1. This Day in Music

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing artist in connection with an assault at a post-concert melee. The rapper arrives four hours late for a concert, and is 1998 - Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing…

  2. Billboard Bits: Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Bob Daisley has declared his fight against Osbourne and his wife Sharon over performance royalties will continue, despite a Los Angeles judge's decision that says the opposite. "Obviously this is a disappointing…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and…

  4. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh Singer/actress Gloria Estefan and actor Jimmy Smits will co-host the third annual Latin Grammy Awards, set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Along with Jennifer Lopez and Andy Garcia, Estefan and Smits were the co-hosts of the 2000…

  5. Simmons, Def Jam Relaunch Rap The Vote

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Russell Simmons, Def Jam, and the NAACP yesterday (Aug. 20) officially relaunched the Rap the Vote campaign as a strategic partnership between Rock the Vote and the NAACP. In preparation for the Nov. Russell Simmons, Def Jam, and the NAACP yesterday (Aug. 20) officially relaunched the Rap the…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins ""apparently overindulged during festivities"" followi 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of…

  7. Billboard Bits: Carter, Crow, Springsteen

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Deana Carter, Sheryl Crow, and Bruce Springsteen. In a Nashville courtroom yesterday (Aug. 15), country singer Deana Carter avoided jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead received a sentence of community service and a fine. As…

  8. No Doubt, Garbage Expand Fall Tour

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its announced fall tour. The majority of the dates on the run will be with Garbage, and will feature opening stints by the Distillers and Good C California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its previously announced fall tour.…

  9. Adam Ant Pleads Guilty To Brawling

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Adam Ant pleaded guilty today (Aug. 13) to brawling after he threatened pub patrons with a starting pistol for laughing at his clothing. Pop singer Adam Ant pleaded guilty today (Aug. 13) to brawling after he threatened pub patrons with a starting pistol for laughing at his…

  10. Chris Robinson Treads 'New Earth' In October

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson's solo debut, "New Earth Mud," will arrive Oct. 22 via Best Buy's Redline Entertainment label. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson's solo debut, "New Earth Mud," will arrive Oct. 22 via Best Buy's Redline…

  11. Coldplay Sings For Stars In NYC

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock quartet Coldplay previewed six new songs and a B-side from its upcoming sophomore Parlophone/Capitol album, "A Rush of Blood to the Head," last night (Aug. 12) at New York's sold-out Bowery U.K. rock quartet Coldplay previewed six new songs and a B-side from its…

  12. Like, Omigod! The '80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With contemporary nÜ-electro artists looking back to the '80s for inspiration (Billboard, July 27), the timing couldn't be better for this seven-disc, 142-track boxed set. With contemporary nü-electro artists looking back to the '80s for inspiration (Billboard, July 27), the…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Bob Herbert, who formed the Spice Girls and teen group Five, dies in a car accident in London. He is 57. 1999 - Bob Herbert, who formed the Spice Girls and teen group Five, dies in a car accident in London. He is 57. 1995 - Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia…

  14. Box Car Racer, The Used Hit The Road

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock outfit the Used for a fall North American tour, due to kick off Oct. 25 in Dallas and run through Nov. 26 in Las Vegas. Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock outfit the Used for a fall North American…

  15. Oasis Cancels Additional Shows

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As guitarist Noel Gallagher "is suffering from the effects of whiplash and shock" following a car accident Tuesday in Indianapolis, the band has postponed upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and Boston. As guitarist Noel Gallagher "is suffering from the effects of whiplash and…

  16. R. Kelly In Court For Status Hearing

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly made a brief court appearance today (Aug. 7) in Chicago, saying nothing during a five-minute status hearing in his child pornography case. Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly made a brief court appearance today (Aug. 7) in Chicago, saying nothing during a five…

  17. Oasis Members Hurt In Taxi Crash

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis members Noel Gallagher, Andy Bell, and Jay Darlington are recovering after being hurt in a car crash yesterday (Aug. 6) in downtown Indianapolis. The musicians were in a taxi when it was involve Oasis members Noel Gallagher, Andy Bell, and Jay Darlington are recovering after being hurt…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…

  19. The Dead Successfully Brought To Life

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legac The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead --…

  20. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

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