1. Barry Manilow Cancels Two Shows to Rest Vocal Cords

    May 14, 2017 6:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Barry Manilow has canceled two concerts in Los Angeles and Chicago on doctor's orders because of sprained vocal cords. The 73-year-old singer was to perform Sunday night (May 14) at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and at Allstate Arena outside ...

  2. Barry Manilow Receives BMI Icon Award as Co-Songwriter of the Year Justin Tranter Pushes for More Diversity

    May 10, 2017 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: Warner/Chappell honored as publisher of the year at BMI Pop Awards. During the 65th annual BMI Pop Awards on Tuesday night, Barry Manilow received the BMI Icon Award, Ross Golan and Justin Tranter tied for songwriter of the year honors, Shawn ...

  3. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Barry Manilow Scores 26th Top 40 Album With 'This Is My Town'

    May 04, 2017 10:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated May 13), Kendrick Lamar ’s DAMN. spent a second straight week atop the list , earning 239,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 27, according to Nielsen Music. Elsewhere in the top 10, In ...

  4. Hot 100 No. 1s We Really 'Like,' From Barry Manilow to Bruno Mars

    May 04, 2017 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 In honor of  Bruno Mars  hitting No. 1 on the  Billboard Hot 100  with "That’s What I Like" (on the chart dated May 13), here's something you might like:  Billboard  looks at all the songs to have topped the Hot 100 with the word &quo ...

  5. Barry Manilow Discusses Coming Out and His Secret Marriage In Rare Interview | Billboard News

    Barry Manilow Discusses Coming Out and His Secret Marriage In Rare Interview | Billboard News

    April 05, 2017 4:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Headlines about Barry Manilow's secret marriage to manager Garry Kief in 2014 forced him to come out as gay in 2015, but he hasn't discussed his sexuality or marriage since -- until now. 2017 , barry manilow , billboard news , Billboard , ...

  6. Barry Manilow Talks Coming Out, Secret Marriage In Rare Interview

    April 05, 2017 12:47 PM EDT 0 0 6 Barry Manilow  is the first to admit that he's never been one to share his private life with the public. Headlines about his secret marriage to manager Garry Kief in 2014 forced him to come out as gay in 2015, but he hasn't discussed his s ...

  7. Barry Manilow to Receive BMI Icon Award

    March 31, 2017 1:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Looks like he made it. Singer-songwriter and all-around entertainer Barry Manilow will be honored with Broadcast Music, Inc.'s prestigious Icon Award at the upcoming 65th annual BMI Pop Awards, held May 9 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverl ...

  8. Barry Manilow Joins Concert to Help Human Rights Groups

    March 25, 2017 1:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Barry Manilow is adding his legendary voice to a concert series in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations. The Grammy-winning singer of songs such as "Mandy," ''I Write the Songs" and "Looks Like ...

  9. Clive Davis Talks Country Music's Rise and the 'Eye-Opening' Culture of Nashville

    March 22, 2017 11:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 The label icon tied to the careers of Alan Jackson, Johnny Cash and Brooks & Dunn explains how Nashville drew him to country music. His career is inextricably linked to Santana , Janis Joplin , Barry Manilow , Chicago and Aretha Franklin  --  ar ...

  10. Barry Manilow Premieres 'New York City Rhythm/On Broadway' From New Album

    March 09, 2017 11:46 AM EST 0 0 0 There's no question what state of mind Barry Manilow is in on his next album, This Is My Town: Songs of New York. The set, due out April 21 on Decca, features 10 Big Apple-centric songs, mixing Manilow originals and covers as well as mash-ups s ...

  11. Barry Manilow Rushed to Hospital, Reschedules Concerts

    February 11, 2016 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Barry Manilow was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Thursday (Feb. 11), forcing him to reschedule shows in Kentucky and Tennessee.  Barry Manilow Fans Can Trade New & Used Instruments for Concert Tickets The 72-year-old singer flew back to Los An ...

  12. Barry Manilow Isn't Betting on Himself at the Grammys: 'I Always Lose to Tony Bennett'

    January 25, 2016 5:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Barry Manilow is looking forward to this year's Grammy Awards -- but winning isn't on his mind. Manilow's 2014 collection My Dream Duets , which features posthumous collaborations, is up for best traditional pop vocal album -- the sec ...

  13. Fourth of July Music on TV: Where to See Ed Sheeran & More on Independence Day

    July 03, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's no better way to celebrate America's independence then by kicking your feet up in front of the TV -- hot dog in hand -- while watching some of your favorite artists sing on screen. NBC's annual Macy's 4th of July Firework ...

  14. Barry Manilow to Perform on National Mall for July 4

    June 13, 2015 11:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barry Manilow will headline this year's Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, performing July 4 with the National Symphony Orchestra and other musicians. Barry Manilow Secretly Married Manager Garry Kief: Report Organizers of the a ...

  15. Barry Manilow Giving Piano to New York School District

    March 21, 2015 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barry Manilow is giving a piano to a New York school district and he's urging others to donate musical instruments for schoolchildren to play. Newsday reports that the 71-year-old Manilow is donating a piano to the Uniondale school district on ...

  16. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2009, Lady Gaga 'Danced' to No. 1 for the First Time

    January 12, 2015 8:05 AM EST 'Just Dance' became Mother Monster's first Hot 100 leader six years ago. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Garth Brooks, Janet Jackson and Barry Manilow. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven ...

  17. 20 (and 15) Songs About New Year's

    December 31, 2014 2:05 PM EST What are you doing New Year's Eve? Whatever your party plans, Billboard has the perfect music mix to accompany the arrival of 2015. To paraphrase Adam Sandler in "The Chanukah Song," there are a lot of Christmas songs out there, but ...

  18. Taylor Swift Collects Fourth No. 1 Album, 'Now 52' Debuts at No. 2

    November 05, 2014 11:35 AM EST As reported earlier , Taylor Swift's 1989 debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, with the largest sales week in over 12 years. 1989 sold 1.287 million copies in the week ending Nov. 2, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That' ...

  19. Drake & Frank Sinatra, Kanye West & Nina Simone and More Dream Duets

    November 03, 2014 3:05 PM EST Barry Manilow 's new album, titled Dream Duets , is built around an interesting and possibly creepy premise: the singer duets with famous dead singers. This type of thing has happened before -- sort of. Justin Timberlake 's duet with Mic ...

  20. Barry Manilow Brings Whitney Houston Back to Life on 'The View'

    October 28, 2014 3:13 PM EDT More and more artists are interested in bringing back the dead. 2Pac and Michael Jackson were brought to life via hologram, and both artists have "released" posthumous albums using old vocal tracks. But Barry Manilow has gone a step furt ...

  21. Why Big Artists Are Banking on Year-End Covers Albums

    October 07, 2014 2:53 PM EDT Aretha, Streisand, Manilow and more are banking on old favorites this holiday season. On deck for the fourth quarter: a virtual avalanche of all-covers albums. From the divas (see chart, below) to the showmen ( Barry Manilow ’s My Dream Duets , ou ...

  22. Who Will Dominate Country Music’s Packed Year-End?

    October 06, 2014 12:45 PM EDT Jason Aldean, Little Big Town and Garth Brooks bring firepower to an already beefy fall release schedule. The fourth quarter is looking robust, with big releases ranging from Kanye West to Barry Manilow , but its secret weapon is an unusually stro ...

  23. Chart Moves: Journey's 'Greatest' Hits 300th Chart Week, Linda Ronstadt Scores Highest Charting Album Since 1990

    April 18, 2014 10:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack spent its 10th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 , selling 133,000 copies in the week ending April 13, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Four new entries arrived in the top 10 ...

  24. 'Frozen' Set For Longest No. 1 Run Since Adele's '21'

    March 28, 2014 5:45 PM EDT Disney's "Frozen" soundtrack is heading for an eighth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. It could sell around 150,000 copies in the week ending March 30. If the hot-selling album remains ato ...

  25. 'Let It Go' Helps Idina Menzel Make Hot 100 History

    March 15, 2014 2:50 PM EDT Idina Menzel has made history on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The singer's rise into the top 10 with "Let It Go" makes her the first person with both a top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting. Menzel's Oscar-winning "Let ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Lady Gaga Lands Her First No. 1 With 'Just Dance'

    January 13, 2014 8:05 AM EST 4.17 k 2.825 k 6 Five years ago this week, Mother Monster topped the Hot 100 for the first time. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Janet and Michael Jackson, Men at Work and U2 Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven ...

  28. Phillip Phillips Scores Second AC No. 1

    August 26, 2013 11:05 AM EDT The 2012 'American Idol' champ becomes just the ninth male soloist to send his first two Adult Contemporary entries – 'Home' and 'Gone, Gone, Gone' – to the top Fittingly for a man with (almost) two identical names ...

  29. Elton John Extends Record For Most Adult Contemporary Hits

    July 15, 2013 1:05 PM EDT 'Home Again,' the first single from his upcoming Capitol Records debut, pushes him further into the lead for the most AC entries in the chart's 52-year history Elton John pads his mark for the most appearances in the 52-year histo ...

  30. Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow Lead 'Capitol Fourth' Celebrations in DC

    July 05, 2013 1:16 AM EDT Thousands of Americans flocked to the National Mall to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, performances by Neil Diamond and Barry Manilow and selections from the "Lincoln" score played by the National Symphony Orchest ...

  31. Independent Radio Stations: Getting By With A Little Help From Their Friends

    March 05, 2013 12:00 PM EST Adult alternative-formatted mvyradio, broadcasting from the island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., prides itself on breaking new singer/songwriters while playing the best rock dating back to the Beatles. So, what was it doing playing AC icon ...

  32. Independent Radio Stations: Getting By With A Little Help From Their Friends

    March 05, 2013 9:05 AM EST Despite economic challenges, independently-owned radio stations focusing on localism are finding ways to thrive. Adult alternative-formatted mvyradio , broadcasting from the island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., prides itself on breaking new ...

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  34. Chart Highlights: One Direction's 'Little Things' Makes Big Pop Songs Start

    December 03, 2012 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 'Little Things,' from the boy band's No. 1 Billboard 200 album 'Take Me Home,' enters the radio airplay chart at No. 35. Plus, Florida Georgia Line rules Country Airplay on its first try. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek ...

  35. Barry Manilow, Richard Marx Return To AC Top 10

    December 03, 2012 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Manilow lands his first Adult Contemporary top 10 since 1989, while Marx makes his first visit to the region since 1998. As the format continues to focus heavily on holiday music, Barry Manilow collects his first Adult Contemporary top 10 since 1989 ...

  36. Dave Grohl to Host Sirius XM Radio Show

    November 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ET ...

  37. Dave Grohl to Host New Show on SiriusXM

    November 27, 2012 3:08 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ...

  38. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna Mines A Gem Of A Hit With 'Diamonds'

    November 24, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 RiRi registers the latest rock-era-appropriate chart-topping title. Rihanna is giving new meaning to the term "rock era." As "Diamonds" reaches the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , the song joins the list of geologically-inclined N ...

  39. Chart Moves: Christina Perri Logs Another 'Thousand Years' On Hot 100 With Help From 'Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 2'

    November 23, 2012 9:00 AM EST As previously reported, Rihanna scores her 12th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Diamonds." What other acts shine bright on the Hot 100 and other singles charts? -- Christina Perri: As parent album "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: ...

  40. Chart Highlights: Miguel's 'Adorn' Ties For Year's Longest Rule On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

    November 19, 2012 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, new holiday favorites debut on AC and Calvin Harris tops Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed ...

  41. Barry Manilow Scores 50th Hit On Billboard's Adult Contemporary Chart

    November 19, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 'Santa Claus' brings the gift of a milestone entry. More than four decades into his legendary career, Barry Manilow continues to make himself at home on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. Manilow makes his milestone 50th visit to t ...

  42. Barry Manilow Back on Broadway in January

    October 22, 2012 5:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Looks like Barry Manilow is making it again - on Broadway. The Grammy Award-winning singer of such songs as "Mandy," "I Write the Songs" and "Looks Like We Made It," will start a 17-show stand on Jan. 18 at the St. Jame ...

  43. Black Keys Top Hot Tours Chart, Followed by Jason Aldean, Eric Church

    October 22, 2012 10:04 AM EDT The Black Keys rise to No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with more than $2 million in box office grosses reported from three venues in California during its fall trek through western U.S. markets. Touring in support of the album "El Camin ...

  44. Venues Step Up

    October 09, 2012 6:37 AM EDT Building Managers Turn Talent Buyers In Competitive Live Market More and more frequently, if venues want a show, they have to ensure that it will be successful in the most convincing way possible, putting the venue's own resources on the li ...

  45. Chart Highlights: Christina Aguilera's 'Body' Dances Onto Pop Songs

    September 17, 2012 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Also: Hunter Hayes scores his first No. 1 on Country Songs and the Lumineers take over atop the Rock and Alternative Songs charts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Great ...

  46. Venues Raising Their Profile

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT ArenaNetwork, Venue Coaltion help venues get on agents, promoters and artist managers' radar. There's some good news for the North American arena business. "The volume of things we're working on has never been greater," Ve ...

  47. Appeal of Small Venues Drives Midyear Success

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Thanks to performances by newcomers, veterans and other special events, midsize venues enjoyed steady ticket sales during the midyear period. In addition to the top 10 venues recap of 15,001-plus-capacity arenas, Billboard's midyear touring c ...

  48. Ahead of Summer Olympics, London's O2 Leads Midyear Recaps

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT As the live entertainment business continues to gain its footing, arenas across the world experienced a successful first half of the year with top-grossing tours by Roger Waters, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Pri ...

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