1. Billboard Bits: Hank Williams, Supergrass, Polo Montanez

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Hank Williams, Supergrass, Polo Montanez Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams III will be on hand Jan. 4 in Nashville as the "Grand Ole Opry" commemorates the death of country legend Hank Williams. The late artist's son and grandson will perform together for the first…

  2. Slicker Than Your Average

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST One of the bright lights in 2001 was U.K. export Craig David, whose debut, Born to Do It, achieved platinum success in the U.S. One of the bright lights in 2001 was U.K. export Craig David, whose debut, Born to Do It, achieved platinum success in the U.S. Well, David's back with a set…

  3. Stars To Light Up Rockefeller Center Holiday

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, and Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland will be among the artists bringing holiday cheer to NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," which will be held Dec. 4 in the heart of N Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, and Destiny's Child's Kelly…

  4. Jay-Z Scores 5th Chart-Topper With 'Blueprint'

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam). The album sold a mighty 545,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nie Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The…

  5. After A Rough Start, Audioslave Prepares To Cruise

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted and expanded from the magazine for Billboard.com. If someone were to draft a how-to manual on forming a rock supergroup, it might behoove them to take note of the lessons learned by Audioslave this year. The in-your-wildest-dreams quartet comprising ex-Soundgarden frontman Chris…

  6. One More Car, One More Rider

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton comes calling on your stereo with his latest live album, culled from the Los Angeles and Tokyo dates on his 2001 tour. Eric Clapton comes calling on your stereo with his latest live album, culled from the Los Angeles and Tokyo dates on his 2001 tour. Both Eric Claptons—the…

  7. 3D

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST This fourth chapter in TLC's nearly 10-year career finds soulful sisters Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas facing a major challenge: How to focus on the music at hand after one-third This fourth chapter in TLC's nearly 10-year career finds…

  8. Doughty Enjoying Life After Soul Coughing

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST During the two years that have passed since the breakup of Soul Coughing, the band's former frontman Mike Doughty tells Billboard.com he is seeing a whole new side of the music business as he navigate During the two years that have passed since the breakup of Soul Coughing, the band'…

  9. Michael Jackson Tells Court He's 'A Visionary'

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson spent a second day testifying in California yesterday (Nov. 14) in a $21 million lawsuit over canceled millennium concerts, saying that he could shed little light on matters like contr Michael Jackson spent a second day testifying in California yesterday (Nov. 14) in a $21…

  10. Death Row Offices Raided By Police

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Authorities raided the record company of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and 16 other locations in Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area today (Nov. 14) as part of a murder investigation. Search warrants Authorities raided the record company of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight…

  11. Coldplay Plans U.S. Winter Tour

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based modern rock act Coldplay has laid out details for its 2003 U.S. tour, which is set to kick off Jan. 21 at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Fla. At present, dates are scheduled through a Feb. 9 sh U.K.-based modern rock act Coldplay has laid out details for its 2003 U.S. tour, which is…

  12. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman Cheng, is fined HK $5,000 ($641) and has his driver's license suspended for six months after he pleads guilty to a charge 2001 - Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman…

  13. Hot Product

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, TLC, Pearl Jam, Fat Joe, Phil Collins, and more. The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set, "The Blueprint 2: The Gift…

  14. Song Mocking Chancellor Takes Off In Germany

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder had no comment on a popular song mocking his broken election promises not to raise taxes, his spokesman said today (Nov. 11). Government spokesman Bela Anda said th German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder had no comment on a popular song mocking his broken…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year…

  16. Kill Your Television

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Reunion Show might have fit perfectly into the 1980s music scene. The Reunion Show might have fit perfectly into the 1980s music scene. Its synthesizer-heavy, upbeat pop/rock tunes almost seem like missing pages from an earlier, less serious era, and bands such as the Cars come to mind…

  17. Inspired By Tragedy, TLC Survivors Carry On

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted for Billboard.com There was a point when Arista considered compiling a TLC greatest-hits package and adding on the new songs that the trio had recorded before the untimely death of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in April. But that notion was tabled. "When Lisa passed, it was…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the…

  19. Strummer Goes 'Global' With MTV2

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a short Monday (Nov. 11) at 10 p.m. ET. Titled "Joe Strummer's Global Boom-Box," the show will serve as the visual equivalent to Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a…

  20. Roxette Wins Plagiarism Suit

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court over a man who accused them of substantially borrowing from one of his songs for the chorus of their 1993 hit "Sleeping in The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court…

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