1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: 'N Sync Tops Hot 100 With 'It's Gonna Be Me'

    July 28, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fourteen years ago this week, the boy band landed its first and only Hot 100 No. 1. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Eminem, Neil Diamond and Los Del Rio Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billb ...

  2. Kobalt Music Copyrights Acquires Steve Winwood’s Catalog

    January 08, 2014 4:51 AM EST Kobalt Music Copyrights SARL has acquired the global publishing rights to Steve Winwood’s song catalog. The Grammy-winning British artist has penned a raft of hits from the late ‘60s to now, and has enjoyed star turns as frontman with The Spencer ...

  3. Rod Stewart Talks Tour, 'Angry' Jeff Beck

    September 04, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Delayed blues project with his old bandmate appears dead, but a Faces reunion with Ronnie Wood could happen: "That has to wait 'til we know the Stones are finished" Rod Stewart may have released his first album of all original mate ...

  4. Gov't Mule 'Shout' Out to All-Stars On New Album

    July 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Jim James, Dave Matthews and Steve Winwood all guest on second half of new double album Gov't Mule tried something different for their upcoming 10th studio album. The blue-rock veterans' first release for Blue Note Recor ...

  5. Robyn Hitchcock's SXSW Journal, Entry #1: Shifting Genres, Circular Fashion

    March 13, 2013 6:56 PM EDT Robyn Hitchcock, co-founder of the highly regarded Soft Boys and prolific solo artist (among other things), will be writing about his experiences down in Austin for Billboard.biz each day of SXSW. The Austin dawn is raked by merciless sunlight a ...

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  7. B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, More Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. They're joined by a slew of top acts, including Jimmy Buffett, Vince Gill and Rod Temperton, who wrote Michael Jackson ...

  8. Backbeat: Vince Gill, Steve Winwood, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at Artist Growth Launch Party

    February 06, 2012 5:10 PM EST Nashville's music and entrepreneur worlds met under the vaulted ceilings of the Country Music Hall of Fame lobby on Jan. 17 to celebrate the launch of Artist Growth and be entertained by country legend Cowboy Jack Clement . Artist Growth has ...

  9. On 'SNL,' Bon Iver Shines as 'Lana Del Rey' Whines

    February 05, 2012 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Three weeks after Lana Del Rey stunk up the joint with her Brian Williams-panned performance, "Saturday Night Live" righted its musical ship this weekend with a dreamy, horn-filled set from critical darlings Bon Iver . The Justin Vernon-fr ...

  10. Steve Cropper Taps B.B. King, Steve Winwood for 5 Royales Tribute Album

    June 30, 2011 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Winwood , B.B. King , Sharon Jones , Bettye LaVette and Lucinda Williams are among the artists assisting guitarist Steve Cropper in his salute to the pre-rock 'n' roll band that has had a lasting effect on his career, the 5 Royales . ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Eric Clapton Announces New Solo Album, 'Clapton'

    August 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rock legend Eric Clapton has announced the release of "Clapton," his 19th solo studio album and first in five years, due Sept. 28 on Reprise Records. The 14-song disc was co-produced by longtime collaborator Doyle Bramhall II and features ...

  13. Santana Recruits Nas, Daughtry, Weiland For Classic Rock Covers

    June 24, 2010 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 C arlos Santana was initially intimidated by Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis' pitch for his next album -- another "Supernatural"-style all-star collaboration, but this time on a collection of iconic rock songs by the lik ...

  14. Oasis Flies To U.K. Chart Summit

    June 21, 2010 7:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 The enduring legacy of Oasis as one of the U.K.'s most-loved rock bands of the past 20 years was underlined on the new album chart, as the new "Time Flies 1994-2009" compilation (Big Brother) debuted at No. 1. "Shout" (Syco ...

  15. Christina Aguilera's 'Bionic' Tops U.K. Chart

    June 14, 2010 7:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera won her second U.K. No. 1 album and the British singles chart was overrun by soccer-related releases, as the Official Charts Company's latest sales data was unveiled. Aguilera's "Bionic" (RCA/Sony Music Enterta ...

  16. Steve Winwood Looks Back With 'Revolutions'

    June 03, 2010 11:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 S teve Winwood says a new detente with the Universal Music Group paved the way for the new retrospective "Revolutions -- The Very Best of Steve Winwood," which comes out June 8 as both a single, 17-song disc and a four-volume box set. &quo ...

  17. Chart Beat Thursday: Justin Bieber, Train, Scorpions

    April 01, 2010 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 '2.0' BECOMES 1: As previously reported , Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" arrives atop the Billboard 200 , making the 16-year-old the youngest solo male to top the tally since then-13-year-old Stevie Wonder led the Aug. 24, ...

  18. Album, Rock Charts Celebrate Anniversaries

    March 23, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 LONG PLAY: 54 years ago this week, the Billboard 200 began its storied history. In the issue dated March 24, 1956, the 10-position Best Selling Pop Albums survey appeared, marking the chart's launch on a weekly basis. Billboard had printed albu ...

  19. Hot Tours: Metallica, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck

    March 04, 2010 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's No. 1 Hot Tour is Metallica with over $5.4 million in gross sales from two venues in Argentina during the second Latin American leg of the World Magnetic Tour. Playing two concerts (Jan. 21-22) at River Plate, a 66,000-seat outdoor ...

  20. Eric Clapton Enlists Jeff Beck, John Mayer, ZZ Top For Crossroads Fest

    February 10, 2010 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band , ZZ Top , Jeff Beck , Steve Winwood , John Mayer , B.B. King and Sheryl Crow will join Eric Clapton at his third Crossroads Guitar Festival, which will take place June 26 at Toyota Park in Chicago -- where Clapton also held ...

  21. Grammy 2010 Winners List

    January 31, 2010 8:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Check out the winners for the major categories at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, as they are announced. RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Use Somebody" - Kings Of Leon "Halo" - Beyoncé I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas "Poker ...

  22. Peter Wolf Taps Shelby Lynne, Neko Case For 'Souvenirs'

    January 04, 2010 9:14 AM EST 0 0 0 Peter Wolf has set an April 6 release date for "Midnight Souvenirs," his seventh solo album and first set of new material in eight years. "It's music based on the influences that I enjoy and grew up with," the J. Geils Band ...

  23. John Lydon Revives PiL For U.K. Tour

    September 08, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Lydon's influential U.K. post-punk band Public Image Ltd is to return for a five-date British tour in December after a 17-year hiatus. The Sex Pistols frontman has brought late-1980s members Lu Edmonds and Bruce Smith back for the dates, w ...

  24. BMI To Honor Donovan

    August 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. singer songwriter Donovan will be named a BMI Icon at the annual BMI London Awards in October. The awards, to be held Oct. 6 at London's Dorchester Hotel, will recognize the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers of the pas ...

  25. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson, Colbie Caillat, Shakira

    July 09, 2009 4:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 JACKSON ACTION: Tuesday's (July 7) star-studded, and oftentimes touching, memorial at Los Angeles' Staples Center may have begun to engender a sense of closure for fans of Michael Jackson following his passing June 25. On the newest Billbo ...

  26. May 12, 2009

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. 2001 – Singer Perry Como dies in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Col ...

  27. Tool, Widespread Panic Top Denver's Mile High Fest Lineup

    March 26, 2009 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray have been tapped to headline the second annual Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 18-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include Incubus, Ben Har ...

  28. Clapton, Winwood Teaming For Summer Tour

    February 12, 2009 3:47 PM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of their early 2008 run at New York's Madison Square Garden, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood are taking their show on the road. The former Blind Faith bandmates will play arenas beginning June 10 in East Rutherford, N.J., and have d ...

  29. Icon Ferry Honored By BMI

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Ferry was honored as a "BMI Icon" at a gala diner in London's Dorchester Hotel tonight. Ferry was added to a list that in recent years has included fellow Brits Ray Davies, Steve Winwood and Peter Gabriel at the 2008 installme ...

  30. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, dies) at the Methodist University Hospital in his hometown of Memphis after battling leukemia. He is 61. 2006 - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock ...

  31. This Day in Music

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Motown legend Smokey Robinson joins the ranks of music stars-turned-radio stars when he dons his own on-air persona on Los Angeles station KCMG (Mega 92.3) with the show "Intimate With Smokey R 2000 - Motown legend Smokey Robinson joins ...

  32. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A bus carrying performers bound for the Denver stop on the Eminem/50 Cent Anger Management tour crashes into two tractor-trailers on I-70 near Odessa, Miss. Among the injured are rapper Stat Qu 2005 - A bus carrying performers bound for the D ...

  33. Tom Petty / May 31, 2008 / Auburn Hills, Mich. (The Palace)

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shortly after finishing "Mary Jane's Last Dance," Tom Petty told a stoked Saturday night crowd in suburban Detroit that "We're gonna have a good time tonight, I promise you." He did not lie. Shortly after finishing &quo ...

  34. Scooter Unseats Madonna On U.K. Album Chart

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 German techno band Scooter scored a big upset on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (May 11), unseating Madonna's "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros.) to debut at No. 1 with "Jumping All Over the World" (All A German techno band Scoo ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - During its second annual benefit concert at the Music Box/Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, the MusiCares MAP Fund, a non-profit organization aimed at helping music industry professionals with 2006 - During its second annual benefit concert a ...

  36. Chart Beat

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Madonna, Tim McGraw, Steve Winwood and more! SWEET VICTORY: Madonna completes her first quarter-century on The Billboard 200 with "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros.), her seventh No. 1 album since she made her debut on this survey t ...

  37. Madonna Leads Busy Billboard 200 With 7th No. 1

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a busy week at the top of the The Billboard 200, with Madonna's "Hard Candy" leading the action at No. 1. It is the artist's seventh chart-topper, the second-most among all female artists -- only It's a busy week a ...

  38. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna gets her groove on with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake, Portishead breaks a decade-plus hiatus, the Roots serve up hip-hop with a hard-hitting punch and Santogold and Robyn put a new spin on Teen rapper Lil Mama's Jive debut, "VYP ...

  39. R&B Briefs: Berklee College of Music, Chanté Moore

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Original Earth, Wind & Fire members Maurice White and Philip Bailey will receive honorary doctor of music degrees at from Boston’s Berklee College of Music during the school’s commencement exercises on May 10. Bailey will also double as com ...

  40. Beck, Wilco, Panic Set For Outside Lands Fest

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus lead the new additions to the lineup for the first Outside Lands festival, which will be held Aug. 22-24 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. As previously rep Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus le ...

  41. Petty Dusts Off Mudcrutch For Album, Tour

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty has revived his pre-Heartbreakers group Mudcrutch for a new album, and will mount a spring tour of California beginning Apr. 12 in Malibu. Tom Petty has revived his pre-Heartbreakers group Mudcrutch for a new album, and will mount a spring ...

  42. DMB, Petty Set For First Mile High Festival

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreak ...

  43. This Day in Music

    March 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The video for the hit Natasha Bedingfield single "Unwritten" premieres on Microsoft Xbox 360, kicking off a year-long partnership between the gaming company and Epic Records. 2006 - The video for the hit Natasha Bedingfield single & ...

  44. Winwood Talks 'Time,' Clapton, Tom Petty Tour

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Steve Winwood came off the road in support of his 2003 album "About Time," the legendary artist had a pretty good idea about the follow-up release. However, the end result of his new album "Nine When Steve Winwood came off the ro ...

  45. Steve Winwood feat. Eric Clapton, "Dirty City"

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Winwood revisits his days with the short-lived Blind Faith supergroup on the first single from forthcoming "Nine Lives," and demonstrates that he's one of few vocalists who refuses to be bowled Steve Winwood revisits his days wi ...

  46. Winwood 'Lives' Again On Columbia

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With his highly anticipated gigs with ex-bandmate Eric Clapton looming this week in New York, Steve Winwood has signed a new deal with Columbia Records. His label debut, "Nine Lives," will arrive Apri With his highly anticipated gigs with ...

  47. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of ...

  48. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" season six winner Jordin Sparks unveils her debut album, Freeway gets back in the mix at Roc-A-Fella, Genesis celebrates its lucrative reunion tour and more in this week's Hot Product. The DVD debut of Nirvana's & ...

  49. Clapton, Winwood Keep The Faith For MSG Shows

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a rare on-stage reunion at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in July, former Blind Faith mates Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood will team for three shows early next year at New York's Madison Square After a rare on-stage reunion at the Crossro ...

  50. Guitar Heroics Captured On Clapton's 'Crossroads' DVD

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has le ...

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