1. Inside the Sustainable, Green Rebirth of the Nassau Coliseum

    March 02, 2016 10:54 AM EST Onstage in August 2015 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in the New York suburbs of Long Island, Billy Joel, 66, chose the perfect song to begin a milestone performance. “I’m moving out!” shouted the gray-bearded singer at the Aug. 4 show, the final event at the arena before it closed…

  2. Farm Aid 30th Anniversary TV Special Boasts Archive Sets From Allman Brothers, B.B. King & More

    January 06, 2016 3:17 PM EST Farm Aid, the music industry’s longest-running concert for a cause, will premiere an AXS TV special Jan. 10 filmed during its 30th anniversary in Chicago this past September, with performances by Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Dave Matthews , Jack Johnson , Kacey Musgraves and…

  3. Sammy Wilk Premieres 'Could Be' Single & Talks New Project: Exclusive

    December 11, 2015 4:23 PM EST In just a few short years, Sammy Wilk has gone from small-town high schooler in Omaha, Nebraska, to social-media star in L.A. Wilk started out making videos on Vine with his good friends Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson -- better known as the rap duo Jack & Jack . At the time, Wilk had just…

  4. John Mellencamp, Kacey Musgraves and More on Willie Nelson Making a Difference With 30 Years of Farm Aid

    October 16, 2015 3:35 PM EDT Willie Nelson 's Farm Aid celebrated its 30th birthday this year with a concert held at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, Ill.,  on Sept. 19. To help fete the milestone,  Billboard spoke with several of this year's performers as well as Nelson's…

  5. Imagine Dragons to Join Willie Nelson & Friends for 30th Farm Aid Concert in Chicago

    July 28, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The guiding foursome of Farm Aid -- Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews -- will celebrate a milestone for the organization that supports America's family farmers with a 30th-anniversary concert in Chicago on Sept 19, featuring  Imagine Dragons , whose album…

  6. Watch Jack White & Jack Johnson Perform a White Stripes Classic in Hawaii

    April 22, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Jack White has performed the back-to-school folk ditty "We're Going to Be Friends" plenty of times before. But this particular time was a special one, as Jack Johnson joined him onstage in Honolulu. Check out this fan's Instagram video below:   What @jackjohnson surprise…

  7. Jack Johnson, Other Acoustic Pop Singers Find Home on Pandora... When Will AC Radio Catch Up?

    January 29, 2015 1:09 PM EST It is well established that even when broadcast radio's listeners go looking for music on other platforms, they often search out the same mainstream formats they hear on FM. "All-'80s" is one exception , but that format differs mostly in its parameters; the songs played…

  8. Neon Trees Debut at No. 1 On Top Rock Albums Chart

    May 01, 2014 3:50 PM EDT The band scores its first leader on the list with 'Pop Psychology.' Plus, chart action for Bruce Springsteen, Jack Johnson, Coldplay and more Neon Trees earn their first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart, and highest debut on the Billboard 200 (No. 6), as "Pop…

  9. Jack Johnson Announces 'From Here to Now to You' Tour

    January 27, 2014 8:40 PM EST Along with a slew of U.S. festival appearances, Jack Johnson will be hitting the road across multiple continents in a tour that will stretch from March to September. According to Rolling Stone , the singer-songwriter will play dozens of 2014 shows, including a large chunk of concerts during…

  10. Justin Timberlake's Album Sales Forecast Grows, Lorde Set for No. 3 Debut on Billboard 200

    October 04, 2013 8:47 PM EDT On next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, Justin Timberlake is set for his second No. 1 this year, while red-hot singer Lorde is aiming for a No. 3 start with her debut full-length album, "Pure Heroine." As reported on Tuesday, Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience…

  11. Jack Johnson Talks 'From Here to Now to You' and 'Surreal' Fourth No. 1 Debut

    September 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT So, as Jack Johnson began to record his new album "From Here to Now to You," what exactly did he have in mind? "At the risk of sounding completely un-ambitious," says Johnson, "I never really have an idea of what the record is going to be like. They're really…

  12. Jack Johnson Scores Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    September 25, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Country artists Justin Moore, Chris Young and Billy Currington all make Top 10 bows as well Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson claims his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "From Here to Now to You" bows atop the list with 117,000 sold in its first week, according to…

  13. Farm Aid 2013: Pete Seeger Sings Out, Neil Young Speaks Up and Jack Johnson Cows Around

    September 23, 2013 11:16 PM EDT "Oh, but ain't that America, for you and me!" sang John Mellencamp on "Pink Houses" at Farm Aid 2013, the annual benefit for America's family farmers, staged Sept. 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Saratoga Springs, New York. "That song,"…

  14. Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' Cleans-Up on U.K. Singles Chart, Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' Rules Again

    September 23, 2013 5:43 AM EDT In a top ten featuring six new entries, Arctic Monkeys held off all comers to start a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sept. 22) with “AM” (Domino). Jason Derulo scored his third No. 1 single in the territory as “Talk Dirty” (Warner Bros./Warner Music), featuring 2 Chainz,…

  15. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars' 'When I Was Your Man' Tops Adult Contemporary

    June 17, 2013 6:10 PM EDT The singer/songwriter returns to the chart's summit for the first time since he led with 'Just the Way You Are' in 2011. Plus, new No. 1s for Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out…

  16. Jack Johnson Talks Last-Minute Bonnaroo Set, Wishes Mumford & Sons Well

    June 14, 2013 2:40 PM EDT Hours after Jack Johnson was officially announced as the replacement for Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo 2013, the folk singer-songwriter performed a surprise acoustic set and talked about being a last-minute headliner on Friday morning (June 14) on the Manchester, Tenn. festival grounds. …

  17. Jack Johnson Announces New Album: 'From Here to Now to You'

    June 10, 2013 2:45 PM EDT Jack Johnson will release his sixth studio album, titled "From Here to Now to You," on Sept. 17 via Bushfire Records, it was announced on Monday. To prep fans for the LP, the folk rocker has also dropped new single "I Got You." The new track is just as acoustic and laid…

  18. Dave Matthews Band to Raise $1 Million at Sandy Relief Concert

    November 14, 2012 10:05 AM EST Group turns Nov. 30 tour opener in New Jersey into a benefit event Dave Matthews is turning his band's tour opener in New Jersey at the end of the month into a benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy victims, pledging $1 million to regional recovery efforts. According to a statement , all…

  19. Neil Diamond to Receive 'Legend of Live' Award at Billboard Touring Awards

    October 16, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Billboard announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond will receive its prestigious Legend of Live Award at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Additionally, Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater will be the recipient of the…

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Havana Brown, LMFAO, Dave Matthews Band

    July 13, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Australian singer/DJ Brown continues her U.S. breakthrough with 'We Run the Night,' while DMB returns with new single 'Mercy.' Havana Brown continues her marathon rise up Billboard'sQ&A column, LMFAO 's "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett…

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