1. Combs' Bad Boy, Arista Terminate Joint Venture

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records has terminated its joint venture with Arista. Combs leaves with full ownership of Bad Boy and the label's complete artist roster and back catalog. Although the m Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records has terminated its…

  2. Manson Pleads No Contest To Charges

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson, who was charged with sexual misconduct for allegedly gyrating against a security guard at a Michigan concert, pleaded no contest today (June 19) to charges of being a disorderly person Marilyn Manson, who was charged with sexual misconduct for allegedly gyrating against a…

  3. 2002 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards winners

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs of the 2001 R&B/hip-hop, rap, dance and reggae charts, were held June 17 in Beverly The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of…

  4. Pet Sounds Live

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Since Brian Wilson's music, arrangements, and production are so gorgeous, anyone could probably do the lead vocal parts on Pet Sounds, the 1966 masterpiece from the Beach Boys. Since Brian Wilson's music, arrangements, and production are so gorgeous, anyone could probably do the…

  5. Hiatt, Henley, Raitt Rock Disney's 'Country Bears'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the forthcoming feature film "The Country Bears" -- and does so with a little help from his friends. Hiatt contributes seven Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the…

  6. Golden Jubilee Live Album On The Way

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A recording of the Golden Jubilee rock concert, held last week at London's Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 50 years on the throne, will go on sale later this month to raise money f A recording of the Golden Jubilee rock concert, held last week at London's…

  7. Hot Product

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Korn, David Bowie, They Might Be Giants, Ralph Stanley, and more. 'Touch' And Go "We wanted this record to literally feel like it was going to explode as it played," says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis of "Untouchables" (Immortal/Epic),…

  8. Assembly

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A gripping fusion of traditional African song and electronica, Assembly is a masterpiece created by Tanzanian singer Dr. A gripping fusion of traditional African song and electronica, Assembly is a masterpiece created by Tanzanian singer Dr. Hukwe Zawose and Canadian musician/producer Michael…

  9. McCartney, Ozzy Rock 'Party At The Palace'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.'s biggest rock and pop stars and international guests last night (June 3) at Party at the Palace, held on the gro Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.&…

  10. 23TunesOnTV

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 3-9, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 3 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Jimmy Kimmel, Tom Dreesen). "The Tonight Show With Jay…

  11. Frantic

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ferry's first release in three years shows the sometime-Roxy Music vocalist in top form. It also shows him collaborating with the likes of Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, Dave Stewart (who co-wrote sever Ferry's first release in three years shows the sometime-Roxy Music vocalist…

  12. Wilson Selects Beach Boys 'Classics'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has overseen the track selection of a new Beach Boys hits compilation, which EMI will release July 2 in North America. The disc will be highlighted by a new recordin Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has overseen the track selection of a new Beach Boys hits…

  13. Tunes On TV

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for May 27-June 2. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 27 "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars," USA Network Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Toby…

  14. Jackson, Brooks & Dunn Triple Up At ACMs

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 22) with three statuettes. "Where Were You Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from…

  15. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee In what is shaping up to be one of the more intriguing treks of the summer, Jay-Z is set to headline the Sprite-Liquid Mix tour, which will hit 15 North American markets from Aug. 20 to Sept. 8. 311 is the only other confirmed act for the bill,…

  16. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  17. Ricky Martin Working On Two Albums

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin superstar Ricky Martin is planning to release two new Columbia albums by year-end: one in English and one in Spanish, with a few songs overlapping from disc-to-disc. In an exclusive interview at Latin superstar Ricky Martin is planning to release two new Columbia albums by year-end: one…

  18. Billboard Bits: Ringo Starr, Tyrese, Patsy Cline

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ringo Starr, Tyrese, Patsy Cline Former Beatle Ringo Starr is hard at work on a new solo studio album, due in 2003 via Koch Records. The as-yet-untitled set is being produced by Mark Hudson (Aerosmith), who produced Starr's 1998 Mercury set "Vertical Man" and co…

  19. Deftones, Alanis Bring 'High Places' Home

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Episodes of the series "Music in High Places" featuring Deftones and Alanis Morissette performing in exotic locales,will be released Aug. 27 on DVD and VHS via Image Entertainment. Each edition offers Episodes of the series "Music in High Places" featuring Deftones and…

  20. Ozzy, Ricky Join Queen's Jubilee Concert

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest entertainers to join the lineup for the June 3 concert honoring Queen Elizabeth II's 50 years on the throne. Buckingh Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest…

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