1. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, Faithless, Grammys, Spinal Tap Mariah Carey has been chosen to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at the National Football League's Super Bowl XXXVI, to be played Feb. 3 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Carey will join last year's singers, the…

  2. Epic Acts Offer '12 Days' Of Giveaways

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Autographed products from such artists as Michael Jackson, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne, Incubus, Ghostface Killah, Mandy Moore, Travis, and Macy Gray will be given away during MSN Music and Sony's "12 Days Autographed products from such artists as Michael Jackson, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne,…

  3. New Foo, Offspring Songs Lead 'Orange County'

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange County," due Dec. 18 from Columbia, will sport new singles from the Offspring and Foo Fighters. The set, which arrives three The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange…

  4. Daniels Making 'Sweet' Music On Sparrow

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Though he recently celebrated his 65th birthday, Charlie Daniels shows no sign of slowing down. Combining staunch patriotism, unwavering faith, and Southern rock swagger, Daniels continues to keep aud Though he recently celebrated his 65th birthday, Charlie Daniels shows no sign of slowing…

  5. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope album, "Rock Steady," and he says…

  6. Love, Music 'Driving' McCartney Into 2002

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST As Paul McCartney approaches his 60th birthday, he is busy defying the maxim that states rock artists produce nothing of worth once they've past their early 30s. His new Capitol album, "Driving Rain," Editor's note: This interview was conducted before the death of Paul…

  7. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  8. Come Together

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Not sure why this Georgia rock outfit was named artist of the year at this year's Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards? Then give a listen to this enthrallingly well-crafted set, which showcases the band's Not sure why this Georgia rock outfit was named artist of the year at this year&…

  9. B-52s Shoot For The 'Moon'

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST "Nude on the Moon" has been chosen as the title for a forthcoming two-disc anthology from the original Athens, Ga., college-rock pranksters, the B-52s, due Jan. 15 from Rhino/Warner Bros. The set will "Nude on the Moon" has been chosen as the title for a forthcoming two…

  10. Billboard Bits: P. Diddy, Matador/Napster, Luna

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on P. Diddy, Matador/Napster, Luna Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and model Kim Porter, the mother of his youngest child, have reached an agreement for support of their 3-year-old son. Terms of the settlement -- which would provide for the child, Christian Casey Combs, until he reaches…

  11. Cajun Music Celebrated On 'Evangeline'

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST John Fogerty, Linda Ronstadt, Richard Thompson, and Patty Griffin are among the artists who have contributed songs, in French, to "Evangeline Made: A Tribute to Cajun Music." Due March 5 from Vanguard John Fogerty, Linda Ronstadt, Richard Thompson, and Patty Griffin are among the…

  12. Henley, Crosby Perform at Benefit

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Don Henley and David Crosby helped raise $300,000 for children of Merrimack Valley victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by headlining a concert last night (Dec. 5) at the Paul Tsongas Arena in Lo Don Henley and David Crosby helped raise $300,000 for children of Merrimack Valley victims…

  13. Nitin Sawhney Fulfills His Self-Expression On 'Prophesy'

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST For his fifth album, "Prophesy," producer/musician Nitin Sawhney traveled the world in search of emotional connections. "What I've been searching for over the years is balance," Sawhney says. "I don't For his fifth album, "Prophesy," producer…

  14. Billboard Bits: So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on So Solid Crew, Dick Clark, and more The entire 11-date U.K. tour of controversial garage collective So Solid Crew and domestic dance duo Oxide & Neutrino have been canceled due to safety concerns. Promoters and authorities pulled a number of dates earlier this week in response to…

  15. Security Guard Sues Marilyn Manson For Battery

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST A concert security guard has sued Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) on claims of battery and emotional distress. David M. Diaz, of Anoka County, Minn., claims that Warner grabbed his head, held A concert security guard has sued Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) on claims of…

  16. Billboard.com Launches 2001: The Year In Music

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com today (Dec. 5) launches 2001: The Year In Music. In this special section, readers will get a sneak peek into Billboard's annual Year In Music issue (available Dec. 20 in print), includin Billboard.com today (Dec. 5) launches 2001: The Year In Music. In this special section,…

  17. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  18. Jack Johnson's Hawaiian Fairytale

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Few singer/songwriters can claim as unique a career launch as acoustic groovemaster Jack Johnson. With "Brushfire Fairytales," both his and the tiny Enjoy label's debut release, over the past year the Few singer/songwriters can claim as unique a career launch as acoustic…

  19. The Concert for New York City

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Concert for New York City may go down in history as the greatest charity concert since 1985's Live Aid. The all-star event, which took place Oct. The Concert for New York City may go down in history as the greatest charity concert since 1985's Live Aid. The all-star event, which…

  20. Bowie, Glass Set For 12th Tibet House Concert

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST The 12th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at New York's Carnegie Hall. The event, which benefits the organization's goals of preserving Tibetan culture, so far boasts The 12th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at New…

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