1. David Grisman Reflects On His 'Grateful Dawg' Days

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Probably the most striking and telling segment in "Grateful Dawg," a new documentary on the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia and noted mandolinist David Grisman's musical relationship, was captured almost Probably the most striking and telling segment in "Grateful Dawg,…

  2. Keys Tops 2001 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a finalist in eight categories, including female artist of the year, new artist of the year, and R&B/hip-hop alb R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a…

  3. Lollapalooza Returning After 5-Year Layoff

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction leader Perry Farrell is planning to return Lollapalooza to the summer festival circuit in 2002, according to a representative from the William Morris Agency, which co-owns the tour. W Jane's Addiction leader Perry Farrell is planning to return Lollapalooza to the…

  4. Bernie Mac To Host 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena Dec. 4 on Fox television, beginning at 8 p.m. The show's celebrity quotient continues t Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live…

  5. Springsteen Sets Holiday Benefit Concert Series

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J. The five concerts, set for Dec. 3-4 and 6-8, will feature the Max Weinberg 7 from "Late Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention…

  6. Hot Product

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Creed, Marc Anthony, Timbaland & Magoo, Mick Jagger, Sting, and more. 'Weather'ing The Storm "Everything about this record is turned up a few extra notches," Creed frontman Scott Stapp says about "Weathered," the modern rock trio&…

  7. Epiphany Opens 'Door' To Mick Jagger Disc

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones' marathon Bridges to Babylon tour two years ago, he wrote a few songs, began recording them at home -- and he suddenl Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones'…

  8. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  9. In Another World

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Joe Diffie has lasted a decade in a country environment known for an uncertain career life-expectancy, and he's managed this feat largely because he can sing Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Joe Diffie has lasted a decade in a country…

  10. Top Acts Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live Dec. 4 on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, beginning at 8 p. No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at…

  11. 'NOW! 8' Dedicated To Aaliyah

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The eighth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series is being dedicated in memory of R&B star Aaliyah and those who lost their lives in a tragic plane crash in August. A por The eighth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music"…

  12. Billboard Bits: Keb' Mo', Big Pun, Suge Knight

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Keb' Mo', Big Pun, and Suge Knight. Contemporary blues artist Keb' Mo' has been personally invited to appear as a special guest at Garth Brooks' Nov. 14 concert special, which will be broadcast live on CBS. The one-hour event at the Forum in Los Angeles is…

  13. Country Acts Do Their 'Share' Vs. Substance Abuse

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists who took part in the recording of the feature song for a disc that will benefit drug and alcohol treatment p Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists…

  14. Billboard Bits: Beatnuts, Celia Cruz, AOL

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Beatnuts, Celia Cruz, AOL, Sesame Street Hip-hop duo the Beatnuts have left Loud Records. According to a label source, the split was amicable. The New York-based group's last Loud album, "Take It or Squeeze It," debuted at No. 20 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop…

  15. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit Madonna will preside over a Dec. 9 London ceremony to award the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art. Four British artists have made the shortlist for the $30,000 prize, competition for which is open to native artists under 50 who…

  16. Vedder, Crowes Cover Beatles For 'I Am Sam'

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the Wallflowers, Ben Harper, and Nick Cave are among the artists who have recorded Beatles covers for the V2 soundtrack to "I Am Sam," star Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the…

  17. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, Springsteen, & More

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Michael Jackson, Springsteen, & More Michael Jackson will make his first-ever instore appearance at 3 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the Virgin Megastore in New York's Times Square. The event will also be broadcast live on MTV's "Total Request Live." Jackson will…

  18. Clint Black's 'Greatest Hits II' Features Duet, New Tracks

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent country hitmaker for the past 12 years, and he points upward. "It's the hat," he says, grinning. "It's always been there." On Nov. 20, it's hats o Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent…

  19. All-Star Album Features New Harrison Track

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his much-publicized battle with cancer will be featured on "Small World Big Band," the new album by British musician and broadcaster J George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his…

  20. Joi Seeks 'Revenge' On New Solo Set

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST Accomplished Southern soulster Joi is at work on her fourth solo album and her CrazyWorld/Universal debut, "Star Kitty's Revenge," which is set for an early 2002 release. The singer was most recently Accomplished Southern soulster Joi is at work on her fourth solo album and her…

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