1. Britney Spears Vs. Lady Gaga: The Final Results

    February 22, 2011 5:01 PM EST It's the moment you've all been waiting for... After millions of votes, cries of foul play, and a controversial but necessary do-over, we finally have a winner to our Britney Vs. Gaga song poll, and this time it wasn't even close. Britney Spears fans spoke loud and clear and…

  2. Lady Gaga Previews 'Judas' Lyrics, Finishes 'Born This Way' Video

    February 22, 2011 11:20 AM EST Before Lady Gaga began filming her HBO concert special at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (Feb. 21), the pop star took to Twitter to preview the lyrics of "Judas," the second single from her forthcoming sophomore album, "Born This Way." "I'm just…

  3. Melissa Etheridge 'Having a Blast' Performing in 'American Idiot'

    January 31, 2011 4:25 PM EST M elissa Etheridge says she's having a "blast" getting in touch with her punk side. The Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter will play drug dealer St. Jimmy in the hit Broadway musical based on Green Day 's rock opera, "American Idiot." "It's…

  4. Melissa Etheridge to Step Into Armstrong's 'American Idiot' Role

    January 18, 2011 3:22 PM EST M elissa Etheridge is about to get in touch with her punk side. The Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer will temporarily step in for Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical , "American Idiot." Etheridge, best known for her…

  5. Green Day Confirms 'Awesome as F**k' Live Album in New Trailer

    January 10, 2011 6:02 PM EST G reen Day has confirmed it will release "Awesome As F**k," a new live CD with an accompanying bonus DVD, in March. The band announced the news via an online video trailer that debuted on YouTube today (Jan. 10). Video: Green Day's "Awesome As F**k" Trailer Green Day…

  6. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to Join 'American Idiot' for 50 Shows

    November 30, 2010 12:30 PM EST Billie Joe Armstrong apparently liked his Broadway debut in "American Idiot" - he's signed on to return for 50 performances. Producers said Tuesday the Green Day frontman will reprise the role of St. Jimmy in the punk rock musical that his songs inspired beginning Jan. 1 and…

  7. Billie Joe Armstrong Boosts 'American Idiot' Ticket Sales

    October 04, 2010 2:42 PM EDT Having Billie Joe Armstrong on Broadway was -- not surprisingly -- a pretty smart move for "American Idiot." Producers of the rock musical say ticket sales soared to more than $1 million last week when the Green Day front man joined the show for eight performances ending Sunday.…

  8. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Makes 'American Idiot' Debut

    September 29, 2010 2:47 PM EDT G reen Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong showed off his acting chops on Broadway last night (Sept. 28) while making his debut in the band's musical, "American Idiot." After announcing the acting gig last weekend, Armstrong kicked off an eight-day run of performances at New York…

  9. Green Day's Armstrong to Join 'American Idiot' on Broadway

    September 26, 2010 9:08 PM EDT G reen Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is briefly joining the cast of "American Idiot," the Broadway musical he helped create based on the band's 2004 Grammy Award-winning album. The show's producers announced Sunday that Armstrong will take over the role of persuasive…

  10. Lollapalooza Saturday: 10 Things Seen & Overheard

    August 08, 2010 12:24 PM EDT You already know about Green Day's epic fireworks shooting, cover-medley-rockin,' two-and-a-half-hour headlining set Saturday night (Aug. 7). But lots of other memorable things happened during on Lollapalooza 2010's second day. Here's 10 things that we saw and heard on the…

  11. Green Day's Explosive Set Tops Lollapalooza Day Two

    August 08, 2010 10:41 AM EDT A combination of explosions, cover songs, toilet paper guns, stage dives, and crowd participation sealed the deal: There's no topping Green Day at Lollapalooza 2010. The punk veterans played a thrilling, two-and-a-half-hour-long set made up of tracks from last year's "21st…

  12. Kat Von D's 20 Celeb Tattoo Tour

    July 29, 2010 1:00 PM EDT "If I had a religion, it would be music," says L.A based tattoo artist, Kat Von D . Though she came to public consciousness when she was featured on the TLC show "Miami Ink" and subsequently earned her own show, "L.A Ink" in 2007, Von D was already famous to the…

  13. Green Day 'Rock Band' Game Arrives

    June 02, 2010 10:20 AM EDT With a hit Broadway show and now their own edition of the "Rock Band" franchise, Green Day is establishing themselves as a punk rock brand. "I just like being diverse and trying new things as far as Green Day is concerned," says front man Billie Joe Armstrong. The Grammy…

  14. Videos of the Week: Green Day's Broadway Surprise, B.o.B. on Ellen, Biz Markie Salutes Earth Day

    April 23, 2010 4:36 PM EDT In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Green Day gives "American Idiot" Broadway fans a special treat, Lauryn Hill hints at new music, B.o.B . stops by Ellen, Biz Markie salutes Earth Day, Lin Yu Chun (a.k.a. Taiwan's Susan Boyle ) and William Shatner duet…

  15. Green Day's 'American Idiot' Play: The Billboard Cover Story

    April 16, 2010 3:40 PM EDT It's the evening of Thursday, April 1, and, no foolin', Broadway's St. James Theater is packed. Previews of the musical "American Idiot" started little more than a week ago in anticipation of an April 20 opening, and the theater has been close to capacity every night.…

  16. Stooges, Genesis, ABBA Enter Rock Hall of Fame in NYC Ceremony

    March 15, 2010 11:00 PM EDT An English band steeped in harmony, a reggae pioneer, progressive rockers who thrived despite a defection, four Swedes who combined their nation's traditions with their rock heroes and a man who prowled a ballroom floor singing "I Wanna Be Your Dog" wouldn't seem to have…

  17. iTunes Sells 10 Billionth Track, Black Eyed Peas Back On Top

    February 25, 2010 5:50 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Apple's iTunes store sold its 10 billionth song on Wednesday, and awarded the winning purchaser with a $10,000 iTunes gift card. The Black Eyed Peas have unseated Ke$ha from the top of the Hot 100, and Sade takes the…

  18. Trey Anastasio, Wyclef Among Rock Hall Presenters

    February 25, 2010 11:09 AM EST Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio is inducting rock group Genesis into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. The presenters were announced Tuesday by the hall, which is based in Cleveland. Wyclef Jean will honor Jimmy Cliff . Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees will induct ABBA . Green Day…

  19. Green Day's Grammy 'Breakdown'

    February 03, 2010 5:36 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com from the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, we catch up with Green Day about winning Best Rock Album for "21st Century Breakdown". Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and producer Butch Vig talk about working to live up to…

  20. Green Day 'Rock Band' Video Game In The Works

    December 14, 2009 12:00 PM EST G reen Day is getting the full "Rock Band" treatment. Videogame developer Harmonix announced at Sunday's (Dec. 13) Spike Video Game Awards that it will release an edition of "Rock Band" dedicated exclusively to the punk rock trio in 2010. Green Day will subsequently…

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