1. Chart Beat Podcast: Counting Down the Hot 100's Top 40 – Hey, 'Macarena'! – This Week in 1996

    August 03, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Before "Despacito," "Macarena" ruled. Gary and Trevor time-travel back 21 years and chat with Jammin Johnny Caride, one of the Bayside Boys who remixed Los Del Rio's smash. Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast , where each week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor…

  2. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1997, Meredith Brooks' 'Bitch' Ruled the Pop Songs Chart

    July 17, 2017 8:05 AM EDT years ago, her breakthrough smash was No. 1 on top 40 radio. Plus, remembering feats by Miley Cyrus, Alanis Morissette & Richard Marx. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. July 17, 1961 Happy 56th birthday,…

  3. A Way-Too-Early Look at 2018's Tony Awards Contenders

    June 09, 2017 4:55 PM EDT A slew of new musicals from Broadway and beyond could be vying for the big prize at next year’s Tonys. The Band's Visit This alluringly quiet musical -- based on the 2008 film about a band of Egyptian musicians who get stranded in a remote Israeli town -- was a critical darling when it…

  4. Idina Menzel to Lead Reading of Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Musical

    June 05, 2017 11:31 PM EDT Idina Menzel is taking on Jagged Little Pill . The Tony-winning actress will lead an upcoming reading of the new stage musical built around Alanis Morissette’s iconic 1995 album, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Though participating in the Actors' Equity reading, Menzel won't…

  5. Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Musical Gets 2018 Debut

    May 30, 2017 10:47 AM EDT Directed by Diane Paulus, the show features a book by Diablo Cody, revolving around a modern and multi-generational family and touches on issues of gender identity and race. You oughta know -- a stage musical featuring  Alanis Morissette ’s Jagged Little Pill is officially a go. The singer…

  6. Alanis Morissette's Ex-Business Manager Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

    May 03, 2017 10:03 PM EDT Jonathan Schwatz plead guilty to embezzling millions from the singer. The former business manager who admitted to embezzling millions from Alanis Morissette and other clients will spend six years behind bars, a California federal judge has ruled. Jonathan Schwartz pleaded guilty to charges of…

  7. Alanis Morissette Ex-Manager Facing Prison for $7M Theft

    May 03, 2017 8:11 PM EDT A business manager who stole more than $7 million from Alanis Morissette and others is expected to face the music and the singer at his sentencing Wednesday in federal court. Jonathan Todd Schwartz could spend more than five years in prison for wire fraud and tax charges related to…

  8. Alanis Morissette Responds to Ex-Business Manager's Apology

    April 11, 2017 12:00 PM EDT Jonathan Schwartz penned a letter of apology to his community and clients like Morissette after pleading guilty to charges arising from embezzlement. Alanis Morissette 's ex-business manager is apologizing to his community after pleading guilty to charges relating to embezzling millions…

  9. Hollywood Business Manager: I Stole From Alanis Morissette and Other Clients and I'm Sorry (Guest Column)

    April 11, 2017 9:40 AM EDT Jonathan Schwartz, who pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to embezzling from clients including Alanis Morissette, pens an essay of contrition and caution for THR. Former  Power Business Manager  Jonathan Schwartz is due to be sentenced May 3, after pleading guilty to criminal charges in connection with…

  10. Alanis Morissette Manager Admits to Stealing Nearly $5M From Singer

    January 18, 2017 6:14 PM EST The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jonathan Todd Schwartz, 48, of Los Angeles, was charged with wire fraud and filing a…

  11. Everything We Know About 'The Hamilton Mixtape'

    November 03, 2016 1:10 PM EDT Back in May 2009, a year after his first hit show In the Heights won the Tony for Best Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform at the White House Evening of Poetry . Lin got on-stage and started a rap from a project he was working on called The Hamilton Mixtape . No one knew the…

  12. Judith Light Really Hopes Alanis Morissette Likes Her 'Hand in My Pocket' Cover in 'Transparent' Finale

    September 28, 2016 5:55 PM EDT Hours before opening night of her one-woman performance in Neil LaBute's  All the Ways to Say I Love You , Judith Light jumped on the phone with  Billboard  to talk about her scene-stealing performance of Alanis Morissette 's "Hand in My Pocket," which closed out the third…

  13. Albums With the Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart in the Last 25 Years -- From Drake's 'Views' to Adele's '21'

    August 03, 2016 5:34 PM EDT Drake’s Views is already a massively successful album on the Billboard 200 chart, having notched a 12 th week atop the list . But the album is also part of an exclusive club of just nine titles that have spent a dozen or more weeks at No. 1 in the last 25 years. Drake's 'Views'…

  14. Fiona Apple's 'Tidal' Turns 20: Celebrating Her Masterful Debut Album

    July 23, 2016 10:04 AM EDT The summer of 1996 was a peculiar one for Fiona Apple . A new Epic Records signee, the 18-year-old made a sharp and unintentional shift from an exceptionally angst-ridden adolescence into the world of celebrity. Much applauded and misunderstood, Apple found herself at odds with the spotlight…

  15. Cocoa-Sniffing, Moon Dust Smoothies and More Weird Music-Star Health Trends

    July 21, 2016 5:30 PM EDT Moon Dust The trend: Added to smoothies and coffee, the plant-based formulas offered in Amanda Chantal Bacon's jarred concoctions (prices range from $55 to $65) promise to help increase the consumer's sexual energy and brain power even without any actual moon particles (herbs like…

  16. Alanis Morissette Shares Amazing Naked Underwater Pregnancy Photo

    June 29, 2016 8:07 PM EDT Alanis Morissette shared an amazing photo to Instagram on Tuesday, documenting her pregnancy while submerged in a pool floating weightlessly.  Alanis Morissette Claims Ex-Business Manager Stole $4.7M Morissette is is expecting her second child with husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway.…

  17. Alanis Morissette Claims Ex-Business Manager Stole $4.7M

    May 18, 2016 2:31 AM EDT Alanis Morissette was robbed of at least $4.7 million by her former business manager, according to a complaint filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.  The singer is suing Jonathan Schwartz and GSO Business Management for breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, fraud and negligence.…

  18. Alanis Morissette Named Advice Columnist for 'The Guardian'

    January 10, 2016 2:32 PM EST Move over, Dear Abby. Here comes Alanis Morissette . The Canadian singer revealed on her website Saturday (Jan. 9) that she’ll be writing an advice column for the Guardian Weekend magazine. Her first contribution will appear Jan. 16. Alanis Morissette on AMA Duet With 'Huge-Voiced…

  19. Alanis Morissette on AMA Duet With 'Huge-Voiced Goddess' Demi Lovato & New 'Sisterhood' of Artists

    November 23, 2015 9:47 PM EST "The new generation, if they in any way, shape or form reach out to me, it's just so lovely to offer them a safe place to land." One of the most talked-about moments of the 2015 American Music Awards was all about a song that came out in 1995. To celebrate the 20th anniversary…

  20. Alanis Morissette to Perform With Demi Lovato at the AMAs

    November 19, 2015 7:52 PM EST Alanis Morissette and Demi Lovato will perform together at the American Music Awards on Sunday.  Top 10 American Music Awards Moments: Past AMAs' Video Highlights The collaboration was announced by Twitter Music, showing off the platform's new emojis with a comic image for…

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