1. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC Jay Kay, the lead singer of U.K. funk/rock outfit Jamiroquai, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage stemming from a fracas with a photographer in April, police said today (Oct. 4). Kay, 31, is due to appear Monday (Oct. 8) at Bow…

  2. Vincent Cleans Up At Bluegrass Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for herself last night (Oct. 4), winning three awards including entertainer of the year at the annual Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O…

  3. Powderfinger Dominates Oz's ARIA Awards

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock band Powderfinger dominated the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards tonight (Oct. 3) with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. The Universal-signed act took bes Rock band Powderfinger dominated the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association…

  4. Ozzy Heads Online To Launch 'Earth'

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne has lined up a special online promotion in advance of the Oct. 16 release of his new Epic studio album, "Down to Earth." Since late last week, one track from each of his prior 12 studio Ozzy Osbourne has lined up a special online promotion in advance of the Oct. 16…

  5. More Artists, Songs Confirmed For Lennon Tribute

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the John Lennon tribute, "Come Together: A Night For John Lennon's Words & Music, Dedicated to New York C Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the…

  6. McGraw, Hill Suit Up For Swampstock

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning country artist Tim McGraw has added a new recipient to the list of beneficiaries of his 8th annual Swampstock Celebrity Softball Challenge and Concert, set for Oct. 28 in Rayville, La. Grammy-winning country artist Tim McGraw has added a new recipient to the list of…

  7. Hot Product

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from George Jones, Herbie Hancock, Allure, Ryan Adams, and more. 'Rock' Solid He has been called everything from "Possum" and "No-Show" to country's greatest singer. Now George Jones can add "label partner" to the list. The…

  8. Face 2 Face

    September 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's an edgier, more uptempo Babyface who steps onto center stage with his first album of new material in five years—and his first as an Arista artist. It's an edgier, more uptempo Babyface who steps onto center stage with his first album of new material in five years—and his first…

  9. Billboard Bits: J. Lo, Silver Jews, Murder City Devils

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Jennifer Lopez, Silver Jews, and the Murder City Devils Jennifer Lopez will perform two full shows -- her first ever -- Thursday (Sept. 20) and Friday at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The shows will be taped by NBC and will air in November as a…

  10. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at…

  11. Art Imitates Life For Judas Priest Frontman

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In Tim "Ripper" Owens' surreal world, life provides many surprises. It wasn't long ago he literally went from cover band singer to frontman of Judas Priest, replacing Rob Halford. Now, his improbable In Tim "Ripper" Owens' surreal world, life provides many…

  12. 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…

  13. 'N Sync's 'Celebrity' Tabbed 5X Platinum

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive album "Celebrity" was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Released on July 24, the album Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive…

  14. Call You Cowboy

    August 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few industry archetypes have lost ground the way country music's hat acts have. Few industry archetypes have lost ground the way country music's hat acts have. From outside the mainstream, Brenn Hill seems up to the task of reclaiming and redefining the term: "Your daddy calls…

  15. Dave Matthews Band Preps New Live Album

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is planning an Oct. 23 release for its third live album, informatively titled "Live in Chicago 12/19/98." The two-disc, 16-song RCA set chronicles the group's performance at the cit Dave Matthews Band is planning an Oct. 23 release for its third live album,…

  16. The Anglo Files

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New music from Los Chicharrons, K-Boy, X-Press 2, and Zohar; DMC/Technics Mixing Championships. Tummy Touch's Odd Couple This month (Aug 27 in U.K.) will see the release of "Blow for You/Blow for Me," the second album from Tummy Touch's eccentric funk-samba maestros Los…

  17. Hot Product

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from the Ozzfest tour, Phoebe Snow, the Derailers, a Twisted Sister tribute set, and more. The 'Ozz' Strikes Back "Ozzfest 2001 - The Second Millennium" (Epic) culls from live performances on this summer's ongoing Ozzfest hard rock festival tour.…

  18. 'NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The seventh volume of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" (EMI/Universal/Sony/Zomba/Virgin) hit compilation series sold 621,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to SoundScan, more than The seventh volume of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" (EMI…

  19. Nashville Stars Sign On For CF Benefit

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vince Gill, Richard Marx, Kenny Loggins, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Chesney, Tammy Cochran and SHeDAISY will perform Oct. 1 at Nashville's All Star Music Bash, a charitable event that will benefit the Cy Vince Gill, Richard Marx, Kenny Loggins, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Chesney, Tammy Cochran…

  20. Anglo Files

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Profile of producer/MC Roots Manuva. Hip Hop's Hope: Roots Manuva Being lumbered with the dubious title of "of U.K. hip-hop's savior" might have sent some individuals spiraling into panic. South London producer/MC Roots Manuva (real name Rodney Smith) shrugged off the…

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