1. 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:…

  2. Newcomer Bedingfield Tops U.K. Chart

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1 when the new U.K. singles chart was released yesterday (Dec. 2), while Robbie Williams withstood a challeng A 21-year-old newcomer named Daniel Bedingfield officially started his chart career at No. 1…

  3. Billboard Bits: Nobel Concert, Brooks, Destiny's Child

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Nobel Concert, Garth Brooks, Destiny's Child Destiny's Child and Anastasia are among the latest artists to join the lineup for the Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert. Other performers newly added to the Dec. 11 event at Norway's Oslo Spektrum are Barbara…

  4. Lollapalooza Returning After 5-Year Layoff

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction leader Perry Farrell is planning to return Lollapalooza to the summer festival circuit in 2002, according to a representative from the William Morris Agency, which co-owns the tour. W Jane's Addiction leader Perry Farrell is planning to return Lollapalooza to the…

  5. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Next'," WB Featured Artists: Ja Rule…

  6. S Club 7, Robbie Are U.K.'s Favorites

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams' fourth consecutive No. 1 album were the highlights of the new U.K. sales charts, released yesterday (Nov. 25). The Polydor seven-p Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams'…

  7. In Search Of N*E*R*D

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have already changed the sound of urban music from behind the boards. The Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have already changed the sound of urban music from behind the boards. Having crafted hits for everyone from N.O.R.E. to Britney,…

  8. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, …

  9. Hot Product

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Creed, Marc Anthony, Timbaland & Magoo, Mick Jagger, Sting, and more. 'Weather'ing The Storm "Everything about this record is turned up a few extra notches," Creed frontman Scott Stapp says about "Weathered," the modern rock trio&…

  10. Tunes On TV

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST For the Week of Nov. 19-25, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 19 "Bravo Profiles," Bravo Featured Artists: Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Marilyn Manson "American Roots Music" (final episode: "All My Children of the Sun"…

  11. Third Day Puts 'Together' A Respectable Disc

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST For many in attendance at last spring's Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, among the evening's highlights was witnessing Third Day take the stage to carry home five trophies -- including one for ar For many in attendance at last spring's Gospel Music Association Dove Awards,…

  12. 'Jimbo' Mathus Gives History Lesson

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST For those unfamiliar with James "Jimbo" Mathus' music, it would be surprising to learn that his new Knockdown Society album, "National Antiseptic," sounds completely unaffected by the popular music of For those unfamiliar with James "Jimbo" Mathus'…

  13. Scorsese, PBS Working On Six-Part Blues Series

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part series that will air on PBS in 2003, Billboard Bulletin reports. A source says that unlike recent PBS series such as "Ken Burns Jazz" and Martin Scorsese is executive-producing "The Blues," a six-part…

  14. Limp Bizkit Nabs Trio Of MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit rolled on with three key victories at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2001, presented last night (Nov. 8) at Frankfurt's Festhalle, Billboard Bulletin reports. Fred Durst's nu-metal outfit was Limp Bizkit rolled on with three key victories at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2001…

  15. Frampton Plans Cincinnati Benefit Concert

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Classic rock artist Peter Frampton has organized a Dec. 9 concert at Cincinnati's Taft Theatre to benefit Clear Channel Entertainment's Relief Fund. Other acts on the bill include Blessid Union of Sou Classic rock artist Peter Frampton has organized a Dec. 9 concert at Cincinnati&…

  16. Harris Takes Landmine Concerts To Europe

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Emmylou Harris, one of the most determined public voices in favor of a ban on landmines, is heading to Europe in January for six Concerts for a Landmine Free World, sharing the stage on various dates Emmylou Harris, one of the most determined public voices in favor of a ban on landmines, is…

  17. Tunes On TV

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST <B>NOVEMBER 5</B> NOVEMBER 5 The Hughleys, UPN Featured Artists - Lil' Romeo MTV Presents Alien Ant Farm and Pressure 4-5 Live from Denver, MTV Alien Ant Farm, Pressure 4-5 NOVEMBER 6 1 Giant Leap, MTV2 Featured Artists - Brian Eno/Moebius/Roedelius, Ram Dass/Amazing Grace,…

  18. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of…

  19. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  20. Bassist, Drummer Exit Powerman 5000

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Alan Pahanish have exited hard rock outfit Powerman 5000, but frontman Spider One insists the band will carry on. "I can't really say why they made the choice that Bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Alan Pahanish have exited hard rock outfit…

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