1. Bravo To Look Inside 'Musicians'

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Bravo cable network will see whether its "Inside the Actors Studio" interview format translates to the world of music with "Musicians," an hour long music-themed interview show to launch next year The Bravo cable network will see whether its "Inside the Actors…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the O'Jays, Leonard Cohen, Jennifer Lopez, and Ja Rule. THEY LOVE MUSIC: A veteran act returns to Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with its highest-ranked album in just more than eight years. The O'Jays, favorite sons of Canton, Ohio, enter at No. 11 with…

  3. White Stripes Fend Off The Gap As Tour Nears

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an advertisement for clothing retailer The Gap, the offer was nowhere near the estimated $1 million claimed in Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an…

  4. Dismemberment Plan Takes 'Change' On The Road

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18-date European tour to coincide with the Oct. 23 release of its fourth Desoto album, "Change." The trek begins tomorro Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18…

  5. Mercury Rev Takes 'Dream' On Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North American dates in support of its latest V2 album, "All Is Dream." The trek begins Nov. 22 in Toronto and wraps Dec. 12 Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North…

  6. Femi Kuti 'Fights' To Enlighten

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With "Fight to Win," due Oct. 16 from MCA, Femi Kuti strives in earnest to educate and enlighten the world about the problems of his African homeland. "We are in crisis right now," he says. "I want to With "Fight to Win," due Oct. 16 from MCA, Femi Kuti…

  7. Billboard Bits: Centro-Fly, Atari Teenage Riot, Cam

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Centro-Fly, Atari Teenage Riot, Cam A host of New York's top DJs and record producers will perform tomorrow (Sept. 25) at a benefit for the New York Police Department and the Fire Department of New York's Widow's and Children's Funds. The event, to be held at the…

  8. Radiohead To Release Live Album

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead will release a live album, "I Might Be Wrong - Live Recordings," through Capitol on Nov. 13, a label spokesperson confirms. Recorded in Norway, Germany, France, and the U.K. during the band' Radiohead will release a live album, "I Might Be Wrong - Live Recordings…

  9. Kylie Bests Victoria On U.K. Singles Chart

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The "media war" between Kylie Minogue and Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, played out in Britain's tabloid newspapers last week (despite a pronounced lack of animosity between the artists), resulted in a The "media war" between Kylie Minogue and Spice Girl Victoria…

  10. Archival Townshend Album Due Next Month

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhino has set an Oct. 16 release date for "The Oceanic Concerts," a previously unreleased collection of live recordings from the Who's Pete Townshend and pianist/harpist Raphael Rudd. The 18 tracks ar Rhino has set an Oct. 16 release date for "The Oceanic Concerts," a…

  11. Bob The Builder Mambos To U.K. No. 1

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Mambo No. 5," a massive worldwide hit for Germany's Lou Bega in 1999, returned to the top of the British chart yesterday (Sept. 9) in a new version on RCA "by" children's TV character Bob the Builder "Mambo No. 5," a massive worldwide hit for Germany&…

  12. Band of Gypsies

    September 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The long-awaited follow-up to Nonesuch's 1999 compilation of studio recordings by this amazing Gypsy band is a live set recorded over three evenings in Bucharest. The long-awaited follow-up to Nonesuch's 1999 compilation of studio recordings by this amazing Gypsy band is a live set…

  13. Pressplay Reaffirms Plan For September Debut

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pressplay will launch its online music subscription service in mid-September in the form of an "affiliate business model" with a range of offerings to consumers, Vivendi Universal chairman Jean-Marie Pressplay will launch its online music subscription service in mid-September in the…

  14. Bjork World Tour To Feature 54-Piece Orchestra

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bjork has enlisted the backing of the 54-piece Netherlands-based Il Novecento Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Simon Lee, for her upcoming world tour of opera houses and theaters. Along wit Bjork has enlisted the backing of the 54-piece Netherlands-based Il Novecento Orchestra,…

  15. Bjork Rolls Out More Euro Dates

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bjork has confirmed a host of additional dates at European opera houses in support of the upcoming Elektra album "Vespertine," due Aug. 27 internationally and a day later in North America. In addition Bjork has confirmed a host of additional dates at European opera houses in support…

  16. Eagle Eye Cherry Looks To The 'Future'

    July 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eagle-Eye Cherry has signed with MCA Records and is planning an October release for "Present/Future," a new version of last year's import-only "Living in the Present Future." The new album sports five Eagle-Eye Cherry has signed with MCA Records and is planning an…

  17. Vega Plans New Album, U.S. Tour

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega is set to release her sixth studio album -- and first in five years -- in late September via Interscope/Geffen/A&M. "Songs In Red and Gray" will be the artis Veteran singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega is set to release her sixth studio album --…

  18. Iggy Pop Still Packs A Punch

    July 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With his new disc, "Beat 'Em Up," Iggy Pop says he was looking to create a garage-rock album that was also "kind of a '70s revival, classic rock album." At the same time, Virgin was hungry for an albu It's almost 6 p.m., and Iggy Pop is midway through his…

  19. Tricky Expands North American Itinerary

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tricky has added some North American tour dates to his world tour. Currently overseas in support of his debut Hollywood album, "Blowback," Tricky hits these shores on July 18 with a date in Toronto, a Tricky has added some North American tour dates to his world tour. Currently…

  20. Tricky Plans International Tour

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "I am going to do the longest tour I have ever done," Tricky recently told Billboard. "I'm going to places where no one knows me; where I can't sell tickets. If I have to perform in front of 30 people "I am going to do the longest tour I have ever done,"…

Pages