1. Hundreds Gather for Songs, Tributes at Phil Everly Memorial

    January 18, 2014 7:58 PM EST Family, fans peruse memorabilia at service in Powderly, Ky. About 200 people listened to songs and tributes Saturday at a memorial service for Phil Everly in Kentucky. Several singers including country musician Marty Brown performed songs by the duo with a band, and others gave tribute…

  2. DJ Cassidy's 'Paradise Royale' Album Unites R&B Dance Legends With Newer Stars

    January 16, 2014 11:00 AM EST The ambitious passion project brings voices of Robin Thicke, R. Kelly and Kelly Rowland together with members of Chic, Earth, Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang... Album due this spring on Columbia... First single "Calling All Hearts" out February DJ Cassidy has made some…

  3. 615 Spotlight: Natalie Stovall and The Drive Bring It With 'Baby Come On With It'

    January 15, 2014 1:25 PM EST The year is definitely getting off to a great start for Natalie Stovall and The Drive. Named last week as one of Billboard's "Ten Country Artists To Watch" in 2014 in The 615, the dynamic group is starting to make an impact with their debut single "Baby Come On With It.…

  4. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift to Perform at Grammy Awards

    January 14, 2014 10:13 AM EST A pair of Fab rock legends will perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. It was announced today that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, who with the Beatles are this year's recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, will perform at the ceremony, set to take place…

  5. Hot Country Songs 70th Anniversary: Top No. 1s By Decade, Top No. 1 Artists & More

    January 13, 2014 3:06 PM EST In honor of country music's longevity and vaunted place in American cultural history, Billboard celebrates the 70th anniversary of the chart that's now known as Hot Country Songs by taking a look at the biggest No. 1 songs of each decade of the chart's history and the acts with…

  6. Janelle Monáe Visits 'Sesame Street': Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video

    January 13, 2014 12:30 PM EST The singer performs the "Sesame Street" original "The Power of Yet" in a special guest performance. Janelle Monáe, Billboard's Rising Star of 2013, stopped by the storied set of "Sesame Street" to teach monster and human alike about the power of…

  7. Bad Things, 'Vices': Exclusive Song Premiere From Shaun White's Band

    January 13, 2014 10:24 AM EST Shaun White is chasing some outrageously big dreams this year. The flame-haired rock 'n' roll snowboarder will likely go for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and he's aiming high with his band Bad Things, which will release its self-titled debut album on Jan. 21 through…

  8. Jennifer Nettles Talks Solo Debut: 'I Want People to Be Moved'

    January 10, 2014 5:26 PM EST Jennifer Nettles has been dreaming about the release of "That Girl," her debut solo album, out Tuesday, for quite some time. "By the time the record comes out, I will have been writing for it for about four years," she tells Billboard. "For me, it's been…

  9. 'Pretty Little Liars' Star Lucy Hale Drops 'You Sound Good to Me': Watch

    January 08, 2014 1:09 AM EST Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale is celebrating, but it has nothing to do with the "A" chase on the ABC Family show. Eighteen months after the 24 year old signed a record deal with Hollywood Records, Hale unveiled her new music video for the single, "You Sound Good to Me,…

  10. Ask Billboard: More No. 14 Hits For '14

    January 07, 2014 11:15 AM EST Celebrating the new year with more No. 14-peaking Hot 100 hits, from the Beatles to Britney Spears, the Cars to Coldplay and Robert Palmer to Katy Perry As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your…

  11. Chlöe Howl Shrugs Off 'Sound of 2014' Pressure, Awaits Debut Album Release

    January 06, 2014 5:37 PM EST U.K. artist discusses her breakout single "No Strings" before joining Ellie Goulding's arena tour later this month. The BBC's annual Sound of… poll is one of the music world's most reliable barometers of critically beloved new talent; previous winners include then…

  12. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2013

    December 27, 2013 4:05 PM EST As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet questions to Gary Trust: @gthot20 CHART BEAT READERS'…

  13. Whitney Wolanin Makes 'Run' Up AC Chart With 'Rudolph'

    December 24, 2013 11:15 AM EST The singer bullets at No. 2 for a second week with her cover of a holiday classic Five questions with Whitney Wolanin, who boasts the No. 2 title on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Contemporary chart for a second week with "Run Run Rudolph." Her version of the song, first…

  14. Eminem, Rihanna Remain Atop Hot 100 With 'The Monster'

    December 18, 2013 1:54 PM EST The song scores a second week at No. 1, while A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera surge into the top five Eminem and featured artist Rihanna tally a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "The Monster," which holds off Pitbull and Ke$ha's "Timber"…

  15. Ultra Music Festival Announces Phase One of 2014 Lineup: David Guetta, Diplo and More

    December 17, 2013 4:31 PM EST Festival season is coming. Ultra Music Festival quietly announced "Phase One" of its 2014 lineup on its website this morning, confirming its return to a single weekend (March 28-30) after marking its 15th anniversary this year with two. As with most large EDM festivals, there were…

  16. Halestorm to Spend January Writing Third Album

    December 14, 2013 9:00 AM EST The proud road warriors of Halestorm are finally ready to hunker down in the studio again. Drummer Arejay Hale tells Billboard that after the hard rock group wraps up its current North American tour Sunday (Dec. 15) in Chicago and takes some time off for the holidays, Halestorm will be back…

  17. Pentatonix Marches Onto Hot 100 With 'Little Drummer Boy'

    December 13, 2013 1:35 PM EST Thanks to strong streaming and sales, the song debuts at No. 13, instantly ranking as one of the highest-charting holiday hits of all-time. It also tops the Holiday 100 A new version of a holiday favorite by a cappella quintet Pentatonix quickly beats a path up multiple Billboard charts.…

  18. Johnny Mathis Q&A: 'This Time Of Year Is Magical'

    December 13, 2013 11:05 AM EST The icon talks his highest-charting AC hit since 1978, his new star-studded duets album and holiday memories With "Sending You a Little Christmas," with Jim Brickman, the legendary Johnny Mathis is enjoying his milestone 50th hit on Adult Contemporary chart. As the song…

  19. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars Highlight Year-End Hot 100 Chart

    December 13, 2013 8:05 AM EST The duo's 'Thrift Shop' is the chart's top song of 2013, while Bruno Mars is the ranking's top artist of the year Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' debut chart smash "Thrift Shop," featuring vocalist Wanz, is the No. 1 song of the year on the Billboard Hot…

  20. Jay Z Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela at L.A. Concert: Watch

    December 10, 2013 11:27 PM EST Jay Z has joined the ranks of stars paying tribute to Nelson Mandela. During his concert at Los Angles' Staples Center on Dec. 9, the rapper dedicated "Young Forever" to Mandela, who died Dec. 5. "We want to dedicate this song to Nelson Mandela. A great man, spent 27 years…

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