1. Otis Redding

    Otis Redding

    15 Albums, 30 Songs

    • Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
    • In Person at the Whisky a Go Go
    • Love Man
    • Dreams to Remember: The Otis Redding Anthology
    • Remember Me
    • Stax Profiles
    • The Definitive Soul Collection
  2. 615 Spotlight: Parmalee Thriving Two Years After Near-Tragedy

    December 12, 2012 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Stoney Creek recording artists Parmalee, who hit the Top 40 on the Country Airplay chart with their debut single "Musta Had A Good Time," is something that is a little more rare these days than it used to be - a family band. Comprised of b ...

  3. Michael Kiwanuka, 'I'm Getting Ready': Live Backstage at Lollapalooza

    August 10, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lollapalooza 2012 • Five Awesome Lolla 2012 Moments • Photos: Lolla Live • Photos: Backstage & Portraits • 15 Things Seen & Heard Sunday • 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday • 15 Things Seen & Heard Friday • Heavy Storms Shake Up Lollap ...

  4. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far): Page 3

    June 01, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 Chart Article Emeli Sande Emeli Sande is still a new face to many American listeners, but the Scottish songstress will soon be making a splash on this side of the pond. After some guest appearances and a hit single in the U.K. in 2011, Sande's debu ...

  5. Joan Osborne Circles Back to Blues With 'Bring It On Home'

    April 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joan Osborne's latest disc, "Bring It On Home," has somewhat of a "back to the future" feel for the singer. Part of that might stem from the fact that the album contains many covers from the blues and soul world, but the mem ...

  6. Michael Kiwanuka Talks 'Home Again' Album, Tour & Adele

    March 31, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 His voice has drawn comparisons to Otis Redding and Bill Withers , but hotly buzzed-about U.K. soul singer Michael Kiwanuka says that he's keen to establish himself as a performer in his own right. "The artists that I'm compared to ar ...

  7. Band Perry's Record-Setting Slow Hot 100 Ride; Rihanna's Latest (And Inevitable) Top 40 Hit

    July 28, 2011 4:39 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , LMFAO collects its third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, and Bad Meets Evil roars into the top 10 with "Lighters," ...

  8. Bad Meets Evil Hits Top 10 on Hot 100, LMFAO Still No. 1

    July 27, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry, Adele, Kanye West Lead 2011 MTV VMA Nominees Pitbull 's former Hot 100 No. 1 "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo , Afrojack and Nayer, dips 2-3. The song spends a third week atop Radio Songs (152 million, down 2%) and sl ...

  9. 'Watch The Throne': Otis Redding's Daughter Talks 'Otis' Track

    July 24, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On July 20, the first song from Jay-Z and Kanye West's much-hyped forthcoming collaborative album, "Watch the Throne," due digitally Aug. 1 and physically Aug. 5, was debuted on by Funkmaster Flex on WQHT (Hot 97) New York. The song, ...

  10. 20 (and 11) Songs About New Year's

    December 30, 2010 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 To paraphrase Adam Sandler in "The Chanukah Song," there are a lot of Christmas songs out there, but not too many songs about New Year's. Actually, there are. To help ring in 2011, here are 20 songs about the new year ... plus 11 more ...

  11. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and ...

  12. Booker T. Rocks With Truckers, Neil Young

    January 16, 2009 4:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Booker T. Jones' Stax/Volt resume reads like a field guide to American music, but for his Anti- debut and first solo set since the '80s, the 64-year-old soul man went with a different kind of Southern sound altogether, enlisting Georgia ro ...

  13. Laura Izibor

    November 25, 2008 10:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Irish singer/songwriter Laura Izibor didn't know she could sing until she was 13, but once she did, she knew she was on to something. "I was in drama class at school and the teacher asked everyone to get up to sing. I was pleading, 'P ...

  14. Fame Records Relaunches With Hughes CD

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dormant for more than 30 years, Fame Records is relaunching this fall via a new distribution deal with EMI. Dormant for more than 30 years, Fame Records is relaunching this fall via a new distribution deal with EMI. The first release from the label, ...

  15. Industry Legend Jerry Wexler Dies At 91

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-started his career as a Billboard journalist in the late 1940s and went on to cultivate the careers of Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin while Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-star ...

  16. Various Artists / July 13-19, 2008 / Montego Bay, Jamaica (Reggae Sumfest)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and Jamaican DJs' girls and gun exploits, as echoed throughout several performances on Dancehall Night, pulled the largest crowd. B A multi-platinum-selling rapper's ...

  17. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of '80s heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Rocker, who had come under fire from virtually every segment of A 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher ...

  18. Jones Hits The Big Screen With Law, Portman

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's new film, "My Blueberry Nights." Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai' ...

  19. Rodgers Ready To Rock Ahmet Tribute, Queen CD

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping that fans will remember the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on Dec. 10 in London is indeed supposed to be about the late Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zepp ...

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood, DeFranco Family hits, Fergie and more! LIVING IN CARRIE'S NATION Mr. Fred Bronson, In your Chart Beat column of July 5, 2007, Carrie Underwood was featured for having the longest-running title (&qu ...

  21. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of '80s heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Rocker, who had come under fire from virtually every segment of A 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher ...

  22. Stax Relaunches With Hayes, Stone, White Tribute

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Music Group is reactivating the imprint after a 30-year-hiatus with new signings, reissues, and special events. Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Mus ...

  23. Atlantic Unearths Unheard 'Soul'

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlantic Records' soul pioneers of the 1960s and 1970s will be in the spotlight on two single-disc compilations due June 6 from Rhino. Atlantic Records' soul pioneers of the 1960s and 1970s will be in the spotlight on two single-disc compi ...

  24. Capricorn Records Founder Phil Walden Dies

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Launched careers of Otis Redding, Allman Bros. Phil Walden, the Capricorn Records founder who launched the careers of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers Band while helping pioneer the Southern rock sound of the 1970s, has died after a long battl ...

  25. African Musician Ali Farka Toure Dies

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with bone cancer. Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) ...

  26. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Jerry Garcia crashes a rented BMW into a guardrail near Mill Valley, Calif. He emerges unscathed.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker ea ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Khan/Neville, Russell Crowe, Eagles Of Death Metal

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Chaka Khan/Aaron Neville, Russell Crowe, Eagles Of Death Metal Chaka Khan and Aaron Neville are the first two acts signed to the new Burgundy Records, Billboard has learned. The imprint was founded by Joe DiMuro, the executive VP of Sony BMG ...

  28. Lola

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With 'No Strings' attached, Parisian hailing artist fills dancefloors Paris-born Lola is heating up dance floors with the suggestive single, "No Strings," which debuted at No. 46 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart in t ...

  29. Guy Rolls With Richards, Santana On New Album

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Buddy Guy collaborates with everyone from Keith Richards and Carlos Santana to John Mayer and Keb' Mo' on his new album, "Bring 'Em In." Due Sept. 20 via Jive, the set finds the 2005 Rock and Roll Hal Buddy Guy collaborates ...

  30. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of '80s heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Rocker, who had come under fire from virtually every segme 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Bra ...

  31. B&E: Ray LaMontagne & George Huff

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ray LaMontagne and George Huff. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A LONG TIME COMING: F ...

  32. Lazy Afternoon

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Regina Belle is well-known by the R&B/pop rank and file. She has scored two No. 1 R&B hits ("Baby Come to Me," "Make It Like It Was"). Regina Belle is well-known by the R&B/pop rank and file. She has scored two No. 1 ...

  33. Rewind

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky FantÉ overcomes the exaggerated comparisons to such great male soul singers as Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. Ricky Fanté overcomes the exaggerated comparisons to such great male soul singers as Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. On "Rewind," ...

  34. Rice Nabs Shortlist Music Prize

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected the third annual Shortlist Music Prize last night (Oct. 5), climaxing a four-and-a-half hour concert featuring Rice and seven of the nine other nominees a Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice collected th ...

  35. ZZ Top Gets Boxed In A BBQ Shack

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A career's worth of music by the "little 'ol band from Texas" will be compiled for "Chrome, Smoke & BBQ: The ZZ Top Box." A career's worth of music by the "little 'ol band from Texas" will be com ...

  36. New ZZ Top Set Finally Surfaces In September

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S. via RCA (and a day earlier internationally). Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S ...

  37. Stax Museum Opening To Feature Star Performances

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Memphis will bear witness to performances by some of soul music's all-time greats at the grand opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, set for April 29-May 1. The celebration will include c Memphis will bear witness to performances b ...

  38. ZZ Top, Nugent Crack Open A Cold One

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 ZZ Top will join forces with Ted Nugent and Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble for the Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers tour, set to begin April 25 at the CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, La. Th ZZ Top will join forces with Ted Nugent and Kenn ...

  39. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of '80s heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Rocker, who had come under fire from virtually every segme 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Bra ...

  40. Lawsuit Aims At Otis Redding Bio

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Otis Redding's widow and business manager are suing an Atlanta author over a biography he wrote about the soul music legend. Zelma Redding and Phil Walden are suing former reporter Scott Freeman, auth Otis Redding's widow and business mana ...

  41. Spiritual Memories Captured On 'Monterey Pop' DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey Pop Festival of June 16-18, 1967, in northern California -- Eric Burdon & the Animals sang the lyrics: "Young gods smiled upon the In the hit song "Monterey&qu ...

  42. Noted Producer Tom Dowd Dies

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, and a host of other stars spanning jazz, soul and rock over 50 years, has died in south Florida at age Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engine ...

  43. Musiq Bids Fans To 'Juslisen'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns May 7 with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing," which peaked at No. 4 on Billboar Musiq, the artist forme ...