1. Cher, Jennifer Hudson, Russell Simmons Among Celebs Backing Ban On Dolphin Hunt

    February 05, 2014 11:42 PM EST 0 0 0 A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement until Japan bans the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the fishing town of Taiji. Backing the effort are Oscar-winn ...

  2. Hollywood Stars Join Kelly Clarkson's Holiday Special

    November 20, 2013 11:26 PM EST 0 0 0 NBC says Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and William Shatner are among those joining Kelly Clarkson's holiday special. The special, titled "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale," is also set to include country stars B ...

  3. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog- ...

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  5. Johnny Winter Eying All-Star Guitarists for 'Roots' Sequel

    August 03, 2012 7:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Winter plans on staying true to his "Roots" for his next album. After scoring raves for last year's "Roots" albums, which featured 11 blues staples recorded with guests such as Winter's younger brother Edgar alon ...

  6. Juno Awards: Feist, Michael Buble Win Big in Canada

    April 02, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Christmas album by Michael Bublé took home Album of the Year; Hedley broke its Susan Lucci losing streak; Martin Solveig & Dragonette's "Hello" beat Deadmau5 for Dance Recording; Feist was named Artist of the Year; Canadian' ...

  7. Feist, Michael Buble, Sheepdogs Top Canada's Juno Awards

    April 02, 2012 9:10 AM EDT William Shatner, who hosted this year's Juno awards, performed a spoken word medley and strapped on a Les Paul that he never actually strumed. (CARAS/iPhoto) A Christmas album by Michael Bublé took home Album of the Year; Hedley broke its Sus ...

  8. Drake, Feist, Nickelback Lead 2012 Juno Award Nominations

    February 07, 2012 1:16 PM EST Nickelback, Drake, Hedley, Feist, Dan Mangan, and City and Colour are the top nominees for the 2012 Juno Awards with four apiece, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) revealed during a press conference in Toronto this mornin ...

  9. William Shatner Boldly Talks Broadway, Music & 'Tambourine' Debacle

    February 02, 2012 8:40 PM EST 0 0 0 The incomparable William Shatner is coming to Broadway in mid-February with his one man show wonderfully titled "Shatner's World: We Just Live In It." The octogenarian (nearing 81) "Star Trek" captain and veteran TV actor ta ...

  10. Items From Michael Jackson's Final Home Fetch $1M at Auction

    December 19, 2011 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 The contents of the home where Michael Jackson lived with his three children just before his death have sold for nearly $1 million at auction. Darren Julien, president of Julien's Auctions, was unable to provide a more specific figure as he con ...

  11. CMT Awards: Hank Jr. Walks Off, as 5 Stars Honored

    November 30, 2011 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley fully endorses the format of the CMT Artists of the Year celebration. Paisley was one of five country music stars honored Tuesday night during a taping of the second annual event, joining Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and ...

  12. Peter Frampton Talks Anniversary Tour, William Shatner Collaboration

    May 29, 2011 11:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 P eter Frampton says "Frampton Comes Alive," which turns 35 this year, "seems like a long time ago" in his life for a variety of reasons. "I get these 12-year-old, up-and-coming guitar players on Facebook or at the shows who ...

  13. Johnny Winter Taps All-Star Lineup for 'Roots' Album

    April 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It should be no surprise that Johnny Winter 's next album finds him playing the blues. But on "Roots," due out later this year, he's playing other people's blues. The veteran guitarist, singer and bandleader's first stu ...

  14. Cee Lo's 'Lady Killer' Inspiration: James Bond and Austin Powers

    November 10, 2010 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As he rolls out his third solo album , "The Lady Killer," Cee Lo Green is already eyeballing the future of his other musical concerts. Green tells Billboard.com that there will "absolutely" be a third Gnarls Barkley album, though ...

  15. William Shatner Covers Cee Lo's 'F**k You' on 'Lopez Tonight'

    November 05, 2010 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 We've seen our fair share of Cee Lo Green covers recently, but without a doubt, William Shatner's is the best. Captain Kirk, who's still kicking it at 79 years old, took to George Lopez's stage on Wednesday (Nov. 3) to say " ...

  16. Ben Folds Teams with Author Nick Hornby for New Album

    September 02, 2010 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 B en Folds says that an "instinct to collaborate and make music with people who aren't necessarily musicians" led to "Lonely Avenue," an teaming with Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and author Nick Hornby that's du ...

  17. Videos of the Week: Green Day's Broadway Surprise, B.o.B. on Ellen, Biz Markie Salutes Earth Day

    April 23, 2010 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Green Day gives "American Idiot" Broadway fans a special treat, Lauryn Hill hints at new music, B.o.B . stops by Ellen, Biz Markie salutes Earth Day, Lin Yu Chun (a.k.a. Taiwan&# ...

  18. This Day in Music

    December 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Transformed Man," which finds the venerable Capt. Kirk reading poetry over ultra-serious musical accompaniment and covering such contemporary cl 2004 - Actor William Shatner' ...

  19. TV Briefs: Nelson, Flav, Benatar

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST * Comedy Central will roast Willie Nelson as part of the cable channel's recurring special that lovingly taunts the rich and famous -- previous "victims" have included Flavor Flav, Pamela Anderson and William Shatner. The "Come ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Transformed Man," which finds the venerable Capt. Kirk reading poetry over ultra-serious musical accompaniment and covering such contemporary cl 2004 - Actor William Shatner' ...

  21. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly ...

  22. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  23. This Day in Music

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Garth Brooks is named country artist of the year at the 1998 Billboard Music Awards.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Tran ...

  24. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  25. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  26. 20OnTV

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 15-21, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 15 “The Early Show,” CBS Featured artist(s): Harry Connick Jr. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Kanye West, Stomp (also scheduled: Howie Mandel). “The View,” ABC Fe ...

  27. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  28. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  29. This Day in Music

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Garth Brooks is named country artist of the year at the 1998 Billboard Music Awards.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Tran ...

  30. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

  31. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volum ...

  32. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra ...

  33. Emmys Have A New Beat With 'Idol' Package

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Call it a contest within a kudo-cast. In an effort to add some pizzazz to the Sept. 18 Primetime Emmy Awards telecast, producers plan to stage an "Emmy Idol" competition that calls for stars ranging f Call it a contest within a kudo-cast. ...

  34. Paisley's 'Time' Has Come

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When it comes to country music concerts, cowboy hats are usually the headgear of choice. However, lately when Brad Paisley looks out from the stage, he sees a lot of lampshades -- thanks to his hit sing ...

  35. Posies' Auer Making Plans For 'Demise'

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Auer has had a busy year. He's currently touring Europe as co-frontman of the Posies, whose first album in seven years... Jon Auer has had a busy year. He's currently touring Europe as co-frontman of the Posies, whose first album in se ...

  36. Folds Saves Songs For 'Silverman'

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The fruit of the latter endeavor will emerge as "Songs for Silverman" April 26 via Epic. Since the release of 2001's "Rockin' the Suburbs," Ben Folds has toured various parts of the world time and time again, collaborat ...

  37. The Futurist

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Robert Downey Jr. joins the actors who raised eyebrows this year by stepping out as a recording artist (William Shatner notwithstanding). Robert Downey Jr. joins the actors who raised eyebrows this year by stepping out as a recording artist (William ...

  38. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 6-12)

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 6-12, 2004). THE BEST OF THE BEST: You may see this as self-serving promotion, but I see it as simple facts. Billboard's charts are based on Nielsen SoundScan data of actual sales and a ...

  39. Hot Product

    December 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from prolific rapper Ludacris, "Red Light District" (Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam). Concert DVDs from the White Stripes ("Under Blackpool Lights," ...

  40. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week - Nov. 8-13

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 8-13, 2004). A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: The don't call it "country music's biggest night" for nuthin'... On Tuesday, just about anyone who is anyone in country music righ ...

  41. Shatner's 'Transformed Man' Reborn

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Transformed Man" will be reissued Dec. 7 by Geffen. Actor William Shatner's infamous 1968 album "The Transformed Man" will be reissued Dec. 7 by Geffen. The set, which fe ...

  42. Words & Music

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT William Shatner has again teamed with alt-rock piano man Ben Folds to go where no artist has gone before with his Oct. 5 Shout Factory album, "Has Been." Read Jim Bessman's column. William Shatner has again teamed with alt-rock pian ...

  43. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Usher, Alicia Keys, Ciara, "Shark Tale," William Shatner and Minnie Driver. WILL 'BOO' SCARE 'GOODIES'?: It's almost a certainty that "My Boo" (LaFace) b ...

  44. Cash Tribute Added To CMA Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take part in a tribute to Johnny Cash during the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Set for Nov Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, ...

  45. Paisley Enjoys His 'Celebrity' Status

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The view from the top can be quite sweet. Just ask Brad Paisley. Fueled by hit single "Celebrity" and a slot on Brooks & Dunn's successful Neon Circus & Wild West Show tour, Paisl ...

  46. Folds Preps Three EPs, Teams With Shatner

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having tired of the big publicity machine that is the major record label world, Ben Folds tells Billboard.com the recent downturn in the record industry is allowing him to release three five-song EPs Having tired of the big publicity machine that is ...

  47. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boon ...

  48. 48TunesOnTV

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 25 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: John Leguiza ...

  49. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill ...

  50. Liza Reality Show Leads New VH1 Slate

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Liza Minnelli and new husband, David Gest, will be staging a "Cabaret" at their house -- and you're invited. Trying to imitate the ratings magic of sister channel MTV's "The Osbournes," VH1 is offerin Liza Minnelli and ...

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