1. Reggae Greats Reinterpret UB40

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love" series of covers, veteran U.K.-based pop reggae act UB40 has assembled a who's who of reggae greats to reinterpret 14 of the ba Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love…

  2. 40TunesOnTV

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 30 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: David Bowie, Supergrass, Pink, Puddle Of Mudd. "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, ""Dig In,"" by Lenny Kravitz and ""Go 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording…

  4. Blades Takes World Sounds On The Road

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Panamanian music great Ruben Blades will take to the road this fall on a U.S. tour in support of his latest album, "Mundo" (Sony Discos). Kicking off Oct. 12 in Miami Beach, Fla., the tour currently h Panamanian music great Ruben Blades will take to the road this fall on a U.S. tour…

  5. Nominees Set For 1st MTV Latin Video Awards

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Each earned five nods, incl Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music…

  6. 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees Here are the nominees for the first MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Artist of the Year: Juanes La Ley Alejandro Sanz Shakira Diego Torres Video of the Year: Enrique Iglesias, …

  7. Yorn, Pretenders Join Ramones Tribute

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "We're a Happy Family -- A Tribute to the Ramones," the long-incubating Ramones tribute album spearheaded by Rob Zombie, now has a definitive track list and a tentative Nov. 5 release date from DV8/Co "We're a Happy Family -- A Tribute to the Ramones," the long…

  8. Billboard Bits: Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart The full complement of "listmakers" for the 2002 Shortlist prize has been confirmed, with a total of 20 recording artists, record producers, film directors, journalists, and radio personalities making up the panel. Among those who will…

  9. Billboard Bits: MTV VMA Latinoamerica, Keb' Mo', Malkmus

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV VMA Latinoamerica, Keb' Mo', Stephen Malkmus MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica '02, MTV Networks Latin America's inaugural awards ceremony, has been slated for Oct. 24 at Miami's Jackie Gleason Theater. The event will feature local and international…

  10. U2, Metallica, Waits Join Ramones Tribute

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U2, Metallica, Tom Waits, Garbage, and the Pretenders are the latest acts to sign on for DV8/Columbia's upcoming Ramones tribute album. As previously reported, Rob Zombie is spearheading the collectio U2, Metallica, Tom Waits, Garbage, and the Pretenders are the latest acts to sign on…

  11. Marc Anthony Lays Out Summer Trek

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield, Mass. The trek, which comes in support of the Latin superstar's upcoming Columbia album "Mended," is slated to last through Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield,…

  12. Angelil Accuser Arrested For Forgery

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The woman who accused Rene Angelil, Celine Dion's husband and manager, of rape has been arrested for check forgery in California. Yun Kyeong Sung Kwon was arrested in Pasadena on a check forgery warra The woman who accused Rene Angelil, Celine Dion's husband and manager, of rape has…

  13. Pink Is Kids' Choice

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rising pop/R&B star Pink walked away from Nickelodeon's 15th annual Kids' Choice Awards with a pair of awards Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif. Pink won the favorite female singer award, as well as Rising pop/R&B star Pink walked away from Nickelodeon's 15th annual Kids&…

  14. Suit Over Wynette's Death Resolved

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a confidential out-of-court settlement between her daughters and a Pittsburgh doctor. The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a…

  15. More Performers Added To Billboard Latin Awards

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lupillo Rivera, A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings, Jaci Velasquez, Los Tri-O, Victor Manuelle, Alejandra Guzman, and Alexandre Pires have been added to the list of performers for this year's Billboa Lupillo Rivera, A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings, Jaci Velasquez, Los Tri-O, Victor…

  16. Pet Shop Boys To Spend Summer On The Road

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran British electronic duo Pet Shop Boys has lined up a spring/summer world tour due to kick off May 14 in Miami. The trek crosses over to Europe beginning June 12 in Madrid and concludes with 12 Veteran British electronic duo Pet Shop Boys has lined up a spring/summer world tour due to…

  17. Marc Anthony's 'Mended' Due In May

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language album, "Mended," is set for a May 21 release via Columbia. The set comes on the heels of last November's Spanish-language album "Libre," but is h Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language…

  18. Fatboy Slim Nabs Two DanceStar USA Awards

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fatboy Slim (real name: Norman Cook) was the big winner at the inaugural DanceStar USA Awards, held Sunday night in Miami. Slim picked up the best international act honor and the best video trophy for Fatboy Slim (real name: Norman Cook) was the big winner at the inaugural DanceStar USA…

  19. Krall Tops Canada's National Jazz Awards

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National Jazz Awards Sunday night in Toronto. The Nanaimo, British Columbia-native was named musician of the year and best inter Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National…

  20. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

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