1. Incubus Plans 'Morning' Radio Special

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Incubus will celebrate the Oct. 23 release of its Immortal/Epic album "Morning View" with a 90-minute live performance and interview radio special. "Incubus: The Morning View Sessions" Modern rock act Incubus will celebrate the Oct. 23 release of its…

  2. Madonna Bundles Recent Hits On 'GHV2'

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped in the program for her recently wrapped Drowned World tour, Madonna will on Nov. 13 release a best-of set, titled "GHV2," through her own Maverick label. The 15-track album spans Madonna's c As tipped in the program for her recently wrapped Drowned World tour, Madonna…

  3. 'Rotten' Or Not, Pumpkins Hits Set Drops Nov. 20

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in August, Virgin has set a Nov. 20 release date for "Rotten Apples," an 18-track best-of from defunct modern rock pioneers Smashing Pumpkins. The album will be available as a single di As tipped here in August, Virgin has set a Nov. 20 release date for "Rotten…

  4. Shaggy, Vandross Cancel European Appearances

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shaggy is the latest high-profile artist to postpone engagements across the Atlantic in the wake of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. last month. The MCA singer's promotional tour of the U.K. and Irel Shaggy is the latest high-profile artist to postpone engagements across the Atlantic in…

  5. Short List Prize Finalists Announced

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and Icelandic experimental rock act Sigur Ros are among the 10 titles listed as finalists for the inaugural Virg Recent albums by lauded U.K. rock act PJ Harvey, American singer/songwriter Ryan Adams, and…

  6. Jay-Z Makes It Three In A Row At No. 1

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG) is No. 1 for a third straight week atop The Billboard 200, despite suffering a 36% sales decline to 174,000 units, according to SoundScan. In a week Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG) is No. 1…

  7. Wynonna To Rally Army Troops

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky native Wynonna Judd plans to perform two shows tomorrow (Oct. 5) for troops at Fort Campbell, Ky., home to the Army's 101st Airborne division. "Since Sept. 11, I have been searching for a way Kentucky native Wynonna Judd plans to perform two shows tomorrow (Oct. 5) for…

  8. Andrea Bocelli Aims For Latin Favor

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT How does one explain the success of Andrea Bocelli with Latin audiences? The Italian tenor does not speak Spanish (unlike Laura Pausini) and has yet to record an entire album in that language (unlike How does one explain the success of Andrea Bocelli with Latin audiences? The Italian tenor…

  9. Billboard Bits: Bonnie Raitt, SDRE, Britney/Justin

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bonnie Raitt, SDRE, Britney/Justin Bonnie Raitt has pleaded guilty to trespassing charges from an anti-logging protest at a wood products company. The singer and 16 other activists from the Rainforest Action Network were arrested July 25 on disorderly conduct charges after refusing to…

  10. Nine Inch Nails Go Live On CD, DVD

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails will on Dec. 4 release the concert CD/DVD/VHS "Nine Inch Nails: And All That Could Have Been" via its own Nothing Records imprint. The releases document the Seminal industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails will on Dec. 4 release the concert CD…

  11. 'Vintage' Saadiq Album Due Next Winter

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lucy Pearl/Tony! Toni! Tone! principal Raphael Saadiq is putting the finishing touches on his debut solo album, "Instant Vintage," due to be released in late January/early February 2002 on Universal/P Lucy Pearl/Tony! Toni! Tone! principal Raphael Saadiq is putting the finishing…

  12. Spiritualized 'Come Down' For Fall Tour

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. psychedelic rock outfit Spiritualized, led by frontman Jason "Spaceman" Pierce, will hit the U.S. for its first tour in more than three years. The trek, beginning Oct. 23 in Washington, D.C., and U.K. psychedelic rock outfit Spiritualized, led by frontman Jason "Spaceman…

  13. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, the Who's Roger Daltrey, and Shelby Lynne are among the artists slated to perform Oct. 11 at City of Hope's Spirit of Life Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie…

  14. Kravitz, Keys To Play VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellencamp will perform at the 2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, set for Oct. 23 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The event, which will be broadcast live on VH1, w Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellencamp will perform at the 2001 VH1/Vogue…

  15. Steven Curtis Chapman Makes 'Declaration'

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just when Steven Curtis Chapman thought the roller coaster of life couldn't take him on any new twists or turns, it did. "The last year or two of my life has had even higher hills and much lower drops Just when Steven Curtis Chapman thought the roller coaster of life couldn't…

  16. EMI Inks Content Deal With Pressplay

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT EMI Recorded Music, home to such artists as Radiohead, Paul McCartney, and David Bowie, has agreed to license its repertoire to Pressplay, the online music subscription service being developed by Univ EMI Recorded Music, home to such artists as Radiohead, Paul McCartney, and David Bowie, has…

  17. More Superstars Confirmed For 'Concert for New York'

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and Billy Joel are among those newly confirmed to participate in the Concert for New York, set for Oct. 20 at New York's Madison Square Garden. Latin su Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and Billy Joel are among those newly…

  18. Categories Unveiled For 'My VH1' Awards

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT VH1 has finalized the list of categories for the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, to be broadcast Dec. 2 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. As previously reported, the categories were determined b VH1 has finalized the list of categories for the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, to…

  19. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  20. Destiny's Child Celebrate '8 Days Of Christmas'

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping trio Destiny's Child will release the holiday album "8 Days of Christmas" on Oct. 30 via Columbia. The 12-track album features a host of new spins on seasonal classics, including "A 'DC' Chart-topping trio Destiny's Child will release the…

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