1. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  2. Keys Snares 7 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image Awards, to be presented Feb. 23 in Hollywood and broadcast March 1 on Fox. Keys picked up nominations for outs Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image…

  3. Momentum

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST As one-third of Christian music's ruling rock triumvirate, dc Talk, Toby McKeehan (aka TobyMac) already has more than a decade of hits under his belt with pals Kevin Max and Michael Tait. As one-third of Christian music's ruling rock triumvirate, dc Talk, Toby McKeehan (aka TobyMac)…

  4. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  5. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit Madonna will preside over a Dec. 9 London ceremony to award the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art. Four British artists have made the shortlist for the $30,000 prize, competition for which is open to native artists under 50 who…

  6. Madonna Nets 'Immaculate' RIAA Diamond

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST With the release of her second greatest hits set just around the corner, Madonna's 1990 Warner Bros. compilation "The Immaculate Collection" has been certified by the Recording Industry Association of With the release of her second greatest hits set just around the corner,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Jason Newsted, James Taylor, Treach

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jason Newsted, James Taylor, Treach Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been confirmed to produce the new album by Dallas rock act Speedealer. The set, tentatively titled "Second Sight," is due next spring on Palm. According to Palm A&R executive Michael Alago, "…

  8. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Olivia Newton-John, Abba's Benny Andersson, and multiple top-10 album debuts. BACK WITH A CHART: Olivia Newton-John has her first charting album of the 21st century, as "Magic: The Very Best of Olivia Newton-John" (UTV) enters The Billboard 200 at No. 150…

  9. Bomb Scare Stops Clemons Solo Show

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had to take an unexpected break during a Sunday night concert in Asbury Park, N.J., because of a bomb scare. Clemons, who was recording four weekend shows at E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had to take an unexpected break during a Sunday…

  10. Q-Tip Gets 'Abstract' As Kamaal

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kamaal, who as Q-Tip was the former leader of rap act A Tribe Called Quest, will release his second solo album, "Kamaal the Abstract," Oct. 23 via Arista. The artist self-produced the nine-track set, Kamaal, who as Q-Tip was the former leader of rap act A Tribe Called Quest, will…

  11. Billboard Bits: 'Dark Angel,' Joe Jackson, Peter White

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Dark Angel,' Joe Jackson, Peter White Fox's popular TV series "Dark Angel," helmed by director James Cameron ("Titanic," "Terminator"), is said to be planning a soundtrack spinoff featuring music from its first and second seasons. Among…

  12. Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979-1997)

    June 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The 1997 death of INXS singer Michael Hutchence casts an unfortunately bittersweet shadow on this fine collection of the Australian band's best work. The 1997 death of INXS singer Michael Hutchence casts an unfortunately bittersweet shadow on this fine collection of the Australian band&…

  13. Nice & Slow

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If you're looking for smooth and easy with some R&B thrown in, well, look no further. If you're looking for smooth and easy with some R&B thrown in, well, look no further. On his sixth album, keyboardist Brian Culbertson delivers a feel-good set powered by a core group of…

  14. Hot Product

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Staind, Whiskeytown, Tyrese, Wellwater Conspiracy, and more. About To 'Break' Staind's third studio album, "Break the Cycle" (Flip/Elektra), features the single "It's Been Awhile," which has been No. 1 on both Billboard's…

  15. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for…

  16. Kingdom Come

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As principal writer and producer of the first major motion-picture soundtrack of all-new gospel material, gospel golden-boy Kirk Franklin rises to the occasion in glorious fashion, delivering nine new As principal writer and producer of the first major motion-picture soundtrack of all-new…

  17. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, DMX, Megadeth, Santana

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, DMX, Megadeth, Carlos Santana, Benny Rietveld, Kirk Hammett, Metallica A performance of "Born To Run" has been added to the upcoming "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City" HBO concert special (premiering…

  18. Peters Plans Slate Of U.S. Alarm 2001 Shows

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former Alarm singer/guitarist Mike Peters will launch a brief U.S. club tour next month under the moniker Alarm 2001, as the precursor to some more extensive plans. The run will kick off April 5 in We Former Alarm singer/guitarist Mike Peters will launch a brief U.S. club tour next month…

  19. Newsted Exits Metallica

    January 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has left the band after 14 years. Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has left the band after 14 years. "Due to private and personal reasons, and the physical damage that I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love, I must step…

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