1. Tunes On TV

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Dec. 31, 2001 - Jan. 6, 2002 MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2001 "Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve," Fox Featured artists: Nona Gaye, Janet Jackson, Tim McGraw, No Doubt, Shaggy, Puff Daddy, Incubus, Destiny's Child, Jermaine Dupri, Britney Spears,…

  2. Winston Looking Forward, Back With New Releases

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become synonymous with the new-age genre thanks to his seasonal-themed recordings for the Windham Hill label over the pa Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become…

  3. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, Frampton, John Parish

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Michael Jackson, Peter Frampton, John Parish CBS has scheduled a rebroadcast of its highly rated "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration" special on Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. The concert is set to run against the broadcast of the American Music Awards on ABC, on which Jackson…

  4. Gin Blossoms Reuniting In Arizona

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act the Gin Blossoms, which rose from Tempe, Ariz., nightclubs in the early '90s to platinum-selling album success before disbanding in 1997, is scheduled to appear at Nita's Hideaway in T Modern rock act the Gin Blossoms, which rose from Tempe, Ariz., nightclubs in the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, Randy Newman

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, and Randy Newman. Rob Zombie is the latest artist to be confirmed for the concert series the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) is staging Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. Zombie has been added to the bill at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, which already includes…

  6. Rufus Thomas Laid To Rest In Memphis

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rhythm & blues pioneer Rufus Thomas made his last trip to Memphis' Beale Street yesterday (Dec. 20) with a brass band playing "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" marching in front of his hearse. Thomas Rhythm & blues pioneer Rufus Thomas made his last trip to Memphis'…

  7. Stars To Perform At Spirit Of Liberty Awards

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will perform at the 20th anniversary Spirit of Liberty Awards dinner tomorrow (Dec. 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will…

  8. Creed Confirms North American Tour Dates

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rock act Creed has confirmed its initial slate of 2002 North American tour dates. Currently confirmed tour dates begin with a Jan. 16 show at Atlanta's Phillips Arena, and stretch through to a Feb. 17 Rock act Creed has confirmed its initial slate of 2002 North American tour dates. As…

  9. George Michael Eyeing Universal U.K.

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Universal Music U.K. is close to an agreement with George Michael for the release of a new single in the first quarter, sources tell Billboard Bulletin. It is understood that the deal contains an opti Universal Music U.K. is close to an agreement with George Michael for the release of a new…

  10. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  11. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit Madonna will preside over a Dec. 9 London ceremony to award the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art. Four British artists have made the shortlist for the $30,000 prize, competition for which is open to native artists under 50 who…

  12. 'Not Another' Alt Rock Covers Soundtrack

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST In assembling the soundtrack for the upcoming irreverent comedy "Not Another Teen Movie," executive producer and Maverick CEO Guy Oseary said "the main focus was to create a soundtrack that had a time In assembling the soundtrack for the upcoming irreverent comedy "Not…

  13. Creed Has 'Weathered' Success

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and darkness, Creed frontman Scott Stapp thinks that it's time for a little light. "I don't see the merit in wallowing in misery," St At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and…

  14. Flickerstick's Off To A Running Start

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dallas-based rock quintet Flickerstick may have earned a reputation as the loveable drunks on VH1's reality series "Bands on the Run," but frontman Brandin Lea says any negative publicity should be bl Dallas-based rock quintet Flickerstick may have earned a reputation as the…

  15. 'America' Rules... The Billboard 200

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard 200 gets a heavy dose of patriotism this week as the Columbia Records set "God Bless America" debuts at No. 1. Featuring cuts from Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Frank Sinatra, Lee Greenwoo The Billboard 200 gets a heavy dose of patriotism this week as the Columbia…

  16. Live from Sessions at West 54th

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. And while his skill as a live performer is well-documented on audio, his video…

  17. Ozzy Osbourne Comes 'Down To Earth'

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "I feel like my brain's just been kicked in," Ozzy Osbourne says with a laugh. The seemingly unstoppable metal god is promoting his first studio set in six years, "Down to Earth" (released on Oct. 16 "I feel like my brain's just been kicked in," Ozzy…

  18. Comcast To Air Benefit Featuring Springsteen, Bon Jovi

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe Snow, and Joan Jett will be broadcast live Friday (Oct. 19) via Philadelphia-based cable television provider The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe…

  19. Boney James Takes Guest Artists For A 'Ride'

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When most people hear the name Boney James, they immediately think of jazz. Not this time around. The saxophonist's upcoming Warner Bros. release, "Ride" (Oct. 23), carries a decidedly more R&B be When most people hear the name Boney James, they immediately think of jazz.…

  20. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg 'Wash' Up

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New tracks featuring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will anchor the forthcoming soundtrack to "The Wash," due Nov. 6 from Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope. The Lions Gate comedy teams the rap veterans as roomm New tracks featuring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will anchor the forthcoming soundtrack…

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