1. Fleetwood Mac: Releasing More New Songs a 'Matter of How and When'

    May 10, 2013 5:20 PM EDT Lindsey Buckingham says the group has five more unreleased tracks. "The whole thing is just kind of wide open now, and it really is tantalizing to be able to put together just a few things, three or four songs on an EP" Lindsey Buckingham says there's more where Fleetwood Mac…

  2. Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Madonna and More Dress with an Edge at Punk-Themed Met Gala

    May 07, 2013 11:43 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus, Kanye West and Frank Ocean were among the celebrities to embrace the punk theme at Monday night's Met gala, the fundraiser at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that's affectionately known as "the party of the year." But Beyonce, the event's…

  3. Little Big Town Talks Fleetwood Mac & Jazz Fest

    May 04, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Little Big Town says that some networking they did is paying off with a chance to cross a couple of items off their "bucket list." After playing Bayou Country SuperFest in Baton Rouge last year, group member Karen Fairchild said they talked to festival producer Quint Davis about…

  4. Fleetwood Mac Release 'Extended Play,' First New Music in a Decade

    April 30, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac have released their first collection of new music in a decade. As promised, the legendary band tabled a full album in favor of an EP, titled "Extended Play" and available exclusively on iTunes. The foursome -- Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood and John…

  5. Hillary Lindsey Writes the Songs

    April 30, 2013 12:14 AM EDT The year was 1994. Hillary Lindsey moved from her home of Washington, Georgia to Nashville. What would she have said if someone had told her on that first day that she would wind up as one of the most successful songwriters in town, penning at least 85 songs that would be cut by some of…

  6. Dubstep Violinist Lindsey Stirling Inks Deal With Lady Gaga's Manager

    April 22, 2013 11:45 PM EDT Manager Troy Carter helped shepherd the career of Lady Gaga, and he's working with new client John Legend heading into the R&B singer's next album. But Carter's company, Atom Factory, also has its eye on the generation of self-made YouTube stars, such as Greyson…

  7. Stevie Nicks Discusses 'In Your Dreams' Documentary: Watch Exclusive Clip

    March 29, 2013 12:19 PM EDT "It's a magical little film," Nicks tells Billboard about the making of her 2011 solo album. Stevie Nicks says that making her latest solo album, 2011's "In Your Dreams," was "the best year of my life." And she's even happier to have it…

  8. Lil Wayne Death Scare Sends Him Flying on Social 50 Chart

    March 21, 2013 9:01 PM EDT The MC, released from the hospital this week, reaches his highest position on the chart. Lil Wayne soars on Billboard's Social 50 tally this week, ascending 19-2 and subsequently achieving his highest position to date after TMZ reported that the rap star was on his deathbed (March 15).…

  9. Chart Juice: Kendrick Lamar Lands Multiple Top 10s, Mariah Carey Debuts

    March 01, 2013 12:49 PM EST Kendrick Lamar's "Poetic Justice," featuring Drake, breaks into the top 10 of multiple charts this week, thanks primarily to the release its "Boyz N the Hood"-inspired video. Since its Feb. 22 premiere on YouTube, the Lil Homie, Dave Free and Dangeroo Kipawaa…

  10. Mariah Carey to Release New Song on Tuesday

    February 16, 2013 8:18 PM EST "Almost Home," from the forthcoming movie "Oz: The Great and Powerful," goes to radio on Feb. 19. Just in time for the long weekend, superstar singer, American Idol judge and diva extraordinaire Mariah Carey is letting fans whet their appetite for new music by…

  11. Fleetwood Mac Say They'll Debut New Songs on Tour, Online: Watch

    February 14, 2013 10:00 AM EST The band will keep working on new tracks, Stevie Nicks says, 'If the world does want more music from us' Fleetwood Mac has some new songs to share -- and the band will make more, if fans demand it. With the classic rockers set to hit the road this spring for their first tour since…

  12. Grammys 2013 Preview: Best New Artist

    February 06, 2013 7:29 PM EST A closer look at the breakout stars who earned a Best New Artist nomination for the 2013 Grammy Awards. These five bright new musicmakers have a shot at the Best New Artist trophy at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10). Jump To: Album of the Year | Record of the…

  13. Grammys 2013 Preview: Record of the Year

    February 06, 2013 7:02 PM EST A closer look at the six songs that earned Record of the Year nominations for the 2013 Grammy awards. These six songs are all vying for Record of the Year at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10). Jump To: Album of the Year | Song of the Year | Best New Artist Grammys…

  14. Mariah Carey Records New Song for Disney's 'Oz The Great and Powerful'

    February 06, 2013 11:45 AM EST "Almost Home" to be released Feb. 19; David LaChapelle is directing the music video Mariah Carey has recorded "Almost Home" for Disney's fantasy feature "Oz The Great and Powerful." Island Def Jam will release "Almost Home" on Feb. 19 and…

  15. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City': The Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2013 12:25 PM EST With a unique release strategy for his film, the Foo Fighters frontman intends to spread his rock gospel far and wide This is an excerpt. Click here to buy a copy and check out the iPad edition . In 1982, the Los Angeles band Fear released The Record, a pounding document of punk snarl…

  16. Dave Grohl on 'Sound City,' More Players Shows and Keeping McCartney Secret

    January 23, 2013 7:47 PM EST The second Sound City Players concert is booked for Jan. 31 at the Hollywood Palladium. If Dave Grohl has his way, it won't be the last.   "We plan to do shows all over the world," the Foo Fighters frontman told Billboard. "When I came up with the idea of taking all these…

  17. 'Gangnam Style' Leads YouTube's Top Trending Videos of 2012

    December 18, 2012 2:00 PM EST   While browsing videos on YouTube the past day you may have noticed that the site's icon in the upper lefthand corner has been taken over by a .gif of PSY and his all too familiar dance. Following this link reveals "YouTube in Rewind 2012," a playlist featuring the year's…

  18. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay Buckingham , scheduled to go on after Adams…

  19. Solange Captivates With 'True' Songs At New York City Show

    December 12, 2012 6:50 PM EST From the moment Solange emerged onto the dimly lit stage at NYC's Bowery Ballroom last night (Dec. 11), the singer-songwriter took ahold of everyone's attention. Expected whispers of whether her older sister, Beyoncé , was in attendance were quickly laid to rest and forgotten.…

  20. Graham Parker and the Rumour Debut 'Long Emotional Ride' Video: Premiere

    December 11, 2012 10:00 AM EST Graham Parker and the Rumour are on the road again. The rock group, reunited after over three decades, have returned with "Long Emotional Ride," a lyric video from their new album, "Three Chords Good." The lyric video pictures a woman driving down rain-soaked streets and…

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