1. Must-Hear Music Podcast: Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, Childish Gambino & More

    October 16, 2014 2:56 PM EDT Big week on the Must-Hear Music podcast! We tackle Taylor Swift's "Out of the Woods" -- her epic synth-pop anthem with Bleachers' Jack Antonoff -- as well as Fall Out Boy's hair metal-esque contribution to a Disney movie, Big Hero 6 . And it just gets weirder from…

  2. Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers 2Pac & 'Surviving War Zone' of Her Past

    October 14, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Over the weekend, Jada Pinkett Smith spoke about Tupac 's death -- and a culture of violence against African Americans that she likens to genocide -- on Facebook. See the whole post here . Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Willow Smith Over Controversial Photo Smith posted a photo of…

  3. Must-Hear Music Podcast: Mary J. Blige & Disclosure, Fall Out Boy, Willow Smith & More

    September 10, 2014 1:45 PM EDT On this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, strange musical crossovers seem to be the unofficial theme. We chat about British dance duo Disclosure producing a song for Mary J. Blige, Fall Out Boy sampling folkie Suzanne Vega and former hair-whipper Willow Smith covering indie fave King Krule…

  4. David Anderle, A&R for Frank Zappa, Beach Boys & More, Dies at 77

    September 02, 2014 8:27 PM EDT David Anderle , the A&R executive who worked with Frank Zappa , the Beach Boys , Sheryl Crow and Aaron Neville during a 35-year career, died Monday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 77. A classmate of Herb Alpert and Lou Adler at Fairfax High School, Anderle served his longest…

  5. Dave Grohl Welcomes New Baby Girl Ophelia

    August 20, 2014 6:38 PM EDT Dave Grohl and wife Jordyn Blum welcomed their third child into the world earlier this month, a baby girl they named Ophelia. Foo Fighters Parody 'Carrie' in Brilliant Ice Bucket Challenge Video The couple kept quiet about the news, without any public announcements but a Facebook…

  6. Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Willow Smith Over Controversial Photo

    May 08, 2014 2:14 PM EDT "There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation," says the actress about Willow's photo with shirtless actor Moises Arias. Jada Pinkett Smith is defending her daughter, Willow Smith, over a " target="_blank"> controversial photo of the 13-year…

  7. Willow Smith Poses With Shirtless Actor Moises Arias

    May 07, 2014 12:39 PM EDT The controversial photos show the 13-year old with 20-year old "Hannah Montana" actor. Photos of 13-year old singer/actress Willow Smith are causing quite the stir online today. The questionable photos , show Will Smith's daughter lying on a bed alongside 20-year old actor…

  8. U2, Will Smith Rock Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show': Minute-By-Minute Live Taping Review

    February 18, 2014 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga also make cameos, as Billboard offers an inside look at Fallon's first night hosting the NBC late-night institution A new era of late-night TV began just after midnight tonight (Feb. 18), when NBC aired the first "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.…

  9. P!nk: The Billboard Woman Of The Year Q&A

    December 06, 2013 9:00 AM EST P!nk, Billboard's Woman of the Year honoree, highlights 'a positive, enormous and wonderful' 2013. This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. It's Sunday, the 18th of October, and P!nk is sending 2-year-old daughter Willow…

  10. Norah Jones And Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Prep Everly Brothers-Inspired Album

    October 23, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Foreverly" puts a modern spin on the country folk standards from the Everly Brothers' "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" On Nov. 25, Norah Jones and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will team up to release "Foreverly," a modern-day reworking of the Everly…

  11. Colorful Pink Talks Family, Breastfeeding & Tattoos on Australian TV

    August 12, 2013 2:44 AM EDT Pink has it all in the music biz. Now she’s keen on having a big family. The pop superstar was all-charm in an exclusive interview for the “Sunday Night” show in Australia, a country where her powers are seemingly limitless. In the chat with Marie Claire magazine editor Jackie Frank, Pink…

  12. Lorde Hypnotizes At First U.S. Show: Live Review

    August 07, 2013 1:22 PM EDT "Pretty soon, I'll be getting on my first plane," goes the opening of the second verse in "Tennis Court," Lorde's biting ode to the trappings of fame. When the 16-year-old slowly delivered the line midway through her performance at New York's Le Poisson…

  13. P!nk Finds 'True Love' With Family In New Video: Watch

    July 01, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Anyone who is a P!nk super-fan -- or, you know, has seen her incredible VH1 "Behind The Music" episode -- knows that her 2008 music video for "So What," which featured a cameo from her then-estranged husband Carey Hart, actually helped the two rekindle their romance.…

  14. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Miley Cyrus and Willow Smith

    May 10, 2013 5:50 PM EDT At the close of the workweek, we have sorted through countless looks from Saturday (May 4) to today (May 10) and selected the best and worst dressed of the bunch. Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Miley Cyrus…

  15. Willow Smith's Disappearing Act, And Why 'Whip My Hair' Wasn't A Fluke

    April 29, 2013 1:05 PM EDT Why is the 12-year-old artist singing "Inject my soul with darkness"? Pop Shop takes a closer look. Last February, one week after Willow Smith dropped out of the starring role of Marcy Media (which is run by Jay-Z) and Overbrook Entertainment's big-budget film remake of …

  16. Willow Smith Samples Radiohead on Dark New Song: Listen

    January 08, 2013 4:00 PM EST The 12-year-old asks to "inject my soul with darkness" on "Sugar and Spice." Willow Smith is moving farther away from the vibrant energy of "Whip My Hair" with every new song: her latest offering, "Sugar And Spice," is a disturbing ballad that samples…

  17. Jac Vanek Q&A: Miley Cyrus, All Time Low Designer Launches Grunge Line

    December 20, 2012 2:10 PM EST Designer Jac Vanek began working in the music industry as a teenager, and now designs bracelets for pop punk bands like All Time Low and Cobra Starship . From the age of 15, Vanek fell in love with music and abandoned everything in her life -- including a spot on her school's…

  18. Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 30+ Pop Presents

    November 23, 2012 6:25 AM EST The 2012 holiday shopping season is officially here, and we know you've got plenty of music fans on your list. Don't race off to the store in a panic; Billboard.com's annual holiday gift guide is here to help with rockin' ideas for everyone. Among our 30+ suggestions,…

  19. Pink Rocks Cancer Benefit in Los Angeles

    November 13, 2012 7:10 PM EST Hollywood came together on Monday night to celebrate the many women who battle breast cancer every day. The event, titled "Power of Pink," featured a private performance by the very appropriate guest of honor, P!nk . The edgy pop star proved a perfect fit as the evening's…

  20. iHeartRadio 2012: Pink, Pitbull and Prince Own Closing Night

    September 23, 2012 10:30 PM EDT "I haven't sung some of these songs in awhile… I've been busy," said P!nk , several songs into her opening set on the second and final night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Saturday. The singer was referencing her newfound mommyhood, having given birth to…

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