1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. R&B/Hip-Hop Heavy Hitters Lead 'Undisputed'

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Carl Thomas, Fabolous, Petey Pablo, the Ruff Ryders featuring Swizz Beatz, and Cash Money Millionaires will be featured on the upcoming Cash Money/Universal soundtrack to the Miramax film "Undisputed. Carl Thomas, Fabolous, Petey Pablo, the Ruff Ryders featuring Swizz Beatz, and Cash…

  4. Neptunes, Daft Punk Tinker With Air

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Neptunes, Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, and Modjo are among the acts that have contributed remixes to the Air odds-and-ends collection "Everybody Hertz," due Feb. 19 from Astralwerks. The 10-track The Neptunes, Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, and Modjo are among the acts…

  5. Dick Clark Sues Grammys' Greene

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark filed a $10 million lawsuit against Recording Academy President Michael Greene today (Dec. 19), accusing him of barring artists who appear first on Clark's American Music Awards show from p Dick Clark filed a $10 million lawsuit against Recording Academy President Michael…

  6. Vedder, Chili Peppers Set For Ramones Tribute

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the Offspring, and Rancid are among the artists confirmed to contribute to a Ramones tribute album, due for a spring release Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the…

  7. Billboard Bits: Joel, Our Lady Peace, Tenenbaums & More

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Our Lady Peace, The Royal Tenenbaums & More Billy Joel has been named the 2002 MusiCares Person of the Year. The 52-year-old musician will be honored at a Feb. 25 tribute dinner, just two days prior to the staging of the 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Joel…

  8. Colvin, Vega On New Folkways Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky will be featured on the two-disc, 34-track Smithsonian Folkways release "Fast Folk: A Communi Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka,…

  9. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap Mariah Carey has been chosen to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at the National Football League's Super Bowl XXXVI, to be played Feb. 3 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Carey will join last year's singers, the…

  10. New Foo, Offspring Songs Lead 'Orange County'

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange County," due Dec. 18 from Columbia, will sport new singles from the Offspring and Foo Fighters. The set, which arrives three The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange…

  11. The Strokes Firm Up International Tour

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock act the Strokes have solidified more than a month's worth of international tour dates in support of their RCA debut, "Is This It." New York-based rock act the Strokes have solidified more than a month's worth of international tour dates in support of…

  12. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope album, "Rock Steady," and he says…

  13. 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…

  14. Even in Darkness

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Falling somewhere between Parliament/ Funkadelic and hardcore hip-hop, Atlanta-based supergroup Dungeon Family—which includes members of OutKast, Goodie Mob, and Coolbreeze— makes its de Falling somewhere between Parliament/ Funkadelic and hardcore hip-hop, Atlanta-based supergroup Dungeon…

  15. G. Love Shows His Patriotism

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST G. Love & Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton has recorded a song inspired by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks entitled "On 9.11.01." G. Love & Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton has recorded a song inspired by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks entitled "On 9.11.01."…

  16. Jack Johnson's Hawaiian Fairytale

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Few singer/songwriters can claim as unique a career launch as acoustic groovemaster Jack Johnson. With "Brushfire Fairytales," both his and the tiny Enjoy label's debut release, over the past year the Few singer/songwriters can claim as unique a career launch as acoustic…

  17. Ali

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genres (R&B/soul, jazz, rock, Eastern, Arabic, and South Asian), this complement to the highly anticipated film starring Will Smith parallels legendary Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genres (R&B/soul, jazz, rock, Eastern, Arabic…

  18. Tenacious D To Play L.A. Benefit

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Comedy/rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- will headline a Dec. 20 benefit for the United Mitochiondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. The bill will a Comedy/rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- will headline a Dec. 20 benefit…

  19. Billboard Bits: MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty The sixth annual MixTape Awards will be held Dec. 11 at New York's Apollo Theater, honoring primarily non-commercial DJs who create underground hip-hop mixtapes. DJ Red Alert will host the event, presenting awards in 17 categories to mixtape…

  20. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

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