1. Elton John Calls for 'Compassion' at AIDS Conference

    July 24, 2012 7:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John says he should be dead because of his self-destructive lifestyle decades ago. "By all rights, I shouldn't be here today," he told the International AIDS conference on Monday. But, he said, people including strangers showed ...

  2. Carly Rae Jepsen Q&A: 'My Life Has Changed In Every Way'

    June 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read the online-exclusive Q&A from the Billboard cover story on Carly Rae Jepsen At age 26, Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has turned heads by storming the U.S. pop charts with her indelible hit single "Call Me Maybe," whi ...

  3. Carly Rae Jepsen: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read an excerpt from Billboard's cover story on the 'Call Me Maybe' phenomenon "It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen , calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airpo ...

  4. 'Call Me Maybe' Tops the Hot 100

    June 21, 2012 7:35 PM EDT It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen, calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airport, and we've been writing a song together today. Over the phone." This is Jepsen's ...

  5. Marsalis, City Workers To Drop Ball in NYC

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will serve as the guests of honor at the annual New Year's Eve ba Workers from city agencies that joined in t ...

  6. Bono, Shankar Among Nobel Peace Prize Nominees

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 singer Bono and Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar are among 166 nominees for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize, a list that also includes Pope John Paul II and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. U2 singer Bono and Indian sitar master Ravi Shank ...

  7. Downey Steals Show As John, Beatty Honored

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "icing on the cake," but actor Robert Downey Jr. got a frosty reception when he introduced the rock legend as "the other first lady." Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "ici ...

  8. 'Shocked' Islam Returns To U.K.

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens returned to the United Kingdom today (Sept. 23), saying he was "totally shocked" that he was barred from entering the United States. The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens returned to the United K ...

  9. Brown, Lynn, Perlman Honored By Kennedy Center

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown, country music icon Loretta Lynn and violinist Itzhak Perlman were among five stars honored in Washington, D.C., yesterday (Dec. 7) for their contributions to Ameri "The Godfather of Soul" Jame ...

  10. Opera Star Placido Domingo Knighted

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorary knighthood at the British embassy in Washington, D.C., yesterday (Oct. 14) for his contributions to music and his charity work in England and around t Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorar ...

  11. Beyonce, Master P Top 'Teenfest' Bill

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 San Diego's Coors Amphitheater will be given over to youth Aug. 31 as Blockbuster Teenfest '02 brings to the venue a job fair, celebrity Olympics, and a concert featuring Destiny's Child singer Beyonc San Diego's Coors Amphitheat ...

  12. McCartney, Levine Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor James Levine are among those who will receive this year's honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Honors will also be bestowed upon a Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor ...

  13. Pavarotti, Jones Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music impresario Quincy Jones are among the five individuals selected to receive the 2001 honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Actr Tenor Luciano Pavarotti and multi-faceted music ...

  14. McCartney Discusses Land Mines With Powell

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradication of land mines during a meeting yesterday (April 19) with U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Washington, D.C., but evidently made no headway on Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradicati ...

  15. King Of Pop Meets Israeli PM

    March 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After meeting with President George W. Bush and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ended his trip to the United States by visiting with a musical dignitary of so After meeting with President George W. Bush and ...