1. Joan Osborne, 'Mongrels': Exclusive Song Premiere

    April 04, 2014 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On April 8, singer-songwriter Joan Osborne will treat her devoted fans to a new studio album called "Love and Hate." Billboard has an exclusive first look at its new song "Mongrels." "Love and Hate" is the eighth studio ...

  2. Trey Songz, Melissa Etheridge, Valerie Simpson, 'Les Miserables' Honored at Recording Academy's New York Gala

    June 28, 2013 11:03 AM EDT The importance of music education was celebrated as Trey Songz, Melissa Etheridge, Joshua Bell, "Les Miserables"' composers Alain Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer, Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Ashford & Simpson were honored at the Ne ...

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  4. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (December 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the majo ...

  5. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (Dec. 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the major ...

  6. Joan Osborne Circles Back to Blues With 'Bring It On Home'

    April 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joan Osborne's latest disc, "Bring It On Home," has somewhat of a "back to the future" feel for the singer. Part of that might stem from the fact that the album contains many covers from the blues and soul world, but the mem ...

  7. John Lennon Tribute Concert CD Out in November

    October 07, 2011 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Smith , Jackson Browne , Meshell Ndegeocello, Bettye LaVette and Aimee Mann are among the artists featured on "The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live From the Beacon Theatre NYC," which is due out Nov. 15. Proceeds from the 15-tra ...

  8. Merlin Announces New Board Members, Labels

    June 20, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Non-profit global rights agency Merlin has voted four new U.S members to its board in a recent member election from several major independent record labels. The new appointments are Dave Hansen, General Manager, Epitaph (Weezer, New Found Glory); ...

  9. Patti Smith, Jackson Browne, Cyndi Lauper Toast Lennon's Legacy at Concert

    November 15, 2010 5:05 PM EST 0 0 0 "I looked to Yoko [Ono] for how to carry oneself as a widow," Patti Smith told concertgoers Friday (Nov. 12) at the 30th annual John Lennon Tribute Concert at New York City's Beacon Theater, just before ripping into "Oh Yoko!&quo ...

  10. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1996

    March 16, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 ADULT 'HOOD: Fourteen years ago today (March 16, 1996), Billboard introduced the Adult Pop Songs chart. The radio airplay survey spun off from the Adult Contemporary list. "In the past few years, the emergence of the adult top 40 format ha ...

  11. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 2:14 PM EST 0 0 0 City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. Located in the Tribeca section of Manhattan, City Winery is a 21,000-square foot venue that, ...

  12. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, wi ...

  13. Warren Haynes Still Jamming For Charity

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warren Haynes is pleased to report that in 20 years of annual Christmas Jams in his hometown of Asheville, N.C., he's never once had to don a Santa cap. "I did that when I was a teenager once, and it Warren Haynes is pleased to report that ...

  14. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  15. Osborne Re-Teams With 'Relish' Crew For New CD

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne has reunited with the production and writing team behind her 1995 breakthrough, "Relish," for her latest project, "Little Wild One." Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne has reunited with the production a ...

  16. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  17. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  18. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  19. Hold Steady, Neville Bros. Set For Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among the artists confirmed to perform as part of the 29th Celebrate Brooklyn free concert series, to be held thro The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, ...

  20. Osborne Shifts To Time Life For New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's an interesting time to be in the music industry," Joan Osborne tells Billboard. "The old models are falling away. As an artist, you must be on the lookout for different opportunities." "It's an interesting ti ...

  21. B.B. King Blues Fest To Feature Green, James

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King, Al Green and Etta James will embark on a 14-city trek beginning July 24 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Miami, and wrapping Sept. 9 at the Kautz Ironstone Vineyards Theatre B.B. King, Al Green and Etta James will embark on ...

  22. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy ( ...

  23. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred tackles news on Akon, Yusuf Islam, Beyonce and more! DOUBLE TEAMED: Akon has secured his first No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100, but it's not "Smack That," the single that remains No. 2 for the fifth consecutive week. Instead, ...

  24. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber copied from another songwriter the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the O 2005 - Badfinger drum ...

  25. Bonnaroo Day Three: Lesh And Friends Bring It Home

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the fifth annual Bonnaroo initially raised eyebrows for booking Tom Petty and Radiohead, two mainstage headliners that have nothing to do with the current jam scene, the festival returned to its ro If the fifth annual Bonnaroo initially raised ey ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Joan Osborne, The Alarm MMVI, Augustana

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Joan Osborne, The Alarm MMVI, Augustana Joan Osborne has plans to record a country album later this spring that is projected to surface in January 2007. The disc will be the singer/songwriter's first under a new deal with Vanguard. To w ...

  27. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

  28. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>HBO is the home of the world premiere of Janet Jackson's new music video "Every Time." The premiere takes place just before the 8 p.m. showing of "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet" a 2003 - ...

  29. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is comp ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT With his 90th birthday around the corner, guitar legend Les Paul is working on a new album that will find him collaborating with Eric Clapton, Sting, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, Joss Stone, the Goo ...

  31. Funk Brothers Not Resting On 'Motown' Laurels

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thanks to the success of the 2002 documentary "Standing in the Shadows of Motown," the Funk Brothers, ostensibly the musical backbone to Motown's golden era, have finally garnered recognition with the Thanks to the success of the 2002 ...

  32. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...

  33. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...

  34. Indigo Girls 'Let In' New Album

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Indigo Girls will release their ninth studio album, "All That We Let In," Feb. 17 via Sony's Epic Records. The Indigo Girls will release their ninth studio album, "All That We Let In," Feb. 17 via Sony's Epic Record ...

  35. Haggard Speaks Out 'Like Never Before'

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted and expanded from the magazine for Billboard.com. The title of Merle Haggard's new record pretty much says it all: It's "Haggard Like Never Before." Released Sept. 30, the album marks the debut of the veteran singer ...

  36. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Su ...

  37. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 ...

  38. Gov't Mule Names New Bassist

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three years after the death of founding member Allen Woody, Andy Hess has been named permanent bass player for Gov't Mule. The new lineup begins a fall tour Oct. 3 in Austin, Texas. Hess, who has reco Three years after the death of founding mem ...

  39. Shout, Sister, Shout: A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singers in the history of the genre. This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singer ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. Top Acts Contribute 'Songs For Life'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha Franklin, and remixes of Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige tracks are part of a compilation that will raise money t New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Ge ...

  42. Chicks Tixs Go Quick Despite Bush Controversy

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite some backlash at radio and retail for negative comments about President Bush, the Dixie Chicks are flying high in preparation for their upcoming arena tour. Despite some backlash at radio and retail for negative comments about President Bush ...

  43. Dead, Dylan Go On The Road Again

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the second leg of the former's Summer Getaway Tour, set to kick off July 29 in a yet-to-be-announced location. The two acts last hit the road together in 1987 o The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the ...

  44. Funk Brothers To Tour Behind DVD Release

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surviving Funk Brothers will celebrate the impending release of the DVD version of "Standing in the Shadows of Motown" by embarking on a short North American tour tonight (April 9) in Boston. The surviving Funk Brothers will celebrate ...

  45. 1TunesOnTV

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 30, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 30 "Shania: In Her Own Words," VH1 Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Live With Regis and Kelly,& ...

  46. Stars Salute Motown's Funk Brothers

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was like an old-time Motown revue at New York's Apollo Theatre last night (Nov. 7) as Mary Wilson, Ashford & Simpson, Mario, and others sang in tribute to the Funk Brothers, the musicians behin It was like an old-time Motown revue at New ...

  47. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Su ...

  48. Jackson, Manilow, Sting Inducted Into Songwriter Hall

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson was honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York last night (June 13) -- although he didn't show up to pick up his award. Jackson, who wrote hits such as "Don't Stop 'Til You Ge Michael Jackson was honored ...

  49. Osborne Gets To Work On 'Womanly' Album

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the studio this month with producer John Leventhal, noted for his work with Shawn Colvin, to record a new album, Billboard Bulletin reports. The set, to be ti Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the st ...

  50. Martin Honors Shawn Colvin With Signature Guitar

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin says of her Martin M3SC, a limited edition signature model guitar the revered instrument maker is putting into production. "It's very simple, not f "It's a great ...

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