1. Nicks, Anastacia To Be Guest 'Divas'

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artist Stevie Nicks and international pop star Anastacia will make special guest appearances on the upcoming "VH1 Divas Las Vegas" concert special. The performers join previously announce Veteran rock artist Stevie Nicks and international pop star Anastacia will make…

  2. Stones Make Grand Entrance To Announce Tour

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon (May 7) to announce their 2002/2003 world tour, which, as first reported here this morning, will kick off Sept. 5 at The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon …

  3. Latin Pop Star's Family Sues Car, Tire Makers

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The family of Argentine pop star Rodrigo Bueno has sued Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., blaming the companies for a rollover accident that killed the singer two years ago. The lawsuit w The family of Argentine pop star Rodrigo Bueno has sued Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone…

  4. Deluxe Femmes Reissue Adds 26 Tracks

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Violent Femmes' classic self-titled debut album will be reissued nearly 20 years after it was recorded as a double-disc, 36-track deluxe edition. Due June 18 from Slash Records/Rhino Entertainment The Violent Femmes' classic self-titled debut album will be reissued nearly 20…

  5. Juanes Returns With 'Un Dia Normal'

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Colombian vocalist Juanes will release his next Surco/Universal Music Latino album, "Un Dia Normal," on May 21. The set is the follow-up to "Fijate Bien," the title track of which won three Latin Gram Colombian vocalist Juanes will release his next Surco/Universal Music…

  6. Stones' 40th Anniversary Tour Bows In Beantown

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will announce 32 dates for its year-long, 40th anniversary world tour today (May 7) at a press conference in New York's Van Cortland Park, Billboard Bulletin reports. The tour kicks The Rolling Stones will announce 32 dates for its year-long, 40th anniversary world…

  7. ABBA Musical Nabs Tony Noms

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were among the nominees announced today (May 6) for this year's Tony Awards. The duo and Martin Koch were nominated in the best orchestrations category for the ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were among the nominees announced…

  8. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  9. Sanctuary Preps Live Version Of 'Pet Sounds'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums -- the Beach Boys' masterpiece "Pet Sounds" -- will find its way onto U.S. record store shelves June 11, courtesy of Sanctuary Recor An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums…

  10. Tributo

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Born in Yugoslavia, composer/producer Suba migrated to São Paulo, Brazil, in the late-'80s and began producing records for such artists as Marina Lima and Edson Cordeiro, as well as collaborati Born in Yugoslavia, composer/producer Suba migrated to São Paulo, Brazil, in the late-'…

  11. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney has developed into one of country's brightest young stars via force of a fun-loving personality, earnest delivery, and a dead-on ear for top-notch material. Kenny Chesney has developed into one of country's brightest young stars via force of a fun-loving personality,…

  12. That's Why I Sing This Way

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer's singer Daryle Singletary bravely takes on some of country's finest stylists and best-loved songs with this nod to the greats that sidesteps the obvious and goes for the best. Singer's singer Daryle Singletary bravely takes on some of country's finest stylists and…

  13. Frizzle Fry, Suck on This

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San Francisco trio Primus released two highly original albums that combined the energy of punk, the heaviness of metal, a In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San…

  14. Verve Remixed

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Take 12 classic jazz sides, have them re-tweaked for today's dancefloors, and you have a set that brings jazz, the original dance music, back to the dancefloor. Take 12 classic jazz sides, have them re-tweaked for today's dancefloors, and you have a set that brings jazz, the…

  15. Release

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Release, the eighth studio album from Pet Shop Boys, couldn't be more lovely if it tried. Really. Release, the eighth studio album from Pet Shop Boys, couldn't be more lovely if it tried. Really. Over the course of 10 tracks—coming in at a tight 45 minutes (reminiscent of a vinyl LP…

  16. TunesOnTV

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TV Listings for May 6-12, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 6 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Norah Jones (also scheduled Mary Tyler Moore, the latest evictee from "Survivor: Marquesas"). "…

  17. DMB Busts Up Lillywhite Tunes On New Set

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, the Dave Matthews Band has re-recorded a host of tunes originally put to tape in 2000 with producer Steve Lillywhite. They'll be featured on "Busted Stuff," which RCA ha As first tipped here in March, the Dave Matthews Band has re-recorded a host…

  18. Canadian Fave Signs To Rounder, Starts 'The Hip Club'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records. Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records.…

  19. Snoop, James Brown Bring The Funk 'Undercover'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead singl Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired…

  20. DiFranco Preps Documentary, Live Album

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Before she issues her next studio album, ever-busy singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco tells Billboard.com she will unveil a two-hour movie about her life -- on and off the road over the past five years -- Before she issues her next studio album, ever-busy singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco tells…

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