1. TV Exposure Boosts Remy Zero

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST When Americans want a dose of mainstream rock that favors sentimentality, melodic and tuneful songs, it seems as though there's little choice but to look to across the Atlantic to such lamb-like U.K. When Americans want a dose of mainstream rock that favors sentimentality, melodic and…

  2. HIP-HOPSpiritual Minded

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rap pioneer KRS-One has traveled a long way since he and DJ Scott La Rock laid down the facts of inner-city street life on 1987's Criminal Minded. Rap pioneer KRS-One has traveled a long way since he and DJ Scott La Rock laid down the facts of inner-city street life on 1987's…

  3. Chesnutt, Lawrence, Diffie Plan 'Roadhouse' Trek

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the Rockin' Roadhouse tour this summer. An itinerary is still being finalized, but the trek is due to begin June 20 and l Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the…

  4. Santana Schedules Spring U.S. Dates

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously announced European tour. The newly confirmed U.S. dates on the Carlos Santana-led band's All for One tour begin March 21 at the A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously…

  5. Techno, Hip-Hop Stars Team Up For 'Blade 2'

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Immortal soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a host of intriguing electronic/hip-hop collaborations, including tracks by Mos Def and Massive Attack, Gorillaz and Redman, Moby an The Immortal soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a…

  6. Sting, Armstrong Take Musical Golden Globes

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My Funny Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Creed, Kylie Minogue, Golden Globe nominees, and the Swiss pop charts. 'WEATHERED' MEN: Creed remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the eighth week in a row with "Weathered" (Wind-up); it's the longest consecutive run at the top since the…

  8. DMB Spring Tour Kicks Off In April

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST As first reported here in November, Dave Matthews Band will return to arenas and amphitheaters for its spring North American tour, which kicks off April 4 in Washington, D.C., and concludes May 24 in As first reported here in November, Dave Matthews Band will return to arenas and…

  9. Billboard Bits: Jewel, Bad Company, Gwen/Gavin, MTV

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Jewel, Bad Company, Gwen/Gavin, MTV Singer/songwriter Jewel is putting herself on ice to perform the National Anthem prior to the 52nd National Hockey League (NHL) All Star game, set for Feb. 2 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jewel is also expected to perform another song in…

  10. Billboard Bits: Mariah, The D.O.C., Sex Pistols

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, The D.O.C., Sex Pistols EMI yesterday (Jan. 7) moved to dismiss widespread reports that Mariah Carey would be paid an estimated $50 million to exit her Virgin Records contract, Billboard Bulletin reports. "In light of recent press comment that EMI has paid or agreed…

  11. Hank Williams III Goes For 'Broke'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Owning perhaps the most-revered pedigree in country music, Hank Williams III also possesses a fiercely independent streak that manifests itself well on his second Curb release, "Lovesick, Broke & Owning perhaps the most-revered pedigree in country music, Hank Williams III also…

  12. Eve Joins Diesel, Jackson In 'XXX'

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15 year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as the opening acts for his upcoming 22-date tour, due to launch Jan. 25 in Jacksonville, Fla. The cross-count Rapper Eve will star alongside Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, and Asia Argento in Revolution…

  13. R&B/Hip-Hop Stars To Honor Roger Troutman

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have contributed tracks to an upcoming tribute to the late R&B/funk artist Roger Troutman of Zapp. Wolfpac Records' "Still Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have…

  14. Greatest Hits

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST You can almost hear Ice Cube's demeanor mellowing and the MC-turned-actor/filmmaker's wallet gettin' fatter on this seemingly overdue retrospective. You can almost hear Ice Cube's demeanor mellowing and the MC-turned-actor/filmmaker's wallet gettin' fatter on…

  15. Enya, Sting, McCartney To Battle For Golden Globe

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Enya, Sting, and Paul McCartney are among the nominees for the Golden Globe award for best original song - motion picture, announced today (Dec. 20) by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Enya's Enya, Sting, and Paul McCartney are among the nominees for the Golden Globe award for…

  16. Nettwerk Teams With EA For Soundtracks

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Nettwerk Records has formed a new partnership with game maker Electronic Arts (EA) that will result in the release of three to six soundtracks per year. Nettwerk will also provide EA with music for vi Nettwerk Records has formed a new partnership with game maker Electronic Arts (EA) that will…

  17. Tunes On TV

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 17-23, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2001 "'Twas the Night," HBO Featured Artists: Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Los Lobos, Bette Midler, Frank Sinatra, Macy Gray. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Britney Spears …

  18. 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,…

  19. Creed's 'Weathered' Wins Third Week On Top

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) mustered a 10% sales bump to remain atop The Billboard 200 for a third straight week. With U.S. sales of 458,000 units, according t In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered…

  20. Dylan Sets 2002 Tour Dates

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan will kick off a round of 2002 tour dates Jan. 31 at the TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Fla. Tickets to the five announced Southern U.S. dates -- which will feature only Dylan and his band, Bob Dylan will kick off a round of 2002 tour dates Jan. 31 at the TD Waterhouse Centre in…

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