1. P.O.D., New Rage/Cornell Band Lead Ozzfest Lineup

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest touring extravaganza will host the first appearances from the as-yet-unnamed new band formed by Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Rage Against The Machine's T The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest touring extravaganza will…

  2. 12TunesOnTV

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. "Late World With Zach," VH1…

  3. This World Just Won't Leave You Alone

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Star Room Boys of Athens, Ga., combine tasteful musicianship and twang-oriented sensibilities with edgy, insightful lyrics and more regret than 10 George Jones albums. The hurtin' imagery cuts deep on Star Room Boys of Athens, Ga., combine tasteful musicianship and twang-oriented…

  4. Bono Relishes 'Pest' Status In D.C.

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST U2 singer Bono says he has a new nickname around the White House: "The Pest." The Irish rock star met with President Bush in the Oval Office yesterday (March 14) to discuss AIDS and Bush's new initiat U2 singer Bono says he has a new nickname around the White House: "The…

  5. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  6. Blondie's Gary Valentine Recalls 'New York' Memories

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST "New York Rocker: My Life in the Blank Generation With Blondie, Iggy Pop, and Others, 1974-1981" is a memoir by former Blondie member Gary Valentine. Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London, the "New York Rocker: My Life in the Blank Generation With Blondie, Iggy Pop, and…

  7. Billboard Bits: Faith Hill, Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Faith Hill, Pete Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill Faith Hill is confirmed to perform at this year's Academy Awards, where she'll sing "There You'll Be" from the "Pearl Harbor" soundtrack. The Diane Warren-penned track is nominated in the best original song…

  8. Country Songwriter Harlan Howard Dies

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces," "Busted," and more than 100 other hits, died yesterday (March 3) in Nashville. He was 74 and had suffered from heart trouble, accord Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces,…

  9. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  10. Sting, Elton, Taylor Rock For Rainforests

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 11th annual benefit for the Rainforest Foundation at New York's Carnegie Hall will feature performances by Elton John and James Taylor, as well as the organization's co-founder, Sting. Set for Apr The 11th annual benefit for the Rainforest Foundation at New York's Carnegie…

  11. Plant Plans Summer Sojourn With The Who

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant will perform as a special guest on at least a handful of shows on the Who's upcoming U.S. tour. Plant is confirmed to appear July 29 in Hershey, Pa., July Former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant will perform as a special guest on at least…

  12. McCartney Heads Jubilee, Sets Tour Kick-Off

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Brian Wilson, and Phil Collins are among the artists confirmed for a June 3 concert to mark the Queen of England's Golden Jubilee. The event, which also comprises a class Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Brian Wilson, and Phil Collins are among the artists…

  13. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  14. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  15. After Everything Now This

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Few bands whose stars ascended in the '80s are making their best work now, but the Church is on a definite roll. Via Thirsty Ear in the U.S. Few bands whose stars ascended in the '80s are making their best work now, but the Church is on a definite roll. Via Thirsty Ear in the U.S.…

  16. Dave Matthews Band Sets Summer Tour

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Before its spring tour has even started, the Dave Matthews Band is looking ahead to a two-month U.S. summer tour, due to kick off with a pair of shows July 5-6 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The latest seri Before its spring tour has even started, the Dave Matthews Band is looking ahead to a two…

  17. George Michael's Home Robbed

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Thieves broke into pop singer George Michael's mansion and drove off with his $114,000 Aston Martin sports car and $140,000 in paintings, jewelry, and clothing, according to a tabloid report Sunday. Thieves broke into pop singer George Michael's mansion and drove off with his $114…

  18. Billboard Bits: Simpson/Lachey, Rush, Harrison

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Simpson/Lachey, Rush, Harrison Pop stars Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey of boy band 98 Degrees are engaged. No other details have yet been revealed about the nuptials, which come as somewhat of a surprise considering the pair's break-up last spring. Simpson, 21, and Lachey, 28,…

  19. The Essence Of Nancy Wilson: Four Decades Of Music

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has exuded these various musical ids with her moving vocal interpretations. Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has…

  20. Artists Salute Waylon Jennings

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Artists are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings, who died Wednesday at the age of 64 from diabetes-related health problems. "Waylon Jennings was an American archetype, the bad guy with a big heart," sai Artists are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings, who died Wednesday at the age of 64…

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