1. 'O Brother' Still Finds Itself On Top

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" maintains its grip on No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Although sales of the set were down 6% to 149,000 units The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  2. Full Moon

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a lengthy musical pause (it's been four years since her sophomore set, Never Say Never), Brandy returned earlier this year with the off-kilter "What About Us?" Produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jer After a lengthy musical pause (it's been four years since her…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack and Brandy. THE 'BROTHER' FROM ANOTHER YEAR: The motion picture "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" opened in the year 2000. The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack album debuted on The Billboard 200 at No.…

  4. Grammy Surge Pushes 'O Brother' To The Top

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" claims the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. The set manages the feat 63 Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway…

  5. Hot Product

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Brandy, Natalie Imbruglia, Lo Fidelity Allstars, EchoBrain, and more. 'Moon' Shadow Brandy's "Full Moon" (Atlantic) comes on the heels of the young R&B star's secret marriage to producer Robert Smith and the recent announcement that…

  6. '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…

  7. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  8. Cherokee Shows Her 'Soul'

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST It seems fitting that Brooklyn, N.Y.-born, Los Angeles-based Cherokee would find her musical home in Philadelphia. Her debut album, 1999's "I Love You ... Me" on Trip/RCA, was an organically soulful a It seems fitting that Brooklyn, N.Y.-born, Los Angeles-based Cherokee would…

  9. Billboard Bits: Brandy, Tom Waits, Badly Drawn Boy

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Brandy, Tom Waits, Badly Drawn Boy On top of Brandy's recent revelation that she secretly married producer Robert Smith last year, the R&B star is now said to be expecting her first child. A spokesperson for the artist confirmed yesterday (Feb. 21) that the singer/actress is…

  10. Tupac Documentary To Include Bonus CD

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST QD3 Entertainment is finalizing its "Thug Angel: The Life and Times of Tupac Shakur" documentary DVD, now scheduled for an April 2 release via Image Entertainment. As reported here last November, the QD3 Entertainment is finalizing its "Thug Angel: The Life and Times of Tupac…

  11. Enrique Is Double Trouble On U.K. Charts

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias began a second week atop the U.K. charts yesterday (Feb. 17), as his single "Hero" (Interscope) achieved a fourth week at No. 1 and the album "Escape" started a second week at the sum Enrique Iglesias began a second week atop the U.K. charts yesterday (Feb…

  12. J. Lo. Kicks Jackson Out Of No. 1

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the three-week run of Alan Jackson's "Drive" atop The Billboard 200, and makes Lopez the first artist to rule the chart with a remix album. Lopez' Epic album sold Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the…

  13. Billboard Bits: Brandy, Manilow, Saw Doctors

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Brandy, Manilow, and the Saw Doctors. R&B singer/actress Brandy revealed yesterday (Feb. 5) that she secretly wed music producer Robert Smith last year. "I've fallen in love with a very warm, gentle, understanding and focused person," the 22-year-old artist said…

  14. Jackson Stays Driven At No. 1

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista) steers its way to its second straight week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, even after experiencing a typical second week decline of 46% to sales of 230,000 units, accord Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista) steers its way to its second…

  15. Jackson 'Drives' Straight To No. 1

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to the top of The Billboard 200 after selling a potent 423,000 units -- the highest January debut in the SoundScan era -- and bounces Creed's "Weathere Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to…

  16. Creed Scores An Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" has joined 'N Sync's "No Strings Attached" (Jive) and Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Web/AftermathInterscope) as the only albums in the SoundScan era that have held No. 1 on T Creed's "Weathered" has…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on the Dixie Chicks, Brandy, and Usher. ON THE 'FLY': Two-and-a-half years after the first track from the Dixie Chicks' album "Fly" (Monument) debuted on The Billboard Hot 100, the seventh song from that set enters the pop singles chart. Bowing at…

  18. Creed Makes It Lucky Seven At No. 1

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) commands The Billboard 200 for a seventh straight week, despite a drop of 58% to 166,000 units in another week of sagging post-holiday sales. In just seven weeks, "Weathe Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) commands The Billboard 200…

  19. Cracker Returns After What Seems Like 'Forever'

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Cracker reappears Jan. 29 with "Forever," the band's first album of all-new original material since "Gentleman's Blues" in 1998. The set -- which follows five releases on Virgin -- is the first collec Cracker reappears Jan. 29 with "Forever," the band&…

  20. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artist: Alicia Keys. …

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