Magic

  1. Urban Power List: Magic Johnson

    January 11, 2012 4:48 PM EST Magic Johnson Owner, Magic Johnson Enterprises Website: MagicJohnson.com Twitter: @MagicJohnson Business Baller The Los Angeles Lakers and NBA legend is still playing ball: He's part of the Guggenheim Partners-backed group that purchased the ...

  2. The Cars Reunite For First Album In 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Ric Ocasek-led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound ...

  3. Springsteen Scores Euro Albums No. 1

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen makes a victorious debut on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as "Working On A Dream" (Colmbia/Sony Music Entertainment) enters at No. 1, outselling Franz Ferdinand's "Tonight: Franz Ferdinand&qu ...

  4. Springsteen Debuts Atop Album Chart

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST As expected, Bruce Springsteen's new album, "Working on a Dream," dethrones Taylor Swift's "Fearless" after an eight-week reign. The Columbia set sold 224,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundSca ...

  5. Bruce Springsteen Nets Ninth No. 1 Album

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen shows the Billboard 200 who's the Boss, as his new album "Working on a Dream" debuts atop the list -- his ninth chart-topper. Only a handful of acts have achieved more No. 1 albums, but who are they? . . . Other hi ...

  6. Bon Jovi Scores 2008's Top-Grossing Tour

    December 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi's Lost Highway tour tops the list of the biggest tours for 2008, based on data reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 14, 2007, through Nov. 11, 2008. The trek, promoted in North America and Europe by AEG Live, grossed $210.6 milli ...

  7. Report: New Springsteen Album Due In January

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen's next album is expected for release around the time of Barack Obama's January inauguration as the 44th president of the United States next January, according to Backstreets.com . The follow-up to 2007's "Magi ...

  8. Thicke Says World Needs 'Something Else'

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hoping to follow in the success of his last effort, 2007's "The Evolution Of Robin Thicke," the R&B singer/songwriter will release his third album, "Something Else," on Sept. 9 via Star Trak/Interscope. Originally set ...

  9. Thicke Sharpens His Soul On 'Something Else'

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robin Thicke ratchets up the soul on his third solo album, "Something Else," due July 1 via Star Trak/Interscope. Thicke previewed the project for media last night (April 14) in Los Angeles. "Something Else" is led by the uptem ...

  10. Bruce Bosses European Albums Chart

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There are new leaders on both of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) opens atop European Top 100 Albums and Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" (Beluga Heights/Epic) cli ...

  11. Springsteen Is Boss Of Album Chart With 'Magic'

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen scores his eighth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with the "Magic" (Columbia), which moved 335,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his best sales sum since "The Rising" ...

  12. Springsteen A Lock For Another No. 1 Album

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is a lock to add another No. 1 album to his resume, according to Nielsen SoundScan's Friday Building Chart, released Oct. 5. Unweighted sales through close of business Thursday saw "Magic" leading the next best sel ...

  13. Springsteen Finds 'Magic' With E Street Band

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is ready to rock again with the E Street Band. The artist will on Oct. 2 release "Magic," his first Columbia album with his longtime backing group since 2002's "The Rising." A North American arena tour is ...

  14. Universal Inks The Cars' Ocasek

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has signed an exclusive agreement with former Cars frontman Ric Ocasek to administer his catalog of songs for the world excluding the United States. The catalog of Ocasek, a songwriter, artist and producer, include ...

  15. New York Guitar Festival Heads To Oz

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The biennial New York Guitar Festival is heading Down Under. With its co-founder David Spelman acting as artistic advisor and international program consultant, the Australian version from Nov. 23 to Dec. 2 is branded the Adelaide International Gui ...

  16. Global Pulse

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The figures are adding up for London-based pop quartet the Magic Numbers and their combination of country, soul and West Coast harmony. Read Tom Ferguson's column. The figures are adding up for London-based pop quartet the Magic Numbers and t ...

  17. Vote For Change Tour Wraps Big

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote For Change tour concluded last night (Oct. 12) in Washington, D.C., in a blaze of glory, with a grand finale featuring Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty, Dave Matthews B The Vote For Change tour concluded last ni ...

  18. Legal Matters

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new music landscape requires music lawyers to become more adept at dealing with advertisers as a way to develop an artist's career. The new music landscape requires music lawyers to become more adept at dealing with advertisers as a way t ...