1. R.I. Seeks To Quiz Owners In Club Blaze

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., the state attorney general said the nightclub owners have not answered questions from investigator A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West…

  2. Update: R.I. Nightclub Fire Kills At Least 95

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White's pyrotechnics display last night (Feb. 20), killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 180 others as fran A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White…

  3. New Cash, Jennings Tributes Planned

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted with newly announced tribute albums due in the coming months. Dualtone will issue "Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean -- A Tri The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted…

  4. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Cocteau Twins, Taproot

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Cocteau Twins, Taproot The video for "Waitin' on a Sunny Day," the third single from Bruce Springsteen's Columbia album "The Rising," sees its premiere today (Feb. 14) online via AOL Music's First View channel. The concert clip…

  5. ABC Lands Michael Jackson Documentary

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST ABC has won a network bidding war to acquire the rights to a documentary on Michael Jackson and plans to air it Feb. 7 during prime time. The documentary, "Living with Michael Jackson," features "unpr ABC has won a network bidding war to acquire the rights to a documentary on…

  6. Autopsy Shows Gibb Had Twisted Intestine

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bowel and small intestine had become so twisted they restricted his blood flow, according to autopsy results released yesterday (Jan. 16). As previously r Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bowel and small intestine had become so…

  7. Jeffrey Gaines Moves 'Toward The Sun'

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "It's a wonderful place to have your imagination develop, because you're always longing for something," says singer/songwriter Jeffrey Gaines of his hometown, Harrisburg, Pa. "You have to steep your dreams a bit longer.…

  8. 52TunesOnTV

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 23 "Christmas in Washington," TNT Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Dr. John, Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Brian Setzer Orchestra,…

  9. MTV Plans NYE Pajama Party

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST The dress code for MTV's New Year's Eve party gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "casual chic." The cable music channel will ring in 2003 with a pajama party, featuring performances from the Foo The dress code for MTV's New Year's Eve party gives a whole new…

  10. Bennett, Lang A 'Wonderful' Team

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Tony Bennett has been enamored of k.d. lang at least since tapping her to join him on his 1994 Grammy Award-winning "MTV Unplugged" live set. He also took her on tour with him last summer after she recorded "Keep the Faith, Baby…

  11. Minnelli Hires Lawyers for VH1 Case

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Liza Minnelli is getting ready for a legal fight against VH1. She and husband David Gest have hired lawyer Michael Sherman, who represented Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel in his recent murder trial, "t Liza Minnelli is getting ready for a legal fight against VH1. She and husband David…

  12. Billboard Bits: Eat The Day, McClinton, 'Harry Potter'

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Eat The Day's search for a singer, Delbert McClinton's ninth annual music cruise, and the "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack." Ex-Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland is making progress on his new group Eat The Day's…

  13. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

  14. Springsteen Adds 'Fire' To Benefit Concert

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST As he did last year, Bruce Springsteen made an unannounced appearance Saturday at a Sea Bright, N.J., benefit concert to fight Parkinson's disease. On the eve of the third U.S. leg of his current worl As he did last year , Bruce Springsteen made an unannounced appearance Saturday at a…

  15. Barbra Bequeaths Duets Disc

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST What do Frank Sinatra, Barry Gibb, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Barry Manilow, Donna Summer, Ray Charles, and Don Johnson have in common? They've each over the years have recorded collaborations with Ba What do Frank Sinatra, Barry Gibb, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Barry Manilow, Donna…

  16. Minnelli Reality Show Canceled

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Liza Minnelli won't become another Ozzy Osbourne. VH1 has pulled the plug on the singer's planned reality TV show, complaining that her husband, David Gest, was impossible to work with. "We weren't gi Liza Minnelli won't become another Ozzy Osbourne. VH1 has pulled…

  17. Billboard Bits: Shortlist, matchbox twenty & more

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shortlist, matchbox twenty & more DJ Shadow, N*E*R*D, and Cee-Lo will perform at the second Shortlist Prize ceremony, set for Oct. 29 at Los Angeles' Knitting Factory. Doors will open at 8 p.m., with music scheduled to begin about an hour later after the panel of 24 "…

  18. 'Liza's Back' With Live Album

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A week of sold-out Liza Minnelli shows earlier this summer at New York's Beacon Theater have spawned the live album "Liza's Back!," due Oct. 29 from J Records. The album was produced by Phil Ramone an A week of sold-out Liza Minnelli shows earlier this summer at New York&…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on "The Drew Carey Show." On the pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk…

  20. Russia: Bass' Space Shot Scuttled

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 'N Sync singer Lance Bass has been asked to leave Russia's cosmonaut training program because his sponsors didn't come up with the $20 million for a trip to the International Space Station, a Russian 'N Sync singer Lance Bass has been asked to leave Russia's cosmonaut…

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