1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Don Henley's 'End Of The Innocence' Begins

    July 14, 2014 8:05 AM EDT Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history July 14, 1990 "Holding you I, held everything. For a moment, wasn't I the king?" Garth Brooks sings in "The Dance,&quo ...

  2. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Don Henley's 'End Of The Innocence' Begins

    July 14, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week 25 years ago, the Eagle's landmark solo set debuted. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Garth Brooks, Soundgarden and Miley Cyrus Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard cha ...

  3. Frank Ocean Parts Ways with 4 Strikes Management, Life Or Death PR

    June 25, 2014 3:43 PM EDT Frank Ocean has cleaned house with his management and PR, according to a report from Buzzfeed. The 26-year-old singer has parted ways with both longtime manager Christian Clancy (who continues to manage Odd Future) of 4 Strikes Management and pu ...

  4. Calvin Harris Heats Up Hot 100 With Latest 'Summer' Hit

    June 07, 2014 11:05 AM EDT The EDM star's new hit is the 23rd Hot 100 top 10 with the word 'summer' in its title Calvin Harris heats up the Billboard Hot 100, where his latest hit "Summer" sizzles 12-9 . The EDM star adds to the list of top 10s with ...

  5. Don Henley Slams 'Arrogant' Frank Ocean for Using 'Hotel' Music

    June 04, 2014 3:46 PM EDT Don Henley is having a "Hey kids, get off-a my lawn!" moment. In a new interview, the Eagles frontman tweaks R&B singer Frank Ocean and indie band Okkervil River for using master tracks or covering two of his songs in recent years wi ...

  6. Don Henley Slams 'Arrogant' Frank Ocean for Using 'Hotel' Music

    June 04, 2014 10:54 AM EDT Don Henley is having a "Hey kids, get off-a my lawn!" moment. In a new interview, the Eagles frontman tweaks R&B singer Frank Ocean and indie band Okkervil River for using master tracks or covering two of his songs in recent years wi ...

  7. The Eagles To Tour Australia, New Zealand In 2015

    May 22, 2014 5:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Eagles will swoop into Australia and New Zealand early next year for a string of arena dates, open-air shows and winery concerts.  The Australasian leg of the “History of the Eagles” world tour will start Feb. 18, 2015 at the Perth Arena and pla ...

  8. Rewinding The Charts: Eagles' 'Hotel California' Checks In At No. 1

    May 07, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On this date in 1977, the band topped the Billboard Hot 100 with a rock classic "The casually beautiful, quietly intense, multileveled vocal harmonies and brilliant original songs that meld solid, emotional words with lovely melody lines are al ...

  9. Linda Ronstadt Rocks Highest-Charting Album In 24 Years

    April 18, 2014 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pop/rock icon – and now Rock and Roll Hall of Famer – returns with 'Duets,' which spurs her best chart rank since 1990 New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Linda Ronstadt roars back onto the Billboard 200 , as her new compilation &q ...

  10. Chart Moves: Journey's 'Greatest' Hits 300th Chart Week, Linda Ronstadt Scores Highest Charting Album Since 1990

    April 18, 2014 10:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack spent its 10th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 , selling 133,000 copies in the week ending April 13, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Four new entries arrived in the top 10 ...

  11. Chart Moves: Trio of Tribute Albums Arrive on Billboard 200, Luke Bryan's ACM Gain, Cyndi Lauper's 'Unusual' Returns

    April 10, 2014 9:23 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack refused to budge from the No. 1 slot, clocking a ninth week atop the tally. The set sold 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Five ...

  12. Kenny Rogers Breaks Down His Biggest Duets: 'There's a Chemistry Between Us'

    October 09, 2013 3:30 PM EDT In part two of our look back at the career of Kenny Rogers to celebrate this week’s release of his newest work, "You Can’t Make Old Friends," we shine the spotlight on the collaborations that Rogers has been a part of. Aside from Willie ...

  13. Al Coury, Promotions Man Who 'Worked His Magic' with Beatles, Beach Boys, and Pink Floyd, Dead at 78

    August 09, 2013 12:17 PM EDT Albert Eli “Al” Coury, a radio promotion man whose carer spanned from Nat King Cole to the Beatles to Guns N' Roses, died Aug. 8 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., of complications from a stroke. He was 78. Coury, whose career began with Capitol Rec ...

  14. Bubbling Under: Classified's 'Ninja' Kicks Up Support; Also, The Villains, Shaliek & Ebony Baskin

    May 23, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents “Bubbling Under,” a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Classified, the Villains, Shaliek, Ebony Baskin Classified After notching six hits on the B ...

  15. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Inducted in 2013 Ceremony

    April 19, 2013 7:07 AM EDT The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles in more than two decades may as well have been subtitled "A Night to Celebrate Rush" as the Canadian trio's fans packed the Nokia Theater to the rafters and ...

  16. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as gene ...

  17. Justin Timberlake Joins Exclusive Group Of Successful Soloists

    March 27, 2013 11:30 AM EDT JT becomes just the sixth artist to have tallied at least two Billboard 200 No. 1s each in a group and as a soloist. And, half the list consists of Beatles. As previously reported , Justin Timberlake's third solo album, "The 20/20 Expe ...

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: The Eagles' Greatest Hits

    March 01, 2013 9:05 AM EST As their music re-enters the Billboard 200 following the premiere of their Showtime documentary, a look back at the Eagles' biggest group and solo Hot 100 classics. "I was really reminded of how much fun we had. You couldn't have ...

  19. Exclusive Q&A: Don Henley and Glenn Frey on 'History of the Eagles, Part One'

    January 21, 2013 5:59 PM EST Glenn Frey offered a novel idea during a Q&A after the premiere of "History of the Eagles, Part One" that would combine live performance and the new film. "We're looking to go back on the rood and do some shows soon, maybe ...

  20. Exclusive: Eagles Documentaries to Debut on Showtime Feb. 15, 16

    January 20, 2013 6:32 PM EST Two documentaries on the Eagles will premiere on Showtime in mid-February. "History of the Eagles, Part One" will premiere on Feb. 15 with "History of the Eagles, Part Two" airing a day later. The Eagles and Showtime will make ...

  21. 'History of the Eagles, Part One' Film Review

    January 20, 2013 2:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "It's a compelling and honest story well told, a document of free-wheeling, good times" The first images in the story of the Eagles come from a Maryland concert in 1977. Enthusiastically received versions of "Take It Easy," ...

  22. Irving Azoff on Leaving Live Nation, What's Next, and Why He Regrets Ticketmaster Merger

    December 31, 2012 8:15 PM EST Just hours after Irving Azoff's departure from Live Nation was confirmed, Billboard's Ray Waddell caught up with him over the phone from Mexico, where Azoff's family is vacationing with Don Henley's family. In this conversation ...

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  24. From Alabama to Rihanna, Stars Fight Pandora on Royalties

    November 15, 2012 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 The battle over webcasting royalties went up a notch Wednesday when 125 artists ranging from Alabama to Rihanna wrote an open letter to Internet-radio company Pandora Media over its attempt to change the way the statutory webcasting rates are set. T ...

  25. Rihanna, Katy Perry, Billy Joel, 122 Other Artists Tell Pandora: 'That's Not How Partners Work Together'

    November 14, 2012 12:15 PM EST The battle over webcasting royalties went up a notch Wednesday when 125 artists ranging from Alabama to Zac Brown Band wrote an open letter to Internet-radio company Pandora Media over its attempt to change the way the statutory webcasting rates a ...

  26. David Geffen on New PBS 'American Masters' Film: 'Wow, Did I Do That?'

    September 27, 2012 3:40 PM EDT David Geffen (right) with Joni Mitchel (left) and Mama Cass (background) from the PBS American Masters program "Inventing David Geffen," which will air in November. (Photo: Henry Diltz) American Masters creator and executive producer Sus ...

  27. Randy Travis Talks Don Henley Collab, Marvels at Carrie Underwood's Voice

    May 22, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Legend Pairs With Eagles Icon for New Single, 'More Life' Randy Travis is continuing to celebrate 25 years on the charts with the release of a new single that pairs him with a very familiar voice -- Eagles legend Don Henley. The ne ...

  28. Glenn Frey Has Plan for Touring Around 'History of the Eagles' Doc

    May 09, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker Talks Eagles Projects, Touring and Brand New 'After Hours' Covers Album Even though it's the group's 40th anniversary this year, the Eagles -- who wrapped a short spate of touring last weekend with a show at the New Orlean ...

  29. The Eagles' Rep Responds to Frank Ocean's 'Hotel California' Sample

    March 01, 2012 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Frank Ocean has been stirring up controversy with one of his best song off his debut album "Nostalgia, Ultra." "American Wedding" reworks the 1977 Eagles ' hit single, "Hotel California." According to Ocean, Eagles ...

  30. Warner Music Group, Eagles Considering Legal Action Against Frank Ocean

    March 01, 2012 1:00 PM EST The rumblings surrounding Frank Ocean's "Hotel California"-sampling track "American Wedding" off his 2011 debut mixtape nostalgia, Ultra have gotten much louder today, as a representative for The Eagles issued a statement ...

  31. Newt Gingrich Sued for Having 'Eye of the Tiger' at Rallys

    January 31, 2012 1:05 AM EST 0 0 0 In the past few years, there's been growing animosity over the way that Republican candidates for public office use music in campaigns. Today comes word of a new lawsuit filed against Newt Gingrich's campaign for using "Eye of the Tig ...

  32. Decemberists, Thievery Corporation Top 'Last Call's' Greek (Theatre) Week

    September 15, 2011 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NBC's music-oriented talk show "Last Call with Carson Daly" will kick off its 11th season Sept. 20 with performances filmed this summer at the Greek Theatre. Performances from last week's concert headlined by Thievery Corporation ...

  33. Randy Travis Mulls Special Concert for 'Storms of Life' Anniversary

    July 20, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 An album featuring 21 guests isn't a shabby way to celebrate a silver anniversary. And Randy Travis is hoping that something more -- a TV special or a concert, perhaps -- might happen to commemorate the 25 years since his triple-platinum major ...

  34. Brad Paisley 'This Is Country Music': Track-By-Track Review

    May 24, 2011 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music has sometimes been described as three chords and the truth, but leave it to Brad Paisley to demonstrate just how much more expansive the genre can be on his new album, "This is Country Music." Produced by his longtime collabo ...

  35. Alabama Returns To Country Songs Summit

    May 23, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A labama returns to the top spot on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Songs chart, as Brad Paisley 's "Old Alabama," on which the group is featured, ascends 2-1. Alabama had last ruled Country Songs with "Reckless" ...

  36. Mac Attack: Five Fleetwood Mac Solo Hits

    May 10, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard charts this week are set to incur a Mac attack. Fleetwood Mac 's "Rumours" is primed to re-enter the Billboard 200 , possibly within the top 30, while the band's Stevie Nicks could crash the top 10 with "In Your Dr ...

  37. Brad Paisley: The Billboard Cover Story

    April 08, 2011 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Brad Paisley and longtime friend/collaborator Chris DuBois wrote "This Is Country Music," they knew they'd penned more than a catchy title track. They had a blueprint. "The song itself is what inspired the album, which is th ...

  38. Don Henley, Vice President Biden Among Grammys on the Hill Award Honorees

    March 16, 2011 4:20 PM EDT The Eagles' Don Henley, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) are among the honorees at The Recording Academy's 10th Annial GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards The presentation, which honors recipients for their commitmen ...

  39. Brad Paisley: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley "This Is Country Music" April 19 One of the chart-topping hits from his last album was titled "Welcome to the Future." But the Country Music Assn.'s reigning entertainer of the year Brad Paisley decided to take ...

  40. Business Matters: UMG, Ellen DeGeneres, Google and more

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music business news. UMG SPENT $840K LOBBYING IN Q2 Universal Music Group spent $840,000 in Q2 to lobby the federal government, up from the $700,000 spent in the same period a year ago, according to BusinessW ...

  41. Ask Billboard: Featuring More Un-Featured Artists

    August 20, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Recently, Chart Beat and Ask Billboard have spotlighted songs that were successful as covers, but not as well-known in their original versions, as well as songs that sported high-profile guests that were not officially credited as featured artists o ...

  42. Stone Poneys' Kenny Edwards Dead At 64

    August 20, 2010 8:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Edwards , an original member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band and longtime collaborator with singer-songwriters Linda Ronstadt and Karla Bonoff , has died in California at age 64. A statement on his website says he died Wednesday (Aug. 19 ...

  43. John Mayer / August 3, 2010 / Holmdel, NJ (PNC Bank Arts Center)

    August 05, 2010 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "East Coast. All the f**king way," declared a dorky-dressed John Mayer to a crowd of screaming New Jersey fans. Mayer professed his love for the East Coast via adulations of Twizzlers, the Yankees, and certain broadcast news anchors. The s ...

  44. Judge Rules For Don Henley In Ad Flap

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge has tentatively ruled that California senatorial candidate Chuck DeVore violated rocker Don Henley's copyrights on two songs when he used them as the basis for campaign commercials posted on YouTube. In addition, the judge sai ...

  45. Business Matters: PlayMPE, EMI, CD Baby, WMG and more

    April 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT - PlayMPE , a digital delivery system used by labels to service promotional music, was hacked last week and a number of albums were leaked as a result. AbsolutePunk posted an email PlayMPE sent a letter to one of the band’s whose release had been ...

  46. Rocker Joe Walsh Takes On Namesake Politician

    January 28, 2010 5:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Another musician is claiming that a political candidate is tone deaf to the nation's intellectual property laws. And this one has an amusing twist. Joe Walsh of the Eagles isn't happy that a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois h ...

  47. Bachman, Turner Reunite For New Music, Tour

    December 01, 2009 1:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Bachman Turner will roll on down the highway again in 2010 -- without the Overdrive. The Bachman-Turner Overdrive principals Randy Bachman and Fred Turner have reunited to record the title track of Bachman's next album, "Rock 'n' ...

  48. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1982

    October 27, 2009 2:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 'WHO' WAS NO. 1?: This week in 1982, Australia's Men at Work , fronted by singer/songwriter Colin Hay , topped the Billboard Hot 100 with their first U.S. single, "Who Can It Be Now?" In the print issue of Billboard dated Oc ...

  49. Chart Beat: Linkin Park, Eagles, Shakira

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT NEW' NO. 1: Same as the old one, and that lifts Linkin Park into elite territory in the history of the Alternative Songs chart. "New Divide" leads the airplay list for a 10th week, making Linkin Park just the second act in the chart ...

  50. Chart Beat Wednesday: Linkin Park, Eagles, Shakira

    August 19, 2009 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 'NEW' NO. 1: Same as the old one, and that lifts Linkin Park into elite territory in the history of the Alternative Songs chart. "New Divide" leads the airplay list for a 10th week, making Linkin Park just the second act in the c ...

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