1. Chart Moves: Def Leppard, Donna Summer Return to Billboard 200 Chart

    November 01, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Katy Perry climbed in at No. 1 with her new album "PRISM," selling 286,000 copies in its first week. It was one of four new arrivals to the top 10, which also boasted bows from Fifth Harmony ...

  2. Artist Anoushka Shankar Discusses Abuse, Backs 'One Billion Rising' Campaign

    February 14, 2013 5:29 AM EST The daughter of late Indian sitar great Ravi Shankar has spoken out about how she was sexually abused as a child. Anoushka Shankar, herself a talented sitar player, has told of how she had suffered "groping, touching and verbal abuse" by ...

  3. Anoushka Shankar, The Temptations, Chess Records, More Celebrated at Grammy Special Merit Awards

    February 10, 2013 2:02 PM EST Neil Portnow thinks Bono summed it up best. Speaking with Billboard shortly before the Special Merit Awards on Saturday, the Recording Academy President/CEO recalled the time U2’s humanitarian frontman was on-hand as a presenter and described the ...

  4. Morning Fix: Gee Roberson's New Label; BMG Gets Rosetta Catalog; Wiesenthal to WMG

    December 21, 2012 8:54 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's FREE Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters HERE EXCLUSIVE: GEE ROBERSON FORMS NEW LABEL, BLUEPRINT, THROUGH INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M: Geffen Records chairman Gee Roberson will transition to ...

  5. Ravi Shankar to Receive Lifetime Achievement Grammy

    December 12, 2012 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Carole King, The Temptations, Patti Page and Lightnin' Hopkins Among Honorees On the morning after his death, the Recording Academy announced that Ravi Shankar and six others -- Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, P ...

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  7. Ravi Shankar, Sitar Maestro, Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ravi Shankar, the master sitar player who earned three Grammys and left an indelible mark on generations of pop influencers including the Beatles, died on Tuesday at a hospital near his home in San Diego, his foundation and record label announced . ...

  8. Ravi Shankar - Idol of George Harrison, Estranged Father of Norah Jones - Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:43 PM EST Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92. The prime minister& ...

  9. Herbie Hancock Enlists All-Star Cast For 'Imagine Project'

    May 28, 2010 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock says his forthcoming album "The Imagine Project" -- due out June 22 -- was "the hardest record I've ever made." And not just because of the music. In fact, the legendary keyboardist tells Billboard.com that ac ...

  10. Thievery Corporation To Work On New Album In 2010

    October 15, 2009 3:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 As it winds down the cycle of its latest album, 2008's Grammy-nominated "Radio Retaliation," Thievery Corporation is planning to start the new year in the recording studio. "We're going to start recording in January," R ...

  11. Herbie Hancock Enlists Dave Matthews, Jeff Beck For 'Imagine' Project

    September 11, 2009 3:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 After Herbie Hancock won the 2008 album of the year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters," he did what anyone would do after a tremendous professional accomplishment: He sat down to watch TV. As Hancock watched the PBS documentary &qu ...

  12. Sting, Spektor, Groban Join Joshua Bell 'At Home'

    September 02, 2009 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting, Regina Spektor, Josh Groban and jazz trumpeter Chris Botti are among the guests who join violin virtuoso Joshua Bell on his new album, "At Home With Friends." The sixteen song set, which also features appearances by Dave Grusin and ...

  13. Mumbai Hosts First Concert After Attacks

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST British rock band Jethro Tull and Indian musician Anoushka Shankar hope to get Mumbai back on its feet with a concert on Friday, barely a week after at least 171 people were killed in militant attacks in the city. It will be the first major concer ...

  14. Bon Jovi, Roger Waters Set For Live Earth India

    November 21, 2008 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am will join artists such as Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu at Live Earth India, to be held Dec. 7 at Andheri Sports ...

  15. Bon Jovi, Waters Set For Live Earth India

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am will join artists such as Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu at Live Eart Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and the Black Eyed P ...

  16. Bon Jovi, Waters Set For Live Earth India

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am will join artists such as Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu at Live Earth India, to be held Dec. 7 at Andheri Spor ...

  17. Waits, Glass Featured On 'Healing' CD/DVD

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Waits, Philip Glass and Anoushka Shankar are featured on the upcoming CD/DVD release "Healing the Divide: A Concert for Peace and Reconciliation." Tom Waits, Philip Glass and Anoushka Shankar are featured on the upcoming CD/DVD release ...

  18. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

  19. Thievery Corporation Empties Remix Vaults

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on its own ESL Music label. Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on it ...

  20. Shankar All Night Long

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Anoushka Shankar promotes her newest tour in India. Anoushka Shankar, daughter of noted sitarist Ravi Shankar, poses with a sitar during a Jan. 24 press conference in Bombay staged to promote her tour of India. Shankar will perform live in Bombay on ...

  21. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (als ...

  22. Hot Product

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beatles Ever Seen A Grown Man... 'Naked'? In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be" will be released this week internationally by EMI. Now dubbed "Let It ...

  23. CD, DVD Release Set For 'Concert For George'

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The November 2002 celebration of George Harrison's life and music, will be documented in CD and DVD releases by that name Nov. 18 via Warner Strategic Marketing. " Concert for George ," the November 2002 celebration of George Harrison ...

  24. Sacred Love

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting has never been one to shy away from rhythms of the world—or of the dancefloor, for that matter. Sting has never been one to shy away from rhythms of the world—or of the dancefloor, for that matter. His previous studio recording, "Brand Ne ...

  25. 'Concert For George' To Hit Theaters, DVD

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Filmed in high definition and recorded in 5.1 surround sound, "A Concert for George" will be released worldwide on DVD in November, distributed internationally via ArenaPlex LLC. A film chronicling last fall's star-studded George Harr ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, R.E.M./Wilco, Fuse/Voodoo

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Tom Waits, R.E.M./Wilco, Fuse/Voodoo Singer/songwriter Tom Waits has joined the lineup of Healing the Divide - A Benefit Concert for Peace and Reconciliation. Set for Sept. 21 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York, the event ...

  27. Sting Professes 'Sacred Love'

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting's new studio album, "Sacred Love," will be released Sept. 23 in North America by A&M/Interscope and a day earlier internationally. Sting's new studio album, "Sacred Love," will be released Sept. 23 in North Am ...

  28. Judd, LaBelle, King Join Rainforest Benefit

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of entertainers have been added to the lineup of next week's Rainforest Foundation benefit concert in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at New York's Carnegie Hall. Set for April 13, the bill for the A host of entertainers have been added ...

  29. Live at Carnegie Hall

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Recorded last October, this comprises the opening set for Angel's previously released Full Circle/Carnegie Hall 2000 concert pairing of father/daughter sitarists Ravi and Anoushka Shankar—cappe Recorded last October, this comprises the opening ...

  30. Earthquake Benefit Concert Canceled

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Aftershock benefit concert, set for Sunday (July 29) at the Compaq Center in San Jose, Calif., has been canceled due to lack of corporate sponsorship, according to organizers. The event was set to The Aftershock benefit concert, set for Sunday ( ...