1. Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's Grammy-Winning Partnership Becomes a Tour & Musical

    March 04, 2014 12:58 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Martin has found a lot of inspiration from very talented people over the years: actors such as Diane Keaton and Martin Short, and writers like David Mamet and Dennis Potter, for instance. Edie Brickell fires his imagination in much the same wa ...

  2. Dolly Parton Signs With APA In North America

    February 03, 2014 2:45 PM EST Dolly Parton has signed with APA in North America. The entertainer is a longtime client of former The Agency Group exec Steve Martin, who joined APA as executive VP of worldwide music in December. The Agency Group's Neil Warnock represents Pa ...

  3. Steve Martin, Formerly of The Agency Group, Joins APA in Global Exec Role

    December 06, 2013 7:10 PM EST Music industry veteran Steve Martin has joined APA as executive VP of worldwide music. He most recently served as president of North American operations at The Agency Group. In his new role at APA, Martin, who was recently featured in Billboard Ma ...

  4. New Signings: Boy George Signs with Kobalt, Rick Ross to ICM Partners, BMG Chrysalis US Land the Orwells

    August 30, 2013 7:30 AM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Pete ...

  5. New Edie Brickell Tunes Appear on 'Way, Way Back' Soundtrack

    June 20, 2013 6:00 AM EDT Two new songs from Edie Brickell, “For The Time Being” and “Go Where The Love Is,” appear on the soundtrack to Fox Searchlight’s “The Way, Way Back” that opens July 5. Columbia Records will release the soundtrack on July 2. Brickell, currently on ...

  6. Weekly Chart Notes: Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Blast Back; Lana Del Rey Debuts; Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Get Hot (100)-Headed

    May 05, 2013 5:05 AM EDT With their new collaboration, Martin and Brickell net their highest Billboard 200 ranks in decades. Plus, Del Rey reaches new Hot 100 heights and Billboard charts spur Carey and Minaj's latest sparring. Steve Martin and Edie Brickell make i ...

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  9. Justin Timberlake's Music Return: Where Has He Been?

    January 10, 2013 6:38 PM EST 0 0 0 As JT readies new music, we look back at his guest features, film/TV roles, business deals and love life.   2,312 days -- that's how long it has been since a new Justin Timberlake album arrived in CD stores (remember those?). Since the Septembe ...

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  11. Concord Music Being Shopped to Private-Equity Firms, Not Strategic Suitors

    December 05, 2012 8:27 PM EST Reports that the Concord Music Group is up for sale are true, knowledgeable sources say. But there is one key factor that appears to have been overlooked thus far: management is controlling the company's sale process so far. Consequently, Con ...

  12. Backbeat: Led Zeppelin Movie Premiere, Afterparty Bring in Rock and Music-Biz Royalty

    October 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and original drummer John Bonham's son Jason arrive for the press conference for the release of their new concert film Celebration Day . (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)   On Tuesday nigh ...

  13. The Beat 10/2: Psy’s Promise, Foo Fighters' Hiatus, Bruno Mars' New Single

    The Beat 10/2: Psy’s Promise, Foo Fighters' Hiatus, Bruno Mars' New Single

    October 02, 2012 5:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 10/2: Psy’s Record High, Foo Fighters Hiatus, Album Releases , Bruno Mars’ New Single, Steve Martin Salutes Earl Scruggs jonathan brooks , the 2nd law , Cheers it's Christmas , featuredVideo1 , heart , psy , muse , Sleepy Man Banjo Boy ...

  14. Bluegrass Music Awards: Steve Martin Honors Earl Scruggs

    September 28, 2012 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was a hard year in the bluegrass world and the loss of icons such as Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson hung over the International Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday night. The Gibson Brothers won entertainer of the year and joined Junior Sisk & Ra ...

  15. David Geffen on New PBS 'American Masters' Film: 'Wow, Did I Do That?'

    September 27, 2012 3:40 PM EDT David Geffen (right) with Joni Mitchel (left) and Mama Cass (background) from the PBS American Masters program "Inventing David Geffen," which will air in November. (Photo: Henry Diltz) American Masters creator and executive producer Sus ...

  16. Alison Krauss, Russell Moore Lead Bluegrass Nominations

    August 17, 2012 7:15 PM EDT Many of the top stars in bluegrass music were in attendance Wednesday at Nashville's Loveless Barn as the nominations were announced for the 23rd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. Figuring prominently in the mix were Russell Moore ...

  17. Alison Krauss, Russell Moore Lead Bluegrass Nominations

    August 17, 2012 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Many of the top stars in bluegrass music were in attendance Wednesday at Nashville's Loveless Barn as the nominations were announced for the 23rd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. Figuring prominently in the mix were Russell Moore &a ...

  18. Exclusive: 'Weeds' Revives 'Little Boxes' Theme With Ben Folds, Steve Martin

    July 12, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Showtime's "Weeds" began its eighth and final season Sunday and has returned to using Malvina Reynolds ' "Little Boxes," a folk ditty written in 1962 about growing housing tracts in the San Francisco Bay area. As the sh ...

  19. Ed Helms: Bluegrass Ambassador, Tiger Bed Maker, 'Office' Optimist

    May 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Talks L.A. Bluegrass Situation, John C. Reilly's Great Voice & the 'Work Cut Out for Us' If 'The Office' Gets Another Season The 3rd annual L.A. Bluegrass Situation will be taking place this weekend. Conceived by Largo p ...

  20. Backbeat: Behind the Scenes at Jack White's 'American Express: Unstaged' With Gary Oldman

    April 30, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Jack White took his solo show on the road at New York City's Webster Hall Friday night. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images) The block in New York's East Village that houses Webster Hall was packed nearly end-to-end with enormous trucks on F ...

  21. ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night

    April 02, 2012 6:32 AM EDT Kiss with Lady Antebellum at Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards. (Getty Images) The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple ...

  22. ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night

    April 01, 2012 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple of surprises. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, and Lady Antebellum repeated wins in the Entertainer, ...

  23. Steve Martin Q&A: On Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass & Comedy

    March 30, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Says Upcoming Tour Is 'Sort of 60% Music, 40% Comedy' At the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, Rascal Flatts will be joined by a special guest on banjo -- the actor, comedian and respected musician -- Steve Martin . The 66-year-ol ...

  24. Banjo Man: Remembering Earl Scruggs

    March 29, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chet Atkins played the guitar. Bob Wills played the fiddle. Earl Scruggs played the banjo, and did he ever. Scruggs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 88, revolutionized the way that the banjo was played, influencing countless musicians in the ...

  25. Morning Heds: Spotify Says Bye to Free, Sony Goes iOS, Beatles Songs Sold

    January 12, 2012 6:11 AM EST Spotify no longer free for early US subscribers Music Week Early Spotify adopters in the US will see their no-strings, unlimited streaming experience cease next week when their promotional period comes to an end. Why Rhapsody Is (Probably) Bigger ...

  26. Jason Aldean 'Flying High' After Grammy Nominations

    December 01, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards reflect a mix of cutting-edge sounds and old favorites in the country field. In the Best Country Solo Performance slot,| SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED "I'm flying pretty high right now," Aldean ...

  27. Grammy Nominations: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    December 01, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 On a night when the Recording Academy recognized the genius of The 54th Grammy Awards nominations reveal love for music softer than the dance-party tracks that fill the pop airwaves, a victory of sorts for indie rock. Record and song of the year has ...

  28. Steve Martin Picked at Bluegrass Awards: Entertainer of the Year

    September 30, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I want to thank the other nominees -- and thank them for losing," Steve Martin (yes, that Steve Martin!), with his tongue planted firmly in-cheek, said to the packed crowd Thursday night (Sept. 29) at the 22nd Annual International Bluegra ...

  29. Boxcars, Gibson Brothers, Steve Martin Win Big at International Bluegrass Awards

    September 30, 2011 9:20 AM EDT The Boxcars, The Gibson Brothers and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers were the top winners at the 22nd annual International Bluegrass Music Assn. (IBMA) Awards, held last night at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. "It was incredib ...

  30. Patrick Stump: Solo Album Has 'Nothing To Do with Fall Out Boy'

    July 25, 2011 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although he expects Fall Out Boy to come together again in the future, Patrick Stump says his solo career -- which includes the EP "Truant Wave" and the upcoming album "Soul Punk" -- will be a going and primary concern. "I d ...

  31. Common Attends White House Poetry Event Despite Right-Wing Criticism

    May 12, 2011 8:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 There were love poems and folk tunes. There were classic verses and modern odes. There were sound effects and a gritty rap. Michelle Obama's evening of poetry at the White House rolled out seamlessly Wednesday night, showcasing the impact of su ...

  32. STEVE MARTIN SHOWS RANGE ON SECOND BLUEGRASS EFFORT

    March 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 Successful actors looking to expand their creative scope into music generally have their recording efforts met with skepticism. But Steve Martin's 2009 collection, "The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo," earned the veteran acto ...

  33. Ask Billboard: Ke$ha, Band-Aid, Eddie Murphy

    December 17, 2010 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  34. Ask Billboard: Eminem's Multi-Chart Domination

    August 27, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  35. Dixie Chicks Record New Song, Eye Future Plans

    July 22, 2010 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks are getting together to record again -- but not like that . The Texas trio, which has been on hiatus since 2007, has been tapped by actor-comic-musician Steve Martin to sing on a track for the followup to his Grammy Award-winning 20 ...

  36. Bonnaroo 2010

    June 12, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival VIDEO ALL VIDEO » NEWS & FEATURES FEATURE Saturday's 14 Best Bits NEWS Kid Cudi makes it to his Bonnaroo set despite New York arrest. NEWS Conan O'Brien Rocks Bonnaroo Friday NEWS Th ...

  37. Bonnaroo 2010 Kicks Off With Conan, Kings of Leon, Chromeo & Daryl Hall

    June 12, 2010 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Damian "Junior Gong" Marley and Nas brought "Distant Relatives" to Tennessee, Kings of Leon ruled the mainstage and the National put another exclamation point what is quickly becoming the band's best summer yet, but the firs ...

  38. Comedians Play Rock Stars at Bonnaroo

    June 12, 2010 12:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Comedians were living out their rock star (or bluegrass star) dreams throughout the first full day of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. And they showed they can carry a tune, too. Bonnaroo Main | Bonnaroo 2010 Photos 10 Awesome Bonnaroo Moment ...

  39. New Orleans Jazz Fest Photo Gallery

    May 03, 2010 3:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, which wrapped up seven days of music yesterday (May 2), served up sounds that hit every sonic flavor related to the brassy genre born in the city. Aretha Frankin may have had to cancel her set ...

  40. Concord Group Acquires Rounder Records

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Concord Group, which owns Concord Records, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Stax, Milestone, Riverside, Specialty, Telarc, Peak, Heads Up, Prestige, among others, announced it has acquired Rounder Records. Forty year old Rounder’s roster includes Alison ...

  41. Steve Martin Preps Follow-Up To Grammy-Winning 2009 Album

    April 13, 2010 2:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Buoyed by the Grammy Award-winning success of his 2009 album "The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo," Steve Martin ready to record another one. Martin tells Billboard.com that he and his touring group, the Steep Canyon Rangers , ar ...

  42. Bingham, Burnett, Giacchino Win Oscars

    March 07, 2010 11:20 PM EST 0 0 0 "The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)" by Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett from the movie "Crazy Heart" was named Best Original Song and Michael Giacchino won for Best Original Score for "Up" at the 82nd annual Academ ...

  43. The Daily Noise 2.9.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 2.9.2010 - Billboard.com

    February 09, 2010 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Bonnaroo rolls out their line-up in an all-day social media announce-a-thon, Lil Wayne stocks up on vids as he faces sentencing, the White Stripes get angry about the Air Force using their music, Kid Cudi talks about his plans. Lil Wayne , Dave Matt ...

  44. Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Topped By Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews

    February 09, 2010 1:26 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival h ...

  45. 10 Things You Didn't See Watching The Grammys On TV

    January 31, 2010 11:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Here's some of the best off-camera moments from the red carpet and backstage at the 2010 Grammy Awards. - Stephen Colbert's idea for Lady Gaga 's next outfit? "Spray her down with glue and run her through a Build-a-Bear workshop. ...

  46. Best Of 2009: Part 1

    December 15, 2009 4:30 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: ...

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