1. 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 ...

  2. Stars To Perform At Spirit Of Liberty Awards

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will perform at the 20th anniversary Spirit of Liberty Awards dinner tomorrow (Dec. 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, a ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Backstage At The My VH1 Awards: Matthews, Jewel, Creed, Blige, Sting

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Backstage comments at the My VH1 Awards from Dave Matthews, Jewel, Creed, Mary J. Blige, and Sting. Although the band's RCA album "Everyday" resulted in the must have album honor at last night's (Dec. 2) My VH1 Music Awards, Dave ...

  6. Bowie, Glass Set For 12th Tibet House Concert

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 12th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at New York's Carnegie Hall. The event, which benefits the organization's goals of preserving Tibetan culture, so far boasts The 12th annual Tibet House Benefit Con ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. '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 ...

  9. Stars Unplug At 15th Bridge School Benefit

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joined Neil Young & Crazy Horse this weekend (Oct. 20-21) outside San Francisco for the 15th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts. The largely acousti Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joi ...

  10. R.E.M., Pearl Jam Battle World Hunger

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of concerts striving to raise awareness of solutions to world hunger and money to help small farmers in developing countr Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more Dave Matthews will play a solo show Oct. 25 at the Union Chapel in London as part of the Q Awards Week of Gigs, marking the magazine's annual awards show, set for Oct. 29. Despite their multi-mil ...

  12. More Artists, Songs Confirmed For Lennon Tribute

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the John Lennon tribute, "Come Together: A Night For John Lennon's Words & Music, Dedicated to New York C Rufus Wainwright and Craig David are a ...

  13. Lennon Tribute Rescheduled, Renamed, Rededicated

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 TNT's John Lennon tribute concert, postponed in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., will be broadcast live Oct. 2 from New York's Radio City Music Hall. Newly d TNT's John Lennon tribute co ...

  14. McBride's 'Greatest' Hit Stores

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martina McBride -- who currently has the No. 11 single on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart with "When God Fearin' Women Get the Blues" -- releases a "Greatest Hits" collection today Martina McBride -- ...

  15. Coldplay, Ash To Play U.K. Farm Aid

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian entertainer Rolf Harris are the first acts confirmed for the inaugural U.K. Farm Aid benefit, set for Oct. 27 at the 50,000-capacity Millennium Stadium i Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian e ...

  16. 'N Sync's 'Celebrity' Tabbed 5X Platinum

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive album "Celebrity" was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Released on July 24, the album Last week, exactly 30 days a ...

  17. Dave Matthews Band Preps New Live Album

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band is planning an Oct. 23 release for its third live album, informatively titled "Live in Chicago 12/19/98." The two-disc, 16-song RCA set chronicles the group's performance at the cit Dave Matthews Band is planning an ...

  18. Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Lead Massive Hunger Benefit

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissette will perform at a star-studded hunger benefit concert for the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Oct. 22 at Seattle's Key Arena. The show Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissett ...

  19. Mellencamp, King To Finish Musical In 2002

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mellencamp and fiction writer Stephen King expect to complete the stage musical they're working on sometime in February. "Steve has written the most beautiful story," Mellencamp says. "I've writt John Mellencamp and fic ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Janet, Pras, and more

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Farm Aid, Janet, Pras, and more Co-founders Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and a solo Dave Matthews are confirmed to perform alongside John Mellencamp at this year's Farm Aid benefit concert, set for Sept. 29 at the Verizon Wireless Musi ...

  21. Chris Whitley Takes A New Stand

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and stared at least most of them down. Since his still-revered Columbia debut of 10 years ago, "Living With the Law," the T Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Wh ...

  22. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Usher, Dave Matthews Band, Faith Hill, Diane Warren SWEET SIXTEEN: Thanks to an impressive debut at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, Usher's "U Remind Me" (Arista) rockets 21-1 on The Billboard Hot 100, g ...

  23. 'Red Dirt Girl' Harris Plans Summer Tour

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emmylou Harris, who last night (April 24) wrapped up a tour down under in Perth, has laid out a slate of North American dates for the summer that include a handful of festival appearances. The tour, w Emmylou Harris, who last night (April 24) wrappe ...

  24. Richland Woman Blues

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's not such a long way from "Midnight at the Oasis" to Richland Woman Blues, at least not for Maria Muldaur. It's not such a long way from "Midnight at the Oasis" to Richland Woman Blues, at least not for Maria Muldau ...

  25. Whitley, Kweller Sign With ATO LabelC

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 According To Our (ATO) Records will issue new albums this summer from rocker Chris Whitley and teenage songwriter Ben Kweller. The independent label, , which recently saw its debut release, David Gray According To Our (ATO) Records will issue new al ...

  26. Bowie, Moby, Matthews Spark Tibet House Benefit

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Performances by David Bowie, Moby, Natalie Merchant, Patti Smith, Emmylou Harris, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, and a surprise appearance by Dave Matthews highlighted the 13th annual Tibet House Benefit, held Performances by David Bowie, Moby, Natalie Merch ...

  27. Dave Matthews Band's 'Everyday' Turns A Page

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band's fifth studio effort, "Everyday," turns yet another new page in the famed quintet's sonic storybook.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Dave Matthews Band's fifth studio effort, "Everyday," turns ...

  28. Dave Matthews Band's 'Everyday' Turns A Page

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band's fifth studio effort, "Everyday," turns yet another new page in the famed quintet's sonic storybook. Due Feb. 27 on RCA, the set finds Dave Matthews playing primarily electric guit Dave Matthews Band's fi ...

  29. Pop Stars Catch Acting Bug

    January 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The current batch of chart topping pop artists is producing a new crop of actors. 'N Sync's Lance Bass and Joey Fatone, Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles, and Dave Matthews are the latest hit music st The current batch of chart t ...

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