2002 - Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he is injured in a car accident in Indianapolis. The band is forced to postpone upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and Boston.
Packed with tracks by such hitmakers such as 50 Cent, Nelly, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and P. Diddy, the soundtrack to "Bad Boys II" cruises to a third straight week atop The Billboard 200. The Bad Boy/Universal set holds onto the top spot despite a 21% slip in U.S. sales to 155,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The late Floyd Cramer and Carl Smith are the latest artists selected to join the Country Music Association's (CMA) Hall of Fame. The artists will be formally inducted Nov. 5 during the 37th annual CMA Awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS from Nashville.
Legendary producer Quincy Jones will help organize the first-ever Legends of Los Angeles Pop concert, to be held on New Year's Eve at the open-air County Mall area in downtown Los Angeles, with the new Disney Concert Hall as a backdrop.
Albuquerque, N.M.-based rock outfit the Shins will release their sophomore studio album, "Chutes Too Narrow," Oct. 21 via Sub Pop. A commercial single for "So Says I" will be released Sept. 23, backed with the non-album B-side "Mild Child" and an alternate version of album cut "Gone for Good."
Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two-day concert series next month in New York. "A Weekend in Central Park" will feature concerts Sept. 13-14, including an extension of the Sprite Liquid Mix tour and an acoustic-themed concert.