1. Grammy Bits: 'O Brother,' Elliott, Linkin Park, TMBG

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Hollywood Reporter's Daryl Morden reports from backstage at last night's 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter's Daryl Morden reports from backstage at last night's 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles : Taking home the nonclassical…

  2. McCartney Extends North American Tour Plans

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST As first reported here this week, Paul McCartney will kick off his first major tour since 1993 on April 1 in Oakland, Calif. The Driving USA tour, which was originally only scheduled to encompass 12 d As first reported here this week, Paul McCartney will kick off his first major tour since…

  3. 'O Brother,' Bluegrass Sweep Grammys

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors, but as many as six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious album of the year statuette, originated from the R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors,…

  4. Cash Buckles Down On 'American Four'

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday -- which arrives today (Feb. 26) -- the country music icon is hard at work on his fourth collaboration with produce While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th…

  5. Love's Labors Not Lost: Arthur Lee Out And About

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we're going round and round and how could I forget they're locking them up today, they're throwing away the key -- I wonder who it will be to "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we'…

  6. Limp Bizkit Narrows Guitar Search Hopefuls

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit's nationwide search for a new guitarist has come to a close, and the hard rock group has invited several of its favorite picks from the auditions to continue jamming, in hopes that seeds f Limp Bizkit's nationwide search for a new guitarist has come to a close, and the…

  7. Brits Push Sting, Westlife To U.K. No. 1

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Several of last week's Brit Award winners became chart victors yesterday (Feb. 24) in the U.K., as a number of recipients saw new or current releases benefit dramatically from the publicity surroundin Several of last week's Brit Award winners became chart victors yesterday (Feb. 24)…

  8. After Everything Now This

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Few bands whose stars ascended in the '80s are making their best work now, but the Church is on a definite roll. Via Thirsty Ear in the U.S. Few bands whose stars ascended in the '80s are making their best work now, but the Church is on a definite roll. Via Thirsty Ear in the U.S.…

  9. Extended Grammys Telecast Adds More Talent

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, leading CBS to extend its planned three-hour live broadcast on Wednesday (Feb. 27) A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's…

  10. Lil' Romeo Skips School For The Road

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Juvenile rapper Lil' Romeo will hit the road this spring for a 15-date tour with fellow kid rappers Corey and Little D along for the ride. The trek is set to kick off March 8 in Jacksonville, Fla. The Juvenile rapper Lil' Romeo will hit the road this spring for a 15-date tour with…

  11. Kiss To Help Close Winter Olympics

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take part in the closing ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games. The gala extravaganza will take place Sunday nigh Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take…

  12. Grammy Performance List Swells

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards celebration. Also signi Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest…

  13. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

  14. The Essence Of Nancy Wilson: Four Decades Of Music

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has exuded these various musical ids with her moving vocal interpretations. Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has…

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Shaggy, 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records Reggae-leaning pop star Shaggy will release the soundtrack to the film "Showtime" on his own Big Yard label in mid-March, and appear on three of its songs. The album, due March 19, features Shaggy and Babyface teaming…

  16. Performances Spark BBC Folk Awards

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST A rare live performance by former Catatonia frontwoman Cerys Matthews and lifetime achievement awards for both the Chieftains and Fairport Convention were among the highlights of the third annual BBC A rare live performance by former Catatonia frontwoman Cerys Matthews and lifetime…

  17. McCartney, Sting, Enya Garner Oscar Nods

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb. 12) when the nominees for the 74th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles. This year's best original Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb.…

  18. Artists Get Serious On Environment, Energy

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Roots, Live, and the Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson have joined the Save Our Environment coalition and -- along with a host of other artists including the Beastie Boys' Mike Diamond, Al R.E.M., the Roots, Live, and the Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson have…

  19. Our Lady Peace Leads Juno Nominees

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno Awards nominees. Hard rock act Nickelback and veteran singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen each tied with four no With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno…

  20. Can Kylie Break In The U.S.?

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has sold more than 32 million records -- encompassing eight studio albums, a greatest-hits collection, and num Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue…

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