1. Americana Awards Honor Music Greats

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural Americana Awards honored the likes of Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and producer/artist T Bone Burnett, while Cash and Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural…

  2. Americana Music Association 2002 Awards Winners

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Americana Music Association 2002 Awards Winners The Americana Music Association's inaugural Americana Awards were presented Sept. 13, 2002, in Nashville at an event hosted by Jason Ringenberg, leader of Jason & the Scorchers. Artist of the year: Jim Lauderdale Album of the year:…

  3. Kill the Moonlight

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With Kill the Moonlight, Spoon has created yet another brilliant pop record for the college radio crowd. With Kill the Moonlight, Spoon has created yet another brilliant pop record for the college radio crowd. Too smart for its own good, the band refuses to sit still or bow to trends. After…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports chart-based stories on Ray Charles, Vanessa Carlton & Billboard's AC chart, Ashanti, and "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. WE CAN'T STOP LOVING HIM: Ray Charles' "Mother" (E-Nate/Cross Over) returns to…

  5. Music Plays Healing Role In 9/11 Tributes

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT While much of the country will likely remember the events of a year ago through moments of silence, music is playing a central role in today's (Sept. 11) ceremonies to mark the first anniversary of th While much of the country will likely remember the events of a year ago through moments…

  6. Copeland, Astbury Join Doors For Long Haul

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing the late Jim Morrison's parts) weren't just temporary additions to the Doors' lineup for last weekend's show in Fontana, Calif. A Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing…

  7. Whitney All Wet In Water Dispute

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston was issued a summons for violating New Jersey's water-use restrictions after police found sprinklers running at her Mendham Township estate. "Nobody gets special treatment here," polic Whitney Houston was issued a summons for violating New Jersey's water…

  8. Final George Harrison Album Due In November

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to his death last November will be released this fall. "Brainwashed," produced by Harrison and his son Dhani in tandem wi The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to…

  9. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  10. Easy

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The second Rykodisc release for Kelly Willis is an acoustic-based, subtle affair that finds Willis in confident, if not overwhelming, voice. The second Rykodisc release for Kelly Willis is an acoustic-based, subtle affair that finds Willis in confident, if not overwhelming, voice. Deft…

  11. Easy

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The second Rykodisc release for Kelly Willis is an acoustic-based, subtle affair that finds Willis in confident, if not overwhelming, voice. The second Rykodisc release for Kelly Willis is an acoustic-based, subtle affair that finds Willis in confident, if not overwhelming, voice. Deft…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The Billboard 200 is the highest-charting set yet…

  13. Tweedy, O'Rourke Untangle 'Loose Fur'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke and Wilco members Jeff Tweedy and Glen Kotche will finally see the light of day early next year. As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist…

  14. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  15. Another Sweet Mess

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major distribution (following a pair of self-releases) shows an uncommon command of self-penned pop-rock, expertly produced Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major…

  16. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Brooks & Dunn…

  17. Knopfler Nails New Solo Set

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler will release his third solo album, "The Ragpicker's Dream," Oct. 1 via Warner Bros. Produced by Knopfler and Chick Ainlay, the 12-track album features the singer/guit Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler will release his third solo album, "…

  18. Crue's Vince Neil Returning To Club

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil will return to a Steamboat Springs, Colo., nightclub to make up for walking off stage last week during a solo show, according to his manager, Burt Stein. Neil walked Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil will return to a Steamboat Springs, Colo., nightclub to…

  19. Largo

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In jazz, the term "cutting edge" conjures expectations of something so "out there" that it is not ready for mass acceptance. In jazz, the term "cutting edge" conjures expectations of something so "out there" that it is not ready for mass acceptance.…

  20. Rhino Gets Things Started With Muppets Set

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rhino is planning a Sept. 17 release for "The Muppet Show: Music, Mayhem, and More: the 25th Anniversary Collection," a single-CD compilation disc featuring songs and dialogue from "The Muppet Show" T Rhino is planning a Sept. 17 release for "The Muppet Show: Music,…

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