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  • AC/DC Rock RIAA Figures

    AC/DC Rock RIAA Figures | ARTICLE

    A month into 2001 and the usual group of teens running the record sales show were nowhere to be found, as hard rockers AC/DC were the ones making record sales news. The Recording Industry Association of America...

    February 1, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • DMX to Serve Time

    DMX to Serve Time | ARTICLE

    DMX is out fifteen days of freedom and $400. A Cheektowaga, New York judge rejected his appeal to overturn the jail sentence and fine stemming from a traffic incident last March. Following a Ruff Ryders/Cash Money performance...

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Corgan Pens the Pumpkins' Goodbye

    Corgan Pens the Pumpkins' Goodbye | ARTICLE

    The Smashing Pumpkins said goodbye to fans at their final show at the Metro in Chicago and, little by little, the band has been tying up loose ends on their official Web site, www.smashingpumpkins.com. For fans who have...

    January 5, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Courtney Love Sues Boyfriend's Ex-Wife

    Courtney Love Sues Boyfriend's Ex-Wife | ARTICLE

    Courtney Love filed a civil lawsuit against Lesley Barber, the ex-wife of her former boyfriend Jim Barber, an executive at Hole's past label, Geffen Records. The suit, filed in the Santa Monica West District Branch of Los...

    January 5, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead Reveal New Album Details

    Radiohead Reveal New Album Details | ARTICLE

    Just three months after the release of the Grammy nominated Kid A, information on Radiohead's upcoming fifth album has surfaced on the band's Web site. Like its predecessor, Amnesiac will be produced by Nigel Godrich, and is...

    January 4, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Tina Turner the Top Touring Act of 2000

    Tina Turner the Top Touring Act of 2000 | ARTICLE

    Talk about going out on top, Tina Turner has ended her run as a celebrated live performer by coming in as the highest grossing live entertainer of 2000. Turner announced earlier in the year that her Twenty-Four...

    December 29, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Madonna, Guy Ritchie Marry in Scotland

    Madonna, Guy Ritchie Marry in Scotland | ARTICLE

    Madonna and Guy Ritchie were married Friday, Dec. 22, at Scotland's Skibo Castle. The world's most famous and most photographed woman managed to get through the big day with virtually no details of the event made public....

    December 27, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Police Blame Sound for Roskilde Deaths

    Police Blame Sound for Roskilde Deaths | ARTICLE

    Danish Police have completed their investigation into the nine trampling deaths that occurred at the Roskilde Festival on June 30. The report concludes that poor sound was the "the most important reason for the accident," which took...

    December 22, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Dixie Chicks Named in Copyright Infringement Case

    Dixie Chicks Named in Copyright Infringement Case | ARTICLE

    Music Publisher Albert E. Brumley & Sons, Inc. has filed a suit against Sony Music Entertainment, Inc. regarding the Dixie Chicks' use of the song "I'll Fly Away" on their track "Sin Wagon," from their latest album...

    December 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Justin Timberlake Sued for Assault

    Justin Timberlake Sued for Assault | ARTICLE

    Justin Timberlake was named in a lawsuit filed on Dec. 18 in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis State of Missouri by the mother of a fifteen-year-old St. Louis fan who claims that Timberlake...

    December 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Beatles and Jive Records Dominate RIAA's 2000 Certifications

    Beatles and Jive Records Dominate RIAA's 2000 Certifications | ARTICLE

    It was a year of extremes in the music industry, what with digital music on one front presented as the music business' only hope and on the other as its greatest threat; with the charts reflecting such...

    December 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Send Out Holiday Gift to Fan Club

    Pearl Jam Send Out Holiday Gift to Fan Club | ARTICLE

    Two covers from Pearl Jam's tenth anniversary show Las Vegas' MGM Grand on Oct. 22 this year are currently making their way to fan club members just in time for the holidays. The band has shipped its annual...

    December 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Ol' Dirty Bastard Faces Charges in New York

    Ol' Dirty Bastard Faces Charges in New York | ARTICLE

    The Wu-Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard (a.k.a. Russell Jones) waived his extradition rights in the Court of Common Police at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia on Dec. 19. Jones' appearance before Judge Denis P. Cohen effectively...

    December 19, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Def Jam Confirms LL Cool J's Departure

    Def Jam Confirms LL Cool J's Departure | ARTICLE

    Responding to LL Cool J's announcement that he is leaving Def Jam Records after fifteen years, the label's president Lyor Cohen said yesterday, "It is true that LL Cool J is coming to the end of his...

    December 15, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Marley, Who, Beach Boys Among NARAS' Lifetime Achievement Winners

    Marley, Who, Beach Boys Among NARAS' Lifetime Achievement Winners | ARTICLE

    This year's National Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award winners come from a diverse though equally legendary group. The Who, Tony Bennett and the Beach Boys will formally receive the honor at this year's...

    December 13, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Recording Industry Scores Victory Over Radio Broadcasters

    Recording Industry Scores Victory Over Radio Broadcasters | ARTICLE

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) won another victory on Friday, Dec. 8 -- although it happened in the U.S. Copyright Office, not a courtroom. The office's ruling stated that radio broadcasters are not exempt from...

    December 11, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Sisqo, Destiny's Child Win Big at the Billboard Music Awards

    Sisqo, Destiny's Child Win Big at the Billboard Music Awards | ARTICLE

    Singing about underwear has certainly paid off for Sisqo. The former Dru Hill singer cashed in on his "Thong Song" at the 2000 Billboard Music Awards last night in Las Vegas. Sisqo bridged the pop and R&B...

    December 6, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Johnnie Johnson Sues Chuck Berry

    Johnnie Johnson Sues Chuck Berry | ARTICLE

    Johnnie Johnson, one of Chuck Berry's longtime sidemen and the man who inspired Berry's classic "Johnnie B. Goode," filed suit against Berry in a St. Louis Federal District Court on Nov. 29. The multi-count suit alleges that Johnson...

    December 1, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • N Sync's Would-Be Assassin's Plot Foiled

    N Sync's Would-Be Assassin's Plot Foiled | ARTICLE

    Authorities in the Sumner County Sheriff's Office in Tennessee have confirmed that a seventeen-year-old boy, who has not been identified because of his age, is currently undergoing psychiatric evaluation after a comprehensive plan detailing a plot to...

    October 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Madonna Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

    Madonna Gives Birth to a Baby Boy | ARTICLE

    Three weeks before her due date, Madonna gave birth to a baby boy on Friday in Los Angeles. "English film director Guy Ritchie and Madonna are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Rocco Ritchie," read...

    August 14, 2000 12:00 AM ET
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