1. Sugababes' 'Freak' Tops U.K. Chart

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance yesterday (April 29) when their first single for Universal-Island, "Freak Like Me," went straight to No. 1 on the U.K. sin U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance…

  2. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  3. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Martsch, Classical Brits

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Doug Martsch, Classical Brits The third annual Latin Grammy Awards are set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. The awards will be broadcast live by CBS in the U.S. This year, the Latin Grammys will present winners in two new categories: best…

  4. Randy Newman Nabs First Oscar

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST "I don't want your pity," a smirking Randy Newman told the enthusiastically applauding audience at the 74th annual Academy Awards last night (March 24) in Los Angeles. With 16 Oscar nominations to his "I don't want your pity," a smirking Randy Newman told the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Waylon Jennings, Kittie, Ani DiFranco

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Waylon Jennings, Kittie, Ani DiFranco Hank Williams Jr. will be part of the tribute to his friend Waylon Jennings on Saturday (March 23), as part of the star-studded memorial scheduled to be held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Many of the plans for the event, including the list…

  6. Backstreet Boys: Copyright Suit And New Album

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST A former keyboard player with the Backstreet Boys has filed a copyright suit claiming co-ownership of two songs on the group's Jive album "Black & Blue," Billboard Bulletin reports. The suit -- fi A former keyboard player with the Backstreet Boys has filed a copyright suit…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack and Brandy. THE 'BROTHER' FROM ANOTHER YEAR: The motion picture "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" opened in the year 2000. The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack album debuted on The Billboard 200 at No.…

  8. Solid Zinc—The Turtles Anthology

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new two-disc collection again reinforces the fact that we're talking about one of the ultimate '60s pop/rock bands—tha Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new…

  9. Sam Moore Dusts Off 30-Year-Old 'Lovin'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore has finally launched a solo career, and he's packing potent material on "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album." Released Ja More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam…

  10. Country Songwriter Harlan Howard Dies

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces," "Busted," and more than 100 other hits, died yesterday (March 3) in Nashville. He was 74 and had suffered from heart trouble, accord Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces,…

  11. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  12. Billboard Bits: 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars India.Arie, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, Mya, Master P, Lil' Romeo, Keb' Mo', and Bob Marley's wife Rita, as well as actors Christina Applegate and Carmen Electra, will hit a Los Angeles recording…

  13. McCartney, Sting, Enya Garner Oscar Nods

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb. 12) when the nominees for the 74th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles. This year's best original Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb.…

  14. Lo Fi Allstars Feel 'Love' For Collaborators

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock act Lo Fidelity Allstars has set a March 5 North American release date for "Don't Be Afraid of Love" the sequel to its 1999 Columbia debut album "How To Operate With a Blown Mind." That albu U.K. rock act Lo Fidelity Allstars has set a March 5 North American…

  15. Enrique Makes Belated Assault On U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias, the Spanish hearthrob and international superstar whose burgeoning career had produced only one solo top-10 hit to date in the U.K., conquered the territory in emphatic style yesterd Enrique Iglesias, the Spanish hearthrob and international superstar whose burgeoning career…

  16. Marcia Ball Tops Handy Blues Nominees

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Marcia Ball leads the field for the 23rd annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, including a nod for entertainer of the year. Ike Turner, Kid Ramos, Kim Wilson, and Otis Taylor each net With five nominations, Marcia Ball leads the field for the 23rd annual W.C. Handy Blues…

  17. Girls Against Boys Signs With Jade Tree

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against Boys has returned to the independent label ranks via a two-album deal with Jade Tree. The group is recording it After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against…

  18. Adam Ant Arrested In London

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star in the 1980s, was arrested after an alleged incident in a London pub on Saturday night and has been charged with assault and poss Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star…

  19. New Waits Songs On Bluesy 'Big Bad Love' Soundtrack

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom Waits will grace the blues-heavy soundtrack to the upcoming film "Big Bad Love." The artist contributes "Long Way Home" and "Jayne's Blue Wish" t Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom…

  20. Voices On The Verge Ready To Tour

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein, Erin McKeown, and Rose Polenzani -- is gearing up for a three-month U.S. tour in support of its Rykodisc de The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein,…

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