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  1. Bennett To Receive Billboard Century Award

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented at Billboard Music Awards. Legendary vocalist Tony Bennett has been chosen as the recipient for the 2006 Billboard Century Award, the magazine's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to Bennett in ...

  2. Streisand Taking Il Divo On Fall Tour

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seats priced at $750, $350, $200 and $100. The initial round of dates for Barbra Streisand's tour have been announced. The 20-date trek will begin Oct. 4 at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center and will run through the end of November. Il Divo ...

  3. Goldsmith To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented in London Oct. 30. Harvey Goldsmith, the British live-music impresario famous for producing the Live Aid and Live 8 music events to end famine in Africa, will be the recipient of the 2006 Music Industry Trusts’ Award (MITS). The aw ...

  4. Streisand To Tour; Cohl Producing

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -show trek due to begin in October. Barbara Streisand will return to the road this fall for a 20-show tour due to begin in October. The artist has pledged to donate millions of dollars in proceeds to environmental, education and women's hea ...

  5. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees today (May 2 Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny ...

  6. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees today (May 2 Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny ...

  7. Streisand Mulls Fall Trek

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST After two years of industry speculation, talk is heating up that a fall tour by Barbra Streisand is in the works. It would be her first outing since performing Oct. 2005 at the Andre Agassi Grand Slam After two years of industry speculation, talk ...

  8. On The Road

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel is likely to set the top arena gross ever without the support of current radio hits and a hot album perched atop The Billboard 200. Read Ray Waddell's column. Billy Joel is likely to set the top arena gross ever without the support ...

  9. Rhino, Bee Gees Sign Exclusive Agreement

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pact covers material from trio's entire history. Rhino Entertainment has entered an exclusive, worldwide catalog agreement with the Bee Gees. The pact includes master recordings and unreleased material from the trio's entire history, fro ...

  10. Joel Goes For 10 MSG Sell-Outs

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tickets on sale Jan. 14. Having already sold out nine shows at Madison Square Garden in New York, Billy Joel will go for a record-tying 10th show, to go on sale Saturday. Joel has sold out concerts at MSG for Jan. 23, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 11, 16, 25, 27 ...

  11. Huge Sales Continue For Billy Joel's Return

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel's upcoming return to the concert stage (Billboard.biz, Nov. 21) continues to be greeted enthusiastically, as evidenced by more huge on-sales last weekend. Billy Joel's upcoming return to the concert stage (Billboard.biz, Nov. ...

  12. Billy Joel Tour Selling Out

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trek begins in Florida in early January. Billy Joel's return to the road is being greeted enthusiastically by ticket buyers. First tipped here (Billboard.biz, Nov 9), Joel's first tour in nearly eight years went on-sale over the weekend ...

  13. Billy Joel To Hit The Road

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST First solo headlining tour in nearly eight years. Billy Joel will return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years, sources say, beginning with a series of shows in January through April of next year. Dates o ...

  14. Songwriter Baker Knight Dies At 72

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wrote hits for Elvis, McCartney, Sinatra. Wrote hits for Elvis, McCartney, Sinatra. News ...

  15. JOHNNY CASH

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two years after his death, Johnny Cash remains an imposing and fascinating figure. Covering Cash's career from 1955 through 2002, this four-CD, 107-track set includes most every significant Sun Nearly two years after his death, Johnny ...

  16. Ex-Johnny Cash Manager Saul Israel Holiff Dies

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Also guided Tommy Hunter, Statler Bros. NANAIMO, British Columbia (AP) -- Saul Israel Holiff, a former concert promoter and Johnny Cash's manager for 17 years, has died at the age of 80. Holiff, who also managed Tommy Hunter and the Statler B ...

  17. Las Vegas

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vegas, baby. 100 years of lady luck celebrates big and takes a look at the swinging vocals of historic greats like Sinatra and Newton. Vegas, baby. 100 years of lady luck celebrates big and takes a look at the swinging vocals of historic greats li ...

  18. Michael Bubl

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Vancouver native appears to be coming into his own with his second full-length, but still channels Sinatra at moments. The Vancouver native appears to be coming into his own with his second full-length, but still channels Sinatra at moments. N ...

  19. Producer/Musician Steve Burgh Dies

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Worked with Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, others. Worked with Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, others. News Willie Nelson , Billy Joel ...

  20. Producer/Musician Steve Burgh Dies

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Worked with Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, others. NEW YORK (AP) -- Steve Burgh, a record producer and musician who worked with Billy Joel, the Ramones, Phoebe Snow and others, died of a heart attack Monday at his home in Kingston, N.Y., said his lawy ...

  21. Canadian Stars, Sting To Play Tsunami Benefits

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson, others planning projects. Willie Nelson, others planning projects. News Willie Nelson ...

  22. Elton Headed For Small Screen

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Elton John has inked a deal with ABC and its sister production company Touchstone Television to develop a comedy series about a rock legend. John will executive-produce the still-untitled sitcom, whic Elton John has inked a deal with ABC and its s ...

  23. Skyline Opens For Biz In L.A.

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Boutique booking agency Skyline Music, which is based in Lancaster, N.H., has opened a Los Angeles office. The company, founded in 1985, will continue to operate its four offices on the East Coast. Boutique booking agency Skyline Music, which is b ...

  24. Nashville Scene

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Cash may never have starred on Broadway, but one of his No. 1 hit song, "Ring of Fire," is headed for the Great White Way. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Johnny Cash may never have starred on Broadway, but one of his No. 1 hit ...

  25. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand will not embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005. Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand will not embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005. News Barbra Streisand , Neil Diamond ...

  26. Bee Gees Round Up 'Number Ones'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the vein of similar projects celebrating the Beatles and Elvis Presley, Universal will on Nov. 9 release "Bee Gees Number Ones," compiling chart-topping hits from the legendary Gibb brothers. In the vein of similar projects celebratin ...

  27. Bee Gees Round Up 'Number Ones'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the vein of similar projects celebrating the Beatles and Elvis Presley, Universal will on Nov. 9 release "Bee Gees Number Ones," compiling chart-topping hits from the legendary Gibb brothers. In the vein of similar projects celebratin ...

  28. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005 appears to be incorrect, according to a Diamond spokesperson. A spokesperson for Neil Diamond is denying that he will play a co-headlining tou ...

  29. Musical To Celebrate Johnny Cash

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A No. 1 hit for Johnny Cash in 1963, "Ring of Fire" is taking on new life as a stage musical celebrating Cash's life and music. The show is in development for a U.S. national tour to get under way nex A No. 1 hit for Johnny Cash in ...

  30. EMM To Distribute Forster Bros. Label

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Set by rapper Jimmy Brinx due in fall. Independent label and entertainment marketing specialists Forster Brothers Entertainment (FBE) have signed an exclusive distribution deal with EMI Music Marketing (EMM). Under the agreement, EMM will release ...

  31. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  32. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  33. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  34. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  35. Jackson Wins Case to Shut Down Web Site

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-view Web site operated by a New Jersey man once awarded a warehouse full of Jackson family memorabilia. Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-vie ...

  36. In The Spirit

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Smokey Robinson marks his entry into the gospel market with the release of his Robsco debut, "Food for the Spirit." Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Smokey Robinson marks his entry into the gospel market with the release of his Ro ...

  37. Aretha Franklin Stable In Hospital

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aretha Franklin has been hospitalized since Saturday for an undisclosed ailment and is in stable condition. Aretha Franklin has been hospitalized since Saturday for an undisclosed ailment and is in stable condition. Her publicist declined to say i ...

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