1. Poll: Enya, Warren Are Oscar Frontrunners

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enya's "May It Be" and Diane Warren's "There You'll Be" are the favorites to win the Oscar for best original song at the 44th annual Academy Awards, according to Billboard.com readers. Out of 3,523 fa Enya's "May It Be" and Diane Warren's…

  2. Billboard Bits: Faith Hill, Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Faith Hill, Pete Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill Faith Hill is confirmed to perform at this year's Academy Awards, where she'll sing "There You'll Be" from the "Pearl Harbor" soundtrack. The Diane Warren-penned track is nominated in the best original song…

  3. Jimmy Buffett Delivers On His Own Mailboat Label

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jimmy Buffett slyly admits he knows one thing for sure: When you own the record label, "you make yourself a lot more available than when you're working for someone else's company." Therefore, he's gra Jimmy Buffett slyly admits he knows one thing for sure: When you…

  4. Magnetic Fields Sign With Nonesuch

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Critically adored independent rock outfit Magnetic Fields, led by Stephin Merritt, has signed a multi-album deal with Nonesuch following four albums for Merge. The first album under the new arrangemen Critically adored independent rock outfit Magnetic Fields, led by Stephin Merritt, has…

  5. McCartney, Sting, Enya Garner Oscar Nods

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb. 12) when the nominees for the 74th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles. This year's best original Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb.…

  6. Jackson, Sting, Newman Join Songwriters Hall

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. They will be honored June 13 at the Hall's annual induction dinne Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the…

  7. Citizen Cope To Support Debut On Furtado Trek

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name: Clarence Greenwood) will finally release his much-anticipated self-titled debut today (Jan. 29) via DreamWorks. "My first a After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name:…

  8. Good Life

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Julian is a folk-inspired singer/songwriter who has the praise of colleagues like Randy Newman but has yet to connect with mainstream consumers. Julian is a folk-inspired singer/songwriter who has the praise of colleagues like Randy Newman but has yet to connect with mainstream consumers. On…

  9. 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…

  10. Top Acts Set To Play Billboard Awards

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping acts 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy have signed on to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, to be presented Dec. 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. John Mellencamp will Chart-topping acts 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy have signed on to perform at…

  11. Hanson Files Suit Vs. MP3.com

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Vivendi Universal's online subsidiary MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suits, which were filed i Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits…

  12. Mellencamp Named 2001 Billboard Century Award Honoree

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has been named the recipient of the 2001 Billboard Century Award, Billboard magazine's highest honor for distinguished creative achievement. The award -- given annually to an artist wh John Mellencamp has been named the recipient of the 2001 Billboard Century Award,…

  13. The Best of Sessions at West 54th, Volume 2

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The sequel to a fine first DVD Video collection culled from the invaluable PBS series Sessions at West 54th, this Volume 2 documents another superb selection of intimate, often inspired live performan The sequel to a fine first DVD Video collection culled from the invaluable PBS series…

  14. Leiber And Stoller Honored In London

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their careers at Hammersmith Apollo tonight (June 29) in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. The duo's classic songs Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their…

  15. Judy Collins Celebrates 40 Years Of Music

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Major career milestones are often celebrated with a special event. Yet Judy Collins is choosing to approach the 40th anniversary of her recording debut this year the same way she has lived her life -- Major career milestones are often celebrated with a special event. Yet Judy Collins is…

  16. Newman, Wilsons, Waits File Suit Vs. MP3.com

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Randy Newman, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Tom Waits have filed a $40.5 million copyright-infringement lawsuit against MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. In the suit -- filed Monday in U.S. Dis Randy Newman, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Tom Waits have filed a $40.5…

  17. Dylan, Dun Take Home Musical Oscars

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Three years ago, Bob Dylan conquered the Grammys. Now he's done the same at the Academy Awards. Dylan won the best song Oscar Sunday (March 25) for the rollicking ''Things Have Changed,'' the tune he Three years ago, Bob Dylan conquered the Grammys. Now he's done…

  18. Dylan Hitting The Road Again

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan will set off on a fresh round of touring beginning April 18 in Boulder, Colo. The new dates include a previously announced appearance at Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival (May 4), as well as Bob Dylan will set off on a fresh round of touring beginning April 18 in Boulder, Colo.…

  19. Bjork, Sting, Dylan Among Oscar Song Nominees

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bjork, Sting, Bob Dylan, and Randy Newman are among those who will battle it out for the Academy Award for best original song when the honors are handed out March 25 in Los Angeles. Bjork, Sting, Bob Dylan, and Randy Newman are among those who will battle it out for the Academy Award for best…

  20. Henley Continues 'Inside Job' Trek

    January 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Don Henley has scheduled another handful of dates in support of his latest Warner Bros. album, "Inside Job." Henley -- who had the honor of presenting Randy Newman with the Century Award at the annual Don Henley has scheduled another handful of dates in support of his latest Warner…

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