1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on holiday singles, Michael & Janet Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, and the song "Somethin' Stupid." THE MELODIES LINGER ON: The date on this week's Billboard charts is Jan. 5, 2002, but they reflect sales and airplay during the days leading up to Christmas.…

  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. Rock Steady

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST After spending two years laboring over the introspective, Glen Ballard-produced Return of Saturn, the members of No Doubt decided it was time to party, creating the dancehall and new-wave-influenced R After spending two years laboring over the introspective, Glen Ballard-produced Return of…

  4. Nightly Concerts Set For Salt Lake's Olympic Plaza

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 'N Sync, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, and Brooks & Dunn are among the 16 acts that will headline the Hallmark Olympic Celebration Series of concerts during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt 'N Sync, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, and Brooks & Dunn are among the 16…

  5. Gordon Haskell Set To Surprise In U.K.

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop industry itself. But it can always redeem itself with a left-field surprise. This year, that surprise arrives in the form The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop…

  6. Robbie Williams Reigns Over U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week. Yesterday (Dec. 16), his Chrysalis "Swing When You're Winning" album started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. album chart, and yield Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week.…

  7. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope album, "Rock Steady," and he says…

  8. Bedingfield, Williams Stay Atop U.K. Charts

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was "as you were" on both the major U.K. sales charts yesterday (Dec. 9), as Daniel Bedingfield's "Gotta Get Thru This" (Relentless) and Robbie Williams' "Swing When You're Winning" (Chrysalis) rem It was "as you were" on both the…

  9. Newcomer Bedingfield Tops U.K. Chart

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1 when the new U.K. singles chart was released yesterday (Dec. 2), while Robbie Williams withstood a challeng A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1…

  10. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

  11. S Club 7, Robbie Are U.K.'s Favorites

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams' fourth consecutive No. 1 album were the highlights of the new U.K. sales charts, released yesterday (Nov. 25). The Polydor seven-p Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams'…

  12. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, …

  13. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  14. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  15. Limp Bizkit Nabs Trio Of MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit rolled on with three key victories at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2001, presented last night (Nov. 8) at Frankfurt's Festhalle, Billboard Bulletin reports. Fred Durst's nu-metal outfit was Limp Bizkit rolled on with three key victories at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2001…

  16. Tunes On TV

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST <B>NOVEMBER 5</B> NOVEMBER 5 The Hughleys, UPN Featured Artists - Lil' Romeo MTV Presents Alien Ant Farm and Pressure 4-5 Live from Denver, MTV Alien Ant Farm, Pressure 4-5 NOVEMBER 6 1 Giant Leap, MTV2 Featured Artists - Brian Eno/Moebius/Roedelius, Ram Dass/Amazing Grace,…

  17. Hot Product

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Britney Spears, George Strait, Tony Bennett, Faith Evans, Angie Stone, and more. Love 'Slave' Britney Spears credits production duo the Neptunes with helping to push her music into more mature and experimental territory on "Britney," her third…

  18. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of…

  19. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  20. U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomi U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with…

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