1. Jackie Evancho's Sister Juliet Missed Her Inauguration Performance to Undergo Sex Reassignment Surgery

    March 29, 2017 7:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 A decent amount of attention was put on Juliet Evancho's absence from her sister Jackie Evancho 's national anthem performance during Donald Trump's presidential inauguration in January. Did the transgender 18-year-old skip the histor ...

  2. Jackie Evancho on How Being Dumped on Snapchat Influenced Her New Album

    March 23, 2017 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jackie Evancho has been “called vicious words. Things I can’t even say,” says the 16-year-old pop-opera star. Evancho admits she never expected the Internet vitriol that she received for agreeing to perform the national anthem at President Donald Tr ...

  3. Jackie Evancho on Trump's Inauguration, Internet Backlash, and More | Billboard News

    Jackie Evancho on Trump's Inauguration, Internet Backlash, and More | Billboard News

    March 22, 2017 6:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jackie Evancho received a ton of backlash after performing the National Anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration back in January. Here's what she had to say about it now. music , 2017 , Jackie Evancho , trump administration , billboard n ...

  4. 'I Don't Like Politics': Jackie Evancho on Trump, Internet Haters and Why Playing the Inauguration Was a 'Huge Honor'

    March 22, 2017 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 6 Jackie Evancho admits that she never expected the Internet vitriol that she received for agreeing to perform the national anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January -- including accusations that she had betrayed her transgender older ...

  5. Jackie Evancho's Transgender Sister Juliet Wins Federal Court Ruling Over School Bathrooms

    February 27, 2017 9:00 PM EST 0 0 6 Evancho requested a meeting with Trump and her sister to "enlighten" the president on transgender issues. A federal judge on Monday ruled that three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school can use bathrooms that correspond to th ...

  6. Trump Would 'Welcome' Meeting With Jackie Evancho & Transgender Sister, Press Secretary Says

    February 23, 2017 7:59 PM EST 0 0 4 President Donald Trump would "welcome" a meeting with Jackie Evancho and her transgender sister Juliet, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Thursday.  After news that the Trump administration had revoked federal protection allo ...

  7. Celebs Speak Out Against Trump's Removal of Bathroom Protection for Trans Students | Billboard News

    Celebs Speak Out Against Trump's Removal of Bathroom Protection for Trans Students | Billboard News

    February 23, 2017 1:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Katy Perry, Josh Groban, Sia, inauguration performer Jackie Evancho, Lance Bass and other celebs took to Twitter to speak out against Pres. Trump's action to roll back bathroom protections for transgender students. 2017 , Jackie Evancho , Josh ...

  8. Jackie Evancho & Sister Juliet Want to 'Enlighten' Pres. Trump After Transgender Bathroom Order

    February 23, 2017 10:29 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer Jackie Evancho and her transgender sister appeared on Good Morning America  on Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in a effort to "enlighten" Pres. Trump in the wake of his controversial decision to roll back an Obama administration rule pro ...

  9. Jackie Evancho Asks President Trump to Meet With Her & Her Sister About Transgender Rights

    February 22, 2017 8:31 PM EST 0 0 4 The Trump administration ended federal protection on Wednesday (Feb. 22) for transgender students that required schools to allow the use of bathrooms and locker rooms of their gender identities. This received an emotional response from supporters of ...

  10. Watch Jackie Evancho Deliver the National Anthem at Donald Trump's Inauguration

    January 20, 2017 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 After all of the commotion surrounding Donald Trump's inauguration performers, Jackie Evancho delivered the national anthem at the conclusion of his swearing-in ceremony on Friday (Jan. 20). Despite how controversial the decision to perform at ...

  11. Jackie Evancho's Sister Juliet Says 'Jackie is Singing For Our Country' at Trump Inauguration

    January 13, 2017 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 As with so many things the nation's President-elect has done so far, the booking of acts for Donald Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration has generated its share of controversy. But in an interview set to air on  CBS Sunday Morning ,  Jackie Evanch ...

  12. Jackie Evancho Says Decision to Perform at Donald Trump's Inauguration Is 'Not Political'

    January 11, 2017 9:58 PM EST Nor is her transgender sister's legal fight with their local school district over her right to use women's bathrooms. Jackie Evancho is the only solo act currently confirmed to be performing Donald Trump's presidential inauguration n ...

  13. Music's Counter-Programming Plan for Inauguration Day in DC

    January 11, 2017 6:12 PM EST 0 0 7 While the official inauguration celebrations are still struggling to attract support from the entertainment community -- so far, America’s Got Talent ’s Jackie Evancho and country stars Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy are the only musicians onboard - ...

  14. If Moby Accepted Trump Inauguration Invitation, This Would Be His Playlist | Billboard News

    If Moby Accepted Trump Inauguration Invitation, This Would Be His Playlist | Billboard News

    January 10, 2017 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 With the inauguration quickly approaching, people are wondering if more performers will be added to President-elect Donald Trump’s lineup, joining the already announced Jackie Evancho, Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy. Well, what about Moby? music , p ...

  15. Democrats Approve of Artists Refusing to Play Inauguration, Republicans Not So Much

    January 05, 2017 12:22 PM EST 0 0 4 Kanye West aside, most artists who have said they would not perform at Donald Trump's inauguration have actually seen a spike in their favorability ratings, and a majority of Americans believe artists shouldn't feel obligated to play simpl ...

  16. Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Claim About Jackie Evancho's Album Sales | Billboard News

    Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Claim About Jackie Evancho's Album Sales | Billboard News

    January 04, 2017 9:39 PM EST 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Jan. 4), president-elect Donald Trump posted on Twitter that Jackie Evancho’s album sales have “skyrocketed” since the 16-year-old was announced to be performing the national anthem at his presidential inauguration. But have they? musi ...

  17. Jackie Evancho Says She is Being Cyber-Bullied Over Donald Trump Inauguration Performance

    December 15, 2016 6:53 PM EST Following Wednesday's announcement that Jackie Evancho would be performing at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony next month, the 16-year-old opera singer says she and her family have become targets of online bullying.  "My family i ...

  18. Jackie Evancho Announces She'll Be Performing at Donald Trump's Inauguration

    December 14, 2016 10:36 AM EST 0 0 6 Update: The Director of Communications of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, Boris Epshteyn, has issued a statement about Jackie Evancho performing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony saying, "We're delighted to ...

  19. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Jackie Evancho Arrives With 'Awakening'

    October 03, 2014 10:09 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga debuted at No. 1 with their collaborative album, Cheek to Cheek , selling 131,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 28, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was the second leader f ...

  20. New Signings: Rufus Wainwright to CAM, ICM Signs T-Pain, Epitaph Inks Roll the Tanks, O.A.R. Joins Reach Music

    May 02, 2014 9:52 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more.       RECORD LABELS -- Brazilian singer/songwriter Bebel Gilberto signs with ...

  21. Jackie Evancho Puts Finishing Touches on New Album, Promises Big 'Surprise'

    May 01, 2014 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fourteen-year-old classical-pop crossover star Jackie Evancho plans to add songwriting to her skill set on her forthcoming studio album. Evancho tells Billboard the project, which she's currently recording on in a studio near her home in suburb ...

  22. One Direction's Right Direction: The Billboard Cover Story

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As 2012 dawned, few American adults outside the most dedicated of Anglophiles knew much, if anything, about One Direction . In part, that's because the kind of boy-band pop One Direction had already turned into 2011's fastest-selling debut ...

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  24. Debra Rathwell

    November 28, 2012 3:40 PM EST Senior VP, AEG Live 800-Plus Shows Debra Rathwell's more than 30 years of dedication to her craft has made her one of the most respected and admired executives in the live music industry. As senior VP of AEG Live, Rathwell heads up the East C ...

  25. 6 Questions with Jackie Evancho

    October 15, 2012 7:10 AM EDT Every 10 years or so, classical pop artists have a major crossover breakthrough like Josh Groban, Il Divo and Andrea Bocelli. Jackie Evancho is having one of those breakthroughs. Since finishing second on NBC's "America's Got Tal ...

  26. Under The Covers With Unconventional Stars

    October 11, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Muse moves in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with its highest-charting album, "The 2nd Law", selling 102,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. However, it's not enough to bump Mumford & Sons' "Ba ...

  27. Muse's 'The 2nd Law' Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    October 10, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miguel, Three Days Grace, Diana Krall, Cher Lloyd also crash this week's chart. Rock band Muse earns its highest charting album ever as "The 2nd Law" debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. The set sold 101,000 in its first week a ...

  28. Mumford Holds at No. 1, Muse's '2nd Law' Leads Multiple Debuts On Billboard 200 Chart

    October 10, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Rock band Muse earns its highest-charting album as The 2nd Law debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The set sold 101,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third top 10 for the act, which previously claimed a No. 9 s ...

  29. Diana Krall, Three Days Grace & Cher Lloyd Top 10 Bound on Billboard 200

    October 06, 2012 3:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 As earlier reported on Wednesday (Oct. 3), it seems Mumford & Sons ' "Babel" album will hold at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week. Label sources have suggested the album could sell 150,000 or more in its sophomore frame, and th ...

  30. Three Days Grace, Diana Krall Albums Top 10 Bound on Next Week's Billboard 200

    October 05, 2012 7:45 PM EDT As previously reported , it seems Mumford & Sons' new album, "Babel," will hold at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week. Label sources suggest the album could sell 150,000 or more in its sophomore frame. That should be enough to ...

  31. Muse & Miguel Albums Aiming for Top of Billboard 200 Chart

    October 03, 2012 8:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Muse and R&B singer Miguel are aiming for the top five on next week Billboard 200 albums chart, while reigning kings Mumford & Sons should hold the top slot for a second week. The latter's "Babel" will seemingly fend ...

  32. Muse, Miguel Albums Aiming for Top of Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    October 03, 2012 8:30 PM EDT Rock band Muse and R&B singer Miguel are aiming for the top five on next week Billboard 200 albums chart, while reigning kings Mumford & Sons should hold the top slot for a second week. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' Scores Big ...

  33. Jackie Evancho: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 No. 11: Jackie Evancho Last Year's Rank: 5 Birthdate: April 9, 2000 (Age 12) Why She's Hot: Pint- sized vocal powerhouse Jackie Evancho is old news to the crossover classical crowd, who discovered her remarkable, gotta-hear-her-to-believe- ...

  34. Alan Jackson Scores Top Debut on Billboard 200, Adele's Back at No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his latest effort, "Thirty Miles West." The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after ...

  35. Alan Jackson, Beach Boys, Neil Young Debut High On Billboard 200 Chart; Adele Returns to No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with his latest effort, Thirty Miles West . The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after more than 20 years wit ...

  36. Chart Moves: Coldplay's 'American Idol' Gain; 'Avengers' Soundtrack Debuts; Jackie Evancho Returns to No. 1

    May 10, 2012 9:29 PM EDT The Billboard 200: As reported earlier this week, Carrie Underwood claimed her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Blown Away." The effort, her fourth release overall, debuted atop the list with 267,000 copies sold, accord ...

  37. Lana Del Rey Debuts At No. 2, Adele Holds No. 1 on Billboard 200

    February 08, 2012 11:00 AM EST Much talked-about singer/songwriter Lana Del Rey makes her expected arrival at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with "Born to Die," selling 77,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the highest entry for a female artist's f ...

  38. Lana Del Rey Aiming for No. 2 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    February 01, 2012 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Lana Del Rey's just-released "Born To Die" album is on track to debut at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The set will perhaps sell between 60,000 to 70,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Feb. 5 -- so say ...

  39. Lana Del Rey Aiming for No. 2 Debut on Billboard 200 Album Chart

    February 01, 2012 12:58 PM EST Lana Del Rey's just-released Born To Die album is on track to debut at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The set will perhaps sell between 60,000 to 70,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Feb. 5 -- so say industry ...

  40. Billboard Power 100: Rob Stringer & Steve Barnett

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 19 Rob Stringer & Steve Barnett Chairman/CEO, Chairman/COO Columbia Records Millions And Millions Sold... Columbia Records chairman/CEO Rob Stringer knows a good thing when he hears it. "When we signed this artist, we said this would ...

  41. Win Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson & Jackie Evancho Dolls!

    November 29, 2011 4:50 PM EST 0 0 0 You may not be able to bring the real Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson, or Jackie Evancho home for the holidays this year, but you can win the doll versions of these pop sensations, right here on Billboard.com. We're giving away five singing Justin ...

  42. Pop Dolls: 20 Musicians Immortalized In Plastic

    November 18, 2011 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 From new favorites like Cody Simpson & Jackie Evancho to classic superstars like Michael Jackson and Cher... yup, there's a doll for them. From new favorites like Cody Simpson & Jackie Evancho to classic superstars like Michael Jackson ...

  43. 21 Under 21: Jackie Evancho (2011)

    September 27, 2011 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 No. 5. Jackie Evancho Birthdate: April 9, 2000 (age 11) Why She's Hot: Pittsburgh's Jackie Evancho placed second in 2010's season of "America's Got Talent," and her "O Holy Night" EP made the child star last y ...

  44. Luke Bryan, Ace Hood Score Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    August 17, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While all eyes were trained on the No. 1 arrival of Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch the Throne" on the Billboard 200, there is actually other news on both the Billboard 200 and the Digital Songs charts this week. Jay-Z & Kanye Wes ...

  45. Beyonce's '4' Stays Atop Billboard 200, Lloyd Snags Top Debut

    July 13, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's an exceptionally quiet week on both the Billboard 200 albums and Digital Songs charts. On the former, Beyonce 's "4" continues to reign at No. 1 for a second week, selling 115,000 (down 63%), while LMFAO 's "Party ...

  46. Beyonce Notches 4th Billboard 200 No. 1 with '4'

    July 06, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected , Beyonce 's fourth solo studio album, "4," bounds in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 310,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the diva's fourth solo No. 1 -- and fourth studio set ...

  47. Jill Scott Celebrates First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    June 29, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer Jill Scott celebrates her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as her fourth studio effort, "The Light of the Sun," debuts atop the list with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. She's been notching hits ...

  48. Chart Moves: Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Continues Dominance -- Even Crosses Into Latin Pop

    June 23, 2011 4:34 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100 : -- Adele : "Rolling in the Deep" banks a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending a fourth frame atop Hot 100 Airplay (153 million in audience, up 1%, according to Nielsen BDS). It drops, however, ...

  49. Eminem & Royce da 5'9" Debut at No. 1 on Billboard 200 with Bad Meets Evil EP

    June 22, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bad Meets Evil -- the hip-hop duo of Eminem and Royce da 5'9" -- bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as its "Hell: the Sequel" launches with 171,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set beats out 11-year old Jackie Evancho ...

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