1. 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 ...

  2. How Phil Everly Proved 'The People Writing the Articles Who Hated The Music' Wrong: A Remembrance

    January 05, 2014 9:00 AM EST The setting was the rooftop of the Henry Fonda Theater, the event a tribute to Buddy Holly. Phil Everly was among the guests. The Music Biz Remembers Phil Everly The Everly Brothers' 20 Biggest Hot 100 Hits (With Spotify Music Streams) The ...

  3. Eddie Cochran

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  4. Chris Isaak, Stevie Nicks Lead Buddy Holly Tribute Event

    September 08, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 An eclectic collection of artists that included Stevie Nicks , members of Cobra Starship , Chris Isaak and Paul Anka saluted Buddy Holly Wednesday on what would have been his 75th birthday in, appropriately enough, Hollywood. Producer, manager and s ...

  5. Motorhead's Kilmister Talks New HeadCat Album, Beatles Influence

    July 13, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After being reactivated for five years, Motorhead 's Lemmy Kilmister says the members of his other band, HeadCat, "got to a point where we said we better do a new album 'cause we can't go out playing all the old songs all the tim ...

  6. Wanda Jackson 'Wasn't Sure' Jack White Collaboration Would Work on 'Party Ain't Over'

    January 26, 2011 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 W anda Jackson was certainly into recording a new album last year. But the 73-year-old rockabilly veteran and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had some initial apprehensions about making the just-released "The Party Ain't Over" with Jack W ...

  7. Motorhead Singer Talks New Album, 'Motherf**ker' Movie

    January 24, 2011 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 With albums coming from both his bands and a biographical documentary due out on DVD, one can understand why Lemmy Kilmister feels "we're going pretty good at the moment." The iconic Motorhead founder and leader is basking in the rais ...

  8. Conan O'Brien Rocks With Jack White for TBS Premiere

    November 09, 2010 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 We knew Conan O'Brien could tear it up on the axe after we saw him play guitar alongside Neil Young on the last episode of his "Tonight Show." Coco lived up to his own high standards of rock on the premiere of his new TBS talk show la ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Conan O'Brien Teams Up with Jack White, T.I. Preps a Cartoon Show

    August 19, 2010 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Conan O'Brien Teams with Jack White for Two Releases Conan O'Brien has paired up with rock-star buddy Jack White for two releases, set to hit stores on Aug. 24 ...

  10. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as " ...

  11. Phil Spector Engineer Larry Levine Dies

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Larry Levine, the recording engineer who helped Phil Spector re-invent rock'n'roll with his "Wall of Sound" technique and won a Grammy for his work with Herb Alpert, died on his 80th birthday. Larry Levine, the recording engineer ...

  12. Joe Strummer Celebrated On 'Future' Soundtrack

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The music of the late Joe Strummer is celebrated on the soundtrack to the new documentary "The Future Is Unwritten," due April 3 via Legacy Recordings. The album features a previously unreleased live The music of the late Joe Strummer is c ...

  13. Underground Garage

    December 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The thing I love about rockabilly is the way it requires no explanation as to how it relates directly to the roots of rock'n'roll. No research, leaps of faith or imagination required. It is the ultimate naked, primitive, savage musical sty ...

  14. Exclusive: Strummer Documentary To Premiere At Sundance

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "The Future is Unwritten," Julien Temple's new film on the life and career of late Clash frontman Joe Strummer, will have its U.S. premiere in mid-January at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, U "The Future is Unwritten,&qu ...

  15. 'Long Black Veil' Songwriter Dies In Nashville

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, who co-wrote the classic ballad "Long Black Veil" and other hits, died Saturday at her Nashville home at age 86. Wilkin had been ill for some time with heart problems, said Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, who co-wro ...

  16. Kilmister Still Rocking On Two New Albums

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Almost two years removed from a flurry of rumors of declining health, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is enthusiastically putting to rest any lingering questions of his vitality with a pair of new Almost two years removed from a flurry of rumors ...

  17. Mike Peters

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 His wife and toddler son in tow, Mike resumes the Dead Men Walking tour in Scotland and Captain Sensible decides the gigs are 'clothing optional.' Friday 30th September-Kinloss, Scotland Big drive up to Scotland today. The whole of the Pet ...

  18. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. W ...

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. ED NOTE: Although usually updated on Fridays, due to unforseen circumstances, a new "Chart Beat Chat" will be appear in this space on Monday (Aug. 8). OH! CAROLE Hi Fred, I enjoyed reading your int ...

  20. Liberty Records Founder Waronker Dies

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label vet guided careers of Cochran, Vee. Simon "Si" Waronker, founder of Liberty Records, one of the top indie labels of the 1950s and early 1960s, died in his sleep Tuesday (June 7) in Los Angeles. He was 90. Waronker was born in 1915 ...

  21. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Travis Morrison A New Plan Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison unveils his solo debut, "Travistan," this week via Barsuk Records. The set was co-produced by Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla and veteran Washington, D ...

  22. Dismemberment Plan Singer Goes Solo

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison has inked with Barsuk Records for his solo debut, "Travistan," due Sept. 29. Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison has inked with Barsuk Records for his solo debut, "Trav ...

  23. Raveonettes Make 'Giant Leap' On New Album

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Raveonettes guitarist/songwriter Sune Rose Wagner tells Billboard.com that had it not been for a trip to Los Angeles in January 1999, the buzz-worthy Danish duo may never have appeared on the musical Raveonettes guitarist/songwriter Sune Rose Wagner ...

  24. Chet Atkins Dies In Nashville

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, died Saturday at his home in Nashville of cancer. He was 77. Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentali ...

  25. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guita ...

  26. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s roc When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/g ...