1. 14 Hot Bonnaroo Cameos And Covers From Saturday

    June 13, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Check out these fourteen great covers, quotes, and cameos from Bonnaroo's hot action on Saturday (June 12). Weezer rocked Lady Gaga, Jay-Z gave a shout out to Stevie Wonder and Jack White , Norah Jones took on Johnny Cash, and more. Bonnaroo Ma ...

  2. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder Run The Farm At Bonnaroo 2010

    June 13, 2010 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z ran the farm in Manchester, Tenn. last night running through a blazing 90-minute set on the main stage of Bonnaroo, redeeming Kanye West 's 2008 sunrise special and hip-hop's checkered festival past. Jay's set, though devoid of ...

  3. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder Run The Farm At Bonnaroo 2010

    June 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z ran the farm in Manchester, Tenn. last night running through a blazing 90-minute set on the main stage of Bonnaroo, redeeming Kanye West's 2008 sunrise special and hip-hop's checkered festival past. Jay's set, though devoid of ...

  4. Paul McCartney Sings with President Obama & Kevin Jonas, Serenades First Lady

    June 03, 2010 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 President Barack Obama and Paul McCartney sang "Hey Jude" Wednesday night with Kevin Jonas, Jack White , Faith Hill , Dave Grohl , Stevie Wonder and a host of other names at the White House, where the former Beatle received the Library of ...

  5. Paul McCartney Ready For White House Gig

    June 02, 2010 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 After all those hits along the long and winding road to fame, you'd think nothing would fluster Paul McCartney . Think again. Sir Paul confessed he was "slightly nervous" in the leadup to Wednesday's big concert at the White Hous ...

  6. Dr. Dre To Be Honored By ASCAP

    June 02, 2010 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop pioneer Dr. Dre will be presented with the ASCAP Founders Award during the organization's 23rd annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The ceremony-which will also honor the songwriters and publishers of 2009's most performed ASCAP ...

  7. 20/20 'Vision': Mariah Marks Milestone

    June 02, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty years ago today, Mariah Carey wrote the first chapter in what has become one of the most exceptional Billboard chart discographies. Carey's debut single, "Vision of Love," entered the Billboard Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song ...

  8. Gorillaz Replaces U2 At Glastonbury

    May 26, 2010 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gorillaz has stepped in to replace U2 at Glastonbury festival. Damon Albarn's animated pop act will make its only U.K. festival appearance this summer at Glastonbury on the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 25. U2 has pulled out because of a seriou ...

  9. Jonas Brothers, Other Stars To Honor Paul McCartney

    May 24, 2010 7:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Jonas Brothers , Faith Hill, Stevie Wonder and Jerry Seinfeld are among an all-star lineup that will honor Paul McCartney next month at the White House. McCartney will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congres ...

  10. Chart Beat Thursday: Usher, will.i.am, B.o.B

    May 06, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 'OMG,' FYI: Usher adds to his already impressive Billboard Hot 100 history, as "OMG," featuring will.i.am , flies 6-1. With the coronation, Usher ties for ninth-place among artists with the most leaders in the chart's almost ...

  11. Melissa Etheridge Joins Hard Rock Calling Line-Up

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Rumer and Diane Birch have been confirmed for the Pepsi Max Stage at Hard Rock Calling in London's Hyde Park on June 26. As previously reported, Stevie Wonder will headline the 50 ...

  12. 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, ...

  13. Justin Bieber Tops Album Chart, Pete Wentz Talks Fall Out Boy Fate

    March 31, 2010 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to by Fuse and Billboard.com, Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" will top the Billboard 200 this week after selling 280,000 copies, making the 16 year-old the youngest solo male artist to reach No. 1 ...

  14. Chart Beat Wednesday: Crash Kings, Carrie Underwood, STP

    March 31, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 ALTERNATIVE KINGS: Crash Kings complete a 20-week climb to the summit of Alternative Songs, as their first chart entry, "Mountain Man," hikes 2-1. The band crowns the chart with its introductory track less than two months after Phoenix rei ...

  15. Justin Bieber Tops Billboard 200 With 'My World 2.0'

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "My World 2.0," after shifting 283,000 copies in its first week. It's the teenager's second album and first No. 1. His first set, "My World," debute ...

  16. 'American Idol' Recap: Idols Take on Billboard No. 1s

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wooo! Billboard No. 1s is the theme this week! The "AI" behind-the-scenes people have been running around our offices this week -- alas, no Miley Cyrus sightings, though. Let's get to it. Oh wait, let's get to it after 10 minutes ...

  17. Elton John, Lady Gaga To Join Sting At Rainforest Fund Concert

    March 23, 2010 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ting , Elton John , Lady Gaga and Dame Shirley Bassey will perform together at Carnegie Hall, as part of the bi-annual Rainforest Fund benefit concert on May 13. The event will mark the 21st birthday of the charitable organization founded by Sting ...

  18. Stevie Wonder To Headline Hard Rock Calling

    March 23, 2010 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder will headline the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 26. The supporting bill for the 50,000-capacity show includes Jamiroquai , James Morrison and Corinne Bailey Rae . Stevie Wonder has also been tipped to pl ...

  19. Stevie Wonder To Headline Hard Rock Calling

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder will headline the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 26. The supporting bill for the 50,000-capacity show includes Jamiroquai, James Morrison and Corinne Bailey Rae. Stevie Wonder has also been tipped to pl ...

  20. SXSW Kicks Off With All-Star Country-Blues Jam

    March 17, 2010 12:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 A day before its official start, this year's South By Southwest festivities got rolling on Tuesday (March 16) with an all-star country-rock and blues bash at La Zona Rosa celebrating Asleep at the Wheel leader and Texas music icon Ray Benson� ...

  21. Usher: The Billboard Cover Story

    March 09, 2010 4:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Usher and his creative team began tossing around ideas for his next album, they had one goal in mind: to get his swagger back. "I had checked out," the singer acknowledges. "I went all the way into being super husband and super dad, t ...

  22. Oscar Winners On The Hot 100

    March 09, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 "Crazy Heart" emerged victorious at Sunday's (March 7) 82nd Annual Academy Awards. While lead character Jeff Bridges was anointed Best Actor, the film's theme likewise produced a coveted Oscar statue, as Ryan Bingham 's &quo ...

  23. Producer Rob Fusari Dishes on Lady Gaga, Beyoncé

    February 24, 2010 3:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Amid the high-gloss mix of teen-pop Cyranos, R&B blue-chippers and top 40 auteurs on Billboard's Top 10 Songwriters list (see page 14), only one name prompted sheepish shrugs and subsequent Googling in the Billboard offices. Lady Gaga ' ...

  24. Chart Beat Thursday: A Whole New 'World'

    February 18, 2010 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 AS 'THE WORLD' RETURNS: Cue Bowling for Soup 's "1985." (Literally, you can, to the left). 25 years after the original version by USA for Africa spent four weeks at No. 1, "We Are the World 25: For Haiti," credited ...

  25. Billboard.biz Q&A: Bonnaroo's Jonathan Mayers

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., which will tee up its ninth edition June 10-13, has become the top grossing festival in North America and one of the biggest musical events in the world. On Tuesday, the Bonnaroo lineup was announc ...

  26. Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah Play White House Concert

    February 10, 2010 10:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Crediting civil rights-era protest songs and their spiritual predecessors for his election, President Barack Obama on Tuesday sat in the East Room of his White House and listened to an all-star lineup of performers pay tribute to the music that he s ...

  27. Ellen DeGeneres Is Firm, Funny On 'American Idol' Debut

    February 10, 2010 12:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her debut as the new "American Idol" judge in impressive fashion on Tuesday night (Feb. 9), bringing a healthy dose of honest critiques and well-timed punchlines to the first night of Hollywood auditions. Before ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Super Bowl Ads Tap KISS, Beyonce, Cheap Trick, T-Pain

    February 08, 2010 10:28 AM EST 0 0 0 In between the New Orleans Saints winning the Super Bowl last year and the Who rocking the big halftime show , a few good commercials featured quality music or cameos by our favorite artists in 2010. Check out some of the best music-related ads belo ...

  30. Super Bowl Ad Wrap: Kiss, Stevie Wonder, T-Pain and More

    February 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 2010 Super Bowl and the year's biggest TV advertising platform are officially in the books. This year's ads featured a handful of recording artists including Kiss, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder and T-Pain (videos below), among others. For t ...

  31. Videos of the Week: Ke$ha Goes To Hollywood, Snooki Meets Phoenix, Nirvana Plays Twister

    February 05, 2010 3:32 PM EST 0 0 0 In this week's top videos that had people buzzing, Ke$ha vandalized -- or at least pretended to -- the sacred Hollywood sign, "Jersey Shore" star Snooki gave us priceless moments at the Grammys, Nirvana played Twister, New Kids on the ...

  32. Video: Nick Jonas Discusses "Who I Am"

    February 03, 2010 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 "It was really this new sound that I was finding from some of my inspirations like Elvis Costello , Prince , Stevie Wonder -- all the guys I really admire," Nick Jonas says of the "heart and soul sound" he was going for on his ne ...

  33. Stevie Wonder May Headline Glastonbury Fest

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Stevie Wonder and alt-rock band Muse could join U2 as the headline acts at the 2010 Glastonbury Festival this summer. Organizer Michael Eavis discussed the acts to play the 40th anniversary event, held on June 23-27, during a session at the Event ...

  34. Quincy Jones Gathers Stars For 'We Are The World' Haiti Session

    February 01, 2010 10:15 PM EST 0 0 0 More than 75 mega-stars gathered Monday to re-record the 1985 charity anthem "We are the World" in the same Hollywood recording studio where the original was cut 25 years ago. Pink , Celine Dion , Natalie Cole , the Jonas Brothers , Kanye ...

  35. 'Hope For Haiti Now' Tops U.K. Chart

    February 01, 2010 8:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Owl City 's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) started a second week as the U.K.'s favorite single, as Paolo Nutini 's "Sunny Side Up" (Atlantic/Warner Music) returned to No. 1 on the artist album chart. But perhaps th ...

  36. Ask Billboard: ''Taking Peaks," Nos. 100-1

    January 29, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TALKING PEAKS, 100 TO 1 Gary, Bra ...

  37. Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli To Sing For Haiti At Grammys

    January 27, 2010 4:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer Mary J. Blige and Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" at the Grammy awards on Sunday to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Grammy organizers said on W ...

  38. Everything Breaks Open For Matt Morris

    January 22, 2010 5:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Matt Morris is one of those new guys on the scene who's actually been around longer than you might remember. Now bearded and tattooed, the 30-year-old singer/songwriter got his start as a pre-teen on Disney's "The New Mickey Mouse Clu ...

  39. Susan Boyle May Retake Top Spot On Billboard 200

    January 22, 2010 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 S usan Boyle 's "I Dreamed a Dream" may make a return engagement at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week, as industry prognosticators suggest her set could sell around 80,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, Jan. 24. The set is re ...

  40. Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; Leonardo DiCaprio Gives $1M

    January 22, 2010 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday's multi-network "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, and Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and former President Bill Clinton are among the participants. A statement r ...

  41. Springsteen, Jay-Z, Urban Join Haiti Telethon

    January 20, 2010 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 The music world's top stars are signing on for Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon. Bruce Springsteen , Jay-Z , Taylor Swift , Justin Timberlake , Keith Urban and Alicia Keys are just a few of the performers who will be featured, ...

  42. Mary J. Blige Confirmed For 2010 Essence Music Fest

    January 12, 2010 11:29 AM EST 0 0 0 M ary J. Blige will return to New Orleans as this year as a headlining performer and official spokesperson of the annual Essence Music Festival, set for the weekend of July 2. Blige will be joining other entertainers, including artists, speakers, au ...

  43. Billboard Bits: The Smiths, Paula Abdul, Michael Bublé, LeToya and more

    January 11, 2010 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Brooklyn fans of The Smiths got a special treat over the weekend, when the band's original bassist, Andy Rourke, hopped on stage at the Bell House an ...

  44. Nick Jonas Balancing Brothers With Solo Band, Tour

    December 22, 2009 9:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Nick Jonas says his new band, the Administration, allows him to "explore a little more of my roots as an artist and musician" and play songs that he "didn't think were necessarily right for the Jonas Brothers sound." "W ...

  45. 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: ...

  46. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Stevie Wonder, Slum Village, Queen Emily

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST --Stevie Wonder will host the Jonas Brothers, Robin Thicke, Charlie Wilson and Mary Mary at his 14th annual House Full of Toys benefit concert. The concert takes place Dec. 12 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Wonder is a Grammy Award nominee i ...

  47. Jingle Bell Rock ... And Pop ... And R&B ... And Country ...

    December 08, 2009 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Holiday Songs chart ranks airplay of seasonal tracks on U.S. adult contemporary radio. Because a hefty 75% of the format switches to all-holiday programming by Thanksgiving each year, the format's airplay effectively serves as ...

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