1. Former Temptation Violates 1998 Injunction

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that former Temptations member Dennis Edwards, his manager, and the Majestic Ventura Theatre (MVT) in Ventura, Calif., violated terms of a 1998 permanent injun A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that former Temptations member Dennis Edwards, his…

  2. Hot Product

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Radiohead, Jessica Simpson, Trisha Yearwood, Lucinda Williams, St. Lunatics, and more. Forget The Past Just eight months since the release of the often confounding "Kid A" (Capitol), which debuted at No. 1 on both The Billboard 200 and the U.K. album chart…

  3. Yearwood Goes All 'Out'

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Trisha Yearwood knows that lightning doesn't strike twice. So after she released the MCA Nashville album "Real Live Woman" in March 2000, Yearwood says, she "didn't know what to do" as a follow-up. Af Trisha Yearwood knows that lightning doesn't strike twice…

  4. Billboard Bits: Compay Segundo, Russell Simmons & more

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Compay Segundo, Russell Simmons, Squirrel Nut Zippers Cuban "sonero" Compay Segundo, 93, is recovering at home in Havana after being hospitalized for extreme fatigue and is unlikely to perform again, Billboard Bulletin reports. Segundo, who found world fame at the age of 89…

  5. Congress Concerned Over Planned Buyout Of MP3.com

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Federal lawmakers are expressing concerns over Sunday's announcement that Vivendi Universal (VU) will buy MP3.com, saying that it's time for Congressional scrutiny of the rapid-integration takeover of Federal lawmakers are expressing concerns over Sunday's announcement that…

  6. Friends Help Out On New Ringo Starr Album, Tour

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour, Koch Records will release "The Anthology ... So Far: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band," a three-CD live collection, Billboard Bu To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour,…

  7. Jim Lauderdale Delivers 'The Other Sessions'

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The Other Sessions," derives its title from the fact that it was recorded after the completion of his originally intended album last August. Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The…

  8. Hot Product

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Paul McCartney, the Black Crowes, Blues Traveler, David Byrne, and more. Spreading His 'Wings' Rather than aping the sound Paul McCartney helped shape with the Beatles, his post-Fab Four band Wings was more personal and stylistically prismatic in tone, its…

  9. Dr. Dre Settles Suit With Accountants

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rap star Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) has settled a fraud and breach of contract suit with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, his attorney Howard King told the Hollywood Reporter. Sources sai Rap star Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) has settled a fraud and breach of contract suit…

  10. Joey Ramone Dead At 49

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp melded with the Ramones' three-chord thrash to signify the New York punk revolution, died yesterday (April 15). H Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp…

  11. Joey Ramone Dead At 49

    April 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp melded with the Ramones' three-chord thrash to signify the New York punk revolution, died yesterday (April 15). H Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp…

  12. Black Crowes Find Themselves On 'Lions'

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel revitalized by their forthcoming "Lions," their sixth album and first fruit of a new deal with V2. Due May 8, the set Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel…

  13. Black Crowes Find Themselves On 'Lions'

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel revitalized by their forthcoming "Lions," their sixth album and first fruit of a new deal with V2. Due May 8, the set fo Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel…

  14. Three Wishes

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While New Jackers, rappers, and R&B/poppers angled for chart space in the '80s and early '90s, along came Chicago singer/songwriter Miki Howard. While New Jackers, rappers, and R&B/poppers angled for chart space in the '80s and early '90s, along came Chicago singer…

  15. Hot Product

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewin new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Guided By Voices, Big Punisher, Run-D.M.C., Ginuwine, and more. Livin' It Up "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City," the concert album for which fans have been clamoring, is due Tuesday from Columbia, just…

  16. Terrific Twosomes Plan Summer Tours

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST As the summer touring season nears, several big-name outings have just been announced and talk is heating up about a number of other high-profile treks, Billboard Bulletin reports. Among the pairings As the summer touring season nears, several big-name outings have just been announced and…

  17. Billboard Bits: Napster, Kid Rock, Geri, ECW

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Napster, Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Geri Halliwell, Spice Girls, ECW The Recording Industry Association Of America yesterday (March 13) accused Napster of "stall tactics" that are "unacceptable," Billboard Bulletin reports. On Monday, Napster CEO Hank Barry…

  18. Billboard Bits: Gospel HOF, Cnt'l Drifters, and more

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Gospel Hall Of Fame, Della Reese, Winans, Continental Drifters, Peter Holsapple, New York Underground Film Festival The Winans and Della Reese lead a list of 18 acts to be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall Of Fame. The Hall's class of 2001 will be celebrated Oct. 27 at the…

  19. Bellamy Bros. Celebrate 25 Years With Two CDs

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany to New Caledonia, no one could fault the Bellamy Brothers if they decided to kick back on their Florida After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany…

  20. Bellamy Bros. Celebrate 25 Years With Two CDs

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany to New Caledonia, no one could fault the Bellamy Brothers if they decided to kick back on their Florida ra After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to…

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