1. Tritt, Brooks & Dunn, Keith, McGraw Lead ACM Noms

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Travis Tritt scored a leading nine nominations on the first ballot for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, to be handed out May 21 in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS. Brooks & Travis Tritt scored a leading nine nominations on the first ballot for the 37th annual…

  2. Adamson Autopsy Shows High Alcohol Level

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band Big Country, had a high blood-alcohol level in his system when he committed suicide in a Honolulu hotel last month, according to ci Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band Big Country, had a high…

  3. Josh Groban Finds His Fans Through TV

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Move over, Russell Watson. Josh Groban is the latest singer to find commercial success with a blend of pop and operatic music. Groban's eponymous debut album on 143/Warner Bros. Records is catching on Move over, Russell Watson. Josh Groban is the latest singer to find commercial success…

  4. AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. This…

  5. Super Bowl To Explode With Music

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST The festivities surrounding Super Bowl XXXVI will be brimming with musical entertainment, and plenty of it will be televised during the Fox network's extensive coverage of the game and the pre-game ci The festivities surrounding Super Bowl XXXVI will be brimming with musical…

  6. Caught in the Webb: A Tribute to the Legendary Webb Pierce

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on this multi-artist Audium release produced by Pierce disciple Gail Davies. Regarded by many as one of country's most potent moaners ever, Webb Pierce receives reverent tribute on…

  7. Billboard Bits: Roskilde, Outkast/Ludacris & More

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Roskilde, Outkast/Ludacris & More Red Hot Chili Peppers and Garbage are the first acts confirmed for the 2002 Roskilde Festival, set for June 27-30 outside Copenhagen. The future of the event was uncertain following the deaths of nine fans during Pearl Jam's set at Roskilde…

  8. Carter, Pagano Team For Tour

    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 Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15-year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. Symphony Hall Centennial Celebration: From the Broadcast Archives, 1943-2000

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Technically, this isn't a reissue; it's rather a super-deluxe, 12-CD collection of previously unreleased archival recordings issued to mark the centennial of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's acoustical Technically, this isn't a reissue; it's rather a super-deluxe, 12…

  12. Billboard Bits: Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, Randy Newman

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, and Randy Newman. Rob Zombie is the latest artist to be confirmed for the concert series the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) is staging Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. Zombie has been added to the bill at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, which already includes…

  13. Update: Former Big Country Singer Dies

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stuart Adamson, former lead singer of Scottish rock act Big Country, was found dead yesterday (Dec. 16) in a hotel room in Hawaii. He was 43. Stuart Adamson, former lead singer of Scottish rock act Big Country, was found dead yesterday (Dec. 16) in a hotel room in Hawaii. He was 43. "I…

  14. Stars To Reprise 'What's Going On' At Billboard Awards

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Alicia Keys, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Nona Gaye are among the artists who will reprise their contributions to the recent charity cover of Marv Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  15. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  16. Keys Tops 2001 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a finalist in eight categories, including female artist of the year, new artist of the year, and R&B/hip-hop alb R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a…

  17. Billboard Bits: Nobel Concert, Brooks, Destiny's Child

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Nobel Concert, Garth Brooks, Destiny's Child Destiny's Child and Anastasia are among the latest artists to join the lineup for the Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert. Other performers newly added to the Dec. 11 event at Norway's Oslo Spektrum are Barbara…

  18. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  19. Bernie Mac To Host 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena Dec. 4 on Fox television, beginning at 8 p.m. The show's celebrity quotient continues t Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live…

  20. Jam Bands Unite For Vann Benefit

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist John Medeski, and avant-garde turntablist DJ Logic were among the musicians that gathered Sunday night at New Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist…

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