Lennon

  1. Exclusive: Yoko Ono to Introduce Flaming Lips' Steve Jobs Tribute at MTV's O Music Awards

    October 29, 2011 1:32 PM EDT MTV is upping the Apple factor at its O Music Awards with a plan to have Yoko Ono introduce the Flaming Lips' musical tribute to Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs. Ono, the window of Beatle John Lennon, will speak about her late husband an ...

  2. John Lennon's 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' Lyrics on Auction Block

    April 14, 2011 7:48 AM EDT John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" are up for auction, in the latest episode for a storied Beatles classic. Auction house Profiles in History said on Wednesday that it expects the draft lyr ...

  3. First Book of John Lennon Letters To Be Published

    April 08, 2011 4:56 PM EDT Yoko Ono has granted permission for the first collection of letters by John Lennon to be published, publisher Little, Brown and Company said on Friday. The book, titled "The Lennon Letters," will be published in October, 2012 and include ...

  4. Lennon's White 'Abbey Road' Suit Sells for $46,000

    January 03, 2011 12:00 AM EST The white two-piece suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album has been sold at auction in Connecticut for $46,000. The suit and other Beatles memorabilia were sold Saturday at the Braswell Galleries' ...

  5. BACKBEAT: OH YOKO

    January 01, 2011 12:49 PM EST Click through for a roundup of photos from Yoko Ono's visit to Billboard's New York offices The Legendary Yoko Ono stopped by Billboard's New York offices on Dec. 15 to receive a plaque commemorating her fifth consecutive No. 1 song ...

  6. Yoko: John Lennon 'Would Have Loved' Lady Gaga, Facebook

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono believes that John Lennon "would love the way the world has changed," from its new pop superstars to the digital revolution, if he were still alive today. In a new interview with the U.K.'s Daily Mail , the veteran artist a ...

  7. The Legacy of John Lennon

    September 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Lennon Legacy BY THOM DUFFY There are places we remember, all our lives, though some have changed. The Billboard Q&A: Yoko Ono BY GARY GRAFF Time has been good to Yoko Ono. Once derided by fans as a divisive force in the Beatles universe, ...

  8. Rock Hall Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is celebrating what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday with a weekend-long homage to the Beatles. The Rock Hall, in Cleveland, will honor Lennon's life in a series of events from Oct. 8 through Oct ...

  9. Ono To Mark John Lennon's 70th Birthday In Iceland

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono is planning a series of events in Iceland to mark what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. The artist and peace campaigner will light the Imagine Peace Tower illuminated memorial, located on the island of Vioey near Icelandi ...

  10. Publishing Briefs: Kobalt, Peermusic, Fintage House

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Kobalt Music Group has picked up exclusive worldwide administration for 27 Busta Rhymes songs, beginning with all the songs the artist had a hand in writing on his current album, "Back On My B.S." In July 2010, Kobalt will take over w ...

  11. Lennon Heirs Sue 'Expelled' Filmmakers Over 'Imagine'

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's sons and widow, Yoko Ono, are suing the filmmakers of "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed" for using the song "Imagine" in the documentary without permission. Ono, her son Sean Ono Lennon, and Julian Lennon, J ...

  12. Judge Orders FBI To Release Lennon Files

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI must turn over the remaining secret files on John Lennon to a professor who has waged a more than 20-year legal battle to get the documents, a judge ruled. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI must turn over the remaining secret files on John Lenno ...