1. KaZaA Suit Proceeds In California Court

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST A federal judge considering an Internet copyright case said yesterday (Nov. 25) he was inclined to allow U.S. record companies and movie studios to sue the Australia-based parent company of KaZaA, a p A federal judge considering an Internet copyright case said yesterday (Nov. 25) he was…

  2. Pseudopod Singer Recovers From Brain Surgery

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Kevin Carlberg, the lead singer of pop-leaning jam band Pseudopod, is recovering at home after undergoing surgery last week to remove a malignant brain tumor. The Interscope band was in Ft. Collins, C Kevin Carlberg, the lead singer of pop-leaning jam band Pseudopod, is recovering at home…

  3. Songwriters Settle Eagles Royalty Suit

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jackson Browne and fellow songwriters J.D. Souther and Jack Tempchin have settled a lawsuit with publisher Warner/Chappell Music over millions of dollars in royalties from the Eagles' "Their Greatest Jackson Browne and fellow songwriters J.D. Souther and Jack Tempchin have settled a…

  4. Sleepless

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Once upon a time, he was the manic grasshopper frontman for the J. Geils Band. Once upon a time, he was the manic grasshopper frontman for the J. Geils Band. Now, with Sleepless, his sixth solo outing, Peter Wolf's '70s whiskey has completed its transmogrification into fine wine.…

  5. Divine Discontent

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST It took five years for Nashville-based Sixpence None the Richer to shake free from the legal wranglings surrounding previous label Squint's bankruptcy, and despite the ever-angelic demeanor of lead Le It took five years for Nashville-based Sixpence None the Richer to shake free from the…

  6. Amber deLaurentis Wins Northeast IMWS

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer-pianist Amber deLaurentis has won the Northeast edition of the Independent Music World Series (IMWS). Singer-pianist Amber deLaurentis has won the Northeast edition of the Independent Music World Series (IMWS). A national unsigned artist competition, the IMWS is presented by CD…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Mariah Carey's gold and platinum future, the King's place on Billboard's country charts, an R. Kelly chart anomaly, and video play in relation to the char AFTER THE GOLD RUSH? Hello Fred, I am disappointed that the new Mariah…

  8. Papa Roach Graduates To Headlining Tour

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Papa Roach is planning to embark on its maiden headlining tour Jan. 13 in Vancouver and has dates targeted through Feb. 12 in Atlanta. The tour, with Swedish rock act Blindside opening, is expected to Papa Roach is planning to embark on its maiden headlining tour Jan. 13 in Vancouver and has…

  9. Body Of Coasters' Billy Guy Remains Unclaimed

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billy Guy, one of the original members of the Coasters, has been dead since Nov. 5, but his body has not been claimed. Local entertainers and friends held a fund-raiser last night (Nov. 20) in Las Veg Billy Guy, one of the original members of the Coasters, has been dead since Nov. 5, but his…

  10. Marr Brings 'Boomslang' To North America

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will release "Boomslang," his debut album with his new band the Healers, Feb. 4 via iMusic. Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will release "Boomslang," his debut album with his new band the Healers, Feb. 4 via iMusic. As previously…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur Jonathan King is sentenced to seven years in jail for a series of sexual assaults against schoolboys. The pop mogul, who broke into the music 2001 - Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur Jonathan King is sentenced to…

  12. Billboard Bits: Snoop Dogg, Alejandro Sanz, Danny Blitz

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Snoop Dogg, Alejandro Sanz, Danny Blitz Rapper-turned-actor Snoop Dogg is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures' big-screen adaptation of the classic 1970s police-action television series "Starsky and Hutch." The Todd Phillips-directed project will go into…

  13. Queen Latifah Arrested For DUI

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Actress and rapper Queen Latifah was arrested early this morning (Nov. 20) in Los Angeles for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, a California Highway Patrol official said. The hi Actress and rapper Queen Latifah was arrested early this morning (Nov. 20) in Los Angeles…

  14. After A Rough Start, Audioslave Prepares To Cruise

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted and expanded from the magazine for Billboard.com. If someone were to draft a how-to manual on forming a rock supergroup, it might behoove them to take note of the lessons learned by Audioslave this year. The in-your-wildest-dreams quartet comprising ex-Soundgarden frontman Chris…

  15. Finn Plans Another North American Tour

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz singer Neil Finn has scheduled another North American tour in support of his latest solo studio album, "One All" (Nettwerk). The 15-date club trek, Finn's third through Former Crowded House/Split Enz singer Neil Finn has scheduled another North…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own…

  17. Ashanti, Eminem, Nelly Lead AMA Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ashanti leads the field for the 30th annual American Music Awards with nominations in five categories, followed closely by Eminem and Nelly, who each garnered four. Ashanti's self-titled Def Jam debut Ashanti leads the field for the 30th annual American Music Awards with nominations in…

  18. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Hendrix

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Jimi Hendrix Carlos Santana is planning his first all-Spanish album, featuring duets with a number of female singers, Billboard Bulletin has learned. Recording for the set, to be released by BMG U.S. Latin, should start early next year. The artist's…

  19. 2002 American Music Awards Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. Below are the nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. The event will be held Jan. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and will air live on ABC. Pop/rock: Favorite male artist: Eminem Enrique Iglesias Nelly Favorite female…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

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