1. The Eagles To Tour Australia, New Zealand In 2015

    May 22, 2014 5:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Eagles will swoop into Australia and New Zealand early next year for a string of arena dates, open-air shows and winery concerts.  The Australasian leg of the “History of the Eagles” world tour will start Feb. 18, 2015 at the Perth Arena and pla ...

  2. Joe Walsh Records With Foo Fighters, Talks Eagles & Blues Album

    May 14, 2014 1:51 PM EDT Joe Walsh was on hand to honor Ozzy Osbourne at the MAP MusiCares benefit in Los Angeles, though given the pair's notorious partying ways back in the day Walsh couldn't say how long the two had been friends.  "Neither of us really ...

  3. Rewinding The Charts: Eagles' 'Hotel California' Checks In At No. 1

    May 07, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On this date in 1977, the band topped the Billboard Hot 100 with a rock classic "The casually beautiful, quietly intense, multileveled vocal harmonies and brilliant original songs that meld solid, emotional words with lovely melody lines are al ...

  4. The Beatles Celebrated in 'The Night That Changed America': Review

    February 08, 2014 8:46 PM EST The Beatles' arrival 50 years ago -- Feb. 9, 1964 -- in black and white is celebrated in musical hues of tangerine, yellow and green on "The Night That Changed America" special that airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. History weaves ...

  5. The Beatles Celebrated on 'Night That Changed America' 50 Years After Ed Sullivan: TV Review

    February 08, 2014 5:57 PM EST 1 1.037 k 30 3 The Beatles' arrival 50 years ago Feb. 9 in black and white is celebrated in musical hues of tangerine, yellow and green on "The Night That Changed America" special that airs Sunday on CBS. History weaves in and around materi ...

  6. Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Reunite for Beatles TV Special

    January 28, 2014 4:40 AM EST No one plays a Beatles song quite like a Beatle. That lesson was learned Monday night when a reunion of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concluded a tribute to the Beatles that CBS will air on Feb. 9, the 50th anniversary of their first appearance o ...

  7. Joe Walsh Enlists Dr. John, Robert Randolph for New Blues Album

    April 09, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Guitarist works on set of "obscure R&B and blues songs" ... Also reveals Eagles co-founder Bernie Leadon will join legendary band on upcoming tour Joe Walsh isn't planning to let another two decades pass between solo albums, ...

  8. Weekly Chart Notes: The Eagles' Greatest Hits

    March 01, 2013 9:05 AM EST As their music re-enters the Billboard 200 following the premiere of their Showtime documentary, a look back at the Eagles' biggest group and solo Hot 100 classics. "I was really reminded of how much fun we had. You couldn't have ...

  9. Exclusive: Eagles Documentaries to Debut on Showtime Feb. 15, 16

    January 20, 2013 6:32 PM EST Two documentaries on the Eagles will premiere on Showtime in mid-February. "History of the Eagles, Part One" will premiere on Feb. 15 with "History of the Eagles, Part Two" airing a day later. The Eagles and Showtime will make ...

  10. 'History of the Eagles, Part One' Film Review

    January 20, 2013 2:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "It's a compelling and honest story well told, a document of free-wheeling, good times" The first images in the story of the Eagles come from a Maryland concert in 1977. Enthusiastically received versions of "Take It Easy," ...

  11. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST 0 0 0 New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on & ...

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  13. Neil Portnow Honored By Clive Davis, Randy Philips, Martin Bandier, Kevin Lyman, Others

    December 10, 2012 9:10 AM EST The following video interview with Neil Portnow, CEO and president of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, is from the latest edition of Billboard magazine. In addition to a special feature package on Portnow, who is celebrating ...

  14. Video: Irving Azoff Tells Classic Neil Young, Joe Walsh Stories; Says What He Really Thinks About Pandora, StubHub, More

    November 09, 2012 10:06 AM EST On Wednesday at the Billboard Touring Conference, Billboard editorial director Bill Werde moderated a long Q&A session with Live Nation CEO Irving Azoff that touched on nearly all areas of the music-biz veteran's career, both past and pre ...

  15. Backbeat: Led Zeppelin Movie Premiere, Afterparty Bring in Rock and Music-Biz Royalty

    October 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and original drummer John Bonham's son Jason arrive for the press conference for the release of their new concert film Celebration Day . (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)   On Tuesday nigh ...

  16. Jeff Lynne Q&A: ELO Guru Reboots Old Songs, Preps New Ones

    September 26, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two Releases on Oct. 9; Plus First Solo Album of New Music in Decades Should Be Ready in 2013 Though he fronted the Electric Light Orchestra since its 1970 inception and was part of the short-lived Traveling Wilburys, Jeff Lynne is primarily a behin ...

  17. Kix Brooks Walks Alone

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Kix Brooks strikes out solo with 'New to This Town'. After 20 years as half of veteran hitmaking duo Brooks & Dunn alongside Ronnie Dunn, Kix Brooks is returning to solo status with the Sept. 11 release of "New to This Town" ...

  18. 'Love for Levon' Helm Benefit: John Mayer, Dierks Bentley + More

    August 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley and several other musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the late Levon Helm . The "Love for Levon" benefit concert will be held Oct. 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. It will ...

  19. Kix Brooks Reboots Solo Career With 'New to This Town'

    July 09, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm ready to get it out there," singer tells Billboard of first solo effort since end of duo Brooks & Dunn Kix Brooks finally has a date, but not that kind of date. Arista Nashville recently announced that Brooks' new album, ...

  20. Q&A: Joe Walsh on 'Analog Man' and Post-Eagles Touring

    June 29, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 While for many Joe Walsh is best known for his work with the Eagles, the singer/songwriter/guitarist has also enjoyed tremendous success as a member of the James Gang, and as a solo artist. He just released "Analog Man," his first solo alb ...

  21. How Whitney Houston's Death Changed the Grammys Chronicled in New Doc

    June 12, 2012 11:19 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Grammy Awards producers learned of Whitney Houston's death less than 24 hours before the live telecast, they scrapped parts of the script, added performances and puzzled over how best to honor the Grammy-winning singe ...

  22. Pulling Back Grammys' Curtain

    June 06, 2012 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 Plenty of stories ­surrounded the 2012 Grammy Awards: the sudden death of Whitney Houston, Adele's first public performance in months, Katy Perry's first appearance since her split from Russell Brand, the all-star salute to Paul McCartney an ...

  23. Film to Show How Grammys Dealt With Whitney Houston's Death

    June 01, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A behind-the-scenes film on this year's 54th annual Grammy Awards will receive its world premiere June 11 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, Calif., with Dave Grohl, LL Cool J and Recording Academy president/CE ...

  24. First-Ever Grammy Awards Documentary Premiering June 11, Exec Producer Ken Ehrlich Gives Details

    May 31, 2012 9:16 PM EDT A behind-the-scenes film on this year's 54th annual Grammy Awards will receive its world premiere June 11 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, Calif., with Dave Grohl, LL Cool J and Recording Academy president/ ...

  25. Kenny Chesney: Billboard Cover Story

    May 29, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country's Biggest Star Keeps Searching With 'Welcome to the Fishbowl' There are a lot of captivating photos on the walls of Kenny Chesney 's home office, but one stands out both visually and symbolically. Eagles guitarist Joe Wal ...

  26. Album Reviews: Joe Walsh, Kelly Hogan, Melody Gardot, and Juanes

    May 23, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 ROCK JOE WALSH Analog Man Producers: Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh Fantasy Records/Concord Release Date: June 5 Personal beyond the title's suggestion that the guitar great is a disconnected Luddite, Joe Walsh details his life in songs that touch on his ...

  27. Kenny Chesney Stretches His Limits

    May 23, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 There are a lot of captivating photos on the walls of Kenny Chesney's home office, but one stands out both visually and symbolically. Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh is center stage, signature guitar in place, arms spread wide, hands flashing the devi ...

  28. Glenn Frey Has Plan for Touring Around 'History of the Eagles' Doc

    May 09, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker Talks Eagles Projects, Touring and Brand New 'After Hours' Covers Album Even though it's the group's 40th anniversary this year, the Eagles -- who wrapped a short spate of touring last weekend with a show at the New Orlean ...

  29. Bruce Springsteen's Enduring Effect on the Country Charts Influences Two Top 10 Singles

    May 08, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss. He's just taken on a different context. Bruce Springsteen, the most prominent rocker of the 1980s, is now a symbolic fencepost in modern country. If there's any doubt how much the New Jersey singe ...

  30. Eagles' Joe Walsh Sets Date for First Solo Album in 20 Years

    March 22, 2012 8:29 AM EDT Sure, life's been good to Joe Walsh, but in the title track of his new album, he admits to being "an analog man in a digital world." The playfully witty singer-songwriter-guitarist is set to release Analog Man , his first solo recor ...

  31. Joe Walsh, Mike Stoller, Peter Asher Among Speakers At New UCLA Music Biz Course

    March 08, 2012 9:58 PM EST Joe Walsh, Mike Stoller, Peter Asher and Dan Wilson are among the songwriters lined up to speak at UCLA's new course within the music industry minor at the school. Taught by documentarian, writer and TV producer David Leaf, the course is desi ...

  32. Rush Orders Rush Limbaugh to Stop Using Their Music on His Show

    March 07, 2012 6:43 PM EST Radio show host and political provocateur Rush Limbaugh is now facing an attack on a new front over his "slut" comment about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke. As if the increasing number of advertisers pulling out from his show isn't ...

  33. Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood Make Big Moves on Country Chart

    March 01, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Also This Week: Keith Urban Keeps Grip on Songs Chart; Lady Antebellum Owns Album Chart Martina McBride claims her best rank in eight years on Country Songs , as "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" gains 65,000 audience impressions and ho ...

  34. Chart Highlights: Hunter Hayes Debuts on Country Songs (Video)

    February 27, 2012 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The 20-year-old bows with his second chart entry, "Wanted." Hear an exclusive live version of the ballad, performed at Billboard's offices. Plus, Carrie Underwood storms the chart's top 30. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at ...

  35. Kix Brooks' New Single a 'Freedom of Sorts'

    February 17, 2012 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Last year, Ronnie Dunn released his first solo project since Brooks & Dunn walked away on top in the summer of 2010. While Dunn was climbing the charts with "Bleed Red" and "Cost Of Livin," many fans wondered about the solo p ...

  36. Web Trends: Adele Cleans Up, Whitney Houston Honored At The Grammys

    February 13, 2012 2:05 PM EST Google Trends: 1. jennifer hudson tribute to whitney houston -- Jennifer Hudson sang during the tribute to Whitney Houston at last night's Grammys. 2. Bon Iver -- Indie fave Bon Iver upset the likes of Nicki Minaj and Skrillex last night winn ...

  37. MusiCares: Paul McCartney & His Songs Kick Off Grammy Weekend

    February 11, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young, Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Katy Perry's Hat Chip In to Honor Macca, Raise Millions The Recording Academy's biggest MusiCares gala in the 22-year history of the event occurred Friday when Paul McCartney and a cast of stellar musicia ...

  38. Backbeat: Joe Walsh Rocks Troubadour, Irving Azoff With Ringo -- and First New Songs In 20 Years

    February 02, 2012 2:37 PM EST WEST HOLLYWOOD -- A private party to introduce Joe Walsh 's first album of original music in 20 years started comical, included a sales pitch and ended with "Rocky Mountain Way" -- featuring Ringo Starr on drums -- at the Troubadour ...

  39. 12 No. 12 Billboard Hot 100 Hits for 2012

    January 31, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As 2012 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 12 highpoints on Billboard surveys and, despite falling two spots shy of the top 10, remain notable. Previously this month, we've recalled No. 12-peaking hits on R&B/Hip-Hop ...

  40. CMT Awards: Hank Jr. Walks Off, as 5 Stars Honored

    November 30, 2011 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley fully endorses the format of the CMT Artists of the Year celebration. Paisley was one of five country music stars honored Tuesday night during a taping of the second annual event, joining Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and ...

  41. Bass Player Chuck Rainey Suffers Stroke

    November 07, 2011 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Prolific Artist Has Worked With Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin & Jackson Browne Chuck Rainey , a prolific bassist whose mile-long list of credits over the span of 43-plus years includes Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and Steely Dan, suffered a strok ...

  42. Keith Urban Says 'Get Closer' Tour Will Be 'Inviting'

    June 16, 2011 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country star Keith Urban wants his new concert tour to live up to the title of his latest album, "Get Closer." After using ramps that took him down to audience-level on his 2009-10 dates, Urban says his latest trek -- which kicks off Thurs ...

  43. Ringo Starr Brings Beatle Magic To Klaus Voormann Release Party

    February 13, 2011 1:28 PM EST Klaus Voormann is probably the person who can most legitimately claim to be the "fifth Beatle" - he's a friend from their Hamburg days, he illustrated the cover of "Revolver" and he played bass on many of their solo record ...

  44. Ask Billboard: Featuring More Un-Featured Artists

    August 20, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Recently, Chart Beat and Ask Billboard have spotlighted songs that were successful as covers, but not as well-known in their original versions, as well as songs that sported high-profile guests that were not officially credited as featured artists o ...

  45. Paul McCartney Joins Ringo Starr Onstage in New York

    July 08, 2010 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 R ingo Starr kept his 70th birthday celebration going on Tuesday night (July 7) with a concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall that was positively star-studded, thanks in part to "a little help from his friend," Paul McCartney . V ...

  46. Axl Rose Sued By Manager For Nearly $2 Million

    March 26, 2010 7:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Axl Rose is being sued by Front Line Management, which claims the singer owes him nearly $2 million in unpaid commissions. Front Line Management, founded by Irving Azoff, sued Rose in Los Angeles on Thursday (March 25) for nearly $1.9 million in unp ...

  47. Ringo Starr Honored With Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2010 5:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday evening during a whimsical ceremony that also marked the 50th anniversary of the sidewalk attraction's groundbreaking. Starr's name was the 2,401s ...

  48. Rocker Joe Walsh Takes On Namesake Politician

    January 28, 2010 5:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Another musician is claiming that a political candidate is tone deaf to the nation's intellectual property laws. And this one has an amusing twist. Joe Walsh of the Eagles isn't happy that a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois h ...

  49. Rocker Joe Walsh Takes On Namesake Politician

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Another musician is claiming that a political candidate is tone deaf to the nation's intellectual property laws. And this one has an amusing twist. Joe Walsh of the Eagles isn't happy that a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois ...

  50. Chart Beat Thursday: Vampire Weekend, Train, Shakira

    January 21, 2010 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 VAMPIRE STATE OF MIND: New York indie rock band Vampire Weekend enjoys its first taste of the Billboard 200 summit, as "Contra" debuts at No. 1. The group's self-titled first set debuted and peaked at No. 17 on the chart dated Feb. 16 ...

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