1. Bragg Explores Englishness On New Album

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half-English," his first album of self-penned material in more than five years, March 4 in the U.K. via Cooking Vinyl, and a day Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half…

  2. Bush In A Touring 'State' Of Mind

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.K. modern rock act Bush will launch a U.S. club and theater tour Feb. 28 at Denver's Fillmore Auditorium. The jaunt, which comes in support of last year's Atlantic album "Golden State," is set to en U.K. modern rock act Bush will launch a U.S. club and theater tour Feb.…

  3. Billboard Bits: Jewel, Bad Company, Gwen/Gavin, MTV

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Jewel, Bad Company, Gwen/Gavin, MTV Singer/songwriter Jewel is putting herself on ice to perform the National Anthem prior to the 52nd National Hockey League (NHL) All Star game, set for Feb. 2 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jewel is also expected to perform another song in…

  4. Train Follow 'Fire' To Europe

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.S. rock outfit Train will start a European tour this weekend in the U.K., where an extensive campaign is planned to back "She's on Fire," the new single from the group's Columbia album, "Drops of Ju U.S. rock outfit Train will start a European tour this weekend in…

  5. Tunes On TV

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Dec. 31, 2001 - Jan. 6, 2002 MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2001 "Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve," Fox Featured artists: Nona Gaye, Janet Jackson, Tim McGraw, No Doubt, Shaggy, Puff Daddy, Incubus, Destiny's Child, Jermaine Dupri, Britney Spears,…

  6. Billboard Bits: So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more The entire 11-date U.K. tour of controversial garage collective So Solid Crew and domestic dance duo Oxide & Neutrino have been canceled due to safety concerns. Promoters and authorities pulled a number of dates earlier this week in response to…

  7. Billboard.com Launches 2001: The Year In Music

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com today (Dec. 5) launches 2001: The Year In Music. In this special section, readers will get a sneak peek into Billboard's annual Year In Music issue (available Dec. 20 in print), includin Billboard.com today (Dec. 5) launches 2001: The Year In Music. In this special section,…

  8. Cypress Hill Continues Rock Embrace

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST With the release today (Dec. 4) of Cypress Hill's new Columbia album, "Stoned Raiders," the Latino hip-hop act is continuing its exploration of the rap-meets-rock world, which it first attempted on th With the release today (Dec. 4) of Cypress Hill's new Columbia album, …

  9. Top Rockers Sign On For KROQ Xmas Shows

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in rock are confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concerts, sponsored by Los Angeles radio station KROQ-FM. Linkin Park and Staind will play both t Some of the biggest names in rock are confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Almost Acoustic…

  10. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  11. Reba To Host Star-Studded D.C. Christmas Event

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Country artist/actress Reba McEntire will host the 20th annual "Christmas in Washington" event, set for Dec. 9 at the historic National Building Museum in the nation's capital. The event will feature Country artist/actress Reba McEntire will host the 20th annual "Christmas…

  12. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  13. Golden State

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Gavin Rossdale and company make the jump to Atlantic for their first studio effort since 1999's The Chemistry Between Us, and it shows them returning to the no-frills rock sound that fueled their 1994 Gavin Rossdale and company make the jump to Atlantic for their first studio effort…

  14. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  15. DMX Makes It Four Straight No. 1 Debuts

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) becomes the rapper's fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200, storming the chart after selling a mighty 440,000 units, according to Sound DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam)…

  16. Three Bjork DVDs Due

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST One Little Indian is gearing up for the Nov. 19 release of three live DVDs capturing the Bjork concert experience. "Live at Shepherd's Bush," a document of a Feb. 27, 1997, show in London, was release One Little Indian is gearing up for the Nov. 19 release of three live DVDs…

  17. Q Awards Honor U.K.'s Finest

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th annual Q awards in London, honored in the category of classic songwriter by readers of the U.K. music magazine. The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th…

  18. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, and Travis are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. They join previously announced performers Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Blink…

  19. Hot Product

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from DMX, Incubus, Dilated Peoples, Bush, Gov't Mule, and more. 'Great' Expectations Rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression," arrives this week via Def Jam. The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X,"…

  20. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Janovitz/Kirkwood, Yahoo!

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the MTV Europe Awards, Bill Janovitz & Curt Kirkwood, and a Yahoo! charity auction. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has been added to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The group joins previously announced performers Blink…

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