1. Winans Anthologized As Family Tour Nears

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gospel mainstays the Winans, one of the many groups spawned from the Winans family of inspirational performers, will be anthologized April 16 with Rhino's "The Very Best of the Winans." The single-dis Gospel mainstays the Winans, one of the many groups spawned from the Winans…

  2. 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…

  3. Joe Plans Maiden North American Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B soulster Joe is preparing to launch his first American tour April 13 in Rahway, N.J. A live band will back the Jive recording artist on the 23-date outing, which will boast Maze featuring Fran R&B soulster Joe is preparing to launch his first American tour April 13 in Rahway, N.J.…

  4. Harding Readies 'Shadowy' New Album

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again sharpened his engaging storytelling skills to create his ninth studio album, "The Man With No Shadow." Due June 25 via Ma Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again…

  5. Ozzy's Daughter Cuts Track For 'Osbournes' Set

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne's teenage daughter Kelly has recorded a song for an upcoming soundtrack to MTV's hit unscripted series "The Osbournes." Contrary to reports, Osbourne will be backed by Incubus guitarist Ozzy Osbourne's teenage daughter Kelly has recorded a song for an…

  6. Dion's 'New Day' Debuts On Top

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion scores her first No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week with "A New Day Has Come." The Epic set storms to the top of the chart on the strength of 527,000 copies sold in its first week, Celine Dion scores her first No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week with "…

  7. Elton, Ryan To Meet At The 'Crossroads'

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran pop artist Elton John and critically lauded alt country rocker Ryan Adams will team up for an upcoming episode of the occasional series "CMT Crossroads." The musicians taped the performance Ap Veteran pop artist Elton John and critically lauded alt country rocker Ryan Adams…

  8. Reba To Host Next Two ACM Awards Shows

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Reba McEntire has been tapped to host the upcoming 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, and next year's event as well. This year's May 22 ceremony -- which will air live from Los Angeles Reba McEntire has been tapped to host the upcoming 37th annual Academy of Country…

  9. Usher's Spring/Summer Tour Evolves

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B superstar Usher has lined-up a North American tour for this spring and summer, set to kick off May 8 in Seattle. While the timing of the 8701 Evolution Tour is similar to what was announced in R&B superstar Usher has lined-up a North American tour for this spring and summer, set…

  10. Van Morrison Strolls 'Down The Road'

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down the Road," his first album under a new deal with Universal. The set is due a day earlier via Universal's Polydor label internati Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down…

  11. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  12. Are You Passionate?

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Recording for the first time with sometime touring mates and Stax studio vets keyboardist Booker T. Recording for the first time with sometime touring mates and Stax studio vets keyboardist Booker T. Jones and bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn (both of Booker T. & the MG's), Neil…

  13. Norah Jones Breaks Through

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Not since Diana Krall has a solo female jazz artist created such a critical sensation in the media. Norah Jones is slowly but surely bringing her style of contemporary jazz to a growing audience with Not since Diana Krall has a solo female jazz artist created such a critical sensation in the…

  14. Stars Line Up For 'Bandstand' 50th Anniversary

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming television special to toast the 50th anniversary of "American Bandstand." Hosted by perennial teenager Dick Clark, the May Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming…

  15. Billboard Bits: Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler Latin vocalist Luis Fonsi recently enlisted the directorial services of 'N Sync's Joey Fatone on the video for his new single, "Secret." The track will be found on Fonsi's English-language debut, "Fight the Feeling,…

  16. 'NOW 9' Takes Hits To The Top

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the chart topping debut of the ninth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series. The 20-track Universal/EMI/ Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the…

  17. Alanis Brings Adams Along For Summer Trek

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San Diego. So far, dates for the trek run through May 27 in Virginia Beach, Va., but more are expected to be ad Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San…

  18. A New Pop Idol Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST One BMG-signed "Pop Idol" replaced another at the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 24), as Gareth Gates went straight to No. 1 with his version of "Unchained Melody." The 17-year-old Gat One BMG-signed "Pop Idol" replaced another at the top of the U…

  19. 13TunesOnTV

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music related TV listings for March 25-31, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002 "Profiles at Wolftrap," BET On Jazz Featured Artists: Robert Cray, B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Keb' Mo'. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bjork, Celine Dion, Shaggy, Natalie…

  20. Lesh Takes Friends In The Studio & On The Road

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, is gearing up to release his first studio album under the Phil Lesh & Friends banner. Due May 21 via Lesh's own Columbia-affiliated Lapis Music l Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, is gearing up to release his first…

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