Gwen Stefani

  1. Steve Nicks Joining 'The Voice' As Adviser

    July 08, 2014 9:48 PM EDT Steve Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season. Filming is currently underway on the show's seventh season. Nicks, the 66-year-old Fleetwood Mac singer, has been working with Levi ...

  2. Gwen Stefani, No Doubt Sign With Irving Azoff: Exclusive

    June 11, 2014 12:03 PM EDT In his second major move of the week, Irving Azoff has signed Gwen Stefani and No Doubt for management, Billboard has learned. On Tuesday it was announced that Azoff MSG Entertainment (AMSGE) -- the joint venture between Azoff Music Management ...

  3. Morning Fix: Prince and His Scary Masters; Pandora CFO Talks Q1; Music Wants a Slice of the Upfront Pie

    April 28, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE PRINCE GETS MASTERS BACK, WHICH LABELS SAY 'SCARES US SILLY' The April 18 announcement that Prince had re-signed with his first label, Warner Bros. Records, where he had resided from 1978 ...

  4. Gwen Stefani Splits from Longtime Manager

    April 25, 2014 12:56 PM EDT This article was first published in the May 3rd issue of Billboard Magazine . Gwen Stefani is being wooed by multiple suitors. According to sources, the No Doubt frontwoman, 44, was close to signing on as a judge for ABC's summer singing comp ...

  5. Gwen Stefani in Talks to Join NBC's 'The Voice'

    April 18, 2014 10:06 PM EDT Gwen Stefani may be headed headed for The Voice. The No Doubt singer is in talks join the NBC competition series for season seven as a coach, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. She would take over for Christina Aguilera, who  announced ...

  6. Dave Stewart Partners With Kobalt Label Services on New Album ‘Lucky Numbers’

    August 14, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Veteran British musician and entrepreneur Dave Stewart has teamed with Kobalt Label Services for the global release of his new album “Lucky Numbers,” which is due to arrive Sept. 30 through the artist’s own label Weapons of Mass Entertainment. K ...

  7. Backbeat: Eve, Soledad O'Brien Talk Making It As a Woman in Male-Dominated Biz at XX Project

    May 01, 2013 11:04 AM EDT Last night, broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien interviewed rapper/actress Eve as part of a monthly series hosted by The XX Project, an invitation-only group of professional women in various media industries. Held at No. 8 in Chelsea, this ...

  8. Backbeat: Passion Pit, Group Love, Imagine Dragons (And Their Managers) Light Up KROQ's 'Almost Acoustic Xmas' Day 2

    December 12, 2012 3:00 PM EST fun. takes the stage at the star-studded KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show. (Photo: Jeff Miller) "I think the best part of these radio shows is that it's like band summer camp..." Nicky Berger, Berger Management There's alway ...

  9. Backbeat: Lisa Worden On KROQ's 'Almost Acoustic Xmas' 'We Spend The Entire Year Curating the Lineup'

    December 11, 2012 2:57 PM EST From left: Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale and Ryan Ries of The Whosoevers (Photo courtesy of Ryan Ries) The moment when Gwen Stefani joined her husband Gavin Rossdale onstage for a moving rendition of Bush's staple "Glyercine" served ...

  10. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Carly Rae Jepsen Win AMAs

    November 18, 2012 10:35 PM EST Taylor Swift who won her fifth consecutive award for favorite country female artist at the 2012 American Music Awards. (Getty Images) Justin Bieber thanked his haters after winning the first award at the American Music Awards, while Nicki Minaj an ...

  11. Dallas Austin Named Senior VP of A&R at Island Records

    October 15, 2012 3:20 PM EDT In the latest announcement of an established hitmaker scoring a top A&R role at a major label , the Island Def Jam Music Group announced today that veteran songwriter/producer Dallas Austin will be joining the company as a Senior Vice Presiden ...

  12. 'Music Is A Great Way To Sell Other Things'

    October 15, 2012 7:58 AM EDT Entertainment lawyer Ken Hertz -- who's driven brand deals for Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga -- thinks everyone is a media company. Ken Hertz has a new theory he wants to test out. It's an overcast October day in New York, and He ...

  13. Album Reviews: No Doubt, Mika, Ben Folds Five & more

    October 09, 2012 6:33 AM EDT Mika The Origin of Love Producers: various Republic Records Release Date: Oct. 16 The surviving members of Queen have done well with Freddie Mercury stand-ins Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert. But British singer Mika is lurking out there as another ...

  14. Backbeat: No Doubt, Green Day, Clear Channel Execs Backstage At IHeartRadio Festival

    September 24, 2012 10:38 AM EDT Members of No Doubt pose with Billboard's Andrew Hampp and their Billboard cover from August 18. "It's sort of the Super Bowl of music," Clear Channel 's programming chief Tom Poleman told Billboard days before the officia ...

  15. No Doubt, Rihanna, Usher, Rock IHeartRadio Fest In Las Vegas on Day One

    September 22, 2012 1:28 PM EDT Kevin Mazur/WireImage "Go ahead and stare / and take a picture please / if you need," Gwen Stefani pleaded several songs into No Doubt's opening set at iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Friday night at the MGM Grand. The lyric ...

  16. Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger, Jay-Z & Beyonce, Skrillex & Ellie: Music's Top 10 Couples

    August 22, 2012 5:22 PM EDT Pop songstress Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger (i.e. "Chavril") yesterday (Aug. 21) announced their engagement, joining the ranks of celebrity music couples like Jay-Z and Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, Blake ...

  17. Carly Rae Jepsen Breaks Records With "Call Me Maybe"

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT As Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the Mission, British Columbia, native calls two pieces of Hot 100 history her own. With its continued reign, "Maybe" becomes th ...

  18. Single Reviews: Wonder Girls Featuring Akon, No Doubt, Tim McGraw

    July 19, 2012 5:55 PM EDT Wonder Girls Featuring Akon Like Money (3:30) Producer: Woo S. Rhee "Rainstone" Writers: W. S. Rhee, C. N. Johnson, L. Hilbert, A. Kronlund Publishers: Warner/Chappell Music, Sony/ATV, EMI Music Publishing JYP Entertainment Wonder Girls ...

  19. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Radiohead: Asia Sees More Live Music Than Ever

    April 23, 2012 7:44 AM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- When Lady Gaga launches her hotly anticipated "Born This Way Ball" world tour Friday on what is expected to be an elaborate castle-like stage, fans in Asia will be the first to see it. The singer leads off ...

  20. Publishing Briefs: Pink Re-Ups With EMI; Universal Inks Danger Mouse, Mike Elizondo

    April 02, 2012 4:57 PM EDT EMI Music Publishing has renewed its long-term worldwide administration agreement with Pink, who has sold over 40 million albums and 70 million singles globally and won three Grammy Awards, according to the company. The re-up, brokered by EMI Musi ...

  21. Erykah Badu Concert In Malaysia Canceled Over Allah Body Art

    February 28, 2012 12:03 PM EST KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Muslim-majority Malaysia on Tuesday banned a planned concert by Erykah Badu after a photograph appeared showing the Grammy-winning singer with the Arabic word for Allah written on her body. The American R&B singer was ...

  22. Who Runs the Billboard Hot 100? Women!

    February 27, 2012 5:35 PM EST With the debut of Katy Perry's "Part of Me" at No. 1 on the current Billboard Hot 100; Adele's double-duty with "Set Fire to the Rain" at No. 2 and "Rolling in the Deep" at No. 5; the 7-3 rise of Whitney Hou ...

  23. Billboard Power 100: A Letter From the Editor

    January 26, 2012 7:50 PM EST Welcome to the Power 100, or as I like to call it, the issue that will make one person love us and everyone else stop taking our calls. In a certain relief, that might be a good thing: Here at Billboard, the phones haven't stopped ringing, as ...

  24. This Week In Billboard History: President Elvis? Capitol's Beatlemania Headache; Gwen & Gavin's Labels Split

    January 18, 2012 1:48 PM EST The President & The King: Following the political campaigns of two country and western artists the Jan. 18 1960 edition of Billboard predicted that Elvis Presley (right) here with President Richard Nixon at the Whitehouse, will run for Preside ...

  25. No Doubt Singer Gwen Stefani to Launch Children's Line

    July 19, 2011 8:27 PM EDT Thanks to a 15-year career in music and a successful clothing line (L.A.M.B., launched in 2004), No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani has become well-known as a fashion icon. And now she's passing down her style know-how to the little ones. Stefani i ...

  26. Gwen Stefani, Snoop, Fleet Foxes, Squarepusher: Artists of All Stripes Offer Support to Japan

    March 25, 2011 3:48 PM EDT Gwen Stefani certainly showed the depth of her generosity by pledging $1 million to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund earlier this week -- "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking and I want to ...

  27. Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million to Japan Relief

    March 23, 2011 4:12 PM EDT Gwen Stefani donated $1,000,000 today to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund to help in the relief and recovery effort in Japan. "I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, a ...

  28. Gwen Stefani Becomes New Face of L'Oreal Paris

    January 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST Following in the footsteps of Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce, Gwen Stefani has announced that she will be the next face of cosmetics giant L'Oréal Paris. "I can't believe I get to be one of the L'Oréal Paris girls," says the s ...

  29. No Doubt Re-Enters Orbit With A Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In between bites of a Cobb salad at New York's Tribeca Grand Hotel, Gwen Stefani is explaining why No Doubt is going on tour for the first time in five years without a new album to promote. "Honestly, it's procrastination," she ...

  30. Rihanna Taking No Wardrobe Risks For Malaysia Show

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The good girl gone bad has promised to be good for one night. R&B sensation Rihanna will shun skimpy outfits when she performs in Malaysia next month, the concert's organizers said Tuesday, becoming the latest international star affected ...

  31. No Doubt Regrouping For Tour, Album

    November 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST No Doubt will return to the road in 2009 while it finishes its first studio album in seven years. The group made the announcement via an instant message transcript posted on its official Web site, but did not provide specific details. "I have ...

  32. Matrix, Poyser, Elliott Onboard With 'Fame'

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter producers The Matrix (Avril Lavigne, Shakira), James Poyser (Erykah Badu, Jill Scott) and Damon Elliott (Destiny's Child, Gwen Stefani) have been tapped to write and produce new music for the new film adaptation of "Fame." ...

  33. Labels Sue Project Playlist On Copyright

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nine major record labels filed suit against an online music provider on Monday, accusing Project Playlist Inc of a "massive infringement" of their copyrights to the songs of artists such as U2 and Gwen Stefani. Project Playlist enables i ...

  34. ASCAP Pop Awards Crowns Timbaland Top Songwriter

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter/producer Timbaland was named songwriter of the year at the 25th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Among the other top honors handed out earlier this evening (April 9) at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre were publisher of the year to EMI Music Pub ...

  35. Beyonce's Malaysian Debut Axed

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce's Nov. 1 Kuala Lumpur concert has been cancelled following protests by local Muslim groups and what industry sources say is the American artist's refusal to abide by the country's strict dress code for performers. Kuala Lump ...

  36. Pussycat Dolls Links With Delivery Agent For E-Commerce

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Delivery Agent has become the exclusive developer of custom e-commerce initiatives for A&M/IGA act Pussycat Dolls, effectively immediately. This deal has the potential to extend to other Interscope Geffen A&M artists like U2, Gwen Stefani ...

  37. Friday Feature: Plugged and Unplugged

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT PLUGGED: It was a small story that passed virtually unnoticed this week, but you have to give props PassAlong Networks for its new freedomMP3 platform . To be sure, it's not perfect-limiting tracks to 20 transfers might sound great to labels ...

  38. Verizon Pulls Out Of Stefani Tour Over Akon

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Verizon Wireless is no longer the presenting sponsor of the current Gwen Stefani Sweet Escape tour. Stefani can thank the trek's opening act, Akon, for Verizon's abrupt decision to sever its multi-platform ties to the tour. Last month, d ...

  39. iTunes To Offer American Idol Special Performances

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT iTunes will be offering exclusive video and audio downloads of performances from the two-night American Idol special "Idol Gives Back." Performers include Kelly Clarkson; Gwen Stefani: Earth, Wind & Fire; Josh Groban with the African ...

  40. Japan's Summer Sonic Takes Shape

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys, Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani and Kasabian are among the acts scheduled to perform at this year's edition of Japanese rock festival Summer Sonic, according to Tokyo-based promoter Creativeman Productions. Summer Sonic will ...

  41. Biggie Best-Of Bows at No. 1

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Greatest Hits" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the late rapper his third chart-topper ... Arcade Fire starts in the runner-up slot with "Neon Bible" and at No. 1 on Top Independent Albu ...

  42. Stefani, Kobalt Renew Deal

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani has renewed her music publishing administration deal with Kobalt Music Group. The deal covers territories outside North America and includes her interests in her current release "The Sweet Escape," and her first solo album & ...

  43. Ciara Proves 'Evolution' At No. 1

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ciara takes her second album, "The Evolution," straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as it sells 338,000 ... Also starting strong is the "Eminem Presents the Re-Up" compilation at No. 2 and Gwen Stefani's "The Sweet ...

  44. 2006 Billboard Music Awards Preview

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The past 12 months have been particularly good for one Canadian rock band, three Nashville upstarts, a once-imprisoned Southern rapper and an R&B diva in the throes of a major comeback. Now, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige ar ...

  45. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  46. Gwen, Luda, The Fray, Mary J. Join Billboard Awards

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary J. Blige have been added to the performance lineup for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, which air live on Fox Dec. 4 from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. T Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary ...

  47. Gwen Gearing Up For New Album, Live DVD

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After laying low this year following the birth of her first child, Gwen Stefani is roaring back into action with a variety of projects. According to her Web site, Stefani is "hard at work" on new mate After laying low this year following ...

  48. 50 Cent, Green Day Reap Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas last night (Dec. 6), as each nabbed six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas ...

  49. 50, Mariah Lead Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent, Mariah Carey and Green Day are the top finalists for the 2005 Billboard Music Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 6 live on Fox from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. Rap legend LL Cool J 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and Green Day are th ...

  50. Newest 'NOW' Opens On Top

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 19th "NOW That's What I Call Music!" installment -- boasting popular cuts by Gwen Stefani, Coldplay, the Killers and Gorillaz -- this week becomes the series' seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200. T The 19th "NOW That� ...

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