1. Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominees

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five each and will go head-to-head for album, single, artist, and video of the year honors. LL Cool J will receive t Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five…

  2. Dupri, Timbaland Honored In Atlanta

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jermaine Dupri and Timbaland were honored last night (June 7) as songwriters of the year at the 14th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards in Atlanta, Billboard Bulletin reports. Earning kudos as publ Jermaine Dupri and Timbaland were honored last night (June 7) as songwriters of the year at…

  3. Puffy's 'Saga' Continues In July

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will release a new album, "P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family ... The Saga Continues," July 10 on his own Bad Boy label. The star-studded set features contributions from 112, Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will release a new album, "P. Diddy & the Bad…

  4. 'O Brother' Spawns Live Album

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mercury's new Lost Highway imprint is planning a July 24 release for "Down From the Mountain -- Live Concert Performances by the Artists and Musicians of O Brother, Where Art Thou?" The set was taped Mercury's new Lost Highway imprint is planning a July 24 release for …

  5. Ebony & Ivory

    June 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As Nelson points out in her liner notes, this is her 20th album. As Nelson points out in her liner notes, this is her 20th album. That's a substantial career, one based in this case on Nelson's genuine feel for the blues. When Nelson founded Mother Earth in the '60s, she had a…

  6. Fans Find Jessica Simpson 'Irresistible'

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When Jessica Simpson recorded her first album, 1999's "Sweet Kisses," she was just 17 years old. Now, knocking on the door of 21, the singer explains that there have been a few changes. "When you're When Jessica Simpson recorded her first album, 1999's "…

  7. Copeland, King Top Handy Blues Awards

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Shemekia Copeland and guitar legend B.B. King were the big winners at the Blues Foundation's 22nd annual W.C. Handy Awards, presented last night at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Copeland, d Vocalist Shemekia Copeland and guitar legend B.B. King were the big winners at the…

  8. McGraw, Chesney Acquitted On Assault Charges

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Tim McGraw was found innocent yesterday (May 23) of charges he assaulted a sheriff's deputy during a scuffle over a police horse. The Orchard Park, N.Y., jury also found fellow singer K Country singer Tim McGraw was found innocent yesterday (May 23) of charges he assaulted…

  9. Diversity Is Key At N.Y. SummerStage Series

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Performances by Lyle Lovett, El Gran Combo, Basement Jaxx, Craig David, Living Colour, and Bebel Gilberto highlight the 16th season of New York's Central Park SummerStage concert series. This year's p Performances by Lyle Lovett, El Gran Combo, Basement Jaxx, Craig David, Living…

  10. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for…

  11. Court Convenes For McGraw, Chesney

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jury selection is scheduled to begin today (May 14) in Orchard Park (N.Y.) Town Court in a case against Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. The country singers were arrested last June after Chesney rode awa Jury selection is scheduled to begin today (May 14) in Orchard Park (N.Y.) Town Court in a…

  12. ICP Road Manager Booked For Assault & Battery

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT William B. Dail, road manager for Detroit rap act Insane Clown Posse, was arrested Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb., for allegedly choking an audience member who was ejected from the group's show. William B. Dail, road manager for Detroit rap act Insane Clown Posse, was arrested Tuesday…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. Exclusive: Rhino Plans Elvis Costello Reissues

    May 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhino Records will reissue Elvis Costello's Columbia and Warner Bros. catalog as a series of augmented two-CD sets, including a full disc of alternate, rare, and previously unreleased material, Billbo Rhino Records will reissue Elvis Costello's Columbia and Warner Bros. catalog as a…

  16. Slipknot, System To Take 'Pledge' To The People

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock acts Slipknot and System of a Down will team up to co-headline the inaugural Pledge of Allegiance tour. The six-week trek will launch Oct. 1 at Las Vegas' Thomas and Mack Center. The traveli Hard rock acts Slipknot and System of a Down will team up to co-headline the inaugural…

  17. It's No Myth: Michael Penn Is Still Songwriting

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Anyone lucky enough to catch any of the Acoustic Vaudeville tour stops of Aimee Mann and husband Michael Penn can be forgiven for wondering whatever happened to the latter singer/songwriter. Anyone lucky enough to catch any of the Acoustic Vaudeville tour stops of Aimee Mann and husband…

  18. Destiny's Child-Led TRL Tour Kicks Off July 18

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT MTV's first TRL tour will kick off July 18 in Albany, N.Y., and run through a two-night finale Sept. 21 and 21 in Honolulu. As previously reported, the tour will feature headliner Destiny's Child, who MTV's first TRL tour will kick off July 18 in Albany, N.Y., and run through a…

  19. Plant, Neville Bros., More Set For WOMAD

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This year's World of Music, Arts, and Dance (WOMAD) U.S. Festival will feature appearances by Robert Plant, the Neville Brothers, Steel Pulse, and festival co-founder Peter Gabriel. Set for July 27-29 This year's World of Music, Arts, and Dance (WOMAD) U.S. Festival will feature…

  20. EMI/Bertelsmann Merger Collapses

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group and the Bertelsmann Music Group have halted talks over the planned merger of their music businesses, citing regulatory hurdles. The proposed marriage would have brought such music icons as t EMI Group and Bertelsmann have halted talks over the planned merger of their music…

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