1. Going Against The Grain, McGraw Fulfills His Vision

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's a testament to his stature as an artist that Tim McGraw was able to buck country- music protocol and use his own band to record the new album "Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors," due Nov. 26 on Curb Records. (Who are the…

  2. Timberlake, Hill Sign On For Billboard Music Awards

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Faith Hill have been added to the performance lineup for the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, joining previously announced performers Avril Lavigne, Creed, Nelly, and Puddle Of Mudd. Justin Timberlake and Faith Hill have been added to the performance lineup for the 2002…

  3. Bobby Brown Trial Date Set

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Georgia judge yesterday (Nov. 12) ordered singer Bobby Brown, arrested last week in Atlanta on drug and speeding charges, to stand trial later this month on 1996 charges including driving under the A Georgia judge yesterday (Nov. 12) ordered singer Bobby Brown, arrested last week in Atlanta…

  4. Cash Money Assembles 'Platinum Hits'

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dedicated rap label Cash Money Records is celebrating the success of its artist roster with the "Cash Money Records Platinum Hits Volume 1" compilation, due Nov. 19 via Cash Money/Universal. Executive Dedicated rap label Cash Money Records is celebrating the success of its artist…

  5. Joni Mitchell Says New Album Will Be Her Last

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell, disgusted with the music business, has said her latest album will also be her last. "These are my last two records," the influential Canadian songstress said o Veteran singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell, disgusted with the music business, has…

  6. Billboard Bits: Eat The Day, McClinton, 'Harry Potter'

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Eat The Day's search for a singer, Delbert McClinton's ninth annual music cruise, and the "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack." Ex-Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland is making progress on his new group Eat The Day's…

  7. Cher To Be Honored At Billboard Awards

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning diva Cher will receive the Artist Achievement award during the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, set to air Dec. 9 on Fox live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The award, which Grammy-winning diva Cher will receive the Artist Achievement award during the 2002 Billboard…

  8. Bobby Brown Appears In Court

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Bobby Brown used a criminal court appearance in Decatur, Ga., on Friday to promote his new movie and sign autographs. State court Judge Wayne Purdom allowed Brown to remain free on bond R&B singer Bobby Brown used a criminal court appearance in Decatur, Ga., on Friday to…

  9. Tunes On TV

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 11-17, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 11 "TLC: Life in 3D," MTV Featured Artist: TLC. "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute To Johnny Cash," CMT Featured Artists: Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash,…

  10. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

  11. Eminem-Heavy '8 Mile' Soundtrack Soars To No. 1

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums tally, on sales of 702,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set, t The Shady/Interscope soundtrack to "8 Mile" debuts at No. 1 on The…

  12. Avril, Creed, Nelly To Play 2002 Billboard Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne, Creed, Nelly, and Puddle Of Mudd are the first artists confirmed to perform at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, set to air live Dec. 9 on Fox from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vega Avril Lavigne, Creed, Nelly, and Puddle Of Mudd are the first artists confirmed to perform…

  13. Tunes On TV

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 4-10, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 4 "Rock the House," VH1 Featured Artist: Tommy Lee. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artist: Aaliyah, Will Smith, Christina Aguilera, Sum 41. …

  14. Jazz Is a Spirit

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST This album was recorded before an audience at Master Control Studio in Burbank, Calif. Carrington is one of the great jazz prodigies of the last quarter-century-a drummer who received a full scholarsh This album was recorded before an audience at Master Control Studio in Burbank, Calif.…

  15. Billboard Bits: Jam Master Jay, "Today," Foo/Lips/Beck

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Jam Master Jay, "Today," Foo Fighters/Flaming Lips/Beck Funeral services have been set for Tuesday (Nov. 5) for the late Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell, the rap pioneer and DJ of Run-D.M.C. who was shot to death Wednesday evening at his Queens, N.Y. recording studio…

  16. Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay Shot Dead

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) was shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y., tonight (Oct. 30), according to local news reports. Two suspects were reportedly buzzed into M Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) was shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  17. Christina, Missy, LL Dress Up For Chicago Bash

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera made a rare live appearance last Thursday at Chicago radio station B96's Halloween Bash, offering four tracks from her new album, "Stripped," due tomorrow (Oct. 29) from RCA. Christina Aguilera made a rare live appearance last Thursday at Chicago radio…

  18. Hot Product

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases such as the "8 Mile" soundtrack and albums from Shaggy, Christina Aguilera, Tori Amos, Sixpence None The Richer, and more. 'Mile' High Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the soundtrack for his film debut, …

  19. Now A Duo, 3LW Is Still 'Mackin'

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's no secret that Nine Lives/Epic trio 3LW is minus one member. But with several projects on tap, remaining members Adrienne Bailon (18) and Kiely Williams (16) are busy looking ahead -- especially to spreading the word about their…

  20. 43ask

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lil' Kim, 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, and Deborah Cox. WHEN WILL KIM RETURN TO THE STREETS? Hello Keith, I was wondering when is the queen of rap, Lil' Kim, going to release her third LP? This album is highly…

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