1. Steven Tyler Performs In Tiny Nashville Club

    September 05, 2013 5:52 AM EDT Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler made a surprise appearance in Nashville and performed two songs before the audience was ushered out for the next show. Tyler was in the audience Tuesday night at the Bluebird Cafe watching four Nashville songwriters perform in the round, including Mallary Hope…

  2. Chart Highlights: Enrique Iglesias' 'Loco' Launches At No. 1 On Latin Airplay

    September 02, 2013 1:05 PM EDT Plus, Kylie Minogue scores her seventh consecutive No. 1 on Dance/Club Play Songs, Eminem bows with 'Berzerk' and Paul McCartney debuts on Adult Contemporary Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  3. Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet Go '80s on Third 'Covers' Album: Exclusive Song

    August 19, 2013 11:07 AM EDT "Under the Covers, Vol. 3," out Nov. 12, focuses on the '80s. Listen to their version of Go-Go's classic, "Our Lips Our Sealed" After taking on the '60s and '70s with the first two volumes of "Under the Covers" series, Susanna Hoffs…

  4. Vince Gill Talks 'Bakersfield': Exclusive

    July 26, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Tuesday, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin release their highly anticipated album "Bakersfield" on MCA Nashville. The set is a tribute to the music made famous by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard – with five songs selected from the catalog of both.  The album also pays homage to the…

  5. Iconic Nashville Radio Station Dips Into the Archives for Live Album

    July 12, 2013 6:50 PM EDT Since the 650 signal blasted onto the airwaves in 1925, the call letters WSM have represented the best in American Music. Whether it be the pop music performed on the legendary "Waking Crew" show, morning shows featuring Hank Williams and Flatt & Scruggs, or the legendary…

  6. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke 'Lines' Up At No. 1 On Pop Songs

    July 08, 2013 4:15 PM EDT At four weeks atop the Hot 100 and counting, Thicke scores his first Pop Songs chart leader. Plus, new No. 1s for Jennifer Lopez and La Arrolladora Banda el Limon Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  7. Daft Punk, Will.i.am & Britney Spears Lead 2013 Mid-Year SoundScan Dance/Electronic Charts

    July 03, 2013 6:08 PM EDT At the mid-way point of 2013, Daft Punk's recently released album "Random Access Memories" is by far the year's top selling dance/electronic album. With 614,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the set has sold more than 500,000 copies more than…

  8. The Piano Guys Cover Adele & Taylor Swift in Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    June 27, 2013 2:10 PM EDT John Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson of the pop/classical collective perform and discuss mixing their careers with family life "I think we could write a book on serendipity, I think we really can. Just all the way through: how we met, how we came together, the tunes we put out and…

  9. Nine Inch Nails Reveals 'Hesitation Marks' Tracklist, Album Collaborators

    June 21, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails has revealed the tracklist and album credits -- which includes Lindsey Buckingham's name! -- for its forthcoming comeback album, "Hesitation Marks," due out Spetember 3 via Columbia Records. Aside from King Crimson's Adrian Belew (who temporarily joined…

  10. Fleetwood Mac Confirm Australian Tour

    May 27, 2013 2:43 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac have added Australia to their global touring itinerary. The veteran group today announced they will play a mix of Australian arenas and open-air winery shows, beginning Nov. 10 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre and running through to Dec. 2 at the Brisbane Entertainment…

  11. 'Arrested Development' Character Playlist: 9 Songs For The New Season

    May 24, 2013 1:15 PM EDT From T.I. to Vampire Weekend to the (original) George Michael, check out the songs that best capture the Bluth clan. Seven years after being cancelled by Fox, "Arrested Development," the cult series so popular you can hardly call it a cult series, is at long last returning. On…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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).…

  20. 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…

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