1. Juan Gabriel Cleans Up At Billboard Latin Awards

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel took home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards last night (May 9) in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of t Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel took home four honors at the 13th annual…

  2. 2002 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards -- which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music -- took place May 9 in Miami. Winners are determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs…

  3. Billboard Bits: Jerry Garcia, Paulina Rubio, CPR

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jerry Garcia, Paulina Rubio, CPR Two guitars belonging to Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia were sold at auction yesterday (May 8) in New York for about $1.74 million, the president of Guernsey's auction house said. The auction, held at Studio 54, was put together by Guernsey&…

  4. DJ Shadow Meets The 'Press' On Tour

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live dates to coincide with the June 4 release of his sophomore album, "The Private Press" (MCA). Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live…

  5. Mariah: New Album 'Celebratory, Fun'

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Forget about the bout with exhaustion. Mariah Carey, newly signed to Island Records, says her next album will be filled with "celebratory, fun songs." As first reported here yesterday, Carey has signe Forget about the bout with exhaustion. Mariah Carey, newly signed to Island…

  6. McCartney Logs On For First Online Chat

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney will take part in his first-ever online chat tonight (May 9) at 8 p.m. ET on the MSN network. McCartney will conduct the chat just before taking the stage at Dallas' sold-out Reunion Ar Paul McCartney will take part in his first-ever online chat tonight (May 9) at 8 p.m.…

  7. Osbournes Sign Book Deal With Simon & Schuster

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT First, there was the music. Then, the ratings-grabbing television series, which spawned a flurry of magazine covers. Now, Ozzy Osbourne and his family have signed a book deal. Simon & Schuster pla First, there was the music. Then, the ratings-grabbing television series, which spawned a…

  8. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine…

  9. Tymers Score Big With No. 1 Debut

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New Orleans hip-hop duo Big Tymers soar to the top of The Billboard 200 for the first time with "Hood Rich" (Cash Money/Universal), which sold 160,000 units in its first week in the U.S., according to New Orleans hip-hop duo Big Tymers soar to the top of The Billboard 200 for the…

  10. R. Kelly Denies Sex Allegations

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B star R. Kelly, who has been accused of having sex with an underage girl on videotapes that have circulated across the country, denied the allegations yesterday (May 8) in a television intervie R&B star R. Kelly, who has been accused of having sex with an underage girl on…

  11. Billboard Bits: Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2 Two days before the new Will Smith single was to have been "officially" released to radio by Columbia, U.S. top 40 stations have begun spinning it. Although the official release date is tomorrow (May 9), a number of stations began playing "…

  12. K's Choice Eyes 'Happy' Return To U.S.

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since folk-pop act K's Choice last released an album in the U.S., yet the band has stayed active in Europe and in its Belgian homeland. They've kept busy by embarking on often s It has been four years since folk-pop act K's Choice last released an album…

  13. Stones Make Grand Entrance To Announce Tour

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon (May 7) to announce their 2002/2003 world tour, which, as first reported here this morning, will kick off Sept. 5 at The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon …

  14. Billboard Bits: Papa Roach, Sex Pistols, Chicago

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Papa Roach's sophomore album, a U.S. exhibition of Sex Pistols photos, and Rhino's acquisition of the entire Chicago catalog. The track list for Papa Roach's upcoming sophomore album, "lovehatetragedy" has been modified. Due June 18 from DreamWorks, the…

  15. Deluxe Femmes Reissue Adds 26 Tracks

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Violent Femmes' classic self-titled debut album will be reissued nearly 20 years after it was recorded as a double-disc, 36-track deluxe edition. Due June 18 from Slash Records/Rhino Entertainment The Violent Femmes' classic self-titled debut album will be reissued nearly 20…

  16. Jamie Foxx To Star In Ray Charles Bio Pic

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Actor/comedian Jamie Foxx will star as legendary musician Ray Charles in Crusader Entertainment's "Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Story," for which Mark Rydell ("For the Boys," "On Golden Pond") is Actor/comedian Jamie Foxx will star as legendary musician…

  17. Billboard Bits: Area: Two, Ozzy, Williams/Kid Rock

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Area: Two, Ozzy Osbourne, Williams/Kid Rock Performance art troupe Blue Man Group and drum-and-bass titan Dieselboy have been added to the lineup for Moby's Area: Two tour, which, as previously reported , kicks off July 28 in Bristow, Va. A spokesperson says the trek is hoping to…

  18. Faithfull's 'Kissin' Time' Headed To North America

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Virgin has set an Aug. 13 North American release date for Marianne Faithfull's 11th album, "Kissin' Time," an eclectic set that pairs the singer with artists such as Beck, Billy Corgan, Pulp, and Blur Virgin has set an Aug. 13 North American release date for Marianne…

  19. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  20. Ponce

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On his third album, Carlos Ponce seems a lifetime away from his recording debut, when he was perceived—and frankly, presented—as yet another TV star who happened to sing. On his third album, Carlos Ponce seems a lifetime away from his recording debut, when he was perceived—and frankly,…

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