Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill Performs Two Shows at NYC Blue Note: Live Review

Lauryn Hill entranced at Wednesday's (Feb. 25) back-to-back shows at New York City's Blue Note, and unknowingly silenced doubts about her vocal prowess. With a six-person band alongside her, Ms. Hill took the stage, sitting comfortably on a vintage two-person couch with her acoustic guitar, reminiscent of her legendary 2002 MTV Unplugged special.
Raheem DeVaughn

Raheem DeVaughn Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B Albums

R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn arrives at No. 1 on Top R&B Albums with his latest set Love Sex Passion, opening with 13,000 copies sold in the week ending Feb. 22, according to Nielsen Music. It's his first effort to top the two-year old chart, and second charting album on the list – following A Place Called Love Land which entered at No. 7 in 2013 (19,000 copies).

The Llamas-on-the-Loose Playlist You've Been Waiting For

All movies need a soundtrack. And according to our Twitter feed, it seemed the most-watched movie today was a livestream of two llamas rampaging through the streets of Phoenix. So, in dedication to that brave pair of beastly besties, Billboard has assembled this llamas-on-the-loose playlist.
Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien Takes His Show to Cuba Next Week

On Wednesday's show, Conan O'Brien will be found in a familiar place: behind a desk. Or, rather, what he describes as a borrowed cafe table. In Havana, Cuba.
Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff to Star in 'Hamilton'

"Hamilton" has found its King George. Jonathan Groff will step into the key supporting role in Lin-Manuel Miranda's wildly acclaimed bio-musical about immigrant founding father Alexander Hamilton, beginning performances on March 3.
Billboard's Charts Department Responds to New Global Street Date

Billboard's Charts Department Responds to New Global Street Date

Now that the major record labels have officially announced that they are moving to a Friday release day, the time for debating the logistics behind what the move could entail is over -- it's time to make some decisions.