1. Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw's 'Rock Star' Headed for Historic Hot Country Songs Debut

    April 03, 2012 3:08 PM EDT In preparation for the June launch of their Brothers of the Sun co-headlining tour, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw premiered a new duet, "Feel Like a Rock Star," on Sunday's (April 1) CBS telecast of the 47th Annual Academy of Country ...

  2. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw's 'Rock Star' Headed for Historic Country Songs Debut

    April 03, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pairing of country superstars could lead to just the second top 10 start in the chart's 22-year Nielsen BDS era. In preparation for the June launch of their Brothers of the Sun co-headlining tour, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw premiered a ne ...

  3. How SOJA Topped the Reggae Chart and Played 360 Gigs in 18 Months

    March 12, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Referencing Bob Marley's 1979 album "Survival" (Island Records), his most overtly political release, Washington D.C. based band SOJA's "Strength to Survive" (ATO Records) has topped the Reggae Album chart for four out ...

  4. Web Trends: Remebering Notorious B.I.G. 15 Years Later

    March 09, 2012 4:39 PM EST Google Trends: 
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  5. 'American Idol' Recap: Jessica Sanchez Soars in (Lackluster) 400th Episode

    March 08, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gee, for the 400th episode of "American Idol," that was... sort of lackluster, eh? The singing competition celebrated the milestone with the Top 13 taking the stage to perform the tunes of two singing icons. To the credit of "Idol,&qu ...

  6. How Ten New or Renovated Venues Are Reshaping The Nation's Touring Circuit

    February 22, 2012 2:48 PM EST A rendering of the Barclay's Center slated to open this September in Brooklyn. From Brooklyn to Kansas City, Mo., and points beyond, a wide range of new buildings and freshly renovated veteran facilities are making news and offering new oppor ...

  7. Web Trends: Meet The Coaches for Australian Version of "The Voice," Hear A New Usher/Diplo Track

    February 15, 2012 2:41 PM EST Google Trends: 2. dave matthews band - the band has announced a new album and 2012 tour dates including a show with The Beach Boys 18. sea lion - the term 'sea lion' is trending, most likely due to the fact Shakira was almost attacked by ...

  8. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Band Sets 2012 Tour Dates Dave Matthews Band , one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road, save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans ...

  9. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:03 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets th ...

  10. Super Bowl Goes Organic Thanks To Farm Aid

    February 03, 2012 8:41 PM EST Concessions at the Super Bowl Sunday, for the first time, will serve organic food, sourced through Farm Aid, the music-industry-backed group that supports American farmers. The chili on offer at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis "will be the ...

  11. Billboard Power 100: Coran Capshaw

    January 26, 2012 5:50 PM EST No. 2 Coran Capshaw Founder Partner Red Light Management, Star Hill Presents; ATO Records, TBD Records Twitter: @atorecords The Quiet Revolution... Coran Capshaw founded Red Light Management in 1991 with the Dave Matthews Band and a plan to connec ...

  12. Mike Doughty Opens 'Book of Drugs,' Says J.Lo & Music Thieves Saved His Life

    December 07, 2011 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 On His Soul Coughing Music: 'I Think It's Really, Really Bad' Mike Doughty's 2011 was not bad, not bad at all. The veteran singer/songwriter saw his latest collection of hypnotic, wistful, sometimes absurd acoustic-based missives ...

  13. Farm Aid: Making a Difference Since 1985

    November 29, 2011 8:02 AM EST With Music Business Support, Farm Aid's Main Players: Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson Leave Impact This is what the music business has long known about Farm Aid: On one day, each year, since 1985, Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  14. Billboard Touring Awards: U2, Bon Jovi, Take That Are Top Finalists

    November 04, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Bon Jovi, Take That, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, and Usher are among the finalists for the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards , set for Nov. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom in New York City. The awards are primarily based on box office numbers re ...

  15. Coldplay Claims Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 02, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Coldplay climbs in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with its third chart-topping set, "Mylo Xyloto," selling 447,000 in its debut week according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Mylo's" bow marks the third largest sale ...

  16. Red Light's Coran Capshaw to Receive Humanitarian Award at Billboard Touring Awards

    November 01, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw will be the first artist manager to ever receive the Humanitarian Award when he is recognized for his good works at the Billboard Touring Awards , set for Nov. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Previ ...

  17. Pegi Young Talks Bridge School Benefit at 25, Neil's Memoir

    October 20, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Between organizing the 25th annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts , readying 25th anniversary CD and DVD sets and making an album of her own, Pegi Young can rival her husband, Neil, these days for a perpetually busy schedule. Young is gearing up for ...

  18. Dave Matthews to Play Acoustic Set for Charity of Ticket-Buyers' Choosing

    July 28, 2011 2:36 PM EDT Matthews is returning to Dave Matthews Band birthplace, Charlottesville, Virginia on August 20 with frequent Dave Matthews Band collaborator Tim Reynolds and the Warren Haynes Band to play two acoustic sets for charity…or charities, more accuratel ...

  19. Dave Matthews Band Reveals Summer Mini-Festival Details

    March 09, 2011 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped here Feb. 22, Dave Matthews Band will stage four regional destination festivals this summer under the Dave Matthews Band Caravan banner, the first of which is set for June 24-26 at Bader Field, former site of the Atlantic City (N.J.) Munic ...

  20. Dave Matthews Band's Caravan Festival: Details Announced

    March 09, 2011 9:47 AM EST As reported on Billboard.biz last month , Dave Matthews Band will stage four regional destination festivals this summer under the Dave Matthews Band Caravan banner, the first of which is set for June 24-26 at Bader Field, former site of the Atlant ...

  21. Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer 'Mini-Festivals'

    February 22, 2011 5:16 PM EST 0 0 0 D ave Matthews Band said they were going to take the year off from touring , but nobody said the band wouldn't be playing live. It looks like DMB will stage four "mini-festivals" billed as the Dave Matthews Band Caravan this year, as ...

  22. Quincy Jones ' Q: Soul Bossa Nostra' Track-By-Track

    November 04, 2010 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The name of Quincy Jones ' latest, "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra," doesn't betray the depth of music's past, present and future its 15 tracks embody. On the album, due Nov. 9, the legendary producer and musician reinterprets several ...

  23. Jack Johnson:Billboard's 2010 Humanitarian Honoree

    October 18, 2010 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 For his many charitable humanitarian and pro-environment works, Jack Johnson is the recipient of Billboard's 2010 Humanitarian Award. The Humanitarian honor, which will be awarded to Johnson at Billboard's 7th Annual Touring Awards on Nov. ...

  24. Rush, Jack Johnson to Receive Honors at Billboard Touring Awards

    September 29, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Powerhouse rock trio Rush will be named this year's Legend of Live at the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Nov. 4. The Legend of Live honors groups or individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and ...

  25. Not-Quite Title Cuts

    September 14, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 A recent listen to Daughtry 's latest single, "September," revealed a lyrical treasure that's always fun to discover: an album's title within a song that's technically not quite a set's title track. The bridge to & ...

  26. Weekly Chart Notes: Lil Wayne, Lady Antebellum, John Mellencamp

    August 26, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'ABOVE' AND BEYOND: With his highest career debut as a lead artist, Lil Wayne becomes one of just 10 acts in the Billboard Hot 100 's history to make at least 60 visits to the survey. "Right Above It" soars in as the Hot 100 ...

  27. The Zac Brown Band LIVE

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    July 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Zac Brown Band discuss touring with Dave Matthews. Dave Matthews , interview , performance , Zac Brown Band , Dave Matthews , Interview , Performance , Zac Brown Band Videos Dave Matthews Interview Performance Zac Brown Band ...

  28. DMB, Phoenix Rise To Cap Bonnaroo 2010

    June 14, 2010 7:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not to take anything away from the randomized mixtape of bands on hand, but it's hard to imagine leading a story about the fourth and final day of the 2010 edition of Bonnaroo with anything other than the heat; Sunday (June 13) quickly became a ...

  29. DeWyze, Bowersox Talk Inspirations For Their Debut Album

    May 28, 2010 7:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" Lee DeWyze offered up some hints as to the direction of this first major label album Friday, saying he's most recently been inspired by the Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews and Sufjan Stevens. "I really dig [Kings of ...

  30. Herbie Hancock Enlists All-Star Cast For 'Imagine Project'

    May 28, 2010 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock says his forthcoming album "The Imagine Project" -- due out June 22 -- was "the hardest record I've ever made." And not just because of the music. In fact, the legendary keyboardist tells Billboard.com that ac ...

  31. Dave Matthews Won't Tour in 2011

    May 25, 2010 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The prospect of a year off touring in 2011 has Dave Matthews hatching a few ideas -- although he notes that "I'm much better at not having any plans. The success of my career...has depended heavily on me having no control over it." &q ...

  32. 'American Idol' Recap: Aaron Kelly Brings It With the Rolling Stones' 'Angie'

    March 16, 2010 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 First off, let me get my predictions out of the way before the show starts so you can come back and cheer me or mock me afterwards. If you want to see my psychic link with Simon Cowell informed opinions on how the remaining "Idol" contesta ...

  33. Carlos Santana Celebrates 'Supernatural' Reissue, Talks Covers Album

    February 25, 2010 1:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Rock guitar legend Carlos Santana is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his breakthrough "Supernatural" album -- which won nine Grammy Awards and has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide -- with a "Supernatural: Legacy Edition& ...

  34. Videos of the Week: Vampire Weekend Recruits Lil Jon, Justin Bieber's No 'Baby,' 'Glee' Loves Madonna

    February 19, 2010 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had people buzzing, Vampire Weekend plays tennis with Lil Jon and Joe Jonas, Justin Bieber's "Baby" gets co-signs from Ludacris and Drake , "Glee" gives a first look at its much-hyped M ...

  35. Sony Preps 'Supernatural' Re-issue

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST A decade after sweeping the Grammys, Santana's "Supernatural" will be re-issued as a two-volume set with unreleased tracks Feb. 16. "Supernatural: Legacy Edition" on Sony will contain a re-mastered version of the original ...

  36. Grammy Predictions: How Did We Do?

    January 31, 2010 11:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Thousands of you voted on who should win the big 2010 Grammys, we weighed in with our predictions too... But Grammy night never turns out exactly how anyone expects it to. Here's how it all turned out. Record of the Year Winner: "Use Someb ...

  37. Grammy 2010 Winners List

    January 31, 2010 8:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Check out the winners for the major categories at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, as they are announced. RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Use Somebody" - Kings Of Leon "Halo" - Beyoncé I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas "Poker ...

  38. Grammy Weekend Begins with Neil Young Tribute

    January 31, 2010 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young sat in the audience as 20 of his best known songs were performed on stage. Elton John , James Taylor , Dave Matthews and more than a dozen other artists launched Grammy weekend with performances honoring Young as the MusiCares Person of t ...

  39. The 2010 Grammy Awards Winners

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST Record Of The Year WINNER Use Somebody Kings Of Leon [RCA Records] Halo Beyoncé Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce [Music World Music / Columbia] I Gotta Feeling The Black Eyed Peas [Interscope] Poker Face Lady Gaga [Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Ch ...

  40. Grammy Video: Red Carpet & Stars Picks

    January 27, 2010 10:46 AM EST 0 0 0 The stars were definitely out on the Grammys Red Carpet on Sunday (Jan. 31), and from Best New Artists Zac Brown Band to rapper extraordinaire Trey Songz, we were there with cameras to capture thier Grammy thoughts, fashions, and upcoming plans. Lad ...

  41. Susan Boyle May Retake Top Spot On Billboard 200

    January 22, 2010 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 S usan Boyle 's "I Dreamed a Dream" may make a return engagement at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week, as industry prognosticators suggest her set could sell around 80,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, Jan. 24. The set is re ...

  42. Springsteen, Jay-Z, Urban Join Haiti Telethon

    January 20, 2010 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 The music world's top stars are signing on for Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon. Bruce Springsteen , Jay-Z , Taylor Swift , Justin Timberlake , Keith Urban and Alicia Keys are just a few of the performers who will be featured, ...

  43. Randy Jackson Tweets for Help on Grammy Voting

    January 05, 2010 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Taking a page out of "American Idol," judge Randy Jackson reached out to his Twitter followers yesterday (Jan. 4) to help him fill out his Grammy ballot. While there's no way of telling whether Jackson's nearly 12,000 Twitter fol ...

  44. Top 25 Tours of 2009 page 2

    December 11, 2009 1:22 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous Next » 11 METALLICA Total Gross: $76,613,910 Number of Shows: 66 Total Attendance: 1,120,917 Number of Sell-Outs: 47 Setlist Essential: "Creeping Death" list divider 12 JONAS BROTHERS Total Gross: $73,293,001 Numbe ...

  45. Black Eyed Peas, Kings Of Leon Top iTunes 2009 Charts

    December 09, 2009 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 On Tuesday (Dec. 8), iTunes released Rewind 2009, its lists of the year's best and best-selling music. Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" was the best-selling song at the country's leading music retailer. Kings of Leon's ...

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