1. Radiohead Rules Again On U.K. Chart

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead scored its second U.K. No. 1 album in eight months on Sunday, as "Amnesiac" (Parlophone) debuted at the the summit of the chart. The feat was achieved last October by "Kid A," and previously Radiohead scored its second ...

  2. Billboard Bits: Shaggy, 'N Sync, R.E.M.

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Shaggy, 'N Sync, and R.E.M. Performances by Shaggy, Sugar Ray, BBMak, Dream, and the Baha Men will be featured in the "Walt Disney World Summer Jam Concert," to be broadcast Sunday (June 10) at 7 p.m. ET on ABC. The special ...

  3. Pop Stars Get Charitable

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop titans Janet Jackson and the Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean have announced separate charitable acts -- one tied to a tour, and the other to a new foundation. Pop titans Janet Jackson and the Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean have announced se ...

  4. Shaggy Reigns Supreme On U.K. Charts

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shaggy enjoyed the sweet taste of success twice over on the new U.K. charts yesterday (June 3). His new MCA single "Angel" featuring Rayvon boldly went where "It Wasn't Me" had been in March, debuting Shaggy enjoyed the swee ...

  5. 'N Sync Supports 'Anti-Drug,' Teen Pregnancy Efforts

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop powerhouse 'N Sync is lending its support to two social efforts aimed squarely at the group's primarily young audience -- drugs and teen pregnancy. In an effort to steer fans away from drugs, the Pop powerhouse 'N Sync is lending ...

  6. S Club U.K. Tour Boosts Sales Of Single

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 English pop seven-piece S Club 7 yesterday (May 20) achieved the extremely rare U.K. chart achievement of returning to No.1 with a single that had fallen from the top. For only the sixth time in the l English pop seven-piece S Club 7 yesterday (May ...

  7. Backstreet Boys TV Special, Home Video Due

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage will make up the Backstreet Boys' first network television special, airing May 30 on CBS. "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life" will feature the g Performances, interviews, and beh ...

  8. Geri's 'Men' Shine On U.K. Singles Chart

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like her former colleague Emma Bunton last month, ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has achieved a two-week stay at No. 1 in the U.K. with her current single, "It's Raining Men." The EMI hit from the "Brid Like her former colleague Em ...

  9. ICP Road Manager Booked For Assault & Battery

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 William B. Dail, road manager for Detroit rap act Insane Clown Posse, was arrested Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb., for allegedly choking an audience member who was ejected from the group's show. William B. Dail, road manager for Detroit rap act I ...

  10. Poll: Janet Is Summer's Most Anticipated Pop Tour

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson's upcoming worldwide jaunt is the most anticipated pop tour of the summer, according to a recent Billboard.com poll. The tour, which comes in support of her chart-topping Virgin album, " Janet Jackson's upcoming worldwid ...

  11. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink, Lionel Richie, Popstars 'LADY' FLASH: All four of the artists involved with the new version of "Lady Marmalade" have been in the top-10 of The Billboard Hot 100 before, althou ...

  12. Michael Jackson Plans Star-Studded NYC Show

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The King of Pop is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a solo artist with a regal concert. A spokesperson for Michael Jackson announced yesterday (April 16) that the superstar will be feted Sept. 7 at The King of Pop is celebrating his 30th annivers ...

  13. Emma's No Baby On U.K. Singles Chart

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emma Bunton, the artist sometimes known as Baby Spice, went straight to No. 1 in the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 8) with "What Took You So Long" (Virgin), making her the fourth of the five ori Emma Bunton, the artist sometimes know ...

  14. Janet Jumps To No. 1

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Billboard Hot 100 has been dominated by males all year, but now two female artists are controlling the top of the chart. Janet's "All For You" makes the expected jump to No. 1 after just five week The Billboard Hot 100 has been do ...

  15. Tupac Lives Again At No. 1

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but that hasn't stopped him from making a major impact on the Billboard charts. "Until The End Of Time," a double-disc collection of archival material on Rapper Tupac Shakur has been dead ...

  16. Hear'Say Overwhelms U.K. Charts

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hear'Say yesterday delivered perhaps the ultimate proof of their popularity since emerging via the "Popstars" TV series. The group achieved not only a third week at No. 1 with the single "Pure And Sim Hear'Say yesterday deli ...

  17. Venues Finalized For Backstreet Boys Summer Trek

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Backstreet Boys have announced venues for their North American tour in support of "Black & Blue" (Jive). As previously reported, Shaggy, who currently has the No. 1 album in the country, will supp Backstreet Boys have announced venues ...

  18. Hear'Say Is 'Pure' On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hear'Say's "Pure And Simple" (Polydor) retained the No. 1 position on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 25). "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy featuring Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducent (MCA) made an unusual retu Hea ...

  19. Shaggy Doubles Up At No. 1

    March 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Billboard Hot 100 has a new No. 1 for the second week in a row, as Shaggy's "Angel" featuring Rayvon rises one position to send Crazy Town's "Butterfly" fluttering back to the No. 2. The moves put The Billboard Hot ...

  20. Shaggy Doubles Up At No. 1

    March 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Billboard Hot 100 has a new No. 1 for the second week in a row, as Shaggy's "Angel" featuring Rayvon rises one position to send Crazy Town's "Butterfly" fluttering back to the No. 2. The moves put The Billboard Hot ...

  21. Hear'Say Causes Commotion On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Registering the third highest first-week in U.K. singles chart history, pop quintet Hear'Say soared to No. 1 yesterday (March 18) with its debut Polydor release, "Pure And Simple." Thanks to unprecede Registering the third highest fir ...

  22. Paul McCartney On His Not-So-Silly Love Songs

    March 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Now seems an apt moment once again to listen to what the man said. In an era marked by cynicism and rife with pop music that melds misogyny and other bigotries with seductive beats, it's instructive t Now seems an apt moment once again to liste ...

  23. Backstreet Boys Plot Summer Arena Tour

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys have announced the dates and cities for the summer portion of their North American arena tour, which comes in support of the chart-topping smash "Black & Blue" album (Jive). Th The Backstreet Boys have announced the ...

  24. Westlife Return To Form On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Westlife is back in familiar territory at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. The group's cover of Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl," released for the Comic Relief charity, went straight to No. 1 this week, sel Westlife is back in familiar ...

  25. 'NOW 6' Collects Hits From Britney, Shaggy, J. Lo

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The sixth U.S. installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" compilation series will feature a host of current pop, R&B, and modern rock hit singles. Due out April 3, the set will feature son The sixth U.S. installment of the ...

  26. Shaggy Hits No. 1 Across The Atlantics

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shaggy's widely expected arrival at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "It Wasn't Me" (MCA) left a giant imprint on the survey. Selling a massive 345,000 copies in its first week, the track's arri Shaggy's widely ex ...

  27. Atomic Kitten Stuns U.K. With 4th Week At No. 1

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) extended its astonishing run on top of the U.K. singles chart, as "Whole Again" (Innocent/Virgin) began a fourth week at the top. The female trio's hit fended off the Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) ...

  28. Joe Enjoys Second Week At No. 1

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joe makes it a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 this week with his single "Stutter" featuring Mystikal. The R&B singer continues to fight off Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me" featuring Ricardo Joe makes it a sec ...

  29. Shaggy Holds Steady At No. 1

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After grabbing the No. 1 spot last week after 26 weeks on The Billboard 200, Shaggy was not about to let go so quickly. His MCA album "Hotshot" holds at No. 1 on the strength of more than 245,000 copi After grabbing the No. 1 spot last wee ...

  30. Scott, Crazy Town Earn Newly Minted Platinum

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-nominated R&B newcomer Jill Scott has achieved the first piece of precious metal of her recording career. Last week, Scott's debut solo album, "Who Is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds, Volume Grammy-nominated R&B newcomer Jill ...

  31. Top Acts For NBA All-Star Game Festivities

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Town are among the star performers booked for the festivities surrounding the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. Th Shaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Tow ...

  32. Eight And Counting For Beatles At No. 1

    January 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite waning support in their native land, America's fascination with the Beatles continues for an eighth week atop The Billboard 200, as "1" (Apple/Capitol) sold another 215,500 copies, according t Despite waning support in their n ...

  33. Beatles '1' At No. 1 Again

    January 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Though it didn't sell the 1.25 million it did the week leading up to Christmas, the Beatles' "1" (Apple/Capitol) moved more than 451,000 copies last week to keep it on top of The Billboard 200. After Though it didn't sell th ...

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