Environment

  1. Portugal. The Man Releases Endangered 'Sumatran Tiger' Song For Earth Day That Disappears

    April 22, 2014 12:01 AM EDT The topic of endangered tigers is a complicated one to build an indie-pop song around. But psych-rock outfit Portugal. The Man was up for the challenge, and have teamed with the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park Conversation Biology Institut ...

  2. Billboard Wins Two Folio Awards

    December 06, 2013 2:54 AM EST Billboard has won two 2013 Folio Eddie & Ozzie Awards in categories honoring best article and best cover. The awards ceremony, held Thursday (Dec. 3) at New York City’s Grand Hyatt, honored excellence in magazine editorial and design. “I' ...

  3. Depeche Mode Signs with William Morris Endeavor

    November 13, 2012 6:59 PM EST Depeche Mode has signed with William Morris Endeavor for representation in North and South America. The group was previously represented in those territories by Creative Artists Agency. Depeche Mode will release its 13th studio album in spring 201 ...

  4. 'Ross on Radio' Column Returns to Billboard

    October 02, 2012 9:00 AM EDT "Ross On Radio," the long-running, influential column about radio programming trends and history, is returning to Billboard. Beginning on October 8, the column will appear every Monday in Billboard's "Top 40 Update" free s ...

  5. Yinka Adegoke Appointed Deputy Editor of Billboard

    August 30, 2012 4:53 PM EDT Billboard announced today the appointment of Yinka Adegoke as Deputy Editor, effective September 17. In this role, Adegoke will be responsible for driving the business editorial coverage for Billboard Magazine, the Billboard Bulletin e-newsletter, ...

  6. Linkin Park's 'Hybrid Theory' Reaches 10 Million in U.S. Sales

    August 22, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Linkin Park's "Hybrid Theory" album becomes the latest release to join the 10 million-sellers club, as it crosses the mammoth threshold this week. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the band's debut set -- released in 2000 -- sold ...

  7. Tiger Shark

    August 16, 2012 12:54 PM EDT Hear Me Roar Tiger sharks are very large and so they require a considerable amount of wide open space. They enjoy warm water so they are found in the tropic areas of the world as well as some sub tropic locations. The Atlantic ocean is where most ...

  8. Great White Shark

    August 16, 2012 12:18 PM EDT Some of them are very big while others are quite small. Some of them are very big while others are quite small. Some of them are to be feared while others mind their own business and they are very calm. You may be surprised to learn some of the la ...

  9. Billboard's 2012 'Women in Music:' Frequently Asked Questions

    August 02, 2012 5:22 PM EDT What is Billboard's Women In Music? Women In Music is an annual report in Billboard's Power Players series in our magazine and billboard.biz, as well as an invitation-only event to honor the top women of the year, as selected by Billboar ...

  10. David Zedeck Leaves CAA, Joins Live Nation

    July 23, 2012 6:47 PM EDT Music agent David Zedeck has left his position at Creative Artists Agency to join Live Nation as executive VP and president of global talent and artist development. Based in New York, Zedeck will work with Live Nation Global Touring CEO and chairm ...

  11. Farm Aid Heading to Hershey, PA

    July 09, 2012 7:43 AM EDT HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncerta ...

  12. Katy Perry to Rock Pepsi & Billboard's 'Summer Beats'

    June 25, 2012 4:18 PM EDT Pepsi and Billboard are kicking off their "Summer Beats" live series in a big way. The first event will feature Katy Perry in a special live performance at an as-yet-unannounced location in Los Angeles on June 26 as part of the official ...

  13. Billboard and Pepsi Team up for Summer Beats Concert Series

    June 21, 2012 7:10 PM EDT Billboard, pepsi team for summer beats concert series, songs of the summer chartBillboard has teamed with Pepsi for its first "Summer Beats" concert series, a three-city concert program that is an extension of Pepsi's previously ann ...

  14. Pepsi and Billboard Join Forces for Summer Beats Concert Series

    June 20, 2012 7:50 AM EDT Pepsi and Billboard today announced the first-ever "Summer Beats Concert Series." This new program will include three Twitter-enabled shows during the summer season featuring performances by Billboard chart-topping artists across multipl ...

  15. Watch the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Livestream From Backstage, Red Carpet HERE

    May 20, 2012 7:46 AM EDT Tonight, Sunday, May 20, Billboard.biz is hosting a livestream of the Billboard Music Awards beginning at 6:30 p.m. EDT with red carpet arrivals hosted by Julie Brown where you'll see the likes of Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Stevi ...

  16. Watch the Billboard Battle of the Bands (Live Stream)

    May 18, 2012 10:45 PM EDT The Billboard Battle of the Bands begins at 8 pm (PT) with six of the country's best and most talented unsigned acts as voted on by Billboard readers, one from each of six regions: Saints of Valory (Southwest), Savannah Outen (Northwest), Tak ...

  17. Whitney Houston to be Honored at Billboard Music Awards With Tribute by Jordin Sparks & John Legend

    May 15, 2012 1:03 PM EDT Whitney Houston will be honored with the Billboard Millennium Award in a tribute performed by Jordin Sparks and John Legend at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (May 20), it was announced Tuesday. Houston's daughter, Bobb ...

  18. Adam Yauch and The Beastie Boys From The Billboard Archives

    May 04, 2012 4:10 PM EDT As an immensely pioneering, iconic and influential hip-hop group, Billboard has spent the last 27 years covering the Beastie Boys many achievements: What follows is a brief overview of their many appearances in the pages of Billboard Magazine. Fro ...

  19. Backbeat: Juanes, Don Omar, Pitbull, Intocable: The Latin Conference Photos You Didn't See

    May 04, 2012 11:17 AM EDT So you think you saw it all at the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards last week? Think again. Here's a few photos you may have missed. Chino & Nacho flank Colombian rock star Juanes. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Telemundo's Borja ...

  20. 40 Under 40 Faq

    May 02, 2012 12:34 PM EDT What is Billboard's "40 Under 40"? "40 Under 40" is a new report in Billboard's Power Player series. It recognizes rising young executives who drive our business forward with their artistic and business vision. What i ...

  21. Video: Pitbull Says Will Smith's Career Is His 'Blueprint' for Success

    April 26, 2012 12:44 PM EDT Pitbull sat down with Billboard after his Artist Q&A at the Billboard Latin Music Conference to discuss his many business ventures, his new song for the Men In Black 3 movie, and how his career is similar to global warming. Check Out All Our B ...

  22. Pitbull Confirmed For Q&A @ Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 31, 2012 10:53 AM EDT Billboard will host a Q&A with superstar Pitbull as part of the 23rd annual Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm and taking place April 23-26 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami. The intimate, in-depth convers ...

  23. Gloria Trevi and Reik To Headline 2012 Billboard En Concierto

    March 13, 2012 6:40 AM EDT For the third consecutive year, Billboard is teaming up with Telemundo Media and Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN) for its 3rd annual Billboard Latin Music Series. "Billboard En Concierto," presented by State Farm in association with Bud ...

  24. Cyndi Lauper Back In Japan a Year After Devastating Earthquake

    March 12, 2012 7:11 AM EDT TOKYO (AP) - Cyndi Lauper is admired in Japan for not running away after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Now, the American singer is back to show the Japanese people that she hasn't forgotten them. Japan Earthquake Impact ...

  25. Billboard Pro Content Moving to Billboard.biz

    February 28, 2012 1:45 PM EST Readers: Billboard Pro has been discontinued, effective March 1, 2012. We will be moving our DIY and indie artist-focused content to a new section on Billboard.biz in the coming weeks, and the Uncharted Chart will continue to operate on Billboard. ...

  26. Super Bowl Goes Organic Thanks To Farm Aid

    February 03, 2012 8:41 PM EST Concessions at the Super Bowl Sunday, for the first time, will serve organic food, sourced through Farm Aid, the music-industry-backed group that supports American farmers. The chili on offer at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis "will be the ...

  27. Billboard's 2012 Power 100 Index

    January 26, 2012 10:55 AM EST Billboard Reveals the 2012 Power 100 Billboard Power 100: A Letter From the Editor Irving Azoff: The Billboard Power 100 Q&A Billboard's Power 100 Index: 1. Irving Azoff 2. Coran Capshaw 3. Lucian Grainge 4. Martin Bandier 5. Doug Morris ...

  28. The Acsendancy of the Sharks & Technocracy in Q4

    January 11, 2012 12:16 PM EST Here are some words tested into the abstract area that we would very much like to appear on the page. Tiger sharks are very large and so they require a considerable amount of wide open space. They enjoy warm water so they are found in the tropic a ...

  29. The Fascinating World Of Fungi

    December 11, 2011 1:05 PM EST A fungus ( plural: fungi[3] or funguses[4]) is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the more familiar mushrooms. These organisms are classifie ...

  30. Farm Aid: Making a Difference Since 1985

    November 29, 2011 8:02 AM EST With Music Business Support, Farm Aid's Main Players: Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson Leave Impact This is what the music business has long known about Farm Aid: On one day, each year, since 1985, Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  31. Billboard FutureSound Conference 2011 Hub

    November 17, 2011 12:00 AM EST November 21, 2011 | Photos Backbeat: Billboard FutureSound With Songkick, Topspin, Myxer, Gracenote and More Billboard's inaugural FutureSound Conference, held in San Francisco late last week, was a complete success by any measure -- Island D ...

  32. FAQ

    October 28, 2011 12:22 PM EDT » What is Billboard.biz? » How do I subscribe to Billboard.biz? » As a current Billboard subscriber, do I have access to the Billboard.biz website? » How do I log into my Billboard.biz online account? » Does my Billboard subscription include acces ...

  33. Watch Tears For Fears's Curt Smith's Video Q&A On Scoring 'Meth Head,' Making Music Today @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conf.

    October 26, 2011 11:50 AM EDT Tears For Fears and solo artist himself, Curt Smith sat down with Billboard senior correspondent Phil Gallo at the Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference to answer questions about his experiences scoring the 2011 film &quo ...

  34. Journey to Receive 'Legend of Live' Honor at Billboard Touring Awards

    October 24, 2011 3:47 PM EDT Journey will receive the "Legend of Live" award at the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards , which are presented by Showclix and are taking place November 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards are part of the Billboard Touring Conf ...

  35. Newport Festivals Foundation Announces Creation of Musician-Comprised Advisory Board

    September 30, 2011 12:41 PM EDT The Newport Festivals Foundation announced Wednesday that it has created the Newport Folk Festival Board of Advisors. According to the foundation, the board will serve to "further advance the dialogue with both established and budding musicia ...

  36. Who Has the Best Music-Biz Tumblr? Cast Your Vote Here!

    September 23, 2011 4:43 PM EDT Like Blogspot, Livejournal, Twitter, and many other online services before it, Tumblr began as a largely underground network of web-savvy media junkies, and has turned into something far beyond that. Like any effective mode of social networking, T ...

  37. Contact Us

    July 29, 2011 9:12 AM EDT BILLBOARD Editorial Director: Bill Werde Billboard.Biz Editor: Jem Aswad , 212-493-4167 VP of of Business Development and Licensing: Andrew Min SUBSCRIBERS Print-magazine related issues, including: Print Delivery Missed/Damaged Issues Change of Ad ...

  38. Advertising Opportunities

    July 29, 2011 9:08 AM EDT Billboard.biz is the 24/7 music industry news and resource destination for anyone and everyone driving the business of music. From regularly updated industry news and genre specific channels, to charts and exclusive video content, Billboard.biz is ...

  39. Get All of Billboard's Charts for Free on Billboard.biz, July 7-13 Here

    July 05, 2011 10:25 AM EDT The current issue of Billboard - the States of Independents, cover date July 9 - is a double, which means that no issue will be published for next week. CLICK HERE TO GET THIS WEEK'S BILLBOARD CHARTS During that week, we are pleased to offer ...

  40. Tommy Page Joins Billboard as Associate Publisher, Endemic

    June 08, 2011 5:11 PM EDT Tommy Page will be joining Billboard as Associate Publisher, Endemic, effective June 20, 2011. He joins from Warner Bros./Reprise Records, where he worked as a recording artist, an A&R executive, and most recently as the Vice President of Top ...

  41. Live Nation and UPS Announce Green Sponsorship Alliance

    May 25, 2011 7:20 AM EDT UPS and Live Nation, the world's largest live entertainment company, announced a sponsorship alliance to make the touring industry a more eco-friendly business with new plans cut carbon emissions throughout different facets of the concert exp ...

  42. Neil Diamond Accepts Billboard Icon Award, Closes BBMAs with Medley Performance

    May 22, 2011 10:55 PM EDT With spirited, audience singalong versions of "Sweet Caroline" and a choir-assisted "America," Neil Diamond closed the 2011 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night (May 22) by accepting his 2011 Billboard Icon Award. Seeming just a ...

  43. Hangout Festival With Foo Fighters, Paul Simon, Black Keys Helps Gulf Coast Tourism Recover

    May 20, 2011 7:32 AM EDT GULF SHORES, Ala. - A year ago bad vibes from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and fear over the future of Gulf Coast tourism hung like rain clouds over the inaugural Hangout Music Festival this resort destination. Flash forward 12 months and the f ...

  44. Neil Diamond to Perform at Billboard Music Awards, Receive Icon Award

    May 17, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Legendary singer and songwriter Neil Diamond will receive the 2011 Billboard Icon Award at this weekend's Billboard Music Awards. Diamond will also take to the stage and perform. The award, which honors the cultural impact of an artist whose ...

  45. Billboard and Telemundo Sign Multi-Year Agreement for Latin Music Awards and More

    May 17, 2011 10:44 AM EDT Telemundo has signed a new multi-year deal with Billboard to present the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards and to expand the companies' alliances into different musical areas. Aside from the successful Billboard Latin Music Awards, the agre ...

  46. Billboard's Latin Power Players: Frequently Asked Questions

    May 15, 2011 10:27 PM EDT What is Billboard's Latin Power Players report? Billboard's Latin Power Players feature recognizes executives who drive our business forward with their artistic and business vision. This report will appear in Billboard's issue dated ...

  47. Billboard '30 Under 30' FAQ

    May 12, 2011 9:08 AM EDT Billboard's 30 Under 30: Frequently Asked Questions What is Billboard's "30 Under 30"? "30 Under 30" is an annual report in Billboard's Power Player series. It recognizes rising young executives who drive our bus ...

  48. Mississippi River Is Rising in Memphis, but Graceland, Music Landmarks Are Dry

    May 09, 2011 3:00 PM EDT MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Mississippi rose toward the highest level ever in the river city, flooding pockets of low-lying neighborhoods and forcing more than 1,000 people from their homes, though the water was not threatening the music heartland's ...

  49. Watch: Don Omar Talks 'Fast Five,' Busta Rhymes and More at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    April 27, 2011 3:07 PM EDT Fresh off his Billboard Latin Music Conference panel, "My Big Vast Social Network," Reggaeton superstar Don Omar sat down for a video interview with Billboard's Leila Cobo, Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Mus ...

  50. Kyle Bylin Named Billboard's Social/Streaming Media Chart Manager

    April 18, 2011 2:45 PM EDT Kyle Bylin has been named Social/Streaming Media chart manager for Billboard, overseeing the recently launched Social 50 and Uncharted rankings and further spearheading Billboard's new media charting initiatives. The Social 50 chart ranks art ...

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