Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. The as-yet-untitled set's first single, "Slow," will be released commercially Nov. 3. The cut was written by Minogue with Emiliana Torrini (Paul Oakenfold, Thievery Corporation) and Mr. Dan (Fatboy Slim, Doc Martin).
1998 - On the Grand Ole Opry, Jett Williams pays tribute to her late father, Hank Williams, who would have been 75 the day before. Daughter salutes father by performing "Your Cheatin' Heart," a song released after his death on New Year's Eve, 1952. "He never sang the song on the Opry. He never sang it live," Williams tells the audience.
The RZA -- rapper, "supreme abbot" and head production guru of the Wu-Tang Clan -- has signed an exclusive worldwide recording deal with Sanctuary Records Group. His solo debut as RZA, "Birth of a Prince," is due Oct. 7 on Wu Records/Sanctuary Records.
Alan Jackson's free performance tomorrow (Sept. 19) in New York's Rockefeller Plaza has been postponed due to the impending landfall of Hurricane Isabel. The country hitmaker was due to perform as part of NBC's "Today" summer concert series, which today featured veteran rocker David Bowie.
For the sixth week in a row, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul is the fastest-growing track at radio on Billboard's Hot 100. Yet its bid for No. 1 on the chart is once again thwarted by "Shake Ya Tailfeather" from Nelly, P. Diddy and Murphy Lee, which holds the post for a fourth-straight week.
Phish will eschew an extensive fall North American tour in favor of an eight-show run, which will include a New Year's Eve show at American Airlines Arena in Miami. The outing will also play host to Phish's 20th anniversary concert, set for Dec. 2 at Boston's FleetCenter.
Fresh from a six-week summer tour, modern-rock songstress Liz Phair has set a 15-date November outing. The tour will kick off Nov. 1 in San Diego and hit a number of North American markets before wrapping Nov. 22 in Los Angeles.