1. Aguilera Gets 'Dirty' Next Month

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop queen Christina Aguilera is planning a return to the limelight at the end of the summer with a new single, "Let's Get Dirty." Pop queen Christina Aguilera is planning a return to the limelight at the end of the summer with a new single, "Let's Get Dirty." The…

  2. Nelly Hits New Heights In July RIAA Certifications

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It's getting hotter for hip-hop star Nelly, whose sophomore album, "Nellyville" (Fo' Reel/Universal), reached triple-platinum status for shipments of three million copies in July certifications from t It's getting hotter for hip-hop star Nelly, whose sophomore album, …

  3. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. Winners are chosen from a pool of E-mail entries submitted to the group's official W 2001 - The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the…

  4. Irish Rock, Dance Artists Team For Charity

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined together for the charity album "Collaborations: The Best of the Irish Independent Music Scene." Profits raised from the set, relea The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined…

  5. New Keith Album 'Unleashed' At No. 1

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith's fans were "Unleashed" at retail last week, snatching up 338,000 copies of his new DreamWorks album, according to Nielsen SoundScan, more than enough to debut at the top The Billboard 200 Toby Keith's fans were "Unleashed" at retail last week,…

  6. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

  7. Flaming Lips Refry Early Cuts, Rarities

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the brand new Warner Bros. set "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the Flaming Lips will unveil two deluxe, multi-disc reissue packages this fall via Restless Records and Rykodisc. On the heels of the brand new Warner Bros. set "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots,…

  8. Flaming Lips Remind Us To Live For The Now

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Some of the best music is the kind that can't be described easily -- or better still, can't be described at all. Over the past two decades, Oklahoma City's Flaming Lips have produced plenty of it, guided by an offbeat creative…

  9. Jarvis Church 'Off' On His Own

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Most people in the industry may know the name Jarvis Church because of his pivotal role in discovering, writing for, and producing Grammy Award-winning DreamWorks artist Nelly Furtado ("Whoa Nelly!"). What they probably don't know…

  10. Hot Product

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Linkin Park, Linda Thompson, Beth Orton, and more. The 'Rising' Tide Rock troubadour Bruce Springsteen returns this week with "The Rising" (Columbia) -- his first album of new material since 1995's "The Ghost of Tom…

  11. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children celebrity basketball game, held at St. John's University in New York, raises $550,000 for a group of charities. The event sees musicians Queen 2000 - 'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children…

  13. Touring Jogs Tiesto's 'Memory'

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It stands to reason that touring extensively behind a new album is crucial to its commercial fortunes. But at a time when the heavy hitters of trance are not as visible on world stages as they once were, Dutch DJ/producer Tiesto (real name: Tijs…

  14. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are confirmed to appear on two separate broadcasts of CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman." As previously reported , the act had been set to perform on the Aug. 1 episode of the show,…

  15. Queens, Trail Of Dead Expand Tour Plans

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through Oct. 1 in Denver. The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through…

  16. 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Award nominees Here are the 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees, to be awarded Aug. 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best video of the year: "Gone," 'N Sync (Jive) "Without Me," Eminem (Aftermath /Shady/Interscope) "In the End,…

  17. DMB Struts Its 'Stuff' With No. 1 Debut

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Busted Stuff" (RCA) on sales of 622,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, knocking Nelly's "Nellyville" down to No. 2 after three The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with …

  18. Billboard Bits: Kurt Cobain, TMBG, Harry Connick Jr.

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kurt Cobain, TMBG, Harry Connick Jr. "Journals," a hardcover book replicating the diaries of late Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain is near completion and will go on sale Nov. 11, Riverhead Books co-editorial director Julie Grau tells Billboard.com. "It's a replica of his…

  19. Labels' Accounting Practices Under Fire

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music attorney Don Engel, speaking on behalf of artists yesterday (July 23) at a California Senate Committee music business hearing in Sacramento, described record industry accounting practices as "in Music attorney Don Engel, speaking on behalf of artists yesterday (July 23) at a…

  20. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip The 15th Farm Aid benefit concert is set for Sept. 21 at the Post-Gazette Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., just outside of Pittsburgh. The lineup will include Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young, plus new board member…

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