1. Sundance To Broadcast Vote For Change Finale

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sundance Channel will broadcast the Oct. 11 finale of the Vote for Change tour in Washington, D.C. Along with live concert footage of Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and R.E.M., "National Anthem: Inside Sundance Channel will broadcast the Oct. 11 ...

  2. Genius Loves Company

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Charles did it right for his swan song. He not only enlisted the duo support of a dozen top-drawer singers, but he recorded the sessions face to face, voice to voice. Ray Charles did it right for his swan song. He not only enlisted the duo suppo ...

  3. Vote For Change Finale Set For D.C.

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The star-studded finale of the Vote for Change tour has been nailed down for Oct. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., af ...

  4. Double DVD Commemorates 'Crossroads' Fest

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Due Oct. 19 via Duck/Reprise/Warner Strategic Marketing, the release features footage of some of the greatest living guitarists. More than four hours of footage from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival" will make up a two-disc DVD se ...

  5. Hot Product

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Charles 'Genius' Lives On Concord Records this week releases the star-studded duets album "Genius Loves Company" by Ray Charles. While the project was highly anticipated in its own right, the legendary performer's June 1 ...

  6. Vote For Change Tickets Moving Fast

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are "thrilled" at initial on-sales for the politically charged trek, and expect most tickets to be sold out by Labor Day (Sept. 6). Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are " ...

  7. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual Inter ...

  8. Vote For Change Tour Finale Set For Miami

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The upcoming Vote for Change tour will wrap Oct. 10 with a blowout concert at a Miami venue to be announced. As expected, the upcoming Vote for Change tour will wrap Oct. 10 with a blowout concert at a Miami venue to be announced. The lineup will fe ...

  9. Swayzak Signs With AM Only

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British electronic duo Swayzak (David Brown and James Taylor) has signed with boutique agency AM Only for worldwide bookings (excluding Europe). British electronic duo Swayzak (David Brown and James Taylor) has signed with boutique agency AM Only ...

  10. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks, John Mellencamp, Bright Eyes and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up fo Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Au ...

  11. Alger Signs Publishing Deal With Matt Lindsey

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Songwriter has worked with Garth Brooks, James Taylor. Pat Alger has signed with Nashville-based Matt Lindsey Music for publishing representation. Alger, who was ASCAP's country songwriter of the year in 1992, has written such hits as Garth B ...

  12. Rock In Rio Boasts Sting, Sanz

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting is the latest artist confirmed to play the Rock in Rio-Lisbon festival, set for May 29-30 and June 3-6 at the Bela Vista Parque in Lisbon. As previously reported, Metallica will also perform on Sting is the latest artist confirmed to play the ...

  13. Wonder To Honor Sting

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (Dec. 10) in Las Vegas to present the Century Award to Sting at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show will air live on Fox be Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (D ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Sting, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Sting, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie Stevie Wonder will be on hand Wednesday night (Dec. 10) in Las Vegas to present the Century Award to Sting at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show will air live on Fox b ...

  15. 2003 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 x PERFORMERS: CLAY AIKEN The runner-up of the second season of the Fox competition "American Idol," is a finalist in best selling single of the year category ("This is the Night"/"Bridge Over Troubled Water"). Although ...

  16. Breaking & Entering

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Lacuna Coil, James Otto, Venus Hum. ITALIAN IMPORTS: Lacuna Coil launched a U.S. tour this week, about a year after the Italian metal act released its third album, ...

  17. Sting, No Doubt To Rock Billboard Awards

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers confirmed for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Set for Dec. 10 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and po ...

  18. Sting, No Doubt To Rock Billboard Awards

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and pop/rock act No Doubt are the first performers confirmed for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. Set for Dec. 10 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event Billboard Century Award honoree Sting and po ...

  19. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra S ...

  20. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. He is 71. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, known as the "king of skiffle' dies in his sleep in Peterboroug ...

  21. Wilco, Dashboard Take It To The 'Bridge'

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wilco, Dashboard Confessional, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson, Incubus and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young have been added to the lineup for the 17th Bridge School Benefit concert. Wilco, Dashboard Confessional, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson, Incubu ...

  22. McCartney Gets Busy On New Album

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney has begun work on his next Capitol studio album, he told fans yesterday (Sept. 18) during a cyberchat on MSN. "I'm taking it really easy and not in any hurry to get it finished -- parti Paul McCartney has begun work on his n ...

  23. Warren Barfield

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barfield is a newcomer of incredible depth and substance who looks sure to be one of this year's breakthrough artists in the Christian industry. Barfield is a newcomer of incredible depth and substance who looks sure to be one of this year' ...

  24. Black Eyes Peas Soar To U.K. No. 1

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While U.K. rockers the Darkness continues to lead the album chart with "Permission To Land" (Must Destroy), Britain's new No. 1 single is Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (Polydor). While U.K. rockers the Darkness c ...

  25. Hot Product

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer It's 'Heavy' In Here When John Mayer accepted the Grammy Award for best male pop vocal performance in February, besting such veteran singer/songwriters as Sting and James Taylor, he declared, "This is very, very fast a ...

  26. John Mayer Gets Heavy

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When John Mayer accepted the Grammy Award for best male pop vocal performance in February, besting such veteran singer/songwriters as Sting and James Taylor, he declared, "This is very, very fast a ...

  27. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2001 - Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Bruce Springsteen fans flock to stores for the release of "The Rising," the Boss' first album with the E Street Band since 1987. 2002 - Bruce Springsteen fans flock to stores for the release of "The Risi ...

  29. Sting To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to the former Police frontman Dec. 10 at the Billboard Mus Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of ...

  30. Sting To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to the former Police frontman Dec. 10 at the Billboard Mus Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of ...

  31. Hanson Takes To The Clubs

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted the the magazine for Billboard.com. This isn't your little sister's Hanson. Three years have passed since the once-premiere kiddie pop group performed live and released an album. Next month, the Hanson brothers will embark on a t ...

  32. Women Celebrate Dolly On Tribute Disc

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The career of Dolly Parton will be celebrated in grand fashion this fall with the all-star, all female tribute album "Just Because I'm a Woman." Due Oct. 14 via Sugar Hill Records, the collection will The career of Dolly Parton will b ...

  33. Boxed Set Celebrates 'Sesame Street'

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a time of musical segmentation and stratification, there remains a place where artists of all genres can play on common ground: "Sesame Street." In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the semina In a time of musical segmentation and ...

  34. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Otis Blackwell, who wrote dozens of hit songs _ including "Don't Be Cruel," "Return To Sender" and "All Shook Up" for Elvis Presley _ dies of a heart attack. He is 70. 2002 - Otis Blackwel ...

  35. TOP INTERNET ALBUM SALES

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/internet.jsp 1. World Without Tears , Lucinda Williams 2. Come Away With Me , Norah Jones 3. The Best Of James Taylor , James Taylor 4. The Very Best Of Cher , Cher 5. To Whom It May Concern , Lisa Marie Presley News Lisa Marie Presley , ...

  36. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The debut album from Lisa Marie Presley, "To Whom It May Concern" (Capitol). -- U.K. experimental electronic duo Autechre's "Draft 7.30" (Warp). -- ...

  37. This Day in Music

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Vega, a Los Angeles drummer best known for his work with James Taylor, dies of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. 1998 - Carlos Vega, a Los Angeles drummer best known for his work with James Taylor, dies of ...

  38. Week Of March 31-April 6

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related television highlights for March 31-April 6, 2003. Letterman's back! It's true, "The Late Show With David Letterman" will have its namesake host back behind the desk this week. Letterman last hosted the CBS show on F ...

  39. AOL Offers 50 Cent, Taylor, Train, Jewel First Listens

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beginning today (March 28) AOL Music's First Listen program will debut four new songs from four different artists -- 50 Cent, James Taylor, Train, and Jewel -- over the next four days. Each of the tra Beginning today (March 28) AOL Music's ...

  40. Run the Earth…Watch the Sky

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Rice's sixth offering in as many years continues to confirm his presence as one of Christian music's foremost and most successful singer/ songwriters. Chris Rice's sixth offering in as many years continues to confirm his presenc ...

  41. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Corrina Grant Gill, at a Nashville area hospital. Corrina weighs 7 lbs. 9 1/4 oz. and is 19 1/2 inches long. 2001 - Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival o ...

  42. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists, respectively, at the year's Echo Awards, the German equivalent of the Grammys. 2000 - Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successf ...

  43. Norah Jones Sweeps Grammys

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she was nominated. Jones won the coveted best new artis Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. ...

  44. James Taylor Sets North American Outing

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has set an itinerary for an extensive North American tour that encompasses a whopping 55 dates over the course of five months. The jaunt will kick off May 1 Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has ...

  45. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>James Taylor ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Caroline "Kim" Smedvig. The two marry at a Boston church during a small ceremony attended by about 50 family and friends. Smedvig, an 2001 - James Taylor ties th ...

  46. More Stars Added To Grammy Performance Slate

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, and 'N Sync have been added to the performance lineup for the 45th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast Feb. 23 on CBS. Costello will join No Doubt's Eminem, Sheryl Crow with Lenny Kravitz, ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Grammys, VH1, Estefan

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on the latest performers added to the 45th annual Grammy Awards, VH1 countersuing Liza Minnelli and David Gest, Emilio Estefan creating television programming for the Hispanic market. Pop/rock outfit No Doubt and veteran singer/songwriter Ja ...

  48. Grammy Performers, Nominees CD Unveiled

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay, Faith Hill, Norah Jones, Nelly with Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland, and Bruce Springsteen are the first performers confirmed for the 45th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 23 at N Coldplay, Faith Hill, Norah Jones, Nel ...

  49. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! ...

  50. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Phil Vassar is named songwriter-artist of the year at the 39th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Nashville's Opryland Hotel. 2001 - Phil Vassar is named songwriter-artist of the year at the 39th annual ASCAP Country ...

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