1. Goo Goo Dolls Chart Their Five Favorite Songs

    June 20, 2013 3:05 PM EDT The trio counts down its five favorite songs from its impressive two-decades-plus catalog At Billboard, we like to think we know a little bit (and hopefully a lot more) about how to create a songs chart. But, artists themselves have a unique insight into which songs of theirs deserve the…

  2. Barack Obama: 10 Best Songs About The President

    November 07, 2012 3:00 PM EST Hip-Hop has been behind Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign in 2008. From Jay-Z to will.i.am, artists have shown their support for the first African-American President of the United States through inspirational odes and unforgettable performances. This week, amidst Obama's…

  3. Taylor Swift Welcomes NYC Crowd to Dream World For 'Speak Now' Tour

    November 22, 2011 3:35 PM EST Recently crowned Artist of the Year at the AMAs , Entertainer of the Year at the CMAs and Billboard's Woman of the Year , Taylor Swift proved just how deserving she is of these accolades last night (Nov. 21). With two sold-out performances at NYC's Madison Square Garden -- the last…

  4. David Cook Talks 'This Loud Morning': Video Track-By-Track

    June 28, 2011 12:00 PM EDT For David Cook 's second album since his "American Idol" season seven victory, he penned -- no joke -- nearly 80 songs. Ultimately, he managed to narrow it down to just a dozen tracks for "This Loud Morning," out today (June 28). Cook tells Billboard.com that he'…

  5. David Cook, "David Cook"

    November 21, 2008 6:13 PM EST In just a few short months, David Cook went from no-name aspiring singer/songwriter to household-name "American Idol" winner. He went from zero chart ink to having a whopping 11 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 at once, the highest since the Beatles charted 14 in 1964. It's an…

  6. Cook-ing With Gas

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST In just a few short months, David Cook went from no-name aspiring singer/songwriter to household-name "American Idol" winner. In just a few short months, David Cook went from no-name aspiring singer/songwriter to household-name "American Idol" winner. He went from zero…

  7. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, Animal Collective

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slash, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons, James Burton, the Ventures, Jennifer Batten, Dennis Coffey, Lenny Kaye, Steve Lukather, Barbara Lynn and Alannah Myles have signed on for a Billboard Bits: Les Paul, Animal Collective Slash, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora,…

  8. Goo Goo Dolls Headed For The Future

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When he's not dispensing advice as a celebrity judge on Fox TV's "The Next Great American Band," the Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik will be focusing on the band's past -- and its future. When he's not dispensing advice as a celebrity judge on Fox TV's …

  9. Goo Goo Dolls Hit The Road, Build Hometown Studio

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Twenty years since the release of their first album, the Goo Goo Dolls continue to rev on all cylinders. The band's latest tour in support of 10th album, "Let Love In," launched Dec. 5 and blankets th Twenty years since the release of their first album, the Goo Goo Dolls…

  10. Top Acts Sign On For Fashion Rocks Show

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie, Destiny's Child, Duran Duran, Gwen Stefani, Nelly and Tim McGraw lead the lineup for the 2005 Fashion Rocks concert, which will be held Sept. 8 at New York's Radio City Music Hall during David Bowie, Destiny's Child, Duran Duran, Gwen Stefani, Nelly and Tim McGraw…

  11. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT With his 90th birthday around the corner, guitar legend Les Paul is working on a new album that will find him collaborating with Eric Clapton, Sting, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, Joss Stone, the Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik, Peter…

  12. Billboard Bits: Fashion Rocks, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Fashion Rocks, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman For the second time in recent weeks, Rod Stewart and Ron Wood offered an unannounced Faces mini-reunion last night (Sept. 8) at the Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The pair performed "Maggie May" and …

  13. 'NOW 16' Is No. 1 Again

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series once again leads The Billboard 200. Despite a 16% decline to sales of 207,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!"…

  14. Breaking & Entering

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ryan Cabrera and Eric Sardinas. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. TAPPING TELEVISION'S OTHER SIMPSONS: With MTV's reigning royal family behind him…

  15. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Yardbirds 'Bird' Is The Word Legendary British rock outfit the Yardbirds return this week with "Birdland," their first new studio album since 1967. The set is being released by guitarist Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. The Yardbirds, which once boasted Jimmy Page…

  16. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boone, Bobby Brown, Busta Rhymes, Tisha Campbell…

  17. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Nickelback/Oleander, B. Bland

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, Nickelback/Oleander, B. Bland B2K, Ja Rule, and Nickelback have all been added to the performance lineup for the American Music Awards AMAs. Set for Jan. 13 at the Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, the show will also feature previously announced performers Christina Aguilera,…

  18. Yardbirds Take Flight Again With 'Birdland'

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Legendary British rock outfit the Yardbirds are wrapping work on "Birdland," their first new studio album since 1967. The set is due April 22 on guitarist Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. Legendary British rock outfit the Yardbirds are wrapping work on "Birdland,"…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on best original song Oscars, Mariah Carey's performance on the Billboard charts, and chart methodology. WILL 'LOSE' WIN? Fred, My co-workers and I were recently discussing this year's best songs…

  20. Top Artists Join Fight Against Illegal Downloads

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Would you stop illegally downloading music files if Britney Spears asked? How about Brian Wilson? Eminem? Or Stevie Wonder, Shakira, Madonna, P.O.D., Marilyn Manson, 3 Doors Down? They've all signed o Would you stop illegally downloading music files if Britney Spears asked? How about…

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