1. Broadway Lyricist Adolph Green Dies

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator Betty Comden, wrote such valentines to New York as "On the Town" and "Wonderful Town," as well as the screenplay for the classic mov Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator…

  2. Parton, Womack Among Latest CMA Awards Additions

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more performers to the lineup. It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more…

  3. Stewart Takes His 'Songbook' To A&E

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart will tape a two-hour "A&E In Concert" special next month in New York. Set to premiere Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET, the show will find Stewart combining his well-known hits with holiday favorit Rod Stewart will tape a two-hour "A&E In Concert" special next month…

  4. Judge Sides With No Limit Films In Copyright Suit

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. District Court Judge in Nashville has ruled in favor of Master P's No Limit Films, one of more than 800 original defendants, including music publishers, copyright administrators, record labels, A U.S. District Court Judge in Nashville has ruled in favor of Master P's No Limit…

  5. 'Rings' Scores Two Soundtrack Awards

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Howard Shore's original score for "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" earned the composer two honors at the second annual World Soundtrack Awards, held Saturday at the Flanders Film Festiv Howard Shore's original score for "Lord of the Rings: The…

  6. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 1999 - George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>John Mellencamp plays a surprise gig at the 350-person-capacity Mercury Lounge in New York. 1999 - John Mellencamp plays a surprise gig at the 350-person-capacity Mercury Lounge in New York. 1999 - A year after nearly dying from pneumonia, Johnny Cash finds himself…

  9. Billboard Bits: Coolio/Outkast, Blades, 'La Boheme'

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Coolio/Outkast, Blades, 'La Boheme' Hip-hop stars Coolio and Outkast have signed on to star in a low-budget direct-to-video movie financed by National Lampoon, Image Entertainment, and Broadway Entertainment. "National Lampoon's Hip-Hop Party" will be released…

  10. New York Court Nixes Some Ronettes Royalties

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Ronettes can't collect movie and advertisement royalty rights to music they recorded for Phil Spector in the 1960s, New York's highest court has ruled. A contract that members of the pop group sig The Ronettes can't collect movie and advertisement royalty rights to music…

  11. Kylie, Kasey, Silverchair Sweep ARIA Awards

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, held today (Oct. 15) at the Sydney SuperDome. Minogue won for best Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian…

  12. Krauss, Urban Among CMA Awards Additions

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The performance lineup for the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards continues to grow, with triple nominee Alison Krauss and Keith Urban among the latest additions. Others added to the Nov. 6 e The performance lineup for the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards continues to grow…

  13. Opera Star Placido Domingo Knighted

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorary knighthood at the British embassy in Washington, D.C., yesterday (Oct. 14) for his contributions to music and his charity work in England and around t Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorary knighthood at the British embassy in…

  14. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  15. Night Divides the Day: The Musicof the Doors

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Although it would be tough to tell from listening to his two decades-plus worth of introspective, seasonal-themed…

  16. God's Work Still Comes First For Blind Boys

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the Blind Boys of Alabama went out on a limb last year, embracing a blusier sound and covering songs by Tom Waits, Ben Harper, and the Rolling Stones, fans of blues, soul, and rock responded, turning "Spirit of the Century" -- the…

  17. CMA Awards Add McBride, Tritt & More

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Martina McBride and Travis Tritt are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the 36th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The Nov. 6 event at Nashville's Grand Ol Martina McBride and Travis Tritt are among the latest artists to be added to the…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and invites the world to join them for free. The show is Webcast via RealNetworks and European Internet communicatio 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  19. McCartney Tour Special Headed To ABC

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Highlights from the first leg of Paul McCartney's recent North American tour have been compiled for a two-hour ABC special "Back in the U.S.," which will air Nov. 27 on the network. Much of the footag Highlights from the first leg of Paul McCartney's recent North American…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs their hit ""Little Goodbyes."" 1999 - Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio…

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