1. Sub Pop Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman Has Parkinson's, Says He's 'Grateful to the Disease'

    June 04, 2013 2:13 AM EDT Jonathan Poneman, the co-founder of Seattle's Sub Pop Records, who helped launch such seminal bands as Nirvana and Soundgarden, among others, announced May 31 that he has Parkinson's, the degenerative nervous system disease that also str ...

  2. Bryan Adams on New Music, Working with a Topless P!nk

    October 02, 2012 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 His photography is taking center stage these days thanks to a traveling exhibition and a new book, both titled "Exposed," but Bryan Adams hasn't forsaken music. In fact, the Canadian singer and songwriter tells Billboard that he' ...

  3. Emmys 2012: 'The Voice' Scores, 'Glee' & 'Idol' Snubbed in Nominations

    July 19, 2012 12:21 PM EDT Nominations for the 64th Emmys were announced today, and noticeable among the long list of nods for "Mad Men," "Modern Family" and "American Horror Story" was a striking lack of nominations for "Glee," " ...

  4. Kid Rock, Alice Cooper, Ron Wood, George Clinton: Behind the Scenes at the Rock Hall of Fame Ceremony

    April 15, 2012 5:24 PM EDT Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ro ...

  5. Rock Hall of Fame: 10 Things Seen & Heard Behind the Scenes

    April 15, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ronn ...

  6. Michael J. Fox Rocks 'Johnny B. Goode,' 'Back To The Future'-Style: Watch

    November 14, 2011 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael J. Fox, who starred as Marty McFly in the "Back to The Future" series in the '80s, can still rock a high school dance... or a star-studded charity benefit. In a performance that channeled 1958 via 1985, the actor flashed his g ...

  7. Joan Jett, Cherie Currie Sue To Stop Runaways Tribute Album

    June 10, 2011 8:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 NEW YORK - Joan Jett loves rock and roll, but not on a tribute album she says an ex-employee put together without her permission. The "I Love Rock N' Roll" singer-guitarist and 1970s bandmate Cherie Currie sued Thursday to try to stop ...

  8. Lauryn Hill Performs At Parkinsons Event In NYC

    November 15, 2010 11:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill came out of brief hiding for Michael J. Fox's annual fundraiser event, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To Cure Parkinsons," at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City this past Saturday (Nov. 13). Video: Lauryn Hill perfor ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief Bruce Springsteen and actor Michael J. Fox were among those who performed Saturday (Nov. 1) at the first of the two-night Light of Day concert in Asbury Park, N.J. Springsteen played with longtime f ...

  10. Senator Boycotts Backstreet Boy's Testimony

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 C-Span is looking more like "Entertainment Tonight" these days. Check out the glitterati who have shown up at congressional hearings recently: Julia Roberts. Christie Brinkley. Michael J. Fox. And now C-Span is looking more like "Ente ...

  11. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...

  12. More Stars, More Tix For NYC Benefit

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono and the Edge have all been added to the bill for the Concert for New York City, Billboard.com has learned. Also newly added to the show, set for Saturday (Oct. 2 David Bowie, Elton John, and U2's Bono ...

  13. Backstreet Boys Sign On For NYC Benefit

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys are the latest high-profile addition to The Concert for New York, set for Oct. 20 at the city's Madison Square Garden. The boy band canceled a previously booked concert in San Dieg The Backstreet Boys are the latest high-pro ...