1. Bjork, PJ Harvey, Shins On 'Gilmore' Soundtrack

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls" will hit stores Sept. 24, the same day its namesake comedy-drama series kicks off its third season on the WB network. The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls…

  2. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Brooks & Dunn…

  3. Eminem Gets On With The 'Show' At No. 1

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Eminem reigns once again on The Billboard 200 as "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) posts its sixth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the chart. The album made the move in spite of a 4 Rapper Eminem reigns once again on The Billboard 200 as "The Eminem Show"…

  4. MTV Seeks Balance With VMA Awards

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With a lineup including comedian Jimmy Fallon, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Bruce Springsteen, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Eminem, and Michael Jackson, this year's MTV Video Music Awards are on With a lineup including comedian Jimmy Fallon, Sean "P. Diddy"…

  5. Thievery Corp. Shows Human Side Of Electronica

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Thievery Corporation masterminds Eric Hilton and Rob Garza create warm and soulful dance/electronic music. In fact, the duo's music actually feels like it was made by human beings, which isn't always the case on the electronic landscape…

  6. Billboard Bits: Hank Jr., Enrique Iglesias, Manu Chao

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Hank Jr., Enrique Iglesias, Manu Chao Although as well known for his rowdy country music as for his annually updated theme to ABC's "Monday Night Football," the culinary skills of Hank Williams Jr. are rarely noted. That has all changed with "Hey, Good Cookin'…

  7. Ice Cube Plays 'De-Fense' For Disney

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube has teamed up with Disney-based Gunn Films to bring the sports-themed comedy "De-Fense" to the big screen. Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube has teamed up with Disney-based Gunn Films to bring the sports-themed comedy "De-Fense" to the big screen.…

  8. RIAA: Web Piracy Had Big Role In 10% Shipment Drop

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy and CD burning were among factors that led to a 10% drop in overall music shipments in the first six months The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy…

  9. Beenie Man Whips Up A 'Tropical Storm'

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's good to be Beenie Man, especially right now. With "Feel It Boy," his duet with labelmate Janet Jackson, steadily climbing the charts, the Jamaica native is primed for the biggest debut of his career with, "Tropical Storm,…

  10. 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…

  11. Hot Product

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Coldplay, Dixie Chicks, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eve, and more. 'Rush' Hour Coldplay's 2000 debut "Parachutes" earned critical raves for such crossover hits as "Yellow" and "Trouble," but the praise seemed a bit much for…

  12. 35TunesOnTV

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 26 "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured Artist: Lee Ann Womack. "Behind the Music 5th Anniversary: Most Shocking Moments," VH1…

  13. Completely

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Quietly and consistently, Diamond Rio has become country music's classiest outfit during the past decade, turning out one quality project after another. Quietly and consistently, Diamond Rio has become country music's classiest outfit during the past decade, turning out one quality…

  14. The Rolling Stones Remastered - Super Audio CDs

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact disc, receives an estimable boost with the Rolling Stones Remastered, a collection of 22 titles from ABKCO The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact…

  15. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi , P. Diddy, Nelly

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bon Jovi , P. Diddy, Nelly Bon Jovi will play its first U.K. club gig in more than a decade Sept. 18 at London's Shepherds Bush Empire. The show is expected to be the only Bon Jovi appearance in Europe this year. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Aug. 24) via Ticketnet and a special…

  16. Blues Cruise Struggles In Post-9/11 Climate

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT While most -- if not all -- in the U.S. concert business are feeling the bite of a post-Sept. 11 marketplace, few could claim to be as badly bitten as the operators of the New York City Blues Cruise. While most -- if not all -- in the U.S. concert business are feeling the bite of a post-Sept.…

  17. Rowland Destined For Horror Face-Off Flick

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland will share screen time with a pair of Hollywood horror kingpins in her big-screen debut. The pop star has joined the cast of New Line Cinema's "Freddy vs. Jason," Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland will share screen time with a…

  18. Nickelback Hauls Proteges Along For Fall Trek

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback has tapped young proteges Theory Of A Dead Man for an upcoming tour of outdoor festivals. Nickelback, whose frontman Chad Kroeger had a major summer hit with "Hero" from Sony's "Spider-Man" Nickelback has tapped young proteges Theory Of A Dead Man for an…

  19. Underworld Takes 'Days' On Tour

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album, "A Hundred Days Off." Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album , "A…

  20. Tomahawk Combats Ignorance On Tool Trek

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When it came time for Tool to choose an opening act for its current arena tour in support of the chart-topping Volcano album "Lateralus," the prog-metal act named the somewhat obscure group Tomahawk t When it came time for Tool to choose an opening act for its current arena tour in…

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