1. 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…

  2. Tunes On TV

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Feb. 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Garbage, Enrique Iglesias, Ja Rule. "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child (Episode title: "Smells Like Free Spirit"). "…

  3. Bono Everywhere At Economic Forum

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out, courted by the rich and famous -- and the media. In years past, Madeline Albright, Yasser Arafat, Bill Clinton, and Geor Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out,…

  4. McCartney Confirms North American, European Tours

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fresh from his pre-game Super Bowl XXXVI performance, Paul McCartney has announced an April North American tour, with a European run to follow in May. The trek, which will be McCartney's first since 1 Fresh from his pre-game Super Bowl XXXVI performance, Paul McCartney has announced an…

  5. 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…

  6. Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. The former Squeeze keyboardist's boogie-woogie piano is very…

  7. Oakenfold, Fatboy Dust Off 'All Star' Grooves

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two of the world's most popular DJs will share their beats with the masses with Hypnotic Recordings' Feb. 5 release of Paul Oakenfold's "Bust a Groove" and Norman "Fatboy Slim" Cook's "All Star Breakb Two of the world's most popular DJs will…

  8. PJ Harvey, Beta Band Dig Deep For 'Six Feet Under'

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Universal has set a March 5 release date for "Six Feet Under -- Music From the Original Series," the soundtrack to the acclaimed HBO series of the same name. The album includes the show's main theme a Universal has set a March 5 release date for "Six Feet Under -- Music…

  9. Hip-Hop Stars 'Unite' For Benefit

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will host the United We Stand benefit concert Saturday (Feb. 2) at New Orleans' Zephyr Field. Rappers Bubba Sparxxx, Jermaine Dupri, Fabolous, Jadakiss, and Black Robb are schedu Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will host the United We Stand benefit concert…

  10. Oakenfold, Deep Dish Sign On For Ultra Festival

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and Roni Size are confirmed to appear March 23 at the fourth Ultra festival, which will kick off the annual Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach. The event, which will be Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and Roni Size are confirmed to appear March 23 at the fourth Ultra…

  11. Tunes On TV

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 28 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Cracker. "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Dilated Peoples (also scheduled: William Shatner, Martin Lawrence). "The Late Late Show…

  12. Poll: Performers Make Bowl Game More Super

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Placing such international superstar acts as U2, Paul McCartney, Marc Anthony, Mary J. Blige and others on stage during pre-game and halftime events is a big draw to many football fans planning to wat Placing such international superstar acts as U2, Paul McCartney, Marc Anthony, Mary J. Blige…

  13. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, McCartney, Napster

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney, Napster Although it arrived a bit late for the holidays, Pearl Jam's annual Christmas single for members of its Ten Club fan organization lives up to the eclectic tracklists of its predecessors. The four-song vinyl release features a cover of John…

  14. Crow, Kelly Spice Up Weekend NFL Action

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST As football fans tune into this weekend's conference championship games, they will be entertained not only by the gridiron action, but by some top-shelf music artists. A halftime performance by Sheryl As football fans tune into this weekend's conference championship games, they will…

  15. Chapman, Mullen Among Dove Nominees

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan, and Rebecca St. James lead the field for the Gospel Music Association's (GMA) 33rd annual Dove Awards. Michael W. S With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan,…

  16. Top Acts Petition Against Seven-Year Law

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks, and Sheryl Crow, along with the Deftones, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Paul Doucette (matchbox twenty), and In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks…

  17. Billboard Bits: Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones' Phish may be on a long-term hiatus, but its four members recently regrouped to record dialogue for the April 7 episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," according to a spokesperson. The episode features a previously recorded live…

  18. Pop Stars Pepper New Teen Flick

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pop music fans will want to pick up a copy of "Longshot," due March 26 on DVD from Spartan Home Entertainment. The film features cameo appearances by some of the biggest names in teen pop, including B Pop music fans will want to pick up a copy of "Longshot," due March 26…

  19. John Paul Jones Summons 'Thunder'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18 and take part in a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Jan. 27), both featuring special guest Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18…

  20. Kasey Chambers Builds On Family's Dead-Ringer-Band Legacy

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, "Barricades & Brickwalls" (due Feb. 12 from Warner Bros.), bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing voice fraught wi From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, …

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