1. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>One of three victims of a Dec. 27, 1999 shooting at a nightclub attended by Sean ""Puffy"" Combs files a $100 million lawsuit against the rapper, his Bad Boy Entertainment, and others. J 1999 - One of three victims of a Dec. 27, 1999 shooting at a…

  2. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of "South Park." Korn members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and David Silveria le 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  4. Specialist in all Styles

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This release is a very special occasion. Orchestra Baobab was an absolute sensation in Dakar, Senegal, in the 1970s. This release is a very special occasion. Orchestra Baobab was an absolute sensation in Dakar, Senegal, in the 1970s. The group was populated by superb musicians and its Afro…

  5. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night…

  6. Eminem's 'Without Me' Dominates MTV VMAs

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With four awards, Eminem's "Without Me" dominated as the big winner at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) last night (Aug. 29) at New York's Radio City Music Hall. "Without Me" won the awards for With four awards, Eminem's "Without Me"…

  7. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me," "Got To Get You off My Mind,…

  8. Libre

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On her fourth album, and her first with Univision Music, Texan singer Jennifer PeÑa, a veteran at 18, teams with hitmakers Rudy PÉrez and Kike Santander for a more pop-oriented sound and On her fourth album, and her first with Univision Music, Texan singer Jennifer Peña, a veteran at 18,…

  9. Grammys Heading Back To New York?

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the Recording Academy planning a press conference next week in New York, it appears the Grammys may be heading back to the Big Apple. A Recording Academy spokesperson would not reveal specifics o With the Recording Academy planning a press conference next week in New York, it appears the…

  10. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based tories on Mary J. Blige, the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and Whitney Houston. AN 'AFFAIR' TO REMEMBER: Is Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" going to end up as the longest-running No. 1 of 2001? The possibility grows stronger, as the MCA single is on top of…

  12. Tony Bennett Plans Promotional Blitz

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Enduring vocalist Tony Bennett has lined up an array of promotional appearances surrounding his new Columbia album "Playin' With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues," due Tuesday (Nov. 6) from RPM/Col Enduring vocalist Tony Bennett has lined up an array of promotional…

  13. A Buena Vista: Barrio de la Habana

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Cuban singer Luis Frank, best-known for his roles in Afro-Cuban All-Stars and Tradicional Habana, gathers a venerable cast of musicians and vocalists to pay tribute to Juan de Marcos Gonzalez, the dri Cuban singer Luis Frank, best-known for his roles in Afro-Cuban All-Stars and Tradicional…

  14. MARK McGUINN

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mark McGuinn must have tossed his copy of How to Be a Country Music Star out the window, and country music is better off for it. Mark McGuinn must have tossed his copy of How to Be a Country Music Star out the window, and country music is better off for it. Definitely not cookie- cutter,…

  15. Billboard Bits: Paul McCartney, LFO, Gatlin Brothers

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, LFO, Gatlin Brothers Image Entertainment will release "Paul McCartney: Live at the Cavern Club" on DVD and videocassette on June 19. Taped Dec. 14, 1999, the show features the former Beatle backed by a band that includes Pink Floyd's David Gilmour,…

  16. Hot Product

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Paul McCartney, the Black Crowes, Blues Traveler, David Byrne, and more. Spreading His 'Wings' Rather than aping the sound Paul McCartney helped shape with the Beatles, his post-Fab Four band Wings was more personal and stylistically prismatic in tone, its…

  17. Son By Four Wins Big At Billboard Latin Awards

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Son By Four was the big success story of this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented last night (April 26) at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla., as the culmination of the Billboa Son By Four was the big success story of this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards,…

  18. Blades, Jobim Among Latin Hall Inductees

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who will be inducted into the International Latin Music Hall Of Fame (ILMHF) tonight (April 4) at the organization's t Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who…

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