1. Hiatt, Henley, Raitt Rock Disney's 'Country Bears'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the forthcoming feature film "The Country Bears" -- and does so with a little help from his friends. Hiatt contributes seven Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the…

  2. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  3. 'Bandstand' 50th Gala Grows

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers confirmed for next month's "American Bandstand's 50th ... A Celebration!" special on ABC. Set to air May 3, the two-hour special will R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers…

  4. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  5. Female Artists Set For V-Day Benefit

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop artist Eve, R&B singer Amel Larrieux, mezzo soprano Denyce Graves, and inspirational female a capella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock will take part in V-Day Harlem 2002, a benefit for co Hip-hop artist Eve, R&B singer Amel Larrieux, mezzo soprano Denyce Graves, and…

  6. Hot Product

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from N*E*R*D, Destiny's Child, Bob Mould, B2K, and more. 'Search' And Ye Shall Find Production duo the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have spent the past few years churning out hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and &…

  7. Bob Dylan To Star In 'Masked' Film

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Taking on his first acting role in 15 years, Bob Dylan has signed to star in Intermedia Films' tentatively titled "Masked & Anonymous," the big-screen directorial debut of television writer/direct Taking on his first acting role in 15 years, Bob Dylan has signed to star in…

  8. Citizen Cope

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Citizen Cope (aka Clarence Greenwood) is of such a rare breed that it's hard not to look to G. Love and Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton as a reference point. Like Dutton, Greenwood infuses seeming Citizen Cope (aka Clarence Greenwood) is of such a rare breed that it's hard not…

  9. Bee Gees, Others Named To Queen's Honours List

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bee Gees members Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb were among those named by the Queen to the New Year Honours list, announced Tuesday, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Gibb brothers each received a CBE ( Bee Gees members Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb were among those named by the Queen to the…

  10. Lorrie Morgan Blooms Anew On Live DVD

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Lorrie Morgan has racked up numerous accomplishments in her recording career of the past 13 years, but one goal she's never had a chance to fulfill was releasing a live concert recording. She'll final Lorrie Morgan has racked up numerous accomplishments in her recording career of…

  11. G. Love Shows His Patriotism

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST G. Love & Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton has recorded a song inspired by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks entitled "On 9.11.01." G. Love & Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton has recorded a song inspired by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks entitled "On 9.11.01."…

  12. 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…

  13. Billboard Bits: Kamaal, Sarah Shannon, Wyclef Jean

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Kamaal, Sarah Shannon, Wyclef Jean Arista's release of "Kamaal the Abstract" by rapper Kamaal (who as Q-Tip was the former leader of rap act A Tribe Called Quest) has been bumped from Oct. 23 to January. According to a label spokesperson, the artist is in the midst of…

  14. Q-Tip Gets 'Abstract' As Kamaal

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kamaal, who as Q-Tip was the former leader of rap act A Tribe Called Quest, will release his second solo album, "Kamaal the Abstract," Oct. 23 via Arista. The artist self-produced the nine-track set, Kamaal, who as Q-Tip was the former leader of rap act A Tribe Called Quest, will…

  15. Holiday Disc Benefits Deaf Theatre

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Christmas is coming early this year with the release of "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't," a multi-artist recording based on the National Theatre of the Deaf's (NTD) staging of Ogden Nash's epic holi Christmas is coming early this year with the release of "The…

  16. On the Way to Love

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The lauded voice behind such R&B/crossover hits as "Baby, Come to Me" and "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" teams with producer Paul Brown (Al Jarreau, Boney James, George Benson) on her 15th ou The lauded voice behind such R&B/crossover hits as "Baby, Come…

  17. Classical Brit Award Nominees Unveiled

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, tenor Russell Watson, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, and soprano Lesley Garrett each received two nominations for the Classical Brit Awards 2001, to be presented May 31 at Lond Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, tenor Russell Watson, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, and soprano…

  18. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "…

  19. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound that ha As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will …

  20. Widespread Panic Preps 'Don't Tell The Band'

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Renowned jam band Widespread Panic will on June 19 release its Sanctuary Records debut, "Don't Tell The Band." Produced by John Keane and recorded in his studio in the band's hometown of Athens, Ga., Renowned jam band Widespread Panic will on June 19 release its Sanctuary…

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