Fox is looking to Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo for its next comedy. The network has handed out a hefty put-pilot commitment to single-camera comedy 'DeTour,' inspired by the life of the singer-songwriter.
The end of the 22-date Under the Influence of Music Tour has had a sobering impact on headliners Young Jeezy and Wiz Khalifa, as the former faces a gun charge and the latter has had at least one future show canceled in the wake of a shooting death.
This week, we go in a different direction with the 615 Spotlight. Rather than showcase a brand new artist, we update you on Tim Menzies, a singer-songwriter so highly respected in Music City that demo versions of songs he's written for big-name artists -- such as Reba McEntire, Mark Chesnutt and Trisha Yearwood -- are just as beloved as the final studio recordings.
On this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, the Billboard staff sits down to exchange thoughts about everything from Katy Perry working with eccentric MC Riff Raff to Brad Paisley's return to good-times music to insanely promising newcomers like Raury and Sofi de la Torre.
The iconic radio personality Polito Vega will be honored Sept. 21 during a concert at Madison Square Garden featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Juan Luis Guerra, Don Omar, Chayanne and Carlos Vives.
Ariana Grande is set to notch her second No. 1 album in less than a year. Industry sources forecast the 21-year-old's new release, My Everything, to sell over 160,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 31.
Colombian star Juanes is heading for a third performance in Colombia as part of his "Loco de Amor Por Colombia" (Crazy With Love Over Colombia) tour, an eight-city run that brings together massive performances with music education initiatives.