1. Studio Album, A&M Box, Tour On Tap For Baez

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant and Steve Earle are among the contemporary songwriters whose songs Joan Baez has recorded for her first album in six years. Due Sept. 9, "Dark Chords on a Big Guitar" also includes tr Natalie Merchant and Steve Earle are among the contemporary songwriters whose…

  2. Billboard Bits: Treach; Deana Carter, Quetzal

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Treach; Deana Carter, Quetzal Naughty By Nature frontman Treach is at work on his solo debut, "Ogogly." According to a spokesperson, the artist is mulling major label offers but may release the set on Naughty By Nature's Nature Records imprint. Guests include Naughty By…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300…

  4. Artists Preach Artists' Rights In New York

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Artists from various genres of music turned out last night (Oct. 28) for the first of a series of benefit concerts for the newly formed Artists Empowerment Coalition (AEC). Held at New York's Beacon T Artists from various genres of music turned out last night (Oct. 28) for the first of a…

  5. Sting, Colvin Bolster Botti's 'Night Sessions'

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia has set an Aug. 6 DVD release for trumpeter Chris Botti's "Night Sessions: Live in Concert." The DVD is drawn from a November 2001 concert at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre and features guest ap Columbia has set an Aug. 6 DVD release for trumpeter Chris Botti's …

  6. iicons

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Naughty by Nature may very well be one of hip-hop's most underrated groups. With 10 years and a few hip-hop classics under its belt, the duo of Treach and Vinnie—DJ/producer Kay Gee left the gr Naughty by Nature may very well be one of hip-hop's most underrated groups. With 10 years…

  7. Hot Product

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Moby, Weezer, Rush, Naughty By Nature, and more. '18' Again Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the kind listeners can "take home and embrace." "In the past, when I…

  8. White Stripes, Gaye, Trash Brats Win Big In Detroit

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam rockers Trash Brats were the big winners at the 12th annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday (April 19) at Detro Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam…

  9. Naughty By Nature Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With "iicons," due May 7, Naughty by Nature issues its first effort since the departure of DJ/producer KayGee and a move to TVT Records. But perhaps what is most notable to the venerable rap act's rem With "iicons," due May 7, Naughty by Nature issues its first effort…

  10. Gabriel, Latifah Join Naughty By Nature's 'iicons'

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel and Queen Latifah are the latest artists confirmed to appear on "iicons," hip-hop act Naughty By Nature's first album under a new deal with TVT. Moved to its third projected release date Peter Gabriel and Queen Latifah are the latest artists confirmed to appear on…

  11. Billboard Bits: Naughty By Nature, Janet, So Solid Crew

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Naughty By Nature, Janet, So Solid Crew Veteran hip-hop act Naughty By Nature's debut for new label TVT, "iicons," is due March 5. The set finds longtime members Treach and Vinnie collaborating with Method Man and Redman on "Rock'N'Roll," Pink on …

  12. Billboard Bits: DMC, moe.down, Vanilla Fudge

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on DMC, moe.down, Vanilla Fudge, Ice-T, Cracker Rapper/actor Ice-T will host the 16th annual DMC/Technics U.S. turntablist finals Aug. 24 at San Francisco's Club Townsend. The competition features 17 regional winners from qualifying competitions across America battling for the U.S.…

  13. Billboard Bits: Puffy, Lee Ann Womack, Rick Derringer

    June 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Puffy, Lee Ann Womack tour, Rick Derringer song. A lawyer for Sean "Puffy" Combs says she expects a judge to dismiss a traffic violation filed against the rapper in April. A pretrial hearing was postponed yesterday (June 14) on Combs' charge of making an improper lane…

  14. Naughty By Nature Signs With TVT

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Naughty by Nature's Treach (Anthony Criss) and Vinnie (Vincent Brown) have inked a new recording deal with TVT Records. The two are working on a new Naughty by Nature record, tentatively titled "The R Naughty by Nature's Treach (Anthony Criss) and Vinnie (Vincent Brown) have…

  15. Tyrese Shines On His '2000 Watts'

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If RCA artist Tyrese had had his way, three years wouldn't have elapsed between his 1998 self-titled debut and his second album. <br CLEAR="NONE"/> If RCA artist Tyrese had had his way, three years wouldn't have elapsed between his 1998 self-titled debut and his…

  16. Tyrese Shines On His '2000 Watts'

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If RCA artist Tyrese had had his way, three years wouldn't have elapsed between his 1998 self-titled debut and his second album. If RCA artist Tyrese had had his way, three years wouldn't have elapsed between his 1998 self-titled debut and his second album. But thanks to three major…

  17. 'Flowers' Bloom For Echo & The Bunnymen In May

    March 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "It's Alright," on April 23rd via Cooking Vinyl. The cut will be released on two limited-edition CDs and a colored vinyl 7-inch Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "…

  18. 'Flowers' Bloom For Echo & The Bunnymen In May

    March 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "It's Alright," on April 23rd via Cooking Vinyl. The cut will be released on two limited-edition CDs and a colored vinyl 7-inch Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "…

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