1. Report: $1M Ransom For Thalia's Sisters

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kidnappers want $1 million for the safe release of Laura Zapata and Ernestina Sodi, sisters of Mexican recording star Thalia, one victim's friend said yesterday (Sept. 26). Thalia is married to Sony M Kidnappers want $1 million for the safe release of Laura Zapata and Ernestina Sodi,…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five…

  3. Thalia's Sisters Missing In Mexico

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The sisters of Mexican singer/actress Thalia were followed and ambushed after leaving a play in Mexico City, unidentified witnesses told local media. In newspaper reports, witnesses reported seeing tw The sisters of Mexican singer/actress Thalia were followed and ambushed after leaving a play…

  4. Driver Pleads Guilty In Halsted's Death

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to killing Betty Blowtorch lead singer/bassist Bianca Halsted and seriously injuring another driver by driving while drunk. Brian McAllister, 34, pleaded guilty last An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to killing Betty Blowtorch lead singer/bassist Bianca…

  5. Pink, Paul Weller Overtake U.K. Charts

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales charts featured a first No. 1 single for Pink and, at the other extreme, a new No. 1 album for Paul Weller, who first topped that survey with the Jam in 1982. Pin Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales charts featured a first No. 1 single for…

  6. Audioslave Album Bumped Up A Week

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine, will be released Nov. 19 via Epic. The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Erma Franklin, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson, No. 1 singles in Europe and the U.S., criteria for ranking top artists of all-ti REMEMBERING ERMA Fred, I was saddened to learn of the death of Erma…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. A native of Monticello, Ga., Yearwood is inducted by Georgia Gov. 2000 - Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at…

  10. Henley Fights Malibu Development

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eagles singer Don Henley has urged California's Coastal Commission to severely limit development of Malibu. "Most people think of Malibu as movie stars and mansions and fancy cars," Henley told a publ Eagles singer Don Henley has urged California's Coastal Commission to…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>In tribute to all affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Grand Ole Opry, a uniquely American institution, distributes American flags to patrons as they enter the Opry House for t 2001 - In tribute to all affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Grand…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about radio station ratings, research, and singles. A FAIR HEARING Mr. Bronson, I have to take issue with what you said in last week's column about radio stations playing what we want to hear. There are no request…

  13. Rod Stewart's Son Gets Jail Time

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The son of rocker Rod Stewart was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 12) to 90 days in jail and ordered to undergo drug rehabilitation after pleading no contest to attacking a man outside a Malibu, Calif., re The son of rocker Rod Stewart was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 12) to 90 days in jail and…

  14. Isyss: On 'The Way' To Becoming R&B Goddesses

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Between now and the end of the year, stay tuned for album releases by a host of female duos or groups. That lineup includes Floetry (SolJaz/DreamWorks), LovHer (Dragon/Def Soul), Lyric (J Records), 3LW (Nine Lives/Epic), TG4 (T.U.G./A&M), and…

  15. Whitney All Wet In Water Dispute

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston was issued a summons for violating New Jersey's water-use restrictions after police found sprinklers running at her Mendham Township estate. "Nobody gets special treatment here," polic Whitney Houston was issued a summons for violating New Jersey's water…

  16. Taiwanese Pop Star Injured In Car Crash

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Taiwanese pop diva Chang Hui-mei, also known as A-mei, suffered whiplash in an automobile accident after a weekend concert in central China, according to her record label. Chang was going to her hotel Taiwanese pop diva Chang Hui-mei, also known as A-mei, suffered whiplash in an automobile…

  17. Paper Links Notorious B.I.G. To Tupac's Death

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded that his killer likely was a gang member who used a pistol provided by rival rapper the Notorious B.I.G. No ar A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show. The exclusive webcast includes a live pre-show performance by Meredith Brooks. 1997 - MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show.…

  19. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  20. Clapton Straps Into 'One More' Live Album

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under the title "One More Car, One More Rider," Nov. 5 via Reprise/Duck. The audio discs wee recorded last year at Los Angeles' St Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under…

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