1. Classic Rock Honours Ceremony Comes to America

    November 05, 2014 2:22 PM EST To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their annual awards show, influential U.K. magazine Classic Rock brought the ceremony, Classic Rock Honours, to Los Angeles. Mixing the elite of both Los Angeles -- Henry Rollins presented the inspiration award to the Doors -- and the U.K. -- Def Leppard…

  2. Exclusive Premiere: Neil Young Sings 'Glimmer' in the Studio With Full Orchestra

    November 05, 2014 1:33 PM EST Today Billboard premieres an exclusive video from Neil Young , featuring the famous artist recording the song "Glimmer" live-to-tape with the help of a massive orchestra. Check it out below: "Glimmer" can be found on Storytone , Young's latest album, which hit…

  3. Concert Review: Usher Kicks Off His UR Experience Tour in Detroit With Mixed Results

    November 05, 2014 1:02 PM EST "I've been doing this shit for 20 years," Usher told an exuberant crowd on Tuesday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit during the first U.S. concert of his UR Experience Tour. His tone was one of bemusement, his look a mix of pride and subtle disbelief.  But…

  4. Exclusive: Seymour Stein Signs Teen Rock Band to Sire/Warner

    November 05, 2014 11:38 AM EST A lot of big names are backing some little (in size, but not sound) rockers. Billboard has learned that teen rockers Residual Kid are joining an impressive list of acts signed by industry veteran and Warner VP Seymour Stein to Sire, the label he co-founded, including Madonna , the Talking…

  5. Watch FKA Twigs Make Late-Night Debut on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

    November 05, 2014 10:59 AM EST FKA Twigs , one of the breakout indie artists of 2014, can finally cross “late-night U.S. television debut” off of her checklist, as the R&B chanteuse brought her single “Two Weeks” to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night (Nov. 4). Watch below: The “Two Weeks”…

  6. Watch Lana Del Rey's Eerie 'Once Upon a Dream' Remix Video

    November 04, 2014 4:21 PM EST The Young Ruffian remix of Lana Del Rey 's "Once Upon A Dream" -- which appeared in the movie Maleficent earlier this year -- now has its own music video. Watch it here: Del Rey's version of the famous Disney track came out in January, featuring the singer's…

  7. DJ/Producer Alesso: Sometimes 'Real Emotions' Are Missing From Electronic Music

    November 04, 2014 3:47 PM EST The young Swedish DJ/producer Alesso is currently climbing the Billboard charts with "Heroes (We Could Be)," a saavy collaboration with fellow Swede Tove Lo (whose own "Habits (Stay High)" is currently a top 5 Hot 100 hit). Billboard caught up with Alesso to talk about…

  8. Lindsey Stirling Scores First Airplay Chart Hit, 'Shatter Me,' With Lzzy Hale

    November 04, 2014 2:10 PM EST After charting two albums on the Billboard 200, including Shatter Me , which debuted and peaked at No. 2 in May, violinist/performance artist Lindsey Stirling is rising with her first airplay chart hit. The Shatter Me title cut, featuring vocals from Lzzy Hale, of alt-metal band Halestorm,…

  9. Album Review: Neil Young’s Vulnerable ‘Storytone’ Sings About Love -- and Saving the Environment

    November 04, 2014 11:59 AM EST Few singers play vulnerability better than Neil Young . It's the most affecting trait of this collection of a dozen songs, presented in two separate versions: one set gussied up in formal wear, and the other kicking back in shorts and T-shirts on the back porch. Not that the section…

  10. Queen Shares Unreleased '80s Track to Help Fight AIDS

    November 04, 2014 11:58 AM EST Queen is using one of the previously unreleased tracks from its upcoming Queen Forever compilation for a good cause. The group has released "Let Me In Your Heart Again" via iTunes, with proceeds going to Coca-Cola's RED campaign to benefit the Global Fund, which fights AIDS,…

  11. Sam Hunt First Rookie Since Florida Georgia Line to Top Country Airplay Chart

    November 04, 2014 11:05 AM EST The newcomer's 'Leave the Night On' rises 2-1. Plus, moves for Big & Rich and Tim McGraw. Sam Hunt becomes the first act in almost two years to reach No. 1 on Billboard 's Country Airplay chart with a debut single, as "Leave the Night On" rises 2-1. No…

  12. Seether, Papa Roach Announce Co-Headlining Tour

    November 04, 2014 10:00 AM EST Because "it's fun to tour with your friends," according to Seether bassist Dale Stewart, his band and Papa Roach will start 2015 with a co-headlining tour that begins Jan. 9 at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Fla., and wraps up Feb. 7 at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino's The…

  13. Happy Birthday, 'Spiceworld': It's Time to Re-Watch Some Cheesy Spice Girls Music Videos

    November 04, 2014 9:00 AM EST Hai Si Ja, hold tight! It's time to spice up your life once again! Spiceworld  the album -- not the must-see movie -- dropped 17 years ago today, on Nov. 4, 1997. The sophomore effort by the Spice Girls debuted at No. 1 in the U.K., and premiered at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 albums…

  14. 'Pippin' to Take Final Broadway Bow

    November 03, 2014 9:19 PM EST Tony-winning musical revival features 'The Voice' winner Josh Kaufman in the title role. The Broadway company of Pippin has "Magic to Do," to borrow the title of the show's opening song. But only for a couple more months. Following a hit run of a little under two…

  15. Watch Mat Kearney's Drone-Shot, Single-Take 'Heartbeat' Video: Exclusive

    November 03, 2014 7:00 PM EST For the first video off  Mat Kearney 's upcoming forth studio album, Just Kids , the singer/songwriter says he was obsessed with the idea of making it with drone technology. So he shot the entire "Heartbeat" clip in the Los Angeles River bed in just a single take, he says, …

  16. HARD Day of the Dead: 10 Standout Performances

    November 03, 2014 6:26 PM EST Over the weekend, some of the most talented emissaries from all corners of the dance-music world descended on Pomona, Calif., for HARD's annual Day of the Dead festival. Live Nation's HARD has made its name on curation, consistently showcasing credible talents while excavating and…

  17. Director Russell Mulcahy and Duran Duran's John Taylor Look Back on Their Classic Music Videos

    November 03, 2014 6:24 PM EST Chances are, if you turned on MTV in the early 1980s, you watched dozens of videos directed by Russell Mulcahy . He's the Australian visionary that brought the world more than 80 videos in all, including most of Duran Duran 's classic early clips, plus memorable shorts for the…

  18. Chart Highlights: Tove Lo's 'Habits' Hits No. 1 'High' on Pop Songs

    November 03, 2014 5:35 PM EST 'Habits (Stay High)' is the seventh Pop Songs leader by a rookie this year. Plus, Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' debuts and Imagine Dragons fire back with 'I Bet My Life.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  19. Iggy Azalea Tears Her Pants, Possibly Flashes Some Skin at Bar Mitzvah

    November 03, 2014 4:15 PM EST As her mentor T.I. before her , Iggy Azalea recently performed at a bar mitzvah, helping one very lucky (and/or wealthy) young man celebrate his coming of age. But by the looks of some possibly NSFW footage , Azalea might've done a little too much to help his journey toward adulthood.…

  20. Why Australia's The Preatures Are on the Verge of Breaking Out (Hint: The Rolling Stones Are Fans)

    November 03, 2014 3:45 PM EST What happens when one of the best rock albums of the year arrives and only Australia notices? That has been the case for The Preatures, a Sydney quintet whose debut, Blue Planet Eyes , bowed at No. 4 on the Australian album chart. In America, the LP was a digital-only release (Sept. 30,…

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