1. Chart Moves: Hezekiah Walker's Best Week Ever, Harry Connick Jr.'s 21st Top 10 Jazz Album

    June 21, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Black Sabbath scored its first No. 1 as "13" bowed in the top slot with 155,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Elsewhere in the top 10, Big Time Rush, Goo Goo Dolls, the " ...

  2. Kid Rock, Bob Seger Joining for March Shows

    January 17, 2013 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tickets on sale from Jan. 26 The Silver Bullet Band will meet the Twisted Brown Trucker Band this spring.   Bob Seger and Kid Rock (and their bands) will play a pair of shows together in March, heading to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.'s Xcel Ener ...

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  4. Kid Rock Heading 'Home' for Thanksgiving Day Halftime Show

    November 09, 2012 12:56 PM EST 0 0 0 Football fans will be getting another kick out of Kid Rock on Thanksgiving Day. Three days after he releases his new album, "Rebel Soul," Rock and his Twisted Brown Trucker Band will perform the new track "Detroit, Michigan" duri ...

  5. Garth Brooks Gets Teary During Country Hall of Fame Induction

    October 22, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Bob Seger and James Taylor were among the legends who honored Brooks on Sunday night. Garth Brooks promised he'd be emotional during his Country Music Hall of Fame induction. But the tears started before he made it all the way in ...

  6. EMI Music Canada President Deane Cameron Steps Down

    October 11, 2012 12:09 PM EDT EMI Music Canada's long-serving president Deane Cameron stepped down last week after 35 years with the company, 24 at the helm. Cameron, who made history in 1988 when he became the youngest Canadian president of a major record label, has been ...

  7. Universal-EMI: Lucian Grainge, IMPALA, Martin Mills, Other Reactions to Deal's Approval

    September 21, 2012 3:14 PM EDT As expected, the approval by the European Union and the Federal Trade Commission has inspired a number of dramatically opposing comments and reactions from the parties affected by and involved in the deal. Here's a collection of several we� ...

  8. Chart Moves: Kelly Clarkson's 'Stronger' Album Makes Best Buy-Fueled Gain on Billboard 200, Kiss' 'Destroyer' Returns

    August 31, 2012 1:49 PM EDT The Billboard 200: Trey Songz nabbed his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart this week with "Chapter V," as the singer's fifth studio set bowed with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of four debuts in ...

  9. Business Matters: Century Media Was Destined to Return to Spotify

    July 30, 2012 8:53 PM EDT Century Media Was Destined to Return to Spotify -- Citing Spotify's promotional value and feedback from fans, metal label Century Media has returned its catalog to the on-demand subscription service . At the time, the label said Spotify' ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Ne-Yo, Bob Seger, Bette Midler, Meat Loaf, Stevie Nicks Light Up Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony

    June 15, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Ne-Yo poses with Swizz Beatz after accepting his Hal David Starlight Award. (Photo: Getty/Larry Busacca) Now, incredibly, in its 43rd year, the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony is roughly the publishing world's equivalent of the Grammys, but ...

  12. Gary Barlow Tops U.K. Charts, Ed Sheeran Storms Back

    June 11, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Take That member Gary Barlow confirmed his expected double victory on the new U.K. sales charts on Sunday (June 10). His Diamond Jubilee-inspired "Sing" project with the Commonwealth Band secured a second week atop the album chart, while t ...

  13. Gary Barlow Tops UK Album and Singles Chart

    June 11, 2012 7:52 AM EDT Take That member Gary Barlow confirmed his expected double victory on the new U.K. sales charts on Sunday (10). His Diamond Jubilee-inspired "Sing" project with the Commonwealth Band on Decca/Universal secured a second week atop the albu ...

  14. Starting With A Song

    June 06, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 In a business where ego and star power often demand center stage, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) awards dinner each June emerges like Brigadoon, an always magical, sometimes humbling celebration where the songwriting community honors its finest. ...

  15. A Song To Woody, And Others

    June 06, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 Here is a look at the honorees who will be recognized at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame gala on June 14 in New York.Woody Guthrie: Pioneer Award When two of America's greatest songwriters, Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen, gathered in ...

  16. Adele's '21' Passes 9 Million U.S. Sales, Hits 64th Week in Top 10

    May 18, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Adele train just keeps a-rollin' this week as her "21" album moves back up the Billboard 200 (up two spots to No. 2) with a 31% gain (101,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan). The mega-successful "21" also surpasses ...

  17. Bruce Springsteen's Enduring Effect on the Country Charts Influences Two Top 10 Singles

    May 08, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss. He's just taken on a different context. Bruce Springsteen, the most prominent rocker of the 1980s, is now a symbolic fencepost in modern country. If there's any doubt how much the New Jersey singe ...

  18. John Fogerty Teams With Foo Fighters, Country Stars for New Album

    April 03, 2012 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Among Contributors to 'Wrote a Song for Everyone,' Due This Fall For his next album, John Fogerty is gathering some of the biggest names in country and rock to record his iconic songs. The Creedence Clearwater ...

  19. How Ten New or Renovated Venues Are Reshaping The Nation's Touring Circuit

    February 22, 2012 2:48 PM EST A rendering of the Barclay's Center slated to open this September in Brooklyn. From Brooklyn to Kansas City, Mo., and points beyond, a wide range of new buildings and freshly renovated veteran facilities are making news and offering new oppor ...

  20. Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    February 21, 2012 12:17 PM EST WireImage The men behind "Against the Wind," "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" are heading into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot and Jim Steinman, as w ...

  21. Songwriters Hall of Fame Taps Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot

    February 21, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 The men behind "Against the Wind," "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" are heading into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot and Jim Steinman, as well as Don S ...

  22. 615 Spotlight: Remember Traci Ann Stanley

    February 15, 2012 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 When you hear Traci Ann Stanley sing, it's something you remember. Her voice is as pure as the West Virginia Mountains where she grew up. Stanley's new single, "Remember The Whiskey," has been gaining much attention at various ra ...

  23. Paul McCartney Titles Pulled from Subscription Services

    February 08, 2012 3:14 PM EST Another legacy artist's music is unavailable for streaming after the Concord Music Group/Hear Music catalog of Paul McCartney was ordered removed from subscription services. The news was first reported at Digital Music News . The takedown aff ...

  24. Phish, Elton John Lead Hot Tours With Biggest Box Office Numbers

    January 23, 2012 2:00 PM EST Legendary jam band Phish tops Hot Tours with ticket sales totals reported from its traditional year ending run of concerts at the partially refurbished Madison Square Garden in New York City. The band played the arena to close out 2011 with sellou ...

  25. Springsteen & Seger Bring 'Old Time Rock And Roll' To MSG: Watch

    December 02, 2011 3:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger pay be part of the over-60 club, but don't you dare drop the word "old"... unless you're discussing the song they teamed up for at Seger's gig last night (Dec. 1) at NYC's Madison Square ...

  26. Q&A: Bob Seger on His Greatest Hits and Next Album

    December 01, 2011 4:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Bob Seger , 66, certainly hasn't forgotten how to rock. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the Detroit icon is in the midst of his second North American tour this year. (The run wraps Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, with a make-up date ...

  27. Michael Buble Bests Nickelback, Rihanna on Billboard 200

    November 30, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the tightest race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in four years, Michael Buble 's "Christmas" rises 2-1 on the tally while Nickelback 's new "Here and Now" debuts at No. 2. "Christmas" sold just over 227,000 ...

  28. Bob Seger Ends iTunes Holdout

    September 12, 2011 12:00 PM EDT It's hard to believe that in this day and age there are still artists who refuse to sell their music on iTunes. I mean even the Beatles have made the jump. But today there's one less such holdout: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. ...

  29. Meat Loaf Enlists Lil Jon, Chuck D for Upcoming 'Hell'-ish Album

    August 01, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 As he continues to tour in support of his 2010 album "Hang Cool Teddy Bear" -- and to commemorate his 40th anniversary as a recording artist -- Meat Loaf has three new projects in the works, including a studio album that will feature rappe ...

  30. Ask Billboard: The Republic Of Ryan Tedder

    July 22, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  31. Bob Seger, Kid Rock, The Killers Top Inaugural Orlando Calling Fest Lineup

    July 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockers both modern ( Kid Rock , the Killers , the Raconteurs ) and classic ( Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band , the Doobie Brothers ) along with a smattering of country, blues, folk, R&B and hip-hop artists will be performing at the inaug ...

  32. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Taylor Swift, Bob Seger

    July 07, 2011 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rock legend Roger Waters returns to the top of the Hot Tours rankings with box office grosses reported from June dates of The Wall Live Tour as it continued its trek through Europe. Zürich's Hallenstadion hosted the tour for two shows on June 6 ...

  33. Born in the U.S.A.: Top Artists by State, Readers Respond

    July 06, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As you hopefully celebrated July 4th with friends, family, food (up-close) and fireworks (from a safe distance), Chart Beat considered the musical artists most associated with each U.S. state . Billy Joel , for example, represented New York; Ray Cha ...

  34. The Raconteurs, Sheryl Crow Top Inaugural MI Fest Lineup

    July 06, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs will play their first live show in two years, and their only planned concert of the year, as headliners of the inaugural MI Fest, which takes place Sept. 17 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The performance wil ...

  35. Stephen Colbert Convinces Jack White To 'Sell Out': Watch

    June 22, 2011 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week everyone's favorite egomaniacal faux-pundit, Stephen Colbert, is putting on his own music festival: StePhest Colbchella '011. Though the series kicked off Monday night with an interview and pe rformance from Bon Iver , last night ...

  36. Bob Seger Mulls Fall Tour, Retiring from the Road

    May 26, 2011 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 As his tour enters its final weekend, Bob Seger is talking about returning in the fall -- and also about retiring for good. Because "there are so many places we didn't play" on the current 27-date run that began March 26 in Toledo, Se ...

  37. Paul McDonald Voted Off 'American Idol,' Kelly Clarkson Returns

    April 14, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 On tonight's (Apr. 14) "American Idol," Nashville-based rock singer-songwriter Paul McDonald became the first male contestant eliminated from show's tenth season since fan voting began last month. 'American Idol': Jacob ...

  38. Win Bob Seger's Discography

    April 01, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rocker Bob Seger , right in the middle of recording his first album half a decade, has just launched his first major tour since 2006 (check out his tour dates at BobSeger.com/tour ). What better way to get ready for Seger coming to a venue n ...

  39. Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow Announce Summer Tour

    March 31, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Kid Rock is taking Sheryl Crow -- his duet partner on the 2002 hit "Picture" and on "Collide," the new single from his 2010 "Born Free" album -- on the road this summer as a special tour guest, with a potential live a ...

  40. Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow Announce Summer Tour

    March 31, 2011 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 K id Rock is taking Sheryl Crow -- his duet partner on the 2002 hit "Picture" and on "Collide," the new single from his 2010 "Born Free" album -- on the road this summer as a special tour guest, with a potential live al ...

  41. Bob Seger Mixes Classics with New Material at Tour Opener

    March 27, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a brand new album still in progress, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band are making due with that old time rock 'n' roll on their spring tour -- which was just fine with the 8,200 fans who attended opening night Saturday (Mar. 26) ...

  42. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Rihanna, Steve Martin

    March 24, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 ORIGINALS SCORE: Writing its own songs (don't tell Sue Sylvester that her nemesis club enlisted the talents of Max Martin, Shellback and other high-profile professionals) not only led to New Directions' first victory at Regionals , but it ...

  43. Bob Seger Readies North American Tour, Talks New Album

    March 24, 2011 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a two-month tour set to launch Mar. 26 in Toledo, Bob Seger has "stopped dead" on recording his first all-new album since 2006's "Face the Promise." But he's excited with what he has so far. "There isn't ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Remixes 'Grenade,' Bieber Leads Kids' Choice Nominees

    February 11, 2011 7:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift Lead Kids' Choice Nominees Justin Bieber , Taylor Swift and Katy Perry lead the music nominees of Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choi ...

  45. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Takes On 'California Gurls,' Cee Lo Opens for Prince

    February 01, 2011 7:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Super Bowl Episode to Open with Katy Perry's "California Gurls" " Glee " will kick off its post-Super Bowl episode with a spirit ...

  46. Kid Rock to Get Roasted for 40th Birthday

    November 01, 2010 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 K id Rock does not plan to turn 40 quietly. At the singer's annual Halloween party Saturday night (Oct 30) in his suburban Detroit rehearsal hall, Rock told the gathering of family, friends and radio programmers flown in from around the country ...

  47. Ask Billboard: A Lot To 'Like' About Far*East Movement

    October 22, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  48. Weekly Chart Notes: Zac Brown Band, 'Glee,' Lady Gaga

    September 30, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 GOT COUNTRY?: For the first time in its 54-year history, two country bands have led the Billboard 200 in the same year. That's the same amount of the genre's groups that topped the tally from its launch in 1956 through last year. Zac Brown ...

  49. Kid Rock Debuts 'Born Free' Songs at Hometown Shows

    August 16, 2010 11:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 K id Rock took some of the wraps off his next album, "Born Free," during his three-night weekend homestand at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in suburban Detroit, debuting six of the songs and announcing the album's release date. Though ...

  50. Video: Kid Rock Talks 'Born Free'

    June 21, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Very organic" is how Kid Rock described his upcoming album, "Born Free," when he sat down for a video chat last week at Billboard's Music and Advertising conference in New York. Tentatively due out Sept. 7, and produced by ...

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