1. Merle, Waylon, Willie, Patsy: Classic Country Takes Center Stage in Nashville

    April 12, 2017 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Simpler material from another era still has a place in a high-tech world. Just days after the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards recognized the state of the genre in 2016 and 2017 on national TV, Nashville turned back the clock. Willie Nelson tape ...

  2. Keith Richards Writes Personal Note About Hero Chuck Berry: 'He Brought Joy to Us'

    April 11, 2017 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though the members of the Rolling Stones weren't able to make it to rock icon Chuck Berry 's private funeral service in St. Louis on Sunday (Apr. 9), guitarist Keith Richards posted a heartfelt tribute to his hero on Facebook in which he p ...

  3. Keith Richards Remembers Chuck Berry... And That Time the Rock Icon Punched Him

    April 03, 2017 6:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Chuck is the granddaddy of us all." Chuck Berry was one of Keith Richards ' greatest influences, but their relationship was not always amicable. One time Berry punched Richards in the eye when he went into the rock icon's dressi ...

  4. Keith Richards Joins Ivan Neville for 'Jubilant Hang' at New York's Blue Note

    February 24, 2017 12:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The New Orleans pianist performed at the jazz club as a lead-up to Mardi Gras. As a lead-up to Mardi Gras, New Orleans pianist Ivan Neville was booked for two solo shows at New York’s Blue Note jazz club this week, on Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb. 21 ...

  5. Rock Stars Fight Depositions in Legal Dispute Spanning Decades of Music History

    February 23, 2017 1:41 PM EST 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio is a nice visit, but for music aficionados looking to explore the business side of rock history, a trip to a New York federal courtroom might be more educational. There, some legends including Rollin ...

  6. Keith Richards, David Byrne, Pete Townshend, Michael Stipe Among Artists Embroiled in Wolfgang's Vault Lawsuit

    February 23, 2017 1:41 PM EST Rock stars fight depositions in legal dispute spanning decades of music history. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio is a nice visit, but for music aficionados looking to explore the business side of rock history, a trip to a New Yor ...

  7. Duff McKagan, Mac Miller & Ty Dolla $ign Are Playing Reborn Iconic Fender Guitars

    January 17, 2017 4:25 PM EST 0 0 0 New versions of iconic instruments will be unveiled Thursday at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. At The NAMM Show -- which willl draw legions of musical gear devotees to Anaheim, California, this week -- Fender will officially unveil striking n ...

  8. Keith Richards, Sting, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen & More Star in Refugee Support Video 'We Are Not Afraid': Watch

    December 23, 2016 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono , along with Keith Richards , Robert Plant , Bruce Springsteen , Robert De Niro , Sting and Patti Smith are among the 200 celebrities in a video, “We Are Not Afraid,” which is raising funds for victims of religious and poli ...

  9. Ronnie Wood & Keith Richards Discuss Rolling Stones Documentary: 'Olé Olé Olé: A Trip Across Latin America'

    December 12, 2016 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones ’ documentary Olé Olé Olé: A Trip Across Latin America , which screens at more than 300 cinemas nationwide tonight (Dec. 12), is filled with many cool, funny and touching moments from Keith Richards ’ rainstick ritual to Ronnie Wo ...

  10. Rolling Stones Talk Donald Trump Election Win: 'Everyone Outside the U.S. Is Kind of Mystified'

    November 15, 2016 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Anyone still struggling to fully comprehend last week's presidential election results should not turn to the world's biggest rock stars for answers; they don't have them either.  "Everyone outside the U.S. is kind of mystified,&q ...

  11. The Rolling Stones' 1962 Apartment is Now an Exhibit... Complete with Dirty Dishes, Beer Bottles and Blues Records

    November 15, 2016 4:12 AM EST 0 0 0 When Mick Jagger was coming up with ideas for an exhibition highlighting The Rolling Stones ' five-decade long career, he wanted to re-create the mood of the band in its early years. So, he had a team recreate the first London apartment he and ...

  12. Desert Trip Weekend 2: Rolling Stones Mix It Up, Nobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan Stays Stoic

    October 15, 2016 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 For the second round of Boomer-palooza, Mick Jagger had plenty to say about Bob Dylan's new prize. Mick Jagger has definitely signed up with the “beat ‘em to the punch” school of gags about septuagenarian rock: He’ll take your “Oldchella” and r ...

  13. Candlebox Offers 'Special Insight' Into the Band in 'Supernova' Video: Exclusive Premiere

    October 14, 2016 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As 2016 winds down, Candlebox is wrapping up the year with a small West Coast tour. It has spent considerable time on the road in America this year and will head overseas in 2017 to tour Europe in the spring and “hopefully” Australia and South Ameri ...

  14. Norah Jones Gets Candid About Married Life & Making Her New Album: 'The Goal Was to Do Everything Live'

    September 29, 2016 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 ​No sleep in Brooklyn...but not for the reasons you’d think. “The days of staying up until 4 a.m. are gone,” says Jones, now with two kids, a new album and Trump anxiety. "I've had a lot of late nights with me and my husband just dancing a ...

  15. The Best Musical Guests on 'The Simpsons'

    September 26, 2016 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Sunday night (Sept. 25)  The Simpsons entered its perfectly cromulent 28 th season.  Over the course of their nearly 600 episodes, the Simpson family have done just about everything and met just about everyone. (After all, “Simpsons did it!”) One ...

  16. Here Are Rock's All-Time Greatest Love Songs: Classics, 80s and Beyond

    August 26, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Love is not love without rock music, and rock music is not rock music without love. From the '60s to the '80s and beyond, sweet romance has been expressed beautifully through rock music. Here, we count down 10 of the all-time greatest rock ...

  17. Keith Richards, Stevie Nicks to Guest Star on Sheryl Crow's Next Album Plus More Inside Scoop

    August 12, 2016 11:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Crow Is Cancer-Free And Very Busy Sheryl Crow ’s next album will have some heavy hitters on it. The rocker, 54, appeared in downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 5 at the BlogHer16 conference, where she told the crowd that after being treated for breast canc ...

  18. Rolling Stones' 'Exile on Main St.': New Movie to Dramatize Making of Classic Rock Album

    June 14, 2016 12:02 PM EDT Casting is underway for the roles of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the upcoming feature film  Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones,  based on Robert Greenfield's book about the summer the band spent working on the ...

  19. Rhinestone Cowboys: The Embroidered Suits Once Rocked By Johnny Cash and Gram Parsons Are Making a High-Fashion Comeback

    April 22, 2016 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nudie Cohn outfitted everyone from Elvis Presley to Dolly Parton as his business comes back and inspires the runway Decades have passed since cowboys wore ­rhinestones -- ­specifically, the bedazzled suits created by country and western tailor Nudie ...

  20. Huge Rolling Stones Exhibit Showcases Five Decades of the Band's History

    April 05, 2016 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 LONDON (AP) -- It's only rock 'n' roll -- but it isn't, is it? The music business is about commerce as well as entertainment, and the Rolling Stones are one of its biggest multinational firms. There's plenty of both art and ...

  21. Keith Richards Joins Justin Bieber in Paying Tribute to Paris Victim Thomas Ayad

    November 17, 2015 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 First Justin Bieber and now Keith Richards have posted moving tributes to Universal’s international project manager for Mercury Records Thomas Ayad, who was among the victims of the Paris attacks Friday night (Nov. 13). Ayad was at the Bataclan thea ...

  22. British Singer James Bay Is Ready to Conquer 'the Biggest Prize of All' -- America

    October 22, 2015 5:18 PM EDT James Bay is sitting on a sofa backstage at London’s Brixton Academy on an October afternoon, wearing, as he always does, his wide-brimmed hat. This is his thing, the hat, his unique selling point; it sets him apart from  Ed Sheeran ,  Sam Smith ...

  23. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Keith Richards, Judy Collins & Darlene Love Debut

    October 02, 2015 8:20 PM EDT On the most recent Billboard 200 chart ( dated Oct. 10 ), Drake and Future flew in at No. 1 with their surprise new album, What a Time to Be Alive . The set moved 375,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Sept. 24, according to Nielsen ...

  24. Drake & Future Nos. 1 & 2 on Billboard Artist 100

    September 29, 2015 4:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Thanks to the lofty launch of their mixtape album, the hip-hop stars roar to the Artist 100's top two spots. Plus, Lana Del Rey reaches the top five. Drake is the top musical act in the U.S., crowning the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. ...

  25. Keith Richards Previews New Solo Album at Electric Lady Studios Party

    July 22, 2015 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Richards , rock n' roll's ultimate survivor, swung through the late Jimi Hendrix 's Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village on Tuesday night to host a listening party to Crosseyed Heart, his first solo album in 23 years. Atte ...

  26. Keith Richards Drops Catchy, Blues-Rockin' 'Trouble' From New Solo Album

    July 17, 2015 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's the first single from "Crosseyed Heart," due Sept. 18 on Republic Records. The lead track from Keith Richards' first solo album in 23 years is here. Today (July 17), the Rolling Stones guitarist dropped "Trouble," ...

  27. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Thinks the Backlash to His Kanye West 'Rock Star' Rant Is 'Funny'

    July 14, 2015 4:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Corey Taylor is discovering the cost of taking Kanye West to task. "People are ripping me to shreds," he tells Billboard. And he finds that pretty amusing.  Slipknot's Corey Taylor to Kanye West: 'You Are Not the Greatest Living ...

  28. Rewinding the Charts: 50 Years Ago, The Rolling Stones Hit No. 1 for the First Time

    July 10, 2015 7:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On July 10, 1965, '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' became the band's first of eight Hot 100 leaders. "Hard-driving blues dance beat backs up a strong vocal performance." That's how Billboard endorsed the Rolling Sto ...

  29. Keith Richards Announces First Solo Album in 23 Years 'Crosseyed Heart'

    July 09, 2015 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The album includes a duet with Norah Jones called "Illusion." In an interview last month, Keith Richards hinted that he was ready to return to the studio . He meant with the Rolling Stones , though we didn't know he was already in the ...

  30. Rolling Stones Announce 2016 Tour… Museum Style

    July 01, 2015 12:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones still have two weeks left in their Zip Code Tour, but after their North American romp wraps, fans have another helping of Stones mania coming their way. This morning (July 1), the five-decade rock legends announced Exhibitionism , ...

  31. The Rolling Stones' Iconic 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue and 'From The Vault: The Marquee Club Live in 1971' DVD Give a Vintage Front-Row View: Review

    June 25, 2015 1:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones are possibly the most fiscally fit rock band in history, so it's wildly out-of-character that they've been so lax about digging into their voluminous vaults. While everyone else was cleaning out their closets during the ...

  32. Rolling Stones Release Alternate 'Brown Sugar' Version Featuring Eric Clapton

    June 02, 2015 7:54 PM EDT 1.144 k 131 1 For years Rolling Stones fans have known of a bootleg version of "Brown Sugar" featuring Eric Clapton on slide guitar, but finally the dream collaboration is getting an official release. Rolling Stones Share Alternate 'Dead Fl ...

  33. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When ...

  34. Billboard Cover: Jack White on Not Being a 'Sound-Bite Artist,' Living in the Wrong Era and Why Vinyl Records Are 'Hypnotic'

    March 06, 2015 9:00 AM EST 4.721 k 319 22 An 18-year-old  Elvis Presley walked through the doors of the Memphis Recording Service at 708 Union Ave. in the summer of 1953. He carried a beat-up guitar that he'd had since the age of 11 and enough money to make a $3.98 record of h ...

  35. Glam Rock Giant Alvin Stardust Dies at 72

    October 24, 2014 2:37 AM EDT British glam rocker Alvin Stardust , one of the biggest pop stars of his era, has died at the age of 72. He had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.  Stardust, born Bernard Jewry on Sept. 27, 1942 in London, enjoyed a long line ...

  36. Bruce Springsteen to Release Children's Book Based on a Mid-Century Cowboy

    August 28, 2014 12:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 'Outlaw Pete,' inspired by Cowboy Bill. The Boss is getting into the picture book business. Related Singer Who Sold Investors on Fake Project With Springsteen, Pearl Jam Sentenced to Prison Bruce Springsteen's 'Born In The U.S.A. ...

  37. Chuck Berry, Peter Sellars Honored with Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    August 27, 2014 3:19 AM EDT Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer  Chuck Berry  and opera director Peter Sellars have been awarded the 2014 Polar Music Prize during a ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm.  The organizing committee praised the 88-year-old Berry for his contribution to rock, noting ...

  38. MTV’s Van Toffler Talks Miley Cyrus, the FCC, Why Diddy’s Revolt Won’t Work

    August 18, 2014 10:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 The MTV veteran on his 12 networks, the Aug. 24 VMAs, P. Diddy’s Revolt (“I can’t find it”) and constant reinvention. When Van Toffler first went to work at 1515 Broadway in the mid-1980s, starting in business development for Nickelodeon and eventua ...

  39. Keith Richards, Sara Bareilles Perform on ‘PFC3: Songs Around the World’: Album Premiere (Exclusive)

    June 10, 2014 12:53 PM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and songstress Sara Bareilles are among the musicians throwing their considerable skills behind “PFC3: Songs Around the World,” the third instalment of the Playing for Change project. Billboard has an exclus ...

  40. Rolling Stones 'Pull Together' Following Scott Death, Promise to Return to Australia and New Zealand

    March 19, 2014 12:42 PM EDT Members of the Rolling Stones are offering support to Mick Jagger following the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott. The Stones canceled their seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand following the fashion designer and celebrity stylist& ...

  41. Rolling Stones Voice Support for Mick Jagger: 'We're Feeling for the Man'

    March 19, 2014 11:02 AM EDT Mick Jagger's bandmates in The Rolling Stones are voicing moral support for their frontman following the death of his longtime girlfriend , model-turned-fashion designer L'Wren Scott. "No-one saw this coming," said guitarist Ke ...

  42. Rolling Stones Panel at SXSW Clicks Into Musical Tribute

    March 14, 2014 4:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Grammy Museum extended its 50 Years of the Rolling Stones panel at SXSW to a tribute concert Thursday at the Red Eyed Fly that featured a baker's dozen acts interpreting the music of the Rolling Stones. Acts alternated between the faithful ...

  43. Paco de Lucia Remembered by Alejandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Many More

    February 27, 2014 9:30 PM EST Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake expected to attract a massive crowd to the Southern Spanish city. Since de ...

  44. Rolling Stones Confirm Australia Tour, Announce Adelaide Concert

    November 19, 2013 9:58 PM EST The Rolling Stones will roll into Australia early next year. The legendary rock group -- comprising Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood -- will inaugurate the redeveloped Adelaide Oval with a show March 22. Mick Taylor, a ...

  45. Rolling Stones Release 'Hyde Park Live' Album

    July 22, 2013 10:04 AM EDT The Rolling Stones are celebrating their recent homecoming in London with an iTunes-only live album, titled "The Rolling Stones - Hyde Park Live." Watch: "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ch ...

  46. Mumford & Sons Close Glastonbury, Injured Bassist Ted Dwane Plays

    July 01, 2013 1:58 AM EDT Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at Britain's leading music extravaganza. The Mumfords' performance was ...

  47. BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch on the Rolling Stones Deal (Q&A)

    June 26, 2013 11:12 AM EDT BMG  today announced  that the Germany-based rights management company will represent the Rolling Stones' post-1983 catalog and and will also track payments from the duo’s previous copyrights owned by ABKCO (1963-1971) and EMI Music Publis ...

  48. BMG To Represent Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' Post-1983 Publishing

    June 26, 2013 9:00 AM EDT *This story has been correction appended.   BMG today announced the rights management company will represent the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' post-1983 music publishing catalog. ABKCO, however, still owns the 1963- ...

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