Usher took home a pair of honors from the 2002 Teen Choice Awards, held Sunday in Universal City, Calif. The fourth annual event was taped by Fox, which will air the ceremony as an Aug. 19 primetime special.
David Bowie's life as a pop star has passed through so many phases, it's only natural that his music has affected fans in different ways. So for the Oct. 22 EMI release of "Best of Bowie," 16 different versions of the career-spanning greatest-hits set will be created for different markets.
Ministry Of Sound is set to release the second volume in its "Club Nation America" series, a two-disc compilation of popular dance tracks. Due Sept. 24, the set, which will retail for $20.98, features material from such artists as Daniel Bedingfield, Mary J. Blige, Res, and DJ Sammy & Yanou.
The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legacy. The group performed two sold-out shows at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre to the delight of thousands of Deadheads, and may launch a tour later this year.
2001 - The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. Winners are chosen from a pool of E-mail entries submitted to the group's official Web site.
Bruce Springsteen's scored a fifth No. 1 album on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 4) with "The Rising" (Columbia), his first new studio set since 1995's "The Ghost of Tom Joad." Meanwhile, failed "Popstars"and "Pop Idol" contestant Darius triumphed on the singles survey with his Mercury debut, "Colour Blind," unseating one of the artists who beat him on the latter TV competition, Gareth Gates.