1. Report Critical Of Bizkit In Big Day Out Death

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit, and particularly singer Fred Durst, came under fire this week on the first day of the inquest into the death of 16-year-old Jessica Michalik, who was crushed in a crowd surge at the Sydne Limp Bizkit, and particularly singer Fred Durst, came under fire this week on the first day…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Elvis Presley in the U.K. and Celine Dion in France. ELVIS AND CLIFF: Steve Young of Hull, England, notes that the latest Elvis Presley single may only have debuted at No. 69 on this week's U.K. Singles chart, but "America the Beautiful" gives Elvis…

  3. 'O Brother,' McGraw Top CMAs

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was a red, white, and bluegrass night at the 35th Country Music Association (CMA) Awards in Nashville, with the soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" winning two awards during a show steeped i It was a red, white, and bluegrass night at the 35th Country Music Association …

  4. George Strait Takes 'The Road Less Traveled'

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his MCA Nashville album, "The Road Less Traveled." So the obvious opening question for the reticent Strait -- whose represen George Strait is in a talkative mood, as he considers the Nov. 6 release of his…

  5. Indie Rockers Beef Up Indie Film Soundtrack

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A who's who of the independent rock scene graces the soundtrack to the independent film "Dean Quixote," due out Nov. 20, appropriately, via indie label spinART. The set includes songs by Beachwood Spa A who's who of the independent rock scene graces the soundtrack to the…

  6. Robbie Turns Back The Clock With 'Swing'

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT London's Royal Albert Hall was reminiscent of a bygone age last night (Oct. 10) as former boy-band sensation Robbie Williams entertained an adoring sell-out crowd with his versions of swing classics. London's Royal Albert Hall was reminiscent of a bygone age last night (Oct. 10) as…

  7. Billboard Bits: Brian McKnight, Ween, Warp Records

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Brian McKnight, Ween, Warp Records R&B singer/songwriter Brian McKnight will premiere a one-hour concert special Oct. 21 on the Oxygen cable television network. Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, the previously taped "Up Close and Personal With Brian McKnight" will be hosted by…

  8. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC Jay Kay, the lead singer of U.K. funk/rock outfit Jamiroquai, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage stemming from a fracas with a photographer in April, police said today (Oct. 4). Kay, 31, is due to appear Monday (Oct. 8) at Bow…

  9. Robbie Goes Rat Pack On 'Swing'

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. superstar Robbie Williams, who will follow his multi-platinum Chrysalis album "Sing When You're Winning" next month with a Frank Sinatra-inspired set of covers called "Swing When You're Winning," U.K. superstar Robbie Williams, who will follow his multi…

  10. Worship

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recorded live this summer at Carpenter's Home Church in Lakeland, Fla., Worship is one of the year's most highly anticipated albums in the Christian market. Recorded live this summer at Carpenter's Home Church in Lakeland, Fla., Worship is one of the year's most highly…

  11. Marley Song Launches XM Satellite Radio Feed

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The voice of the late Bob Marley ushered satellite radio on the air yesterday (Sept. 25), promising listeners greater variety on the dial -- for a price. Hugh Panero, president of XM Satellite Radio, The voice of the late Bob Marley ushered satellite radio on the air yesterday (Sept. 25),…

  12. Folkways Revives Dylan, Monroe Tracks

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find cuts from the likes of Bob Dylan, bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, and ragtime guitarist Reverend Gary Davis to a The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find…

  13. Diana Krall's 'Look Of Love'

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's preeminent jazz singers, returns Sept. 18 with "The Look of Love" -- a Verve release that strives to broaden her creative palette Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's…

  14. 'Newcomer' Jamie O'Neal's Happy On Top

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "It feels great," says country artist Jamie O'Neal of scoring a No. 1 country single in the song "When I Think About Angels," from her debut Mercury solo album "Shiver." "I wasn't expecting it at all. It's not unusual for an artist to receive…

  15. Russell Crowe Band Signs With Artemis

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Artemis Records has signed 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, the band that features actor Russell Crowe on vocals and guitar, Billboard Bulletin reports. The album "Bastard Life of Clarity," previously available Artemis Records has signed 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, the band that features actor…

  16. Curve Returns With A 'Gift'

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 18, Hip-O/Universal will release "Gift," Curve's first album for the label since 1998's "Come Clean." While "business difficulties" delayed a follow-up for several years, band principals Toni On Sept. 18, Hip-O/Universal will release "Gift…

  17. Blues Traveler To Kick Off Second Summer Run

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo., Blues Traveler will kick off the second leg of its summer tour Aug. 18 in Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at…

  18. Marlon: Original Jacksons Will Reunite

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Another page has been added to the ongoing saga of the planned Jacksons reunion for "An All Star Tribute to Michael Jackson - The King of Pop" in September at Madison Square Garden. According to a sta Another page has been added to the ongoing saga of the planned Jacksons reunion…

  19. The Anglo Files

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT F-Communications celebrations, Bent's MP3 album, Bob Sinclair pays homage to Cerrone, and the Beta Band returns. F-Comm Celebrations Hit U.K. F-Communications, Laurent Garnier's influential French label, continues its seventh birthday celebrations across Britain this week, hosting a…

  20. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, WXPN, Russell Crowe

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Michael Jackson, WXPN Singer Songwriter fest, Russell Crowe Michael Jackson is expected to help in the search for Sabrina Aisenberg, who vanished from her crib as an infant nearly four years ago. It seems a plea for help from parents Steve and Marlene Aisenberg has caught the…

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