1. Rzeznik Pens, Records 'Treasures' For Disney

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The forthcoming Walt Disney animated feature "Treasure Planet" boasts two songs written and performed by the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik. After nearly two decades as the leader of the Buffalo, N.Y.-ba The forthcoming Walt Disney animated feature "Treasure Planet"…

  2. ( )

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Leave it to Icelandic outfit Sigur Ros to follow up last year's highly praised Agaetis Byrjun with the strangely titled ( ). Quirky title aside, ( ) is an album that needs to be embraced. Leave it to Icelandic outfit Sigur Ros to follow up last year's highly praised Agaetis Byrjun…

  3. Eminem Dominates MTV Europe Awards

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eminem topped the fan-voted MTV Europe Music Awards Thursday night (Nov. 14) at Barcelona's Palau Sant Jordi, with three honors. The rapper/actor took trophies for best album for his Shady/Interscope Eminem topped the fan-voted MTV Europe Music Awards Thursday night (Nov. 14) at…

  4. Billboard Bits: Roots, Royce Da 5'9", 'Come Together'

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a New York tour by the Roots, the debut solo album from rapper Royce Da 5'9", and the DVD/VHS release of TNT's "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music" concert. The Roots will celebrate the Nov. 26 release of their long-delayed MCA…

  5. Estoy Como Nunca

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement? His exquisite guitar playing? His consummate band-leading skills? His adventurous embrace of musicians and What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement…

  6. Aware Records Readies 'Hits' Compilation

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick-started the careers of such acts as Train, Hootie & the Blowfish, and matchbox twenty, has set an Oct. Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick…

  7. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night…

  8. India.Arie Offers Spiritual 'Voyage'

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's unusual to meet a successful artist who is not caught up in the pressures of celebrity. India.Arie seems to be of that rare breed. Having achieved renown with her "Acoustic Soul" debut -- which sold more than 1.6 million units…

  9. 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…

  10. El-P, Definitive Jux Mates Hit The Road

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on his burgeoning Definitive Jux label. Mr. Lif and RJD2, as well as newcomers Sole Position and Cage & Co Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies at the age of 85. Nelson wrote several of his sons songs, including "Computer Blue," "The Ladder," "Christopher Tracy's Par 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of…

  12. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for…

  13. Thousands Attend Drowning Pool Singer's Funeral

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drowning Pool lead singer Dave Williams was remembered on Sunday as a man who was full of life and loved what he did. More than 2,000 people attended Williams' funeral in Plano, Texas. Drowning Pool lead singer Dave Williams was remembered on Sunday as a man who was full of life and…

  14. Public Funeral Planned For Drowning Pool Singer

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A public funeral for Drowning Pool lead singer Dave Williams will be held Sunday (Aug. 18) in Plano, Texas. The service, which will be held at the Plano Centre (2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway), "is open A public funeral for Drowning Pool lead singer Dave Williams will be held Sunday (Aug.…

  15. 2002 American Music Association Americana Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT American Music Association Americana Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 American Music Association Americana Awards, to be presented Sept. 13 at the Hilton Suites Hotel in downtown Nashville. Album of the year: Gillian Welch, "Time (The Revelator)" (Acony) The…

  16. Billboard Bits: Country Hall of Fame, Elvis, Gun Club

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Country Hall of Fame, Elvis, Gun Club Porter Wagoner and Bill Carlisle are the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made over the weekend during the Dixie Chicks' performance at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. The pair will be formally…

  17. Ricky Martin Honored With Hispanic Heritage Award

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin pop superstar Ricky Martin is among the five winners of the 16th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards, to be presented Sept. 20 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On Oct. 12, many Latin pop superstar Ricky Martin is among the five winners of the 16th annual Hispanic…

  18. Kathy Mattea Blooms On 'Roses'

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a long and very successful career as a country artist, Kathy Mattea is branching out musically with "Roses," due July 30 from Narada Records. To help further her musical evolution, she signed with Narada, a label located far away…

  19. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, Darren Hayes, Gareth Gates, Fischerspooner,…

  20. Madonna Nabs 'Bond Girl' Cameo

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A spokesperson for Madonna has confirmed that the artist will make a cameo appearance in the latest James Bond movie. A spokesperson for Madonna has confirmed that the artist will make a cameo appearance in the latest James Bond movie. Madonna, who as previously reported , has already…

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