1. Fans Share Their Favorite Tom Petty Tracks

    July 22, 2014 1:24 PM EDT With our latest magazine cover featuring Tom Petty, we put together a list of his 20 biggest Billboard hits and asked fans on Facebook & Twitter what their favorite Petty tracks were! Fans on Facebook picked “You Don’t Know How It Feels,” “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” and “American Girl.” When…

  2. 'Rising Star' Recap: Josh Groban Ups His Sock Game, Second Episode Ups Its Talent Game

    June 30, 2014 10:20 AM EDT "Rising Star," with its live audience interaction, remains a uniquely fresh concept (outside of dystopian YA literature). The technology works, the judges are a classic reality show blend of salty and sweet, and the host is unlike any other on TV. I realized halfway through my…

  3. Summer Songs 1985-2013: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

    May 22, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Hot weather plus nostalgia makes for a potent mix(tape). In order to aid your festive flashbacks, we analyzed the Billboard Hot 100 chart for each of the past 29 years and came up with this definitive list of the 10 jams that pumped out of your stereo most between Memorial Day and Labor…

  4. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved that women, though few in numbers, are fearless…

  5. Mysteryland vs Electric Daisy: Insomniac and ID&T Reveal Lineups for Memorial Day Weekend Festivals

    March 06, 2014 4:29 PM EST What are you doing this Memorial Day? If you’re an EDM fan in New York, you are officially spoiled. Live Nation’s Insomniac and SFX’s ID&T announced their lineups for their competing events this May 24-25. If there were any lingering questions about competition between the two rave…

  6. 'Nashville Wives' to Go 'Deeper' Than Your Typical 'Housewives' Reality Show

    February 24, 2014 9:50 AM EST Expect some "explosive" moments and an inside look at what it's like to be a country star's better half on the new TNT series It's a big night for six of Music City's most interesting women – as TNT debuts the new series "Private Lives Of Nashville Wives…

  7. 20 Best Love Songs By Real-Life Couples

    February 13, 2014 12:40 PM EST Whether it’s a chart-topping pop pair, an R&B/hip-hop power couple or a country king and queen, it’s the natural inclination for a musically inclined romantic couple to collaborate – or for a platonic pair of singer to find love during heated recording sessions. In honor of Valentine’s…

  8. TVXQ!, 'Tense': Track-By-Track Review

    January 06, 2014 9:55 PM EST TVXQ! Tense Producers: Lee Soo-man, Yoo Young-jin, Kenzie, Hitchhiker, Hwang Hyun Label: S.M. Entertainment Release Date: Jan. 6 At a showcase in Seoul for a Britney Spears and BoA show a little more than ten years ago -- on December 26, 2003, to be exact -- K-pop outfit TVXQ! made…

  9. Solange Talks 'Saint Heron,' Becoming A Label Owner

    November 22, 2013 3:35 PM EST It's been a busy year for Solange. On Wednesday (Nov. 20), she announced a partnership with Puma as the sneaker brand's new art director, updating the company's classic Puma Disc sneaker with a new Brazil-inspired line for women called Girls of Blaze. Solange is about to escape…

  10. Cassy’s Top 10 Songs You Need to Own On Vinyl

    August 28, 2013 12:16 PM EDT She doesn’t wear a mouse head, write Top 40 hits, or make six figures for a single Las Vegas performance. But London-born, Berlin-based Cassy is one of the foremost resident DJs in the world, with regular sets at leading underground clubs Panoramabar (Berlin), Trouw (Amsterdam), Rex Club …

  11. Lady Antebellum to Keep Mining 'Golden' After 'Road Baby' Arrives

    May 17, 2013 9:20 AM EDT A new album atop the Billboard 200 and a baby on the way for Hillary Scott, the band's Charles Kelley tells us why a break will be a good thing: "You've got to make time for life" With its fourth album, "Golden," lodged atop the Billboard 200 after its first…

  12. Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne Get Close In 'High School' Video: Watch

    April 02, 2013 1:39 PM EDT After teasing photos of her posing in a smoking swimsuit while on set, Nicki Minaj releases the visual for her latest single, "High School." Director Benny Boom captures Nicki Minaj getting close with her on-screen love interest, Lil Wayne, in the midst of an exchange. "High…

  13. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 1, Day 1: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    March 16, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Afrojack loses power, Swedish House Mafia heads toward its finale, AraabMUZIK and BoysNoize draw crowds As South by Southwest wraps up in Austin, Miami Music Week is just getting underway. Kicking off the festivities is Ultra Music Festival, now in its 15 th year but celebrating its first…

  14. Ultra Music Festival Sets To Watch

    March 15, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Find out what acts you can't miss during Miami's Ultra weekends. Some things are inevitable at Ultra: Slamming main-stage sets from artists like Afrojack, Kaskade and David Guetta. The occasional pop star drop-by (e.g., Madonna, Will.i.am). Lots and lots of neon. But every year,…

  15. Cassie Taylor, 'That's My Man': Video Premiere From Otis' Bluesy Daughter

    February 21, 2013 10:25 AM EST Otis Taylor’s little girl, Cassie, is all grown up. And if the first taste of her new album is anything to go by, she clearly takes after her bluesman Pop. The sassy blues-rock song “That’s My Man” is the first track lifted from “Out of My Mind,” an album of 12 songs Taylor wrote between…

  16. Rihanna's 777 Tour Diary: Day Four, Paris

    November 18, 2012 3:50 PM EST Rihanna as Flat Stanley?, four hours sleep, and more as Riri rocks France. Billboard is along for the ride on Rihanna 's 777 Tour, a dizzying seven-day trip around the globe that will bring the "Diamonds" hit-maker to smaller-than-usual venues in Mexico City (Nov. 14th) ,…

  17. Nicki Minaj 'The Re-Up' Track List: Lil Wayne, Ciara Featured

    November 02, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Nicki Minaj has claimed the month of November as her own. As the release date of "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up," quickly approaches, the singer-rapstress reveals the album's track list via iTunes . The double-disc project will include original "Roman Reloaded…

  18. Nicki Minaj Debuts Video For Cassie-Assisted Song 'The Boys': Watch

    October 18, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Nicki Minaj wouldn't be Nicki Minaj if she didn't paint the town bubble gum pink. In the video for her newest single, "The Boys," Nicki and Cassie drive the boys wet and wild as they click their heels from the hair salon to their candy-coated whips. The Colin Tilley…

  19. Nicki Minaj Reveals 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up' Album Cover

    October 11, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Just a few minutes after Rihanna tweeted her "Unapologetic" album cover, Nicki Minaj also took to Twitter to reveal the album cover to "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up." Rihanna Announces 'Unapologetic Album, Debuts Cover Art: Photo "lol that face matches…

  20. Nicki Minaj Announces 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up' Release Date

    October 10, 2012 3:20 PM EDT As artists continue to chime in on her reported feud with Mariah Carey , Nicki Minaj stays focused on herself. Today (Oct. 10), the Young Money rapstress announced that she will be releasing "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up" on Nov. 19. "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -…

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