1. How Cameron Crowe's Big Name Music Connections Helped Out on 'Roadies'

    June 24, 2016 5:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roadies , the showtime series from Cameron Crowe that debuts June 26, isn’t just about the exploits of the road crew for a fictional rock band as they crisscross America on an arena tour. It also is an outlet for the director of such films as Almost ...

  2. Bob Dylan Brings Out the Oldies -- Sinatra's, and Not So Much His -- at L.A. Concert

    June 18, 2016 11:15 AM EDT At L.A.'s Shrine, Dylan established that songs from the mid-century crooner era and his own fiery 21st-century output could mix, after all. If you’re coming to Bob Dylan ’s show this summer to hear the classics, you’re in luck. “What’ll I Do, ...

  3. Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Leads Tight Race for U.K. No. 1

    May 24, 2016 3:17 AM EDT 5.152 k 0 3 Ariana Grande is battling it out with Richard Ashcroft in a tight race for the U.K. albums chart crown. Grande’s third album Dangerous Woman  (Republic) is at No. 1 on the midweek chart, just 100 sales ahead of Ashcroft’s These People ( Righte ...

  4. The Wallflowers' 'Bringing Down the Horse' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Look Back

    May 22, 2016 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Someone had to say it, so in 1993, Adam Duritz did: "I wanna be Bob Dylan ." To some degree, the Counting Crows frontman was speaking for every roots-rock singer-songwriter on the planet. Everyone except Jakob Dylan . The youngest of four ...

  5. Desert Trip Mega-Concert Featuring McCartney & The Stones Sold Out in 3 Hours: Sources

    May 11, 2016 4:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The two-weekend fest's estimated gross of $150 million will be highest Boxscore ever. In a testament to the tremendous box office power of its headliners, all of whom are some 50 years or more into their respective careers, Desert Trip in Indio ...

  6. Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos to Release Solo Album in June

    April 08, 2016 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos -- whose band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night (April 8) by Kid Rock -- will be releasing a solo album, Greetings From Bunezuela! , on June 24. The 13-song album, arriving on eOne ...

  7. Watch Adele Invite Newly Engaged Couple Onstage at London Show

    March 16, 2016 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adele has already broken phenomenal records in the industry, and now she's been breaking hearts with beautiful fan moments on her world tour. She gave us another tear jerker last night (March 15), when she invited a couple who'd just gotte ...

  8. Bob Dylan's Legendary Written Archives Released, To Be Housed in Oklahoma

    March 02, 2016 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 The treasure trove reveals Barbra Streisand once (perhaps jokingly) asked Dylan to collaborate. Bob Dylan diehards might want to cancel their next trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and reroute to Tulsa, Okla. A 6,000-piece bounty of Dylan’s pri ...

  9. Bob Dylan Recording New Album at Capitol Records Studios in Hollywood

    February 14, 2016 3:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Bob Dylan is back in Studio B at Hollywood’s famed Capitol Studios recording the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2015 album, Shadows in the Night , engineer Al Schmitt told Billboard Feb. 11 at the Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers ...

  10. Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

    February 04, 2016 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the "Beck factor." Jody Rosen Is this Kendrick Lamar 's year? The stars seem to be aligned for Lamar, who has a near-record 11 ­nomi ...

  11. Jimmy Fallon Channels Bob Dylan for Cover of Drake's 'Hotline Bling': Watch

    January 14, 2016 4:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Jimmy Fallon sure can do a swell Bob Dylan impersonation.  The Tonight Show  host channeled Dylan for a cover of Drake’s “Hotline Bling” on Wednesday’s show, complete with that distinctive gravely voice. And for that added touch of authenticity, the ...

  12. With Justin Bieber's Blessing, Charity Choir Edges 'Love Yourself' in U.K. Chart Christmas Showdown

    December 25, 2015 3:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The U.K.'s coveted Christmas No. 1 single was confirmed today (Christmas Day) as "A Bridge Over You" (Emubands) by the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir. It won the most closely-fought race for the festive honors since 2009, narrowly b ...

  13. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Justin Bieber's Artist 100 Milestone & More

    November 21, 2015 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The latest  Billboard  charts saw Justin Bieber find his Purpose  on the charts and Chris Stapleton continue to reap the rewards of his CMA Awards domination. Justin Bieber Tops Billboard Artist 100 Chart for First Time Here are 13 things you need t ...

  14. Bob Dylan Scores First No. 1 on Top Rock Albums From Long-Running 'Bootleg Series'

    November 18, 2015 4:12 PM EST 0 0 0 The 12th volume of the icon's 'Bootleg Series' is the first to lead the list. Bob Dylan 's The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12: 1965-1966, The Best of the Cutting Edge debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Rock Albums and Folk Albums ...

  15. Bob Dylan's Most Prolific Period Revisited (Again) in 'Bootleg Series Volume 12': Album Review

    November 06, 2015 7:30 PM EST With  Bob Dylan ’s longstanding bootleg series and its elongated  contextualization  of his universally lauded craft, the scholarly reconsideration of archival recordings has become something of a cottage industry for our most famous bard, as we ...

  16. Willie Nelson on 30 Years of Farm Aid -- and Why He's More Passionate Than Ever About Legalizing Pot

    October 15, 2015 12:48 PM EDT 6.22 k 901 30 It all began with a few words from Bob Dylan onstage at the Live Aid concert in July 1985, asking: Couldn’t some of the money raised go to help American farmers? “The question hit me like a ton of bricks,” remembers Willie Nelson , who was o ...

  17. John Berg, Grammy-Winning Album Art Designer, Dies at 83

    October 13, 2015 6:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Berg, the veteran Columbia Records art designer who shaped iconic album covers for the likes of Bob Dylan , Bruce Springsteen and Chicago and who was rewarded with four Grammy Awards for his exemplary work, has passed away at the age of 83. Ber ...

  18. Bob Dylan Is Considering Writing a Song With a Computer

    October 07, 2015 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 ...At least he is in this commercial for IBM's Watson. Noted Super Bowl commercial pioneer Bod Dylan is giving music a shot in his latest ad.  Okay, we’re obviously joking, but since lending himself to Chrysler and Chobani commercials for the 2 ...

  19. John Mayer Talks Grateful Dead Legacy, Fare Thee Well and Learning to Play 'A Universe of Great Songs'

    August 05, 2015 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 How do you get to Madison Square Garden with Dead & Company? Practice, practice, practice... Rumors of a post-Fare Thee Well incarnation of the Grateful Dead have been around since the original trio of shows featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio wer ...

  20. Jack White Cosign Ruby Amanfu Is Nashville's Next Indie Star

    July 31, 2015 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Ruby Amanfu already has an impressive roster of cosigns -- now with Standing Still ,  her upcoming album of covers, she's seeking to make the music of artists including Bob Dylan and Kanye West her own. Backstory:   Born in Gh ...

  21. Imagine Dragons to Join Willie Nelson & Friends for 30th Farm Aid Concert in Chicago

    July 28, 2015 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The guiding foursome of Farm Aid -- Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews -- will celebrate a milestone for the organization that supports America's family farmers with a 30th-anniversary concert in Chicago on Sept 19, ...

  22. Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar Returns to Newport 50 Years After Folk Festival

    July 25, 2015 11:01 AM EDT The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago is back in Newport. "Dylan's guitar is home," festival producer Jay Sweet said through a spokeswoman Friday, July 24, the opening day of this y ...

  23. Newport Folk Festival Marks 50 Years Since Bob Dylan Went Electric

    July 19, 2015 11:16 PM EDT On the night of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan strode onto a stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar and gave the music world a shock. Wearing a black leather jacket, the darling of the folk movement and singer of protest so ...

  24. Live Aid Turns 30: U2, Madonna, Led Zeppelin Reunion & More Highlights

    July 13, 2015 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since Live Aid. The monumental charity concert, which raised funds for famine relief in Africa, featured a laundry list of '80s artists that now reads like a music fan’s dream concert. The event was hel ...

  25. Bob Dylan's Bed-Jumping First Meeting With Johnny Cash & More From 'Nashville Cats' Concert

    July 08, 2015 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame hosts John Carter Cash, Charlie Daniels & more to highlight new exhibit and companion CD. On Tuesday night, Nashville paid tribute to one of its most celebrated eras with a night of free music at the Country Music Hall ...

  26. Rewinding the Charts: 50 Years Ago, The Byrds Flew to No. 1

    June 26, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The band topped the Hot 100, gave Bob Dylan his only leader and essentially launched the 'jingle-jangle' folk-rock sound. When the Byrds released their debut single for Columbia Records, few could've guessed the scope of history that ...

  27. James Taylor: 'It's So Unlikely That I Should Be Considered a Pillar of Society'

    June 19, 2015 1:55 PM EDT 1.397 k 94 26 “It's been a while,” James Taylor writes with typical wry humor in the liner notes to Before This World , his first album of new material in 13 years, released by Concord Records on June 16. Rare among his peers, Taylor has never made a ...

  28. Scooter Braun Clarifies Justin Bieber/Bob Dylan Comparison

    June 12, 2015 3:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Scooter Braun is clarifying comments he made to Billboard in the new EDM Power Players cover story  comparing Justin Bieber to Bob Dylan .The music impresario and manager to the pop star took to Twitter on Friday to explain a quote discussing how Bi ...

  29. Scooter Braun, Steve Angello and Martin Garrix on the Future of Dance Music and What Needs to Change

    June 12, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The three men gathered this sunny Memorial Day afternoon on a patio in Los Angeles could not, in some ways, be more different. Steve Angello , 32, rose to fame as one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia . Martin Garrix , 19, achieved vira ...

  30. Ed Sheeran Gives Inspiring, Irreverent Speech on Stuttering: 'Embrace Your Weirdness'

    June 10, 2015 12:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ed Sheeran is cool with his uncool childhood. "Having things that make you different help you become an interesting person," he told The Hollywood Reporter before being honored at the American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices ...

  31. Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn Glennie Honored with Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    June 09, 2015 11:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 A long day of celebrating the 2015 Laureates for the Polar Music Prize ended a short time ago in Stockholm, with an afternoon ceremony, an evening banquet, an after-party and plenty of love and affection for honorees Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn G ...

  32. Archie Roach Recognized in Queen's Birthday List

    June 08, 2015 3:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Celebrated indigenous singer, songwriter and guitarist Archie Roach was among the musicians recognized in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours list, published on Monday (June 8). Roach, a Gunditjmara Bundjalung man, was made a Member of the Order of Au ...

  33. Tinashe Sang 'The Times They Are a Changin' to Bob Dylan as a 10-Year-Old: Watch

    May 25, 2015 9:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tinashe 's well known nowadays as one of R&B's hottest rising talents but in 2003 she was 10 years old and aspiring to make it in the entertainment industry.  Ty Dolla $ign, Charli XCX & Tinashe Demonstrate How to 'Drop That K ...

  34. Bob Dylan Turns 74: His 5 Most Memorable Moments in Film (Video)

    May 24, 2015 11:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan may be best known as a legendary singer-songwriter, but he's also earned the title of director, actor and inspiring film subject over the span of his five-decade career. To commemorate the singer's 74th birthday, THR rounds up Dy ...

  35. Watch Bob Dylan Perform on 'Letterman'

    May 20, 2015 3:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan chose a fine time to return to The Late Show stage.  The legendary singer-songwriter was the musical guest overnight for the penultimate episode of David Letterman’s long running talk show. Dylan last graced the stage of Letterman’s iconic ...

  36. Chris Stapleton: Get to Know Writer Behind Tracks for Luke Bryan, Adele, Blake Shelton & More

    May 04, 2015 5:03 PM EDT Country singer Chris Stapleton releases a new album, Traveller , on Tuesday. It's Stapleton's solo debut at age 37, but you've been probably been hearing him for years without knowing it: As a Nashville songwriter, he's written ...

  37. 'I'm Tired of Listening to Music That Just Exists': A Q&A with L.A. Producer Shlohmo

    April 02, 2015 7:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shlohmo only "f---s with" the shit he wants to: his homies, Bjork collaborator Arca 's experimental mind-trips of tracks, and music that's 10 years old, to name a few. He sure as hell doesn't f--- with the following: suits, ...

  38. Mumford & Sons Bring Epic Soundscapes to L.A. With Surprise Club Show

    April 01, 2015 2:17 PM EDT With a radical and impressive new sound, it's surprising nobody screamed "Judas!" at the Roxy. It would not have been entirely out of place for someone in the crowd at Los Angeles' Roxy to have yelled "Judas!" at T ...

  39. Watch: Ethan Hawke and Jimmy Fallon Sing Lullabies as Bob Dylan

    April 01, 2015 6:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 How does it feel to have trouble sleeping? Perhaps Bob Dylan can help. Ethan Hawke was a guest on Tuesday's Tonight Show , where he explained to Jimmy Fallon that he had devised a foolproof plan for getting his children to nod off. "You ev ...

  40. Ryan Adams' New Romance, Bob Dylan's DVD Release and More Insider Scoop

    March 30, 2015 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 He Likey Lykke Li Grammy-winning producer  Jeff Bhasker  ( Jay Z ,   Kanye West ) is dating Swedish singer  Lykke Li ,   sources tell  Billboard . The two kindled their relationship in Sweden, where Bhasker was working on  Fun   singer  Nate Ruess & ...

  41. Billboard Cover: Jack White on Not Being a 'Sound-Bite Artist,' Living in the Wrong Era and Why Vinyl Records Are 'Hypnotic'

    March 06, 2015 9:00 AM EST 4.721 k 319 22 An 18-year-old  Elvis Presley walked through the doors of the Memphis Recording Service at 708 Union Ave. in the summer of 1953. He carried a beat-up guitar that he'd had since the age of 11 and enough money to make a $3.98 record of h ...

  42. Rewinding the Charts: In 1974, Bob Dylan Scored His First No. 1 Album

    February 16, 2015 11:05 AM EST Then 32, Dylan briefly left Columbia for Asylum – then came back, after reuniting with The Band and topping the Billboard 200. BOB DYLAN'S PLANET WAVES BECAME his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 at a time of great change – and enormous publ ...

  43. Bob Dylan: 'I Wasn't Dissing Merle' in MusiCares Award Speech

    February 13, 2015 7:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Bob Dylan is downplaying his comments about Merle Haggard from his MusiCares Person of the Year Award acceptance speech last week, saying he has "the highest regard for him, his songs, his talent." In his bold speech at the gala, Dylan gav ...

  44. Bob Dylan Debuts at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums

    February 13, 2015 3:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Dylan reigns with 'Shadows in the Night.' Plus, Imagine Dragons scores first leader on Adult Alternative Songs. Bob Dylan 's 36th studio album, Shadows in the Night , opens at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart with 50,00 ...

  45. Bob Dylan Announces Monthlong Spring Tour

    February 12, 2015 8:07 PM EST Bob Dylan will be hitting the road in April for a month of shows supporting his new album, Shadows in the Night .  Elvis Costello Hails Bob Dylan's Latest As 'One of the Greatest Records He's Ever Made' On Thursday music icon a ...

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