1. OneRepublic Drummer Arrested in Denver

    May 16, 2012 9:25 AM EDT The drummer for the band OneRepublic has been arrested on suspicion of assault, destruction of private property and disturbing the peace. KMGH-TV in Denver reports that 38-year-old Eddie Fisher was arrested early Tuesday morning. In an arrest photo, Fisher appears to have a bloody gash on his…

  2. Skrillex, Diplo, Pretty Lights Team To Tour on a Train

    May 08, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Next stop, Dubstepville! Skrillex is teaming up with cutting-edge artists like Diplo, Pretty Lights and Grimes for the Full Flex Express tour, which will make its way across Canada this July. The artists on the trek will travel to each of the six tour dates (beginning July 13 in Toronto) in a…

  3. Track Review: T.I., 'Love This Life'

    May 01, 2012 8:30 AM EDT T.I. "Love This Life" (3:55) Producers: Lamar ­Edwards, Chris "Brody" Brown, ­Larrance Dopson Writers: C. Harris Jr., L. Edwards, C. Brown, L. Dopson Publishers: various Grand Hustle/Atlantic A 10-month stint in jail can do a lot to a man, and in T.I. 's case, it has…

  4. Hot Tours: Juan Gabriel, Bryan Adams, Van Halen

    April 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Latin superstar Juan Gabriel tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with $3.4 million in box office grosses reported from multiple concerts at Mexico City's 9,600-seat Auditorio Nacional. With sellout crowds at all performances, a total of 47,394 tickets were sold for the five-show run on…

  5. Dick Clark Leaves a Rockin' Legacy: An Appreciation

    April 19, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Foremost among his countless contributions to popular culture and the music business, Dick Clark took rock 'n' roll out of bedroom radios and placed it on televisions in living rooms and dens across America. Nearly five decades later, after creating and hosting game shows, the…

  6. Willie Nelson, Luke Bryan Join Billboard Country Summit

    April 10, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Willie Nelson, one of the most important and influential figures in the history of country music, will participate in a rare Q&A on June 5 at the Billboard Country Summit, produced in association with the Country Music Association. Nelson will be interviewed by Billboard executive…

  7. Bobby Brown DUI: Lawyer Says Brown Was 'Not Driving Erratically'

    March 28, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Bobby Brown was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles. His lawyer, Tiffany Feder has disputed the claims, saying in a statement to People , "Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and Mr. Brown was not driving erratically." According…

  8. SXSW: Watch Skrillex, Mumford & Sons, The-Dream & More Perform

    March 19, 2012 5:55 PM EDT Counting Crows, The Shins, Alabama Shakes also among our live video footage. Dozens of artists rocked (rolled, riled, and dubstepped) their way across Austin, Tex. during SXSW this year, and Billboard.com's camera's were there to catch some of the hottest sets. Watch Skrillex,…

  9. Mumford & Sons Debut New Songs at 'Big Easy Express' Premiere

    March 18, 2012 11:20 AM EDT Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and the Old Crow Medicine show last came to Austin together about 11 months ago, on their barnstorming Big Easy Express train tour. On Saturday they arrived by more conventional means, but for the purpose of celebrating that five-show…

  10. Olympics Closing Ceremony to Be a 'Symphony' of All Things British

    February 23, 2012 10:05 AM EST The closing ceremony for 2012 London Olympics will be themed "A Symphony of British Music" -- with organizers promising a hit-packed journey from classical composer Edward Elgar to Grammy soul diva Adele. "It is, in a sense, the soundtrack of our lives," said Stephen…

  11. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  12. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:25 AM EST Band Sets 2012 Tour Dates Dave Matthews Band , one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road, save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets than any act on the…

  13. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  14. Bon Iver, Alicia Keys to Collaborate

    February 02, 2012 9:14 PM EST Bon Iver 's Justin Vernon might be indie rock's busiest performer. The Grammy-nominated musician, whose past collaborations range from Kanye West to the National to Kathleen Edwards (whom he joined for a World Cafe performance this week), is about to add another: Alicia Keys . The…

  15. Top 5 NFL Victory Dances

    January 30, 2012 12:00 PM EST At this weekend's Ravens-49ers Super Bowl, we can expect Beyonce to show off some spirited dance moves during this halftime show, but even Bey can pick up a move or two from the players themselves. Although end zone touchdown dances now produce penalties, plenty of players will have…

  16. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy's Facebook and Twitter pages. Awards co…

  17. Winston Riley, Veteran Jamaican Producer, Dead at 65

    January 20, 2012 5:49 PM EST A pivotal figure in expanding reggae's international renown, record producer, songwriter and vocalist Winston Riley , 65, passed away yesterday succumbing to the gun shot wounds he received on Nov. 1, 2011 at his home in Kingston, Jamaica. According to his son Kurt Riley, a disk jockey…

  18. Madonna Wins Best Song at Golden Globes, Jabs 'Girl' Ricky Gervais

    January 15, 2012 11:10 PM EST "Masterpiece," a ballad co-written and sung by Madonna for her new film "W.E.," earned the best original song Golden Globe at the glitz-filled awards gala on Sunday. It was the second Globe for the director-singer, who won for best actress in a comedy or musical in 1997…

  19. Madonna Talks Boyfriend, 'W.E.' and Kissing Nicki Minaj

    January 13, 2012 5:58 PM EST Madonna is opening up on love, money and kissing Nicki Minaj in a new interview. With a new album, "M.D.N.A.," due this spring, her directorial debut with the film "W.E." on Feb. 3 and, of course, a Super Bowl halftime performance ahead of her, Madonna sat down with ABC…

  20. Madonna, Trent Reznor Land Golden Globe Nominations

    December 15, 2011 10:05 AM EST 'Glee,' Chris Cornell & 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel Also Up for Awards Madonna's next foray into film direction, the royal love story "W.E.", picked up a pair of Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning, including best original score and best original…

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