1. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal's Molson Centre for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal…

  2. Aware Records Readies 'Hits' Compilation

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick-started the careers of such acts as Train, Hootie & the Blowfish, and matchbox twenty, has set an Oct. Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick…

  3. Billboard Bits: LeAnn Rimes, OpryFEST, Camper Van

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on LeAnn Rimes, OpryFEST, Camper Van LeAnn Rimes has been added to the lineup for the 16th Bridge School Benefit concert outside of San Francisco. As reported yesterday , the Oct. 26 roster features Foo Fighters, Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Ryan Adams, James Taylor, Vanessa Carlton,…

  4. Blades Takes World Sounds On The Road

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Panamanian music great Ruben Blades will take to the road this fall on a U.S. tour in support of his latest album, "Mundo" (Sony Discos). Kicking off Oct. 12 in Miami Beach, Fla., the tour currently h Panamanian music great Ruben Blades will take to the road this fall on a U.S. tour…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  6. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 16, 2002

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lifehouse, Natalie Cole, Ruben Blades, Doug Martsch, and more. Pick A New Plan, 'Stan' When it came to Lifehouse's sophomore DreamWorks effort, "Stanley Climbfall," frontman/songwriter Jason Wade had no intention of hanging on a moment in…

  7. Grandes Hits

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mexican balladeer Cristian has had a remarkable career of radio hits penned by some of Latin music's best-regarded writers. Mexican balladeer Cristian has had a remarkable career of radio hits penned by some of Latin music's best-regarded writers. That knack for jumping from one big…

  8. N'Dour Returns With 'Nothing In Vain'

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko," with the first worldwide release through his current Nonesuch/EastWest deal. "Nothing's in Vain (Coono Du Réér)" is due Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour follows his 2000 set, "Joko,…

  9. Santana Wraps Up 'Shaman,' Readies Retrospective

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Santana will release "Shaman," the follow up to 1999's 11-million selling "Supernatural," Oct. 22 through Arista. The disc features three songs penned by matchbox twenty frontman Rob Thomas voiced by Santana will release "Shaman," the follow up to 1999'…

  10. Derechos Reservados

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In today's world of pop-embellished salsa, Derechos Reservados is almost uncompromisingly hard-hitting, beginning with the frenetically paced "Sólo con Mirarte," a thrusting, brass-laced track In today's world of pop-embellished salsa, Derechos Reservados is almost…

  11. Ruben Blades Tours World Styles On 'Mundos'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Ruben Blades' path to a brave new musical world has been a long time in the making. It began with his earliest hit, "Pedro Navaja," a cinematic song recorded during his collaborative years with Willie Colon that defied radio…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected break during a concert in Asbury Park, N.J., when someone calls in a bomb threat. After two bomb sniffing dogs 2001 - E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is forced to take an unexpected…

  13. Another Sweet Mess

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major distribution (following a pair of self-releases) shows an uncommon command of self-penned pop-rock, expertly produced Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major…

  14. Blind Boys Tread 'Higher Ground' On Tour

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The seemingly constantly touring Blind Boys Of Alabama have a set a fall trek with a number of high-profile dates, including a Sept. 19 performance at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, Calif., and The seemingly constantly touring Blind Boys Of Alabama have a set a fall trek with a number…

  15. El-P, Definitive Jux Mates Hit The Road

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on his burgeoning Definitive Jux label. Mr. Lif and RJD2, as well as newcomers Sole Position and Cage & Co Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on…

  16. Hearing Postponed In Love/UMG Case

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A hearing yesterday (Aug. 20) in the contract-dispute case between Courtney Love and Universal Music Group (UMG) was postponed at the request of lawyers for both sides, who wish to continue settlement A hearing yesterday (Aug. 20) in the contract-dispute case between Courtney Love and…

  17. Mana Plans U.S. Trek

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the Magness Arena in Denver. The trip comes in support of the group's latest album, "Revolucion De Amor," due tomorrow (Aug. 20) via Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the…

  18. Shake It Off

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Jarvis Church arrives at this, his solo debut, with a rather impressive rÉsumÉ. Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Jarvis Church arrives at this, his solo debut, with a rather impressive résumé. He co-founded the six-piece, acid-jazz-hued Philosopher…

  19. No Doubt, Garbage Expand Fall Tour

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its announced fall tour. The majority of the dates on the run will be with Garbage, and will feature opening stints by the Distillers and Good C California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its previously announced fall tour.…

  20. Billboard Bits: Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer Up-and-coming pop artist Michelle Branch is due to guest star on NBC's new nostalgic drama "American Dreams." Executive produced by Dick Clark and Jonathan Prince, the show is set in the early-1960s and will utilize vintage footage…

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