Bruce Springsteen

  1. New Springsteen Tune Getting NFL Premiere

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST A new Bruce Springsteen song, "Workin' on a Dream," will premiere Nov. 16 on NBC's Sunday Night Football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. The track will be set to a package of highlights during the halft ...

  2. Report: New Springsteen Album Due In January

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen's next album is expected for release around the time of Barack Obama's January inauguration as the 44th president of the United States next January, according to Backstreets.com . The follow-up to 2007's "Magi ...

  3. Springsteen Posts Halloween Song

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen has posted a Halloween song, "A Night With The Jersey Devil," on his official Web site. There is also a video showing Springsteen as the Jersey Devil. "If you grew up in central or south Jersey, you grew up with th ...

  4. An Obama Victory Could Be Good News For Labels

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If Barack Obama wins the election, the music business will get a valuable friend in Washington. But although stars from Bruce Springsteen to Jay-Z have stumped for the candidate, it won't be Obama himself. Vice presidential hopeful Sen. Josep ...

  5. Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Police Lead Touring Award Finalists

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, and the Police are among the finalists for the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. All three of those tours are finalists for the Top Tour and Top ...

  6. Springsteen Wraps Obama Tour In Michigan

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen concluded his three-day barnstorming tour in support of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama last night (Oct. 6) with an eight-song, 50-minute acoustic set at Oestrike Stadium on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. ...

  7. Springsteen, Joel Team Up For Obama

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel are teaming up for their first joint concert to benefit Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. Obama plans to attend the concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Oct. 16, the day af ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. E Street Band Keyboardist Danny Federici Dies

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Danny Federici, the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen whose stylish work helped define the E Street Band's sound on hits from "Hungry Heart" through "The Rising," died last night (April 17). He was 58. Federic ...

  10. Springsteen, Daughtry To Headline Harley Concerts

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Daughtry, ZZ Top, the Black Crowes and Buddy Guy, among others, will perform as part of Harley-Davidson's 105th anniversary, scheduled for Aug. 29-30 across various Milwaukee venues. Springsteen & ...

  11. Bruce's European 'Magic' Spell Continues

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) moves into a third week at the summit of European Top 100 Albums, while Illinois pop-rock band Plain White T's is celebrating its slow ascent to the top of Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. Its & ...

  12. Springsteen Bosses Way Back to No. 1

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" returns to No. 1 in a slow week on The Billboard 200 while Jimmy Eat World starts at No. 5 with "Chase This Light" ... Santana bows in the top 10 with his new greatest hits package "Ultimat ...

  13. Springsteen Still The Boss In Europe

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen and Sean Kingston continue to reign on Billboard's pan-European sales charts. "Magic" (Columbia) starts a second week atop European Top 100 Albums for the Boss, while Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" (Be ...

  14. Bruce Bosses European Albums Chart

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There are new leaders on both of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) opens atop European Top 100 Albums and Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" (Beluga Heights/Epic) cli ...

  15. Kid Rock Pulls Ahead In Race For Billboard 200

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock looks primed to debut at No. 1 next week on The Billboard 200 with "Rock'n'Roll Jesus" (Atlantic). Unweighted opening-day sales from eight leading accounts posted today on Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts put t ...

  16. Springsteen Is Boss Of Album Chart With 'Magic'

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen scores his eighth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with the "Magic" (Columbia), which moved 335,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his best sales sum since "The Rising" ...

  17. Bruce Springsteen Scores Eighth No. 1 Album

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Presto! Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" debuts atop The Billboard 200, giving the artist his eighth No. 1 album. His first came in 1980 with "The River" ... High entries from Matchbox Twenty, Soulja Boy Tell'em, J. Holida ...

  18. Springsteen A Lock For Another No. 1 Album

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is a lock to add another No. 1 album to his resume, according to Nielsen SoundScan's Friday Building Chart, released Oct. 5. Unweighted sales through close of business Thursday saw "Magic" leading the next best sel ...

  19. Springsteen Primed To Lead Next Week's Album Chart

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is on target to debut at No. 1 next week on The Billboard 200 with "Magic" (Columbia), his first album with the E Street Band in five years. Unweighted opening-day sales from eight leading accounts posted today on Niels ...

  20. The Next Big Retail Battle?

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the Kanye West/50 Cent retail battle squarely in the rearview mirror, debate around the Billboard offices is centering on what the next big rack race will be. Upcoming retail showdowns include next week’s Bruce Springsteen vs. Dashboard Confe ...

  21. Springsteen Hitting North America, Europe This Fall

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will tour North America and Europe before the end of the year in support of their new album, "Magic." The trek begins on street date for the Columbia set (Oct. 2) in Hartford, Conn., w ...

  22. Springsteen Finds 'Magic' With E Street Band

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is ready to rock again with the E Street Band. The artist will on Oct. 2 release "Magic," his first Columbia album with his longtime backing group since 2002's "The Rising." A North American arena tour is ...

  23. Appleseed Recordings Preps 10th Anniversary Releases

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Appleseed Recordings is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a string of civic-minded compilation releases featuring new songs from such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger and Jon Bon Jovi. Former consumer advocate lawyer Jim M ...

  24. T-Pain Toasts First No. 1 Album

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain takes his "Epiphany" straight in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, beating out Rihanna's "Good Girl Gone Bad" and Paul McCartney's "Memory Almost Full," which arrive at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively ... The ...

  25. Paradigm Taps Micone

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm, the Los Angeles-based film, TV and literary talent agency, has tapped industry vet Ed Micone as head of adult contemporary, Billboard.biz has learned. He will be based in Paradigm's New York offices and report to Monterey Peninsula ...

  26. Van Halen, Patti Smith Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Punk poet Patti Smith brought her earthy growl to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday (March 12), inducted as a member with the Ronettes, Van Halen, R.E.M. and the institution's first hip-hop act, Grandmaster Flash. Shy, and fighting bac ...

  27. Dylan's 'Modern Times' Wins Billboard's Critics Poll

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan's "Modern Times" (Columbia) has won the 2006 Billboard Critics' Choice poll, which rounds up top 10 lists from 48 of the magazine's staff and freelance writers. Dylan was mentioned on a leading eight lists, inclu ...

  28. Fintage's Lampcov Goes West

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fintage Music executive VP Bruce Lampcov has relocated from London to L.A. in a move which triggers the financial services firm's expansion into the West Coast. Fintage has existing representation in North America, through Nashville-based Pau ...

  29. Tool Unlocks Euro Chart No. 1

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securing the top three titles on European Top 100 Albums and dominating the album listings in many individual markets. Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securi ...

  30. Tool Unlocks Euro Chart No. 1

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securing the top three titles on European Top 100 Albums and dominating the album listings in many individual markets. Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securi ...

  31. Springsteen Bosses European Chart Survey

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart undergoes a dramatic spring-clean, with the top four titles all new entries. Bruce Springsteen's "We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions" (Columbia) is the n Billboard's European ...

  32. Springsteen Bosses European Chart Survey

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart undergoes a dramatic spring-clean, with the top four titles all new entries. Bruce Springsteen's "We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions" (Columbia) is the n Billboard's European ...

  33. Godsmack Earns Second No. 1 With 'IV'

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the second straight week, the top three debuts on The Billboard 200 are by rock acts, but this week, they land on the chart's top three positions. Leading the charge is Godsmack's "IV" (Universal) For the second straight we ...

  34. Gnarls Barkley Outpaces The Boss In The U.K.

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley scored a double victory on the U.K. sales charts yesterday (April 30), starting a fifth week at No. 1 with the single "Crazy" and entering the album chart at No. 1 and eclipsing Bruce S Gnarls Barkley scored a double victo ...

  35. Gnarls Barkley Outpaces The Boss In The U.K.

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley scored a double victory on the U.K. sales charts yesterday (April 30), starting a fifth week at No. 1 with the single "Crazy" and entering the album chart at No. 1 and eclipsing Bruce S Gnarls Barkley scored a double victo ...

  36. Springsteen & Seeger Sessions Band to Debut at JazzFest

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Acts including Etta James have also been added. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, taking place April 28-30 and May 5-7 at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, will feature the first ever performance from Bruce Springsteen and the Seeger Sessi ...

  37. Grammys Deliver Promised Musical 'Moments'

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Show offered collaborations, surprise guests. From the opening number, the Grammy Awards were a musical spectacle with plenty of the "one of a kind moments" the Recording Academy had been promising in the weeks preceding last night' ...

  38. Springsteen, Coldplay Added To Grammy Lineup

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay are among the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 48th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. An all-star tribute to legendary R&B act Sly & Multiple nominees Bruce Springsteen an ...

  39. Sirius To Launch All-Bruce Station

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Commercial-free channel to bow Nov. 1. Serious fans of The Boss take note. Sirius Satellite Radio will launch a new, commercial-free channel devoted to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band beginning Nov. 1. The launch of the new channel, which ...

  40. Philly Venue Wraps Stellar Two Weeks

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sold out shows included the Stones, U2, Pearl Jam. The Wachovia Center in Philadelphia has wrapped up what will likely be the busiest two weeks in the venue's history. From Oct. 3-17 it hosted the Rolling Stones, U2, Pearl Jam and Foo Fighter ...

  41. Springsteen Classic 'Born' Again

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Columbia preps box set due Nov. 15. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough 1975 album "Born To Run," Columbia is prepping a box set that will include two DVDs along with a version of the album new ...

  42. Bruce Conquers Europe With 'Devils & Dust' Tour

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT European run of small venues brings in $10.2 million. Bruce Springsteen's sold-out small venue run through Europe grossed more than $10.2 million and drew 130,664 people, according to a source close to the tour. The tour began May 24 in Dubli ...

  43. Springsteen Stays Solo For Summer Run

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Opening July 13 in Ottawa. Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Continuing in the vein of his spring U.S. tour and his current European run, the shows will find the artist ...

  44. Springsteen Bedevils European Chart Rivals

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) starts its third week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It's sliding gently down several European charts, but is still No. 1 in both Ireland an Bruce Springsteen' ...

  45. Springsteen Bedevils European Chart Rivals

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) starts its third week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It's sliding gently down several European charts, but is still No. 1 in both Ireland an Bruce Springsteen' ...

  46. Springsteen Leaves Euro Chart Rivals In 'Dust.'

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) secures a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. That's despite drops of 1-5 in the United Kingdom, 1-4 in Holland, 1-3 in Denmark, 1-2 in Bruce Springsteen' ...

  47. Springsteen Leaves Euro Chart Rivals In 'Dust.'

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) secures a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. That's despite drops of 1-5 in the United Kingdom, 1-4 in Holland, 1-3 in Denmark, 1-2 in Bruce Springsteen' ...

  48. Nine Inch Nails Returns On Top

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After nearly six years away, Nine Inch Nails rebounds to the top of The Billboard 200 as "With Teeth" (Nothing/Interscope) earns sales of 272,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soun After nearly six years away, Nine In ...

  49. Starbucks Puts Lid On Springsteen CD

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks Corp., a growing force in the music scene, said yesterday (May 5) that it chose to keep Bruce Springsteen's new chart-topping album, "Devils & Dust," off the menu at its coffee shops, pa Starbucks Corp., a growing ...

  50. Starbucks Puts Lid On Springsteen CD

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks Corp., a growing force in the music scene, said yesterday (May 5) that it chose to keep Bruce Springsteen's new chart-topping album, "Devils & Dust," off the menu at its coffee shops, pa Starbucks Corp., a growing ...

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