1. Inside Charlie Daniels' Improbable Ride Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

    August 10, 2016 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" helps the new inductee bridge country music and southern rock. When Charlie Daniels stopped on March 31, 1967, to put gas in the tank of his vehicle on his way out of Nashville, he noticed a lot of activity ...

  2. The Beatles' 'Revolver' Turns 50: Classic Track-by-Track Rundown

    August 05, 2016 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fifty years later, the Beatles ' Revolver  is still taking fans on an incredible trip. Revolver, the Beatles seventh U.K. album -- released on Aug. 5, 1966 in the U.K. and three days later in the U.S. -- was another game-changing classic for th ...

  3. Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

    July 28, 2016 5:50 PM EDT 3.301 k 0 7 As Sia ’s “Cheap Thrills” becomes her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as an artist, the singer-songwriter also completes the rare feat of earning her first No. 1 after her 40th birthday. Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' Hits No. 1 on the Bil ...

  4. Why Donald Trump Should Have Gotten Song Permission from The Rolling Stones (But Not Queen)

    July 26, 2016 1:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Republican National Convention this year in Cleveland ended as it started — with complaints over supposedly unauthorized use of music. Both "Happy Together" by The Turtles and "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by The ...

  5. George Harrison's Widow Says Their Son Dhani May Finish The Beatle's Unreleased Songs Plus More Inside Scoop

    July 25, 2016 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 New George Harrison Music? His Widow Says ‘Maybe’ On July 14, along with  Paul McCartney  and Ringo Starr,  Yoko Ono  and Olivia Harrison attended the 10th anniversary of  The Beatles Love  by Cirque du Soleil at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas -- wit ...

  6. George Harrison's Estate Slams Donald Trump for 'Offensive' Use of 'Here Comes The Sun' at RNC

    July 22, 2016 2:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Harrison , the legendary singer, songwriter, guitarist and Hare Krishna devotee, would never have supported Donald Trump and the Republican party using his song “Here Comes the Sun” at their annual convention. But there’s one number from Harr ...

  7. The Traveling Wilburys Set to Debut On Streaming Services; 2007 'Collection' To Relaunch: Exclusive

    April 18, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Starting June 3, the music of The Traveling Wilburys will be available on streaming services for the first time.  The digital deal, which includes all major services such as Apple Music and Spotify, is part of a worldwide licensing agreement Concord ...

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  9. New Eric Clapton Album to Feature George Harrison's Vocals and Guitar

    February 19, 2016 12:34 PM EST Eric Clapton has announced a new studio album for this spring, and it will include contributions from and old friend. The new set I Still Do drops May 20 and features acoustic guitar and vocals on the track “I Will Be There” from a musician named ...

  10. Bicycle Music Strikes Publishing Administration Deal for George Harrison's Catalog: Exclusive

    January 07, 2016 6:00 AM EST Bicycle Music has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing administration agreement with the estate of George Harrison , whose catalog consists of 400 works including the late guitarist's classic songs from The Beatles ' Abbey Road  and t ...

  11. Christmas With the Beatles: Listen to Solo Holiday Hits From Each Beatle

    December 25, 2015 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While the Beatles ' catalog just became available for streaming, the four individual Beatles -- John Lennon , Paul McCartney , George Harrison and Ringo Starr -- were already on Spotify and other services, including their solo Christmas music. ...

  12. Tom Petty Reveals Struggles With Heroin Abuse and Heartbreak in Must-Read Biography: Exclusive Excerpts

    November 05, 2015 4:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Excerpts from Warren Zanes' gripping Tom Petty biography reveals the rock icon's legendary highs and secret lows, including heroin abuse and heartbreak Tom Petty 's life is the stuff of rock'n'roll fantasy. As a child, he me ...

  13. James Taylor Talks Beatles, Taylor Swift, Jimmy Kimmel & More at Grammy Museum

    September 26, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Capping a whirlwind week in Los Angeles appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! -- plus taping an episode of DirecTV’s Guitar Center Sessions -- James Taylor regaled a packed house Saturday night (Sept. 25) at the Grammy Mus ...

  14. Ringo Starr Talks 'Photograph' Book, Snapping Foo Fighters & Auctioning Beatles Memories

    September 25, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Ringo Starr earned a No. 1 single with “Photograph” in 1974, little did he realize he was also presciently coming up with the title for a book of photography he would release in 2015. He admits he cycled through several more “pretentious” title ...

  15. Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon: He Has Become a 'Monster'

    May 25, 2015 5:30 AM EDT Art Garfunkel is still bitter about the way Simon & Garfunkel split in 1971, describing his erstwhile partner Paul Simon as an "idiot" and a "jerk" for ending the group and lamenting that Simon had become a "monster ...

  16. Jeff Lynne on Being Honored by Tom Petty and Joe Walsh: 'I Never Knew If I Was Any Good at All'

    April 24, 2015 5:02 PM EDT 9.314 k 95 27 “I probably won’t get the giant head,” Jeff Lynne quips as he walks into a lounge at Capitol Records following the unveiling of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. “I’ll let you know in a week or so.” That Lynne has to be con ...

  17. George Harrison Memorial Tree Replaced

    February 26, 2015 10:36 PM EST 0 0 0 A tree has been planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of George Harrison to replace one that was killed by a beetle infestation. City News Service says a yew pine honoring the late Beatles guitarist was planted Wednesday in Griffith Park on what w ...

  18. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2009, Lady Gaga 'Danced' to No. 1 for the First Time

    January 12, 2015 8:05 AM EST 'Just Dance' became Mother Monster's first Hot 100 leader six years ago. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Garth Brooks, Janet Jackson and Barry Manilow. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven ...

  19. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Phil Collins Ended the '80s at No. 1

    December 22, 2014 8:05 AM EST Collins' 'Another Day in Paradise' became the last new leader of the '80s. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and two solo Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more ...

  20. Paul McCartney Worked on a Song About Police Killings: 'I'm Not Giving Up On It'

    December 19, 2014 1:00 AM EST Sir Paul McCartney is 72, and only the wrinkles give his years away. Interviewed recently at his midtown Manhattan office suite, he seems as boyish and light-footed as he was on stage decades ago for The Ed Sullivan Show , his manner informal, his ...

  21. George Harrison, Bee Gees & More to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

    December 18, 2014 5:09 PM EST Beloved Beatles legend George Harrison will receive yet another honor in 2015 when the Recording Academy posthumously gives him the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award . Stevie Wonder to Receive All-Star Tribute From Grammys The Bee Gees  and  Bu ...

  22. George Harrison's Childhood Home Fetches $250,000 at Auction

    October 22, 2014 7:17 PM EDT Winning bid came from Beatles fan who lost out on John Lennon's house last year George Harrison 's childhood home in Liverpool has sold for just over $250,000 at an auction held at the legendary Cavern Club in the English city.  The Live ...

  23. George Harrison's Childhood Home Fetches $250,000 at Auction

    October 22, 2014 7:17 PM EDT George Harrison 's childhood home in Liverpool has sold for just over $250,000 at an auction held at the legendary Cavern Club in the English city.  The Liverpool Echo reported that Harrison's former house went to a Beatles fan who had ...

  24. Conan O'Brien Sets George Harrison Week on TBS Show

    September 15, 2014 9:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tribute is timed to the release of the "George Harrison: The Apple Years" reissue The late George Harrison is getting a weeklong tribute on TBS' Conan. George Harrison to be Honored by Brian Wilson, Norah Jones at 'George Fest� ...

  25. Conan O'Brien Sets George Harrison Week on TBS Show

    September 15, 2014 9:20 PM EDT The late George Harrison is getting a weeklong tribute on TBS' Conan. George Harrison to be Honored by Brian Wilson, Norah Jones at 'George Fest' Benefit Concert Timed to the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75 , a r ...

  26. George Harrison to be Honored by Brian Wilson, Norah Jones at 'George Fest' Benefit Concert

    September 04, 2014 8:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 George Harrison will be remembered with a all-star tribute concert in Los Angeles this fall, featuring performances by Brian Wilson , Norah Jones , the Killers ' Brandon Flowers and Mark Stoermer, the Flaming Lips ' Wayne Coyne and Steven ...

  27. Play on Brian Epstein's Final Night Makes London Debut

    August 05, 2014 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Monday’s (August 4) press night of Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles , a play about the ill-starred manager who guided the Beatles to global domination, brought a warm response from an audience including such celebrities as Pink Floyd’s Nick Mas ...

  28. ASCAP Taps Tom Petty for Founders Award

    March 20, 2014 5:14 PM EDT Rock veteran to be honored at 31st Annual Pop Music Awards on April 23 in L.A. Tom Petty’s gotta have it…the ASCAP Founder’s Award, that is. The veteran rocker will be honored with the organization’s prestigious Founders Award at its 31st annual P ...

  29. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorite Beatles Songs

    February 09, 2014 8:05 AM EST On the 50th anniversary of the band's U.S. breakthrough, readers share favorite Fab Four songs, covers, solo hits and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Pl ...

  30. George Harrison's 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    February 05, 2014 3:32 PM EST As we fondly remember the moment 50 years ago this week that the Beatles landed in American and performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show," we're also honoring each Beatle -- and today we celebrate George Harrison's 10 biggest Billboa ...

  31. Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Reunite for Beatles TV Special

    January 28, 2014 4:40 AM EST No one plays a Beatles song quite like a Beatle. That lesson was learned Monday night when a reunion of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concluded a tribute to the Beatles that CBS will air on Feb. 9, the 50th anniversary of their first appearance o ...

  32. Kris Kristofferson, Beatles Honored at Special Merit Awards Ceremony

    January 26, 2014 1:19 PM EST 0 0 0 The unofficial theme for the Recording Academy's laughter-filled Special Merit Awards ceremony could easily have been old friends. When Ringo Starr and Kris Kristofferson ran into each other on the red carpet Saturday, they bear-hugged it out. ...

  33. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Lady Gaga Lands Her First No. 1 With 'Just Dance'

    January 13, 2014 8:05 AM EST 4.17 k 2.825 k 6 Five years ago this week, Mother Monster topped the Hot 100 for the first time. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Janet and Michael Jackson, Men at Work and U2 Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven ...

  34. 'Breaking Bad' Finale's Last Song Surges With 3,000% Sales Gain

    September 30, 2013 4:34 PM EDT Badfinger's "Baby Blue" is suddenly red hot. The song, which closed the finale of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" last night (Sept. 29), has suddenly risen into the top 25 on iTunes' top songs list and is poi ...

  35. The Beatles Ready 'Live at the BBC Volume 2'

    September 12, 2013 2:22 PM EDT The Beatles are releasing a massive collection of songs and studio banter from the band's widely heralded BBC sessions in 1963-64, including 37 performances of early classics and rare covers. "On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2" wil ...

  36. Fake Fab Four Hit the Right Notes In Beatles Broadway Tribute

    July 24, 2013 11:56 PM EDT Even fake Beatles can bring back good memories of the real thing, when they're truly talented. The Beatles, arguably one of the most talented and influential bands in musical history, produced a treasure trove of unforgettable tunes. Mostly w ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Beatlemania Revisited in 'Good Ol' Freda,' Documentary on the Beatles' Secretary, at SXSW

    March 09, 2013 9:43 PM EST "Good Ol' Freda" director Ryan White and producer Kathy McCabe, right, flank Freda Kelly, the Beatles secretary from 1962 to 1973, prior to the world premiere of the film Saturday at SXSW. (Photo: Phil Gallo) After doing the im ...

  39. Backbeat: Pete Townshend Receives Les Paul Award During NAMM

    February 01, 2013 1:59 PM EST Above, L-R: Townshend's longtime friend, producer and humorist Martin Lewis; Pete Townshend; Jeff Salmon of the Les Paul Foundation The Who's Pete Townshend was honored at this year's 28th Annual Technical Excellence & Creat ...

  40. David Braun, Renowned Music Lawyer and Former PolyGram CEO, Dies at 81

    January 29, 2013 4:25 PM EST David Braun, a prominent music lawyer who represented such superstars as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, George Harrison and Michael Jackson, died Wednesday in Santa Barbara after a long illness. He was 81. Among his survivors is his son Lloyd Braun, th ...

  41. A Beatle's Last Hot 100 No. 1: 25 Years Ago Today

    January 16, 2013 4:31 PM EST     Twenty-five years ago today, a member of the Beatles topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the last time. On this date (Jan. 16) in 1988, George Harrison rose 2-1 on the survey with "Got My Mind Set on You," the first single from his albu ...

  42. Jenni Rivera Hits No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    December 21, 2012 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Jenni Rivera , who was killed in a plane crash earlier this month, is No. 1 in the Social 50 tally this past week as expected, due to the culmination of online activity surrounding her passing, particularly the public memorial in Los Angeles on Wedn ...

  43. Jenni Rivera Memorial Brings Her to No. 1 on Billboard Social 50

    December 21, 2012 2:17 PM EST Jenni Rivera, who was killed in a plane crash earlier this month, is No. 1 in the Social 50 tally this past week as expected, due to the culmination of online activity surrounding her passing, particularly the public memorial in Los Angeles on Wed ...

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  45. Ravi Shankar to Receive Lifetime Achievement Grammy

    December 12, 2012 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Carole King, The Temptations, Patti Page and Lightnin' Hopkins Among Honorees On the morning after his death, the Recording Academy announced that Ravi Shankar and six others -- Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, P ...

  46. Ravi Shankar, Carole King, Temptations, Patti Page, More to Receive Lifetime Achievement Grammys

    December 12, 2012 8:26 AM EST On the morning after his death, the Recording Academy announced that Ravi Shankar and six others -- Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, Patti Page and the Temptations -- will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. In a s ...

  47. Ravi Shankar, Sitar Maestro, Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ravi Shankar, the master sitar player who earned three Grammys and left an indelible mark on generations of pop influencers including the Beatles, died on Tuesday at a hospital near his home in San Diego, his foundation and record label announced . ...

  48. Ravi Shankar - Idol of George Harrison, Estranged Father of Norah Jones - Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:43 PM EST Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92. The prime minister& ...

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