1. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee…

  2. Search Is On For Next Country 'Star'

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Three companies under the Universal umbrella have combined forces to discover the next big country music star. USA Network has greenlighted "Nashville Star," a reality series described as "a nationwid Three companies under the Universal umbrella have combined forces to discover…

  3. 33TunesOnTV

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 12-18, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 12 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: David Bowie, Moby (also scheduled: Seann William Scott). "Last Call With Carson…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Def Leppard, Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland and Beyonce Knowles, Gareth Gates, Darius Danesh, and Beth Orton. 'X' MARKS THE SPOTS: It's been more than three years since a Def Leppard album debuted on The Billboard 200. This week the band from…

  5. Jack Osbourne Films 'Dawson's Creek' Cameo

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jack Osbourne, the son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and one of the stars of MTV's hit series "The Osbournes," will film a cameo today (Aug. 9) for the more clean cut WB Network series "Dawson's C Jack Osbourne, the son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and one of…

  6. 2002 BMI Urban Awards Winners

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI Urban Awards winners. The 2002 BMI Urban Awards, which honor the the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most performed songs of 2001 in R&B, rap and hip-hop, were held Aug. 6 in Miami. Below is a complete list of winners, with their songwriters and publishers. "All…

  7. Irish-American Musician Dan Kelly Dies

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Daniel Kelly, the patriarch of Irish-American folk-pop group the Kelly Family, has died. He was 71. The bushy-bearded Kelly died Monday evening in Berlin after a long illness. No further details or ca Daniel Kelly, the patriarch of Irish-American folk-pop group the Kelly Family, has died. He…

  8. Springsteen Soars To No. 1 With 'The Rising'

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" (Columbia) rockets to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 525,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to earn the Boss his best week ever in the SoundScan era Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" (Columbia) rockets to No. 1…

  9. R. Kelly In Court For Status Hearing

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly made a brief court appearance today (Aug. 7) in Chicago, saying nothing during a five-minute status hearing in his child pornography case. Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly made a brief court appearance today (Aug. 7) in Chicago, saying nothing during a five…

  10. Ozzfest Live Set Details Finalized

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Even though this year's edition of the tour isn't even half over, the tracklisting for "Ozzfest 2002: The Live Album" has been finalized. The audio document of the trek will boast 16 tracks, and is du Even though this year's edition of the tour isn't even half…

  11. Bedingfield, Blige, Res Visit 'Club Nation'

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ministry Of Sound is set to release the second volume in its "Club Nation America" series, a two-disc compilation of popular dance tracks. Due Sept. 24, the set, which will retail for $20.98, features Ministry Of Sound is set to release the second volume in its "Club Nation…

  12. Billboard Bits: Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and former Sublime drummer Bud Waugh will release their self-titled debut as Eyes Adrift on Sept. 24 via spinART. The 12-track set will be supported by an extensive North…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Nelly, Celine Dion, Toby Keith, 'Lilo & Stich,' Elvis Presley vs JXL. 'HOT' AND 'CANDLE': Nelly staves off a challenge from himself to remain No. 1 for a seventh week on Billboard's Hot 100 with "Hot in Herre" (Fo' Reel…

  14. Ozzy Making Early Return To Ozzfest

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne is returning to Ozzfest two weeks earlier than expected. Osbourne planned to miss 11 shows to be with his wife Sharon, who is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer. "Sharon now re Ozzy Osbourne is returning to Ozzfest two weeks earlier than expected. Osbourne planned…

  15. Nelly Set To Heat It Up On Tour

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Nelly has begun lining up dates for a fall tour in support of his chart-topping Fo' Reel/Universal set "Nellyville." The trek will kick off Sept. 26 in Worcester, Mass., with dates scheduled th Rapper Nelly has begun lining up dates for a fall tour in support of his…

  16. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  17. Incredible

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The sister act of Erica and Tina picks up where it left off with 2000's critically acclaimed Thankful. The sister act of Erica and Tina picks up where it left off with 2000's critically acclaimed Thankful. Less personal in its themes and more every man, woman, and child, Incredible…

  18. 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Award nominees Here are the 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees, to be awarded Aug. 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best video of the year: "Gone," 'N Sync (Jive) "Without Me," Eminem (Aftermath /Shady/Interscope) "In the End,…

  19. DMB Struts Its 'Stuff' With No. 1 Debut

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Busted Stuff" (RCA) on sales of 622,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, knocking Nelly's "Nellyville" down to No. 2 after three The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with …

  20. Destiny's Child Suits Settled

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two former members of Destiny's Child have settled all of their lawsuits against group members Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and T. Michelle Williams, and their manager, Mathew Knowles, Billboard Bu Two former members of Destiny's Child have settled all of their lawsuits against…

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