1. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit…

  2. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 16, 2002

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lifehouse, Natalie Cole, Ruben Blades, Doug Martsch, and more. Pick A New Plan, 'Stan' When it came to Lifehouse's sophomore DreamWorks effort, "Stanley Climbfall," frontman/songwriter Jason Wade had no intention of hanging on a moment in…

  3. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  4. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

  5. Knock on the Sky

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop sister trio SheDaisy created a Music Row buzz, mostly negative, with its debut album, which nevertheless was certified double-platinum and generated hits for country radio. Pop sister trio SheDaisy created a Music Row buzz, mostly negative, with its debut album, which nevertheless was…

  6. Shedaisy Hopes Critics Won't 'Knock' On 'Sky'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Rarely has an act generated a more polarized response from fans and industry pundits than Shedaisy. Selling more than 1.7 million copies of its 1999 Lyric Street debut, "The Whole Shebang," the trio struck a chord with country…

  7. Hot Product

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Nelly, Will Smith, Shedaisy, Sonic Youth, and more. 'Hot' Stuff As music fans can be fickle, artists often have to walk a tightrope of sorts, maintaining a balance between presence in the marketplace and overexposure. Nelly seems to have become a pro at…

  8. Jackson, Manilow, Sting Inducted Into Songwriter Hall

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson was honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York last night (June 13) -- although he didn't show up to pick up his award. Jackson, who wrote hits such as "Don't Stop 'Til You Ge Michael Jackson was honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York…

  9. Thanks for Bringing Love Around Again

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a six-year studio absence, Brother Ray returns with this set that includes the contemporary updating of a classic—Charles' 1959 No. After a six-year studio absence, Brother Ray returns with this set that includes the contemporary updating of a classic—Charles' 1959 No. 1 "…

  10. Monroe To Be Honored At Bluegrass Festival

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual Bill Monroe Memorial Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival. The four-day event, which begins tomorrow (May 23), will About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual…

  11. Osborne Gets To Work On 'Womanly' Album

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the studio this month with producer John Leventhal, noted for his work with Shawn Colvin, to record a new album, Billboard Bulletin reports. The set, to be ti Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the studio this month with producer John Leventhal…

  12. Doves' Next 'Broadcast' Transmits In April

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date for its sophomore album, "The Last Broadcast," via Heavenly. The 12-track set was produced by the Manchester-based trio, Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date…

  13. Martin Honors Shawn Colvin With Signature Guitar

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin says of her Martin M3SC, a limited edition signature model guitar the revered instrument maker is putting into production. "It's very simple, not f "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin…

  14. The Blues White Album

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. The premise is easy enough to comprehend: blues covers of songs from the Beatles' White Album. Some of the tracks were obvious choices, such as Lucky Peterson&…

  15. Billboard Bits: DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne Tony Bennett has signed on to contribute a song to the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" soundtrack, which, as previously reported , is being composed and produced by veteran producer T Bone Burnett. The album will be released…

  16. U.K.'s Starsailor Riding High In U.S.

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST The process of introducing a hot British band to the U.S. requires more these days than waving a couple of New Musical Express covers under the noses of American tastemakers. But with a program of liv The process of introducing a hot British band to the U.S. requires more these days than…

  17. Love Is Here

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST At long last, one of the bigger rock releases in the U.K. finds its way to the States. At long last, one of the bigger rock releases in the U.K. finds its way to the States. Starsailor is one of those wonderfully rare bands that manages to be gentle and sensitive while also rocking admirably.…

  18. Vincent Cleans Up At Bluegrass Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for herself last night (Oct. 4), winning three awards including entertainer of the year at the annual Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O…

  19. Starsailor Brings 'Love' In January

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S. release date for its debut Capitol album, "Love Is Here." Produced by Steve Osborne (U2, New Order), "Love Is Here" features Starsai Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S.…

  20. 'O Brother' Leads Bluegrass Awards Nominations

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dan Tyminski -- a member of Alison Krauss' band Union Station who did the singing for George Clooney in the film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" -- leads the list of nominees for this year's Internationa Dan Tyminski -- a member of Alison Krauss' band Union Station who…

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