1. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog- ...

  2. 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 " ...

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  4. Rod Stewart: I Thought Christmas Album Was 'Beneath Me'

    October 30, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music legend's 'Merry Christmas, Baby' is out now, with one original tune, "Red-Suited Super Man." Rod Stewart says his two latest releases -- a holiday album and a memoir -- are both projects that he's been "putti ...

  5. Rod Stewart Returns to HSN for First Holiday Album

    September 17, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two years ago, Rod Stewart smashed previous figures at HSN with his exclusive debut of "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook: Volume V," moving more than 25,000 units during his hour-long performance and sales pitch, according ...

  6. Bubbling Under: Marina & the Diamonds Shine

    June 08, 2012 2:12 PM EDT Marina & the Diamonds While Marina & the Diamonds (Marina Diamandis) has flirted with U.S. chart success in the past, the Elektra/Atlantic act could be on its way to its first hit single with "Primadonna." The track, from her rec ...

  7. Backbeat: Esperanza Spalding, Anthony Hamilton Perform @ Grammy in the Schools Live!

    February 09, 2012 5:33 PM EST Left to right: Senior director of education at the Grammy Foundation David Sears; Ford Motor Company fund director Pamela Alexander; Grammy Foundation and MusiCares senior VP Kristen Madsen; Anthony Hamilton; president/CEO of the Grammy Foundation ...

  8. Backbeat: Jimmy Iovine Honored by Dr. Dre, Stevie Nicks, Mary J. Blige, Many More at Grammy P&E Event

    February 09, 2012 9:15 AM EST From left: Producer Jimmy Jam, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, and Jimmy Iovine attend the 5th annual Producers & Engineers Wing Event honoring Iovine at The Village Recording Studios in L.A. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage) Th ...

  9. Keb' Mo' Already Plotting Next Album

    January 13, 2012 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 After a five-year gap between his last studio albums, Keb' Mo' plans to follow up last year's Grammy Award-nominated "The Reflection" in comparatively short order. "I want to get right on it," Mo' (real name: ...

  10. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  11. Chart Highlights: Pop, Rap Songs & More

    January 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  12. Black Keys 'Up' To No. 1 On Alternative Songs

    October 27, 2010 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 ROO-KEYS OF THE YEAR: Akron, Ohio's the Black Keys reach the top spot on Alternative Songs with their first chart entry, as "Tighten Up" ascends 2-1. The song appears on the act's sixth studio album, "Brothers," which s ...

  13. Chart Champs: Athletes-Turned-Musicians

    August 17, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Never mind LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. The most popular and productive member of the Miami Heat is Carlos Arroyo. At least, according to one of Billboard's charts. Arroyo has taken his talents to the Latin Rhythm Airplay survey, wh ...

  14. Chart Beat Thursday: Bon Jovi, Jay-Z, Bad Lieutenant

    November 19, 2009 2:51 PM EST 0 0 0 BORN TO LEAD, NOT FOLLOW: Bon Jovi collects its fourth No. 1 and 10th top 10 on the Billboard 200, as "The Circle" rolls in at the summit. The set also starts atop Rock Albums and Digital Albums. With its last Billboard 200 entry, "Lo ...

  15. Toby Keith's 'American Ride' In High Gear

    July 13, 2009 5:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Toby Keith is "about half done" with his next album, "American Ride," which he plans to release this fall. But the album's title track first single is already taking its ride onto country radio and up the charts. "I ...

  16. Toby Keith Puts 'American Ride' In High Gear

    July 12, 2009 9:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Toby Keith is "about half done" with his next album, "American Ride," which he plans to release this fall. But the album's title track first single is already taking its ride onto country radio and up the charts. "I ...

  17. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which t ...

  18. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awa ...

  19. Grammys Confirm Winehouse Satellite Performance

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As expected, Amy Winehouse will perform during Sunday's Grammy Awards via satellite from a London studio, organizers announced today (Feb. 8). The artist, who has recently spent time in rehab, was ini As expected , Amy Winehouse will perform du ...

  20. Beyonce, Tina Turner To Duet At Grammys

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce won't be alone when she hits the stage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards this weekend. Beyonce won't be alone when she hits the stage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards this weekend. Rather, she will be joined by Tina Turner, who has ...

  21. Ask Billboard

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on Christmas tunes, Christmas albums and Olivia Newton-John. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LI ...

  22. Chart Beat

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Rihanna, Christmas songs, Disney albums and more! DANCING IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT: Rihanna's latest dance single, "Shup Up and Drive" (SRP/Def Jam), shifts into first place on Hot Dance Club Play, giving the singer fr ...

  23. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  24. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Da ...

  25. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Dav ...

  26. Manilow DVD Looks Back On Live Milestones

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two very different milestones in Barry Manilow's performing career have been joined for the DVD "First & Farewell," due Oct. 31 via Rhino/Stiletto New Media. Two very different milestones in Barry Manilow's performing career ...

  27. Stewart Singing Standards One Last Time

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on "Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook: Volume IV," his fourth album of standards. Due Oct. 18 via J, the s Rod Stewart surrounds himself with ano ...

  28. R&B, Jazz Acts Salute 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vanessa Williams, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight and Chaka Khan have all lent their talents to an upcoming "A Charlie Brown Christmas" tribute album. Vanessa Williams, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight and Chaka Khan have all lent their talents t ...

  29. Koz & Friends Plan 'Smooth Summer' Tour

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the fourth year in a row, several contemporary jazz artists will join forces under the Dave Koz & Friends banner for the latest edition of the A Smooth Summer Night tour. For the fourth year in a row, several contemporary jazz artists will j ...

  30. Warwick Taps High-Profile Friends For Duets

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After two years of preparation, R&B/pop icon Dionne Warwick is in the middle of recording a duets album for 2005 release. She is working with her son, producer Damon Elliott, on the double-disc se After two years of preparation, R&B/pop icon ...

  31. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holi ...

  32. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rod Stewart 'Star' Power Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton and Bette Midler are among the artists guesting on Rod Stewart's third collection of standards for J Records. Due this week, "Stardust... The Great American Songb ...

  33. A Q&A With Barry Manilow

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for bb.com. Barry Manilow has a busy fall. On Sept. 28, Concord Records releases " Scores: Songs from 'Copacabana' and 'Harmony ,'" Manilow's 43rd album. The CD is a collection of tunes ...

  34. Third Time's A Charm For Stewart's 'Songbook'

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton and Bette Midler are among the artists guesting on Rod Stewart's third collection of standards for J Records. Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton and Bette Midler are among the artists guesting on ...

  35. Koz Takes Friends On Holiday Trek

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As has become a tradition, saxophonist Dave Koz will gather several of his friends to hit the road on his eighth annual Smooth Jazz Christmas Tour. As has become a tradition, saxophonist Dave Koz will gather several of his friends to hit the road on ...

  36. Koz Plans Eighth Smooth Jazz Christmas

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth Jazz Christmas tour for the eighth consecutive year, beginning Nov. 26 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth J ...

  37. New Projects On Tap For Khan, Warwick

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chaka Khan is recording her own take on the standards. Chaka Khan is recording her own take on the standards. The newest member of the Mesa/Blue Moon roster will be singing classic jazz and contemporary songs on an album due later this year, accordi ...

  38. 01TunesOnTV

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 29-Jan. 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "Dave Koz ? Saxophonic," BET Jazz Featured Artist: Dave Koz. "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: The B ...

  39. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. The Room's Too Cold , The Early November 2. Subject , Dwele 3. Saxophonic , Dave Koz 4. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 5. The Soul Sessions (EP) , Joss Stone Issue date: Oct. 25, 2003 News Dave Ko ...

  40. Dave Koz Gets 'Saxophonic'

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Even though Dave Koz's new Capitol Records album, "Saxophonic," is his first release since 1999's "The Dance" (excluding his 2001 Christmas disc), the top-selling smooth ja ...

  41. Hot Product

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new album from rap outfit Boo Yaa TRIBE, "West Kosta Nostra" (Sarinjay), featuring guest spots from Eminem, B Real, Kurupt and Mack 10, among others. -- Wu-Tang Cla ...

  42. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper DMX's "Grand Champ" (Def Jam), which is being touted as his final album. Guests include 50 Cent, Cam'ron, Patti Labelle, and Styles. -- A mini-album from ...

  43. Koz Explores Genres In Three Acts

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Smooth jazz mainstay Dave Koz has slated an Oct. 7 release date for his new studio album, "Saxophonic." His first studio album since 1999's "The Dance," the Capitol set finds the saxophonist exploring Smooth jazz mainstay Da ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Barry Manilow, Public Enemy, Smithereens

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Barry Manilow, Public Enemy, Smithereens Barry Manilow will be presented with the Society of Singers' 12th annual ELLA award on April 28 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The honor is presented "to singers whose contribution to the music wo ...

  45. Golden Slumbers: A Father's Lullaby

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Inspired by the birth of his niece, contemporary jazz saxophonist Dave Koz launches his Rendezvous imprint with a set of songs celebrating a father's role in nurturing newborn children. Inspired by the birth of his niece, contemporary jazz saxo ...

  46. Koz Hits The Holiday Road Again

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Saxophonist Dave Koz has rounded up a group of friends to hit the road this winter on his sixth annual A Smooth Jazz Christmas Tour. Set to kick off with a two-night stand Nov. 29-30 at the Hyatt Rege Saxophonist Dave Koz has rounded up a group of f ...

  47. Furtado, Blige, Franklin Added To Grammys

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still being confirmed for the big show tonight (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Gospel artist Kirk Franklin will join U2 onst With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours aw ...

  48. Lone Cannibal Gift Plans Solo Release

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Next spring will bring the debut solo album from Roland Gift, former frontman of 1980s U.K. pop act Fine Young Cannibals. The self-titled album, due out via MCA, was produced by David Z (FYC, Jody Wat Next spring will bring the debut solo album from ...

  49. Nice & Slow

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you're looking for smooth and easy with some R&B thrown in, well, look no further. If you're looking for smooth and easy with some R&B thrown in, well, look no further. On his sixth album, keyboardist Brian Culbertson delivers a ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Proud Mary, Dave Koz, Little Richard

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Oasis, Noel Gallagher, Proud Mary, Sour Mash, Greg Griffin, Captain Soul, Alan McGee, Poptones, Dave Koz, Little Richard Oasis' Noel Gallagher has produced the upcoming first release on his new Sour Mash label. Proud Mary, a five-piece ...

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