1. 'Good Will' Revives Nirvana Archival Hopes

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Unreleased Nirvana material may see daylight by the end of the year, ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic tells Billboard.com. Although he and drummer Dave Grohl will continue their battle against Cobai Unreleased Nirvana material may see daylight by the end of the year, ex-Nirvana bassist…

  2. Jack Osbourne Films 'Dawson's Creek' Cameo

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jack Osbourne, the son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and one of the stars of MTV's hit series "The Osbournes," will film a cameo today (Aug. 9) for the more clean cut WB Network series "Dawson's C Jack Osbourne, the son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and one of…

  3. Ozzy Making Early Return To Ozzfest

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne is returning to Ozzfest two weeks earlier than expected. Osbourne planned to miss 11 shows to be with his wife Sharon, who is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer. "Sharon now re Ozzy Osbourne is returning to Ozzfest two weeks earlier than expected. Osbourne planned…

  4. Ja Rule To Make 'Fast' Return

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffrey Atkins) is in negotiations to reprise his role in the sequel to Universal Pictures' "The Fast and the Furious" for director John Singleton and Original Films. Produc Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffrey Atkins) is in negotiations to reprise his…

  5. Billboard Bits: CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ja Rule, CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon Ja Rule will go back to his roots with the Cash Money Click -- now known as the Cash Murda Click, or simply CMC -- to release a new album in the fall. Due Nov. 26 via Murder Inc./TVT, "Est. Since '93," will bring the chart…

  6. Nelly's 'Nellyville' Nails No. 1 Again

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For a second straight week, the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 has been renamed "Nellyville." The latest Universal set from rapper Nelly notched another week at the top after selling 447,000 copi For a second straight week, the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 has been…

  7. Hip-Hop Heavyweights Turn Out For 'UrbanAID'

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B and hip-hop's finest turned out in droves to support a good cause last night (April 9) at LIFEbeat's UrbanAID 2 benefit. Held at New York's Beacon Theatre, the benefit concert featured perform R&B and hip-hop's finest turned out in droves to support a good…

  8. Young Extends U.K. Chart Dominance

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Will Young's "Evergreen"/"Anything Is Possible" (RCA) continues to climb the all-time sales ladder as it begins a third week at the top of the U.K. singles chart. The title is now the 16th biggest-sel Will Young's "Evergreen"/"Anything Is Possible…

  9. New J. Lo Song On Remix Album

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez has tacked the new song "Alive" on to her Epic remix album "J To Tha L-O! -- The Remixes," due Tuesday (Feb. 5). The piano-laden ballad, written by Lopez with her new husband Cris Judd Jennifer Lopez has tacked the new song "Alive" on to her Epic…

  10. Billboard Bits: New Babies, Mr. Cheeks, Osmond

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on New Babies, Mr. Cheeks, Donny Osmond Families are growing in a feminine way all about the music industry, as Metallica's James Hetfield, R&B singer Tamia, and country couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have all welcomed new female additions in recent days. On Jan. 17, Hetfield…

  11. Nude on the Moon: The B-52's Anthology

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST When the B-52's arrived in the late-'70s, misfits everywhere—that is, those living on the fringes of mainstream society in places like Cleveland (where this fan resided)—let out a collec When the B-52's arrived in the late-'70s, misfits everywhere—that is, those living on…

  12. Greatest Hits

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST You can almost hear Ice Cube's demeanor mellowing and the MC-turned-actor/filmmaker's wallet gettin' fatter on this seemingly overdue retrospective. You can almost hear Ice Cube's demeanor mellowing and the MC-turned-actor/filmmaker's wallet gettin' fatter on…

  13. Billboard Bits: Reading Festival, 'Reverb,' Mr. Cheeks

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the first U.S. version of the Reading Festival, HBO's 'Reverb,' and Lost Boyz rapper Mr. Cheeks. One of the U.K.'s long-standing music traditions will make its way to the U.S. in September, as the first stateside version of Reading Festival is held at the…

  14. Hot Product

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Staind, Whiskeytown, Tyrese, Wellwater Conspiracy, and more. About To 'Break' Staind's third studio album, "Break the Cycle" (Flip/Elektra), features the single "It's Been Awhile," which has been No. 1 on both Billboard's…

  15. Bevy Of Bands Plan Barenaked Summer

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring North America, several acts will join in for the 31-date run. Most stops on the trek, due to kick off July 12 at the Molson Amphitheater in Toronto, wi As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring North America, several acts will join in…

  16. Silk Returns With Another 'Session'

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's been almost a decade since Atlanta-based quintet Silk stormed the music world with its 1992 chart-topping debut album, "Lose Control," which it followed in 1995 with "Silk." As the group prepares It's been almost a decade since Atlanta-based quintet Silk…

  17. David Byrne Looks To Future With 'Eyeball'

    April 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." Exhaling as he glances out the window of his New York…

  18. Byrne 'Eyeballs' New Album

    March 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne will release his latest solo album, "Look Into The Eyeball," on May 8. The 12-song set will be Byrne's first for Virgin Records after 24 years with Warner Bros. Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne will release his latest solo album, …

  19. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager…

  20. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s roc When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager…

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