1. Jazz Legend Lionel Hampton Laid To Rest

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse through the streets of New York's Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis blowing a dirge to The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse…

  2. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  3. They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Together with the Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, and several others, Liars are breathing new life into New York's once-moribund rock scene. Together with the Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, and several others, Liars are breathing new life into New York's once-moribund rock…

  4. Nonesuch Explorer Series: Africa

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In 1967, only three years after Jac Holzman founded Nonesuch Records, the label issued the first records in what was to become the Explorer Series. In 1967, only three years after Jac Holzman founded Nonesuch Records, the label issued the first records in what was to become the Explorer…

  5. HAIRSPRAY

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new musical based on John Waters' 1988 film Hairspray. Hairspray soundtrack on Sony Classical Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new…

  6. Billboard Bits: Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Utada Hikaru, MTV Latin Awards, TLC Top Japanese singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru took Japan by surprise today (Sept. 6) by announcing her marriage the same day to Kazuaki Kiriya, a photographer and video director with whom Utada has worked during the past two years. In contrast with…

  7. Paper Links Notorious B.I.G. To Tupac's Death

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded that his killer likely was a gang member who used a pistol provided by rival rapper the Notorious B.I.G. No ar A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about the state of commercial singles and the U.S. music market. SINGLE AGAIN Hello, There is so much disgust that I have for the record companies these days regarding singles, these are just some of my thoughts on the…

  9. 'Idol' Finale Draws Millions

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson wasn't the only participant in "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" that greeted yesterday (Sept. 5) with bleary-eyed triumph. "The whole rush of the last three months caught up Kelly Clarkson wasn't the only participant in "American Idol:…

  10. Shaggy's Feeling 'Lucky' On New Album

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After the international multi-platinum success of his 2000 MCA album "Hotshot," one couldn't blame Shaggy for feeling lucky. Fittingly, the artist has titled the follow-up "Lucky Day," and is planning After the international multi-platinum success of his 2000 MCA…

  11. Eclectic Artists Line Up For Voodoo Experience

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the fourth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Set for Nov. 2 in New Orleans City Park, the event will feature more th Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the…

  12. India.Arie Offers Spiritual 'Voyage'

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's unusual to meet a successful artist who is not caught up in the pressures of celebrity. India.Arie seems to be of that rare breed. Having achieved renown with her "Acoustic Soul" debut -- which sold more than 1.6 million units…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause…

  14. Billboard Bits: Peter Gabriel, RFTC, Billy Joe Shaver

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Peter Gabriel, RFTC, Billy Joe Shaver The Sean Penn-directed video for "The Barry Williams Show," the first single from Peter Gabriel's forthcoming Geffen album "Up," will receive its world premiere tomorrow (Sept. 6) online via AOL Music First View (AOL…

  15. Dixie Chicks Make Their 'Home' On Top

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest Monument/Columbia, "Home," sold a whopping 780,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. One of six top-20 entries on The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest…

  16. 'Let's Roll' Compilation Benefits Beamer Foundation

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer, who joined a group of passengers that confronted the hijackers of United Flight 93 on Sept. 11. The same words serve as the title of an ec "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer,…

  17. Tweedy, O'Rourke Untangle 'Loose Fur'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke and Wilco members Jeff Tweedy and Glen Kotche will finally see the light of day early next year. As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist…

  18. Billboard Bits: NFL, 'One Night,' Carlos Alomar

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Alicia Keys, Eve, NFL, 'One Night,' Carlos Alomar Alicia Keys and Eve have been added to the NFL Kickoff Live From Times Square concert, set for tomorrow (Sept. 5) in New York. As previously reported , Bon Jovi and Enrique Iglesias will also perform at the event, portions of…

  19. Nominees Set For 1st MTV Latin Video Awards

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Each earned five nods, incl Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music…

  20. Napster Sends Staff Packing As Court Rejects Deal

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT German media giant Bertelsmann has abandoned its plan to acquire Napster's assets following a court ruling yesterday (Sept. 3) blocking a deal between the two companies. The decision means the file-sh German media giant Bertelsmann has abandoned its plan to acquire Napster's assets…

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