1. Soul Sisters Podcast: Suzanne Vega 30 Years After 'Tom's Diner'

    March 17, 2017 8:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega joined Soul Sisters  one day before her debut at New York's iconic Cafe Carlyle on March 17. The beginning of her seven-show Cafe Carlyle run comes two weeks before the 30th anniversary of her album Solitude Standing  (April 1), wh ...

  2. Chart Beat Podcast: Suzanne Vega on Her New Album, Fall Out Boy & Britney Spears' Covers and Her 'Curious Mind'

    November 02, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 2 The singer-songwriter chats about her trail-blazing career, including her latest chart entry, new album "Lover, Beloved: Songs From an Evening With Carson McCullers." Suzanne Vega 's new album, Lover, Beloved: Songs From an Evening Wi ...

  3. Suzanne Vega Shares Handwritten Letter From Prince

    April 25, 2016 8:22 PM EDT As the music world continues to mourn the Prince 's unexpected death last week, Suzanne Vega has unearthed a handwritten letter written by the music icon complimenting her 1987 hit "Luka." Prince's 'Family' Tree: See ...

  4. Archie Roach Recognized in Queen's Birthday List

    June 08, 2015 3:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Celebrated indigenous singer, songwriter and guitarist Archie Roach was among the musicians recognized in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours list, published on Monday (June 8). Roach, a Gunditjmara Bundjalung man, was made a Member of the Order of Au ...

  5. 10 British Summer Music Festivals You Need to Know About Now

    May 19, 2015 3:34 PM EDT 1.172 k 95 0 Amid Britain's castles, parks and farms, British fans revel in an endless summer of music. Decades before American music fans flocked to Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, the United Kingdom already boasted a thriving and diverse fest ...

  6. Ed Sheeran Snaps a No. 2 Return on Twitter Top Tracks

    May 01, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Britney Spears' "Tom's Diner" debuts and Sia starts in the top 10 with help from Heidi Klum. After Ed Sheeran revealed that “Photograph” is the next single from x , the track bursts to a No. 2 re-entry on the Billboard + Tw ...

  7. This Week In Billboard Chart History: In 1976, The Bee Gees Celebrate With 'Dancing'

    August 25, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week in 38 years ago, the trio led the first Dance Club Songs chart. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Katy Perry, the Notorious B.I.G. and Debbie Gibson Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of B ...

  8. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 30, 2014 9:05 AM EDT In the latest mailbag, a recap of Gaga's best-selling albums, songs and more; Soko's quick Hot 100 run; and your favorite one-word-titled hits As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to ...

  9. Suzanne Vega's Five Favorite Songs

    March 27, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The renowned singer/songwriter picks her top five favorites from her catalog At Billboard, we like to think we know a little bit (and hopefully a lot more) about how to create a songs chart. But, artists themselves have a unique insight into which s ...

  10. Suzanne Vega Talks New Album, Performs Live In Chart Beat Meet & Greet

    March 18, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 1.274 k 64 0 The folk singer/songwriter discusses her new album, 'Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles,' which includes a 50 Cent sample and a Macklemore shout-out "Every time I make an album, the idea is to mix the acoustic guita ...

  11. Suzanne Vega: "Crack In The Wall" (Live)

    Suzanne Vega: "Crack In The Wall" (Live)

    March 18, 2014 1:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega performs "Crack In The Wall" at a Billboard studio session. Crack In The Wall , Suzanne Vega , Billboard , Suzanne Vega Videos Suzanne Vega ...

  12. Suzanne Vega: "I Never Wear White" (Live)

    Suzanne Vega: "I Never Wear White" (Live)

    March 18, 2014 1:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega performs new single "I Never Wear White" at a Billboard studio session. I Never Wear White , Suzanne Vega , Billboard , Suzanne Vega Videos Suzanne Vega ...

  13. Suzanne Vega: "Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain" (Live)

    Suzanne Vega: "Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain" (Live)

    March 18, 2014 1:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega performs "Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain" at a Billboard studio session. Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain , Suzanne Vega , Billboard , Suzanne Vega Videos Suzanne Vega ...

  14. Suzanne Vega Interview: On New Album (& 50 Cent, Macklemore!)

    Suzanne Vega Interview: On New Album (& 50 Cent, Macklemore!)

    March 18, 2014 1:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega discusses new album "Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles" at a Billboard studio session. Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles , Suzanne Vega , Billboard , Suzanne Vega Videos Suzanne Vega ...

  15. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute ...

  16. Inside the Lou Reed Tribute at SXSW: 20-Plus Acts, All-Star House Band to Create 'Austin Meets New York Street Vibe'

    March 07, 2014 9:40 AM EST Spandau Ballet, Lucinda Williams, Suzanne Vega, Sean Lennon, Black Lips are all slated to perform at the first full-scale tribute of Reed, who died in October When Richard Barone was recruited to be part of this year's South By Southwest Mus ...

  17. Suzanne Vega Samples 50 Cent, New Album Coming

    November 20, 2013 1:13 AM EST Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has seen her work sampled by rap artists many times. Now she's showing the inspiration runs both ways. The New Yorker samples 50 Cent's song, "Candy Shop" in a track featured on her upcoming album ...

  18. Lorde First Woman In 17 Years To Top Alternative Songs With 'Royals'

    August 12, 2013 1:05 PM EDT The New Zealand singer/songwriter, just 16, is the first lead solo female to rule the ranking since Tracy Bonham in 1996 (months before Lorde was born) With the aptly-titled "Royals," Lorde becomes the first lead solo female to crown ...

  19. International Songwriting Competition Awards Joshua Hanson the 'Grand Prize'

    May 01, 2013 6:25 AM EDT The International Songwriting Competition has bestowed its highest honor, the Grand Prize, to Idaho native Joshua Hanson for his song “Monsters With Misdemeanors.” In a statement issued today, ISC founder and director Candace Avery explains the ...

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  21. Frank Barsalona, Music Agent Who Revolutionized Concert Business, Dead at 74

    November 25, 2012 8:21 AM EST Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent agency changed the concert business, died early Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, a rep for his family confirmed to Billboard.biz. His passing was first repor ...

  22. Ask Billboard: More Soundtrack Stopgap Hits

    October 30, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Long before Adele's 'Skyfall,' artists have bridged the gap between breakout albums and follow-ups with soundtrack smashes. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, ...

  23. Suzanne Vega Finishing Up 'Close-Up' Series, May Explore Kickstarter

    October 08, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega says that recasting a good chunk of her song catalog -- an exercise she finishes with the new "Close-Up Vol. 4, Songs of Family" -- has "really been a success on a few levels." The New York-based singer-songwriter te ...

  24. Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt On Universal-EMI Deal, Marilyn Manson, the Rise of Indies

    May 03, 2012 12:45 PM EDT The current Cooking Vinyl homege features Marilyn Manson whose new album "Born Villain" is just out. Label founder Martin Goldschmidt says Interscope "dropped the ball" with his last album. Cooking Vinyl, a label founded in 198 ...

  25. Pete Fornatale, Longtime New York Radio DJ, Dead at 66

    April 26, 2012 4:13 PM EDT Longtime New York radio disk jockey and author Pete Fornatale, best known for his long stints on WFUV-FM and WNEW-FM, died Thursday morning at the age of 66. According to New York's Daily News , He suffered a brain hemorrhage on April 15 and ...

  26. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: Ed Sheeran (Exclusive Video)

    April 17, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week, the British singer/songwriter's global hit 'The A Team' reaches a U.S. chart at last. "'The A Team' came from an experience I had when I did a gig at a homeless shelter," says 21-year-old British singer/ ...

  27. Updated: Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives, Including Beyonce, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dozens More

    February 12, 2012 2:47 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death rapidly spread around the globe, Twitter, the Internet and our inboxes filled with tributes, and Billboard.biz has spoken with dozens of people at many pre-Grammy events. Any attempt at a definitive list of ...

  28. Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives Pour In

    February 11, 2012 8:58 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmo ...

  29. Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Is The Biggest Crossover Song of Past 25 Years

    July 14, 2011 12:00 PM EDT "Deep" has depth. With a title like "Rolling in the Deep," Adele's multi-format smash has, fittingly, found a home at a record number of radio formats, cementing its status as, according to Billboard charts, the most widel ...

  30. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorite Charted Odd Couples

    May 20, 2011 3:05 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 [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  31. Israeli Raid On Gaza-Bound Flotilla Draws Mixed Artist Reaction

    June 11, 2010 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the Pixies canceled their first-ever performance in Israel just three days before a scheduled June 9 gig in Tel Aviv, the veteran indie rock band became the latest in a string of acts to call off shows in the Jewish state. The Pixies' deci ...

  32. Business Matters: EMI, Citi, Suzanne Vega, Tunewiki and More

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. Follow Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples on Twitter at twitter.com/billboardglenn . -- The behind-the-scenes dealmaking involved in the EMI a ...

  33. Chart Beat Thursday: Bon Jovi, Jay-Z, Bad Lieutenant

    November 19, 2009 2:51 PM EST 0 0 0 BORN TO LEAD, NOT FOLLOW: Bon Jovi collects its fourth No. 1 and 10th top 10 on the Billboard 200, as "The Circle" rolls in at the summit. The set also starts atop Rock Albums and Digital Albums. With its last Billboard 200 entry, "Lo ...

  34. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, wi ...

  35. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2006 - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2005 - Prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist Lalo Guerrero, known as the "Father of C ...

  36. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David L ...

  37. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hay ...

  38. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  39. Victimless 'Crime'

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega's literary folk-pop ballads have gone six years without a new batch, a wait that finally comes to an end this week with "Beauty & Crime," the first fruit of Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne ...

  40. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Chemical Brothers keep the party going on an album that is already No. 1 in their U.K. homeland, Suzanne Vega salutes New York on her first project in six years, Charles Mingus lives again on a mu The first new Meat Puppets album with both Kirkw ...

  41. Bentley Steps Into Second Life For Live Performance

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dierks Bentley will become the first country star in the four-year history of Second Life to stream a live concert performance to the virtual community's nearly 7 million residents. Other artists who have appeared on Second Life include Suzan ...

  42. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2006 - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2005 - Prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist Lalo Guerrero, known as the "Father of C ...

  43. First Acts Confirmed for CMJ Music Marathon

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Keys, Deerhoof, Joseph Arthur, Blue Cheer, Portastatic, Suzanne Vega, Keren Ann, Hot Chip, the Slits and Madlib are among the first batch of artists confirmed for the annual CMJ Music Marath The Black Keys, Deerhoof, Joseph Arthur, Blue Ch ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Suzanne Vega, Siren Fest, Wolf Parade

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Suzanne Vega, Siren Fest, Wolf Parade Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega has signed a new deal with Blue Note, which is eyeing a spring 2007 release for her label debut. It will be the follow-up to her 2001 album "Songs in Red and Gray,&quo ...

  45. Vega Signs With Blue Note

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label debut expected in spring 2007. Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega has signed a new deal with Blue Note, which is eyeing a spring 2007 release for her label debut. It will be the follow-up to her 2001 album "Songs in Red and Gray," her ...

  46. Memories Of Montreux

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June 30-July 15, Billboard asked musicians and executives for their memories of Montreux and its illustrious founder, Claude Nobs. As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June ...

  47. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>More than a quarter-century after its release as a double album of amplified noise and feedback, former Velvet Underground leader Lou Reed's "Metal Machine Music" gets its first live per 2005 - Prolific singe ...

  48. New Pantheon Awards Rescheduled For March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped to an as-yet-undetermined date in March. Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the ina ...

  49. New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen. The list includes albums by Animal Collective, Antony and the Johnsons, Fiona Apple, the Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Death Cab For The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon ...

  50. Mitchell Tribute To Benefit Music Education

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ben Folds, Joe Jackson, Suzanne Vega, Lori Anderson, Neil Sedaka and former Destiny's Child vocalist Michelle Williams have signed on for a Feb. 1 concert in tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Jon Ben Folds, Joe Jackson, Suzanne Vega, Lori ...

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