1. 20 (and 15) Songs About New Year's

    December 31, 2014 2:05 PM EST What are you doing New Year's Eve? Whatever your party plans, Billboard has the perfect music mix to accompany the arrival of 2015. To paraphrase Adam Sandler in "The Chanukah Song," there are a lot of Christmas songs out there, but not too many songs about New Year's.…

  2. Win A Guitar Signed ByGeorge Thorogood

    July 29, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Veteran bluesman George Thorogood and his band The Destroyers kick off a month-long coast-to-coast tour this weekend (July 31) in support of their new album 2120 South Michigan Avenue. On the 13-track record, available now, Thorogood wields his guitar alongside special guests Buddy Guy and…

  3. Lynyrd Skynyrd to Begin Recording New Album in November

    June 30, 2011 10:31 AM EDT Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd are "just getting started" on a new album, its follow-up to 2009's "God & Guns," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant. "We're getting about to the end of the writing part," Van Zant tells Billboard.com, adding that…

  4. 'Glee' Gets Sick Over Ke$ha, Blames It 'On the Alcohol'

    February 23, 2011 12:10 PM EST Last night's (Feb. 22) episode of "Glee" was one big party, but was probably not suited to some of the show's younger Gleeks. When underage drinking becomes a problem at McKinley High, Principal Figgins declares "Alcohol Awareness Week" and commissions the New…

  5. Win A George Thorogood Guitar

    September 10, 2009 10:52 AM EDT George Thorogood recently swung by Billboard.com's studio to chat about his new record " The Dirty Dozen ," which combines new material with some older Destroyers tunes, as well as to bring in and sign a guitar for a lucky Billboard.com visitor to win. Click here to enter to…

  6. Remembering Bo Diddley

    May 29, 2009 2:20 PM EDT Mention Bo Diddley’s name and most everyone thinks one thing—the beat. Bomp ba-bomp bomp, bomp bomp... Applied to such songs as “Bo Diddley,” “Hey Bo Diddley” and “Who Do You Love,” it's perhaps the most influential musical motif since the Devil purportedly handed Robert Johnson the I-IV…

  7. King, Trucks Guest On New Elvin Bishop Album

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elvin Bishop gets a hand from B.B. King, Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, James Cotton, George Thorogood, Kim Wilson and Tommy Castro on his new album, "The Blues Roll On." Elvin Bishop gets a hand from B.B. King, Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, James Cotton, George Thorogood, Kim Wilson…

  8. Buddy Guy Snags Clapton, Randolph For New Album

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guitar legend Buddy Guy has Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in his corner on "Skin Deep," his next Silvertone/Zomba album. Guitar legend Buddy Guy has Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in his corner on "Skin Deep,"…

  9. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  10. Lack Of U.S. Label Not Derailing Bryan Adams CD

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Adams is planning to release a new album this fall -- even though it doesn't have a title yet, or a label deal in the United States. Bryan Adams is planning to release a new album this fall -- even though it doesn't have a title yet, or a label deal in the United States.…

  11. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  12. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  13. Steve Miller Raids Archives, Gets Jazzy

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With a 30th anniversary edition of Steve Miller's "Fly Like an Eagle" due out this month, can the same treatment for its follow-up, "Book of Dreams," be far behind? Probably not, says Miller. With a 30th anniversary edition of Steve Miller's "Fly Like an…

  14. Billboard Bits: Ziggy Marley, McCarren Park Pool, Peter Gammons

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Ziggy Marley, McCarren Park Pool, Peter Gammons Target will be the exclusive U.S. retailer for Ziggy Marley's second solo album, "Love Is My Religion," due July 4 via Tuff Gong Worldwide. The deal marks Marley's first independent release without employing the…

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Les Claypool bangs around for tales of "Woe," Obie Trice is back for a second engagement, Mike Patton enlivens Peeping Tom and Ralph Stanley salutes a legendary musical family in this week's Hot Produ An EP featuring a host of new songs from electronica outfit Boards Of Canada,…

  16. Thorogood Rocks 'Hard' On New Album

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rocker George Thorogood will return May 30 with "The Hard Stuff," his latest album with his band the Destroyers. Veteran rocker George Thorogood will return May 30 with "The Hard Stuff," his latest album with his band the Destroyers. In addition to a handful of…

  17. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Dec. 20-26)

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 20-26) HOLIDAY HOME STRETCH: This is it... Christmas comes this week, so it's the last hurrah for holiday programming. And there's quite a bit to stoke your Yule log, to boot. On Wednesday, CBS…

  18. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The View," ABC Featured…

  19. Montreal Gears Up For 25th Jazz Fest

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Oliver Jones, Oscar Peterson, Ibrahim Ferrer, k.d. lang, Dianne Reeves, the Colin James Band and George Thorogood are the first artists confirmed for the 25th Festival International de Jazz de Montrea Oliver Jones, Oscar Peterson, Ibrahim Ferrer, k.d. lang, Dianne Reeves, the Colin James Band…

  20. Hooker's Last Album Due Next Month

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be released next month. "Face to Face," which Hooker was completing with his daughter Zakiya, is due Oct. 28. The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be…

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