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Eels Looking Ahead To Next 'Masterpiece'

Eels Looking Ahead To Next 'Masterpiece'

Without short-changing the recently released Eels album "Shootenanny!," band visionary Mark Everett (known as E) tells Billboard.com he's already looking forward to the group's next studio disc as being nothing short of aural perfection.
Harlemm Lee Wins 'Fame'

Harlemm Lee Wins 'Fame'

NBC's reality series/talent contest "Fame" came to an end last night (July 23) with the selection of Michigan native Harlemm Lee as the winner.
Rawls Pays Tribute To Sinatra

Rawls Pays Tribute To Sinatra

Lou Rawls has completed a tribute to legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The song stylist's "Rawls Sings Sinatra" will be released Sept. 9 through Savoy Jazz.
Rush Roars Back To 'Rio'

Rush Roars Back To 'Rio'

Veteran Canadian rock trio Rush will release the triple-disc live album and double-disc DVD "Rush in Rio" in September. Anthem/Atlantic is eyeing a Sept. 23 release for the album. A spokesperson for Coming Home Productions tells Billboard.com the release date for the DVD, to be issued by Anthem/Coming Home/Zoe/Rounder, is yet to be determined, due to logistical issues.
Twain Leads Canada Country Nominations

Twain Leads Canada Country Nominations

With seven nominations, Shania Twain leads the field for the 2003 Canadian Country Music Awards. The artist is up for top female artist; top single, song and video for "Forever and for Always"; the fan choice award; album of the year for "Up!" (Mercury Nashville); and top video for "I'm Gonna Getcha Good."
Elephant Man Is 'Good 2 Go' On New Album

Elephant Man Is 'Good 2 Go' On New Album

Jamaican sensation Elephant Man will release his fourth album, "Good 2 Go," Sept. 23 through VP Records. The set, which will feature the single "Pon De River, Pon De Bank," is the artist's first for New York-based reggae label.
Will Smith, Wife Forge Family Comedy Series

Will Smith, Wife Forge Family Comedy Series

Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, have been developing a new comedy series for UPN called "All of Us," and the couple plans to keep it in the family.
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Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Prince, the Ramones and Nick Carter.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from performing in the country. The band planned to perform Aug. 2 at the Warp Club in the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, in support of its latest album, "The World Needs a Hero."

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