Josh Groban

  1. Chart Moves: Soundtracks Sales Sizzle Thanks to 'Pitch Perfect,' ‘Les Miserables’

    February 14, 2013 9:10 PM EST Josh Groban crowned the Billboard 200 this week with "All That Echoes," his third No. 1 album . The pop singer sold 145,000 copies of the set in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Elsewhere in the top 10: Tim McGraw arriv ...

  2. Tim McGraw Heading for 15th Top 10 Album on Next Week’s Billboard 200 Chart

    February 08, 2013 8:20 PM EST Country superstar Tim McGraw is on course for his 15th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his new set, "Two Lanes of Freedom." Industry sources say the effort is set for a No. 2 bow and could sell 100,000 copies by the end of ...

  3. Josh Groban's 'All That Echoes' Eyeing No. 1 on Next Week’s Billboard 200 Chart

    February 06, 2013 9:21 PM EST For the moment, it seems as if Josh Groban will collect his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 next week with his latest release, "All That Echoes." It would follow his chart-toppers "Closer" (2004) and "Noel" (2 ...

  4. Rod Stewart Scores First AC No. 1 Since 1993 With 'Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow'

    November 26, 2012 1:10 PM EST Rod Stewart ends a more than 19-year hiatus from the Adult Contemporary summit, as "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" roars 18-1. The song scales the survey as, following Thanksgiving, almost half of the chart's reporters have ...

  5. Jermaine Paul Vs. Javier Colon: 2012's 'The Voice' Winners Not As Chart-tastic as 2011

    May 18, 2012 7:54 AM EDT Six songs performed on the May 7 live-performance season finale of NBC's music reality competition "The Voice" debut in the top 50 of the Hot Digital Songs chart. The splash is less, however, than that made by last year's final ...

  6. Drake's 'Take Care' Cruising to 700,000-Plus Debut

    November 16, 2011 6:55 PM EST It should surprise nobody, but Drake's second full-length studio album, "Take Care," is on its way to a monster debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest the set could sell as many as 725,000 copi ...

  7. Adele's '21' on Track to Be 2011's Best-Selling Album -- Can Anything Top It?

    September 15, 2011 3:33 PM EDT With 3.4 million sold since its debut in February according to Nielsen SoundScan, Adele's XL/Columbia album "21" is the fastest-selling release of any year since 2005. The last set to sell at a quicker clip was 50 Cent's " ...

  8. David Foster To Be Named Head Of Verve

    August 03, 2011 12:27 PM EDT David Foster is set to take the top spot at esteemed jazz label Verve, THR has learned. The producer-composer-songwriter has worked with Josh Groban, Michael Buble and Andrea Bocelli and has won 15 Grammys. Foster's arrival at Verve Music Gro ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. NMPA To Honor Richard Marx With Songwriter Icon Award

    May 19, 2011 7:47 PM EDT The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) will honor Grammy-winning, multi-platinum artist/producer/songwriter Richard Marx at its annual meeting, to be held June 15 at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel. Marx will be presented wi ...

  11. Video: David Foster's 10 Tips for Songwriters

    May 18, 2011 4:30 PM EDT In recognition of his "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers," songwriter/producer David Foster was presented with BMI's Icon award Tuesday night in Los Angeles , and during his acceptance speech, he listed 1 ...

  12. David Foster To Be Honored At BMI Pop Music Awards

    March 28, 2011 5:41 PM EDT Songwriter/producer/musician David Foster will be honored as a BMI Icon at the 59th annual BMI Pop Music Awards on Tuesday, May 17 in Los Angeles. The ceremony will honor publishers and songwriters of the most-performed pop songs in the United Sta ...

  13. Peermusic Acquires Majority Stake in David Foster Song Catalog

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST Peermusic has agreed to acquire a majority stake in David Foster's song catalog. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal encompasses all of the songwriter's publishing vehicles, Foster Frees Music, Air Bear Music and One Four Thre ...

  14. Artist Push Performance Rights Act During Grammy Week

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST In a move to highlight the fight to win payments for performers, musicians and master rights owners from terrestrial radio broadcasts of music, a group of artists signed a "Grammy Week" statement encouraging Congress to pass the Performa ...

  15. Stars Remake 'We Are The World' For Haiti Victims

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Star-struck singers, rappers and actors, including Barbra Streisand, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus, checked their egos at the door to record a new version of "We Are The World" for Haiti earthquake victims, 25 years after the song raised aw ...

  16. Susan Boyle’s ‘Dream’ Could Be Best-Selling Album Of 2009

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" is on course to spend a third frame atop the Billboard 200 next week, as industry sources suggest the set will sell at least another 500,000 copies and could approach 600,000 by week's end on D ...

  17. Nelly Furtado Hits Latin Sales High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's Spanish-language "Mi Plan" is the highest-selling Latin pop album debut this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, which includes collaborations with Josh Groban, Alejandro Fernandez and Juan Luis Guerra, ...

  18. R&B Briefs: Aretha Franklin, Long Beach Jazz Fest

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Aretha Franklin has reunited with her longtime agent, Dick Alen, and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. The legendary singer, due to release a new album in late summer, will also perform at the first annual Nelson Mandela Birthday concert ( ...

  19. Green Day, Linkin Park Rock On Blu-Ray

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Entertainment has announced the release of key titles from Green Day, Linkin Park, Michael Buble and Josh Groban on Blu-ray for the first time, on June 22. Green Day's "Bullet in a Bible" is a video documentary of the b ...

  20. Aznavour Honored At MIDEM

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Legendary French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour has been awarded MIDEM's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2009. At a ceremony in Cannes' Carlton Hotel, Reed MIDEM CEO Paul Zilk handed over the prize, hailing Aznavour as "a rem ...

  21. Cruise Line To Sell Concert Merch

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Josh Groban will next be seen performing on Princess Cruises, owned by Carnival Corporation. The Warner Bros. artist will not be performing live, however. His hi-definition image will be projected onto five of the 17 cruise ships owned by Princess ...

  22. Universal Expects Salvation This Christmas

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has its sights set on a prosperous Christmas for the first in a three-album deal just inked with the International Staff Band (ISB) of Christian group the Salvation Army (SA). Universal Music U.K. marketing and brands manager ...

  23. Lineup Set For 2008 Bridge School Benefit

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The lineup has been unveiled for the 2008 Bridge School Benefit concert, to be held Oct. 25-26 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. School co-founder Neil Young anchors a bill that also features Wilco, Jack Johnson, Cat Power and Dea ...

  24. Josh Groban To Perform At Emmys

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Josh Groban will perform a medley of 25 TV theme songs during the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be held Sept. 21 in Los Angeles. Among the themes Groban will perform selections from are "Friends," "The Simpsons" and &q ...

  25. PBS's 'Soundstage' Unveils Summer Lineup

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT PBS's "Soundstage" is kicking off its sixth season summer lineup with a performance by Josh Groban on June 26. As the show runs through August, "Soundstage" will feature performances by Bon Jovi, Matchbox Twenty, Kenny Che ...

  26. Primary Wave Inks Morales

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing had entered a co-publishing venture with songwriter/producer Steve Morales. Morales' credits include co-writes of Christina Aguilera's "Get Mine, Get Yours," Celine Dion's "Right in Front ...

  27. Live Nation, AdBrite Launch eFan Finder

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has partnered with Internet ad network AdBrite to launch eFan Finder, a free tool designed to track the performance of Live Nation's online advertising campaigns for concerts it markets and produces across North America. In conjun ...

  28. Kennedy No-Show For Classical BRITs

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There was an audible hiss in London's Albert Hall as the announcer relayed the news that Nigel Kennedy would no longer be performing at the 2008 Classical BRITs. Those who didn't already know weren't told that he had quit the show d ...

  29. Diamond On Track For First No. 1 Album

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Forty-one years after he first appeared on The Billboard 200, Neil Diamond looks to be on course to earn his first No. 1 album as "Home Before Dark" (Columbia) leads the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart released May 7. Unweighted sales f ...

  30. SA Promoter Heafield Nabbed For Fraud: Reports

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The drama surrounding the promoter of Celine Dion's January tour of South Africa and the canceled Josh Groban March tour is showing no signs of dying down. News reports claim that promoter Duncan Heafield, head of Kusasa Entertainment, was ar ...

  31. SA's Kusasa Faces Accusations As Groban Cans Dates

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT South African promotions company Kusasa Entertainment is facing an uncertain future. The firm has been involved in a series of negative incidents, the most recent which saw Josh Groban postpone his upcoming South African tour by way of a March 10 ...

  32. Bicknell Splits With WMA

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ed Bicknell, head of international music for the William Morris Agency, has announced that he is leaving the company to return to "civilian life." WMA worldwide head of music Peter Grosslight says in a prepared statement that Bicknell di ...

  33. Abbey Road TV Series To Embrace Unsigned Bands

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Live From Abbey Road" (LFAR), the fly-on-the-wall music-TV series recorded at the iconic London recording studios, looks set to extend the resources used for filming A-List artists to unsigned acts. Michael Gleason, LFAR's co-produ ...

  34. Stars Come Out For Davis' Pre-Grammy Party

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston's appearance at Clive Davis' celeb-soaked, pre-Grammy concert party last night (Feb. 9) in Los Angeles fueled speculation that the diva would be among the night's performers -- but her only time in the spotlight came ...

  35. Duets Slated For Grammys

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST A number of collaboratons, including Fergie performing with John Legend and Josh Groban duetting with Andrea Bocelli, will be featured at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10). John Fogerty, who is nominated for best rock album for "Revival,& ...

  36. CBS To Air Celine Special

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion will perform in a one-hour concert special on CBS on Feb. 15. In her first concert since she wrapped her "A New Day" show in Las Vegas, "Celine Dion: That's Just The Woman In Me" was taped live at Dion's J ...

  37. Trans World Hit By Weak Q4

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Trans World Entertainment is expecting to end its fiscal year Feb. 3 with millions in losses, after a disappointing holiday sales season. "With this season's holiday sales numbers being lower than our expectation, we now expect a net los ...

  38. Mary J. Blige Climbs To No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST As 2007 comes to a close, the queen of hip-hop/soul, Mary J. Blige, rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "Growing Pains," selling 205,000 in its second week of release. It debuted at No. 2 with 629,000 last week. Blige ascends to the ...

  39. Blige Topples Groban, Radiohead Debuts Early

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige has put an end to Josh Groban's reign on The Billboard 200 as the R&B singer's "Growing Pains" moves up 2-1. The Geffen release sold 204,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soundscan, a 68% drop-off i ...

  40. Groban's 'Noel' Makes Chart History

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST With a fourth week at No. 1 for his "Noel" on The Billboard 200, Josh Groban carves himself a piece of chart history. This becomes the first Christmas set in the 51-year history of Billboard's weekly album chart to hold the top rung ...

  41. Josh Groban Ties Elvis Presley

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST As Josh Groban's "Noel" album spends its third consecutive week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, he matches the previous record-holder for most straight weeks at No. 1 with a Christmas album -- Elvis Presley ... Will Groban be able to ...

  42. 'Oprah' Visit Helps Groban Soar To No. 1

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST After seven weeks on the chart, Josh Groban's holiday set "Noel" finally overtakes The Billboard 200 at No. 1. The 143/Reprise album ascends 2-1, selling 405,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 81% increase w ...

  43. Underwood Leads Three Country Debuts Onto Chart

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a Billboard 200 first, three country debuts occupy the Nos. 1-3 slots on the chart, led by Carrie Underwood's "Carnival Ride." The 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville set sold 527,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen ...

  44. Billboard Holiday Chart Debuts

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With high profile artists like Josh Groban and Mannheim Steamroller bringing Christmas albums to market in October, Billboard brings Top Holiday Albums for an earlier encore than happens in most years. The complete 50-title chart went live yesterd ...

  45. Kid Rock Rolls To No. 1 Album Chart Debut

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Kid Rock scores his first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week with "Rock N Roll Jesus." The Top Dog/Atlantic set sold 170,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Rock has had several bigger weeks in ...

  46. Live Nation Posts Q1 Loss

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation today (May 10) announced a first-quarter loss of $45.6 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $584.2 million, versus a profit of $5.3 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $516.6 million, during the same ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. Norah Jones Sets Amazon.com Record

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' third album, "Not Too Late," had the largest pre-order in Amazon.com's history, according to the online retailer. While Amazon didn't specify how many copies were ordered, sources say that the figure is in the ...

  49. Groban Unveils Spring Tour Plans

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST With his latest album, "Awake," having debuted this week at No. 2 on The Billboard 200, vocalist Josh Groban has announced a spring 2007 tour in support. The outing will begin Feb. 17 in Verona, N.Y., and run through April 7 in Las Vegas ...

  50. Concord Names Exec Musical Director

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Calandrelli is a Grammy, Academy nominee. The Concord Music Group has appointed Jorge Calandrelli executive musical director. Calandrelli, a 23 time Grammy nominee and two-time Academy Award nominee, will report to executive VP of A&R, John Bu ...

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