1. Former Members of Heart Suing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    May 20, 2014 10:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two former members of Heart are suing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for using their likenesses in promoting the 2013 induction ceremony even though they were not inducted.  Bassist Mark Andes and drummer Dennis Carmassi and were members of Heart fr ...

  2. Former Members of Heart Suing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    May 20, 2014 10:36 PM EDT Two former members of Heart are suing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for using their likenesses in promoting the 2013 induction ceremony even though they were not inducted.  Bassist Mark Andes and drummer Dennis Carmassi and were members of Heart ...

  3. Richard Marx, Heart In Holiday Spirit On AC Chart

    December 23, 2013 10:05 AM EST Their new collaboration scales the tally, granting Marx a second straight year of charting with holiday fare After not appearing on Billboard charts with holiday music for almost 25 years, Richard Marx is now making the practice an annual traditio ...

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  5. Backbeat: AEG's Tim Leiweke Celebrates L.A. Rock Hall Ceremony; Are the Replacements, The Smiths, Joy Division Next?

    December 11, 2012 6:26 PM EST Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients Lou Adler and Quincy Jones stand with inductees Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart and Flea during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees announcement at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ...

  6. Heart Relish in 'Surprise' Rock Hall Honor

    December 11, 2012 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "I guess this shows that we did kick some doors down," in the male-dominated '70s, Ann Wilson tells Billboard Heart 's Ann Wilson says that she and guitar-playing sister Nancy Wilson are nothing less than "surprised" at ...

  7. Rock Hall 2013: Rush Has Heart, Donna Summer, Public Enemy as Classmates

    December 11, 2012 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Randy Newman, Albert King and Quincy Jones Also Heading to Cleveland; Induction Ceremony Returning to Los Angeles After more than a decade of irate rants and enthusiastic lobbying from fans, Rush is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Ca ...

  8. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees: Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer

    December 11, 2012 2:25 PM EST After more than a decade of irate rants and enthusiastic lobbying from fans, Rush is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian trio will be inducted into the hall on April 18 along with Heart, singer-songwriter-pianist Randy Newman, ...

  9. Heart Struts Rock New and Vintage in Bethlehem, Pa.

    October 15, 2012 12:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article PROMOTION Heart Struts Rock New and Vintage at Sands Heart still rocks. Period. Armed with four decades of music -- including plenty of well-received tunes from brand new album "Fanatic" -- sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson showed ...

  10. Backbeat: Heart Lights Up Rock Photo Exhibit With CAA's Rob Light, Glen Matlock, Linda Ramone, More

    June 26, 2012 11:51 AM EDT Nancy Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart perform at the Annenberg Space for Photography at Thursday's opening of "Who Shot Rock & Roll?" (Photo: Lester Cohen/Annenberg Foundation) Photo exhibits do not engender the sort of be ...

  11. Heart's 13th Studio Album to Follow Box Set This Fall

    June 06, 2012 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Heart's past and future are both beating strong these days, with a box set, a memoir and a new album all coming this year. The Wilson sisters are so busy you'd think it was the late 70s all over again. "Yeah, it feels like that, but i ...

  12. 'The Voice' Recap: Lindsey Soars as the Show Goes Live

    April 03, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Professional experience won the first round of live shows in the second season of "The Voice," as viewers are given the opportunity to help determine which five of each judge's six hand-picked contestants move on to the next round. Th ...

  13. Hunter Hayes 'Storm's Billboard's Country Songs Chart

    October 11, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 H unter Hayes ' music career was born not long after he was. "By the time I was almost two, I was picking up everything and making an instrument out of it," the Beaux Bridge, La., native recalls. "My grandmother gave me a toy acc ...

  14. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals

    June 24, 2011 6:05 PM EDT 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 ...

  15. Lady Gaga to Ma Rainey: 'Women Who Rock' Exhibition Opens Today at Rock Hall

    May 13, 2011 7:40 AM EDT CLEVELAND - When Wanda Jackson was a girl with a gravelly voice who opened for Elvis Presley in the 1950s, nobody had ever heard a woman sing like that before. By then, Presley was already gyrating his way to superstardom. But Jackson - called the ...

  16. Hot Tours: André Rieu, Heart, Justin Bieber

    September 16, 2010 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the Hot Tours list this week largely due to eight concerts he performed during July in the Vrijthof, the main square in Maastricht, the city where he lives in the Netherlands. The concerts, staged outdoors in the city ...

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: Katy Perry, Heart, Michelle Branch

    September 09, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'DREAM' SEQUENCE: As previously reported , Katy Perry pockets her third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, as "Teenage Dream" rises 2-1. Perry previously led for seven weeks with "I Kissed a Girl" in 2008 and for six weeks with & ...

  18. Heart Kicks Off 'Red Velvet Car' Album with Lilith Fair Gigs

    July 15, 2010 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 A desire to work with a specific producer, Ben Mink, drove Heart to record its forthcoming new album, "Red Velvet Car." "We've always wanted to work with Ben Mink, and we've actually been sort of romancing him for a couple o ...

  19. 'American Idol' Recap: Crystal Bowersox Shines

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Ann Donahue breaks down every live performance of "American Idol" Season 9, from the top 24 contestants to the last one standing. -- Now this ...is "American Idol." After what seemed like countless audition weeks ...

  20. Quincy Jones, John Mayer To Headline LA Music Expo

    January 27, 2010 7:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Quincy Jones , John Mayer and retired soul singer Bill Withers will headline performing rights group ASCAP's annual songwriters convention in Hollywood on April 22-24, organizers said. The trio will share the secrets of their success and craft ...

  21. Norah Jones, Heart, Loretta Lynn Added To Lilith Fair Lineup

    January 21, 2010 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones , Heart , Loretta Lynn , Gossip and Cat Power are among the top female artists who have just been added to the lineup for Lilith Fair 2010, organizers announced today (Jan. 21). The revived touring music festival also added 15 more citie ...

  22. ASCAP To Honor Heart's Ann And Nancy Wilson

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST American Society of Composers, Authors and Publisher (ASCAP) will honor Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson with the ASCAP Founders Award during its 26th Annual Pop Music Awards, which will take place in Los Angeles on April 22. "Ann and Nancy ...

  23. Heart Lashes Out Over 'Barracuda' Usage

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit "Barracuda" is being used as the unofficial theme song for Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin, is biting back at the Alaska governor. Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit ...

  24. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North American tour with a miss in Albuquerque, N.M., so that she can be by her ailing mother's side. 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North Amer ...

  25. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads a ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North American tour with a miss in Albuquerque, N.M., so that she can be by her ailing mother's side. 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North Amer ...

  27. Fergie / June 21, 2007 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    June 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's performance at New York's Roseland Ballroom on June 21 wasn't so much tastefully G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S as it was overtly S-P-O-N-S-O-R-E-D. The Black Eyed Peas member is currently on her Verizon Fergie's performance at New Y ...

  28. Heart's Wilson Seeks 'Hope' On First Solo Album

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Heart's Ann Wilson has a host of big names in her corner for her first solo album, "Hope & Glory." Due Sept. 11 via Zoe/Rounder, the 12-track project features contributions from Wilson's sister/He Heart's Ann Wilson has ...

  29. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads a ...

  30. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - ...

  31. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick i ...

  32. Guests Join Alice In Chains At Free Show

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its Seattle hometown yesterday (May 16) with help from such local heroes as former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Heart principal Ann Wilson. A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its ...

  33. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - ...

  34. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a res 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player ...

  35. Wilson, 'Whiskey' Top CMT Awards

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, held last night (April 11) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. The entertainer took home two of the evening's nine fan-vote Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter ...

  36. Stars Come Out For Seattle Tsunami Benefit

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief efforts at a Friday benefit concert. Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief effort ...

  37. Pearl Jam, Presidents Go Back To 'School'

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The United States Of America, Bill Frisell and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson have signed on for the Concert for the Northwest School, to be held March 18 at Seattle's Param Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The Unite ...

  38. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly online column examining music events and shows on television. The '80s, indie rock and women! Now this is what I call a fine week of music television. Let's start with the '80s... Often thought of as a vapid was ...

  39. Pearl Jam Rescues Its 'Lost Dogs'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare and previously unreleased tracks from its archives on the long-in-the-works collection "Lost Dogs." It's a veritable treasure-trove for fans, as it includes 11 songs th Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare a ...

  40. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)," wh 2001 - Soul singer Be ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a res 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player ...

  42. Heart Comes 'Alive' On New Disc

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A two-disc live document of the final show of Heart's 2002 Summer of Love tour, a hometown gig at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, will be released as "Live in Seattle" in CD and SACD formats June 10 via A two-disc live document of t ...

  43. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single ""The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss),"" 2001 - Soul ...

  44. R.E.M., Pearl Jam Battle World Hunger

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of concerts striving to raise awareness of solutions to world hunger and money to help small farmers in developing countr Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct ...

  45. Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Lead Massive Hunger Benefit

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissette will perform at a star-studded hunger benefit concert for the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Oct. 22 at Seattle's Key Arena. The show Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissett ...

  46. Newman, Wilsons, Waits File Suit Vs. MP3.com

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Randy Newman, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Tom Waits have filed a $40.5 million copyright-infringement lawsuit against MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. In the suit -- filed Monday in U.S. Dis Randy Newman, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wi ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Sixpence, Beatles, Garth Brooks

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News from Sixpence None The Richer, The Beatles, Todd Rundgren, Ann Wilson, Alan Parsons, John Entwistle, Garth Brooks Sixpence None The Richer is in the studio finishing up its as-yet-untitled fourth album. The set is being produced by Paul Fox (XT ...