1. 'Glee' Season Finale: 'All or Nothing' Delivers Regionals, a Surprise Wedding... And Little Closure

    May 10, 2013 9:50 AM EDT "Glee" had a lot to live up to for season 4 after a third season that left many die-hards and casual fans alike disillusioned with the once titan of teen television. And with the first glimpses of a post-Lima life for our beloved characters the show split to feature two main…

  2. Austin City Limits Lineup: Depeche Mode, The Cure and Kings of Leon Are Texas Bound

    May 07, 2013 1:01 AM EDT Muse, Lionel Richie, Atoms for Peace, Phoenix and Wilco will also headline the two-weekend event Austin City Limits' two-weekend debut will have plenty of music to go around. The Texas festival, which will run Oct. 4-6 and 11-13, will see headlining performances from Depeche Mode, the…

  3. Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome Helms Eddy Arnold Tribute Album: Exclusive Song Premiere

    May 06, 2013 10:05 AM EDT May 15 marks what would have been the 95th birthday of Eddy Arnold. The day before, Plowboy Records will release "You Don't Know Me: Rediscovering Eddy Arnold" – a tribute album that features many artists from outside the mainstream country realm paying tribute to the…

  4. CODER Crew’s Picks of the Week: Case & Point, Dyro and More

    April 19, 2013 2:28 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Zel, Elissa, Jacob and Lauren have to say. Bingo Players, "Out Of My Mind" (Case & Point Remix) (Hysteria Records) After the bombings at the Boston Marathon…

  5. Thirty Seconds To Mars Sets 'Love Lust Faith + Dreams' Release Date

    March 18, 2013 1:10 PM EDT New single "Up In The Air" to debut -- in space! -- on Monday. Thirty Seconds To Mars has announced that its fourth studio album, "Love Lust Faith + Dreams," will be released on May 21 through Virgin Records. The arena-rock group also has grand plans for debuting its…

  6. 20 Hit Songs Meant For Other Singers

    February 28, 2013 3:06 PM EST 0 Last week, Nicole Scherzinger revealed in an interview that she had the opportunity to record "We Found Love," the Calvin Harris-produced dance smash that became the biggest hit of Rihanna's thriving career, but let the chance slip through her fingers. "I…

  7. What's The Most Common Hot 100 Song Title?

    February 26, 2013 11:05 AM EST Alabama Shakes debuts on the Hot 100 with the latest entry titled 'Hold On.' Is that the most common song title in the chart's more than five-decade history? Hold on a second. Or third. Or fourth ... On the latest Billboard Hot 100, Alabama Shakes debuts with "Hold On…

  8. Killswitch Engage to 'Disarm the Descent' With Original Singer

    February 20, 2013 8:25 PM EST Jesse Leach has returned to the rock act for their sixth studio album. A change in singers made for a sea change in sound on Killswitch Engage 's upcoming new album, "Disarm the Descent." Guitarist and producer Adam Dutkiewicz tells Billboard that the 12-song set, KSE's…

  9. 2013 Fall New York Fashion Week: 5 Things We Learned on Day 3

    February 10, 2013 3:30 PM EST The Hook's editor Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. was out on the town in NYC yesterday (Feb. 9), scoping out the latest NYFW fall runway looks and taking celeb notes along the way. Alexander Wang Loves Fur, Leather, and A$AP Rocky Wang had quite the cool front row with rapper A$AP Rocky,actress…

  10. Super Bowl Ads: Fleetwood Mac, Usher, PSY in the Music Mix

    February 01, 2013 5:30 PM EST Advertisers shelled out new record dollar amounts for 30-second spots at this year's Super Bowl, but as more ads feature current hits and emerging singles as their soundtrack, the Super Bowl has also grown into a top hit-making destination for the music industry too. Some artists are…

  11. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2012

    December 24, 2012 1:35 PM EST From Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' to Fiona Apple, your top picks for 2012. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city,…

  12. Ke$ha's 'Die Young' Radio Airplay Drop-Off Steadying After Initial Plunge

    December 19, 2012 7:54 PM EST As Billboard previously reported, following the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., on Friday (Dec. 14), Ke$ha 's "Die Young" has dropped in radio airplay. A look at the last two days of airplay, monitored by Nielsen…

  13. 'The Bodyguard' Musical Opens in London to Rave Reviews

    December 06, 2012 2:00 PM EST Does "The Bodyguard" have the muscle to be a hit? A stage musical based on the 1992 movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner has opened at London's Adelphi Theatre to a mixed critical reception - but universal praise for its big-voiced star. Reviewers raved Thursday…

  14. Katy Perry Q&A: Billboard's Woman of the Year 2012

    November 30, 2012 12:00 PM EST Sitting back on a comfy sofa at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, What was your first reaction to being chosen Billboard's Woman of the Year? I'd thought my year was over, that it was time to pass the baton. But I guess I get to hold onto it until the end of the year [laughs].…

  15. 'Glee' Q&A: Alex Newell on Unique's Future, His Beyonce Obsession & Frank Ocean

    November 21, 2012 10:00 AM EST Alex Newell caught TV viewers' attention first as one of the four finalists on the original season of Oxygen's "The Glee Project," then as Wade Adams, the rival show choir lead who turned heads performing in a dress and heels as Unique. Starting this year, Unique has…

  16. Bobby Bare Album Launches Plowboy Records

    November 05, 2012 11:55 PM EST Just as his music as been very diverse over the years, Bobby Bare's fan base is equally wide-spread, says the legendary stylist. "I have a wide range of fans," he tells Billboard. "I was working in New York at a club one night, and came into my dressing room, and there sat…

  17. Cody Canada & The Departed Song Exclusive: "Set It Free"

    October 24, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Listen to an exclusive stream of "Set It Free" from The Departed's upcoming album, "Adventus." Cody Canada , the former singer of Cross Canadian Ragweed , has been rocking with new band The Departed for just two years, and he's proud of the way it has gelled.…

  18. Jeff Lynne Q&A: ELO Guru Reboots Old Songs, Preps New Ones

    September 26, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Two Releases on Oct. 9; Plus First Solo Album of New Music in Decades Should Be Ready in 2013 Though he fronted the Electric Light Orchestra since its 1970 inception and was part of the short-lived Traveling Wilburys, Jeff Lynne is primarily a behind-the-scenes figure. The studio has always…

  19. Top 10 Dirtiest Rappers

    September 13, 2012 12:15 PM EDT The 10 hip-hop stars with the filthiest lyrics, from Lil Wayne to Akinyele to Plies, all for your nasty listening pleasure. If you're a rapper whose first name is not "Will" and whose last name is not "Smith," you probably utilize profanity, some sexual innuendo, and…

  20. 'Glee' to Strip Down Britney Spears' '3' on Upcoming Episode

    September 07, 2012 2:55 PM EDT "Glee" is delivering another night of Britney Spears covers for the second episode of its new season, and Chord Overstreet promises a funny, dance-heavy time for fans of the Fox series. "We're doing '3,'" the actor revealed to Billboard on the MTV VMA red…

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