1. Billboard Bits: New Babies, Mr. Cheeks, Osmond

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on New Babies, Mr. Cheeks, Donny Osmond Families are growing in a feminine way all about the music industry, as Metallica's James Hetfield, R&B singer Tamia, and country couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have all welcomed new female additions in recent days. On Jan. 17, Hetfield…

  2. Country Stars, Vedder, Beck Join RAC Concerts

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) has updated a list of star performers scheduled to appear at its first series of historic all-star concerts on Feb. 26 in and around Los Angeles, Billboard report The Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) has updated a list of star performers scheduled to…

  3. Live at the Fillmore East

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Premiere late-'60s/early-'70s U.K. Premiere late-'60s/early-'70s U.K. blues- rock quartet Ten Years After was at the peak of its estimable power when it headlined Bill Graham's famed New York City venue in February 1970—having already played the two Fillmore clubs …

  4. Creed Scores An Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" has joined 'N Sync's "No Strings Attached" (Jive) and Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Web/AftermathInterscope) as the only albums in the SoundScan era that have held No. 1 on T Creed's "Weathered" has…

  5. Garth, Faith, 'N Sync Are People's Choice

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country and teen pop reigned supreme at the 28th annual People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 13) at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Auditorium. Garth Brooks beat out Tim McGraw and George Strait Country and teen pop reigned supreme at the 28th annual People's Choice Awards,…

  6. Tunes On TV

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV listings Jan 14.-20, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Vonda Shepard, Jon Bon Jovi. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Usher (Denis Leary, Jennifer Garner also scheduled). "Top of the Pops," BBC America…

  7. I Am Sam—Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Some soundtracks strive to stand alone on their own creative merits, but most don't. Some soundtracks strive to stand alone on their own creative merits, but most don't. I Am Sam is that rare treat: an album of music that listeners will want to experience again and again, regardless…

  8. R.E.M., Jewel Team For New York Benefit

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Jewel, and female a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will perform short sets Jan. 31 at New York's Carnegie Hall as part of You Gotta Have Friends, a benefit for the Gay Men's Health Cri R.E.M., Jewel, and female a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will perform…

  9. 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,…

  10. 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…

  11. 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. …

  12. Santa Claus Kind To Creed's 'Weathered'

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The last-minute Christmas rush saw Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) post a 56% gain to remain atop The Billboard 200 for a fifth straight week. The set sold 860,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundS The last-minute Christmas rush saw Creed's "Weathered" (Wind…

  13. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  14. Billboard Bits: Supersuckers, Paul Kelly, Ween

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Supersuckers, Paul Kelly, Ween Seattle-based, Texas-raised country punks the Supersuckers will on March 12 release "Must've Been Live," the first concert album of the group's decade-plus career. The recording of the band's infrequent country concert sets "…

  15. Vedder, Chili Peppers Set For Ramones Tribute

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the Offspring, and Rancid are among the artists confirmed to contribute to a Ramones tribute album, due for a spring release Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the…

  16. Billboard Bits: "I Am Sam," George Harrison, & More

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on "I Am Sam," George Harrison, & More Sheryl Crow's cover of the Beatles' "Mother Nature's Son" has been added to the V2 soundtrack to "I Am Sam," due Jan. 8. As previously reported , the set consists entirely of Beatles covers performed…

  17. Buck: New R.E.M. Songs Shaped By Sept. 11

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck says a handful of the 15 new songs the band has written have been shaped by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Writing in his column in Q magazine, Buck says, "the new song R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck says a handful of the 15 new songs the band has written…

  18. The Who Draft Page, Plant, Oasis & More For Benefits

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Who will spearhead a week of benefit shows at London's Royal Albert Hall Feb. 5-9 for the Teenage Cancer Trust, with a cast of fellow rock heavyweights in tow. The Who will perform Feb. 7-8, while The Who will spearhead a week of benefit shows at London's Royal Albert Hall Feb.…

  19. Finn's Star-Studded Concert Due In 2002

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for a slate concerts in his New Zealand homeland earlier this year, he aimed high. The result was a backing band When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for…

  20. Eve, Ice Cube Team In 'Barbershop'

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube in MGM's comedy "Barbershop" for first-time director Tim Story. Rounding out the barbershop quartet are comedians Cedric th Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube…

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