1. Brian Wilson Tells Doubters to Back Off, It ‘Kind Of Bums Me Out’

    June 11, 2014 5:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brian Wilson doesn’t dig negativity. It kind of, well, bums him out. The Beach Boys great has hit back at detractors who’re putting out bad vibes on his current recording project. According to a Rolling Stone article re-published by Wilson on his of ...

  2. Brian Wilson Says He's 'Gotten Better' as a Musician, Talks 'Sentimental' Beach Boys Reunion

    October 23, 2013 12:20 AM EDT Brian Wilson says that with time, he's become a stronger performer. "It's gotten better. We've had a little practice. ... The musicianship, the vocals have gotten better," he said in a recent interview. Wilson is on a joi ...

  3. Brian Wilson Says Album With Jeff Beck Is 'Different Than Anything I've Ever Done'

    October 14, 2013 10:15 AM EDT Album is two-thirds done; Beck says, "There's a style about the melody and the chords that I think he wants to recapture some of the 'Pet Sounds' flavor" Brian Wilson is well aware of all those rumors about three different ...

  4. Jeff Beck Exploring Middle East on Next Album, Talks Stalled Rod Stewart Project

    October 11, 2013 2:30 PM EDT The legendary guitarist, currently on the road with Brian Wilson, talks next album and offers a sharp assessment of Stewart: "He prefers (soccer), and maybe that's the problem. I'm not holding my breath" Noting that he "c ...

  5. Rod Stewart Talks Tour, 'Angry' Jeff Beck

    September 04, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Delayed blues project with his old bandmate appears dead, but a Faces reunion with Ronnie Wood could happen: "That has to wait 'til we know the Stones are finished" Rod Stewart may have released his first album of all original mate ...

  6. Brian Wilson Announces He's at Work on 11th Solo Record, Jeff Beck to Feature

    June 06, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Brian Wilson is back in the studio. Capitol Music Group announced in a release today that the legendary songwriter is at work on his 11th solo record at Ocean Way Studios in Los Angeles and will go out on a short tour with his former bandmates ...

  7. International Songwriting Competition Awards Joshua Hanson the 'Grand Prize'

    May 01, 2013 6:25 AM EDT The International Songwriting Competition has bestowed its highest honor, the Grand Prize, to Idaho native Joshua Hanson for his song “Monsters With Misdemeanors.” In a statement issued today, ISC founder and director Candace Avery explains the ...

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  9. Morning Fix: Rihanna's First No. 1 Album; Adele Hits 10 Million; Today's Congressional Internet-Royalty Hearing

    November 28, 2012 7:40 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other FREE music-business newsletters RIHANNA EARNS FIRST NO. 1 ALBUM WITH 'UNAPOLOGETIC' ON BILLBOARD 200 CHART: One week after Rihanna scored her 12th No. 1 single on the ...

  10. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger ...

  11. Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

    November 26, 2012 8:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters FREE FRANK BARSALONA, MUSIC AGENT WHO REVOLUTIONIZED CONCERT BIZ, DEAD AT 74: Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent age ...

  12. Caetano Veloso Honored as Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year

    November 15, 2012 10:28 AM EST Caetano Veloso, the fabled musician, writer, filmmaker, all-around intellectual and founder of Tropicalia, the revolutionary Brazilian cultural movement, was feted as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year with an all-star tribute N ...

  13. Cultural Leader Caetano Veloso named Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

    October 08, 2012 1:52 PM EDT For only the second time in the 13-year history of the Latin Grammy Awards, the Latin Recording Academy is honoring a Brazilian artist as its Person of the Year: Caetano Veloso, the renowned musician, writer, filmmaker, thought leader and co-fou ...

  14. Backbeat: Yes Man, Film Composer Trevor Rabin Celebrates First Solo Release in Two Decades

    June 11, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Helping Trevor Rabin celebrate the release of his new solo album are Maureen Crowe, president of Guild Music Supervisors, left, and Rabin's manager, Richard Kraft. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Trevor Rabin, who ASCAP will honor on June 28 for his film ...

  15. Mick Jagger on 'SNL': Performs With Foo Fighters, Sends Off Kristen Wiig in Season Finale

    May 20, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Mick Jagger brought the poise expected of a British knight and the flash expected of a rock legend as host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live's season finale. Jagger performed four times-with Foo Fighters, Jeff Beck, and twice with Ar ...

  16. Linda Ramone Q&A: Johnny Was Intense, Angry, Smart, Republican

    April 17, 2012 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Ramone died in September of 2004 at the age of 55 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. Born John William Cummings in Queens, New York the punk rock legend was a singular personality. An avid collector of movie posters and baseball car ...

  17. Mick Jagger, B.B. King Ready to Sing Blues for Obama

    February 21, 2012 7:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Mick Jagger, B.B. King and Jeff Beck are teaming up with musical up-and-comers at the White House to celebrate the blues. Jagger tweeted that President Barack Obama popped in during a rehearsal for Tuesday's A-list concert and "seemed real ...

  18. iHeartRadio Fest To Air on VH1 Thanksgiving Weekend

    November 17, 2011 12:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Expect a Turkey Day with second helpings of Gaga this year. Not only will the singer's "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" air on ABC Nov. 24 (9:30 pm ET), her headlining performance at iHeartRadio Fest will make the small screen during a new ...

  19. Video: David Guetta Discusses Usher Collaboration at iHeartRadio Fest

    September 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Saturday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival was all about high-profile collaborations: Lady Gaga sang with Sting , Rascal Flatts brought out Natasha Bedingfield , and Steven Tyler brought out Jeff Beck , Randy Jackson and Nicole Scherzinger . N ...

  20. iHeartRadio Fest Saturday: Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney Own Sin City

    September 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Night two of the the iHeartRadio Music Festival played out far different than the first night. On Saturday (Sept. 24), the bill at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was filled with acts that are more genre specific than on the previous night, and most of t ...

  21. Rod Stewart To Begin Two-Year Las Vegas Residency In August

    May 10, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R od Stewart will join Celine Dion and Elton John at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning a two-year residency on Aug. 24. The first 18 concerts of "Rod Stewart: The Hits" go on sale May 15. Stewart says the show will be ...

  22. Rod Stewart To Begin Two-Year Las Vegas Residency In August

    May 10, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart will join Celine Dion and Elton John at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning a two-year residency on Aug. 24. The first 18 concerts of "Rod Stewart: The Hits" go on sale May 15. Stewart says the show will be ...

  23. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef, Mellencamp to Make New Orleans Jazz Fest Debuts

    April 29, 2011 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean , Cyndi Lauper , John Mellencamp , Lauryn Hill and Fantasia will make first-time appearances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, joining a lineup of familiar acts for the 43rd annual tradition that opens Friday at a race track ...

  24. Janelle Monae, Bruno Mars, Jeff Beck Light Up Warner Grammy After-Party

    February 14, 2011 4:39 PM EST After an impressive night of Grammy victories for Warner Music Group, the label threw an after-party at the Hollywood SoHo House. While boldface names like Jay-Z, Heidi Klum and Kate Hudson were among the revelers, the real guests of honor were WM ...

  25. Grammys 2011 Winners List

    February 13, 2011 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Check here for winners in the major categories of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards: Grammys 2011 Main Page RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum "Nothin' On You," B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars "Love The W ...

  26. The Who Rocks With Jeff Beck, Debbie Harry Against Cancer

    January 14, 2011 4:02 PM EST 0 0 0 The W ho frontman Roger Daltrey recently revealed that he had a cancer scare and underwent surgery in Dec. 2009 to successfully remove a precancerous growth on a vocal chord, so it comes as no surprise that fundraising for cancer charities is a caus ...

  27. 2010 GRAMMYS A-Z: J: JEFF BECK

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Choose a letter to navigate to another section of our "Grammys A-Z" story. A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Jeff Beck covered a lot of stylistic ground on 2010 album "Emotion & Commotion." And his five Grammy n ...

  28. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee,' Black Eyed Peas, Susan Boyle

    November 18, 2010 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 CLASS RANK: The "Glee" cast accomplishes a feat on the Billboard Hot 100 that it couldn't quite manage at Regionals. While McKinley High School's show choir placed third in its most important singing competition to-date in the &q ...

  29. The Who, Jeff Beck, Debbie Harry to Play UK Concert Against Cancer

    November 11, 2010 2:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Rock legends The Who will perform alongside Jeff Beck , Blondie singer Debbie Harry and The Verve 's Richard Ashcroft in a charity concert against cancer. The stars will appear at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, on January 13, 2011 to raise ...

  30. Rod Stewart Talks 'American Songbook Vol. V,' Songwriting

    October 02, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After starting his "Songbook" collection in 2002 -- albums that pay tribute to standards of American music -- Rod Stewart is bringing the series to a close. "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook, Volume V" will be re ...

  31. Rod Stewart QA -  Songbook Vol. V

    Rod Stewart QA - Songbook Vol. V

    October 01, 2010 3:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rod Stewart discusses his final American Songbook "Fly Me to the Moon" and reveals plans for a new Jeff Beck collaboration. Rod Stewart , american songbook , Jeff Beck , Jeff Beck , Rod Stewart Videos Jeff Beck Rod Stewart ...

  32. Eric Clapton Announces New Solo Album, 'Clapton'

    August 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rock legend Eric Clapton has announced the release of "Clapton," his 19th solo studio album and first in five years, due Sept. 28 on Reprise Records. The 14-song disc was co-produced by longtime collaborator Doyle Bramhall II and features ...

  33. Chart Beat Wednesday: Carrie Underwood, Ke$ha, Rod Stewart

    July 28, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 'IT'S' NO. 1: Carrie Underwood collects her 10th No. 1 on Country Songs, as "Undo It" lifts 2-1. The song is the third leader from Underwood's "Play On" album, following "Cowboy Casanova" and "T ...

  34. Santana Recruits Nas, Daughtry, Weiland For Classic Rock Covers

    June 24, 2010 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 C arlos Santana was initially intimidated by Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis' pitch for his next album -- another "Supernatural"-style all-star collaboration, but this time on a collection of iconic rock songs by the lik ...

  35. Israeli Raid On Gaza-Bound Flotilla Draws Mixed Artist Reaction

    June 11, 2010 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the Pixies canceled their first-ever performance in Israel just three days before a scheduled June 9 gig in Tel Aviv, the veteran indie rock band became the latest in a string of acts to call off shows in the Jewish state. The Pixies' deci ...

  36. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 8:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for a ...

  37. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for ...

  38. Herbie Hancock Enlists All-Star Cast For 'Imagine Project'

    May 28, 2010 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock says his forthcoming album "The Imagine Project" -- due out June 22 -- was "the hardest record I've ever made." And not just because of the music. In fact, the legendary keyboardist tells Billboard.com that ac ...

  39. New Orleans Jazz Fest / April 23-25 / Fairgrounds Racetrack

    April 27, 2010 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 With three days of memorable performances by artists as varied as Simon and Garfunkel , Drake , My Morning Jacket , the Allman Brothers , and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 23 ...

  40. Billboard Bits: My Morning Jacket, SPIN Magazine, Allman Brothers, Gorillaz and more

    April 26, 2010 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip each day. SPIN magazine turns 25 years old this month, and as part of its anniversary issue the magazine's editors have compiled a list of the 125 best albums of the ...

  41. Chart Beat Thursday: B.o.B, Bobby & Billboard

    April 22, 2010 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 NOTHING BEATS 'NOTHIN' ': As previously reported , B.o.B ascends 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Nothin' On You," featuring Bruno Mars. The 21-year-old B.o.B, born Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., is the just the fifth male r ...

  42. Elton John, Black Eyed Peas Perform on Star-Studded 'Idol Gives Back

    April 22, 2010 9:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 E lton John , Alici a Keys , Carrie Underwood , the Black Eyed Peas and other music stars took the stage for Wednesday night's "Idol Gives Back" (Apr. 21), a fund-raising special benefiting children's, hunger and health charities ...

  43. MGMT's Top Debut on Billboard 200; Bieber Holds at No. 1

    April 21, 2010 11:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a third non-consecutive week with 92,000, and MGMT 's second album "Congratulations" is the tally's highest debut, arriving at N ...

  44. Hot Tours: Metallica, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck

    March 04, 2010 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's No. 1 Hot Tour is Metallica with over $5.4 million in gross sales from two venues in Argentina during the second Latin American leg of the World Magnetic Tour. Playing two concerts (Jan. 21-22) at River Plate, a 66,000-seat outdoor ...

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