1. Black Hawk Down

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Black Hawk Down—Ridley Scott's film version of Mark Bowden's harrowing report on the fatal 1993 U.S. Black Hawk Down—Ridley Scott's film version of Mark Bowden's harrowing report on the fatal 1993 U.S. military debacle in Somalia—is a hyper-intense, even gut-wrenching…

  2. New Ground

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST New Ground finds blind, raspy-voiced former street singer Robert Bradley regrouping after the loss of the Blackwater Surprise's core—founding members and brothers Andrew and Michael Nehra. New Ground finds blind, raspy-voiced former street singer Robert Bradley regrouping after the loss…

  3. Alicia's 'Songs' Lead Soul Train Nominations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with four, including two nods for her J Records debut, "Songs in A Minor." Receiving three nominations each were Aaliyah, Ind Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with…

  4. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official…

  5. Songwriters Sue Over TLC's 'Unpretty'

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Living Colour lead singer Corey Glover and his songwriting partner Michael Cirincione have filed a copyright-infringement suit against R&B trio TLC, alleging that portions of the group's 19 Former Living Colour lead singer Corey Glover and his songwriting partner Michael…

  6. Matthews, Cash Duet Leads 'We Were Soldiers'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song "For You," which will see the light of day Feb. 26 on Sony's "We Were Soldiers" soundtrack. The album also includes new songs from Train (" Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song …

  7. Creed Weathers Quintuple Platinum Sales

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's latest Wind-Up album, "Weathered," has been certified quintuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales of 5 million copies. The set debuted at No. 1 on Creed's latest Wind-Up album, "Weathered," has been certified…

  8. Billboard Bits: DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne Tony Bennett has signed on to contribute a song to the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" soundtrack, which, as previously reported , is being composed and produced by veteran producer T Bone Burnett. The album will be released…

  9. Hot Product

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Grammy 2002" nominees compilation, and new albums from Shaggy, Jennifer Lopez, and Sade. And The 'Nominees' Are... As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping its seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due…

  10. Songs Without Words II

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Like its 1997 predecessor, the second volume in Windham Hill's Songs Without Words solo piano series goes heavy on artists not affiliated with the label, some of whom are not even pianists by trade. Like its 1997 predecessor, the second volume in Windham Hill's Songs Without Words…

  11. Kaukonen Plans Country Classics Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record an album of classic country material. "What we're talking about is an album of me doing period material from the late 1 Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record…

  12. Guest, Levy Sets Their Sights On Folk

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST On the heels of the wildly acclaimed comedies "Best in Show" (2000) and "Waiting for Guffman" (1996), Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy are teaming again to write an as-yet-untitled feature film about On the heels of the wildly acclaimed comedies "Best in Show" …

  13. Lanois, Cohl Heading Into Canadian Music Hall

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Storied producer Daniel Lanois, who has steered the likes of U2, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, and Emmylou Harris through the recording process, will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Storied producer Daniel Lanois, who has steered the likes of U2, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan,…

  14. Billboard Bits: Billy Joel, Linkin Park, Midwikid, ABBA

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Linkin Park, Midwikid, ABBA Tony Bennett, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, Garth Brooks, Diana Krall, matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, and pianist Richard Joo will pay tribute to Billy Joel at the 2002 MusiCares Person of the Year awards dinner, to be held Feb. 25 at the…

  15. Keys, U2, Outkast, Dylan On Grammy Nominees CD

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping the seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due Feb. 5 on Universal Music Entertainment's (UME) UTV Records, the As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy…

  16. Horses of Instruction

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Maverick U.K. minimalist Steve Martland made waves with his initial discs for British dance/rock indie Factory and BMG's now-defunct Catalyst art-house imprint; with their dynamic manifesto of sound, Maverick U.K. minimalist Steve Martland made waves with his initial discs for British…

  17. Can't Back Down

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Collin Raye's swan song at Epic is predictably a mixed bag that once again seems to often misdirect the artist's considerable vocal powers. Collin Raye's swan song at Epic is predictably a mixed bag that once again seems to often misdirect the artist's considerable vocal…

  18. Glastonbury Fest To Resume In June

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Glastonbury Festival organizer Michael Eavis has urged non-paying spectators to stay away from this year's event, as a repeat of previous ground-invasions will cause the long-running U.K. festival to Glastonbury Festival organizer Michael Eavis has urged non-paying spectators to stay…

  19. Spearhead Begins Work On New Album

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, leader of rock-leaning hip-hop outfit Spearhead, has begun work on the Bay Area group's fourth album, tentatively titled "Everyone Deserves Music." Largely written on Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, leader of rock-leaning hip-hop outfit…

  20. Jackson 'Drives' Straight To No. 1

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to the top of The Billboard 200 after selling a potent 423,000 units -- the highest January debut in the SoundScan era -- and bounces Creed's "Weathere Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to…

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