1. Billboard Bits: Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil Melee Entertainment, a new firm founded by former Priority Records head Bryan Turner, has entered into a joint venture deal with DreamWorks Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. Based in DreamWorks' Beverly Hills headquarters, Melee will initially focus on…

  2. Hootie And The Blowfish Return With New Album

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hootie and the Blowfish have finished their first new studio album in four-and-a-half-years. The self-titled set, largely produced by Don Was, arrives March 4 via Atlantic and will be preceded by the Hootie and the Blowfish have finished their first new studio album in four-and-a-half-years.…

  3. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  4. McLachlan, Bragg, Ivy Sing 'For The Kids'

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation have teamed to release a children's music compilation titled "For the Kids" as part of an ongoing campaign to restore and nurture music education Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation have teamed to release…

  5. In Between

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jazzanova has been producing and remixing music since the mid-'90s. Jazzanova has been producing and remixing music since the mid-'90s. In '98, the Berlin-based collective—Axel Reinemer, Stefan Leisering, Roskow Kretschmann, Alexander Barck, Claas Brieler, and Jürgen von…

  6. 28TunesOnTV

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  7. Billboard Bits: 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars India.Arie, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, Mya, Master P, Lil' Romeo, Keb' Mo', and Bob Marley's wife Rita, as well as actors Christina Applegate and Carmen Electra, will hit a Los Angeles recording…

  8. Rucker's Solo Set Due In 2002

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker has inked a multi-album solo recording deal with Epic-distributed Hidden Beach Records, best-known as the home of Jill Scott. The first release will be " Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker has inked a multi-album solo recording…

  9. Atlantic Passes On Darius Rucker Solo Set

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic Records has decided not to release a solo album from Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker, Billboard Bulletin reports. The set should have a new home within weeks, according to Ru Atlantic Records has decided not to release a solo album from Hootie & the Blowfish…

  10. The Anglo Files

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT F-Communications celebrations, Bent's MP3 album, Bob Sinclair pays homage to Cerrone, and the Beta Band returns. F-Comm Celebrations Hit U.K. F-Communications, Laurent Garnier's influential French label, continues its seventh birthday celebrations across Britain this week, hosting a…

  11. Yearwood Settles Suit Over Demo

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Trisha Yearwood has reached a settlement with singer Michael J. Young in a lawsuit she filed to prevent him from selling a demo she recorded prior to becoming a star, Billboard Bulletin reports. Young Trisha Yearwood has reached a settlement with singer Michael J. Young in a lawsuit she filed…

  12. Billboard Bits: Bee Gees, Music Midtown, Ween, and more

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Bits: Bee Gees, Music Midtown, Ween, and more The Bee Gees will continue celebrating their 35th anniversary on Friday (April 27) with an appearance on cable network A&E's intimate concert series "Live By Request." The show will be broadcast live from New York'…

  13. Anglo Influences Make Tender Idols

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When front man Ian Webber announces from the stage in an unmistakably English accent, "We're the Tender Idols from Atlanta," uninitiated audience members often do a double take. When front man Ian Webber announces from the stage in an unmistakably English accent, "We'…

  14. Stars Honor Brian Wilson In New York

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST New York's Radio City Music Hall was filled with the sounds of sunny California last night (March 29), as TNT taped of the fifth installment in its Masters Series, An All-Star Tribute To Brian Wilson. New York's Radio City Music Hall was filled with the sounds of sunny California…

  15. Billboard Bits: Dove Awards, Gill, Eminem, and more

    March 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Dove Awards, Michael W. Smith, Vince Gill, Brian Wilson, Carly Simon, Eminem, Tangerine Dream Singer Michael W. Smith will host the Dove Awards for Christian music, to be presented April 26 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The ceremony will be broadcast April 28 on Pax TV and…

  16. Billboard Bits: Dove Awards, Gill, Eminem, and more

    March 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Dove Awards, Michael W. Smith, Vince Gill, Brian Wilson, Carly Simon, Eminem, Tangerine Dream Singer Michael W. Smith will host the Dove Awards for Christian music, to be presented April 26 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The ceremony will be broadcast April 28 on Pax TV and…

  17. Martin, Joel, Others Added To Wilson Tribute

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST TNT's upcoming "An All Star Tribute To Brian Wilson" has signed on a raft of additional talent. Set to tape March 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the special will feature newly added performer TNT's upcoming "An All Star Tribute To Brian Wilson" has…

  18. Yearwood Files Suit Over Duet

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Trisha Yearwood doesn't love "Love What Ya Do To Me," a new duet recording featuring her voice. The country singer filed a federal lawsuit in Nashville asking for an injunction to prevent manufacture Trisha Yearwood doesn't love "Love What Ya Do To Me," a new…

  19. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the…

  20. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves revisiting Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, …

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