1. Billboard Bits: Naughty By Nature, Janet, So Solid Crew

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Naughty By Nature, Janet, So Solid Crew Veteran hip-hop act Naughty By Nature's debut for new label TVT, "iicons," is due March 5. The set finds longtime members Treach and Vinnie collaborating with Method Man and Redman on "Rock'N'Roll," Pink on …

  2. Stars To Reprise 'What's Going On' At Billboard Awards

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Alicia Keys, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Nona Gaye are among the artists who will reprise their contributions to the recent charity cover of Marv Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  3. 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:…

  4. World Mourns George Harrison

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who died yesterday (Nov. 29) at age 58 in Los Angeles, after a long battle with cancer. Lone surviving Beatles P Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based tories on Mary J. Blige, the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and Whitney Houston. AN 'AFFAIR' TO REMEMBER: Is Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" going to end up as the longest-running No. 1 of 2001? The possibility grows stronger, as the MCA single is on top of…

  6. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The…

  7. Keys Tops 2001 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a finalist in eight categories, including female artist of the year, new artist of the year, and R&B/hip-hop alb R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a…

  8. Gorillaz, D12 Join Forces For '911'

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping rap collective D12 and U.K. cartoon band Gorillaz have announced more details for their musical collaboration, dubbed "911." According to a statement, the song will be available for free Chart-topping rap collective D12 and U.K. cartoon band Gorillaz have announced…

  9. 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…

  10. Garth's 'Scarecrow' Shoots Straight To No. 1

    November 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol) thunders its way to the top of The Billboard 200 this week on sales of 466,000 units, according to SoundScan, leading a charge of five top-10 debuts. "Scarecrow," w Garth Brooks' "Scarecrow" (Capitol) thunders its way…

  11. Bernie Mac To Host 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena Dec. 4 on Fox television, beginning at 8 p.m. The show's celebrity quotient continues t Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live…

  12. Boy Bands Crowd U.K. Charts

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Local boy bands rule the new U.K. sales charts, as English quartet Blue went straight to the top of the singles survey yesterday (Nov. 18) with "If You Come Back" (Innocent/Virgin) and Irish five-piec Local boy bands rule the new U.K. sales charts, as English quartet Blue went…

  13. Since I Left You

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST In the mood for some major rays of sunshine during these not-so-sunny times? If so, this fine full-length debut from Australian five-piece DJ collective the Avalanches needs to seriously find its way In the mood for some major rays of sunshine during these not-so-sunny times? If so, this fine…

  14. Invincible

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jackson deserves points for being brave enough to title his latest effort Invincible—especially since (despite impressive first-week sales) he's never been more vulnerable. Jackson deserves points for being brave enough to title his latest effort Invincible—especially since (despite…

  15. 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…

  16. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Carly Simon, ABBA, Britney Spears, Jive Records, Mary J. Blige, and more. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER: Carly Simon is back on the The Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since the spring of 1989. Between April 1971 and May 1989 Simon had 23 chart entries, beginning with …

  17. 'NOW! 8' Dedicated To Aaliyah

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The eighth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series is being dedicated in memory of R&B star Aaliyah and those who lost their lives in a tragic plane crash in August. A por The eighth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music"…

  18. Janet Heads To Hawaii For HBO Live Special

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson will be seen in a live HBO concert special on Feb. 17 from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. It's the chart-topping artist's second special for the cable network, following 1998's "Janet: The V Janet Jackson will be seen in a live HBO concert special on Feb. 17 from…

  19. Jackson's CBS Special Moonwalks Over Rivals

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's first domestic concert special in more than a decade buoyed CBS to its biggest Tuesday night with non-sports programming since 1994 in viewers and adults 18-49. "Michael Jackson: 30t Michael Jackson's first domestic concert special in more than a decade buoyed…

  20. Teen Queen Britney Knocks King Of Pop From No. 1

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' Jive set "Britney," one of three top-10 debuts on The Billboard 200, blasts to No. 1 on sales of 746,000 units, according to SoundScan. While that is an amazing number, it still falls Britney Spears' Jive set "Britney," one of three top-10 debuts…

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