1. Barclays Center vs. Madison Square Garden: New York's Latest Rivalry Heats Up

    April 18, 2014 12:30 PM EDT Now that MSG is back in business, the rivalry between Manhattan's premier arena space and Brooklyn's upstart concert venue is getting hotter by the New York minute. This story first appeared in the May 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter m ...

  2. Staples Center Reports Record Year for Concerts

    December 16, 2013 6:45 AM EST Sold-out, multiple-night stands by the likes of One Direction, Taylor Swift and Depeche Mode have made 2013 an unprecedented year for concerts at Staples Center. The 14-year-old venue in downtown Los Angeles, owned and operated by AEG, hosted 53 c ...

  3. Andy Johns, Producer/Engineer for Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, More, Dead at 61 (Updated)

    April 07, 2013 8:01 PM EDT 
Andy Johns, the veteran producer and engineer who worked on classic albums by Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen and many others, has died at the age of 61. The news was confirmed to Billboard.biz by guitarist Stacy B ...

  4. Irving Azoff's Resignation Comes With Tax Benefits, Non-Compete Carve-Outs

    December 31, 2012 10:54 PM EST The paths of the Bush tax cuts and the man who topped Billboard's Power 100 crossed on December 31, 2012: Irving Azoff's resignation from Live Nation gave him cash, stock, the right to manage certain artists such as the Eagles and engage ...

  5. Irving Azoff Steps Down from Live Nation

    December 31, 2012 4:08 PM EST Irving Azoff, chairman of Live Nation Entertainment and no. 1 on Billboard's Power 100 list earlier this year, will leave the company effective immediately, Billboard.biz has confirmed. In conjunction with the change, Liberty Media Corporatio ...

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  7. Jeffrey Azoff, Son of Irving, Joins CAA as Music Agent

    October 10, 2012 7:55 PM EDT Music manager Jeffrey Azoff is joining talent agency CAA, where he will work as a music agent. He will start with the agency on Oct. 22. Register today for the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards November 7-8 in New York City and Save $50. ( ...

  8. The Beat 9/4: Made in America Festival, Eddie Van Halen's Surgery

    The Beat 9/4: Made in America Festival, Eddie Van Halen's Surgery

    September 04, 2012 6:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/4: Made in America Festival, Eddie Van Halen's Surgery jonathan brooks , prince , Jay-z , eddie van halen , Billboard , van halen , Queensryche , made in america festival , The Beat , Eddie Van Halen Videos Eddie Van Halen Billboard ...

  9. Ahead of Summer Olympics, London's O2 Leads Midyear Recaps

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT As the live entertainment business continues to gain its footing, arenas across the world experienced a successful first half of the year with top-grossing tours by Roger Waters, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Pri ...

  10. Madison Square Garden Acquires L.A. Forum

    June 27, 2012 8:51 AM EDT The owners of New York's famed Madison Square Garden on Tuesday added the Los Angeles Lakers' old stomping grounds, the Fabulous Forum, to its stable of entertainment properties in a $23.5 million deal. The Madison Square Garden Co. will ...

  11. Van Halen 'Bit Off More Than We Could Chew' with Tour, says Eddie

    June 13, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist explains postponed tour dates in new interview After Van Halen abruptly decided to postpone more than 30 dates on its North American tour, fans speculated that the infighting that had historically plagued the band was back. The band insist ...

  12. Madonna's Free Pass for Quebec Concert Site Draws Controversy

    March 14, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Officials for Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham has relaxed its rule about for-profit concerts on the park grounds and made an exception for Madonna. Madonna Announces 2012 World Tour Dates -- Her Biggest Tour Yet Live Nation Entertain ...

  13. Madonna's Free Pass for Quebec Concert Site Draws Controversy

    March 14, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Officials for Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham has relaxed its rule about for-profit concerts on the park grounds and made an exception for Madonna . Live Nation Entertainment will present her concert September 1, and according to the G ...

  14. Billboard Power 100: Steve Berman

    January 26, 2012 11:24 PM EST No. 96 Steve Berman Vice Chairman Interscope Records Twitter: @Interscope High-Profile Projects... Steve Berman has been with the label since its inception in 1991, and under Jimmy Iovine (see No. 10) leads the day-to-day marketing and sales charg ...

  15. Australia's Soundwave Revolution Tour Canceled After Unnamed Headliner Pulls Out

    August 10, 2011 2:20 PM EDT Australia's inaugural Soundwave Revolution tour, featuring Van Halen, Alice Cooper and Bad Religion, was abruptly canceled this week. The brainchild of promoter AJ Maddah, the five-city tour was intended to kick off next month. However, news ...

  16. Azoff, Gould To Co-Manage GNR, Axl Rose

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and Andy Gould, according to a statement from Rose on the band's Web site. Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represent ...

  17. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead Rock Hall's '07 Class

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into th Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Hale ...

  18. Van Halen, R.E.M. Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (March ...

  19. Chart Beat Chat

    May 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the 4 “Ws” in country, discrepancies in methodology, Rihanna and some of the biggest climbs yet this year. JOURNALISM 101 Hi Fred, I've always enjoyed your column and wanted to drop you a line to point out a chart oddity on the H ...

  20. Hagar Happy Without Van Halen On Summer Tour

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sammy Hagar has titled his latest tour "The Tequila Made Me Do It." And his fans are hoping he keeps the bottle open. Sammy Hagar has titled his latest tour "The Tequila Made Me Do It." And his fans are hoping he keeps the bottle ...

  21. Top Rock Acts Bequeath To Benefit Auction

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists on its third studio album, "Heart It on the X." The set is due March 22 as the first release in a new deal with Telar Memorabilia from Madonna, Pearl Jam, S ...

  22. Ask Billboard

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michael Jackson, George Michael and Van Halen. ULTIMATE MJ Dear Keith I was wondering if Michael Jackson will really release his box set in September, and if not, when? Thanks, Victor Hi Victor, ...

  23. Podell Exits Evolution, Starts New Firm

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New roster includes Alice Cooper and Van Halen. New roster includes Alice Cooper and Van Halen. News Van Halen , Alice Cooper ...

  24. Norah, Alicia Hit New Shipment Heights

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen, Usher also among RIAA May certs. Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note release, "Feels Like Home," was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA in May for shipments of 4 million units. Jones' debut, "Come Away With M ...

  25. David Lee Roth Sues Van Halen

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Lee Roth has filed suit against Warner Bros. Records and his former bandmates in Van Halen, claiming he was underpaid royalties, Billboard Bulletin reports. According to the suit -- filed Wednes David Lee Roth has filed suit against Warner Bro ...

  26. 37ask

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Rod Stewart, Van Halen, and Madonna. STANDARD STEWART Hello Keith, I heard that Rod Stewart's next CD, his first for J Records, is supposed to be a collection of standards from the 1920s � ...

  27. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Weekly chart facts--exclusive to Billboard.com. YOU'VE GOT MALE: "Angel" (MCA) is the fifth song to advance to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 2001, and all five have been by male artists. The Shaggy and Rayvon track follows chart-t ...

  28. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a On "More Teachings," ...

  29. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a wi On "More Teachings,&quo ...