1. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  2. Love, Shelby

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Love, Shelby opens with "Trust Me," which Lynne begins by whispering the words "faith" and "hope" as a piano gently plays. Love, Shelby opens with "Trust Me," which Lynne begins by whispering the words "faith" and "hope" as a piano…

  3. BNL Showing Few Signs Of Age On 'Disc One'

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST "More than the coming and going of boy bands, my knees are the sign of my age," Barenaked Ladies singer/guitarist Steven Page reflects to Billboard.com about the band's recent decade milestone, which "More than the coming and going of boy bands, my knees are the sign of my…

  4. David Phelps

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST David Phelps has one of the most impressive voices to grace the Christian market in years. David Phelps has one of the most impressive voices to grace the Christian market in years. Some tenors can sound rather thin and wear out their welcome quickly. On the contrary, Phelps has a muscular…

  5. 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…

  6. Teen Queen Britney Knocks King Of Pop From No. 1

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' Jive set "Britney," one of three top-10 debuts on The Billboard 200, blasts to No. 1 on sales of 746,000 units, according to SoundScan. While that is an amazing number, it still falls Britney Spears' Jive set "Britney," one of three top-10 debuts…

  7. 'Jimbo' Mathus Gives History Lesson

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST For those unfamiliar with James "Jimbo" Mathus' music, it would be surprising to learn that his new Knockdown Society album, "National Antiseptic," sounds completely unaffected by the popular music of For those unfamiliar with James "Jimbo" Mathus'…

  8. 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…

  9. Craig David Plans December U.S. Tour

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spend a large portion of December touring the U.S., performing at a series of radio station sponsored holiday concerts. The itinerary includes 12 shows in 1 Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spend a large portion of December touring the U…

  10. Scorsese, PBS Working On Six-Part Blues Series

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part series that will air on PBS in 2003, Billboard Bulletin reports. A source says that unlike recent PBS series such as "Ken Burns Jazz" and Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part…

  11. Ozzy's Broken Leg Forces 'Mayhem' Tour Break

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his current Merry Mayhem tour. Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his current Merry Mayhem tour , according to a…

  12. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  13. Update: 'Prankster' Ken Kesey Dies

    November 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ken Kesey, a central figure of the psychedelic '60s who railed against authority in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and orchestrated an LSD-fueled bus ride that helped immortalize the era, died Satu Ken Kesey, a central figure of the psychedelic '60s who railed…

  14. Faithfully

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Flavorful is the word that comes to mind after listening to Faith Evans' third studio album. Missing in solo action since 1998's Keep the Faith, she wraps her gospel-trained chops around a mix of R&am Flavorful is the word that comes to mind after listening to Faith Evans'…

  15. Billboard Bits: Keb' Mo', Big Pun, Suge Knight

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Keb' Mo', Big Pun, and Suge Knight. Contemporary blues artist Keb' Mo' has been personally invited to appear as a special guest at Garth Brooks' Nov. 14 concert special, which will be broadcast live on CBS. The one-hour event at the Forum in Los Angeles is…

  16. Early R.E.M Re-Recorded For 'Vanilla Sky'

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. has re-recorded one of its earliest tunes for the Reprise soundtrack to the upcoming Cameron Crowe film "Vanilla Sky." Never before released, "All the Right Friends" is an original R.E.M. compo R.E.M. has re-recorded one of its earliest tunes for the Reprise…

  17. 'O Brother,' McGraw Top CMAs

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was a red, white, and bluegrass night at the 35th Country Music Association (CMA) Awards in Nashville, with the soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" winning two awards during a show steeped i It was a red, white, and bluegrass night at the 35th Country Music Association …

  18. Frampton Plans Cincinnati Benefit Concert

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Classic rock artist Peter Frampton has organized a Dec. 9 concert at Cincinnati's Taft Theatre to benefit Clear Channel Entertainment's Relief Fund. Other acts on the bill include Blessid Union of Sou Classic rock artist Peter Frampton has organized a Dec. 9 concert at Cincinnati&…

  19. 'Tribute To Heroes' CD, Video Due Dec. 4

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group -- will collaborate for the Dec. In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG),…

  20. George Strait Takes 'The Road Less Traveled'

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his MCA Nashville album, "The Road Less Traveled." So the obvious opening question for the reticent Strait -- whose represen George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his…

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