1. Tunes On TV

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 6-12, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 6 VH1 All Access: Celebrity Breakups," VH1 Featured Artists: Naughty By Nature, Salt 'N Pepa, Puff Daddy, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Bob…

  2. Female Musicians Lead Domestic Violence Benefit

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks" to "Respond II," a two-disc compilation that will benefit families affected by domestic violence. A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks"…

  3. 1TunesOnTV

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 30, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 30 "Shania: In Her Own Words," VH1 Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: David…

  4. Jayhawks Wrap New Album, Set Tour Dates

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Americana purveyors the Jayhawks will release a new studio album, "Rainy Day Songs," in April, according to the band's new label, Lost Highway. Americana purveyors the Jayhawks will release a new studio album , "Rainy Day Songs," in April, according to the band's…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson fields readers' letters about chart-topping singles in 2002, his No. 1 song of the rock era, Mariah Carey, Georgie Fame, and the Beatles. DULLSVILLE? Hello Fred! The 2002 calendar year is over and done, and only seven songs advanced to the…

  6. 'Smooth' Ranked As No. 1 Song Of Rock Era

    December 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Smooth," the 1999 single by Santana featuring Rob Thomas, is the No. 1 song of the rock era based on chart performance on Billboard's Hot 100, according to a new book written by Billboard and Billboa "Smooth," the 1999 single by Santana featuring Rob Thomas, is the…

  7. Cult Fave Jellyfish Feted By Box Set

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. A year ago, listening to Bruce Brodeen outline his plans to fete early-1990s power-pop act Jellyfish might have left one thinking the Not Lame Recordings chief was a tad insane. At the time, he was taking out a second mortgage on the equity of he…

  8. I Care 4 U

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Greatest-hits sets and retrospectives are usually reserved for artists who have sustained careers over decades. Greatest-hits sets and retrospectives are usually reserved for artists who have sustained careers over decades. Although Aaliyah's life and career were tragically cut short,…

  9. Bossa Mundo 2

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Like its predecessor, Bossa Mundo 2 is a fine collaboration between two musically savvy labels (New York's Wave Music and Paris-based Yellow Productions). Like its predecessor, Bossa Mundo 2 is a fine collaboration between two musically savvy labels (New York's Wave Music and Paris…

  10. Take No Prisoners

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the early '70s, Lou Reed was dangerous, and it wasn't just his depictions of the nocturnal New York underworld that were on the edge; his interactions with his audience and the press could be volat RELEASE DATE: Sept. 24 In the early '70s, Lou Reed was dangerous, and it wasn…

  11. Bennett, Lang A 'Wonderful' Team

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Tony Bennett has been enamored of k.d. lang at least since tapping her to join him on his 1994 Grammy Award-winning "MTV Unplugged" live set. He also took her on tour with him last summer after she recorded "Keep the Faith, Baby…

  12. Duets

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just when it didn't seem possible to mine Streisand's catalog for yet one more retrospective, along comes Duets, which traces the legendary artist's expansive history of vocal collaboration. RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26 Just when it didn't seem possible to mine Streisand's…

  13. The Last Temptation

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST On The Last Temptation, rapper/actor Ja Rule picks up where his 2001 release, Pain Is Love, left off, further favoring radio-friendly thug ballads with wispy-voiced chanteuses over the hardcore hip-ho RELEASE DATE: Nov. 19 On The Last Temptation, rapper/actor Ja Rule picks up where his 2001…

  14. This Is Me . . . Then

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the sweetly romantic tone of its lyrics to the dreamy, fresh-outta-bed style of its CD artwork, this sumptuous, downright irresistible project could easily have been titled J-Lo in Afterglow. Lop RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26 From the sweetly romantic tone of its lyrics to the dreamy, fresh…

  15. VH1 Honors Memorable Moments Of 2002

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST With awards like "Rockin' and Rulin'" and "Strange But True," the VH1 Big In 2002 awards honored, in irreverent fashion, some of the most memorable entertainment moments of the year. "Tonight is devot With awards like "Rockin' and Rulin'"…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>R. Kelly takes home a leading six awards, including R&B/hip-hop artist and R&B/hip-hop album of the year for ""TP-2.com"" at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in L 2001 - R. Kelly takes home a leading six awards, including R…

  17. Fischerspooner's '#1' Due In February

    December 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST New York synth-driven duo Fischerspooner will release its debut album, "#1," Feb. 25 in North America via Capitol. The set will be accompanied by "DVD #1," which features Warren Fischer and Casey Spoo New York synth-driven duo Fischerspooner will release its debut album, …

  18. The Confluence

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST This 11-track first volley from debutant folkster David Berkeley shows a talent in its genesis. This 11-track first volley from debutant folkster David Berkeley shows a talent in its genesis. The songs are inviting and nicely crafted, the musicianship is proficient, and all the right…

  19. UP!

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST This double-CD follow-up to Shania Twain's previous two multiplatinum efforts features both "pop" and "more pop" versions of 19 new Twain/Lange compositions. This double-CD follow-up to Shania Twain's previous two multiplatinum efforts features both "pop…

  20. Loose Screw

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST For their eighth studio album, the Pretenders take the best blues- and soul-etched rock elements from past albums like Pretenders and Learning to Crawl and merge them with sunsplashed reggae rhythms. For their eighth studio album, the Pretenders take the best blues- and soul-etched rock…

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