1. Billboard Bits: Moore, Cockburn, 'Classic Albums'

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mandy Moore, Bruce Cockburn, 'Classic Albums' Epic has set a Jan. 15 release date for the soundtrack to the film "A Walk to Remember," starring teen vocalist Mandy Moore. The soundtrack sports four Moore tracks, including the single "Cry" and a duet with…

  2. Reba To Host Star-Studded D.C. Christmas Event

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Country artist/actress Reba McEntire will host the 20th annual "Christmas in Washington" event, set for Dec. 9 at the historic National Building Museum in the nation's capital. The event will feature Country artist/actress Reba McEntire will host the 20th annual "Christmas…

  3. Olympic Pop: Top Stars To Close Winter Games

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST The closing ceremonies of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games will explode with music, as 'N Sync, Bon Jovi, and Christina Aguilera are among those who have signed on to perform at the Feb. 24 event. To be The closing ceremonies of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games will explode with music, as &…

  4. 'Not Another' Alt Rock Covers Soundtrack

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST In assembling the soundtrack for the upcoming irreverent comedy "Not Another Teen Movie," executive producer and Maverick CEO Guy Oseary said "the main focus was to create a soundtrack that had a time In assembling the soundtrack for the upcoming irreverent comedy "Not…

  5. Gravity Kills Finds Sanctuary

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST After releasing two studio albums and a remix set through Wax Trax!/TVT, industrial-leaning modern rock act Gravity Kills has signed with Sanctuary Records. The label will issue the St. Louis-based ac After releasing two studio albums and a remix set through Wax Trax!/TVT, industrial-leaning…

  6. Enchantment

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Welsh Wunderkind Charlotte Church conquers Broadway on her fourth release, re-creating the blend of pop and opera that previously brought her crossover success with classical repertoire. The material Welsh Wunderkind Charlotte Church conquers Broadway on her fourth release, re-creating the…

  7. Linkin Park Extends Tour Plans

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Up-and-coming modern rock outfit Linkin Park has confirmed plans for a North American headlining tour to follow its stint on the Family Values tour, which wraps Nov. 17 in Tacoma, Wash. The new dates Up-and-coming modern rock outfit Linkin Park has confirmed plans for a North American…

  8. Ja Rule Finds 'Love' On Top Again

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ja Rule's "Pain Is Love" fends off a surging Enya and a No. 3 debut by Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx to claim the No. 1 slot on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week. The Murder Inc./Def Jam se Ja Rule's "Pain Is Love" fends off a surging Enya and a No. 3…

  9. Bizkit Plans 'Fan Parties,' Guitarist Auditions

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last week's exit of founding guitarist Wes Borland, Limp Bizkit is planning to hit the road for a series of guitarist auditions and fan parties. "It's just a great chance for us to be w In the wake of last week's exit of founding guitarist Wes Borland, Limp…

  10. Hot Product

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Bubba Sparxx, the Strokes, Jenny Toomey, the "Say It Loud" documentary, and more. 'Day' And 'Night' Rapper Bubba Sparxxx is primed to storm the charts this week with the release of his debut album, "Dark Days, Bright Nights." The…

  11. Jane's Extends Tour, Adds Support Acts

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jane's Addiction's Jubilee reunion tour has been extended through Oct. 29, with 17 dates finalized so far. As previously reported, Live and Femi Kuti will open on the tour's initial dates, with Prodig Jane's Addiction's Jubilee reunion tour has been extended through…

  12. Around The Globe, Industry Continues To Show Support

    September 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the new Billboard Live venue -- which opened Sept. 8 in Miami Beach, Fla. -- has created the Billboard Live for Life New Yor In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the new…

  13. Isley Brothers Take 'Eternal' On The Road

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers will hit the road in North America in support of their latest DreamWorks album "Eternal," beginning Sept. 30 in Dallas. The group, which now features Ronald and Ernie Isley, is ridi The Isley Brothers will hit the road in North America in support of their latest…

  14. American Hi-Fi Powers Up For Tour

    August 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock quartet American Hi-Fi hits the road tonight (Aug. 31) in Worcester, Mass., to start a long second leg of touring in support of its self-titled Island debut. The group will play two radio Modern rock quartet American Hi-Fi hits the road tonight (Aug. 31) in Worcester, Mass., to…

  15. Tantric, Oleander Coming To 'Town'

    August 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tantric has beefed up its previously announced U.S. tour with a set of interspersed dates with Oleander and Beautiful Creatures. The new dates will be dubbed the Rolling Rock Town Fair tour, after the Tantric has beefed up its previously announced U.S. tour with a set of interspersed dates…

  16. Jay-Z To Tour Behind 'The Blueprint'

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is planning a U.S. theater tour in support of his forthcoming Roc-A-Fella album, "The Blueprint." The 18-date jaunt will kick off Sept. 14 in Columbus, Ohio, and wind down Multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is planning a U.S. theater tour in support of his…

  17. Janet Postpones Two Shows, Cancels Another

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson postponed last night's (Aug. 28) show in Philadelphia and tonight's show in Charlotte, N.C., due to a recurring respiratory problem. Jackson has also canceled a planned Thursday show in Janet Jackson postponed last night's (Aug. 28) show in Philadelphia and…

  18. Jane's Addiction Tour Taking Shape

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jane's Addiction's oft-delayed fall Jubilee tour is finally taking shape, with two New York-area shows due to go on sale this weekend. According to a source, the tour will kick off Oct. 2 in Worcester Jane's Addiction's oft-delayed fall Jubilee tour is finally taking shape…

  19. Church, O'Connor To Play Major AIDS Benefit

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A number of top acts are confirmed to take part in "Showtime at the Stadium," a charity concert being produced by Midge Ure, who helped stage "Live Aid" in 1985, Billboard Bulletin reports. "Showtime, A number of top acts are confirmed to take part in "Showtime…

  20. Amos Taking 'Strange Little Girls' On The Road

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "Strange Little Girls," with a North American tour due to kick off Sept. 28 in West Palm Beach, Fla. As previously reported Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "…

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