1. Carole Bayer Sager on Her Brutally Honest Memoir, Bob Dylan, Burt Bacharach & Songs She Wishes She Wrote

    October 17, 2016 7:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 What was instantly apparent ever since Carole Bayer Sager had her first No. 1 as a songwriter in 1966 with “A Groovy Kind of Love” was that the Oscar- and Grammy-winning writer was a major talent. Hits such as “Midnight Blue,” “When I Need You,” “No ...

  2. Keith Urban on the 'Strategic Journey' of 'American Idol,' Remembering David Vs. David

    January 28, 2015 11:08 PM EST Keith Urban made his Billboard chart debut in August 1999. Since then, he has placed 37 titles on the Hot Country Songs chart, with 32 of them reaching the top 10 and 15 going all the way to No. 1. He has also taken four of his albums to the top, ...

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  4. Marvin Hamlisch's Chart Legacy: From Liza Minnelli to the Wu-Tang Clan to 'Glee' and Beyond

    August 07, 2012 7:26 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died yesterday in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on The Billboard Hot 100 that stretches over 45 years, from his first pop hit in 1965 to a pair of "A Chorus Line" remakes by the Glee Cast in 201 ...

  5. Marvin Hamlisch's Impact: From Ragtime to Broadway Riches

    August 07, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that conn ...

  6. Marvin Hamlisch Remembrance: How His Landmark Music Penetrated The American Consciousness

    August 07, 2012 12:49 PM EDT Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that co ...

  7. Backbeat: Dionne Warwick Celebrates 50-Year Career At Grammy Museum With Clive Davis, Neil Portnow, More

    March 28, 2012 2:17 PM EDT Dionne Warwick shares a laugh with Clive Davis onstage at the Clive Davis Theater inside the Grammy Museum. Save for a reference during a brief remark from Davis about legendary singers and a clip showing Whitney Houston singing "That's ...

  8. Burt Bacharach Working on Memoir

    January 19, 2012 8:44 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Burt Bacharach will be handling the words for his next project: a memoir. The award-winning collaborator on such hits as "I Say a Little Prayer" and "What the World Needs Now" has a deal with HarperCollins for a ...

  9. Michael Bolton: Recording Duets Album was 'Like Giving Birth 21 Times'

    July 07, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton says his latest album, "Gems -- The Duets Collection," was "like giving birth 21 times or something." And it wasn't initially planned as a duets album, either. Bolton tells Billboard.com that he was thinking d ...

  10. Doobie Brothers, Loggins, K'naan To Perform At Songs Of Hope VI Benefit

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Doobie Brothers, Kenny Loggins, Randy Newman, Carole Bayer Sager and K'naan, among others, will appear at Songs of Hope VI, a live music and silent auction event to be held Nov. 4 at Los Angeles' Esquire House to raise funds for canc ...

  11. Vedder, Shakira Snag Golden Globe Music Nods

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood and are among the nominees in music categories for the 65th annual Golden Globe awards. Vedder is nominated with Michael Brook and Kaki King for best original Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood are amon ...

  12. Early Manilow Albums Expanded For Reissue

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Three of Barry Manilow's early hit albums will be reissued in expanded form May 9 via Legacy/Arista. 1974's "Manilow II," 1975's "Tryin' To Get the Feeling" and 1978's "Even Now" will each featu ...

  13. Lambert Appointed As Songwriter Carole Sager's Publishing Rep

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other Spotlights: Sirius names Raphael dir. of news and operations, Integrated Copyright Group signs exclusive copyrights deal with Kim Tribble, Shaun Shankel and Rob Harbin and more . . . - Eddie Lambert has been appointed the publishing represen ...

  14. Bayer Sager Inks Pub Deal

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriting catalog spans 40 years. Veteran songwriter Carole Bayer Sager has secured new publishing for her extensive catalog. Eddie Lambert will now represent Sager's work, seeking to license her songs for television, film, commercial and s ...

  15. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra S ...

  16. The Tangled Web

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Lulu.com, SongwriterUniverse and the Gospel Music Workshop of America. TO COLLABORATE, WITH LOVE : The Internet's defining characteristic is that it allows people to interact ...

  17. Written in the Stars

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's nothing revelatory in Tom Michael's interpretation of familiar music nor anything extraordinary in his song selections. There's nothing revelatory in Tom Michael's interpretation of familiar music nor anything extraordina ...

  18. Motown Preps Gaye Duets Set

    December 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nineteen years after the death of soul music legend Marvin Gaye, Motown/UME is readying for a Jan. 14 release "Greatest Duets: a Love Songs Collection," a single-disc compilation culling 14 tracks fro Nineteen years after the death of soul ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Cher, El Mocambo, Hadda Brooks

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Cher, El Mocambo, Hadda Brooks AOL and musicians network Tonos Entertainment are sponsoring a contest in which the winner will have his or her lyrics recorded by Cher. The "Write a Song for Cher Contest" is only open to AOL members ...

  20. Jackson To Record Winning Song Contest Entry

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The winner of a songwriting contest launching today (April 29) will hear their song recorded by the King of Pop. AOL Music's Michael Jackson Songwriting Contest will produce a song that Jackson will r The winner of a songwriting contest launchi ...