1. Play Ball: Yo La Tengo & The So So Glos Talk New York Mets' 2014 Season

    April 03, 2014 2:25 PM EDT Yo La Tengo guitarist/vocalist Ira Kaplan and So So Glos guitarist Adam Reich preview New York's perennial baseball underdogs April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com spoke to a panel of baseball fans from around the…

  2. Chart Beat: Paula Abdul, 'Epiphany', Frank Sinatra and more!

    May 14, 2009 4:07 PM EDT HEY PAULA (AND DAUGHTRY AND MICHAEL): Twenty years ago this week, Paula Abdul moved into the Billboard Hot 100 penthouse with her second No. 1, "Forever Your Girl." (Her first, "Straight Up," held on for a final frame at No. 90). Fast-forwarding to the present, only one…

  3. Day-By-Day: The Obama Inauguration Music Guide

    January 15, 2009 5:17 PM EST The official Presidential Inauguration kick-off event featuring Bono and Bruce Springsteen on Jan. 18 is one of dozens of Washington D.C. bashes celebrating President-elect Barack Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in. Aretha Franklin, the Dead, Beyonce, Death Cab For Cute and the Beastie Boys are…

  4. Aretha Franklin To Sing At Obama Inauguration

    December 18, 2008 12:55 PM EST Aretha Franklin will sing, the Rev. Rick Warren will pray and more than 11,000 U.S. troops will be watching over inauguration ceremonies in case of an attack during President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in on Jan. 20. As many as 4 million visitors are expected to be on hand when Obama…

  5. 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Hot Latin Song Of The Year: "Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura (Premium Latin) Hot…

  6. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured artist(s): Johnny Cash, George Jones, Toby…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album "Tigerlily" at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full…

  8. Billboard Bits: Black Crowes, Megatón, 'Arriba Arriba'

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Black Crowes holiday song, Megatón concerts coming to CD/DVD and an 'Arriba Arriba' performance on New Year's Eve. When the reunited Black Crowes returned to the studio for the first time in nearly five years, it wasn't to work on material for a new album. The…

  9. Montero Honors Jose Jose

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pablo Montero performs at the 2005 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala. Pablo Montero performs "Lo Que Fue No Sera" at the 2005 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala, Nov. 1 in Beverly Hills. Montero and other recording artists performed some of Jose Jose'…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album "Tigerlily" at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full…

  11. Billboard Bits: Fernandez/Chayanne, Freakwater & More

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Fernandez/Chayanne, Freakwater & More Latin star Alejandro Fernandez earlier this month recorded a live, acoustic album at a concert held at Teatro de la Rivera in Madrid. Guest artists included flamenco singer Diego "El Cigala" (known for his album "Lagrimas Negras…

  12. Dion, Incubus, Latin Stars Join Relief Efforts

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian vocalist Celine Dion and California-based rock act Incubus are the latest artists pledging large cash contributions to tsunami relief efforts in Eastern Africa and Southern Asia. Spanish-lang Canadian vocalist Celine Dion and California-based rock act Incubus are the latest artists…

  13. Billboard Bits: Grammy Auction, Crespo, Cash

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online auction benefits Grammy charities, Elvis Crespo to perform during La 2da Edicion de Premios Fox Sports and Rosanne Cash slates third and final acoustic concert at New York's Rubin Museum of Art Memorabilia from the likes of Madonna, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, U2 singer Bono, Melissa…

  14. Latin Grammys To Celebrate Celia Cruz

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan and Olga Tanon will lead a tribute to the late Celia Cruz during tomorrow's (Sept. 3) fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan and Olga Tanon will lead a tribute to the late Celia Cruz during tomorrow's (Sept. 3) fourth annual…

  15. Lo Que Te Conté Mientras Te Hacías La Dormida

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT La Oreja de Van Gogh's third album (the one often viewed as decisive in a band's career) takes over the listener slowly. La Oreja de Van Gogh's third album (the one often viewed as decisive in a band's career) takes over the listener slowly. Initially, there's the…

  16. Verizon Plans Four-Day L.A. Music Fest

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Four distinct concerts will make up this year's Verizon Music Festival, slated for July 24-27 in Los Angeles. A singer/songwriter event, hip-hop show, and a Latin concert will be ticketed shows, while Four distinct concerts will make up this year's Verizon Music Festival, slated for…

  17. Lopes Funeral Set

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TLC member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be laid to rest Thursday (May 2) in Lithonia, Ga., according to a statement from her manager. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. at the New Birth Missionary B TLC member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be laid to rest Thursday (May 2)…

  18. Pídemelo Todo

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST After suffering through so many dubious soap-opera-star-to-recording-artist transplants, one can't be faulted for eyeing Pablo Montero's sophomore disc with certain skepticism. After suffering through so many dubious soap-opera-star-to-recording-artist transplants, one can't be…