1. Eve, Ice Cube Team In 'Barbershop'

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube in MGM's comedy "Barbershop" for first-time director Tim Story. Rounding out the barbershop quartet are comedians Cedric th Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube…

  2. Stars To Reprise 'What's Going On' At Billboard Awards

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Alicia Keys, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Nona Gaye are among the artists who will reprise their contributions to the recent charity cover of Marv Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  3. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The…

  4. Country, Pop Up For People's Choice Honors

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are populated with a nearly equal mix of country and pop artists. Country artists dominate the male musical performer slate as The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are…

  5. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  6. Experience: Jill Scott

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Few live albums actually capture the magic that occurs when a performer and audience are vibing on all cylinders. Few live albums actually capture the magic that occurs when a performer and audience are vibing on all cylinders. Donny Hathaway's classic 1972 live set at New York City'…

  7. Hot Product

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Creed, Marc Anthony, Timbaland & Magoo, Mick Jagger, Sting, and more. 'Weather'ing The Storm "Everything about this record is turned up a few extra notches," Creed frontman Scott Stapp says about "Weathered," the modern rock trio&…

  8. Billboard Bits: U2, Charlatans, Albert Hague

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on U2, Charlatans, Albert Hague Irish rock act U2 will be among the guests on a special Thanksgiving Day episode of NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno." The show will be broadcast for U.S. servicemen and women stationed in 175 countries and aboard 150 Navy ships via…

  9. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  10. Rucker's Solo Set Due In 2002

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker has inked a multi-album solo recording deal with Epic-distributed Hidden Beach Records, best-known as the home of Jill Scott. The first release will be " Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker has inked a multi-album solo recording…

  11. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, and Travis are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. They join previously announced performers Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Blink…

  12. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, 'N Sync, Blue Man Group

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bob Dylan, 'N Sync, Blue Man Group Bob Dylan is writing a multi-volume autobiography, titled "Chronicles," the first installment of which is due out next year. A Simon & Schuster spokesperson declined to give details of the deal, or say how many volumes Dylan will…

  13. Stars Unplug At 15th Bridge School Benefit

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joined Neil Young & Crazy Horse this weekend (Oct. 20-21) outside San Francisco for the 15th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts. The largely acousti Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joined Neil Young & Crazy Horse this…

  14. Weekend

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Best-known for his 1997 ballad "For You," Kenny Lattimore breaks out of the ballad box and weighs in with what he describes as "fun, straight-up R&B" on his third album—and first for new la Best-known for his 1997 ballad "For You," Kenny Lattimore breaks out…

  15. Billboard Bits: Spitfire, Big Head Todd, VMAs

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Spitfire Tour, Big Head Todd, VMAs Ambitious political rapper Michael Franti, former Dead Kennedy frontman Jello Biafra, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and singer/songwriter Jill Sobule are among those slated to appear on the fourth annual Spitfire Tour, a non-profit jaunt of…

  16. Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth may very well be the year's best R&B album that nobody in that community will ever hear. Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth may very well be the year's best R&B album that nobody in that community will ever hear. The reason why is…

  17. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at…

  18. Musiq Soulchild Wins Big At Billboard R&B Awards

    August 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Musiq Soulchild was the big winner at the first Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, presented last night (Aug. 30) in New York in association with Heineken. The Def Soul singer won four major honors: to Musiq Soulchild was the big winner at the first Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, presented…

  19. Busta's New Label Dropping 5 Albums

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper-of-all-trades Busta Rhymes has a busy year planned. As the ink dries on the deal his Flipmode Entertainment imprint signed with Clive Davis' J Records, the artist is launching a new record labe Rapper-of-all-trades Busta Rhymes has a busy year planned. As the ink dries on the deal…

  20. Jill Scott Nabs Trio Of Lady Of Soul Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three awards, including entertainer of the year, at the seventh annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, held last night (Aug. 28) in Santa Monica, Calif. The Philad R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three awards, including entertainer of the year, at the…

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