1. 'The Barbershop' Boasts Fresh Cuts

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music by Fabolous, P. Diddy, Jagged Edge, Glenn Lewis, and Amel Larrieux will grace the upcoming Epic soundtrack to "The Barbershop." Due Aug. 27, the set is led by the single "Stingy" by Ginuwine, wh Music by Fabolous, P. Diddy, ...

  2. This Is Ultimate Dance!

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 J Records makes its mark in the world of dance compilations with this timely, if not always spot-on, compilation. J Records makes its mark in the world of dance compilations with this timely, if not always spot-on, compilation. The mixed collection ...

  3. 'Nellyville' Boots Eminem Out Of No. 1

    July 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly's "Nellyville" (Universal) storms The Billboard 200 to knock out Eminem's "The Eminem Show" and become the country's new No. 1 album. Eminem's Web/Aftermath/Interscope set had an impressive five Nelly� ...

  4. ABC Celebrates America's Musical Independence

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For ABC television's special "In Search of America: A July 4th Musical Celebration," host Peter Jennings says he wanted to connect aspects of American life through its music. For ABC television's special "In Search of Americ ...

  5. BET Bestows Honors On Outkast, Usher, Arie

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 musi ...

  6. Alicia Keys Antigua Show Canceled

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A concert in Antigua by R&B sensation Alicia Keys was canceled because the concert's promoters didn't pay her appearance fees, her agent said. Scheduled for Friday night, the show was advertised a A concert in Antigua by R&B sensat ...

  7. Janet, Usher Among BET Awards Celebs

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 " ...

  8. Usher Tops Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher leads the field of finalists for the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The Arista artist is a contender for eight awards, including top artist, top single for "U Got It Bad," and t Usher leads the field of finalists for ...

  9. Wyclef Among Arrests At NYC Protest

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ten people, including singer Wyclef Jean, were arrested as thousands of teachers and students turned out yesterday (June 4) for a rally to hear hip-hop stars and politicians denounce proposed cuts in Ten people, including singer Wyclef Jean, were ar ...

  10. J. Lo, Britney Top Teen Choice Noms

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears lead the field of music nominations for seventeen magazine's fourth annual Teen Choice Awards, set to air Aug. 19 on Fox. Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears lead the field of music nominations for seventeen maga ...

  11. ASCAP Honors Taylor, Dido, Destiny

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Century Award Winner James Taylor was presented with the ASCAP Founder's Award at the 19th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held last night (May 20) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Cal Billboard Century Award Winner James Taylor ...

  12. Aaliyah Tops BET Awards Nominations

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for t ...

  13. 'Totally Hits 2002' Packs In 20 Top Tracks

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fifth volume in the BMG/Warner Bros. "Totally Hits" compilation series will consist of tracks from the likes of Alicia Keys, Pink, P.O.D., Outkast, Default, and more. Due June 4, "Totally Hits 200 The fifth volume in the BMG/Warne ...

  14. Music Stars Spend Summer On 'Today'

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A wide range of artists are scheduled to perform during NBC's annual "Today" weekly summer concert series, now in its seventh year. This year, the top-rated U.S. morning show's series will kick off wi A wide range of artists are ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines Alicia Keys, India.Arie, and Janet Jackson will be honored at this year's Essence Awards, to be taped May 31 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and air June 6 on Fox. Jackson will receive ...

  16. Hip-Hop Heavyweights Turn Out For 'UrbanAID'

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B and hip-hop's finest turned out in droves to support a good cause last night (April 9) at LIFEbeat's UrbanAID 2 benefit. Held at New York's Beacon Theatre, the benefit concert featured perform R&B and hip-hop's finest ...

  17. Musiq Bids Fans To 'Juslisen'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns May 7 with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing," which peaked at No. 4 on Billboar Musiq, the artist forme ...

  18. Gates' 'Melody' Tops U.K. Chart Again

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gareth Gates' "Unchained Melody" (S/BMG) passed the 1-million sales mark and secured its second week at No. 1 on yesterday's (March 30) U.K. singles chart. With the current hits by Shaggy featuring Al Gareth Gates' "Unc ...

  19. 'NOW 9' Takes Hits To The Top

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the chart topping debut of the ninth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series. The 20-track Universal/EMI/ Four new albums bow at the top of ...

  20. Keys, Isleys Top Soul Train Awards

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies last night (March 20) from the 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards. Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies l ...

  21. Jay-Z Slates New Single, Video

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Even with a new collaborative album with R. Kelly just released, Jay-Z is still mining his 2001 solo album for singles. "Song Cry" is the latest track extracted from the hip-hop star's Roc-A-fella/Def Even with a new collaborative alb ...

  22. Keys Takes 'Minor' Songs On Major Tour

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys has confirmed dates for a summer concert tour, set to begin July 2 during the annual Summerfest in Milwaukee. The new dates, which are scheduled to wrap Aug. 30 at the American Music Festi Alicia Keys has confirmed dates for a summer con ...

  23. Keys Performance Irks British Legislator

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Five-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys' performance Friday in London at a building connected to Parliament has drawn the ire of one of Britain's legislators. An invited audience of journalists and school Five-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys� ...

  24. 12TunesOnTV

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. & ...

  25. Ja Rule, Roots, Fat Joe Offer 'Urban Aid'

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup for the April 9 UrbanAID 2 benefit concert at New York's Beacon Theatre continues to grow with the addition of Ja Rule, the Roots, Fat Joe, Ashanti, and Musiq (formerly Musiq Souldchild) to The lineup for the April 9 UrbanAID 2 benef ...

  26. Glenn Lewis Is No 'Outsider'

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Don't You Forget It" the first single from Toronto-bred singer/songwriter Glenn Lewis' from his debut album, "World Outside My Window" -- due March 19 via Epic -- leaves no doubt as to who his musica "Don't Y ...

  27. Alanis 'Sweeps' Away Chart Competition

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With her latest Maverick release, "Under Rug Swept," Alanis Morissette whisks her way to the top of The Billboard 200 this week, after posting first week sales of 215,000 copies, according to SoundSca With her latest Maverick release, &quo ...

  28. Keys, Mary J. Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Angie Stone, Luther Vandross, the Isley Brothers, and Al Green lead the lineup for the Essence Music Festival, set for July 4-6 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Angie St ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Timbaland/Magoo, SFA

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Alicia Keys, Timbaland/Magoo, SFA R&B star Alicia Keys has joined the lineup of UrbanAID 2, an April 9 concert to raise awareness of AIDS issues. Hosted by comedian Jamie Foxx, the show at New York's Beacon Theater will also feature ...

  30. Aaliyah Crash Families File Suits

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Relatives of two hair stylists who died in the plane crash that also killed singer/actress Aaliyah have sued her record company for hiring a "fly-by-night" charter aircraft company. The families of Er Relatives of two hair stylists who die ...

  31. 'O Brother,' Bluegrass Sweep Grammys

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors, but as many as six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious album of the year statuette, originated from the R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock vete ...

  32. Furtado, Blige, Franklin Added To Grammys

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still being confirmed for the big show tonight (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Gospel artist Kirk Franklin will join U2 onst With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours aw ...

  33. Extended Grammys Telecast Adds More Talent

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, leading CBS to extend its planned three-hour live broadcast on Wednesday (Feb. 27) A host of artists have joined the already ab ...

  34. Grammy Performance List Swells

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards celebration. Also signi Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and vio ...

  35. Poll: Keys Is Best New Artist

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Talented R&B newcomer Alicia Keys is the choice of music fans to win the best new artist honor at the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards. The J Records artist -- whose debut album, "Songs in A Min Talented R&B newcomer Alicia Keys is th ...

  36. Grammys Add More Performers, Presenters

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Destiny's Child will perform with Alejandro Sanz at the 44th Grammy Awards, which will also feature newly confirmed performances by Train and Alan Jackson. As previously reported, other performances i Destiny's Child will perform with Alej ...

  37. Alicia's 'Songs' Lead Soul Train Nominations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with four, including two nods for her J Records debut, "Songs in A Minor." Receiving three nominations each were Aaliyah, Ind Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the ...

  38. Top Stars Suit Up For NBA All-Star Festivities

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The musical lineup for the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star game continues to grow. Elton John is now confirmed to perform "Philadelphia Freedom" prior to tip-off on Sunday (Feb. 10) at The musical lineup for the National Bas ...

  39. Alicia Keys Leads Edison Nominations

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is nominated in three categories for Holland's Edison Music Awards, to be held Feb. 27 at Amsterdam's Heineken Music Hall. Keys is up for best international newcomer, best R&B/hip-hop Alicia Keys is nominated in three categ ...

  40. Grammys Add Star Performers, Presenters

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band and Nelly are among the latest acts confirmed to perform during the 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremonies later this month. Also joining previously announced performers U2 and Al The Dave Matthews Band and Nelly are among the l ...

  41. Radiohead, Strokes Lead NME Award Nominations

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominations for U.K. music magazine NME's Carling Awards with four each. U2, Ian Brown, Andrew WK, Gorillaz, Kylie Minogue, and Linkin Park are recognized in three c Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominati ...

  42. Hot Product

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing the "Grammy 2002" nominees compilation, and new albums from Shaggy, Jennifer Lopez, and Sade. And The 'Nominees' Are... As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping its ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. 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 ...

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