Hall of Fame

  1. Chart Moves: Imagine Dragons’ ‘Night Visions’ Celebrates One-Year Anniversary on Billboard 200

    September 06, 2013 8:55 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200, rock band Avenged Sevenfold claimed its second No. 1 album as "Hail to the King" started atop the list with 159,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of four new arrivals into the top 10, ...

  2. Big Sean, Juicy J and Alabama Tribute Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    August 30, 2013 6:52 PM EDT Rappers Big Sean and Juicy J, along with a new tribute album to country band Alabama, are headed for the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Industry sources suggest Big Sean's new "Hall of Fame" could sell approximat ...

  3. Backbeat: AEG's Tim Leiweke Celebrates L.A. Rock Hall Ceremony; Are the Replacements, The Smiths, Joy Division Next?

    December 11, 2012 6:26 PM EST Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients Lou Adler and Quincy Jones stand with inductees Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart and Flea during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees announcement at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ...

  4. Chart Moves: 50 Cent's 'Life' Begins On Hot 100, The Script, Adele, Melanie Martinez, Cassadee Pope Make Moves

    December 07, 2012 11:54 AM EST As previously reported, Rihanna remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week with "Diamonds." She concurrently rises to No. 1 on Hot 100 Airplay with the track, giving her 10 No. 1s on the list, a sum that's second only to he ...

  5. The xx's 'Coexist' Debuts at No. 1 on UK Album Charts

    September 17, 2012 7:29 AM EDT The Script's "Hall of Fame" (Phonogenic/Epic/Sony Music Entertainment), featuring will.i.am, climbed to the top of the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sept. 16), but the Irish group were denied a third consective No. 1 album as #3 ...

  6. Vaccines Top UK Album Chart, Ne-Yo Has No. 1 Single

    September 10, 2012 8:52 AM EDT London rock quartet the Vaccines won their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with their sophomore set "Come Of Age" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), as R&B luminary Ne-Yo's "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To L ...

  7. Tunc Erim, Longtime Atlantic Records Executive, Dead at 76

    March 07, 2012 11:55 AM EST Tunc Erim, a legendary and longtime Atlantic Records executive from the 1960s until the 1990s, passed away on Saturday, March 3, after a long illness. He was 76. While the obituary that follows, supplied by Atlantic, isn't quite in Billboard. ...

  8. A Letter From The Editor

    December 01, 2011 8:59 PM EST It was only a matter of time before two iconic music brands like the Grammys and Billboard got together. OK, so in this case, that time ended up being 52 years. (The Grammys were first awarded in 1959 when Billboard magazine was a practically nubi ...

  9. Jackson, Brown Among Apollo's Walk of Fame In N.Y.

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT New York's Apollo Theater took on a touch of Hollywood when it began installing its own Walk of Fame with plaques that will honor entertainers including late singers James Brown and Michael Jackson . The famed Harlem auditorium has long been ...

  10. Ailing Eric Clapton Pulls Out Of Rock Hall Of Fame Concerts

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall concert extravaganza in New York to have gallstones removed, organizers said on Monday. Bruce Springsteen's participation was up in the air, meanwhile, after the rocker abrupt ...

  11. McCartney, Coldplay Honored At ASCAP Awards

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney, Coldplay and the Ting Tings were among those honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) at its London awards ceremony. The ASCAP Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London tonight (Oct ...

  12. Publishing Briefs: Non-Stop Music, Keith Urban, Joey Ramone, SongHall

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell's Non-Stop Music production operation has acquired the entire catalog of V-The Production Library, a London-based production music library. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, V-The Production Libra ...

  13. Parton, Smith Headed To Gospel Music Hall Of Fame

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Dolly Parton, Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby Jones, the Dixie Hummingbirds and producer Lari Goss will be inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame next month. The ceremony will be held Feb. 2 in Nashville. "This year's class ...

  14. Fats Domino Documentary To Air On PBS

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fats Domino lost his sprawling yellow-and-white house in Hurricane Katrina and with it, the keepsakes of an extraordinary career that took him from New Orleans honky-tonks to worldwide hitmaker. When Katrina swamped his Lower 9th Ward neighborhood ...

  15. U.K. Hall Of Fame Fetes Music Legends

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart were inducted tonight (Nov. 14) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at London's Alexandra Pa Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wils ...

  16. Legendary Producer/Arranger Arif Mardin Dies

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He was 74. Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings from Aretha Franklin to the Bee Gees to Norah Jones, died yesterday (June 25) in New York. Mardin was 74 and had been suffering from pancreatic cancer ...

  17. Dylan, Peel Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel will be inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, organizers said today (July 25). Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel wil ...

  18. Dylan, Peel Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel will be inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, organizers said today (July 25). Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel wil ...

  19. Amazon.com Names Music 'Hall of Famers'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initiative part of retail giant's 10th anniversary celebration To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Amazon.com has compiled a 'Hall of Fame' music list of artists, based on their total sales with the online retailer. For Amazon, thi ...

  20. Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Welcomes Four

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Billy Joe Shaver became the newest members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony yesterday (Nov. 7) in Nashville. The event was hosted Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Bill ...