Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland pleaded innocent today (June 2) to drug charges in Los Angeles, and said he would again enter a rehabilitation program to try to kick persistent heroin and cocaine habits, court officials said.
R. Kelly made it four weeks at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (June 1) as "Ignition" (Jive) continued to hold off all challengers. Jive also maintained its two-pronged chart reign, as Justin Timberlake started another week at No. 1 with his debut solo album, "Justified."
The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, originally set for June 20-22, has been postponed until the fall. A spokesperson says ticket sales had been "sluggish" for the alternative music festival, which is being curated by "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening. The event has been rescheduled for Sept. 26-28.
2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year during the non-profit organizations annual summit in Washington, D.C. McGraw, married to country singer Faith Hill, is chosen by the NFI for his contributions to various children's organizations and charities, as well as for his commitment to his family.
A day after postponing a show due to an illness suffered by lead singer Natalie Maines, the Dixie Chicks have rescheduled an upcoming Toronto concert due to concerns over the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak in the city. The trio's June 12 show at the city's Air Canada Centre has been moved to Aug. 6 at the same venue.