1. Paul McCartney Releases Five Post-Beatles Albums As iPad Apps (Report)

    July 16, 2014 4:42 PM EDT 7 3 0 Paul McCartney is a future-forward guy--he smirks for selfies , tops Twitter charts and makes iPad apps like Björk. Through the Concord Music Group, the rock legend has released five new apps covering five of his post-Beatles albums: "McCartney ...

  2. Backbeat: Steve Bartels, L.A. Reid, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack More at Taste of Hope Auction

    March 26, 2013 5:05 PM EDT Old friends, old rivals, and new music: the buzz at the 7th annual Taste of Hope entertainment industry dinner held last Thursday at New York City’s Three Sixty was decidedly upbeat as major music executives united in the name of charity – and b ...

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  4. Florida Georgia Line, Parmalee, Sarah Darling: How SiriusXM Is Helping Break New Country Acts Terrestrial Radio Won't Touch

    August 07, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Florida Georgia Line sold 162,000 downloads of "Cruise," according to Nielsen SoundScan, and got a recording deal with Republic Nashville to boot. Parmalee has amassed 76,000 downloads of "Musta Had a Good Time" and is receivin ...

  5. Chart Moves: Kimbra Debuts in Top 20 on Billboard 200, McCartney's 'Ram' Returns

    June 01, 2012 8:38 AM EDT The Billboard 200: John Mayer was the big news on the Billboard 200 this week as his Born and Raised album debuted at No. 1, selling 219,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third chart-topper and could ...

  6. Grammys 2012 Backstage: Adele 'Busy Being Happy,' Bon Iver Busy Chewing His Grammy

    February 13, 2012 12:05 PM EST Best New Artist Grammy winner Justin Vernon of Bon Iver biting the hand that...rather his trophy (Getty Images) On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the ...

  7. Grammys 2012: 19 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 13, 2012 12:26 AM EST 0 0 0 On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the Grammy broadcast below. Adele's Big Night : While her millions of fans may have worried about her recovery f ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Ask Billboard: Chart Moves, Like 'Jagger'

    September 02, 2011 7:35 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 ...

  10. Paul McCartney Reissuing Wings' 'Band on the Run'

    September 16, 2010 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 P aul McCartney is reissuing the 1973 album "Band on the Run" -- the best-selling record he made with Wings after his acrimonious split with The Beatles . McCartney's website said on Thursday the Grammy-winning album, which yielded hi ...

  11. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:21 AM EST 0 0 0 With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' living re ...

  12. Chart Beat Chat: No. 1 Jumps, Rihanna, Kenny Chesney

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss the biggest movers before 2000, Rihanna, Kenny Chesney and more! THIS QUESTION IS SO LAST CENTURY Dear Fred, As an "American Top 40" listener back in the '70s and '80s, I hope you'll answer this ...

  13. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Already battling an injured knee, Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme collapses after a show in Hamburg, forcing the cancellation of the next evening's concert in Stuttgart. According t 2005 - Already battling an injured knee, Qu ...

  14. Hot 100 Anniversary: Most No. 1s By Artist

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As part of Billboard's celebration of the Hot 100's 50th anniversary, we present a listing of each of the No. 1s by the artists who scored the most in the chart's history. Includes artist name, numbe As part of Billboard's celebr ...

  15. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabr ...

  16. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Already battling an injured knee, Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme collapses after a show in Hamburg, forcing the cancellation of the next evening's concert in Stuttgart. According t 2005 - Already battling an injured knee, Qu ...

  18. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabr ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  20. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, singer of '70s Australian glam band Skyhooks, dies in a helicopter crash. He is 49.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Already battling an in ...

  21. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Ga ...

  22. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Appalachian group Hayseed Dixie releases its album "A Hillbilly Tribute To AC/DC." AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson describes the group's offbeat covers _ including such classics as "High 2005 - Juan Pabl ...

  23. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  24. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Legendary rockabilly performer Charlie Feathers dies in a Memphis hospital, after suffering a massive stroke earlier in the week. He is 66. Feathers, who co-authored Elvis Presley's earl 2002 - Rapper Cam'ron (Cam ...

  25. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" tops the American Film Institute's (AFI) list of top movie songs. The honor for the song, famously sung by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz," is revealed at 2004 - &quo ...

  26. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 2003 - R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 20 ...

  27. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 23-29)

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 23-29) No lie: I woke up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday to watch dressage . OK, OK... It was a hungry baby that woke me up, but I was quite glad that she did. Because I w ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rapper Cam'ron (Cameron Giles) is arrested on the outskirts of New York's Times Square. Police pull the rapper's Land Rover over on 42nd St. and 11th Avenue after the vehicle makes an il 2002 - Rapper Cam ...

  29. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2001 - Lil' Mo is injured ...

  30. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He is 82. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, ...

  31. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Graeme ""Shirley"" Strachan, singer of '70s Australian glam band Skyhooks, dies in a helicopter crash. He is 49. 2001 - Graeme ""Shirley"" Strachan, singer of '70s Australia ...

  32. McCartney Greets Wedding Hoopla

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10) to the cheers of hundreds of fans gathered outside the remote 17th century Irish castle where they are set t Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones' Phish may be on a long-term hiatus, but its four members recently regrouped to record dialogue for the April 7 episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," according to a spokesperson. The e ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Berry/Richard

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mick Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Chuck Berry/Little Richard Mick Jagger will appear on an episode of the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" this season, according to the network. The Rolling Stones vocalist recorded his voice-over fo ...

  35. Lennon Letter Fails To Sell At Auction

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An undated draft of an angry and revealing letter written by John Lennon to Paul and Linda McCartney after the Beatles' 1970 split failed to sell yesterday (Oct. 4) at an auction in London. Christie's An undated draft of an angry and revea ...

  36. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the Janet Jackson/America link, jumps to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100, and Five's U.K. chart feats. 'VENTURA' GOVERNS: The trio known as America had a couple of No. 1 hits on The Billboard Hot 100 -- "A Horse With No ...

  37. McCartney Tribute Album To Benefit Breast Cancer

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney's solo material will be the subject of an upcoming tribute album dubbed "Listen To What the Man Said: Popular Artists Pay Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney." Due Oct. 9 from Oglio Paul McCartney's solo materia ...

  38. John's Angry Letter To Paul Up For Auction

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An expletive-filled, handwritten letter drafted by John Lennon to Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda, after the Beatles' 1970 breakup is to be sold at auction. The six-page draft -- expected to fetch An expletive-filled, handwritten letter draf ...

  39. Harper Celebrates 60 With Plant, Page

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Manchester, England-born singer/songwriter Roy Harper will celebrate his 60th birthday Sunday (June 10) with an intimate, star-studded show at London's Royal Festival Hall. Harper, whose actual birthd Manchester, England-born singer/songwriter ...

  40. Wingspan

    May 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Priced as one CD, this two-disc set of Paul McCartney's early solo and Wings recordings sifts through some two decades of remarkable pop craftsmanship. Priced as one CD, this two-disc set of Paul McCartney's early solo and Wings recordings ...

  41. McCartney To Publish Lyrics & Poems

    January 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul McCartney is compiling "Blackbird Singing," a book of lyrics and poetry, according to publishers. Paul McCartney is compiling "Blackbird Singing," a book of lyrics and poetry, according to publishers. The book is described a ...