1. The King Reigns Again On Billboard Charts

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold more than 500,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, and bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- his first title to Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _ roughly the equivalent to a Grammy in the U.S. Urban receives the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of sale 2001 - Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _…

  3. Gabriel Delays North American Tour Start

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel has moved back the start of his Growing Up -- Live tour by eight days due to technical troubles relating to the show's production and creation of its sets. Peter Gabriel has moved back the start of his Growing Up -- Live tour by eight days due to technical troubles relating…

  4. Reggae Greats Reinterpret UB40

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love" series of covers, veteran U.K.-based pop reggae act UB40 has assembled a who's who of reggae greats to reinterpret 14 of the ba Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love…

  5. Hot Product

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from "American Idol," LeAnn Rimes, the Rolling Stones, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and more. You're My 'Idol' The media blitz from Fox's "American Idol" continues with "American Idol: Greatest Moments," due this week from…

  6. U.K. Consumers Swoon For Elvis' 'Hits'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Presleymania returned to the U.K. sales charts this week. BMG's "Elvis 30 #1 Hits" surged to No. 1 on the new album chart while one of his most-loved hits, "Suspicious Minds," entered at No. 1 in the Presleymania returned to the U.K. sales charts this week. BMG's…

  7. 40TunesOnTV

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 30 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: David Bowie, Supergrass, Pink, Puddle Of Mudd. "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured…

  8. Up

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT How the world has changed in the 10 years since Peter Gabriel's last "pop" release, the sensational Us. How the world has changed in the 10 years since Peter Gabriel's last "pop" release, the sensational Us. He and his fans have reached middle age, his chances of…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal's Molson Centre for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Kelly Clarkson's historic jump to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Las Ketchup's "Asereje/The Ketchup Song," and Lulu. KELLY HAS LEAPT THE BUILDING Hi Fred, I have a question based on a…

  11. Rock Buzz Bands Get 'Handpicked'

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV2 has hooked up with Capitol for the Oct. 22 release of "MTV2 Handpicked Vol. II," a compilation featuring 14 songs and three enhanced video clips by some of the music channel's top buzz bands of t MTV2 has hooked up with Capitol for the Oct. 22 release of "MTV2…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five…

  13. DVD To Chronicle Inaugural Bonnaroo Fest

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Along with a companion double-disc CD released yesterday …

  14. Drowning Pool Frontman Died Of Natural Causes

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drowning Pool vocalist Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not drug or alcohol related, as had been widely speculated. On Aug. 14, the 30-year-old frontman was found dead in a bunk Drowning Pool vocalist Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not…

  15. Mudvayne Goes Alien For New Album

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Illinois-based hard rock outfit Mudvayne has set a Nov. 19 release date for its new Epic album, "The End of All Things To Come." The set, produced by David Bottrill (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel), will Illinois-based hard rock outfit Mudvayne has set a Nov. 19 release date for its…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, ""Dig In,"" by Lenny Kravitz and ""Go 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording…

  17. Billboard Bits: SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT NEws on SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo Sibling country trio SHeDAISY was on hand to perform at last night's (Sept. 23) New York premiere party for the Touchstone film "Sweet Home Alabama." While the group struggled to hold the attention of the schmoozing stars during its…

  18. Gabriel Setting 'Up' North American Tour

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of his latest Geffen album, "Up," due today (Sept. 24) in North America. Gabriel and his band celebrated the tour news to Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of…

  19. Musician Settles Suit On Silent Piece

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. musician Mike Batt agreed yesterday (Sept. 23) to pay an undisclosed six-figure sum to the John Cage Trust, after publishers of the late American composer sued him for compensation, claiming he h What price silence? Six figures, as U.K. musician Mike Batt found out when he included a one…

  20. Folds Solo Jaunt Yields Live Album

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Highlights of the solo piano tour Ben Folds embarked on earlier this year have been assembled into "Ben Folds Live," a 17-track single disc album due Oct. 8 via Epic. The first 100,000 copies of the a Highlights of the solo piano tour Ben Folds embarked on earlier this year have…

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