1. Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Score Golden Globes Nominations

    December 12, 2013 11:23 AM EST Justin Timberlake's song from "Inside Llewyn Davis," Taylor Swift's track from "One Chance" and Coldplay's closing credits tune from "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" received nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globes on Thursday. Timberlake&…

  2. Miley Cyrus Named a Finalist for Time's Person of the Year

    December 09, 2013 7:00 PM EST A couple of hackers may have conspired to have Miley Cyrus win Time magazine's online Person of the Year vote, but the pop star is actually being considered for the magazine's annual honor, making Time's list of 10 finalists , it was revealed Monday morning. Along with Cyrus,…

  3. Miley Cyrus & Kanye West Among Barbara Walters’ ‘Most Fascinating People of the Year’

    December 04, 2013 2:46 AM EST Barbara Walters is ready to honor another batch of "Most Fascinating People of the Year," with 2013's list including a pop star who added "twerk" to the public lexicon and a set of reality TV breakouts who made duck hunting cool. Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lawrence and the…

  4. Miley Cyrus Leads Time's Person of the Year Voting

    November 28, 2013 7:52 AM EST UPDATED: The pop star's triumph over President Obama, the Boston bombers and several Hollywood heavyweights may be due to the work of a couple of hackers. Time magazine is holding an online vote for whom readers think should be its 2013 Person of the Year. The winner so far: Miley Cyrus,…

  5. One Direction Announces North American Stadium Tour Dates

    November 26, 2013 11:07 AM EST 'Where We Are' run heads to the U.S. next August. One Direction shared the first tour dates of their 2014 Where We Are stadium tour way back in May , when the boy band plotted some shows in South America and in the U.K. On Tuesday (Nov. 26), the 1D boys finally announced the North…

  6. Janelle Monae Rocks 'SNL' With 'Electric Lady' Cuts: Watch

    October 27, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Just days after being named Billboard's Rising Star , Janelle Monae took to the "Saturday Night Live" stage to showcase just why she's regarded as one of music's next big talents with a rollicking two-song set from her second LP, "The Electric Lady." It…

  7. Miley Cyrus Announces 2014 Tour on 'SNL'

    October 26, 2013 11:53 PM EDT Miley Cyrus may have hosted "Saturday Night Live" earlier this month, but that didn't stop her from returning to the show Saturday night (Oct. 26) -- and this time, she had a big announcement for her fans. Cyrus appeared during host Edward Norton's opening monologue…

  8. Annie Mac Q&A: The DJ on her Compilation, House Music's Revival, and Radio in the Spotify Era

    October 24, 2013 12:15 PM EDT Ask any dance music fan in the UK and they’ll tell you that Friday evenings belong to Annie Mac. Her weekly show on BBC’s Radio 1 champions the best in new and upcoming dance music, all handpicked by Mac herself. After taking the summer off for a maternity leave (Mac and fellow DJ Toddla T…

  9. Courtney Love Telling Her 'Story' in New Autobiography

    October 21, 2013 8:18 PM EDT Morrissey isn't the only rocker getting in the autobiography game; add Courtney Love to that mix. The former Hole frontwoman and wife of Kurt Cobain will release her own memoir, published through Macmillan Publishers, later this year, Consequence of Sound reports . A posting on Amazon…

  10. Throwing Muses Buck the Label System: 'We're Dancing on Its Grave'

    October 18, 2013 2:15 PM EDT The last time Throwing Muses released an album was a decade ago. But the influential band-U.K. label 4AD's first American signing in 1986-hasn't been on hiatus. Leader Kristin Hersh, drummer David Narcizo and bassist Bernard George were still writing and gigging together, weaving…

  11. Little Mix Sets U.S. Release Date for 'Salute' Album: Exclusive

    October 17, 2013 4:18 PM EDT "Salute," the sophomore album from rising U.K. girl group Little Mix, will arrive in U.S. stores next February, Billboard can exclusively confirm. The follow-up to the foursome's debut album, "DNA," will be released stateside on Feb. 4, 2014 through Columbia Records…

  12. CODE First Play: Sultan & Ned Shepard featuring Zella Day and Sam Martin: 'All These Roads'

    October 16, 2013 12:27 PM EDT Each week CODE handpicks the best new tracks to premiere exclusively here. This week features the hook-laden “All These Roads” from Sultan & Ned Shepard. Montreal-based Sultan & Ned Shepard are no strangers to a hook. Having performed official remix duties for the likes of Madonna,…

  13. Eminem Returning to 'SNL' In November

    October 16, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Eminem will make his sixth trip to Studio 8H as musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 2, NBC announced on Wednesday. The Detroit rapper's performance will hype his eighth studio album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," out Nov. 5, and viewers should expect to…

  14. Katy Perry Feels Call of Jungle, Dance Floor in 'Saturday Night Live' Return

    October 13, 2013 1:48 AM EDT Crocodiles and elephants and giraffes, oh my! Katy Perry returned to "Saturday Night Live" last night (Oct. 12) to promote her new record, and though the starlet didn't appear in any sketches this time around, rest assured -- you heard her and her bandmates roar. Perry&…

  15. 'Star Wars' Theme Named Favorite Movie Soundtrack

    September 30, 2013 1:08 AM EDT The Star Wars theme has been named Britain's favorite movie soundtrack in a BBC poll. "With almost a quarter of the audience votes, John Williams’ 'Star Wars Theme' topped a list that spans 64 years of cinema soundtrack history," the BBC said. "Williams'…

  16. Courtney Love Looks to Sue Ex-Attorney Over Bizarre Kurt Cobain Estate Fraud Claims

    September 18, 2013 2:07 AM EDT Courtney Love's unfettered love of social media has gotten her into much legal trouble over the years. In January, she is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly defaming her ex-attorney Rhonda Holmes in tweets and press interviews. The singer is charged with damaging the attorney'…

  17. 'Walter Mitty' Trailer Gives Of Monsters and Men Song a Lift

    September 16, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Of Trailers and Hits: An 18-month-old song by Of Monsters and Men is a surprise breakout thanks to its use in the trailer for Ben Stiller's upcoming film Ben Stiller's next film, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," will not be in theaters until Christmas but it's…

  18. Bubbling Under: The Colourist Breaks Through At Alternative

    September 06, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: the Colourist, Mia Martina, Brothers Osborne and Lantana THE COLOURIST Southern California band the Colourist has its sights…

  19. French Bakers Ask Croissant-Craving Kanye West to Have Patience

    August 30, 2013 9:12 AM EDT The Association of French Bakers is upset with lyrics from "I am God," in which West raps "In a French-ass restaurant / Hurry up with my damn croissants." So they penned him a tongue-in-cheek letter begging him to reconsider his stance. In the letter, the bakers stress…

  20. Peter Hook on The Light's Future, New Order Court Battle

    August 27, 2013 7:52 PM EDT "They don't use the correct instruments," Hook says of New Order's current lineup -- or as he calls it, "New Odor." Peter Hook is having a capital time playing classic New Order albums in their entirety with his current band, The Light. But that doesn't…

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