1. Billboard Bits: JSBX, Allman Bros., Dimitri From Paris

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Allman Bros., Dimitri From Paris Gritty New York rock outfit Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has set an April 9 release date for "Plastic Fang," its first Matador album since 1998's "Acme," which debuted at No. 8 on Billboard's…

  2. New Waits Songs On Bluesy 'Big Bad Love' Soundtrack

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom Waits will grace the blues-heavy soundtrack to the upcoming film "Big Bad Love." The artist contributes "Long Way Home" and "Jayne's Blue Wish" t Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom…

  3. Dylan, Diamond, Dixie Chicks Set For RodeoHouston

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 30 artists, ranging from country (Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn) to classic rock (Bob Dylan, Styx, REO Speedwagon), R&B (Destiny's Child, Brian McKnight, Mary J. Blige), More than 30 artists, ranging from country (Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Brooks &…

  4. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York…

  5. Britney, Lil' Romeo Grace 'Jackson' Rerun

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST CBS will add more pop royalty to the rebroadcast of "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration," set to air Jan. 9 against the American Music Awards on ABC. The rerun of the network's successful.. CBS will add more pop royalty to the rebroadcast of "Michael Jackson:…

  6. Smith To Host Gospel Radio Special

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael W. Smith will host a one-hour radio special featuring gospel artists responding to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from a spiritual perspective. Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Steven Curtis Chapman, P Michael W. Smith will host a one-hour radio special featuring gospel artists responding to…

  7. Somewhere Along the Road

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more recently she has released three solo albums over the past four years on Shanachie. Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more…

  8. Daniels Making 'Sweet' Music On Sparrow

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Though he recently celebrated his 65th birthday, Charlie Daniels shows no sign of slowing down. Combining staunch patriotism, unwavering faith, and Southern rock swagger, Daniels continues to keep aud Though he recently celebrated his 65th birthday, Charlie Daniels shows no sign of slowing…

  9. DMB Is 'My VH1' Favorite

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, presented last night (Dec. 2) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rock ban With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second…

  10. Billboard Bits: Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days The concert special "Sting ... All This Time," a Billboard Artist & Music Profile, premieres at 8 p.m. ET Saturday (Nov. 24) on A&E. Billboard editor in chief Timothy White serves as associate producer/head writer for the…

  11. Mary J. Blige, Jewel To Play My VH1 Awards

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards, airing live Dec. 2 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on the cable music channel. They join previously announced per Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards,…

  12. Epiphany Opens 'Door' To Mick Jagger Disc

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones' marathon Bridges to Babylon tour two years ago, he wrote a few songs, began recording them at home -- and he suddenl Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones'…

  13. David Phelps

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST David Phelps has one of the most impressive voices to grace the Christian market in years. David Phelps has one of the most impressive voices to grace the Christian market in years. Some tenors can sound rather thin and wear out their welcome quickly. On the contrary, Phelps has a muscular…

  14. My Story

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Listening to Townsend on these tracks, it's easy to hear that he's a veteran blues artist, but it's difficult to believe that he cut these tunes when he was 90 years old. Listening to Townsend on these tracks, it's easy to hear that he's a veteran blues artist, but it…

  15. Foo Fighters 29 Songs Into Fourth Album

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA album at frontman Dave Grohl's home studio in Virginia, according to a post on the band's <a href="http://www.foofighters.com" TAR The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA…

  16. Jewel Doing Things Her 'Way'

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST When singer/songwriter Jewel ventured into the studio for the first time in two years, she insists, she wasn't there to make a record. She was there to make music. "I had quit the business, really. I When singer/songwriter Jewel ventured into the studio for the first time in two…

  17. Tunes On TV

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST <B>NOVEMBER 5</B> NOVEMBER 5 The Hughleys, UPN Featured Artists - Lil' Romeo MTV Presents Alien Ant Farm and Pressure 4-5 Live from Denver, MTV Alien Ant Farm, Pressure 4-5 NOVEMBER 6 1 Giant Leap, MTV2 Featured Artists - Brian Eno/Moebius/Roedelius, Ram Dass/Amazing Grace,…

  18. Timeless

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mason has long possessed one of the Christian music community's most compelling voices. Mason has long possessed one of the Christian music community's most compelling voices. Here she puts that glorious instrument to use on a great collection of songs that is unlike anything ever…

  19. Clint Black's 'Greatest Hits II' Features Duet, New Tracks

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent country hitmaker for the past 12 years, and he points upward. "It's the hat," he says, grinning. "It's always been there." On Nov. 20, it's hats o Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent…

  20. Hot Product

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Enrique Iglesias, Jermaine Dupri, and more. Jackson's Back It's been six years since Michael Jackson released an album of new material. And, befitting the kind of hype that accompanies the self-proclaimed King of Pop's…

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