1. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Martsch, Classical Brits

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Doug Martsch, Classical Brits The third annual Latin Grammy Awards are set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. The awards will be broadcast live by CBS in the U.S. This year, the Latin Grammys will present winners in two new categories: best…

  2. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Remy Zero, The Knack

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Remy Zero, The Knack As first reported here last week, U.K. modern rock colleagues Doves and Elbow will embark on a North American tour June 3 in Seattle. Eleven dates are confirmed so far, although venues in some cities are still tentative. Doves will be on tour in the U…

  3. Update: Bowie Plays Booking Agent For Meltdown

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival, including Coldplay, Gorillaz, Suede, Mercury Rev, Supergrass, Pete Yorn, and Badly Drawn Boy. The event, which runs Jun David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival ,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Kid Rock, Dashboard, Creamfields

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kid Rock, Dashboard Confessional, Creamfields Microhits Music Corp. has filed a copyright-infringement suit against Kid Rock (real name Robert Ritchie), his songwriting partners, publishers, Lava Records, and Atlantic Records over Rock's 1998 song "Cowboy." The suit --…

  5. Judge To Rule On Love Psych Exam

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. As previously reported , lawyers…

  6. Both Sides

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After two albums with Windham Hill, the Braxton Brothers—bassist Nelson and saxophonist Wayne—are staples on the smooth jazz/new adult contemporary front. After two albums with Windham Hill, the Braxton Brothers—bassist Nelson and saxophonist Wayne—are staples on the smooth jazz/new adult…

  7. Billboard Bits: 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre "The Osbournes," the reality sitcom about rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, is officially the biggest hit series in MTV's 21-year history. Just under 6.3 million people watched Tuesday's…

  8. Korn Taps Puddle Of Mudd, Deadsy For Tour

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Korn has selected Puddle Of Mudd and Deadsy as the support acts for its forthcoming North American tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off June 20 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Only a handful of ven Korn has selected Puddle Of Mudd and Deadsy as the support acts for its forthcoming North…

  9. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More Although the details are still being hammered out, acclaimed U.K. rock acts Doves and Elbow will hit North America together for a 10-date tour of major cities likely to begin in June, Doves principal Jimi Goodwin tells Billboard.com. "It…

  10. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines Alicia Keys, India.Arie, and Janet Jackson will be honored at this year's Essence Awards, to be taped May 31 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and air June 6 on Fox. Jackson will receive the magazine's "entertainer of…

  11. Knowles' Destiny Leads To 'Temptations' Pic

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although she won't be making her big-screen debut until New Line Cinema's "Austin Powers in Goldmember" opens in late July, Destiny's Child principal Beyonce Knowles is quickly moving on to her follow Although she won't be making her big-screen debut until New…

  12. Dr. John, Hancock Jazz Up Aspen Festival

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 12th edition of the Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowmass (JAS) festival will be held June 20-23 in Snowmass Village, Colo., with the likes of Dr. John, Patti Austin, Herbie Hancock, and Earth, Wind & The 12th edition of the Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowmass (JAS) festival will be held June 20-23…

  13. Billboard Bits: DMB, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory Dave Matthews' strained vocal chords have forced the postponement of Dave Matthews Band shows scheduled for last night (April 15) and tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the postponed gigs will be honored…

  14. Billboard Bits: Lenny Kravitz, Virgin, Radiohead

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Lenny Kravitz, Virgin, Radiohead Lenny Kravitz has rescheduled his Japanese tour, originally due to begin last weekend, for the fall. No reason was given for the change in dates, which were to have preceded an extensive summer North American tour with Pink and Abandoned Pools in tow.…

  15. ZZ Top Gambles On Casino Tour

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ZZ Top will hit the road next month for a mini-tour of U.S. casinos. The trek will be the band's first since canceling the final leg of its XXX World Tour last May when bassist Dusty Hill was diagnose ZZ Top will hit the road next month for a mini-tour of U.S. casinos. The trek will be…

  16. 16TunesOnTV

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 15-21, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2002 "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow (also scheduled: John Stamos, Kate Burton). "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child's…

  17. ACM Awards Add Star Performers

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yearwood are among the latest performers to be added to the upcoming 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards ceremony. The performance lineup for Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yearwood are among the latest performers to be…

  18. Billboard Bits: Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bits on Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin The Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Music Group is shutting down operations at Mammoth Records and letting go the 14-person staff, sources tell Billboard Bulletin. The roster of Mammoth, which will continue to exist as an imprint, will be…

  19. Lil' J Livin' For The 'Weekend'

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Clean, positive, and uplifting. That's how up-and-coming young MC Lil' J describes his Hollywood Records debut, "All About J," which was released April 9. "The whole album is about having fun," the ra Clean, positive, and uplifting. That's how up-and-coming…

  20. Billboard Bits: Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More A tribute concert in memory of Stuart Adamson, the late singer/guitarist and chief songwriter of '80s rock act Big Country, will take place May 31 at Glasgow's Barrowlands, Billboard Bulletin reports. The concert will benefit two…

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