1. CSNY Plan 'Tour Of America'

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Classic rock veterans Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are returning to the road for the 35-date Tour of America, due to kick off Feb. 6 in Detroit and wrap April 17 in Atlanta. The group embarked on Classic rock veterans Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are returning to the road for the 35…

  2. Springsteen Sets Holiday Benefit Concert Series

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J. The five concerts, set for Dec. 3-4 and 6-8, will feature the Max Weinberg 7 from "Late Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention…

  3. Soul Sista

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST With her saucy brand of "sista girl" R&B, newcomer Keke Wyatt plays the around-the-way girl next door on her MCA debut. Like labelmate Mary J. With her saucy brand of "sista girl" R&B, newcomer Keke Wyatt plays the around-the-way girl next door on her MCA debut.…

  4. Craig David Plans December U.S. Tour

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spend a large portion of December touring the U.S., performing at a series of radio station sponsored holiday concerts. The itinerary includes 12 shows in 1 Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spend a large portion of December touring the U…

  5. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  6. Hot Product

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney, Busta Rhymes, Jewel, Natalie Merchant, Shakira, and more. Final Lap To hear Garth Brooks tell it, "Scarecrow" will be the last studio album of his red-hot career. In the 12 years since his self-titled debut, the artist has…

  7. U2's North American Tour Expands

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 has tacked on eight new shows to the itinerary for the second North American leg of its Elevation world tour. The new dates begin Nov. 20 in Sacramento and will wrap Dec. 2 in Miami, about 30 miles U2 has tacked on eight new shows to the itinerary for the second North American leg of its…

  8. The Great Depression

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With all three of his previous releases (It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, and . . . With all three of his previous releases (It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, and . . . And Then There Was X) debuting atop The Billboard 200…

  9. Clint Black's 'Greatest Hits II' Features Duet, New Tracks

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent country hitmaker for the past 12 years, and he points upward. "It's the hat," he says, grinning. "It's always been there." On Nov. 20, it's hats o Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent…

  10. Grammys Set To Return To L.A.

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The 44th annual Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 27, 2002, at Los Angeles' Staples Center, and will be broadcast on CBS. It will mark the fourth consecutive year that the event has been staged in L.A. The 44th annual Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 27, 2002, at Los Angeles' Staples…

  11. Britney Spears Restructures Fall Tour Plans

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears has restructured her fall North American tour after a case of the flu delayed rehearsals. The trek will now begin Oct. 31 in Washington, D.C., with the originally scheduled kick-off dat Britney Spears has restructured her fall North American tour after a case of the flu delayed…

  12. Kravitz Leads With His Heart On 'Lenny'

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As much as he enjoys being a road animal, Lenny Kravitz says he digs being sequestered in the studio even more. "I get hooked on experimenting with different sounds and vibes-and the opportunity to un As much as he enjoys being a road animal, Lenny Kravitz says he digs being sequestered…

  13. Two New Songs Amid Green Day's 'Superhits'

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in August, Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, "International Superhits," Nov. 13 via Reprise. The album, which combines 19 previously released cuts with the new songs As tipped here in August , Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, …

  14. '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…

  15. Satellite

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The timing for an album's release has never been so good. The timing for an album's release has never been so good. At a time when the world is awash in tension and uncertainty, today's youth need music that's "cool" but positive. P.O.D. doles out the kind of…

  16. Ja Rule Is 'Livin' It Up'

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, Ja Rule was readying to drop his sophomore set, "Rule 3:36." Although he was already a star in hip-hop circles, thanks to guest shots with Jay-Z What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, Ja Rule was readying to…

  17. 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…

  18. Terrorist Acts Bring Cities, Music Biz To A Standstill

    September 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. music industry went into a state of near-total paralysis yesterday (Sept. 11) following the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The U.S. music industry went into a state of near-total paralysis yesterday (Sept. 11)…

  19. Britney Unveils Full Fall Tour Plans

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Britney Spears will kick off an extensive North American arena tour Oct. 25 in Miami. The trek comes in support of her third, as-yet-untitled Jive album, due Nov. 6 in North As tipped here last month , Britney Spears will kick off an extensive North American arena…

  20. Fabolous Debuts On DJ Clue's Desert Storm Label

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This season could easily be deemed the summer of Fabolous. In the past few months, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based rapper has popped up on remixes for such artists as Lil' Mo and Jimmy Cozier, not to mention This season could easily be deemed the summer of Fabolous. In the past few months, the…

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