1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Elvis Presley vs JXL, Nelly, and Celine Dion. ON-AIR CONVERSATION: There's been a lot of discussion in "Chart Beat" about the lack of airplay for Elvis Presley vs JXL's "A Little Less Conversation" (RCA), which has kept the nation's…

  2. Thirty Years On, 'Ziggy' Still Shines

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On June 6, 1972, a moderately successful left-field musician named David Bowie released an album with a strange and extraordinarily long-winded title. "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spid On June 6, 1972, a moderately successful left-field musician named David Bowie released…

  3. 2002 Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards winners. Here are the winners for the Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards, handed out July 9 at the Scott Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. The Academy, based in Gene Autry, Okla., serves to further interest in Western arts,…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Elvis Presley, Nelly, SheDaisy, and more. LONG LIVE THE KING: It's an event so rare, that it has only happened twice in the rock era. It happened for the first time the week of Nov. 27, 1982, and now it has happened again during this current chart week, July 13,…

  5. Trick Daddy Takes A 'Holiday'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth album, "Thug Holiday," due Aug. 6. The album is led by the single "In Da Wind," featuring Cee-Lo, which has risen to No. 45 on Bill Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth…

  6. Nickelback's Kroeger Forms Own Label

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is joining the ranks of musicians turned record executives, having formed his own label, 604 Records. Formed with Kroeger's longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin, the impr Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is joining the ranks of musicians turned record…

  7. Stapp: Shock Delayed Medical Attention After Accident

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Creed singer Scott Stapp says that he was in shock following his April car accident and didn't realize the seriousness of his injuries until later. Creed singer Scott Stapp says that he was in shock following his April car accident and didn't realize the seriousness of his injuries…

  8. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  9. NYC Radio Jumps The Gun On Springsteen Single

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuted the title track from Bruce Springsteen's upcoming Columbia album "The Rising" at 8:15 a.m. ET this morning (June 21), only to be immediately served with a cease New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuted the title track from Bruce Springsteen&…

  10. Korn Can't Stop Eminem's 'Show' At No. 1

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "The Eminem Show" held off a rampant charge from Korn's "Untouchables," selling an impressive 530,000 units in its third full week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Web/Aftermath/Interscop Eminem's "The Eminem Show" held off a rampant…

  11. Janet, Usher Among BET Awards Celebs

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Alicia Keys are among the artists who will either be performing or presenting during Tuesday's (June 25) second annual BET Awards. Organizers of the ev Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Alicia Keys are…

  12. 2002 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards winners

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs of the 2001 R&B/hip-hop, rap, dance and reggae charts, were held June 17 in Beverly The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of…

  13. Avril Lavigne's Music Takes Hold With 'Let Go'

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I'm starting to make a big name for myself," exclaims Canadian skater-punk princess Avril Lavigne with wonderment. Indeed, with the artist's multi-format Arista single "Complicated" making inroads at top-40…

  14. Judas Priest Hits The Road, Readies DVD

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to coincide with the July 23 release of a concert DVD, "Live in London," via SPV USA. The tour will kick off July 5 in Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to…

  15. Presley's 'Conversation' Sets U.K. Chart Record

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley is back at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart Elvis Presley is back at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly…

  16. Foo Fighters/Face To Face Mates Say 'Viva Death'

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist Scott, Face To Face frontman Trever Keith, and ubiquitous session drummer Josh Freese (Vandals, A Perfect Circ Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist…

  17. Lathun Carries Torch With 'Fortunate' Debut

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Excerpted for Billboard.com feature) Neo-soul singer/songwriter/producer Lathun is the latest artist to carry the torch for the legendary Motown Records, as he prepares for the June 11 release of his debut, "Fortunate." The Detroit native wrote 10 of the 13 tracks on "…

  18. Minus 5 To Tour With Extended Musical Family

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based rock outfit the Minus 5 is gearing up for a "four-ring circus tour" to hit select markets across the U.S. this summer. The group, which includes multi-instrumentalists Scott McCaughey an Seattle-based rock outfit the Minus 5 is gearing up for a "four-ring circus…

  19. McCartney Greets Wedding Hoopla

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10) to the cheers of hundreds of fans gathered outside the remote 17th century Irish castle where they are set t Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10)…

  20. The Last Five Years

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For its first cast recording, Sh-K-Boom chose this recent off-Broadway musical by Jason Robert Brown (Parade)—a wise choice. For its first cast recording, Sh-K-Boom chose this recent off-Broadway musical by Jason Robert Brown (Parade)—a wise choice. (Brown won two Drama Desk Awards, for his…

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