1. MTV Seeks Balance With VMA Awards

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With a lineup including comedian Jimmy Fallon, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Bruce Springsteen, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Eminem, and Michael Jackson, this year's MTV Video Music Awards are on With a lineup including comedian Jimmy Fallon, Sean "P. Diddy"…

  2. 35TunesOnTV

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 26 "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured Artist: Lee Ann Womack. "Behind the Music 5th Anniversary: Most Shocking Moments," VH1…

  3. Rhino Gets Things Started With Muppets Set

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rhino is planning a Sept. 17 release for "The Muppet Show: Music, Mayhem, and More: the 25th Anniversary Collection," a single-CD compilation disc featuring songs and dialogue from "The Muppet Show" T Rhino is planning a Sept. 17 release for "The Muppet Show: Music,…

  4. Blindside Eyes Stateside Success

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With "Silence," released yesterday (Aug. 20) via Elektra, hopes are that Blindside will become the latest Swedish export to strike U.S. pop gold. Since 1994, the band members, who all grew up together, have been performing under the…

  5. Paul Simon Honored In Place Of McCartney

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will replace Paul McCartney at this year's 25th annual Kennedy Center honors, traditionally attended by the president and first lady. As reported earlier today, McCartney Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will replace Paul McCartney at this year's 25th annual…

  6. Cash 'Comes Around' On New 'American' Album

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this year, Johnny Cash fans will be given yet another reason to smile Nov. 5, when the Man In Black's fourth collabor Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this…

  7. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando, Fla., branch of the Ronald McDonald house. Orlando Mayor Glenda E. Hood presents 'N Sync with ceremonial keys to the city. 2000 - 'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, MTV VMAs, Thrill Jockey

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bob Dylan, MTV VMAs, Thrill Jockey Bob Dylan has penned an original song, "Crossing Over the Green Mountain," for the soundtrack to the upcoming Warner Bros. film "Gods and Generals." The Civil War-themed drama, starring Robert Duvall and Mira Sorvino, is due in…

  9. 'Story' Sets The Stage For Layo & Bushwacka!

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On the eve of the U.S. release of their new album, "Night Works" -- due Sept. 10 via XL Recordings/Beggars Group -- Layo & Bushwacka!'s Matthew Benjamin recalls the one rule the U.K.-based duo imposed on its debut album, 1999&…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…

  12. Billboard Bits: Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and former Sublime drummer Bud Waugh will release their self-titled debut as Eyes Adrift on Sept. 24 via spinART. The 12-track set will be supported by an extensive North…

  13. 'The Osbournes' Headed To DVD

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The first season of MTV's "The Osbournes" will be coming to DVD later this year, confirms a spokesperson for Buena Vista Home Video, the VHS/DVD arm of the Walt Disney Co.'s Miramax Films. A fall rele The first season of MTV's "The Osbournes" will be coming…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications due to acute lymphatic leukemia. 2001 - Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications…

  15. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets Although specific details aren't yet confirmed, a live album and DVD chronicling Paul McCartney's recent Driving USA tour are in the works for a November release. David Kahne, who produced McCartney's latest Capitol studio set,…

  16. 'Pop Idol' Aims To Go Global

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, creator of "Pop Idol," says he is planning to make the hit TV show into an Olympics-like global competition. "The working title of the show is 'World Idol,' and we'll have the ['Pop Idol Simon Fuller, creator of "Pop Idol," says he is…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel, Eminem and daughter Hailie Jade, Celine Dion, and LeAnn Rimes. PAUL AND ART: It's been more than 20 years since a Simon & Garfunkel album has debuted on The Billboard 200. "Live From New York City, 1967" (Legacy…

  18. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, Darren Hayes, Gareth Gates, Fischerspooner,…

  19. Dreaming

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Just in time for the dog days of summer, U.K. Just in time for the dog days of summer, U.K. trio Aurora turns out one of the great pure-pop packages of the year, brimming with refreshingly unpretentious melodies that shine like prime-afternoon rays. Awash with one great hook after another,…

  20. Caraluna

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT If sophomore albums are the true measure of a band's future, multicultural trio Bacilos can rest assured of its solid standing. If sophomore albums are the true measure of a band's future, multicultural trio Bacilos can rest assured of its solid standing. On its eponymous debut,…

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