1. 2002 BMI Urban Awards Winners

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI Urban Awards winners. The 2002 BMI Urban Awards, which honor the the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most performed songs of 2001 in R&B, rap and hip-hop, were held Aug. 6 in Miami. Below is a complete list of winners, with ...

  2. Billboard Bits: Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither Pop stars Chris Kirkpatrick of 'N Sync and Willa Ford will share hosting chores for the Miss Teen USA 2002 pageant, set for Aug. 28 on South Padre Island, Texas. The event, which will also feature a p ...

  3. Smith's 'MiB II' Stays On Top At Box Office

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Four new films took a shot at knocking "Men in Black II" from its perch atop the box office heap this weekend, but the Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones film proved too tough to beat and held on to its crown Four new films took a shot at knocking ...

  4. Nelly's 'Nellyville' Nails No. 1 Again

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a second straight week, the No. 1 position on The Billboard 200 has been renamed "Nellyville." The latest Universal set from rapper Nelly notched another week at the top after selling 447,000 copi For a second straight week, the No. 1 ...

  5. Smith's 'MiBII' Sets Holiday Box Office Record

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Men in Black II" blasted the record books on the July Fourth holiday, vaporizing an estimated $90 million since its release last Wednesday and an estimated $54.1 million during the three-day weekend "Men in Black II" blasted the ...

  6. Hot Product

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Oasis, Bow Wow, Green Day, and more. Chemical Reaction "It's far and away the best record since 'Definitely Maybe,'" declares a confident Noel Gallagher of Oasis' fifth album, "Heathen Ch ...

  7. Bow Wow Dribbles Across 'Like Mike' Set

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four appearances by the film's star, Lil Bow Wow. The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four a ...

  8. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). " ...

  9. Britney Tops Forbes' Celebrity List

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Using a formula that combines money and fame, Forbes magazine says Britney Spears tops its latest Celebrity 100 list. The 2002 list quantifies celebrity by combining earning power with star power, inc Using a formula that combines money and fame, Fo ...

  10. 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 " ...

  11. Swollen Members Clean Up At MuchMusic Awards

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Nickelback and lead singer Chad Kroeger led the field with 12 nominations, the group was far from the biggest winner at the 2002 MuchMusic Video Awards were presented last night (June 16) in Although Nickelback and lead singer Chad Kroeger ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Kelly Osbourne, Diana Ross, Grammys

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Kelly Osbourne, Diana Ross, Grammys Kelly Osbourne will give her debut live performance of her cover of Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach" at the 11th annual MTV Movie Awards, to be handed out June 1 and broadcast June 6 on th ...

  13. Billboard Bits: MuchMusic, Audiogalaxy, Siren Fest

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on MuchMusic, Audiogalaxy, Siren Fest Shakira, Nickelback, Sum 41, and Bow Wow are confirmed to perform at the 13th annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs), to be handed out June 16 in Toronto. Puddle Of Mudd, Canadian teen pop sensation Avril La ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. B2K To 'Scream' Along With Bow Wow

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart-topping Epic quartet B2K and newcomer Jhene will join Bow Wow (who at 15 is trying to shed the "Lil'" from his moniker) on his summer's Scream 2 tour, which kicks off July 25 in Memphis. B2K is Chart-topping Epic quartet B2 ...

  16. Lil' Bow Wow Having A 'Scream' On Tour

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow (real name: Shad Moss) will kick off a summer tour July 25 in Memphis. At deadline, 11 dates for the trek have been confirmed but more shows will be added, according to a s Teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow (real name ...

  17. Lil' J Livin' For The 'Weekend'

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clean, positive, and uplifting. That's how up-and-coming young MC Lil' J describes his Hollywood Records debut, "All About J," which was released April 9. "The whole album is about having fun," the ra Clean, positive, a ...

  18. Dion's 'New Day' Debuts On Top

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Celine Dion scores her first No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week with "A New Day Has Come." The Epic set storms to the top of the chart on the strength of 527,000 copies sold in its first week, Celine Dion scores her first No. 1 deb ...

  19. Doggy Bag

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Can't drive but I keep the party live." That line, from "The Wickedest"—one of 13 tracks on this playful effort—is an apt description of the teen rap phenomenon known as Lil' Bow Wow. "Can't drive but I keep ...

  20. Hot Product for Monday, December 17, 2001

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums by the Wu-Tang Clan, Jay-Z, Lil' Bow Wow, Master P, Bell Bev Devoe, and more. NOTE TO READERS: regular Hot Product updates will resume on Monday, Jan. 7, 2002. 'Iron' Men Rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to dro ...

  21. Lil Bow Wow Returns With 'Doggy Bag'

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: Shad Gregory Moss) will follow up his multi-platinum debut album with "Doggy Bag," due Dec. 18 via So So Def/Columbia. Produced by Jermaine Dupri, the guest-pack Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: ...

  22. 'N Sync, Destiny's Child, Spears Are Teen's Choice

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Teen pop artists were unsurprisingly the big winners at the Teen Choice Awards, held last night (Aug. 12) in Los Angeles. 'N Sync picked up awards for best single for "Pop," and best album for its new Teen pop artists were unsurprisin ...

  23. 'NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The seventh volume of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" (EMI/Universal/Sony/Zomba/Virgin) hit compilation series sold 621,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to SoundScan, more than The seventh volume of the "NO ...

  24. Lil' Bow Wow, O-Town To Play U.S. Open Kids' Day

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop group O-Town and teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow will co-headline the sixth annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. The Aug. 25 event, which kicks off the U.S. Tennis Association's (USTA) U.S. Open tournament, Pop group O-Town and teenage rappe ...

  25. 'N Sync Gathers Stars For Children's Charity Event

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 'N Sync has confirmed the celebrity lineup for its third annual "Challenge for the Children" charity event. Scheduled for July 27-29 in Las Vegas, the fund-raiser will feature appearances by artists s 'N Sync has confirmed the ce ...

  26. Hot Product

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Lil' Bow Wow, Cheb Mami, and more. 'Baby' Got Back At the tender age of 11, rapper Lil' Romeo has already achieved something many more-seasoned artists are still hoping for: a No. 1 record. His debut si ...

  27. Billboard Announces Finalists For R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    June 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Def Soul artist Musiq Soulchild leads the list of finalists for Billboard magazine's first R&B/hip-hop Awards show, listed in seven categories, including top R&B/hip-hop album, top R&B/hip Def Soul artist Musiq Soulchild leads the l ...

  28. Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominees

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five each and will go head-to-head for album, single, artist, and video of the year honors. LL Cool J will receive t Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the thi ...

  29. Dupri, Timbaland Honored In Atlanta

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jermaine Dupri and Timbaland were honored last night (June 7) as songwriters of the year at the 14th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards in Atlanta, Billboard Bulletin reports. Earning kudos as publ Jermaine Dupri and Timbaland were honored last n ...

  30. Puffy's 'Saga' Continues In July

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will release a new album, "P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family ... The Saga Continues," July 10 on his own Bad Boy label. The star-studded set features contributions from 112, Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs will releas ...

  31. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nomin ...

  32. Destiny's Child-Led TRL Tour Kicks Off July 18

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 MTV's first TRL tour will kick off July 18 in Albany, N.Y., and run through a two-night finale Sept. 21 and 21 in Honolulu. As previously reported, the tour will feature headliner Destiny's Child, who MTV's first TRL tour will kick of ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Son By Four, Lil' Bow Wow, and more

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Son By Four, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Lil' Bow Wow, Sandy Bull, Kelly Joe Phelps, Tom Waits, Morphine Son By Four have been added to the performance lineup for the eighth annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be taped April 26 at ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Steely Dan's Grammy Grab Followed By Platinum Pickup

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran rock act Steely Dan's Giant set "Two Against Nature" was certified platinum last week by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales of 1 million copies. The sales mark Veteran rock act Steely Dan' ...

  39. Joe St-St-Stays On Top With 'Stutter'

    March 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joe's "Stutter" featuring Mystikal once again holds off Crazy Town's "Butterfly" to earn a fourth week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Joe can't rest easy, as his single should face a challenge in Joe's &qu ...

  40. Joe's 'Stutter' Scores Third Week At No. 1

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joe's "Stutter" featuring Mystikal remains at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 for the third straight week. The R&B singer's track holds the position despite the challenge from this week's fastest-g Joe's "Stutte ...

  41. Eminem/Elton Duet Highlights Grammy Performances

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem seemed humble when he claimed three Grammy Awards (see earlier report) in Los Angeles last night (Feb. 21) amid protests over his furious lyrics, but the Staples Center crowd wasted no time rew Eminem seemed humble when he claimed three Gramm ...

  42. Isley Feels Vindicated In Bolton Case

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey television show featured Lil' Bow Wow as a rapper who wanted to remake a song originally performed by Harvey's old band. Portraying one of those band members The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey tel ...

  43. Isley Feels Vindicated In Bolton Case

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey television show featured Lil' Bow Wow as a rapper who wanted to remake a song originally performed by Harvey's old band. Portraying one of those band members was The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey ...

  44. Dupri's So So Def Label Extends Columbia Pact"

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jermaine Dupri's So So Def imprint has reached a new deal with Columbia Records, ending rumors that he was shopping the label to other majors, Billboard Bulletin reports. The signing marks the continu Jermaine Dupri's So So Def imprint has ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. Jill Scott, D'Angelo, Others Lead Soul Train NomsC

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Carl Thomas lead the nominations for the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards, with three nods each, Billboard Bulletin reports. Jagged Edge, Lucy Pearl, Mary Mary, Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Car ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. Britney, 'N Sync, Others Lead Kids Choice Noms?

    January 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears, 'N Sync, teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow, and the Baha Men are each up for two Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, the 14th annual edition of which will be broadcast live April 21 from Santa M Britney Spears, 'N Sync, teenage ...

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