1. Eminem Web Cartoon Heading To Video

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Eminem's Internet cartoon, Slim Shady World," will no longer be bound to a computer monitor. On Nov. 6, Ground World Entertainment and Shady World Productions will release a DVD/VHS compendium Rapper Eminem's Internet cartoon, "Slim Shady World," will no longer…

  2. Craig David, Fatboy Slim Top Billboard Video Noms

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Craig David's "Fill Me In" (Wildstar/Atlantic) and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" (Skint/Astralwerks) lead the nominees for the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards. The awa With four nominations each, Craig David's "Fill Me…

  3. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Whitney Houston, and more

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV VMAs, Whitney Houston, Cowboy Junkies, Fabrice Morvan Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, and Staind have been added to the performance line-up for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). Spears, who also performed at last year's ceremonies, will debut a new song, "…

  4. Creamfields New York Show Cancelled

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled due to logistical and other issues, the plug has been pulled on the New York installment of the event due Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled…

  5. Black Wednesday For Electronic Music Fests

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It hasn't been a good day for North American electronic music festivals. The inaugural Mekka electronic/hip-hop tour, set to kick off Saturday (Aug. 4) in Detroit, has been canceled, according to tour It hasn't been a good day for North American electronic music festivals. The…

  6. Anglo Files

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Profile of producer/MC Roots Manuva. Hip Hop's Hope: Roots Manuva Being lumbered with the dubious title of "of U.K. hip-hop's savior" might have sent some individuals spiraling into panic. South London producer/MC Roots Manuva (real name Rodney Smith) shrugged off the…

  7. Better Than Ezra Get 'Closer' With Album, Tour

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock veterans Better Than Ezra have lined up a host of tour dates in support of their new Beyond album, "Closer," due Aug. 7. The trek begins July 28 in Omaha, Neb., and runs through an Oct. 26 Modern rock veterans Better Than Ezra have lined up a host of tour dates in…

  8. Keys, David, Gorillaz Up For MTV2 Award

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Video clips from Alicia Keys, Craig David, Gorillaz, India.Arie, Jurassic 5, and Mudvayne are nominated for the inaugural MTV2 award, to be presented Sept. 6 at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards in New Video clips from Alicia Keys, Craig David, Gorillaz, India.Arie, Jurassic 5, and Mudvayne are…

  9. Corporate Avenger Flaunts 'Freedom' On The Road

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Politically charged hard rock act Corporate Avenger has hit the road in support of its debut full-length album, "Freedom is a State of Mind," released yesterday (July 24) by Suburban Noize/Koch Record Politically charged hard rock act Corporate Avenger has hit the road in support of…

  10. Fatboy's 'Weapon' Leads VMA Nominations

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice," directed by Spike Jonze and starring actor Christopher Walken, leads the nominees for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards with nine nominations. The clip is The video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice," directed by…

  11. Inverse Catch-22

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With a name like Cynical Blend, many might come to the conclusion that Inverse Catch-22 is the product of an act that owes much to the dark-edged sounds of such pre-electronica electronic groups as Jo With a name like Cynical Blend, many might come to the conclusion that Inverse Catch-22 is…

  12. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Chemical Brothers, Deftones

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Luther Vandross, the Chemical Brothers, and the Deftones. R&B mainstay Luther Vandross is planning to write a book about his battle with obesity. "It's an autobiographical approach, because I want to make sure that's it's understood that this is how I did it…

  13. Alicia Keys Fends Off P. Diddy, D12 At No. 1

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys' "Songs in A Minor" (J) is back at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The debut set from the R&B singer benefits from a 28% increase in sales over last week, selling 222,000 units in the U.S. Alicia Keys' "Songs in A Minor" (J) is back at No. 1 on The…

  14. U.K.'s Love Parade Officially Cancelled

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been officially cancelled after Newcastle City Council failed to meet the conditions The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in…

  15. U.K. Love Parade In Jeopardy

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music event, is in jeopardy as it has yet to be granted a Public Entertainment License. The U.K.'s BBC Radio 1 said today (July 13) i The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music…

  16. D12 Leapfrogs Keys, Returns To No. 1

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eminem and his cohorts in D12 have reclaimed the top spot on The Billboard 200. Third week sales of D12's "Devil's Night" (Shady/Interscope) declined 21%, yet the 174,000 copies it moved, according to Eminem and his cohorts in D12 have reclaimed the top spot on The…

  17. The Anglo Files

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chemical Bros. at Creamfields, Paul Oakenfold remixes 'Planet Rock,' and albums from Funky Lowlives, Badmarsh & Shri, and Spiritualized. Chemicals At Creamfields Following the success of the Irish leg of the Creamfields festival in Dublin last month (June 23), the Liverpool,…

  18. Amos Records 'Strange' Covers

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Strange Little Girls," the forthcoming studio album by Tori Amos, finds the artist reinterpreting an eclectic mix of distinctly male songs from the perspective of different female characters. Due Sep "Strange Little Girls," the forthcoming studio album by Tori Amos, finds…

  19. 'Popstars' Hear'Say Top U.K. Chart Again

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With 4,000 copies to spare, U.K. television's "Popstars" winners Hear'Say achieved its second domestic No. 1 yesterday (July 1) with "Show Me the Way to Your Love" (Polydor). The single follows the gr With 4,000 copies to spare, U.K. television's "…

  20. A Million of You

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Sarah Streeter has been a fixture in the Chicago blues scene for more than 25 years, having come to prominence in the 1970s while performing with pianist Sunnyland Slim. Vocalist Sarah Streeter has been a fixture in the Chicago blues scene for more than 25 years, having come to…

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