1. Dylan, DiFranco To Dance Down Under

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America together in 1997, are re-teaming for an 11-date February tour of Australia and New Zealand. The tour will hit nine Folk rock troubadours Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, who previously toured North America…

  2. Billboard Bits: Ricky Martin, Les Nubians, 'rocktalk'

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories about Ricky Martin's 2003 Spanish-launguage album, Les Nubians collaborate with Talib Kweli, and the WE: Women's Entertainment special "rocktalk." Ricky Martin will release his first Spanish-language album in five years in 2003, Billboard Bulletin reports. The disc…

  3. Celine Will Wake To 'A New Day' In Vegas

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion's much-anticipated three-year Las Vegas engagement will be titled "A New Day...," the crooner revealed at her rehearsals in La Louviere, Belgium. Celine Dion's much-anticipated three-year Las Vegas engagement will be titled "A New Day...," the crooner…

  4. Dion Begins Belgian Rehearsals For Vegas Show

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After settling into her leafy new Belgian villa, Canadian star Celine Dion got down to work today (Oct. 17), preparing for a new Las Vegas show which will mark her return to the stage next year. After settling into her leafy new Belgian villa, Canadian star Celine Dion got down to work today …

  5. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Complaining of tightness in his chest, and under the advice of his doctor, Merle Haggard cancels the balance of his U.S. touring plans through Nov. 3. Haggard has a history of coronary a 2001 - Complaining of tightness in his chest, and under the advice of his doctor…

  6. 41TunesOnTV

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 7-13, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 7 "33rd Annual Songwriter's Hall of Fame," Bravo Featured Artists: Ashford & Simpson, Garth Brooks, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Barry Manilow,…

  7. Artists Celebrate 'Being Out'

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed to openness and honesty" have contributed tracks to the benefit compilation "Being Out Rocks." A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  9. So Much Shouting/So Much Laughter

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For arch music maverick Ani DiFranco, the art is in the moment, and that's what comes through on this live double set. For arch music maverick Ani DiFranco, the art is in the moment, and that's what comes through on this live double set. Here, the eloquent contrarian is in her…

  10. Chart Top Makes Cozy 'Home' For Dixie Chicks

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks' "Home" lodges its third-straight week atop The Billboard 200, despite suffering a 42% sales dip to 214,00 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The trio's Monument/Columbia set easi The Dixie Chicks' "Home" lodges its third-straight week…

  11. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the…

  12. Hot Product

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from John Coltrane, John Doe, Layo & Bushwacka!, Porter Wagoner, and more. The Master's 'Legacy' Verve Music Group will wrap up a year-long celebration of the 70th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth with the release this week of "Legacy,…

  13. Huelgas-Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although little is known about his life, Franco-Flemish composer Jean Richafort was a mainstay of the 16th-century top 40, not only with his scores in high circulation across Europe but with other fam Although little is known about his life, Franco-Flemish composer Jean Richafort was a…

  14. Superstar Acts Set For Glastonbury Fest

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT England's Glastonbury festival, one of the crown jewels of the European summer music festival circuit, is back this year after a one-year hiatus, with a lineup that includes Coldplay, Rod Stewart, Ste England's Glastonbury festival, one of the crown jewels of the European summer…

  15. DiFranco Further Explores Social, Political Themes In First Video

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After more than 15 albums and numerous requests from fans, Ani DiFranco finally found time recently to put together her first long-form video, "Render: Spanning Time With Ani DiFranco." What was the experience like? "…

  16. Hot Product

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Korn, David Bowie, They Might Be Giants, Ralph Stanley, and more. 'Touch' And Go "We wanted this record to literally feel like it was going to explode as it played," says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis of "Untouchables" (Immortal/Epic),…

  17. Spanish Pop Star Berlanga Dies

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Berlanga, a pop singer and composer who was a leading figure in Madrid's cultural revival after the 1975 death of longtime dictator Gen. Francisco Franco, has died at the age of 42. Berlanga di Carlos Berlanga, a pop singer and composer who was a leading figure in Madrid's…

  18. Celine Ready 'To Discover Something New'

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion knew she wanted to try something different after a two-year break to start a family. Now she is preparing to share a Las Vegas stage with a flying piano and 70 dancers during her upcoming. Celine Dion knew she wanted to try something different after a two-year break to start a…

  19. DiFranco Preps Documentary, Live Album

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Before she issues her next studio album, ever-busy singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco tells Billboard.com she will unveil a two-hour movie about her life -- on and off the road over the past five years -- Before she issues her next studio album, ever-busy singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco tells…

  20. Dion Plans Belgian Rehearsals For Vegas Show

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian singer Celine Dion will move to Belgium -- not for the waffles or the beer -- but to rehearse for her forthcoming return to the stage after two years off. In an interview with Belgian televis Canadian singer Celine Dion will move to Belgium -- not for the waffles or the beer -- but…

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