1. 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&…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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,…

  10. 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:…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Macy Nixes December Dates

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Epic R&B/soul artist Macy Gray has canceled the handful of shows she had scheduled through mid-December in support of her sophomore album, "The Id." The eight-show trek was due to kick off tomorro Epic R&B/soul artist Macy Gray has canceled the handful of shows she had…

  15. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The…

  16. Who Classics To Be Mixed In Stereo

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Two dozen recordings the Who made in 1965 with producer Shel Talmy will soon be available in true stereo for the first time. Through an agreement with Talmy, who owns the original three-track tapes of Two dozen recordings the Who made in 1965 with producer Shel Talmy will soon be available in…

  17. David Grisman Reflects On His 'Grateful Dawg' Days

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Probably the most striking and telling segment in "Grateful Dawg," a new documentary on the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia and noted mandolinist David Grisman's musical relationship, was captured almost Probably the most striking and telling segment in "Grateful Dawg,…

  18. 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…

  19. Hot Product

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Busta Rhymes, the Concert for New York City, the 'Ali' soundtrack, and more In The Beginning... "Genesis" is an appropriate title for rapper Busta Rhymes' new album, his first under a new recording deal with J Records. "I went into this…

  20. Billboard Bits: Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days The concert special "Sting ... All This Time," a Billboard Artist & Music Profile, premieres at 8 p.m. ET Saturday (Nov. 24) on A&E. Billboard editor in chief Timothy White serves as associate producer/head writer for the…

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