1. Artists To Celebrate Legacy of Pete Seeger at Clearwater Festival

    March 02, 2015 4:03 PM EST The legacy of the late Pete Seeger -- as a musician, social activist and environmentalist -- will be celebrated June 20-21 at the Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival by just-announced artists including the Mavericks , Neko Case , Guster, Ani DiFranco , Béla Fleck & Abigail…

  2. From Oasis to Led Zeppelin, Remastered Reissues Are Blockbuster Business

    September 09, 2014 1:25 PM EDT The Beatles go back to mono with a $400 vinyl set as Oasis, Shelby Lynne and others take advantage of new digital technology. Is anyone listening? In these digital times, when most people hear music through tiny, tinny earbuds, does the average music fan appreciate or even seek out a…

  3. Randy Travis Talks Don Henley Collab, Marvels at Carrie Underwood's Voice

    May 22, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Country Legend Pairs With Eagles Icon for New Single, 'More Life' Randy Travis is continuing to celebrate 25 years on the charts with the release of a new single that pairs him with a very familiar voice -- Eagles legend Don Henley. The new release, "More Life," is taken…

  4. Country Music's Top 10 Albums of 2011

    December 28, 2011 2:00 PM EST Last week The 615 listed our top country music singles of 2011 , from Thompson Square's "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" to Kenny Chesney's " You and Tequila." Now, it's time to recognize achievements in that beleaguered format, the "album."…

  5. Scotty McCreery, Avril Lavigne Coming to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    November 03, 2011 8:15 PM EDT If you like your turkey with a hearty helping of country crooning, you're in luck: "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery is playing the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. The reality champ, who made chart history when his "Clear As Day" became the first…

  6. John Lennon Tribute Concert CD Out in November

    October 07, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Patti Smith , Jackson Browne , Meshell Ndegeocello, Bettye LaVette and Aimee Mann are among the artists featured on "The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live From the Beacon Theatre NYC," which is due out Nov. 15. Proceeds from the 15-track digital album will benefit the Japanese…

  7. Sisters Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer to Release Collaborative Album

    February 02, 2011 8:01 PM EST After a prolific 2010, sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer plan to record their first collaborative album this year. "We're starting to write in March and hopefully we'll put out a record next year," Lynne tells Billboard.com. "We're going into uncharted…

  8. John Lennon 70th Birthday Events

    October 03, 2010 2:55 PM EDT A Tribute to the Creativity that Touched Generations There are places we remember, all our lives, though some have changed. Seventy years after the birth of John Winston Ono Lennon , the memories and music live on. We remember where we were that night those lads from Liverpool leapt a wild…

  9. Tribute Concert Planned for Lennon's 70th Birthday

    September 14, 2010 8:03 AM EDT John Lennon 's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that. An all-star benefit concert in honor of the former Beatle is scheduled in November with a lineup that includes Jackson Browne , Patti Smith and Cyndi Lauper . The concert will be held at the Beacon…

  10. Jerry Lee Lewis Enlists Legendary Friends for New Album

    August 31, 2010 4:25 PM EDT J erry Lee Lewis wants to make one thing clear: The title of his new album, "Mean Old Man," isn't a reference to the Killer himself. "No, it has nothing to do with me whatsoever," the 74-year-old rock'n'roll legend says. "It's named for the Kris…

  11. Grammy Winners On The Charts

    February 02, 2010 11:05 AM EST Highlighted by Lady Gaga 's show-opening duet with Elton John , Beyonce 's cover of Alanis Morissette 's "You Oughta Know" and Pink taking her acrobatic act previously performed on last year's MTV Music Video Awards to new heights (literally), the 52nd Grammy…

  12. Ting Tings, Silversun Pickups, Zac Brown Band Talk Best New Artist Noms

    January 30, 2010 11:34 AM EST The Best New Artist category is traditionally the hardest of Grammy Awards winners to predict. This year, with breakout superstar Lady Gaga ineligible for the prize due to an early single's nomination in 2009, the field is particularly wide-open. LISTEN TO THE NOMINEES For the Ting-Tings…

  13. Peter Wolf Taps Shelby Lynne, Neko Case For 'Souvenirs'

    January 04, 2010 9:14 AM EST Peter Wolf has set an April 6 release date for "Midnight Souvenirs," his seventh solo album and first set of new material in eight years. "It's music based on the influences that I enjoy and grew up with," the J. Geils Band frontman tells Billboard.com about the 14…

  14. Shelby Lynne / April 4, 2008 / New York (Society for Ethical Culture)

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The former church inside New York's Society for Ethical Culture headquarters seemed the ideal place to hear Shelby Lynne cover Dusty Springfield. Lynne has approached her new "Just a Little Lovin'" pr The former church inside New York's Society for Ethical Culture…

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Anne Murray, the success of UK artists in America, the "Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits" book and more! ANNE OF THE 13,000 DAYS Hi Fred: I noticed that veteran Canadian female vocalist Anne Murray's new CD "Duets: Friends and Legends"…

  16. Chart Beat

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Radiohead, 'Juno,' Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat and more! 'JUNO' AND THE PAYDIRT: Last week, I asked if the "Juno" soundtrack will be "Uno," as in No. 1 on The Billboard 200. We didn't quite get an answer this week, but we're a…

  17. Lynne Does Springfield On New Album

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shelby Lynne delves into the Dusty Springfield songbook on her new album, "Just a Little Lovin'," due Feb. 5. Nine of the 10 tracks were recorded by Springfield, including "Breakfast in Bed," "Anyone Shelby Lynne delves into the Dusty Springfield songbook on her…

  18. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo', Monte Montgomery, Bird York, Stanley…

  19. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy (also scheduled: Dr. Phil McGraw). "The…

  20. Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule Round Out Farm Aid Bill

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Los Lonely Boys are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the 20th annual Farm Aid benefit. Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Los Lonely Boys are among the…

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