1. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal's Molson Centre for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together for the first time in some 24 years at a one-off performance at the Virgin Megastore on London's Oxford Street. 1998 - Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album ""Imagination,"" countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson ""schemed again 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Brian Adams, Elvis Presley, "Lilo & Stitch," and Nelly. WHAT MAKES SAMMY CHART?: While Bryan Adams has saved most of the songs he has written for himself, nine other acts have charted on Billboard's Hot 100 with songs composed by the Canadian rocker.…

  5. Eli and The Thirteenth Confession, New York Tendaberry, Gonna Take a Miracle

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Laura Nyro's immortality is re-affirmed by Columbia/Legacy's initial three entries—replete with bonus material—in an expanded and remastered Columbia/Nyro catalog reissue schedule. LAURA NYRO Eli and the Thirteenth Confession REISSUE PRODUCER: Al Quaglieri ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Charlie…

  6. Gates' 'Melody' Tops U.K. Chart Again

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gareth Gates' "Unchained Melody" (S/BMG) passed the 1-million sales mark and secured its second week at No. 1 on yesterday's (March 30) U.K. singles chart. With the current hits by Shaggy featuring Al Gareth Gates' "Unchained Melody" (S/BMG) passed the 1…

  7. Au Coeur du Stade

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST For those who missed the live import CD of Celine Dion's June 1999 sellout concert at the famed Stade de France coliseum, this DVD-Video is a real treasure. For those who missed the live import CD of Celine Dion's June 1999 sellout concert at the famed Stade de France coliseum, this…

  8. The Judy Garland Show: The Show That Got Away

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Thirty-nine years ago, CBS was looking to break the hold that NBC had on Sunday nights with the top-rated show Bonanza. Thirty-nine years ago, CBS was looking to break the hold that NBC had on Sunday nights with the top-rated show Bonanza. CBS found gold in Judy Garland, whose eponymous show…

  9. 'Pop Idol' Young Sets U.K. Sales Record

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Will Young, the winner of the recent "Pop Idol" TV talent series, walked straight into the record books yesterday (March 3) with his debut RCA single "Evergreen"/"Anything Is Possible." Already assure Will Young, the winner of the recent "Pop Idol" TV…

  10. Linda Eder's 'Gold': Her Crossover Album?

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST In theory, Linda Eder's fourth effort for Atlantic, "Gold" (her sixth recording overall), could actually be her debut for the label. For the first time, the artist has created a collection of songs th In theory, Linda Eder's fourth effort for Atlantic, "Gold" …

  11. Jackson Holds Off Creed For A Third Week At No. 1

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) cruises to a third week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 189,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan. Although the total is an 18% decline fr Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) cruises to a third…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on holiday singles, Michael & Janet Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, and the song "Somethin' Stupid." THE MELODIES LINGER ON: The date on this week's Billboard charts is Jan. 5, 2002, but they reflect sales and airplay during the days leading up to Christmas.…

  13. Creed's 'Weathered' Wins Third Week On Top

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) mustered a 10% sales bump to remain atop The Billboard 200 for a third straight week. With U.S. sales of 458,000 units, according t In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered…

  14. Creed Makes It Two In A Row At No. 1

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" weathered a storm of holiday-season competition to maintain its grip on the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The band's third Wind-Up album holds on Creed's "Weathered" weathered a storm of holiday-season…

  15. Now and Forever

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Theatrical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has a flair for both comedy and melodrama, along with a musical ear that ranges from rock to opera. Theatrical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has a flair for both comedy and melodrama, along with a musical ear that ranges from rock to opera. Although he…

  16. 'Britney' Bursts From Gate, But Stores Look For More

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' "Britney" (Jive), released Tuesday in the U.S., is posting impressive numbers and is expected to debut at No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200, but retailers aren't exactly celebrating, Britney Spears' "Britney" (Jive), released Tuesday in…

  17. Jackson Leads Eight Top-20 Debuts

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST As anticipated, Michael Jackson scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with the long awaited Epic album "Invincible." The set leads eight top-20 debuts on sales of 366,000 units, according to Sou As anticipated, Michael Jackson scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with…

  18. 'Invincible' Winning Out In Week Of Big Releases

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has been meeting or outperforming the expectations of U.S. retailers, Billboard Bulletin reports. Despite lukewarm reviews and the lack of a br Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has…

  19. Barbra's Back With Christmas Album

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Songstress Barbra Streisand will on Oct. 30 release her first holiday album in 34 years, "Christmas Memories" (Columbia). The album will be the artist's first studio release since 1999's "A Love Like Songstress Barbra Streisand will on Oct. 30 release her first…

  20. Diana Krall's 'Look Of Love'

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's preeminent jazz singers, returns Sept. 18 with "The Look of Love" -- a Verve release that strives to broaden her creative palette Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's…

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