1. Bomb Scare Stops Clemons Solo Show

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had to take an unexpected break during a Sunday night concert in Asbury Park, N.J., because of a bomb scare. Clemons, who was recording four weekend shows at E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had to take an unexpected break during a Sunday…

  2. Weezer Shooting For New Album By Next May

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The members of Weezer are planning to have their fourth studio album ready by May 2002, and have laid down a total of 24 demos in the past week, according to a post over the weekend on the band's <a h The members of Weezer are planning to have their fourth studio album ready by May…

  3. Musiq Soulchild Wins Big At Billboard R&B Awards

    August 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Musiq Soulchild was the big winner at the first Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, presented last night (Aug. 30) in New York in association with Heineken. The Def Soul singer won four major honors: to Musiq Soulchild was the big winner at the first Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, presented…

  4. Busta's New Label Dropping 5 Albums

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper-of-all-trades Busta Rhymes has a busy year planned. As the ink dries on the deal his Flipmode Entertainment imprint signed with Clive Davis' J Records, the artist is launching a new record labe Rapper-of-all-trades Busta Rhymes has a busy year planned. As the ink dries on the deal…

  5. Jill Scott Nabs Trio Of Lady Of Soul Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three awards, including entertainer of the year, at the seventh annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, held last night (Aug. 28) in Santa Monica, Calif. The Philad R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three awards, including entertainer of the year, at the…

  6. Sara Evans Leads CMA Awards Nominees

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Other multiple nominees include Brooks & Dunn and Alan J With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th…

  7. Hot Product

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Slipknot, Mary J. Blige, Bjork, Brian McKnight, and more. We're Not In 'Iowa' Anymore Few groups have anything in common with Roadrunner hardcore nonet Slipknot, which, in the three years since emerging from the very definition of the middle of…

  8. Billboard Bits: System Of A Down, Raul Malo, Tuatara

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on System Of A Down, Raul Malo, Tuatara System Of A Down will precede the Sept. 4 release of its sophomore American Recordings album, "Toxicity," with a free concert in Hollywood, Calif., a day earlier. The show will begin at 5 p.m. PT in a parking lot across the street from…

  9. Aaliyah Plane Crash Probe Widens

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The investigation into the plane crash that killed 22-year-old singer Aaliyah and eight others in the Bahamas widened as U.S. officials said they would help determine what caused the plane to go down The investigation into the plane crash that killed 22-year-old singer Aaliyah and eight…

  10. Update: Aaliyah Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

    August 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashed after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, authorit R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to…

  11. Billboard Bits: Billie Holiday, Betty Everett, and more

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Billie Holiday, Betty Everett, and more Sony's Columbia Legacy imprint will celebrate the entire output of the known master recordings made during Billie Holiday's Columbia tenure with a 10-disc box set. Due Oct. 2, "Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia …

  12. Jackson Becomes 'Invincible' In October

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last week, Michael Jackson's first studio album in six years will be released Oct. 30 in the U.S. and Canada, and a day earlier internationally. Titled "Invincible," the Epic album will As tipped here last week , Michael Jackson's first studio album in six…

  13. Source Mag Co-Owner Arrested

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Raymond E. Scott, co-owner of the magazine that staged the Source Hip Hop Music Awards in Miami Beach, Fla., was arrested the day after the ceremony after a run-in with a police officer. Scott, 36, wa Raymond E. Scott, co-owner of the magazine that staged the Source Hip Hop Music Awards in…

  14. Pavement Alums Keep Busy

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Former Pavement principals Stephen Malkmus and Scott Kannberg are keeping busy as fall approaches, Malkmus with a fresh round of tour dates in support of his self-titled Matador solo debut, and Kannbe Former Pavement principals Stephen Malkmus and Scott Kannberg are keeping busy as fall…

  15. Armstrong, Cline Memorabilia On The Block

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The cornet on which Louis Armstrong learned to play as a child, and pieces of the airplane that crashed in 1963, killing country singer Patsy Cline and three others, are being put up for sale via sepa The cornet on which Louis Armstrong learned to play as a child, and pieces of the airplane…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Tupac Shakur

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Tupac Shakur Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans with a trio of onstage performances on Saturday in his old stomping grounds of Asbury Park, N.J. The Boss started his day with a half-hour solo set that featured him playing a guitar and harmonica during…

  17. Waterboys Plan First U.S. Tour In A Decade

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mike Scott will bring his latest version of the Waterboys stateside for the band's first U.S. tour in more than 10 years. Kicking off Sept. 22 at the Celtic Festival in Denver, the trek comes in suppo Mike Scott will bring his latest version of the Waterboys stateside for the band's…

  18. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Joel, Baez, Les Paul

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Radiohead, Billy Joel, Joan Baez, Les Paul Radiohead was forced to cancel two concerts in Centreville, Va., over the weekend due to flooding. The shows were scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 11-12) at Centreville's Bull Run Regional Park. Storms in the area late…

  19. Eternal

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few R&B groups have had the staying power of the Isley Brothers. Few R&B groups have had the staying power of the Isley Brothers. With 47 years under the fraternity's respective belts, the group is making another debut—for DreamWorks. And since the key to the group's ongoing…

  20. Wake Up Call

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On her fourth Bullseye release, Michelle Willson has arrived. With producer Scott Billington at the helm and her superb band in the pocket, Willson is a match for any woman out there with a mike in he On her fourth Bullseye release, Michelle Willson has arrived. With producer Scott Billington…

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