1. Kenny G Single To Aid Sept. 11 Funds

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kenny G, Arista Records, and producer Walter Afanasieff have announced that they will donate royalties and net proceeds from the saxophonist's next single to two funds aiding firefighters and police w Kenny G, Arista Records, and producer Walter Afanasieff have announced that they will…

  2. Krauss, Urban Among CMA Awards Additions

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The performance lineup for the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards continues to grow, with triple nominee Alison Krauss and Keith Urban among the latest additions. Others added to the Nov. 6 e The performance lineup for the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards continues to grow…

  3. Surgery Sidelines ZZ Top's Beard

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard underwent an emergency appendectomy in Paris over the weekend, where the band had arrived to perform last night (Oct. 14) at Le Zenith. ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard underwent an emergency appendectomy in Paris over the weekend, where the band had arrived to perform…

  4. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  5. The Art of Translation

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Grits is a talented duo propelled by the skills of Teron "Bonafied" Carter and Stacy "Coffee" Jones. Grits is a talented duo propelled by the skills of Teron "Bonafied" Carter and Stacy "Coffee" Jones. Previous efforts garnered Grits exposure on BET and…

  6. Twisted Angel

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Her much-publicized legal wrangles behind her, Rimes is now a bona fide pop artist—which is fine, because she remains a monster vocalist just getting started. Her much-publicized legal wrangles behind her, Rimes is now a bona fide pop artist—which is fine, because she remains a monster…

  7. Bounce

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT If Bruce Springsteen's The Rising is the balm to soothe the wound of Sept. 11, 2001, Bon Jovi's Bounce is the antidote to rejuvenate the spirit. If Bruce Springsteen's The Rising is the balm to soothe the wound of Sept. 11, 2001, Bon Jovi's Bounce is the antidote to…

  8. Floetic

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music fans have already been treated to Floetry's music. The gifted songwriting pair penned Michael Jackson's "Butterflies" plus several songs for newcomers Glenn Lewis ("Lonely") and Bilal ("You Are" Music fans have already been treated to Floetry'…

  9. 42TunesOnTV

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 14-20, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 14 The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Pink (also scheduled: Debra Messing). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  10. OK Go Hits Road With Music, Fountains

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of its maiden headlining club tour, Chicago-based modern rock outfit OK Go touches down tonight (Oct. 11) in Madison, Wis. Currently riding the success of "Get Over It," the highly charge In the midst of its maiden headlining club tour, Chicago-based modern rock outfit…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Christina Aguilera, commercially-released singles, and the popularity of cover songs in the U.K. vs. the U.S. MAKING THE GRRADE Hi Fred, I was wondering if RCA is planning to release a retail single for…

  12. God's Work Still Comes First For Blind Boys

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the Blind Boys of Alabama went out on a limb last year, embracing a blusier sound and covering songs by Tom Waits, Ben Harper, and the Rolling Stones, fans of blues, soul, and rock responded, turning "Spirit of the Century" -- the…

  13. Stapp's Vocal Woes Force Creed Tour Reorganization

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a throat affliction suffered by singer Scott Stapp. The band's frontman is "suffering from acute laryngitis due to the Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a…

  14. Tommy Lee To Rock Military Bases?

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee has proposed settling his punishment for spousal abuse by performing concerts at military bases around the world. Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee has proposed settling his punishment for spousal abuse by performing concerts at military bases around the world. If…

  15. CMA Awards Add McBride, Tritt & More

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Martina McBride and Travis Tritt are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the 36th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The Nov. 6 event at Nashville's Grand Ol Martina McBride and Travis Tritt are among the latest artists to be added to the…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and invites the world to join them for free. The show is Webcast via RealNetworks and European Internet communicatio 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  17. Depeche Mode Assembles Videos For DVD

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering synth-pop outfit Depeche Mode will release a double-disc DVD of music videos and unreleased material Nov. 26 via Warner Reprise Video. "The Videos 86>98+" accumulates 21 clips first release Pioneering synth-pop outfit Depeche Mode will release a double-disc DVD of…

  18. White Tribute Continues In New York

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters, Brian Wilson, Jimmy Buffett, Sting, James Taylor, John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow, and Don Henley came together at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (Oct. 8) for Music To My Ears, While most of the thousands attending last night's Music to My Ears tribute…

  19. Wonder, DMX To Rock For Artists' Rights

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, DMX, Roberta Flack, Faith Evans, Hezekiah Walker, and Najee will perform at an Oct. 28 benefit concert in New York sponsored by the Artist Empowerment Coalition (AEC). The event will be Stevie Wonder, DMX, Roberta Flack, Faith Evans, Hezekiah Walker, and Najee will perform at…

  20. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. As previously reported …

Pages