1. Hot Product

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Creed, Marc Anthony, Timbaland & Magoo, Mick Jagger, Sting, and more. 'Weather'ing The Storm "Everything about this record is turned up a few extra notches," Creed frontman Scott Stapp says about "Weathered," the modern rock trio&…

  2. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit Madonna will preside over a Dec. 9 London ceremony to award the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art. Four British artists have made the shortlist for the $30,000 prize, competition for which is open to native artists under 50 who…

  3. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain, 'Volunteers,' Lil' Troy

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Shania Twain, the 'Volunteers for America' benefit concerts, and rapper Lil' Troy. Shania Twain has readied two MCA home video releases for next month. The first, "The Platinum Collection DVD," is due Nov. 6 and features 21 music videos in chronological…

  4. Elvis To 'Perform' In Memphis Tonight

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Yesterday (Aug. 16) marked the 24th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Since that time, hundreds of thousands of fans have marked the annual somber occasion during "Elvis Week" with a candleli Yesterday (Aug. 16) marked the 24th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.…

  5. Laurie Anderson Sails On

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21 via Nonesuch, could have been a whale of a project, but it ended up being something else. She originally planned to make an album drawn fr Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21…

  6. Radiohead, PJ Harvey, SFA Vie For Mercury Music Prize

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's "Amnesiac" and PJ Harvey's "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea" have made the shortlist for the U.K.'s Mercury Music Prize, an annual contest that "aims to celebrate the best in B Radiohead's "Amnesiac" and PJ Harvey&…

  7. Uplister Plans Subscription Download Service

    July 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Uplister Inc., an Oakland, Calif.-based music-playlist sharing service, is developing a download subscription offering and has entered into content-distribution deals with indie labels Beggars Group, Uplister Inc., an Oakland, Calif.-based music-playlist sharing service, is developing a…

  8. Billboard Bits: Badly Drawn Boy, Blackalicious, and more

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Badly Drawn Boy, Blackalicious, Twisted Sister, Lit, Motorhead U.K. singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) reportedly stormed off the stage at the Showbox club in Seattle Tuesday (May 15) after engaging in an argument with concert attendees who apparently talked…

  9. Zombies Rock Again In London

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, the original lead vocalist and keyboard player of increasingly influential '60s British band the Zombies, thrilled a London audience Wednesday with a two-part show at L Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, the original lead vocalist and keyboard player of…

  10. Joan Collins Stars In Badly Drawn Boy Videoi

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The latest music video from U.K. singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) co-stars none other than British acting matriarch Joan Collins. The video for "Spitting In The Wind," a lyri The latest music video from U.K. singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name:…

  11. Badly Drawn Boy Returning To North America

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST U.K. singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) has lined up a 20-date North American tour in support of his acclaimed XL/Beggars Banquet debut album "Hour Of Bewilderbeast." The tour will be U.K. singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) has lined up a 20-date…

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