1. Robert Redford Records 2 Songs for 'Blind' Movie Soundtrack, With Phillip Phillips on Guitar

    March 17, 2016 7:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips is lending his guitar jams for two original songs performed by Robert Redford. Redford recorded vocals for a pair of songs that will be included on the soundtrack for the new Alec Baldwin and Demi Moor ...

  2. Adam Lambert is the Top-Earning 'American Idol' of 2015

    January 06, 2016 10:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Carrie Underwood follows, trailed by Daughtry, Phillip Phillips, Scotty McCreery and Kelly Clarkson. As American Idol readies to head into its final season, Forbes has ranked the earnings of all the shows alumni to see who's making the most mon ...

  3. 'American Idol' Final Season Shadowed by Phillip Phillips Legal Drama

    November 18, 2015 5:59 PM EST 0 0 0 An attempt to void the "Idol" winner's deal, a poaching lawsuit from producers & an important hearing on Dec. 4. In early January, the 15th and final season of American Idol will begin. One of the mysteries involves whether produc ...

  4. 'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Marries Hannah Blackwell

    October 24, 2015 9:06 PM EDT 3.067 k 435 78 Congratulations are in order for American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips and Hannah Blackwell, who got married on Saturday, Oct. 24. Top 100 'American Idol' Hits of All Time The couple exchanged vows in front of 250 weddin ...

  5. Ask Billboard: Is There an Unusually High Number of New Acts in the Hot 100's Top 10?

    July 19, 2015 9:05 AM EDT 1.373 k 1 2 From OMI to Rachel Platten, are rookies ruling more than ever? Plus, Selena Gomez's top-selling hits & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include ...

  6. 'American Idol' Fades Out: Preserving the Show's Legacy Despite a Precipitous Decline

    May 15, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 No hits, depressed ratings, fewer ads and sky-high salaries all led to this week’s bombshell announcement. Not 24 hours after fox dropped an early morning bomb on May 11 announcing that American Idol , the venerable 14-year-old show that redefined m ...

  7. Kid Rock, Phillip Phillips Headline Daytona Entertainment

    February 22, 2015 1:53 PM EST Here are some things to know about all the pre-race entertainment going on at Daytona International Speedway before NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500: Kid Rock on His Upcoming $20 Concert Tour: 'I Feel Like I'll Be Able to Ride Thi ...

  8. Venue Briefs: The Forum's New Bookings, Comcast-Spectacor's New Connections, SMG's New Roster

    February 17, 2015 10:29 AM EST In the competitive venue market of Los Angeles, the newly refurbished Forum is beating its rival Staples Center in concert bookings for the first half of 2015. At press time, The Forum has 19 shows taking place in the first half of the year, most ...

  9. Phillip Phillips to Sing National Anthem Before Daytona 500

    February 14, 2015 10:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Former American Idol winner Phillip Phillips will sing the national anthem before next weekend's Daytona 500. A History of 'American Idol' Legal Battles, From Corey Clark to Phillip Phillips Phillips will join singer Kid Rock and acto ...

  10. A History of 'American Idol' Legal Battles, From Corey Clark to Phillip Phillips

    January 30, 2015 6:26 PM EST American Idol season 14 has started on a sour note with news that Phillip Phillips is suing to void his 19 Entertainment contract . The season-11 champ is the latest in a long line of plaintiffs that have tried to take the Fox singing competition ...

  11. 'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Files Legal Claim to Escape 'Oppressive' Contracts

    January 26, 2015 3:50 PM EST In a move with huge implications, he is seeking to void his recording, management & merchandising deals with 19 Entertainment. For those who would give almost anything for the opportunity of super-stardom, American Idol might be the entertainm ...

  12. 'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Gets Engaged

    December 27, 2014 11:24 AM EST 2.216 k 186 49 0 The season-11 champ popped the question to his longtime love on Christmas. American Idol alum Phillip Phillips is off the market. Phillip Phillips Talks 'Mature' New Album at Billboard Music Awards (Video) The season-11 winner p ...

  13. Interscope, Chrysler Team For Ad Spots With Eminem, Fergie, Gwen Stefani & More During AMAs

    November 23, 2014 11:03 PM EST Interscope has new videos coming from Eminem , Fergie , Gwen Stefani , Imagine Dragons and Phillip Phillips -- and the company is going to let you know about them during the American Music Awards telecast on Sunday (Nov. 23), with the help of Chry ...

  14. Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana to Perform at World Series

    October 20, 2014 11:42 PM EDT Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series . Major League Baseball says Yearwood will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 1 on Tuesday when the San Franc ...

  15. Iggy Azalea Claims Longest Hot 100 Reign For A Female Rapper With 'Fancy'

    July 02, 2014 2:25 PM EDT Iggy Azalea makes history on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, rewrites the record for the longest-leading No. 1 by a female rapper. With a sixth week at the summit, she passes Lil' Kim, who spent five weeks a ...

  16. Lana Del Rey Lands First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    June 25, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey captures her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "Ultraviolence" bows atop the list. The album, which was released June 17, sold 182,000 in the week ending June 22, according to Nielsen SoundScan ...

  17. Coldplay Collects Fourth No. 1 Album with Biggest Debut of 2014

    May 28, 2014 10:59 AM EDT Coldplay crashes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with "Ghost Stories," collecting its fourth No. 1 album and the biggest sales week of the year. "Ghost Stories" sold 383,000 copies in the week ending May 25, according to ...

  18. Stars Reveal Summer Plans 2014: Austin Mahone, Phillip Phillips & More

    Stars Reveal Summer Plans 2014: Austin Mahone, Phillip Phillips & More

    May 23, 2014 12:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stars Reveal Summer Plans 2014: Austin Mahone, Phillip Phillips, Enrique Iglesias, 5 Seconds of Summer, Marc Anthony, Jack Antonoff, and more! Marc Anthony , 5 seconds of summer , Austin Mahone , summer , miguelito , Jason Derulo , Enrique Iglesias ...

  19. Phillip Phillips Talks 'Mature' New Album at Billboard Music Awards (Video)

    May 19, 2014 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Phillip Phillips' sophomore album "Behind the Light" drops this week. To mark the occasion, the singer-songwriter caught up with Billboard's Keith Caulfield Sunday on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet to chat about his latest ...

  20. Phillip Phillips: Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet 2014

    Phillip Phillips: Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet 2014

    May 19, 2014 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Phillip Phillips on the Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet 2014 Las Vegas , mgm grand , Billboard Music Awards , redcarpet , interview , 2014 , BBMAs , phillip phillips , BBMA's , Phillip Phillips BBMA 2014 Phillip Phillips ...

  21. Chart Highlights: Coldplay Ties U2 For Most Adult Alternative Songs No. 1s

    April 07, 2014 3:35 PM EDT The band notches its 11th leader with 'Magic.' Plus, the Pretty Reckless makes its own historic move and new No. 1s for Zedd, J Balvin and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Fin ...

  22. Chart Highlights: KONGOS No. 1, Black Keys Blast In At Alternative Radio

    March 31, 2014 4:05 PM EDT 1.137 k 69 0 KONGOS' 'Come With Me Now' crowns Alternative Songs, while the Black Keys make a splashy return with 'Fever.' Plus, new No. 1s for Kylie Minogue, Blake Shelton and Prince Royce Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at ...

  23. Chart Highlights: Passenger, Pharrell Williams, Dierks Bentley Score New No. 1s

    March 24, 2014 5:50 PM EDT Among this week's new leaders, Passenger's 'Let Her Go' crowns AC, Williams' 'Happy' takes over atop two more tallies and Bentley parks 'I Hold On' atop Country Airplay Chart Highlights offers a sneak p ...

  24. Morning Fix: Why Publishers Lost Big to Pandora; Rolling Stones Plot Return to Australia, N.Z.; Kate Bush Announces London Residency; Is Beats Retaining 70% of Trial Users?

    March 21, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE WHY PUBLISHERS LOST BIG AGAINST PANDORA (ANALYSIS) In making the decision on March 14 to set Pandora's royalty rate to ASCAP at 1.85% through the end of 2015, Judge Denise Cote rejected practic ...

  25. Chart Moves: Avicii, The Chainsmokers Burn Up Dance Charts; Coldplay Makes 'Magic' On Hot 100, Hot Rock Songs; The Pretty Reckless Rules Mainstream Rock

    March 14, 2014 10:23 AM EDT As previously reported , Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Idina Menzel's "Let It Go" gain on the Billboard Hot 100, where they rank at Nos. 1 and 9, respectively, following the acts' live performances at the Academ ...

  26. Chart Highlights: One Direction, Katy Perry, U2 Score New No. 1s

    March 10, 2014 4:15 PM EDT D dominates an airplay chart for the first time, Perry's 'Dark Horse' rules Rhythmic Songs and U2 nets a record-setting No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts e ...

  27. Olympic Hits: Going For The Gold (& Platinum)

    February 07, 2014 10:05 AM EST Just as Olympic athletes have won over the years, so, too, have musical acts on Billboard charts thanks to the Games As the Olympics reclaim the world's sports spotlight in Sochi, Russia, Chart Beat looks back at how the Games have impacted Bi ...

  28. Carrie Underwood Tops Forbes List of Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alums

    January 14, 2014 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being "American Idol"'s top-earning alum, according to Forbes' annual list . The country singer raked in approximately $31 million between June 2012 through June 2013, playing 100 shows ...

  29. Carrie Underwood Is Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alum

    January 14, 2014 4:43 PM EST Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Phillip Phillips and Adam Lambert also made Forbes' annual list. And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being the top-earning alum of "American Idol," according to Forbes' annual list. The c ...

  30. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2013

    December 27, 2013 4:05 PM EST 1.627 k 204 4 As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet questions to ...

  31. Phillip Phillips Artist Jukebox: Top 5 Songs of 2013 & More

    Phillip Phillips Artist Jukebox: Top 5 Songs of 2013 & More

    December 04, 2013 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Phillip Phillips and Billboard listen to his five favorite songs of 2013 (including Lorde, Katy Perry and Eminem), plus the "American Idol" winner discusses touring with John Mayer, making new music, and more. John Mayer , Matchbox Twenty ...

  32. Phillip Phillips, 'Where We Came From (Live)': Exclusive Video Premiere

    October 31, 2013 10:00 AM EDT 1.471 k 249 1 0 Phillip Phillips traveled way, way north to the Alaska State Fair last month for a concert. Today, Phillips and co. are releasing footage from that performance -- particularly of the song "Where We Came From" -- and Billboard has ...

  33. Anna Kendrick Tops AC Chart With 'Cups'

    October 07, 2013 1:05 PM EDT A year after the movie's premiere, the 'Pitch Perfect' hit crowns its first Billboard airplay chart More than a year after the release of "Pitch Perfect," the movie's lead Anna Kendrick reaches No. 1 on Billboard&# ...

  34. Rock Radio Is 'Up' On Dance Superstar Avicii

    September 06, 2013 1:45 PM EDT The EDM format cornerstone is winning over triple A and alternative programmers with his folk-influenced 'Wake Me Up!' For a format whose core sound is a mix of rootsy rock bands and acoustic-driven singer/songwriters, the success of E ...

  35. Ask Billboard: What Are Your Favorite Madonna Songs?

    September 03, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Readers rank the Material Girl's best material. Plus, a trip through AC chart history and more songs that became hits three times As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.co ...

  36. Phillip Phillips Scores Second AC No. 1

    August 26, 2013 11:05 AM EDT The 2012 'American Idol' champ becomes just the ninth male soloist to send his first two Adult Contemporary entries – 'Home' and 'Gone, Gone, Gone' – to the top Fittingly for a man with (almost) two identical names ...

  37. Chart Moves: Guns N' Roses 'Hits' Longevity Milestone, 'Pitch Perfect' Still Selling Strong

    August 02, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Selena Gomez triumphed with her first No. 1 album , as "Stars Dance" started atop the list with 97,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Last week's leader, Jay Z's "Magna ...

  38. Weekly Chart Notes: Kanye West Brings 'God' To Billboard Charts

    June 28, 2013 5:15 PM EDT A theological debate infuses the charts department this week. Meanwhile, Phillip Phillips, Pink and Plumb net more traditional chart honors One of the oddest discussions in memory took place among the members of the Billboard charts department thi ...

  39. Chart Moves: Florida Georgia Line Leads Hot Country Songs Again; Phillip Phillips Nets 'Idol' Honor; John Mayer Returns

    June 28, 2013 11:10 AM EDT As previously reported , Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. + Pharrell, spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while Miley Cyrus and Bruno Mars land in the top 10. Who else makes notable moves on the Ho ...

  40. Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds' Headed For Hot 100 Debut

    May 23, 2013 5:42 PM EDT “Clouds,” by late singer/songwriter Zach Sobiech, appears headed for a potentially high debut on next week's Billboard Hot 100, possibly in the top 20, fueled largely by strong sales and likely increasing streaming activity following his pa ...

  41. 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations Announced

    May 23, 2013 12:44 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchM ...

  42. 'American Idol' Finale Draws Record Low Ratings

    May 17, 2013 4:48 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Ratings for the "American Idol" finale plunged to a record low for the 12-year-old show. According to Nielsen Co. figures Friday, Candice Glover's victory over Kree Harrison was watched by 14.3 million viewers. ...

  43. Phillip Phillips Postpones Solo Tour Dates

    May 06, 2013 5:00 PM EDT Following doctor’s orders, Phillip Phillips has canceled the remaining nine dates of his college tour. "His doctor said he has to get off the road," a source tells The Hollywood Reporter . "He was playing six shows a week, and it’s ...

  44. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5's 'Daylight' Dawns Atop Pop Songs

    March 25, 2013 4:45 PM EDT The group manages a feat that hadn't been achieved on the chart since 1994. Plus, new No. 1s for Afrojack and Drake and Thirty Seconds to Mars returns. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monda ...

  45. Chart Highlights: Blake Shelton's 'Cool' Crowns Country Airplay

    March 18, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Plus, Little Mix's "Wings" flies onto Pop Songs, Miguel enters R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Tamela Mann leads Gospel Songs for a 20th week. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find ...

  46. Chart Moves: P!nk Roars, Justin Timberlake’s Post-‘SNL’ Gains; Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Cozy Up

    March 15, 2013 10:43 AM EDT As previously reported, "Harlem Shake," the viral smash from Baauer, logs a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' former four-week Hot 100 No. 1 "Thrift Shop," featuring Wanz, re ...

  47. Chart Highlights: Demi Lovato 'Attack's Pop Songs

    March 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST The first single from the actress/singer's forthcoming album logs a strong first week at radio. Plus, Taylor Swift takes over at No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs return. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select grou ...

  48. Chart Highlights: One Direction Plants 'Kiss' On Pop Songs, Taylor Swift Still No. 1

    February 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST One Direction notches the highest debut among its five Pop Songs hits, as 'Kiss You' launches at No. 30. Plus, Depeche Mode returns to rock radio. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. F ...

  49. Adam Lambert, 19 Recordings 'Amicably' Part Ways

    January 13, 2013 5:34 PM EST Adam Lambert and 19 Recordings have parted ways, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Although the American Idol season eight runner-up had split with 19 Management in August 2011, he remained signed to the recording arm of 19 Entertainment (now ...

  50. Weekly Chart Notes: Pop Radio's Folk Balancing Act

    January 11, 2013 4:12 PM EST 0 0 0 With the Lumineers, Phillip Phillips and Ed Sheeran in heavy rotation, how is the format handling an influx of folk/rock strumming? After last year brought a marked shift to an acceptance of unlikely alternative hits at pop radio from the likes of G ...

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