1. Mellencamp Gears Up For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST John Mellencamp will hit the road for a summer U.S. tour, due to kick off July 3 in Burgettstown, Pa., and wrap a month later at Las Vegas's 7,000-capacity Aladdin Theatre. John Mellencamp will hit the road for a summer U.S. tour, due to kick off July 3 in Burgettstown, Pa., and wrap a…

  2. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, 'Fairway '02,' Sugarcult

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, 'Fairway '02,' Sugarcult Reports that have placed Bruce Springsteen in a small role in an as-yet-untitled film due to shoot this summer in New Jersey are untrue, according to a spokesperson for the artist. According to published reports, Springsteen…

  3. Moby Drafts Famous Pals For 'Stars' Video

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2, Janet Jackson) on the video for "We Are All Made of Stars," the first single from his forthcoming V2/Mute album "18." The star- Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2,…

  4. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  5. Parents Sue Tommy Lee In Drowning Death

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool at Tommy Lee's house have sued the former Motley Crue drummer for wrongful death and negligence. Daniel Karven-Veres, son of actress Ursu The parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool at Tommy Lee's…

  6. 'N Sync Fleshes Out Spring Tour Plans

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 'N Sync has now confirmed 19 dates for its spring U.S. tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off March 3 in Portland, Ore. Shows are booked through April 18 in Philadelphia, and will encompas 'N Sync has now confirmed 19 dates for its spring U.S. tour, which, as previously…

  7. Loretta Lynn To Get Doctorate

    January 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Coal Miner's Daughter soon will receive a new moniker -- Dr. Loretta Lynn. The University of Kentucky's board of trustees has approved an honorary doctorate for the 66-year-old country singer and The Coal Miner's Daughter soon will receive a new moniker -- Dr. Loretta Lynn.…

  8. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Tommy Lee

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Tommy Lee Universal Pictures will today (Dec. 19) unveil the initial airing of the teaser trailer for "8 Mile," the drama starring Eminem as a young white rapper struggling to realize his dreams. The trailer will debut on NBC's "Access…

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  10. DMB Is 'My VH1' Favorite

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, presented last night (Dec. 2) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rock ban With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on George Jones and George Strait, Jay-Z, and Carole King. SEE GEORGE RUN: For the first time since Billboard started using Broadcast Data Systems' (BDS) airplay monitoring to compile charts in 1991, two songs debut in the top-40 portion of the Hot Country Singles …

  12. Top Acts Offer Names For Fans' E-Mail Addresses

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray, Korn, Dr. Dre, Metallica, Eminem, and matchbox twenty are among the more than 30 artists that are teaming with Hollywood, Calif.-based XingMail Inc. to offer their fans artist-branded E-mai Sugar Ray, Korn, Dr. Dre, Metallica, Eminem, and matchbox twenty are among the more than 30…

  13. Guilty of Love

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Guilty of Love is guitarist Tommy Castro's fourth studio album and, with bandmates Randy McDonald, Keith Crossan, and Billy Lee Lewis, he has effectively raised the ante. Guilty of Love is guitarist Tommy Castro's fourth studio album and, with bandmates Randy McDonald, Keith Crossan…

  14. My World

    August 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Nashville is pulling out all the stops to help break this Georgia songbird, and if truth be told, it has a lot to work with. Capitol Nashville is pulling out all the stops to help break this Georgia songbird, and if truth be told, it has a lot to work with. Thomson co-wrote eight of…

  15. Stars Party Hard For MTV's 20th

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When it comes to throwing parties for itself, no TV network does it quite like MTV. The network's 20th anniversary celebration -- which took place last Night (Aug. 1) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroo When it comes to throwing parties for itself, no TV network does it quite like MTV…

  16. Billboard Bits: Papa Roach, Roots Music, Tommy Lee

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Papa Roach, Roots Music, Tommy Lee Hard rock act Papa Roach is asking its fans to submit material for a forthcoming DVD/home video, due this fall on DreamWorks. Anything from live bootleg footage to personal testimonials are welcome, and can be sent to the band at P.O. Box 691389, Los…

  17. MTV Anniversary Bash Swells

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As expected, MTV's star-studded 20th anniversary celebration is growing by leaps and bound. The latest artists confirmed to perform during the Aug. 1 "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal" show at New York's As expected, MTV's star-studded 20th anniversary celebration is…

  18. Busy B.B. Is King Of The Road, Studio

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival will hit the road again in 2001, only this time under a new name. The 10th annual tour -- which will feature Buddy Guy A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival…

  19. 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…

  20. Depeche Mode Sets Venues For North American Dates?

    April 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. modern rock act Depeche Mode has confirmed the venues for the North American leg of its upcoming world tour. The MTV-sponsored trek will begin June 15 in Montreal and wrap Aug. 14 in Los Veteran U.K. modern rock act Depeche Mode has confirmed the venues for the North American leg…

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