1. 21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

    September 17, 2012 7:25 PM EDT You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list. Return To "21 Under 21" Main Page Ryan Beatty (Age 16) On his way to becoming…

  2. Fashion Week NYC: Estelle Sits Front Row at BCBG, Samantha Ronson Spins at Charlotte's Show

    September 08, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Summer is coming to an end, but the fashionistas at New York Fashion Week are already bustling around in 8-inch stilettos, prepping next year's warm-weather fashions. As the spring 2013 runway shows begin at Lincoln Center, Billboard will be on the scene, exploring all of the shows,…

  3. Fashion's Night Out: Solange Talks Stylish Album + More Music Highlights

    September 07, 2012 11:30 AM EDT As the sun set yesterday in NYC the Empire State Building's iconic tower lights burned red in honor of the biggest evening in fashion, Fashion's Night Out. This evening of fashion splendor also ushers in the hottest in musical performances. Azealia Banks, Cyndi Lauper, Chairlift,…

  4. Azealia Banks Kicks Off NYFW With SPIN/Refinery29 Show

    September 06, 2012 12:00 PM EDT It's safe to assume that majority of the crowd at last night's SPIN and Refinery29's NYFW event watched Azealia Banks perform from behind cellphone screens. It was the only way to catch a glimpse of the purple-tressed rapstress and her two dancers as people packed in tight…

  5. 2NE1 Invades America: Behind the Scenes With the K-Pop Phenomenon

    August 23, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Billboard exclusively goes backstage at K-Pop darlings 2NE1's first U.S. arena show. "I have to kill it. They've been waiting so long, I just have to kill it," says CL, leader of K-pop sensation 2NE1 . It's almost 9:30 p.m. and she and her bandmember's Prudential…

  6. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood Reunites With 'Blood' Director

    August 15, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Scores Soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' ... Album Out Sept. 11 While Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood seems busy enough recording albums and touring with his band, he still has time for his own musical endeavors. Nonesuch Records announced Tuesday that…

  7. Kenny G Files for Divorce

    August 13, 2012 9:22 PM EDT Kenny G is playing the final note on his marriage after 20 years. Court records show the musician filed for divorce Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. The 56-year-old married Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick in April 1992 and the former couple has a 14-year-old son. He…

  8. Yeasayer's 'Fragrant World': Drugs, Weird Visuals and Scavenger Hunts

    August 03, 2012 1:30 PM EDT ''Folk Hero Shtick," an especially trippy track on psych-rock trio Yeasayer's third album, "Fragrant World," was written about an "annoying rock star" who was completely out of touch with reality, according to the band's Anand Wilder. "The…

  9. JoJo's Comeback: Why Her R&B Makeover Is Worth Watching

    August 02, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Singer reboots her career, earns hipster cred with the help of Drake's producer "To be honest, I feel like, for a long time, I was afraid of being me," says Joanna "JoJo" Levesque, the 21-year-old pop singer-songwriter who's spent a quarter of her life trying to…

  10. Madonna's Shoe Line Sells Out in London, Hits U.S. Shelves

    July 31, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Madonna's overwhelming success seems to have carried over into her latest venture: her Truth or Dare shoe line. The Queen of Pop has proven she knows a thing or two about shoes, as her soles have already sold out. Madge's line, housed in a pop-up shop in Selfridges' Oxford…

  11. Of Monsters and Men to Play Billboard Party in Chicago, Aug. 5

    July 27, 2012 11:45 AM EDT The Jezabels and French Horn Rebellion to Help Close Out Festival Weekend Billboard will rock Chicago on Sunday, Aug. 5 with a little help from critical darlings Of Monsters and Men and The Jezabels . The groups will help close out Lollapalooza weekend when they perform at the Billboard Post…

  12. Sharon Osbourne: 'I'm Not Returning' to 'America's Got Talent'

    July 25, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Sharon Osbourne said Tuesday that she's ready to say goodbye to NBC's "America's Got Talent," taking the network by surprise. In a posting on Twitter , Osbourne addressed "my darling" fellow judge Howard Stern and said, "money is not the reason I'm…

  13. Hooked: Taylor Swift Goes Brunette, Lenny Kravitz Wants to Rival Ralph Lauren

    July 24, 2012 5:20 PM EDT Get hooked and check out a different version of Taylor Swift , find out how to get Madonna's custom red lipstick, see where Lil Wayne is expanding his fashion line, and more. Taylor Swift Goes Brunette for CoverGirl In a new behind-the-scenes video posted by CoverGirl, Taylor Swift…

  14. Lana Del Rey the New Face of H&M

    July 17, 2012 1:40 PM EDT Lana Del Rey has been unveiled as the star of H&M's autumn/winter 2012 campaign. "The mood is very L.A. noir," Donald Schneider, H&M's creative director, told WWD . "It's inspired by our fall collection." The fashion site published two of the ads,…

  15. Taylor Swift Unveils New Fragrance

    June 29, 2012 6:00 PM EDT After the mega-success of Taylor Swift's debut Wonderstruck perfume last fall, the singer has decided to release another scent. Described as an "irresistible blend of luscious wild berries and sugar-glazed petals wrapped in a touch of sensuality," her new fragrance continues to…

  16. Bonnaroo Friday: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 09, 2012 10:00 AM EDT "Where you guys sleeping? In a field?" a curious Thom Yorke asked the Radiohead faithful during the band's headlining set at Bonnaroo on Friday night (June 8). "Do you do that here? I dunno." It was almost like Yorke and co. had never visited the sprawling music fest…

  17. Hooked: Madonna Resurrects the Cone Bra, Rihanna Gets Naked (Again)

    June 04, 2012 6:15 PM EDT Madonna Resurrects Gaultier-Designed Cone Bras for Her MDNA Tour Madonna's MDNA tour costumes have been revealed! The material girl reunited with designer extraordinaire Jean Paul Gaultier for a new take on an iconic look, with the cone bustier revived for her "Vogue"…

  18. Naomi Judd Gets a Radio Talk Show on SiriusXM

    June 01, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Naomi Judd's new limited-run SiriusXM radio talk show has no safety net and even the country star says with a laugh she isn't sure that's a great idea. "If you've been at a press conference, you know I've said things I haven't thought of -- whoa," Judd…

  19. Doug Dillard, Banjo Great Who Crossed Genres, Dies at 75

    May 17, 2012 3:15 PM EDT The bluegrass, folk and country rock worlds are in mourning today with the death of banjo player Doug Dillard at the age of 75. A spokesman told AOL's country blog, The Boot , that Dillard died Wednesday in Nashville following a lengthy illness. Along with his brother Rodney, the…

  20. Jordin Sparks & Beth Ditto in V Mag: Photos

    May 10, 2012 5:45 PM EDT This month's patriotic, Ke$ha-covered issue of V Magazine -- which hits newsstands tomorrow (May 10) -- also spotlights the darling Jordin Sparks and Beth Ditto . Both female performers are shot in portraits that showcase their natural beauty. In the mag, Sparks opens up about her…

Pages