1. AOL Time Warner CEO Levin Steps Down

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST AOL Time Warner Inc.'s CEO Gerald Levin will step down in May 2002 and co-COO Richard Parsons will replace him, the company announced today (Dec. 5). Parsons' fellow COO Robert Pittman will become the AOL Time Warner Inc.'s CEO Gerald Levin will step down in May 2002 and co-COO…

  2. 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:…

  3. 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…

  4. Mya Signs On For 'Chicago'

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Singer Mya has joined Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Christine Baranski, and John C. Reilly in the cast of Miramax Films' musical feature "Chicago." Mya, who has r Singer Mya has joined Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere,…

  5. 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…

  6. Hot Product

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Busta Rhymes, the Concert for New York City, the 'Ali' soundtrack, and more In The Beginning... "Genesis" is an appropriate title for rapper Busta Rhymes' new album, his first under a new recording deal with J Records. "I went into this…

  7. Epiphany Opens 'Door' To Mick Jagger Disc

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones' marathon Bridges to Babylon tour two years ago, he wrote a few songs, began recording them at home -- and he suddenl Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones'…

  8. Weekend in Memphis

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST The late Richard Hite, former Canned Heat bassist, invited Yardbirds drummer/vocalist Jim McCarty to Memphis for a blues session. The late Richard Hite, former Canned Heat bassist, invited Yardbirds drummer/vocalist Jim McCarty to Memphis for a blues session. McCarty thought it sounded like a…

  9. Jagger Celebrates New Album In L.A.

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger celebrated the Tuesday (Nov. 20) release of his new Virgin solo album, "Goddess in the Doorway," with an invitation-only concert last night at the El Rey Theatre in Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger celebrated the Tuesday (Nov. 20) release of…

  10. Matador Readies Richard Hell Collection

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Matador is planning an early 2002 release for a double-CD set collecting early material by founding Television, Heartbreakers, and Voidoids member Richard Hell. The currently untitled package will inc Matador is planning an early 2002 release for a double-CD set collecting early material by…

  11. John/Joel Returning To The Road

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Perennial piano men Elton John and Billy Joel have lined up additional U.S. tour dates in early 2002. Only four dates have yet been set -- for Washington, D.C., and Boston in January and Hartford, Con Perennial piano men Elton John and Billy Joel have lined up additional U.S. tour dates in…

  12. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  13. Hot Product

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney, Busta Rhymes, Jewel, Natalie Merchant, Shakira, and more. Final Lap To hear Garth Brooks tell it, "Scarecrow" will be the last studio album of his red-hot career. In the 12 years since his self-titled debut, the artist has…

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Elvis Presley in the U.K. and Celine Dion in France. ELVIS AND CLIFF: Steve Young of Hull, England, notes that the latest Elvis Presley single may only have debuted at No. 69 on this week's U.K. Singles chart, but "America the Beautiful" gives Elvis…

  15. 'Concert for New York City' CD Due

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The star-studded Concert for New York City benefit, held at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20, will be released as a two-CD set Nov. 27 by Columbia. A VHS/DVD will follow on an as-yet-undetermined date The star-studded Concert for New York City benefit, held at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20…

  16. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Madonna, Badly Drawn Boy, Smooth Jazz Benefit Madonna will preside over a Dec. 9 London ceremony to award the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art. Four British artists have made the shortlist for the $30,000 prize, competition for which is open to native artists under 50 who…

  17. Billboard Bits: Pageant of Peace, Hooper, Richard & Mimi

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Pageant of Peace, Hooper, Richard & Mimi Country artist Travis Tritt, Broadway star Audra McDonald, vocal group the Manhattan Transfer, and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade will perform at the 78th annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree, set for Dec. 6 on the Ellipse near…

  18. Billboard Bits: Z100, Reverb, Concert for NYC, and more

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Z100, Reverb, Concert for NYC, and more New York radio outlet Z100 (WHTZ) has gotten a jump on the holiday season with the announcement of its annual Jingle Ball concert. Set for Dec. 13 at Madison Square Garden, the event line-up already boasts Alicia Keys, Craig David, and Enrique…

  19. Queen Latifah 'Chicago' Bound?

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to round out the cast of Miramax's big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago." Shooting begins shooting Dec. 10 w Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to…

  20. Chemical Brothers 'Come' Back In January

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. electronic music duo the Chemical Brothers will release their fourth studio album, "Come With Us," Jan. 29 via Astralwerks. The set is the follow-up to 1999's "Surrender," which debuted at No. 32 U.K. electronic music duo the Chemical Brothers will release their…

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