1. Motorhead's Lemmy: 'Please Don't Vote for Mitt Romney'

    November 05, 2012 9:35 PM EST 0 0 0 While Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has earned the support of hard-rock icons such as Meat Loaf and Ted Nugent, there's one metal hero he hasn't convinced. DECISION 2012: Videos | Photos | Latest Headlines Exclusive Video: ...

  2. Tony Bennett Goes on Apology Tour for 9/11 Comments

    September 21, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Bennett has walked back controversial remarks he made on Monday suggesting that America "caused" the 9/11 terror attacks, saying in a written statement and in an appearance on "The View" that there is "no excuse for ter ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Tyler, The Creator Predicts Death, Patrick Stump Pairs With Lupe Fiasco

    June 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Tyler, The Creator Predicts His Death, Talks Columbine Tragedy The 20-year-old Odd Future frontman Tyler, The Creator recently told UK music magazine Q that he expects to ...

  4. Nas Talks Common, Impact of Bob Marley and Asks, 'Where's Bush?'

    May 19, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 N as has never been one to 'mums the word' on matters of politics and race. In the summer of 2008, Nas joined protestors, political groups (Color of Change and Move On) and fans outside of the controversial news outlet's, Fox News , N ...

  5. Kanye West Hires Media Coach For Today Show?

    November 15, 2010 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Although Kanye West 's "Today" show interview wasn't exactly a success by most standards, it has been revealed the rapper/producer actually hired a media coach to train him for it. SNL Spoofs Kanye West/George Bush Beef According ...

  6. Kanye West Tweets Frustrations Towards Media

    November 10, 2010 11:27 AM EST 0 0 0 It was only a matter of time before Kanye West lashed out at the media again. Video: George Bush replies to Kanye West's statement Watch: George W. Bush Discusses Kanye West in TV Interview Kanye took to Twitter last night (Nov. 9) to lash out ...

  7. Kanye West Discusses Kid Cudi, Jay-Z For President

    November 04, 2010 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 During yesterday's (Nov. 3) interview with Houston radio show 97.9 The Box, Kanye West not only discussed George Bush and Taylor Swift , he also chatted about Kid Cudi 's drug addiction and his thoughts on Jay-Z running for president. Audi ...

  8. Kanye West Replies To George Bush, Talks Taylor Swift

    November 03, 2010 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 It took George Bush five years to reply to Kanye West 's remarks about him not liking Black people, but it took Kanye just a couple of minutes to respond back. 'Ye called it to 97.9 The Box in Houston and spoke to host Devi Dev about Bush& ...

  9. Kanye West Bares All on Twitter: 'I Wrote a Song for Taylor Swift'

    September 04, 2010 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's never a dull moment to be found on Kanye West's Twitter feed , and the rapper/producer proved it once again early Saturday morning (Sept. 4). After delivering on his "G.O.O.D. Friday" promise for another week with a new t ...

  10. The Decade in Music: Top 50 Moments page 5

    December 23, 2009 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article list divider « Previous 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 10 "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People" (September 2, 2005) Before NBC's Hurricane Katrina benefit concert, few people outside of the hip-hop worl ...

  11. Ask Billboard: 'N Sync and Gulf War Songs

    April 10, 2009 2:05 PM EDT 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. TAKE TWO, TAKE TWO Hi Gary, I enj ...

  12. Nov 23rd 2008

    November 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Jazz vocalist Anita O’Day, whose “Let Me Off Uptown” was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert Downey Jr's "The Futurist," which includes eight songs penned by the ac ...

  13. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2006 - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim ...

  15. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2006 - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following ...

  16. The Billboard Q&A: Neil Young

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his alternative-fuel equipped 1982 Mercedes parked in front, on this day Young was particularly excited, as Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced impeachment articles seeking the remo In the spring of 2006, Neil Young was just a yea ...

  17. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home from complications relating to liver disease. He is 73. The R&B legend is surrounded by family and friends at the time of his death, acco 2004 - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Ca ...

  18. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  19. Johnson, Tankian, The Verve Open Coachella 2008

    April 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A diverse lineup comprising Jack Johnson, the Verve, Serj Tankian, the Raconteurs, the Breeders, the National and Goldfrapp helped usher in the opening day (April 25) of the ninth annual Coachella Val A diverse lineup comprising Jack Johnson, the Ve ...

  20. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West Los Angeles at the age of 87. 2006 - Jazz vocalist Anita O'Day, whose "Let Me Off Uptown" was a million-seller, dies in West ...

  21. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim ...

  22. Black August / August 26 2007 / New York, New York. (Nokia Theater)

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The annual Black August concert, which honors freedom fighters and political prisoners, took over New York’s Nokia Theater on Sunday, August 26th, with a huge hip-hop bill that included Dead Prez, T The annual Black August concert, which honors free ...

  23. AT&T Cuts Anti-Bush Lyrics From Pearl Jam Webcast

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam fans and Internet watchdogs are up in arms today after it was revealed that AT&T censored portions of the band's live Lollapalooza concert cybercast on Sunday. While performing "Daughter Pearl Jam fans and Internet watchdogs ...

  24. AT&T Cuts Anti-Bush Lyrics From Pearl Jam Webcast

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam fans and Internet watchdogs are up in arms today after it was revealed that AT&T censored portions of the band's live Lollapalooza concert cybercast on Sunday. While performing "Daughter," the band segued into a portio ...

  25. Bad Religion Wrestles With Politics On New CD

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On its newly issued 14th album, "New Maps of Hell," L.A. punk stalwarts Bad Religion credit President Bush with ushering in a time in history that will be remembered as a low point. On its newly issued 14th album, "New Maps of Hell,&q ...

  26. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2006 - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following ...

  27. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home from complications relating to liver disease. He is 73. The R&B legend is surrounded by family and friends at the time of his death, acco 2004 - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Ca ...

  28. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  29. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert ...

  30. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British sing ...

  31. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Babyface is honored by the state of Indiana, which renames a 25-mile stretch of federal highway (Interstate Route 65) as "Kenneth Babyface Edmonds Highway." In conjunction with the honor 2004 - A segment of Inters ...

  32. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Country singer John Berry finds himself in high cotton at President and Mrs. George Bush's "Milestones and Miracles" birthday celebration in Houston. Berry, Larry Gatlin and Michael W. S 2004 - Ray Charles di ...

  33. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney ...

  34. Bono Joins Gates, Wife As 'Persons Of The Year'

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The richest man in the world, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda, were named Time magazine's "Persons of the Year" along with U2 frontman Bono for being Good Samaritans who made a difference in differe The richest man in the world, Bil ...

  35. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert ...

  36. Henry Rollins / Oct. 20, 2005 / Levittown, N.Y. (Governors Comedy Cabaret)

    October 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and insightful monologues could easily be classified as comedy. Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and ins ...

  37. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British sing ...

  38. Farm Aid Turns 20 Outside Chicago

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday (Sept. 19) in the Chicago suburb Tinley Park, with a galaxy of stars pledging help for overlooked rural victims of Hurricane Katrina. Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday ...

  39. Katrina Telethon, Benefit Totals Roll In

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with substantial amounts culled from recent telethons. The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with subst ...

  40. Jay-Z Backs Kanye's Bush Comments

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap mogul Jay-Z is standing behind Def Jam colleague Kanye West in the wake of the latter's comments during Friday's telethon to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina. West declared that "George Bush d Rap mogul Jay-Z is standing behin ...

  41. Kanye West Rips Bush During NBC Telethon

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It began with jazz from New Orleans natives Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsalis. But "A Concert for Hurricane Relief," a heartfelt benefit aired on NBC last night, took an unexpected turn thanks to It began, fittingly enough, with jazz f ...

  42. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Babyface is honored by the state of Indiana, which renames a 25-mile stretch of federal highway (Interstate Route 65) as "Kenneth Babyface Edmonds Highway." In conjunction with the honor 2004 - A segment of Inters ...

  43. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home from complications relating to liver disease. He is 73. The R&B legend is surrounded by family and friends at the time of his deat 2004 - Ray Charles dies at his Bever ...

  44. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a s 2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel ...

  45. Nugent Dumps 'Motor City' For Bush Country

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Motor City Madman is officially turning Texan. Ted Nugent, the once Michigan-based rocker and hunting activist, says he plans to get a Texas driver's license soon and will become a Texas resident The Motor City Madman is officially turning ...

  46. Billboard Bits: 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards JoJo, LeAnn Rimes, Ruben Studdard and Vanessa Williams are scheduled to perform at the annual Christmas in Washington concert. President George Bush and First Lady Laura Bush are expected to ...

  47. Weiland Slams Bush In Late Plea To Voters

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I call on you to mobilize the forces," the Velvet Revolver frontman wrote in a note posted late yesterday (Nov. 1). "Is America really healthy? Is George Bush a Fascist? What are you going to do abou Hours before polls were to open f ...

  48. Free Foo Fighters Sets To Bookend Debate

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters have scheduled a pair of free performances to take place before and after the upcoming final debate between the major candidates for the U.S. Presidency. The sets will take place tomo The Foo Fighters have scheduled a pair of free p ...

  49. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The eve ...

  50. APC Covers Revolutionary Anthems

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On its forthcoming album "eMOTIVe," A Perfect Circle offers a pack of 10 covers and two new songs. On its forthcoming album "eMOTIVe," A Perfect Circle offers a pack of 10 covers and two new songs. Bandleader Maynard James Keenan ...

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