1. Foos, QOTSA, Wilco Lead Big Day Out

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will run for six dates beginning Jan. 17 in Auck Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for…

  2. Full George Harrison Album Tracklist Revealed

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The full tracklist has been unveiled for former Beatle George Harrison's forthcoming studio album "Brainwashed" (Dark Horse/EMI Recorded Music), which he was working on prior to his death last Novembe The full tracklist has been unveiled for former Beatle George Harrison's…

  3. Six Acts Lead MTV Europe Awards Nominations

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue, Eminem, Pink, Coldplay, Shakira, and Enrique Iglesias each notched four nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, to be held Nov. 14 at Barcelona's Palau Sant Jordi. The cere Kylie Minogue, Eminem, Pink, Coldplay, Shakira, and Enrique Iglesias each notched…

  4. MTV Europe Music Awards 2002 Nominations

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Europe Music Awards 2002 Nominations Here are the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2002, to be presented Nov. 14 in Barcelona: Best group: Coldplay Linkin Park No Doubt Red Hot Chili Peppers U2 Best song: "Hero," Enrique Iglesias "Hot in Herre," Nelly "…

  5. U.K. Consumers Swoon For Elvis' 'Hits'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Presleymania returned to the U.K. sales charts this week. BMG's "Elvis 30 #1 Hits" surged to No. 1 on the new album chart while one of his most-loved hits, "Suspicious Minds," entered at No. 1 in the Presleymania returned to the U.K. sales charts this week. BMG's…

  6. Estoy Como Nunca

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement? His exquisite guitar playing? His consummate band-leading skills? His adventurous embrace of musicians and What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement…

  7. Long Way Around: An Anthology1991-2001

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It's always a real treat when the work of an artist whose critical acclaim far outweighs his or her commercial success gets this sort of treatment, especially from a top-notch reissue company like Leg It's always a real treat when the work of an artist whose critical acclaim far…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Kelly Clarkson's historic jump to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Las Ketchup's "Asereje/The Ketchup Song," and Lulu. KELLY HAS LEAPT THE BUILDING Hi Fred, I have a question based on a…

  9. Queen Latifah Sleuths For TV Series

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah is returning to primetime television. The versatile actress and recording artist has signed a deal with CBS to develop and star in "Mali Anderson," a drama series project based on Grace Queen Latifah is returning to primetime television. The versatile actress and…

  10. Court Rules In Yoko Ono's Favor

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) with a former John Lennon aide over his use of hundreds of private family photos, ending a dispute that had stretched across two decades. As part of the Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) with a former John Lennon aide over his use of…

  11. Billboard Bits: White, Springsteen/Vedder, Collins

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Barry White, Springsteen/Vedder, Collins Legendary seductive soul singer Barry White will soon be seeking a kidney transplant. The artist's doctors have confirmed that he has a history of hypertension that has led to a decline of his kidney functions. After stabilizing his body…

  12. Dave Hollister's 'Game' Remains The Same

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The title of Dave Hollister's third solo album may be "Things in the Game Done Changed," but not much has changed about Hollister's message. The Chicago-born singer/ songwriter/producer says he still strives to use his music…

  13. Billboard Bits: Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema Veteran hip-hop artist Kool G Rap will issue his eighth studio album, "The Giancana Story," Nov. 12 as his first release under a newly signed deal with Rawkus/Koch Entertainment. The set features guest appearances by Capone-N-Noreaga,…

  14. 'Idol' Clarkson's Single Sets Billboard Record

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As expected, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson's debut RCA single, "A Moment Like This," has made the biggest single-week leap to No. 1 in the history of Billboard's Hot 100. The single sold 236,0 As expected, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson&…

  15. New Book Chronicles Pete Best's Beatles Adventures

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim, the man dismissed by the Beatles when they were on the very cusp of becoming the most successful group of all time. Th For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim,…

  16. Lennon Court Case Proceeds

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case against a former assistant over her late husband's personal property watched home videos yesterday (Sept. 24) showing John Lennon frolicking with his family in his final A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case against a former assistant over her late…

  17. Artists Turn Out For Label Accounting Hearing

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The long-simmering issue of record industry accounting practices came to a boil yesterday (Sept. 24) as artists and label executives faced off during a daylong California Senate committee hearing in L The long-simmering issue of record industry accounting practices came to a boil yesterday …

  18. Gabriel Setting 'Up' North American Tour

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of his latest Geffen album, "Up," due today (Sept. 24) in North America. Gabriel and his band celebrated the tour news to Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of…

  19. Artists On Hand For Royalties Accounting Hearing

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawmakers, artists, and record company executives will attend a hearing in downtown Los Angeles today (Sept. 24) called by California state senators Martha Escutia (D-Norwalk) and Kevin Murray (D-Culv Lawmakers, artists, and record company executives will attend a hearing in downtown Los…

  20. Tanya Tucker Returns On Her Own Label

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When a co-writing session begins with one collaborator angrily wielding a shotgun and a bottle of Crown Royal, one wouldn't expect the pairing to end in an engagement and an impressive new album. But then again, Tanya Tucker has never been a…

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