1. Billboard Bits: Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been added to the lineup for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which, as previously reported , will be held Saturday (March 23) at Chicago's Metro. Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt,…

  2. Wilco-Related Releases Set To Flood Market

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST After waiting more than a year for the release of Wilco's fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," fans of the Chicago band will soon find a bevy of Wilco-related projects made available. As previ After waiting more than a year for the release of Wilco's fourth studio…

  3. Joel, John Postpone Remaining U.S. Shows

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel and Elton John have postponed the rest of their U.S. concert dates together to allow Joel to recover from an illness. The two were scheduled to play tonight (March 18) at Madison Square Gar Billy Joel and Elton John have postponed the rest of their U.S. concert dates together to…

  4. 12TunesOnTV

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. "Late World With Zach," VH1…

  5. No One Here Gets out Alive: The Doors' Tribute to Jim Morrison

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST When this documentary was first released on home video in 1981 (under the title The Doors: A Tribute to Jim Morrison), it was arguably the best video biography of late Doors leader Jim Morrison. When this documentary was first released on home video in 1981 (under the title The Doors: A…

  6. Thinking Room

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hailing from New Zealand, Moa is a folk-influenced singer/songwriter with the undeniable heart of a popster. Hailing from New Zealand, Moa is a folk-influenced singer/songwriter with the undeniable heart of a popster. Her first stateside release is a masterful cakewalk between "serious…

  7. The Guest

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phantom Planet's sophomore album neither broaches any pressing world issues nor copes with any particularly heavy emotional experiences, but what it does is present 12 tracks of fun, lighthearted rock Phantom Planet's sophomore album neither broaches any pressing world issues nor…

  8. Obvious

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best new artist category at next year's Grammy Awards. Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best…

  9. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Pink, BRMC, Mercury Rev

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Pink, BRMC, Mercury Rev Madonna is set to join the likes of Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, and Shirley Bassey, as she will compose and perform the main title song of "Die Another Day," the next installment in the James Bond series of films. The MGM feature is the 20th…

  10. Counting Crows Content In 'Candy' Land

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here earlier this month, California-based modern rockers Counting Crows are slated to release their fourth studio album this summer via Geffen. Tentatively titled "Hard Candy," the set As first tipped here earlier this month, California-based modern rockers Counting…

  11. Ono Buys Lennon's Childhood Home

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono has bought the childhood home of her late husband John Lennon. Ono said she purchased the Liverpool, England, house at 251 Menlove Ave. where Lennon lived with his Aunt Mimi and where the Qua Yoko Ono has bought the childhood home of her late husband John Lennon. Ono said she…

  12. Wall Of Voodoo's Marc Moreland Dies

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wall Of Voodoo guitarist and songwriter Marc Moreland died Wednesday in Paris of kidney failure at the age of 44, Billboard Bulletin reports. Moreland -- a member of one of L.A.'s first punk rock band Wall Of Voodoo guitarist and songwriter Marc Moreland died Wednesday in Paris of kidney…

  13. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  14. Earle, Chicago Vets 'Waltz' Again

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt, and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will join Nicholas Tremulis' house band for the fourth annual Waltz benefit. The event, set for March 23 at C Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt, and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy…

  15. Keene Gets Star Help On 'Merry-Go-Round'

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Power-pop icon Tommy Keene will release his first studio album in nearly four years on June 4 as part of a new deal with spinART Records. Titled "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down," the 12-song follow-up Power-pop icon Tommy Keene will release his first studio album in nearly four years…

  16. Grammy Surge Pushes 'O Brother' To The Top

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" claims the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. The set manages the feat 63 Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway…

  17. Mellencamp Gears Up For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST John Mellencamp will hit the road for a summer U.S. tour, due to kick off July 3 in Burgettstown, Pa., and wrap a month later at Las Vegas's 7,000-capacity Aladdin Theatre. John Mellencamp will hit the road for a summer U.S. tour, due to kick off July 3 in Burgettstown, Pa., and wrap a…

  18. Billboard Bits: Busta Rhymes, Boston Music Awards, Black

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Busta Rhymes, Boston Music Awards, Clint Black Rapper Busta Rhymes got a lift from some high-profile guest stars last night (March 12) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Rap duo M.O.P. joined Rhymes and the Flipmode Squad for a cover of the former's "Ante Up,"…

  19. Billboard Bits: Joel/John, Neil Young, AFIM

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Joel/John, Neil Young, AFIM awards Billy Joel and Elton John postponed a show on their Face to Face concert tour last night (March 11) in Tampa, Fla., after Joel became ill. The performer is suffering from "acute upper respiratory infection and laryngitis," and has been…

  20. Matthews, Gill, Lovett To Salute Willie Nelson

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews, Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, and Emmylou Harris are among the artists that have signed on to salute country legend Willie Nelson at a special April 14 concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditoriu Dave Matthews, Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, and Emmylou Harris are among the artists that…

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