1. Ask Billboard: MAGIC!'s 'Rude' Revives Reggae

    June 15, 2014 9:05 AM EDT The band's hit is the latest in a long line of reggae top 10s. Plus, Maroon 5's career sales and Father's Day music fun facts As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboa ...

  2. Colorado Symphony To Play 'Classically Cannabis’ Concerts

    May 05, 2014 4:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Colorado Symphony Orchestra has announced it will play a series of "cannabis-friendly" fundraising concerts sponsored by the state's burgeoning pot industry. The state's only full-time professional orchestra hopes the unusual ...

  3. Bubbling Under: Will Hoge Makes 'Strong' Start

    August 23, 2013 10:37 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Will Hoge, Andra Day, Martin Garrix and Schoolboy Q. Will Hoge Will Hoge makes ...

  4. Ziggy Marley On 'In Concert,' Working on 'One Man' Studio Album

    December 18, 2012 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 With his first live album about to be released, Ziggy Marley is already back in the studio, working on songs for his next album. "I'm thinking about putting a record out next year, but I'm not sure if I'm gonna make that," M ...

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  6. Don Was On Blue Note's 'Radical' Spotify App, OpenEMI, Revitalizing Label at FutureSound Keynote

    November 16, 2012 10:10 AM EST Was, Not Was: Don Was (left) being interviewed by Steve Jang: Co-Founder/CEO, Soundtracking at Billboard's FutureSound Conference. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Blue Note Records president Don Was told San Francisco technologists that the label' ...

  7. Chart Highlights: Aerosmith Returns To AC Chart

    October 29, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The group charts its first entry on the tally since 1998 - while one of its classics receives a Latin makeover. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and deb ...

  8. Darren Criss Covers Bob Dylan's 'New Morning': Watch

    April 20, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Darren Criss and brother Chuck, of indie band Freelance Whales , teamed up last fall to record a cover of Bob Dylan's "New Morning" for Amnesty International's "Chimes of Freedom" tribute album. A music video for the co ...

  9. 'Marley' Documentary Eyes 4/20 Release

    March 15, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Magnolia Pictures has set the not-so-surprising release date of April 20 for the documentary "Marley" - more commonly referred to as 4/20 - but director Kevin Macdonald has already plotted the bonus material for the DVD package. The two ho ...

  10. Bob Marley Documentary Gets an April Release, DVD Release Gets Plenty of Bonus Material

    March 15, 2012 11:50 AM EDT Phil Gallo, Austin, Texas Magnolia Pictures has set the not-so-surprising release date of April 20 for the documentary "Marley" - more commonly referred to as 4/20 - but director Kevin Macdonald has already plotted the bonus material for ...

  11. Freshman Haze: Allen Stone

    October 03, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Buzz is forming around rising soul singer Allen Stone . He's drawn the inevitable comparisons to Stevie Wonder and Justin Timberlake . With his unconventional look -- long, curly hairy and glasses -- and smooth falsetto, he reminds us more of a ...

  12. Ziggy Marley Celebrates Bob Marley's Legacy at Grammy Museum

    May 11, 2011 5:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Gibson guitar Bob Marley played throughout the 1970s, and was famously photographed for a Rolling Stone cover in 1976, has made its first journey out of Jamaica since his death in 1981. Ziggy Marley hand-delivered the guitar Tuesday (May 10) to ...

  13. Jimmy Fallon Celebrates Bob Marley Week with Ziggy Marley, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Others

    May 03, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Ziggy Marley, Chris Cornell, Jennifer Hudson, Jakob Dylan and Lenny Kravitz will pay tribute to Bob Marley on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week. The tribute to Marley, which begins May 9, honors the 30th anniversary of ...

  14. Ziggy Marley Letter: Why 4/20 Matters

    April 20, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article As 4/20 is celebrated today, Ziggy Marley, musician and eldest son of reggae pioneer Bob Marley, shares exclusively with Billboard.com what the cannabis-centered holiday means to him. Read his open letter, which sheds light on 4/20 ...

  15. Ziggy Marley to Release 'Wild and Free' Album June 14

    April 11, 2011 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 After taking on children's music on 2009's "Family Time," Ziggy Marley returns to his regular musical path with "Wild and Free," due out June 14 on his family's Tuff Gong Worldwide label. "I really enjoyed � ...

  16. Hot Tours: The X Factor Live, The Pop Festival, Lady Gaga

    April 08, 2011 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Earning the No. 1 spot on this week's Hot Tours rankings is The X Factor Live tour featuring finalists from the seventh season of the popular U.K. television talent show that aired during the fall of 2010. Leading the list of performers on the ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Slash Talks GN'R Reunion Chances, Robyn Disses Katy Perry?

    February 04, 2011 6:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Slash Would Consider GN'R Reunion with Axl Rose Apology Slash says that he would consider re-joining Guns N' Roses 15 years after he left the band -- but not wi ...

  18. Brian Wilson Reaches Back For 'Gershwin' Project

    August 06, 2010 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 2004, Brian Wilson scored a critical and commercial victory by releasing a completed version of "Smile," the legendary "Pet Sounds" follow-up he'd originally begun work on in 1966. Six years later, the Beach Boys mastermi ...

  19. Coachella, John Lennon's Acid, Jack Johnson

    April 19, 2010 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com , Coachella gets positive reviews, John Lennon 's LSD is found buried in the garden and Jack Johnson kicks off his Kokua Festival this Friday (April 23). Peopl ...

  20. Filmed Concerts Come To iTunes In Live Nation Deal

    November 24, 2009 12:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Live Nation hopes to gain a new revenue stream on Tuesday when Apple Inc's iTunes begins to feature downloads of some of the live concerts it promotes. Apple's iTunes will have a section featuring the concerts of about 20 artists ranging f ...

  21. Beyoncé, Maxwell, Keri Hilson Lead Nominations For Soul Train Awards Return

    October 23, 2009 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four nominations each, Beyoncé , Keri Hilson and Maxwell head the list of nominees for the return of the Soul Train Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, will be the first special aired on BET' ...

  22. Video Q&A: 311 Cranks The 'Uplifter'

    July 29, 2009 5:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twelve years after its breakout album, "Transistor," invaded the mainstream and turned frontman Nick Hexum into a '90s star, 311 is proving it still rocks. The punk-ska-reggae band's new album "Uplifter" -- its first si ...

  23. Concert Charts: Fierce Showing By Beyonce On Top Tours List

    July 23, 2009 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé takes over the No. 1 slot on Hot Tours rankings for the latest reporting week with box office totals arriving for her "I Am..." world tour. AEG Live, the promoter of the tour's European leg reports more than $23 million in tic ...

  24. Ziggy Marley: Billboard Presents

    Ziggy Marley: Billboard Presents

    May 18, 2009 2:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ziggy Marley performs a song from his new children's album "Family Time," talks about his summer tour, and details his plans to make a documentary about his dad, Bob Marley. Interview by Keir Bristol. live performance , Billboard Pres ...

  25. Chart Beat: Paula Abdul, 'Epiphany', Frank Sinatra and more!

    May 14, 2009 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 HEY PAULA (AND DAUGHTRY AND MICHAEL): Twenty years ago this week, Paula Abdul moved into the Billboard Hot 100 penthouse with her second No. 1, "Forever Your Girl." (Her first, "Straight Up," held on for a final frame at No. 90). ...

  26. Ziggy Marley Remixing Dad's Classics For Kids

    April 13, 2009 7:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Children's music is dominating Ziggy Marley's melody making these days -- both for himself and on behalf of his father, Bob Marley. Marley is prepping for the May 5 release of "Family Time," an album of what he refers to as " ...

  27. Ziggy Marley Embraces 'Family' Ties

    February 17, 2009 3:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Ziggy Marley has drafted his siblings, daughter and some superstars to assist on his first children's album, "Family Time," due May 5 from Tuff Gong. Produced by Don Was, the project finds Marley surrounded by his mother Rita, sister ...

  28. Don Was Leads Detroit Super Session Jam

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star Detroit Super Session. Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star De ...

  29. This Day in Music

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Target is the exclusive U.S. retailer for Ziggy Marley's second solo album, "Love Is My Religion," via Tuff Gong Worldwide. The deal marks Marley's first independent release without employing t 2006 - Target is the exclusi ...

  30. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  31. Roots, Marley, Nevilles Set For Green Apple Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal are just a few of the names that will grace this year's eight-city Green Apple Festival. The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal a ...

  32. Roots, Marley, Nevilles Set For Green Apple Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal are just a few of the names that will grace this year's eight-city Green Apple Festival. The free concert event, which last year was held only in New York, Chicago a ...

  33. Rights Flap Jamming Bob Marley Film

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his music for a biopic that the Weinstein Co. is prepping -- despite the fact that his widow, Rita Marley, is its executive producer. The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his m ...

  34. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - French songw ...

  35. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur&# ...

  36. TuneCore Launches Video Beta

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST TuneCore, the digital agent that gets artists' music to digital retailers, launched a beta version of a similar music video service. For a flat fee, artists can tap TuneCore to deliver their music videos to iTunes, and then keep 100% of any r ...

  37. This Day in Music

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Target is the exclusive U.S. retailer for Ziggy Marley's second solo album, "Love Is My Religion," via Tuff Gong Worldwide. The deal marks Marley's first independent release without employing t 2006 - Target is the exclusi ...

  38. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700-plus acre site 60 miles south of Nashville, producers Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are basking As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapp ...

  39. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance ...

  40. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured ...

  41. Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, Stripes Lead Austin City Limits Bill

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age and the Arcade Fire lead the lineup for the sixth Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be hel Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the ...

  42. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  43. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - French songw ...

  44. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  45. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur&# ...

  46. Kidjo Digs Deep With Groban, Keys, Santana

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With a little help from her friends, international music star and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Angelique Kidjo will return this spring with "Djin Djin," a return to her diverse cultural and musical root With a little help from her friends, i ...

  47. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  48. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cen ...

  49. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

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