1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about chart methodology, Rascal Flatts, and import CDs. A FAIR HEARING Hi Fred, Regarding your answer from last week's column that radio station playlists reflect what audiences wants to hear, I am giving you an example that will prove…

  2. Billboard Bits: Shaggy/Kevi, Yoakam, String Cheese

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Shaggy/Kevi, Dwight Yoakam, String Cheese Incident Pop/reggae artist Shaggy and singer/songwriter Kevi are the latest artists to create titles for Scholastic's Hip Kid Hop "Read & Rap-A-Long" children's book series. Set for a February release, the book/CD…

  3. Bidding For Eminem's Boyhood Home Passes $1M

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bidding for one of Eminem's boyhood homes has surpassed $1 million on Internet auction site eBay. The modest Warren, Mich., home, listed on the site since late last week, was appraised at just $91,000 Bidding for one of Eminem's boyhood homes has surpassed $1 million on Internet…

  4. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year…

  5. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  6. Billboard Bits: Papa Roach, West Memphis 3, Yo La Tengo

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Papa Roach/Rock the Rockies unsigned band search, West Memphis Three benefit auction, and Yo La Tengo's Hanukkah concerts. Papa Roach is looking for a new opening act, and is teaming with SoBe Beverages, Hard Rock Cafe, and Steamboat Ski Resort to try to find one via a…

  7. N*E*R*D Wins Shortlist Prize

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N*E*R*D was awarded the Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music last night (Oct. 29) at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theatre. The group, fronted by ubiqu The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N*E*R*D was awarded the Shortlist Prize for…

  8. 44TunesOnTV

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 28 "Intimate & Interactive," MuchMusic USA Featured Artist: Foo Fighters. "Rock the House," VH1 Featured Artist: Sammy Hagar. "The…

  9. Genius: The Best of Warren Zevon

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Question: "Why is Warren Zevon not one of the most heralded American songwriters of the last quarter century? Discuss." And here's the disc for your research. Question: "Why is Warren Zevon not one of the most heralded American songwriters of the last quarter century?…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Chart-topping rapper Jay-Z pleads guilty in a New York court to stabbing producer Lance "Un" Rivera in a December 1999 incident. 2001 - Chart-topping rapper Jay-Z pleads guilty in a New York court to stabbing producer Lance "Un" Rivera in a…

  11. Billboard Bits: Vandals, Little Steven, Loose Fur

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on the Vandals, Little Steven, Loose Fur Punk rock act the Vandals has been tapped to headline the 2002 Kung Fu Records tour, which will also boast labelmates Tsunami Bomb and Audio Karate. The West Coast leg of the U.S. tour will kick off Nov. 1 in Salt Lake City and run through Nov. 15…

  12. 42TunesOnTV

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 14-20, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 14 The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Pink (also scheduled: Debra Messing). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  13. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. As previously reported …

  14. Wallflowers Stand Tall Through 'Red Letter Days'

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I don't mean to be blunt, but I think this is a great f***ing record," Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan exclaims of the band's fourth and newest set, "Red Letter Days," due Nov. 5 via Interscope. Not unlike the…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about airplay, Kelly Clarkson and the Beatles, Elvis Presley, the success of international acts in the U.S., and more. A GRAMMY FOR KELLY? Fred, Greetings from Puerto Rico. When "A Moment Like This" entered…

  16. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and…

  17. Hot Product

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from "American Idol," LeAnn Rimes, the Rolling Stones, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and more. You're My 'Idol' The media blitz from Fox's "American Idol" continues with "American Idol: Greatest Moments," due this week from…

  18. Yoakam Box Compiles Faves, Rarities

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career surveyed Nov. 5 on "Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years." Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career…

  19. 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,…

  20. Rock, Welch Among Farm Aid Additions

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this weekend's Farm Aid be Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne…

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