1. U2, Scarlett Johannson, Courtney Love Set For AIDS Charity Concert

    September 15, 2009 3:48 PM EDT U2 will take time away from its "360 Tour" to join fellow musicians Laurie Anderson , Rufus Wainwright , Antony Hegarty , Scarlett Johannson , and Courtney Love for a (RED) Campaign benefit concert on October 4 at New York's Carnegie Hall. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday,…

  2. Aretha Franklin, Josh Groban Line Up For Nelson Mandela Concert

    June 08, 2009 5:19 PM EDT Aretha Franklin, Wyclef Jean, Queen Latifah, Josh Groban and TLC will headline “The Mandela Day Celebration,” a tribute concert honoring human rights leader Nelson Mandela, on July 18 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The event is organized by 46664, Mandela’s campaign for global HIV/AIDS…

  3. Lauryn Hill, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas Top Montreux Jazz Fest Bill

    April 08, 2009 2:31 PM EDT B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas and Lauryn Hill are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz festival, one of Europe's most prestigious summer music events, organizers said on Thursday. Founder Claude Nobs announced the eclectic line-up of 1,000 musicians for the 43rd festival…

  4. 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…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  6. CD/DVD Chronicles Groban Utah Gig

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Josh Groban's Aug. 28, 2007, concert in Salt Lake City forms the basis for "Awake Live," due May 6 via 143/Reprise. The CD/DVD set will spawn a PBS special scheduled to air in June. Josh Groban's Aug. 28, 2007, concert in Salt Lake City forms the basis for "Awake Live…

  7. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST News and notes from backstage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. News and notes from backstage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners , with five…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  9. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis"…

  10. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  11. Stone, Maal Stand Out At Live Earth Johannesburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The South African leg of the Live Earth climate change concert series staged at Johannesburg's Coca-Cola Dome today (July 7) featured sets from reggae stalwarts UB40, Soweto Gospel Choir, indie rocker The South African leg of the Live Earth climate change concert series staged at…

  12. Playboy Jazz Fest Grooves With James, Kidjo, Botti

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual…

  13. Stone, Kidjo Head African Live Earth Bill

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone will be among the headliners at the South African leg of the historic concerts on July 7. Joining her are UB40, as well as Benin's Angelique Kidjo and Senegal's Baaba Maal. Joss Stone will be among the headliners at the South African leg of the historic concerts on July 7…

  14. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly Furtado. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC…

  15. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5 (also scheduled: Simon…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In-demand songwriter Ne-Yo returns to his own music on his sophomore album, Feist gets loose with the follow-up to the indie hit "Let It Die," Miranda Lambert courts Nashville controversy again and Ru A new abum from Tori Amos, "American Girl Posse" (Epic), featuring songs…

  17. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in…

  18. Danity Kane Keeping The 'Show' Going On New CD

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The show isn't stopping for Danity Kane. The "Making the Band 3" quintet, whose self-titled album debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 last August and launched the hits "Show Stopper" and "Ride for Y The show isn't stopping for Danity Kane. The "Making…

  19. Kidjo Digs Deep With Groban, Keys, Santana

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST With a little help from her friends, international music star and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Angelique Kidjo will return this spring with "Djin Djin," a return to her diverse cultural and musical root With a little help from her friends, international music star and UNICEF goodwill…

  20. Keys, Bowie Duet At African Charity Gala

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter's "Changes" last night (Nov. 9) to close out a star-studded New York benefit for the Keep a Child Alive organization, which he Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter&…

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