1. Bob Seger, Jim Steinman, Ne-Yo Among Songwriter Hall Honorees

    June 15, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Nicks and Swizz Beatz Among Presenters Stevie Nicks prefers writing a song over meeting a handsome prince. Ne-Yo claimed songwriting saved his life. And Bob Seger said writing a song is the hardest, yet most rewarding thing that he does. Conv ...

  2. Paul Williams Talks and Sings About Songwriting, Documentary, Muppets and - Briefly- Daft Punk at SXSW

    March 14, 2012 7:52 PM EDT Singer-songwriter/ASCAP president Paul Williams isn't quite the household name he was at the peak of his career, decades ago, when he was a fixture on late-night TV and was busy getting nominated for - and winning - Academy Awards for soundtr ...

  3. Rita Wilson Releasing Album, Says She's 'Always Felt More Comfortable With Music'

    October 26, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rita Wilson will join the slashie ranks -- aka, actor/musician -- this February with the release of her debut album. Wilson discussed the album, titled "AM/FM" (Feb. 7, Decca), during a surprise appearance at the Billboard/Hollywood Report ...

  4. Billboard Battle of the Bands: Midwest Finalist Lightning Love

    March 24, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Chevy Landing Page After scouting the U.S. to find the most promising unsigned bands, Billboard found three of the midwest's best and your votes picked a finalist: Lightning Love! The band hit the road headed for Las Vegas in a ca ...

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss discuss All Saints, outed artists, Linda Ronstadt and more! I WANT TO BE IN THAT NUMBER Hi Fred, Noticed a funny little thing on the U.K. charts this week (and I'm sure you did as well). The No. 2 single is the U2/G ...

  6. Streisand Returning To The Road This Fall

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Barbara Streisand will return to the road this fall for a 20-show tour due to begin in October. The artist has pledged to donate millions of dollars in proceeds to environmental, educatio As expected , Barbara Streisand will return to t ...

  7. Streisand To Tour; Cohl Producing

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -show trek due to begin in October. Barbara Streisand will return to the road this fall for a 20-show tour due to begin in October. The artist has pledged to donate millions of dollars in proceeds to environmental, education and women's hea ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Earth Day Auction, Jennings/Clement, Boorer

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Earth Day Auction, Jennings/Clement, Boz Boorer Opportunities to interact with such music stars as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffett, plus signed memorabilia from Pearl Jam, Pink and Barbara Streisand are up for bid ...