The Blind Boys of Alabama

  1. Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Others Urge Support at CMT Disaster Benefit

    May 13, 2011 7:00 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Help is on the way. That's the message celebrities and music stars sent to storm victims across the South on Thursday night during a star-studded benefit concert on CMT. Hank Williams Jr. kicked off "Music Builds: The ...

  2. Music Journalist Darryl Morden Dies at 52

    February 28, 2011 2:30 PM EST Darryl Morden, a respected music journalist whose 30-year career included writing concert reviews for The Hollywood Reporter for nearly two decades, died Feb. 25 of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 52. In addition to co ...

  3. Bob Dylan To Headline Byron Bay Bluesfest

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Byron Bay's annual Bluesfest have pulled off a major coup with the announcement today (Nov. 3) that Bob Dylan, BB King and Elvis Costello will headline the 2011 edition. The triumvirate are all first-timers at the popular Bluesf ...

  4. Pearl Jam, MMJ, Aretha Head To 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Aretha Franklin and, making its first appearance since February 2009, My Morning Jacket, are among the acts set for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to take place the weekends of April 23-25 and April 29-30/May 1-2 at Fair Gr ...

  5. Chapman, Heath, Casting Crowns Net Doves

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nashville veteran Steven Curtis Chapman, newcomer Brandon Heath and perennial favorites Casting Crowns topped the list of artists taking home honors at the Gospel Music Association's 40th annual GMA Dove Awards last night (April 23) at the Gr ...

  6. R&B Legends Give Voice to Time Life ‘Worship’ CD

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Regina Belle, Teddy Pendergrass and Peabo Bryson are among the soul veterans raising their voices on “Songs 4 Worship Soul.” The 14-track CD (March 3) is the latest entry in Time Life and partner Integrity Music’s popular “Songs 4 Worship” series. ...

  7. Latest News: The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST For Billboard.biz's Grammy Awards microsite featuring exclusive articles, interviews, sales analysis and more, click here . 2009 Grammy Award Winners The full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Cente ...

  8. Grammys To Honor Autry, Four Tops, Martin

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Gene Autry, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Four Tops, Hank Jones, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin and Tom Paxton all will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 7, 2009, and be acknowledged during the Grammy ...

  9. Death Cab, Badu, Wyclef Join Voodoo Experience Bill

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional are among the top names joining headliners R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at the tenth Voodoo Experience, to be ...

  10. Ben Harper, EMI Extend Deal

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended its long-term relationship with Grammy Award winning songwriter and performer Ben Harper. He first signed with the publisher in 1993. Under the new worldwide deal, EMI will represent his existing catalog and futur ...

  11. Hall & Oates Line Up L.A. Gigs

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fresh from being honored as BMI Icons earlier this week (May 20), Hall & Oates are gearing up for a two-day stint (May 22-23) at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. It will be the pair's first time playing there in 35 years. In addition, both ...

  12. Ingenious Strikes Real World Deal

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Media investment firm Ingenious today said its Music VCTs have joined forces with Peter Gabriel's Real World Records to create a new company, VCT Investments Ltd. The new company will have a funding budget of £1.75 million ($3.56 million) and ...

  13. Mika Continues European Chart Reign

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mika achieves a sixth consecutive week at No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, while Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope) featuring DOE and Keri Hilson withstands the challenge of James Blunt's "197 ...

  14. Gospel Benefit Set For Katrina Relief

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CeCe Winans is set to host "Gospel Angels: A Concert to Restore Hope" on September 22 in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. The concert will benefit the Katrina relief efforts of the World Vision and CeCe Winans is set to host " ...

  15. Harper Regroups For Intimate Tour

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First stop is July 12 in Vancouver. As the cancellation of the ill-fated Zooma tour left him without summer plans, singer/songwriter Ben Harper has slated a 16-date North American small venue tour to kick off July 12 in Vancouver and close Aug. 1 ...

  16. Eagle Rock, Gotuit Partner For Live Performance Content

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock Entertainment is partnering with video-on-demand service Gotuit Media to offer select live performance content to Gotoit subscribers. Eagle Rock Entertainment is partnering with video-on-demand service Gotuit Media to offer select live ...

  17. Blind Boys Founder George Scott Dies

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST George Scott, a founding member of the Blind Boys of Alabama, died in his sleep yesterday (March 9) at his home in Durham, N.C. The 75-year-old baritone had retired from touring with the famed gospel George Scott, a founding member of the Blind Bo ...

  18. Lopez, Anthony To Duet At Grammys

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show to include tsunami fundraiser. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will give their debut performance together during the 47th annual Grammy Awards. The Feb. 13 show will air live on CBS from Los Angeles. The couple joins previously announced perf ...

  19. Adams Finds 'Room' Atop Euro Albums Chart

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock veteran Bryan Adams debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Room Service" (Polydor). Extending his run of international hit albums to 19 years, the album racks up initial Europe Canadian rock veteran Bryan Adams de ...

  20. Adams Finds 'Room' Atop Euro Albums Chart

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock veteran Bryan Adams debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Room Service" (Polydor). Extending his run of international hit albums to 19 years, the album racks up initial Europe Canadian rock veteran Bryan Adams de ...

  21. Big Acts Set To Play NARM Confab

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marri ...

  22. Big Acts Set To Play NARM Confab

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marri ...

  23. James Brown, Los Lobos To Headline Doheny Fest

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST James Brown, Los Lobos, the Robert Cray Band, Etta James, Keb' Mo', Lucinda Williams, Charlie Musselwhite, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Randolph, Koko Taylor and John Mayall among acts set for Ca James Brown, Los Lobos, the Robert C ...