1. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in For 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report…

  2. Folk-Blues Hero Dave Ray Dies

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dave "Snaker" Ray, an influential figure of the folk-blues scene of the 1960s who won quiet renown for his virtuoso guitar work, died Thursday at his home in Minneapolis. He was 59. Ray had been diagn Dave "Snaker" Ray, an influential figure of the folk-blues scene of the…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven poun 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their…

  4. Have You Fed the Fish?

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Brit alt-pop phenomenon Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) is a man of shrugging airs and saving graces. Brit alt-pop phenomenon Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) is a man of shrugging airs and saving graces. In a world of mimicry and way too much yawn-metal, Have You Fed the Fish? is a…

  5. Judgement Against Combs Reduced

    November 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST A judge has reduced a civil judgment against Sean "Puffy"/"P. Diddy" Combs to $450,000, overturning $2 million in punitive damages against the rap-music icon. Judge William Z. Wood of Forsyth Superior A judge has reduced a civil judgment against Sean "Puffy"/…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about chart methodology, Rascal Flatts, and import CDs. A FAIR HEARING Hi Fred, Regarding your answer from last week's column that radio station playlists reflect what audiences wants to hear, I am giving you an example that will prove…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Following a battle with cancer that began in 1998, Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison dies from his ailment at the age of 58. 2001 - Following a battle with cancer that began in 1998, Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison dies from his ailment at the…

  8. Judge Denies Bobby Brown Motion

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST A DeKalb County (Ga.) State Court judge denied a motion today (Nov. 25) to drop charges against singer Bobby Brown from a 1996 traffic stop. Brown appeared in the Decatur, Ga., court with his wife, si A DeKalb County (Ga.) State Court judge denied a motion today (Nov. 25) to drop charges…

  9. Billboard Bits: Tom Jones, Holiday Specials & Chart

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Tom Jones, Holiday Specials & Chart Tom Jones is to be honored with the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2003 Brit Awards. Adhering to tradition, Jones will close the Feb. 20 show with a live performance. Previous recipients of the accolade include Sting, U2, David…

  10. Lawsuit Aims At Otis Redding Bio

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Otis Redding's widow and business manager are suing an Atlanta author over a biography he wrote about the soul music legend. Zelma Redding and Phil Walden are suing former reporter Scott Freeman, auth Otis Redding's widow and business manager are suing an Atlanta author over a…

  11. Jay-Z Goes Back To School

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST "I never had nobody to talk to," Jay-Z mumbled Tuesday while in one of the few quiet rooms in Chicago's Marshall High School, in the midst of a brief cross-country tour of schools. "I never had nobody to talk to," Jay-Z mumbled Tuesday while in one of the few quiet…

  12. Hot Product

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ja Rule, matchbox twenty, Audioslave, Toni Braxton, and more. Don't Tempt Me, Sir! Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but this month fellow rapper/actor Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the Nov. 19 release of his fourth Murder Inc./Def…

  13. One More Car, One More Rider

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton comes calling on your stereo with his latest live album, culled from the Los Angeles and Tokyo dates on his 2001 tour. Eric Clapton comes calling on your stereo with his latest live album, culled from the Los Angeles and Tokyo dates on his 2001 tour. Both Eric Claptons—the…

  14. Eminem Controls Billboard Charts

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" commands Billboard's Hot 100 for a third-straight week, as the rapper rides high in the worlds of both music and movies. His first major feature film, "8 Mile," is No. 1 at th Eminem's "Lose Yourself" commands Billboard&…

  15. Bobby Brown Trial Date Set

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Georgia judge yesterday (Nov. 12) ordered singer Bobby Brown, arrested last week in Atlanta on drug and speeding charges, to stand trial later this month on 1996 charges including driving under the A Georgia judge yesterday (Nov. 12) ordered singer Bobby Brown, arrested last week in Atlanta…

  16. New Order Goes 'Retro' For Box Set

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the nick of time for the holiday season, iconic British synth-pop act New Order will next month release "Retro," a four-disc survey of its career, to be followed in January by "International," a si In the nick of time for the holiday season, iconic British synth-pop act…

  17. Bobby Brown Appears In Court

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Bobby Brown used a criminal court appearance in Decatur, Ga., on Friday to promote his new movie and sign autographs. State court Judge Wayne Purdom allowed Brown to remain free on bond R&B singer Bobby Brown used a criminal court appearance in Decatur, Ga., on Friday to…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist Fiona Apple's 1996 debut, the oh-so-succinctly titled ""Tidal,"" Clean Slate/Epic releases Apple's ""When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thin 1999 - Following up on 22-year-old…

  19. Update: Bobby Brown Arrested In Atlanta

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer Bobby Brown was arrested early this morning (Nov. 7) in Atlanta's trendy Buckhead district on drug and traffic charges. An officer at the Atlanta city jail said Brown was charged with possessio Singer Bobby Brown was arrested early this morning (Nov. 7) in Atlanta's trendy…

  20. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

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