1. From the Heart

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This record marks a special homecoming for the legendary Oak Ridge Boys. This record marks a special homecoming for the legendary Oak Ridge Boys. Following the group's multitude of country hits, From the Heart sees the Boys—currently William Lee Golden, Richard Sterban, Joe Bonsall, and…

  2. Press On

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Two years ago, this talented trio received a Gospel Music Assn. Dove Award for inspirational album of the year for its debut, Be Still My Soul. Two years ago, this talented trio received a Gospel Music Assn. Dove Award for inspirational album of the year for its debut, Be Still My Soul. This…

  3. Counting Crows Extend Summer Tour

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Counting Crows have extended their summer tour, originally covering only the West Coast, with 11 new dates. The trek kicks off July 6 in San Diego and will travel as far as North Carolina before closi Counting Crows have extended their summer tour, originally covering only the West Coast,…

  4. Oxygen

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On their fifth Sparrow album, the members of Avalon once again demonstrate the impressive gifts that have made them one of the most acclaimed groups in contemporary Christian music: vibrant vocals and On their fifth Sparrow album, the members of Avalon once again demonstrate the impressive…

  5. Katy Hudson

    June 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As with the mainstream music world, contemporary Christian music boasts many young female artists. As with the mainstream music world, contemporary Christian music boasts many young female artists. But Katy Hudson occupies a different niche from that of her counterparts. Instead of polished…

  6. R. Kelly To Tour With Sunshine, Syleena

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising female acts Sunshine Anderson and Syleena Johnson. The trek, which comes in support of Kelly's latest Jive set "TP-2.Com," wil R&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising…

  7. Seven And Counting For Janet At No. 1

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child may have the No. 1 album for the second straight week with its Columbia set "Survivor," but Janet Jackson's "All for You" continues to best the R&B trio on The Billboard Hot 100. " Destiny's Child may have the No. 1 album for the…

  8. SonicPraise

    May 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just a few years ago when people thought of praise-and-worship music, they visualized church congregations filled with mature Christians singing folky, churchy songs. Just a few years ago when people thought of praise-and-worship music, they visualized church congregations filled with mature…

  9. The Electric Mile

    May 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On his fifth and most confident album yet, G. On his fifth and most confident album yet, G. Love continues marrying rootsy blues with modern influences in the church of hip-hop; this time out, he adds touches of classic rock and psychedelia, among other references. The opening track, "…

  10. Music From a Painted Cave

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT One of the Native American music community's most charismatic artists, Robert Mirabal is an incredibly gifted writer, vocalist, musician, dancer, and storyteller. One of the Native American music community's most charismatic artists, Robert Mirabal is an incredibly gifted writer,…

  11. Love Sweet Love

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This duo, consisting of Bruce Allen and Allen Wiggins, has turned in another smooth, jazzy collection of tunes that will make listeners feel as cheery as springtime weather. This duo, consisting of Bruce Allen and Allen Wiggins, has turned in another smooth, jazzy collection of tunes that…

  12. Experience Music Project Honors Sun, Reggae

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) will feature live performances by rock legends Jerry Lee Lewis and Ike Turner next month as part of its month-long celebration of Sun Records. "Dawn of Rock: T Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) will feature live performances by…

  13. Hot Product

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Janet Jackson, the Bee Gees, Tim McGraw, Case, Blind Boys Of alabama, and more. 'All' You Ever Wanted Janet Jackson's "All for You" (Virgin) is the follow-up to 1997's chart-topping "The Velvet Rope." The title track is in its…

  14. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "…

  15. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound that ha As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will …

  16. Conversations

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Sara Groves has a compelling, passionate voice, capable of conveying the emotional nuances of a song with a straightforward, no-frills integrity. Singer/songwriter Sara Groves has a compelling, passionate voice, capable of conveying the emotional nuances of a song with a…

  17. Doughty Lines Up U.S. Tour

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will embark on a U.S. club and college tour this spring, performing acoustic versions of Soul Coughing tunes as well as new solo material. The 16-date tour w Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will embark on a U.S. club and college tour this…

  18. Copyright Law Hot Topic At Senate Hearing

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Witnesses from the record industry, artist community, and technology businesses outlined their concerns about online music before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (April 3), but com Witnesses from the record industry, artist community, and technology businesses outlined…

  19. Hot Product

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewin new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Guided By Voices, Big Punisher, Run-D.M.C., Ginuwine, and more. Livin' It Up "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City," the concert album for which fans have been clamoring, is due Tuesday from Columbia, just…

  20. Henley To Testify At Hearing On Artists' Rights

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Don Henley, co-founder of the Recording Artists Coalition, has accepted an invitation to appear at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday (April 3) called by chairman Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, t Don Henley, co-founder of the Recording Artists Coalition, has accepted an invitation to…

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