1. Reggae Stars Bring The 'Love' On Tour

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran reggae artist and ska pioneer Toots & the Maytals, whose "Pressure Drop" has been covered by the likes of the Clash and the Specials, will headline the One Love Festival, a U.S. reggae tou Veteran reggae artist and ska pioneer Toots & the Maytals, whose "…

  2. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  3. Pavarotti To Perform For Angola Refugees

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Luciano Pavarotti will stage a concert next month to raise money for Angolan child refugees living in Zambia, the United Nations (U.N.) refugee agency confirms. The Italian tenor wanted to remind the Luciano Pavarotti will stage a concert next month to raise money for Angolan child refugees…

  4. Cranberries Unearth 'Treasure Box'

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As previously tipped here, Island/UME will on May 14 release a box set containing Irish pop quartet the Cranberries' first four albums, each expanded with bonus material from the recording sessions. As previously tipped here , Island/UME will on May 14 release a box set containing Irish…

  5. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  6. Billboard Bits: Joel, Our Lady Peace, Tenenbaums & More

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Our Lady Peace, The Royal Tenenbaums & More Billy Joel has been named the 2002 MusiCares Person of the Year. The 52-year-old musician will be honored at a Feb. 25 tribute dinner, just two days prior to the staging of the 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Joel…

  7. Pavarotti Acquitted on Tax Charges

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT An Italian court on Friday acquitted Luciano Pavarotti of charges of filing false tax returns. The trial in the opera star's hometown of Modena started in May but was immediately adjourned to Septembe An Italian court on Friday acquitted Luciano Pavarotti of charges of filing false tax…

  8. Pavarotti Pleads Innocent To Tax Evasion Charges

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Luciano Pavarotti pleaded innocent to tax evasion charges yesterday (Sept. 17) in an Italian court. The tenor is on trial on charges of filing false tax returns from 1989-95. If convicted, he could fa Luciano Pavarotti pleaded innocent to tax evasion charges yesterday (Sept. 17) in an Italian…

  9. Pavarotti, Jones Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music impresario Quincy Jones are among the five individuals selected to receive the 2001 honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Actr Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music impresario Quincy Jones are among the five…

  10. FTC Alleges Price-Fixing Of Tenors Releases

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Warner Communications Inc., which includes the Warner, Elektra, and Atlantic labels, has agreed to stop a promotion policy that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said involved fixing prices for recor Warner Communications Inc., which includes the Warner, Elektra, and Atlantic labels, has…

  11. Pavarotti & Friends Sing For Refugees

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singers Tom Jones and Barry White performed under the stars last night (May 29) in Modena, Italy, to help Luciano Pavarotti raise money for Afghanistan refugees. The legendary Italian opera star also Singers Tom Jones and Barry White performed under the stars last night (May 29) in Modena,…

  12. Billboard Bits: Pennywise, Pavarotti, Violent Femmes

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Pennywise, Luciano Pavarotti, Violent Femmes Punk veterans Pennywise will on June 19 release a new album, "Land of the Free," via Epitaph. The set will arrive just days before Pennywise sets off on this year's Vans Warped Tour and will feature first single "Fuck…

  13. Billboard Bits: Snoop Dogg, Tommy Lee, Pavarotti

    April 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Snoop Dogg, Tyrese, John Singleton, Tommy Lee, Motley Crue, Methods Of Mayhem, Luciano Pavarotti, Three Tenors Rapper Snoop Dogg and R&B singer/model Tyrese will appear on the forthcoming soundtrack to John Singleton's new Columbia Pictures film "Baby Boy," in…

  14. The Voice

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Opera with an attitude" goes the promo line for soccer-arena tenor Russell Watson's debut disc; it should rather be "Opera without aptitude." The young Brit indeed has a voice, one perhaps better tha "Opera with an attitude" goes the promo line for soccer…

  15. Wynton Marsalis Trumpeted As U.N. Peace Messenger

    March 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his start with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, is becoming a new kind of messenger: one for peace. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan pinned a dove on Ma Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his start with Art Blakey and the Jazz…

  16. Billboard Bits: Afghan Whigs, Luna Pop, and more

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Afghan Whigs, Greg Dulli, Luna Pop, Italian Music Awards, System Of A Down? Veteran modern rock act the Afghan Whigs have broken up after more than 14 years together. In a statement, Los Angeles-based frontman Greg Dulli chalked the decision up to the geographical distances between he…

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