1. The King Reigns Again On Billboard Charts

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold more than 500,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, and bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- his first title to Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold…

  2. Andrea Corr Goes To 'War'

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Andrea Corr, lead singer of the superstar Irish group the Corrs, has signed on for her first leading role in "The Great Ceili War," a musical comedy being produced by Germany's Studio Hamburg WorldWid Andrea Corr, lead singer of the superstar Irish group the Corrs, has signed…

  3. Hear'Say Throws In The Towel

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Hear'Say has officially split. The five-member group was fabricated for the 2001 season of the reality series "Popstars," a precursor to "Pop Idol" that was exported to the U.S. this year U.K. pop act Hear'Say has officially split. The five-member…

  4. Down the Old Plank Road—The Nashville Sessions

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Recasting country and bluegrass standards in a Celtic light isn't that much of a stretch, but hooking up Irish legends the Chieftains with a diverse range of Nashville-based artists is a savvy move an Recasting country and bluegrass standards in a Celtic light isn't that much of a…

  5. Tanya Tucker Returns On Her Own Label

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When a co-writing session begins with one collaborator angrily wielding a shotgun and a bottle of Crown Royal, one wouldn't expect the pairing to end in an engagement and an impressive new album. But then again, Tanya Tucker has never been a…

  6. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 24, 2002

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from India.Arie, Peter Gabriel, Beck, and Underworld, the Johnny Cash tribute "Kindred Spirits," and more. Fantastic 'Voyage' It's unusual to meet a successful artist who is not caught up in the pressures of celebrity, but India.Arie seems to be…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  8. A State of Wonder: The Complete Goldberg Variations 1955 & 1981

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Iconoclastic genius, refreshing eccentric, infuriating nutcase—views on pianist Glenn Gould run the gamut, although he has been virtually deified since his death at age 50 in 1982. Iconoclastic genius, refreshing eccentric, infuriating nutcase—views on pianist Glenn Gould run the gamut,…

  9. Audioslave Album Bumped Up A Week

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine, will be released Nov. 19 via Epic. The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage…

  10. Cornell, Rage Project Back On Track

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The on-again, off-again collaboration between Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine is back on. The group, now christened Audioslave, is shooting for a Nov. 26 release fo The on-again, off-again collaboration between Chris Cornell and the remaining members of…

  11. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill Hennessy). "Late Night With Conan O&…

  12. Krauss Headlines Clooney Festival

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning bluegrass artist Alison Krauss will headline the Rosemary Clooney Music Festival later this month. Krauss is playing with other artists from the "Down From the Mountain" tour, inspired Grammy-winning bluegrass artist Alison Krauss will headline the Rosemary Clooney…

  13. Dixie Chicks 'Home' Again At No. 1

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For a second week in a row, the Dixie Chicks continue their residency atop The Billboard 200. Despite a 53% decline in sales to 367,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the country trio's "Home" For a second week in a row, the Dixie Chicks continue their residency atop…

  14. Timberlake Fan Killed In Hit-And-Run

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A woman who was in a crowd of people waiting to see 'N Sync star Justin Timberlake was killed Monday (Sept. 9) when a pickup traveling in reverse struck her, authorities said. A woman who was in a crowd of people waiting to see 'N Sync star Justin Timberlake was killed Monday (Sept.…

  15. Billboard Bits: RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe The 71st edition of RodeoHouston will kick off Feb. 25 in Houston's Reliant Stadium, with a performance by George Strait. Strait, who headlined the finale of last year's RodeoHouston series, will be joined by Tim McGraw (March 3), ZZ…

  16. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Rage Against The Machine bassist Timothy Commerford pleads guilty to charges of assault and disorderly conduct in a Manhattan court, and is sentenced to time served, stemming from an inc 2000 - Rage Against The Machine bassist Timothy Commerford pleads guilty to…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The Billboard 200 is the highest-charting set yet…

  19. 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

    September 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards winners Here are the winners for the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, handed out Aug. 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best video of the year: "Without Me," Eminem (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope) Best male video: "Without Me," Eminem …

  20. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Brooks & Dunn…

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