1. RZA on His $5 Million Dollar Record – 'A Flower That's Unfolding' (Q&A)

    April 04, 2014 10:52 AM EDT The concept of the one-off, unique recording is as old as the phonograph record itself -- before mass-production, every record was by necessity a unique performance. But there's no question that Wu-Tang Clan have turned the whole idea -- as ...

  2. ‘Glee’ Star Matthew Morrison Plans Stage Return in 'Finding Neverland'

    February 28, 2014 3:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a prolonged absence from musical theater during his five-season run on Fox's Glee, Matthew Morrison is slated to return to the stage in Finding Neverland, the first major theater project spearheaded by Harvey Weinstein. According to an un ...

  3. U2 Premieres New Song, 'Ordinary Love,' for Mandela Biopic: Listen

    November 21, 2013 9:55 PM EST 2 1 0 It's been three years since U2 released new music, and the wait's finally over with a new song from the upcoming Nelson Mandela "Long Walk to Freedom" biopic. "Ordinary Love," released today (Nov. 21), is the first new ...

  4. U2 Previews New Song in 'Mandela' Trailer: Watch

    October 21, 2013 11:15 AM EDT U2 has revealed their first new song in three years with "Ordinary Love," a soaring anthem for the upcoming biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." Starring "The Wire" actor Idris Elba in the tile role, "Mandela& ...

  5. How Harvey Weinstein, Presidents Obama and Clinton Almost Reunited Led Zeppelin

    July 25, 2013 3:52 AM EDT Harvey Weinstein readily admits he's a pit bull, particularly when it comes to philanthropic work. Case in point: When the mogul needed the music industry's biggest names to perform at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy v ...

  6. '12-12-12' Producer John Sykes on Show's Boomer-riffic Lineup, Raising $36 Mil, McCartney Calling Grohl (Video)

    December 13, 2012 11:47 AM EST Sure, last night's " 12-12-12" concert featured one of the most impressive lineups in years, if not ever, between Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, The Who, Roger Waters, The Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, ...

  7. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Rocks NYC With Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Nirvana; Raised $36 Million Before a Note Was Played

    December 13, 2012 8:14 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. 12- ...

  8. 12-12-12: 12 Things You Didn't See At the Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 2:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Though there was tons to see onstage during the nearly 6-hour 12-12-12 Concert, which benefited the Robin Hood Relief Fund, there was plenty going on backstage amid a frenzy of set changes, rock legends and celebrity guests. Here are 12 highlights f ...

  9. 12-12-12: Watch the Concert For Sandy Relief Here Tonight Live at 7:30

    December 12, 2012 1:13 PM EST Tonight, (Wed, Dec. 12), 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief brings a star-studded lineup to New York's Madison Square Garden to perform a once-in-a-lifetime concert for thousands of fans at the venue and millions -- if not billions -- bey ...

  10. Clear Channel's John Sykes on 12-12-12 Concert: 'You Never Know What's Gonna Happen'

    December 07, 2012 6:12 PM EST The last time John Sykes teamed up with James Dolan and Harvey Weinstein for a benefit concert it was 2001's Concert For New York City, which ultimately raised $50 million for the Robin Hood Relief Fund. But next week Sykes, former president ...

  11. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 1:46 PM EST The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a who's who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Ma ...

  12. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a Who's Who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Madi ...

  13. Morning Fix: Clear Channel-MSG's Hurricane Sandy Benefit; Billboard Touring Awards; Pandora Cuts Into Sales, Downloads: Study

    November 09, 2012 8:30 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business newsletters ROGER WATERS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, NEIL DIAMOND, KENNY CHESNEY, LADY GAGA AMONG 2012 BILLBOARD TOURING AWARDS WINNERS: Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen, ...

  14. Six Questions with James Dolan

    October 10, 2012 6:43 AM EDT He's a blues musician who opens for the Eagles, gets covered by Willie Nelson and is managed by Irving Azoff. And he also happens to have a day job running Cablevision, the Madison Square Garden Co., the New York Knicks and the New York Ran ...

  15. James Dolan, Head of Cablevision and MSG, on Making Music, Competing With Barclays, Irving Azoff's Management and More

    October 09, 2012 12:32 PM EDT CEO/Rocker: James Dolan, chairman/president/CEO of Cablevision and Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, Inc. with his band JD and the Straight Shot. (Photo: George Kalinsky) Below is an excerpt from the Up Front story "6 Questions Wit ...

  16. Fashion Week NYC: Jeremy Scott Talks Arab Spring, Kanye Kicks It at Marchesa

    September 13, 2012 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The second-to-last day of New York Fashion Week was steeped in exotics. From Egypt to India, Wednesday (Sept. 12) saw a rich array of mysterious and enchanting collections with inspirations from across the world. Musicians like Kanye West and Joe Jo ...

  17. Sheryl Crow Granted Temporary Restraining Order

    July 31, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 A judge has granted Sheryl Crow a temporary restraining order against a man who is accused of threatening to shoot the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. The order requires Phillip Gordon Sparks, 45, to stay 100 yards away and not attempt to contact ...

  18. Madonna Wins Best Song at Golden Globes, Jabs 'Girl' Ricky Gervais

    January 15, 2012 11:10 PM EST 0 0 0 "Masterpiece," a ballad co-written and sung by Madonna for her new film "W.E.," earned the best original song Golden Globe at the glitz-filled awards gala on Sunday. It was the second Globe for the director-singer, who won for be ...

  19. Madonna, 'The Artist' Win Music Awards at Golden Globes

    January 15, 2012 9:47 PM EST Madonna topped Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Chris Cornell for the Best Song award at the Golden Globes Sunday night with a win for "Masterpiece," from "W.E.," a film she also wrote and directed. She shared the award with co-wr ...

  20. A Tribe Called Quest Doc Director: 'I Really Didn't Want to F**k This Up'

    January 24, 2011 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Nearly two decades after making his film debut at Sundance in the indie drama Zebrahead -- and returning subsequently in countless indie films -- actor Michael Rapaport is back in Park City with his first effort as a documentary film director. In &q ...

  21. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle with throat cancer. He is 50. 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel ro ...

  22. Rights Flap Jamming Bob Marley Film

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his music for a biopic that the Weinstein Co. is prepping -- despite the fact that his widow, Rita Marley, is its executive producer. The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his m ...

  23. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle with throat cancer. He is 50. 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel ro ...

  24. Weinstein, Enloe Join Live Nation

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, has added some major players to its board of directors. Harvey Weinstein and Robert Ted Enloe, III, are two new additions to the board of Live Nation, which has notched its first ye ...

  25. Weinsteins Pick Cherry Lane

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of the top indie-minded entrepreneurs in entertainment are finding their way to Cherry Lane Music Publishing. On the heels of Quincy Jones's move to the indie publisher is the company formed by hit film producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein ...

  26. Studio Stirs Up Dixie Chicks Film Controversy

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The company distributing a new documentary about the Dixie Chicks has blasted the NBC and CW networks for allegedly refusing to accept a commercial spot for the film, which opens in four theaters toda The company distributing a new documentary about ...

  27. Dixie Chicks Doc Could Be Political Hot Potato

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The politically charged documentary "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" has been picked up for worldwide distribution by the Weinstein Co. A release is tentatively scheduled for the fall, possibly right The politically charged documentary &qu ...

  28. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The first headlining tour of matchbox 20 begins at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, d ...

  29. Elton John Brings 'Gnomeo' To Miramax

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical "Gnomeo & Juliet," the pop star has taken his project to Miramax Films. Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical ...

  30. Genius To Distribute Weinsteins

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST titles expected to be released each year. DVD producer/distributor Genius Products will now serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of titles from The Weinstein Company, a film production firm formed by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the founders of ...

  31. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The first headlining tour of matchbox 20 begins at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, d ...

  32. Disney, Weinsteins Are Done

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a prolonged, months-long negotiation, Bob and Harvey Weinstein and the Walt Disney Studios announced March 29 that they are ending their 12-year exclusive relationship, under which the Weinstein (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After a prolonged, ...

  33. Iger To Succeed Eisner As Disney CEO

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robert Iger was officially anointed as CEO of the Walt Disney Co. on March 13, ending months of speculation about who would follow the 20-year reign of Michael Eisner at the helm of the media giant. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Robert Iger ...

  34. Mottola To Build 'The Wall' On Broadway

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical based on Pink Floyd's seminal rock opera "The Wall." Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola t ...

  35. Broadway Putting Up 'Wall'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical based on Pink Floyd's seminal rock opera "The Wall." Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola ...

  36. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children celebrity basketball game, held at St. John's University in New York, raises $550,000 for a group of charities. The event sees musicians Queen 2000 - 'N Sync&# ...

  37. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children celebrity basketball game, held at St. John's University in New York, raises $550,000 for a group of charities. The event sees musicians Queen 2000 - 'N Sync&# ...

  38. Queen Latifah 'Chicago' Bound?

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to round out the cast of Miramax's big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago." Shooting begins shooting Dec. 10 w Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, an ...