1. Bob Mould Resurfaces With Three Albums

    January 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock artist Bob Mould will return this year with a trio of albums intended to mark a new direction for the ex-Husker Du/Sugar frontman. The artist has not released a new album since 1998's "Th Veteran rock artist Bob Mould will return this year with a trio of albums intended…

  2. Jackson 'Drives' Straight To No. 1

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to the top of The Billboard 200 after selling a potent 423,000 units -- the highest January debut in the SoundScan era -- and bounces Creed's "Weathere Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to…

  3. TunesOnTV

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 21-27, 2002. MONDAY, JAN. 21 "FanClub," VH1 Featured Artist: Michael Jackson. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Enrique Iglesias, Britney Spears, Pink, Nelly Furtado. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists:…

  4. C-Murder Arrested In Louisiana Shooting

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rapper C-Murder, the younger brother of hip-hop mogul Master P, has been arrested in the shooting death of a 16-year-old at a nightclub, authorities said. Police accused Corey Miller, 30, of fatally s Rapper C-Murder, the younger brother of hip-hop mogul Master P, has been arrested in the…

  5. Wainwright Plans Headlining Tour

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will launch his first headlining club/theater tour Feb. 8 in Boston. The trek, which comes in support of the artist's sophomore album, "Poses" (DreamWorks), will fea Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will launch his first headlining club…

  6. Tunes On TV

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV listings Jan 14.-20, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Vonda Shepard, Jon Bon Jovi. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Usher (Denis Leary, Jennifer Garner also scheduled). "Top of the Pops," BBC America…

  7. Britney Forms Production Company

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears has formed an as-yet-unnamed production company and is in final negotiations to with screenwriter James V. Hart ("Contact") to write a feature film project for her to star in. No detail Britney Spears has formed an as-yet-unnamed production company and is in final…

  8. Lil Bow Wow Returns With 'Doggy Bag'

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: Shad Gregory Moss) will follow up his multi-platinum debut album with "Doggy Bag," due Dec. 18 via So So Def/Columbia. Produced by Jermaine Dupri, the guest-pack Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: Shad Gregory Moss) will follow up his multi…

  9. Scorsese, PBS Working On Six-Part Blues Series

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part series that will air on PBS in 2003, Billboard Bulletin reports. A source says that unlike recent PBS series such as "Ken Burns Jazz" and Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part…

  10. Queen Latifah 'Chicago' Bound?

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to round out the cast of Miramax's big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago." Shooting begins shooting Dec. 10 w Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to…

  11. C-Murder Turns Himself In To Police

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper C-Murder, the brother of No Limit Records mogul Master P, turned himself into Baton Rouge, La., police today (Aug. 17) and was awaiting booking for allegedly trying to fire a gun at a nightclub Rapper C-Murder, the brother of No Limit Records mogul Master P, turned himself into Baton…

  12. Arrest Warrant Out For Rapper C-Murder

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Police have a warrant for the arrest of rapper C-Murder (real name: Corey Miller) for allegedly shooting at two men at a Baton Rouge, La., nightclub. Miller is wanted on two counts of attempted first- Police have a warrant for the arrest of rapper C-Murder (real name: Corey Miller) for…

  13. Locals, Legends Sign On For Detroit Jazz Fest

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Smith, James Carter, Bennie Maupin, and Tommy Flanagan are among the confirmed performers for the 22nd Annual Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival, to be held in the city's downtown Hart Pla Jimmy Smith, James Carter, Bennie Maupin, and Tommy Flanagan are among the confirmed…

  14. Living Colour Revived For U.S. Tour

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a handful of U.S. tour dates, kicking off Aug. 1 in Old Bridge, N.J., according to the Black Rock Coalition, a non-p Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a…

  15. Billboard Bits: Jim Lauderdale, Trace Adkins, and more

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jim Lauderdale, George Jones, Trace Adkins, Brand New Immortals, and more Jim Lauderdale, who has released critically acclaimed albums and written songs for George Strait, Dwight Yoakam, and Patty Loveless, will play George Jones in the stage musical ''Stand By Your Man: The…

  16. 'Sounds Of Detroit' Lineup Announced

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the Detroit 300th birthday party nears, details of the July 20-22 music events at the city's Hart Plaza are taking shape. As the Detroit 300th birthday party nears, details of the July 20-22 music events at the city's Hart Plaza are taking shape. As previously reported , Stevie…

  17. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, 10,000 Maniacs, U2

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bob Dylan, 10,000 Maniacs, U2 Bob Dylan's Duluth, Minn., boyhood home has been sold for $94,600 on online auction service eBay. The Web listing, posted May 24 on Dylan's 60th birthday, described the duplex as "a must-have for the ultimate diehard Dylan fan." Owner…

  18. Hot Product

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums by Sugar Ray, Blink-182, Travis, Alicia Keys, and more. You Can Call Me Ray Frontman Mark McGrath says he's is "completely proud" of Sugar Ray's self-titled fourth album, due this week on Lava/Atlantic. "I've always dug what we've done,…

  19. Beck, Williams, Harper Salute Mississippi John Hurt

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and his son Justin, Taj Mahal, John Hiatt, Gillian Welch, Ben Harper, Geoff Muldaur, Mark Selby, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Bruce Cockburn, Chris Smither, and Bill Morr Beck, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and his son Justin, Taj Mahal, John Hiatt, Gillian Welch…

  20. Hot Product

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Radiohead, Jessica Simpson, Trisha Yearwood, Lucinda Williams, St. Lunatics, and more. Forget The Past Just eight months since the release of the often confounding "Kid A" (Capitol), which debuted at No. 1 on both The Billboard 200 and the U.K. album chart…

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