1. Joni Mitchell, Escorted by Cameron Crowe, Attends Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

    February 10, 2017 9:52 PM EST The music icon suffered a brain aneurysm in March 2015. Joni Mitchell  made a rare public appearance on Saturday night (Feb. 11), attending Clive Davis' annual Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, where she was escorted by writer and filmmaker Cameron Crowe.  The…

  2. 'You Can't Always Get What You Want': Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski's 'Morning Joe' Inauguration Playlist

    January 18, 2017 6:04 PM EST For the week leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, Billboard asked the hosts and anchors of some of cable news' most-watched shows to put together inauguration playlists -- their personal soundtracks for the Jan. 20 ceremony and the next four years. Today's…

  3. Joni Mitchell Steps Out for Her Birthday

    November 16, 2016 11:00 PM EST Joni Mitchell has made another public appearance as she continues to recover from a brain aneurysm. The legendary Canadian singer and songwriter smiled as she stepped out with friends to celebrate her 73rd birthday last week. Mitchell wore red for her special day. The moment was captured on…

  4. Arcade Fire, Neil Young and Rush Among Winners of Polaris Heritage Prize

    October 25, 2016 11:49 AM EDT Past albums by Canadian acts Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Rush, Blue Rodeo, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Arcade Fire and Lhasa were selected as the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize winners. Two albums were selected for each of the four time periods -- 1960…

  5. Lissie Takes Her California Farewell to London on 'Live at Union Chapel' Album: Exclusive First Listen

    September 29, 2016 1:33 PM EDT Lissie takes her California swan song record to London for her second release of the year, Live at Union Chapel . Following her critically-acclaimed third studio album My Wild West , which dropped in February this year, Elisabeth Maurus, otherwise known as Lissie, flaunts her penchant for…

  6. Joni Mitchell On the Mend, Snapped at Chick Corea Concert

    August 21, 2016 10:43 PM EDT Joni Mitchell has made a rare and welcome public appearance, some 17 months after suffering a brain aneurysm. The iconic Canadian singer was spotted at a Chick Corea concert at the Catalina Bar and Grill in Los Angeles on Saturday (Aug. 20). She appeared relaxed as she posed for a photo with…

  7. The Smell, L.A. Hub of Independent Music, Surprised By Demolition Order

    June 01, 2016 10:52 AM EDT "We're still trying to figure out what happened," says venue founder Jim Smith. The Smell, a bootstrapped independent venue and longtime fixture on the downtown Los Angeles music scene, may soon be shuttering. Over this past Memorial Day weekend the club received an official…

  8. A Remembrance of Prince as the Ultimate A-List Party-Thrower (Bring on the Superstar Guests)

    May 02, 2016 6:31 PM EDT As a former editor at  InStyle , I've found myself invited to some swanky celebrity parties and inside some fabulous superstar homes over the years: Beyoncé , Mariah Carey , Stevie Nicks . But the biggest diva during my decade at the magazine? Hands down, Prince . The year was 2005, and…

  9. Barely Charting Classics: Bob Marley, Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Smiths & More

    February 03, 2016 5:00 PM EST A look at artists whose influence far outpaced their initial chart success. Hindsight is a clichéd 20/20. Many songs, albums and artists now considered classics and/or masters of their genres failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 or the Billboard 200 upon their initial releases, or had…

  10. Carole King Reflects on Her Classic, Chart-Topping 'Tapestry' Album

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST How an "absolutely sincere" easy-listening LP recorded amid Laurel Canyon's early-'70s hippie bliss remains one of the biggest-charting (and universally beloved) albums of all time, more than 40 years later. See the All-Time Charts:  Billboard 200 Albums  |  Billboard 200…

  11. Metallica's Robert Trujillo and All-Star Group Mass Mental Pay Tribute to Late Bassist Jaco Pastorious: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 29, 2015 1:09 PM EDT After six years of work, Metallica 's Robert Trujillo is certainly stoked to be bringing his documentary about famed bassist Jaco Pastorius to home video platforms. And he's just as excited about Jaco: Original Soundtrack , which comes out the same day as the film on Nov. 27. The…

  12. Joni Mitchell Is 'Making Good Progress' in Her Recovery, Judy Collins Says

    October 15, 2015 3:55 PM EDT It's been 50 years since her cover of Joni Mitchell 's "Both Sides, Now," but Judy Collins is still keeping an eye on Mitchell. The 76-year-old Seattle native posted an update on Mitchell's health to her Facebook page Wednesday. Joni Mitchell Suffered a Brain Aneurysm…

  13. Joni Mitchell, Peaches, Cowboy Junkies and Sloan Awarded Canadian Heritage Prize

    October 09, 2015 11:43 AM EDT The motley crew are now officially classic. By Karen Bliss Albums by Joni Mitchell, Cowboy Junkies, Sloan and Peaches have been chosen by the public as the inaugural winners of Canada’s Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. A five-titled short list per time period was initially selected by a…

  14. Joni Mitchell Speaking & 'Has Made Remarkable Progress,' According to Attorney

    July 07, 2015 9:56 PM EDT Since Joni Mitchell was hospitalized due to a stroke and brain aneurysm in March, there has been widespread concern over the folk singer's health. Now, her attorney has stated in court documents that Mitchell is talking and "is expected to make a full recovery." David Crosby: &…

  15. Joni Mitchell Is 'Speaking Well' and 'Getting Better Each Day,' Conservator Says

    June 28, 2015 3:44 PM EDT Joni Mitchell seems to be on the road to recovery. Mitchell's conservator, Leslie Morris, released a statement through the singer's website on Sunday, June 28, noting that Mitchell's health is improving after having an aneurysm. David Crosby Confirms Joni Mitchell's…

  16. Who's the Ultimate '70s Singer-Songwriter? We Picked -- Now You Decide

    June 22, 2015 4:10 PM EDT James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell -- who do you think defines defines the gentler, shaggier era best? Now we want to know what you think: Who do you think is the ultimate '70s singer-songwriter? Vote now. A version of this story originally appeared in the June 27…

  17. Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn Glennie Honored with Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    June 09, 2015 11:31 PM EDT A long day of celebrating the 2015 Laureates for the Polar Music Prize ended a short time ago in Stockholm, with an afternoon ceremony, an evening banquet, an after-party and plenty of love and affection for honorees Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn Glennie . The 24th annual Polar Music Prize…

  18. Exclusive: Lizz Wright Returns With 'Freedom & Surrender'

    June 04, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Lizz Wright will make her formal Concord Records debut when Freedom & Surrender is released on Sept. 4. As previously announced, the singer/songwriter’s fifth studio album was produced by Grammy Award winner Larry Klein ( Joni Mitchell , Madeleine Peyroux , Tracy Chapman ). The…

  19. Joni Mitchell's Albums From Highest to Lowest Charting on Billboard 200

    April 09, 2015 4:14 PM EDT " width="510"> As indicated by the outpouring of love and support following Joni Mitchell 's hospitalization in late March , the Canadian artist is one of the most respected voices to come out of the late '60s singer-songwriter boom. While the stature of her…

  20. Joni Mitchell Getting 'Stronger Each Day,' Remains Hospitalized

    April 04, 2015 10:57 AM EDT Canadian folk icon Joni Mitchell is getting "stronger each day" after being rushed to the hospital in late March, according to an update on her official website . What Is Morgellons Disease? A Primer on Joni Mitchell's Rare Condition "Joni remains under observation in the…

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