Robin Williams in 2007

Robin Williams Biography in the Works

In the wake of his Aug. 11 suicide, Robin Williams is getting a high-profile posthumous biography by The New York Times Writer Dave Itzkoff.
Wiz Khalifa and Young Jeezy

Young Jeezy Pleads Not Guilty to Gun Charge

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.
Tim Menzies, 2014.

615 Spotlight: Tim Menzies Explains Hiatus, Talks Gospel-Leaning New Album

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.
Must Hear Music Podcast featuring Katy Perry, Usher, Raury & Jessie Ware

Must-Hear Music Podcast: Katy Perry, Riff Raff, Usher, Raury & More

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.
Ariana Grande's "My Everything" Cover

Ariana Grande Aiming for Second No. 1 Album

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.

Juanes Breaks the Mold With 'Loco' Colombian Tour

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.