1. Billboard Bits: Chingy, Jam Master Jay, Weller

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Chingy DVD, Jam Master Jay vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of his death and Paul Weller's plans for an album of covers. Capitol will on Nov. 18 release a limited-edition of rapper Chingy's smash Capitol album "Jackpot," which has sold 1.1 million copies…

  2. 2003 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America Winners

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the Second Annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, held Oct. 23 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla. Following are the winners of the Second Annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, held Oct. 23 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla. ARTIST OF THE…

  3. Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. With four nods, including a mention in the best act in the world category, Coldplay heads the nominations for this year's Q Awards. The British band is…

  4. Wilco, Spoon, SFA Give To Charity Album

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wilco, Super Furry Animals, Spoon and Bright Eyes are among the artists who will contribute rare material ... Wilco, Super Furry Animals, Spoon and Bright Eyes are among the artists who will contribute rare material to the third volume of the charity compilation series "The Amos House…

  5. Hip-Hop Legal Roundup: 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The owner of a Mobile, Ala., limousine service has sued rapper 50 Cent, claiming some of the star's security guards roughed him up and commandeered his vehicle after a March concert. The owner of a Mobile, Ala., limousine service has sued rapper 50 Cent, claiming some of the star's…

  6. Sea & Cake Plans Tour, New Mini-Album

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," Chicago-based rock quartet the Sea & Cake has another mini-album ready to go. Due May 8 from Thrill Jockey, the seve Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom…

  7. Hot Product

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from Solange, Groove Armada, the Sea & Cake, and more. 'Star' Search "It got to the point where I told Columbia that they were going to have to drop me," 16-year-old newcomer Solange recalls. Not exactly something typically heard from a young…

  8. Hot Product

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Chicago" soundtrack and new albums from Kathleen Edwards and Paul Weller. Windy City The versatile talents of actors Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Renee Zellweger are on display in the hit film "Chicago," the original cast recording for which…

  9. Liam Repaired, Oasis Returns To The Road

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Oasis returned to the stage last night (Dec. 8) in Wales to finish a European tour after a brawl in a Munich bar forced two shows to be canceled. Oasis returned to the stage last night (Dec. 8) in Wales to finish a European tour after a brawl in a Munich bar forced two shows to be canceled.…

  10. D'Angelo Arrested In Virginia

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning R&B singer D'Angelo (real name: Michael Eugene Archer) had to be subdued with pepper spray yesterday (Nov. 18) after he resisted arrest on misdemeanor charges of aggressive driving Grammy-winning R&B singer D'Angelo (real name: Michael Eugene Archer) had to be…

  11. Weller Shines Light On U.S. Album Release

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his latest solo album, "Illumination." The disc will be issued Jan. 14 via Yep Roc records in an expanded version that will English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his…

  12. The Hiatus Is Over: Phish Returns

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a nearly two-year hiatus, seminal Vermont jam band Phish is returning to active duty with a New Year's Eve show at New York's Madison Square Garden. Three additional shows are scheduled for Jan. After a nearly two-year hiatus , seminal Vermont jam band Phish is returning to…

  13. Billboard Bits: Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and former Sublime drummer Bud Waugh will release their self-titled debut as Eyes Adrift on Sept. 24 via spinART. The 12-track set will be supported by an extensive North…

  14. Tortoise, Trans Am To Help Thrill Jockey Celebrate

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A host of acts from the Thrill Jockey roster will descend on New York Sept. 5-7 to celebrate the eclectic Chicago-based label's 10th anniversary. The event kicks off at Irving Plaza, with performances A host of acts from the Thrill Jockey roster will descend on New York Sept. 5-7 to…

  15. Hot Product

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Oasis, Bow Wow, Green Day, and more. Chemical Reaction "It's far and away the best record since 'Definitely Maybe,'" declares a confident Noel Gallagher of Oasis' fifth album, "Heathen Chemistry" (Big Brother/Epic). "I&…

  16. Oasis Unveils North American Tour Plans

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming fifth studio album, "Heathen Chemistry," due July 2 via Epic. Dates begin Aug. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and are cur Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming…

  17. Billboard Bits: Celine Dion, Dove Awards, Steve Marriott

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Celine Dion, Dove Awards, Steve Marriott Celine Dion's new album is hot at retail, but some fans trying to play the disc itself are hopping mad. Some European editions of the set, "A New Day Has Come," come embedded with Key2Audio copy protection, which prevent the disc…

  18. Oasis' 'Chemistry' Boils Over In July

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Oasis has dubbed its fifth Epic studio album "Heathen Chemistry" and is planning a July release for the 11-track set. As previously reported, first single "The Hindu Times" will be released commercial Oasis has dubbed its fifth Epic studio album "Heathen Chemistry…

  19. Somewhere Along the Road

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more recently she has released three solo albums over the past four years on Shanachie. Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more…

  20. Dre's Censorship Lawsuits Settled

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The lawsuits rapper/producer Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) filed against the cities of Detroit and Auburn Hills, Mich., have been settled, his attorney said today (Oct. 24). Young filed the lawsuit The lawsuits rapper/producer Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) filed against the cities of…

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