1. Billboard Bits: 'Chicago,' Edwards, VH1 'Diva' Search

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'Chicago,' Kathleen Edwards, VH1 'Diva' Search The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" continues to collect accolades, the latest being a leading five nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards. The film will compete for the…

  2. Bering Strait

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Much-hyped Russian import Bering Strait finally materializes on Universal South, and the results work far more than just on a curiosity level. The sound is an interesting blend Much-hyped Russian import Bering Strait finally materializes on Universal South, and the results work far more than…

  3. Round About Roma

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Saxman Stefano di Battista, well-known for his work with Michel Petrucciani and Elvin Jones, has also enjoyed the frontman spot for a number of years with his own quartet. A favorite in the Parisian j Saxman Stefano di Battista, well-known for his work with Michel Petrucciani and Elvin Jones,…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Marion Ryan, a popular U.K. singer of the '50s and mother of '60s British hitmakers, twins Paul and Barry Ryan, dies of a heart attack in Florida. Ryan, 67, was best known for her 1958 h 1999 - Marion Ryan, a popular U.K. singer of the '50s and mother…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Fruit Of The Loom announces that Vince Gill, Hank Williams Jr., Wynonna, Travis Tritt, Randy Travis, The Charlie Daniels Band, Bryan White and Jo Dee Messina will all join the 1997 Fruit 1997 - Fruit Of The Loom announces that Vince Gill, Hank Williams Jr., Wynonna,…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson fields readers' letters about chart-topping singles in 2002, his No. 1 song of the rock era, Mariah Carey, Georgie Fame, and the Beatles. DULLSVILLE? Hello Fred! The 2002 calendar year is over and done, and only seven songs advanced to the…

  7. Townshend Resolves To Finish New Who Album

    December 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pete Townshend's 2003 New Year's resolution will be to finish the Who's first new studio album since 1982, the guitarist writes on his official Web site. "I have never written quickly," he says. "I do Pete Townshend's 2003 New Year's resolution will be…

  8. John Doe To Be Found On The Road

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year. After a Jan. 20 show in Salt Lake City, the artist has a slate of shows kicking off on Valentine's Day in Los X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Lyricist Kal Mann, who co-wrote classic hits like Elvis Presley's ""Teddy Bear"" and Chubby Checker's ""Let's Twist Again,"" dies in Pompano Beach, Fla., of Alzheimer's disease. He is 84 2001 - Lyricist Kal…

  10. Early Bob Marley Tape To Be Auctioned

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST A reel-to-reel audiotape of Bob Marley playing with musician Jimmy Norman will be sold at auction next month in New York, Christie's auction house said. A reel-to-reel audiotape of Bob Marley playing with musician Jimmy Norman will be sold at auction next month in New York, Christie'…

  11. Luneda

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Luneda is quite an uncommon and engrossing listening experience. Luneda is quite an uncommon and engrossing listening experience. The musicians, led by brothers Pablo and Pedro Pascaul, are from the region of Galicia in Spain, and the music is a blending of traditional Galician songs and…

  12. Billboard Bits: Snoop Dogg, Alejandro Sanz, Danny Blitz

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Snoop Dogg, Alejandro Sanz, Danny Blitz Rapper-turned-actor Snoop Dogg is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures' big-screen adaptation of the classic 1970s police-action television series "Starsky and Hutch." The Todd Phillips-directed project will go into…

  13. Queen Latifah Arrested For DUI

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Actress and rapper Queen Latifah was arrested early this morning (Nov. 20) in Los Angeles for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, a California Highway Patrol official said. The hi Actress and rapper Queen Latifah was arrested early this morning (Nov. 20) in Los Angeles…

  14. After A Rough Start, Audioslave Prepares To Cruise

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted and expanded from the magazine for Billboard.com. If someone were to draft a how-to manual on forming a rock supergroup, it might behoove them to take note of the lessons learned by Audioslave this year. The in-your-wildest-dreams quartet comprising ex-Soundgarden frontman Chris…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own…

  16. Poll: Elliott Tops Nov. 12 Shopping Lists

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST As the holiday season bears down on us, record labels are pulling out their big guns, and of the high profile albums released last week, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Under Construction" (Elektra) is As the holiday season bears down on us, record labels are pulling…

  17. Trigana

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Principal collaborators in Kabul Workshop are Khaled Arman (born in Afghanistan) and Fransesco Russo (a native of Naples). Principal collaborators in Kabul Workshop are Khaled Arman (born in Afghanistan) and Fransesco Russo (a native of Naples). They began their musical partnership as a means…

  18. Billboard Bits: Coolio/Outkast, Blades, 'La Boheme'

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Coolio/Outkast, Blades, 'La Boheme' Hip-hop stars Coolio and Outkast have signed on to star in a low-budget direct-to-video movie financed by National Lampoon, Image Entertainment, and Broadway Entertainment. "National Lampoon's Hip-Hop Party" will be released…

  19. Kindred Spirits—A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In his 70th year, Johnny Cash has been covered, smothered, reissued, and well-feted, but what separates this collection from the many that bear Cash's name this year is the simple fact that it salutes In his 70th year, Johnny Cash has been covered, smothered, reissued, and well-feted,…

  20. John Wesley Harding Finds 'Swings' Lurking In 'Shadow'

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a recording contract didn't stop him from recording and releasing a new album. He recently issued the studio set "Swings and Roundabouts," t The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a…

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