1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Kelly Clarkson's 'Gone' Goes To No. 1

    March 31, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2005, the original 'American Idol' scored the top song at pop radio. Plus, remembering key chart feats for the Bangles, Kenny Chesney and Leona Lewis Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven ...

  2. 'Glee' Recap: 'Trio' Avoids Post-Hiatus Blues as an All-NYC Episode Inches Closer

    March 05, 2014 3:38 AM EST After such a solid return from hiatus last week, it’s the usual Glee MO to fall into a lull and drop all the interesting points from the week previous. With luck, “Trio” mostly avoids this fate -- Rachel and Santana are still feuding and nowhere ...

  3. Kenny Loggins Warms Hipster Hearts at Rachael Ray's Feedback Bash

    March 16, 2013 11:30 PM EDT Eagles of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes told the crowd at Rachael Ray's Feedback that "it's a dream come true to be opening for Kenny Loggins." He wasn't kidding, either. And Hughes was far from alone. As incongruous ...

  4. 2013 Grammy Week Parties: All The Sights, Sounds, Hotspots

    February 05, 2013 2:50 PM EST Pre-parties, afterparties, brunches, dinners, galas galore -- it's the music industry's week to shine. Here's a roundup of everything we know about that's going on (that we're allowed to write about, anyway). Caveat empt ...

  5. Kenny Loggins

    Kenny Loggins

    18 Albums, 23 Songs

  6. Alternative Distribution Alliance Scores New Clients, Exec

    October 18, 2012 3:21 PM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance has picked up some new distribution clients and hired a new senior executive. The company is on an upswing after seeing its U.S. album plus track-equivalent market share drop from 4.43% at the end of 2010 to 4.09% ...

  7. Lady Gaga Has A Fan In Folk Singer Cheryl Wheeler

    December 20, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 L ady Gaga is evil. So says the Westboro Baptist Church. Folk singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler disagrees. And, like any dedicated folk artist, she wrote a song about it. Its title? "Lady Gaga's Singing Program." "This song came a ...

  8. Kenny Loggins Glows About Newest Musical 'Brother'

    November 10, 2011 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Hit-making singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins joined country music's biggest party last night, kicking off the 45th annual CMA Awards performing "Footloose" with Blake Shelton, who went on to collect his second consecutive male vocalist ...

  9. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first aw ...

  10. Paul & Linda McCartney Shown Love in Nashville With 'Let Us In' Album, Concert

    November 04, 2011 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Let Us In' Benefit Concert on Nov. 7 Kicks Off CMA Week, Will Feature McCartney Songs Sir Paul McCartney. Nashville. Those two terms might be not necessarily linked at the hip. However, on Monday, those two musical giants will come togeth ...

  11. Richard Marx: 'The Playboy Club' Felt 'Doomed From the Start'

    October 21, 2011 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Richard Marx lost a high-profile gig when NBC canceled "The Playboy Club," for which he was serving as a music producer. But the singer, songwriter and performer -- who racked up eight Top 10 singles between 1987-94 and worldwide sales of ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Paul Stanley Welcomes Fourth Child, Rebecca Black Drops Out Of School

    August 10, 2011 6:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Kiss' Paul Stanley Welcomes Baby No. 4 Kiss guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley and wife, Erin, welcomed their fourth child, daughter Emily Grace Stanley yesterday (Aug. ...

  13. Ask Billboard: Chicago's AC Six-Cess

    August 05, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  14. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 2

    July 09, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  15. 'Viva Elvis' Album Marks a New Take on the King

    October 18, 2010 1:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 A re-styled version of the Elvis Presley hit "Suspicious Minds" hit radio stations on Monday, part of an album being released later this year featuring newer, more contemporary takes on many of his hits. "Suspicious Minds" is the ...

  16. Doobie Brothers, Loggins, K'naan To Perform At Songs Of Hope VI Benefit

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Doobie Brothers, Kenny Loggins, Randy Newman, Carole Bayer Sager and K'naan, among others, will appear at Songs of Hope VI, a live music and silent auction event to be held Nov. 4 at Los Angeles' Esquire House to raise funds for canc ...

  17. Un-Featured Featured Artists, Part 2

    August 12, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Love the Way You Lie," by Eminem featuring Rihanna , is the 46th Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 since 2000 specifically sporting a "featuring" artist credit. Between 1958 and 1999, just 18 such titles reigned. Still, high-profile acts ...

  18. Un-Featured Featured Artists, Part 1

    August 11, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Love the Way You Lie," by Eminem featuring Rihanna , is the 46th Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 since 2000 specifically sporting a "featuring" artist credit. Between 1958 and 1999, just 18 such titles reigned. Still, high-profile acts ...

  19. Chromeo Goes 'Soft Rock' on 'Business Casual' Album

    July 23, 2010 11:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Montreal duo Chromeo plans to show some creative growth on its upcoming third album, "Business Casual" -- flaunting not only its usual array of 70s and 80s R&B and funk sources but also what the group's Dave 1 calls "soft ...

  20. 'American Idol' Recap: Crystal Bowersox, Lee DeWyze Soar on 'Falling Slowly' Duet

    May 12, 2010 12:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Oscar winner and R&B crooner Jamie Foxx as their mentor, the "American Idol" top 4 tackled songs from the movies tonight. Sadly, no one picked the awesome "Ghostbusters" theme that was on the list of cleared songs, but t ...

  21. Chart Beat Wednesday: Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Norah Jones

    October 21, 2009 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 'THIS' LOVE: " This Is It ," by Michael Jackson featuring the Jacksons , soars onto the Adult Contemporary airplay chart at No. 19. The song blasts in following its initial week at radio. "This Is It" returns the Jackso ...

  22. Ask Billboard: Prince Of Album Sales

    September 11, 2009 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PURPLE REIGN Hi Gary, I love readi ...

  23. Breaking and Entering: Crosby Loggins

    August 13, 2009 7:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Crosby Loggins describes his songwriting process as "a conversation," so it's no surprise that the 28-year-old singer's solo debut, "Time to Move," feels like an honest heart to heart. The album specializes in warm pop ...

  24. Chart Beat Thursday: Daughtry, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas

    July 23, 2009 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 DOUBLE DAUGHTRY: Daughtry makes it two-for-two atop the Billboard 200, as its sophomore set, "Leave This Town" arrives at No. 1. Having reigned with its self-titled debut album, Daughtry becomes just the third group in the 2000s to arrive ...

  25. Poco Reuniting With Timothy Schmit For Stagecoach Fest

    April 16, 2009 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Timothy B. Schmit admits he has to do some "homework" in order to perform with Poco for the first time in 32 years next week. The singer and bassist, who was part of the pioneering country-rock outfit from 1970-77 - stepping in for Randy M ...

  26. March 27, 2009

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A jury convicts rapper Remy Ma of assault charges stemming from a shooting outside a Manhattan night club. 2008 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Bleeding Love,” Leona Lewis. 2007 – Singer-songwriter Faustino Oramas of the Buena Vista Social Club d ...

  27. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of th ...

  28. Catching Up With Past "American Idol" Finalists

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ruben Studdard, Sanjaya Malakar and Ace Young were among many former "American Idol" contestants assembled to guest star on "American Idol Extra," the Fox Reality Channel series that airs Thursdays. Ruben Studdard, Sanjaya Malaka ...

  29. Ruben Returns For 'Idol' Farewell Track

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To paraphrase "The Godfather" -- just when you think you're out on "American Idol," they keep pulling you back in. Indeed, season-two winner Ruben Studdard will perform the "farewell song" used to pla To paraphrase ...

  30. Ruben Returns For 'Idol' Farewell Track

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST To paraphrase "The Godfather" -- just when you think you're out on "American Idol," they keep pulling you back in. Indeed, season-two winner Ruben Studdard will perform the "farewell song" used to play off the lo ...

  31. This Day in Music

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 2002 - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 1998 - Legendary Nashville producer O ...

  32. The Academy Is...

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A few nights ago, our friend Alex decided he needed a hair cut so we decided that we should be in charge of it... Today we are at Saratoga Springs! I have played at this outdoor venue once before and I have bad memories of it because it rained like ...

  33. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of th ...

  34. Kelly Sweet

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Do you remember your early teen years, before you had a driver's permit, when it was a bitter struggle to convince a parent or older sibling to drive you somewhere? Kelly Sweet doesn't have those memo Do you remember your early teen years, ...

  35. New Label Launches With Target Exclusives

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. The label, 180 Music, w ...

  36. This Day in Music

    January 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 2002 - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 1998 - Legendary Nashville producer O ...

  37. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss artists who have succeeded in their solo career as well as their group career, Bob Dylan and future book ideas. NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESSION Fred: A few weeks ago when Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" ca ...

  38. Bolton, Lauper, Macy Gray Set For 'Celebrity Duets'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Black and Cyndi Lauper are among the pop stars who will be part of "Celebrity Duets," a new Fox TV show that pairs singers and celebrities trying to prove they can ca Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Blac ...

  39. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2005 - Former Crowded House and Spli ...

  40. Dresden Dolls Rock With Three Chords On 'Virginia'

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I'm an impressionable songwriter, I don't set things in stone," head Doll Amanda Palmer tells Billboard.com. "We liked to shape and polish these songs over time." The Dresden Dolls will release their sophomore album , ...

  41. This Day in Music

    January 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1964 - </b>Long John Baldry forms Hoochie Coochie Men.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 1998 ...

  42. Loggins, Messina Reuniting For Summer Tour

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina will embark on their first tour as a duo in nearly 30 years with the Loggins & Messina Sittin' in Again Reunion Tour. The outing has about 40 dates on the books, begi Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina will embark o ...

  43. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-w ...

  44. Fourth 'Idol' Premiere Draws Huge Ratings

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night's (Jan. 18) premiere of the fourth season of "American Idol" on Fox garnered a whopping 33 million U.S. viewers, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen. Last night's (Jan. 18) premiere of the fourth season of &q ...

  45. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Jan. 17-23, 2005)

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Jan. 17-23, 2005) THE RETURN OF 'IDOL': Your post-holiday blues are about to be lifted by the return of "American Idol" Tuesday and Wednesday on Fox ...

  46. Gender Equity Among 'American Idol' Changes

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" turned into the battle of the divas last season. This year, male contestants are getting a little help. "American Idol" turned into the battle of the divas last season. This year, male contestants are getting a li ...

  47. This Day in Music

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 2002 - Jon Lee, drummer with successful rock outfit Feeder, is found dead at his home in Miami. He is 33. 1998 - Legendary N ...

  48. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey and the Adult Contemporary chart with readers. BREAKING AWAY Dear Fred, Thanks for sharing your list of favorite songs/albums for the year. I was a little surprised that Kelly Clarkson didn't ...

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