1. Gorillaz, Fatboy Tops At Billboard VMAs

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" (Parlophone/Virgin) and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" (Skint/Astralwerks) were the big winners of the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards, present With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood…

  2. U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomi U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with…

  3. Q Awards Honor U.K.'s Finest

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th annual Q awards in London, honored in the category of classic songwriter by readers of the U.K. music magazine. The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th…

  4. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, and Travis are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. They join previously announced performers Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Blink…

  5. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Janovitz/Kirkwood, Yahoo!

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the MTV Europe Awards, Bill Janovitz & Curt Kirkwood, and a Yahoo! charity auction. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has been added to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The group joins previously announced performers Blink…

  6. Short List Prize Finalists Announced

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and Icelandic experimental rock act Sigur Ros are among the 10 titles listed as finalists for the inaugural Virg Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and…

  7. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic Montreal groove sextet Bullfrog will release its self-titled debut album Oct. 16 via Ropeadope/Atlantic, in conjunction with a month-long U.S. tour with labelmates Project Logic. "Bullfrog" will include the group's first two EPs,…

  9. Gorillaz, Ryan Adams Among Shortlist Prize Nominees

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown are among the nominees for the first-ever Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, which, as firs Releases by Gorillaz, Air, At The Drive In, Ryan Adams, Bilal, White Stripes, and Foxy Brown…

  10. Gorillaz Grab Six MTV Europe Nominations

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz, the cartoon band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn and featuring a host of guest stars, grabbed six nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards, to be handed out Nov. 8 at the Festhalle in Fran Gorillaz, the cartoon band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn and featuring a host of…

  11. U.K.-Born Gorillaz Ride Stateside Success

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Planet of the Apes" isn't the only simian-based artistic endeavor that's been making noise this summer. Parlophone/Virgin act Gorillaz have been steadily climbing the charts since their eponymous deb "Planet of the Apes" isn't the only simian-based artistic…

  12. Sundance Looks To Sparklehorse, Air, And More

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Sundance Channel will resurrect its "Sonic Cinema" series throughout October with three separate programs, one focusing on the directing work of four young filmmakers, another on animated clips, a The Sundance Channel will resurrect its "Sonic Cinema" series throughout…

  13. Staind Makes Mark On U.K. Chart

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock act Staind pulled off a major achievement on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 26) when its Flip/Elektra set "Break the Cycle" debuted at No. 1 -- despite the fact that the band has yet t U.S. rock act Staind pulled off a major achievement on the U.K. album chart…

  14. U.S. Launching New Album Prize

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. is launching an award for the best albums of the year, the Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, modeled after the U.K.'s Technics Mercury Music Prize, Billboard reports in its A The U.S. is launching an award for the best albums of the year, the Shortlist Prize for…

  15. Billboard Bits: Shaggy, Backstreet Boys, Sisqo, and more

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Shaggy, Backstreet Boys, Sisqo, and more Shaggy has pulled out of the twice-postponed Backstreet Boys arena tour due to conflicting commitments and has been replaced by Sisqo, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Backstreet Boys trek, due to resume Aug. 24 in Milwaukee, was rescheduled so…

  16. Craig David, Fatboy Slim Top Billboard Video Noms

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Craig David's "Fill Me In" (Wildstar/Atlantic) and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" (Skint/Astralwerks) lead the nominees for the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards. The awa With four nominations each, Craig David's "Fill Me…

  17. Isleys, Jadakiss, Aaron Burst Onto Album Chart

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B stalwarts the Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs march to a career-best debut of No. 3 on The Billboard 200 this week with "Eternal" (DreamWorks/Interscope), one of four album R&B stalwarts the Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs march to…

  18. Keys' 'Songs' Notch Double Platinum

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shortly after picking up gold and platinum designations from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 500,000 and 1 million copies, respectively, Alicia Keys' debut a Shortly after picking up gold and platinum designations from the Recording Industry…

  19. Creamfields New York Show Cancelled

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled due to logistical and other issues, the plug has been pulled on the New York installment of the event due Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled…

  20. PJ Harvey Plots North American Return

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit PJ Harvey will return to North America for a brief, seven-date headlining tour, kicking off Sept. 4 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Beforehand, the Polly Jean Harvey-led band will U.K. rock outfit PJ Harvey will return to North America for a brief, seven-date…

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