1. Billboard Bits: Welch, 'Rock The House,' Blasters

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Gillian Welch, VH1's new series 'Rock The House,' and new tourdates for the original Blasters. Acony Records has set a Nov. 12 release for "The Revelator Collection," a DVD collection of videos and live performances from singer/songwriter Gillian Welch.…

  2. 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…

  3. Faith Replaces King On Top Of The Hill

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) dethrones Elvis Presley on The Billboard 200 this week thanks to an opening week U.S. sales tally of 472,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's Hill's secon Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) dethrones Elvis…

  4. 'The Osbournes' Could Return Next Month

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November with the second season of their hit reality show. MTV President Brian Graden says "all systems are go" for "The Osbournes," which chronicl Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November…

  5. Kelly Rowland Gets 'Simply Deep' With Solo Debut

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As one-third of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland has always been able to fall back on group mates Michelle Williams and Beyonce Knowles for support. But when she recorded her solo debut, "Simply Deep," released yesterday (Oct. 22) by…

  6. Nelly And Kelly Make A U.K. No. 1

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nelly's "Dilemma," which has been No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the past nine weeks, is now the U.K.'s favorite single too. The Universal release, which features Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland, Nelly's "Dilemma," which has been No. 1 on the…

  7. Hot Product

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Santana, Foo Fighters, Chris Robinson, Kelly Rowland, and more. Yeah, 'Man' Carlos Santana faced a potentially tense scenario when he began assembling material for the follow-up to his monumentally successful 1999 Arista opus, "Supernatural." But…

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    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…

  9. Great White North Secures Its Own 'Idol'

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canada will be looking for its own Kelly Clarkson when CTV launches a spin-off of the hugely popular "American Idol" series, set to premiere in 2003. Dubbed "Canadian Idol," the show will bow followin Canada will be looking for its own Kelly Clarkson when CTV launches a…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports on the latest accomplishments of Michelle Branch, Sinead O'Connor, and Nelly. PLAY 'THE GAME': It's just over a year since Arizona-born Michelle Branch made her first appearance on Billboard's Hot 100, and she'…

  11. Bon Jovi 'Bounces' To No. 2 As Elvis Still Reigns

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 200 as "Bounce" (Island) bows at No. 2 on first week sales of 160,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. While it was enough to earn the group its highest debut Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 200 as "Bounce" (Island) bows at No.…

  12. 'Idol' Finalist Tamyra Gray Signs With RCA

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini, finalist Tamyra Gray has also inked a record deal with "Idol" producer Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited. Following in the footsteps of "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini ,…

  13. 42askbillboard

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caufield answers readers' questions on "American Idol" contestant Tamyra Gray, Tori Amos, and Christina Aguilera. OTHER 'IDOLS' Hi, I really loved "American Idol" and thought that Kelly Clarkson is a wonderful performer. But through the entire show my…

  14. Headley Not Ruling Out Broadway Return

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Finally, an awards show where it's all about the red carpet. At last night's (Oct. 15) VH1-Vogue Fashion Awards in New York, actors, models, and musicians-turned-designers were feted for their penchan Even though Heather Headley has traded in her Broadway career for a recording…

  15. 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…

  16. 'Idol' Contestant Joins 'Boston Public' Cast

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tamyra Gray, a finalist on Fox television's talent show "American Idol," has joined the cast of the network's dramatic series "Boston Public." Gray, who is from Norcross, Ga., will portray a student i Tamyra Gray, a finalist on Fox television's talent show …

  17. Billboard Bits: Raekwon, 'Showtime,' Cannabis Cup

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Raekwon, 'Showtime,' Cannabis Cup Wu-Tang Clan MC Raekwon has severed ties with Columbia's Loud Records imprint and is in negotiations with several major labels for his recording career, sources say. Rumor has it that the Staten Island, N.Y.-native is also planning a…

  18. Stoned, But Not Dethroned: Elvis Remains On Top

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top spot on The Billboard 200. When the smoke cleared, Elvis had a slight edge, holding at No. 1 for a second w It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top…

  19. Almost 'Idol' Guarini Signs Recording Pact

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Justin Guarini, the hopeful singer that U.S. television viewers got to know through the Fox series "American Idol," has taken another step toward the big time. Guarini, who was runner up to Kelly Clar Justin Guarini, the hopeful singer that U.S. television viewers got to know…

  20. 41TunesOnTV

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 7-13, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 7 "33rd Annual Songwriter's Hall of Fame," Bravo Featured Artists: Ashford & Simpson, Garth Brooks, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Barry Manilow,…

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