1. Beck, Mos Def Among Second Shortlist Judges

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Shortlist Music Project, which debuted last year, will return for its second annual awards ceremony and concert Oct. 29 at Los Angeles' Knitting Factory, Billboard reports in its July 27 issue. Th The Shortlist Music Project, which debuted last year, will return for its second annual…

  2. Parton Plans First U.K. Tour In Two Decades

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This October, Dolly Parton will undertake her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 19 years. Promoter Asgard has confirmed that the shows, billed as "An Evening With Dolly Parton," will take place ac This October, Dolly Parton will undertake her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland…

  3. 'Nellyville' Too Hot For Chili Peppers

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner Bros. release, "By the Way," leads three top-10 debuts onto The Billboard 200, shooting to No. 2 after selling 280,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. B The Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner Bros. release, "By the Way…

  4. Coldplay Adds More North American Dates

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has tacked 11 more shows onto its North American tour itinerary, which, as previously reported, gets underway Aug. 2 in Chicago. Coldplay has tacked 11 more shows onto its North American tour itinerary, which, as previously reported , gets underway Aug. 2 in Chicago. While the first…

  5. 29TunesOnTV

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 15-21, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 15 "2002 WNBA All-Star Game," ESPN Featured Artists: Brian McKnight (performing the National Anthem), Ashanti (halftime performance; live from the MCI…

  6. A1

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Overseas, foursome A1 has evolved from your standard-issue boy band to a credible acoustic-framed ensemble with tenacity. Overseas, foursome A1 has evolved from your standard-issue boy band to a credible acoustic-framed ensemble with tenacity. "Caught in the Middle," the group'…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Aerosmith, Nelly, Ashanti, Nickelback, Elvis Presley vs. JXL, Gareth Gates, and Celine Dion. DREAM ON AND ON AND ON: It's been at least seven months since a collection of Aerosmith's greatest hits has been released, so it must be time for a new one. Voila: …

  8. James Taylor Strolls Down 'October Road'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Century Award winner James Taylor will release "October Road," his first album in five years, Aug. 13 via Columbia. As previously reported, first single "On the 4th of July" debuted last mon Billboard Century Award winner James Taylor will release "October…

  9. Springsteen Tix On Sale This Weekend

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Updating yesterday's (July 10) report about Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming tour, in support of his Columbia album "The Rising," tickets for six of the trek's 39 North American shows will go on sale S Updating yesterday's (July 10) report about Bruce Springsteen&…

  10. Proposal Would Give Acts Access To Older Titles

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two bills being drafted on Capitol Hill could have a significant impact on the U.S. music industry, Billboard Bulletin reports. A Senate measure, sponsored by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) would give n Two bills being drafted on Capitol Hill could have a significant impact on the U.S. music…

  11. Mario Aims Wide With J Records Debut

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Just because he's young, don't dismiss Mario as another teen artist. According to J Records chief Clive Davis, Mario is special in that he also possesses adult appeal. "Yes, he's 15, and teens and younger kids like him,"…

  12. Springsteen & E Street Set 'Rising' Tour

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In support of the forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will kick off a tour Aug. 7 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The itinerary In support of the forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," Bruce…

  13. 2002 Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards winners. Here are the winners for the Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards, handed out July 9 at the Scott Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. The Academy, based in Gene Autry, Okla., serves to further interest in Western arts,…

  14. Hot Product

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dolly Parton, Counting Crows, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and more. 'Way' Down Yonder Singer Anthony Kiedis experienced the full range of a relationship's emotions while crafting the Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner…

  15. Hornsby Eschews Trademark Sound For 'Big Swing Face'

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With his first studio album since last year's live "Bring on the Noisemakers," Bruce Hornsby recognizes that he's taken a dramatic stylistic turn. "They certainly won't accuse us of standing still," says Hornsby…

  16. Big Swing Face

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Longtime fans of Bruce Hornsby may well scratch their heads after hearing the opening seconds of lead track/first single "Sticks and Stones" from Big Swing Face, as the traditionally acoustic piano-ba Longtime fans of Bruce Hornsby may well scratch their heads after hearing the…

  17. Halos & Horns

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Dolly Parton is right now making some of the absolute best, boldest music of her career, adopting a back-to-basics approach that has led her back to her East Tennessee roots, and hence her muse. Dolly Parton is right now making some of the absolute best, boldest music of her career, adopting…

  18. 'Dark Days' Ahead: Coal Chamber On The Road

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet Coal Chamber is midway through a summer tour in support of its third album, "Dark Days," released in May via Roadrunner. The tour, which kicked off June 12, hit the Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet Coal Chamber is midway through a summer tour…

  19. Dolly Displays Her 'Halos & Horns'

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I make jokes about the fact that I had to get rich in order to be able to sing like I was poor again," Dolly Parton says, referring to the heartfelt Appalachian flavor of her new collection, "Halos & Horns." The album is…

  20. Singer/Actor Rosemary Clooney Dies

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced singer who co-starred with Bing Crosby in "White Christmas" and staged a dramatic comeback after her career was nearly destroyed by drugs and alcohol, died Saturday Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced singer who co-starred with Bing Crosby in …

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