1. Billboard Bits: Peter Allen’s ‘Australia’ Added to Sound Archive, Vanda & Young Songwriting Comp Winner, Springsteen Returns

    August 21, 2013 6:54 AM EDT Peter Allen’s "I Still Call Australia Home," Russell Morris’ "The Real Thing," and Archie Roach’s "Took the Children Away" are among the ten works being added to the registry of the National Film and Sound Archive o ...

  2. Paul Williams, Crawdaddy Founder, 'Godfather of Rock Criticism' Dead at 64

    March 28, 2013 3:58 PM EDT Paul Williams, the writer and editor who helped create what we now know as rock journalism with Crawdaddy!, a magazine he founded in 1966, died last night at the age of 64 from complications related to a 1995 bike accident. Williams began pub ...

  3. Back In Black: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Celebrate Live Music's Comeback

    November 07, 2012 7:04 AM EST The artice below on this year's Billboard Touring Conference and Awards is from a Special Feature in the new issue of Billboard on the conference and the state of touring. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Rock Hall Blames Voters for Donna Summer Snub, Calls Omission an 'Error'

    May 18, 2012 12:04 PM EDT It's a topic that's tough to avoid when discussing the accomplishments of Donna Summer, who died Thursday of cancer: Why is the legendary singer not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Donna Summer, 'Queen of Disco,' Dead at 63 ...

  6. Rock Hall Regrets Donna Summer Snub

    May 18, 2012 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Our Voting Group Has Failed,' Says Nominating Committee Chairman It's a topic that's hard to avoid when discussing the achievements of Donna Summer , who died Thursday of cancer : Why is the legendary singer not in the Rock and ...

  7. Backbeat: Jimmy Iovine Honored by Dr. Dre, Stevie Nicks, Mary J. Blige, Many More at Grammy P&E Event

    February 09, 2012 9:15 AM EST From left: Producer Jimmy Jam, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, and Jimmy Iovine attend the 5th annual Producers & Engineers Wing Event honoring Iovine at The Village Recording Studios in L.A. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage) Th ...

  8. Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band 'Wrecking Ball' U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    January 24, 2012 10:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band launch the first US leg of the 2012 'Wrecking Ball' World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be released ...

  9. Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball' to Swing March 6

    January 19, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 European Tour With E Street Band Confirmed 'Wrecking Ball,' Bruce Springsteen 's 17th studio album, has been set for a March 6 release on Columbia Records, featuring 11 new songs. Produced by Ron Aniello (Patty Scialfa, Sixpence None ...

  10. Bruce Springsteen's New Album 'Wrecking Ball' to Swing March 6; European E Street Band Tour Confirmed

    January 19, 2012 7:07 AM EST Another Busy Year: Bruce Springstee's 17th studio album is set for this spring, which he will tour behind extensively in the U.S. and Europe with the E Street Band . (Photo: Danny Clinch) "Wrecking Ball," Bruce Springsteen's 17 ...

  11. Bruce Springsteen's Statement on Clarence Clemons Passing: 'Loss is Immeasurable'

    June 18, 2011 10:02 PM EDT Clarence "The Big Man" Clemons (left) with Bruce Springsteen who played together for nearly 40 years. (Photo: Getty) Via Jon Landau: It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform our friends and fans that at 7:00 tonight Saturday, June ...

  12. Clarence Clemons, 'Big Man' of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, Dead at 69

    June 18, 2011 9:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Clarence Clemons , legendary saxophonist in the E Street Band who played alongside Bruce Springsteen for the past 40 years, died on Saturday (June 18) of complications from a stroke, according to the New Jersey Star-Ledger . He was 69. "It is w ...

  13. Bruce Springsteen Discusses 'The Promise' At U.K. Film Fest

    November 01, 2010 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ruce Springsteen hopes that fans will get a kick out of his forthcoming 'out-takes' album "The Promise," which makes its U.S. bow Nov. 16 via Columbia Records. Due to be released in several formats, including a 6 disc deluxe bo ...

  14. Springsteen Discusses 'The Promise' At U.K. Film Fest

    November 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen hopes that fans will get a kick out of his forthcoming 'out-takes' album "The Promise," which makes its U.S. bow Nov. 16 via Columbia Records. Due to be released in several formats, including a 6 disc deluxe b ...

  15. Springsteen Announces More Full-Album Shows

    November 04, 2009 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 B ruce Springsteen is dusting off his catalogue once again, as he and the E Street Band have announced two more full album performances this coming weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York. On Saturday (Nov. 7), the group will play the Boss' ...

  16. Springsteen To Play Entire Albums At Giants Stadium Concert Run

    September 29, 2009 11:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform an entire album from their back catalogue each night of the 5-night run at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. in October, the group announced late last night (Sept. 28). "Born To Run&quo ...

  17. Springsteen/Ticketmaster War Escalates

    June 22, 2009 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The war of words between Ticketmaster and the Bruce Springsteen camp continues to heat up. In a letter posted on Springsteen's website today, Springsteen manager Jon Landau calls to task the Newark Star Ledger and Ticketmaster Chairman Barry Di ...

  18. Springsteen, Ticketmaster War Escalates

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The war of words between Ticketmaster and the Bruce Springsteen camp continues to heat up. In a letter posted on Springsteen's Web site today, Springsteen manager Jon Landau calls to task the Newark Star Ledger and Ticketmaster Chairman Barry ...

  19. Springsteen Exhibit Set For Rock Hall Of Fame

    March 06, 2009 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Seeking something fresh and exciting to complement its upcoming induction ceremony, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has gotten its fondest wish — the cooperation of 1999 inductee Bruce Springsteen in launching a new exhibit solely dedicate ...

  20. Ticketmaster Settles Springsteen-Sparked Attorney General Probe

    February 23, 2009 3:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Nearly a month after a controversial ticket on-sale for Bruce Springsteen's upcoming North American tour, Ticketmaster Entertainment has reached a national settlement with the New Jersey Attorney General in which the ticketing company has agree ...

  21. Ticketmaster To Change Online Sales Practices

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nearly a month after a controversial ticket on-sale for Bruce Springsteen's upcoming North American tour, Ticketmaster Entertainment has reached a national settlement with the New Jersey Attorney General in which the ticketing company has agr ...

  22. Ticketmaster Responds To Springsteen, Fans

    February 05, 2009 12:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff has responded to the Bruce Springsteen camp in an "open letter of apology to Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau and the entire Springsteen Tour Team." The Springsteen camp stated on Brucespringsteen.net that it was ...

  23. Springsteen Blasts Ticketmaster Over On-Sale

    February 04, 2009 5:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and his manager Jon Landau are blasting Ticketmaster for redirecting customers attempting to buy Springsteen tickets to their secondary ticketing site, TicketsNow. On Monday, fans trying to make face-value purchases for tickets wer ...

  24. Ticketmaster Responds To Springsteen, Fans

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff has responded to the Bruce Springsteen camp in an "open letter of apology to Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau and the entire Springsteen Tour Team." Rather than acknowledging any "conflict of interest" ...

  25. Springsteen Blasts Ticketmaster Over On-Sale

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and his manager Jon Landau are blasting Ticketmaster for redirecting customers attempting to buy Springsteen tickets to their secondary ticketing site, TicketsNow. On Monday, fans trying to make face-value purchases for tickets w ...

  26. Springsteen Rocks Super Bowl With Classic Hits

    February 01, 2009 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band made the most of their 12 minutes during the Super Bowl XLIII halftime show tonight (Feb. 1) in Tampa, Fla., rocking through the classics "10th Avenue Freeze Out," "Born To Run," "Glor ...

  27. Bruce Springsteen Prepping 'Darkness' Reissue

    January 23, 2009 11:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen is about to release a new album and play the Super Bowl XLIII halftime show, but there's another project in the works that will be received joyously by fans: a deluxe reissue of 1978's "Darkness on the Edge of Town&q ...

  28. Bruce Springsteen Prepping 'Darkness' Reissue

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen is about to release a new album and play the Super Bowl XLIII halftime show, but there's another project in the works that will be received joyously by fans: a deluxe reissue of 1978's "Darkness on the Edge of Town ...

  29. Springsteen Finds 'Magic' With E Street Band

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen is ready to rock again with the E Street Band. The artist will on Oct. 2 release "Magic," his first Columbia album with his longtime backing group since 2002's "The Rising." A North Bruce Springsteen is rea ...

  30. Springsteen Does Seeger On First Covers Album

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Almost exactly a year since the release of his last Columbia studio album, "Devils & Dust," Bruce Springsteen will return April 25 with the first covers album of his career. "We Shall Overcome -- Almost exactly a year since the re ...

  31. Springsteen Classic 'Born' Again

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough 1975 album "Born To Run," Columbia is prepping a box set that will include two DVDs along with a version of the album newly r In celebration of the 30th annive ...

  32. Bruce Plans Another Solo Swing

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A 17-date run of fall solo shows is on tap for Bruce Springsteen, continuing his roadwork in support of his latest album, the spare and pensive "Devils & Dust." A 17-date run of fall solo shows is on tap for Bruce Springsteen, continui ...

  33. Springsteen Stays Solo For Summer Run

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Continuing in the vein ...

  34. Springsteen Stays Solo For Summer Run

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Opening July 13 in Ottawa. Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Continuing in the vein of his spring U.S. tour and his current European run, the shows will find the artist ...

  35. Solo Springsteen Ready To Tour

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen will begin a solo acoustic tour April 25 in Detroit, in support of his upcoming Columbia album, "Devils & Dust." The first North American leg of the tour will play 2,500- to 5,00 Bruce Springsteen will begin a solo ac ...

  36. Springsteen Plots Acoustic Tour

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets go on sale Friday and Saturday for a Bruce Springsteen solo acoustic tour in support of his Columbia album "Devils & Dust," which drops April 26. Tickets go on sale Friday and Saturday for a Bruce Springsteen solo acousti ...

  37. Friends Help Springsteen Wrap 'Vote' Tour

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen got a hand from some familiar faces last night (Oct. 13) in East Rutherford, N.J., in what served as one final taste of the Vote for Change tour to oust President Bush from the White Bruce Springsteen got a hand from some familiar ...

  38. Vote For Change Tour Wraps In D.C.

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at Washington, D.C.'s MCI Center. To close the show, more than a dozen major acts teamed for covers of the Nick Lowe-wr The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night ...

  39. Vote For Change Tour Wraps Big

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote For Change tour concluded last night (Oct. 12) in Washington, D.C., in a blaze of glory, with a grand finale featuring Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty, Dave Matthews B The Vote For Change tour concluded last ni ...

  40. Springsteen Adds NJ 'Vote' Show

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Days after the official all-star finale in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen will steer the Vote for Change tour homeward to host a concert at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Days after the official all-star finale in Washi ...

  41. Sundance To Broadcast Vote For Change Finale

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sundance Channel will broadcast the Oct. 11 finale of the Vote for Change tour in Washington, D.C. Along with live concert footage of Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and R.E.M., "National Anthem: Inside Sundance Channel will broadcast the Oct. 11 ...

  42. Pearl Jam Eyeing Winter Studio Return

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After Pearl Jam reassembles in early October for its first live shows in nearly a year, the group will get busy on its eighth studio album. "I think they're planning on going back to the studio this w After Pearl Jam reassembles in early O ...

  43. E Street To Back Fogerty On Tour

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In what promises to be fulfill a classic rock fan's dream, Bruce Springsteen says he and the E Street Band will serve as John Fogerty's backing band on the upcoming ... In what promises to be fulfill a classic rock fan's dream, Bruce ...

  44. Springsteen Extends Summer Stadium Tour

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Five more shows have been added to Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's summer U.S. stadium tour. Included on the list is what will be the first rock concert ever held at Boston's Fenway Park ( Five more shows have been added to Bru ...

  45. Springsteen Tix On Sale This Weekend

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating yesterday's (July 10) report about Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming tour, in support of his Columbia album "The Rising," tickets for six of the trek's 39 North American shows will go on sale S Updating yesterday' ...

  46. Springsteen, E Street To Rise Again In July

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After releasing just three studio albums in the past decade, Bruce Springsteen finished his latest record in eight weeks, and he was as surprised as anybody. "I woke up one morning, and I had a record After releasing just three studio albums in ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Bennett/Lang, Nelson

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, Bennett/Lang, Willie Nelson A new Bruce Springsteen album is tentatively scheduled for a July 30 release via Columbia, Billboard Bulletin reports. That date could change though, as Springsteen is said to be still recording ...

  48. Group Wants Springsteen For Senate

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sure, Bruce Springsteen was born to run. But was he born to run for office? Political consultant Doug Friedline thinks so. He's leading a campaign to get the Boss elected as New Jersey's next U.S. sen Sure, Bruce Springsteen was born to ru ...

  49. Springsteen Sets Holiday Benefit Concert Series

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J. The five concerts, set for Dec. 3-4 and 6-8, will feature the Max Weinberg 7 from "Late Bruce Springsteen will once again host a se ...