1. Space Monkeyz, Gorillaz Go Ape On Remix Disc

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. production team the Space Monkeyz has tangled with fellow British simians Gorillaz' debut album and come up with a dub-influenced remix set, "Laika Come Home," due July 16 from Astralwerks. U.K. production team the Space Monkeyz has tangled with fellow British simians…

  2. The Infinite

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet another great group—this one a quintet based on the funky ambience of In a Silent Way-era Miles Davis. Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet another great group—this one a quintet based on…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Dirty Vegas, Craig David, Jennifer Lopez, and Tom Waits. THE BRITISH ARE COMING BACK! THE BRITISH ARE COMING BACK!: Last month, Craig David's "7 Days" exited the Hot 100 and ended a 38-year streak of at least one U.K. artist appearing on the chart every…

  4. 2002 CMT Flameworthy Nominations

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT CMT Flameworthy Nominations The inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards will be broadcast live June 12 on CMT beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Voting in 11 of the show's 12 categories is underway as of May 14 via the CMT Web site . The field for final category, Flameworthy video of the year,…

  5. International Artists 'Celebrate Brooklyn'

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 24th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced a full schedule for this year's event, with artists as diverse as Dr. John, Talib Kweli, Lambchop, Femi Kuti, Ely Guerra, and Yo The 24th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced a full schedule…

  6. Musiq, Lauryn Hill Storm The Charts

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Musiq leads The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for his sophomore set, "Juslisen" (Def Soul), which sold 260,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The artist, formerly known as Musiq Musiq leads The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for his sophomore set, "…

  7. Coldplay Sets Release Date, U.K. Tour

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore Parlophone/Capitol set, "A Rush of Blood to the Head." The set, due a day later in North America, is led by first sin Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore…

  8. Cracker Hits Road; Camper Van Parks In N.Y.

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cracker has announced new tour dates in support of "Forever," the band's fifth and most recent studio album, released in January via Virgin. Cracker has announced new tour dates in support of "Forever," the band's fifth and most recent studio album, released in…

  9. Aaliyah Tops BET Awards Nominations

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of…

  10. Jackson, McBride, Keith Lead 'Flameworthy' Noms

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards, with Martina McBride close behind with three. Jackson and Keith earned nods in the video of Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy…

  11. Madonna Makes London Stage Debut

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Devoted fans of Madonna waited in the rain outside Wyndham's Theatre last night (May 13) to cheer on the 43-year-old performer in her first London stage performance. Seats for "Up for Grabs" had sold Devoted fans of Madonna waited in the rain outside Wyndham's Theatre last…

  12. Korn Extends Summer Tour Plans

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock outfit Korn has added several dates to its eight-week North American outing and confirmed a number of venues for the jaunt. The tour launches June 20 in Wilkes Barre, Pa., and is now set thr Hard rock outfit Korn has added several dates to its eight-week North American outing and…

  13. New Bowie Single Hosts 'Toy' Rarities

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The first single from David Bowie's forthcoming ISO/Columbia album, "Heathen," will appear in a number of U.K. and European formats augmented with a number of rarities. Album extract "Slow Burn" will The first single from David Bowie's forthcoming ISO/Columbia…

  14. Nickelback Hoards MuchMusic Nominations

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback and its lead singer Chad Kroeger scored a total of 12 nominations for the 13th annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs), announced today (May 13) in Toronto. The Canadian rock group is nominat Nickelback and its lead singer Chad Kroeger scored a total of 12 nominations for the 13th…

  15. Hot Product

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Moby, Weezer, Rush, Naughty By Nature, and more. '18' Again Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the kind listeners can "take home and embrace." "In the past, when I…

  16. 20TunesOnTV

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 13-19, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday Monday, May 13 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Diana Krall (also scheduled: Noah Wyle, Earvin "Magic" Johnson). "Last Call With…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on David Cassidy, Ashanti, and Garth Brooks. D.C. TALK: Just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of his solo debut on the Billboard album chart, David Cassidy enters The Billboard 200 at No. 147 with "Then and Now" (UTV/Decca). It's the fourth solo Cassidy…

  18. Billboard Bits: Jerry Garcia, Paulina Rubio, CPR

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jerry Garcia, Paulina Rubio, CPR Two guitars belonging to Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia were sold at auction yesterday (May 8) in New York for about $1.74 million, the president of Guernsey's auction house said. The auction, held at Studio 54, was put together by Guernsey&…

  19. Tymers Score Big With No. 1 Debut

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New Orleans hip-hop duo Big Tymers soar to the top of The Billboard 200 for the first time with "Hood Rich" (Cash Money/Universal), which sold 160,000 units in its first week in the U.S., according to New Orleans hip-hop duo Big Tymers soar to the top of The Billboard 200 for the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2 Two days before the new Will Smith single was to have been "officially" released to radio by Columbia, U.S. top 40 stations have begun spinning it. Although the official release date is tomorrow (May 9), a number of stations began playing "…

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