1. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  2. 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…

  3. 2002 CMT Flameworthy Nominations

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT CMT Flameworthy Nominations The inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards will be broadcast live June 12 on CMT beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Voting in 11 of the show's 12 categories is underway as of May 14 via the CMT Web site . The field for final category, Flameworthy video of the year,…

  4. Musiq, Lauryn Hill Storm The Charts

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Musiq leads The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for his sophomore set, "Juslisen" (Def Soul), which sold 260,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The artist, formerly known as Musiq Musiq leads The Billboard 200 with a No. 1 debut for his sophomore set, "…

  5. N.J. Firefighters In Trouble For Lit Party

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Too much of a good time spent with California modern rock act Lit has gotten a volunteer New Jersey firefighting squad in hot water. Too much of a good time spent with California modern rock act Lit has gotten a volunteer New Jersey firefighting squad in hot water. Earlier this week an…

  6. Raphael Saadiq: Timing Is Finally Right For Solo Set

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Raphael Saadiq isn't stressing over how many units his Universal solo debut, "Instant Vintage," will sell following its June 11 release. Raphael Saadiq isn't stressing over how many units his Universal solo debut, "Instant Vintage," will sell following its June…

  7. Jackson, McBride, Keith Lead 'Flameworthy' Noms

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards, with Martina McBride close behind with three. Jackson and Keith earned nods in the video of Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy…

  8. New Bowie Single Hosts 'Toy' Rarities

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The first single from David Bowie's forthcoming ISO/Columbia album, "Heathen," will appear in a number of U.K. and European formats augmented with a number of rarities. Album extract "Slow Burn" will The first single from David Bowie's forthcoming ISO/Columbia…

  9. Sensual Journey

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Take some time and forget about time." That line from the spoken-word prologue to album track "Maybe" outlines exactly what will happen when listeners take this disc—Downing's GRP debut&#x2014 "Take some time and forget about time." That line from the…

  10. Billboard Bits: Stones, American Worship Gathering & More

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on the Rolling Stones, American Worship Gathering & More Many fans attempting to purchase special pre-sale tickets late for select shows on the Rolling Stones' upcoming North American tour found themselves in Internet-related agony earlier this week. Fans had to join Sam Goody…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on David Cassidy, Ashanti, and Garth Brooks. D.C. TALK: Just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of his solo debut on the Billboard album chart, David Cassidy enters The Billboard 200 at No. 147 with "Then and Now" (UTV/Decca). It's the fourth solo Cassidy…

  12. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine…

  13. R. Kelly Denies Sex Allegations

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B star R. Kelly, who has been accused of having sex with an underage girl on videotapes that have circulated across the country, denied the allegations yesterday (May 8) in a television intervie R&B star R. Kelly, who has been accused of having sex with an underage girl on…

  14. Guided By Voices To Pelt Fans With Singles

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Underground rock icons Guided By Voices are set to entice fans with four limited edition 7" singles in advance of the group's 13th full-length, "Universal Truths and Cycles," due June 18 on Matador. Underground rock icons Guided By Voices are set to entice fans with four…

  15. Billboard Bits: Area: Two, Ozzy, Williams/Kid Rock

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Area: Two, Ozzy Osbourne, Williams/Kid Rock Performance art troupe Blue Man Group and drum-and-bass titan Dieselboy have been added to the lineup for Moby's Area: Two tour, which, as previously reported , kicks off July 28 in Bristow, Va. A spokesperson says the trek is hoping to…

  16. Canadian Fave Signs To Rounder, Starts 'The Hip Club'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records. Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records.…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Dirty Vegas, Sean Combs, Eminem, and Nickelback. TRUE BRIT: Paul Harris was born in Blackheath in South London. Ben Harris (no relation) was born in Bromley, Kent. Steve Smith was born in Eltham, also in South London. That happens to be incredibly significant in terms…

  18. Jackson Steps Into 'Cage' For Directing Debut

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson is venturing into directing for the first time, teaming with writer/director Bryan Michael Stoller on a big-screen adaptation of Jennings Michael Burch's book "They Cage the Animals at Michael Jackson is venturing into directing for the first time, teaming with…

  19. Jackson To Record Winning Song Contest Entry

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The winner of a songwriting contest launching today (April 29) will hear their song recorded by the King of Pop. AOL Music's Michael Jackson Songwriting Contest will produce a song that Jackson will r The winner of a songwriting contest launching today (April 29) will hear their song…

  20. Hot Product

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious. Along Came A 'Spider' Befitting what is expected to be one of the summer's most popular movies, Columbia has snared a host of top stars for its "Spider-Man"…

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