1. Small Faces Anniversary Puts Kink in Faces Reunion for 2015

    December 26, 2013 11:34 AM EST "The suggestion I read is we get together in 2015," Ian McLagen says of recent comments by Rod Stewart. "Not acceptable! Why wouldn't he call me to ask if I'm busy?" The Small Faces' 50th anniversary trumps a Faces reunion -- at least as far as keyboardist…

  2. 20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2013: K-Town Picks

    December 23, 2013 9:56 PM EST From Billboard Korea's offices in Gangnam to the East and West coasts, check out the songs that the Billboard and Billboard Korea staff were blasting all year from K-pop veterans to the top boy and girl groups. Following last year's inaugural ranking of Billboard's 20…

  3. Billy Joel Joins 'Dick Clark New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 23, 2013 9:00 AM EST Once the ball drops in Times Square, Billy Joel will be the first singer to welcome in 2014 on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." The ABC telecast will cross the East River to Joel’s concert at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center at five minutes past…

  4. 10 Best Country Albums of 2013: 615 Picks

    December 20, 2013 4:55 PM EST With best singles established, it's time for The 615 to shine a spotlight on 2013's best albums. This year featured a little bit of something for everyone, with some dazzling performances all around. At the end of the day -- or year -- we had a feeling it would come down to two…

  5. Selena Gomez Cancels Tour of Asia & Australia To ‘Spend Some Time On Myself’

    December 20, 2013 1:05 AM EST Selena Gomez has canceled her upcoming tour of Asia and Australia using an excuse rarely heard at the top level: she needs some “me” time. Gomez’ reps announced last month that her international "Stars Dance" tour would swing Down Under and through Asia in the New Year,…

  6. Foo Fighters, Roots, Imagine Dragons to Perform Super Bowl Weekend

    December 19, 2013 11:00 AM EST Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl. Foo Fighters Announce First Concerts Since Hiatus The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New York, which will be docked at Pier 88 in Manhattan on the Hudson River. The Super…

  7. Jailed Pussy Riot Member Set for Early Release

    December 18, 2013 1:00 PM EST Jailed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are expected to be released as early as Thursday under an amnesty marking the 20th anniversary of Russia's post-Soviet Constitution, which the Russian parliament passed Wednesday. The release of the two women, both…

  8. Petition Launched to Name Manhattan Corner 'Beastie Boys Square'

    December 18, 2013 5:10 AM EST A petition has been launched in Manhattan to honor the Beastie Boys by naming a Lower East Side corner after the rap trio. LeRoy McCarthy, the same man who unsuccessfully petitioned a community board earlier this year to name a Brooklyn corner for the late rapper Biggie Smalls, is now asking…

  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers to Headline 'Big Hello to Brooklyn' Bash at Barclays Center

    December 16, 2013 3:16 PM EST Extravaganza comes the night before Super Bowl XLVIII takes place in nearby East Rutherford, NJ To cap off the first-ever Kickoff In Brooklyn three-day event, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline a Super Bowl weekend concert Saturday, Feb. 1 in Brooklyn's Barcays Center. Also on the…

  10. Bruno Mars: Billboard Artist of the Year Cover Story

    December 13, 2013 8:02 AM EST Jukebox Hero: How did Bruno Mars become Billboard’s Artist of the Year? He grabbed hold of the album and single charts and never let go It's a few days before the Grammy Award nominations are announced, and Bruno Mars is shaking off predictions with an easy laugh.…

  11. Ray Price Leaving Hospital for Hospice Care, Leaves Message for Fans

    December 12, 2013 7:42 PM EST Ray Price -- one of the most beloved country performers of all time -- has decided to end aggressive treatments for his long battle of pancreatic cancer, electing to return to his home under hospice care than stay in the hospital. The Country Music Hall of Fame member has left East Texas…

  12. Eddie Vedder Announces Solo Tour of Australia

    December 11, 2013 11:30 PM EST Australian audiences will get a double-dose of Eddie Vedder in 2014. The rock legend has announced an eight-date, six-city solo tour of Australia, which kicks off less than a week after his band Pearl Jam wraps up its duties on the Big Day Out festival run. As previously reported, Pearl Jam…

  13. 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…

  14. Calle 13’s Residente: We Should ‘Start Building Bridges Between Palestine & Puerto Rico’

    December 06, 2013 1:03 AM EST The frontman for the Grammy-winning Puerto Rican hip-hop outfit Calle 13 said Thursday that he sees similarities between the political situation of Palestinians and those of his own people. Speaking to The Associated Press in Bethlehem, where he is shooting the band's latest music…

  15. Grammy Nominations Concert: Will the Switch to Friday Give CBS a Boost?

    December 05, 2013 12:30 PM EST For the first time in its history, the Grammy Nominations Concert is being held on a Friday night after five years of airing on Wednesdays. CBS says one key reason for the move is the ability to promote the show five days straight. "Our air (time) is still our best opportunity to let the…

  16. The Rolling Stones Announce '14 on Fire' Tour of Asia and Australia

    December 04, 2013 8:40 AM EST The Rolling Stones’ 2014 tour of Australia and New Zealand has grown into a seven-date trek. But before they head Down Under, the rock legends will play five shows in Asia, it was announced on Wednesday. As the itinerary stands, the "14 On Fire" tour will open Feb. 21 with a one…

  17. U-KISS to Hold First U.S. K-Pop Concerts of 2014

    December 03, 2013 8:05 PM EST The boy band will hit the East and West coasts in January. Korean acts like Drunken Tiger, INFINITE, B.A.P, f(x) and more all performed on American soil in 2013 and boy band U-KISS will kick off 2014's string of K-pop concerts in January. The six-member group will embark on their first…

  18. How Rap Genius Won The SEO Game

    December 03, 2013 11:24 AM EST Inside the company's triumphs over legal traps, PR disasters... and cancer. It's an early-October afternoon in the penthouse offices of Rap Genius. The floor taken up by the 4-year-old startup -- in a modern glass building on the waterfront in Brooklyn's Williamsburg…

  19. Holiday Gift Guide 2013: 25+ Pop Presents

    November 29, 2013 11:30 AM EST Thanksgiving is now a memory, and that means the 2013 holiday shopping season is officially underway. Rather than head to the store to pick up some forgettable, generic gift, we've got special music-related suggestions for all the many fans and listeners on your list. Among our…

  20. Eric Church: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 29, 2013 9:30 AM EST With "The Outsiders," due in February, Church is bringing his harder-rocking country sound to the next level. "It's important for the health of the format that we all don't follow the leader, that we branch out" This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy…

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