1. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…

  2. Billboard Bits: Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire' Following a successful weekend stand at Terrapin Station: A Grateful Dead Family Reunion in East Troy, Wis., post-Grateful Dead act the Other Ones has tentatively laid out a fall U.S. tour. Initially announced dates concentrate on…

  3. Eminem's 'Show' Arriving Even Earlier

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album, "The Eminem Show," will hit stores on Sunday (May 26), nine days before the original release date. Interscope went to extraordinary lengths to keep the highly Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album, "The Eminem Show,"…

  4. 'Eminem Show' To Boast Free DVD

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's new Interscope album "The Eminem Show" will hit U.S. stores June 4 with will have a free DVD in the package, Billboard Bulletin reports. The disc will be available only in the initial shipmen Eminem's new Interscope album "The Eminem Show" will hit U.S.…

  5. Billboard Bits: Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler Latin vocalist Luis Fonsi recently enlisted the directorial services of 'N Sync's Joey Fatone on the video for his new single, "Secret." The track will be found on Fonsi's English-language debut, "Fight the Feeling,…

  6. Eminem Gets His 'Show' On The Road

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping rapper Eminem is nearly finished with his third Interscope album, "The Eminem Show." The set, co-produced by the artist with Dr. Dre, is the follow-up to 2000's "The Marshall Mathers LP, Chart-topping rapper Eminem is nearly finished with his third Interscope…

  7. Sevendust Works Out 'Animosity' On The Road

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST If you ask Sevendust lead singer Lajon Witherspoon, all the animosity the members of the Atlanta-based hard rock act once possessed is behind them. The group still named its new TVT album "Animosity," If you ask Sevendust lead singer Lajon Witherspoon, all the animosity the members…

  8. Eminem Film Angers Residents

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Residents of Highland Park, Mich., are burning mad because a film crew torched a house as part of rapper Eminem's upcoming movie "8 Mile." The house was set afire as part of a key point in the film, w Residents of Highland Park, Mich., are burning mad because a film crew…

  9. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Tommy Lee

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Tommy Lee Universal Pictures will today (Dec. 19) unveil the initial airing of the teaser trailer for "8 Mile," the drama starring Eminem as a young white rapper struggling to realize his dreams. The trailer will debut on NBC's "Access…

  10. Billboard Bits: Garth Brooks, Eminem, 'N Sync

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Garth Brooks, Eminem, and 'N Sync. Country superstar Garth Brooks and his wife of nearly 15 years, Sandy, are officially divorced. A spokesperson for Brooks would not comment beyond confirming that the singer's divorce is final. The 39-year-old country singer cited…

  11. Flecktones Live CD/DVD Coming 'Quick'

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bela Fleck & the Flecktones will release "Live at the Quick" Feb. 12 on CD and DVD via Columbia. Recorded across two shows at the Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, Conn., the album features Bela Fleck & the Flecktones will release "Live at the Quick" Feb. 12…

  12. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  13. Locals Fired Up Over Eminem Film Plan

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Residents and officials of Highland Park, Mich., are up in arms about Eminem's plans to burn down a house during the filming of "The Untitled Detroit Project." The rapper's request comes with a pledge Residents and officials of Highland Park, Mich., are up in arms about…

  14. Hanson Files Suit Vs. MP3.com

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Vivendi Universal's online subsidiary MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suits, which were filed i Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits…

  15. Stars Flesh Out Eminem Movie

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mekhi Phifer ("O") and Brittany Murphy ("Girl, Interrupted") will star in Universal Pictures' "The Untitled Detroit Project" directed by Curtis Hanson ("L.A. Confidential"). As previously reported, th Mekhi Phifer ("O") and Brittany…

  16. Chart Beat Bonus

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Julie Andrews, Stevie Nicks, and Neal Diamond. TRULY JULIE: It's not every week you can say that a soundtrack to a movie starring Julie Andrews has debuted on The Billboard 200. But you can say it this week. "The Princess Diaries" (Walt Disney) is new to the chart at No…

  17. Lil' Bow Wow, O-Town To Play U.S. Open Kids' Day

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pop group O-Town and teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow will co-headline the sixth annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. The Aug. 25 event, which kicks off the U.S. Tennis Association's (USTA) U.S. Open tournament, Pop group O-Town and teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow will co-headline the…

  18. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Eminem, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Madonna, Eminem, Jamie-Lynn Sigler Madonna's Aug. 6 show at Boston's FleetCenter has been postponed one day "due to logistical reasons," according to the show's promoters. Tickets for that show on the Drowned World Tour will be honored on the rescheduled date…

  19. Curtis Hanson On Board For Eminem Film

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Academy Award-winning director Curtis Hanson ("L.A. Confidential," "Wonder Boys") has come aboard to helm and produce Imagine Entertainment's feature "Fight Song," starring controversial rapper Eminem Academy Award-winning director Curtis Hanson ("L.A.…

  20. Dylan, Dun Take Home Musical Oscars

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Three years ago, Bob Dylan conquered the Grammys. Now he's done the same at the Academy Awards. Dylan won the best song Oscar Sunday (March 25) for the rollicking ''Things Have Changed,'' the tune he Three years ago, Bob Dylan conquered the Grammys. Now he's done…

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