Yoko Ono

  1. John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes Interactive Album App to Launch

    September 23, 2013 11:25 AM EDT A new interactive album app called "John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes" will launch Nov. 5, exclusively through the iTunes App Store. Directed by filmmaker Michael Epstein, the app chronicles the legendary singer-songwriter's 1980 soj ...

  2. Exclusive: John Lennon, Yoko Ono Catalogs Sign With Downtown Music Publishing

    January 25, 2013 8:05 AM EST Downtown Music Publishing today announced the signing of publishing administration agreements for the U.S. with Lenono Music and Ono Music, home to the song catalogs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono respectively. Under the terms of the agreement, whi ...

  3. 6 Questions with DWIGHT YOAKAM

    September 13, 2012 12:40 PM EDT A new chapter, and yet a homecoming -- that's a dichotomy, to be sure, but it's also an accurate way to describe Dwight Yoakam's Sept. 18 release, "3 Pears". It's his first new album since 2007's "Dwight Sin ...

  4. Jay-Z and Beyonce Join the History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 12:17 PM EST Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa ...

  5. Exclusive: Yoko Ono to Introduce Flaming Lips' Steve Jobs Tribute at MTV's O Music Awards

    October 29, 2011 1:32 PM EDT MTV is upping the Apple factor at its O Music Awards with a plan to have Yoko Ono introduce the Flaming Lips' musical tribute to Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs. Ono, the window of Beatle John Lennon, will speak about her late husband an ...

  6. First Book of John Lennon Letters To Be Published

    April 08, 2011 4:56 PM EDT Yoko Ono has granted permission for the first collection of letters by John Lennon to be published, publisher Little, Brown and Company said on Friday. The book, titled "The Lennon Letters," will be published in October, 2012 and include ...

  7. Lennon's White 'Abbey Road' Suit Sells for $46,000

    January 03, 2011 12:00 AM EST The white two-piece suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album has been sold at auction in Connecticut for $46,000. The suit and other Beatles memorabilia were sold Saturday at the Braswell Galleries' ...

  8. BACKBEAT: OH YOKO

    January 01, 2011 12:49 PM EST Click through for a roundup of photos from Yoko Ono's visit to Billboard's New York offices The Legendary Yoko Ono stopped by Billboard's New York offices on Dec. 15 to receive a plaque commemorating her fifth consecutive No. 1 song ...

  9. Yoko: John Lennon 'Would Have Loved' Lady Gaga, Facebook

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono believes that John Lennon "would love the way the world has changed," from its new pop superstars to the digital revolution, if he were still alive today. In a new interview with the U.K.'s Daily Mail , the veteran artist a ...

  10. Web Trends: Miley Cyrus, Michael Jackson, Rage Against The Machine and more

    October 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 12. "Who Owns My Heart" video "Who Owns My Heart" is a new video from Miley Cyrus. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Four Bands That Need to Break Up 2. Michael Jackson Scarecrows Pop Up In Taiwan 3 ...

  11. The Legacy of John Lennon

    September 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Lennon Legacy BY THOM DUFFY There are places we remember, all our lives, though some have changed. The Billboard Q&A: Yoko Ono BY GARY GRAFF Time has been good to Yoko Ono. Once derided by fans as a divisive force in the Beatles universe, ...

  12. John Lennon's Killer Is Again Denied Parole

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's killer was again denied parole in New York, nearly 30 years after gunning down the ex-Beatle outside the musician's New York City apartment building. A parole board decided not to release Mark David Chapman after interviewi ...

  13. Ono To Mark John Lennon's 70th Birthday In Iceland

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono is planning a series of events in Iceland to mark what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. The artist and peace campaigner will light the Imagine Peace Tower illuminated memorial, located on the island of Vioey near Icelandi ...

  14. Beatles, iTunes Deal Still At Impasse

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Don't hold your breath waiting for Beatles songs to go on sale at iTunes or other online retailers, says Yoko Ono. The Fab Four have long resisted the allure of digital downloads, instead selling millions of old-fashioned compact discs last y ...

  15. Music Seminar With Living Legends To Feature Yoko Ono

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Advertising agency Grey New York has announced that its fourth annual Music Seminar with Living Legends will feature Yoko Ono on Friday, June 25, at the Debussy, in Cannes, France. The event will be part of the 57th Cannes Lions International Adve ...

  16. Publishing Briefs: Kobalt, Peermusic, Fintage House

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Kobalt Music Group has picked up exclusive worldwide administration for 27 Busta Rhymes songs, beginning with all the songs the artist had a hand in writing on his current album, "Back On My B.S." In July 2010, Kobalt will take over w ...

  17. Yoko Ono, Moby Sign Up To Meltdown Fest

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The first acts confirmed for London's Meltdown Festival, which runs June 13 to June 21 at the Southbank Centre, include Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Sean Lennon, Cornelius, Patti Smith, Robert Wyatt, Yo La Tengo, Baaba Maal and Moby. The Roots ...

  18. Lennon In TV Ad 28 Years After His Death

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Imagine, John Lennon makes a television commercial for charity -- 28 years after his death. Through the use of digital technology, the former Beatle urges people across the United States to support a campaign by "One Laptop per Child" to ...

  19. Lennon Song Donated To Hard Rock Hunger Campaign

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Music-themed restaurant, hotel and casino brand Hard Rock International has launched a global campaign on hunger with a fund-raising compilation album. The "Imagine There's No Hunger" campaign will raise funds for WHY, a non-profit ...

  20. Lennon Heirs Sue 'Expelled' Filmmakers Over 'Imagine'

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's sons and widow, Yoko Ono, are suing the filmmakers of "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed" for using the song "Imagine" in the documentary without permission. Ono, her son Sean Ono Lennon, and Julian Lennon, J ...

  21. Seattle's Crocodile Cafe Shutters

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Although rumors of its demise had circulated on local music blogs for some time, Seattle music fans and club employees were shocked when legendary venue the Crocodile Café closed suddenly over the weekend. According to reports out the Northwest, c ...

  22. Aspinall Splits Apple Corps

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps Ltd., the Beatles' company, has appointed Jeff Jones as chief executive officer after the departure of long-standing CEO Neil Aspinall. Jones joins Apple Corps Ltd. from Legacy Recordings/Sony BMG Catalog Worldwide, where he was e ...

  23. Ono Not Pursuing Full Lawsuit Against Capitol

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artist filed papers last week in royalty dispute. Despite filing legal documents last week, Yoko Ono does not intend to pursue full litigation against EMI Group's Capitol Records at this time over royalties due from the Beatles' recordin ...

  24. Ono Sues Capitol Over Lennon Royalties

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Files $10 million lawsuit. John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, has filed a $10 million lawsuit against her late husband's old record company accusing them of cheating his estate out of his royalties. In a three-page lawsuit filed in Manhattan ...

  25. Lennon Catalog To Make Digital Debut

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the first time beginning this week with the release of the retrospective "Working Class Hero." John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the ...

  26. Lennon Catalog To Make Digital Debut

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the first time beginning this week with the release of the retrospective "Working Class Hero." John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the ...

  27. Oasis Grabs Two Q Awards

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono picks up Special Award for Lennon. Oasis clinched two of the top prizes at this year's Q Awards yesterday (Oct. 10) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, picking up best album for “Don't Believe the Truth” (Big Brother) and th ...

  28. The Beat

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The release of "Acoustic" and the reissue of "Rock 'N' Roll" show two sides of John Lennon. Read Melinda Newman's column. The release of "Acoustic" and the reissue of "Rock 'N' Roll" ...

  29. The Beat

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The release of "Acoustic" and the reissue of "Rock 'N' Roll" show two sides of John Lennon. Read Melinda Newman's column. The release of "Acoustic" and the reissue of "Rock 'N' Roll" ...

  30. Gibson Marks Lennon's B'day With Auction, Exhibits

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gibson Guitar has launched several programs honoring John Lennon, whose 64th birthday would have been tomorrow (Oct. 9). Gibson Guitar has launched several programs honoring John Lennon, whose 64th birthday would have been tomorrow (Oct. 9). Gibso ...

  31. Judge Orders FBI To Release Lennon Files

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI must turn over the remaining secret files on John Lennon to a professor who has waged a more than 20-year legal battle to get the documents, a judge ruled. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI must turn over the remaining secret files on John Lenno ...

  32. TRIO To Air DanceStar Awards

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NBC/Universal cable network TRIO will air the third annual "DanceStar USA: The American Dance Music Awards" 17 times over the next six weeks. NBC/Universal cable network TRIO will air the third annual "DanceStar USA: The American Da ...

  33. Beat Box

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono's "Hell in Paradise" marks her latest return to clubland with a series of remixes. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Yoko Ono's "Hell in Paradise" marks her latest return to clubland with a series of remix ...

  34. Beat Box

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono's "Hell in Paradise" marks her latest return to clubland with a series of remixes. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Yoko Ono's "Hell in Paradise" marks her latest return to clubland with a series of remix ...

  35. Sweet New Deal For Dolce

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records. Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records in a deal for two singles with an album option. The first single, "Feel Good," due Feb. 17, was produced by Or ...