MY VH1 MUSIC AWARDS
Eric McCormack of the NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" will host the "My VH1 Music Awards '01," which will air live on VH1 on Dec. 2 (at 9 p.m. ET/PT).
Jewel and Mary J. Blige have been added to the line-up of artists who'll perform during the show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Also slated to take the stage -- Mick Jagger, Creed, Sting, Nelly Furtado, Lenny Kravitz, Destiny's Child and No Doubt.
"My VH1 Music Awards '01" is a fully interactive awards show that allows fans to vote online for the winners (on VH1.com) up until the last moment before the awards are presented.
U2 and Dave Matthews Bands are tied for the lead with six nominations each, followed by Gwen Stefani with five. Staind and Alicia Keys have four nominations, followed by Bon Jovi, Moby, Train, and the Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink collaboration for "Lady Marmelade" who all received three nominations each. Categories include "My Favorite Group," "Best Actor in a Video" and "Must Have Album," as well as "Damn I Wish I Wrote That," "Navel Academy," "Is It Hot in Here, Or Is It Just My Video?" and "Big in Japan (International Award)," among others.
(Web site: vh1.com)
'THE CONCERT FOR NEW YORK CITY': THE ALBUM
Last month's "Concert For New York City" at Madison Square Garden is being released as a 2-CD collection (on Columbia Records). The album hits stores next Tuesday, Nov. 27. DVD and VHS versions will be available thereafter.
"The Concert For New York City" set the record as Madison Square Garden's highest grossing event ever, and VH1 scored the highest ratings in the network's history when the benefit concert aired live from 7:00 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. (ET) on Oct. 20.
1. David Bowie -- "America"
2. David Bowie -- "Heroes"
3. Bon Jovi -- "Livin' On A Prayer"
4. Bon Jovi -- "Wanted Dead Or Alive"
5. Bon Jovi -- "It's My Life"
6. Jay Z -- "Izzo" (H.O.V.A.)
7. Goo Goo Dolls -- "American Girl"
8. Billy Joel -- "Miami 2017"
9. Billy Joel -- "New York State Of Mind"
10. Destiny's Child -- "Emotion"
11. Destiny's Child -- "Gospel Medley" ("Walk With Me"/"Jesus Loves Me"/"Total Praise")
12. Eric Clapton featuring Buddy Guy -- "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man"
13. Adam Sandler -- "Operaman"
14. Backstreet Boys -- "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"
15. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards -- "Miss You"
16. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards -- "Salt Of The Earth"
1. Mike Moran FDNY
2. The Who -- "Who Are You"
3. The Who -- "Baba O'Riley"
4. The Who -- "Won't Get Fooled Again"
5. Melissa Etheridge -- "Come To My Window"
6. Melissa Etheridge -- "Born To Run"
7. James Taylor -- "Fire and Rain"
8. James Taylor -- "Up On The Roof"
9. John Mellencamp -- "Peaceful World"
10. John Mellencamp (featuring Kid Rock) -- "Pink Houses"
11. Five For Fighting -- "Superman (It's Not Easy)"
12. Elton John -- "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
13. Paul McCartney -- "I'm Down"
14. Paul McCartney -- "Yesterday"
15. Paul McCartney -- "Let It Be"
16. Paul McCartney -- "Freedom" (Finale)
Proceeds from the sale of this album will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund, providing aid to New Yorkers victimized by the attack on Sept. 11.
(Web sites: robinhood.org, columbiarecords.com)
Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger has relaunched his official Web site, MICKJAGGER.COM, to coincide with the release of his new solo album "Goddess in the Doorway," due in stores Tuesday (on Virgin Records).
-- "Goddess in the Doorway" preview jukebox featuring clips from the album;
-- The full-length streamed video for the new Mark Romanek-directed video for "God Gave Me Everything;"
-- Lyrics from the new album plus audio of Mick talking about the new songs track by track;
-- Video clips from the upcoming ABC-TV documentary, "Being Mick," which airs Thursday. The trailers include Mick and Lenny Kravitz working on "God Gave Me Everything" in Miami, and Mick and Pete Townshend in a studio in London, plus a host of never-before-seen interview and behind-the-scenes footage;
-- A photo gallery with exclusive pictures of Mick;
-- A Mick Jagger timeline chronicling his entire career;
-- Mick's own bookmarks -- a guide where Mick is clicking and why;
-- A fan forum.
Jagger will appear on an AOL chat Monday (AOL keyword: Mick Jagger). He is also the Yahoo! Spotlight Artist of the week.
(Web sites: virginurban.com, mickjagger.com)
"KISS: The Box Set" is due in stores Tuesday.
"KISS: The Box Set" features six hours of digitally re-mastered recordings on five CDs, with 94 tracks. In addition to the band's classic numbers -- "Rock and Roll All Nite," "Deuce," "Detroit Rock City," "Love Gun" and "Beth" -- it includes previously unreleased band and solo demos, outtakes and live recordings.
The band is currently in the midst of a farewell concert tour.
SMASH MOUTH, FIVE FOR FIGHTING
Five For Fighting and Smash Mouth are the featured artists for Music Choice's December concert series.
The show featuring John Ondrasik and his band, Five For Fighting, will air between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2. (Check musicchoice.com or your local cable company for specific times.) It was recorded live at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood on Oct. 22.
"America Town," the group's debut album on Aware/Columbia Records, was recently certified "gold."
Smash Mouth's concert, which airs later next month, was filmed Oct. 25 at the Fillmore in San Francisco. The band performs a number of its hit songs including "All Star," "Walkin' on the Sun" and "Force Field" off their new self-titled album. That CD -- the band's third album -- is due in stores Nov. 27. The first single is "Pacific Coast Party."
P.O.D. takes the main stage at Warner Bros. Online's site, warnerbros.com, offering fans a behind-the-scenes look at a rehearsal performance from the band's "Youth Of The Nation" tour.
The multi-camera shoot was captured for Warner Bros. Online at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. P.O.D. plays hits from their latest CD, "Satellite," which was certified platinum just one month after its release.
Meanwhile, the members of the band will sign autographs of their new album Nov. 26 (at 4:30 p.m. CST) at Sam Goody Central at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.