1. Lyor Cohen on Twitter Acquiring SoundCloud: ‘It Would Be a Wonderful Day’

    May 19, 2014 4:20 PM EDT “It would be a wonderful day,” was how Lyor Cohen described reports that Twitter is exploring the possibility of acquiring music streaming site SoundCloud. Of course the esteemed music industry vet, who once helmed Def Jam and Warner Music and rec ...

  2. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Singer, Dead at 84

    September 26, 2012 10:12 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you wer ...

  3. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Crooner, Dies

    September 26, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren ...

  4. Tuff Gong Signs Distribution Deal with Warner Music

    July 03, 2012 12:27 PM EDT Warner Music Group (WMG) and Tuff Gong International Caribbean Distributors, one of several entities comprising the Marley family's Tuff Gong group of companies, have struck an exclusive licensing agreement under which Tuff Gong will distribu ...

  5. Neil Young's On a Roll: Q&A With Rock Icon and Jonathan Demme

    June 15, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A film, an album, a tour , a memoir and, quite possibly, another album have Neil Young 's 2012 calendar filled to the brim. His first album in nine years with Crazy Horse, "Americana," opened at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 this week, m ...

  6. 'Neil Young Journeys' Takes on 'Le Noise' in Third Concert Film

    June 14, 2012 7:25 PM EDT 0 0 "Neil Young Journeys" is the third concert film Jonathan Demme has made with Neil Young in the last six years. It's the first time, though, that Demme and Young approached a performance film as a scripted affair. "The show is like ...

  7. Santa Barbara Festival Books My Morning Jacket, Cowsills, Rhino Records Films

    January 05, 2012 7:13 PM EST Films about the Cowsills, the collaboration between My Morning Jacket and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and two Los Angeles record stores -- Rhino Records and Music Man Murray -- will be screened at the 27th Santa Barbara International Film Fest ...

  8. Supergroup Goes Superheavy: Mick, Joss, Dave, Damian & A.R. Talk

    August 26, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Stewart first enlisted Mick Jagger . Then he wanted Joss Stone to hear what they'd come up with. And then, rather than turn to the English rock, American blues and R&B at the core of their respective sounds, Stewart hipped Stone to a g ...

  9. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 6 - Blowing Up, Quick Qs

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  10. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 5 - Rapping vs Singing, Making it, Mixtapes

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  11. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 4 - Lauryn Hill, Guitar, Next Big Artist, Next Album

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  12. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 3 - Fashion, Grammys, Fans

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  13. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 2 - Collab. w Hailey, TI, Jay-Z & Eminem Concert

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  14. B.o.B Live Q and A, Pt. 1 - VMAs, Collaborations, Magic

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  15. B.o.B. - "I'll Be In The Sky" LIVE

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  16. B.o.B - "Voltage" LIVE

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  17. B.o.B Exclusive Backstage Q&A

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  18. B.o.B - "Nothin' On You" No. 1 LIVE - Billboard.com

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  19. B.o.B - "Nothin' On You" LIVE!

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  20. Reissues May Mark Replacements' Final Chapter

    February 20, 2009 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Despite the collective will of fans waiting with bated breath for a reunion, the book on the Replacements has likely closed with Rhino's recent round of deluxe reissues, according to former bassist Tommy Stinson. Stinson tells Billboard that on ...

  21. McCartney, Parton Guest On New Yusuf Album

    January 20, 2009 2:34 PM EST 0 0 0 The former Cat Stevens will follow up 2006's "An Other Cup," his first secular album in 28 years, with a set that recalls his straightforward troubadour days. The as-yet-untitled set is due in late spring from Universal. "This on ...

  22. The Billboard Q&A: The Replacements' Tommy Stinson

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the risk of sounding corny, is there one of the first four albums that holds a warmer spot in your heart than the others? Paul noted that you and Chris Mars probably got a lot more emotional than he did while listening to these reissues, and goin ...

  23. Replacements Leaving Door Open For Reunion

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the first phase of a long-awaited reissue campaign beginning this week, the Replacements are back in the spotlight 17 years removed from their breakup. Even more notable: principal members Paul W With the first phase of a long-awaited reissue c ...

  24. Bjork, Interpol, Jesus & Mary Chain Usher In Coachella

    April 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New material from Bjork and Interpol, the first major concert of the Jesus & Mary Chain's first tour in nine years and high-profile sets from hot U.K. exports Amy Winehouse and the Arctic Monkeys New material from Bjork and Interpol, the fi ...

  25. Cowsills Member Found Dead In New Orleans

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist for the '60s pop act the Cowsills, has been discovered in New Orleans, more than four months after he went missing after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. He wa The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist f ...

  26. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez All Things J. Lo Jennifer Lopez says she could not have named the new Epic album, "Rebirth," anything else. "For me, the title is incredibly significant," she says. "All you have to give, as an artist, are you ...

  27. U2 'Bombs' Brooklyn With Surprise Show

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresh from taping "Saturday Night Live" here over the weekend, U2 stuck around New York today to usher in its new album, "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," in typically grand fashion. The Irish rock a Fresh from taping "Satu ...

  28. Aguilera, Blige Reel In 'Shark Tale' Soundtrack

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are among the artists to be featured on the soundtrack to the animated DreamWorks feature "Shark Tale." The set is due Sept. 28 via DreamWorks/Geffe Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and ...

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    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Ja Rule, matchbox twenty, Audioslave, Toni Braxton, and more. Don't Tempt Me, Sir! Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but this month fellow rapper/actor Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the No ...

  30. Ja Rule Submits To 'Temptation'

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted for Billboard.com. Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but in a few weeks Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the Nov. 19 release of his fourth Murder Inc./Def Jam set, "The Last Temptation," and the Nov. 15 ...

  31. Case Readies To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, For Def Soul artist Case, recording his ...

  32. Case Prepares To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, " For Def Soul artist Case, recordi ...

  33. Jesse Powell Returns As 'JP'

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You," began molding his singing style at the tender age of 7. "I had my first band then," recalls the 27-year-old R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored ...

  34. Jesse Powell Returns As 'JP' C

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You," began molding his singing style at the tender age of 7. "I had my first band then," recalls the 27-year-old singer.C R&B crooner Jesse Powell, wh ...