The fourth installation in a remarkably inspired and prolific collaboration between Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin, marked by stunning performances and ambitious song selection, finds the legendary artist in a reflective but nonetheless fearless mode—just how we like him.
Since Jeff Buckley's tragic death at age 30 in 1997, Columbia has offered balm to his still-devoted fans via the two-disc studio work-in-progress Sketches (For My Sweetheart the Drunk) and the excellent live compilation Mystery White Boy.
The third U.S. single from Kylie Minogue's platinum Fever maintains the superstar singer's knack for matching intoxicating beats with indelibly catchy melodies and making hit records sound like the easiest thing in the world to come up with. "Come Into My World" is written and co-produced by Cathy Dennis, who is on quite a roll as part of the team that brought us Kelly Clarkson's recent "Before Your Love" and Minogue's previous "Can't Get You out of My Head" (not to mention the American Idol theme song). This time out, the groove bounces along at a midtempo pace as Kylie playfully invites listeners to "Take these lips that were made for kissing and this heart that will see you through/
2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group and album categories for their ""Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water.""