1. Watch Leonard Cohen's Posthumous Music Video 'Leaving The Table'

    September 19, 2017 4:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 The same day Leonard Cohen’s son announced a star-studded tribute concert to his father in Montreal, the Polaris Music Awards premiered a brand new animated video for the late legend’s “Leaving The Table” from his shortlisted album, You Want It Dark ...

  2. Adam Cohen Talks Bringing Together Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey & More for First Official Leonard Cohen Memorial Concert

    September 18, 2017 10:23 AM EDT The family of Leonard Cohen has announced a memorial concert to commemorate the first anniversary of the esteemed singer/songwriter’s death. “Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen” will take place on Nov. 6 at Bell Centre in his homet ...

  3. Adam Cohen Talks Bringing Together Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey & More for First Official Leonard Cohen Memorial Concert

    September 17, 2017 11:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 The family of Leonard Cohen has announced a memorial concert to commemorate the first anniversary of the esteemed singer/songwriter’s death. “Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen” will take place on Nov. 6 at Bell Centre in his hometow ...

  4. U2 Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Toronto: 'We Could All Be So Lucky to Live a Life Like That'

    June 24, 2017 7:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 twice paid tribute to Leonard Cohen  Friday night (June 23) during its stadium show for 50,000 people at Rogers Centre in Toronto, right before “Bad,” calling him “an addiction” and injecting “Suzanne” and “Hallelujah” into the song, and later be ...

  5. Brian Williams Praises Syrian Air Strikes by Quoting Leonard Cohen

    April 07, 2017 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night (Apr. 6), the U.S. military launched  dozens of missiles  at Syria, in response to new reports that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had authorized the use of chemical weapons on his citizens. During a segment discussing the missile launc ...

  6. Juno Awards 2017 Winners: The Tragically Hip, Leonard Cohen, Alessia Cara & More

    April 02, 2017 9:41 PM EDT 0 0 1 Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation this year, so it was only fitting that the annual celebration of Canadian music, the Juno Awards, took place in the nation’s capital, Ottawa — on land several winners reminded us is uncede ...

  7. Leonard Cohen's Son Honors His Father & More Highlights from Juno Gala Dinner and Awards

    April 02, 2017 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 1 There was a theme at Saturday night’s (April 1) 46th annual Juno Gala Dinner and Awards in Ottawa, Ontario -- and it went beyond the celebration of the best in Canadian music, including winners like The Tragically Hip , the late Leonard Cohen , The ...

  8. Watch Leonard Cohen's 'Traveling Light' Video Featuring Archival, Previously Unseen Footage

    February 23, 2017 9:57 PM EST 0 0 0 The memorial clip was created by his 'You Want It Darker' collaborator Sammy Slabbinck and son Adam Cohen. Leonard Cohen 's collaborator on his 2016 album You Want It Darker , Sammy Slabbinck, has shared a new lyric video for the trac ...

  9. Grammy Awards 2017: Christina Grimmie Fans Upset After 'In Memoriam' Leaves Out Singer

    February 13, 2017 12:28 AM EST 0 0 5 Fans of The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie took to Twitter to express their frustration after the 2017 Grammy Awards seemed to have forgotten the performer in the show's "In Memoriam" segment.  During an emotional performance of t ...

  10. Brit Awards 2017: Dermot O'Leary, Emma Willis to Host as Michael Buble Pulls Out

    January 31, 2017 12:46 AM EST 0 0 0 British TV personalities Dermot O'Leary and Emma Willis will replace Michael Buble as hosts of next month’s Brit Awards after the Canadian singer pulled out to care for his ill three-year-old son. Buble’s withdrawal from the Brit Awards hosting ...

  11. David Bowie, Rihanna, Little Mix Score Nominations for 2017 Brit Awards

    January 16, 2017 3:24 AM EST 0 0 0 With three nominations each , Little Mix , Rihanna and  Skepta are the frontrunners leading up to the 2017 Brit Awards, while the late British legend David Bowie and Canadian rapper Drake are in the chasing pack of artists with two nods apiece. Nomi ...

  12. From Kanye to Leonard Cohen, Video Director Mark Romanek's Photos Give Intimate Glimpse Into a Guarded World: Exclusive

    January 11, 2017 12:33 PM EST 0 0 0 When it comes to the medium of music videos, Mark Romanek is a giant. And though his name may not spark instant recognition to the casual pop culture consumer, the 57-year-old’s projects have left an undeniable footprint that spans decades and genre ...

  13. Leonard Cohen to Be Honored With Benefit Concert in New York

    December 19, 2016 6:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Since the death of Leonard Cohen on Nov. 7, countless memorials and tributes have honored his life and legacy. Last month, a benefit concert took place in San Francisco with artists such as  Sun Kil Moon ’s Mark Kozelek ,  Christopher Owens , The Fr ...

  14. 10 Best Rock/Alternative Albums of 2016: Critics' Picks

    December 13, 2016 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 We’d all like to find the next big, meaningful artist. Even more, most of us would probably like to get the next big artist, make them our own. In the realm of rock and alternative, 2016 gave us some very literal reality checks, reminding us the val ...

  15. Car Seat Headrest on Kanye West: 'It's the Latest Example of...People Not Listening Enough to the Other Side'

    November 30, 2016 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 When Car Seat Headrest founder and frontman Will Toledo says he's excited about something, you have to take his word for it. Despite releasing a critically acclaimed album, Teens of Denial , that's already making best of 2016 lists ( Rolli ...

  16. Leonard Cohen Songs, 'Hallelujah' Covers Storm Charts

    November 22, 2016 2:03 PM EST 0 0 0 In addition to Cohen's original, "Hallelujah" covers by Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainwright, Pentatonix & more grace multiple charts. A host of songs and albums by Leonard Cohen soar on Billboard charts (dated Dec. 3) after the Nov. 7 ...

  17. Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Hits Hot 100 for First Time

    November 21, 2016 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Cohen's original 1984 version of the classic debuts at last at No. 59 following his passing. As previously reported, Rae Sremmurd tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 3) for a second week with "Black Beatles," featuring Gucci Mane . ...

  18. Leonard Cohen Remembered on Billboard 200, Sting Debuts in Top 10

    November 21, 2016 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 As A Tribe Called Quest bows at No. 1 on the new Billboard 200 albums chart with We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service — marking the act’s first No. 1 in over 20 years — the rest of the top 10 gets shaken up by holiday tunes, a late legend, ...

  19. James Arthur, Illy Rule Australia's Charts

    November 21, 2016 4:36 AM EST 0 0 0 British singer James Arthur   begins week six at the summit of Australia’s singles chart with “Say You Won’t Let Go” (Columbia/Sony) while homegrown rapper Illy nabs his first-ever No. 1 album Down Under with Two Degrees (Warner) and Leonard Cohen a ...

  20. Leonard Cohen Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    November 19, 2016 3:25 PM EST 0 0 7 The world lost more than a musical legend on Nov. 7 when Leonard Cohen passed away. We lost a poet, a powerful and honest voice, a heart who wasn't afraid to look fear in its face and tell the world of all it had seen. Cohen' gravelly voic ...

  21. Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Tops LyricFind Charts Following His Death

    November 17, 2016 3:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The song hits No. 1 on the LyricFind U.S. & LyricFind Global charts. After renowned Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died at age 82 last week, his signature song "Hallelujah" leads the LyricFind U.S. and Global charts (dated No ...

  22. Leonard Cohen Died in His Sleep After a Fall, Manager Says

    November 16, 2016 9:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died in his sleep after falling down in the middle of the night at his Los Angeles home, his manager said Wednesday (Nov. 16). "The death was sudden, unexpected and peaceful," manager Robert B. Kory said in ...

  23. Damien Rice Covers Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' at 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony: Exclusive Video

    November 16, 2016 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Rice's version will appear on "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Vol. 3" vinyl, out Friday. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony celebrates music's most iconic figures and their contributions to the music industry ...

  24. Olly Murs, Emeli Sande and Cliff Richard Battle for U.K. Chart Supremacy

    November 15, 2016 3:39 AM EST 0 0 0 It’s a tight race at the top of the U.K. albums chart where sales heavyweights Olly Murs , Emeli Sande and Cliff Richard are battling it out for the crown.  Murs is on top at the midweek point with his fifth studio set, 24 HRS (RCA). If it stays at ...

  25. Ali Caldwell Honors Leonard Cohen on 'The Voice': Watch

    November 14, 2016 11:21 PM EST 0 0 0 The late Leonard Cohen was honored Monday night (Nov. 14) when contestant Ali Caldwell covered his song, “Did I Ever Love You?,” from the 2014 album Popular Problems. Dressed in a red dress center stage, the New York singer owned her moment -- which ...

  26. Leonard Cohen Buried in Montreal 'Exactly as He'd Asked,' Son Writes in Heartfelt Note

    November 13, 2016 3:41 PM EST Legendary musician Leonard Cohen was buried in “an unadorned pine box” next to his parents in a Montreal cemetery on Thursday (Nov. 10), his son Adam wrote in a recent Facebook post . “My sister and I just buried my father in Montreal. With only im ...

  27. Watch Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton Perform Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' on 'SNL'

    November 13, 2016 11:30 AM EST 0 0 9 Saturday Night Live addressed Donald Trump's new role as president-elect in its own way in the show's first episode since election night. In honor of Leonard Cohen , who passed away earlier this week, Kate McKinnon kicked off the episode i ...

  28. Singer, Songwriter and Poet Leonard Cohen Dies at 82 | Billboard News

    Singer, Songwriter and Poet Leonard Cohen Dies at 82 | Billboard News

    November 11, 2016 7:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Influential singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen died Monday at the age of 82. Cohen's songwriting career spans over 50 years, leaving behind a legacy of hits including the song "Hallelujah." music , songwriter , 2016 , Billboard , Poe ...

  29. Leonard Cohen: An Appreciation of the Poet Laureate, Tragicomedian & Your Man

    November 11, 2016 6:36 PM EST 0 0 8 Leonard Cohen was always lauded for his severe emphases on death, doomed romance, and spirituality... but less so for the acerbic wit that added a subtle levity to everything we weren't always certain we wanted darker. The last time I saw Leona ...

  30. Rufus Wainwright Remembers Leonard Cohen: 'We Need You Now Up There as Much as We Did Down Here'

    November 11, 2016 5:42 PM EST 0 0 6 Wainwright covered "Hallelujah" & has a child with Cohen's daughter. The news that prolific singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen died at age 82 on Monday shattered the music world, but his fellow artists are taking solace in the extrao ...

  31. Leonard Cohen Died on Monday, Sony Confirms

    November 11, 2016 2:10 PM EST This week, the music world lost a towering figure when legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away at age 82. Billboard has learned that although news of his death was not widely circulated until Thursday night (Nov. 10), Cohen in fact d ...

  32. Read Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Tribute to Leonard Cohen

    November 11, 2016 2:29 AM EST 0 0 6 Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau led tributes to his great countryman Leonard Cohen , who has died aged 82.  The nation’s leader issued a statement on behalf of all Canadians in which he honored the great songwriter and singer as “a most remar ...

  33. Leonard Cohen Death: Fans Gather and Sing Outside Late Artist's Montreal Home

    November 11, 2016 1:18 AM EST 0 0 9 Fans have gathered outside the Montreal home of Leonard Cohen for a song-filled remembrance of the artist, who has died aged 82 .  CBC Reporter Alison Northcott captioned a tweet: “People singing ‪#LeonardCohen songs by streetlight and candlelight o ...

  34. Leonard Cohen Death: Canada's Prime Minister and Music Community Remember Legendary Singer

    November 10, 2016 11:43 PM EST Canadians have quickly responded to the death of Leonard Cohen , an extraordinary voice and songwriter, whose latest album, You Want It Darker , was released just a few weeks ago. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted twice about the man who was a ...

  35. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen: 'Canada & The World Will Miss Him'

    November 10, 2016 10:16 PM EST 0 0 3 The music world has lost a giant, and Canada has lost a national treasure. After news broke of the death of Leonard Cohen on Thursday night (Nov. 10), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the 82-year-old singer ...

  36. 12 Most Memorable Covers of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

    November 10, 2016 9:56 PM EST 0 0 6 From Jeff Buckley, Justin Timberlake, Brandi Carlile, John Cale, k.d. lang and more. Over his 60 year career, Leonard Cohen -- who's death was announced Thursday (Nov. 10) -- became known most of all for his deeply evocative lyrics surely ranki ...

  37. Leonard Cohen Mourned by Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Hudson, Moby & More

    November 10, 2016 9:10 PM EST Leonard Cohen -- the revered singer/songwriter whose "Hallelujah" was one of the most covered songs in modern music history -- has died at age 82 , it was announced Thursday night (Nov. 10). [readmore:7400205] Cohen's fellow musician ...

  38. Elvis Presley on Track for U.K. Chart Record

    October 25, 2016 4:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The King is in line for another U.K. chart record. But a battle royal is looming with Michael Buble and Lady Gaga .  Elvis Presley’s The Wonder Of You (Legacy/RCA), the second collection of orchestral re-workings of the late legend’s hits with the R ...

  39. Watch Pentatonix Cover Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' in Moving Video

    October 22, 2016 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 A cappella group Pentatonix has dropped the music video for its powerful cover of Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah," which is featured on the vocal quintet’s new album, A Pentatonix Christmas . [readmore:7511221] Pentatonix chooses a subtle des ...

  40. Paul Kalkbrenner Sheds Holy Light on Leonard Cohen's 'You Want It Darker': Listen

    October 07, 2016 2:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even if you can't place the name, Leonard Cohen is a force of which you're familiar. He's one of those singer-songwriters best labeled a poet and one of the most enduring creatives of the explosively counter-cultural '60s era. He ...

  41. Paul Simon on the 'Trial and Error' of Making New Album 'Stranger to Stranger,' Donald Trump and America's 'Addiction' to Anger

    June 23, 2016 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Simon has a bit of a cold, and he knows where he caught it: on a plane a couple of days back. "I stepped off that flight, and I said, 'Uh-oh.' " Simon is in the midst of a two-month-long tour in support of his 12th studio al ...

  42. Tom Jones Proves Why He's a Classic at Apogee Studios

    December 03, 2015 6:08 PM EST Is Tom Jones the poster boy for clean living? His just-released autobiography, Over the Top and Back , would suggest otherwise. But the state of his voice right now, at 75, is surely a testament to something, whether that's his healthier regim ...

  43. Archie Roach Recognized in Queen's Birthday List

    June 08, 2015 3:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Celebrated indigenous singer, songwriter and guitarist Archie Roach was among the musicians recognized in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours list, published on Monday (June 8). Roach, a Gunditjmara Bundjalung man, was made a Member of the Order of Au ...

  44. Lana Del Rey Makes Captivating Return to New York at Governors Ball

    June 08, 2015 2:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's so amazing to be back." It's been nearly three years to the day that Lana Del Rey last played New York City (June 10, 2012 at Irving Plaza), and the enigmatic singer reserved her few words during a closing headline set of t ...

  45. Canada's Budget Extends Copyright for Sound Recordings to 70 Years

    April 23, 2015 3:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Artists including Leonard Cohen and Bruce Cockburn applaud the government's proposal to extend the term of copyrights from 50 to 70 years. Prime Minister Stephen Harper 's Conservative government released its 433-page Economic Action Plan ...

  46. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Grammy Nominees' Album Debuts in Top 20

    January 30, 2015 8:28 PM EST On the newest Billboard 200 albums chart , Fall Out Boy earned the largest sales week for a rock album in nearly a year, as the band's American Beauty/American Psycho arrived in the No. 1 slot . It shifted 218,000 album equivalent units in t ...

  47. Father Ray Kelly Talks YouTube Stardom & Balancing the Priesthood With Music

    January 16, 2015 11:41 AM EST Last April, a video surfaced on YouTube of an unassuming Catholic priest singing Leonard Cohen 's tragic classic "Hallelujah" at a wedding ceremony (good thing the lyrics were changed). Father Ray Kelly renders the song in near pitc ...

  48. Milky Chance, Alt-J Ascend to No. 1 on Rock Charts

    October 03, 2014 5:38 PM EDT Milky Chance tops Rock Airplay with 'Stolen Dance,' while alt-J opens atop Top Rock Albums with 'This Is All Yours.' Plus, chart action for Leonard Cohen, John Mellencamp and Tweedy. Milky Chance 's "Stolen Dance" ...

  49. Meghan Trainor Hits No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    October 02, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Fueled by the success of 'All About That Bass,' Trainor travels 3-1 on the tally. Plus, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett enter in the top 20. Meghan Trainor takes over as the top artist in the U.S., rising 3-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart ...

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