1. Billboard Bits: Britney, Bosstones, High Times

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Britney Spears, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, High Times MTV.com is sponsoring a contest that will award lucky winners the chance to fly to New Orleans for a private screening of Britney Spears' film debut, "Crossroads." Spears and the rest of the cast will attend the…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Nickelback, and the songs with the most weeks at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. A CHART ODYSSEY: The year 2001 is history, but this week's Billboard Hot 100 is still made up mostly of songs that peaked last year, including the No. 1 song, "How You Remind Me…

  3. Carter, Pagano Team For Tour

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15-year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as the opening acts for his upcoming 22-date tour, due to launch Jan. 25 in Jacksonville, Fla. The cross-count Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15-year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as…

  4. Billboard Bits: Kurupt, Mathus/Guy, No Good

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Kurupt, James Mathus/Buddy Guy, No Good Rapper Kurupt will release the home video "G-TV" on Feb. 19 via Southwest Distributors. The film, available on two VHS tapes or a double-disc DVD, chronicles life on the road with the rapper, who said in a statement, "there's…

  5. Tunes On TV

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Dec. 31, 2001 - Jan. 6, 2002 MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2001 "Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve," Fox Featured artists: Nona Gaye, Janet Jackson, Tim McGraw, No Doubt, Shaggy, Puff Daddy, Incubus, Destiny's Child, Jermaine Dupri, Britney Spears,…

  6. Billboard Bits: Pete Townshend, Terri Clark, Phil Ochs

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Pete Townshend, Terri Clark, Phil Ochs Image Entertainment has set a Feb. 26, 2002, release date for the 100-minute DVD/VHS home video "Pete Townshend: Music From Lifehouse." The video features 16 songs drawn from Townshend's Feb. 25-26, 2000, performances of his…

  7. Winston Looking Forward, Back With New Releases

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become synonymous with the new-age genre thanks to his seasonal-themed recordings for the Windham Hill label over the pa Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become…

  8. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  9. Hearing Voices

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ackerman founded Windham Hill in 1976 to release an album of his solo guitar music, In Search of the Turtle's Navel. Ackerman founded Windham Hill in 1976 to release an album of his solo guitar music, In Search of the Turtle's Navel. He has continued to record in this style for the…

  10. Enya, Sting, McCartney To Battle For Golden Globe

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Enya, Sting, and Paul McCartney are among the nominees for the Golden Globe award for best original song - motion picture, announced today (Dec. 20) by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Enya's Enya, Sting, and Paul McCartney are among the nominees for the Golden Globe award for…

  11. Britney, Jagger, Usher To Perform At AMAs

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST New performers have been added to the lineup for the 29th annual American Music Awards, airing live Jan. 9 on ABC. Britney Spears will perform "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman," Usher will sing the Bi New performers have been added to the lineup for the 29th annual American…

  12. Billboard Bits: Guided By Voices, Lovage, Travis Tritt

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Guided By Voices, Lovage, Travis Tritt Underground rock juggernaut Guided By Voices is currently recording demos for a new studio album with an undisclosed producer. In recent live performances, the quintet has been playing a number of songs intended for the new set, which is…

  13. Sugar Hill Gang Awarded $3 Million In Ad Suit

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The members of legendary hip-hop group the Sugar Hill Gang last week were awarded almost $3 million in a suit they brought against Snapple Beverage Corp. and Turner Broadcasting System over the wrongf The members of legendary hip-hop group the Sugar Hill Gang last week were awarded almost $3…

  14. Tunes On TV

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 17-23, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2001 "'Twas the Night," HBO Featured Artists: Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Los Lobos, Bette Midler, Frank Sinatra, Macy Gray. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Britney Spears …

  15. 51 Phantom

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Allstars' debut album, Shake Hands With Shorty, pulled down a good deal of adulation last year. The Allstars' debut album, Shake Hands With Shorty, pulled down a good deal of adulation last year. The disc garnered praise for its distinctive, hard-nosed fusion of raucous Southern…

  16. Miguel Ríos y Las Estrellas del Rock Latino

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pairing veteran Spanish rocker Miguel Ríos with nine of Latin rock's biggest stars for an album of duets is really a no-brainer, especially when a list of songs already popularized by those art Pairing veteran Spanish rocker Miguel Ríos with nine of Latin rock's biggest stars for an…

  17. Breeders Confirm 2002 Album, Tour

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the Breeders have announced a February release for their forthcoming third studio album and have confirmed plans to tour the U.S. in early 2002. While the After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the Breeders have announced a February release…

  18. Merchant To Perform Live For Oxygen

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Natalie Merchant will be subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network next Friday (Dec. 21). "Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant" will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and will be simultaneously Natalie Merchant will be subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network next…

  19. 'Beware': Bow Wow Is Back

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST In between receiving BET and Nickelodeon awards, headlining a national tour, and receiving the key to the city of Camden, N.J., Lil' Bow Wow (aka Shad Moss) managed to record the follow-up to his debu In between receiving BET and Nickelodeon awards, headlining a national tour, and…

  20. Tantric To Open Creed Tour

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's upcoming North American tour, the first leg of which kicks off Jan. 16 in Atlanta and wraps Feb. 17 in Kansas City, Mo. Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's…

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