Bruce Springsteen

  1. Dr. Dre Tops Forbes' World's Highest Paid Musicians, Beats Beyoncé by $500M

    December 10, 2014 7:08 PM EST After dominating Forbes ' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list a few months ago, it should come as little surprise Dr. Dre tops the magazine's 2014 World's Highest-Paid Musicians list as well -- beating out Beyonce by half a billion dollars.   ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen Tribute Concert With Neil Young, Elton John, Jim James to Air on PBS

    November 26, 2014 8:53 PM EST Bruce Springsteen 's MusiCares Person of the Year for 2013 tribute concert with Neil Young , Elton John , Jim James and others is headed to PBS next month.  Bruce Springsteen Fans Can Relive the Boss' Top Gigs on New Website The star-s ...

  3. Music Vault Releases Treasure Trove of Archived Concert Footage to YouTube

    July 08, 2014 10:27 AM EDT Today, online concert footage archive Music Vault is releasing 17,318 videos on its YouTube , give or take a few. "There are probably a couple that will fall out because we still need to go through and scrub for quality," says Bill Sa ...

  4. Comic Book Legend Jack Kirby's Lawsuit Could Have Big Implications for Music

    June 19, 2014 4:39 PM EDT A longstanding dispute between a legendary comic book artist and Marvel may inadvertantly have given musicians a backdoor to a Supreme Court ruling on pre-1978 termination rights. This is an edited version of an article first published by The Holl ...

  5. Bruce Springsteen's 2014 High Hopes Closes, Tops Hot Tours with $14.3M

    May 22, 2014 2:54 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen has wrapped his 2014 High Hopes tour that included performances in 25 cities worldwide during a four-month span. Ticket sales totaling $14.3 million from the final nine markets give the legendary rocker this week’s No. 1 Hot Tour ...

  6. Chart Moves: Bruce Springsteen Earns 26th Top 40 Album, Bastille Hits Target With 'Blood'

    May 01, 2014 9:54 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Disney's "Frozen" soundtrack  held firm for a 12th nonconsecutive week at No. 1, while Future and Iggy Azalea's latest albums debuted at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively. Outside the top 1 ...

  7. Chart Moves: Trio of Tribute Albums Arrive on Billboard 200, Luke Bryan's ACM Gain, Cyndi Lauper's 'Unusual' Returns

    April 10, 2014 9:23 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack refused to budge from the No. 1 slot, clocking a ninth week atop the tally. The set sold 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Five ...

  8. George Strait Rides Away From the Center of His Industry

    March 25, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Technology plays an enormous role in what entertainment succeeds at any given time. When recordings evolved from an experimental novelty to a mature business during the 20th century, both sound and visual recordings changed to accommodate those ad ...

  9. Bruce Springsteen Top Hot Tours, Grossing $12.1M from Final Australian Dates

    March 13, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is No. 1 on Hot Tours for the third time in 2014 with ticket sales reported from his swing through Australia and New Zealand during February and March. The High Hopes tour played in seven cities during its Oceania leg that wrappe ...

  10. Pharrell Williams Bows At No. 1 in Britain With ‘G I R L’

    March 10, 2014 6:03 AM EDT Pharrell Williams has followed the million-selling U.K. success of his “Happy” single with a No. 1 debut for his “G I R L” album (Columbia/Sony). Sunday's (March 9) new Official Charts Company sales data also saw London DJ-producer Route 94 g ...

  11. Springsteen Takes High Hopes Down Under for $26.7M in Ticket Sales

    February 27, 2014 4:11 PM EST For the second time this year, Bruce Springsteen makes a stand at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Tours chart with box office stats reported from his world tour that kicked off last month.  Touring behind the January release of his album "High Hopes ...

  12. Bruno Mars' Super Bowl Shuffle Up the Charts: Album Sales Up 82%

    February 12, 2014 12:23 PM EST Both of Bruno Mars' albums are in the top 11 of the Billboard 200 chart this week, in the wake of his Super Bowl halftime performance on February 2. "Unorthodox Jukebox" climbs 7-3 with 81,000 (up 92% in the week ending February 9), ...

  13. Bruce Springsteen Top Hot Tours, Grossing $5.2 Million From South African Shows

    February 07, 2014 6:01 PM EST Bruce Springsteen earns this week’s No. 1 Hot Tours ranking with the first box office stats reported from his new tour that launched on Jan. 26. On the road in support of his latest album "High Hopes," released in January, the Boss opene ...

  14. Bruno Mars' 'Jukebox' Sales Jump 164% After Super Bowl Halftime Performance

    February 03, 2014 2:52 PM EST Bruno Mars is set to return to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, thanks to his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday, February 2. According to estimates from industry sources, the entertainer's latest album, "Unorthodox J ...

  15. Super Bowl: How Halftime Shows Sell Music (1993-Present)

    January 30, 2014 5:02 PM EST From Michael Jackson to Beyonce, how stars' Super Bowl performances scored on the charts. Until Michael Jackson's Super Bowl performance in 1993, the Super Bowl halftime show was more about marching bands and card stunts than headliner s ...

  16. Clean Bandit's 'Rather Be' Makes Off With Big-Selling U.K. No. 1

    January 27, 2014 4:24 AM EST English electronic quartet Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, scored the highest sales total for a January No. 1 single for 18 years with “Rather Be” (Atlantic/Warner Music), when the new U.K. sales charts were unveiled Sunday (Jan. 26). Ellie G ...

  17. Chart Moves: Lorde's Consistent Album Sales, Black Sabbath's Digital Debut Sparks Chart Return

    January 24, 2014 8:14 PM EST This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Bruce Springsteen collected his 11th No. 1 album with the chart-topping debut of "High Hopes." The Boss' latest release sold 99,000 copies in the week ending Jan. 19, according to Nielsen ...

  18. Bruce Springsteen Scores 11th No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    January 22, 2014 11:02 AM EST Bruce Springsteen earns his 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week with the arrival of "High Hopes."   The set, which Columbia Records released Jan. 14, sold 99,000 copies through the week ending Jan. 19, according to Nielsen ...

  19. Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes' Opens At No. 1 in Britain

    January 20, 2014 4:07 AM EST Bruce Springsteen notched his tenth No. 1 album in the U.K. Sunday (Jan. 19) with “High Hopes” (Columbia/Sony Music), as Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (Back Lot) moved past the half-million sales mark to stake another week atop the singles chart.  Sp ...

  20. Bruce Springsteen Aiming for 11th No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    January 17, 2014 7:31 PM EST Bruce Springsteen seems set for his 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his new release, "High Hopes." Industry sources forecast the set, which was released on Jan. 14, to sell around 95,000 copies by the end of the tracking ...

  21. Bruce Springsteen Heading for Top Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    January 15, 2014 6:09 PM EST Springsteen's new album "High Hopes" may sell somewhere between 90,000 and 100,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Jan. 19, according to industry prognosticators. The set was released on Jan. 14 through Columbia Records. W ...

  22. Inside the L.A. Forum's Plan to Steal Concerts From Staples Center

    January 15, 2014 12:28 PM EST The Lakers' old home gets a $100 million face-lift as industry players Irving Azoff and James Dolan take aim at the city's premier concert power venue. In 1967, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jack Kent Cooke spent $16 million building the Foru ...

  23. Morning Fix: Why Springsteen Previewed 'High Hopes' on CBS; Inside Alicia Keys' Troubled Blackberry Partnership; Depeche Mode Dominates Hot Tours

    January 03, 2014 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE WHY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN CHOSE 'THE GOOD WIFE' AND CBS.COM TO PREVIEW 'HIGH HOPES' (ANALYSIS) For the fifth album in a row, Columbia Records and Bruce Springsteen are turning to tel ...

  24. Why Bruce Springsteen Chose 'The Good Wife' and CBS.com to Preview 'High Hopes' (Analysis)

    January 02, 2014 5:45 PM EST For the fifth album in a row, Columbia Records and Bruce Springsteen are turning to television or film to herald the arrival of new music from the rock legend. This time, the embed is deeper with greater permanence, and an attempt to associate S ...

  25. Bruce Springsteen Inks Deal With CBS to Stream Album In Advance of Release, Songs to Appear on 'The Good Wife'

    January 02, 2014 12:45 PM EST Bruce Springsteen will preview his 18th studio release, "High Hopes," starting Sunday Jan. 5 on CBS.com/springsteen nine days before its Jan. 14 release. And viewers of the network's hit drama "The Good Wife" can hear snip ...

  26. Nirvana, Kiss, Brian Epstein, Andrew Loog Oldham Among Rock Hall of Fame Inductees

    December 17, 2013 12:15 AM EST First-time nominee Nirvana and some long-neglected icons -- KISS, Linda Ronstadt, Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band -- will be inducted as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 on April 10 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. ...

  27. Chart Moves: Lorde Performs 'Team'-Building Exercise; Bruce Springsteen, U2 Return; Johnny Mathis Notches Highest-Charting AC Hit Since 1978

    December 13, 2013 10:21 AM EST As previously reported, Eminem and Rihanna roar to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "The Monster." Who else scares up notable chart moves this week? -- Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION: As 2013 comes to close, a significant Billboard Hot 1 ...

  28. Morning Fix: Rock in Rio's Roberto Medina Plans 2015 Vegas Fest; 'Songs for Philippines' Includes Beatles, U2, Eminem; Randy Phillips Out at AEG Live, Jay Marciano Named Chairman

    November 26, 2013 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE THE BEATLES, U2, EMINEM, ONE DIRECTION CONTRIBUTE TO 'SONGS FOR THE PHILIPPINES' RELIEF ALBUM The recorded music industry is responding to the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines with a ...

  29. Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes': A Closer Look

    November 25, 2013 10:15 AM EST Columbia Records announced Monday that Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album, "High Hopes," will be released on Jan. 14, 2014. The record is an eclectic combination of cover songs, new songs, and songs previously performed by Spring ...

  30. Morning Fix: Springsteen's 'High Hopes' Due Jan. 14; Sillerman on Rock in Rio Deal; AMAs Winners' List; Blur Cancel Big Day Out Appearance

    November 25, 2013 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, 'HIGH HOPES,' OUT 1/14/14 Bruce Springsteen today announced the release of his 18th studio album 'High Hopes,' which is set for release on ...

  31. Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album, 'High Hopes' Out 1/14/14

    November 25, 2013 7:47 AM EST Bruce Springsteen today announced the release of his 18th studio album 'High Hopes,' which is set for release on Jan. 14 on Columbia Records. The album includes members of the E Street Band as well as guitarist Tom Morello and many addit ...

  32. Amnesty International 25th Anniversary Concerts Planned

    October 28, 2013 1:29 PM EDT Meeting Held at CAA’s Offices Last Week With Reps A meeting last week at Creative Artist Agency’s Los Angeles offices set in motion plans for a 25th Anniversary concert for international human rights organization Amnesty International, known fo ...

  33. Stones, Bon Jovi, Pink, Springsteen, Swift, Chesney, Jay-Z/JT Among Finalists For 10th Annual Billboard Touring Awards

    October 22, 2013 12:00 PM EDT The top achievers in the touring world will be honored at the 10th Annual Billboard Touring Awards, hosted by Gary Dell’Abate, aka Baba Booey, executive producer of the Howard Stern Show, and set for Nov. 14 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. ...

  34. Why The NFL and Pepsi Booked – But Didn't Pay – Bruno Mars For Super Bowl XLVIII (From the Magazine)

    October 14, 2013 2:20 PM EDT The following excerpt is from Billboard magazine's special Sports & Music Package which examines how music can play a larger role in the nearly $14 billion brands will this year spend on sports. This special section includes "The B ...

  35. Backbeat: City Of Hope Honors CAA’s Rob Light

    September 20, 2013 11:24 AM EDT “A giant cocktail party.” That’s how some folks described the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Gala honoring Creative Artists Agency’s head of music and managing partner Rob Light. (L-R) TV personality Randy Jackson, attorney Lee Phillips, and musi ...

  36. Carole King is MusiCares Person of the Year

    September 19, 2013 1:36 PM EDT Carole King will be honored as the MusiCares person of the year during the 2014 Grammy Awards week. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that King will be saluted by performers Lady Gaga, the Dixie Chicks, Bette Midler, Steve Tyler, James Ta ...

  37. Behind the Boxscore: MetLife Stadium's Ron VanDeVeen On Kenny Chesney's Top-Grossing Concert

    August 26, 2013 3:42 PM EDT This week, country superstar Kenny Chesney earned the top slot on Billboard’s Hot Tours tally with box office totals reported from six venues on his No Shoes Nation tour, which wrapped Aug. 24.   Among this week's reported shows to Billboar ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Peter Allen’s ‘Australia’ Added to Sound Archive, Vanda & Young Songwriting Comp Winner, Springsteen Returns

    August 21, 2013 6:54 AM EDT Peter Allen’s "I Still Call Australia Home," Russell Morris’ "The Real Thing," and Archie Roach’s "Took the Children Away" are among the ten works being added to the registry of the National Film and Sound Archive o ...

  39. How Harvey Weinstein, Presidents Obama and Clinton Almost Reunited Led Zeppelin

    July 25, 2013 3:52 AM EDT Harvey Weinstein readily admits he's a pit bull, particularly when it comes to philanthropic work. Case in point: When the mogul needed the music industry's biggest names to perform at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy v ...

  40. The Boss Returns to No. 1 on Hot Tours

    June 28, 2013 1:26 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen claims the top slot on the weekly Hot Tours ranking, leading the top 10 tours list for the second time this year.  His Wrecking Ball World Tour with the E Street Band last took the top ranking during the first week of April whe ...

  41. P!nk Takes No. 1 Spot on Hot Tours Chart, Grosses $23.6 Million

    June 14, 2013 2:53 PM EDT P!nk takes the No. 1 ranking on the weekly Hot Tours tally with gross and attendance counts reported from the first leg of her Truth About Love Tour that launched earlier this year. The totals represented in this week’s recap come from the tour’ ...

  42. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi Scores Big Box Office Numbers, Springsteen Rolls to No. 2

    May 30, 2013 6:03 PM EDT 2 1.187 k 60 1 0 Bon Jovi tops this week’s Hot Tours tally with box office grosses reported from the final 19 venues on the band’s initial jaunt through North America along with a pair of shows in South Africa. Total ticket sales revenue from all 21 perfo ...

  43. Rolling Stones Western Swing Tops Hot Tours Chart

    May 24, 2013 1:44 PM EDT The Rolling Stones earn top honors on the weekly Hot Tours chart with $34 million in reported box office revenue from the first five cities on the 2013 leg of the 50 & Counting Tour.  The tour, celebrating the legendary rock band's 50th ...

  44. Bruce Springsteen's Fan-Generated Film to Premiere July 22

    May 23, 2013 11:47 AM EDT Ridley Scott's fan-generated Bruce Springsteen film will be shown in a theatrical event on July 22. Directed by music video director Baillie Walsh, "Springsteen & I" will be shown in theaters on July 22 around the globe; ticke ...

  45. Youssou N’Dour, Kaija Saariaho To Receive the 2013 Polar Music Prize

    May 07, 2013 6:08 AM EDT Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are the 2013 recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The Prize was created and funded in 1989 by Stig Andersson, the late manager of ABBA (sometimes called ABBA&# ...

  46. Jimmy Iovine To Address USC’s Graduating Students

    April 25, 2013 4:05 AM EDT Music industry veteran Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M Records and co-founder of Beats Electronics, will speak at USC’s commencement ceremony May 17. The producer and label head will address more than 13,000 graduating studen ...

  47. Bruce Springsteen to Return to London Festival After Interrupted 2012 Gig

    March 05, 2013 8:02 PM EST LONDON - Live Nation said Tuesday that Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band will return to the Hard Rock Calling festival here as a headline act this summer after their performance was cut short by the city's noise curfew last year. Spri ...

  48. Stanley Snadowsky, Co-Founder of N.Y.'s The Bottom Line, Dies at 70

    March 03, 2013 8:19 PM EST Stanley Snadowsky, a co-founder and the co-operator of The Bottom Line nightclub in New York's Greenwich Village during its eclectic three-decade run, died Feb. 25 of diabetic complications in Las Vegas. He was 70. The well-respected attorne ...

  49. Madonna, Bruce Springsteen Lead Billboard's 2013 Top 40 Money Makers

    February 22, 2013 12:26 PM EST It may be a digital age, but live is still the big cash driver for the top 40 earners on our annual list The U.S. music business offers a matrix of trends to satisfy chart watchers and number crunchers. New CD sales continue to fall. Digital music ...

  50. 2013 Grammy Week Parties: All The Sights, Sounds, Hotspots

    February 05, 2013 2:50 PM EST Pre-parties, afterparties, brunches, dinners, galas galore -- it's the music industry's week to shine. Here's a roundup of everything we know about that's going on (that we're allowed to write about, anyway). Caveat empt ...

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