1. The xx Release Dark, Meandering 'Fiction' Video

    June 06, 2013 2:00 PM EDT British indie rockers The xx have just released a new music video for their latest single, "Fiction," off their sophomore album, "Coexist." The gritty black and white music video for "Fiction" features lead singer Oliver Sim walking through a deserted resort in…

  2. Beyonce Headlines 'Chime for Change' Charity Concert for Women in London

    June 01, 2013 10:30 PM EDT Beyonce and a few famous friends — including John Legend , Jennifer Lopez and Madonna — turned the home of English rugby into a fortress for women's rights at a star-studded charity concert . Beyonce headlined a concert at Twickenham rugby stadium in London in support of Chime for…

  3. Red Hot Chili Peppers 'Looking at the Fall' to Begin Work on Next Album

    May 30, 2013 1:45 PM EDT As the Red Hot Chili Peppers wind down their touring in support of 2011's "I'm With You," drummer Chad Smith predicts it won't be too long before the group starts working on its next album. "We're probably looking at getting together in September and…

  4. Beyonce, Madonna Join 'Sound of Change' Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Madonna will be lending their support to the "Sound of Change Live" concert, being held in London on Saturday to raise funds for over a hundred worldwide projects that support women and girls. A billion people are expected to watch the concert, which is taking place…

  5. Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert Line-up for Memorial Day Fest

    May 27, 2013 2:32 PM EDT Some of country music's big names, including Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Zac Brown Band, take the stage at the Bayou Country Superfest at LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. The festival's producer, Quint Davis, said the talent and…

  6. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Lana Del Rey and Florence Welch

    May 17, 2013 6:00 PM EDT At the close of the workweek, we have sorted through countless looks from Saturday (May 11) to today (May 17) and selected the best and worst dressed of the bunch. This week we honed in on the Cannes Film Festival and found the good and bad. Check out who is rocking killer threads and who…

  7. Eve's Style Council: Hip-Hop Beauty Discusses All Things Fashion

    May 16, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Eve barked her way into the rap game years ago. It's been more than a decade since the "pit bull in a skirt" dropped her debut album "Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders' First Lady" with her paw print tattoos exposed on her chest and rugged, short blonde-bleached…

  8. Ask Billboard: What Did Other Duos Do?

    May 14, 2013 1:35 PM EDT With Macklemore & Ryan Lewis becoming the first duo to top the Hot 100 on its first two attempts, how did other twosomes start their chart careers? Readers check in on that and more. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb…

  9. Little Boots Unveils 'Nocturnes' at Brooklyn Bash: Live Review

    May 08, 2013 3:55 PM EDT "Disco is from New York, house is from Chicago, so something about this album seems to really resonate (in America)," says U.K. singer. New York's Music Hall of Williamsburg was a fitting stage for the unveiling of Little Boots Version 2.0. After chasing major label pop…

  10. Foxes: 'I Don't Want To Be That 'Featured' Artist'

    May 06, 2013 2:45 PM EDT U.K. singer has big solo plans after guesting on Zedd, Fall Out Boy tracks. Top 40 fans would likely recognize the voice of Louisa Rose Allen, better known as Foxes, as the guest on Zedd's hit single "Clarity." Or, if you're a Fall Out Boy diehard, Foxes is the artist…

  11. How Great Will the 'Gatsby' Soundtrack Be?

    May 04, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Baz Luhrmann, Jay-Z and other music partners assembled a collection of songs that could revive the fortune of the out-of-favor-movie soundtrack The high-profile soundtrack, an artifact of the '80s and '90s largely dormant during the last five years, is being revived by "…

  12. The Civil Wars to Release New Album in Summer

    May 01, 2013 1:31 PM EDT The Grammy winning duo finished the self-titled effort before breaking up in November Columbia Records will release the Civil Wars' follow-up to their debut, "Barton Hollow," the 2011 album that earned them two Grammys, in late summer. The Civil Wars, Joy Williams and John…

  13. Celine Dion Teases New Album With In-Studio Video: Watch

    April 28, 2013 4:01 PM EDT Massively successful diva Céline Dion has a new album on the way, and she's just shared a new video featuring a closer look at her in-studio sessions. The minute-long clip shows Dion laying down vocals in Jupiter, FL's Echo Beach Studios, with guidance from famed producer Eg…

  14. Beyonce, Andre 3000's 'Back To Black' Amy Winehouse Cover Hits The Web

    April 27, 2013 5:04 PM EDT Another song from the upcoming soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" adaptation has hit the web, as Beyonce and Andre 3000's version of Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" debuted on Mark Ronson's EastVillageRadio show. Listen to the …

  15. 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack Getting Deluxe Vinyl Release on Third Man

    April 26, 2013 9:53 PM EDT Jack White's label will release the 'Gatsby' soundtrack with three bonus tracks. "The Great Gatsby" is getting a ritzy vinyl edition. Jack White's Third Man Records will release the vinyl deluxe edition of the film soundtrack, a set executive-produced by Jay-Z.…

  16. Calvin Harris Sets Chart Record, Becomes U.K.’s New ‘King of Pop’

    April 22, 2013 11:55 PM EDT Calvin Harris has become a record-holder in the U.K. by clocking-up eight chart hits from the one album. The Scottish DJ and producer on Sunday saw his song “I Need Your Love” FT Ellie Goulding climb 11-7, in doing so becoming the eighth track from his album “18 Months” to crack the U.K.…

  17. Lana Del Rey's 'Great Gatsby' Track 'Young & Beautiful' Hits The Web

    April 22, 2013 1:07 PM EDT The soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's forthcoming adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will include a typically lush Lana Del Rey ballad, as the singer's "Young & Beautiful," the first single from the compilation, has officially hit the Web. "Will you still…

  18. Katy Perry Is Halfway There on Third Album, Talks New Songs Like 'Double Rainbow'

    April 18, 2013 8:34 PM EDT The pop star is working with collaborators such as Sia, Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Bonnie McKee and others Katy Perry is halfway through her third album, the follow-up to “Teenage Dream,” which spawned five Hot 100 No. 1 singles. She has yet to feel any pressure. “When I put myself on a…

  19. Chart Highlights: Avril Lavigne 'Never' Lands On Pop Songs

    April 15, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Lavigne and Selena Gomez preview forthcoming albums with debuts on Pop Songs. Plus, new No. 1s for P!nk, Bruno Mars, Lady Antebellum and more. 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…

  20. Nero, 'Into The Past' from 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack: Exclusive 30-Second Listen

    April 11, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The electronic trio joins Jay-Z and Beyonce on the soundtrack of the summer. When the buzz-heavy official soundtrack for "The Great Gatsby" film is released on May 7, it will include new tracks from artists like Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Florence + The Machine, developed especially for…

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