The Lessons of Grunge Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek
The Lessons of Grunge Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

As grunge celebrates 20 years, Billboard talks to the many players of the Seattle scene, including "Nevermind" producer Butch Vig and artists including Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) and Krist Novoselic (Nirvana). This week's cover, shot by Charles Peterson, features Kurt Cobain in a familar and striking moment of artist-fan commingling.

Also In This Issue:
-- Staind hits it big again, even as the band dissolves.
-- Tony Bennett talks to Billboard about Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga.
-- First-week sales of Lil Wayne's new album blow past expectations.
-- Mary J. Blige, St. Vincent, Katy B and more.

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