1. Alanis Expands Summer Tour Plans

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off May 1 in San Diego. Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams will support through May Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as…

  2. Parents Of Dream Street Members Sue

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band's creators, alleging that their children were exposed to booze, women, and pornography. The lawsuit, filed in New Y The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band&…

  3. O Brother: Summer 'Mountain' Trek Adds Stops

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The itinerary for this summer's Down From the Mountain tour will be extended to an additional 12 destinations, up from the originally announced 29 stops. Due to kick off June 25 in Louisville, Ky., th The itinerary for this summer's Down From the Mountain tour will be extended to an…

  4. Billboard Bits: Kid Rock, Dashboard, Creamfields

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kid Rock, Dashboard Confessional, Creamfields Microhits Music Corp. has filed a copyright-infringement suit against Kid Rock (real name Robert Ritchie), his songwriting partners, publishers, Lava Records, and Atlantic Records over Rock's 1998 song "Cowboy." The suit --…

  5. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  6. Center City Brass Quintet

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Most classical record buyers wouldn't be tempted by a brass-band album of German cabaret and Broadway tunes—but they should think twice about that. Most classical record buyers wouldn't be tempted by a brass-band album of German cabaret and Broadway tunes—but they should think twice…

  7. Nickelback, Krall Top Juno Awards

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping modern rock act Nickelback and jazz pianist/vocalist Diana Krall snared three trophies each at Canada's Juno Awards last night (April 14) in St. John's, Newfoundland. Nickelback grabbed Chart-topping modern rock act Nickelback and jazz pianist/vocalist Diana Krall…

  8. Musiq, Cee-Lo Make Touring Team

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Musiq, formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, will team up with Atlanta-based rapper Cee-Lo for a month-long U.S. tour in support of the artists' new albums, "Juslisen" (Def Soul) and "Cee-Lo Green and Hi Musiq, formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, will team up with Atlanta…

  9. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  10. The Albatross

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST For his debut, Gary Stier has brought along a few friends, including Jayhawk Gary Louris, Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, and former John Mellencamp drummer Kenny Aronoff. For his debut, Gary Stier has brought along a few friends, including Jayhawk Gary Louris, Heartbreakers guitarist…

  11. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30,…

  12. Winans Anthologized As Family Tour Nears

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gospel mainstays the Winans, one of the many groups spawned from the Winans family of inspirational performers, will be anthologized April 16 with Rhino's "The Very Best of the Winans." The single-dis Gospel mainstays the Winans, one of the many groups spawned from the Winans…

  13. Guitarist Exits American Head Charge

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "Our split with Wayne is completely amicable and we wish him luck in his future endeavors," the band says in a statement. "Over t Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "…

  14. Usher's Spring/Summer Tour Evolves

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B superstar Usher has lined-up a North American tour for this spring and summer, set to kick off May 8 in Seattle. While the timing of the 8701 Evolution Tour is similar to what was announced in R&B superstar Usher has lined-up a North American tour for this spring and summer, set…

  15. Blade II

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST The worlds of hip-hop and electronica collide on the Blade II soundtrack. The worlds of hip-hop and electronica collide on the Blade II soundtrack. Inspired by the Wesley Snipes action flick, the 14 tracks—with the exception of the opening track "Blade (Theme From Blade)"—feature a…

  16. Mould Fires Off An Arsenal Of New Music

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hot on the heels of his just-released "Modulate" album, Bob Mould today (March 28) made two additional new albums available for purchase through his own Granary Music Web site. Hot on the heels of his just-released "Modulate" album, Bob Mould today (March 28) made two…

  17. Alanis Brings Adams Along For Summer Trek

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San Diego. So far, dates for the trek run through May 27 in Virginia Beach, Va., but more are expected to be ad Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San…

  18. Winans Stand 'Together' For U.S. Tour

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Detroit's gospel family the Winans will stage a 40-city tour this summer -- reportedly the first time the household will perform together in a decade -- dubbed Together We Stand: The Winans Family Tou Detroit's gospel family the Winans will stage a 40-city tour this summer --…

  19. Fatboy Slim Nabs Two DanceStar USA Awards

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fatboy Slim (real name: Norman Cook) was the big winner at the inaugural DanceStar USA Awards, held Sunday night in Miami. Slim picked up the best international act honor and the best video trophy for Fatboy Slim (real name: Norman Cook) was the big winner at the inaugural DanceStar USA…

  20. Segundas Partes También son Buenas

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Franco De Vita has often been dubbed the "Latin Billy Joel" by virtue of his piano playing, and, above all, a roster of hit songs that spans two decades. Franco De Vita has often been dubbed the "Latin Billy Joel" by virtue of his piano playing, and, above all, a roster of…

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