1. Blondie, Pharrell Williams Honored at Sarcastic, Self-Aware Clio Awards

    October 02, 2014 11:21 PM EDT We're here to celebrate you -- you should be a little more f---ing excited!" said Whoopi Goldberg to a less-than-enthused crowd while kicking off the 55th annual Clio Awards, held at New York City's Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday ...

  2. Jeffrey Ressner, Journalist Who Worked for The Hollywood Reporter, Dies at 56

    July 01, 2014 2:42 PM EDT Veteran writer worked for L.A.Weekly, Cash Box, Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine and Politico in distinguished career. Jeffrey Ressner, a familiar figure on the local entertainment journalism scene who wrote for Cash Box, The Holly ...

  3. Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga Set For Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Opening Week

    February 10, 2014 12:39 PM EST Arcade Fire, Tim McGraw and a slew of Hollywood stars will also be stopping by. "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has already announced its musical guest, U2, for its Feb. 17 premiere episode, but Fallon's first full week fea ...

  4. Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters and Comics Galore Salute Wounded Vets at 'Stand Up for Heroes' Benefit

    November 07, 2013 10:12 AM EST Bruce Springsteen auctioned off the guitar around his shoulder for $250,000 to benefit wounded servicemen and women, the climax of Wednesday's seventh annual "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit run by ABC newsman Bob Woodruff's found ...

  5. Rogers Waters Returns to Benefit for Wounded

    November 06, 2013 1:46 AM EST Their faces are young and strong, but their bodies sit in wheelchairs or stand on artificial limbs. They laugh and smile as Roger Waters holds court in a rehearsal hall. The wounded servicemen are waiting to rehearse their set with the former Pink ...

  6. Shania Twain Rides into Vegas -- With 40 Horses

    November 14, 2012 8:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Country music star Shania Twain arrived on horseback Wednesday for a two-year headline gig at Caesars Palace, parading up the Las Vegas Strip with a herd of 40 horses. Promoters called the event a stampede, but hooves were kept to a steady, slow gai ...

  7. Appeal of Small Venues Drives Midyear Success

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Thanks to performances by newcomers, veterans and other special events, midsize venues enjoyed steady ticket sales during the midyear period. In addition to the top 10 venues recap of 15,001-plus-capacity arenas, Billboard's midyear touring c ...

  8. Wiggled Out: Purple, Red & Yellow Wiggles Leaving Group

    May 17, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 'It's Been a Great Ride In Our Big Red Car,' Founding Members Say Three founding members of the Australian group today announced they'd leave behind their famous colored skivvies -- an Aussie term for a thin sweater -- and pass t ...

  9. Fred Durst Signs On to 'Douchebag' Sitcom, Seriously

    October 14, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jerry Seinfeld. Jackie Gleason. Caroll O'Connor. And now? Fred Durst. The Limp Bizkit frontman has signed on to star in a CBS sitcom that is being referred to as "Douchebag," in a move that is both surprising and terrifyingly real. Ac ...

  10. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher Highlight Oprah's Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 8:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winfrey's second and third final shows. Before the show even started, a man proposed to his girlfriend on-stage -- who accepted as th ...

  11. Paul McCartney Rocks Apollo Theater for Radio Show

    December 14, 2010 5:32 PM EST 0 0 0 At age 68, Paul McCartney has the richest catalogue in pop music to wander around in. Only Bob Dylan could argue the point. On a snowy night at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater, with a frisky band and a live radio audience, McCartney clearly en ...

  12. Q&A: Paul McCartney on Playing the White House

    July 26, 2010 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Perhaps only Paul McCartney could call a performance at the White House a little club gig. In June, McCartney was awarded the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, an honor bestowed by the Library of Congress. Accepting it, McCartney performed in the Eas ...

  13. Paul McCartney Ready For White House Gig

    June 02, 2010 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 After all those hits along the long and winding road to fame, you'd think nothing would fluster Paul McCartney . Think again. Sir Paul confessed he was "slightly nervous" in the leadup to Wednesday's big concert at the White Hous ...

  14. Jonas Brothers, Other Stars To Honor Paul McCartney

    May 24, 2010 7:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Jonas Brothers , Faith Hill, Stevie Wonder and Jerry Seinfeld are among an all-star lineup that will honor Paul McCartney next month at the White House. McCartney will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congres ...

  15. Beatles Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Reunite At New York Benefit

    April 05, 2009 2:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 The David Lynch Foundation's Transcendental Meditation benefit on Saturday (April 4) in New York became a Beatles reunion of sorts as Ringo Starr joined Paul McCartney on stage for the show's three-song finale. The pair's stint onstag ...

  16. DMB Joins Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sept. 10 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer r The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New ...

  17. Dave Matthews Band Joins Cancer Benefit Series

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sept. 10 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Ca ...

  18. Cher Hunkering Down For Vegas Concerts

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As expected, actress/singer Cher has been added to the roster of headliners at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. As expected, actress/singer Cher has been added to the roster of headliners at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. ...

  19. Bon Jovi To Launch Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Bocelli, among others, will perform in various New York City venues throughout 2008 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series. Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Boce ...

  20. Bon Jovi To Launch Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Bocelli, among others, will perform in various New York City venues throughout 2008 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cance ...

  21. Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Gr Merv Griffin, the mogul who ...

  22. Rock, Seinfeld Headlining Comedy Festival

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third annual edition of HBO's and AEG Live's the Comedy Festival in Las Vegas in November will feature Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld headlining back-to-back shows at the Colosseum, organizers said Tuesday. The festival is set to take ...

  23. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  24. 2006 Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. The eve ...

  25. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Feat ...

  26. 'Seinfeld' Headed To DVD

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT One of the most popular TV shows of all time, "Seinfeld," will be making its DVD debut Nov. 23. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment is releasing the first three seasons of the show as two individual v One of the most popular TV shows of ...

  27. Elton Books 3 Years In Vegas

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As first tipped here in July, Elton John has signed on for a three-year, 75-show run at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. John's engagement kicks off Feb. 13 in the theater, built to accom As first tipped here in July, Elton John ha ...

  28. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...

  29. Benefit Update: Beasties, NYC, Country Freedom

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence benefit concert, to be held Oct. 29 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. While the veteran hip-hop trio and Pakistani vo The Beastie Boys have added a second night ...

  30. More Stars, More Tix For NYC Benefit

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono and the Edge have all been added to the bill for the Concert for New York City, Billboard.com has learned. Also newly added to the show, set for Saturday (Oct. 2 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono ...

  31. More Superstars Confirmed For 'Concert for New York'

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and Billy Joel are among those newly confirmed to participate in the Concert for New York, set for Oct. 20 at New York's Madison Square Garden. Latin su Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jag ...

  32. Update: Top Stars Sign On For 'New York' Benefit

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney will headline a benefit concert for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., and has invited some of the biggest names in the music world to join him. McCartney's U.K. spo Paul McCartney will headline a benefit conc ...

  33. Britney Tour Bows In Late October

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Britney Spears' fall North American tour is tentatively set to begin Oct. 29 in Miami and wrap Dec. 17 in an as yet to be determined location, Billboard Bulletin reports. The outing will hit 31 arenas Britney Spears' fall North American to ...

  34. Britney Tour Coming Together

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plans are being finalized for a 31-date North American arena tour by Britney Spears for October and November. Tickets are expected to go on sale in mid-September. As part of a global marketing pact si Plans are being finalized for a 31-date North Am ...

  35. HBO Taps Britney For Live Vegas Special

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears' Nov. 18 concert at Las Vegas' MGM Grand will be broadcast live via subscription cable outlet HBO. The teen pop star is expected to kick off a world tour this fall, which will likely be Britney Spears' Nov. 18 concert a ...