Kelly Clarkson

  1. Clarkson Exits The Firm, Signs With Starstruck

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson has signed with Nashville-based Starstruck Entertainment for management. Clarkson's career was previously handled by Jeff Kwatinetz at the Firm in Los Angeles. Starstruck Entertainment is currently home to country artists Reba ...

  2. Who's Next?: Arena Tours

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT At age 26, Christina Aguilera is among the top-grossing artists in the world for the first half of 2007. Conversely, the plug was recently pulled on 25-year-old Kelly Clarkson's summer arena tour because of lower-than-expected ticket sales. T ...

  3. Does Kelly Clarkson's 'My December' Have Any Hits?

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson: "My December" Producer: Dave Kahne Label: RCA Release Date: June 26 Despite the tabloid drama surrounding "My December," what counts here is: Are there hits? The vinegar-and-pissed-off "Never Again," w ...

  4. Low Ticket Sales Sink Clarkson's Summer Tour

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson has postponed her summer arena tour after lower-than-expected ticket sales forced the artist to reconfigure the show's "size and scope," according to a statement. The outing was supposed to begin July 11 in Portland, ...

  5. Gizmoz Inks Pacts With Clarkson, 50 Cent

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gizmoz, a digital avatar service with offices in Menlo Park, Calif., and Herzliya, Israel, makes its commercial bow this week with $6.3 million in venture capital funding, and deals with a number of recording artists including Kelly Clarkson and 5 ...

  6. BMI Honors Bee Gees, DioGuardi, Garrett

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Performing rights organization BMI held its 55th Annual Pop Awards tonight (May 15), honoring such acts as the Bee Gees, Kara DioGuardi and Sean Garrett at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The ceremony recognized the writ ...

  7. Crosstown Invests In Reid

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crosstown Songs has purchased an ownership interest in the copyrights of John Reid, co-writer of such songs as Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" and Tina Turner's "When the Heartache Is Over." Sony/ATV Music conti ...

  8. Maroon 5 Makes 'Wondrous' Jump To Lead Hot 100

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the largest jump to No. 1 in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Maroon 5 scores its first chart-topper as "Makes Me Wonder" soars 64-1. The move was fueled by digital sales of 243,500 downloads and a No. 1 debut on Hot Digital So ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Hot 'Damn,' Avril's No. 1

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne takes "The Best Damn Thing" straight in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 286,000 copies. It's her second chart-topper, following 2004's "Under My Skin" ... Nine Inch Nails notches its fourth straig ...

  11. McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Paisley and Underwood Join ACM Line-up

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood and rising country stars Rodney Atkins and Miranda Lambert have joined the performance line-up for the 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. As previously reported, Brooks & Dunn ...

  12. Superstars Set For ACM Awards Performances

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country music superstars Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Reba McEntire with special guest Kelly Clarkson and rising stars Sugarland will all perform as part of the 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which take place May ...

  13. Crosstown Signs Rhett Lawrence

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crosstown Songs has signed a publishing deal with songwriter/producer Rhett Lawrence, acquiring a portion of his catalog and entering an exclusive co-publishing agreement for his future work. Under the deal, Crosstown acquired between 30% and 50% ...

  14. Winners' Circle

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For five seasons, "Idol" has packed the charts with pop tarts, soulful singers and even a country princess. Idol: Kelly Clarkson (Season 1) Winning Song: "Before Your Love" Career Thus Far: Clarkson is the first and easily the ...

  15. Jeezy Does It: 'Inspiration' On Top

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Young Jeezy debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Inspiration," easily beating the peak of his 2005 effort ... "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks proves the power of his soul patrol with his self-titled debut at No. 2 ...

  16. Billboard Q&A: Former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., was honored--along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and artist Kelly Clarkson--at the Recording Academy's Grammys on the Hill event. The honor Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Fol ...

  17. Clarkson To Headline 'Grammys On The Hill'

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event sponsored by Recording Academy. Two-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson will headline a day of music advocacy next month in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Recording Academy. Called Grammys on the Hill, the Sept. 6 events will include a uni ...

  18. Kelly Clarkson, Ford Motors Enter Deal

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact includes ad campaign, tour sponsorship. The Ford Motor Company and two-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson have entered into a marketing partnership surrounding the launch of the auto manufacturer's new Bold Moves campaign. The partnership ...

  19. RCA Ups Widynowski To VP

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Worked on campaigns for Clarkson, Aguilera. Roger Widynowski has been promoted to VP of publicity for RCA Records. Widynowski will continue to report directly to Sherry Ring, senior VP of publicity for RCA and is based in Los Angeles. Widynowski, ...

  20. Blunt, Madonna Continue Euro Charts Supremacy

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Madonna continue Warner Music International's rule at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, while two Sony BMG acts, RCA's Kelly Clarkson and Ariola's Eros Ramazzotti, show James Blunt and Madonna co ...

  21. 'American Idol' Crushes Grammys In Ratings

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 million - watched "American Idol" than watched the Grammy Awards - 15.1 million - when the two music programs went head-to-head in prime time Wednesday, according to Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 m ...

  22. Coldplay, Blunt To Perform At Brits

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and K.T.Tunstall are the four British acts so far confirmed to perform at next month's BRIT Awards. Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson are the first international artis Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and ...

  23. Clarkson, Common Added To Digital Advisory Board

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST New members to meet teens during Grammy week. The Recording Academy added Kelly Clarkson and rapper/actor Common, both Grammy-nominated artists, to its What's The Download Interactive Advisory Board as 2006 honorary board members. Producer an ...

  24. AMAs Honor Pop, Rock, Country

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly Clarkson triumphed last night (Nov. 22), each taking two trophies away from the 33rd annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Au Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Da ...

  25. Mariah Carey Leads AMA Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cent, Green Day also receive noms. With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent and Green Day each netted three nods for the honors, which will be handed out Nov. 2 ...

  26. Green Day Dominates MTV Video Music Awards

    August 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Aug. 28) at Miami's American Airlines Arena. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" won six awar Green Day continued its ch ...

  27. Hurricane Dennis Impacts Southeast Tours

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney affected. Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney affected. News Jesse McCartney , Kelly Clarkson ...

  28. Hurricane Dennis Impacts Southeast Tours

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson forced to postpone shows. Kelly Clarkson's run through the Gulf of Mexico region was rudely interrupted by Hurricane Dennis, forcing the postponement of a July 10 show at the Keifer UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans and a July ...

  29. EMI Signs Co-Pub Deal With Kelly Clarkson

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT RCA artist co-wrote next single. EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. Clarkson co-wrote six songs on her current RCA album "Breakaway," which has sold more than 1.8 million units in the U.S. ...

  30. EMI Signs Co-Pub Deal With Kelly Clarkson

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. Clarkson co-wrote six songs on her current RCA album "Breakaway," whi ...

  31. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  32. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  33. Kelly Clarkson

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kelly Clarkson's second studio effort, "Breakaway," is that rare exhibition of substance over style. Kelly Clarkson's second studio effort, "Breakaway," is that rare exhibition of substance over style. News Kelly Clar ...

  34. 'Idols' Clarkson, Aiken To Hit The Road

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "American Idol" TV talent show, will begin a 30-date arena tour Feb. 24 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum, Billboard.Biz has learned. Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "Amer ...

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