1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about LL Cool J, Madonna, H and Claire, and "Bonnie & Clyde." LADIES STILL LOVE COOL JAMES Hi Fred, Reading Michael Ellis and Todd Martens' summary of chart news on Billboard.com last Thursday, I was amazed to discover that "…

  2. Henley To Helm 'Weather' Walden Benefit

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch, Paula Cole, Sheryl Crow, and Reba McEntire are among the artists who have signed on for Stormy Weather 2002 -- A Benefit for Walden Woods, set to take place Nov. 13 at Los Angeles' Wi Michelle Branch, Paula Cole, Sheryl Crow, and Reba McEntire are among the artists who…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus…

  4. Billboard Bits: En Vogue; Shaggy, Angie Martinez

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on En Vogue; Shaggy, Angie Martinez R&B vocal group En Vogue, now a trio, will on Nov. 12 release "The Gift Of Christmas," a holiday album featuring four original songs alongside new versions of Christmas-themed classics. The 15-track set, due Discretion Records, features…

  5. Tim McGraw Documentary Goes Silver Screen

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A documentary on country star Tim McGraw will be digitally simulcast Nov. 25 in several U.S. movie theaters, Billboard.com has exclusively learned. The film will be seen in about 30 movie screens in m A documentary on country star Tim McGraw will be digitally simulcast Nov. 25 in several U.S.…

  6. Now A Duo, 3LW Is Still 'Mackin'

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's no secret that Nine Lives/Epic trio 3LW is minus one member. But with several projects on tap, remaining members Adrienne Bailon (18) and Kiely Williams (16) are busy looking ahead -- especially to spreading the word about their…

  7. 'The Osbournes' Could Return Next Month

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November with the second season of their hit reality show. MTV President Brian Graden says "all systems are go" for "The Osbournes," which chronicl Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November…

  8. Branch, Ashanti Top Bogart Benefit Bill

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch, Ashanti, Sugar Ray, and Sixpence None The Richer will perform at this year's Bogart Tour for a Cure concert, set for Nov. 4 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. As previously Michelle Branch, Ashanti, Sugar Ray, and Sixpence None The Richer will perform at this…

  9. Judge Approves $200,000 Loan To Napster

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Delaware bankruptcy judge yesterday (Oct. 21) approved a $200,000 loan to bankrupt online music-swapping site Napster from a company called Napco Acquisition. The funds will help keep the company af A Delaware bankruptcy judge yesterday (Oct. 21) approved a $200,000 loan to bankrupt online…

  10. Dru Hill Regroups For New 'World Order'

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B-flavored hip-hop group Dru Hill, now a quintet, is set to release its third album, "Dru World Order," Nov. 26 via Def Soul/IDJ Music Group. Original members Sisqo, Jazz, Woody Rock, and Nokio R&B-flavored hip-hop group Dru Hill, now a quintet, is set to release its third…

  11. Kiss Go Symphonic Down Under

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Well, they've tried everything else. Kiss will play a one-off concert Feb. 28 at the 48,000-capacity Telstra Dome in Melbourne with the 60-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The concert, to celebrate Well, they've tried everything else. Kiss will play a one-off concert Feb. 28 at…

  12. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  13. Sum 41 Face The Music On Club Tour

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Upstart Canadian rock outfit Sum 41 will preview its new Island album "Does This Look Infected?" on a 17-date club tour, set to kick off Oct. 31 in Dallas and run through Nov. 30 in San Diego. Tickets Upstart Canadian rock outfit Sum 41 will preview its new Island album "Does…

  14. Time Off Re-Energizes Foo Fighters

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "These guys are my family and my best friends, and the band is my baby. Everything is more fun with [bassist] Nate [Mendel], [drummer] Taylor [Hawkins], and [guitarist] Chris [Shiflett]," Dave Grohl says of the grueling five-week…

  15. Dope To Incite $12 Riot Tour

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Jagermeister-sponsored $12 Riot Tour, billing itself as a cheap alternative to today's expensive package trek, will kick off Oct. 31 in Randolph, N.J., with headliner Dope alongside Primer 55, Ski The Jagermeister-sponsored $12 Riot Tour, billing itself as a cheap alternative to…

  16. Manson Has A 'Massacre' On His Hands

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." The film, currently in production, will be directed by Marcus Nispel, known for his work in t Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "…

  17. Soft Cell Sets First Tour In 18 Years

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran synth-pop act Soft Cell will stage its first U.S. tour in 18 years this November with an 11-date trek across the country. The duo of Marc Almond and Dave Ball are touring in support of the alb Veteran synth-pop act Soft Cell will stage its first U.S. tour in 18 years this November…

  18. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Aguilera, Clarke

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eminem, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Clarke The soundtrack to Eminem's film debut, "8 Mile," -- which, as previously reported , is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope Records -- will feature a limited-edition CD sampler featuring tracks from artists signed to Eminem's…

  19. Vanessa Carlton Plans Two-Month Tour

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to embark on her first headlining tour, kicking off Sunday (Oct. 20) in Boston and running through mid-December. Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to embark on her first headlining tour, kicking off Sunday (Oct. 20) in Boston and running…

  20. Duritz Headed To NYC As Crows Hit The Road

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Could a move to New York for Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz cure his incessant insomnia? Throughout all four of the groups DGC studio albums, including the recent "Hard Candy," this sleeplessness Could a move to New York for Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz cure his…

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