1. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the…

  2. 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…

  3. GREAT CONDUCTORS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The mid-20th-century was a Golden Age for orchestral conductors—a fact underlined by today's dearth of larger-than-life maestros. The mid-20th-century was a Golden Age for orchestral conductors—a fact underlined by today's dearth of larger-than-life maestros. As a surpassing follow…

  4. Osbourne Camp Upset With Fox News

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne, who made a stir by attending the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in May as a guest of Greta Van Susteren, is now battling the Fox News Channel host over an exclusive videotaped Ozzy Osbourne, who made a stir by attending the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in…

  5. Billboard Bits: Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides Ex-Zombies principals Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, who recently reunited for a string of shows and a collaborative album, are now planning a nine-date U.S. tour next month. The duo of vocalist Blunstone and keyboardist/songwriter Argent had a…

  6. Def Jam Launches 'Free Slick Rick' Petition

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U.S. "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U…

  7. Will Smith Defends Imprisoned Slick Rick

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Will Smith has come to the defense of fellow rapper "Slick Rick" Walters, who could face deportation from the U.S. because he was convicted of attempted murder 11 years ago. Will Smith has come to the defense of fellow rapper "Slick Rick" Walters, who could face…

  8. Incredible

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The sister act of Erica and Tina picks up where it left off with 2000's critically acclaimed Thankful. The sister act of Erica and Tina picks up where it left off with 2000's critically acclaimed Thankful. Less personal in its themes and more every man, woman, and child, Incredible…

  9. Slick Rick Detained On Immigration Flap

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT English-born, New York-bred rapper Slick Rick (real name: Ricky Walters) is being held in Bradenton, Fla., by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) after being arrested on board a crui English-born, New York-bred rapper Slick Rick (real name: Ricky Walters) is being held in…

  10. Classic Tracks Set For Sun Records Compilation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison will be among those featured on a 44-song, two-disc set chronicling the history of Sun Records. Due Aug. 6 fr Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison…

  11. Billboard Bits: Charlie Daniels, Ashanti, B.B. King

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Charlie Daniels, Ashanti, B.B. King Country singer Charlie Daniels dropped out of an Independence Day television special, saying producers thought a song he'd planned to sing about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. was inappropriate. Daniels wrote a letter this week to…

  12. Seven & The Sun Returns To 'Innocence'

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. To harness the exposure from a national TV appearance, Atlantic is issuing Seven & the Sun's debut six weeks early. "Back to the Innocence" was release yesterday (June 18) in response to a May 15 appearance on NBC soap …

  13. Leading Austrian Violinist Schneiderhan Dies

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th century's best-known violinists, died in a Vienna hospital, officials of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra said today (May 21). He was 86. Clemens Hellsberg, the Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th century's best-known violinists, died in a…

  14. Billboard Bits: Seven & The Sun, GBV, Rollins Band

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven & The Sun, GBV, Rollins Band New Jersey-based act Seven & the Sun will on Wednesday (May 15) appear on the NBC daytime drama " Passions " to debut its single, "Walk With Me." The daily soap opera plans to feature the song as its theme throughout the…

  15. Marilyn Manson Case Nearing Resolution

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT An Oakland County (Mich.) judge has refused to remove another judge from the assault case involving Marilyn Manson, clearing the way for a likely resolution of the case. An Oakland County (Mich.) judge has refused to remove another judge from the assault case involving Marilyn Manson,…

  16. Judge Won't Leave Manson Case

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST A district judge in Clarkston, Mich., has refused to disqualify himself in the case against shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner). Oakland County assistant prosecutor Kenneth Frazee as A district judge in Clarkston, Mich., has refused to disqualify himself in the case against…

  17. Sevendust Set To 'Rock The Boat'

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Sevendust will headline the fourth Cutty Whiskey Rock the Boat tour, which kicks off Wednesday (April 3) and is currently booked through May 23 in Kansas City, Mo. The trek will fea Modern rock outfit Sevendust will headline the fourth Cutty Whiskey Rock the Boat tour,…

  18. Hot Product

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Glenn Lewis, Jimmy Buffett, Angelique Kidjo, Super Furry Animals, and more. 'Window' Paine "Don't You Forget It," Toronto-bred singer/songwriter Glenn Lewis' first single from his Epic Records debut "World Outside My Window,"…

  19. Obvious

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST With its debut, The Promise, this talented quintet established itself as the Christian community's most successful new act—racking up impressive sales numbers and winning the 2001 Dove Award fo With its debut, The Promise, this talented quintet established itself as the Christian…

  20. Billboard Bits: So Solid Crew, Yoko Ono, Barnes

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on So Solid Crew, Yoko Ono, Prentiss Barnes Ashley Walters, a member of controversial South London garage collective So Solid Crew, has been remanded in custody after pleading guilty in a London court yesterday (March 4) to possession of a prohibited firearm. Walters (aka Asher D)…

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