1. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a cel ...

  2. Top Stars Cover Marvin Gaye For Charity

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the music industry's biggest stars, including Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, Destiny's Child, Christina Aguilera, and Alicia Keys, are participating in sessions for a new recording Some of the music industry's ...

  3. Blues Foundation Postpones Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 2002 the presentation of its lifetime achievement awards to singer/guItarist Buddy Guy and Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, Billboard Bulletin reports. T The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 20 ...

  4. Blue Gardenia

    August 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Etta James, whose voice is surely a force of nature—and whose soul-belting R&B style is a national treasure—has always had a hit-or-miss relationship with standards. Etta James, whose voice is surely a force of nature—and whose soul-belting R&am ...

  5. Jackson Becomes 'Invincible' In October

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last week, Michael Jackson's first studio album in six years will be released Oct. 30 in the U.S. and Canada, and a day earlier internationally. Titled "Invincible," the Epic album will As tipped here last week , Michae ...

  6. Five Earns Another No. 1 In The U.K.

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Going more than a year between singles can be a risky business in the fast-moving world of U.K. pop. But RCA boy band Five showed no reduction in power in returning to the chart at No. 1 yesterday (Au Going more than a year between singles can be a ...

  7. Mom & Pop Jackson: 'We Are A Family'

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seemingly tired of reading various statements that suggest infighting amongst their children, Joseph and Kathryn Jackson released their own statement asserting the family's unified support of son Mich Seemingly tired of reading various statemen ...

  8. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and ...

  9. Marlon: Original Jacksons Will Reunite

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Another page has been added to the ongoing saga of the planned Jacksons reunion for "An All Star Tribute to Michael Jackson - The King of Pop" in September at Madison Square Garden. According to a sta Another page has been added to the ong ...

  10. Jacksons Have 'Reservations' Over Tribute Plans

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While stressing that they have every intention to take part in the show, Jermaine and Randy Jackson today (July 20) said they have not yet signed contracts guaranteeing their participation in "An All While stressing that they have every intenti ...

  11. Pricey Tix For Jackson's Star-Studded Tribute

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tickets for Michael Jackson's two tribute shows at New York's Madison Square Garden will be priced far above the range most fans are accustomed to, with the best seats in the house carrying a $2,500 p Tickets for Michael Jackson's two ...

  12. Michael Jackson Tribute Adds Second Date

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's upcoming 30th anniversary concert has been expanded to two shows. In addition to the original Sept. 7 date, a second concert will be held Sept. 10 at New York's Madison Square Garden Michael Jackson's upcoming 30th a ...

  13. Bennett Duets With Crow, Stevie, Billy Joel

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Bennett is hard at work at New York's Hit Factory on a new Columbia blues album, titled "Playing With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues." Produced by Phil Ramone, the set features a wealth of g Tony Bennett is hard at work at N ...

  14. Ray Charles Donates To Hometown College

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Charles made a $1 million donation to Albany State University, and the legendary R&B singer has promised more help for the southwest Georgia school. The $1 million check from the Ray Charles F Ray Charles made a $1 million donation to Albany ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Shakira, Travis, The Corrs

    June 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Shakira, Travis, and the Corrs Latin superstar Shakira has joined the ranks of Britney Spears, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Faith Hill, and Kiss, signing a global sponsorship and advertising deal with Pepsi-Cola. The agreement will see the ...

  16. Foot-And-Mouth Delays U.K. Blues Fest

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The foot-and-mouth epidemic in the United Kingdom has caused the Bishopstock Music Festival -- one of the largest and most respected blues festivals in Europe -- to be postponed. The 2001 event was sc The foot-and-mouth epidemic in the United Kingdo ...

  17. Hot Product

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new releases from Eric Clapton, Semisonic, Los Super Seven, Daft Punk, and more. 'Slow Hand' Returns With 'Reptile' On "Reptile," Eric Clapton's first solo album for Reprise since 1998's "Pilgr ...

  18. QVC Auction, CD Sale To Benefit MusiCares

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Pete Townshend Signature Series Gibson guitar, a pair of Ray Charles' sunglasses, and Rolling Stone's "Britney [Spears] Wants You" issue -- each autographed by the respective artist -- are among the A Pete Townshend Signature S ...

  19. Britney's Bubbly About Pepsi Pact

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears is aiming to make Pepsi the choice of her generation. The teen pop superstar has signed a multi-year global marketing pact with Pepsi-Cola that will find her starring in new television Britney Spears is aiming to make Pepsi the choice ...

  20. Frustrated Michael Bolton Ready To Move On

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although his legal options have been exhausted, and he will be forced to pay nearly $1 million from his own pocket, Michael Bolton is hardly conceding defeat in his effort to call his 1991 top-5 pop h Although his legal options have been exhausted, ...

  21. Frustrated Michael Bolton Ready To Move On

    January 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although his legal options have been exhausted, and he will be forced to pay nearly $1 million from his own pocket, Michael Bolton is hardly conceding defeat in his effort to call his 1991 top-5 pop Although his legal options have been exhausted, an ...

  22. Viacom's CBS, MTV Collaborate For Super Bowl Weekend

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Ricky Martin's Super Bowl Saturday Nigt," airing tomorrow (Jan. 27) at 9 p.m. ET on CBS, is just one example of the synergy between Viacom-owned broadcast network and cable music outlet MTV that will "Ricky Martin's Super B ...

  23. Guests, Covers Grace New Clapton Set

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On "Reptile," Eric Clapton's first solo album since 1998's "Pilgrim," the artist surrounds himself with a substantial stable of guest musicians, and augments his own new compositio On "Reptile," Eric Clapton&# ...

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