1. Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder & More Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett for 90th Birthday Celebration TV Special

    December 13, 2016 6:53 PM EST The Radio City Music Hall gala will air Dec. 20 on NBC. Most people are barely able to blow out the candles on their cake when they turn 90, but that’s hardly the case with Tony Bennett , whose landmark birthday was celebrated in an all-star concert taped Sept. 15 at Radio City Music Hall. In…

  2. Lady Gaga's Top 10 Most Daring Songs: From 'Joanne' to Her David Bowie Tribute

    November 12, 2016 12:00 PM EST Lady Gaga deserves to be celebrated as one of pop music's biggest overachievers. Gaga’s reminiscent of a classic showbiz triple-threat, like  Judy Garland  and who else since the days of Madonna and  Michael Jackson has so clearly wanted it all? The woman behind these songs isn’t just a…

  3. Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Bruno Mars & Miranda Lambert: Everything We Know About Fall's Biggest Projects

    August 25, 2016 12:01 PM EDT Kanye West Illustration Helen Green Kanye West Big Concepts For Saint Pablo, his first North American tour in three years, Kanye West will visit 40 cities (Aug. 25-Oct. 29), performing at New York's Madison Square Garden and the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. "We're just…

  4. In Celebration of Tony Bennett's 90th, 10 Other Nonagenarian Working Musicians

    August 08, 2016 5:50 PM EDT Paul McCartney is 74. Mick Jagger is 73. Diana Ross is 72. But they’re kids compared to a select group of musicians who are or were still active all the way into their 90s. The legendary Tony Bennett joined their ranks when he celebrated his 90th birthday on Wednesday (Aug. 3). Bennett is as…

  5. Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits

    August 03, 2016 12:04 PM EDT After making music for more than 60 years, legendary singer  Tony Bennett turns 90 today. The jazz icon  made history in 2011 when he was the oldest act to ever make it to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with his album Duets II.  Then he did it again when his collaboration with Lady Gaga…

  6. Tony Bennett on Planning New Album With Lady Gaga and Turning 90: 'I'm Very Content'

    August 03, 2016 11:40 AM EDT It's a big week for Tony Bennett . The legendary singer turns 90 on  Wednesday, Aug. 3 and will celebrate with  a party in the Rainbow Room at Radio City Music Hall. But becoming a nonagenarian isn't slowing him down. In fact, Bennett is plotting to get "Cheek to Cheek"…

  7. 5 Best Moments From Billy Joel's 33rd Sold-Out Concert at Madison Square Garden

    July 21, 2016 4:25 PM EDT Although most of Billy Joel ’s biggest hits date back a few decades, you wouldn’t know it from the fans that filled his 33rd sold-out Madison Square Garden show Wednesday night in New York. Listeners ranged from 8-year-olds to millennials to senior citizens, all still flocking to see what has…

  8. Bonnie Raitt Gets Spring Fever: 5 Takeaways From Her Joyous Show at NYC's Beacon Theater

    April 02, 2016 2:30 PM EDT Bonnie Raitt had gone for a walk in the park -- New York’s Central Park -- on this spring day, the singer told her audience at the first of her two sold-out shows Friday (April 1) at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. This Californian marveled at how New Yorkers responded to spring fever.  “We'…

  9. Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

    February 04, 2016 12:00 PM EST Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the "Beck factor." Jody Rosen Is this Kendrick Lamar 's year? The stars seem to be aligned for Lamar, who has a near-record 11 ­nominations. To Pimp a Butterfly was the year&…

  10. Lady Gaga Accepts Woman of the Year Honor at Billboard Women in Music 2015

    December 11, 2015 3:20 PM EST Lady Gaga brought down the house at Billboard’s annual Women in Music event in New York on Friday with a gripping performance of her tribute song to victims of sexual assault, “Til It Happens to You.”  Gaga was on-hand to receive Billboard's Woman of the Year honor and was…

  11. Lady Gaga Manager Bobby Campbell Talks About Driving Her to Be 'the Icon That She Is'

    December 04, 2015 11:49 AM EST When Lady Gaga performed at the Academy Awards in February, the only hint of her Fame Monster persona were dual arm tattoos exposed by her ­sleeveless, ­shimmering Alaia gown. “It was just her, her talent and a microphone,” manager Bobby Campbell, 30, says of the ­performance. For the global…

  12. Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas, John Legend & More Pay Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes at 'Sinatra 100' Concert

    December 03, 2015 7:29 PM EST The show will air Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. On what would have been Ol' Blue Eyes' 100th birthday, the Recording Academy celebrated the musical legacy of Frank Sinatra with a stellar lineup of performers for Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert , which took place in the city…

  13. Billboard Cover: Woman of the Year Lady Gaga's Raw, Revealing Interview

    December 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST Lady Gaga is sitting in her “sanctuary” -- the sprawling, olive tree-dotted backyard of her Malibu home -- when a silent, tie-clad man arrives with cocktails on a tray. “Thank you,” she says, with the sort of silver-screen elegance that it’s surprising a “ dahhhling ” doesn’t follow. “I might…

  14. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Tony Bennett Scores 45th Hit Album

    October 09, 2015 6:37 PM EDT On the most recent Billboard 200 chart ( dated Oct. 17 ), Fetty Wap’s self-titled album bowed at No. 1 -- the first debut studio set from a hip-hop act to open atop the list in over two years . Fetty Wap was one of seven debuts in the top 10 of the chart, the second straight week the top tier…

  15. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, It Was Cher's 'Time' to Be No. 1

    September 28, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Twenty-six years ago, the icon led with one of her signature songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by the Beatles, Tony Bennett & Boyz II Men. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Sept. 28, 1968 The Beatles begin…

  16. Lady Gaga Sings Linda Perry, Stephen Colbert Honors Toby Keith, Zac Brown Fetes the Grateful Dead At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony

    June 19, 2015 5:20 AM EDT In the men’s room of New York's Marriott Marquis hotel just before the start of the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony, one man said, “Anyone know any jokes?” Another replied, “I got a check from Pandora for $1.89 -- for six million plays.” He was joking, or at least…

  17. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriott Marquis -- the induction dinner will…

  18. Tony Bennett Cancels London Show Due to Illness

    June 09, 2015 3:47 PM EDT Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have canceled their planned Royal Albert Hall show for Tuesday night (June 9) after Bennett fell ill. "Unfortunately, Tony Bennett has come down with a flu virus which has prevented him from performing the second of two sold-out shows in London," a…

  19. Exclusive: WME IMG Acquires Australian Booking Agency Artist Voice

    April 14, 2015 6:00 PM EDT William Morris Endeavor IMG is expanding its global footprint through the acquisition of Artist Voice, a top-shelf  Australian booking agency which has offices in various Asian territories, Billboard can confirm.  Artist Voice was co-founded in 2010 by CEO Brett Murrihy , former senior…

  20. Lady Gaga Enlists Tony Bennett to Sing at Her Wedding

    March 11, 2015 6:40 AM EDT Lady Gaga has only been engaged for a few weeks and she's already hired her wedding singer. Gaga's pal, and Cheek to Cheek collaborator, Tony Bennett , has revealed that he's been asked to sing at her wedding. "They invited me to do it and, of course, I will," he told…

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