1. Ashley MacIsaac Returns Rejuvenated

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After several years of life on the pop-music fringe, Ashley MacIsaac is ready to tackle the mainstream. He ended a six-year hiatus from recording May 6 with a self-titled Decca/Universal debut that strives to highlight his stylistic versatility.…

  2. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Taking a closer look at what music is on TV for the week of May 5-11, 2003. Far be it from me to toot the Billboard horn, but it's easy to see that the "2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards" is one of the biggest Latin music events of the year. The star-studded event…

  3. Billboard Bits: Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant Members of Aerosmith, Blink-182, Linkin Park, and Staind have been added to the festivities of MTV's Metallica "mtvICON" special. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Travis Barker from Blink-182, Lisa Marie Presley, Aaron Lewis and Mike…

  4. Finn Plans Another North American Tour

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz singer Neil Finn has scheduled another North American tour in support of his latest solo studio album, "One All" (Nettwerk). The 15-date club trek, Finn's third through Former Crowded House/Split Enz singer Neil Finn has scheduled another North…

  5. Composer Ray Conniff Dies

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ray Conniff, the Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader whose arrangements epitomized the big band sound while spawning such albums as "S'Wonderful" and "Somewhere My Love," died Saturday. He wa Ray Conniff, the Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader whose…

  6. Eclectic Artists Suit Up For 'Scrubs' Soundtrack

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy "Scrubs." Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy …

  7. Springsteen, E Street Band Rock 'Today'

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performed for a smaller and luckier crowd inside Convention Hall on the city's bo As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce…

  8. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  9. Tunes On TV

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for May 27-June 2. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 27 "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars," USA Network Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Toby…

  10. 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards Here are the winners for the 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards, handed out May 22 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Video of the year: System of a Down, "Chop Suey!" (Director: Marcos Siega. Production Co.: Palomar…

  11. Billboard Bits: 3 Doors Down, Anastacia, Skinny Puppy

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on 3 Doors Down, Anastacia, Skinny Puppy 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell is wanted by police for simple assault, accused of attacking a man who attended a party at his house in Escatawpa, Miss., last week. The victim, Terry Alexander, told authorities Harrell knocked out a tooth and…

  12. Hot Product

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Juanes, Thalia, Marc Anthony, Bryan Ferry, and more. On Any Other 'Day' It's a big week for Latin artists, with new albums on the way from Juanes and Thalia. Juanes' "Un Dia Normal" (Surco/Universal) is the follow-up to "Fijate…

  13. Neil Finn Plans Brief North American Tour

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour this July in support of the May 21 release of his Nettwerk album "One All," his first stateside studio set in four ye Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour…

  14. Nuevo

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The innovative Kronos Quartet turns its sights to the music of Mexico for Nuevo, a collection of native songs spanning the past 80 years. The innovative Kronos Quartet turns its sights to the music of Mexico for Nuevo, a collection of native songs spanning the past 80 years. The album, which…

  15. Neil Finn Returns With Two Albums, DVD

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide - Live at the St. James" (released Feb. 26 via Nettwerk America), was both an experiment w Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new…

  16. Finn Plans Live Shows Around '7 Worlds'

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn has lined up a handful of live dates in support of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide," due Tuesday (Feb. 26) via Nettwerk. Finn will hit San Francisco o Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn has lined up a handful of live dates…

  17. Linda Eder's 'Gold': Her Crossover Album?

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST In theory, Linda Eder's fourth effort for Atlantic, "Gold" (her sixth recording overall), could actually be her debut for the label. For the first time, the artist has created a collection of songs th In theory, Linda Eder's fourth effort for Atlantic, "Gold" …

  18. Springsteen Working On New Album?

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are keeping tight-lipped, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren confirmed reports that have been circulating on t Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are…

  19. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  20. Grand Opening and Closing

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum looks and sounds like a cross between Kiss and King Crimson, as Nils Frykdahl's arthouse quintet proffers a heady, highly creative me Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum looks and sounds…

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