1. Spandau Ballet’s Martin & Gary Kemp Gunning for Gangster Movie Roles

    August 22, 2013 12:01 AM EDT Former popstars in the British 1980s band Spandau Ballet Martin and Gary Kemp are to be re-united on the big screen in front of camera for the first time since 1991 when they played British gangland siblings in "The Krays." The brothers are not straying far from their first roles,…

  2. Singles Lady: Bonnie McKee Is Looking Out for Number One

    August 13, 2013 7:00 PM EDT She's helped write some of the biggest multimillion-selling hits in recent history -- including four Hot 100 No. 1s for Katy Perry. But now Bonnie McKee wants to sell a few more for someone else: herself "Welcome to Casa de Bambi!" Bonnie Mc­Kee exclaims as she makes her way…

  3. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke Triples Up At No. 1 With 'Blurred Lines'

    August 12, 2013 5:05 PM EDT The smash is the first to top Pop Songs, Rhythmic and Adult Pop Songs simultaneously since 1999. Plus, new No. 1s for Lorde and Brett Eldredge Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the…

  4. Journey Talks Singer Arnel Pineda's Impact, September-Due PBS Doc

    August 06, 2013 10:48 PM EDT "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey," the story of the band's search for a new frontman, will air on the network on Sept. 30. The resurgence of Journey through the band's discovery of a new lead singer via the Internet gets a close-up look on a new…

  5. Justin Timberlake To Debut 'Take Back The Night' Video with Interactive Fan Experience

    July 29, 2013 11:28 AM EDT A new music video from Justin Timberlake, the pop music maverick and self-appointed legend of the summer, is pretty enthralling in itself. But JT is putting on his social media suit and tie for the "Take Back The Night" video premiere on Tuesday (July 30) with an interactive,…

  6. Chart Analysis: With 'Glee,' Cory Monteith Made History On The Hot 100

    July 14, 2013 3:06 AM EDT As a member of the cast of Fox's "Glee" – and a key one at that – Cory Monteith helped set one of the Billboard Hot 100's most vaunted records.   As the "Glee" cast tallied an immense 206 Hot 100 entries since the series' 2009 premiere, the troupe set the…

  7. Korn Announces New Album 'The Paradigm Shift'

    July 10, 2013 3:30 PM EDT Korn will release "The Paradigm Shift," their eleventh studio album, on October 1. The album marks the return of guitartist Brian "Head" Welch, who took an eight-year hiatus to get clean from drugs and find religion. The experience is documented in his 2005 autobiography…

  8. WALLA's 'Nature': Exclusive EP Premiere

    July 08, 2013 12:14 PM EDT Hear the Los Angeles band's buzzy new release. Los Angeles indie rock band WALLA's rise has come naturally. The group, which formed after singer/guitarist Jonathan Hoonch Kim put out a call online, self-released its "Animal of Love" EP in 2012. The set drew the attention…

  9. Parmalee: Go Behind the Scenes of Their New 'Carolina' Video

    June 20, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Billboard has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at rising group Parmalee's new music video for "Carolina." "It's been our baby for awhile," lead vocalist Matt Thomas tells us about the song. "It's all about home. It's very autobiographical,…

  10. Kanye West vs. Huey Lewis: Whose 'American Psycho' Parody Is Better?

    June 18, 2013 12:35 PM EDT Yesterday (June 17), Kanye West released a short clip to promote his new album, "Yeezus." The video parodies "American Psycho" and features "Keeping Up with the Kardashian" stars Scott Disick and Jonathan Cheban. 'Ye recruits Disick to play Patrick Bateman…

  11. APRA Music Awards for Tame Impala, Sia, Timomatic

    June 18, 2013 5:27 AM EDT Tame Impala, Sia Furler, Timomatic, 360 and Hilltop Hoods were among the big winners Monday night at the APRA Music Awards in Melbourne. Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rockers Tame Impala added to their impressive collection of industry-plaudits with the most prestigious APRA Awards category,…

  12. Kanye West Posts 'American Psycho'-Inspired 'Yeezus' Promo

    June 17, 2013 10:08 PM EDT At last weekend's "Yeezus" listening party in Los Angeles, Kanye West premiered a short ad for the new album. Now, the video is online, posted to the front page of West's website . The clip, which features "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" personalities Scott…

  13. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars' 'When I Was Your Man' Tops Adult Contemporary

    June 17, 2013 6:10 PM EDT The singer/songwriter returns to the chart's summit for the first time since he led with 'Just the Way You Are' in 2011. Plus, new No. 1s for Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out…

  14. Bubbling Under: Lorde Leaps Onto U.S. Radio

    June 14, 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: Lorde, Guinevere, Jonathan Thulin and Bonka LORDE Sixteen-year-old Lorde (nee Ella Yelich-O'Connor) draws her first ink…

  15. From Backup to Big Screen: 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Has Its Moment

    June 09, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Documentaries do not have press junkets. That's for scripted studio films with stars, big budgets and the potential to pull in eight or nine figures at the box office. Yet on June 7, director Morgan Neville gathered in Los Angeles with four of the stars of "Twenty Feet From…

  16. Sub Pop Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman Has Parkinson's, Says He's 'Grateful to the Disease'

    June 04, 2013 2:13 AM EDT Jonathan Poneman, the co-founder of Seattle's Sub Pop Records, who helped launch such seminal bands as Nirvana and Soundgarden, among others, announced May 31 that he has Parkinson's, the degenerative nervous system disease that also struck Michael J. Fox, Pauline Kael, and Bob…

  17. Forever The Sickest Kids, 'Nice To Meet You': Exclusive Song/Lyric Video Premiere

    May 24, 2013 1:56 PM EDT Pop-rock quartet Forever The Sickest Kids will return on June 25 with new album "J.A.C.K.," and after previewing the full-length with the single "Chin Up Kid," the Dallas group has offered another glimpse at its third studio effort. "Nice To Meet You" will be…

  18. Chart Highlights: Christina Aguilera's 'Love' Lifts To No. 1 On Dance/Club Play Songs

    May 20, 2013 5:55 PM EDT 0 Plus, Wale, the Neighbourhood and Marc Anthony log new leaders Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com…

  19. My Bloody Valentine to Headline L.A.'s FYF Fest

    May 13, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine will play their first U.S. gig since 2009 at Los Angeles' FYF Festival. Also on hand for the fest -- which runs Aug. 24-25 at L.A. State Historic Park -- are acts like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on the Radio, Solange, and MGMT. The decade-old punk and…

  20. Flavor Flav's Las Vegas Felony Trial Set for September

    May 08, 2013 4:33 AM EDT A Las Vegas judge has scheduled a September trial for Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on felony charges he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife. A court spokeswoman says the case is set for Sept. 30 in Clark County District Court for the…

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