1. Bleachers, Jack Antonoff's Solo Act, Makes New Fans & Lena Dunham Dance

    April 07, 2014 11:57 AM EDT The "I Wanna Get Better" singer discusses his solo project and the future of Fun. The first New York performance from Bleachers, fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff's new solo project, was a sellout at Brooklyn's 600-capacity Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 27. The venue…

  2. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams Help Raise $2.4 Million for MOCA

    March 31, 2014 12:17 AM EDT When it comes to fundraising evenings, “gala” is a much-abused label, but the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 35th anniversary event Saturday was a gala in every sense of the word -- a transporting celebration of art, new beginnings, philanthropy and the beauty of exquisite design. On a purely…

  3. Bleachers' 'I Wanna Get Better' Video: Lena Dunham Directs Jack Antonoff's Solo Debut

    March 27, 2014 1:49 PM EDT "I Wanna Get Better," the debut single from Jack Antonoff's new project Bleachers, finds the fun. guitarist demanding self-improvement, spitting out the four-word title of the track with increasing passion. Fittingly, the music video for the single, which was directed by…

  4. Bubbling Under: Fun. Side Project Bleachers Rise At Alternative

    March 14, 2014 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: Bleachers, Clean Bandit and Joshua Scott Jones   Bleachers Fun.'s Jack Antonoff flies onto the Alternative Songs chart with new side…

  5. The National Sets the Mood on 'SNL' With 'Graceless' Performance

    March 09, 2014 11:25 AM EDT Brooklyn-based indie mainstays The National made their "Saturday Night Live" debut this weekend, showing America why for the last decade they've been one of the most revered rock bands around. Coming nearly 10 months after the release of "Trouble Will Find Me," the…

  6. Lady Gaga to Present Keynote Address at SXSW

    March 09, 2014 1:00 AM EST Lady Gaga is not only attending South by Southwest as a performer. She'll also be a featured speaker. Related Articles Samsung Launches Mobile Radio Service Milk Music Ahead of SXSW SXSW Executive Strategies - Def Jam's Sickamore: 'When You’re Down There It’s Very Intimate…

  7. Chart Highlights: American Authors Are 'Best' On Adult Pop Songs

    March 03, 2014 4:35 PM EST The band takes its breakthrough single, 'Best Day of My Life,' to the top of the tally. Plus, moves for Pharrell, Cher, Mariah Carey, Ray LaMontagne, Juanes & more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  8. The National to Guest on 'Saturday Night Live'

    February 25, 2014 9:14 PM EST The band will join Lena Dunham, who will host The National is coming to Studio 8H. The indie rock act will make its "Saturday Night Live" debut next month, Radio.com reports . The band will support "Girls" actress Lena Dunham, who will also make her debut as host. The…

  9. Vanessa Williams To Join Broadway's 'After Midnight'

    February 19, 2014 11:41 PM EST Vanessa Williams wants to stay up after midnight. The actress, singer and former Miss America watched the matinee performance of "After Midnight" on Wednesday and then broke it to the cast backstage that she has signed up for a stint in the Broadway show celebrating Duke Ellington&…

  10. Former Wonder Girl Sunmi Returns as a Twerking Vampire With 'Full Moon': Watch

    February 18, 2014 9:37 PM EST The K-pop star will need to tone done the provocative choreography for South Korean TV K-pop diva Sunmi -- a former member of K-pop trailblazers Wonder Girls -- returns to the scene with a sexy new single and video for "Full Moon." A rhythmic pop track produced by hit producer…

  11. Stevie Nicks 'Would Love to Write Some Music' for 'Game of Thrones'

    February 18, 2014 7:11 PM EST Singer says she found solace in the show after her mother's death Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks found solace in HBO hit show "Game of Thrones" when her mother died, and she became such a big fan of the fantasy drama that she would like to write music for it. Related…

  12. Russian Pop Act t.A.T.u. Performing at Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony: Report

    February 06, 2014 2:00 PM EST MOSCOW - The fake lesbian Russian pop act t.A.T.u., who enjoyed global popularity in the mid-2000s, will perform at the Sochi Olympics' opening ceremony on Feb. 7, the Russian media reported . According to reports, which quoted eyewitnesses of the ceremony's rehearsals, Lena Katina…

  13. Howard Stern's 60th Bash: The Full Report From The Birthday Blowout

    February 01, 2014 11:18 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night. In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive producer Gary Dell'Abate noted that, last year,…

  14. SXSW: Hendrix Biopic, A$AP Rocky and Stax Records Docs Among Premieres

    January 30, 2014 3:01 PM EST Documentaries on Johnny Winter, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, A$AP Rocky and the soul music of Memphis will make their world premieres at the SXSW Film Festival while the Jimi Hendrix movie featuring OutKast's Andre Benjamin will make its U.S. premiere. Fourteen films that chronicle music and…

  15. Bad Things, 'Vices': Exclusive Song Premiere From Shaun White's Band

    January 13, 2014 10:24 AM EST Shaun White is chasing some outrageously big dreams this year. The flame-haired rock 'n' roll snowboarder will likely go for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and he's aiming high with his band Bad Things, which will release its self-titled debut album on Jan. 21 through…

  16. Seo In Kuk, Lena Park & Lim Kim Rule K-Pop Chart With Soundtrack Singles, EXO Snags Top Debut

    December 13, 2013 8:00 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring SHINee, 2NE1, Zia, T-ara and more. As we celebrate Sistar19 and other K-pop acts who ruled this year's K-Pop Hot 100 , "Superstar K" singer Seo In Kuk's "Loved You" tops this week's K-Pop chart…

  17. Lady Gaga Critical of Glamour Cover: 'Too Beautiful,' She Says

    November 12, 2013 3:15 PM EST Lady Gaga had some critical things to say about her new Glamour cover at the magazine's annual Women of the Year Awards in New York City on Monday night. After saying she believed fellow honoree Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teen who was shot by the Taliban last year, was more…

  18. YouTube Music Awards: Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga Highlight Gleefully Messy Show

    November 03, 2013 8:28 PM EST Lindsey Stirling, Avicii, and Earl Sweatshirt also rocked the off-kilter production. Sometime between Macklemore asking if he could keep a stranger's infant and an award winner's name being hidden in the middle of a cake -- or, wait, maybe in between Lindsey Stirling flying…

  19. EXO Wins MTV EMAs Best Korea Act, Battles Justin Bieber and One Direction Fans for Worldwide Act

    November 01, 2013 6:54 PM EDT 0 Fans of the 12-member boy band battle Beliebers, Directioners and more to snag the MTV European Music Award for EXO. Quickly-rising K-pop boy band EXO are nominated alongside fellow pop darlings like Justin Bieber, One Direction, Cody Simpson and more in the 2013 MTV European…

  20. Lou Reed's Death: Stars React on Twitter and Facebook

    October 27, 2013 3:50 PM EDT With the sad news that rock icon Lou Reed died Sunday (October 27) at the age of 71, celebrities across genres and generations have taken to Twitter to share an outpouring of reactions expressing grief and celebrating Reed's life and long career both in the Velvet Underground and as…

Pages