1. Stevie Nicks Shares a Dozen Stories at L.A. Performance

    October 20, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Steve Nicks entertained and educated high school students and fans Wednesday at two sessions at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. She touched on everything from her childhood to her recently released album "In Your Dreams," providing the audience with imitations of her Fleetwood Mac…

  2. Mick Fleetwood Talks 'Off the Record' & Supergroup With Steven Tyler

    October 11, 2011 5:00 PM EDT On paper, Mick Fleetwood would appear to play the sagely mentor and Nicole Atkins the eager padawan for the initial episode of "Off the Record," a new music and conversation series that debuts today (Oct. 11) on sponsor Cabo Wabo's YouTube channel . But Fleetwood says their…

  3. The Knux Aim to Connect With Bigger Hooks on 'Eraser'

    September 18, 2011 10:13 AM EDT Three years ago, Los Angeles by way of New Orleans duo the Knux (brothers Kentrell "Krispy" Lindsey and Alvin "Joey" Lindsey) arrived with its Interscope debut, "Remind Me in 3 Days..." the album, reached No. 23 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart and…

  4. Fleetwood Mac Returning for 2012 Tour

    September 13, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Fleetwood Mac will definitely be touring in 2012. Just don't ask anybody for any firm details yet. "We're so disorganized as a band, I don't know what to tell you," drummer and co-founder Mick Fleetwood tells Billboard.com with a laugh. "All we know is we're…

  5. Lindsey Buckingham on Solo Work, the Mac and 'Glee'

    August 27, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac had already been a band for eight years before Lindsey Buckingham joined the group in 1975 (along with then-girlfriend Stevie Nicks), but it was Buckingham's voice, guitar and pen that helped make the band one of the best-selling rock acts of all time. With Buckingham…

  6. Lady Antebellum: The Billboard Cover Story

    August 26, 2011 11:50 AM EDT The members of From its beginning the trio has been active on social media. All three members post messages to their nearly half a million Twitter followers and 5.6 million Facebook followers -- the fourth-most for a country act behind Taylor Swift , Johnny Cash and Carrie Underwood . The…

  7. Lady Antebellum Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    August 25, 2011 6:10 PM EDT You need this now! Lady Antebellum graces the cover of this week's Billboard Magazine and inside you'll learn about the country trio's upcoming follow-up -- and first headlining arena tour -- to one of 2010's best-selling albums ("Need You Now"). Also in the…

  8. Michelle Branch: The Making of New Album 'West Coast Time' (Exclusive Video)

    August 25, 2011 5:00 PM EDT "What started it all was we had the lyric about Led Zeppelin and we thought, 'Wouldn't it be cool if we could sing like a Zeppelin reference in the next part?'" Michelle Branch tells Billboard.com before quickly breaking out into that legendary vocal hook from…

  9. Lindsey Buckingham to Self-Release 'Seeds' Album in September

    June 13, 2011 11:31 AM EDT Lindsey Buckingham will self-release his sixth solo album, "Seeds We Sow," on Sept. 6 and embark on 31-city North American tour in September and October. The album's first single is "In Our Own Time." Buckingham's last two albums, 2008's "Gift of Screws…

  10. Stevie Nicks Shares Songwriting Stories at Star-Studded L.A. Show

    May 27, 2011 2:30 PM EDT At a packed Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday (May 26) where the audience included Lindsey Buckingham , Mick Fleetwood, Reese Witherspoon and Andy Garcia, Stevie Nicks took advantage of a rare night in which musicians who worked on her first album in a decade, "In Your Dreams,…

  11. Mac Attack: Five Fleetwood Mac Solo Hits

    May 10, 2011 11:05 AM EDT Billboard charts this week are set to incur a Mac attack. Fleetwood Mac 's "Rumours" is primed to re-enter the Billboard 200 , possibly within the top 30, while the band's Stevie Nicks could crash the top 10 with "In Your Dreams," her first studio album since…

  12. Stevie Nicks Calls New Album 'My Own Little 'Rumours''

    April 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Stevie Nicks says it wasn't her intention to take a decade between solo albums. Nicks -- whose "In Your Dreams," the follow-up to 2001's "Trouble in Shangri-La," comes out May 3 -- tells Billboard.com that she was ready to start work on a solo set in 2005 after…

  13. Lindsey Buckingham Unveils New Material at L.A. Show

    April 25, 2011 2:30 PM EDT L indsey Buckingham unveiled the songs that will be on his September studio release, "Seeds We Sow," in an intimate concert Friday night (Apr. 22) that was filmed for broadcast and a DVD. Telling the audience at the 1,500-seat Saban Theater in Los Angeles, "I may have made my…

  14. The Knux Rock Out in 'She's So Up' Video

    April 11, 2011 2:39 PM EDT New Orleans hip-hop duo the Knux have returned with a heavier rock edge in the video for "She's So Up," the first taste of their still-untitled sophomore album. The black-and-white clip premiered today (April 11) and finds Kentrell "Krispy" Lindsey and Alvin "…

  15. Billboard's SXSW Showcases Upclose: Thursday

    March 11, 2011 3:30 PM EST We're set to invade Austin, Texas for this year's SXSW Music Festival, with four nights' (Mar. 16-19) worth of showcases at the Billboard Bungalow, housed at Buffalo Billiards (201 East 6th Street). We open our doors to SXSW badge-holders every night at 7 pm. Get the scoop on…

  16. 2011 Oscars: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    February 25, 2011 12:42 PM EST At Sunday's Academy Awards, Trent Reznor could become the second rock bandleader to win the Oscar for original score, joining Talking Heads' David Byrne , who took home the trophy for "The Last Emperor" in 1987. It's not an unlikely scenario. Reznor's score for …

  17. POTW: Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Prince, Christina Aguilera

    February 11, 2011 3:39 PM EST Justin Bieber got cloned by Jimmy Fallon, Lil Wayne was a cheese head, Prince kicked Kim Kardashian off stage, Christina Aguilera fumbled her lyrics, Bruno Mars got a plea deal, Taylor Swift gave a thumbs up, troubled stars Lindsey Lohan and Kanye West kicked it, Katy Perry fulfilled some…

  18. Trent Reznor, A.R. Rahman Earn 2011 Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2011 9:11 AM EST The 2011 Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning (Jan. 25), and among the top nominees in the music categories is Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor , who is nominated for best original score for the Facebook-inspired film, "The Social Network" (with collaborator Atticus…

  19. Lee DeWyze Wants Fans Dancing to His Post-'Idol' Debut

    November 08, 2010 2:31 PM EST "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze says he wanted to be "dimensional" on his major label debut album, "Live It Up," which comes out Nov. 16. "This is why I even auditioned (for 'Idol') in the first place, to be able to put out an album and do all…

  20. Lil Wayne Shouts Out Lindsay Lohan, Children in New Jail Letter

    August 16, 2010 5:17 PM EDT Five months into his jail bid for attempted weapons possession, Lil Wayne hasn't forgotten about his family, fans and famous friends. Weezy wrote another letter, posted on his WeezyThanxYou.com blog today (Aug. 16), in which he shouts out his mother, children, fans, Young Money crew and…

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