1. Vincent Cleans Up At Bluegrass Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for herself last night (Oct. 4), winning three awards including entertainer of the year at the annual Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O…

  2. Powderfinger Dominates Oz's ARIA Awards

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock band Powderfinger dominated the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards tonight (Oct. 3) with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. The Universal-signed act took bes Rock band Powderfinger dominated the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association…

  3. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  4. O'Jays Sing 'For The Love'

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few groups can boast that they've been together 40-plus years -- and are still recording. One that can is the O'Jays. Now part of the MCA family after a string of R&B/crossover hits on Philadelphi Few groups can boast that they've been together 40-plus years -- and are…

  5. Philadelphia Folk Festival40th Anniversary

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. Moss in the 58-page booklet accompanying this four-disc, 58…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic Montreal groove sextet Bullfrog will release its self-titled debut album Oct. 16 via Ropeadope/Atlantic, in conjunction with a month-long U.S. tour with labelmates Project Logic. "Bullfrog" will include the group's first two EPs,…

  7. Gorillaz, Ryan Adams Among Shortlist Prize Nominees

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown are among the nominees for the first-ever Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, which, as firs Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown…

  8. More Artists, Songs Confirmed For Lennon Tribute

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the John Lennon tribute, "Come Together: A Night For John Lennon's Words & Music, Dedicated to New York C Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the…

  9. McGraw, Hill Suit Up For Swampstock

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning country artist Tim McGraw has added a new recipient to the list of beneficiaries of his 8th annual Swampstock Celebrity Softball Challenge and Concert, set for Oct. 28 in Rayville, La. Grammy-winning country artist Tim McGraw has added a new recipient to the list of…

  10. Starsailor Brings 'Love' In January

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S. release date for its debut Capitol album, "Love Is Here." Produced by Steve Osborne (U2, New Order), "Love Is Here" features Starsai Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S.…

  11. David Ball Is 'Riding' A Hit, 'Amigo'

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game. Just ask David Ball as he watches "Riding With Private Malone" cruise up Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, from N There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game…

  12. 'Doobies' Announced, To Be Presented Virtually

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The 2nd annual High Times Doobie Awards ceremony, originally scheduled for Sept. 12 at New York's Wetlands Preserve, was another victim of last week's terrorist attack on the city. The counter-culture The 2nd annual High Times Doobie Awards ceremony, originally scheduled for Sept.…

  13. Shows, Tours Affected By Attacks

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the status of many planned shows and tours has been affected. Some events have been cancelled, while others have reschedu In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the…

  14. Aid, Damages, Cancellations Continue After Tragedy

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vivendi Universal (VU), AOL Time Warner, and Sony joined the wave of corporations pledging funds to help aid victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. VU chairman Jean-Marie Messier announced the com Vivendi Universal (VU), AOL Time Warner, and Sony joined the wave of corporations pledging…

  15. Earl Scruggs and Friends

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT More a testament to the versatility of the pioneering banjo king than a career retread, Earl Scruggs and Friends takes Scruggs on a far-flung journey into the realms of a remarkably diverse group of a More a testament to the versatility of the pioneering banjo king than a career retread, Earl…

  16. Around The Globe, Industry Continues To Show Support

    September 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the new Billboard Live venue -- which opened Sept. 8 in Miami Beach, Fla. -- has created the Billboard Live for Life New Yor In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the new…

  17. 'NOW! 7' Is Now Double-Platinum

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The seventh volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" hits compilation series has been certified gold, platinum, and double-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Releas The seventh volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" hits…

  18. Cuban Music Groups Canceled In Florida

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Three Florida theaters have canceled upcoming performances by Cuban music groups Cubanismo! and Irakere amid threats of protest from anti-Castro Cuban-Americans. The cancellations come just a week aft Three Florida theaters have canceled upcoming performances by Cuban music groups Cubanismo!…

  19. Earl Scruggs Calls On 'Friends' For All-Star Album

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country music has few, if any, icons left who can attract musical collaborators as diverse as Don Henley, Elton John, Melissa Etheridge, Sting, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Martin, Travis Tritt, and John Country music has few, if any, icons left who can attract musical collaborators as diverse…

  20. TNT's Lennon Tribute Lineup Confirmed

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, and Seal have been confirmed to perform at TNT's Sept. 20 "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon" concert. The artists join previously Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, and Seal have…

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