1. 6.1

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This gifted husband/wife duo, Christine and Scott Dente, became one of the contemporary Christian market's core acts in the '90s, with a string of critically acclaimed albums on Sparrow. This gifted husband/wife duo, Christine and Scott Dente, became one of the contemporary…

  2. 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…

  3. Pavarotti, Jones Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music impresario Quincy Jones are among the five individuals selected to receive the 2001 honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Actr Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music impresario Quincy Jones are among the five…

  4. Top Stars Cover Marvin Gaye For Charity

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Some of the music industry's biggest stars, including Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, Destiny's Child, Christina Aguilera, and Alicia Keys, are participating in sessions for a new recording Some of the music industry's biggest stars, including Britney Spears,…

  5. Belgian Film Fest To Host World Soundtrack Awards

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Academy Award winners John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Rachel Portman will compete with Carter Burwell and Yann Tiersen for the composer of the year prize in the inaugural World Soundtrack Awards. The Academy Award winners John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Rachel Portman will compete with Carter…

  6. American Hi-Fi Powers Up For Tour

    August 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock quartet American Hi-Fi hits the road tonight (Aug. 31) in Worcester, Mass., to start a long second leg of touring in support of its self-titled Island debut. The group will play two radio Modern rock quartet American Hi-Fi hits the road tonight (Aug. 31) in Worcester, Mass., to…

  7. Sara Evans Leads CMA Awards Nominees

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Other multiple nominees include Brooks & Dunn and Alan J With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th…

  8. Our Lady Peace Tops MuchMusic Nominations

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With eight nods, Our Lady Peace leads the nominations for the 2001 MuchMusic Video Awards, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Canadian rock group's "In Repair" video garnered nominations for best video, With eight nods, Our Lady Peace leads the nominations for the 2001 MuchMusic…

  9. Update: Aaliyah Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

    August 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashed after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, authorit R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to…

  10. Shelby Lynne Brings 'Love' In November

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a Nov. 13 release date for her next Island/Def Jam album, "Love, Shelby." The 13-song set was produced by Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette, Dave Matthews Band) an Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a Nov. 13 release date for her next Island…

  11. Star-Filled Who Show Headed To DVD

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A star-studded benefit performance by the Who at London's Royal Albert Hall last November will be released Sept. 25 in DVD and VHS form. "The Who & Special Guests, Live at the Royal Albert Hall" f A star-studded benefit performance by the Who at London's Royal Albert…

  12. 'Newcomer' Jamie O'Neal's Happy On Top

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "It feels great," says country artist Jamie O'Neal of scoring a No. 1 country single in the song "When I Think About Angels," from her debut Mercury solo album "Shiver." "I wasn't expecting it at all. It's not unusual for an artist to receive…

  13. Jay Bennett Exits Wilco

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Having just parted ways with Reprise Records in the wake of disagreements over the group's new album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," Wilco has now hit another rough patch, as songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Having just parted ways with Reprise Records in the wake of disagreements…

  14. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Joel, Baez, Les Paul

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Radiohead, Billy Joel, Joan Baez, Les Paul Radiohead was forced to cancel two concerts in Centreville, Va., over the weekend due to flooding. The shows were scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 11-12) at Centreville's Bull Run Regional Park. Storms in the area late…

  15. matchbox Donates Tix For Charities

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S. tour have been donated by the band to VH1 Save the Music and Musicians on Call. Each organization will auction the A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S…

  16. Jones Sings More 'Stone Cold Country'

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT He has been called everything from "Possum" and "No-Show" to country's greatest singer. Now George Jones can add "label partner" to the list. The enduring performer is a partner with former Asylum Rec He has been called everything from "Possum" and…

  17. Que Bo Gold Sticks With 'Red Clay'

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South -- called "red clay" by the locals -- is nearly impossible to remove. And that's how newcomer Que Bo Gold (aka Niqua Jones) describes his The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South --…

  18. Hot Product

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Usher, Aaron Carter, the Isley Brothers, and more. A Reminder The 11th-hour termination of an album release can set off all kinds of bells and whistles. But Napster leaks and rumblings about misguided material aside, Usher has bounced back from the "All About U…

  19. Earth, Wind & Fire To Stress Healthcare On U.S. Tour

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Earth, Wind & Fire will celebrate its 30th anniversary next month with the Cool Blue September tour, due to launch Sept. 1 at the National Car Rental Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Sponsored by ph Earth, Wind & Fire will celebrate its 30th anniversary next month with the Cool Blue…

  20. Ice Cube Sets Up Another 'Friday'

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New Line Cinema has given Ice Cube the green light for a third installment of the rapper-turned-actor's "Friday" series of movies, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Friday After Next," which follo New Line Cinema has given Ice Cube the green light for a third…

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