1. Cyndi Lauper, Joe Walsh, Mavis Staples & More to Headline 'Love Rocks NYC' Benefit Concert

    January 25, 2017 6:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The event, hosted by designer John Varvatos & real estate exec Greg Williamson, will raise money for God's Love We Deliver. Fashion design icon John Varvatos and NYC real estate executive Greg Williamson have announced a first-ever benefit ...

  2. Barbra Streisand, Miley Cyrus & More Address Women's March in Downtown L.A.

    January 22, 2017 3:11 PM EST 0 0 8 Women’s Marches took place all across the country on Saturday (Jan. 21), bringing out record crowds in the name of equality. Washington, D.C., garnered the main spotlight but the March in Los Angeles may have been just as significant in terms of gar ...

  3. Keith Richards, Sting, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen & More Star in Refugee Support Video 'We Are Not Afraid': Watch

    December 23, 2016 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono , along with Keith Richards , Robert Plant , Bruce Springsteen , Robert De Niro , Sting and Patti Smith are among the 200 celebrities in a video, “We Are Not Afraid,” which is raising funds for victims of religious and poli ...

  4. Songwriter Jack Tempchin Talks His Upcoming Solo Album 'One More Song'

    August 05, 2016 9:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a songwriter, Jack Tempchin has had plenty of big hits with the Eagles , Glenn Frey , Johnny Rivers and others. But for his new solo album,  One More Song , due Sept. 2 through Blue Elan Records, Tempchin preferred a smaller way of doing things.  ...

  5. Jake Owen on His Post-Divorce Album 'American Love': 'I Didn't Have Anything to Prove'

    July 29, 2016 9:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jake Owen didn’t get to be one of country’s leading party-starters by capsizing the format’s boat. His platinum-certified hits “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Beachin’” (each a Hot Country Songs No. 1) show his Nashville anthem bona fides. But after ...

  6. Brothers Osborne's '21 Summer' Casts a Nostalgic Haze

    March 23, 2016 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Their new single mixes an Eagles/Jackson Browne West Coast vibe with the duo's own East Coast history. It’s fuzzy, ethereal and mysterious, a sound so hauntingly unique that it practically defines Brothers Osborne ’s new single, “21 Summer.” Ni ...

  7. Judd Apatow and Jackson Browne Team Up to Salute Warren Zevon at L.A. Tribute Show

    March 12, 2016 6:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The preeminent comedy filmmaker and rock poet laureate, joined by special guests, find both the comedy and tragedy in the late singer's work. “It’s not a brief show. I can’t even edit down a tribute show,” said Judd Apatow , cracking wise about ...

  8. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Alive and Circlin' At 50 Years

    March 11, 2016 1:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Jackson Browne, Vince Gill help the influential band celebrate in an upcoming PBS special. It’s rare that a solo artist can extend a career 50 years. Even harder for a band to make it that long without imploding over creative differences, leadership ...

  9. Elle King & Rachel Platten Co-Writer Dave Bassett Shares His 2016 Grammys Diary

    February 18, 2016 4:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave Bassett scored two big radio hits last year, co-writing and producing Elle King 's "Ex's & Oh's" and co-writing Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." Earning a best rock song Grammy nomination for the former ...

  10. Jackson Browne, Eagles Members Pay Tribute to Glenn Frey With 'Take It Easy' at the 2016 Grammys

    February 15, 2016 9:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Glenn Frey , a founding member of the Eagles , died on Jan. 18 at the age of 67, and at tonight's Grammy Awards former band members Don Henley and Joe Walsh performed Frey's iconic "Take It Easy" alongside Jackson Browne . Glenn ...

  11. Jackson Browne Performs 'Take it Easy' Tribute to Glenn Frey: Watch

    January 22, 2016 3:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Jackson Browne has paid homage to Glenn Frey with a performance of the song they collaborated on, “Take it Easy”. Browne played the song Tuesday (Jan. 19) during a show at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida, his first concert following Frey’s d ...

  12. Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Graham Nash Continue No Nukes Advocacy As Paris Climate Talks Wind Down

    December 11, 2015 10:43 AM EST 0 0 0 Bonnie Raitt—who co-founded Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) with Jackson Browne, Graham Nash and others—has roundly rejected pro-nuclear-power arguments heard during the Paris climate talks. A longtime environmental activist, Raitt reacted t ...

  13. Tom Petty is Getting His Own SiriusXM Station

    November 17, 2015 12:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Starting Friday,  Tom Petty is  getting his own SiriusXM station.  Tom Petty Radio will be channel 31 on the satellite radio station, curating choice cuts of rock, rhythm and blues, SiriusXM announced Tuesday (Nov. 17). Petty will also be exclusivel ...

  14. Graham Nash Says His New Rock Hall of Fame Exhibit 'Looks F---ing Spectacular'

    October 16, 2015 6:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 You can call Graham Nash a museum piece now -- and he'll take it as a compliment. The new exhibit Graham Nash: Touching the Flame opens to the public Saturday at Cleveland, Ohio's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. It combines artifact ...

  15. Donald Trump Receives Legal Threat Over Use of Aerosmith's 'Dream On'

    October 11, 2015 12:13 PM EDT 1.485 k 305 36 Donald Trump is getting scorned by a musician he seemingly adores. Steven Tyler Attends GOP Debate: Was It As Donald Trump's Guest? On Saturday, Oct. 10, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler 's reps sent Donald Trump for President Inc. ...

  16. Bruce Springsteen Celebrates Early Birthday On Stage with Jackson Browne

    September 23, 2015 12:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen  celebrated his birthday one day early by jumping onstage with Jackson Browne for a jam at a New Jersey show. The Boss -- who turns 66 on Sept. 23 -- watched most of the show at Red Bank's Count Basie Theatre from the audience ...

  17. Jackson Browne Pops In at Crosby, Stills and Nash Tour Kickoff Show in Tokyo

    March 09, 2015 1:23 PM EDT 2.518 k 82 22 Crosby, Stills and Nash kicked off their World Tour 2015 on Thursday night at Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo's Yurakucho district. It was their first performance in Japan in 19 years. The tour will hit The Philippines, Singapore, th ...

  18. Tom Morello, Bonnie Raitt Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan at MusiCares Gala

    February 07, 2015 4:34 PM EST Even though Bob Dylan opted not to play Friday night when he was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year annual dinner at the Los Angeles Convention Center, he had his hand in every performance. Billboard talked to several of the evening's ...

  19. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Piano Guys, Jackson Browne Hit High Notes

    October 17, 2014 9:45 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Jason Aldean notched the third-largest sales week of the year with the arrival of his new album, Old Boots, New Dirt , at No. 1. The set, released through Broken Bow Records, sold 278,000 in the week end ...

  20. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Piano Guys, Jackson Browne Hit High Notes

    October 17, 2014 9:45 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Jason Aldean notched the third-largest sales week of the year with the arrival of his new album, Old Boots, New Dirt , at No. 1. The set, released through Broken Bow Records, sold 278,000 in the week en ...

  21. Keith Richards, Sara Bareilles Perform on ‘PFC3: Songs Around the World’: Album Premiere (Exclusive)

    June 10, 2014 12:53 PM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and songstress Sara Bareilles are among the musicians throwing their considerable skills behind “PFC3: Songs Around the World,” the third instalment of the Playing for Change project. Billboard has an exclus ...

  22. Chart Moves: Trio of Tribute Albums Arrive on Billboard 200, Luke Bryan's ACM Gain, Cyndi Lauper's 'Unusual' Returns

    April 10, 2014 9:23 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack refused to budge from the No. 1 slot, clocking a ninth week atop the tally. The set sold 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Five ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Vince Gill, Jackson Browne Honor Gregg Allman at Tribute Concert

    January 11, 2014 3:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Zac Brown, Taj Mahal, more also joined festivities at Atlanta's Fox Theatre An all-star lineup of musicians feted Gregg Allman Friday night at a tribute concert heralding the southern rock luminary and the blues rock that influenced many artist ...

  25. Beck, Dan Deacon Headline L.A.'s Station to Station Railway Car Exhibit

    September 28, 2013 6:24 PM EDT By Maxwell Williams, The Hollywood Reporter At around 8 p.m. at Union Station in Los Angeles, artist Doug Aitken stood on tiptoes, inspecting through a camera lens indie-rock artist Dan Deacon’s spasmodic set. Under the cavernous Art Deco ceilings ...

  26. Music Biz Veteran Jerry Sharell Hospitalized After Machete Attack

    September 16, 2013 6:01 AM EDT The executive-turned-DJ, who has worked with The Carpenters and Joe Cocker, was held hostage in his new girlfriend's home early Sunday. Jerry Sharell, a music industry veteran who played a role in the careers of The Carpenters and Joe Cocke ...

  27. L.A. Reid to Be Honored at Pre-Grammy Gala; Quincy Jones and Al Schmitt at P&E Wing Event

    December 18, 2012 11:30 AM EST Clive Davis and the Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, the Academy announced this morning. As part of the ...

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  29. Carole Kinzel

    November 28, 2012 2:27 PM EST Agent, Creative Artists Agency Coachella Champion Carole Kinzel of Creative Artists Agency ranks among the leading agents of all time from either gender. Take, for example, the Coachella festival in Indio, Calif., where Kinzel is widely recognized ...

  30. Video: Holly Williams Talks Going Independent, Fashion And Music at the Billboard Touring Conference

    November 15, 2012 4:42 PM EST Holly Williams stuck around after her Q&A at the Billboard Touring Conference to discuss her new album coming out on her own label, and going out on her own outside of the majors. "I love the independent spirit," she says. "Bein ...

  31. 'Inventing David Geffen' Draws Springsteen, Iovine, Gordy, Dr. Dre To L.A. Premiere

    November 14, 2012 2:26 PM EST Jimmy Iovine, chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M Records and co-founder, Beats by Dre, arriving to the premiere of 'Inventing David Geffen' held at Writer's Guild Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) The Wri ...

  32. Peter Wolf Cries Foul on J. Geils: 'He Broke the Brotherhood'

    October 15, 2012 11:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Wolf is in the midst of a new solo tour, but he promises the J. Geils Band will ride again in 2013 -- despite lingering legalities with guitarist and namesake John "J." Geils. "We're moving on, and I feel very excited about ...

  33. Spanish Singer Luz Casal Signs with SESAC Latina (Exclusive)

    October 03, 2012 7:54 PM EDT Spanish singer Luz Casal, who will be given a lifetime achievement prize by the Latin Recording Academy in November, has signed with SESAC Latina, according to an official with the performance rights organization. SESAC Latina will represent Casal ...

  34. David Geffen on New PBS 'American Masters' Film: 'Wow, Did I Do That?'

    September 27, 2012 3:40 PM EDT David Geffen (right) with Joni Mitchel (left) and Mama Cass (background) from the PBS American Masters program "Inventing David Geffen," which will air in November. (Photo: Henry Diltz) American Masters creator and executive producer Sus ...

  35. 'Inventing David Geffen' Documentary Premieres at Toronto Film Festival

    September 11, 2012 4:35 PM EDT A lively account of one of the most influential careers in modern showbiz, Susan Lacy's "Inventing David Geffen" works within a familiar format to sing the praises of a man who never did. An upcoming airing on PBS's American Ma ...

  36. Dee Snider Blasts Romney Camp's Use of Twisted Sister Hit

    August 22, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE: Twisted Sister founding guitarist Jay Jay French announces that he, too, shall not take it; delivers a blistering rebuke of Paul Ryan to Roll Call. Read It Are there any recording stars not named "Kid" or "Jr." willing to ...

  37. Silversun Pickups Issue Cease and Desist to Romney Campaign

    August 15, 2012 8:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Silversun Pickups don't want Mitt Romney hitting the "Panic Switch." The Los Angeles band's attorney issued a cease-and-desist on Wednesday over the Republican presidential candidate's use of the 2009 hit in recent campaign ...

  38. Silversun Pickups Issue Cease and Desist to Romney Campaign

    August 15, 2012 8:15 PM EDT Silversun Pickups don't want Mitt Romney hitting the "Panic Switch." The Los Angeles band's attorney issued a cease-and-desist on Wednesday over the Republican presidential candidate's use of the 2009 hit in recent campaig ...

  39. Backbeat: LA's Haim Rock NYC's Santos With Columbia, Neon Gold, Universal Republic Execs

    August 06, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Photo: wagz2it for Stereogum.com LA-based sister act Haim (pronounced "hime") have been riding a fast-building buzz this year, due to the gloriously infectious indie-pop EP they released a few months back. In its wake came rapturous pres ...

  40. Backbeat: Deer Tick Curates Newport Folk Festival After-Parties With ATO, Partisan Execs And Jackson Browne

    July 30, 2012 2:10 PM EDT (L-R): Deer Tick guitarist Ian O'Neill, drummer Dennis Ryan, frontman John Macaulay, keyboardist Robbie Cowell, and bassist Chris Ryan try to relax after a job (or three) well done. (Photo: Harley Oliver Brown) The guys in Deer Tick might be ...

  41. Deer Tick Bringing Jackson Browne & More to Newport Afterparties

    July 20, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the second year in a row, Deer Tick will curate a weekend of intimate afterparties for the Newport Folk Festival. The three-night charity event will be held at the 300-capacity Newport Blues Cafe, with all proceeds benefiting the Multiple Myelom ...

  42. Live, From The Living Room: Online Concerts

    June 21, 2012 4:35 PM EDT A new breed of online video platforms is helping artists make money from live events without getting on a tour bus. With companies like StageIt, Gyroskope and Evinar leading the way, artists have entirely new opportunities to enjoy a career on the ...

  43. The Flaming Lips: 'Crazy' Enough To Set Guinness World Record?

    June 21, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wayne Coyne Also Speaks on the FLips' 'Beautiful, Emotional' Next Album Wayne Coyne and his Flaming Lips bandmates have been told that their upcoming eight-stop, 24-hour road trip -- which, if successful, will break a Guinness world r ...

  44. Bruce Springsteen's Enduring Effect on the Country Charts Influences Two Top 10 Singles

    May 08, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss. He's just taken on a different context. Bruce Springsteen, the most prominent rocker of the 1980s, is now a symbolic fencepost in modern country. If there's any doubt how much the New Jersey singe ...

  45. Rita Wilson Pairs With Sheryl Crow, Chris Cornell on 'AM/FM'

    May 07, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rita Wilson says her love of music -- and ability to sing -- "was kind of a private thing I kept to myself. You don't want to be that person who's like, 'Oh yeah, and now I'm a singer... And yet, here I am, I guess." Wi ...

  46. Bound for Glory: Woody Guthrie Centennial Concert an Inspired Tribute

    April 16, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Woody Guthrie centennial celebration landed in Los Angeles for a weekend of scholarly discussions and a sold-out, 3-1/2 hour concert that ended with a most unlikely sight -- more than 2,000 people pogo-ing while singing Guthrie's best-known ...

  47. Eric Lowen of Lowen & Navarro Dies

    March 28, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Lowen, a singer-songwriter in the folk duo Lowen and Navarro and co-writer of Pat Benatar's hit "We Belong," died on Friday (March 23) at a Los Angeles hospital following a lengthy health battle, the band announced. He was 60. In ...

  48. Steve Pokorny, Universal Music Production Manager, Dies

    March 21, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Steve Pokorny, a production manager at Universal Music Group who had previously worked in production for Warner Music Group, died March 12 at the age of 50. Pokorny joined Universal in 2004 after serving seven years doing mastering work for Warner ...

  49. Rolling Stones Honored at Carnegie Hall

    March 15, 2012 2:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, David Johansen and Peaches (Among Others) Spend the Night Together Glen Hansard of The Swell Season was more than halfway through his deconstructed version of the woman-suppressing "Under My Thumb" at the ...

  50. The Rolling Stones That Chased the Beatles Get a Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2012 11:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Earle Talks March 13th Concert, Where He'll Play the First Song He Ever Learned on Guitar The last time Steve Earle performed at a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, he was standing 30 feet away from the man he was honoring. "I opened ...

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