1. Queens of the Stone Age Get Rowdy in New 'Smooth Sailing' Video

    April 09, 2014 11:31 PM EDT Queens of the Stone Age's first Billboard 200-topping album "…Like Clockwork" may have dropped nearly a year ago, but Josh Homme and company are still going hard at getting the word out. The alt-rockers have dropped a new music video for the silky, seductive track "Smooth…

  2. New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 Runway Jams: Day 4

    September 09, 2013 2:00 PM EDT The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts. Show : Y-3 Song: Live drum performance “ @Stylerumor : Powerful final walk at #Y -3 #nyfw…

  3. Earl Sweatshirt, 'Doris': Track-By-Track Review

    August 20, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Odd Future's empire thrives off lifestyle. (The crew carries their apparel  while on tour while hard copies of their music stand as a checkout line item in their stores.) Not beholden to radio (with notable yet light chart success), Odd Future has creative freedom when curating. What…

  4. Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Q&A: Looking Back on 'Grunge'

    September 16, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Twenty years after Soundgarden's 'Badmotorfinger' rocketed to the fore in 1991 along with Pearl Jam's 'Ten' and Nirvana's 'Nevermind,' the singer talks about the rise of Seattle music, signing to a major, and the lessons learned. In 1984, Seattle…

  5. Fashion Week: Gwen Stefani's Retro Line, Victoria Beckham Hit the Runway

    September 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT As Day 4 of New York Fashion Week ended Sunday (Sept. 11), the distinct neon glow and sporty silhouettes that have been threading through the tents so far showed no signs of stopping. Almost every collection of the day incorporated the loud neon to their athletic inspired items. From Gwen…

  6. 10 Must-See Shows at CMJ 2010

    October 19, 2010 3:40 PM EDT CMJ's 2010 festival and conference is officially underway from today through Saturday (Oct. 23), and along with the little-known acts who are angling to become the next Sleigh Bells (last year's breakout band of the fest), there are plenty of bigger names -- from Wu Tang Clan's…

  7. Corinne Bailey Rae: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 11, 2010 4:37 PM EST Almost as quickly as she showed up, Corinne Bailey Rae has disappeared. The U.K. singer/songwriter just finished a highly abbreviated set at the 150-capacity Joe's Pub -- one of two New York gigs in early December, and her first live dates here since 2007 -- and the standing-room-only…

  8. Soundgarden Reunion Planned for 2010

    January 01, 2010 2:17 PM EST Soundgarden will reunite for concerts in 2010, according to a Twitter message from frontman Chris Cornell which directs fans to a new Web site, Soundgardenworld.com . The Seattle rock quartet -- Cornell, guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron -- has not played…

  9. CMJ '09: Clipse Video Q&A

    October 21, 2009 4:39 PM EDT The 2009 installment of the CMJ Music Marathon kicked off Tuesday (Oct. 20) in New York City with musicians from everywhere descending on 71 venues in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and even northern New Jersey for five days of non-stop noon-to-wee-hours shows. As always, there's no way to see it…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  11. Billboard Bits: Jessica Simpson, Andrew Bird, Tenacious D

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jessica Simpson has been tapped to support Rascal Flatts on the winter leg of the country group's ongoing Bob That Head Tour. Jessica Simpson has been tapped to support Rascal Flatts on the winter leg of the country group's ongoing Bob That Head Tour. Simpson, who will be on the…

  12. Billboard Bits: Beck, Liz Phair, Bonnaroo

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first fruit of Beck's work with producer Danger Mouse has hit the Web. The first fruit of Beck's work with producer Danger Mouse has hit the Web. "Chemtrails" was premiered today on BBC Radio 1 by DJ Zane Lowe and is now streaming from Beck.com ; the as-yet-untitled…

  13. She & Him Kicks Off Short Tour In New York

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After postponing Monday's gig at New York's Hiro Ballroom, the "She & Him" duo of actress Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward kicked off a short tour last night (April 22) at the city's Webster Hall. After postponing Monday's gig at New York's Hiro Ballroom, the…

  14. Beth Orton Wraps Short Acoustic Tour

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a two-year absence from the stage, British singer/songwriter Beth Orton wrapped a brief acoustic run last night (Mar. 31) at New York's Hiro Ballroom. After a two-year absence from the stage, British singer/songwriter Beth Orton wrapped a brief acoustic run last night (Mar. 31) at…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  16. Moby Finishes New Album, Launches Club Night

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Moby has completed work on his new album, "Last Night," due in the spring via Mute. "It's much more electronic and dance-oriented than my last three records," the artist writes on his Web site. "I gue Moby has completed work on his new album , "Last Night,…

  17. Will Oldham, Galifianakis Star In Kanye Video

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a bizarre collision of pop culture personalities, indie rocker Will Oldham and comedian Zach Galifianakis star in a new video for Kanye West's single "Can't Tell Me Nothing," which was posted today In a bizarre collision of pop culture personalities, indie rocker Will…

  18. My Chemical Romance, Chingy Set For 'Flash' Concerts

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round of Cingular and Sony Ericsson's free Flash Concerts series this fall. Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round of Cingular and Sony Ericsson's free…

  19. Lily Allen 'Knocks Em Out' at First U.S. Gig

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen made her first U.S. appearance last night (Oct. 11) at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen made her first U.S. appearance last night…

  20. Staind, P.O.D. Get Anthologized On New Comps

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock acts Staind and P.O.D., who both rose to fame in the late 1990s, will be anthologized on separate compilations this fall. Rock acts Staind and P.O.D., who both rose to fame in the late 1990s, will be anthologized on separate compilations this fall. First up is Staind's "The…

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