1. Carly Simon Premieres Poignant Duet With Son Ben Taylor 'I Can't Thank You Enough'

    November 12, 2015 12:58 PM EST Just in time for Thanksgiving, here’s a little family-oriented duet that should make you feel all warm and fuzzy on the inside -- it’s storied songwriter Carly Simon duetting with her son Ben Taylor on an ode to devotion called “I Can’t Thank You Enough.” The track is one of two…

  2. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorite Beatles Songs

    February 09, 2014 8:05 AM EST On the 50th anniversary of the band's U.S. breakthrough, readers share favorite Fab Four songs, covers, solo hits and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as…

  3. Ask Billboard: Robin Thicke Makes Chart History

    June 11, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Our mailbag is back, with readers discussing Robin Thicke's unprecedented family feat, the bevy of current dance covers, Jennifer Lopez's career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: the Beatles, Eminem, Willow Smith

    September 16, 2010 6:55 PM EDT THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO: Ahead of multiple benefit concerts planned in honor of the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon , including tribute shows from New York to Los Angeles , the late legend and his widow Yoko Ono each occupy Billboard chart summits this week. The Beatles bow…

  5. Carly Simon Planning First Ever Shows In Europe

    October 09, 2009 8:24 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Carly Simon is planning to play concert dates in Europe early next year for the first time in her 38-year career. Times and places are still being worked out, but she expects to perform at small venues beginning in January, to promote her upcoming acoustic album "Never…

  6. Schuyler Fisk

    February 24, 2009 5:49 PM EST Schuyler Fisk 's departure from Universal Records after four years and no releases may have been the best thing to happen to her musical career. "Everybody at Universal wanted me to be the best artist I can be, and everyone had different ideas about what that should sound like. But…

  7. Carly Simon Revisits Pop, Lullabies On 'Into White'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A veteran of interpreting a wide range of material by other artists, Carly Simon will release "Into White," a collection of pop standards and traditional lullabies, Oct. 24 via Columbia. A veteran of interpreting a wide range of material by other artists, Carly Simon will release …

  8. Billboard Bits: Green Apple Fest, Daniel Johnston, GWAR

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mickey Hart & Bela Fleck to headline free concerts during New York's Green Apple Music & Arts Festival , London pays tribute to Daniel Johnston and GWAR celebrates its 20th anniversary. Mickey Hart and Béla Fleck will headline a pair of free concerts next weekend as part of the…

  9. Lineup Set For First Green Apple Festival

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Dresden Dolls, Ghostface Killah, Slick Rick, Umphrey's McGee, Toots & the Maytals, Mike Doughty, Guster and Soulive are among the artists confirmed to perform at the Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Dresden Dolls, Ghostface Killah, Slick Rick, Umphrey&…

  10. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  11. Ben Taylor Wraps One Album, Plans Another

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Ben Taylor has completed work on his first solo album, "Another Run Around the Sun," due in late August or early September via his own Iris label. Singer/songwriter Ben Taylor has completed work on his first solo album, "Another Run Around the Sun," due…

  12. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Billy Corgan, Butch Walker

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Corgan, Butch Walker The Roots, the Dead's Mickey Hart, the Coup, Michelle Shocked and Third Eye Blind are the first acts to sign on for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. The event will be held Nov. 13 at the Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland,…

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 20-26)

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 20-26, 2004). URBAN LEGEND: Keith Urban is a country superstar in the making. With the release of his latest album, "Be Here" (Capitol Records Nashville), look for him a couple of times on television this week. On Wednesday…

  14. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph Tracy Chapman, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano and Ben Taylor are among those who will take part in the upcoming We the Planet outing. Billed as "a nationwide tour of activism, discussion and music," the CLIF Bar-sponsored U.S…

  15. LIVE REVIEW

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Taylor Band In Chicago /bb/livereviews/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1944763 News Taylor Band , Ben Taylor …

  16. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 7-13, 2003. Following the blast of Independence Day-related programming on television, things settle down a bit this week, but that doesn't mean there aren't fireworks to observe. The main attraction won&…

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing music-related television for the week of May 19-25, 2003. It's a crazy week of music events on television. There's big names on stages from New York to Las Vegas to Los Angeles, and the hardest thing will be picking which to watch. Country goes prime time on Wednesday as…

  18. Stars To Light Up Rockefeller Center Holiday

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, and Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland will be among the artists bringing holiday cheer to NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," which will be held Dec. 4 in the heart of N Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, and Destiny's Child's Kelly…