1. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  2. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, …

  3. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes Performing his first concert in New York since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Bob Dylan left no doubt last night (Nov. 19) about his fondness for the Big Apple and its citizens. As he finished his nearly two-hour set, Dylan addressed the Madison…

  4. De La Soul Goes 'Bionix'

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST If De La Soul has learned anything in its 12 years in the music business, it's that nothing is certain. So when the Long Island, N.Y.-based trio (Dave, Posdnous, and Maseo) set out last year to craft If De La Soul has learned anything in its 12 years in the music business, it's that…

  5. Mary J. Blige, Jewel To Play My VH1 Awards

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards, airing live Dec. 2 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on the cable music channel. They join previously announced per Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards,…

  6. Foo Fighters 29 Songs Into Fourth Album

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA album at frontman Dave Grohl's home studio in Virginia, according to a post on the band's <a href="http://www.foofighters.com" TAR The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA…

  7. Garth Off To Slow Start, Buyers Look To Shakira

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol), released Tuesday (Nov. 13), is widely expected to top next week's Billboard 200, but music retailers surveyed by Billboard Bulletin say the set is off to a lukewar Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol), released Tuesday …

  8. Industry Notables To Debate At D.C. Summit

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announced plans for its second annual policy summit, to be held Jan. 7-8 on the campus of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The FMC, a non-profit organi The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announced plans for its second annual policy summit,…

  9. Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominations With Five

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J Records debut album "Songs in A Minor," received a leading five American Music Awards nominations, it was announced tod R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J…

  10. Marc Anthony's Amazing Salsa On 'Libre'

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Marc Anthony is an artist who usually cuts albums in three weeks to a month. But it took him almost nine months -- more than with any other project -- to wrap up his return to salsa after his successf Marc Anthony is an artist who usually cuts albums in three weeks to a month. But it took him…

  11. Music

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST You might call it a comeback: Building upon the success of his chart-topping single, "Music," Erick Sermon makes his triumphant return to the game with his J Records debut of the same name. You might call it a comeback: Building upon the success of his chart-topping single, "…

  12. Five Finalists To Play At Shortlist Awards

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Five of the 10 finalists for the inaugural Virgin Megastore Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will perform live at the awards ceremony, set for Nov. 19 at the Knitting Factory in Los A Five of the 10 finalists for the inaugural Virgin Megastore Shortlist Prize for Artistic…

  13. 'Tribute To Heroes' CD, Video Due Dec. 4

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group -- will collaborate for the Dec. In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG),…

  14. George Strait Takes 'The Road Less Traveled'

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his MCA Nashville album, "The Road Less Traveled." So the obvious opening question for the reticent Strait -- whose represen George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his…

  15. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  16. 'Invincible' Winning Out In Week Of Big Releases

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has been meeting or outperforming the expectations of U.S. retailers, Billboard Bulletin reports. Despite lukewarm reviews and the lack of a br Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has…

  17. U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomi U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with…

  18. DMX Makes It Four Straight No. 1 Debuts

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) becomes the rapper's fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200, storming the chart after selling a mighty 440,000 units, according to Sound DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam)…

  19. Billboard Bits: Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby made unannounced appearances last night (Oct. 29) in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie Boys. Prior to the…

  20. HOLLAND AND ELVIN JONES

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with this trio that includes two jazz heavyweights: bassist Dave Holland (former Miles Davis band member and current Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with…

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