1. Art Garfunkel Remembers Mike Nichols: 'He Was the Most Sparkling Man Among Us'

    November 20, 2014 4:23 PM EST Famed director  Mike Nichols died at the age of 83 this week, and friends and colleagues are remembering the famed director.  Mike Nichols, Director of 'The Graduate,' Dies at 83 Art Garfunkel , who appeared in Nichols' films  Catch ...

  2. Revisionist History, Part 3: Michael Jackson Gets Revenge on Prince! Year-End Hits of the Past, Re-Analyzed

    October 30, 2014 12:15 PM EDT If you've been following our ongoing look at what happens when Billboard's No. 1 song for each of the Hot 100 's first 46 years is re-figured to reflect Nielsen SoundScan-measured digital song sales since 2004, weighted fairly equal ...

  3. Garfunkel & Oates Sets 14-Date U.S. Tour (Exclusive)

    July 14, 2014 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Garfunkel & Oates are hitting the road. The comedy music duo of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have teamed with Live Nation for a 14-date U.S. trek that kicks off Aug. 22 in Dallas, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Monster Energy and Idol Roc ...

  4. Backbeat: Clive Davis Riffs on the Biz, Lou Reed Tanning, More at Intimate Pre-GRAMMY Gathering

    January 23, 2014 4:37 AM EST Clive Davis regaled an intimate audience in West Hollywood Wednesday night (Jan. 22) with tales plucked from his 50-year legacy as one of music's most significant record executives. Over an hour-long interview led by The Hollywood Reporter mu ...

  5. A History Of Hit Piano Ballads On The Hot 100

    April 10, 2013 3:09 PM EDT Amid a boom of hi-NRG EDM club anthems, stomp-and-clap folk/rock sing-alongs and rapped odes to bargain-hunting, a simple piano ballad, Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man," crowns this week's Billboard Hot 100. The melancholy ...

  6. A History Of Hit Piano Ballads On The Hot 100

    April 10, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Bruno Mars' new Hot 100 leader 'When I Was Your Man' joins Adele's 2011 smash 'Someone Like You' as the only piano-and-vocal-exclusive No. 1s in the chart's 54-year history. Amid a boom of hi-NRG EDM club anthe ...

  7. Phil Ramone's Top 50 Billboard Albums: From '52nd Street' to 'Album 1700'

    April 01, 2013 10:40 AM EDT In a career that spanned 50 years, Phil Ramone’s credit graced some of the rock era’s most celebrated albums, from Glass Houses to Graceland and from A Star Is Born to Flashdance . Ramone, who died Saturday at age 79, was an engineer in the 1960 ...

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  9. Jake Bugg Tops Mumford, Leona Lewis on U.K. Albums Chart

    October 22, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter scores No. 1 debut, while Calvin Harris and Florence Welch combine for a "Sweet" single. Rising English singer-songwriter Jake Bugg made a dramatic start to his U.K. album chart career by debuting at No. 1 yesterday (Sund ...

  10. Jake Bugg Tops UK Album Charts; Calvin Harris & Florence Welch Have No. 1 Single

    October 22, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Rising English singer-songwriter Jake Bugg made a dramatic start to his U.K. album chart career by debuting at No. 1 yesterday (Sunday) with his self-titled Mercury/Universal debut. "Sweet Nothing" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) by ...

  11. The Beat 10/9: Will PSY Go Topless? Plus New Ellie Goulding, Wallflowers Albums

    October 09, 2012 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Tuesday, Oct. 9 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 today& ...

  12. Art Garfunkel Cancels Tour, Citing Lingering Vocal Problems

    October 05, 2012 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Art Garfunkel has scrapped remaining tour dates in support of his new album, "The Singer," because of persistent vocal cord problems, a spokesperson confirmed on Friday. Garfunkel had been scheduled to perform six dates in October througho ...

  13. Weekly Chart Notes: tobyMac, Alanis Morissette, Alicia Keys

    September 07, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-five years into his career, tobyMac adds to his already impressive history with his first Billboard 200 No. 1. "I'm thankful for the fans, because they're loyal," tobyMac says. "I always attribute that to, hopefully, ...

  14. David Geffen: 'I'd Kill Myself' Rather Than Get Into Music Business Today

    July 23, 2012 11:19 AM EDT When David Geffen allows the camera to be turned on him Nov. 20 for an American Masters documentary titled Inventing David Geffen , he will be described by friends, peers and adversaries as "passionate," "neurotic" and "gi ...

  15. Pete Fornatale, Longtime New York Radio DJ, Dead at 66

    April 26, 2012 4:13 PM EDT Longtime New York radio disk jockey and author Pete Fornatale, best known for his long stints on WFUV-FM and WNEW-FM, died Thursday morning at the age of 66. According to New York's Daily News , He suffered a brain hemorrhage on April 15 and ...

  16. Rolling Stones Honored at Carnegie Hall

    March 15, 2012 2:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, David Johansen and Peaches (Among Others) Spend the Night Together Glen Hansard of The Swell Season was more than halfway through his deconstructed version of the woman-suppressing "Under My Thumb" at the ...

  17. The Rolling Stones That Chased the Beatles Get a Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2012 11:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Earle Talks March 13th Concert, Where He'll Play the First Song He Ever Learned on Guitar The last time Steve Earle performed at a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, he was standing 30 feet away from the man he was honoring. "I opened ...

  18. Adele's Big Night: Where It Ranks in Grammy History

    February 13, 2012 1:53 AM EST Adele backstage at the Grammmy Awards holding her six trophies (Getty Images) Adele's big night at the Grammys doesn't set any new records, but it does enroll the British singer in an elite club of triple-crown winners for the Recording ...

  19. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards ...

  20. Stone Poneys' Kenny Edwards Dead At 64

    August 20, 2010 8:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Edwards , an original member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band and longtime collaborator with singer-songwriters Linda Ronstadt and Karla Bonoff , has died in California at age 64. A statement on his website says he died Wednesday (Aug. 19 ...

  21. Simon & Garfunkel Cancel Summer Tour

    June 18, 2010 10:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Simon & Garfunkel have postponed their summer tour indefinitely, the duo announced on its official website. Art Garfunkel continues to recover from vocal paresis, a serious condition that affects vocal chords, and while he is expected to make a ...

  22. Vocal Problems Force Simon & Garfunkel Tour Cancellation

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singers Simon & Garfunkel have canceled an upcoming North American tour because Art Garfunkel has a condition affecting his vocal cords. The "Old Friends" tour, reuniting the legendary but fractious 1960s partnership that produced hi ...

  23. Simon And Garfunkel To Perform At Jazz Fest

    January 13, 2010 7:26 AM EST 0 0 0 Simon and Garfunkel have been added to the lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The singing-songwriting duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will join the previously announced Jazz Fest lineup that includes Pearl Jam , ...

  24. Simon And Garfunkel To Perform At Jazz Fest

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon and Garfunkel have been added to the lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The singing-songwriting duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will join the previously announced Jazz Fest lineup that includes Pearl Jam, ...

  25. Springsteen, Wonder Celebrate Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    October 30, 2009 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors music's most treasured acts, but this time it was the hall's turn to be feted. Bruce Springsteen , Billy Joel , Stevie Wonder and more celebrated the hall's 25th birthday with a concert that inclu ...

  26. May 6, 2009

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Grant McLennan of Go-Betweens dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 – Pink Floyd reaches the staggering plane of 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts with its 1973 album “Dark Side of the Moon.” 2005 – Audioslave ...

  27. Simon And Garfunkel Confirm Reunion Tour

    April 06, 2009 9:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Simon and Garfunkel have crossed their personal bridge over troubled water and will reunite for a rare concert tour, kicking off in New Zealand and Australia. Veteran Australian promoter Michael Chugg has confirmed the music industry's worst ke ...

  28. Simon and Garfunkel Reunites, Confirms Australasian Tour

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Simon and Garfunkel have crossed their personal bridge over troubled water and will reunite for a rare concert tour, kicking off in New Zealand and Australia. Veteran Australian promoter Michael Chugg has confirmed the music industry's worst ...

  29. Metropolitan Talent To Cut Staff

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After weeks of industry speculation regarding the future of Metropolitan Talent and rumored cash flow problems, senior management at the company - co-CEO's John Scher and Al Cafaro, and CFO Errol Antzis - now say they will lay off and furloug ...

  30. Simon And Garfunkel Reunite In New York

    February 14, 2009 11:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel joined forces for a surprise reunion last night (Feb. 13) at New York's Beacon Theatre, which was hosting its first event after a seven-month renovation by Madison Square Garden Entertainment. The pair performed &qu ...

  31. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of natural causes. He is 63. Hatfield is discovered in a hotel room in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he and partner Bill M 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-h ...

  32. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U. ...

  33. Chart Beat: T.I., James Taylor, Kellie Pickler

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from T.I., James Taylor, Kellie Pickler and more! T.I., T.I., OH!: In a very newsy chart week, one newsmaker stands out above the rest: T.I. rewrites chart history, not only replacing himself at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast." 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Pau ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Pink Floyd rea ...

  36. Paul Simon and Friends / April 24, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was one character amongst many to interpret the songs of Paul Simon -- and also to sing with the folk great -- You know something special is happening when Josh ...

  37. Simon's 'American Tunes' On Display In Brooklyn

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of ...

  38. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of natural causes. He is 63. Hatfield is discovered in a hotel room in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he and partner Bill M 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-h ...

  39. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U. ...

  40. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast." 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Pau ...

  41. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  42. Simon & Garfunkel Reunite At D.C. Concert

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Simon sang with Art Garfunkel and his South African collaborators from the landmark "Graceland" album in a pair of rare reunions at a concert yesterday (May 23) honoring his contributions to popu Paul Simon sang with Art Garfunkel and ...

  43. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Pink Floyd rea ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Earlimart

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A vintage live rendition of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" featuring Ella Fitzgerald has been added to the track list for the Fitzgerald tribute album "We All Love Ella: Celebratin A vintage live rendition of S ...

  45. Paul Simon To Receive First Gershwin Prize

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Simon has been chosen to receive the inaugural Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The honor will be presented May 23 during an event at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., a Paul Simon has been chosen to receive the inaugu ...

  46. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedde ...

  47. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a quiet 2006, Norah Jones returns with her third Blue Note album, Katharine McPhee looks for post-"American Idol" success and U.K. MySpace phenom Lily Allen crosses the Atlantic in this week's H A CD/DVD package chronicling Mado ...

  48. Paul Simon / Nov. 8, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Most people think about retiring when they reach 65, but Paul Simon seems like he's just getting into his stride. Wearing a green shirt and a baseball cap, the singer jigged around the stage of Dublin Most people think about retiring when they ...

  49. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Jazz saxophonist, Eddie Harris dies of bone cancer at County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Harris wrote most of the music for the much celebrated "The Cosby Show."<br clear="none"/> 2003 - Blu ...

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