1. Justin Bieber Escapes Lawsuit From Bodyguard He Allegedly Beat Up

    February 03, 2014 2:13 PM EST Moshe Benabou sued the legally-troubled star after an altercation at a 2012 concert. Justin Bieber has put the breaks on one of his legal problems. The pop star, currently under fire after being arrested last week on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest, has resolved a…

  2. The Cure Announces 14th Studio Album, Plans New 'Trilogy' Shows

    February 03, 2014 12:20 PM EST Robert Smith's long-running group will also release a series of live DVDs this year. The Cure will come blazing back this year with their 14th studio album, tentatively titled "4:14 Scream," as well as a new 'Trilogy'-style live show in which the rock veterans will…

  3. Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock NYC Saturday Super Bowl Concerts

    February 02, 2014 10:00 AM EST “I wish I could play you our whole new record," Foo's Dave Grohl teased onstage in Manhattan, "but… It’s a f**kin’ surprise.” 'Twas the night before Super Bowl XLVIII and with headlining shows from Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers , rock was in full effect…

  4. Justin Bieber's Court Cases May Result in More Than Legal Woes

    February 01, 2014 6:18 PM EST Bieber's court cases on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border could complicate the pop star's jet-setting ways as his troubles bring more scrutiny by judges and prosecutors. Legal experts said a decision by Toronto authorities to charge the 19-year-old Bieber with assault on…

  5. Howard Stern's 60th Bash: The Full Report From The Birthday Blowout

    February 01, 2014 11:18 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night. In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive producer Gary Dell'Abate noted that, last year,…

  6. Lorde, Disclosure To Team Up For BRIT Awards Performance

    January 28, 2014 11:32 AM EST Lorde will follow up her dynamic performance of "Royals" at the GRAMMY Awards -- and her song of the year win with her debut single -- by teaming up with U.K. electronic duo Disclosure for a special performance at the upcoming BRIT Awards, set for Feb. 19 at the O2 in London. The U…

  7. New Hip-Hop Dance Craze: 'Drop That #NaeNae'

    January 27, 2014 6:06 PM EST From Atlanta -- the city that taught you how to crank that Soulja Boy, shake that laffy taffy, lean with it, rock with it, and walk it out -- comes a new dance that’s spreading across the country: the Nae Nae. Developed by teen quintet We Are Toonz, the dance is loosely based on Martin…

  8. Super Bowl Music Guide: NYC-Area Concerts

    January 27, 2014 2:46 PM EST Nevermind the Farmers Almanac, which has been calling for a blizzard to arrive during the New York City area’s first time hosting a Super Bowl weekend since last summer. A different blizzard -- of the musical variety -- has been brewing as artists, corporate sponsors and media companies prep…

  9. Carole King Honored by Stars at MusiCares' Person of the Year Gala

    January 25, 2014 12:42 PM EST Performances by Lady Gaga, P!nk, Kacey Musgraves & Miguel, and King herself were among the night's many highlights. Two unlikely performer pairings and songs most people do not associate with Carole King stole the show at Friday night's MusiCares Person of the Year gala…

  10. GRAMMY Party Live Blog: Friday

    January 24, 2014 11:57 PM EST Billboard is on the scene as chart-topping musicians and big-time industry execs celebrate GRAMMY week at L.A.'s most exclusive events The GRAMMY Awards may not be handed out until Sunday night (Jan. 26), but the GRAMMY-week parties are already in full swing. Stay tuned to this page as…

  11. Jury: Courtney Love Tweet Not Defamatory

    January 24, 2014 9:49 PM EST A Twitter posting by Courtney Love suggesting that one of her attorneys had been "bought off" wasn't defamatory, a jury decided Friday. The verdict came after roughly three hours of deliberation in a case that spanned eight days and focused on the Hole frontwoman's…

  12. Debbie Gibson Q&A: Celebrating 25 Years Of 'Electric Youth'

    January 24, 2014 9:05 AM EST On Jan. 24, 1989, Gibson released her sophomore album. It would spend five weeks atop the Billboard 200 and yield the Hot 100 No. 1 'Lost in Your Eyes.' On the set's 25th anniversary, Gibson reflects on its success and reveals what's ahead in 2014 Cautiously…

  13. Disclosure and Mary J. Blige Release 'F For You' Video: Watch Here

    January 22, 2014 7:08 PM EST Disclosure, it seems, is searching for some real love. The house revival duo surprised fans this past Sunday at New York City’s Terminal 5 when they brought out a special guest vocalist, Mary J. Blige, on their tune “F For You.” Now, they have released an official video for the track…

  14. Violinist Vanessa-Mae To Ski For Thailand At Sochi Olympics

    January 21, 2014 12:51 AM EST The manager of Vanessa-Mae says the musician will be swapping her violin for skis to compete at the Winter Olympics. Giles Howard says the classical-pop violinist has qualified for the Thai team at the Sochi games. The International Ski Federation published rankings on Monday confirming…

  15. The Business Of Baba Booey: Q&A With Howard Stern's Right-Hand Man

    January 20, 2014 1:01 PM EST How Gary Dell'Abate delivered on Howard Stern's mandate to book more A-list guests, and what we can expect from the birthday bash Interns, take note: Howard Stern's executive producer Gary Dell'Abate—who'll celebrate 30 years of working with Stern on Sept. 4—started…

  16. Howard Stern: Paul McCartney, Billy Joel & More Reflect on Radio's 'Coolest' Jockey

    January 20, 2014 12:30 PM EST As both celebrities and listeners know, nothing's off-limits during a Howard Stern interview -- which is just one of the things musicians love about being on his radio show. Read why Paul McCartney, Lars Ulrich, Billy Joel and more of music's biggest stars enjoy their moments in…

  17. Howard Stern: The Billboard Cover Q&A

    January 20, 2014 11:00 AM EST When Howard Stern jumped from terrestrial to satellite radio, Sirius had half a million subscribers. Today it has 25.6 million. As he turns 60, Stern looks back at his career and sees radio on the verge of the next step in its evolution. It doesn't take long to figure out how…

  18. GRAMMYs Hall of Fame: The Stories Behind 2014's Inductees

    January 17, 2014 6:04 PM EST The backstories to this year's GRAMMY Hall of Fame inductees -- including music by Sam Cooke, Dolly Parton, The Drifters, and B.J. Thomas -- are as memorable as the music itself.  The legends behind some of those 27 recordings revisit their sessions chapter and verse. 56th GRAMMYs:…

  19. Jon Bon Jovi, John Fogerty, Steven Tyler to Headline Howard Stern's 60th B’day Party

    January 14, 2014 5:39 AM EST Radio legend Howard Stern will celebrate his 60th birthday in style. Rockers Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler and John Fogerty will all perform at "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash." Presented by SiriusXM and hosted byJimmy Kimmel, the show will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom.…

  20. Beats Music Streaming Service Launching January 21

    January 11, 2014 3:56 PM EST Beats Music , the premium streaming service developed by Trent Reznor, Ian Rogers and the creators of Beats By Dre headphones, is launching on Jan. 21, with AT&T as the exclusive carrier partner, the company said. Santa Monica-based Beats will join a parade of competitors, including…

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