1. Based on a True Story

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Since this is her first album, singer/ songwriter/producer Lil' Mo technically falls into the newcomer category. Since this is her first album, singer/ songwriter/producer Lil' Mo technically falls into the newcomer category. Yet she has made some considerable noise over the past…

  2. Hot Product

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lil' Mo, Basement Jaxx, Tricky, Lonestar, Jagged Edge, and more. 'True' Enough "I guess I could re-title the album 'It's About Damn Time'," laughs Lil' Mo, who this week will finally release her EastWest/Elektra debut, …

  3. Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominees

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five each and will go head-to-head for album, single, artist, and video of the year honors. LL Cool J will receive t Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five…

  4. Puffy's 'Saga' Continues In July

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will release a new album, "P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family ... The Saga Continues," July 10 on his own Bad Boy label. The star-studded set features contributions from 112, Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will release a new album, "P. Diddy & the Bad…

  5. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for…

  6. Destiny's Child-Led TRL Tour Kicks Off July 18

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT MTV's first TRL tour will kick off July 18 in Albany, N.Y., and run through a two-night finale Sept. 21 and 21 in Honolulu. As previously reported, the tour will feature headliner Destiny's Child, who MTV's first TRL tour will kick off July 18 in Albany, N.Y., and run through a…

  7. Kingdom Come

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As principal writer and producer of the first major motion-picture soundtrack of all-new gospel material, gospel golden-boy Kirk Franklin rises to the occasion in glorious fashion, delivering nine new As principal writer and producer of the first major motion-picture soundtrack of all-new…

  8. Janet, Destiny's Child Wage War For No. 1

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson's "All for You" once again uses its strength at retail to earn a fourth straight week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Janet Jackson's "All for You" once again uses its strength at retail to earn a fourth straight week at No. 1 on The Billboard…

  9. Yolanda Adams Takes Four NAACP Image Awards

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Gospel singer Yolanda Adams took home four awards last night (March 1), including outstanding song for "Open My Heart," during the first phase of the 32nd annual Image Awards, presented by the Nationa Gospel singer Yolanda Adams took home four awards last night (March 1), including…

  10. Billboard Bits: Puffy, Mascis, Joe Henry, and more

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Sean Puffy Combs, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Carl Thomas, Brandy, Brian McKnight, J Mascis, Mike Watt, Ron Asheton, Stooges, Joe Henry, Ornette Coleman, Madonna, Marc Ribot, Brad Mehldau, Jeffe Embattled rapper/producer Sean "Puffy" Combs and minister/artist Hezekiah Walker…

  11. Jill Scott, D'Angelo, Others Lead Soul Train NomsC

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Carl Thomas lead the nominations for the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards, with three nods each, Billboard Bulletin reports. Jagged Edge, Lucy Pearl, Mary Mary, Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Carl Thomas lead the nominations for the 15th…

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