1. Chesnutt, Lawrence, Diffie Plan 'Roadhouse' Trek

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the Rockin' Roadhouse tour this summer. An itinerary is still being finalized, but the trek is due to begin June 20 and l Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the…

  2. Hard Rockers Drafted For 'Damned' Soundtrack

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson, Disturbed's David Draiman, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, Static-X's Wayne Static, and Orgy's Jay Gordon have been drafted to sing five tracks co-written by Korn's Jonathan Davis an Marilyn Manson, Disturbed's David Draiman, Linkin Park's…

  3. Hot Product

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Nitin Sawhney, KRS-One, Elbow, and more. 'All That' Jazz Nine Inch Nails' concert CD/DVD/VHS "And All That Could Have Been" (Nothing) documents the tour in support of 1999's chart-topping "The Fragile."…

  4. Peggy Lee Dies At 81

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, died yesterday (Jan. 21) in Los Angeles. She was 81. L Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such…

  5. Sting, Armstrong Take Musical Golden Globes

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My Funny Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion…

  6. Billboard Bits: Britney, Foo Fighters, '80s Box'

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Britney Spears, Foo Fighters, '80s Box' Britney Spears was in the U.K. this week to tape an appearance on the BBC's popular "Top Of The Pops" show. The artist performed "Overprotected," which can be found on her latest Jive album, "Britney,"…

  7. Dido Begins Work On 'No Angel' Sequel

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dido has begun work on the follow-up to her smash 1999 set "No Angel" (Arista), but says she probably won't devote her full attention to the project until April. "I'm still promoting ["No Angel"], unb Dido has begun work on the follow-up to her smash 1999…

  8. Dido Deleted From Brits Newcomer Category

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dido had her nomination for a best British newcomer award revoked yesterday (Jan. 16), after officials realized she isn't that new after all. The singer, who rose to stardom after rapper Eminem chose Dido had her nomination for a best British newcomer award revoked yesterday (Jan. 16),…

  9. Epic Preps 'The Classic Chillout'

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from a diverse roster of artists, including Moby, Dido, Sade, Charlotte Church, the late Eva Cassidy, and Maxwell, will be found on "The Classic Chillout Album," due March 26 from Epic. The col Tracks from a diverse roster of artists, including Moby, Dido, Sade, Charlotte…

  10. Universal To Pay Musicians $4.75 Million

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST As many as 300 musicians and their families who claimed they were owed royalties from Universal Music Group may receive part of a $4.75 million settlement. As many as 300 musicians and their families who claimed they were owed royalties from Universal Music Group may receive part of a $4.75…

  11. Nas, Wu-Tang Sign On For Hip-Hop Youth Summit

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nas, members of the Wu-Tang Clan, Run-D.M.C.'s Reverend Run, and Fat Joe are among the hip-hop artists who will appear at the first Hip-Hop Youth Summit, to be held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. Nas, members of the Wu-Tang Clan, Run-D.M.C.'s Reverend Run, and Fat Joe are among…

  12. Caught in the Webb: A Tribute to the Legendary Webb Pierce

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on this multi-artist Audium release produced by Pierce disciple Gail Davies. Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on the Dixie Chicks, Brandy, and Usher. ON THE 'FLY': Two-and-a-half years after the first track from the Dixie Chicks' album "Fly" (Monument) debuted on The Billboard Hot 100, the seventh song from that set enters the pop singles chart. Bowing at…

  14. Creed Makes It Lucky Seven At No. 1

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) commands The Billboard 200 for a seventh straight week, despite a drop of 58% to 166,000 units in another week of sagging post-holiday sales. In just seven weeks, "Weathe Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) commands The Billboard 200…

  15. Voices On The Verge Ready To Tour

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein, Erin McKeown, and Rose Polenzani -- is gearing up for a three-month U.S. tour in support of its Rykodisc de The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein,…

  16. Rancid, Strummer 'Give 'Em The Boot'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic Front, and others will be featured on the third volume of Hellcat's budged-priced punk and ska compilation series, "Give Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic…

  17. Hot Product

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Starsailor, Hank Williams Jr., the "I Am Sam" soundtrack, and more. 'Love' For Sale In the grand tradition of such recent U.K. exports as Oasis, the Verve, Travis, and Coldplay, Starsailor's Capitol debut, "Love Is Here," arrives in…

  18. Hank Williams III Goes For 'Broke'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Owning perhaps the most-revered pedigree in country music, Hank Williams III also possesses a fiercely independent streak that manifests itself well on his second Curb release, "Lovesick, Broke & Owning perhaps the most-revered pedigree in country music, Hank Williams III also…

  19. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artist: Alicia Keys. …

  20. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Nickelback, and the songs with the most weeks at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. A CHART ODYSSEY: The year 2001 is history, but this week's Billboard Hot 100 is still made up mostly of songs that peaked last year, including the No. 1 song, "How You Remind Me…

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