1. Phil Vassar

    Phil Vassar

    18 Albums, 31 Songs

    • American Child [Bonus Tracks]
    • Traveling Circus
    • Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
    • Super Hits
    • The Video Collection
    • Prayer of a Common Man
    • Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
  2. Bubbling Under: Rumer Has It With Hall & Oates Cover

    September 07, 2012 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Rumer, Diamond Rings, High Valley, BeatKing. Rumer After her retro-sounding debut alb ...

  3. Bubbling Under: Rumer Channels Hall & Oates; Also, Diamond Rings, High Valley, BeatKing

    September 07, 2012 12:29 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Rumer, Diamond Rings, High Valley, BeatKing Rumer After her retro-sounding debut al ...

  4. The Beat 7/24: Bieber & Swift Rule Teen Choice, Usher's Grief, Elton John's U.K. Chart Feat

    The Beat 7/24: Bieber & Swift Rule Teen Choice, Usher's Grief, Elton John's U.K. Chart Feat

    July 24, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 7/24: Bieber & Swift Rule Teen Choice, Usher's Grief, Elton John's U.K. Chart Feat. Elton John , taylor swift , jonathan brooks , teen choice awards , Snoop Dogg , twilight , Billboard , Phil Vassar , kyle glover , Justin Bieb ...

  5. Phil Vassar Goes Indie for Touching 'Don't Miss Your Life'

    July 20, 2012 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to fathom, but piano man Phil Vassar has been a mainstay at country radio for thirteen years - since "Carlene" hit the charts in 1999. Nobody is more surprised by that fact than the singer himself. "Holy smoke, that ...

  6. 615 Spotlight: Greg Bates Honors His Nashville Roots

    July 04, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's something about Republic Nashville newcomer Greg Bates that sets himself apart from many of his young country compatriots: the singer, who is climbing the charts with "Did It For The Girl," is a Middle Tennessee native, hailin ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Summer 2010 Free Music Guide

    June 02, 2010 8:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 From Woody Guthrie to chamber music, summer 2010 covers all the bases. Here's Billboard's guide to free music festivals across the country, presented alphabetically by state. CALIFORNIA Santa Monica Pier Twilight Dance Santa Monica Through ...

  9. Jason Mraz, Tricky Stewart Share Songwriting Secrets

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP songwriters and composers shared the secrets to their success Thursday at the 5th annual "I Create Music" Expo at the Hollywood and Highland complex in Los Angeles. The "We Create Music" panel was led by ASCAP president a ...

  10. Quincy Jones, John Mayer To Headline LA Music Expo

    January 27, 2010 7:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Quincy Jones , John Mayer and retired soul singer Bill Withers will headline performing rights group ASCAP's annual songwriters convention in Hollywood on April 22-24, organizers said. The trio will share the secrets of their success and craft ...

  11. Best Of The 2000s: By-The-Numbers

    December 30, 2009 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  12. Susan Boyle Blocks Alicia Keys From No. 1 On Billboard 200

    December 23, 2009 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 There's just no stopping Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream." The album continues to lock up the top slot on the Billboard 200 chart for a fourth week in a row, selling 661,000 copies (up 14%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. " ...

  13. Keith Urban, Sugarland To Headline 2010 Stagecoach Festival

    October 08, 2009 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Urban , Toby Keith , Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland are confirmed to headline the fourth annual Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, it was announced today (Oct. 8). The two-day outdoor fest will take place April 24-25, 2010 ...

  14. Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack To Play Detroit's Downtown Hoedown

    April 08, 2009 9:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack, Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and actor Kevin Costner with his band Modern West are among the headliners at this year's 99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit. The 27th annual weekend-long festival, acknowledged as th ...

  15. Nov 25th 2008

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his SUV when he was gunned down by more than 70 machin ...

  16. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his S 2006 - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde ...

  17. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statu ...

  18. A New Day Has Dawned

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian music fan is nothing new to Christian record labels, and expectations are high for Third Day's "Revelation," due this week via Provident Music Group. Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian ...

  19. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

  20. Chris Brown Gets Hot Shot Debut Honors On The Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other singles within the top 10. Hot Shot Debuts: Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this ...

  21. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S. Despite a 61% decline in sal ...

  22. Mariah And Leona Hold While Rest Of Billboard 200 Gets Busy

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey's "E=MC2" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week (down 61%) while Leona Lewis' "Spirit" stays firm at No. 2, earning a gain after her "American Idol" performance last week ... The ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his S 2006 - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde ...

  24. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statu ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Virginia Tech, Eminem, 'People Take Warning'

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Phil Vassar and Nas will band together Sept. 6 for a free concert event at Virginia Tech University's Lane Stadium. A Concert for Virginia Tech is an initiative crafted Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Phil Vassar ...

  26. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Rocket To The Top Of Hot 100

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With explosive sales in their first week of digital release, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" rocket to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" soars 42-1 with 277,000 With exp ...

  27. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

  28. Vassar Heads South

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country star Phil Vassar has been released from his Arista Nashville contract and is signing with the newly reorganized Universal Records South. Vassar has scored six top 5 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, including two No. 1s, &q ...

  29. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black is on hand to help the Salvation Army launch its annual holiday fundraising drive. Black entertains during the third annual "National Kettle Kick-off," a half-time event at t 2005 - Country music makes ...

  30. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  31. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>"Coldplay Live 2003," a forthcoming DVD release from Coldplay, receives big screen premieres across the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes add ...

  32. Shakira's 'Hips' Still Shaking At No. 1

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean maintains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second frame. The song is al After setting a single-week ...

  33. 20OnTV

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 15-21, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 15 “The Early Show,” CBS Featured artist(s): Harry Connick Jr. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Kanye West, Stomp (also scheduled: Howie Mandel). “The View,” ABC Fe ...

  34. Tool Tops Album Chart With '10,000 Days'

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock acts dominate the top two slots on The Billboard 200 again this week, with Tool's "10,000 Days" taking the crown on more than double the sales of the latest from Pearl Jam. The big chart also wel Rock acts dominate the top two sl ...

  35. Rihanna's 'SOS' Rockets To No. 1 On Hot 100

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna's "SOS" leaps 33 rungs to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the five-week run of Daniel Powter's "Bad Day," which falls to No. 2. "SOS" also rises 7-1 on the Rihanna&# ...

  36. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Country star LeAnn Rimes sues her father and former co-manager for allegedly funneling away millions of dollars from the company set up to manage her finances.<br clear="none"/><br clear 2002 - Hundreds o ...

  37. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  38. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver ...

  39. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  40. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  41. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  42. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  43. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  44. Chevy Sponsoring New 'Nashville Star' Season

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Vehicle integration prevalent through series. Beginning with tonight's (March 14) season four premier of USA Network's "Nashville Star," expect to see Chevy, the show's major sponsor, sharing the spotlight with hosts Wynon ...

  45. Billboard Bits: 'Nashville Star,' TRL Awards, moe.

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson to appear on 'Nashville Star,' fourth annual TRL Awards set, moe. plans tour, festival and cruise dates. Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson have signed on to appear on the opening episodes of the fourth s ...

  46. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

  47. Wynonna, Cowboy Troy Tapped For 'Nashville Star'

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran artist Wynonna and "hick-hop" country rapper Cowboy Troy have signed on to co-host the USA Network talent search series "Nashville Star." Veteran artist Wynonna and "hick-hop" country rapper Cowboy Troy have sig ...

  48. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>The sixth album from late rapper 2Pac, "R U Still Down? (Remember Me)," is released posthumously.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Kenny Chesney ends his 2000 tour with a ...

  49. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Music retailers around the U.S. are flooded with a monster shipment of high-profile releases. Among the most anticipated are Alanis Morissette's sophomore set "Supposed Former Infatuatio 2003 - "Coldplay Live ...

  50. Paisley Makes 'Time' For Fourth Album

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With first single "Alcohol" already in the top 20 on Billboard's country chart, Brad Paisley is gearing up for the release of his fourth album, "Time Well Wasted." Recorded in Nashville with longtime With first single " ...

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