1. Bono Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono (real name: Paul Hewson) has been chosen as the 2003 MusiCares Person of the Year. The honor will be bestowed on the Irish singer during a Feb. 21 New York tribute dinner and silent a U2 frontman Bono (real name: Paul Hewson) has been chosen as the 2003 MusiCares Person of…

  2. 41TunesOnTV

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 7-13, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 7 "33rd Annual Songwriter's Hall of Fame," Bravo Featured Artists: Ashford & Simpson, Garth Brooks, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Barry Manilow,…

  3. Unnatural Selection

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT British producers Jon Sutton and Barry Jamieson—more commonly known as Evolution—have been making sweet music together since 1987. British producers Jon Sutton and Barry Jamieson—more commonly known as Evolution—have been making sweet music together since 1987. In the ensuing years, the duo…

  4. 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…

  5. Bon Jovi's 'Bounce' Steeped In Emotion

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After Sept. 11, 2001, Jon Bon Jovi started keeping a diary. He wrote down all the experiences and events that kept his life in motion. He also traced the ongoing lives of his family, his friends, and his band mates. He says it was a cathartic,…

  6. 39TunesOnTV

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 23 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Mark Paul Gosselaar, Aida Turturro, Paige Davis). "Total…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Erma Franklin, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson, No. 1 singles in Europe and the U.S., criteria for ranking top artists of all-ti REMEMBERING ERMA Fred, I was saddened to learn of the death of Erma…

  8. Friends Flank Willie Nelson On Live Album

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The recent USA Network special "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars" will be released as an audio CD Nov. 5 via Lost Highway Records. Broadcast May 31, the event at Nashville's Ryman Audi The recent USA Network special "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars &…

  9. Yes Returns To North America

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran progressive rock outfit Yes will kick off a brief second North American touring leg Oct. 24 in Clearwater, Fla. The 11-date trek is concentrated on the eastern half of the country, wrapping wi Veteran progressive rock outfit Yes will kick off a brief second North American touring leg…

  10. Tori Amos Plans North American 'Walk'

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tori Amos will support her upcoming Epic Records debut, "Scarlet's Walk" with a North American tour kicking off Nov. 7 in Tampa, Fla. Tori Amos will support her upcoming Epic Records debut, "Scarlet's Walk" with a North American tour kicking off Nov. 7 in Tampa,…

  11. Sigur Ros To Tour Behind 'Untitled' Album

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros, whose new, untitled album is due Oct. 29 from MCA, will embark on a North American tour in its honor the following day, with 20 dates set through a Nov. 27 show in Van Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros, whose new MCA album will remain untitled, will embark on a…

  12. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill Hennessy). "Late Night With Conan O&…

  13. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Latin Grammys, Gary Cherone

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Latin Grammys, Gary Cherone Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, and Shania Twain are the first performers confirmed for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The Nov. 6 ceremony will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and will be broadcast live on…

  14. Juanes, Furtado To Duet At Latin Grammys

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Juanes and Nelly Furtado will duet on the track "Fotografia" at the third annual Latin Grammy awards, which will be presented Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The pair previously performe Juanes and Nelly Furtado will duet on the track "Fotografia" at the…

  15. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  16. Vives, Anthony To Rock Latin Grammys

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony are the first performers confirmed for the third annual Latin Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live Sept. 18 on CBS. Jon Secada, Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, and actress Dai Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony are the first performers confirmed for the third annual Latin…

  17. Largo

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In jazz, the term "cutting edge" conjures expectations of something so "out there" that it is not ready for mass acceptance. In jazz, the term "cutting edge" conjures expectations of something so "out there" that it is not ready for mass acceptance.…

  18. Famous Fans Pick Zappa Faves

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The late Frank Zappa is revered as an absurdist genius who continually pushed the limits of conventional music, but wading into his vast body of work can be daunting for new listeners. With that in mi The late Frank Zappa is revered as an absurdist genius who continually pushed the limits of…

  19. Rappers Flock To Grey Goose Tour

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cognac, France-based Grey Goose Vodka has teamed with James McMillan's Make Millions Management and Clear Channel Entertainment to organize the first annual Grey Goose Vodka Music Tour. The 20-city to Grey Goose Vodka is getting into the rap game. The Cognac, France-based vodka brand has…

  20. Coldplay Goes For Greatness

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Although he knows it will sound slightly corny and mildly arrogant in print, with a little nudging Coldplay's Chris Martin admits, "We want to be the best band of all time." Taking it one step further and acknowledging that this…

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