Bill Withers

Watch Tayla Parx, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo & More In the First ‘Spinning Gold’ Trailer

Following the rise of independent label Casablanca Records, upcoming music film Spinning Gold releases in March 2023. The official trailer… Read More

December 15, 2022

Watch Stevie Wonder Perform a Heartwarming Tribute to Bill Withers

"During hardships like this, we have to lean on each other for help." Last night, Global Citizen's One World: Together at… Read More

April 19, 2020

Watch Questlove’s Touching Four-Hour Bill Withers Tribute DJ Set

The Roots drummer salutes soul music's iconic everyman. Questlove's daily dispatch returned last night with a touching tribute to the… Read More

April 4, 2020

‘Lovely Day,’ ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

The beloved singer won three Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.… Read More

April 3, 2020

Bill Withers On Songwriting, Sampling & Legendary Concerts From Zaire To Carnegie Hall

On April 3, 2020, the family of the incomparable Bill Withers announced to the AP that he died at the… Read More

April 3, 2020

Bill Withers Returns With First New Song In 32 Years

Ladies and gents, Bill Withers' is back. After a 32 year hiatus, Bill Withers is back with a new music… Read More

September 6, 2017

Bill Withers Pens Touching Tribute To Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was the greatest there ever was. The iconic boxer, who passed away earlier this month, was not just an… Read More

July 1, 2016

Spend A Lovely Day w/ Bill Withers, Anthony Hamilton + More At Rehearsals For Carnegie Hall’s Withers Tribute We may have mentioned before that we are Bill Withers fans. Okay, super-fans. Okay, stalkers. But sometimes when you… Read More

November 11, 2015

Bill Withers Immortalized By Music Legends At Carnegie Hall [Exclusive Photos + Recap]

Photos by Victoria Ford/Sneakshot Photography NEW YORK--It was a cold and rainy night when Bill Withers recorded his iconic Bill… Read More

October 3, 2015

D’Angelo Has Cancelled His Appearance At Tomorrow’s Bill Withers Tribute Due To Illness

With just over 24 hours until the curtains open on Lean On Him: A Tribute To Bill Withers At Carnegie Hall, it appears… Read More

September 30, 2015

OKP Exclusive: Anthony Hamilton, Branford Marsalis & Jonathan Butler Join Bill Withers Tribute At Carnegie Hall

As if the original roster wasn't potent enough, the forthcoming Bill Withers tribute at Carnegie Hall just got even more… Read More

August 18, 2015

Lean On Him: D’Angelo, Ledisi, Gregory Porter + More Set For Star-Studded Bill Withers Tribute At Carnegie Hall

In our neck of the woods, Bill Withers' name is one that doesn't just recall the countless soul standards he's… Read More

August 3, 2015

OKP TV: Watch Bill Withers Speak w/ Aloe Blacc On Elvis, The Bible + More In A Rare Public Talk For ASCAP EXPO 2015

Okayplayers know that the only thing rarer than a Bill Withers interview is a Bill Withers public appearance (and the… Read More

July 14, 2015

Jhene Aiko Pays Tribute To Bill Withers With New Performance + Touching Letter

Bill Withers celebrated his 77th birthday last weekend, and Jhene Aiko has taken a little extra time to pay tribute.… Read More

July 8, 2015

Bill Withers Will Be Interviewed By Aloe Blacc At ASCAP’s ‘I Create Music EXPO’ 2015

It's always something of a spectacle when music's brightest stars, past and present, meet on a stage to discuss their… Read More

April 16, 2015

OKP Exclusive: Bill Withers Speaks To ‘Garden & Gun’ In Rare Interview On The Eve Of His Induction Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Bill Withers, photographed by Jeff Riedel for Garden & Gun Bill Withers is a man who needs no introduction to… Read More

March 18, 2015