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Proof positive Teenbeat Rules or Boomer Kids Get Revenge On Their Parents. NSYNC, Jennifer Lopez, the Goo Goo Dolls and pop hearthrobs Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey headline Nickelodeon's "13th Annual Kids' Choice Awards" at the Hollywood Bowl tomorrow night (4/14) for broadcast Saturday night (4/15) at 8 pm (ET/PT). Rosie O'Donnell returns to co-host with LL Cool J, David Arquette, Mandy Moore and Frankie Muniz. The show will climax with a bonfire made up of Pokemon trading cards and retired Beanie Babies... Moving onto their elders, VH1 will debut a four-part, four-hour documentary, "Video Killed the Radio Star," about the history of music video, on Monday, May 8, 10pm... Nigerian music sensation Femi Kuti, son of the late, legendary musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti—known as the Bob Marley of Afro-beat— is set to headline the opening night of the annual three-day WOMAD USA Festival, July 28-30 at King County's Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA. MCA has just launched an in-depth reissue campaign for Anikulapo-Kuti's catalog and released Femi's new album, "Shoki Shoki," featuring "Blackman Know Yourself," his collaboration with The Roots... Oscar nominee Aimee Mann's solo album, "Bachelor No. 2," on her own SuperEgo Records label, hits retail on May 2 after previously only being available on her Web site, aimeemann.com. Will brick & mortar treat her any more kindly than her former labels did?... Nine Inch Nails drummer Jerome Dillon contributes the end title song, "Chow," to John Waters' new film, "Cecil B. Demented," starring Melanie Griffith and Stephen Dorff and slated for release through Artisan Entertainment this summer. The song was co-written by Zoe Poledouris, who scored the movie with her father, famed film composer Boris Poledouris... Jody Miller's JLM Public Relations has merged with Ellen Zoe Golden's EZG Media*Marketing so that they can now afford to take Trakin out to two lunches... RIAA taps Amy Weiss as Senior Vice President for Communications. To celebrate, the one-time Deputy Press Secretary to President Clinton raided Al Gore's private Napster files... WEWS Studios, the Cleveland studio where the '60s TV show Upbeat was taped, has been named an historic rock & roll landmark by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a ceremony that took place today (4/13). The nationally syndicated, "American Bandstand"-styled show featured appearances by Beatles, the Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Tommy James, the Velvet Unerground and the immortal Terry Knight & the Pack... Kathy Scanlan was named Deputy Director of Music Services for Paul Allen's new Experience Music Project, set to open June 23.

METALLICA AT THE DRIVE-IN: "WE'RE RISK TAKERS"
A peek at how the deal went down. (8/13a)
THE GREAT CATALOG GOLD RUSH
Is mining the past the future? (8/10a)
MAYBE, JUST MAYBE:
THROUGH THE FOG
Breaking down the radio charts - or just breaking down. (8/13a)
TOP 20: WAVE ELECTION
Taylor holds firm. (8/13a)
THE BABE & THE MULE
Interscope's co-MVPs (8/7a)
BTS BRINGS IT
They're so dreamy.
VOTE BY MAIL
It's a conspiracy, because everyone does it.
IS IT CHRISTMAS?
No, but we're thinking about cookies.
WOKE MUSIC
Protest songs that sound like now.
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