1. Toni Braxton, Babyface Top Adult R&B Chart

    December 03, 2013 1:05 PM EST The pair's duet 'Hurt You' marks the stars' first No. 1 on the tally since 2000 and 1997, respectively Format stars Toni Braxton and Babyface each end lengthy absences from the top of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult R&B radio airplay chart, as their duet "…

  2. The Walkmen Announce Indefinite Hiatus

    November 29, 2013 8:15 PM EST After nearly 14 years as a band, The Walkmen are taking a step back from recording as a group. The indie rockers revealed in an interview with the Washington Post that, after shows in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, the band has "no future plans whatsoever." According to bassist…

  3. Elton John, Tom Hardy Arrive in Santa Monica to Tout Biopic 'Rocketman'

    November 06, 2013 11:08 PM EST Who cares about jet lag when you can have breakfast with Elton John and Tom Hardy? The pop icon and star turned up at a Tuesday morning breakfast in Santa Monica to personally tout Rocketman, the Elton John biopic that will star Hardy. Leading foreign sales outfit Good Universe hosted the…

  4. Old Crow Medicine Singer Talks Opry, Sharing a CMA Nomination With Bob Dylan

    October 24, 2013 3:00 PM EDT The string band Old Crow Medicine Show was invited to become a member of a rather exclusive club in August: The Grand Ole Opry. "There always seems to be these dream moments in a country music life – like when Merle Haggard whispers something in your ear," lead singer Ketch Secor…

  5. Tom Hardy Cast as Elton John in 'Rocketman' Biopic

    October 23, 2013 10:00 PM EDT "Rocketman," the upcoming Elton John biopic, has grabbed British actor Tom Hardy for the role of the eccentric performer, Deadline reports . Hardy, 36, famously portrayed supervillain Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises," along with roles in "Inception" "Tinker…

  6. Green Day, 'Broadway Idiot': Film Review

    October 11, 2013 3:20 PM EDT "Broadway Idiot" Director: Doug Hamilton Producer: Ira Pittelman Featuring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Mayer, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool Distributor: Film Buff Release date: Oct. 10 (CBGB Film Festival), Oct. 11 (New York, on-demand), Oct. 15 (eight one-nighters), Oct. 18 …

  7. My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear to Rock Times Square for CBGB Festival

    October 01, 2013 4:06 PM EDT My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear and the Wallflowers will perform in the heart of Times Square in New York City on Oct. 12 during a free event for the growing CBGB Music and Film Festival, now in its second year. Over two dozen bands and artists will perform on five outdoor stages throughout…

  8. Justin Timberlake's 'The 20/20 Experience' & 12 More Two-Album/One-Year Releases

    October 01, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Justin Timberlake released “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” the other half of his comeback spring album yesterday (Sept. 30). With the singer performing at both the iTunes and iHeartRadio Music Festivals recently, recent talk show appearances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” ”Late Night with Jimmy…

  9. 21. Fifth Harmony: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 11:40 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: N/A Birthdates: Allyson Brooke Hernandez - born July 7, 1993 (age 20), Normani Kordei Hamilton - born May 31, 1996 (age 17), Lauren Michelle Jauregui - born June 27, 1996 (age 17), Karla Camila Cabello - born March 3, 1997 (age 16), Dinah Jane Hansen - born June 22,…

  10. CBGB Film Festival Lineup Announced

    September 18, 2013 6:45 PM EDT This year's CBGB Music & Film Festival will travel from the Bowery to Broadway with "CBGB" and "Broadway Idiot," the documentary on Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and the making of the musical "American Idiot."  Taking place Oct. 8-13, about 60…

  11. Krewella Launches 'Get Wet' Tour This Week With Insane Set Production: First Look

    September 05, 2013 1:13 PM EDT The Chicago trio taps Lady Gaga’s choreographer and an all-star production team for their first headlining tour. “You know I’ll sleep when I am dead” sings Jahan Yousaf on “Live For The Night,” the opening performance of Krewella’s “Get Wet” tour and a song of declarative credos…

  12. MTV Video Music Awards 2013: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    August 26, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The VMAs descended upon Brooklyn New York, bringing legions of folks from the surrounding neighborhood to the corners surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues hopeful to catch a glimpse of some of music’s biggest stars. 

 I happen to live nearby, and it was quite surreal seeing the…

  13. Green Day's 'Idiot' Doc Heading to Theaters

    August 22, 2013 5:15 PM EDT "Broadway Idiot," which chronicles the theater adaptation of Green Day's "American Idiot," is set to hit the big screen on October 18, it was announced Thursday. The documentary will begin a special theatrical engagement in New York on Oct. 11 before hitting…

  14. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, 'The Long Way': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 06, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds have come a long way since 2008, as exemplified in their new song "The Long Way." The track is the first single off the soul-rock band's upcoming EP "Fight," produced by Randy Jackson and expected for release in the fall.  On…

  15. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  16. Childish Gambino Releases New Song, 'Centipede': Listen

    July 25, 2013 10:33 AM EDT Childish Gambino is back in the rap game with the release of his new song, "Centipede." With a soulful, uplifting introduction, the young MC uses a capella before breaking out into verses of his family origin over spacey soundscapes. "Gotta make it, 'cause if not, I'…

  17. Bubbling Under: Unsigned Steve Grand Scores Viral Hit With 'All-American Boy'

    July 12, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Steve Grand, Fifth Harmony, Chris Stapleton and Rich Homie Quan STEVE GRAND He has no label, no manager and no publicist, but…

  18. One Dead, Dozens Treated After Paradiso Festival Drug Overdoses

    July 01, 2013 7:54 PM EDT A 21-year-old man from a Seattle suburb died on Sunday, one of seven people hospitalized from the fest. One man died and dozens of people were treated after overdosing on a drug called Molly at a weekend music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in central Washington, authorities said. More…

  19. Aussie Rapper 360 Plays With All-Star Line-up on New Album, Bound for Lollapalooza

    June 21, 2013 3:39 AM EDT Two years ago, Australian rapper 360 could walk into any pub in his own country for a quiet drink. Not any more. The tall, heavily tattooed artist is already hard to miss. But he’s become a national star since his sophomore album, “Falling & Flying”, exploded Down Under on its release…

  20. Booker T. Jones, 'Watch You Sleeping' feat. Kori Withers: Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 04, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Booker T. Jones hasn't been messing around between studio albums. The soul legend released the Roots-backed "The Road from Memphis" in May 2011, and is preparing to put out a new full-length later this month. The road to his new album's release begins with "Watch…

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