1. Update: Elvis' Estate Wins Injunction Against DVD

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The estate of Elvis Presley has won an injunction in California Federal Appeals Court barring the further sale of the eight-DVD collection "The Definitive Elvis," released this summer by Passport Vide The estate of Elvis Presley has won an injunction in California Federal Appeals…

  2. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  3. Stapp's Vocal Woes Force Creed Tour Reorganization

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a throat affliction suffered by singer Scott Stapp. The band's frontman is "suffering from acute laryngitis due to the Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a…

  4. Matthews, Keys, Elliott To Play For AIDS Awareness

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As an HIV/AIDS awareness initiative on Worlds AIDS Day, MTV will air a 90-minute, commercial-free special titled "MTV Presents Levi's Jeans Staying Alive Concert in Association With YouthAIDS." Sponso As an HIV/AIDS awareness initiative on Worlds AIDS Day, MTV will air a 90…

  5. Dylan Finalizes 'Rolling Thunder' Bootleg Tracklist

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy Records has finalized the track listing for the previously announced "Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 -- Bob Dylan Live 1975: the Rolling Thunder Revue" album, which captures Dylan and an expan Columbia/Legacy Records has finalized the track listing for the previously…

  6. Nu-Afrobeat Experience

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The world of Afrobeat music is explored and celebrated on Nu-Afrobeat Experience. The world of Afrobeat music is explored and celebrated on Nu-Afrobeat Experience. Blending various genres of music, including jazz and electronica with African rhythms, the set serves as a showcase for artists…

  7. McCartney, Dylan Prepping Live Releases

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in July, Paul McCartney will give fans an up-close look at his life both on and off the stage with the Nov. 26 release of a CD and DVD, "Back in the U.S." As first tipped here in July, Paul McCartney will give fans an up-close look at his life both on and off…

  8. Mellencamp Adds Fall U.S. Dates

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has unveiled more than three weeks' worth of U.S. tour dates, set to begin Nov. 1 in Evansville, Ind., and wrap Nov. 26 in Madison, Wisc. The trek includes Mellencamp's first official John Mellencamp has unveiled more than three weeks' worth of U.S. tour dates,…

  9. Nu-Afrobeat Experience

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The world of Afrobeat music is explored and celebrated on Nu-Afrobeat Experience. The world of Afrobeat music is explored and celebrated on Nu-Afrobeat Experience. Blending various genres of music, including jazz and electronica with African rhythms, the set serves as a showcase for artists…

  10. 'Floetic' Duo Draws On Philly Scene

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The marriage of music and poetry is not a new phenomenon. But for London natives Natalie Stewart and Marsha Ambrosius, the union serves as inspiration for their musical mission. As Floetry, the duo brings that mission to life on "Floetic,…

  11. More B.S.

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sharp's sophomore debut, More B.S., is anything but. In a current music industry flood of artist soundalikes and lookalikes, Sharp stands on her own. Sharp's sophomore debut, More B.S., is anything but. In a current music industry flood of artist soundalikes and lookalikes, Sharp…

  12. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  13. Billboard Bits: G'N'R, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Guns N' Roses, Papa Roach, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More Guns N' Roses will begin a 40-plus date North American arena tour in late October in the Northeastern U.S., according to sources. This will be the band's first full-blown U.S. tour since playing 29 shows…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member Douglas Allen Woody is found dead in a motel in the New York borough of Queens. He is 44. 2000 - Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member Douglas Allen Woody is found dead in a motel…

  15. Blood on the Tracks

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT If one great singer/songwriter deserves interpretation by another great singer/ songwriter, look no further than Mary Lee Kortes' remake of Bob Dylan's 1975 masterwork, recorded live at New York's Arl If one great singer/songwriter deserves interpretation by another great…

  16. Geldof Reemerges With 'Sex, Age & Death'

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "I never expected five years of sh*t to end up as an album," admits a typically blunt Bob Geldof, referring to "Sex, Age & Death," his first North American release of new material since 1993's "Th "I never expected five years of sh*t to end up as an…

  17. Somebody's Praying Me Through

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The first artist signed to a new label is crucial in establishing a positive first impression for the new venture. The first artist signed to a new label is crucial in establishing a positive first impression for the new venture. Doxology could have chosen no better ambassador than the very…

  18. Billboard Bits: Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither Pop stars Chris Kirkpatrick of 'N Sync and Willa Ford will share hosting chores for the Miss Teen USA 2002 pageant, set for Aug. 28 on South Padre Island, Texas. The event, which will also feature a performance by teenage rapper/actor Bow Wow,…

  19. 2nd Chance

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Five years after her solo departure from gospel's legendary Clark Sisters, Sheard returns with a big, bold effort and all the right pieces in place. Five years after her solo departure from gospel's legendary Clark Sisters, Sheard returns with a big, bold effort and all the right…

  20. Brad Paisley To Headline CMT Tour

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista Nashville country artist Brad Paisley will headline the first CMT Most Wanted Live tour, which will hit 44 cities this fall starting Sept. 19 in Phoenix and winding down with a Dec. 12-14 stand Arista Nashville country artist Brad Paisley will headline the first CMT Most Wanted Live…

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