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7/28/14- Lionel Richie: Legend Award

Billboard names iconic recording artist and performer Lionel Richie its 'Legend Of Live' for the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards ' honoring the concert industry's top artists, venues and professionals ' November 20 in New York City. He will accept the honor among industry peers being recognized for their outstanding work at a ceremony at The Edison Ballroom, a culmination of the two-day Billboard Touring Conference & Awards. The annual Billboard […]

todayJuly 28, 2014

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4/24/13- Billboard Music Award Vets

The Billboard Music Awards, which give out trophies for the biggest selling, streaming, etc. music, just announced their nominees. Because they are based on popularity, the list is full of artists who have received huge amounts of airplay vs. those that may be artistically sound but haven't crossed into the mainstream. For veteran artists, Madonna is in the lead with three (Touring Artist, Dance Artist, Dance Album), Bruce Sprinsteen for […]

todayApril 24, 2013

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9/29/11 – Tony Bennett most Senior #1!

Tony Bennett, a 14-time Grammy Award winner, had made history as the oldest living artist to hit No. 1! Tony's 85th birthday was last month, but the legendary crooner got a major belated gift this week when his album "Duets II" took the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. He has also made the Hot 100, besting George Burns as most senior artist ever to hit there as well!

todaySeptember 29, 2011

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9/22/11 – Broadway returns to pop chart!

Last June, The Book of Mormon, the musical written by the creators of the raunchy hit cartoon series South Park on the US cable channel Comedy Central, won nine Tony Awards and the soundtrack raced up the Billboard pop chart to third, behind Adele and Lady Gaga. This marked the first time since 1969, when the cast recording of Hair was in first for 13 weeks, that a Broadway musical […]

todaySeptember 22, 2011

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