1. Top Stars To Salute Run-D.M.C. At Billboard Awards

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nelly, P. Diddy, Nas, and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith are slated to appear at an all-star tribute to Run-D.M.C. and its late DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) at the 2002 Billboard Music Aw When Jam Master Jay was tragically murdered Oct. 30 in his Queens, N.Y., recording studio,…

  2. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  3. The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z delivers the most ambitious and most fully realized album of his career with the masterful double-disc Blueprint 2. With contributions from Dr. Jay-Z delivers the most ambitious and most fully realized album of his career with the masterful double-disc Blueprint 2. With contributions…

  4. Eminem Can't 'Lose' No. 1 Single

    November 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" stretches its reign on Billboard's Hot 100 to a fifth-straight week, once again fending off Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Work It." The Eminem cut also reaches a new peak pos Eminem's "Lose Yourself"…

  5. Billboard Bits: Pioneer Awards, Polo Montanez, Littrell

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Pioneer Awards, Polo Montanez, Littrell The Rhythm & Blues Foundation has announced its 2003 Pioneer Awards honorees, to be presented Feb. 20 in New York, as part of the events during Grammy Week, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Supremes, Dell-Vikings, and the Dixie Cups will…

  6. moe. Plans Tour, Picks 'Wormwood'

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Buffalo, N.Y.-based jam band moe. has finished up work on its debut iMusic album, "Wormwood." Buffalo, N.Y.-based jam band moe. has finished up work on its debut iMusic album, "Wormwood." Recorded on the road and finished in the studio, the set is due Feb. 4, just days…

  7. Shania Bounds 'Up' To No. 1

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Shania Twain's latest Mercury release "Up!" soars straight to the top of The Billboard 200 this week on sales of 874,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The total is the second-largest opening Shania Twain's latest Mercury release "Up!" soars straight to…

  8. BET Programs World AIDS Day Specials

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST To coincide with the Dec. 1 designation as World AIDS Day, cable network BET has slated special programming across four days to provide public awareness and focus on the HIV/AIDS epidemic among the Af To coincide with the Dec. 1 designation as World AIDS Day, cable network BET has slated…

  9. Second Soundtrack Goes The Extra 'Mile'

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST On the heels of the huge chart success of the soundtrack to the Eminem-starring film "8 Mile" (Interscope), a second album of music featured in the film will hit stores Dec. 3. "More Music From '8 Mil On the heels of the huge chart success of the soundtrack to the Eminem…

  10. 48TunesOnTV

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 25 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: John Leguizamo; live from San Juan, Puerto Rico). "…

  11. Jay-Z Goes Back To School

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST "I never had nobody to talk to," Jay-Z mumbled Tuesday while in one of the few quiet rooms in Chicago's Marshall High School, in the midst of a brief cross-country tour of schools. "I never had nobody to talk to," Jay-Z mumbled Tuesday while in one of the few quiet…

  12. Jay-Z Scores 5th Chart-Topper With 'Blueprint'

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam). The album sold a mighty 545,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nie Jay-Z snares his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "The…

  13. 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…

  14. 47ask

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Mariah Carey, BBMak, and Guns 'N Roses. WILL THERE BE A SINGLE, MARIAH? Keith, I was wondering when Mariah Carey's new single "Through the Rain" will be on sale? This song has been in rotation here in Kentucky for the…

  15. Ashanti, Eminem, Nelly Lead AMA Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ashanti leads the field for the 30th annual American Music Awards with nominations in five categories, followed closely by Eminem and Nelly, who each garnered four. Ashanti's self-titled Def Jam debut Ashanti leads the field for the 30th annual American Music Awards with nominations in…

  16. 2002 American Music Awards Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. Below are the nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. The event will be held Jan. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and will air live on ABC. Pop/rock: Favorite male artist: Eminem Enrique Iglesias Nelly Favorite female…

  17. 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…

  18. Robbie Williams Sets European Tour

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams has unveiled a 15-date European summer tour in support of his new EMI album "Escapology," released today (Nov. 18) internationally. The trek will begin June 28-29 at the 54,000-capacit Robbie Williams has unveiled a 15-date European summer tour in support of his new…

  19. Weller Shines Light On U.S. Album Release

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his latest solo album, "Illumination." The disc will be issued Jan. 14 via Yep Roc records in an expanded version that will English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his…

  20. '8 Mile' Rapper Shot, Recovering

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Detroit man who appeared in the Eminem movie "8 Mile" is recovering after being shot in the stomach on the film's opening night. Ali Miyzaan, 26, said he was shot about 11:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the park A Detroit man who appeared in the Eminem movie "8 Mile" is…

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