1. Barenaked Ladies' Tyler Stewart on Creating 'Magic' With the Persuasions for 'Ladies and Gentlemen' Album

    March 13, 2017 5:32 PM EDT The sound of Barenaked Ladies ' voices will be front and center next month, when Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the Persuasions  is released. The 15-song set pairs the Canadian quartet and the veteran Brooklyn R&B troupe and was recorded during a live-off-the-floor…

  2. Barenaked Ladies Prepare for Upcoming 15th Studio album

    February 24, 2017 1:00 PM EST Barenaked Ladies are planning a pair of new releases this year -- with music the four group members are confident may surprises some fans. The main effort is being put behind BNL's 15th studio album, which the group is currently working on with co-producer Gavin Brown at Noble Street…

  3. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 100-76

    January 06, 2015 1:05 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  4. Heart Pulls Out of SeaWorld Show Amid Petition, Documentary

    December 07, 2013 3:27 PM EST Following in the footsteps of predecessors Barenaked Ladies and Willie Nelson, Heart has canceled an upcoming performance at SeaWorld Orlando in light of a petition created following the release of documentary film "Blackfish." According to a tweet posted to guitarist Nancy Wilson&…

  5. Drake To Host Canada's Juno Awards

    December 02, 2010 11:50 AM EST Toronto rapper Drake has accepted the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences invitation to host the 40th anniversary of the Juno Awards. It will be held in his home city March 27 at the Air Canada Centre and broadcast live on CTV. "I am beyond honored to be hosting this…

  6. Barenaked Ladies Assembling Boxed Set

    December 19, 2008 12:12 PM EST After a tumultuous year, particularly for its two lead singers, Barenaked Ladies are understandably "looking forward to seeing the ass end of 2008," according to drummer Tyler Stewart -- and to a 2009 in which the Canadian quintet will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a boxed set…

  7. Simple Plan Download To Benefit Cancer Charities

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier discovered in 2006 that his 28-year-old brother, Jay, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the artist turned to songwriting as a method of therapy. When Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier discovered in 2006 that his 28-year-old brother, Jay, was…

  8. Lovett, Harris Man The Decks For Cayamo Cruise

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural Cayamo music cruise, which will set sail Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. With other guests including Shawn Colvin, Buddy Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural…

  9. Canadian Stars Sign On For New Live 8 Show

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian edition of Bob Geldof's Live 8 concerts will be held July 2 at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario. The lineup features a who's-who of Canadian music, including Celine Dion (via satellite from The Canadian edition of Bob Geldof's Live 8 concerts will be held July 2 at…

  10. Time For DMB To 'Stand Up'

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As the first new studio album from Dave Matthews Band in more than three years, "Stand Up" is about to be counted. The new record from the Charlottesville, Va.-based band takes the group into new sonic territory under first-time DMB…

  11. Success Brings A 'Smile' And New Tunes To Brian Wilson

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Brian Wilson is sitting in his favorite local diner. He orders tuna salad. A woman walks by, stops dead in her tracks and gushes, "Oh, my God, I saw you play at Disney Hall, you were amazing!" He smiles at her and jerks his head to the…

  12. B&E: Gavin DeGraw

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Gavin DeGraw. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. It's been a few years in the making, but listeners are beginning to catch on…

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 24-30, 2003. Thursday is Thanksgiving, so that must mean television will be populated with several Christmas specials this week! No, really. The holiday special season gets underway in this final week of November,…

  14. Hot Product

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Due to pre-release piracy, two albums were bumped from Nov. 25 releases to Nov. 21: Korn's "Take a Look in the Mirror" (Epic) and the Dixie Chicks' "Top of the World Live" (Monument/Sony). The…

  15. Lips, Ladies Highlight 'Christmas Too'

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too," a holiday compilation album featuring tracks by the Flaming Lips, Barenaked Ladies and Dave Matthews Band, among others. Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too…

  16. Canadian Stars Unite Against Cancer

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian artists Bryan Adams, Jann Arden, Barenaked Ladies, Chantal Kreviazuk, and Sarah McLachlan will perform at an Oct. 10 concert to benefit the BC Cancer Foundation at Vancouver General Motors Pl Canadian artists Bryan Adams, Jann Arden, Barenaked Ladies, Chantal Kreviazuk, and Sarah…

  17. Artists Get Serious On Environment, Energy

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Roots, Live, and the Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson have joined the Save Our Environment coalition and -- along with a host of other artists including the Beastie Boys' Mike Diamond, Al R.E.M., the Roots, Live, and the Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson have…

  18. Jewel's 'This Way' Due Nov. 13

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Jewel will on Nov. 13 release her fourth Atlantic album, "This Way." First single "Standing Still" is being shipped to U.S. radio outlets this week, with a video clip direct As tipped here last month , Jewel will on Nov. 13 release her fourth…

  19. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Janet, Pras, and more

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Farm Aid, Janet, Pras, and more Co-founders Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and a solo Dave Matthews are confirmed to perform alongside John Mellencamp at this year's Farm Aid benefit concert, set for Sept. 29 at the Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Ind., just north of…

  20. Farm Aid Concert Returning To Indiana

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Farm Aid benefit concert will return to Indiana this fall, and co-founders Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp are scheduled to perform. The concert is set for Sept. 29 at Verizon Wirel The Farm Aid benefit concert will return to Indiana this fall, and co-founders Willie Nelson…

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