1. Ask Billboard: What Are Your Favorite Madonna Songs?

    September 03, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Readers rank the Material Girl's best material. Plus, a trip through AC chart history and more songs that became hits three times As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.co ...

  2. Bruce Hornsby Reunites With Ricky Skaggs for 'Cluck Ol' Hen'

    August 28, 2013 4:27 PM EDT Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs are no strangers to each other -- musically or personally. The men have enjoyed a long friendship over the years, and have collaborated with each other several times – most notably on their 2007 release for Sony. ...

  3. House Music: Your Living Room Might Be Your Next Concert Venue

    June 14, 2013 1:35 PM EDT House concerts are providing DIY-inclined singer/songwriters, like Callaghan, a way to earn a living at their craft … and bringing music to fans in the purest, most intimate way At 5:58 on a warm and sunny spring evening in North Quincy, Mass., ...

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  5. 'Love for Levon' Helm Benefit: John Mayer, Dierks Bentley + More

    August 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley and several other musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the late Levon Helm . The "Love for Levon" benefit concert will be held Oct. 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. It will ...

  6. Gathering of the Vibes: A Grateful Dead Fan's Dream (Almost)

    April 02, 2012 6:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving Members to Perform, Separately... Also on Tap at July Festival: Avett Brothers, Primus, Bruce Hornsby The surviving four members of the Grateful Dead -- with their solo projects -- will join the Avett Brothers, Primus, Zappa Plays Zappa, S ...

  7. On 'SNL,' Bon Iver Shines as 'Lana Del Rey' Whines

    February 05, 2012 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Three weeks after Lana Del Rey stunk up the joint with her Brian Williams-panned performance, "Saturday Night Live" righted its musical ship this weekend with a dreamy, horn-filled set from critical darlings Bon Iver . The Justin Vernon-fr ...

  8. 12 No. 12 R&B/Hip-Hop Hits for 2012

    January 10, 2012 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Last January, Chart Beat paid respects to songs that peaked at No. 11 on various Billboard charts, just one spot from a more fortunate top 10 rank. Still, several No. 11 hits have gone on to become well-worn classics, including the Beatles ' &q ...

  9. Bonnaroo 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    June 13, 2011 10:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bonnaroo 2011 came down from its Saturday high with an epic Widespread Panic set, a subdued Strokes one and an abbreviated one by Dallas Mavericks fans Explosions in the Sky. Offstage, fans led dance circles, chipped in for Neon Trees and snatched u ...

  10. Bela Fleck Reunites Original Flecktones for 'Rocket Sciences'

    May 17, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ela Fleck has put the band back together -- literally. "Rocket Science," which is out today (May 17), marks the first recording by the original Flecktones lineup -- with pianist/harmonica player Howard Levy rejoining Fleck, bassist Victo ...

  11. The Power Of Love: Analyzing The Hot 100's 1,000 No. 1s

    February 23, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 How did I spend my long weekend, plus a(n unhealthy) portion of yesterday? Analyzing the subject matter of all 1,000 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, of course! I wondered if by dissecting the content of each leading song since the Hot 100's launch Au ...

  12. Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Led by Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne

    February 15, 2011 11:43 AM EST 0 0 0 The Bonnaroo 2011 lineup is in, and rap superstars Eminem and Lil Wayne , album of the year Grammy winner Arcade Fire , and veteran rock acts Buffalo Springfield and Dr. John and the Original Meters have been tapped to play the summer music festival ...

  13. Ask Billboard: Sugarland's Sweet Success

    October 29, 2010 4:05 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 ...

  14. Ask Billboard: Featuring More Un-Featured Artists

    August 20, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Recently, Chart Beat and Ask Billboard have spotlighted songs that were successful as covers, but not as well-known in their original versions, as well as songs that sported high-profile guests that were not officially credited as featured artists o ...

  15. Briefs: Bruce Hornsby, The Judds, Howard Stern, EMI Cuts?

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has landed a long-term, worldwide exclusive administration agreement for Bruce Hornsby 's extensive catalog. Hornsby, who is a three-time Grammy winner, released “Levitate,” his first album on Verve, in September ...

  16. Grammy Winners On The Charts

    February 02, 2010 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Highlighted by Lady Gaga 's show-opening duet with Elton John , Beyonce 's cover of Alanis Morissette 's "You Oughta Know" and Pink taking her acrobatic act previously performed on last year's MTV Music Video Awards to ...

  17. Bruce Hornsby, Eric Clapton To Launch 'Levitate' On Leno

    September 01, 2009 8:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby will be launching his new album, "Levitate," with appearances on prime-time TV and in a feature film. Hornsby and his band, the Noisemakers, will be one of the musical guests on the inaugural week of NBC's "The Jay ...

  18. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1985

    August 25, 2009 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 BACK IN TIME: After first appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of Feb. 6, 1982, when "Do You Believe in Love" bowed at No. 77 on its way to a No. 7 peak, Huey Lewis & the News celebrated their first No. 1 this week in 1985, when ...

  19. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. "Levitate," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve and ...

  20. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. " Levitate ," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve an ...

  21. Bruce Hornsby Scores Spike Lee's Kobe Bryant Doc

    March 18, 2009 12:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 After years of successful recording achievements, Bruce Hornsby is taking his work to the silver screen. The singer and songwriter of late-80's hits like "The Way It Is" and "The Valley Road" has composed the score to " ...

  22. Nov 23rd 2008

    November 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Jazz vocalist Anita O’Day, whose “Let Me Off Uptown” was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert Downey Jr's "The Futurist," which includes eight songs penned by the ac ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2006 - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West ...

  24. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB Hall. 2006 - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Telluride Bluegrass, Steve Reich, The Notwist

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the Frames, Arlo Guthrie, the Swell Season, Bela Fleck, the Del McCoury Band and Solomon Burke lead the lineup for the 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festi Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2006 - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West ...

  27. All That Jazz

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. "I can see why someone may want to make an album that goes down easy and why a rec ...

  28. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Texas rap titans UGK return with a new album after a five-year layoff, Bruce Hornsby makes his first foray into instrumental jazz with the help of two esteemed players and Kat DeLuna quickly makes her A new album from rock combo Grace Potter and the ...

  29. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Rob ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Bruce Hornsby, Robert Wyatt, Gucci Mane

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Joined by r ...

  31. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  32. Hornsby Broadway Bound With 'Real Life' Musical

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Valley Road" is leading to the Great White Way, as Bruce Hornsby is adding Broadway to his already eclectic musical resume. Hornsby has been commissioned by the New York production firm Playwrigh "The Valley Road" is leading ...

  33. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modest Mouse lands a Smith for the follow-up to its 2004 breakthrough, Joss Stone re-introduces herself with the help of Raphael Saadiq, three country vets pool their talents for a new album and Every Indie hip-hop star El-P's "I'll S ...

  34. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB Hall. 2006 - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish ...

  35. Skaggs, Hornsby Partner For New Album

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bluegrass veteran Ricky Skaggs and pianist Bruce Hornsby have joined forces for an eponymous collaborative album due March 20 via Sony BMG/Legacy. Bluegrass veteran Ricky Skaggs and pianist Bruce Hornsby have joined forces for an eponymous collabora ...

  36. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert ...

  37. Track List Set For Star-Studded Band Tribute

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been finalized. "Endless Highway: The Music of the Band," is due Jan. 30 via 429 Records, an imprint of the Savoy Label Group. The track list for the Band tribute al ...

  38. Billboard Bits: 'XM Artist Confidential,' 'Rising Son,' +/-

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live recordings from Coldplay, Robert Plant, Tori Amos, Willie Nelson and Phil Collins will be found on "XM Artist Confidential, Vol. 1," drawn from exclusive performances on the satellite radio provi Live recordings from Coldplay, Robert ...

  39. My Morning Jacket Channels The Band, Preps Live CD/DVD

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 My Morning Jacket recently trekked to Woodstock, N.Y., to record a cover of the Band's "It Makes No Difference" for a star-studded Band tribute album, due Jan. 9 via Savoy Jazz. The catch: the song wa My Morning Jacket recently trekke ...

  40. Hornsby's 'Intersections' Boxed With DVD

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby's career to date will be represented with the four-disc, 53-track boxed set "Intersections," which is due July 25 via RCA/Legacy. A fifth disc comprises a 22-track DVD that rounds up liv Bruce Hornsby's career to da ...

  41. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Vocalist Kelle Bryan quits U.K. R&B/crossover act Eternal, leaving the band as the duo of sisters Easther and Vernie Bennet.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Edmund Sylvers, for ...

  42. MMJ Roars Back With DVD, Live CD, Pearl Jam Tour

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last fall, My Morning Jacket had just finished a sold-out tour in support of its latest ATO/RCA album, "Z," which ranked No. 1 on Billboard's annual year-end Critics' Choice poll. Last fall, My Morning Jacket had just finished a ...

  43. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert ...

  44. Jarrett Dazzles Carnegie Hall, Will Return In Fall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly two years last night (June 22) as part of the JVC Jazz Festival, backed by trusty bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Ja Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York' ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Autolux, The Darkness, Bruce Hornsby

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Autolux, The Darkness, Bruce Hornsby Rock trio Autolux has been chosen as the opening act for Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age's fall North American tour. As previously reported , the outing will begin Sept. 16 in San Diego a ...

  46. Collaborations Highlight Fifth Jammy Awards

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held last night (April 26) at New York's Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held la ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Jammys, Slint, NYC Summer Concerts

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Jammys, Slint, NYC Summer Concerts Patti Smith, former Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Nellie McKay, Huey Lewis, Mavis Staples, the Antibalas Horns and Benevento/Russo Duo have joined the performance lineup for the fifth Jammy Awards . The event ...

  48. O'Connor To Make Rare Appearance At Jammys

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 O'Connor's performance with reggae legend Burning Spear will constitute her first on-stage appearance in New York in more than five years. Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor will make a rare live appearance April 26 at the fifth annual Ja ...

  49. Guy, Tritt Bolster Jammys Lineup

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Buddy Guy, the Roots' ?uestlove, Travis Tritt and the Disco Biscuits have joined the lineup for the fifth Jammy Awards. Buddy Guy, the Roots' ?uestlove, Travis Tritt and the Disco Biscuits have joined the lineup for the fifth Jammy Awards. ...

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