Tom Petty

  1. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Announce New Album, Tour

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will release "Mojo," their first album in eight years, this spring, the band announced today. The venerable heartland rockers also unveiled dates for a North American summer tour, which kicks off May 6 in ...

  2. Beach Boys, Sex Pistols, Blondie Members Onboard For 'Rock And Roll'

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Members of the MC5, Devo, Blondie, The Sex Pistols, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and The Beach Boys are among those participating in the Rock and Roll Experience, which will launch its inaugural five-day fantasy camp Oct. 7 in Honolulu. The fan ...

  3. Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play the halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Fla., snagging the spot at the most-watched musical event of the year, according to the organizers. This year, more than 148 million viewers in the U.S ...

  4. Beck, Wilco, Panic Set For Outside Lands Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus lead the new additions to the lineup for the first Outside Lands festival, which will be held Aug. 22-24 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. As previously reported , Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack John ...

  5. Dave Matthews Band, Tom Petty Lead Mile High Festival

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include John Mayer, ...

  6. Coldplay, Petty, Jay-Z Onboard For Pemberton

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails will headline the first-ever Pemberton Festival, set for July 25-27 in Pemberton, B.C., Billboard.biz has learned. The festival is produced by Live Nation and Good Boy Producti ...

  7. Jack Johnson Jumps In At No. 1

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson scores his best sales week ever and his second No. 1 album as "Sleep Through the Static" debuts atop the Billboard 200 . . . Sheryl Crow finds herself in a familiar place on the chart -- the runner-up slot ...

  8. Petty To Play Super Bowl Halftime Show

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will play the coveted halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Arizona on February 3, organizers of the year's No. 1 television event said Sunday. This year, nearly 140 million Americans watched Prince play at the fo ...

  9. TOM PETTY

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty's new album is a surprisingly moody affair. Showing a growing disillusionment with the promise of freedom, "Highway Companion," Petty's first solo effort in 12 years, is also his most person Tom Petty's new album ...

  10. Tom Petty Fights Back Against Scalpers

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and his fans are fighting back against scalpers who used the Petty fan club to score tickets to an upcoming show with Pearl Jam in St. Paul, Minn. With the help of Ticketmaster, promoter Jam Tom Petty and his fans are fighting back again ...

  11. Petty Staying With Warner

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Solo record to be released on WB via American. Although rumors swirled for months that Tom Petty was leaving Warner Bros. Records, his home since 1994, he tells Billboard.biz that his third solo album, "Highway Companion," will come out ...

  12. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied career: "I've had to think about it more today than I've had in years. It ha Acknowledging that awards ...

  13. 50 Cent, Green Day Reap Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas last night (Dec. 6), as each nabbed six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas ...

  14. Petty To Receive Century Award From Armstrong

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty will receive the Century Award from Green Day vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong at next week's 2005 Billboard Music Awards. As previously reported, the event will be held Tuesday (Dec. Tom Petty will receive the Century Award ...

  15. Tom Petty To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty presented the inaugural Billboard Century Award in 1992 to George Harrison. Now it is Petty's turn to receive the honor. The Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement Tom Petty presented the inaugural Bi ...

  16. Heartbreakers Breaking Box Office

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band scoring career-high ticket sales. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are putting up some of the biggest numbers of the band's career this summer, averaging more than 16,500 a night in attendance, according to Billboard Boxscore. Perhaps m ...

  17. Petty & Heartbreakers Set To Tour

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will embark on their first North American tour in two years June 8 at the Germain Arena in Ft. Myers, Fla. The tour will continue throughout the summer and will featu Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will emb ...

  18. Lawsuit Targets Petty's 'Last DJ'

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action alleges contract breach, fraud. Tom Petty has been hit with a bad-faith lawsuit over the origins of the album and single "The Last DJ" (Warner Bros.). The suit, filed Oct. 6 in Los Angeles Superior Court, names Petty, KLOS-FM Radi ...

  19. Napster Scores Exclusive For Tom Petty MCA Material

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has inked a deal with Universal Music Group for a two-week exclusive on digital distribution of Tom Petty's MCA catalog, Bulletin has learned. The material has previously not been available fo Napster has inked a deal with Universal M ...

  20. Napster Scores Exclusive For Tom Petty MCA Material

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has inked a deal with Universal Music Group for a two-week exclusive on digital distribution of Tom Petty's MCA catalog, Bulletin has learned. The material has previously not been available fo Napster has inked a deal with Universal M ...

  21. Napster Scores Exclusive For Tom Petty MCA Material

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Deal covers more than a dozen albums Napster has inked a deal with Universal Music Group for a two-week exclusive on digital distribution of Tom Petty's MCA catalog, Bulletin has learned. The material has previously not been available for onl ...

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