1. Pop Shop Podcast: Rihanna, P!nk, Icona Pop Interview & More

    December 12, 2013 11:00 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  2. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  3. Pop Shop Podcast: One Direction, Britney Spears, Grammy Predictions & More

    December 05, 2013 11:36 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  4. Miley Cyrus Leads Time's Person of the Year Voting

    November 28, 2013 7:52 AM EST UPDATED: The pop star's triumph over President Obama, the Boston bombers and several Hollywood heavyweights may be due to the work of a couple of hackers. Time magazine is holding an online vote for whom readers think should be its 2013 Person of the Year. The winner so far: Miley Cyrus,…

  5. The Top 30 Jewish Musicians

    November 27, 2013 1:05 PM EST Christmas classics may vastly out-number Hanukkah hits, but there's been no shortage of Jewish artists that have topped the Billboard charts over the years. With Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, beginning on the evening of Wednesday, November 27, now is the perfect time…

  6. Pop Shop Podcast: 2013 American Music Awards Recap

    November 25, 2013 5:45 PM EST Listen to a special AMAs episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to a very special AMAs episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical…

  7. Lou Reed Tribute Concert to Feature Members of TV on the Radio, the Vaccines

    November 22, 2013 8:52 PM EST An extensive Lou Reed tribute concert in New York will feature a number of notable musicians, including members of TV on the Radio and the Vaccines. According to Brooklyn Vegan , the concert, named "Last Great American Whale: A Concert in Memory of Lou Reed," will take place this…

  8. Pop Shop Podcast: 'Catching Fire' Soundtrack, The Next Inescapable Singles, Outkast & More

    November 21, 2013 12:15 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  9. JFK Playlist: 10 Songs Remembering John F. Kennedy

    November 20, 2013 5:27 PM EST The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 was a tragic moment that deeply touched and forever changed a generation. President Kennedy's life, political achievements and untimely death significantly affected artists alive at that time, and his legacy continues to inspire…

  10. Rush 'Haven't Stopped or Quit… Just Relaxing'

    November 18, 2013 11:30 AM EST While they cool their jets for a year, the hall of famers release a new live DVD and box set Rush is giving its fans plenty of fourth quarter treats this year including a new live CD/DVD, a box set and a long-desired remixed version of its 2002 album "Vapor Trails." And guitarist…

  11. Lou Reed Biography In The Works

    November 18, 2013 3:14 AM EST Longtime music writer and Rolling Stone critic Anthony DeCurtis is writing a biography of Lou Reed. Little, Brown and Co. announced Thursday that it had acquired a book by DeCurtis. The writer interviewed Reed numerous times and wrote the liner notes for an anthology of songs by the group…

  12. Morrissey To Release Cover of Lou Reed's 'Satellite of Love'

    November 17, 2013 12:00 PM EST Morrissey's cover of Lou Reed’s song “Satellite of Love,” recorded at the Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas in 2011, will be released as a single on Dec. 2 in the U.K. and Dec. 3 in the U.S. “He has been there all of my life,” wrote Morrissey of the late Velvet…

  13. Pop Shop Podcast: Lady Gaga, A Great Big World Interview & More

    November 14, 2013 11:30 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  14. Lou Reed Public Memorial Set for NYC

    November 13, 2013 10:20 AM EST Lou Reed's public memorial, to be held Thursday at Lincoln Center in New York City, will be notable for what it will lack. More Lou Reed Patti Smith Mourns Lou Reed in The New Yorker The Many Lives of Lou Reed's 'Sweet Jane' Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast,…

  15. Mariah Carey Hits New High on Social 50 Chart

    November 07, 2013 8:06 PM EST The Halloween holiday helps Mariah Carey hit a new peak on the Social 50, as a photo of the diva’s children sparks her re-entry at No. 24.   The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instagram. The chart's…

  16. Pop Shop Podcast: Eminem, One Direction, Arcade Fire & More

    November 07, 2013 1:15 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's brand-new, weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical…

  17. Rogers Waters Returns to Benefit for Wounded

    November 06, 2013 1:46 AM EST Their faces are young and strong, but their bodies sit in wheelchairs or stand on artificial limbs. They laugh and smile as Roger Waters holds court in a rehearsal hall. The wounded servicemen are waiting to rehearse their set with the former Pink Floyd frontman ahead of Wednesday's …

  18. Lou Reed Leaves Estate to Wife, Sister

    November 04, 2013 8:31 PM EST Rocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to benefit his wife and other relatives. Reed's will was filed Monday in a New York City court. The Velvet Underground front man and "Walk on the Wild Side"…

  19. Patti Smith Mourns Lou Reed in The New Yorker

    November 04, 2013 2:45 PM EST "When Lou said goodbye, his dark eyes seemed to contain an infinite and benevolent sadness" In a moving, personal essay  written for the New Yorker, storied punk singer and writer Patti Smith recounted her time with the recently departed Lou Reed. Smith remembers first learning…

  20. Lou Reed's Widow Pens Tribute to Late Husband

    October 31, 2013 8:13 PM EDT Plenty of Lou Reed tributes have surfaced since the icon's death Sunday (Oct. 27), but none may be as moving as the letter penned by Reed's widow, Laurie Anderson. In a piece published in the East Hampton Star newspaper on Long Island, Anderson recalls Reed's last days,…

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