Live Nation revenue declined 1 percent in the second quarter, the company announced Thursday, giving the world's largest concert promoter and ticket seller a rare -- but not unexpected -- hiccup during a period of health in the live event business.
A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.
Common commandeers the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as Nobody's Smiling enters with 24,000 units sold in the week ending July 27, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The opening grants the rapper his third chart-topping debut on the list, following his 2007 set Finding Forever, which opened with 37,000 units, and 2005 album Be (50,000).
It's mid-July, and Constantine Maroulis is getting ready to return to Broadway in one of his most beloved roles -- Drew, the rock and roll dreamer in Rock of Ages. There is just one problem -- he has recently trimmed his long, luscious locks of hair.
In the inaugural Must-Hear Music podcast, Jason Lipshutz, Erika Ramirez and Joe Lynch discuss everything from Gaga's Tony Bennett duet to Run the Jewels' next mixtape to rising country singer Kira Isabella's startling "Quarterback."
Nicki Minaj once again ascends to the upper ranks of the Social 50 chart, rising 42-11 after debuting the provocative art for her new single, "Anaconda," on Instagram, where she has more than 6.7 million followers.
As Bleachers rise 2-1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart with "I Wanna Get Better," frontman Jack Antonoff becomes the latest artist to top the chart with more than one group. He previously led as part of Fun. with "We Are Young" and "Some Nights" in 2012.