1. Songs From Take-Off to Landing

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Starr's Songs From Take-Off to Landing is just what a satisfying album should be—a truly enjoyable listening experience that sounds better and touches deeper the closer you get. Starr's Songs From Take-Off to Landing is just what a satisfying album should be—a truly enjoyable…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Ashanti, debut chart-topping singles, LeAnn Rimes, and Gordon Lightfoot. TWO FOR TWO: After a six-week reign, "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule falls out of pole position on Billboard's Hot 100, making way for Ashanti to have her…

  3. Blige Scraps Italian Concert

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige canceled a concert in Milan scheduled for next Tuesday (April 16) out of fears of a possible terrorist attack, the concert promoter said. On March 31, the State Department issued a warni Mary J. Blige canceled a concert in Milan scheduled for next Tuesday (April 16) out of fears…

  4. 'Divas' Mary J., Cher, Celine Head To Vegas

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige, Cher, and Celine Dion are the first performers confirmed for "VH1 Divas Las Vegas: A Benefit Concert for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation." The event will be aired live May 23 from the Mary J. Blige, Cher, and Celine Dion are the first performers confirmed for "…

  5. Nude Portraits Of Madonna Unveiled

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Splashed in lurid colors across a series of huge canvasses, new images of Madonna were unveiled to the world today (April 10) -- one showing the pop diva squatting naked in a graveyard and another spr Splashed in lurid colors across a series of huge canvasses, new images of Madonna were…

  6. You Are Superior

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Cara Dillon joins a growing group of young performers that is updating traditional music with modern flavors, while preserving the integrity of the age-old originals. Cara Dillon joins a growing group of young performers that is updating traditional music with modern flavors, while preserving…

  7. Ashanti's Singles Pave The Way

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?," and her own "Foolish" -- already charting in the top-10 on The Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B&…

  8. Rhino Collects Jesus And Mary Chain 'Singles'

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino will salute veteran U.K. modern rock outfit the Jesus and Mary Chain with the June 4 release of "21 Singles," featuring tracks from all six of the now defunct group's albums. The set features si Rhino will salute veteran U.K. modern rock outfit the Jesus and Mary Chain…

  9. High Times Rolls Out Hip-Hop Tour

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated a brief North American tour for a group of artists that appear on its first release, "THC (The Hip-Hop Collectio High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated…

  10. Hot Product

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ashanti, Tweet, Shana Morrison, and more. 'Fool' For You Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and her own "…

  11. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  12. Hot Product

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Celine Dion, Avant, the Baha Men, and more. 'Day' Ditty For the past two years, Celine Dion has given herself time to exhale -- and in the process, permission to breathe in life's simple pleasures. But after a hiatus that saw the world's best…

  13. 13TunesOnTV

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music related TV listings for March 25-31, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002 "Profiles at Wolftrap," BET On Jazz Featured Artists: Robert Cray, B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Keb' Mo'. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bjork, Celine Dion, Shaggy, Natalie…

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Ja Rule, Nickelback, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," and "Unchained Melody." THE RULE OF JA: "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule remains No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 for the fourth week in a row. As the previous…

  15. 'O Brother' Still Finds Itself On Top

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" maintains its grip on No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Although sales of the set were down 6% to 149,000 units The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  16. Swarming B2K Fans Shut Down Mall

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 1,000 teenagers waiting for an autograph signing session with the teen R&B band B2K swarmed a Concord, Calif., record store yesterday (March 18), prompting authorities to briefly shut do More than 1,000 teenagers waiting for an autograph signing session with the teen R&B…

  17. Billboard Bits: Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson The European touring division of Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bringing the Ozzfest tour to the territory for the first time, Billboard Bulletin reports. The 17-date trek will take in 10 countries in May and June, including Germany, Sweden, and…

  18. 12TunesOnTV

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. "Late World With Zach," VH1…

  19. Full Moon

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a lengthy musical pause (it's been four years since her sophomore set, Never Say Never), Brandy returned earlier this year with the off-kilter "What About Us?" Produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jer After a lengthy musical pause (it's been four years since her…

  20. Grammy Surge Pushes 'O Brother' To The Top

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" claims the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. The set manages the feat 63 Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway…

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