U2 frontman Bono (real name: Paul Hewson) has been chosen as the 2003 MusiCares Person of the Year. The honor will be bestowed on the Irish singer during a Feb. 21 New York tribute dinner and silent auction.
Elvis Edges The Stones On U.K. Chart.

Elvis Edges The Stones On U.K. Chart.

Not even the Rolling Stones could dethrone the King from the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 6), as "Elvis: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) remained at No. 1 despite the advance of the Stones' "Forty Licks" compilation (Virgin/ABKCO/Decca), which debuted at No. 2. The heavyweights last shared top-5 space in the U.K. 25 years ago this week, when the Stones' "Love You Live" debuted at No. 3 and Elvis Presley's "Moody Blue" fell 3-5.
Parties Near Deal In Webcast Rate Battle.

Parties Near Deal In Webcast Rate Battle.

Sources close to the negotiations among labels, artists, and Webcasters say the major part of a deal was struck yesterday morning (Oct. 6) that would offer smaller Webcasters -- those making under $1 million a year -- significant discounts, both prospectively and retroactively, in royalty fees that they must pay to the labels and artists.
41TunesOnTV

41TunesOnTV

Music-related TV listings for Oct. 7-13, 2002.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Danks claim they put a total of $600,000 into the recording of the album and the making of an accompanying documentary film.
OK Go

OK Go

While OK Go's debut album isn't introspective or particularly thought-provoking, it is incredibly fun rock fare replete with catchy choruses and a quirky musicality.
Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar

For those in the music business, a love
The Way We Do

The Way We Do

Given the various new girl groups on the R&B/hip-hop/pop horizon—including TG4, LovHer, Exhale, and Lyric—it will be interesting to see which one emerges as the new leader of the pack.
Strong Enough

Strong Enough

Travis Tritt stormed onto the scene more than a decade ago as that rare soulful balladeer also capable of rebel-rousing Southern boogie.
Dark

Dark

In Dark, Guy Clark's latest Sugar Hill release, the revered singer/songwriter has crafted yet another masterwork, laced with humor, clever wordplay, sharply drawn characters (several of them female), and more than a touch of sadness. Clark is brilliantly descriptive on songs like "Mud" and the
Un Gran Día en el Barrio

Un Gran Día en el Barrio

Described by its label as "Harlem's answer to Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club," Un Gran Día actually transcends its barrio roots.
Orient & Occident

Orient & Occident

As much as one might long for Arvo PÄrt to be more musically ambitious (just as one might wish his English counterpart, John Tavener, to be less so), this would be missing the point of the Estonian composer's otherworldly art. The three premiere recordings Orient & Occident comprises don't carry the tragic weight or great expressiveness of such past PÄrt milestones as Tabula Rasa or Te Deum. But they do course with the heartfelt

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