1. Wu-Tang Prepares To Unfurl 'Iron Flag'

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST New York-based rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "Iron Flag," its fourth album and second in as many years, this month. Following close in the footsteps of last year's "The W," the album is d New York-based rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "…

  2. 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…

  3. R. Kelly, Destiny, McGraw Lead Billboard Awards

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist R. Kelly took home six trophies at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 4) at Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Tim McGraw and Destiny's Child secured five each. R. Kelly' R&B vocalist R. Kelly took home six trophies at the 2001 Billboard Music…

  4. Harrison's Ashes To Be Scattered In India

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison's long, intensely intimate relationship with Indian mysticism, music and Hinduism sent his wife and son on a pilgrimage to the holy Ganges River, where religious authorities said the f George Harrison's long, intensely intimate relationship with Indian mysticism,…

  5. U2 Wraps 'Elevation' Tour In Miami

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 ended its Elevation world tour last night (Dec. 2) in Miami, 30 miles from where it began in Sunrise, Fla., nine months ago. But indeed, it was a different kind of show in the wake of the Sept. 11 U2 ended its Elevation world tour last night (Dec. 2) in Miami, 30 miles from where it began…

  6. 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:…

  7. DMB Is 'My VH1' Favorite

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, presented last night (Dec. 2) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rock ban With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second…

  8. Harrison Saluted By Friends, Fans

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST In the '60s, Denny Laine and his Moody Blues band opened for the Beatles. On Saturday he was onstage again, this time with former Beatles drummer Pete Best paying tribute to George Harrison. Two days In the '60s, Denny Laine and his Moody Blues band opened for the Beatles. On…

  9. Backstage At The My VH1 Awards: Matthews, Jewel, Creed, Blige, Sting

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Backstage comments at the My VH1 Awards from Dave Matthews, Jewel, Creed, Mary J. Blige, and Sting. Although the band's RCA album "Everyday" resulted in the must have album honor at last night's (Dec. 2) My VH1 Music Awards, Dave Matthews said backstage that the group…

  10. Newcomer Bedingfield Tops U.K. Chart

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1 when the new U.K. singles chart was released yesterday (Dec. 2), while Robbie Williams withstood a challeng A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1…

  11. World Mourns George Harrison

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who died yesterday (Nov. 29) at age 58 in Los Angeles, after a long battle with cancer. Lone surviving Beatles P Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based tories on Mary J. Blige, the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and Whitney Houston. AN 'AFFAIR' TO REMEMBER: Is Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" going to end up as the longest-running No. 1 of 2001? The possibility grows stronger, as the MCA single is on top of…

  13. George Harrison Dies At 58

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock 'n' roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band's timeless magic, has died. He was 58. Harrison died George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual…

  14. CSNY Plan 'Tour Of America'

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Classic rock veterans Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are returning to the road for the 35-date Tour of America, due to kick off Feb. 6 in Detroit and wrap April 17 in Atlanta. The group embarked on Classic rock veterans Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are returning to the road for the 35…

  15. Epiphany Opens 'Door' To Mick Jagger Disc

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones' marathon Bridges to Babylon tour two years ago, he wrote a few songs, began recording them at home -- and he suddenl Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones'…

  16. Rare Beatles Interview Sells For $10,000

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST A six-minute recording of a Beatles interview -- bought for $5 at a flea market -- sold for $10,400 at an online auction. A U.S. man identified only as "an avid record and music memorabilia collector" A six-minute recording of a Beatles interview -- bought for $5 at a flea market --…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene Pop diva Mariah Carey, who has only made a handful of appearances since her emotional breakdown over the summer, will be a special guest at New York radio outlet Z100's Jingle Ball concert. The Dec. 13 show at Madison Square Garden will also boast…

  18. 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,…

  19. Reports: New Cancer Treatment For George

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. The 58-year-old Harrison was treated by Dr. Gil Lederman, the hosp Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at…

  20. Billboard Bits: Pageant of Peace, Hooper, Richard & Mimi

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Pageant of Peace, Hooper, Richard & Mimi Country artist Travis Tritt, Broadway star Audra McDonald, vocal group the Manhattan Transfer, and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade will perform at the 78th annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree, set for Dec. 6 on the Ellipse near…

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