1. Strokes, Beta Band Flesh Out Coachella Lineup

    February 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the…

  2. Evolution

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the right hands, a saxophone can switch from sultry to soothing to funky. In the right hands, a saxophone can switch from sultry to soothing to funky. Those moods and more punctuate Pamela Williams' third outing, which finds her adding her seldom-heard vocals to the mix. This follow…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Ray Stevens, Savage Garden, and Ja Rule. EVEN STEVENS: Thirty years and one month after he made his debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, Ray Stevens is back. The artist born in Clarksdale, Ga., enters at No. 29 with "Osama-Yo' Mama: The Album…

  4. Kiss To Help Close Winter Olympics

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take part in the closing ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games. The gala extravaganza will take place Sunday nigh Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take…

  5. Dido, Minogue Snag Two Brit Awards

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dido and Kylie Minogue scored two trophies each at the 2002 Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 20) at London's Earls Court. Dido won the best British female honor and the best British album for "No Angel" (Ari Dido and Kylie Minogue scored two trophies each at the 2002 Brit Awards…

  6. Billboard Bits: Siouxie, Hank Jr., Moby, Tragically Hip

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Siouxie & The Banshees mini reunion tour, Hank Williams Jr. returning to the Grand Ole Opry, Moby's new MTV series, and the Tragically Hip's Special Olympics Benefit concert. Modern rock veterans Siouxie & The Banshees will regroup for an April 27 appearance at…

  7. 'N Sync's Bass Plans Space Flight

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST It's one giant leap from singing for teenyboppers and plugging Chili's baby back ribs to orbiting the Earth, but 'N Sync member Lance Bass is planning to do exactly that. The performer has been invite It's one giant leap from singing for teenyboppers and plugging Chili&…

  8. Billboard Bits: Oasis, UNCF, 'Peter Pan,' Cheech & Chong

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Oasis, the United Negro College Fund's "An Evening of Stars" fundraiser, the 'Return to Neverland' soundtrack, and Cheech & Chong. Oasis has slated "The Hindu Times" as the first single from its upcoming, as-yet-untitled fifth Epic studio…

  9. Sheryl Crow Is Vulnerable, Vibrant On 'C'Mon, C'Mon'

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST As Sheryl Crow found out while making her new album "C'mon, C'mon" (out April 9 on A&M), music does not always have charms, in the words of English playwright William Congreve, "to soothe the sava As Sheryl Crow found out while making her new album "C'…

  10. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

  11. Enrique Is Double Trouble On U.K. Charts

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias began a second week atop the U.K. charts yesterday (Feb. 17), as his single "Hero" (Interscope) achieved a fourth week at No. 1 and the album "Escape" started a second week at the sum Enrique Iglesias began a second week atop the U.K. charts yesterday (Feb…

  12. Barricades and Brickwalls

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST What's an artist to do when writing material for a sophomore album that will very likely be compared with the artist's critically acclaimed debut, one that earned two ARIAs (Australian Grammys)? Just What's an artist to do when writing material for a sophomore album that will…

  13. Rockin' Roadhouse Tour Sets First Round Of Dates

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Rockin' Roadhouse tour, featuring country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie, has announced the first volley of what is expected to be a total of 75 dates through Dec. 31. The t The Rockin' Roadhouse tour , featuring country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy…

  14. Robbie Williams Guilty In Plagiarism Case

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publisher must pay royalties to the owners of a song whose lyrics he plagiarized, a judge ruled today (Feb. 14) in London. Judge Nicholas Pumfrey rejected Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publisher must pay royalties to the owners of a…

  15. McCartney, Sting, Enya Garner Oscar Nods

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb. 12) when the nominees for the 74th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles. This year's best original Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb.…

  16. Jackson, Sting, Newman Join Songwriters Hall

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. They will be honored June 13 at the Hall's annual induction dinne Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the…

  17. Hot Product

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Kasey Chambers, Johnny Cash, Freddy Fender, and more. Thick As A 'Brick' From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Barricades & Brickwalls," bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing…

  18. Can Kylie Break In The U.S.?

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has sold more than 32 million records -- encompassing eight studio albums, a greatest-hits collection, and num Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue…

  19. It's Enrique All Over The U.K. Charts

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST The new U.K. sales charts made pleasant reading yesterday (Feb. 10) for Enrique Iglesias, who not only began his third week atop the singles survey with "Hero," but moved to the top of the album chart The new U.K. sales charts made pleasant reading yesterday (Feb. 10) for Enrique…

  20. 7TunesOnTV

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 11-17 MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2002 "Fresh: New Music," VH1 Featured Artist: The Calling. "The NewMusic," MuchMusic USA Featured Artists: Cypress Hill, Green Day, System Of A Down. "Musicians," Bravo Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow. "…

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