1. Hill, Arie, Marsalis Hit Caribbean Jazz Fest

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St. Lucia Jazz Festival in the Caribbean. The event, now in its 11th year, will also feature performances by India. Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St.…

  2. Sam Moore Dusts Off 30-Year-Old 'Lovin'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore has finally launched a solo career, and he's packing potent material on "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album." Released Ja More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam…

  3. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  4. Dawn

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST It may have taken a hot minute, but the "dawn" has surely arrived for one of R&B music's most anticipated debuts. Ms. It may have taken a hot minute, but the "dawn" has surely arrived for one of R&B music's most anticipated debuts. Ms. Robinson, formerly…

  5. Adams, Gaithers Among Gospel Hall Inductees

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bill and Gloria Gaither, Inez Andrews, Yolanda Adams, and Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's are among 10 new inductees into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame & Museum for 2002. "This year's induct Bill and Gloria Gaither, Inez Andrews, Yolanda Adams, and Lee Williams &…

  6. Nas Steps Up To The Mic For North American Tour

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rapper Nas will launch a North American tour on Feb. 23 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The trek, set to close March 30 in Las Vegas, comes in support of Nas' latest Ill Will/Columbia album "Still Rapper Nas will launch a North American tour on Feb. 23 at Ohio University in…

  7. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  8. Black Crowes On 'Hiatus,' Drummer Exits

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes have gone on "hiatus," according to a statement issued yesterday afternoon (Jan. 8). The briefly worded release states that lead singer Chris Robinson has begun pursing a solo career, The Black Crowes have gone on "hiatus," according to a statement issued…

  9. R&B/Hip-Hop Stars To Honor Roger Troutman

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have contributed tracks to an upcoming tribute to the late R&B/funk artist Roger Troutman of Zapp. Wolfpac Records' "Still Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have…

  10. Will Joi Get Her 'Revenge'?

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST After a series of ill-timed false starts, neo-soul innovator Joi is hoping the release of "Star Kitty's Revenge" -- her third solo album (due Jan. 29, 2002, on Universal Records) -- will garner her th After a series of ill-timed false starts, neo-soul innovator Joi is hoping…

  11. P. Diddy Gets New Manager, Plans Tour

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Influential pop artist manager Johnny Wright ('N Sync, Britney Spears) has inked a co-management deal for Sean "P. Diddy" Combs with Phil Robinson, Billboard Bulletin reports. Combs is planning to tou Influential pop artist manager Johnny Wright ('N Sync, Britney Spears)…

  12. NARM Withdraws Anti-Trust Suit Vs. Sony Music

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) has dropped its anti-trust lawsuit against Sony Music Entertainment, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suit, filed Jan. 31, 2000, alleged that The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) has dropped its anti-trust lawsuit…

  13. Jagger Celebrates New Album In L.A.

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger celebrated the Tuesday (Nov. 20) release of his new Virgin solo album, "Goddess in the Doorway," with an invitation-only concert last night at the El Rey Theatre in Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger celebrated the Tuesday (Nov. 20) release of…

  14. Saxophonist Spike Robinson Dies

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a U.K.-based American saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, died Oct. 29 at the age of 71. Robinson died at his home in Writtle in southern Englan Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a U.K.-based American saxophonist…

  15. Joi Seeks 'Revenge' On New Solo Set

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST Accomplished Southern soulster Joi is at work on her fourth solo album and her CrazyWorld/Universal debut, "Star Kitty's Revenge," which is set for an early 2002 release. The singer was most recently Accomplished Southern soulster Joi is at work on her fourth solo album and her…

  16. Angie Stone Warms Up On 'Mahogany'

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second studio effort and J Records debut (due Nov. 6), R&B diva Angie Stone is notably relaxed and content. "Everything is flowing," she ent As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second…

  17. Vocal Hall Inducts 14 Acts

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee Gees, the Chordettes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Gladys Knight and the Pips, the Lennon Sisters, the Four Freshmen, the Lettermen, and the Vogue Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee Gees, the Chordettes, Smokey Robinson and…

  18. 'Vintage' Saadiq Album Due Next Winter

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lucy Pearl/Tony! Toni! Tone! principal Raphael Saadiq is putting the finishing touches on his debut solo album, "Instant Vintage," due to be released in late January/early February 2002 on Universal/P Lucy Pearl/Tony! Toni! Tone! principal Raphael Saadiq is putting the finishing…

  19. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, the Who's Roger Daltrey, and Shelby Lynne are among the artists slated to perform Oct. 11 at City of Hope's Spirit of Life Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie…

  20. Gorillaz, Ryan Adams Among Shortlist Prize Nominees

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown are among the nominees for the first-ever Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, which, as firs Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown…

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