1. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Brooks & Dunn…

  2. Queens, Rage Members Get 'Dangerous'

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age principals Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri have teamed with Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk to record the bulk of the music for the soundtrack to "The Dangerous Lives of Queens Of The Stone Age principals Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri have teamed with Rage…

  3. Damages Awarded In James Brown Lawsuit

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jurors who ruled that a woman was wrongly fired from soul singer James Brown's company awarded her $40,000 in damages yesterday (Feb. 20) -- about a year's salary in the job. The Los Angeles jury earl Jurors who ruled that a woman was wrongly fired from soul singer James Brown'…

  4. TV Exposure Boosts Remy Zero

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST When Americans want a dose of mainstream rock that favors sentimentality, melodic and tuneful songs, it seems as though there's little choice but to look to across the Atlantic to such lamb-like U.K. When Americans want a dose of mainstream rock that favors sentimentality, melodic and…

  5. Billboard Bits: Brit Awards, Minnelli, Mellencamp

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Brit Awards, Liza Minnelli, John Mellencamp The Strokes, Dido, Gorillaz, Kylie Minogue, Mis-teeq, Shaggy, and Sting are confirmed to perform at the 2002 Brit Awards , to be presented Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court. As previously reported, Gorillaz snared a leading six…

  6. Colvin, Vega On New Folkways Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky will be featured on the two-disc, 34-track Smithsonian Folkways release "Fast Folk: A Communi Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka,…

  7. Bedingfield, Williams Stay Atop U.K. Charts

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was "as you were" on both the major U.K. sales charts yesterday (Dec. 9), as Daniel Bedingfield's "Gotta Get Thru This" (Relentless) and Robbie Williams' "Swing When You're Winning" (Chrysalis) rem It was "as you were" on both the…

  8. Now and Forever

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Theatrical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has a flair for both comedy and melodrama, along with a musical ear that ranges from rock to opera. Theatrical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has a flair for both comedy and melodrama, along with a musical ear that ranges from rock to opera. Although he…

  9. AC/DC Preps Live DVD

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Australian hard rock act AC/DC will release "Stiff Upper Lip Live" -- a concert DVD captured during a stop on the band's most recent tour -- Dec. 4 through Elektra. Featuring 21 songs, the set Veteran Australian hard rock act AC/DC will release "Stiff Upper Lip…

  10. Singer/Songwriter John Phillips Dies At 65

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Songwriter John Phillips, who penned "California Dreamin'" and other hits of the 1960s as co-founder of the pop-folk quartet the Mamas & the Papas, died Sunday morning (March 18) of heart failure. Songwriter John Phillips, who penned "California Dreamin'" and…

  11. Fans To Get First Crack At Pearl Jam DVD, Bootsp

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam fans won't just be getting a concert video and a second round of North American tour bootlegs: they'll be getting them before anyone else. On April 3, members of the Ten Club -- the group's Pearl Jam fans won't just be getting a concert video and a second round…

  12. Rancid Members Ready Album, Tour With Side Project

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong have put the finishing touches on "Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards," an album the duo wrote and recorded together last September. It's set for a Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong have put the finishing…

  13. Former ABBA Members Reviving 'Chess'

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, the male former members of ABBA, are planning to stage a Swedish version of the musical "Chess." The new version is scheduled to premiere in February 2002 in Stockho Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, the male former members of ABBA, are planning…

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