1. Iconic Theme Music Returns in New 'Jurassic World' Trailer

    November 25, 2014 1:02 PM EST Also possibly featuring a guest appearance by Jimmy Buffett's restaurant? How do you protect people against dinosaurs? Send in a Star-Lord -- or at least Chris Pratt .  The trailer for Jurassic World , the Jurassic Park reboot, is finally her ...

  2. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Guns N' Roses Celebrate 'Sweet' Success

    August 04, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week in 1988, the rockers ruled with their breakthrough classic. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rick Nelson, Selena and Bryan Adams Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hist ...

  3. Lionel Richie Gets 65th Birthday Tribute From Kid Rock at Concert Near Detroit

    June 21, 2014 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lionel Richie turned 65 in style on Friday night (June 20), with Kid Rock in the flesh and a bunch of his other friends via video. The veteran pop icon had just finished the main portion of his set at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in the Detroit subu ...

  4. The Woodlands' Pavilion Goes Big for 25th Birthday

    June 17, 2014 12:35 PM EDT The Woodlands’ open-air stage celebrates a milestone with Jimmy Buffett, Il Divo and Kings of Leon. This article first appeared in the June 21st issue of Billboard Magazine . In the scenic township of The Woodlands, Texas, just north of Houston, T ...

  5. Ask Billboard: Too $hort Ends Too Long Wait For First Hot 100 Top 10

    April 25, 2014 6:05 PM EDT The rapper reaches the Hot 100's top 10 after appearing on the chart since 1990. Plus, OneRepublic makes history As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include ...

  6. Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

    March 17, 2014 7:50 PM EDT Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has personally invested an undisclosed amount in Audiam, a start-up that collects money from YouTube on behalf ...

  7. Digital Notes: LyricFind's BandPage Integration, Audiam's $2M Raise, Aether's Smart Speaker

    March 05, 2014 8:55 AM EST LyricFind integrates BandPage. The lyric licensing company on Wednesday said it has signed a deal with BandPage to allow artists to display band biographies, touring information and link to their online stores alongside lyrics requested by users o ...

  8. Zac Brown Band Continues 'Sweet' Success Atop Country Airplay Chart

    January 21, 2014 11:05 AM EST The band lands its milestone 10th No. 1 on the radio-based ranking with 'Sweet Annie' Zac Brown Band achieves its landmark 10th No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Airplay chart, where "Sweet Annie" advances 2- ...

  9. Christie's Offering Andy Warhol Collection in Online Auction

    October 16, 2013 7:41 PM EDT Andy Warhol enthusiasts and art collectors, take note: Christie's has a new auction that might be of interest. Starting today (Oct. 16), the U.K.-based auction house has for sale over 120 photographs, drawings and prints that the legendary ar ...

  10. America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

    September 01, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Within this article you'll find a playlist of every song mentioned within -- 26 in all -- that we hope will give an appropriate spin to your Labor Day. This piece first appeared in our twice-weekly "Country Update" newsletter, which ...

  11. Chart Moves: The Beatles Beat Backstreet Boys; Tedeschi Trucks Band's Best Week

    August 30, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Luke Bryan spent a second week at No. 1 with "Crash My Party," while John Mayer debuted at No. 2 with "Paradise Valley." Mayer was one of five new entries in the top 10 this week, ...

  12. Earl Sweatshirt, Jimmy Buffett and TGT Top 10 Bound on Billboard 200

    August 23, 2013 8:04 PM EDT After a week where only two albums debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard 200, next week should provide a healthy influx of new releases to the region. The new Billboard 200 chart's top 10 will be revealed on the morning of Aug. 28. John Ma ...

  13. The Ten Most Interesting Startups of 2012

    December 19, 2012 5:16 PM EST Unlike years past, 2012 lacked debuts by big music services that require tens of millions of dollars of venture capital. Rdio, Vevo and Guvera made the list in 2010. Turntable was on last year's list. In fact, this year's list doesn' ...

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  15. Cassadee Pope Wins 'Over You,' Taylor Swift Ties Record on Country Charts

    November 29, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 After a head-turning performance of Miranda Lambert 's "Over You" on the November 19 episode of NBC's "The Voice," contestant Cassadee Pope opens atop Country Digital Songs with 152,000 downloads, according to Nielsen S ...

  16. B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, More Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. They're joined by a slew of top acts, including Jimmy Buffett, Vince Gill and Rod Temperton, who wrote Michael Jackson ...

  17. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Singer, Dead at 84

    September 26, 2012 10:12 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you wer ...

  18. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Crooner, Dies

    September 26, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren ...

  19. Jason Alden is the Leader of the New School

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Jason Aldean's trademark blend of Country basics and rock attitude has put him at the front of a new country scene and moved him to multiplatinum stadium status. hatever its original purpose, the out-building at Jason Aldean's sprawling ...

  20. The Beat: Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett Duet, Animal Collective's New Single Drops

    August 01, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the Wednesday, Aug. 1 edition of "The Beat," host Jonathan Brooks is bringing you the latest music news -- what's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- straight from Music City, U.S.A. As J.B. wraps up his trip to N ...

  21. The Beat 8/01: Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett Duet, Animal Collective's New Single Drops, Courtney Love Starts Twitter Drama

    The Beat 8/01: Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett Duet, Animal Collective's New Single Drops, Courtney Love Starts Twitter Drama

    August 01, 2012 2:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/01: Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett Duet, Animal Collective's New Single Drops, Courtney Love Starts Twitter Drama jonathan brooks , Courtney Love , featuredVideo1 , Plan B , Isles of Wonder , Jack White , Kate Middleton , Ellie Goul ...

  22. Lionel Richie Joins Jimmy Buffett in One-Off Show in Detroit: Video

    July 30, 2012 8:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett and Lionel Richie found an easy solution to the dilemma of who got to perform "All Night Long (All Night)" during their one-off stadium show in Detroit. They both did. LIONEL: Cover Story / Buy Issue Richie, of course, wrote ...

  23. 615 Spotlight: Britt and Blaire Kick Off a 'Young Summer'

    July 18, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 When you hear new country duo Britt and Blaire on the airwaves with their infectious new single, "Young Summer," odds are that the connection that you make with them will be an instant one. It definitely was for Blaire Hanks on the evening ...

  24. Irving Azoff Disputes Bronfman, Mills Testimony at Universal-EMI Senate Hearings; Mills Responds

    June 22, 2012 5:42 PM EDT Live Nation Entertainment/Front Line Management Chairman Irving Azoff said he didn't get the chance to respond to some of the comments made at yesterday's Senate Judiciary subcommitee hearing about the proposed Universal Music Group-EMI ...

  25. Bret Michaels Enlists Lil Jon, Jimmy Buffet for Solo Album

    June 14, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Slew of Stars Help Poison Frontman on 'Bret Michaels and Friends: Get Your Rock On' B ret Michaels plans to release a new solo album this summer, which includes songs he recorded with a little help from his A-list rocker friends. The album ...

  26. Jimmy Buffett To Record New Album This Year

    May 30, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm happy with the material 'cause I've been working at it for a while," Buffett says Jimmy Buffett says he has tunes to the left and tunes to the right as he eyeballs his next studio album. Buffett tells Billboard.com that ...

  27. Summer Music Preview: Concert Biz Comeback

    May 23, 2012 10:45 PM EDT 0 0 Whether you're a stakeholder in the touring industry or just an enthusiastic concert fan, the list of acts touring in 2012 looks very good on paper. Ultimately, however, the only paper that matters on the business end of things is the green stuff ...

  28. Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Lead CMT Nominations

    April 23, 2012 1:27 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- With Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift atop the list, look no further than the CMT Music Awards nominations for proof country music's new favorite color is blonde. Underwood earned five nominations, L ...

  29. 2012 CMT Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Lead Nominees

    April 23, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 A trio of country's power women figure prominently in the nominations for the upcoming 2012 CMT Music Awards, with perennial fan favorite Carrie Underwood taking five nominations, Miranda Lambert following closely with four, and Taylor Swift wi ...

  30. Tim McGraw Cracks Top 10, Lee Brice Scores First No. 1 on Country Songs

    April 13, 2012 6:45 AM EDT (Getty Images) Tim McGraw has competed 46 times in the top 10 on Country Songs, and nearly made it a two-fer this week, as his current solo single "Better Than I Used to Be" enters the upper tier (11-10), and a new duet with Kenny Chesne ...

  31. Tim McGraw Cracks Top 10, Lee Brice Scores First No. 1 on Country Songs

    April 12, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rascal Flatts Breezes to No. 1 on Country Albums Chart T im McGraw has competed 46 times in the top 10 on Country Songs , and nearly made it a two-fer this week, as his current solo single "Better Than I Used to Be" enters the upper tier ( ...

  32. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw's 'Rock Star' Roars Onto Country Songs

    April 09, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The superstars combine for the second-best debut in the chart's 22-year Nielsen BDS era. K enny Chesney and Tim McGraw rocket onto Billboard's Country Songs chart, as "Feel Like a Rock Star" debuts at No. 13. In its first week of ...

  33. Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw's 'Rock Star' Headed for Historic Hot Country Songs Debut

    April 03, 2012 3:08 PM EDT In preparation for the June launch of their Brothers of the Sun co-headlining tour, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw premiered a new duet, "Feel Like a Rock Star," on Sunday's (April 1) CBS telecast of the 47th Annual Academy of Country ...

  34. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw's 'Rock Star' Headed for Historic Country Songs Debut

    April 03, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pairing of country superstars could lead to just the second top 10 start in the chart's 22-year Nielsen BDS era. In preparation for the June launch of their Brothers of the Sun co-headlining tour, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw premiered a ne ...

  35. Billboard Power 100: Joel Katz

    January 27, 2012 12:00 AM EST No. 38 Joel Katz Chairman Media, Entertainment and Media Group Twitter: @GT_Law Top Gun… When U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers created a music category last year, the first winner was the Greenberg Traurig division chaired by Joel Katz. But ...

  36. Weekly Chart Notes: Tony Bennett, Kristin Chenoweth, Mumford & Sons

    September 24, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MOVES LIKE BENNETT: Nevermind that young'un Mick Jagger. Tony Bennett isn't gathering any moss either. As previously reported , while Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , spends a third week at No. ...

  37. Bret Michaels Wants Stevie Nicks for Next Album

    August 29, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 If Poison frontman Bret Michaels has his way, his next solo album, "Get Your Rock On," will be a guest-studded affair that will feature Def Leppard's Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, Stevie Nicks, possibly members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and yo ...

  38. Weekly Chart Notes: Jimmy Buffett, Lady Gaga, Bill Cosby

    August 04, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 ROLLING IN THE 'DEEP': It seems safe to say that Jimmy Buffett 's decision to leave Billboard to become a full-time recording artist was the right one. (26 million in career album sales, dating to the 1991 advent of Nielsen SoundScan, ...

  39. Shwayze & Cisco Adler Learning from Jimmy Buffett's Business Savvy

    August 03, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What was once Shwayze is now Shwayze & Cisco Adler, but the senior member of the duo says the name change for the act is about timing and accuracy more than gratuitous ego gratification. "We sort of stumbled into this, you know -- two stone ...

  40. Train Unveils 'Drops of Jupiter' Wine

    June 22, 2011 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Grammy-winning group Train has been making waves with its wine club , and now, the trio is taking the next step with its own wine. Starting next week, fans will be able to buy Drops of Jupiter Petite Sirah wine from Train's online wine club ...

  41. Weekly Chart Notes: Adele, Def Leppard, George Strait

    June 17, 2011 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 CHART ROYALTY: By notching a sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" passes Lulu's five-week 1967 leader "To Sir With Love" and trails only Olivia Newton-John 's "Physical ...

  42. Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Jane's Addiction at E3 Events; Gaming Confab Generates $25 Million For L.A.

    June 10, 2011 8:10 AM EDT An estimated 46,800 attendees were at this year's event along with celebrities including Kobe Bryant, Ice-T, Jimmy Buffett and Hulk Hogan. The Electronic Entertainment Association estimates that the 46,800 attendees to this year's E3 vid ...

  43. Blake Shelton Wins Big, Jason Aldean & Ludacris Duet at CMT Awards

    June 09, 2011 12:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 L udacris . Jason Aldean . A full arena on its feet waving its hands in the air. The close of the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night (June 8) was one of the most telling moments in the two-and-a-half-hour show, as a veteran rapper joined one of cou ...

  44. Record Producer, Engineer Marty Lewis Dies at 60

    May 16, 2011 5:10 PM EDT Marty Lewis, a veteran record producer, engineer and mixer whom Jimmy Buffett referred to as the "Sound Sculptor," died April 27 while swimming in the Sea of Cortez in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He was 60. Lewis enjoyed a fruitful collabora ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. New Orleans Jazz Fest Line-Up Announced; Bon Jovi, Arcade Fire, Ms. Lauryn Hill to Headline

    January 20, 2011 12:26 AM EST 0 0 0 The annual New Orleans Jazz & Music Heritage Festival today announced its 2011 line-up with a diverse slate of headliners that includes Arcade Fire, Sonny Rollins, Kid Rock, Wilco, Willie Nelson, Bon Jovi, Ms. Lauryn Hill, John Mellencamp, the S ...

  47. Zac Brown Band Taps Alan Jackson for New Single

    August 11, 2010 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kindred spirit Jimmy Buffett and guitar virtuoso Tony Rice will join Alan Jackson as special guests on the new Zac Brown Band album, "You Get What You Give," which is due out Sept. 21. They're all part of what bassist John Driskell Ho ...

  48. Jimmy Buffett Beach Show Draws Crowd on Oil Coast

    July 12, 2010 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tens of thousands of people dressed in Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats sang and danced on a broad beach at a free Jimmy Buffett concert meant to show not all the tourists are covered in oil on the Gulf Coast. The July 11 show, which was telecast liv ...

  49. Free Buffett Beach Show Draws Crowd On Oil Coast

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tens of thousands of people dressed in Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats sang and danced on a broad beach at a free Jimmy Buffett concert meant to show not all the tourists are covered in oil on the Gulf Coast. The July 11 show, which was telecast l ...

  50. Q&A: Bret Michaels on Touring After Health Scare, New Album

    July 02, 2010 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ret Michaels has always lived on the edge, from his wild days fronting Poison to his dalliances with busty women on VH1's "Rock of Love." But his latest move might lead some to question whether his appetite for destruction is gettin ...

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