1. Boyz II Men, Van Halen Tours Among Top 10 of 1995

    June 29, 2017 3:22 PM EDT was a sad year in the music world: Rock legend Jerry Garcia passed away, three out of four members of R.E.M. were hospitalized, and Van Halen’s tour had so many problems, it was dubbed the Ambulance Tour. Here is a countdown of the top 10 biggest music tours of 1995, with their many…

  2. Prince to Phil Collins: No.1 Songs From 1984

    June 02, 2017 2:11 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1984 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 There's a…

  3. For Brothers Osborne, a Grammy Nod Arrived Before Even Releasing an Album

    January 07, 2016 12:15 PM EST came to a pretty remarkable close for  Brothers Osborne . Vocalist  T.J. Osborne  and guitarist  John Osborne  went into the holiday break with a top 10 single — “Stay a Little Longer,” which rises to No. 4 on the current Country Airplay chart — and the song brought them a Grammy…

  4. Lady Gaga's Rocker Side: Watch Her Sing a Van Halen Classic With the Dirty Pearls

    June 23, 2015 11:30 AM EDT Lady Gaga loves rock n' roll and don't you ever forget it. On June 20, she made a surprise appearance at New York City's Gramercy Theater with NYC rock revivalists the Dirty Pearls. With the Pearls handling most of the vocals, Gaga covered Van Halen's hit song "Panama…

  5. 50 Cent, Celine Dion Among Presenters Announced for Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Buckle in, because the Billboard Music Awards is steaming ahead. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced a line-up of presenters from across music, TV and film for the annual awards ceremony later this month. Among the presenters this time will be hip-hop legend and 10-time…

  6. Van Halen 'Bit Off More Than We Could Chew' with Tour, says Eddie

    June 13, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Guitarist explains postponed tour dates in new interview After Van Halen abruptly decided to postpone more than 30 dates on its North American tour, fans speculated that the infighting that had historically plagued the band was back. The band insisted it was simply a case of being overbooked.…

  7. Madonna's Free Pass for Quebec Concert Site Draws Controversy

    March 14, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Officials for Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham has relaxed its rule about for-profit concerts on the park grounds and made an exception for Madonna . Live Nation Entertainment will present her concert September 1, and according to the Globe and Mail , the National Battlefields…

  8. Azoff, Gould To Co-Manage GNR, Axl Rose

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and Andy Gould, according to a statement from Rose on the band's Web site. Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and…

  9. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead Rock Hall's '07 Class

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into th Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop…

  10. Chart Beat Chat

    May 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the 4 “Ws” in country, discrepancies in methodology, Rihanna and some of the biggest climbs yet this year. JOURNALISM 101 Hi Fred, I've always enjoyed your column and wanted to drop you a line to point out a chart oddity on the Hot Country Songs chart. The four most recent…

  11. Hagar Happy Without Van Halen On Summer Tour

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sammy Hagar has titled his latest tour "The Tequila Made Me Do It." And his fans are hoping he keeps the bottle open. Sammy Hagar has titled his latest tour "The Tequila Made Me Do It." And his fans are hoping he keeps the bottle open. Rather than a traditional concert,…

  12. Top Rock Acts Bequeath To Benefit Auction

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists on its third studio album, "Heart It on the X." The set is due March 22 as the first release in a new deal with Telar Memorabilia from Madonna, Pearl Jam, Simon & Garfunkel, Sarah McLachlan and…

  13. Ask Billboard

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michael Jackson, George Michael and Van Halen. ULTIMATE MJ Dear Keith I was wondering if Michael Jackson will really release his box set in September, and if not, when? Thanks, Victor Hi Victor, Michael Jackson's "The Ultimate…

  14. David Lee Roth Sues Van Halen

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Lee Roth has filed suit against Warner Bros. Records and his former bandmates in Van Halen, claiming he was underpaid royalties, Billboard Bulletin reports. According to the suit -- filed Wednes David Lee Roth has filed suit against Warner Bros. Records and his former bandmates in Van…

  15. 37ask

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Rod Stewart, Van Halen, and Madonna. STANDARD STEWART Hello Keith, I heard that Rod Stewart's next CD, his first for J Records, is supposed to be a collection of standards from the 1920s '30s, and '40s. Is this true, and…

  16. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST Weekly chart facts--exclusive to Billboard.com. YOU'VE GOT MALE: "Angel" (MCA) is the fifth song to advance to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 2001, and all five have been by male artists. The Shaggy and Rayvon track follows chart-topping titles by Shaggy and Ricardo "…

  17. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…

  18. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a wi On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…