1. Billboard Bits: Bubba Sparxxx, Richard Pryor, A

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bubba Sparxxx, Richard Pryor, A A birthday party for Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx (real name: Warren Mathis) turned ugly Tuesday night in Athens, Ga., after three men were stabbed, one of them critically injured. Eric McAnally, who manages Nashville rapper Haystack, was in critical…

  2. Jars Of Clay Revisit Passion Of Debut

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The members of Jars of Clay have left their artistic fingerprints all over each aspect of their new Essential Records release, "The Eleventh Hour" (released March 5). The set marks a return to the cre The members of Jars of Clay have left their artistic fingerprints all over each…

  3. Hot Product

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Brandy, Natalie Imbruglia, Lo Fidelity Allstars, EchoBrain, and more. 'Moon' Shadow Brandy's "Full Moon" (Atlantic) comes on the heels of the young R&B star's secret marriage to producer Robert Smith and the recent announcement that…

  4. Hot Product

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Alanis Morissette, Kylie Minogue, Cher, Neil Finn, and more. 'Swept' Away After years of collaboration and working under the guidance of others, Alanis Morissette has taken full control of her creative destiny on her third Maverick opus, "Under Rug…

  5. Cornershop Tease New Set With 24-Hour Remix

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Indian-influenced British rock act Cornershop is attempting to stream the longest ever remix by broadcasting an ever-changing, continuously mixed version of the 14-minute track "Spectral Mornings." Indian-influenced British rock act Cornershop is attempting to stream the longest…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Creed, Usher, Shaggy, and No Doubt. TWICE THE CREED: For the third time in the last eight years, one act occupies the top two slots on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart. Creed, whose "Weathered" (Wind-up) recently completed an eight-week reign on…

  7. Hard Rockers Square Off On 'WWF Forced Entry'

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are all in the mix on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) compilation "WWF Forced Entry," due March 26 from Columbia. The Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are…

  8. Matthews, Cash Duet Leads 'We Were Soldiers'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song "For You," which will see the light of day Feb. 26 on Sony's "We Were Soldiers" soundtrack. The album also includes new songs from Train (" Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song …

  9. Creed Weathers Quintuple Platinum Sales

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's latest Wind-Up album, "Weathered," has been certified quintuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales of 5 million copies. The set debuted at No. 1 on Creed's latest Wind-Up album, "Weathered," has been certified…

  10. Dylan, Diamond, Dixie Chicks Set For RodeoHouston

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 30 artists, ranging from country (Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn) to classic rock (Bob Dylan, Styx, REO Speedwagon), R&B (Destiny's Child, Brian McKnight, Mary J. Blige), More than 30 artists, ranging from country (Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Brooks &…

  11. Billboard Bits: Garth Brooks, Eminem, 'N Sync

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Garth Brooks, Eminem, and 'N Sync. Country superstar Garth Brooks and his wife of nearly 15 years, Sandy, are officially divorced. A spokesperson for Brooks would not comment beyond confirming that the singer's divorce is final. The 39-year-old country singer cited…

  12. Wonder Drafts R&B Stars For Benefit Gig

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Brian McKnight, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, India.Arie, Musiq Soulchild, Boney James, Tyrese, Ja Rule, Regina Belle, and Pam & Dodi are among the urban music stars set to perform at Stevie Wonder' Brian McKnight, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, India.Arie, Musiq…

  13. Artists To Support Artists Through NYC Benefit

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those who will take part in a Jan. 11 benefit performance, dubbed Arts on a High Wire, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those…

  14. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The…

  15. Creed Has 'Weathered' Success

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and darkness, Creed frontman Scott Stapp thinks that it's time for a little light. "I don't see the merit in wallowing in misery," St At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and…

  16. Creed Tease New Album With 'Sacrifice'

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Creed will tease the Nov. 20 release of its third studio album with the single "My Sacrifice," which hits U.S. radio outlets today (Oct. 10). As tipped here in June, the Wind-Up album, "Weathered," wa Creed will tease the Nov. 20 release of its third studio album with the…

  17. Hot Product

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from George Jones, Herbie Hancock, Allure, Ryan Adams, and more. 'Rock' Solid He has been called everything from "Possum" and "No-Show" to country's greatest singer. Now George Jones can add "label partner" to the list. The…

  18. Counting Crows To Tour Into November

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What began as a short West Coast tour for modern rock act Counting Crows has been extended through early November. The trek, hitting largely college campuses, resumes Aug. 18 near Denver and is schedu What began as a short West Coast tour for modern rock act Counting Crows has been extended…

  19. Que Bo Gold Sticks With 'Red Clay'

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South -- called "red clay" by the locals -- is nearly impossible to remove. And that's how newcomer Que Bo Gold (aka Niqua Jones) describes his The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South --…

  20. Missy, St. Lunatics Lead Platinum Charge

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recent albums by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and the St. Lunatics reached both gold and platinum levels in their first accountings by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Elliott's El Recent albums by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and the St. Lunatics…

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