FYI/TMI: Billboard Announces Touring Winners, Ozzy Osbourne In Charge Of Metal

Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters among touring award winners; Prince of Darkness elected commander in heavy metal
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    Bruce Springsteen
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    Roger Waters
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    Ozzy Osbourne
November 09, 2012 -- 10:39 am PST
GRAMMY.com

FYI …

Springsteen, Waters Among Billboard Touring Award Winners
Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters were among the winners at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 8 in New York, garnering honors for Top Draw and Top Tour, respectively. Kenny Chesney took home awards for Road Warrior and Top Package for his Brothers of the Sun tour with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Tim McGraw and Jake Owen. Additional winners included Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga and Neil Diamond.

TMI …

Ozzy Osbourne's Heavy Metal Presidency
This past week was a big one — both for America and for heavy metal. While Barack Obama earned a new four-year stay at the White House, Ozzy Osbourne was in his own nail-biting race for residency in the evil office. The Prince of Darkness edged out the King of Horror Rob Zombie to win Loudwire.com's inaugural President of Heavy Metal election. What will be Osbourne's first executive order as president? Hopefully not "planning his vengeance that he will soon unfold."

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