1. Golden Jubilee Live Album Heads Overseas

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Virgin has set a July 2 North American release date for "Party at the Palace," a 21-track souvenir from the recent Golden Jubilee concerts at London's Buckingham Palace. Virgin has set a July 2 North American release date for "Party at the Palace," a 21-track souvenir…

  2. Billy Joel Checks Out Of Rehab

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billy Joel has checked out of Silver Hill Hospital, a substance abuse and psychiatric center in New Canaan, Conn. Billy Joel has checked out of Silver Hill Hospital, a substance abuse and psychiatric center in New Canaan, Conn., he entered earlier this month for treatment. Joel's…

  3. Dylan To Spend August On Road

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan has added a slate of August dates in North America to his "never-ending tour," starting with an Aug. 3 appearance at Newport, R.I.'s Newport Folk Festival. Bob Dylan has added a slate of August dates in North America to his "never-ending tour," starting with…

  4. David Grisman's 'Dawg Music'

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With the David Grisman Quintet's first new recording in seven years, the pioneering acoustic string-music veteran has really gone to the dawgs. "Dawgnation," which mandolinist Grisman's San Rafael, Calif.-based…

  5. 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…

  6. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  7. Billboard Bits: Elton John, Korn, moe./Les

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Elton John, Korn, moe./Les Elton John lost his case today (June 24) at London's Court of Appeal, which he had hoped would revive his multimillion-dollar negligence claim against his former accountants. John claimed that his manager, rather than himself, should pay the costs for…

  8. Duran Duran Deep Into Reunion Album

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran has recorded 15 songs for its reunion album, which will feature the band going back to its modern rock-meets-dance music roots, Billboard.com has learned. Speaking from a London studio whe Duran Duran has recorded 15 songs for its reunion album , which will feature the band going…

  9. Defining Tech

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Summer Forest is responsible for the book Searching for the Perfect Beat: Flyer Designs of the American Rave Scene and Rise, a documentary on the electronic music scene in New Orleans. Summer Forest is responsible for the book Searching for the Perfect Beat: Flyer Designs of the American Rave…

  10. Bramble Rose

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Lost Highway debut of North Carolinian Tift Merritt marks the auspicious emergence of a major talent. The Lost Highway debut of North Carolinian Tift Merritt marks the auspicious emergence of a major talent. Ethan John's understated, dead-on production provides the perfect setting…

  11. Britney Tops Forbes' Celebrity List

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Using a formula that combines money and fame, Forbes magazine says Britney Spears tops its latest Celebrity 100 list. The 2002 list quantifies celebrity by combining earning power with star power, inc Using a formula that combines money and fame, Forbes magazine says Britney Spears tops its…

  12. Combs' Bad Boy, Arista Terminate Joint Venture

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records has terminated its joint venture with Arista. Combs leaves with full ownership of Bad Boy and the label's complete artist roster and back catalog. Although the m Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records has terminated its…

  13. Billboard Bits: Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse Rapper Mos Def and actor Franky G. and have been added to the cast of Paramount Pictures' "The Italian Job," a remake of the 1969 Paramount release of the same name that starred Michael Caine and Benny Hill. This reinvention of…

  14. Rhino Dials Up TMBG 20th Anniversary Retrospective

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As Brooklyn, N.Y.-based duo of John Linnell and John Flansburgh -- otherwise known as They Might Be Giants -- celebrate their 20th anniversary of performing together, Rhino will get into the act by re As Brooklyn, N.Y.-based duo of John Linnell and John Flansburgh -- otherwise known as They…

  15. Wallflowers To Deliver 'Red Letter Days'

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Wallflowers will release their fourth album, "Red Letter Days," Sept. 24 via Interscope, according to the band's official Web site. The Wallflowers will release their fourth album, "Red Letter Days," Sept. 24 via Interscope, according to the band's official…

  16. Janet, Usher Among BET Awards Celebs

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Alicia Keys are among the artists who will either be performing or presenting during Tuesday's (June 25) second annual BET Awards. Organizers of the ev Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Alicia Keys are…

  17. Billboard Bits: Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Hatfield

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Juliana Hatfield The California Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (June 18) passed "legislative intent" language on a bill that would repeal the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year rule" on personal…

  18. Billy Joel Checks Into Treatment Center

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billy Joel has checked himself into a substance abuse and psychiatric hospital for a "personal problem," his record label said. Billy Joel has checked himself into a substance abuse and psychiatric hospital for a "personal problem," his record label said. The 53-year-old,…

  19. Raitt, Lovett Slate Summer U.S. Swing

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kindred spirits Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett have plans to hit the road together this summer. The duo will kick off a U.S. tour, their second together, July 26 in Birmingham, Ala., and remain out thro Kindred spirits Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett have plans to hit the road together this summer…

  20. Ex-Verve Members 'Shine' Again

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and guitarist Simon Tong have resurfaced in the band the Shining, which will release its Epic debut, "True Skies," this fall in North America. The Shining will play it Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and guitarist Simon Tong have resurfaced in the…

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