Lopez, Eminem Lead 'Teen Choice' Nominees

Lopez, Eminem Lead 'Teen Choice' Nominees

Musical and acting skills have placed Jennifer Lopez ahead of fellow nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards. Lopez scored 12 nominations, including nods for movie actress, female music artist and female "hottie." Eminem follows with seven nominations, which include notices in the movie actor, rap artist and male music artist categories.
Knight, Gibson To Judge 'Juniors'

Knight, Gibson To Judge 'Juniors'

Gladys Knight and Deborah Gibson have signed on to be judges on Fox's "American Juniors." The TV talent show is the spinoff to the network's "American Idol." In addition to Knight and Gibson as regular judges, "American Juniors" will have a different guest judge every week.
Simon And Garfunkel Eyeing Reunion Tour?

Simon And Garfunkel Eyeing Reunion Tour?

Preliminary plans are underway for a Simon and Garfunkel reunion tour for the fall, sources tell Billboard.com. The agents for Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are collaborating on "initial explorations" regarding a tour, which is tentatively set to play arenas. The famed folk/pop duo last toured in 1993-94.
Ween Developing Peer-To-Peer Software

Ween Developing Peer-To-Peer Software

Ween is developing a "handy-dandy" computer software application dubbed "WeenAmp" that will allow fans one-click access to the band's online radio station...
Company Evaluates Response To R.I. Nightclub Fire

Company Evaluates Response To R.I. Nightclub Fire

A seven-person team of emergency response experts from around the country will spend the next several months evaluating the reaction to a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured nearly 200 others.
Clarkson, Crow, Mellencamp Launch 'Fireworks'

Clarkson, Crow, Mellencamp Launch 'Fireworks'

Musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Beyonce Knowles and John Mellencamp will highlight NBC's annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular," to air July 4 at 9 p.m. ET. The show will be hosted by late-night talk-show host / MTV VJ Carson Daly and actress Molly Sims, and feature an address by President George W. Bush.
Small Stores Hit With RIAA Lawsuits

Small Stores Hit With RIAA Lawsuits

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has filed lawsuits against 18 small retail businesses that allegedly sold pirated CDs on their premises.
Travis Members To Back Sexsmith

Travis Members To Back Sexsmith

The rhythm section from British rock act Travis is slated to be the backing band on Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith's sixth album. Bassist Dougie Payne and drummer Neil Primrose will begin work on the album, to be composed of songs Sexsmith refers to as the "Sugar Bush Demos," in early August in London.
Settlement Reached In Tesh Lawsuit

Settlement Reached In Tesh Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit that claimed former television host/musician John Tesh based a song on a Sept. 11 poem written by a Missouri woman.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - The Grand Ole Opry, carried since 1925 on WSM radio in Nashville, begins webcasting at www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com.

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