1. Chart Highlights: One Direction Plants 'Kiss' On Pop Songs, Taylor Swift Still No. 1

    February 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST One Direction notches the highest debut among its five Pop Songs hits, as 'Kiss You' launches at No. 30. Plus, Depeche Mode returns to rock radio. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top  songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  2. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City': The Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2013 12:25 PM EST With a unique release strategy for his film, the Foo Fighters frontman intends to spread his rock gospel far and wide This is an excerpt. Click here to buy a copy and check out the iPad edition . In 1982, the Los Angeles band Fear released The Record, a pounding document of punk snarl…

  3. Dave Grohl's Sound City Players to Perform Debut Gig at Sundance

    January 02, 2013 5:20 PM EST Dave Grohl won't just be bowing his directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The Foo Fighters frontman will also lead the debut performance of the Sound City Players, a group gathering "core musicians and special guests" from "Sound City," Grohl&…

  4. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday …

  5. Sandy Concert Duets: Watch Springsteen & Bon Jovi, Waters & Vedder + More

    December 13, 2012 11:45 AM EST Along with a slew of winning performances from the biggest music stars on the planet, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief boasted a handful of marquee collaborations that are unlikely to ever duplicated. The Boss rocked out with Bon Jovi, the leaders of Pearl Jam and Pink Floyd got…

  6. 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Setlist

    December 13, 2012 5:00 AM EST Many of music's biggest stars including Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys and Kanye West played and played and played… and played during the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Wednesday night, to the tune of nearly six hours. Our full report is here and the setlist is below.…

  7. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stones, The Who, Joel,…

  8. Paul McCartney, Nirvana Alums Debut 'Cut Me Some Slack' at Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 1:40 AM EST Judging from the velocity of Dave Grohl's whipping hair, Wednesday night's Nirvana jam session with Paul McCartney at the 12.12.12 Concert for Sandy Relief went over swimmingly. The promised marriage of the most important band ever (The Beatles) and the most influential of the '…

  9. 12-12-12: Stream The Concert For Sandy Relief RIGHT NOW!

    December 12, 2012 7:30 PM EST Stars Talk Sandy Paul McCartney Bruce Springsteen Bon Jovi 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief will bring a star-studded lineup to New York's Madison Square Garden to perform a once-in-a-lifetime concert for thousands of fans. Fortunately, those who can't make it to MSG can…

  10. Paul McCartney 'Joins' Nirvana for Sandy Concert, New Song

    December 12, 2012 12:45 PM EST Eighteen years after Kurt Cobain took his own life, putting an end to the most influential rock band of the '90s, Nirvana has found its new lead singer in former Beatle Paul McCartney. Well, for one night at least. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stream the Event Right Here • Rolling Stones…

  11. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a Who's Who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 12, including Eric…

  12. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Doc Trailer Debuts: Watch

    December 04, 2012 9:22 PM EST With Dave Grohl's directorial debut set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the Foo Fighters ' frontman's "Sound City" documentary released its trailer on Tuesday. The trailer boasts interviews and footage of Tom Petty , Metallica , Stevie Nicks , Trent Reznor…

  13. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder To Host SiriusXM Radio Show

    December 03, 2012 3:45 PM EST Pearl Jam's frontman kicks off a limited-run SiriusXM Radio show on December 5. SiriusXM Radio announced today (December 3) that Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will host a new, limited-run show on its Pearl Jam Radio channel, one of SiriusXM's original artist-branded channels…

  14. The Beat 11/29: Adele Sells 10 Million, Rihanna Rules the Charts

    November 29, 2012 6:00 PM EST Welcome to the Thursday, November 29 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. has the headlines…

  15. Dave Grohl to Host Sirius XM Radio Show

    November 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ET on Classic Vinyl, channel 26, in advance of…

  16. Soundgarden on 'King Animal' and Why They Shouldn't Have Broken Up

    November 09, 2012 11:30 AM EST Despite the title, Soundgarden's comeback single "Been Away Too Long" is not "specifically about my band getting back together," frontman Chris Cornell says. But the title made it an obvious choice as the leadoff track and first single for Soundgarden's sixth…

  17. The Beat 11/8: Nicki Minaj's Reality Show, Whitney Houston's Unreleased Song

    November 08, 2012 3:10 PM EST Welcome to the Thursday, November 8 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. dishes on the new…

  18. Election 2012: Musicians' Voting Photos

    November 06, 2012 9:10 PM EST Beyonce, Dave Grohl, Mariah Carey and more celeb voters showed off ballots, "I Voted" stickers and polling place poses Nov. 6. Beyonce, Dave Grohl, Mariah Carey and more celeb voters showed off ballots, "I Voted" stickers and polling place poses Nov. 6. News Billboard…

  19. Queens of the Stone Age Reunite with Dave Grohl for New Album

    November 06, 2012 4:15 PM EST Queens of the Stone Age 's follow-up to 2007's "Era Vulgaris" will feature Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on drums, the band has confirmed. According to Pitchfork , band mastermind Josh Homme announced on BBC Radio 1 on Tuesday (Nov. 6) that drummer Joey Castillo was no…

  20. Rick Springfield Talks Rocking With Foo Fighters for 'Big' Dave Grohl Film

    October 09, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Rick Springfield 's been spending a lot of time in the studio lately finishing up his next album, "Songs For the End of the World." But he's also been doing a bit of rocking with some new friends -- Foo Fighters . Springfield tells Billboard that he's cut a new track,…

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