2001 – Boy George reveals one of his greatest dreams to the English Radio Times: “I’d like to do a make-up campaign like Max Factor.”
2001 – Andrew Skaggs, 21-year-old son of Ricky Skaggs, is admitted to a hospital in Lexington, Ky. He is diagnosed with, and treated for, pneumonia.
2001 – U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle rules that Funkadelic star George Clinton signed away his copyright on songs written in the late ’70s and early ’80s and no, he can’t have it back. Clinton claimed rap stars were profiting off tunes he sold to Bridgeport Music in 1983.
2001 – a New York based data company issued a chart listing sales of posthumous albums. The idea came about after radio stations wanted to distinguish between proper recordings when the artists were alive and CD’s released after they died. Mike Shalett founder of SoundScan said there was only one problem. What to call the […]
2001 – Jennifer Lopez started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘J.Lo.’
2001 – During the Big Day Out tour stop in Sydney, a 15-year-old girl from nearby Dee Why dies from a heart attack after being caught in the surge of the 55,000-strong crowd as Limp Bizkit takes the stage.
2001 – A woman who claimed she was going to kill Whitney Houston’s baby escapes from a Bronx hospital, but is turned in by her sister later that day.
2001 – Newcomer Nelly Furtado grabs five 2001 Juno Awards nominations for her debut album, “Whoa Nelly!”