1. Hilary Weeks First Mormon to Reach Christian Albums Top 10

    November 04, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Although Christian music is widely known for its imposing diversity in source, style and theme, contemporary inspirational music aimed at Mormons gives the genre an added dimension, as veteran artist Hilary Weeks becomes the first such act to debut in the top 10 on Billboard's Christian…

  2. Listen Free: Hottest Holiday Albums of 2009

    November 27, 2009 10:42 AM EST Listen to the hottest holiday albums released this year, right here on Billboard.com. Check out the latest sonic season's greetings from Sting , Andrea Bocelli , Tori Amos , Bob Dylan , Miley Cyrus and Carrie Underwood . Then head over to the classics and feast your ears on music from…

  3. Andrea Bocelli, "My Christmas"

    November 13, 2009 4:00 PM EST It's difficult to know which of Andrea Bocelli 's duet partners on his first holiday album, "My Christmas," makes for the most unlikely match with the Italian pop-classical crooner. There's Mary J. Blige , who bends the melody of "What Child Is This" into…

  4. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST An encyclopedic sourcebook on one of the 20th century's most important artists, "Keys to the Rain" completely chronicles Bob Dylan's recorded work. Author Oliver Trager discusses of all of his officia "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan) aka "Blowing in…

  5. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 'Austin City Limits' Gets National Arts Medal

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is to be presented today (Nov. 12) with the National Medal of Arts by President Bush and the National Endowment for the Arts in a ce Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is…

  9. Billboard Bits: Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lollapalooza, VMALAs, Tabernacle Choir The opening date of the Lollapalooza tour has been scotched due to "staging and technical difficulties," according to a statement from tour organizers. The trek was due to launch July 3 in Ionia, Mich., but will now open two days later…

  10. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night…

  11. Olympics, Sting, 'America' Grab Emmy Nods

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music specials and related fare grabbed a fair share of nominations in the list announced today (July 18) for the 54th annual Emmy Awards. NBC's "Opening Ceremony Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games" Music specials and related fare grabbed a fair share of nominations in the…

  12. Kiss To Help Close Winter Olympics

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take part in the closing ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games. The gala extravaganza will take place Sunday nigh Veteran rock act Kiss is the latest addition to the lengthy list of performers set to take…

  13. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official…

  14. MTV Taps Into Olympic Spirit

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST MTV is taking a Generation X look at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. With the blessing of NBC -- which owns TV rights to the 2002 Winter Olympics -- the music channel is developing specially tailor MTV is taking a Generation X look at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. With the blessing of…

  15. Alanis, Goo Goo Dolls, Furtado To Rock Olympics

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alanis Morissette, Goo Goo Dolls, and Nelly Furtado have been added to the Hallmark Olympic Celebration series of concerts during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. As previously reporte Alanis Morissette, Goo Goo Dolls, and Nelly Furtado have been added to the Hallmark Olympic…

  16. Stars To Ring In Olympic Opening Ceremonies

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sting, Dixie Chicks, LeAnn Rimes, the Band's Robbie Robertson, Yo-Yo Ma, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir have signed on for the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics, set for Feb. 8 at Rice-E Sting, Dixie Chicks, LeAnn Rimes, the Band's Robbie Robertson, Yo-Yo Ma, and the…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart based stories on MCA, Elvis Presley, and chart records set by Frank Sinatra and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. 28 UP: "Family Affair" by Mary J. Blige is the 28th No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100 for the MCA label. The imprint's first chart-topper was Elton John's …

  18. Columbia's 'America' Features Celine, Dylan

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records will on Oct. 16 release "God Bless America," a collection of spiritual, political, and patriotic songs to benefit the relief efforts in New York. The compilation will include Celine D Columbia Records will on Oct. 16 release "God Bless America," a…