1. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  2. Billboard Bits: Busta Rhymes, Boston Music Awards, Black

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Busta Rhymes, Boston Music Awards, Clint Black Rapper Busta Rhymes got a lift from some high-profile guest stars last night (March 12) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Rap duo M.O.P. joined Rhymes and the Flipmode Squad for a cover of the former's "Ante Up,"…

  3. Luaka Bop Samples Blip Hop, French Nouvelle

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Byrne's worldly Luaka Bop label will on June 4 will release two compilations presenting cross-sections of the little-explored musical genres of "blip hop" and the French Nouvelle movement. David Byrne's worldly Luaka Bop label will on June 4 will release two…

  4. Out of the Loop

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST On his third collection, singer/songwriter Weigle makes his strongest bid for a mainstream breakthrough. On his third collection, singer/songwriter Weigle makes his strongest bid for a mainstream breakthrough. Out of the Loop shows him flexing his warm, James Taylor-esque baritone over tunes…

  5. Rochester Plans Jazz Fest

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list that spans from Aretha Franklin and Sonny Rollins to John Hammond and Medeski Martin & Wood. The festiv The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list…

  6. Jars Of Clay Revisit Passion Of Debut

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The members of Jars of Clay have left their artistic fingerprints all over each aspect of their new Essential Records release, "The Eleventh Hour" (released March 5). The set marks a return to the cre The members of Jars of Clay have left their artistic fingerprints all over each…

  7. Documentary Captures Metallica's 'Growing Pains'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been shooting a Metallica documentary since last April and have revealed that the footage deals "with some really difficult subject matter," according Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been shooting a Metallica…

  8. Keys, Mary J. Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Angie Stone, Luther Vandross, the Isley Brothers, and Al Green lead the lineup for the Essence Music Festival, set for July 4-6 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Angie Stone, Luther Vandross, the Isley Brothers,…

  9. 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. "…

  10. 7 Worlds Collide—Live at the St. James

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star band—brother Tim Finn, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star…

  11. Classics, Selected Ambient Works 85-92

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Though Richard D. James' Aphex Twin recordings have skated electronic music's bleeding edge for much of the past decade, the landmark Selected Ambient Works 85-92 and Classics sets are only now seeing APHEX TWIN Selected Ambient Works 85-92 PRODUCER: Richard D. James PIAS America 4…

  12. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  13. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On Third Album

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow up to 1999's "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic). Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger recently wrapped a two week studio stint at Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow…

  14. Madonna's London Theater Debut 'Up For Grabs'

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST International superstar Madonna will make her U.K. theater debut in May in London's West End, starring in an Australian comedy titled "Up for Grabs." She'll lead a cast of seven in the British premier International superstar Madonna will make her U.K. theater debut in May…

  15. Neil Finn Returns With Two Albums, DVD

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide - Live at the St. James" (released Feb. 26 via Nettwerk America), was both an experiment w Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new…

  16. Furtado, Blige, Franklin Added To Grammys

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still being confirmed for the big show tonight (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Gospel artist Kirk Franklin will join U2 onst With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still…

  17. Sting, Elton, Taylor Rock For Rainforests

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 11th annual benefit for the Rainforest Foundation at New York's Carnegie Hall will feature performances by Elton John and James Taylor, as well as the organization's co-founder, Sting. Set for Apr The 11th annual benefit for the Rainforest Foundation at New York's Carnegie…

  18. Hot Product

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Alanis Morissette, Kylie Minogue, Cher, Neil Finn, and more. 'Swept' Away After years of collaboration and working under the guidance of others, Alanis Morissette has taken full control of her creative destiny on her third Maverick opus, "Under Rug…

  19. Jimmy Buffett Delivers On His Own Mailboat Label

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jimmy Buffett slyly admits he knows one thing for sure: When you own the record label, "you make yourself a lot more available than when you're working for someone else's company." Therefore, he's gra Jimmy Buffett slyly admits he knows one thing for sure: When you…

  20. Olga Kern, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Maxim Philippov, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano; Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra/James Conlon

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording artists. There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording…

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