1. Dave Stewart Recalls His Fling With Stevie Nicks -- and How It Led to a Hit With Tom Petty: Memoir Excerpt

    January 28, 2016 12:24 PM EST 1.107 k 0 1 In an exclusive excerpt from 'Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life in Music,' Dave Stewart's scintillating memoir (Feb. 4, NAL), the former Eurythmics member recalls a wild night of love -- and drugs -- with Stevie Nicks (and t ...

  2. Annie Lennox & Perry Farrell Kick Off Interview Series 'Riffing With' on Hulu

    October 15, 2015 6:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Annie Lennox , Perry Farrell , John Lydon and the Flaming Lips ’ Wayne Coyne are the first four guests on the new music interview series Riffing With , which premiered Thursday (Oct. 15) on Hulu. The show, hosted by longtime Rolling Stone writer and ...

  3. Body of Annie Lennox's Daughter's Boyfriend Likely Found After Kayak Accident

    August 10, 2015 6:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 The body of Annie Lennox 's daughter's boyfriend, Ian Jones, was likely found Monday following a kayaking accident that had him missing since Saturday.  Annie Lennox's Daughter Survives Kayaking Accident, Daughter's Boyfriend Rem ...

  4. Artists' Best College Commencement Speeches: Kanye West, Bon Jovi, John Legend & More

    August 10, 2015 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Whether they're former college dropouts or college graduates, these musicians all have one thing in common: they're now doctors. Check out some of the most inspiring commencement speeches artists have shared after being honored with a doct ...

  5. Annie Lennox's Daughter Survives Kayaking Accident, Daughter's Boyfriend Remains Missing

    August 09, 2015 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann (daughter of Annie Lennox ) and boyfriend Ian Jones were involved in a kayaking accident in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 8. While Lennox-Fruchtmann was examined at the scene and did not need treatment, Jones is still ...

  6. Tomorrow's Hits: Kaya Stewart, Coleman Hell & Clare Dunn

    June 19, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Kaya Stewart Not many artists get their start singing for the likes of Annie Lennox, but when your fath ...

  7. Hozier on His Billboard Music Award Jitters: 'I'll Be Inquiring About Soilage Fees'

    May 08, 2015 4:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hozier photographed on March 11, 2015 at 632 on Hudson in New York City. Eric Ryan Anderson What was your first awards show? The only awards show I've been to is the Grammys -- wait, I did go to something called the Choice Music Prize. It' ...

  8. 'American Idol' Finalist Quentin Alexander on his Elimination, On-Air Drama: 'I Moved On'

    April 23, 2015 5:00 PM EDT The New Orleans native looks back to the famous "wack" attack and ahead to a creative future. Just one week after Quentin Alexander expressed his ire at the elimination process on American Idol , the season 14 finalist was gracious in ...

  9. Annie Lennox on Her Killer Grammy Performance & Why She Isn't Writing New Music

    March 04, 2015 6:28 PM EST Annie Lennox delivered one of the finest performances of the 2015 Grammys , teaming up with Hozier for "Take Me to Church" and bringing the house down with her rendition of "I Put a Spell on You." Turns out, the social-media ...

  10. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Adult Pop Songs, Nate Ruess Debuts Solo

    March 02, 2015 5:25 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with 'Nothing Without Your Love.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are base ...

  11. Grammy Awards 2015 Impact Analysis: Post-Show Sales Rise by 87 Percent

    February 21, 2015 3:15 PM EST 5.904 k 152 80 Sam Smith and Beck get big sales boosts from the 2015 Grammy Awards. Now that a full week has passed since the 2015 Grammy Awards (Feb. 8), we can analyze the overall sales impact from the show. The 57th annual awards aired on CBS and featu ...

  12. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Grammys Spark Gains for Kanye West, Miranda Lambert & Annie Lennox

    February 20, 2015 4:51 PM EST All three acts bullet following Grammy performances. Plus, Drake ups his count to 80 career Hot 100 hits & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a se ...

  13. Annie Lennox 'Thrilled and Delighted' to Have No. 1 Jazz Album

    October 30, 2014 7:59 PM EDT 5.838 k 108 24 0 Annie Lennox lands her first No. 1 on the Jazz Albums chart, as her new release, Nostalgia , grabs the top slot. The set -- which features interpretations of such tunes as "Summertime," "I Put a Spell On You," "St ...

  14. Annie Lennox Looks Back at The Eurythmics' Hyper-Productive Heyday: 'It Exhausts Me Just Thinking About It Now'

    October 27, 2014 4:10 PM EDT Perhaps no other musical act defines the year 1984 quite like the  Eurythmics . Not only did the trailblazing synth-pop duo score its highest-charting album ( Touch , a No. 7 peak on the Billboard 200) during the week ending April 7, 1984 that spa ...

  15. Neil Diamond Aiming for 18th Top 10 Album

    October 24, 2014 8:41 PM EDT Pop great  Neil Diamond  is on course for his 18th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry forecasters suggest the Billboard Icon Award winning-artist's new release, Melody Road , could sell around 75,000 copies in the week ending ...

  16. Neil Diamond Aiming for 18th Top 10 Album

    October 24, 2014 8:41 PM EDT Pop great  Neil Diamond  is on course for his 18th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry forecasters suggest the Billboard Icon Award winning-artist's new release, Melody Road , could sell around 75,000 copies in the week ending ...

  17. Michael Eavis, Founder of Glastonbury Festival, To Receive U.K.'s MITs Award

    May 16, 2014 2:36 AM EDT 5 1 0 Michael Eavis, the dairy farmer who turned a small concert on his property into the world-famous Glastonbury Festival, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Music Industry Trust’s Award.  Eavis will be recognized for his “outstanding contribut ...

  18. No. 14 Hits for '14: David Bowie, Drake, the Doors & More

    January 01, 2014 8:05 AM EST As 2014 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 14 peaks on the Billboard Hot 100. Despite their falling four spots shy of the top 10, these No. 14 hits remain among the most memorable songs of the past five-plus decades. Happy ...

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  20. B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, More Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. They're joined by a slew of top acts, including Jimmy Buffett, Vince Gill and Rod Temperton, who wrote Michael Jackson ...

  21. Annie Lennox Marries American Doctor in London

    September 18, 2012 8:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Annie Lennox has married for a third time. The Scottish singer-songwriter's publicist confirms Lennox married Mitch Besser in a private ceremony Saturday in London. Several reports in the British press over the weekend described the ceremony, w ...

  22. Album Reviews: Little Big Town, Dwele, Dispatch & Jessie Ware

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT LITTLE BIG TOWN Tornado Producer: Jay Joyce Capitol Nashville Release Date: Sept. 11 This co-ed Nashville quartet turned in one of the strongest-and most polished-performances on Lionel Richie's recent country duets album, "Tuskegee" ...

  23. Jessie Ware Talks Breakthrough 'Devotion' Debut & 'Wildest Moments' Single

    August 23, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jessie Ware 's debut album "Devotion" had been available for free via live-stream on The Guardian's web site for no less than three hours before she got a fan tweet guaranteed to disturb any new artist. "I love the album! I ...

  24. Spice Girls, George Michael The Who Rock Olympics Closing Ceremonies; Digital Album Released

    August 13, 2012 8:03 AM EDT T he reunited Spice Girls playing the London Olympics' closing ceremony. (Getty Images) With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor p ...

  25. Olympics Closing Ceremony: Spice Girls, George Michael + More

    August 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 British Music Royalty Light Up London in Psychedelic Farewell to Games With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lig ...

  26. Spice Girls, Jessie J Rehearse for Olympics Closing Ceremony

    August 10, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Spice Girls, Jessie J, Annie Lennox and Tinie Tempah are among the latest British acts reportedly tipped to sing for their tickets at the closing night ceremony of the London 2012 Games. The media and social networks have been abuzz with specula ...

  27. Max Vangeli and AN21 Ready Their First Album on Swedish House Mafia Member's Imprint

    June 21, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Watching them pogo, fist-pump and otherwise wild out in festival booths across the globe, one might not think of Max Vangeli and AN21 as old souls. But when talk turns to classic house music and the dancefloor experience, they sound like old-schoo ...

  28. Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concerts Draws UK's Largest TV Audience Year To Date, Beats Simon Cowell's 'Britain's Got Talent''

    June 05, 2012 11:51 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney performing at the Diamond Jubilee celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's sixty-year reign was the UK's highest rated TV program this year. (Getty) The BBC said Tuesday that it drew the biggest British TV audience of the year ...

  29. Queen's Jubilee Highlighted By Paul McCartney, Elton John

    June 04, 2012 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 A glittering parade of artists from the 1950s to the present day - from Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones to Jessie J and Ed Sheeran - performed outside Buckingham Palace on Monday night (June 4) at the Diamond Jubilee Concert in honor of Her Maje ...

  30. Kylie Minogue's 'Timebomb' Explodes: New Single & Video Released

    May 25, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop diva Kylie Minogue continues her year-long celebration of her 25 years in the music business with the release of her new single and video for "Timebomb." The single was released in the early hours of May 25 globally via iTunes, who is ...

  31. Kelly Clarkson to Premiere 'Dark Side' at BBMAs, Talks 'Duets'

    May 18, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 K elly Clarkson will premiere her new single "Dark Side" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday in a mashup with "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." The singer, now 10 years and five albums removed from her season one victory ...

  32. New Kylie Minogue Greatest Hits Album Due in June

    May 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop diva Kylie Minogue continues the celebration of her 25th year in the music business with the announcement of her new greatest hits album, "The Best of Kylie Minogue." The 21-song set will be released on June 19 in the U.S. and June 4 i ...

  33. Weekly Chart Notes: Whitney Houston, Madonna, Katy Perry

    February 17, 2012 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 MUCH 'LOVE' (AND 'LUV'): Just as they did during the '80s and '90s, Whitney Houston and Madonna again share space in the Billboard Hot 100 's top 10. With late legend Houston's "I Will Always Love You&quo ...

  34. 12 No. 12 Rock Hits for 2012

    January 24, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As 2012 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 12 high points on Billboard surveys and, despite falling two spots shy of the top 10, remain notable. Last week, we recalled No. 12-peaking country hits, including T.G. Sheppard' ...

  35. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 3

    July 15, 2011 6:55 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 ...

  36. David Cook Talks 'This Loud Morning': Video Track-By-Track

    June 28, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 For David Cook 's second album since his "American Idol" season seven victory, he penned -- no joke -- nearly 80 songs. Ultimately, he managed to narrow it down to just a dozen tracks for "This Loud Morning," out today (June ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Miley Cyrus Plugs Gucci Mane, Kanye Designs Silk Scarves

    April 07, 2011 5:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miley Cyrus Shouts Out Gucci Mane on Twitter Pop princess Miley Cyrus gave an unlikely plug to Gucci Mane on Twitter today (April 7), posing next to the rapper's Sou ...

  38. 'Idol' Creator Simon Fuller to Manage Season 10 Winner

    March 29, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" creator and executive producer Simon Fuller, in partnership with 19 Entertainment and CKX, Inc., will manage season 10's winner and runner-up, according to a statement being released today by XIX Entertainment. Over th ...

  39. Annie Lennox to Receive Humanitarian Award At NARM

    March 02, 2011 8:35 AM EST Music trade association NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) announced on Wednesday that artist and activist Annie Lennox will be honored at the conclusion of the 2011 NARM Convention, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaz ...

  40. Mariah, Susan Boyle Come Out For 'Christmas at Rockefeller Center'

    December 01, 2010 2:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Nov. 30) the Christmas festivities were in full swing with some of the biggest females in music coming out to sing for 78th Annual Tree Lighting at NYC's Rockefeller Center. Mariah Carey , Kylie Minogue , Susan Boyle , Annie Lennox ...

  41. Brandy Falls to Third Place in 'Dancing With the Stars' Semi-Finals

    November 16, 2010 10:04 AM EST 0 0 0 There is officially one week left for this season of "Dancing With the Stars" and the competition is more intense than ever. With only one results show standing between the contestants and the final, Brandy took a critical tumble to third ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Metallica Honors Armed Forces, Lil Wayne Buys 48 Bottles of Champagne

    November 05, 2010 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica Headlines 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' Launch Event, Honors U.S. Armed Forces Metallica headlined the launch event for the Activision "Call of Duty: ...

  43. BACKBEAT: Annie Lennox Previews New Christmas Album

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Annie Lennox is getting ready to release a Christmas album and gave a very special preview to a VIP crowd in London on September 28. “Christmas Cornucopia” is due November 15 in the United Kingdom on Island Records and the 16th in the United State ...

  44. Annie Lennox Launches Holiday Album In London

    September 29, 2010 7:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christmas came early for the U.K. music biz as Annie Lennox made an impromptu performance at the launch of her new holiday album. Lennox launched her "Christmas Cornucopia" album -- her first for Universal after spending most of her career ...

  45. Annie Lennox Launches Holiday Album In London

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Christmas came early for the U.K. music biz as Annie Lennox made an impromptu performance at the launch of her new holiday album. Lennox launched her "Christmas Cornucopia" album -- her first for Universal after spending most of her care ...

  46. Will Kanye, Susan Boyle or Taylor Swift Rule the Holiday Season?

    September 27, 2010 9:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fate of music retailers' holiday sales season may rest not with a country-crossover auteur or a hip-hop oversharer or even the King of Pop, but with a momsy 50-year-old Scot drawn to show tunes. Yes, Taylor Swift and Kanye West will release ...

  47. Chart Beat Wednesday: Train, Dirty Heads, Nicki Minaj

    June 30, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 TO THE COUNTRY, BY TRAIN: Next stop, the Country Songs chart. Ten months after the song first ranked on a Billboard survey - it entered Adult Pop Songs the week of Sept. 5, 2009 - Train 's "Hey, Soul Sister" debuts on Country Songs at ...

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