1. 'Whitney Houston' at 30: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    February 14, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Few debut albums launch artists from complete obscurity into the heights of cultural and commercial appreciation like Whitney Houston 's 1985 eponymous set. Crafted under the careful eye of Arista Records' Clive Davis, the 10-song collecti ...

  2. Rita Ora, Mark Ronson, Aloe Blacc & Pentatonix: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 36

    February 10, 2015 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving ...

  3. Iggy Azalea on Last Year's Clive Davis Party: 'I Scammed a Ticket'

    February 05, 2015 7:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Now she's performing there with Jennifer Hudson! Didn't get invited to the ultra-exclusive Clive Davis/Recording Academy pre- Grammy gala on Saturday night? Don't let it eat you up -- last year, Iggy Azalea reveals, she had to crash t ...

  4. Clive Davis on Bobbi Kristina Brown: 'It's Heartbreaking'

    February 05, 2015 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Gearing up for his pre-Grammy gala, taking place Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Clive Davis spoke to select reporters about what to expect at the A-list soiree, as he does every year, but the topic foremost on people's minds had little t ...

  5. Clive Davis to Receive Harvard Hasty Pudding Award

    January 22, 2015 8:04 PM EST Music producer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Clive Davis is this year's winner of the highest honor awarded by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770. Davis will receive the Order of the Golden Sphinx award at a ga ...

  6. Billboard Women in Music: Clive Davis on the Red Carpet

    Billboard Women in Music: Clive Davis on the Red Carpet

    December 12, 2014 5:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Women in Music: Clive Davis on the Red Carpet Videos Clive Davis ...

  7. Clive Davis on Billboard Women in Music Honoree Aretha Franklin: ‘There Are No Pretenders to the Throne’

    December 08, 2014 11:00 AM EST The chief creative officer of Sony Music Entertainment writes about the enduring appeal of the Billboard Women in Music Icon honoree. Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul. It’s not the totality of who she is -- beneath her cool exterior is a re ...

  8. Neil Diamond Goes Back to High School for First-Ever Brooklyn Show: Review

    September 30, 2014 3:02 AM EDT After more than 50 years in the business, with over 100 million albums sold and a slew of hits that are heard everywhere from bars to weddings to ballparks, Neil Diamond decided it was finally time to play a concert in his native Brooklyn. And rat ...

  9. Aretha Franklin’s ‘Great Diva Classics’ Due Oct. 21

    September 28, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will include songs such as Gladys Kn ...

  10. Aretha Franklin’s ‘Great Diva Classics’ Due Oct. 21

    September 28, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will include songs such as Gladys ...

  11. Exclusive: Clive Davis Says Aretha Franklin Is 'On Fire' on New Album of Diva Classics

    September 18, 2014 7:10 PM EDT Following news Aretha Franklin is preparing a new album for release before the end of the month with Clive Davis overseeing production, there's great anticipation over what the legendary soul singer has put together with the help of Clive D ...

  12. Exclusive: Clive Davis Says Aretha Franklin Is 'On Fire' on New Album of Diva Classics

    September 18, 2014 7:10 PM EDT Following news Aretha Franklin is preparing a new album for release before the end of the month with Clive Davis overseeing production, there's great anticipation over what the legendary soul singer has put together with the help of Clive Dav ...

  13. Aretha Franklin Album Coming This Month

    September 17, 2014 9:59 PM EDT A rep for Clive Davis has confirmed to  Billboard a new album with Aretha Franklin will be released Sept. 30.  Aretha Franklin Feeling Fit, Ready To Impress at Ohio State Fair According to a Showbiz 411 report Wednesday the album is nearly finis ...

  14. Aretha Franklin Album Coming This Month

    September 17, 2014 9:59 PM EDT A rep for Clive Davis has confirmed to  Billboard a new album with Aretha Franklin will be released Sept. 30.  Aretha Franklin Feeling Fit, Ready To Impress at Ohio State Fair According to a Showbiz 411 report Wednesday the album is nearly finis ...

  15. Joan Rivers' Funeral: Howard Stern Gives Eulogy & Audra McDonald Sings ‘Smile’

    September 07, 2014 12:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bernadette Peters, Clive Davis, Paul Shaffer and many others were also in attendance. Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off th ...

  16. Johnny Winter, Blues Torchbearer: An Appreciation

    July 17, 2014 2:36 PM EDT From the moment Johnny Winter made his national debut on the stage at Woodstock until his death Wednesday in Zurich, Switzerland, he played the role of blues proselytizer. Winter, who had turned 70 in February, was drawing on the same well in 2014 ...

  17. Clive Davis Boycotting Sultan of Brunei's Hotels, Citing Humanitarian Issues (Report)

    May 10, 2014 3:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry legend Clive Davis is reportedly boycotting numerous hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the ruler imposed Shariah law in his home country. As of early May, the citizens on the island of Borneo face fines and imprisonment for m ...

  18. Exclusive: Veteran Music Exec Doug Morris To Receive Songwriting Hall's Hitmaker Award

    March 12, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Doug Morris is not just one of the most successful record executives in history after his record-breaking stints at Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and currently as Sony Music Entertainment ceo. Related Articles Billboard Power 100 2014: ...

  19. Recapping Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala (Video)

    January 26, 2014 8:25 PM EST Above is an abridged tour around Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Party, including performances from Pharrell, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, Lionel Richie, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and John Fogerty, as well as appearances from Neil Portnow, Russell Simmons a ...

  20. Miley Cyrus, Lorde & More Perform at Clive Davis' Pre-GRAMMY Party

    January 26, 2014 3:37 PM EST Beginning with the Imagine Dragons and ending with a performance by Whitney Houston, the Beverly Hilton ballroom rocked for over three hours (lights out at 12:46 am) during last evening's Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. And betwe ...

  21. Lucian Grainge Receives Icon Award at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala As Music Industry Looks On

    January 26, 2014 11:03 AM EST Beginning with the Imagine Dragons and ending with a performance by Whitney Houston , the Beverly Hilton ballroom rocked for over three hours (lights out at 12:46 am) during last evening's Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. And bet ...

  22. Clive Davis Talks Lou Reed, Beatlemania, and Early Career

    Clive Davis Talks Lou Reed, Beatlemania, and Early Career

    January 25, 2014 8:27 PM EST 0 0 0 In discussion with Shirley Halpersin, music editor for The Hollywood Reporter, Clive Davis remembers his early days as a struggling lawyer, the advent of Beatlemania, and taking a nighttime tour of New York with Lou Reed. Power 100 , Lou Reed , beat ...

  23. Meet Branden Chapman, The Guy Who Makes The Grammy-Week Trains Run On Time

    January 25, 2014 4:06 PM EST Sixteen events over the course of this week; well-over 10,000 people hired; 160,000 pounds of gear flown out for the telecast; and this year they've added a televised Beatles Tribute concert at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I magine if y ...

  24. Backbeat: Clive Davis Riffs on the Biz, Lou Reed Tanning, More at Intimate Pre-GRAMMY Gathering

    January 23, 2014 4:37 AM EST Clive Davis regaled an intimate audience in West Hollywood Wednesday night (Jan. 22) with tales plucked from his 50-year legacy as one of music's most significant record executives. Over an hour-long interview led by The Hollywood Reporter mu ...

  25. Billboard's Guide to Grammy Week: All the Shows, Parties and Events To Be Seen

    January 21, 2014 6:07 PM EST As snow envelops the East Coast, what better time to take advantage of the cloudless, 80-degree Los Angeles weather and a party or 12? Grammy Week is routinely host to the biggest and best industry events of the year, and 2014 is shaping up to b ...

  26. Aretha Franklin Recording Album of Classics From Fellow Iconic Female Singers

    December 20, 2013 8:40 AM EST Franklin is working on a "concept" album with Babyface, Don Was and Clive Davis. "They're records that, musically, I respected and that I liked a lot and that I would love to have one go-'round with" The Queen of Soul ...

  27. Lucian Grainge to Receive President's Merit Award at Pre-Grammy Gala

    November 21, 2013 11:29 AM EST Lucian Grainge, Universal Music Group chairman and CEO and the man at the top of Billboard's Power 100 this year, will receive the President's Merit Award, presented by Clive Davis and the Recording Academy, during its Pre-Grammy Gala ev ...

  28. Jennifer Hudson Lands Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    November 18, 2013 3:53 AM EST This week, Jennifer Hudson became the first American Idol alum to earn a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy Award and Grammy winner was accompanied by her husband and son as she accepted the award on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Music legend a ...

  29. T.J. Martell Foundation Honors Spotify's Daniel Ek, Lady Gaga Manager Troy Carter, Raises $1 Million

    October 21, 2013 4:44 PM EDT With performances by Colbie Caillat and a slew of music industry executives in attendance, Artworks for the Cure adds prestige and much needed cash for the fight against leukemia, cancer and AIDS. T.J Martell Foundation raised over $1 million fo ...

  30. Celebrating 10 Years of NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music with 'Enormous Pride' (Backbeat)

    October 02, 2013 12:53 PM EDT Jeff Rabhan , chair of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, was understandably proud as he spoke at a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the program, held Sept 26 at Gallow Green, the rooftop garden bar of Ma ...

  31. Rob Stringer Named UJA Visionary Of The Year As Adele, John Mayer, Doug Morris, Others Pay Tribute

    June 21, 2013 3:32 PM EDT "It's weird being called a visionary when you've got Neil Diamond in the room, the guy from Samsung here," said Columbia Records chairman Rob Stringer, nodding to Jay-Z in his acceptance of the UJA-Federation of New York&# ...

  32. Jennifer Hudson, Library of Congress Celebrated at Grammys on the Hill Awards

    April 18, 2013 12:14 AM EDT The music industry honored the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings, along with honors for Jennifer Hudson. The Recording Academy presented its ...

  33. Clive Davis on Career, Memoir and Legacy at NYU Q&A

    February 22, 2013 4:18 PM EST At New York University’s Tishman Auditorium on Thursday night, a packed lecture hall greeted Sony Music chief creative officer Clive Davis with a standing ovation at his first public appearance since the Tuesday release of his autobiography, & ...

  34. Kelly Clarkson Slams Clive Davis: 'I Refuse To Be Bullied'

    February 19, 2013 5:07 PM EST Kelly Clarkson is striking back at Sony Music’s chief creative officer Clive Davis, who makes some unsparing comments about the American Idol season one winner in his new memoir, The Soundtrack of My Life. Clive Davis Responds in War of Words ...

  35. Clive Davis Talks Bisexuality, Whitney Houston's Death, Usher With Katie Couric

    February 19, 2013 5:00 PM EST By the time Clive Davis' interview with Katie Couric aired on 'Katie' this afternoon (3 pm EST), the big bombshell had already been dropped: Clive Davis, in his new autobiography out today, came out as bisexual, having first beg ...

  36. Miguel Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    Miguel Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    February 17, 2013 11:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Miguel Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013 Grammys 2014 Grammys 2014 Clive Davis ...

  37. Afrojack Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammys Gala 2013

    Afrojack Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammys Gala 2013

    February 11, 2013 10:18 AM EST 3 0 0 Afrojack talks about producing Jennifer Lopez's album, working on his own album and more on the red carpet of Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on February 9, 2013. Grammys 2014 Grammys 2014 Jennifer Lopez Clive Davis ...

  38. L.A. Reid Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    L.A. Reid Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    February 11, 2013 10:16 AM EST 0 0 0 L.A. Reid talks about his career and more on the red carpet of Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on February 9, 2013. Grammys 2014 Grammys 2014 Clive Davis ...

  39. Dave Grohl Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    Dave Grohl Q&A: Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala 2013

    February 11, 2013 10:08 AM EST 0 0 0 Grohl talks about being on the cover of Billboard, his Grammy week, Foo Fighters and more on the red carpet of Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on February 9, 2013. Grammys 2014 Grammys 2014 Clive Davis ...

  40. Remembering Whitney Houston: Dave Grohl, Miguel and More Laud 'Amazing' Voice

    February 10, 2013 1:41 PM EST The red carpet was buzzing with artists and executives at the Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala which celebrated the nominees, remembered Whitney Houston and honored Antonio "L.A." Reid. Those who walked the red carpet shared their fondes ...

  41. Clive Davis Talks Pre-Grammy Party, Says Whitney Houston ‘Will Be Remembered’

    February 08, 2013 5:44 PM EST A year after her death, Whitney Houston will be remembered at Feb. 9’s Pre-Grammy Gala, her mentor Clive Davis tells billboard.biz. Houston died the afternoon of last year’s Feb. 11 event. “I’m working it out in my own head,” Davis said Thursday ...

  42. Grammy Museum in Mississippi Set to Break Ground Next Month, Open in 2015

    February 08, 2013 2:02 PM EST The Grammy Museum is heading to the crossroads in 2015. A second Grammy Museum slated to open in Cleveland, Miss., adjacent to Delta State University, is getting closer to reality. Grammy Museum executive director Bob Santelli, Patrick Gallaghe ...

  43. Video: Clive Davis on Billboard Power 100, This Year’s Grammys and Remembering Whitney Houston

    February 08, 2013 12:23 PM EST Clive Davis with Billboard editorial director Bill Werde at the Billboard Power 100 event in Los Angeles Thursday night (Photo: Phil McCarten)   “I never ever thought that music would become my profession or passion. But I found I loved it. To t ...

  44. Aretha Franklin’s Next LP: ‘Great Diva Songs’ With Danger Mouse, Babyface, Clive Davis Says

    February 08, 2013 2:44 AM EST 1 2.966 k 49 0 The original diva, Aretha Franklin, will tackle music from other divas on her next album, Clive Davis told Billboard.biz on Thursday. “[We’re going] to do an album of great diva signature songs and hear that voice, that incredible national ...

  45. 2013 Grammy Week Parties: All The Sights, Sounds, Hotspots

    February 05, 2013 2:50 PM EST Pre-parties, afterparties, brunches, dinners, galas galore -- it's the music industry's week to shine. Here's a roundup of everything we know about that's going on (that we're allowed to write about, anyway). Caveat empt ...

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