1. Nelly Topples The Boss At No. 1

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Nelly shows Bruce Springsteen who's boss on The Billboard 200 as his Fo' Reel/Universal set "Nellyville" returns to No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week, and sends Springsteen's "The Rising" Rapper Nelly shows Bruce Springsteen who's boss on…

  2. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh Singer/actress Gloria Estefan and actor Jimmy Smits will co-host the third annual Latin Grammy Awards, set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Along with Jennifer Lopez and Andy Garcia, Estefan and Smits were the co-hosts of the 2000…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal confirm that they are going their separate ways. Group members Easther and Vernie Bennett announce that they will 2000 - The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal…

  4. Hot Product

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lee Ann Womack, Pulp, Mana, and more. 'Worth' Winning Most artists go into the studio hoping to record hit songs that will strike a chord with their audience, but country songstress Lee Ann Womack aims for more than that. As the title of her new MCA…

  5. Mana Plans U.S. Trek

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the Magness Arena in Denver. The trip comes in support of the group's latest album, "Revolucion De Amor," due tomorrow (Aug. 20) via Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1995 - Depeche…

  7. Santana, Whitney, Lavigne Head To DataPlay

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista announced today (Aug. 5) that it plans to release albums from Santana, Whitney Houston, and Avril Lavigne on pre-recorded DataPlay digital media. The label struck a deal with DataPlay -- a coin Arista announced today (Aug. 5) that it plans to release albums from Santana, Whitney…

  8. Rapper Cam'ron Arrested In New York

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Cam'ron (real name: Cameron Giles) was arrested Monday on the outskirts of New York's Times Square. Police pulled the rapper's Land Rover over on 42nd St. and 11th Avenue after the vehicle made Rapper Cam'ron (real name: Cameron Giles) was arrested Monday on the…

  9. Billboard Bits: Black Sabbath, Jewel, Latin Grammys

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Black Sabbath, Jewel, Latin Grammys Vintage Black Sabbath concert recordings will be released next month on the Sanctuary album "Past Lives." Due Aug. 20, the two-disc set consists of live material recorded by the band's original lineup around 1975, prior to release of…

  10. Que Pasa?-The Best of Fania All-Stars

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy's four albums celebrating pivotal artists in the history of Latin music in this country are, simply put, a real treasure. XAVIER CUGAT The Original Latin Dance King COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jerry Rappaport ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Xavier Cugat Columbia/Legacy CK 85341 VARIOUS…

  11. Carlos Vives To Vie For Six Latin Grammys

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Colombian artist Carlos Vives' album "Dejame Entrar" and its title track earned six nominations to lead the field for the third annual Latin Grammy Awards. Salsa legend Celia Cruz pulled in four nomin Colombian artist Carlos Vives' album "Dejame Entrar" and its…

  12. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me," "Got To Get You off My Mind,…

  13. Billboard Bits: Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, R. Simmons

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, Russell Simmons Murderdolls, featuring Slipknot's Joey Jordison and Static X's Tripp Eisen, have lined up a nine-date U.S. tour set to begin July 30 in San Diego. The group will be road-testing songs from its upcoming debut, "Beyond the…

  14. Sept. 11 Concerts Will Be Scarce

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon looming, most artists touring the U.S. are planning a solemn day off for Sept. 11, Billboard reports in its July With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon…

  15. Billboard Bits: CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ja Rule, CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon Ja Rule will go back to his roots with the Cash Money Click -- now known as the Cash Murda Click, or simply CMC -- to release a new album in the fall. Due Nov. 26 via Murder Inc./TVT, "Est. Since '93," will bring the chart…

  16. Canceled Stewart Tour Provokes Promoters' Suit

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A group of concert promoters from the U.S. and South America has filed an 11-count breach of contract lawsuit against Rod Stewart, his management, and talent and legal representatives, Billboard Bulle A group of concert promoters from the U.S. and South America has filed an 11-count breach of…

  17. Billboard Bits: Grand Slam, Bo Diddley, Will Smith

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Grand Slam, Bo Diddley, Will Smith Elton John, Carlos Santana, Martina McBride, and comedian Dennis Miller are confirmed to perform at the 7th annual Andre Agassi Grand Slam for Children benefit concert. The event, set for Sept. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, raises…

  18. 28TunesOnTV

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  19. Eminem Halts Roach Approach

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Papa Roach scurries to the upper reaches of The Billboard 200, but is held to No. 2 behind the still mighty "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope). Eminem's set sold 381,000 copies in the U.S., Papa Roach scurries to the upper reaches of The Billboard 200, but is held to…

  20. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

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