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Huey Lewis and the News gave voice to a generation that was both hard working and ready for fun. Comprised of Lewis, Sean Hopper, Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla and Bill Gibson, the band soared to success with a number of pop singles.

Lewis and Hopper began playing together in the early 70s as a country-rock band called Clover, who acted as the backing band for Elvis Costello’s first album My Aim Is True. Clover spent some time in London, cultivating a small following, before returning to the US.

Once back on American soil, Lewis and Hopper started jamming with Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla and Bill Gibson, who has all played in Van Morrison’s backup band some years earlier. They called themselves American Express and released a disco single called “Exodisco.” In 1980, the group was signed to Chrysalis Records who asked them to change their name. The band decided on Huey Lewis and the News.

The band not only changed their name, but their musical style as well. The boys who had dabbled in disco fever began writing songs about working hard and partying and developed a clean and driving pop-rock sound. The group released a self-titled album in 1980 and followed up with Picture This, their second album, which was released in 1982. Picture This produced three singles, “Do You Believe in Love,” “Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do,” and “Workin’ for a Livin’.” This success combined with heavy touring started winning the band a following.

Huey Lewis and the News achieved huge success with their third album, Sports, which went multi-platinum. Its four singles, “Heart and Soul,” “I Want a New Drug,” “The Heart of Rock and Roll,” and “If This Is It,” were helped by their clever, comical music videos that received heavy airplay on MTV.

In 1985, the band achieved their first number one hit with the single “The Power of Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the mega-hit movie Back to the Future.

The band’s fourth album, Fore!, quickly shot to number one, propelled by the success of five top singles, “Stuck With You,” “Hip to be Square,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “I Know What I Like,” and “Doing It All For My Baby.”

In 1994, Huey Lewis and the News reached back to their roots for an impassioned tribute to the early sounds of rock & roll, releasing Four Chords and Several Years Ago, a cover album on Elektra Records. The concept was simple: a real American band playing great American songs. The album included both classic R&B and rock & roll songs, and gave the band a chance to give their flavor to some well-respected oldies. The album generated the hit “But It’s Alright.” The band also released a greatest hits album on Elektra in 1996, titled The Time Flies: The Best of Huey Lewis and the News.

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Huey Lewis and the News gave voice to a generation that was both hard working and ready for fun. Comprised of Lewis, Sean Hopper, Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla and Bill Gibson, the band soared to success with a number of pop singles.

Lewis and Hopper began playing together in the early 70s as a country-rock band called Clover, who acted as the backing band for Elvis Costello’s first album My Aim Is True. Clover spent some time in London, cultivating a small following, before returning to the US.

Once back on American soil, Lewis and Hopper started jamming with Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla and Bill Gibson, who has all played in Van Morrison’s backup band some years earlier. They called themselves American Express and released a disco single called “Exodisco.” In 1980, the group was signed to Chrysalis Records who asked them to change their name. The band decided on Huey Lewis and the News.

The band not only changed their name, but their musical style as well. The boys who had dabbled in disco fever began writing songs about working hard and partying and developed a clean and driving pop-rock sound. The group released a self-titled album in 1980 and followed up with Picture This, their second album, which was released in 1982. Picture This produced three singles, “Do You Believe in Love,” “Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do,” and “Workin’ for a Livin’.” This success combined with heavy touring started winning the band a following.

Huey Lewis and the News achieved huge success with their third album, Sports, which went multi-platinum. Its four singles, “Heart and Soul,” “I Want a New Drug,” “The Heart of Rock and Roll,” and “If This Is It,” were helped by their clever, comical music videos that received heavy airplay on MTV.

In 1985, the band achieved their first number one hit with the single “The Power of Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the mega-hit movie Back to the Future.

The band’s fourth album, Fore!, quickly shot to number one, propelled by the success of five top singles, “Stuck With You,” “Hip to be Square,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “I Know What I Like,” and “Doing It All For My Baby.”

In 1994, Huey Lewis and the News reached back to their roots for an impassioned tribute to the early sounds of rock & roll, releasing Four Chords and Several Years Ago, a cover album on Elektra Records. The concept was simple: a real American band playing great American songs. The album included both classic R&B and rock & roll songs, and gave the band a chance to give their flavor to some well-respected oldies. The album generated the hit “But It’s Alright.” The band also released a greatest hits album on Elektra in 1996, titled The Time Flies: The Best of Huey Lewis and the News.

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  • How much does it cost to book Huey Lewis And The News?

    Booking fees for Huey Lewis And The News, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Huey Lewis And The News, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Huey Lewis And The News?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Huey Lewis And The News for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Huey Lewis And The News for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Huey Lewis And The News or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Huey Lewis And The News or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Huey Lewis And The News is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Huey Lewis And The News for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Huey Lewis And The News generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Styx, KC and the Sunshine Band, Cheap Trick, Three Dog Night and Kid Rock. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Huey Lewis And The News for an upcoming event.

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