1. The Music Biz Remembers Phil Everly

    January 04, 2014 5:31 PM EST The Everly Brothers' 20 Biggest Hot 100 Hits (With Spotify Music Streams) The Everly Brothers' 20 Biggest Hot 100 Hits The Everly Brothers' Phil Everly Dead at 74 There is perhaps no greater measure of the legendary Everly Brothers& ...

  2. Dick Dodd, Drummer for the Standells, Dies at 68

    December 02, 2013 5:07 AM EST 0 0 0 Dick Dodd, a Mouseketeer who went on to become a member of the Standells, the garage rock pioneers who recorded the Boston sports anthem "Dirty Water," has died. He was 68. Dodd, who also sang and played drums with the surf band the Bel-Ai ...

  3. Single Reviews: Bruno Mars, Adele, Rihanna, Sky Ferreira & more

    October 15, 2012 8:17 AM EDT BRUNO MARS Locked Out of Heaven (3:54) Producer: Mark Ronson Writers: B. Mars, the Smeezingtons Publishers: various Elektra/Warner With Gotye busy channeling Peter Gabriel, 2012 seemed overdue for a Police tribute. Leave it to Bruno Mars, then, ...

  4. Adele's James Bond Theme, 'Skyfall,' Debuts Thursday

    October 01, 2012 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Adele is going 007. The singer-songwriter confirmed today that she has recorded the theme song for the upcoming James Bond "Skyfall" film, and it will be available for download this week. The song will premiere on the 5 ...

  5. Betsey Johnson Catches Beatlemania

    February 14, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Betseymania broke loose in the tents at Lincoln Center! In true Betsey Johnson style, the funky designer paid homage to the 1960's and The Beatles with her whacky touch when she revealed her fall collection Monday (Feb. 13) at New York Fashion ...

  6. Lana Del Rey Improves Live: Watch Her 'Jimmy Kimmel' Performance

    February 14, 2012 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 After giving one of the most widely-panned performances in "Saturday Night Live" history and following that up with a more polished showing on "Letterman" two weeks ago, Lana Del Rey is finallly getting the hang of it. On last ni ...

  7. Gwen Stefani's Winehouse-Tinged L.A.M.B. Show: How They Picked The Music

    February 13, 2012 5:25 PM EST 0 0 0 As Nancy Sinatra fused with Sly Stone and rap jams, Gwen Stefani's cheeky Fall/Winter L.A.M.B. Collection took to the stage on Saturday (Feb. 11) at Lincoln Center. Blending '60s style with modern punk touches, the singer's new L.A.M. ...

  8. Jay-Z and Beyonce Join the History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 12:17 PM EST Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa ...

  9. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dyl ...

  10. Music's Top 10 Viral Videos of 2011

    December 21, 2011 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Rebecca Black was to viral videos in 2011 what Adele was to the music world at large this year: The lady of the hour. Black's "Friday" hit very early in the year and kept the Internet a-chattering throughout 2011. Her fellow viral sta ...

  11. Morrissey Talks Label Drama & Book, Gaga & Madonna

    July 14, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Unsurprisingly, Steven Patrick Morrissey has a bone to pick. It's been nearly two and half years since the influential baritone crooner's last album, "Years of Refusal" (Decca/Universal), and between then and now, the former Smit ...

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna, Katy Perry, Paul Simon

    April 21, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 CHAINED MELODY: As previously reported , "S&M" rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , granting Rihanna her 10th No. 1, a milestone that only eight other artists have reached in the chart's 52-year history. "S&M" ascend ...

  13. The Power Of Love: Analyzing The Hot 100's 1,000 No. 1s

    February 23, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 How did I spend my long weekend, plus a(n unhealthy) portion of yesterday? Analyzing the subject matter of all 1,000 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, of course! I wondered if by dissecting the content of each leading song since the Hot 100's launch Au ...

  14. April 10, 2009

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Jazz singer Dakota Staton dies in New York at the age of 76. 2003 – Singer Little Eva dies of cancer at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C., at the age of 59. 1998 – Radio personality Eddie O’Jay dies at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N ...

  15. Chart Beat: "Another Way To Die," Taylor Swift, Patti LuPone, Enya, AC/DC, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin

    November 20, 2008 2:24 PM EST 0 0 0 THE 'DIE' IS CAST : Recording a James Bond theme is not a guarantee for chart success - just ask Tina Turner ("Goldeneye"), a-ha ("The Living Daylights") or Sheryl Crow ("Tomorrow Never Dies"). Jack White and ...

  16. Chart Beat: "Another Way To Die," Taylor Swift, Patti LuPone, Enya, AC/DC, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses "Another Way To Die," Taylor Swift, Patti LuPone, AC/DC, Beyonce and more! THE 'DIE' IS CAST: Recording a James Bond theme is not a guarantee for chart success - just ask Tina Turner ("Goldeneye"), a-ha ( ...

  17. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the b ...

  18. The Billboard Q&A: Carly Smithson Of 'American Idol'

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carly Smithson wasn't much like a lot of "American Idol" finalists: she had a rock edge, a load of tattoos and even had a record label deal before she joined the show. Read up on her international pas Carly Smithson wasn't much l ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  20. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killing 97 an 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at ...

  21. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop d ...

  22. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie ...

  23. Singer/Songwriter Lee Hazlewood Dies At 78

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Famed singer/songwriter Lee Hazlewood, best known for writing Nancy Sinatra's signature hit "These Boots Are Made for Walking," died Saturday (Aug. 4) in Henderson, Nev., after a three-year battle wit Famed singer/songwriter Lee Hazle ...

  24. Singer/Songwriter Lee Hazlewood Dies At 78

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Famed singer/songwriter Lee Hazlewood, best known for writing Nancy Sinatra's signature hit "These Boots Are Made for Walking," died Saturday (Aug. 4) in Henderson, Nev., after a three-year battle with kidney cancer. He was 78. Hazl ...

  25. Chart Beat

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses "Stand By Me," the Cyruses, Daughtry and more! SEAN BY ME: "Stand by Me" is one of the classic songs of the 20th century. It has charted on The Billboard Hot 100 by eight different artists, and that's not coun ...

  26. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the b ...

  27. Chart Beat

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kelly Clarkson, "Hannah Montana 2 (Soundtrack)/Meet Miley Cyrus," Freeway and Jay-Z and more! 'DECEMBER' IN JULY: Kelly Clarkson's third album goes where no Kelly Clarkson album has gone before. "My Decem ...

  28. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  29. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killing 97 an 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at ...

  30. The Billboard Q&A: Lee Hazlewood

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career, Hazlewood has brought his own unique and irrepressible personality to the roles of artist, actor, songwrite Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country ...

  31. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop d ...

  32. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 l ...

  33. Rhino Boxes Up Sinatra's 'Vegas' Sojourns

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have been collected for the boxed set "Sinatra: Vegas," due Nov. 7 via Rhino. Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las ...

  34. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Nancy Sinatra makes the announcement at a press conference in the capital that the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., have worked out an agreement t 2000 - Halfway into the first song o ...

  35. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2004 - Two months removed from ...

  36. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Composer Toru Takemitsu dies at the age of 66.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyro ...

  37. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Trisha Yearwood gets a special proposal on the same stage where she was married in 1994. After Yearwood, making a guest appearance on the historic Ryman Auditorium stage, finishes her fi 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for ...

  38. Clarkson, McGraw Win People's Choice Music Awards

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day were the top music winners at the 32nd People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 10) at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on CBS. Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day were the top ...

  39. Calexico Emerges From New 'Garden'

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico has put the finishing touches on its next studio set. While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour wit ...

  40. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Mas ...

  41. Gordon Speaks His 'Mind' On New Album

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rockabilly revival has come and gone twice since Robert Gordon ignited the movement back in 1977. But whether rockabilly is the flavor of the moment or not, the singer continues his longstanding l The rockabilly revival has come and gone twice s ...

  42. There's a reason why they called this, the

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of U.K. power belter Terry Reid, "Superlungs." There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of ...

  43. Isobel Campbell, St. Etienne Sign New Deals

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2, while Saint Etienne has inked with Savoy Jazz. Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2. Her previously ann ...

  44. Hill's 'Fireflies' Lights Up The Billboard 200

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Faith Hill's return to her country roots earns the songstress her third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Fireflies." Her sixth effort for Warner Bros. Nashville sold 329,000 copies in the United State Faith Hill's return to her c ...

  45. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Dukes of Hazzard" soundtrack Paging Roscoe P. Coltrane... Led by Jessica Simpson's soon-to-be ubiquitous rendition of Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots are Made for Walkin'," Columbia this week releases the soundtrack ...

  46. CHART BEAT

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, R. Kelly, Jessica Simpson, Mary Mary and more. HE TAUGHT THE BAND TO PLAY: When the Beatles&# ...

  47. Carey, Stefani, Peas Maintain Singles Lead

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the thick of the summer, hit singles from Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and the Black Eyed Peas remain the most popular in the United States, but a new slate of contenders is on the rise. Carey's "We In the thick of the summer, hit singles ...

  48. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Nancy Sinatra makes the announcement at a press conference in the capital that the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., have worked out an agreement t 2000 - Halfway into the first song o ...

  49. CHART BEAT

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Jessica Simpson, Green Day, Coldplay & Kelly Clarkson. 'BOOTS' ARE READY AGAIN: If you've been trying to think of a suitable present for Jessica Simpson's 25th birthday on Jul ...

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