1. Billboard Bits: Guided By Voices, Lovage, Travis Tritt

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Guided By Voices, Lovage, Travis Tritt Underground rock juggernaut Guided By Voices is currently recording demos for a new studio album with an undisclosed producer. In recent live performances, the quintet has been playing a number of songs intended for the new set, which is…

  2. Death Cab, Dismemberment Plan Team For Tour

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Two of the most popular bands in the independent rock scene are teaming for a North American tour. Death Cab For Cutie and the Dismemberment Plan will hit the road for a five-week trek beginning Feb. Two of the most popular bands in the independent rock scene are teaming for a North American…

  3. MTV2 'Handpicks' New Compilation

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, "MTV2 Handpicked," Billboard Bulletin reports. Due Jan. 22, the 18-track set will feature songs from acts that receive MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, …

  4. Dido, Coldplay Lead 'Roswell' Soundtrack

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the UPN TV series "Roswell," featuring the likes of Dido, Coldplay, Travis, and Zero 7, will see release Feb. 26 from Nettwerk America. The disc will also include songs by the Doves, The soundtrack to the UPN TV series "Roswell," featuring the likes of…

  5. Billboard Bits: AMAs, MTV, Joel/John, Travis Tritt

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, MTV, Joel/John, Travis Tritt Rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and actress Jenny McCarthy will host the 29th annual American Music Awards, to be broadcast live Jan. 9 on ABC. As previously reported , Alicia Keys leads this year's nominations with five, joining other…

  6. Epic Acts Offer '12 Days' Of Giveaways

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Autographed products from such artists as Michael Jackson, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne, Incubus, Ghostface Killah, Mandy Moore, Travis, and Macy Gray will be given away during MSN Music and Sony's "12 Days Autographed products from such artists as Michael Jackson, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne,…

  7. Top Rockers Sign On For KROQ Xmas Shows

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in rock are confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concerts, sponsored by Los Angeles radio station KROQ-FM. Linkin Park and Staind will play both t Some of the biggest names in rock are confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Almost Acoustic…

  8. Waylon Jennings Hospitalized

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has forced country veteran Waylon Jennings to cancel performances tomorrow (Nov. 16) in Tuscon, Ariz., and Saturday in Phoenix. Jennings was admitted to a Phoeni Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has forced country veteran Waylon Jennings to cancel…

  9. Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominations With Five

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J Records debut album "Songs in A Minor," received a leading five American Music Awards nominations, it was announced tod R&B newcomer Alicia Keys, who won commercial and critical acclaim with her J…

  10. 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…

  11. Blink-182 Plans Radio Fests, Euro Make-Ups

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Blink-182 has confirmed a host of appearances at radio-sponsored holiday concerts before the end of the year, as well as 13 European shows to make up for those postponed after the Sept. 11 terrorist a Blink-182 has confirmed a host of appearances at radio-sponsored holiday concerts before the…

  12. 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…

  13. Q Awards Honor U.K.'s Finest

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th annual Q awards in London, honored in the category of classic songwriter by readers of the U.K. music magazine. The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th…

  14. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, and Travis are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. They join previously announced performers Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Blink…

  15. Benefit Update: Beasties, NYC, Country Freedom

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence benefit concert, to be held Oct. 29 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. While the veteran hip-hop trio and Pakistani vo The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence…

  16. Dismemberment Plan Takes 'Change' On The Road

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18-date European tour to coincide with the Oct. 23 release of its fourth Desoto album, "Change." The trek begins tomorro Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18…

  17. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  18. Gorillaz Grab Six MTV Europe Nominations

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz, the cartoon band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn and featuring a host of guest stars, grabbed six nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards, to be handed out Nov. 8 at the Festhalle in Fran Gorillaz, the cartoon band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn and featuring a host of…

  19. Top Acts Offer Names For Fans' E-Mail Addresses

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray, Korn, Dr. Dre, Metallica, Eminem, and matchbox twenty are among the more than 30 artists that are teaming with Hollywood, Calif.-based XingMail Inc. to offer their fans artist-branded E-mai Sugar Ray, Korn, Dr. Dre, Metallica, Eminem, and matchbox twenty are among the more than 30…

  20. Sundance Looks To Sparklehorse, Air, And More

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Sundance Channel will resurrect its "Sonic Cinema" series throughout October with three separate programs, one focusing on the directing work of four young filmmakers, another on animated clips, a The Sundance Channel will resurrect its "Sonic Cinema" series throughout…

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