1. Santana Schedules Spring U.S. Dates

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously announced European tour. The newly confirmed U.S. dates on the Carlos Santana-led band's All for One tour begin March 21 at the A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously…

  2. Peggy Lee Dies At 81

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, died yesterday (Jan. 21) in Los Angeles. She was 81. L Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such…

  3. Rough Trade Celebrates Electronica

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation celebrating electronic artists past and present, with the track list selected by staff members at the Rough Tra Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation…

  4. Alien Ant Farm To Headline SnoCore Tour

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alien Ant Farm, Fenix TX, and Glassjaw will be the featured acts on the upcoming seventh annual SnoCore Rock Tour. Although the majority of the routing is still being determined, the trek is set to ki Alien Ant Farm, Fenix TX, and Glassjaw will be the featured acts on the upcoming seventh…

  5. Blige Gears Up For World Tour, Super Bowl Duet

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B star Mary J. Blige has unveiled plans for an extensive world tour in support of her latest MCA album, "No More Drama." North American dates begin Feb. 5 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and run through R&B star Mary J. Blige has unveiled plans for an extensive world tour in…

  6. Train Follow 'Fire' To Europe

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.S. rock outfit Train will start a European tour this weekend in the U.K., where an extensive campaign is planned to back "She's on Fire," the new single from the group's Columbia album, "Drops of Ju U.S. rock outfit Train will start a European tour this weekend in…

  7. Bedingfield Back At No. 1 On U.K. Singles Chart

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The traditionally soft new year sales period was good news for a number of artists when the first weekly charts of 2002 were published yesterday (Jan. 6), including the Backstreet Boys, Jools Holland, The traditionally soft new year sales period was good news for a number of artists when the…

  8. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artist: Alicia Keys. …

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Dec. 31, 2001 - Jan. 6, 2002 MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2001 "Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve," Fox Featured artists: Nona Gaye, Janet Jackson, Tim McGraw, No Doubt, Shaggy, Puff Daddy, Incubus, Destiny's Child, Jermaine Dupri, Britney Spears,…

  10. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York…

  11. Final Harrison Cut Due For North American Release

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues," will see release in the North America on Jan. 8 via Rhino. The album, which contains the last song George Har Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland&…

  12. Big Boi & Dre Present . . . OutKast

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Arguably one of hip-hop's greatest groups, OutKast takes a look back at its illustrious eight-year career with this best-of set. Arguably one of hip-hop's greatest groups, OutKast takes a look back at its illustrious eight-year career with this best-of set. Featuring songs from its…

  13. World Mourns George Harrison

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who died yesterday (Nov. 29) at age 58 in Los Angeles, after a long battle with cancer. Lone surviving Beatles P Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who…

  14. George Harrison Dies At 58

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock 'n' roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band's timeless magic, has died. He was 58. Harrison died George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual…

  15. Industry Notables To Debate At D.C. Summit

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announced plans for its second annual policy summit, to be held Jan. 7-8 on the campus of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The FMC, a non-profit organi The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announced plans for its second annual policy summit,…

  16. Pioneer Awards Honor R&B Artists

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Despite being one-third of the Motown team that wrote hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye, Brian Holland finds it a bit strange to be honored at the 12th annual R&B Pioneer Award Despite being one-third of the Motown team that wrote hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops,…

  17. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, Springsteen, & More

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Michael Jackson, Springsteen, & More Michael Jackson will make his first-ever instore appearance at 3 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the Virgin Megastore in New York's Times Square. The event will also be broadcast live on MTV's "Total Request Live." Jackson will…

  18. All-Star Album Features New Harrison Track

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his much-publicized battle with cancer will be featured on "Small World Big Band," the new album by British musician and broadcaster J George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his…

  19. Billboard Bits: Gil Scott-Heron, Nine Inch Nails, & more

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Gil Scott-Heron, Nine Inch Nails, Boyz II Men, Greg Dulli, Lo Fidelity Allstars Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron was sentenced to one to three years in state prison Monday (Oct. 29) in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug…

  20. HOLLAND AND ELVIN JONES

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with this trio that includes two jazz heavyweights: bassist Dave Holland (former Miles Davis band member and current Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with…

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