1. Billboard Bits: Hill/McGraw, 'Santa, Baby!,' & More

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Hill/McGraw, 'Santa, Baby!,' & More Country singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are parents again. Hill, 34, gave birth last Thursday to Audrey Caroline McGraw, according to her spokesperson. The couple have two other daughters, 4-year-old Gracie and 3-year-old Maggie. …

  2. Brooks To Get AMA Award Of Merit

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit at the 29th annual American Music Awards, airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Brooks will be recognized for his "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit at the 29th annual American Music Awards,…

  3. Backstage At The 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Billboard goes behind the scenes at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, presented Dec. 4 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox, to get reactions and the latest news from John Mellenca Billboard's Gail Mitchell and Melinda Newman go behind-the-scenes at the 2001 Billboard…

  4. Performers, Presenters Line Up For AMAs

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Shaggy, and Yolanda Adams are among the artists set to perform at the 29th annual American Music Awards (AMA), airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Confi Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Shaggy, and Yolanda Adams are…

  5. Finn's Star-Studded Concert Due In 2002

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for a slate concerts in his New Zealand homeland earlier this year, he aimed high. The result was a backing band When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for…

  6. R. Kelly, Destiny, McGraw Lead Billboard Awards

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist R. Kelly took home six trophies at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 4) at Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Tim McGraw and Destiny's Child secured five each. R. Kelly' R&B vocalist R. Kelly took home six trophies at the 2001 Billboard Music…

  7. Eve, Ice Cube Team In 'Barbershop'

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube in MGM's comedy "Barbershop" for first-time director Tim Story. Rounding out the barbershop quartet are comedians Cedric th Rapper Eve will make her feature acting debut opposite rapper/actor Ice Cube…

  8. Stars To Reprise 'What's Going On' At Billboard Awards

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Alicia Keys, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Nona Gaye are among the artists who will reprise their contributions to the recent charity cover of Marv Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  10. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The…

  11. Country, Pop Up For People's Choice Honors

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are populated with a nearly equal mix of country and pop artists. Country artists dominate the male musical performer slate as The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are…

  12. Keys Tops 2001 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a finalist in eight categories, including female artist of the year, new artist of the year, and R&B/hip-hop alb R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a…

  13. BBC Radio Host DJ Village Shot Dead

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Horrace Pinnock, better known as BBC national network Radio 1's reggae expert DJ Village, was shot dead following a gang fight in London early yesterday morning (Nov. 20). According to the Metropolita Horrace Pinnock, better known as BBC national network Radio 1's reggae expert DJ…

  14. Bernie Mac To Host 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena Dec. 4 on Fox television, beginning at 8 p.m. The show's celebrity quotient continues t Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live…

  15. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  16. Laundry Service

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST After five Spanish-language albums (including MTV Unplugged), Colombian pop/rock diva Shakira makes her English-language debut with the vibrant Laundry Service. After five Spanish-language albums (including MTV Unplugged), Colombian pop/rock diva Shakira makes her English-language debut with…

  17. Top Acts Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live Dec. 4 on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, beginning at 8 p. No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Carly Simon, ABBA, Britney Spears, Jive Records, Mary J. Blige, and more. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER: Carly Simon is back on the The Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since the spring of 1989. Between April 1971 and May 1989 Simon had 23 chart entries, beginning with …

  19. Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominations With Five

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J Records debut album "Songs in A Minor," received a leading five American Music Awards nominations, it was announced tod R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J…

  20. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, Sun Records

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, and a Sun Records tribute concert. Alicia Keys is the latest performer to sign on for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards. Keys joins previously announced performers 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy on the bill at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas…

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