1. J. Lo Nabs Double No. 1s

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Just as Jennifer Lopez' single "Ain't It Funny" captures the top spot on The Billboard Hot 100, her Epic remix album "J to Tha L-O!" rebounds to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 24% drop in sales Just as Jennifer L ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Ray Stevens, Savage Garden, and Ja Rule. EVEN STEVENS: Thirty years and one month after he made his debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, Ray Stevens is back. The artist born in Clarksdale, Ga., enters at No. 29 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 7TunesOnTV

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 11-17 MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2002 "Fresh: New Music," VH1 Featured Artist: The Calling. "The NewMusic," MuchMusic USA Featured Artists: Cypress Hill, Green Day, System Of A Down. "Musicians," ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Coachella, Carson, Janet, Albarn

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Coachella, Jeff Carson, Janet Jackson, Damon Albarn Bjork and Oasis are the first acts confirmed for the 2002 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival , set for April 27-28 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Among the ...

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Creed, Usher, Shaggy, and No Doubt. TWICE THE CREED: For the third time in the last eight years, one act occupies the top two slots on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart. Creed, whose "Weathered" (Wind-up) ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Neptunes Ink Label Deal With Arista

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hitmaking production/songwriting duo the Neptunes have signed a new deal with Arista, under which the pair will sign and produce artists for their own Star Trak Entertainment imprint as well as Arista Hitmaking production/songwriting duo the Neptune ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ( ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. R&B/Hip-Hop Stars To Honor Roger Troutman

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have contributed tracks to an upcoming tribute to the late R&B/funk artist Roger Troutman of Zapp. Wolfpac Records' "Still Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBa ...

  18. Tunes On TV

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TV Listings - Dec. 31, 2001 - Jan. 6, 2002 MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2001 "Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve," Fox Featured artists: Nona Gaye, Janet Jackson, Tim McGraw, No Doubt, Shaggy, Puff Daddy, Incubus, Destiny ...

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on holiday singles, Michael & Janet Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, and the song "Somethin' Stupid." THE MELODIES LINGER ON: The date on this week's Billboard charts is Jan. 5, 2002, but they reflect sales and airpl ...

  20. Veteran Acts, Boy Bands Dominate Touring In 2001

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The list of top 10 tours of 2001 is dominated by acts that broke two decades ago, with the exception of two pop supergroups -- 'N Sync and Backstreet Boys -- that notched remarkably similar numbers vi The list of top 10 tours of 2001 is dominat ...

  21. Robbie Williams Reigns Over U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week. Yesterday (Dec. 16), his Chrysalis "Swing When You're Winning" album started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. album chart, and yield Robbie Williams is Britain&# ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Ja Rule, Epic Records, Paul McCartney, Janet and Michael Jackson, Carly Simon, and Kabouter Plop. THE RULE OF THREE: A number of "Chart Beat" readers sent E-mails this week asking if Ja Rule had set a record by makin ...

  25. Janet Sets Early 2002 Tour Dates

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresh from receiving the Artist Achievement honor at the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1152702">2001 Billboard Music Awards</A>, Janet Jackson ha Fresh from receiving the A ...

  26. Bell Biv DeVoe Returns

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's been eight years since they last recorded a studio album as Bell Biv DeVoe -- the 1993 MCA set "Hootie Mack." Now members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe have finally scratched their It's been eight years since ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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, & ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  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. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Carly Simon, ABBA, Britney Spears, Jive Records, Mary J. Blige, and more. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER: Carly Simon is back on the The Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since the spring of 1989. Between April 1971 and May 1989 Sim ...

  34. 'NOW! 8' Dedicated To Aaliyah

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The eighth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series is being dedicated in memory of R&B star Aaliyah and those who lost their lives in a tragic plane crash in August. A por The eighth volume in the "NO ...

  35. Janet Heads To Hawaii For HBO Live Special

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Janet Jackson will be seen in a live HBO concert special on Feb. 17 from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. It's the chart-topping artist's second special for the cable network, following 1998's "Janet: The V Janet Jackson will be seen i ...

  36. Teen Queen Britney Knocks King Of Pop From No. 1

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears' Jive set "Britney," one of three top-10 debuts on The Billboard 200, blasts to No. 1 on sales of 746,000 units, according to SoundScan. While that is an amazing number, it still falls Britney Spears' Jive set &quo ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Britney

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Spears bravely steps out on the proverbial high wire for her third album—attempting the unenviable task of pleasing her legion of teen fans, while also making necessary moves toward becoming an Spears bravely steps out on the proverbial high wire fo ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Janet Boxes 'All For You'

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Janet Jackson will on Nov. 20 issue a boxed set edition of her chart-topping Virgin album "All for You." The new version features the previously released album bolstered with Jimmy Jam/Terry Lewis and Janet Jackson will on Nov. 20 issue a ...

  41. Millions Raised By Weekend Benefit Concerts

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Millions of dollars were raised over the weekend for disaster relief from star-studded concerts in New York, Washington, D.C., and Nashville. The Concert for New York City at Madison Square Garden -- Millions of dollars were raised over the weekend ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. Benefits: D.C. Sells Out; Nashville Tix Move Slowly

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clear Channel Entertainment's (CCE) benefit concert Sunday (Oct. 21) in Washington, D.C., is a complete sellout, with more than 42,000 tickets sold. However, the company's Nashville country event the Clear Channel Entertainment's (CCE ...

  44. Huey, Carole, Janet 'United'; Kiss, Mick Not

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The bill for the Oct. 21 United We Stand - What More Can I Give? benefit in Washington, D.C., continues to evolve. Huey Lewis & the News and Carole King are the latest artists to sign on, while K The bill for the Oct. 21 United We Stand - What M ...

  45. Destiny's Child Calls Off European Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child has become the latest major artist to postpone a European tour in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The trek, which was set to begin Oct. 24 in Stockholm and run through a No Destiny's Child has become the latest ...

  46. More Stars, More Tix For NYC Benefit

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono and the Edge have all been added to the bill for the Concert for New York City, Billboard.com has learned. Also newly added to the show, set for Saturday (Oct. 2 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono ...

  47. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Manny Albam, Les Savy Fav

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on MTV Europe, Manny Albam, Les Savy Fav Australian pop songstress/current U.K. chart queen Kylie Minogue and modern rockers R.E.M. are the latest artists signed to perform live at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, to be held Nov. 8 in ...

  48. Shaggy, Vandross Cancel European Appearances

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shaggy is the latest high-profile artist to postpone engagements across the Atlantic in the wake of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. last month. The MCA singer's promotional tour of the U.K. and Irel Shaggy is the latest high-profile artist to ...

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

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 s ...

  50. Weezer Calls Off European Tour

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just hours after Janet Jackson canceled a 22-date European tour, citing travel concerns in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., Weezer has called off its own 16-date European tour " Just hours after Janet Jackson canceled a 2 ...

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