1. 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…

  2. Mary Chapin Carpenter / June 27, 2010 / Boston (Berklee Performance Center)

    July 01, 2010 6:30 PM EDT A night that began with gentle folk strumming culminated in a whole lot of twistin' and shoutin'. Mary Chapin Carpenter is enjoying a triumphant return to performing after her last proposed tour was truncated due to the singer/songwriter suffering a pulmonary embolism in 2007.…

  3. Dave Matthews, Pearl Jam Set For Austin City Limits' 35th Season

    September 24, 2009 1:43 PM EDT For its 35th year on air, the famed public broadcast music show Austin City Limits is going big. Scheduled to perform this season are major acts like the Dave Matthews Band , Pearl Jam , Willie Nelson (performing with Asleep at the Wheel ), Elvis Costello , Ben Harper and Them Crooked…

  4. Exclusive: Fitzsimmons Signs With Mercer Street

    February 13, 2009 2:28 PM EST Singer/songwriter William Fitzsimmons has signed with Downtown Recordings imprint Mercer Street, Billboard has learned. The label will release the Illinois-based musician's "The Sparrow and the Crow" on April 7. That set was previously self-released last fall to iTunes, which…

  5. Peyroux Goes 'Bare' On New Album

    December 01, 2008 11:43 AM EST Vocalist Madeleine Peyroux teams with famed producer Larry Klein, Steely Dan's Walter Becker and Joe Henry on her new album, "Bare Bones," due March 10 from Rounder. Becker and Klein co-wrote the title cut with Peyroux, while Henry and Klein worked with her on "Love and…

  6. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  7. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Morrissey,…

  8. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  9. Springsteen, Dylan Soundtrack 'Lucky You'

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the upcoming poker-themed flick "Lucky You" will boast a new Bob Dylan track ("Huck's Theme") as well as a Kris Kristofferson original ("They Ain't Got 'Em All") and Bruce Springstee The soundtrack to the upcoming poker-themed…

  10. Dutch DJ Le Grande, Girls Aloud Rule U.K. Charts

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dutch "superstar DJ" Fedde Le Grande has the U.K.'s new No. 1 single after rising from last week's No. 2 entry with "Put Your Hands Up for Detroit" (Data). On the album chart, pop oufit Girls Aloud de Dutch "superstar DJ" Fedde Le Grande has the U.K.&…

  11. Billboard Bits: Tony Bennett, Jack Black, RBD

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony, Rascal Flatts and Madeleine Peyroux will join Tony Bennett for a Nov. 9 concert at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre, in celebration of Bennett's 80th birthday. Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony, Rascal Flatts and Madeleine Peyroux will join Tony Bennett for a Nov.…

  12. Timberlake Earns First No. 1 Album With 'FutureSex'

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a major week for new releases, Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) rises to the top of The Billboard 200 with 684,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's In a major week for new releases, Justin Timberlake's "…

  13. 38OnTV

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 18-25, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Dilana Smith (also scheduled: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bradley Whitford). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Lionel Richie (also scheduled: Dr. Phil…

  14. Peyroux Surveys 'Perfect World' On New Album

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jazz vocalist/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux will return this fall with a follow-up to 2004's "Careless Love." "Half the Perfect World" hits stores Sept. 12 via Rounder, her second effort for the label. Jazz vocalist/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux will return this fall…

  15. Blunt Leads U.K. Album Chart Again

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) was ended yesterday (Aug. 21) by boy band McFly, who opened at No. 1 with "I'll Be OK" (Universal Is James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K.…

  16. No Stopping Blunt On U.K. Charts

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's U.K. chart reign shows no sign of being brought to an end, as he starts a fifth week at the top of the singles survey with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) and a sixth at No. 1 with the alb James Blunt's U.K. chart reign shows no sign of being brought to an…

  17. Monterey Jazz Fest Sets 48th Lineup

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tony Bennett, Sonny Rollins, the Pat Metheny Trio, Branford Marsalis and John Scofield are among the artists lined up for California's 48th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, which will be held Sept. 16-1 Tony Bennett, Sonny Rollins, the Pat Metheny Trio, Branford Marsalis and John Scofield…

  18. B&E: Madeleine Peyroux

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Madeleine Peyroux. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Husky and elegant, Madeleine Peyroux's voice is one that transports to a…

  19. BREAKING & ENTERING

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madeleine Peyroux /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Madeleine Peyroux …

  20. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for…

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