1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on holiday singles, Michael & Janet Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, and the song "Somethin' Stupid." THE MELODIES LINGER ON: The date on this week's Billboard charts is Jan. 5, 2002, but they reflect sales and airplay during the days leading up to Christmas.…

  2. Britney, Lil' Romeo Grace 'Jackson' Rerun

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST CBS will add more pop royalty to the rebroadcast of "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration," set to air Jan. 9 against the American Music Awards on ABC. The rerun of the network's successful.. CBS will add more pop royalty to the rebroadcast of "Michael Jackson:…

  3. Winston Looking Forward, Back With New Releases

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become synonymous with the new-age genre thanks to his seasonal-themed recordings for the Windham Hill label over the pa Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become…

  4. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, Frampton, John Parish

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Michael Jackson, Peter Frampton, John Parish CBS has scheduled a rebroadcast of its highly rated "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration" special on Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. The concert is set to run against the broadcast of the American Music Awards on ABC, on which Jackson…

  5. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  6. Not Another Teen Movie

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Having a spate of modern rockers reinterpret some of the most beloved new-wave tunes from the '80s isn't as absurd as it sounds. Having a spate of modern rockers reinterpret some of the most beloved new-wave tunes from the '80s isn't as absurd as it sounds. Not sure? Well,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, Randy Newman

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, and Randy Newman. Rob Zombie is the latest artist to be confirmed for the concert series the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) is staging Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. Zombie has been added to the bill at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, which already includes…

  8. Veteran Acts, Boy Bands Dominate Touring In 2001

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The list of top 10 tours of 2001 is dominated by acts that broke two decades ago, with the exception of two pop supergroups -- 'N Sync and Backstreet Boys -- that notched remarkably similar numbers vi The list of top 10 tours of 2001 is dominated by acts that broke two decades ago, with…

  9. Creed Continues Cruise On Top

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) and the eighth volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series (EMI/Zomba/Sony/Universal) once again lead the pack on The Billboard 200 following a bulging holiday s Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) and the eighth…

  10. Dick Clark Sues Grammys' Greene

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark filed a $10 million lawsuit against Recording Academy President Michael Greene today (Dec. 19), accusing him of barring artists who appear first on Clark's American Music Awards show from p Dick Clark filed a $10 million lawsuit against Recording Academy President Michael…

  11. Motown Brings 'Love' On New Compilations

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Motown/UME will on Jan. 15 inaugurate the new compilation series, "Love Songs," with sets by Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye just in time to set the mood for Valentine's Day. The compilations will pre Motown/UME will on Jan. 15 inaugurate the new compilation series, "Love…

  12. Gordon Haskell Set To Surprise In U.K.

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop industry itself. But it can always redeem itself with a left-field surprise. This year, that surprise arrives in the form The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop…

  13. Hot Product for Monday, December 17, 2001

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums by the Wu-Tang Clan, Jay-Z, Lil' Bow Wow, Master P, Bell Bev Devoe, and more. NOTE TO READERS: regular Hot Product updates will resume on Monday, Jan. 7, 2002. 'Iron' Men Rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "Iron Flag," its fourth album…

  14. Tunes On TV

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 17-23, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2001 "'Twas the Night," HBO Featured Artists: Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Los Lobos, Bette Midler, Frank Sinatra, Macy Gray. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Britney Spears …

  15. Robbie Williams Reigns Over U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week. Yesterday (Dec. 16), his Chrysalis "Swing When You're Winning" album started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. album chart, and yield Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week.…

  16. Big Boi & Dre Present . . . OutKast

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Arguably one of hip-hop's greatest groups, OutKast takes a look back at its illustrious eight-year career with this best-of set. Arguably one of hip-hop's greatest groups, OutKast takes a look back at its illustrious eight-year career with this best-of set. Featuring songs from its…

  17. City

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music for films—from her past. For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music…

  18. New Year's Eve Dance Events Mount

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dance music revelers in Los Angeles will be torn between two massive raves this New Year's Eve, with Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and BT leading an.. Dance music revelers in Los Angeles will be torn between two massive raves this New Year's Eve, with Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and BT…

  19. Keys Snares 7 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image Awards, to be presented Feb. 23 in Hollywood and broadcast March 1 on Fox. Keys picked up nominations for outs Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image…

  20. Matthews, Browne, Wainwright Honor Neil Young

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in the effort to fight terrorism, yet stressed that the loss must be short-lived. Speaking last night (Dec. 11) Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in…

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