MusiCares Person of the Year

  1. Studio Monitor

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read Chris Walsh's column. Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read ...

  2. Canadian Stars, Sting To Play Tsunami Benefits

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Leading Canadian acts and Sting are among the artists planning benefit events for the relief effort in the wake of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Leading Canadian acts and Sting are among the artists planning benefit events for the relief effort ...

  3. Billboard Music Awards

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher walked away the hands-down winner at the 15th annual Billboard Music Awards. Billboard's in-depth coverage includes backstage conversations and a special tribute to Century Award winner Stevie W Usher walked away the hands-down winner a ...

  4. MusiCares To Honor Brian Wilson

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson is to be honored as the MusiCares 2005 Person of the Year at a dinner Feb. 11 at the Palladium in Hollywood. Brian Wilson is to be honored as the MusiCares 2005 Person of the Year. The songwriter, composer, producer and arranger -- wh ...

  5. Viacom, FCC Reach $3.5M Indecency Deal

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Decree covers Amos & Andy, Bono incidents. Decree covers Amos & Andy, Bono incidents. News ...

  6. Latin Notas

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan at its Spirit of Life awards gala in Miami Beach. Read Leila Cobo's column. Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan ...

  7. Words & Music

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The title of Tony Bennett's new RPM/Columbia album, "The Art of Romance," harks back to "The Art of Excellence," the 1986 set that jump-started his career resurgence. Read Jim Bessman's column. The title of Tony Benne ...

  8. Elton Headed For Small Screen

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Elton John has inked a deal with ABC and its sister production company Touchstone Television to develop a comedy series about a rock legend. John will executive-produce the still-untitled sitcom, whic Elton John has inked a deal with ABC and its s ...

  9. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  10. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  11. Billboard Century Award For Stevie Wonder

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honor to be presented Dec. 8 during Billboard Awards. For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder has been named the 2004 recipient of the Billboard Century Award. The honor will be presented Dec. 8 during the annual Billb ...

  12. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand will not embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005. Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand will not embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005. News Barbra Streisand , Neil Diamond ...

  13. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005 appears to be incorrect, according to a Diamond spokesperson. A spokesperson for Neil Diamond is denying that he will play a co-headlining tou ...

  14. CBS To Air All-Star Ray Charles Tribute

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stevie, Usher, Norah among performers. The late Ray Charles will be the subject of a concert special, "Genius: A Night for Ray Charles," that will air on CBS on an unspecified date in late October. The tribute will take place Oct. 8 at t ...

  15. Wilson To 'Smile' On U.S. Audiences

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will bring his long-awaited "Smile" live performances to the United States this fall, after debuting the "lost masterpiece" in concert in the United Kingdom a Former Beach Boys mastermi ...

  16. EMM To Distribute Forster Bros. Label

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Set by rapper Jimmy Brinx due in fall. Independent label and entertainment marketing specialists Forster Brothers Entertainment (FBE) have signed an exclusive distribution deal with EMI Music Marketing (EMM). Under the agreement, EMM will release ...

  17. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  18. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  19. Movies & Music

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival raises its musical profile by choosing Neil Young as its artist in residence. Read Carla Hay's column. The 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival raises its musical profile by choosing Neil Young as its artist in re ...

  20. Bono Dismisses Live Aid II Reports

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono today dismissed reports in the British tabloid press which claim he was planning a second Live Aid concert. Speaking as he met with the European Union's development ministers at Dubli U2 frontman Bono today dismissed reports ...

  21. Latin Notas

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, "Nuevas Voces de América," allows viewers to pick the winner of a Sony Norte recording contract. Read Leila Cobo's column. Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, " ...

  22. Latin Notas

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, "Nuevas Voces de América," allows viewers to pick the winner of a Sony Norte recording contract. Read Leila Cobo's column. Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, " ...

  23. Nonesuch To Release Legendary 'Smile' Album

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson revisits 'lost' Beach Boys opus. Brian Wilson revisits 'lost' Beach Boys opus. News Brian Wilson ...

  24. BMI Pop Awards Celebrate Brian Wilson

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights organization's 52nd annual Pop Awards. Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights org ...

  25. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  26. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  27. The Beat

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran acts including Brian Wilson and the Cure prepare to release albums on new labels. Read Melinda Newman's column. Veteran acts including Brian Wilson and the Cure prepare to release albums on new labels. Read Melinda Newman's colum ...

  28. Industry Bodies Ask FCC To Change Ruling

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Coalition opposes commission's finding in Bono case. Coalition opposes commission's finding in Bono case. News ...

  29. Industry Bodies Ask FCC To Change Ruling

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of 24 groups and individuals petitioned the Federal Communications Commission today (April 19) to reconsider its March ruling that Bono's use of an obscenity during the Golden Globes Award A coalition of 24 groups and individuals ...

  30. Clive Calder Tops U.K. 'Rich List'

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A reclusive record executive dubbed "the Howard Hughes of the music business" has toppled Paul McCartney to become Britain's wealthiest music millionaire in the latest list of the rich and famous. A reclusive record executive dubbed ...

  31. Clive Calder Tops U.K. 'Rich List'

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A reclusive record executive dubbed "the Howard Hughes of the music business" has toppled Paul McCartney to become Britain's wealthiest music millionaire in the latest list of the rich and famous. A reclusive record executive dubbed ...

  32. BMI To Honor Brian Wilson At Pop Awards

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson will be honored as the BMI Icon during the rights group's 52nd annual Pop Awards dinner May 11 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Brian Wilson will be honored as the BMI Icon during the rights group's 52nd annual Pop Awar ...

  33. Aretha Franklin Stable In Hospital

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aretha Franklin has been hospitalized since Saturday for an undisclosed ailment and is in stable condition. Aretha Franklin has been hospitalized since Saturday for an undisclosed ailment and is in stable condition. Her publicist declined to say i ...

  34. Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Billboard's special section covers the history of the Rock Hall and includes features on each of this year's inductees. Billboard's special section covers the history of the Rock Hall and includes features on each of this year' ...

  35. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  36. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  37. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  38. Billboard Music Awards 2003

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Our Billboard Music Awards mini-site contains wrap-ups and analysis of the awards, held Dec. 10 in Las Vegas. The mini-site also features info on past award winners, a profile of Century Award winner Our Billboard Music Awards mini-site contains w ...

  39. 2003 Century Award: Sting -- A Portrait of the Artist

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST For a man who says that his ambition was "simply to make money playing music," Sting has succeeded far beyond his wildest dreams. For a man who says that his ambition was "simply to make money playing music," Sting has succeede ...

  40. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  41. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  42. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  43. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  44. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

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