1. Dave Stewart Recalls His Fling With Stevie Nicks -- and How It Led to a Hit With Tom Petty: Memoir Excerpt

    January 28, 2016 12:24 PM EST In an exclusive excerpt from 'Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life in Music,' Dave Stewart's scintillating memoir (Feb. 4, NAL), the former Eurythmics member recalls a wild night of love -- and drugs -- with Stevie Nicks (and the drama that followed) We continued touring…

  2. Annie Lennox & Perry Farrell Kick Off Interview Series 'Riffing With' on Hulu

    October 15, 2015 6:53 PM EDT Annie Lennox , Perry Farrell , John Lydon and the Flaming Lips ’ Wayne Coyne are the first four guests on the new music interview series Riffing With , which premiered Thursday (Oct. 15) on Hulu. The show, hosted by longtime Rolling Stone writer and regular Billboard contributor Steve Baltin,…

  3. Body of Annie Lennox's Daughter's Boyfriend Likely Found After Kayak Accident

    August 10, 2015 6:51 PM EDT The body of Annie Lennox 's daughter's boyfriend, Ian Jones, was likely found Monday following a kayaking accident that had him missing since Saturday.  Annie Lennox's Daughter Survives Kayaking Accident, Daughter's Boyfriend Remains Missing Jones was kayaking with Lennox&…

  4. Artists' Best College Commencement Speeches: Kanye West, Bon Jovi, John Legend & More

    August 10, 2015 2:15 PM EDT Whether they're former college dropouts or college graduates, these musicians all have one thing in common: they're now doctors. Check out some of the most inspiring commencement speeches artists have shared after being honored with a doctorate degree below: Back to College 2015…

  5. Annie Lennox's Daughter Survives Kayaking Accident, Daughter's Boyfriend Remains Missing

    August 09, 2015 7:11 PM EDT Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann (daughter of Annie Lennox ) and boyfriend Ian Jones were involved in a kayaking accident in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 8. While Lennox-Fruchtmann was examined at the scene and did not need treatment, Jones is still missing, officials have confirmed to People …

  6. Tomorrow's Hits: Kaya Stewart, Coleman Hell & Clare Dunn

    June 19, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Kaya Stewart Not many artists get their start singing for the likes of Annie Lennox, but when your father is Dave Stewart, the other half of…

  7. Hozier on His Billboard Music Award Jitters: 'I'll Be Inquiring About Soilage Fees'

    May 08, 2015 4:57 PM EDT Hozier photographed on March 11, 2015 at 632 on Hudson in New York City. Eric Ryan Anderson What was your first awards show? The only awards show I've been to is the Grammys -- wait, I did go to something called the Choice Music Prize. It's an Irish thing. If I was to make a …

  8. 'American Idol' Finalist Quentin Alexander on his Elimination, On-Air Drama: 'I Moved On'

    April 23, 2015 5:00 PM EDT The New Orleans native looks back to the famous "wack" attack and ahead to a creative future. Just one week after Quentin Alexander expressed his ire at the elimination process on American Idol , the season 14 finalist was gracious in his exit from the series. “I’m a strong…

  9. Annie Lennox on Her Killer Grammy Performance & Why She Isn't Writing New Music

    March 04, 2015 6:28 PM EST Annie Lennox delivered one of the finest performances of the 2015 Grammys , teaming up with Hozier for "Take Me to Church" and bringing the house down with her rendition of "I Put a Spell on You." Turns out, the social-media consensus that was quick to champion her…

  10. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Adult Pop Songs, Nate Ruess Debuts Solo

    March 02, 2015 5:25 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with 'Nothing Without Your Love.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club…

  11. Grammy Awards 2015 Impact Analysis: Post-Show Sales Rise by 87 Percent

    February 21, 2015 3:15 PM EST Sam Smith and Beck get big sales boosts from the 2015 Grammy Awards. Now that a full week has passed since the 2015 Grammy Awards (Feb. 8), we can analyze the overall sales impact from the show. The 57th annual awards aired on CBS and featured performances from the likes of Sam Smith…

  12. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Grammys Spark Gains for Kanye West, Miranda Lambert & Annie Lennox

    February 20, 2015 4:51 PM EST All three acts bullet following Grammy performances. Plus, Drake ups his count to 80 career Hot 100 hits & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week, while Taylor Swift enters the…

  13. Annie Lennox 'Thrilled and Delighted' to Have No. 1 Jazz Album

    October 30, 2014 7:59 PM EDT Annie Lennox lands her first No. 1 on the Jazz Albums chart, as her new release, Nostalgia , grabs the top slot. The set -- which features interpretations of such tunes as "Summertime," "I Put a Spell On You," "Strange Fruit" and "Memphis in June…

  14. Annie Lennox Looks Back at The Eurythmics' Hyper-Productive Heyday: 'It Exhausts Me Just Thinking About It Now'

    October 27, 2014 4:10 PM EDT Perhaps no other musical act defines the year 1984 quite like the  Eurythmics . Not only did the trailblazing synth-pop duo score its highest-charting album ( Touch , a No. 7 peak on the Billboard 200) during the week ending April 7, 1984 that spawned a hit with top 10 single "Here…

  15. Neil Diamond Aiming for 18th Top 10 Album

    October 24, 2014 8:41 PM EDT Pop great  Neil Diamond  is on course for his 18th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry forecasters suggest the Billboard Icon Award winning-artist's new release, Melody Road , could sell around 75,000 copies in the week ending Oct. 26. The set was released Oct. 21 on…

  16. Michael Eavis, Founder of Glastonbury Festival, To Receive U.K.'s MITs Award

    May 16, 2014 2:36 AM EDT Michael Eavis, the dairy farmer who turned a small concert on his property into the world-famous Glastonbury Festival, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Music Industry Trust’s Award.  Eavis will be recognized for his “outstanding contribution to the U.K.’s live music industry and…

  17. No. 14 Hits for '14: David Bowie, Drake, the Doors & More

    January 01, 2014 8:05 AM EST As 2014 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 14 peaks on the Billboard Hot 100. Despite their falling four spots shy of the top 10, these No. 14 hits remain among the most memorable songs of the past five-plus decades. Happy New Year!   " Surfin' Safari,…

  18. Annie Lennox Marries American Doctor in London

    September 18, 2012 8:30 PM EDT Annie Lennox has married for a third time. The Scottish singer-songwriter's publicist confirms Lennox married Mitch Besser in a private ceremony Saturday in London. Several reports in the British press over the weekend described the ceremony, which was held aboard a boat on the Thames…

  19. Jessie Ware Talks Breakthrough 'Devotion' Debut & 'Wildest Moments' Single

    August 23, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Jessie Ware 's debut album "Devotion" had been available for free via live-stream on The Guardian's web site for no less than three hours before she got a fan tweet guaranteed to disturb any new artist. "I love the album! I just downloaded it for free off the stream!…

  20. Olympics Closing Ceremony: Spice Girls, George Michael + More

    August 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT British Music Royalty Light Up London in Psychedelic Farewell to Games With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun. The closing…

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