1. Tim McGraw Joins The 'Circus'

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood," never mind gold or platinum, Tim McGraw rebounded with a vengeance.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood,…

  2. Tim McGraw Joins The 'Circus'

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood," never mind gold or platinum, Tim McGraw rebounded with a vengeance. For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood," never mind gold or platinum,…

  3. Hot Product

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Shawn Colvin, Pearl Jam, Ben Harper, and more. 'Whole New' Colvin Although it's hardly the tactic one might suggest, Shawn Colvin says approaching her new album with "complete terror" ultimately worked for her. "Whole New You," due…

  4. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST Weekly chart facts--exclusive to Billboard.com. YOU'VE GOT MALE: "Angel" (MCA) is the fifth song to advance to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 2001, and all five have been by male artists. The Shaggy and Rayvon track follows chart-topping titles by Shaggy and Ricardo "…

  5. Jackson Nabs 8 TNN/Country Weekly Nominations

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST With eight nominations, Alan Jackson leads the list of nominees for the TNN Country Weekly Music Awards, just ahead of George Strait, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw, who each pulled in seven nods. The eve With eight nominations, Alan Jackson leads the list of nominees for the TNN Country Weekly…

  6. Kenny Rogers Sues Longtime Manager

    March 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Singer Kenny Rogers has sued his manager of 33 years after firing him two months ago. Rogers last week filed a lawsuit in Davidson County (Tenn.) Circuit Court against Ken Kragen, who also has guided Singer Kenny Rogers has sued his manager of 33 years after firing him two months ago. Rogers…

  7. Atlanta's Music Midtown Fest Sports Impressive Talent

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan, Live, Little Feat, Run D.M.C., Lucinda Williams, the Black Crowes, Ben Harper, Cheap Trick, En Vogue, and the Wallflowers are among the dozens of widely varied acts playing this year's Musi Bob Dylan, Live, Little Feat, Run D.M.C., Lucinda Williams, the Black Crowes, Ben…

  8. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…

  9. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a wi On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…

  10. Keith, Womack Top ACM Awards Nominations

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees for the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Both are up for six awards. Other multi Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees for the 36th annual Academy of Country Music…

  11. Bittersweet Anticipation For Final Shaver Set

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album from Shaver -- the duo of highly regarded singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver and his son Eddy, whom many hold in equally high Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album…

  12. Bittersweet Anticipation For Final Shaver Set

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album from Shaver -- the duo of highly regarded singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver and his son Eddy, whom many hold in equally high e Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album…

  13. Court Date Set For McGraw, Chesney

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney have a return date in western New York in May, but it won't be part of the national concert tour the country singers are planning to kick off that month. They're scheduled Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney have a return date in western New York in May, but it…

  14. Pam Tillis Sings Of 'Thunder & Roses'

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST For Pam Tillis, the songs on her first Arista/Nashville album in two years --"Thunder & Roses," due March 6 -- are like conversations. And with the release of the disc's initial single, For Pam Tillis, the songs on her first Arista/Nashville album in two years --"…

  15. Pam Tillis Sings Of 'Thunder & Roses'

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST For Pam Tillis, the songs on her first Arista/Nashville album in two years --"Thunder & Roses," due March 6 -- are like conversations. And with the release of the disc's initial single, "Please," For Pam Tillis, the songs on her first Arista/Nashville album in two…

  16. Dolly Drops In On U.K. TVl

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Country figurehead Dolly Parton is in Britain to promote her Sugar Hill album "Little Sparrow," released here last month by Sanctuary. TV appearances include a prestigious spot on the BBC1 chat show " Country figurehead Dolly Parton is in Britain to promote her Sugar Hill album…

  17. Bellamy Bros. Celebrate 25 Years With Two CDs

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany to New Caledonia, no one could fault the Bellamy Brothers if they decided to kick back on their Florida After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany…

  18. Bellamy Bros. Celebrate 25 Years With Two CDs

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to Germany to New Caledonia, no one could fault the Bellamy Brothers if they decided to kick back on their Florida ra After 25 years, 26 top-10 singles, and countless performances in venues from Texas to…

  19. Garth Notches Best Selling Live Album Ever

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks' two-CD "Double Live" (Capitol Nashville) was certified for U.S. sales of 14 million copies in a January accounting by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA), making it the Garth Brooks' two-CD "Double Live" (Capitol Nashville) was…

  20. Shepherd Backs Hometown MuseumC

    January 25, 2001 12:00 AM EST Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has given his support to a $350 million plan for a music museum and other downtown renovations in his hometown of Shreveport, La. The Foundation for Arts, Music an Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has given his support to a $350 million plan for a…

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