1. Citizen Cope

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Citizen Cope (aka Clarence Greenwood) is of such a rare breed that it's hard not to look to G. Love and Special Sauce leader Garrett Dutton as a reference point. Like Dutton, Greenwood infuses seeming Citizen Cope (aka Clarence Greenwood) is of such a rare breed that it's hard not…

  2. Tunes On TV

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Feb. 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Garbage, Enrique Iglesias, Ja Rule. "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child (Episode title: "Smells Like Free Spirit"). "…

  3. Citizen Cope To Support Debut On Furtado Trek

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name: Clarence Greenwood) will finally release his much-anticipated self-titled debut today (Jan. 29) via DreamWorks. "My first a After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name:…

  4. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  5. MTV Invites Viewers Into Ozzy's Home

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne and his family will be the focus of a new MTV reality series, "The Osbournes," set to debut March 5. The weekly show will follow the family -- including his wife/manager, Sharon, and tee Ozzy Osbourne and his family will be the focus of a new MTV reality series, "…

  6. Nappy Roots Pay Homage To Southern Heritage

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nearly four years after signing with Atlantic Records, Bowling Green, Ky.-based hip-hop collective Nappy Roots is seeing the light of day. The sextet's long-awaited debut, "Watermelon, Chicken, and Gr Nearly four years after signing with Atlantic Records, Bowling Green, Ky.-based…

  7. Furtado: 'That's Not My Midriff!'

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado has complained that a photo of her on the cover of British magazine FHM was digitally altered to show a bare torso -- and it's not hers. "There I am with a shirt that h Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado has complained that a photo of her on the cover of…

  8. Cher Offers 'Living Proof'

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST When Cher entered a London studio to record "(This Is) A Song for the Lonely" last summer, she had no idea that the tune would resonate as intensely as it does during these days of political unrest. When Cher entered a London studio to record "(This Is) A Song for the Lonely…

  9. Charges Reduced Against Manson

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Clarkston, Mich., judge has reduced a charge against Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) from criminal sexual conduct to disorderly conduct in connection with a July concert. Manson was... A Clarkston, Mich., judge has reduced a charge against Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner)…

  10. Korn Wrapping Up New Album

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit Korn is putting the "finishing touches" on its fifth Immortal/Epic album, according to a statement. The set, produced by Michael Beinhorn (Aerosmith, Red Hot Chili Peppers), is still Hard rock outfit Korn is putting the "finishing touches" on its fifth…

  11. McLachlan's Next Album In 2003?

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Sarah McLachlan's as-yet-untitled next album is set for release in 2002, but extenuating circumstances could see the album pushed back until 2003, McLachlan's manager Terry McBride told Canadian music Sarah McLachlan's as-yet-untitled next album is set for release in 2002, but…

  12. Gordon Haskell Set To Surprise In U.K.

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop industry itself. But it can always redeem itself with a left-field surprise. This year, that surprise arrives in the form The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop…

  13. Wonder Drafts R&B Stars For Benefit Gig

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Brian McKnight, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, India.Arie, Musiq Soulchild, Boney James, Tyrese, Ja Rule, Regina Belle, and Pam & Dodi are among the urban music stars set to perform at Stevie Wonder' Brian McKnight, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, India.Arie, Musiq…

  14. Buck: New R.E.M. Songs Shaped By Sept. 11

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck says a handful of the 15 new songs the band has written have been shaped by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Writing in his column in Q magazine, Buck says, "the new song R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck says a handful of the 15 new songs the band has written…

  15. Jonathan King Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former pop star and music industry entrepreneur Jonathan King has been sentenced to seven years in jail in England for a series of sexual assaults against schoolboys. A jury at the Old Bailey in Londo Former pop star and music industry entrepreneur Jonathan King has been sentenced to seven…

  16. Natalie Merchant Expands Fall Tour

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant has expanded dates for a tour in support of her forthcoming fourth solo album, "Motherland," due Nov. 13 on Elektra. Dates are now set to begin Oct. 27 in Minneapolis and wrap Dec. 14 Natalie Merchant has expanded dates for a tour in support of her forthcoming…

  17. Tick, Tick . . . Boom!

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Before the late composer Jonathan Larson created Rent, he was working on Tick, Tick . . . Before the late composer Jonathan Larson created Rent, he was working on Tick, Tick . . . Boom! Larson's rumination on turning 30 is now enjoying a posthumous off-Broadway production and its first…

  18. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Carole King, Macy Gray

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Madonna, Carole King, Macy Gray Madonna will join Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, and Jason Alexander in giving her voice to DreamWorks' animated feature "Madagascar," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film centers around four zoo animals who are returned by ship to…

  19. Estranged Brother Dickey Betts Moves On

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let's Get Together," due out July 31 via Back Alley/FreeFalls Entertainment. Though the album arrives at a pivotal point in his car Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let…

  20. Bjork Paints From New Palette

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Unlike the extroverted aural landscapes of much of Bjork's past recordings, which have variously embraced dancefloor beats, big-band overtures, and avant-garde gestures -- "Vespertine" is decidedly in Icelandic singer/songwriter Bjork is sitting in the middle of her sparsely…

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