1. What was the most surprising Grammy moment this year?

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Last week we asked our readers: What was the best music moment of the Superbowl XLII??? Last week we asked our readers: What was the most surprising Grammy moment this year? 795 people voted and here are the results: 30%: Amy Winehouse performing via Satellite (and her moment of shock and…

  2. Johnson Remains No. 1; Winehouse, Hancock Soar

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a slow week for new releases, Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the Static" remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second week, despite a 52% sales slide. Bigger news comes from Amy Winehouse and Her In a slow week for new releases, Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the…

  3. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse,…

  4. 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…

  5. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles,…

  6. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from le Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank…

  7. MusiCares Honors Aretha In Los Angeles

    February 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Some call her the Queen of Soul. Others refer to her as Re Re or Sister Re. Everyone calls her Aretha. And last night (Feb. 8), Aretha Franklin was known as the MusiCares Person of the Year at a benef Some call her the Queen of Soul. Others refer to her as Re Re or Sister Re. Everyone calls…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 2006 - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  9. Grammy Performances To Celebrate Past, Present

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere" at the annual show. And he hopes Sunday is no exception. Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere"…

  10. Keys Notches Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am," making this her fourth non-consecutive week at No. 1. The J Records effort had a 3% sales bump to 61,000 copies in the United States Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am,"…

  11. Unique Duets Slated For Grammys

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fergie performing with John Legend and Josh Groban duetting with Andrea Bocelli are among the unique collaborations that will be featured at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10), the Recording Academ A number of unique collaboratons, including Fergie performing with John Legend and Josh…

  12. Musicians Rock For Barack On Super Tuesday

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday, a wave of artists as disparate as the Grateful Dead, Will.I.Am, OK Go and members of Pearl Jam are rallying support for Democ With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday (Feb. 5), a wave…

  13. Oscar Peterson Mourned By Jazz Colleagues

    December 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Oscar Peterson's dazzling keyboard technique, commanding sense of swing and mastery of different piano styles could leave even his most accomplished peers awe-struck. Oscar Peterson's dazzling keyboard technique, commanding sense of swing and mastery of different piano styles could…

  14. This Day in Music

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network. "Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant," which is aired and streamed on the network's Web site simultaneously 2001 - Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen…

  15. Who do you think will win album of the year at the next Grammy Awards?

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last week we asked our readers: The 50th Grammy nominations are out and some of this year's top-sellers are nominated for album of the year. Who do you think will win? Last week we asked our readers: The 50th Grammy nominations are out and some of this year's top-sellers are…

  16. Jazz Producer Joel Dorn Dies At 65

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Max Roach and the Neville Brothers, died of a heart attack yesterday (Dec. 17) in New York. He was 65. Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Max Roach and the Neville…

  17. Ask Billboard

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Seal, Grammys, the Police and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . SEAL THE DEAL Hi Keith, A few weeks ago Seal's "System" debuted at No. 35 on The…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  19. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations,…

  20. Conga Legend Valdes Dies At 81

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Master conga player Carlos "Patato" Valdes, the man that Tito Puente once called "the greatest conguero alive," died in New York last night (Dec. 4) of lung failure. He was 81. Master conga player Carlos "Patato" Valdes, the man that Tito Puente once called "…

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