1. Five For Fighting Not 'Chasing Fads'

    October 03, 2013 8:00 AM EDT "At this point in my career, every album could be my last album," says John Ondrasik. "We wanted to at least give it the full 100 percent, and that's probably why we made such a good record" Sounding "modern" was ...

  2. Jonas Brothers, Jason Derulo Added to Bill for 'Live In the Vineyard' Fest

    September 10, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The Jonas Brothers will join Jason Derulo, Kevin Rudolf, Delta Rae, American Authors on the bill for this November’s “Live In The Vineyard” festival in California. Earlier, organizers announced Five for Fighting, Gavin DeGraw, James Blunt, Lee DeW ...

  3. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Leads Pop Songs For 10th Week

    September 09, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Billboard's Song of the Summer is just the 12th title to reach a reign of double-digit weeks on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. Plus, new No. 1s for Enrique Iglesias and Florida Georgia Line Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a sele ...

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  5. Eric Lowen of Lowen & Navarro Dies

    March 28, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Lowen, a singer-songwriter in the folk duo Lowen and Navarro and co-writer of Pat Benatar's hit "We Belong," died on Friday (March 23) at a Los Angeles hospital following a lengthy health battle, the band announced. He was 60. In ...

  6. Ben Rector Is a Gimmick Free Pop 'Nobody'

    September 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Without a label, publicist or big celebrity tweets and only limited iTunes placements -- two tiny thumbnails in New & Noteworthy -- Ben Rector's fourth studio album, "Something Like This" (Good Time Records), bows this week at No. ...

  7. Train Rolls To 100th Adult Pop Songs No. 1

    September 08, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a 2-1 advance for "If It's Love," Train collects the 100th No. 1 title in the 14-year history of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs chart. The survey premiered in the Billboard issue dated March 16, 1996, as an of ...

  8. Five For Fighting Serves Up 'Slice' of 'American Pie'

    May 20, 2010 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik is hoping that "a slice of American Pie" will prove tasty enough to become his next hit single. The song is the title track of Five For Fighting's fifth album, "Slice," and an optimisti ...

  9. Ask Billboard: Swift's Latest 'Fearless' Feat

    November 06, 2009 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. WHAT'S HER 20? Hi Gary, I wa ...

  10. Chart Beat

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song titles with celebrity names, Pat Boone, Norah Jones and more! CULT OF PERSONALITY: What do Johnny Cash, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly and Tim McGraw have in common? They're all on the Billboard charts this week -- not as artists, ...

  11. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  12. Josh Groban Unveils Spring Tour Plans

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With his latest album, "Awake," having debuted this week at No. 2 on The Billboard 200, vocalist Josh Groban has announced a spring 2007 tour in support. The outing will begin Feb. 17 in Verona, N.Y., With his latest album, "Awake,&qu ...

  13. Re-Awakening

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his third project, "Awake," Josh Groban at first wasn't sure what he wanted to accomplish. But he knew exactly what he did not want to do. For his third project, "Awake," Josh Groban at first wasn't sure what he wan ...

  14. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

  15. Groban Springs To Life With New Album

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists like Dave Matthews, Herbie Hancock and Ladysmith Black Mambazo lend a hand on Josh Groban's upcoming album, "Awake," due Nov. 7 via Reprise. Artists like Dave Matthews, Herbie Hancock and Ladysmith Black Mambazo lend a hand on ...

  16. Brooks & Dunn, Wyclef Salute 'Everyone's Hero'

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former "American Idol" contestant Paris Bennett will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox animated film, "Everyo Brooks & Dunn, Five For ...

  17. 'NOW 22' Edges Out DMX's 'Dog' At No. 1

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a margin of only a few hundred copies, "NOW 22" is back at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After moving 127,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan, the 22nd installment of the With a margin of only a few hundred co ...

  18. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  19. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

  20. Furtado's 'Promiscuous' Stays Strong On Charts

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring Timbaland holds firm atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for a fourth frame but loses its No. 1 grip on the Hot Digital Nelly Furtado's "Promis ...

  21. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Backstreet Boys New Walk Down Backstreet Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in nearly five ...

  22. Back To Backstreet

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys, and Zomba Label Group president/CEO Barry Weiss are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first s ...

  23. Backstreet Boys Finalize New Album Track List

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As previously reported , the set is ...

  24. Backstreet's 'Never Gone' Due In June

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As U.S. pop radio stations begin to embrace the Backstreet Boys single "Incomplete," Jive Records has set June 14 as the release date for the vocal group's fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As U.S. pop radio stations begin ...

  25. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 21-27, 2005).

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 21-27, 2005). IN 'RAY'S' IMAGE: Despite the fact that it's widely known that the Ray Charles biopic "Ray" was the big winner March 12 at the 36th NAACP Image A ...

  26. Stars Strap In For Daytona 500 'Tribute'

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race festivities at this year's Daytona 500. Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be amon ...

  27. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Los Lonely Boys, "Phantom of the Opera," Hall & Oates, Elton John and Ray Charles. 'HEAVEN' ASCENDS: When Josh Groban's "Believe" leapt 19-1 on Billboard's ...

  28. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Snoop Dogg, Usher, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Josh Groban, Five For Fighting, Vanessa Williams, James Taylor and John Mayer, and charts h STILL HOT: The final chart of the calendar year ...

  29. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart-related action of Los Lonely Boys, Donny Osmond, Green Day, Keith Urban and John Fogerty. LONELY AT THE TOP: For 21 weeks, the pole position on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart was been shared by two songs: ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Celine, Madonna, ATP & More

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Celine Dion, Madonna, N. Miss. Allstars, All Tomorrow's Parties New York adult contemporary station WLTW (Lite FM) has scored Celine Dion as the headliner for its upcoming One Night at Lite concert. It is the singer's only schedule ...

  31. Ondrasik's Caretaker Arrested In Stabbing

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The wife of a man stabbed more than a dozen times at the home of Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik has been arrested along with her boyfriend in connection with the attack. The wife of a man stabbed more than a dozen times at the home of Five F ...

  32. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the ins and outs of Billboard's charts as they relate to Gavin Degraw, Fantasia, Tim McGraw and Rick James. 'DON'T' DOES: It was a long journey, but after 22 weeks, and after being stuck at No. 11 for the ...

  33. Caretaker Stabbed At Ondrasik's Home

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A caretaker at the Los Angeles home of Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik was in serious condition yesterday (July 29) after being stabbed 13 times by an intruder, authorities said. A caretaker at the Los Angeles home of Five For Fighting's ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (July 19-25, 2004). Maybe it's the heat... or it could be the humidity. Nonetheless, big event programming becomes scarce at times during the summer. Of course, that doesn't mean there i ...

  35. Eve 6 Readies 'Heady' Album, Plans Tour

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern rock act Eve 6 will hit the road next month in advance of the July 22 release of "It's All in Your Head" (RCA). Produced by Gregg Wattenberg (Five For Fighting) and mixed by Tom Lord-Alge (Roll Modern rock act Eve 6 will hit th ...

  36. 2002 American Music Awards Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. Below are the nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. The event will be held Jan. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and will air live on ABC. Pop/rock: Favorite male artist: Emi ...

  37. Aware Records Readies 'Hits' Compilation

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick-started the careers of such acts as Train, Hootie & the Blowfish, and matchbox twenty, has set an Oct. Aware Records, an independent label that has cham ...

  38. McLachlan, Bragg, Ivy Sing 'For The Kids'

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation have teamed to release a children's music compilation titled "For the Kids" as part of an ongoing campaign to restore and nurture music education Nettwerk America and the VH1 Save ...

  39. A Dozen Acts Set For 'Jeep World' Second Stage

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A dozen second stage acts have been confirmed for the inaugural Jeep World Outside Festival, due to kick off July 10 in Charlotte, N.C. Five For Fighting, Tonic, Rubyhorse, Howie Day, and Remy Shand a A dozen second stage acts have been confirmed fo ...

  40. Injured Jewel Determined To Tour Europe

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel plans to go ahead with her planned European tour. Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being ...

  41. Artists Line Up For 'Fan Nation'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, the Goo Goo Dolls, and Ryan Adams are among the music stars who will take part in the second annual Fan Nation concert, set for April 27 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, Ca Sheryl Crow, the Goo Goo Dolls, and Ryan Adams a ...

  42. Dave Matthews Band Sets Summer Tour

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Before its spring tour has even started, the Dave Matthews Band is looking ahead to a two-month U.S. summer tour, due to kick off with a pair of shows July 5-6 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The latest seri Before its spring tour has even started, the Dav ...

  43. Matthews, Cash Duet Leads 'We Were Soldiers'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song "For You," which will see the light of day Feb. 26 on Sony's "We Were Soldiers" soundtrack. The album also includes new songs from Train (" Dave Matthews and ...

  44. Hot Product

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing the "Grammy 2002" nominees compilation, and new albums from Shaggy, Jennifer Lopez, and Sade. And The 'Nominees' Are... As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping its ...

  45. Keys, U2, Outkast, Dylan On Grammy Nominees CD

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping the seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due Feb. 5 on Universal Music Entertainment's (UME) UTV Records, the As the industry gears up for this year ...

  46. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...

  47. MTV2 'Handpicks' New Compilation

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, "MTV2 Handpicked," Billboard Bulletin reports. Due Jan. 22, the 18-track set will feature songs from acts that receive MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Record ...

  48. The Concert for New York City

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Concert for New York City may go down in history as the greatest charity concert since 1985's Live Aid. The all-star event, which took place Oct. The Concert for New York City may go down in history as the greatest charity concert since 198 ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mariah Carey, Lit, Susaye Greene Pop diva Mariah Carey, who has only made a handful of appearances since her emotional breakdown over the summer, will be a special guest at New York radio outlet Z100's Jingle Ball concert. The Dec. 13 s ...

  50. 'Concert for New York City' CD Due

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The star-studded Concert for New York City benefit, held at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20, will be released as a two-CD set Nov. 27 by Columbia. A VHS/DVD will follow on an as-yet-undetermined date The star-studded Concert for New York City benef ...

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