1. AOI:Bionix

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Like most in hip-hop's first generation, the members of De La Soul (Dave, Posdnuos, and Maseo) probably grew up watching '70s TV shows The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman. Like most in hip-hop's first generation, the members of De La Soul (Dave, Posdnuos, and Maseo)…

  2. Creedence Clearwater Revival

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST A group as influential and as enduringly inimitable as Creedence Clearwater Revival deserved only the best when it came time to collect its work in a multi-disc boxed set. A group as influential and as enduringly inimitable as Creedence Clearwater Revival deserved only the best when it came…

  3. MTV2 'Handpicks' New Compilation

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, "MTV2 Handpicked," Billboard Bulletin reports. Due Jan. 22, the 18-track set will feature songs from acts that receive MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, …

  4. 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,…

  5. Grohl, Novoselic Fight Back Against Love

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic yesterday (Dec. 12) filed a countersuit against Courtney Love, Billboard Bulletin reports. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana, the band that comprised Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic yesterday (Dec. 12) filed a countersuit against Courtney Love,…

  6. Billboard Bits: AMAs, MTV, Joel/John, Travis Tritt

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, MTV, Joel/John, Travis Tritt Rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and actress Jenny McCarthy will host the 29th annual American Music Awards, to be broadcast live Jan. 9 on ABC. As previously reported , Alicia Keys leads this year's nominations with five, joining other…

  7. New Year's Eve Dance Events Mount

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dance music revelers in Los Angeles will be torn between two massive raves this New Year's Eve, with Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and BT leading an.. Dance music revelers in Los Angeles will be torn between two massive raves this New Year's Eve, with Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and BT…

  8. Matthews, Browne, Wainwright Honor Neil Young

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in the effort to fight terrorism, yet stressed that the loss must be short-lived. Speaking last night (Dec. 11) Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in…

  9. Unified Theory Unravels

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Unified Theory, the band formed out of the ashes of Blind Melon, has called it quits, with bassist Brad Smith blaming a sudden lack of chemistry for the demise. Unified Theory, the band formed out of the ashes of Blind Melon, has called it quits, with bassist Brad Smith blaming a sudden lack…

  10. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap Mariah Carey has been chosen to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at the National Football League's Super Bowl XXXVI, to be played Feb. 3 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Carey will join last year's singers, the…

  11. Brooks To Get AMA Award Of Merit

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit at the 29th annual American Music Awards, airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Brooks will be recognized for his "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit at the 29th annual American Music Awards,…

  12. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope album, "Rock Steady," and he says…

  13. Stars To Perform At Spirit Of Liberty Awards

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will perform at the 20th anniversary Spirit of Liberty Awards dinner tomorrow (Dec. 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will…

  14. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  15. Performers, Presenters Line Up For AMAs

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Shaggy, and Yolanda Adams are among the artists set to perform at the 29th annual American Music Awards (AMA), airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Confi Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Shaggy, and Yolanda Adams are…

  16. Billboard Bits: P. Diddy, Matador/Napster, Luna

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on P. Diddy, Matador/Napster, Luna Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and model Kim Porter, the mother of his youngest child, have reached an agreement for support of their 3-year-old son. Terms of the settlement -- which would provide for the child, Christian Casey Combs, until he reaches…

  17. Billboard Bits: So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more The entire 11-date U.K. tour of controversial garage collective So Solid Crew and domestic dance duo Oxide & Neutrino have been canceled due to safety concerns. Promoters and authorities pulled a number of dates earlier this week in response to…

  18. New Flaming Lips Set Due This Summer

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran modern rock act the Flaming Lips is planning a June or July 2002 U.S. release for the follow-up to its widely-acclaimed 1999 Warner Bros. set "The Soft Bulletin," according to the band's ... Veteran modern rock act the Flaming Lips is planning a June or July 2002 U.S.…

  19. Hot Product

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the 'America: A Tribute to Heroes' telethon, De La Soul, Nate Dogg, and more. A Time For 'Heroes' In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and…

  20. DMB Is 'My VH1' Favorite

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, presented last night (Dec. 2) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rock ban With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second…

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