1. 'Like, Omigod!' Rhino Box Celebrates The '80s

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The music that defined the 1980s has been assembled into Rhino's forthcoming compilation "Like, Omigod! The '80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)." Due July 2, the seven-disc set boasts 142 tracks in chronol The music that defined the 1980s has been assembled into Rhino's…

  2. 'Divas' Mary J., Cher, Celine Head To Vegas

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige, Cher, and Celine Dion are the first performers confirmed for "VH1 Divas Las Vegas: A Benefit Concert for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation." The event will be aired live May 23 from the Mary J. Blige, Cher, and Celine Dion are the first performers confirmed for "…

  3. 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…

  4. Warrant Issued For Carlene Carter

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest warrant for country singer Carlene Carter after she failed to show up for arraignment last month on a felony drug charge. Although the Bernalillo Count An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest warrant for country singer Carlene Carter…

  5. Hot Product

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Starsailor, Hank Williams Jr., the "I Am Sam" soundtrack, and more. 'Love' For Sale In the grand tradition of such recent U.K. exports as Oasis, the Verve, Travis, and Coldplay, Starsailor's Capitol debut, "Love Is Here," arrives in…

  6. Vedder, Crowes Cover Beatles For 'I Am Sam'

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the Wallflowers, Ben Harper, and Nick Cave are among the artists who have recorded Beatles covers for the V2 soundtrack to "I Am Sam," star Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the…

  7. Beatles, Sex Pistols Memorabilia Auctioned

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Beatles memorabilia, including a letter from George Harrison to the "fifth Beatle," won the highest bids at a rock auction yesterday (Sept. 20) in London, but the Sex Pistols nearly stole the show. Th Beatles memorabilia, including a letter from George Harrison to the "fifth…

  8. Billboard Bits: Backstreet Boys, Kinks, Album Leaf

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Backstreet Boys, Kinks, Album Leaf Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys spent some time yesterday (Sept. 9) with patients at Boston's Children's Hospital to help raise awareness of the disease lupus. Dorough joined patients and doctors to promote a newly formed alliance that…

  9. Wilco Freed From Reprise, Plans Short Tour

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Chicago rock outfit Wilco has officially confirmed its split with Reprise Records after three studio albums. The band will retain the rights to the recently completed album As tipped here last month , Chicago rock outfit Wilco has officially confirmed its split with…

  10. Legal Woes Continue To Dog Epstein, Carter

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are suing country singer Carlene Carter and her companion, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers bassist Howie Epstein, for more than $22,000 in fees they say t Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are suing country singer Carlene Carter and her…

  11. Backstreet Tour Delayed Again

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys expect to resume the group's Black & Blue World Tour 2001 slightly later than originally planned, following band member AJ McLean's completion of treatment for depression and a The Backstreet Boys expect to resume the group's Black & Blue World Tour…

  12. The Anglo Files

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Essential Festival proves to be one of Britain's best; plus Maize, Danny Tenaglia, and Thomas Brinkmann. Essential Viewing In 2001, Essential's trademark "dance and roots" policy once again helped the festival prove itself to be amongst the most discerning Britain has…

  13. Phish, Dead Honored With Jammys

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Phish and the Grateful Dead were the big winners at the second annual Jammy Awards, held last night (June 28) at New York's Roseland Ballroom. Phish took home two of the most prestigious awards -- stu Phish and the Grateful Dead were the big winners at the second annual Jammy Awards,…

  14. Howie Epstein, Carlene Carter In Legal Fix

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and singer/songwriter Carlene Carter were arrested last night (June 27) in Albuquerque, N.M., after they were stopped in a stolen vehicle, p Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and singer/songwriter Carlene…

  15. The Anglo Files

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dynamoe Gets Busy, Krivit Summers, Timo Gigs Copenhagen Duo Dynamoe Set R&S Alight Danish production duo Dynamoe -- Giovanni Campagna and Dennis Lee Jensen -- is the current darling of the Belgian Apollo label, the dance offshoot of revered techno imprint R&S Records. Since sending…

  16. Pop Stars Get Charitable

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pop titans Janet Jackson and the Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean have announced separate charitable acts -- one tied to a tour, and the other to a new foundation. Pop titans Janet Jackson and the Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean have announced separate charitable acts -- one tied to a tour…

  17. Ramone's Life Remembered As A 'Gas'

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT At an event pulled together by his family and friends, the late Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman) was toasted Saturday night in New York by an all-star cast of characters. Emceed by E Street Band At an event pulled together by his family and friends, the late Joey Ramone (real name:…

  18. Backstreet Boys TV Special, Home Video Due

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage will make up the Backstreet Boys' first network television special, airing May 30 on CBS. "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life" will feature the g Performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage will make up the…

  19. The Anglo Files

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Fatboy Slim, Spike Jonze, Christopher Walken, LFO, Depeche Mode, Coldcut, Llorca Jonze Cooks Up Walken Dance For Fatboy Slim Video Fatboy Slim (aka Norman Cook) releases his next single, "Star 69" backed with "Weapon of Choice," on April 23 through Skint Records in…

  20. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A more mature, confident Nick Cave is revealed on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 11th studio set, "No More Shall We Part." Reprise will issue the album April 10 in the U.S., while Mute released it Apr It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album…

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