1. Eric Clapton Talks Justin Bieber, New Music and Hints at 'Saying Goodbye'

    May 18, 2016 12:13 AM EDT Eric Clapton , a Belieber? The 71-year-old guitar legend has three daughters ranging in age from 11 to 14, and it's only natural they have little interest in dad's old Robert Johnson records. They're Justin Bieber fans. "I was, I suppose, a little bit disappointed that…

  2. Eric Clapton Covers Unheard J.J. Cale on 'Somebody's Knockin'': Exclusive Premiere

    May 17, 2016 9:00 AM EDT On Eric Clapton 's new album I Still Do , the bluesy track "Somebody's Knockin'" is a cover of an unreleased song by J.J. Cale , Clapton told Billboard . The recording originated when Clapton was working on his last LP, the 2014 Cale-appreciation album The Breeze . …

  3. Eric Clapton Celebrates 70th Birthday By Rocking Madison Square Garden

    May 04, 2015 1:34 AM EDT It was Eric Clapton's birthday celebration, but it was the sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden that got a gift as the guitar god enthralled during a two-hour concert that included some of his biggest hits and guest stars including John Mayer . There was no cake or "Happy…

  4. Garth Brooks Gets Teary During Country Hall of Fame Induction

    October 22, 2012 10:55 AM EDT George Strait, Bob Seger and James Taylor were among the legends who honored Brooks on Sunday night. Garth Brooks promised he'd be emotional during his Country Music Hall of Fame induction. But the tears started before he made it all the way into the building. Reflecting on personal…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily debuts at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. Although the Band Aid 20 track comes nowhere near the first-week sales of its 19 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" …

  6. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily debuts at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. Although the Band Aid 20 track comes nowhere near the first-week sales of its 19 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" …

  7. Sugababes Smother U.K. Album, Singles Chart

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Island female trio Sugababes achieved a U.K. chart double yesterday (Oct. 14) as their new album "Change" entered at No. 1 while the single "About You Now" began a third week at the top of t Universal Island female trio Sugababes achieved a U.K. chart double…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily…

  9. Chart Beat

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred tackles news on Dionne Warwick, Jay-Z, Elvis and more! DO MAKE HER OVER: Ignoring the title of her very first chart hit, "Don't Make Me Over," Dionne Warwick has teamed up with artists like Olivia Newton-John, Cyndi Lauper and Gloria Estefan to remake some of her greatest…

  10. 'NOW 23' Trumps Groban, Urban, Sugarland At No. 1

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a heavy week for new releases, the 23rd installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music" series trumps all others at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 337,000 copies in the United States, a In a heavy week for new releases, the 23rd installment of the "NOW That&…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Keith Urban unveils a new album shortly after checking himself into rehab, Josh Groban pushes himself past orchestral pop on his third album, Alejandro Sanz prepares to conquer the U.S. market and Ric Hit country outfit Sugarland's "Enjoy the Ride" (Mercury Nashville). Expanded…

  12. John Mayer Plots Winter U.S. Tour

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter John Mayer has sketched out a month-long U.S. tour, to begin Jan. 25 in Jacksonvile, Fla., and run through a Feb. 28 appearance at New York's Madison Square Garden. Singer/songwriter John Mayer has sketched out a month-long U.S. tour, to begin Jan. 25 in Jacksonvile,…

  13. Clapton, Cale Walk 'The Road To Escondido'

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kindred spirits Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale will release their first original album collaboration, "The Road to Escondido," Nov. 7 via Reprise. Kindred spirits Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale will release their first original album collaboration, "The Road to Escondido," Nov. 7…

  14. White Drafts Clapton, Knopfler For New Album

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Southern singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted the help of friends like Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler and Michael McDonald for his new album, "Uncovered." Southern singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted the help of friends like Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler and Michael…

  15. Conversations With Tom Petty

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Paul Zollo conducted a series of in-depth discussions with Tom Petty about his career, with special focus on his songwriting. The conversations are reprinted in this book -- the first authorized book CALIFORNIA So you went to California with the intention of getting a deal? tp: Yeah. We sent…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily…

  17. 'Fahrenheit' CD To Benefit Rock The Vote

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Neil Young and the Go-Go's are among the acts whose songs are featured on the soundtrack to director Michael Moore's documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11." R.E.M., Neil Young and the Go-Go's are among the acts whose songs are featured on the soundtrack to director…

  18. Double DVD Commemorates 'Crossroads' Fest

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due Oct. 19 via Duck/Reprise/Warner Strategic Marketing, the release features footage of some of the greatest living guitarists. More than four hours of footage from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival" will make up a two-disc DVD set of highlights from the June benefit…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Hee-Haw star Roy Clark, playing Santa Claus, loses his big red pants at the annual Pageant of Peace Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the White House. Clark's Santa pants slowly 2002 - Former Hee-Haw star Roy Clark, playing Santa Claus, loses his big…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>R&B star Sisqo takes home six trophies at the 2000 Billboard Music Awards at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena, while Destiny's Child, Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill and 'N Sync corral four each. 2000 - R&B star Sisqo takes home six trophies at the 2000…

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