1. Mile High Music & Arts Festival: Summer Live Preview 2010

    May 25, 2010 11:11 AM EDT Dates: Aug. 14-15 Headliners: Dave Matthews Band , Jack Johnson , Steve Miller Band , others Venue: The Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Commerce City, Colo. Ticket prices: $175 (Purchase tickets here ) Official event page: www.milehighmusicfestival.com Produced by AEG Live and…

  2. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes A Force On Tour

    May 21, 2010 1:56 PM EDT After commanding the recent attention of a massive crowd at the Coachella festival in Indio, Calif. -- which included power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé -- a band of merry pranksters called Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros is becoming one of the hottest touring acts of summer 2010. And that…

  3. Metal Community Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio

    May 17, 2010 5:10 PM EDT The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. Tony Iommi, who worked with Dio in Black Sabbath and its latest incarnation, Heaven and Hell, was among…

  4. Lena Horne Honored By Congress, Remembered At Memorial

    May 14, 2010 7:05 PM EDT L ena Horne , the esteemed jazz vocalist and civil rights pioneer who died earlier this week at the age of 92 , was honored by a resolution passed bu the U.S. Senate this afternoon (May 14), just as Horne's friends and admirers paid her tribute at a New York memorial service. The…

  5. Bamboozle NJ: Top 10 Moments

    May 03, 2010 6:11 PM EDT Fans young and old laced up their Chuck Taylors and headed to the New Jersey's Meadowlands complex May 1-2 for a sweltering weekend of rock, pop, punk and hip-hop as Bamboozle 2010 juxtaposed Drake, Hanson, Ke$ha, MGMT, the reunion of Jack's Mannequin singer Andrew McMahon with…

  6. Top 5 Coachella 2009 Moments

    April 12, 2010 10:39 AM EDT As you dive into the best of what's going on this year, have a look back at the five best moments of Coachella 2009. 5) The Cure -" The Kiss" Music legends The Cure performed "The Kiss" on the last night of Coachella 2009, a track which highlights the band's…

  7. Videos of the Week: Rihanna's a 'Rockstar,' Kate Gosselin Dances to 'Paparazzi,' 'Glee' does Oprah

    April 09, 2010 6:28 PM EDT In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Rihanna channels her innner "Rockstar" on "Idol," Kate Gosselin performs for "Paparazzi" on "Dancing with the Stars," the "Glee" cast gets love from Oprah and Michelle Obama, Justin…

  8. Bieber or Die: Biebz 'Buys' Funnyordie.com for April Fool's Day Prank

    April 01, 2010 11:48 AM EDT Justin Bieber proved he could take a joke when Raaaaaaaandy, the alter-ego of comedian Aziz Ansari, accused the teen star of shooting him and stealing his song in an amusing Funny or Die clip. But today, it's the Biebz who's delivering the punch line. In an elaborate -- and pretty…

  9. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 10:00 AM EDT The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center -- with Big Star co-founders Jody Stephens…

  10. Public Enemy's 'Fear Of A Black Planet' Track-By-Track

    March 13, 2010 6:09 PM EST Public Enemy's Chuck D. tells the story behind the songs on 1990's smash 'Fear of a Black Planet.' Read, listen and learn. Excerpted from Chuck D's "Lyrics Of A Rap Revolutionary." Used with Permission of the Author. Incident At 66.6 FM "Incident At 66…

  11. Chuck D: The 'Black Planet' 20th Anniversary Q&A

    March 13, 2010 6:08 PM EST Public Enemy's Prophetic Frontman Chuck D On Milestones, Going Independent And The Future Of Hip-Hop. At the end of "Pirate Radio"-the 2009 feature film about a '60s illegal rock'n'roll radio station in Europe's North Sea-an array of albums is displayed:…

  12. 20 Years of Public Enemy's 'Fear Of A Black Planet'

    March 13, 2010 6:07 PM EST Twenty Years After 'Fear Of A Black Planet,' Public Enemy Members, Collaborators And Colleagues Celebrate Its Anniversary Members of hip-hop's elite took the stage last September at Brooklyn's Academy of Music as part of VH1's sixth annual Hip-Hop Honors to celebrate…

  13. Plastikman, Inner City, Model 500 To Play Detroit Techno Fest

    March 11, 2010 9:16 AM EST Rare live performances by Plastikman, the pioneering house music group Inner City and Juan Atkins' Model 500 will highlight this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival, the annual Memorial Day Weekend bash in downtown Detroit. The three were among more than 70 acts announced…

  14. Keane Boarding the 'Night Train' This May

    February 26, 2010 11:28 AM EST British rock act Keane is set to return this spring with its fourth album, "Night Train." Due May 11 via Cherrytree/Interscope, the set contains only 8 songs, but features collaborations with rapper K'Naan , Japanese MC Tigarah and a rare lead vocal performance from Keane…

  15. "We Are The World 25," Radio's Reaction, Pt. 2

    February 24, 2010 1:05 PM EST As previously reported , "We Are the World 25: For Haiti" by Artists for Haiti launched at No. 2 last week on the Billboard Hot 100. This week, the all-star benefit track debuts at No. 40 on the Adult R&B radio airplay survey and bubbles under Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs and…

  16. Ask Billboard: Olympics, Monica, Smokey Robinson

    February 19, 2010 4:55 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. RINGS TONES Hi Gary, I enjoyed your list this week of Olympics-related titles…

  17. Taking Peaks, Part 2: Nos. 75-51

    January 12, 2010 1:30 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 51 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  18. Taking Peaks, Part 1: Nos. 100-76

    January 05, 2010 4:25 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 51 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  19. Listen Free: Classic Holiday Albums

    November 27, 2009 11:02 AM EST Listen to some of the best-selling holiday albums of all time, in full, here on Billboard.com . Check out sonic season's greetings from Mannheim Steamroller , Josh Groban , Kenny G. and more. Then head over to some of the hottest holiday goodies from 2009 and feast your ears on festive…

  20. Janellle Monae, Mary J. Blige To Be Honored At Black Girls Rock

    October 16, 2009 3:40 PM EDT J anelle Monáe , Mary J. Blige , Salt-N-Pepa's Spinderella and -- oddly enough -- Anthony Hamilton are among the honorees for the fourth annual Black Girls Rock! Awards, which take place Saturday (Oct. 17) in New York and recognize women of color making strides in arts and entertainment.…

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