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  1. Morning Fix: Backstage at 'New Year Rockin' Eve;' Instagram's TOS Fallout; Gift Card Music Sales; Kimye Spawn

    December 31, 2012 8:27 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's free Morning Fix email and our other music-business newsletters here. 'DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE': A SPECIAL BACKSTAGE PREVIEW WITH PRODUCER LARRY KLEIN: Since it began 41 years ago, ...

  2. Can Beyonce Best Madonna's Super Bowl Record?

    October 19, 2012 1:57 PM EDT Now that Beyonce as been officially announced as the performer at the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 3, can she top Madonna's record for most-watched U.S. telecast of all time? The Material Girl's performance during this year&# ...

  3. Can Beyonce Top Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Record?

    October 16, 2012 6:53 PM EDT Now that Beyonce has been officially announced as the performer at the 2013 Super Bowl on Feb. 3, can she top Madonna's record for most-watched U.S. telecast of all time? The Material Girl's performance during this year's Super Bowl ...

  4. It's Official: Beyonce To Perform At Super Bowl Halftime Show

    October 16, 2012 11:35 AM EDT (Photo: Beyonce's Tumblr ) All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers. That's because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. A source familiar with Super Bowl XLVII told The Associated Pres ...

  5. Super Bowl Seen Online Via Live Stream By 2.1 Million

    February 08, 2012 8:15 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - The first live stream of the Super Bowl drew 2.1 million unique viewers, NBC said Tuesday. That's a small fraction of the record 111.3 million viewers that watched NBC's broadcast of the big game. But it was still enough ...

  6. Madonna's Super Bowl Performance Caused 10,245 Tweets Per Second

    February 06, 2012 2:35 PM EST The world's most powerful promotional event met the leading real-time social media tool during the Super Bowl Sunday evening. Records were set and a pop icon's upcoming album and tour got off to a fantastic start. Madonna's performa ...

  7. Super Bowl Synch Report: 8 Placements Each for EMI, Warner/Chappell; Budweiser Prepping 4

    February 03, 2012 9:10 PM EST It's a good year for music and the Super Bowl. The top four publishing companies - EMI Music, Universal Music, Warner/Chappell and Sony/ATV - are reporting a healthy marketplace for synchs and placements. As of Friday afternoon, EMI and Warne ...

  8. Exclusive: John Williams' 'Wide Receiver' Gets Dubstep Treatment For Super Bowl XLVI

    January 26, 2012 9:01 PM EST The Giants and the Patriots will meet on the field at Super Bowl XLVI, but when NBC goes to commercial, John Williams will meet dubstep and other modern music styles. Intending to reflect the epic nature of this NFL championship, a rematch of the ...

  9. NBC's 'The Voice' to Air After the Super Bowl

    May 31, 2011 7:25 PM EDT NBC will air "The Voice" after the Super Bowl in February. An hourlong episode will air Feb. 5 following the network's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI, Bob Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment announced Tuesday. "There is no b ...

  10. Usher, Black Eyed Peas, Slash Dominate Super Bowl Tweets, 4,000 Per Second

    February 10, 2011 4:38 PM EST It's no surprise that the Super Bowl generated no shortage of Tweets during what turned out to be the most-watched television event ever. But what is surprising is what Twitter users talked about. According to information revealed on its blog ...

  11. Web Trends: Watch Christina Aguilera's Super Bowl Flub, New Pornographers' Hilarious Video

    February 07, 2011 4:55 PM EST Google Trends: 9. Christina Aguilera National Anthem Aguilera sang the national anthem for last night's Super Bowl -- and forgot a few of the lyrics. 18. Black Eyed Peas Halftime Show The Peas were the main performers at last night's Sup ...

  12. Amazon Tweets Super Bowl Music Links to Spur Sales

    February 07, 2011 12:58 PM EST Much has been written about how music appearing in Super Bowl ads or performed during the Super Bowl Halftime Show receive sales spikes as a result of the massive exposure -- particularly via digital downloads. Amazon.com, still struggling to comp ...

  13. Jack Isquith Guest Post: What The Music Industry Can Learn From the Super Bowl

    February 03, 2011 2:00 PM EST The following guest post is from Jack Isquith, a digital music expert who has held senior posts at Warner Brothers Records and AOL Music, that originally appeared on his blog Digital Music Insider and is reposted with his permission. The Football ...

  14. Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne Team Up for Super Bowl Ad

    January 27, 2011 6:47 PM EST Fresh-faced Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has teamed up with veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon to make a Best Buy commercial for next month's Super Bowl, the U.S. electronics chain said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, currently the ...

  15. Dave Matthews, Swift To Play NFL Kickoff Concert

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift will perform in New Orleans at the NFL's annual kickoff concert. The league said Monday the Grammy-winning artists will hold the show in Jackson Square, before the Super Bowl champion Saints face the Minnes ...

  16. UPDATE: Super Bowl Sets All-Time Ratings Record

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Super Bowl XLIV is the most-watched TV program in U.S. history. Sunday's big game set a new all-time ratings high, overthrowing the 27-year-old record held by the final episode of "M*A*S*H." The New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis C ...

  17. The Big Game Goes for a Record

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST With the Super Bowl's go time less than a week away (Feb. 7, CBS), analysts and researchers are asking if this year's game will be the most-watched ever. Some believe the mix of this year's huge, post-season NFL ratings coupled with ...

  18. The Who Confirmed For Super Bowl

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Who will perform at half-time of the Super Bowl this season. The NFL confirmed during Thursday's (Nov. 26) game between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys that the veteran rock band will play Feb. 7 at Landshark Stadium in Miami, form ...

  19. Taiwan's Mayday To Star In NFL China Show

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taiwan pop band Mayday will star in a reality show produced by the National Football League and China Central Television, the NFL has announced. The American football league is using Mayday's interaction with NFL players, fans and cheerleader ...

  20. Super Bowl Ads: Hits And Misses

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Despite a terrible economic climate and through-the-ceiling prices for Super Bowl commercials - most spots were sold for around $3 million - NBC still scored by taking in a reported $206 million in advertising for commercials during the game, a re ...

  21. Music Supervisors Unlock Super Bowl Ad Strategies

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST When it comes to Super Bowl ads brands and their ad agencies want everything in them to be bigger, brighter and better than their normal ads, especially the music. The music heard in Super Bowl ads, whether its licensed or created, plays an integr ...

  22. Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play the halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Fla., snagging the spot at the most-watched musical event of the year, according to the organizers. This year, more than 148 million viewers in the U.S ...

  23. SUPER BOWL SONG DAY

    October 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Big Winner On Feb. 3 May Not Be On The Field The Halftime Hero: Tom Petty Even in these post-wardrobe-malfunction times, the performer at the Super Bowl's halftime show stands to see a jump in sales afterward. Last year, "The Very Be ...

  24. Rolling Stones To Perform At Super Bowl

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST NFL finale to take palce Feb. 5 at Detroit's Ford Field. The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" world tour just got a bit bigger. The legendary rock group is confirmed to perform during halftime at the 40th anniversary of the NFL ...

  25. Janet's 'SNL' Appearance Gets High Ratings

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at the Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson made another big splash on network television over the weekend, earning NBC's "Saturday Night Two months removed from her infamous ...

  26. On The Road

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band is likely to be the planned performer at the Sept. 10 and 12 concerts held at Boston's Fenway Park. Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band is likely to be the planned performer at the Sept. 10 ...

  27. Words & Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Super Bowl ads drop the ball by sending mixed messages to their audience. Super Bowl ads drop the ball by sending mixed messages to their audience. News ...

  28. Jackson Class-Action Suit Withdrawn

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Knoxville, Tenn., woman on Monday withdrew her class-action lawsuit against Janet Jackson and others over the singer's breast-baring incident during halftime at the Super Bowl Feb. 1. A Knoxville, Tenn., woman on Monday withdrew her class-a ...

  29. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The flap over Janet Jackson's nationally televised breast-baring appearance during halftime at the Super Bowl Feb. 1 may swiftly move into the courtroom. LOS ANGELES-- The flap over Janet Jackson's nationally televised breast-baring appe ...

  30. Janet, Justin, CBS, MTV Hit With Lawsuit

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Knoxville, Tenn., woman has filed a federal class-action suit against Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, CBS, MTV and the networks' corporate parent, Viacom, over Jackson's breast-baring performance A Knoxville, Tenn., woman has filed a ...

  31. Beyonce's 'Banner' Set For Super Bowl

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer to croon national anthem Beyonce has been tapped to sing the national anthem prior to Super Bowl XXXVIII on Feb. 1 at Houston's Reliant Stadium. As previously reported, Janet Jackson will perform as part of the MTV-produced halftime sh ...

  32. Beyonce's 'Banner' Set For Super Bowl

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer to croon national anthem Beyonce has been tapped to sing the national anthem prior to Super Bowl XXXVIII on Feb. 1 at Houston's Reliant Stadium. As previously reported, Janet Jackson will perform as part of the MTV-produced halftime sh ...

  33. MTV To Produce Super Bowl Show

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII, which sister Viacom company CBS will televise Feb. 1 from Houston's Reliant Stadium. Performing acts have not been announced. MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII ...

  34. MTV To Produce Super Bowl Show

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII, which sister Viacom company CBS will televise Feb. 1 from Houston's Reliant Stadium. Performing acts have not been announced. MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII ...

  35. MTV To Produce Super Bowl Show

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII, which sister Viacom company CBS will televise Feb. 1 from Houston's Reliant Stadium. Performing acts have not been announced. MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII ...