1. Frank Ocean, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Among Webby Award Winners

    April 30, 2013 8:58 PM EDT Ocean was named person of the year, while indie musician Grimes was named the Webbys' artist of the year. Netflix's groundbreaking "House of Cards" may be the first digital series nominated for a best drama Emmy. But it will start with a Webby. The Webby Awards are…

  2. Willie Nelson's 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    April 30, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Happy 80th Birthday Willie! Eighty years ago in tiny Abbott, Texas, Willie Hugh Nelson was born. To call him a stylist is simply an understatement; there is nobody who writes like him, and there is certainly nobody who sounds like him. We've gone back and taken a look at the ten…

  3. Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots' Kicks Up 13 Tony Award Nominations

    April 30, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12. "Kinky Boots" is based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it…

  4. George Jones' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    April 27, 2013 3:40 PM EDT George Jones placed more records on the Billboard Country singles chart than any other artist, with 143 making the top-40, and 13 of those making it all the way to the top slot. We've compiled a list of his top 20 songs, ranked by overall chart performance and based on chart…

  5. Bob Weir Falls Onstage During Concert

    April 26, 2013 2:10 PM EDT Former Grateful Dead member Bob Weir (pictured left, alongside bandmate Phil Lesh) fell onstage last night during a set with his current band Furthur. The mishap occurred during the last show of the band’s nine-day residency at The Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. Phil Lesh on…

  6. Alice in Chains Deny They'll Be Extinct After 'Dinosaurs'

    April 24, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Alice In Chains will not be going the way of the dinosaur following the release of their upcoming album, so says band leader Jerry Cantrell, responding to a smattering of headlines of late. The group's fifth studio album, "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here," will be released May…

  7. Rock Hall of Fame Inducts Rush, Public Enemy and Heart at Passionate Ceremony

    April 19, 2013 5:32 AM EDT The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles in more than two decades may as well have been subtitled "A Night to Celebrate Rush" as the Canadian trio's fans packed the Nokia Theater to the rafters and made their presence known. Rock Hall Red…

  8. Rick Ross: Petition Demands Reebok Drop Rapper Over Rape Lyrics

    March 29, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Rick Ross’ date-rape-referencing lyrics on rapper Rocko’s song “U.O.E.N.O.” have already sparked online outrage among women’s groups . Now a second wave of petitions is calling for Ross’ endorsement deal with Reebok to be discontinued, in part because “Reebok devotes a lot of time, energy…

  9. John Fogerty, Usher, Carole King Join Rock Hall Performers

    March 26, 2013 10:50 AM EDT Chris Cornell and Cheech & Chong have also joined the list of presenters. A couple of members -- Carole King and John Fogerty -- some veteran Seattle rockers, a legendary comedy duo and Usher are among the latest performers and presenters announced for this year's 28th Annual Rock…

  10. Pink Floyd, 'The Dark Side of the Moon' At 40: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    March 16, 2013 1:14 PM EDT A song-by-song journey through Pink Floyd's ambitious psychedelic masterpiece, which was released 40 years ago. "'The Dark Side of the Moon' was an expression of political, philosophical, humanitarian empathy that was desperate to get out," Pink Floyd's…

  11. Blues Great Magic Slim Dies at 75

    February 21, 2013 11:21 PM EST Magic Slim, a dynamic guitarist who helped shape the sound of Chicago's electric blues, died Feb. 21 in a Philadelphia hospital. He was 75. Born Morris Holt in Torrance, Mississippi in 1937, Slim’s recording career ran from the sixties through to recent times, built on his peerless…

  12. George 'Shadow' Morton, Shangri-Las Visionary, Dies at 72

    February 16, 2013 8:35 AM EST George "Shadow" Morton, a New York-based producer and songwriter best known for his work with 1960s girl group the Shangri-Las, has died at 72, according to reports. A family friend told the New York Times that the cause was cancer. Morton was born in Virginia and raised in…

  13. Chart Highlights: One Direction Plants 'Kiss' On Pop Songs, Taylor Swift Still No. 1

    February 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST One Direction notches the highest debut among its five Pop Songs hits, as 'Kiss You' launches at No. 30. Plus, Depeche Mode returns to rock radio. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top  songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  14. Lil Wayne Returns Home, Rocks Madden Super Bowl Party With Big Boi

    February 01, 2013 10:15 AM EST Much of pregame festivities at the Super Bowl are centered around music, and considering the sponsorships and dollars thrown to host these affairs, the stakes are high. The name of the game is to get the most media impressions and ultimately, have folks talking about your event well after…

  15. Adam Levine Hosts 'SNL,' Drops 'YOLO' with Lonely Island & Kendrick Lamar

    January 27, 2013 1:20 PM EST Following in the footsteps of musicians-slash-actors like Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears and Katy Perry, Maroon 5's Adam Levine flexed his comedic chops during his stint as host of 'Saturday Night Live' last night (Jan. 26). And while the 'Voice'…

  16. Lights Over Paris Frontman Charged with $6M Loan Fraud

    January 25, 2013 10:06 PM EST Musician Robert Mawhinney allegedly scored more than $6 million in bank loans with fake documents. Robert Mawhinney gave the appearance that his fledgling band, Lights Over Paris , was successful. He enlisted rapper The Game for one of his videos, traveled around the world and had a…

  17. Wale: 2013 Album Preview

    January 25, 2013 6:19 PM EST Wale Title: TBA | Release Date: Summer With his third release Wale is coming full circle. Inspired by Jerry Seinfeld’s comedy series “Seinfeld,” the Washington, D.C. native paid homage to the show with his 2008 and 2010 mixtapes “The Mixtape About Nothing” and “More About Nothing.” In…

  18. Rock On the Range 2013: Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Korn Performing

    January 23, 2013 9:05 AM EST Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Papa Roach and many more will be featured at Rock On The Range, the long-running hard rock festival returning to Columbus, Ohio in its seventh year. The 2013 fest will take place May 17-19 at Columbus Crew Stadium. The lineup, which…

  19. Patti Page, Country Music Icon, Dead at 85

    January 02, 2013 3:15 PM EST Patti Page, the "Singing Rage" who stumbled across "Tennessee Waltz" and made it one of the best-selling recordings ever, has died. She was 85. Page died on New Year's Day in Encinitas, Calif., according to publicist Schatzi Hageman. Page was the top-selling female…

  20. Chart Highlights: Mumford & Sons 'Light' Up Rock Radio

    December 31, 2012 3:25 PM EST The second single from the folk-rockers' album 'Babel' bows on Rock Airplay and Alternative Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our…

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