1. Stars To Grace 9/11 'Concert For America'

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias, Alan Jackson, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, and Al Green are among the performers confirmed to appear at the Concert For America, to be broadcast Sept. 11 by NBC as part of the ne Enrique Iglesias, Alan Jackson, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, and Al Green are among the…

  2. McLachlan, Bragg, Ivy Sing 'For The Kids'

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation have teamed to release a children's music compilation titled "For the Kids" as part of an ongoing campaign to restore and nurture music education Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation have teamed to release…

  3. Joel Added To White Tribute Concert

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billy Joel is the latest artist confirmed to take part in one of the Music To My Ears concerts to benefit the family of late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White. Joel will join the lineup for the Billy Joel is the latest artist confirmed to take part in one of the Music To My Ears…

  4. Hot Product

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lee Ann Womack, Pulp, Mana, and more. 'Worth' Winning Most artists go into the studio hoping to record hit songs that will strike a chord with their audience, but country songstress Lee Ann Womack aims for more than that. As the title of her new MCA…

  5. 34TunesOnTV

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 19-25, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 19 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: 'N Sync' Joey Fatone, Anastacia (also scheduled: Hugh Grant, Kirsten Dunst, Peter…

  6. A Musical Romance and Satch Blows the Blues

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In a move that is both marketing-savvy and consumer-friendly, Sony Legacy has broken out thematic single-disc anthologies from its recent Grammy Award-winning deluxe boxed sets devoted to jazz immorta BILLIE HOLIDAY & LESTER YOUNG A Musical Romance COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jeff Rosen…

  7. Love, Auf Der Maur Climb Out Of Hole

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Hole principals Courtney Love and Melissa Auf Der Maur look to be resurfacing in separate and vastly different projects. Auf Der Maur has recorded an album of note-for-note Black Sabbath covers Former Hole principals Courtney Love and Melissa Auf Der Maur look to be resurfacing in…

  8. Cash 'Comes Around' On New 'American' Album

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this year, Johnny Cash fans will be given yet another reason to smile Nov. 5, when the Man In Black's fourth collabor Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Readers letters answered by chart expert Fred Bronson regarding adult R&B, Ashanti, "American Idol," Ace Of Base, album tracks hitting No. 1, the Dixie Chicks, lengthy artist names, and commercial WHITHER R&B? Hi Fred, I am very concerned about the current state of R&B…

  10. Morissette, Mullen Join Shortlist Panel

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers" panel for the second annual Shortlist Music Prize. Along with the addition of Chicago Tribune music journalist Greg Kot, Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers…

  11. Two Concerts Will Benefit Family Of Timothy White

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Performers are showing their support for late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White by holding two benefit concerts to raise money for his wife Judy Garlan White and two sons Alexander and Christoph Billboard editor in chief Timothy White, who died June 27 of a heart attack, was known as a…

  12. Widespread Panic Sticks With Festival Plan

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned jam band Widespread Panic will go on with its Seven Fiddlers Music Festival this weekend as planned. The finale of th In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned…

  13. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

  14. Krauss Earns Seven Bluegrass Award Noms

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alison Krauss grabbed seven nominations today for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) awards. The association also nominated Rhonda Vincent for six awards, and even included pop stars Alison Krauss grabbed seven nominations today for the International Bluegrass Music…

  15. Poll: Elvis Still King Of Rock'n'Roll

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When Americans were asked in a new poll to name the greatest rock'n'roll star of all time, Elvis Presley was still the king -- by a wide margin. Almost four in 10 named Presley in the ABC News poll re When Americans were asked in a new poll to name the greatest rock'n'roll…

  16. The Hiatus Is Over: Phish Returns

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a nearly two-year hiatus, seminal Vermont jam band Phish is returning to active duty with a New Year's Eve show at New York's Madison Square Garden. Three additional shows are scheduled for Jan. After a nearly two-year hiatus , seminal Vermont jam band Phish is returning to…

  17. Billboard Bits: Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides Ex-Zombies principals Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, who recently reunited for a string of shows and a collaborative album, are now planning a nine-date U.S. tour next month. The duo of vocalist Blunstone and keyboardist/songwriter Argent had a…

  18. Jett Offers Out Of Print Albums Online

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artist Joan Jett has taken matters into her own hands and is offering downloads of three out-of-print albums for purchase on her official Web site. Veteran rock artist Joan Jett has taken matters into her own hands and is offering downloads of three out-of-print albums for…

  19. Eclectic Artists Suit Up For 'Scrubs' Soundtrack

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy "Scrubs." Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy …

  20. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>In an unprecedented show of popularity, popsters Backstreet Boys sell all 765,000 tickets for their North American tour in just one day, generating an estimated $30 million. Tickets for 1999 - In an unprecedented show of popularity, popsters Backstreet Boys sell all…

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