1. The 'Blackfish' Effect: With California's Proposed Orca Ban, Will More Artists Cancel Theme Park Concerts?

    March 14, 2014 1:30 PM EDT Proposed legislation that would ban the use of orcas as amusement-park acts in California could turn up the heat on musical groups that can earn a 25 percent to 50 percent premium playing such venues. Heart Pulls Out of SeaWorld Show Amid Peti ...

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  3. Why The Wanted Play Gay Clubs: Marketing, Music And The LGBT Community's Mainstream Music Clout

    June 12, 2012 12:45 PM EDT When the Wanted was looking to book its first major U.S. gigs in January, the British pop group didn't just call up Live Nation or AEG to reach the tween- and teen-girl fan base courted by the generations of boy bands that had come before the ...

  4. Tiesto Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    September 01, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 What is so golden about Dutch DJ and electronic music maestro Tiësto that attracts brands like Armani Exchange and Heineken to spin around the world with him? Pick up this week's Billboard Magazine to learn more about the globe's only aren ...

  5. Blondie to Spread 'Panic' with First Album in 7 Years

    August 17, 2010 10:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 B londie is planning a staggered worldwide rollout this year and next for "Panic of Girls," the group's first set of new material since "The Curse of Blondie" in 2003. While label and distribution deals are still being formu ...

  6. Music Icons Rock HMV Charity Calendar

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. entertainment retailer HMV has issued a limited edition charity calendar featuring the stars of its "my inspiration" advertising campaign. HMV hopes to raise £20,000 ($33,100) for CLIC Sargent, the children's and young person&# ...

  7. Billboard Announces Women In Music Honorees

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara, Deborah Harry and Colbie Caillat will be honored at Billboard's third annual Women in Music breakfast, to be held Oct. 24 at New York's St. Regis Hotel. Ciara, Deborah Harry and Colbie Caillat will be honored at Billboard's thi ...

  8. Billboard Announces Women In Music Honorees

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ciara, Deborah Harry and Colbie Caillat will be honored at Billboard's third annual Women in Music breakfast, to be held Oct. 24 at New York's St. Regis Hotel. Ciara will receive the Woman of the Year award, which recognizes success as a ...

  9. Fashion Rocks / Sept. 5, 2008 / New York, New York (Radio City Music Hall)

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Conde Nast and CBS held its 5th annual Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall on Friday (Sept. 5) and numerous superstar acts took the stage to celebrate the kick-off event of Merce Conde Nast and CBS held its 5th annual Fash ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie "Rocket" Watts, guitarist for Australian rock act the Cosmic Psychos, dies in Melbourne. He is 47. 2006 - Robbie "Rocket" Watts, guitarist for Australian rock act the Cosmic Psychos, dies in Melbourne. He is 47. 200 ...

  11. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  12. Absence Of 'Evil'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Manager/Analyst Keith Caulfield responds to your queries about Deborah Harry's "Necessary Evil," Spice Girl's "Greatest Hits" set, Mariah Carey and more. Chart Manager/Analyst Keith Caulfield responds to your quer ...

  13. Absence Of 'Evil'

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Manager/Analyst Keith Caulfield responds to your queries about Deborah Harry's "Necessary Evil," Spice Girl's "Greatest Hits" set, Mariah Carey and more. Chart Manager/Analyst Keith Caulfield responds to your quer ...

  14. Ask Billboard

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on Deborah Harry, Spice Girls and Mariah Carey. ABSENCE OF 'EVIL' I read on a message board that "Necessary Evil," Deborah Harry's new album, didn't chart on The Billboard 200. Is t ...

  15. This Day in Music

    July 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie "Rocket" Watts, guitarist for Australian rock act the Cosmic Psychos, dies in Melbourne. He is 47. 2006 - Robbie "Rocket" Watts, guitarist for Australian rock act the Cosmic Psychos, dies in Melbourne. He is 47. 200 ...

  16. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  17. This Day in Music

    July 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country star Martina McBride joins the Lilith Fair lineup in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, making her the first contemporary country artist to guest on the popular festival's female-dominated 1999 - Reggae star Dennis Brown ...

  18. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck ...

  19. Ask Billboard

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Blondie, Janet Jackson and Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. BLONDIE ON [RAREST] BLONDIE Hi Keith, As this year is Blondie's 30th anniversary, I was wondering if you knew what the group's rarest single wo ...

  20. Sire Celebrates 40th With Four-Disc Set

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this fall with a four-disc boxed set. Due Sept. 13 via Sire/Rhino, "Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story" rounds up 61 track With its 40th anniversary looming in 2 ...

  21. Ask Billboard

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, Blondie and more. FAVORITES Hey Keith, I've recently been wondering about a couple artists that have, for the most part, gone unnoticed with the mainstream media. ...

  22. This Day in Music

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country star Martina McBride joins the Lilith Fair lineup in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, making her the first contemporary country artist to guest on the popular festival's female-dominated 1999 - Reggae star Dennis Brown ...

  23. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Kne ...

  24. Ramones Raw

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Concurrent with the release of the "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones" theatrical documentary is this loosely structured but equally rewarding DVD made up largely of drummer Marky Ramone's Concurrent with the release of the ...

  25. Eclectic Artists Cheer Disney's 'World'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rooted in the notion of positive musical messages for children, Walt Disney Records has assembled "A World of Happiness." Similar to the 1972 Marlo Thomas & Friends release "Free To Be You & M Rooted in the notion of positive ...

  26. Crow's 'Best' Includes New Songs

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A pair of new songs will bolster the track list of "The Very Best of Sheryl Crow." Due Nov. 4 from Interscope, the 16-track set will feature the original song "The Light in Your Eyes," as well as the A pair of new songs will bols ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Reggae star Dennis Brown dies at University Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, of a collapsed lung. He is 43. 1999 - Reggae star Dennis Brown dies at University Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, of a collapsed lung. He is 43. 1998 ...

  28. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fir ...

  29. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 12-18, 2003. Now, what high school boy wouldn't want Whitney Houston to accompany him to the prom? One lucky kid on Fox's "Boston Public" will get the chance on this Monday& ...

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    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers questions about Pink, Blondie, and LL Cool J. A PORTRAIT OF PINK Keith, When will Pink's fourth single from "M!ssundaztood," "Family Portrait," be aired on the radio or be released? I heard it ...

  31. Concrete Blonde Cements Reunion Tour

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Reunited modern rock act Concrete Blonde will kick off a North American tour Jan. 18 in San Diego, just three days after the release of "Group Therapy," the band's first album in more than eight years Reunited modern rock act Concrete ...

  32. Missing Persons Found Again

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Staple '80s new wave act Missing Persons will reunite for a brief series of California shows in July that will be the precursor further touring later this year, and a full U.S. tour next summer. Best Staple '80s new wave act Missing Person ...