1. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes Performing his first concert in New York since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Bob Dylan left no doubt last night (Nov. 19) about his fondness for the Big Apple and its citizens. As he finished his nearly two-hour set, Dylan addressed the Madison…

  2. Mary J. Blige, Jewel To Play My VH1 Awards

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards, airing live Dec. 2 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on the cable music channel. They join previously announced per Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards,…

  3. Top Acts Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live Dec. 4 on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, beginning at 8 p. No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at…

  4. Garth Off To Slow Start, Buyers Look To Shakira

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol), released Tuesday (Nov. 13), is widely expected to top next week's Billboard 200, but music retailers surveyed by Billboard Bulletin say the set is off to a lukewar Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol), released Tuesday …

  5. Poll: Jackson's Chart Success No Surprise

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was no surprise to music fans that Michael Jackson's latest Epic album, "Invincible," entered The Billboard 200 at No. 1, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. An overwhelming major It was no surprise to music fans that Michael Jackson's latest Epic…

  6. The Golden Road (1965-1973)

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fat with dozens of previously unreleased tracks—live stuff, alternate studio versions, and, believe it or not, Warlocks recordings—The Golden Road will no doubt overwhelm many a Deadhea Fat with dozens of previously unreleased tracks—live stuff, alternate studio versions, and, believe it or…

  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. Billboard Bits: Jagger, Scapegoat Wax, R&B Foundation

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Mick Jagger, Scapegoat Wax, R&B Foundation In anticipation of the Nov. 20 release of his latest solo album, Virgin has established the online Mick Jagger Preview Jukebox . The site features 90-second clips of all of the tracks on Jagger's "Goddess in the Doorway,"…

  9. Creed Has 'Weathered' Success

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and darkness, Creed frontman Scott Stapp thinks that it's time for a little light. "I don't see the merit in wallowing in misery," St At a time when far too much current rock music is steeped in anger and…

  10. 'Invincible' Winning Out In Week Of Big Releases

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has been meeting or outperforming the expectations of U.S. retailers, Billboard Bulletin reports. Despite lukewarm reviews and the lack of a br Michael Jackson's long-awaited Epic album, "Invincible," has…

  11. U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomi U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with…

  12. Waits Plans Pair Of Albums

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Innovative troubadour Tom Waits will follow-up his acclaimed 1999 debut for Epitaph's Anti- imprint, "Mule Variations," with a pair of albums, "Alice" and "Red Drum." Due in spring 2002, the releases Innovative troubadour Tom Waits will follow-up his…

  13. DMX Makes It Four Straight No. 1 Debuts

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) becomes the rapper's fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200, storming the chart after selling a mighty 440,000 units, according to Sound DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam)…

  14. Hot Product

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Enrique Iglesias, Jermaine Dupri, and more. Jackson's Back It's been six years since Michael Jackson released an album of new material. And, befitting the kind of hype that accompanies the self-proclaimed King of Pop's…

  15. Canadian Amp

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vancouver's Neko Case is so persuasive on "In California," a melancholy story of an ambitious artist's bout with culture shock upon moving to Los Angeles, that it's sort of disappointing to learn that Vancouver's Neko Case is so persuasive on "In California,…

  16. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of…

  17. Zoolander

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The multi-act recording accompanying Ben Stiller's latest movie vehicle is a wildly uneven, though often exhilarating, rollercoaster ride through old and new material. The multi-act recording accompanying Ben Stiller's latest movie vehicle is a wildly uneven, though often…

  18. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg 'Wash' Up

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New tracks featuring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will anchor the forthcoming soundtrack to "The Wash," due Nov. 6 from Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope. The Lions Gate comedy teams the rap veterans as roomm New tracks featuring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will anchor the forthcoming soundtrack…

  19. 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…

  20. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News about McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More Paul McCartney told New York radio station WPLJ-FM today (Sept. 21) that he plans to play a benefit concert in the city next month, with proceeds benefiting city firefighters who have perished in the terrorist attacks. McCartney's…

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