Amil, "All Money Is Legal," Roc-A-Fella/Columbia. The female rapper is a Jay-Z protegee.
Bjork, "Selmasongs," Elektra. Features music from "Dancer in the Dark," the Lars von Trier film in which she stars.
Oscar D'Leon, "En Vivo," RMM. New York's Copacabana is the setting for what figures to be the first quality live recording of the salsa great.
For the Record
Los Angeles Times Sunday September 24, 2000 Home Edition Calendar Page 2 Entertainment Desk 1 inches; 21 words Type of Material: Correction
Band hometown--The list of upcoming albums in the Sept. 17 Fall Preview incorrectly referred to Godsmack as a New York band. The group is from Boston.
Fastball "The Harsh Light of Day," Hollywood. The Texans became an alt-rock fixture with their catchy hit "The Way."
Madonna "Music," Maverick/ Warner Bros. Mamadonna follows up her modernizing, career-reviving "Ray of Light," this time teaming mainly with French dance producer Mirwais.
Willie Nelson, "Milk Cow Blues," Island. The free-ranging singer has a go at the blues.
George Strait, "George Strait," MCA Nashville. The country veteran rocked the boat this year with "Murder on Music Row," his radio-critique duet with Alan Jackson.
Barbra Streisand, "Timeless: Live in Concert," Columbia. Two CDs from Millenium Eve in Vegas, just in time for Streisand's final concerts.
Black-Eyed Peas, "Bridging the Gap," Interscope. One of the brightest forces in the Los Angeles rap community comes back with its second album.
Aaron Carter, "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)," Jive. Call him the Backstreet Baby. Nick Carter's lil' bro' makes his move.
Terri Clark, "Fearless," Mercury. The country singer wrote the title song with Mary Chapin Carpenter.
John Hiatt, "Crossing Muddy Waters," Vanguard. The veteran singer-songwriter's first acoustic album was recorded in three days near Nashville.
Mark Knopfler, "Sailing to Philadelphia," Warner Bros. Van Morrison and James Taylor are guests on the singer-guitarist's first album in four years.
Li'l Bow Wow, "Beware of Dog," Columbia. The debut from the 13-year-old Jermaine Dupri protegee.
Meat Puppets, "Golden Lies," Breaking Records/Atlantic. The underground icons are back from oblivion, courtesy of Hootie & the Blowfish's record label.
John Michael Montgomery, "Brand New Me," Atlantic Nashville. The Kentucky hunk is one of country music's most reliable hitmakers.
Allison Moorer, "The Hardest Part," MCA Nashville. Shelby Lynne's sister turns in the family's second potent album this year.
Mystikal, "Let's Get Ready," Jive. The rapper moves to a new label after two platinum albums with Master P's No Limit.
98 Degrees, "Revelation," Universal. The fourth album from the Ohio entry in the teen heartthrob sweepstakes.
Pearl Jam, live series. The 25 double live CDs that have been available on the band's Web site now hit the stores through the group's own label.
Amy Rigby, "The Sugar Tree," KOCH. The acclaimed singer-songwriter cooked her latest batch of songs in Nashville.
Shyne, "Shyne," Bad Boy/Arista. The debut album from a rapper who's drawn comparisons to an earlier Puff Daddy affiliate, the Notorious B.I.G.
Los Tigres Del Norte, "De Paisano a Paisano," Fonovisa. The annual set from the best Norteno group around.
Ugly Duckling, "Journey to Anywhere," 1500. The trio has been stirring things up out of Long Beach with its old-school take on hip-hop.
Various artists, "Moonshine Over America 2000," Moonshine Music. A collection of dance tracks inspired by the L.A. label's national tour.
Ruben Gonzalez, "Chanchullo," Nonesuch. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed 1997 solo debut from one of the stars of the Buena Vista Social Club.
Green Day, "Warning," Reprise. Billie Joe Armstrong and company try to take punk-rock beyond adolescence.
Guru's Jazzmatazz, "Streetsoul," Virgin. The Gang Starr member's third fusion mix features Macy Gray, Herbie Hancock, the Roots and others.
Paul McCartney, "Liverpool Sound Collage," Capitol. The experimental construction was created to accompany an art exhibit in McCartney's hometown.
Van Morrison/Linda Gail Lewis, "You Win Again," Pointblank/ Virgin. Go figure. The Celtic soulster teams up with the sister of Jerry Lee Lewis.
Radiohead, "Kid A," Capitol. The revered English band's follow-up to "OK Computer" will be one of the most anticipated releases of the season.
Scarface, "The Last of a Dying Breed," Rap-a-Lot/Virgin. The latest from the emmber of the Geto Boys and one of rap's most respected lyricists.
Paul Simon, "You're the One," Warner Bros. The veteran's first formal studio collection since "Rhythm of the Saints" in 1990.
Soul Assassins, "Muggs Presents the Soul Assassins Chapter 2," Rufflife/Ruffnation. Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs boasts such guests as GZA, Snoop Dog and Everlast on this side project.
Robbie Williams, "Sing When You're Winning," Capitol. The Englishman didn't become an instant star in the U.S., but he's hanging in there.
Kasey Chambers, "The Captain," Asylum. There's a buzz building around the Australian country singer.
Cherry Poppin Daddies, "Soul Caddy," Mojo/Universal. The follow-up to the multi-platinum "Zoot Suit Riot."
Collective Soul, "Blender," Atlantic. The fifth album from the Atlanta rock band, which is currently on the road with Creed.