1. Patrick Doyle, "The Other" Ray Charles Honored at ASCAP Film & TV Awards

    June 21, 2013 11:32 AM EDT Tributes to the late Marvin Hamlisch and Hal David, an entertaining speech from composer Patrick Doyle and a performance of the theme from "Three's Company" were highlights of ASCAP's 28th annual Film & Television Music A ...

  2. 'Liberace' Music Supervisor Evyen Klean Discusses Marvin Hamlisch's Role, Michael Douglas' Singing Voice

    May 24, 2013 2:02 PM EDT Can HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra” pump new life into the music of Liberace? The film’s music supervisor, Evyen Klean, believes it has a shot.   “The movie is going to expose Liberace’s music to a whole new fan base,” Klean said the day the film ...

  3. Oscars: Adele, Shirley Bassey, Streisand Set for Big Sales Gains

    February 25, 2013 5:00 PM EST Music from Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Jennifer Hudson and more are all due to see huge sales increases on this week's Billboard charts thanks to last night's Academy Awards (Feb. 24). Sources suggest "Skyfall," which won Adele ...

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  5. Barbra Streisand Belts Hits, Jabs Romney at Brooklyn Homecoming

    October 12, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barbra Streisand was full of Brooklyn pride as she belted out well-known tunes with passion during a concert at the newly built Barclays Center. Thursday night's three-hour show was Streisand's return to her hometown, where she's also ...

  6. Justin Bieber to Appear on 'The Simpsons'

    August 22, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Springfield is about to get a lot more "swaggy": Justin Bieber announced yesterday that he will be making a cameo on the upcoming 24th season of "The Simpsons." "Just did a voice over for the SIMPSONS!!! #swaggy," the C ...

  7. Chart Moves: John Mayer's Live EP Debuts on Billboard 200, David Archuleta Returns, Marvin Hamlisch Remembered

    August 17, 2012 8:00 AM EDT The "Now That's What I Call Music!" franchise collected its 16th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week, as "Now 43" arrived atop the list. The set sold 111,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. ...

  8. Marvin Hamlisch Funeral Attended by Liza Minnelli, Bill Clinton, Sir Howard Stringer, Joe Torre, More

    August 14, 2012 3:34 PM EDT The flowers in the hearse were a tribute to Hamlisch's song "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows." (Photo: Dan Rys) Celebrities and luminaries of all types congregated at the Temple Emanu-EL in Manhattan Tuesday (August 14) to pay the ...

  9. Marvin Hamlisch Leaves Behind Sterling Chart Legacy

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died Aug. 6 in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on the Billboard Hot 100 that stretches more than 45 years. The New York-born composer was just 19 years old when Lesley Gore's recording of "Sunshin ...

  10. The Beat 8/8: Aguilera's 'Christmas,' Drake's Aaliyah Track, Pink's CoverGirl Gig

    August 08, 2012 4:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Wednesday, August 8 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In to ...

  11. The Beat 8/08: Christina Aguilera helps Special Olympics, Drake's Aaliyah song

    The Beat 8/08: Christina Aguilera helps Special Olympics, Drake's Aaliyah song

    August 08, 2012 4:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/08: Christina Aguilera and others sign up to help Special Olympics, Drake upsets with new Aaliyah song post to his blog jonathan brooks , A Very Special Christmas , Dave Mathews , drake , featuredVideo1 , Marvin Hamlisch , Billboard , Jud ...

  12. Marvin Hamlisch's Chart Legacy: From Liza Minnelli to the Wu-Tang Clan to 'Glee' and Beyond

    August 07, 2012 7:26 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died yesterday in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on The Billboard Hot 100 that stretches over 45 years, from his first pop hit in 1965 to a pair of "A Chorus Line" remakes by the Glee Cast in 201 ...

  13. Marvin Hamlisch's Impact: From Ragtime to Broadway Riches

    August 07, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that conn ...

  14. Marvin Hamlisch Remembrance: How His Landmark Music Penetrated The American Consciousness

    August 07, 2012 12:49 PM EDT Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that co ...

  15. Marvin Hamlisch, Composer, Dead at 68

    August 07, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli React to Loss of Film, Stage Legend Marvin Hamlisch, the legendary film and musical composer whose long list of credits include "The Way We Were," "The Sting" and "A Chorus Line," died ...

  16. U2, Paul McCartney Among Golden Globe Nominees

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2, Paul McCartney, Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett and Karen O were among the nominees for the Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday morning. U2, McCartney, Bingham and Burnett received nominations in the best original song-motion picture catego ...

  17. Sting, Spektor, Groban Join Joshua Bell 'At Home'

    September 02, 2009 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting, Regina Spektor, Josh Groban and jazz trumpeter Chris Botti are among the guests who join violin virtuoso Joshua Bell on his new album, "At Home With Friends." The sixteen song set, which also features appearances by Dave Grusin and ...

  18. 'Slumdog' Leads Soundtrack Noms

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, one for best score and two for its songs, "Slumdog Millionaire," leads the competition for the ninth annual World Soundtrack Awards. Winners will be announced Oct. 17 at the closing night of the 36th Ghent Interna ...

  19. Hamlisch, Desplat To Perform At World Soundtrack Awards

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 36th Ghent International Film Festival, which focuses on film music and runs from Oct. 6-17, will feature performances from Marvin Hamlisch, Alexandre Desplat, Marc Streitenfeld and Shigeru Umebayashi. Hamlisch, the composer of scores for &quo ...

  20. Ask Billboard: Instrumentals, Part 2

    July 31, 2009 1:00 AM 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. MORE MORE THAN WORDS Thanks to all ...

  21. June 2, 2009

    June 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Rock pioneer Bo Diddley dies of heart failure in Archer, Fla., at the age of 79. 2006 – Vince Welnick of the Grateful Dead commits suicide in Sonoma County, Calif. He is 55. 2000 – Western swing pioneer Adolph Hofner dies at his home in San A ...

  22. Beasties Rock NYC Benefit, Hit The Studio

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys and Moby performed to a sold-out audience at New York's Terminal 5 last night (March 4) for a charity show in conjunction with MTV and VH1. Proceeds benefited the Institute for Music The Beastie Boys and Moby performed to a sol ...

  23. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebrated jaz 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged ...

  24. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebrated jaz 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged ...

  25. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cen ...

  26. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, is indicted in New York Criminal Court on two assault charges stemming from the Dec. 1 stabbing of record executive Lance "Un" Rivera.<br c 2002 - Spanish police a ...

  27. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebra 2002 - Spanish police admit the ...

  28. Hart, Hollander Feted For Music Therapy Work

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Percussionist Mickey Hart and concert pianist Lorin Hollander will be honored at the third annual Music Has Power Awards Dec. 1 in New York. Presented by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Functio Percussionist Mickey Hart and concert pianist Lo ...

  29. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebra 2002 - Spanish police admit the ...

  30. Sweet Smell of Success

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to make a memorable cast album from a show most people would like to forget. It's hard to make a memorable cast album from a show most people would like to forget. Sweet Smell of Success soured critics when it opened on Broadway ...

  31. ABBA Musical Nabs Tony Noms

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were among the nominees announced today (May 6) for this year's Tony Awards. The duo and Martin Koch were nominated in the best orchestrations category for the ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn ...

  32. Streisand, Springsteen Specials Among Emmy Noms

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barbra Streisand's "Timeless" special for Fox television and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's HBO special "Live in New York City" each pulled down six nominations for the 2001 Emmy Awards, Barbra Streisand� ...