1. Billboard Bits: Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler Latin vocalist Luis Fonsi recently enlisted the directorial services of 'N Sync's Joey Fatone on the video for his new single, "Secret." The track will be found on Fonsi's English-language debut, "Fight the Feeling,…

  2. The The Spin Again At '45 RPM'

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The first album to anthologize the 20-year recording history of The The, one of the U.K.'s most notable modern rock bands of the past two decades, will be issued May 20 by Epic in Britain. Titled "45 The first album to anthologize the 20-year recording history of The The, one of the…

  3. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; hosted by Joe Rogan). "The NewMusic,…

  4. Hot Product

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Nitin Sawhney, KRS-One, Elbow, and more. 'All That' Jazz Nine Inch Nails' concert CD/DVD/VHS "And All That Could Have Been" (Nothing) documents the tour in support of 1999's chart-topping "The Fragile."…

  5. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, NIN, Wynonna

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, Nine Inch Nails, Wynonna George Harrison's widow has accused her former brother-in-law of stealing Harrison memorabilia, then trying to sell it the day after the former Beatle died. California Superior Court Judge Dzintra I. Janavs on Friday granted a temporary…

  6. Caught in the Webb: A Tribute to the Legendary Webb Pierce

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on this multi-artist Audium release produced by Pierce disciple Gail Davies. Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on…

  7. Hot Product

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Starsailor, Hank Williams Jr., the "I Am Sam" soundtrack, and more. 'Love' For Sale In the grand tradition of such recent U.K. exports as Oasis, the Verve, Travis, and Coldplay, Starsailor's Capitol debut, "Love Is Here," arrives in…

  8. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  9. Five Finalists To Play At Shortlist Awards

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Five of the 10 finalists for the inaugural Virgin Megastore Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will perform live at the awards ceremony, set for Nov. 19 at the Knitting Factory in Los A Five of the 10 finalists for the inaugural Virgin Megastore Shortlist Prize for Artistic…

  10. 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…

  11. Mann, Penn Scrap European Tour

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann and Michael Penn have postponed their European tour -- which was scheduled to start Thursday (Oct. 11) in London and hit 12 stops through Oct. 29 in Copenhagen -- in light of the recent ter Aimee Mann and Michael Penn have postponed their European tour -- which was scheduled to…

  12. Short List Prize Finalists Announced

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and Icelandic experimental rock act Sigur Ros are among the 10 titles listed as finalists for the inaugural Virg Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and…

  13. Nine Inch Nails Go Live On CD, DVD

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails will on Dec. 4 release the concert CD/DVD/VHS "Nine Inch Nails: And All That Could Have Been" via its own Nothing Records imprint. The releases document the Seminal industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails will on Dec. 4 release the concert CD…

  14. Gorillaz, Ryan Adams Among Shortlist Prize Nominees

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown are among the nominees for the first-ever Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, which, as firs Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown…

  15. Billboard Bits: Centro-Fly, Atari Teenage Riot, Cam

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Centro-Fly, Atari Teenage Riot, Cam A host of New York's top DJs and record producers will perform tomorrow (Sept. 25) at a benefit for the New York Police Department and the Fire Department of New York's Widow's and Children's Funds. The event, to be held at the…

  16. U.S. Launching New Album Prize

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. is launching an award for the best albums of the year, the Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, modeled after the U.K.'s Technics Mercury Music Prize, Billboard reports in its A The U.S. is launching an award for the best albums of the year, the Shortlist Prize for…

  17. Lauded U.K. Star Craig David Is 'Born To Do It'

    July 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Can a U.K. R&B/pop sensation translate worldwide sales exceeding 3.5 million into Stateside success? That's the question facing Atlantic Records, as the label releases Craig David's "Born to Do It Can a U.K. R&B/pop sensation translate worldwide sales exceeding 3.5…

  18. Eminem, Marilyn Manson Get Their 'Way' On Duet

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eminem and Marilyn Manson, two of pop music's most controversial figures, have paired up to record a hard rock version of "The Way I Am," a song originally featured on the former's sophomore Web/After Eminem and Marilyn Manson, two of pop music's most controversial…

  19. Rimes, Ex-Manager Settle Lawsuit

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST LeAnn Rimes has settled her lawsuit against her former co-manager, Lyle Walker, Billboard Bulletin reports. Terms and conditions of the settlement are sealed by a confidentiality agreement. LeAnn Rimes has settled her lawsuit against her former co-manager, Lyle Walker, Billboard Bulletin…

  20. Hot Product

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from Eric Clapton, Semisonic, Los Super Seven, Daft Punk, and more. 'Slow Hand' Returns With 'Reptile' On "Reptile," Eric Clapton's first solo album for Reprise since 1998's "Pilgrim," the artist surrounds himself with…

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