1. All About That Baste: Recipe for a Thanksgiving Soundtrack

    November 26, 2014 12:05 PM EST Never mind the meal. What's on the musical menu for Thanksgiving? Billboard has all the ingredients for a satisfying Turkey Day soundtrack. We trust that, at this point, you've planned the details of cooking your Thanksgiving dinner ...

  2. Dave Grohl, Steven Tyler, Jon Bon Jovi, Adam Levine & More Rock Howard Stern 60th Birthday Bash

    February 01, 2014 10:59 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night (Jan. 31). In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive pro ...

  3. WME to Acquire Rival Firm IMG Worldwide, Home of Taylor Swift and Timberlake

    December 18, 2013 11:54 AM EST The agency beat out rival bidders CVC Capital, Chernin Entertainment and a consortium of ICM Partners and the Carlyle Group. WME and its stakeholder Silver Lake Partners have announced an agreement to acquire IMG Worldwide, a rival talent agency a ...

  4. Dropkick Murphys Spill 'Blood': 'This Album Was Like Taking the Chains Off'

    January 08, 2013 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 On their eighth album, Dropkick Murphys are finally ready to be a radio band. The Boston-based group, which fuses elements of punk, folk and Celtic music, released "Signed and Sealed in Blood" today (Jan. 8) via its own label Born & Br ...

  5. Chart Moves: 2012's Twelve Hot 100 No. 1s; Taylor Swift Back in Country Airplay Top 10; Dropkick Murphys Xmas Song Charts

    December 28, 2012 3:23 PM EST As previously reported, Bruno Mars spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Locked Out of Heaven." The song becomes the first to top the Hot 100, Hot 100 Airplay, Hot Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs simultaneously da ...

  6. Why Isn't Kanye West on the '12-12-12' Concert Album?

    December 20, 2012 7:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West may have been the only male performer who was wearing a skirt at the 12-12-12 Concert for Hurricane Sandy relief last week, but that probably isn't the reason why he's the only musical performer not featured on the album of the ...

  7. Why Isn't Kanye West on the '12-12-12' Concert Album?

    December 20, 2012 6:57 PM EST Kanye West performs at the "12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief" at Madison Square Garden (Photo: Getty Images) Kanye West may have been the only male performer who was wearing a skirt at the "12-12-12" Concert for Hurricane Sand ...

  8. '12-12-12' Digital Album Drops; Concert Producers Announce First $50 Million to Be Distributed to Sandy Victims

    December 18, 2012 9:44 PM EST The producers of the "12-12-12" concert announced in a statement today that the Robin Hood Foundation will distribute the first $50 million of initial proceeds for "12-12-12" to organizations helping to aid victims of Hurricane ...

  9. The Beat 12/14: Britney Spears Makes Bank, Brooke White Q&A and Performance

    December 14, 2012 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Welcome to the Friday, December 14 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In to ...

  10. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Rocks NYC With Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Nirvana; Raised $36 Million Before a Note Was Played

    December 13, 2012 8:14 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. 12- ...

  11. 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Setlist

    December 13, 2012 5:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Many of music's biggest stars including Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys and Kanye West played and played and played… and played during the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Wednesday night, to the tune of nearly six hours. Our f ...

  12. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCE ...

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  14. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 1:46 PM EST The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a who's who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Ma ...

  15. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a Who's Who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Madi ...

  16. Miley Cyrus: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 No. 18: Miley Cyrus Last Year's Rank: 21 Birthdate: November 23, 1992 (age 19) Why She's Hot: Miley Cyrus ' musical career has been quiet thisyear, but that's looking to change in 2013. The former "Hannah Montana" actre ...

  17. Fight Over 'J. Geils' Name Heats Up: Band Said 'Let's Replace Him'

    August 14, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 J. Geils Band Rejects Lawsuit, Plots Live Dates ... Geils Suggests Group Tour as "Peter Wolf, formerly of the J. Geils Band" Everyone's blood may be running a bit cold at the moment, but four members of the J. Geils Band have every in ...

  18. Kids' Choice Awards: Justin Bieber Shares Slime with Will Smith

    March 31, 2012 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry and One Direction Performed at the Annual Ceremony At the 25th annual Kids' Choice Awards, the slime runneth over. Host Will Smith opened the 25th annual Kids' Choice Awards promising a record amount of the show's trademark ...

  19. Miley Cyrus and Manager Split; Replaced By Selena Gomez in Sony's 'Hotel Transylvania'

    February 10, 2012 6:20 PM EST On the heels of the news this week that Miley Cyrus is out of Sony Pictures' upcoming animated vampire flick, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter that she and manager Jason Morey have also split. The studio confirmed the departure of th ...

  20. Billboard Power 100: Lia Vollack

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 51 Lia Vollack President of Worldwide Music Sony Pictures Entertainment Film music maven ... Coming of age in the punk era with Richard Hell and the Ramones, Lia Vollack has leaned on her DIY ethic to navigate different directions for Sony in ...

  21. Justin Bieber Hangs 'Mistletoe' Atop Holiday Songs Chart

    December 28, 2011 12:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer Bumps Mariah Carey; Adam Sandler Cracks Top 20 J ustin Bieber 's "Mistletoe" jingles 2-1 on Billboard's final Holiday Songs chart this season, dethroning Mariah Carey 's 1994 carol "All I Want for Christmas Is Yo ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Sly Stone Homeless, Melissa Etheridge Caught in Custody Battle

    September 26, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Psychedelic Legend Sly Stone Revealed To Be Homeless Sly Stone, ringleader of rock-funk fusion act Sly and the Family Stone is reportedly homeless, living out of a van pa ...

  23. Ask Billboard: Ke$ha, Band-Aid, Eddie Murphy

    December 17, 2010 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  24. Maccabeats Having A 'Dynamite' Chanukah

    December 08, 2010 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 As the eighth and final night of Chanukah arrives at sundown tonight (Dec. 8), a new song for the holiday has lit up two of Billboard's charts. Maccabeats ' "Candlelight" enters the Comedy Digital Tracks (No. 2) and Holiday Digit ...

  25. KEZE/Spokane, Wash. Rocks The Holidays

    December 07, 2010 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 This time of year, nearly all the reporters to Billboard's Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart transform their airwaves into a non-stop winter wonderland of holiday music. Standards from Ray Conniff , Frank Sinatra and Andy Williams temporar ...

  26. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want' Crowns Billboard's Holiday Songs Chart

    December 01, 2010 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Like a star shining bright atop a Christmas tree, Mariah Carey's 1994 carol "All I Want for Christmas Is You" tops Billboard's list of the 100 most popular seasonal songs. The special holiday recap is based on a formula blending ...

  27. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee,' Black Eyed Peas, Susan Boyle

    November 18, 2010 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 CLASS RANK: The "Glee" cast accomplishes a feat on the Billboard Hot 100 that it couldn't quite manage at Regionals. While McKinley High School's show choir placed third in its most important singing competition to-date in the &q ...

  28. Cyrus Wins, Perry Gets Slimed at Kids' Choice Awards

    March 28, 2010 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Team Jacob was triumphant at the Kids' Choice Awards. "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner picked up two orange, blimp-shaped trophies at Saturday's 23rd annual shenanigan-packed Nickelodeon spectacle inside UCLA's Pauley Pavilion ...

  29. Ringo Starr Honored With Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2010 5:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday evening during a whimsical ceremony that also marked the 50th anniversary of the sidewalk attraction's groundbreaking. Starr's name was the 2,401s ...

  30. Eminem is Top Artist in Decade-End Charts; Neil Diamond Animates 'Chanukah'

    December 14, 2009 5:49 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, the numbers are in--Billboard.com has just posted charts breaking down the top artists, songs, albums and tours of the decade. Eminem wins top artist, with Mariah Carey taking to ...

  31. The Daily Noise 12.14.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 12.14.2009 - Billboard.com

    December 14, 2009 5:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Eminem named top artist in Billboard's decade-end charts, Neil Diamond makes animated video for "The Chanukah Song," Chris Brown upset that retailers aren't stocking his album. shinedown , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Ne ...

  32. Jingle Bell Rock ... And Pop ... And R&B ... And Country ...

    December 08, 2009 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Holiday Songs chart ranks airplay of seasonal tracks on U.S. adult contemporary radio. Because a hefty 75% of the format switches to all-holiday programming by Thanksgiving each year, the format's airplay effectively serves as ...

  33. Chart Beat Wednesday: Straight No Chaser, Tim McGraw, Depeche Mode

    December 02, 2009 4:04 PM EST 0 0 0 AS ONLY THEY 'CAN-CAN': After melding Toto 's "Africa" into last year's No. 5-peaking Adult Contemporary hit "The 12 Days of Christmas," buzzworthy a capella act Straight No Chaser enters the chart at No. 27 w ...

  34. Chart Beat Thursday: Happy (Early) Holidays

    October 22, 2009 6:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE ...: More than a week before Halloween, and five weeks before Thanksgiving, the Billboard 200 is being decorated with a sleighful of yuletide albums. Five new holiday sets enter the Billboard 200, led by Bob Dy ...

  35. No Doubt, Chris Martin To Play Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

    September 14, 2009 5:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The lineup has been unveiled for the 2009 Bridge School Benefit concert, to be held Oct. 24-25 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. School co-founder Neil Young anchors a bill that also features No Doubt , Jimmy Buffett , Coldplay  ...

  36. Warner Acts Go Covers Crazy For Compilation

    January 13, 2009 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 A host of unusual covers can be found on "Covered, A Revolution in Sound: Warner Bros. Records," due Feb. 24. On it, 11 current Warner Music Group acts cover a classic tune from the label's back catalog. Amongst the most intriguing ar ...

  37. Actor, Country Star Jerry Reed Dies At 71

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died of complications from emphysema at 71. Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like ...

  38. Star-Studded Crew Leads VH1's Who Tribute

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were deliver Some of the biggest names in rock ...

  39. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  40. Cheetah Girl Prowls For Film Part

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cheetah Girl Kiely Williams is breaking out on her own. She's been added to the cast of Columbia Pictures' "The Bunny House" (working title), starring Anna Faris, which is being produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Pro ...

  41. Music On TV: July 23 - July 29

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 23 - July 29, 2007. MONDAY, July 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Kellie Pickler, Sara Moulton, Tory Johnson. "Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lifehouse, Mario L ...

  42. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  43. McPhee Enrolls For Sorority Flick With Faris

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee will make her studio acting debut as a pregnant hippie in an untitled comedy starring Anna Faris. McPhee, Emma Stone, Rumer Willis, Kat Dennings and comedian "American Idol" runner-up Ka ...

  44. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tav ...

  45. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  46. With No Album On Horizon, Pearl Jam Touring For Fun

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam has "no set date" for returning to the studio to follow-up last year's self-titled album for J, but the group couldn't pass up a series of "pretty cool offers" on the live front this summer, Pearl Jam has &quo ...

  47. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Berni ...

  48. Pearl Jam To Anchor Third Chicago Lollapalooza

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam will return to its Lollapalooza roots by serving as one of the headliners for the 2007 edition of the event, which will be held Aug. 3-5 in the city's Grant Park. Pearl Jam will return to its Lollapalooza roots by serving as one of th ...

  49. Pearl Jam Picks Europe Over Bonnaroo

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam will play 13 shows in Europe in June and will not, as has been claimed, appear at this summer's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. The band will play six headlining shows and appear at s Pearl Jam will play 13 shows in Europe in J ...

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