1. Billboard Bits: Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al The Who's "Baba O'Riley" was originally going to be the theme song for the hit Fox sitcom "That '70s Show," so it seems only fitting that the band's frontman, Roger Daltrey, would guest-star on the show'…

  2. Sills Resigns As Lincoln Center Chair

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Beverly Sills, the former opera great who has led Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for eight years, announced yesterday (April 1) that she is resigning at the end of the month. "I feel privilege Beverly Sills, the former opera great who has led Lincoln Center for the Performing…

  3. Hot Product

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ashanti, Tweet, Shana Morrison, and more. 'Fool' For You Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and her own "…

  4. Van Morrison Strolls 'Down The Road'

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down the Road," his first album under a new deal with Universal. The set is due a day earlier via Universal's Polydor label internati Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down…

  5. Manson Ushering In A New 'Golden Age'

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson has chosen "The Golden Age of Grotesque" as the title for his group's fifth studio album, the singer confirmed yesterday (March 21) on his official Web site. The set, which Manson descr Marilyn Manson has chosen "The Golden Age of Grotesque" as the…

  6. Keys, Isleys Top Soul Train Awards

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies last night (March 20) from the 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards. Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies last night (March 20) from the 16th Annual…

  7. Korn Scouting Out Summer Tour

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit Korn has begun lining up its summer North American tour plans in support of its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "Untouchables." Dates are set to begin June 20 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., but the Hard rock outfit Korn has begun lining up its summer North American tour plans in…

  8. Keys Takes 'Minor' Songs On Major Tour

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys has confirmed dates for a summer concert tour, set to begin July 2 during the annual Summerfest in Milwaukee. The new dates, which are scheduled to wrap Aug. 30 at the American Music Festi Alicia Keys has confirmed dates for a summer concert tour, set to begin July 2 during the…

  9. 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,"…

  10. New Korn Album Pushed To June

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit Korn has pushed the release date of its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "Untouchables," from May 14 to June 11. Hard rock outfit Korn has pushed the release date of its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "Untouchables," from May 14 to June 11. A video for first single …

  11. Solid Zinc—The Turtles Anthology

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new two-disc collection again reinforces the fact that we're talking about one of the ultimate '60s pop/rock bands—tha Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new…

  12. Ferry Covers Dylan, Teams With Roxy Mates

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bryan Ferry, most recently seen on Roxy Music's 2001 reunion tour, resumes his solo career with the April 15 U.K. release of his new album "Frantic." The Virgin set features guest appearances by Radio Bryan Ferry, most recently seen on Roxy Music's 2001 reunion tour,…

  13. Glenn Lewis Is No 'Outsider'

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Don't You Forget It" the first single from Toronto-bred singer/songwriter Glenn Lewis' from his debut album, "World Outside My Window" -- due March 19 via Epic -- leaves no doubt as to who his musica "Don't You Forget It" the first single from…

  14. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Rocking 'Fang'

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing at the Matador Records offices in lower Manhattan. "We just wanted to make a more traditional record. And, personally, I was looking f "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing…

  15. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  16. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On Third Album

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow up to 1999's "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic). Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger recently wrapped a two week studio stint at Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow…

  17. Korn Returns In May With 'Untouchables'

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit Korn will release its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "Untouchables," on May 14, with first single "Here to Stay" due to hit radio in the coming weeks. Produced by Michael Beinhorn (Aerosm Hard rock outfit Korn will release its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "…

  18. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  19. Aaliyah Is 'Queen' Of The Box Office

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Queen of the Damned," featuring late R&B star Aaliyah, sunk its teeth into the top spot on its debut at the boxoffice with an estimated $15.2 million in North American theaters. "We had a terrifi "Queen of the Damned," featuring late R&B star Aaliyah, sunk…

  20. Rod Stewart Inks Deal With J Records

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart has signed to J Records in a worldwide, multi-album deal to be announced today (Feb. 21), Billboard Bulletin reports. Stewart left the WEA family last November after 25 years. "J is where Rod Stewart has signed to J Records in a worldwide, multi-album deal to be announced…

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