1. Gavin Degraw "Sweeter" Track-by-Track

    Gavin Degraw "Sweeter" Track-by-Track

    September 19, 2011 2:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gavin Degraw breaks down his new album "Sweeter" in this Billboard.com Track-By-Track. new , gavin , sweeter , Track by Track , DeGraw , Gavin DeGraw , Gavin Videos Gavin DeGraw Gavin ...

  2. Gavin DeGraw Dusts Off After NYC Street Fight, Delivers 'Sweeter' Album

    September 16, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the early morning hours of Aug. 8, singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw was assaulted by a group of unknown men in Manhattan's East Village, not far from the bar he co-owns with his brother, the National Underground. DeGraw, 34, was then hit by a ...

  3. Blink-182 Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    September 15, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Blink-182 , breaking up was easy to do. Now, the pop punk band is back with a massive tour and a dynamic new album… but it was no cake walk getting there. We break down the return of Travis, Mark and Tom in this week's Billboard Magazine (o ...

  4. David Cook and Gavin DeGraw Co-Headlining Fall Tour

    September 13, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gavin DeGraw is returning to the stage following his NYC hospitalization with American Idol winner David Cook.The two will kick off a co-headining tour on Oct. 9, visiting 22 cities through Nov. 10. Carolina Liar will open. Tickets go on sale Sept. ...

  5. Butch Walker's Second Project With The Black Widows Is Bigger and Rougher

    August 28, 2011 9:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Butch Walker records an album under his own name, it's usually sandwiched between jobs producing for others. His new album, "The Spade," his sixth and second with his band the Black Widows, came together after Walker spent the sp ...

  6. Maroon 5 Hopes Next Album Will Quickly Follow 'Jagger' Single

    August 16, 2011 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a busy time for Maroon 5 . The touring band is enjoying the benefits of having a lead singer (Adam Levine) on a popular show like "The Voice" and on Thursday the "Makes Me Wonder" rockers will play at the Indiana State ...

  7. Gavin DeGraw Cancels Tour Dates to Recover From Beating

    August 11, 2011 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gavin DeGraw , the singer who is recovering from a brutal street assault in New York City early Monday, has been advised by his doctors to stay off the road until later this month. DeGraw's rep tells Billboard in a statement that the "I Do ...

  8. Gavin DeGraw on Attack: 'I Don't Remember Much'

    August 09, 2011 8:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 A little more than a day after a brutal street attack that sent him to a hospital with a concussion and a banged-up face, "I Don't Want to Be" crooner Gavin DeGraw is back home and thanking fans for their support. "Hi my friends, ...

  9. Gavin DeGraw Out of Hospital Following Street Attack

    August 09, 2011 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE 6:10 p.m. ET | "Chariot" singer Gavin DeGraw has been discharged from a New York City hospital after being attacked by a group of men in the early hours of Monday (Aug. 8). DeGraw, 34, suffered a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, ...

  10. Gavin DeGraw: Recording 'Sweeter' Album was 'Like Speed Dating'

    August 08, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 After four albums of mostly self-contained songwriting, Gavin DeGraw has discovered the joys of collaborating on his upcoming set, "Sweeter." But he admits it wasn't easy getting started. "I was feeling stifled and that I needed ...

  11. Bob Seger, Kid Rock, The Killers Top Inaugural Orlando Calling Fest Lineup

    July 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockers both modern ( Kid Rock , the Killers , the Raconteurs ) and classic ( Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band , the Doobie Brothers ) along with a smattering of country, blues, folk, R&B and hip-hop artists will be performing at the inaug ...

  12. Ryan Tedder Planning New OneRepublic Material for Early 2012

    June 28, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After he finishes up a loaded songwriting slate that includes work with B.o.B , Carrie Underwood and Cobra Starship , Ryan Tedder plans on focusing solely on his band OneRepublic 's follow-up to 2009 sophomore album "Waking Up." " ...

  13. Uncharted Territory: Tyler Ward and Porta Climb, Big Sean Graduates

    March 01, 2011 2:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Surprise, surprise: Long Beach's up-and-still-coming rapper Traphik rounds out yet another week, his sixth, as the reigning king of Uncharted , Billboard's newest chart for emerging artists. The ranking features independent, never-before-c ...

  14. Bruno Mars Leads 'The Way' To Pop Songs Summit

    October 20, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MARS STARS: After eight lead males had ruled Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart in their first chart visits between the list's launch in 1992 and 2008, six have now reigned in the last year. Bruno Mars continues th ...

  15. Pop Songs: Where The Boys Are

    May 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The revolving door atop Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart ushers in another rookie male artist, as Taio Cruz rises 3-1 with his introductory track "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The British-born Cruz commands the lis ...

  16. Chart Beat Wednesday: B.o.B, Kris Allen, Blake Lewis

    May 12, 2010 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 BOYS CLUB: B.o.B becomes the 12th solo male to lead Billboard's Pop Songs chart with a first entry, as "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno Mars, rises 2-1. While eight male rookies ruled the list between the chart's inception ...

  17. 'American Idol' Recap: Tim Urban Mounts A Comeback

    March 02, 2010 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Ann Donahue breaks down every live performance of "American Idol" Season 9, from the top 24 contestants to the last one standing. -- Ryan Seacrest begins the evening on a weird note, mentioning Crystal Bowersox's inab ...

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Cast, Andrea Bocelli, Neil Diamond

    December 17, 2009 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 'TIS THE 'SEASON': As the students go on winter break until their return to prime time in April, the soundtrack "Glee: Season One: The Music: Volume 2" starts at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The first edition of the show' ...

  19. Chart Beat Wednesday: Jay Sean, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood

    October 07, 2009 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'DOWN' IS UP: What goes up must come down. In this case, it's because of "Down." After a record 26-week reign with "I Gotta Feeling" (the last 14 weeks) and "Boom Boom Pow" (12 weeks directly prior), the ...

  20. Adam Lambert Pre-'Idol' Debut Album Due This Summer

    June 19, 2009 9:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 It looks like Adam Lambert's debut album may not be released on 19 Recordings/RCA after all. Sources confirm to Billboard.com that an album's worth of tracks Lambert co-wrote and recorded before "Idol" will be released in the sum ...

  21. New Album Lets Gavin DeGraw's Brother Improve Old Songs

    May 11, 2009 8:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joey DeGraw's upcoming sophomore album gave him a chance to better some songs from his debut as well as showcase his new material. "Say Something Strong," due out June 9, features re-recordings of three songs -- "Tragedy," & ...

  22. Matt Giraud Looks Towards What's Next On The 'Idol' Horizon

    April 30, 2009 2:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Matt Giraud is ready for what's next. The Michigan singer, who was booted from "American Idol" on Wednesday night by a season-high viewer vote of 47 million says he's looking forward to a quick trip home, a return to Los Angeles ...

  23. Gavin DeGraw Unveils Stripped-Down Sound On 'Free'

    March 31, 2009 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gavin DeGraw says the main creative goal for his new album, "Free," "was to really have a chance to make an indie record, really," even though the New York singer-songwriter remains in the major ranks, on J Records. "Free,&q ...

  24. Fergie, Pussycat Dolls To Play NCAA Final Four Concerts

    March 09, 2009 12:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Pussycat Dolls, Fergie, Staind, Gym Class Heroes and Gavin DeGraw have been tapped as headliners for The Big Dance, a three-day concert series taking place during the NCAA Final Four basketball championship weekend next month in Detroit. The Dol ...

  25. 'American Idol' Selects First Three Semifinalists

    February 19, 2009 11:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Tatiana Del Toro had something else to cry about. The emotional 28-year-old crooner from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was one of nine "American Idol" semifinalists sent packing yesterday (Feb. 18). Del Toro, whom judge Simon Cowell called a &quo ...

  26. Gavin DeGraw Works Speedily On New Album

    February 17, 2009 3:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Less than a year after his last J album, Gavin DeGraw will release a new set of self-described low-key songs, "Free," on March 31. "We kept the production very minimal in order to get everything that lies between me and the audience o ...

  27. Billboard Underground: Todd Alsup

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Todd Alsup called Billboard Underground from a busy convention center in Lancaster, Pa., where he was performing and networking with the National Assn. of Campus Activities in the hopes of future book Todd Alsup called Billboard Underground from a b ...

  28. The Billboard Q&A: Chikezie

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At 22, California native Chikezie proved to be one of the most mature contestants in this seventh season. With his faith in check, and a love of the Beatles and bluegrass, this young singer discusses At 22, California native Chikezie proved to be on ...

  29. Coldplay Is Hot Shot Debut On Billboard Hot 100

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay makes an impressive Hot Shot Debut on The Billboard Hot 100 with “Viva La Vida,” which starts at No. 15. Hot Shot Debuts Coldplay makes an impressive Hot Shot Debut on The Billboard Hot 100 with “Viva La Vida,” which starts at No. 15. The s ...

  30. Chart Beat

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart feats from Rihanna, Neil Diamond, New Kids On The Block and more! 'BOW' WOWS: It's getting to be a habit with Rihanna. Her "Take a Bow" (SRP/Def Jam) rockets 53-1 on the Hot 100, the third giant leap on ...

  31. Rihanna Overtakes Leona Lewis On Hot 100

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday, Rihanna's "Take a Bow" makes a near-record-breaking jump on the Hot 100 this week to overtake Leona Lewis' four-week No. 1, "Bleeding Love." "Take a Bow" soars 53-1 thanks to As tippe ...

  32. Death Cab For Cutie On Track For Billboard 200's Top Spot

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 First day sales of Death Cab For Cutie's "Narrow Stairs" put the album on course to top next week's Billboard 200, according to the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart released Wednesday (May 14). First day sales of Death Cab For Cu ...

  33. Diamond Dominates Billboard 200 With First No. 1

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In another busy week in the top tier of The Billboard 200, Neil Diamond's "Home Before Dark" zooms in at No. 1, becoming his first chart-topping album. The Columbia set got a big plug when Diamond app In another busy week in the top t ...

  34. Neil Diamond Shines With First No. 1 Album

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond nabs the first No. 1 of his career as "Home Before Dark" bows atop the Billboard 200. The set's 146,000 start is his best debut sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. Last week's chart-topp ...

  35. Neil Diamond On Track For First No. 1 Album Ever

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Forty-one years after he first appeared on The Billboard 200, Neil Diamond looks to be on course to earn his first No. 1 album ever on next week's chart as first-day sales of "Home Before Dark" (Colum Forty-one years after he first ap ...

  36. DeGraw Says It All

    May 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his next studio effort. After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his ...

  37. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Diamond aims to recapture studio magic with producer Rick Rubin on "Home Before Dark," Clay Aiken sings from the heart on his new album and Gavin DeGraw offers up more "primal" tunes in this week A live CD/DVD from pop super ...

  38. New Kids On The Block Welcome 'Summertime'

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reunited New Kids On The Block will release its first new music since 1994 on May 13, when the single "Summertime" will be made available via all digital music services, according to a blog post t The reunited New Kids On The Block wil ...

  39. Billboard Bits: New Kids/Zootopia, River To River, Emmylou Harris

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reunited New Kids On The Block's first gig in 14 years will take place May 17 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert. The reunited New Kids On The Block's first gig in 14 years will take place May 17 at New York ...

  40. Gavin DeGraw, "In Love With a Girl"

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 If this single is any indication, the next full-length from Gavin DeGraw will have its rough rock edges. If this single is any indication, the next full-length from Gavin DeGraw will have its rough rock edges. News Gavin DeGraw ...

  41. Best Bets: 2008 Album Preview (Continued)

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end ...

  42. DeGraw Says It All On Sophomore Album

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gavin DeGraw's sophomore album will be a self-titled affair. The singer/songwriter's follow-up to 2003's "Chariot" is due April 15 via J Records and is led by the single "In Love With a Girl." Gavin DeGraw's s ...

  43. DeGraw Dabbling In Rock On Sophomore Album

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his next studio effort. After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his ...

  44. ASCAP Readies Sundance 'Music Cafe'

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is celebrating its 10th year of producing the "Music Café" at the Sundance Film Festival. This year's lineup includes such artists as Patti Smith, Ingrid Michaelson, ...

  45. Sophomore Jump

    May 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 sure knows how to make an entrance. Or in this case, a re-entrance. More than two years after its last single appeared, the band has returned with an out-of-the-gate smash, "Makes Me Wonder," Maroon 5 sure knows how to make an ent ...

  46. Kweli, Sugarcult Topline Virgin College Tour

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fourth annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) will feature rapper Talib Kweli as the headliner, with support from pop-punk band Sugarcult and former Something Corporate guitarist William Tell. The fourth annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) wi ...

  47. Florez

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In its short career, rock outfit Florez has found plenty of industry cheerleaders. The still-unsigned band has linked with BMG Songs North America for a co-publishing agreement. And despite having onl In its short career, rock outfit Florez has foun ...

  48. DeGraw Working On 'Eclectic' New Disc

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Eclectic" is the word used by Gavin DeGraw to describe the much-anticipated follow up to his platinum J Records debut, "Chariot." Of the 20 songs currently in the mix, the New York native says styles "Eclectic" is the ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Fergie/DeGraw/Bocelli, Davies, 'Idol'

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 BEP's Fergie, Gavin DeGraw and Andrea Bocelli plan sports-related appearances, Dave Davies compilation due, Interactive 'American Idol' game due. Black Eyed Peas member Fergie and Gavin DeGraw have been tapped to deliver the National ...

  50. Chart Beat Chat

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses "High School Musical," musical siblings, Bedingfields, Lee Greenwood and much more with readers. NEVER HEARD OF A HUDGENS, NOR AN EFRON Fred, Has anyone, especially an obscure singer such as Zac Efron, had a better week? He ...

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