1. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones Team for Rare Show in New York

    June 25, 2015 5:15 AM EDT Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and singer Norah Jones appeared in a rare concert together Wednesday night, playing songs they recorded for an album two years ago. The concert wasn't widely announced and the two performed for about 200 fans in a cellar-like setting called the…

  2. Sting Sets Out to Save 'The Last Ship'

    November 23, 2014 11:47 PM EST Sting is not letting The Last Ship sink without a fight. The former Police frontman, who composed the score for the Broadway musical set in his Northern English hometown, will join the cast as speculated, in a bid to lift the $15 million production's struggling box office. A story…

  3. Coachella 2014: 6 Reasons Why Weekend 2 Rocked (And Was Different From Weekend 1)

    April 21, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Three years ago, when Coachella announced that it was going to put on two festivals on concurrent weekends with the same lineup, many fans hypothesized that the second weekend could never feel as "special" as the first: after all, any surprises or major performance pieces would be…

  4. Blondie, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Cee Lo Green Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Feedback Party

    March 15, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Rain apparently does not dampen the appetite for free food and music -- at least  not when it’s the offerings at Rachael Ray’s annual Feedback party and concert. The line snaked literally the entire block around Stubbs before the gates opened Saturday morning, as Feedbackers braved off-and-on…

  5. Rock Music Finds Winning Tough at GRAMMYs

    January 27, 2014 12:47 AM EST At the end of Sunday night’s ceremony, host LL Cool J noted that “here at the Grammy Awards, we never stop rockin’.” But you could have fooled us. With a paucity of major category nominations (only Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” for Record of the Year) rockers were consigned to the Rock…

  6. Norah Jones And Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Prep Everly Brothers-Inspired Album

    October 23, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Foreverly" puts a modern spin on the country folk standards from the Everly Brothers' "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" On Nov. 25, Norah Jones and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will team up to release "Foreverly," a modern-day reworking of the Everly…

  7. Belinda Carlisle Ranks Her Top Hits (Q&A)

    May 07, 2013 9:05 AM EDT The lead singer of the Go-Go's is back with her first solo single since 1997. She discusses the difference between her group and solo music, previews the future of the band and, in a Chart Beat exclusive, counts down her top 10 favorite hits. Belinda's back. With "Sun,…

  8. Green Day and the Creative Process: Story of Two Films, 'Broadway Idiot' and '¡Cuatro!'

    March 17, 2013 10:15 AM EDT The two films featuring Green Day that premiered at SXSW are rooted in the same concept: Chronicle the creative process. "¡Cuatro!," a 70-minute film that the band and their manager Pat Magnarella had a hand in producing, is electrifying in the way it is shot and edited,…

  9. Green Day's SXSW Debut a 'Punk Rock Extravaganza'

    March 16, 2013 9:33 AM EDT One of South By Southwest's most pervasive myths is that Green Day scored its major label deal there during the 90s. Not quite. SXSW 2013: Photo Highlights From Austin Snoop Lion Roars in Live Debut Sound City Players Make Noise Grohl Talks Future of S.C. Players REVIEW: Chance the…

  10. Green Day Drops 'Twilight - Breaking Dawn' Ballad: Watch the 'Forgotten' Video

    October 31, 2012 11:35 AM EDT The first anthem for "Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" has officially arrived. Green Day debuted the video for "The Forgotten," the lead single off the film's forthcoming soundtrack, Tuesday on MTV. In the clip, footage of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre…

  11. Green Day Scraps More Shows, Moves Up 'Tre!' Release

    October 29, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Band postpones 2013 tour of North America as Billie Joe Armstrong continues to fight substance abuse. Green Day has announced the cancellation of seven tour dates and the postponement of 21 more, following last month's announcement that frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is in treatment for…

  12. The Beat 10/10: Ke$ha's Memoir, Lady Gaga's Vomit Video, CMA Awards

    October 10, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Welcome to the Wednesday, Oct. 10 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. dishes on Ke$ha'…

  13. Green Day Cancel Voodoo Music Gig

    October 08, 2012 7:11 PM EDT Green Day have pulled out of the Voodoo Music Experience, the band announced on Monday. "Canceling shows is something we rarely do," Tré Cool said in a statement. "We never want to let our fans down, and we are grateful for all of you being understanding during this time."…

  14. Green Day, No Doubt & Lupe Fiasco Headed for Big Billboard 200 Debuts

    September 29, 2012 10:00 AM EDT As we earlier reported on Wednesday (Sept. 26), Mumford & Sons ' "Babel" is on course for a record-setting week on the next Billboard 200 albums chart. The band's second release may sell around 600,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Sept. 30, easily…

  15. iHeartRadio 2012: Bon Jovi's New Music, Gwen Gets Hit On + More Backstage Moments

    September 22, 2012 8:05 PM EDT iHeartRadio Music Festival's first night was jam-packed with highlights , shared with 13,000 attendees at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel Friday night and potentially dozens of millions of listeners and viewers across various Clear Channel radio and digital platforms as well as streaming…

  16. Green Day Smashes Guitars, Storms Off Stage at iHeartRadio

    September 22, 2012 9:45 AM EDT iHeartRadio 2012 : Photos & More ALL THE BEST LIVE & CANDID PICS • Day 1 Live Recap: No Doubt, Bon Jovi, Rihanna Rattle Las Vegas • Green Day Punks Crowd, Breaks Guitars It seemed like things were running smoothly for the first night of the second annual IHeartRadio music festival in…

  17. Green Day Hit the Road & the Club in 'Kill the DJ' Video: Watch

    September 04, 2012 8:53 PM EDT After rocking with models in "Oh Love," Green Day's new video is a more dangerous affair. The punk trio's "Kill the DJ" finds them riding motorcycles through the desert before the black-and-white video explodes into dance floor color. An unimpressed Billie Joe…

  18. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Hospitalized in Italy

    September 04, 2012 11:10 AM EDT Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been released from an Italian hospital after being admitted over the weekend, NBC reports . Armstrong's illness forced the pop-punk group to cancel a show in Bologna, Italy, on Sunday, and bandmates Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool released a video…

  19. Green Day Partners With Angry Birds

    August 20, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Fans will be able to unlock a new song by the rock trio in the 10-level game. Green Day is getting the Angry Birds treatment, with a 10-level edition based on the punk rock band coming to the Facebook-based game soon. Each of the group's three members -- Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt…

  20. Green Day Parties With Models in 'Oh Love' Video: Watch

    August 16, 2012 11:15 AM EDT There's not a lot going on in the music video for Green Day's "Oh Love," but the three rockers certainly seem to be having fun with a roomful of models as they perform the first single from their upcoming album trilogy. "It's very lustful," Billie Joe…

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