1. Billboard Bits: Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more Dave Matthews will play a solo show Oct. 25 at the Union Chapel in London as part of the Q Awards Week of Gigs, marking the magazine's annual awards show, set for Oct. 29. Despite their multi-million selling success in North America,…

  2. More Artists, Songs Confirmed For Lennon Tribute

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the John Lennon tribute, "Come Together: A Night For John Lennon's Words & Music, Dedicated to New York C Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the…

  3. 'Heroes' Telethon Raises $150 Million

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Last Friday's unprecedented "America: A Tribute to Heroes" telethon generated pledges of more than $150 million, organizers reported yesterday (Sept. 24). Once collected, the funds will benefit the Un Last Friday's unprecedented "America: A Tribute to Heroes"…

  4. Artists Lead Weekend Of Tributes

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Musicians played a key role in the nation's healing process throughout the weekend, lending their voices and talents to a variety of events. Friday night, as the New York Mets returned to the field fo Musicians played a key role in the nation's healing process throughout the weekend…

  5. World Tunes In To Fundraising Telethon

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to real-life heroes during an unprecedented benefit for victims of the terrorist attacks. The telethon was shown Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to…

  6. Lennon Tribute Rescheduled, Renamed, Rededicated

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT TNT's John Lennon tribute concert, postponed in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., will be broadcast live Oct. 2 from New York's Radio City Music Hall. Newly d TNT's John Lennon tribute concert, postponed in the wake of last week&…

  7. Shows, Tours Affected By Attacks

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the status of many planned shows and tours has been affected. Some events have been cancelled, while others have reschedu In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the…

  8. 5:30 Saturday Morning

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Anyone who thinks that all female teenagers entering the music business are of the same cookie-cutter pedigree (a blond fashion plate who sings strictly made-for-radio fare) will be jolted from their Anyone who thinks that all female teenagers entering the music business are of the same…

  9. McCartney To Read At Poetry Fest

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney will read from his poetry next month as part of National Poetry Day celebrations in London. The former Beatle will treat audiences to new material at the 21st Poetry Olympics on Oct Sir Paul McCartney will read from his poetry next month as part of National Poetry Day…

  10. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at…

  11. Vocal Hall To Induct 14 Acts

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Vocal Group Hall of Fame will induct 14 acts spanning five decades as its class of 2001, including the Bee Gees, Eagles, the Lettermen, Oak Ridge Boys, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and Smokey Rob The Vocal Group Hall of Fame will induct 14 acts spanning five decades as its class of 2001,…

  12. Beasties Shutter Grand Royal Label

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys' 8-year-old label Grand Royal is closing its doors, citing "mounting debts, decreasing assets, and exceedingly harsh industry conditions." "This is one of the most difficult decisions The Beastie Boys' 8-year-old label Grand Royal is closing its doors…

  13. TNT's Lennon Tribute Lineup Confirmed

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, and Seal have been confirmed to perform at TNT's Sept. 20 "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon" concert. The artists join previously Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, and Seal have…

  14. Beatles Hotel To Open In Liverpool

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Beatles fans with a ticket to ride will soon be able to book themselves into Liverpool's Hard Day's Night Hotel. The hotel, scheduled to open in 2003, will feature 120 rooms, each with a mural relatin Beatles fans with a ticket to ride will soon be able to book themselves into…

  15. Shelby Lynne Brings 'Love' In November

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a Nov. 13 release date for her next Island/Def Jam album, "Love, Shelby." The 13-song set was produced by Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette, Dave Matthews Band) an Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a Nov. 13 release date for her next Island…

  16. Billboard Bits: Juanes, George Michael, Tenacious D

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Juanes, George Michael, Tenacious D Colombian pop rocker Juanes has been added to the list of performers for the second annual Latin Grammy Awards. Juanes leads the nominations with seven, including album of the year, record of the year, song of the year, and best new artist. As…

  17. 'N Sync Drops Out Of Jacko Tribute

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its members to rehearse for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, 'N Sync has pulled out of its planned appearance at a Sept. 7 Michael Jackson tribute concert Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its members to rehearse for the upcoming MTV…

  18. Anthony, Beck Lead TNT's Lennon Tribute

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony and Beck lead the list of artists who will celebrate the music of John Lennon during a TNT taping Sept. 20 at New York's historic Radio City Music Hall. "Come Together: A Night for John L Marc Anthony and Beck lead the list of artists who will celebrate the music of…

  19. The Damned Create 'Grave Disorder'

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Damned frontman Dave Vanian recently reunited with original guitarist/showman extraordinaire Captain Sensible to record a new album, "Grave Disorder" (due August 21 via Nitro), the first studio collab Sometimes it takes 25 years for a band to get its due respect. While the Sex…

  20. John's Angry Letter To Paul Up For Auction

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT An expletive-filled, handwritten letter drafted by John Lennon to Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda, after the Beatles' 1970 breakup is to be sold at auction. The six-page draft -- expected to fetch An expletive-filled, handwritten letter drafted by John Lennon to Paul McCartney and his…

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