1. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi/Iglesias, VMAs, Lenny Kravitz

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bon Jovi/Iglesias, VMAs, Lenny Kravitz Although details are still being hammered out and additional high-profile bands are expected to be added, Bon Jovi and Enrique Iglesias will help inaugurate the upcoming National Football League (NFL) season with a Sept. 5 concert in New York&…

  2. Spears Apologizes For Mexico Cancellation

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Teen pop icon Britney Spears has issued an apology to fans in Mexico City after rough weather forced her to leave the stage Sunday having played just four full songs. "I'm sorry I couldn't finish the Teen pop icon Britney Spears has issued an apology to fans in Mexico City…

  3. Enrique Road-Tripping For Spanish Album

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias, preparing to release his first Spanish-language album in four years, will head out on the road in September for a North American tour supporting the album. Enrique Iglesias, preparing to release his first Spanish-language album in four years, will head out on the road in…

  4. Gates, Chili Peppers Reign On U.K. Charts

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Gareth Gates and Red Hot Chili Peppers each began a second week as the best-selling artists on the new U.K. charts yesterday (July 21). Eighteen-year-old Gates' "Anyone of Us (Stupid Mistake)" (S/BMG) Gareth Gates and Red Hot Chili Peppers each began a second week as the best…

  5. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, Darren Hayes, Gareth Gates, Fischerspooner,…

  6. Olympics, Sting, 'America' Grab Emmy Nods

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music specials and related fare grabbed a fair share of nominations in the list announced today (July 18) for the 54th annual Emmy Awards. NBC's "Opening Ceremony Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games" Music specials and related fare grabbed a fair share of nominations in the…

  7. McCartney 'Driving' Back To U.S. Arenas

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Paul McCartney has announced another round of U.S. arena dates for September and October. The Back In The U.S. Tour is set to begin Sept. 21 at the Bradley Center in M As first tipped here last month , Paul McCartney has announced another round of U.S. arena…

  8. Billboard Bits: The Beatles, Priest/Maiden, Suge Knight

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on The Beatles, Judas Priest/Iron Maiden, Suge Knight In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' first single, "Love Me Do," Miramax Home Entertainment will on Sept. 24 issue a two-disc DVD version of the band's 1964 film "A Hard Day&…

  9. Half A Million Crowd Berlin's Love Parade

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating techno fans, blowing whistles and dancing ecstatically to booming beats as the German capital's Love Parade hit the streets Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating…

  10. Rock, Hip-Hop Stars Do Battle On 'XXX'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack to "XXX," due Aug. 6. The set is divided into rock and hip-hop discs; the first single from the rock disc is Hatebreed's "I Will Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack…

  11. Billboard Bits: Grand Slam, Bo Diddley, Will Smith

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Grand Slam, Bo Diddley, Will Smith Elton John, Carlos Santana, Martina McBride, and comedian Dennis Miller are confirmed to perform at the 7th annual Andre Agassi Grand Slam for Children benefit concert. The event, set for Sept. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, raises…

  12. Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring Plea For Peace

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le Tigre, and Thursday are among the acts confirmed to appear at various stops on the second Plea For Peace/Take Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le…

  13. Molson Brings Summer Snow, Music

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a few of the acts that will be taking part on various dates of the forthcoming North American Molson Snow Jam The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a…

  14. 28TunesOnTV

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  15. Project Pat Seeks New Weapons Trial

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Project Pat (real name: Patrick Houston), recently convicted on federal weapons charges, is seeking a new trial, claiming that the judge and jury were improperly influenced by his lyrics. The h Rapper Project Pat (real name: Patrick Houston), recently convicted on federal weapons…

  16. Surviving TLC Members Back In Studio

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After mourning the death of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the surviving members of the R&B group TLC -- Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas -- are back at work on their fourth album. Gramm After mourning the death of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes,…

  17. Trick Daddy Takes A 'Holiday'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth album, "Thug Holiday," due Aug. 6. The album is led by the single "In Da Wind," featuring Cee-Lo, which has risen to No. 45 on Bill Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth…

  18. Timothy White, 1952-2002: A Death In The Family

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack June 27, just as the magazine was going to press. He was 50. Timothy collapsed in an elevator in the Bill Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart…

  19. BET Bestows Honors On Outkast, Usher, Arie

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25) second annual BET Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Usher left with the best male R&B artist award, whi Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25)…

  20. Usher, Busta, Eve Jamaica-Bound

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Usher, Eve, Busta Rhymes, Donell Jones, Tweet, and newcomer Sharissa are among the imported headliners set for Ocho Rios, Jamaica's fourth annual Sashi Experience festival. To be held Aug. 25, the eve Usher, Eve, Busta Rhymes, Donell Jones, Tweet, and newcomer Sharissa are among the…

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