1. Keys, U2, Outkast, Dylan On Grammy Nominees CD

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping the seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due Feb. 5 on Universal Music Entertainment's (UME) UTV Records, the As the industry gears up for this year ...

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Willie Nelson, the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack, and the late George Harrison. ON THE CHART AGAIN: By debuting at No. 43 on The Billboard 200 with "The Great Divide" (Lost Highway), Willie Nelson ...

  3. Update: 'N Sync Arena Tour Kicks Off In March

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped here last November, 'N Sync will tour North American arenas this spring in support of its 2001 Jive album, "Celebrity." The full itinerary has not yet been unveiled, but dates are so f As first tipped here last Novembe ...

  4. U2, Alicia Keys To Perform At Grammys

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 and Alicia Keys are the first performers confirmed for the 44th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live Feb. 27 on CBS. "U2 and Alicia Keys are emblematic of the diversity and limitless talent of our n U2 and Alicia Keys are the first performers ...

  5. Creed Scores An Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Creed's "Weathered" has joined 'N Sync's "No Strings Attached" (Jive) and Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Web/AftermathInterscope) as the only albums in the SoundScan era that have held No. 1 on ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Grammys, Elton, Maiden, Cnt'l Drifters

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Grammys, Elton John/Justin Timberlake, Iron Maiden, Cnt'l Drifters Jon Stewart will reprise his role as host of the annual Grammy Awards at this year's ceremonies, set for Feb. 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This will be ...

  7. Gorillaz Grab Six Brit Award Nominations

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Animated U.K. hip-hop act Gorillaz snared a leading six nominations for the 2002 Brit Awards, announced tonight (Jan. 14) at Abbey Road Studios in London. The Parlophone/Virgin act was nominated for b Animated U.K. hip-hop act Gorillaz snared a lead ...

  8. Soul Stars Dominate American Music Awards

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a night dominated by soul music's new generation, Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child, and the late singer Aaliyah each won two American Music Awards tonight (Jan. 9) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angel In a night dominated by soul music ...

  9. AMA Update: Michael Jackson To Perform

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In addition to accepting the Artist of the Century award at the 29th American Music Awards on Wednesday (Jan. 9), Michael Jackson will also perform his 1988 No. 1 hit "Man in the Mirror" on the show, In addition to accepting the Artist of ...

  10. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly ...

  11. Jackson To Accept AMA 'Artist Of The Century' Honor

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop icon Michael Jackson will appear Wednesday (Jan. 9) on the 29th annual American Music Awards (AMA) to accept the Artist of the Century Award. Confirmation of his appearance during the ceremonies c Pop icon Michael Jackson will appear Wednesday ( ...

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Nickelback, and the songs with the most weeks at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. A CHART ODYSSEY: The year 2001 is history, but this week's Billboard Hot 100 is still made up mostly of songs that peaked last year, includi ...

  13. U2, Arie, Keys Snare Top Grammy Nominations

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock veterans U2 lead the field with eight nominations for the 44th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. R&B newcomer India.Arie was close behind wi Rock veterans U2 lead the field with eight nomin ...

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on "Popstars," and Fred's personal top picks of 2001. POPSTARS IN THE FIRMAMENT: Earlier this year, Eden's Crush had a best-selling single in the U.S. The group was just one of many all over the world to come out of the & ...

  15. Kimball To Sell Bosendorfer Piano Division

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Indiana-based Kimball International has agreed to sell its famed <A HREF="http://www.boesendorfer.com/" TARGET="new">Boesendorfer</A> piano division to an Austrian bank. Helmut Elsner, president of th Indiana-based Ki ...

  16. Britney, Jagger, Usher To Perform At AMAs

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New performers have been added to the lineup for the 29th annual American Music Awards, airing live Jan. 9 on ABC. Britney Spears will perform "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman," Usher will sing the Bi New performers have been added to ...

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

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  18. Keys Snares 7 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image Awards, to be presented Feb. 23 in Hollywood and broadcast March 1 on Fox. Keys picked up nominations for outs Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-rel ...

  19. Brooks To Get AMA Award Of Merit

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit at the 29th annual American Music Awards, airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Brooks will be recognized for his "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of Garth Brooks will receive an award of merit ...

  20. Busta Rhymes Enjoys Rebirth

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "The rebirth of Busta Rhymes is manifesting currently," the ever-confident rapper says of his new album, "Genesis." "With this album, you're getting everything from the best of what you already love m "The rebirth ...

  21. Performers, Presenters Line Up For AMAs

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Shaggy, and Yolanda Adams are among the artists set to perform at the 29th annual American Music Awards (AMA), airing Jan. 9 on ABC. Confi Lenny Kravitz, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Kei ...

  22. R. Kelly, Destiny, McGraw Lead Billboard Awards

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B vocalist R. Kelly took home six trophies at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 4) at Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Tim McGraw and Destiny's Child secured five each. R. Kelly' R&B vocalist R. Kelly took ho ...

  23. Alicia Keys' U.S. Tour Bows Jan. 22

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B newcomer Alicia Keys has set the dates for a winter headlining tour of the U.S., due to launch early next year. The pianist is scheduled to hit 24 cities on her 28-date theater trek, beginning R&B newcomer Alicia Keys has set the dates f ...

  24. Hot Product

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from the 'America: A Tribute to Heroes' telethon, De La Soul, Nate Dogg, and more. A Time For 'Heroes' In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), EMI, Sony Mus ...

  25. Stars To Reprise 'What's Going On' At Billboard Awards

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Alicia Keys, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Nona Gaye are among the artists who will reprise their contributions to the recent charity cover of Marv Destiny's Child, & ...

  26. DMB Is 'My VH1' Favorite

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, presented last night (Dec. 2) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The rock ban With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigned ...

  27. Ali

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genres (R&B/soul, jazz, rock, Eastern, Arabic, and South Asian), this complement to the highly anticipated film starring Will Smith parallels legendary Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genre ...

  28. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based tories on Mary J. Blige, the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and Whitney Houston. AN 'AFFAIR' TO REMEMBER: Is Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" going to end up as the longest-running No. 1 of 2001? The possibility grows ...

  29. Keys Tops 2001 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards as a finalist in eight categories, including female artist of the year, new artist of the year, and R&B/hip-hop alb R&B newcomer Alicia Keys leads the field for ...

  30. Tunes On TV

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TV Listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2001 MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2001 "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Edition IV," ABC Featured Artists: Martina McBride, the Bacon Brothers, Eve "The WB Presents: Teen People's 'What's Ne ...

  31. Bernie Mac To Host 2001 Billboard Music Awards

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, airing live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena Dec. 4 on Fox television, beginning at 8 p.m. The show's celebrity quotient continues t Comedian/actor Bernie Mac will host th ...

  32. Top Acts Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live Dec. 4 on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, beginning at 8 p. No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene Pop diva Mariah Carey, who has only made a handful of appearances since her emotional breakdown over the summer, will be a special guest at New York radio outlet Z100's Jingle Ball concert. The Dec. 13 s ...

  34. Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominations With Five

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  35. Craig David Plans December U.S. Tour

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spend a large portion of December touring the U.S., performing at a series of radio station sponsored holiday concerts. The itinerary includes 12 shows in 1 Emerging U.K. R&B star Craig David will spen ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, Sun Records

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, and a Sun Records tribute concert. Alicia Keys is the latest performer to sign on for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards. Keys joins previously announced performers 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy on the bill a ...

  37. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  38. 'Tribute To Heroes' CD, Video Due Dec. 4

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In an unprecedented move, the five major music companies -- Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group -- will collaborate for the Dec. In an unprecedented move, the five major music c ...

  39. Kelly, Keys Anchor 'Ali' Soundtrack

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two new cuts from R&B artists R. Kelly and a third from Alicia Keys will anchor the Interscope soundtrack to "Ali," Columbia Pictures' upcoming bio-pic of boxer Muhammad Ali, starring Will Smith. Two new cuts from R&B artists ...

  40. Jackson's 'Invincible' Bows At No. 1 In U.K.

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson yesterday (Nov. 4) proved that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. His Epic album "Invincible" went straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 al Michael Jackson ye ...

  41. U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomi U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Z100, Reverb, Concert for NYC, and more

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Z100, Reverb, Concert for NYC, and more New York radio outlet Z100 (WHTZ) has gotten a jump on the holiday season with the announcement of its annual Jingle Ball concert. Set for Dec. 13 at Madison Square Garden, the event line-up already bo ...

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

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  44. Elton To Host Star-Studded AIDS Benefit

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John has set Dec. 12 as the date for The Concert - 20 Years of AIDS," an all-star event to benefit <A HREF=" http://www.apla.org" TARGET="new">AIDS Project Los Angeles</A> and the <A HREF="http: Elt ...

  45. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes ...

  46. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the O'Jays, Leonard Cohen, Jennifer Lopez, and Ja Rule. THEY LOVE MUSIC: A veteran act returns to Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with its highest-ranked album in just more than eight years. The O'Jays, favorit ...

  47. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Janovitz/Kirkwood, Yahoo!

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the MTV Europe Awards, Bill Janovitz & Curt Kirkwood, and a Yahoo! charity auction. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has been added to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The group ...

  48. Jay-Z Makes It Three In A Row At No. 1

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG) is No. 1 for a third straight week atop The Billboard 200, despite suffering a 36% sales decline to 174,000 units, according to SoundScan. In a week Jay-Z's "The Blueprint& ...

  49. MPAA, RIAA File Copyright Infringement Claims

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The motion picture and recording industries are opening up a new legal front in their attempts to prevent the Napsterization of the Internet. Today (Oct. 3), the Motion Picture Association of America The motion picture and recording industries are o ...

  50. Kravitz, Keys To Play VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellencamp will perform at the 2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, set for Oct. 23 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The event, which will be broadcast live on VH1, w Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellen ...

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