1. Rick Springfield on Acting Opposite Meryl Streep in 'Ricki and the Flash' and Why He's a 'Late Bloomer'

    August 07, 2015 1:34 PM EDT 3.386 k 150 51 Rick Springfield has had a lot of “pinch me” moments in his five-decade career, from topping the Billboard Hot 100  with his iconic 1981 hit "Jessie's Girl" to winning a Grammy and selling out venues across the world. The lat ...

  2. Top Studio Execs Talk the 'Frozen' Effect, New Films, Breaking Into the Biz at Billboard/THR Film & TV Music Conference

    November 07, 2014 8:04 AM EST "To our left is Danielle Diego , EVP of Music at 20th Century Fox, and this is Mitchell Leib ; he is known as Frozen ." Laughter kicked off the Billboard Film & TV Music Conference's high-powered discussion as Billboard's ...

  3. Justin Timberlake's Final Tour Dates to be Filmed by Jonathan Demme

    October 22, 2014 7:46 PM EDT Sin City will host the singer at the top of 2015 Justin Timberlake is winding down his 20/20 Experience world tour, announcing that the final two shows will take place on Jan. 1 and Jan. 2 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and be filmed by ...

  4. Justin Timberlake's Final Tour Dates to be Filmed by Jonathan Demme

    October 22, 2014 7:46 PM EDT Justin Timberlake is winding down his 20/20 Experience world tour, announcing that the final two shows will take place on Jan. 1 and Jan. 2 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and be filmed by Jonathan Demme . Justin Timberlake Instagrams ...

  5. Neil Young's On a Roll: Q&A With Rock Icon and Jonathan Demme

    June 15, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A film, an album, a tour , a memoir and, quite possibly, another album have Neil Young 's 2012 calendar filled to the brim. His first album in nine years with Crazy Horse, "Americana," opened at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 this week, m ...

  6. Exclusive: Kenny Chesney To Play AmEx 'Unstaged' Jersey Shore Concert, Jonathan Demme Directing

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Kenny Chesney will become the tenth artist to perform in American Express' "Unstaged" series next Wednesday, June 20, teaming up with director Jonathan Demme ("Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia") for a live, 7 ...

  7. Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 'Americana' Coming in June

    March 19, 2012 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young is turning to America's musical roots for his next album. "Americana," recorded with his reconvened longtime collaborators, Crazy Horse, is set for a June 5 release. According to Rolling Stone , the set will include folk st ...

  8. Neil Young Brings New Concert Film to Slamdance Festival

    January 23, 2012 8:20 AM EST 0 0 0 'Journeys' marks Young's fourth film with Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme Neil Young recalls how his first concert film with director Jonathan Demme was a lush, stately tribute to country music. He says their latest, "Neil ...

  9. Neil Young's 'Journeys' Plays Slamdance Film Fest

    January 23, 2012 7:00 AM EST PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Neil Young recalls how his first concert film with director Jonathan Demme was a lush, stately tribute to country music. He says their latest, "Neil Young Journeys," is more like an electric bolt, with a "grin ...

  10. Neil Young's 'Archives' Set For June 2 Arrival

    March 21, 2009 8:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker Neil Young's oft-delayed "Archives" collection will finally be released on June 2, Young's manager Elliot Roberts announced at South by Southwest in Austin, TX today (March 21). Neil Young fans got a glimpse at several of ...

  11. Neil Young Brings His Lincvolt To SXSW

    March 19, 2009 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though his participation at South By Southwest has not been announced, Neil Young was spotted strolling around the Four Seasons hotel and tooling around downtown Austin in his environmentally clean Lincvolt car. It makes sense: "Neil Young' ...

  12. Demme Replaces Scorsese On Bob Marley Film

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jonathan Demme has boarded the Tuff Gong Pictures/ Shangri-La Entertainment Bob Marley documentary, replacing the previously announced Martin Scorsese as director. The backers said Scorsese has exited Jonathan Demme has boarded the Tuff Gong Picture ...

  13. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known ...

  14. Garage Rock

    April 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The final nine of what will be the Big 86 begins. And on June 10, when HBO eighty-sixes "The Sopranos" forever, it will be remembered as the series that had the best music in the history of TV. The final nine of what will be the Big 86 beg ...

  15. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known ...

  16. Young Urges Bush Impeachment On New Album

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rocker Neil Young has recorded a protest album featuring an anti-Iraq war track with "a holy vow to never kill again" and a song titled "Let's Impeach the President." Veteran rocker Neil Young has recorded a protest ...

  17. Neil Young Offers Creative Insight At SXSW

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young provided South by Southwest attendees with rare insight into his songwriting genius during a touching, inspirational keynote conversation yesterday (March 16). Neil Young provided South by Southwest attendees with rare insight into his so ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun Records in the early '50s; his label debut, "Drinkin' Wi 2003 - Folk musi ...

  19. The Night Is Young

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young sits in on the premiere of the concert film "Neil Young: Heart of Gold." Director Jonathan Demme, center, talks to Neil Young and his wife Pegi on Monday (Jan. 23) as they wait for their film "Neil Young: Heart of Gold" ...

  20. Young Suits Up For SXSW, SNL, Tour

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young will be the subject of a keynote conversation at next year's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Neil Young will be the subject of a keynote conversation at next year's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Neil Young, Bowling For Soup, Rob Swift

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Neil Young, Bowling For Soup, Rob Swift Following U2's recent weeklong takeover of "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," Neil Young has signed on to appear four nights in a row (Nov. 1-4) on the NBC talk show. Young will head ...

  22. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young Blowin' In The 'Wind' Neil Young revisits the country-tinged, acoustic sound of such prior albums as "Harvest" and "Silver & Gold" on "Prairie Wind," due this week as the first release in a ...

  23. Landlord Terminating CBGB Lease, Acts Rally In N.Y.

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blondie, Public Enemy, Bad Brains' HR and Institute were among the acts that performed today (Aug. 31) in New York's Washington Square Park in a last-ditch attempt to rally support for venerable rock Blondie, Public Enemy, Bad Brains' ...

  24. On The Road

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young's Aug. 18-19 performance of his forthcoming "Prairie Wind" album at the historic Ryman Auditorium was filmed by director Jonathan Demme for a concert film to be released by Paramount Classi Neil Young's Aug. 18-19 pe ...

  25. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from h ...

  26. Neil Young Re-Signs With Reprise

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has signed a new, multi-album deal with Reprise, which will kick in with the Sept. 27 release of his latest studio set, "Prairie Wind." Neil Young has signed a new, multi-album deal with Reprise, which will kick in with the Sept ...

  27. Emmylou To Join Neil In Nashville

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium by Emmylou Harris, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers and Carl Gorodetsky and the N Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming s ...

  28. 'Wind' Blowing In New, Rare Young Albums

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has christened his new studio album "Prairie Wind," which will be released as a CD/DVD package Sept. 20 via Reprise. "The DVD shows us recording the whole record," the artist writes on his Neil Young has christened his ...

  29. Young, Demme Collaborating On Concert Film

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although details are still under wraps, singer/songwriter Neil Young will be the subject of a concert film to be taped in August at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-un Although details are still under wraps, sin ...

  30. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, ...

  31. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Eng ...

  32. Eclectic International Soundtrack Backs 'Charlie'

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A wide range of music -- from 1980s New Jersey modern rockers the Feelies and U.K. post-punkers the Soft Boys to the afro-pop of Angelique Kidjo's and the internationally acclaimed electronica of Asia A wide range of music -- from 1980s New Jer ...

  33. Hot Product for Monday, Jan. 15, 2001

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new music from Alabama, Patti Page, and more. Goin' 'South' "If I never did another CD, this is the one I will always point to as the one that I was happy with the most," says Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen abou ...