1. Can Kylie Break In The U.S.?

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has sold more than 32 million records -- encompassing eight studio albums, a greatest-hits collection, and num Since making her recording debut 14 years ago, Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue…

  2. It's Enrique All Over The U.K. Charts

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST The new U.K. sales charts made pleasant reading yesterday (Feb. 10) for Enrique Iglesias, who not only began his third week atop the singles survey with "Hero," but moved to the top of the album chart The new U.K. sales charts made pleasant reading yesterday (Feb. 10) for Enrique…

  3. 7TunesOnTV

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 11-17 MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2002 "Fresh: New Music," VH1 Featured Artist: The Calling. "The NewMusic," MuchMusic USA Featured Artists: Cypress Hill, Green Day, System Of A Down. "Musicians," Bravo Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow. "…

  4. Fishin' in the Muddy

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Highly regarded producer Gurf Morlix (Lucinda Williams, Robert Earl Keen) steps out with his second record on Catamount, and as might be expected, it's a diverse, musically ambitious affair. Highly regarded producer Gurf Morlix (Lucinda Williams, Robert Earl Keen) steps out with his…

  5. Queen of the Highway

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the dance/electronic landscape, singer/songwriter/producer (and remixer) Morel—aka Richard Morel—is a unique and rare individual. In the dance/electronic landscape, singer/songwriter/producer (and remixer) Morel—aka Richard Morel—is a unique and rare individual. While his songs are…

  6. Alicia's 'Songs' Lead Soul Train Nominations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with four, including two nods for her J Records debut, "Songs in A Minor." Receiving three nominations each were Aaliyah, Ind Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with…

  7. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official…

  8. Norah Jones: Blue Noter With Crossover Potential

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST At 22 years of age, singer/pianist Norah Jones holds the distinction of being the youngest artist on the Blue Note Records roster -- and of being one of the artists on the half-century-old jazz imprin At 22 years of age, singer/pianist Norah Jones holds the distinction of being the youngest…

  9. Destiny's Child Groove On 'Remix'

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child has gathered 14 remixes and alternate versions of its songs for "This Is the Remix," due March 12 from Columbia. The set features previously released remixes of such hits as "Bootylici Destiny's Child has gathered 14 remixes and alternate versions of…

  10. Radiohead, Strokes Lead NME Award Nominations

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominations for U.K. music magazine NME's Carling Awards with four each. U2, Ian Brown, Andrew WK, Gorillaz, Kylie Minogue, and Linkin Park are recognized in three c Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominations for U.K. music magazine NME's…

  11. Enrique Wrestles With Chemicals On U.K. Charts

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias started a second week at the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Feb. 3) with "Hero" (Interscope) and also saw his album, "Escape," rocket 21-2 on the region's album chart. But t Enrique Iglesias started a second week at the top of the U.K.…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly Mary J. Blige became engaged to her boyfriend, whom she prefers to keep out of the spotlight, over the holidays. She hasn't set a wedding date, but says that when she does, it will be "no big wedding. It will be a small wedding with…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Kylie Minogue, the Dixie Chicks, the Partridge Family, Kaci, and Usher. LOCAL MOTION: More than 13 years after her first entry on Billboard's Hot Dance Music: Club Play chart, Aussie pop queen Kylie Minogue has her first No. 1 song with "Can't Get You Out…

  14. Koko Taylor Hospitalized In Chicago

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blues singer Koko Taylor was reported in fair condition yesterday (Jan. 29) at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital two days after fainting at her South Side nightclub, Koko Taylor's Celebrity. Th Blues singer Koko Taylor was reported in fair condition yesterday (Jan. 29) at…

  15. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  16. Tunes On TV

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 28 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Cracker. "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Dilated Peoples (also scheduled: William Shatner, Martin Lawrence). "The Late Late Show…

  17. Enrique Makes Belated Assault On U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias, the Spanish hearthrob and international superstar whose burgeoning career had produced only one solo top-10 hit to date in the U.K., conquered the territory in emphatic style yesterd Enrique Iglesias, the Spanish hearthrob and international superstar whose burgeoning career…

  18. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, McCartney, Napster

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney, Napster Although it arrived a bit late for the holidays, Pearl Jam's annual Christmas single for members of its Ten Club fan organization lives up to the eclectic tracklists of its predecessors. The four-song vinyl release features a cover of John…

  19. Billboard Bits: Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones' Phish may be on a long-term hiatus, but its four members recently regrouped to record dialogue for the April 7 episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," according to a spokesperson. The episode features a previously recorded live…

  20. Kasey Chambers Builds On Family's Dead-Ringer-Band Legacy

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, "Barricades & Brickwalls" (due Feb. 12 from Warner Bros.), bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing voice fraught wi From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, …

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