1. Ask Billboard: Shakira's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 07, 2014 6:35 PM EST This week's mailbag looks at the top chart hits by ths week's Billboard cover act, Pharrell's rapid-fire rise to No. 1 on Radio Songs and Demi Lovato's career song and album sales As always, submit your questions about Billboa ...

  2. ‘Back to the Future’ Musical Heading To London’s West End

    January 31, 2014 4:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Director Robert Zemeckis is literally going back into the past for his next project - a stage musical of "Back to the Future." Producers said Thursday night that a show adapted from the sci-fi comedy franchise starring Michael J. Fox will ...

  3. Katy Perry Talks Next Album, Songwriting And Producers' Goofy Nicknames

    April 18, 2013 9:28 PM EDT Katy Perry is halfway through her third album, the follow-up to “Teenage Dream,” which spawned five Hot 100 No. 1 singles. She has yet to feel any pressure. “When I put myself on a timeline, when I tell the record company when I want to release ...

  4. Backbeat: Katy Perry Premieres New Film, Performs For Neil Portnow, Randy Phillips, Epic and ASCAP Execs

    June 27, 2012 1:25 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen joins Katy Perry on the pink carpet. (Photo: Joseph Llanes) Katy Perry modified her concert presentation Tuesday on Hollywood Boulevard at the premiere of her Paramount film "Katy Perry: Part of Me," busting out of a pop ...

  5. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The ...

  6. Stevie Nicks Calls New Album 'My Own Little 'Rumours''

    April 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Nicks says it wasn't her intention to take a decade between solo albums. Nicks -- whose "In Your Dreams," the follow-up to 2001's "Trouble in Shangri-La," comes out May 3 -- tells Billboard.com that she was ready ...

  7. Stevie Nicks: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Nicks "In Your Dreams" May 3 For her first solo album in 10 years, Stevie Nicks is working with Dave Stewart of Eurythmics and Glen Ballard. The iconic Fleetwood Mac diva has said that songs will include the "catchy, uptempo&qu ...

  8. Ringo, McCartney Duet On Starr's Latest Solo Album

    November 19, 2009 2:43 PM EST 0 0 0 R ingo Starr is joined by his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney for a duet on "Y Not," the drummer's forthcoming solo album due out Jan. 12, 2010 on Hip-O Records/UMe. The album also includes vocal turns by Joss Stone , Ben Harpe ...

  9. Katy Perry: Single Lady

    February 11, 2009 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 If you've only seen videos of Katy Perry singing "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold," looking like the love child of Zooey Deschanel and an anime character, you might take her for a lightweight. She giggles, does exaggerated ...

  10. Judith Owen

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has their dark side," Judith Owen says. "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has ...

  11. Film & TV Conference: Songwriters Score With Soundtracks

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With film and television increasingly a source for musical discovery, songwriters Glen Ballard, Sondre Lerche and Jesse Harris are finding visual media an inspiring source of storytelling -- not to me With film and television increasingly a source f ...

  12. Film & TV Conference: Songwriters Reveal Soundtrack Process

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With film and television increasingly a source for musical discovery, songwriters Glen Ballard, Sondre Lerche and Jesse Harris are finding visual media an inspiring source of storytelling - not to mention work. The three songwriters, who have all ...

  13. Goo Goo Dolls Headed For The Future

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When he's not dispensing advice as a celebrity judge on Fox TV's "The Next Great American Band," the Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik will be focusing on the band's past -- and its future. When he's not dispensing adv ...

  14. Annie Lennox Wields Songs Of 'Destruction'

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here in March, Annie Lennox's first studio album in four years, "Songs of Mass Destruction," will arrive in the fall. Due Oct. 2 via Arista, the set was produced by Glen Ballard. As tipped here in March, Annie Lennox's ...

  15. Lennox Wrapping Album With Glen Ballard

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning songwriter-producer Glen Ballard is putting the final touches on Annie Lennox's first album in four years, which will be released in the fourth quarter. "It's a very intense record," he Grammy-winning songwriter-pr ...

  16. Goo Goo Dolls Bring The 'Love' On Eighth Album

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Goo Goo Dolls' eighth studio album, "Let Love In," will arrive April 25 via Warner Bros. The Goo Goo Dolls' eighth studio album, "Let Love In," will arrive April 25 via Warner Bros. First single "Better Days&qu ...

  17. P.O.D. Testifies

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Christian rock act P.O.D. holds firm to faith on new album. P.O.D. believes you can go home again. After tussling with Christian retailers over the cover of its last studio album, 2003's "Payable on Death," the hard rock band will onc ...

  18. Rock Of Ages

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 P.O.D. believes you can go home again. After tussling with Christian retailers over the cover of its last studio album, 2003's "Payable on Death," the hard rock band will once again try to appeal to t P.O.D. believes you can go home a ...

  19. P.O.D. Prepares To 'Testify' With New CD

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 P.O.D. has revealed the track list for its new, Glen Ballard-produced studio album, "Testify," due Jan. 24 via Atlantic. Beyond the top 20 Mainstream Rock chart single "Goodbye for Now," the set boast P.O.D. has revealed the trac ...

  20. Eighth Goo Goo Dolls CD Nearly Complete

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Goo Goo Dolls are "almost finished" with their eighth studio album, according to the band's Web site. The Goo Goo Dolls are "almost finished" with their eighth studio album, according to the band's official Web site ...

  21. August To Bring New Anastacia Album

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vocalist Anastacia has set an Aug. 30 release date for her new self-titled album. Originally expected June 7, the set will be her first for Daylight/Columbia after releasing her first two albums via E Vocalist Anastacia has set an Aug. 30 release da ...

  22. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alanis Morissette Alanis Unplugged As she neared the 10th anniversary of her landmark album "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette began pondering how to commemorate the occasion. She ultimately decided to do it all again, teaming with th ...

  23. 10 Years On, Alanis Unplugs 'Little Pill'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As she neared the 10th anniversary of her landmark album "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette began pondering how to commemorate the occasion. She ultimately decided to do it all again. Billboard h As she neared the 10th anniversary of ...

  24. Alanis Re-Recording 'Jagged Little Pill'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST To commemorate the 10th anniversary of "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette and the album's producer/co-writer Glen Ballard are recording an acoustic version of the landmark set, Billboard.biz has To commemorate the 10th annivers ...

  25. Beyoncé, Groban Teaming For Oscars

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban and Beyoncé will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Believe" together at the 77th annual Academy Awards ceremony, Billboard.com has learned. Josh Groban and Beyoncé will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Believe" toget ...

  26. 'Ray,' Foxx Nab Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th annual Academy Awards. The Ray Charles biopic will compete for a best picture Oscar while Foxx is c "Ray" and its star Jamie Fox ...

  27. Hot Product

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Polar Express 'Express' Delivery New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler drive the holiday-themed soundtrack to "The Polar Express," due this week via Reprise/Warner Bros. Records. The Warner Bros. Pictures ...

  28. Groban, Tyler Board 'Polar Express'

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will drive the holiday-themed soundtrack to "The Polar Express," due Nov. 2 on Reprise/Warner Bros. Records. New songs from Josh Groban and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will ...

  29. Identity Crisis

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ms. Lynne has it all wrong. Her previous album, "Love, Shelby," should have been called "Identity Crisis." And this, her eighth album, should be titled "Love, Shelby." Recall, for a moment, the artist Ms. Lynne has it a ...

  30. Matthews Gets 'Personal' On 'Some Devil'

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews tells Billboard.com that his recently completed solo debut reveals a side of the singer/songwriter that his fans have not yet seen. Matthews says "Some Devil," due Sept. 23 on RCA, inclu Dave Matthews tells Billboard.com that ...

  31. Siedah!

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy recordings by African-American women striving to follow the guitar-paved path of Tina Turner. The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy ...

  32. Hot Product

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lillix 'Up' And Down All-female Canadian teen rock act Lillix got its career off to a quick start earlier this year with its cover of the Romantics' "What I Like About You," which serves as the theme to the WB TV series of t ...

  33. 10ask

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michelle Branch, Lisa Marie Presley, and Pearl Jam. PLAYING THE 'GAME OF LOVE' Dear Keith, "The Game of Love" by Santana and Michelle Branch is an excellent song -- I love it! ...

  34. Stripped

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 OK, let's all try to wipe the horribly derivative "Dirrty" from our collective consciousness and focus on the actual direction of Aguilera's long-awaited sophomore effort, which is decidedly more subs OK, let's all try to wi ...

  35. Legislation Discussed At California Piracy Hearing

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists, label executives, and laborers appeared before California legislators yesterday (Oct. 3) in Sacramento to address the affects of music piracy on the state's economy, Billboard Bulletin report Artists, label executives, and laborers app ...

  36. Aguilera Gets 'Dirty' Next Month

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop queen Christina Aguilera is planning a return to the limelight at the end of the summer with a new single, "Let's Get Dirty." Pop queen Christina Aguilera is planning a return to the limelight at the end of the summer with a new s ...

  37. Hot Product

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, and more. You're 'Busted' If at first you don't succeed, try again. That's just what Dave Matthews Band did after sessions with producer Steve Lillyw ...

  38. Rock, Hip-Hop Stars Do Battle On 'XXX'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack to "XXX," due Aug. 6. The set is divided into rock and hip-hop discs; the first single from the rock disc is Hatebreed's "I Will Universal has firmed up the ...

  39. Dave Matthews Band Revels In 'Busted Stuff'

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) Although Dave Matthews says he "wasn't too rattled" by the mixed fan response to 2001's "Everyday," he's pleased that the latest Dave Matthews B Dave Matthews ...

  40. Aerosmith Relishes 'Icon' Status (continued)

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Part two of Billboard.com interview with Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton. What can you tell us about the show Aerosmith is doing in Japan at the end of June? Well, this show in Japan is the finale of the World Cup, which outside of America is beyond g ...

  41. Backstreet Boys: Copyright Suit And New Album

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former keyboard player with the Backstreet Boys has filed a copyright suit claiming co-ownership of two songs on the group's Jive album "Black & Blue," Billboard Bulletin reports. The suit -- fi A former keyboard player with the ...

  42. DMB Mixing New Album, Single Due In April

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band is mixing its as-yet-untitled sixth RCA studio album and is eyeing a summer release for the set, the follow-up to 2001's "Everyday." First single "Where Are You Going" will hit U.S. Dave Matthews Band is m ...

  43. Under Rug Swept

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For her third studio album, Alanis Morissette decided to go it alone. For her third studio album, Alanis Morissette decided to go it alone. Unlike 1995's Jagged Little Pill and 1998's Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie—which Morissette cra ...

  44. DMB Spring Tour Kicks Off In April

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first reported here in November, Dave Matthews Band will return to arenas and amphitheaters for its spring North American tour, which kicks off April 4 in Washington, D.C., and concludes May 24 in As first reported here in November, Dave Matthews ...

  45. Loeb Cooks Up 'Cake And Pie'

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb has completed a new album, "Cake and Pie," which is due for a Feb. 26 release via A&M/Interscope. It's Loeb's first album since 1998's "Firecracker," which peaked at No Singer/songwr ...

  46. Laundry Service

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After five Spanish-language albums (including MTV Unplugged), Colombian pop/rock diva Shakira makes her English-language debut with the vibrant Laundry Service. After five Spanish-language albums (including MTV Unplugged), Colombian pop/rock diva Sh ...

  47. Shelby Lynne Brings 'Love' In November

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a Nov. 13 release date for her next Island/Def Jam album, "Love, Shelby." The 13-song set was produced by Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette, Dave Matthews Band) an Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has set ...

  48. Live Boasts New Attitude On 'V'

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live's new album "V" (due Sept. 18 via Radioactive/MCA) is the group's most musically aggressive in its 15-year history. While Live's music and lyrics have always had a full-throttled intensity, "V" h The often spi ...

  49. Aborted DMB Studio Sessions Flood Napster

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At least 12 songs from aborted studio sessions for what later became the Dave Matthews Band's "Everyday" album have turned up on music download sites, including controversial file-swapping site Napste At least 12 songs from aborted st ...

  50. Hot Product for Monday, February 26, 2001

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new releases from Dave Matthews Band, DJ Clue, Pearl Jam, American Hi-Fi, Mirwais, Marvin Gaye, Cheap Trick, and more. DMB's Brand New 'Day' Dave Matthews Band's fifth studio effort, "Everyday," turns yet ano ...

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