1. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sanz, and Vicente and Alejandro Fernandez have been added to the talent lineup for tomorrow's (Sept. 18) third annual Latin Grammy Awards. They join previously announced performers Carlos Santana with P.O.D., Marc…

  2. NGDB Ensures 'Circle' Remains Unbroken

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It was 30 years ago when a young band of longhaired musicians from the West Coast teamed with some of country music's legendary veterans to record "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," a landmark project that crossed boundaries and…

  3. Atomic Kitten Scores Dual U.K. No. 1s

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Liverpool pop threesome Atomic Kitten achieved a notable double on the new U.K. charts, announced yesterday (Sept. 15). As the group's cover of Blondie's "The Tide Is High" (Innocent/Virgin) continued Liverpool pop threesome Atomic Kitten achieved a notable double on the…

  4. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 16, 2002

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lifehouse, Natalie Cole, Ruben Blades, Doug Martsch, and more. Pick A New Plan, 'Stan' When it came to Lifehouse's sophomore DreamWorks effort, "Stanley Climbfall," frontman/songwriter Jason Wade had no intention of hanging on a moment in…

  5. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill Hennessy). "Late Night With Conan O&…

  6. Tillis To Tour Again

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran country artist Mel Tillis says he's going to begin touring again beginning next year. This after a 45-year career that has yielded more than 60 albums. The 70-year-old entertainer has a full s Veteran country artist Mel Tillis says he's going to begin touring again beginning…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports chart-based stories on Ray Charles, Vanessa Carlton & Billboard's AC chart, Ashanti, and "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. WE CAN'T STOP LOVING HIM: Ray Charles' "Mother" (E-Nate/Cross Over) returns to…

  8. Isyss: On 'The Way' To Becoming R&B Goddesses

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Between now and the end of the year, stay tuned for album releases by a host of female duos or groups. That lineup includes Floetry (SolJaz/DreamWorks), LovHer (Dragon/Def Soul), Lyric (J Records), 3LW (Nine Lives/Epic), TG4 (T.U.G./A&M), and…

  9. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Latin Grammys, Gary Cherone

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Latin Grammys, Gary Cherone Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, and Shania Twain are the first performers confirmed for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The Nov. 6 ceremony will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and will be broadcast live on…

  10. Stewart, Cliff Attempt To Unite World In Song

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart and reggae great Jimmy Cliff launched a plan today (Sept. 12) to unite the world in song -- at least for one day. The musicians want radio stations around the world t Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart and reggae great Jimmy Cliff launched a plan today (Sept.…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a New York hospital. The 66-year-old artist, perhaps best known for his 1970 hit ""Sugar,"" had suffered a stroke two days earlier whil 2000 - Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a…

  12. Tonic Screws Its 'Head On Straight'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While elixirs often mellow with time, guitar-driven melody maker Tonic cranks it up on its third set, "Head on Straight," due Sept. 24 from Universal Records. Nowhere does the trio's current musical statement resound more strongly…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The U.S. music industry goes into a state of near-total paralysis following the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The se 2001 - The U.S. music industry goes into a state of near-total paralysis…

  14. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta. Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt Group or Duo of the…

  15. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Tops Canadian Country Awards

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held last night (Sept. 9) in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson took home troph Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, with five wins. 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, with five wins. 2001 - Country singer Chris Cagle…

  17. New Film Chronicles DC 'Go-Go' Scene

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A new independent film is shining the spotlight on Washington, D.C.'s go-go music movement via interviews and live footage from the scene's past and present, including go-go legend Chuck Brown, the Ba A new independent film is shining the spotlight on Washington, D.C.'s go-go…

  18. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  19. HAIRSPRAY

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new musical based on John Waters' 1988 film Hairspray. Hairspray soundtrack on Sony Classical Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about the state of commercial singles and the U.S. music market. SINGLE AGAIN Hello, There is so much disgust that I have for the record companies these days regarding singles, these are just some of my thoughts on the…

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