Rod Stewart

  1. Madonna's 'MDNA' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, Lionel Richie Bows at No. 2

    April 03, 2012 5:56 PM EDT Madonna scores her eighth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the debut of her "MDNA," while Lionel Richie's all-star country collaborations covers album "Tuskegee" bows in the runner-up slot -- his highest-chartin ...

  2. How Lionel Richie Sold Nearly 20,000 Albums in an Hour on Home Shopping Network

    March 20, 2012 5:15 PM EDT As expected, Lionel Richie hit the upper limit of what the company projected he would do from the hour-long live performance broadcast by the Home Shopping Network on March 16. While Universal Music Group executives privately said they expected &q ...

  3. Backbeat: Howard Shore, Siedah Garrett, Ludovic Bource, Other Oscar Nominated Composers, Songwriters Gather Before Big Day

    February 26, 2012 8:41 AM EST Oscar nominees, from left, Brett McKenzie, Ludovic Bource, Sergio Mednes, Siedah Garrett and Alberto Iglesias chat before offical photograohs are taken as the annual Society of Composers and Lyricists pre-Oscar party. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Most of t ...

  4. Lionel Richie Taking Country Album, Live Concert, Kenny Rogers to Home Shopping Network

    February 16, 2012 1:58 PM EST The Home Shopping Network (HSN) is launching a live concert series on March 16, and they've enlisted Lionel Richie to help them kick it off. For the "Say You, Say Me" singer-songwriter, the first "HSN Live" concert is an o ...

  5. Marc Anthony To Receive Founders Award At ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    January 30, 2012 7:30 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor Marc Anthony with its "Founders Award" during its 20th annual Latin Music Awards taking place March 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The awards ce ...

  6. Billboard Power 100: Dennis Arfa

    January 26, 2012 11:09 PM EST No. 57 Dennis Arfa President/CEO Artist Group International Consummate Showman... Need a concert tour gift-wrapped as a special event? Call Dennis Arfa. The president/CEO of Artist Group International has a knack for packaging. Long before multipl ...

  7. Exclusive: AGI Acquired By Yucaipa

    January 05, 2012 5:00 AM EST Artist Group International (AGI), the leading independent music booking agency whose clients include Billy Joel, Metallica, Rod Stewart, Linkin Park, Rush, Def Leppard, Rammstein, Motley Crue, Volbeat and Hollywood Undead, has been acquired by the ...

  8. Rod Stewart To Begin Two-Year Las Vegas Residency In August

    May 10, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart will join Celine Dion and Elton John at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning a two-year residency on Aug. 24. The first 18 concerts of "Rod Stewart: The Hits" go on sale May 15. Stewart says the show will be ...

  9. Rod Stewart Honored at ASCAP's Pop Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:28 AM EDT While known more as an interpreter, Rod Stewart is no mean songwriter when he puts his mind to it, and he was honored Wednesday at the 28th annual ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles , particularly for the string of hits he wrote in the 1970s. Stewart ...

  10. Rod Stewart To Be Honored at ASCAP's Pop Music Awards

    March 03, 2011 6:20 PM EST Rod Stewart will be honored at ASCAP's (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) 28th Annual Pop Music Awards. Stewart will be honored with the ASCAP Founders Award, the past recipients of which Elvis Costello, Jackson Brown ...

  11. Publishing Briefs: ASCAP, Rod Stewart, RightsFlow, Wolfgang's Vault, Imagem Music and more

    March 03, 2011 5:15 PM EST -- ASCAP will honor Rod Stewart at its 28th Annual Pop Music Awards, to be held April 27 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Stewart will be presented with the ASCAP Founders Award at the invitation-only gala, which will also honor ...

  12. Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks To Tour North American Arenas In March

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks will come together for the upcoming the Heart and & Soul Tour, a series of North American arena performances scheduled to begin March 20 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Thirteen dates had been c ...

  13. The Early Look: Black Friday Music Sales Recap

    November 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST The music business was hopeful for robust shopping on Black Friday, and why not? Overall consumer interest was up from last year, indie retail rolled out special exclusives from artists like U2, Metallica, and the Gaslight Anthem, and a full roste ...

  14. Sugarland Tops Billboard 200 With Third No. 1 Album

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sugarland's "The Incredible Machine" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 203,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's country duo's third chart-topper . . . At No. 2, Kings of Leon's "Come Aro ...

  15. Web Trends: Rod Stewart, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and more

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4 p.m.): 19. Sarah Streeter Rod Stewart has reconnected with his eldest daughter Sarah Streeter whom he gave up for adoption when he was 17 years old. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Animated GIF ...

  16. Cowell's Haiti Single Sells 200,000 In 2 Days

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The U.K. benefit single for Haiti organized by Simon Cowell has sold more than 200,000 in two days, according to the Official Charts Company (OCC). The cover of REM's "Everybody Hurts" for the Helping Haiti release from Sony Music f ...

  17. Reports: Cowell Recruiting Stars For Haiti Single

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell has lined up Rod Stewart, Leona Lewis and Michael Buble to sing on a charity single for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, according to U.K. press reports. The song is being coordinated by TV mogul Cowell. The "American Idol&quo ...

  18. TV Special Lifts Rod Stewart's U.K. Sales

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart's new J/Sony Music Entertainment set "Soulbook" is heading back to the top 10 in the U.K. following strong ratings for his TV special on ITV1. According to J/Sony Music, mid-week sales have increased 95% on the previous ...

  19. Rod Stewart Sued By Law Firm For $3.3 Million

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST A prominent entertainment law firm is suing Rod Stewart for $3.3 million in legal fees it claims he owes. Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro filed the case Tuesday in Los Angeles. The firm has numerous high-profile clients and recent ...

  20. 'This Is It' Becomes Michael Jackson's Sixth No. 1 Album

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's "This Is It" claims the fifth-biggest sales week for an album this year as it debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200—the King of Pop's sixth chart-topping album . . . Additionally, it's Jackson's own b ...

  21. 'Idol' Finale Scores All-time Ratings Low

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" wrapped its eighth season Wednesday with the lowest rating ever in the 18-49 demographic for an "Idol" finale, even as the series touted its largest margin of victory yet over competitors this season. The two-ho ...

  22. Morning Glory: My Morning Jacket

    May 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's 4 a.m. on the last night of South by Southwest, and Jim James is belting out Rod Stewart's "You're in My Heart." A few hours earlier, the My Morning Jacket frontman dazzled an intimate crowd at an Austin church with a ...

  23. Whitney, Shakira To Headline Plymouth Jazz Festival

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and Shakira are among the performers set to take the stage at the fourth annual Plymouth Jazz Festival in Plymouth, Tobago, from April 25 - 27. Smokey Robinson, Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, En Vogue, Steel P ...

  24. Rod Stewart's Agent, Lawyer Win Appeal

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A California appeals court has overturned a $1.6 million judgment against Rod Stewart's attorneys and agents, but affirmed a judgment for $780,000 in deposits received for a 2002 tour that never occurred. The decision follows an appeal from a ...

  25. Diana Concert Viewers Boost U.K. Sales

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The record-breaking number of TV viewers that watched last weekend's "Concert for Diana," have boosted U.K. music sales this week. According to official TV ratings, a staggering peak of 14.8 million viewers tuned in to watch BBC cov ...

  26. Artists Added To Diana Concert Bill

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado, P. Diddy, Tom Jones, Will Young and Supertramp frontman Roger Hodgson have been added to the list of performers for the Concert For Diana, to be held July 1 at London's new Wembley Stadium. They join such previously-announced p ...

  27. Stewart Heads New Year Honours List

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran British singer Rod Stewart was among the music industry stalwarts feted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Stewart was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the list, published Dec. 30, for services to music. ...

  28. Stewart's Upcoming Tour Selling Strong

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Initial on-sales for Rod Stewart's upcoming tour are running about 20% ahead of his last North American tour in 2004, according to his agent, Dennis Arfa, president of Artists Group International. The 2004 tour grossed $37 million. Stewart to ...

  29. U.K. Hall Of Fame Fetes Music Legends

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart were inducted tonight (Nov. 14) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at London's Alexandra Pa Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wils ...

  30. Rod Rocks With No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 184,000 copies in the United States. Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United ...

  31. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  32. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  33. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  34. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  35. Rod Stewart Ordered to Pay $3 Million

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Stems from a canceled Vegas show in 2000. A federal judge has ordered Rod Stewart to pay a Las Vegas casino more than $3 million for a canceled show in December 2000. U.S. District Judge Larry Hicks ordered the British rocker's lawyers to pay ...

  36. Rod Stewart: 'Pay Back The $2 Mil'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah's Rio Properties in Las Vegas does not have to reschedule a cancelled Rod Stewart concert. Instead, Stewart Annoyances Ltd. must return the $2 million NEW YORK -- A federal court jury decided S ...

  37. Multi-Network Telethon Set For Katrina Relief

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul S ...

  38. Jury To Rod Stewart: 'Pay Back The $2 Mil'

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah’s Rio Properties in Las Vegas does not have to reschedule a cancelled Rod Stewart concert. Instead, Stewart Annoyances Ltd. must return the $2 millio A federal court jury decided Sept. 7 that Harrah ...

  39. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  40. Retail Track

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers president Jim Donio says this year's annual convention will have more musical performances than any NARM convention in the last 10 years, including perfor The National Assn. of Recording Merchandi ...

  41. Retail Track

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers president Jim Donio says this year's annual convention will have more musical performances than any NARM convention in the last 10 years, including perfor The National Assn. of Recording Merchandi ...

  42. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver ...

  43. Jury: Rod Stewart Must Repay Tour Deposit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart must repay $780,000 in deposits he received for a 2002 Latin American tour that never came to pass. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart ...

  44. Jury: Rod Stewart Must Repay Tour Deposit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart must repay $780,000 in deposits he received for a 2002 Latin American tour that never came to pass. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart ...

  45. Rod Stewart Enjoys First No. 1 In 25 Years

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart proves once again that blondes have more fun. With the J Records release of "Stardust ... The Great American Songbook, Vol. 3," the singer nabs his first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 since 1 Rod Stewart proves once again that b ...

  46. Rod Stewart Enjoys First No. 1 In 25 Years

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart proves once again that blondes have more fun. With the J Records release of "Stardust ... The Great American Songbook, Vol. 3," the singer nabs his first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 since 1 Rod Stewart proves once again that b ...

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