1. Crue Film A 'Go', Tour Dates A 'No'

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue fans will have to wait until 2004 for another tour, putting an end to rumors the band might join this summer's Ozzfest lineup. Says founding bassist Nikki Sixx, "As far as the question bei Motley Crue fans will have to wait until 2004 for another tour, putting an end to…

  2. Tunes On TV

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 6-12, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 6 VH1 All Access: Celebrity Breakups," VH1 Featured Artists: Naughty By Nature, Salt 'N Pepa, Puff Daddy, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Bob…

  3. 52TunesOnTV

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 23 "Christmas in Washington," TNT Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Dr. John, Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Brian Setzer Orchestra,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Timberlake, Suwannee Springfest, Les Paul

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Justin Timberlake, Suwannee Springfest, Les Paul Rhapsody, the music subscription service from Listen.com, is offering users an exclusive interview with Justin Timberlake, as well as a remix of his track "Like I Love You" by U.K. electronica act Basement Jaxx, Billboard…

  5. Online Benefit Auction Boasts Music Memorabilia

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST A gold record signed by R.E.M., a harmonica autographed by Alanis Morissette, rare photographs of the Beatles during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night," an autographed Aerosmith guitar, and handwritt A gold record signed by R.E.M., a harmonica autographed by Alanis Morissette,…

  6. Jay-Z Scores 5th Chart-Topper With 'Blueprint'

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam). The album sold a mighty 545,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nie Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The…

  7. Los últimos dias del AM

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Juan Carlos Barrios (ex-Bohemia Suburbana) has hammered together a masterpiece of lo-fi techno with Los últimos dias del AM. Juan Carlos Barrios (ex-Bohemia Suburbana) has hammered together a masterpiece of lo-fi techno with Los últimos dias del AM. Barrios set up camp near Lake Atitlan in…

  8. Congress Passes Lower Webcast Royalty Rates

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Congress approved a deal early this morning (Nov. 15) that would allow small Internet-based radio stations to pay lower royalty rates to the musicians and record labels whose songs they use. The U.S. Congress approved a deal early this morning (Nov. 15) that would allow small…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood donates a Starlight Fun Center to Vanderbilt University Children's Hospital. The mobile entertainment center includes a TV monitor, VCR and Nintendo 64 game unit, and can 2000 - Trisha Yearwood donates a Starlight Fun Center to Vanderbilt…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist Fiona Apple's 1996 debut, the oh-so-succinctly titled ""Tidal,"" Clean Slate/Epic releases Apple's ""When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thin 1999 - Following up on 22-year-old…

  11. Ozzy Planning To Bite Into Biopic

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life and times, according to his wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne. Asked whether she could see her successful Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life…

  12. Faith Replaces King On Top Of The Hill

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) dethrones Elvis Presley on The Billboard 200 this week thanks to an opening week U.S. sales tally of 472,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's Hill's secon Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) dethrones Elvis…

  13. Billboard Bits: VNU/Reuters, Ja Rule/Outkast, Chieftains

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on VNU/Reuters, Ja Rule/Outkast, Chieftains Reporting and charts from Billboard, Billboard Bulletin , and Billboard.com will be part of a new, real-time entertainment information service being launched in April 2003 by global media giant Reuters with Billboard parent company VNU Business…

  14. Taproot Tours On Tap

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ann Arbor, Mich.-based hard rock act Taproot will kick off a U.S. tour in Detroit on Oct. 15, the same date that the band's sophomore album, "Welcome," will be released by Velvet Hammer Music/Atlantic Ann Arbor, Mich.-based hard rock act Taproot will kick off a U.S. tour in…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>The Nirvana live album, ""From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah,"" is released, featuring performances recorded between 1989 to 1994. 1996 - The Nirvana live album, ""From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah,"" is released, featuring…

  16. Columbia/Legacy Readies 'Freedom' Box Set

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy will release the box set, "Freedom: Songs From the Heart of America," on Nov. 19. Featuring timeless recordings from Bruce Springsteen ("Chimes of Freedom"), Bob Dylan ("The Times They Columbia/Legacy will release the box set, "Freedom: Songs From…

  17. Tonic Screws Its 'Head On Straight'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While elixirs often mellow with time, guitar-driven melody maker Tonic cranks it up on its third set, "Head on Straight," due Sept. 24 from Universal Records. Nowhere does the trio's current musical statement resound more strongly…

  18. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  19. 35TunesOnTV

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 26 "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured Artist: Lee Ann Womack. "Behind the Music 5th Anniversary: Most Shocking Moments," VH1…

  20. Grateful Lesh Preaches Organ Donation

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In terms of between-song banter, Deadheads rarely heard much more than "thank you" in the nearly three decades the Grateful Dead conquered the American touring circuit. And in his post-Dead onstage ca In terms of between-song banter, Deadheads rarely heard much more than "thank…

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