1. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at…

  2. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee In what is shaping up to be one of the more intriguing treks of the summer, Jay-Z is set to headline the Sprite-Liquid Mix tour, which will hit 15 North American markets from Aug. 20 to Sept. 8. 311 is the only other confirmed act for the bill,…

  3. Billboard Bits: Faithfull/Zwan, Wu-Tang, NBN

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Marianne Faithfull/Zwan, Wu-Tang Clan, Naughty By Nature Marianne Faithfull joined Billy Corgan's new outfit Zwan onstage Saturday (May 18) as a surprise guest during the band's set at Jamboree 2002, sponsored by radio station WKQX Chicago (Q101). She led the band through a…

  4. Ricky Martin Working On Two Albums

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin superstar Ricky Martin is planning to release two new Columbia albums by year-end: one in English and one in Spanish, with a few songs overlapping from disc-to-disc. In an exclusive interview at Latin superstar Ricky Martin is planning to release two new Columbia albums by year-end: one…

  5. Billboard Bits: Route Du Rock, Gavin DeGraw, Geoff Tate

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on La Route Du Rock, Gavin DeGraw, Geoff Tate La Route du Rock, a French pop and electronic festival now in its 12th year of existence, has announced the lineup for this year's version of the event. Sigur Ros, DJ Shadow, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Royskopp, and the Notwist are…

  6. Ozzy, Ricky Join Queen's Jubilee Concert

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest entertainers to join the lineup for the June 3 concert honoring Queen Elizabeth II's 50 years on the throne. Buckingh Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest…

  7. 20TunesOnTV

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 13-19, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday Monday, May 13 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Diana Krall (also scheduled: Noah Wyle, Earvin "Magic" Johnson). "Last Call With…

  8. Weezer On 'Maladroit'

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is on the phone from Los Angeles, listing the positive results of both a recent spat with the band's label, Geffen/Interscope-concerning the forthcoming "Maladroit" (due M Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is on the phone from Los Angeles, listing the…

  9. Billboard Bits: Papa Roach, Sex Pistols, Chicago

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Papa Roach's sophomore album, a U.S. exhibition of Sex Pistols photos, and Rhino's acquisition of the entire Chicago catalog. The track list for Papa Roach's upcoming sophomore album, "lovehatetragedy" has been modified. Due June 18 from DreamWorks, the…

  10. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  11. Sanctuary Preps Live Version Of 'Pet Sounds'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums -- the Beach Boys' masterpiece "Pet Sounds" -- will find its way onto U.S. record store shelves June 11, courtesy of Sanctuary Recor An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums…

  12. Doves, Valence Overtake U.K. Charts

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two acts from widely differing backgrounds notched their first No.1s on the U.K. charts yesterday (May 5), as Manchester modern rock trio Doves scored an instant chart-topper with their sophomore albu Two acts from widely differing backgrounds notched their first No.1s on the U.K. charts…

  13. Alice

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With Alice and its companion release, Blood Money, Waits completes a theatrical trilogy that began with 1993's The Black Ryder. With Alice and its companion release, Blood Money, Waits completes a theatrical trilogy that began with 1993's The Black Ryder. All three sets derive from…

  14. TunesOnTV

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TV Listings for May 6-12, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 6 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Norah Jones (also scheduled Mary Tyler Moore, the latest evictee from "Survivor: Marquesas"). "…

  15. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Westerberg, MTV VMAs

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on R.E.M., Paul Westerberg, MTV VMAs R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe tells Billboard.com the veteran Georgia-based rock act is working on songs for its next Warner Bros. studio album. "We're writing now," he said last night (May 1) at a New York screening for the film "…

  16. Collaborators Span The Globe In '1 Giant Leap'

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The creators of the acclaimed multi-media project "1 Giant Leap" will preview its DVD component at screenings tonight (May 2) in San Francisco and next week in Los Angeles and Toronto. Duncan Bridgema The creators of the acclaimed multi-media project "1 Giant Leap" will…

  17. Billboard Bits: Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton Hard Rock Cafe International (HRCI) plans to establish a music memorabilia museum in Orlando, Fla. The Hard Rock Vault, scheduled to open its doors in November, will offer an "educational look at the evolution of music," according to…

  18. Sugababes' 'Freak' Tops U.K. Chart

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance yesterday (April 29) when their first single for Universal-Island, "Freak Like Me," went straight to No. 1 on the U.K. sin U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance…

  19. Diddy Gets 'Inventive' On Remix Album

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will be a remix compilation titled "P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present ... We Invented the Remix," due May 14 from Bad Boy/Arista. The 14 The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  20. Judge Throws Out Beach Boys Guitarist's Suit

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A California Superior Court judge rejected a lawsuit by original Beach Boys member Al Jardine against two of his ex-bandmates, noting that a federal court has already dismissed similar allegations. A California Superior Court judge rejected a lawsuit by original Beach Boys member Al Jardine…

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