1. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Westerberg, MTV VMAs

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on R.E.M., Paul Westerberg, MTV VMAs R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe tells Billboard.com the veteran Georgia-based rock act is working on songs for its next Warner Bros. studio album. "We're writing now," he said last night (May 1) at a New York screening for the film "…

  2. Atlanta Prepares For 'On The Bricks'

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's 2002 On the Bricks free weekly concert series. Set for May 24 in the city's Centennial Olympic Park, the bill for the open Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's…

  3. Hootie, McCain Support 'Lyrics For Life'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hootie & the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, and Seven Mary Three singer Jason Ross will perform Feb. 16 at the Lyrics for Life benefit concert and auction. The event will take place at Atla Hootie & the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, and Seven Mary Three singer Jason…

  4. New Year's Eve Live Music Highlights

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations, there's still plenty of top-notch live music being presented in the U.S. on New Year's Eve. If you're planning to get off t While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations,…

  5. 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…

  6. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  7. 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…

  8. Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. To truly fathom the dichotomies characterizing the &…

  9. Ja Rule Is 'Livin' It Up'

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, Ja Rule was readying to drop his sophomore set, "Rule 3:36." Although he was already a star in hip-hop circles, thanks to guest shots with Jay-Z What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, Ja Rule was readying to…

  10. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at…

  11. Our Lady Peace Tops MuchMusic Nominations

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With eight nods, Our Lady Peace leads the nominations for the 2001 MuchMusic Video Awards, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Canadian rock group's "In Repair" video garnered nominations for best video, With eight nods, Our Lady Peace leads the nominations for the 2001 MuchMusic…

  12. Leiber And Stoller Honored In London

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their careers at Hammersmith Apollo tonight (June 29) in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. The duo's classic songs Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their…

  13. Hot Product

    June 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Sisqo, Stone Tempe Pilots, Afro-Celt Sound System, Luther Vandross, Gorillaz, and more. 'Dragon' Song From platinum curls to corn rows, Sisqo is never one to stay the same for long. The Baltimore native aims to prove that he's more than merely a singer…

  14. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on 'N Sync and 3 Doors Down. IF THEY HAD ONLY CALLED IT 'PA': If 'N Sync can go all the way with their latest track, "Pop" (Jive), the group will join a very exclusive club: they'll be in a six-way tie for the shortest No. 1 title of the rock era. It&…

  15. Edwin McCain Readies New Album, Tour Plans

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic album, "Far From Over." McCain, who has gained a reputation as a hard-working touring act by performing more than 300 da Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic…

  16. U.K. Stars Tackle Tributes, Guest Appearances

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Roger Daltrey of the Who, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, and U.K. singles chart regulars Westlife and Gabrielle will take part in the June 29 gala tribute to songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, B Roger Daltrey of the Who, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, and U.K. singles chart regulars…

  17. Furtado Flies With Four Junos

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Nelly Furtado was the big winner at Canada's Juno Awards, held last night (March 4) at Copps Colisieum in Hamilton, Ontario. On the strength of her Dreamworks debut album, "Whoa, Nelly!" the Victoria- Nelly Furtado was the big winner at Canada's Juno Awards, held last…

  18. Daft Punk On Road To 'Discovery'

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST The usual measure of Gallic reserve isn't enough for Thomas Bangalter and Guy -- Manuel de Homem-Christo -- the two Parisian mavericks behind Daft Punk. The dance/ pop duo's visual modus operandi The usual measure of Gallic reserve isn't enough for Thomas Bangalter and Guy --…

  19. Daft Punk On Road To 'Discovery'

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST The usual measure of Gallic reserve isn't enough for Thomas Bangalter and Guy -- Manuel de Homem-Christo -- the two Parisian mavericks behind Daft Punk. The dance/ pop duo's visual modus operandi invo The usual measure of Gallic reserve isn't enough for Thomas Bangalter and Guy…

  20. Furtado Earns Six Juno Nominations

    January 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Singer Nelly Furtado leads the pack with six nominations for the 2001 Juno Awards, which honor the best in Canadian music. Furtado earned nods for best new solo artist, best pop album ("Whoa, Nelly"), Singer Nelly Furtado leads the pack with six nominations for the 2001 Juno Awards,…

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