1. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. 2000 - For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC),…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>In tribute to all affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Grand Ole Opry, a uniquely American institution, distributes American flags to patrons as they enter the Opry House for t 2001 - In tribute to all affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Grand…

  3. N'Dour Returns With 'Nothing In Vain'

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko," with the first worldwide release through his current Nonesuch/EastWest deal. "Nothing's in Vain (Coono Du Réér)" is due Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko,…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports chart-based stories on Ray Charles, Vanessa Carlton & Billboard's AC chart, Ashanti, and "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. WE CAN'T STOP LOVING HIM: Ray Charles' "Mother" (E-Nate/Cross Over) returns to…

  5. MTV Invades Canadian Campuses

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT About a year after establishing a Canadian version of the music channel, MTV will launch its first Campus Invasion tour of the country's institutes of higher learning. Set to kick off Oct. 4 at the Un About a year after establishing a Canadian version of the music channel, MTV will…

  6. Producer Parish Makes A 'Move'

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Parish once again teams up with his old friend Polly Jean Harvey on his new solo album, "How Animals Move," released Sept. 10 via Thrill Jockey. The Bristol-based multi instrumentalist/producer f John Parish once again teams up with his old friend Polly Jean Harvey on his new…

  7. Beck, Flaming Lips Roll Out Tour Dates

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Beck and the Flaming Lips will set out on a fall North American tour, set to begin Oct. 17 in Minneapolis. The first leg of dates will close with an Oct. 30-31 stand at New As tipped here last month, Beck and the Flaming Lips will set out on a fall North American…

  8. Box Set, Best Of Celebrate 20 Years Of Iron Maiden

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. heavy metal act Iron Maiden will survey its 20-year history with a six-disc box set of live material and a single-disc best-of set, each due Nov. 5 via Columbia (and a day earlier interna Veteran U.K. heavy metal act Iron Maiden will survey its 20-year history with a six-disc box…

  9. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta. Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt Group or Duo of the…

  10. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Tops Canadian Country Awards

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held last night (Sept. 9) in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson took home troph Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian…

  11. Hot Product

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from John Coltrane, John Doe, Layo & Bushwacka!, Porter Wagoner, and more. The Master's 'Legacy' Verve Music Group will wrap up a year-long celebration of the 70th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth with the release this week of "Legacy,…

  12. Canadian Singer Gordon Lightfoot Hospitalized

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Gordon Lightfoot was being treated in a hospital yesterday (Sept. 8) for an undisclosed ailment. The 63-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter was rushed to a hospital in Orillia, Ontario, shortly before Gordon Lightfoot was being treated in a hospital yesterday (Sept. 8) for an undisclosed…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Rage Against The Machine bassist Timothy Commerford pleads guilty to charges of assault and disorderly conduct in a Manhattan court, and is sentenced to time served, stemming from an inc 2000 - Rage Against The Machine bassist Timothy Commerford pleads guilty to…

  14. Billboard Bits: Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC Top Japanese singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru took Japan by surprise today (Sept. 6) by announcing her marriage the same day to Kazuaki Kiriya, a photographer and video director with whom Utada has worked during the past two years. In contrast with…

  15. Glassjaw Reborn With 'Worship And Tribute'

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Worship and Tribute," the innovative sophomore release by New York post-hardcore outfit Glassjaw, almost went unrecorded. Mired in business disputes with its former label, Roadrunner Records, the gro "Worship and Tribute," the innovative sophomore release by New York post…

  16. Gilmour Video Brings Solo Shows Home

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A video document of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's three-night solo stand at London's Royal Festival Hall in January will be released Nov. 5 on DVD/VHS via Capitol. A video document of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's three-night solo stand at London's Royal…

  17. Country Vet Porter Wagoner Unplugs

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Just in time for his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Porter Wagoner is releasing "Unplugged." With a legendary recording career spanning nearly five decades under his belt, Wagoner believes the acoustic project is his…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs 2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected…

  19. 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

    September 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards winners Here are the winners for the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, handed out Aug. 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best video of the year: "Without Me," Eminem (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope) Best male video: "Without Me," Eminem …

  20. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2001 - Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2000 - The Doobie Brothers make 15…

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