1. Replacements Reissues Finally On The Way

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a series of delays, the first four albums by Minneapolis rock legends the Replacements will finally be reissued Sept. 3 through Restless Records and Rykodisc. After a series of delays, the first four albums by Minneapolis rock legends the Replacements will finally be reissued Sept. 3…

  2. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi/Iglesias, VMAs, Lenny Kravitz

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bon Jovi/Iglesias, VMAs, Lenny Kravitz Although details are still being hammered out and additional high-profile bands are expected to be added, Bon Jovi and Enrique Iglesias will help inaugurate the upcoming National Football League (NFL) season with a Sept. 5 concert in New York&…

  3. Daniel Bedingfield: An Overnight Hit

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. British newcomer Daniel Bedingfield is shaking up the somewhat over-analyzed, preformatted, almost cookie-cutter process of releasing a single from a new artist. His smash "Gotta Get Thru This" (Island in the U.S., Polydor in the U.K.)…

  4. Ja Rule's Foul Mouth Results In Arrest Warrant

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Jamaican court issued an arrest warrant yesterday (July 29) for rapper Ja Rule when he failed to appear on charges of using profanity during a concert last year. Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey A Jamaican court issued an arrest warrant yesterday (July 29) for rapper Ja Rule when he…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series of charges relating to an alleged "air rage" incident during a transatlantic flight in April. Buck, appearing at Isleworth 2001 - Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series…

  6. R.E.M. Moving Along On New Album

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. is planning a full-scale world tour after the release of its in-progress 13th studio album, guitarist Peter Buck revealed in an in-depth interview with fan site Murmurs.com. R.E.M. is planning a full-scale world tour after the release of its in-progress 13th studio album, guitarist…

  7. Top Artists Set For Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lathun, Tank, and Anthony Hamilton are among the acts set to perform at the second annual Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Aug. 9 at Billboardlive in Miami Beach. The show, whic Lathun, Tank, and Anthony Hamilton are among the acts set to perform at the second annual…

  8. Drummer's Injury Forces Another Travis Cancellation

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Travis has pulled out of a planned headlining appearance next month at the U.K.'s V2002 festival while drummer Neil Primrose recovers from a spinal injury. Travis has pulled out of a planned headlining appearance next month at the U.K.'s V2002 festival while drummer Neil Primrose…

  9. Faces and Names

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The timing of a solo project has never been as golden as it is here. The timing of a solo project has never been as golden as it is here. After hitting the big time with '92's Grave Dancer's Union, Soul Asylum seemingly set the record for quickest estrangement from the…

  10. Sin, Win & Grin

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the nÜ-electro movement making big strides (see story, page 1), along comes the full-length debut from West Coast-based duo T.H.E.M., an acronym for Thee Human Ego Maniacs, otherwise known With the nü-electro movement making big strides (see story, page 1), along comes the full-length…

  11. Burger After Church

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Waybacks are a West Coast acoustic quintent that blends ample humor and freewheelin' spirit with fine musical chops and keen melodic instincts on this primarily instrumental project. The Waybacks are a West Coast acoustic quintent that blends ample humor and freewheelin' spirit…

  12. Que Pasa?-The Best of Fania All-Stars

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy's four albums celebrating pivotal artists in the history of Latin music in this country are, simply put, a real treasure. XAVIER CUGAT The Original Latin Dance King COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jerry Rappaport ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Xavier Cugat Columbia/Legacy CK 85341 VARIOUS…

  13. The Tight Connection

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Three years ago, singer/lyricist Amy Dykes and musical technician Dan Geller, who record collectively as I Am the World Trade Center (IATWTC), issued their debut, Out of the Loop. Three years ago, singer/lyricist Amy Dykes and musical technician Dan Geller, who record collectively as I Am the…

  14. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets Although specific details aren't yet confirmed, a live album and DVD chronicling Paul McCartney's recent Driving USA tour are in the works for a November release. David Kahne, who produced McCartney's latest Capitol studio set,…

  15. DMB Struts Its 'Stuff' With No. 1 Debut

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Busted Stuff" (RCA) on sales of 622,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, knocking Nelly's "Nellyville" down to No. 2 after three The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with …

  16. Chris Robinson Signs With Redline

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has signed with Best Buy-affiliated Redline Entertainment and is working on his solo debut album, "New Earth Mud." The set is tentatively due later this year, but Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has signed with Best Buy-affiliated Redline…

  17. Clark, Brandt Among Top CCMA Contenders

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the nominations for this year's Canadian Country Music Awards, with five each. The awards will be presented Sept. 9 at Calgary's Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the…

  18. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful…

  19. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the 2002 Canadian County Music Awards nominees, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta: Fan's choice award: Paul Brandt Terri Clark Adam Gregory Carolyn Dawn Johnson Jason McCoy Single of the year: "Cowboy Hats," Chris…

  20. Cash Appears Among 'Kindred Spirits' On Tribute

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis Tritt, country legend Johnny Cash appears on his own upcoming tribute album, "Kindred Spirits." Due Sept. 24 from Lucky Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis…

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