1. New Kids on the Block Party Plane: The 10 Greatest Moments From Onboard

    July 10, 2014 12:27 PM EDT Donnie Wahlberg loves him a Bloody Mary and any chance to get on an intercom. Joey McIntyre enjoys belting out songs from "The Lion King" and, of course, fedoras. Jonathan Knight is kind of a pro at distributing inflight snacks, his brother Jordan can give one hell of an airline…

  2. Blink-182's 'Enema of the State' at 15: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

    May 30, 2014 1:45 PM EDT Five years after Green Day's "Dookie," punk purists had another platinum-selling trio to yell "Sellout!" at. But for everyone not taking themselves so seriously, there was another reason to rock out to teenaged angst (real or remembered), with three dudes in…

  3. Austin Mahone, 'The Secret' EP: Track-By-Track Review

    May 27, 2014 3:21 PM EDT Since Justin Bieber began his pop ascendence in 2009, no male teen solo star has come close to equaling (or surpassing) the Canadian superstar's ubiquity. Artists like Cody Simpson and Greyson Chance each found moderate success after the Biebs' initial explosion but have yet to…

  4. Midtown Reunites for Surprise Brooklyn Show: Live Review

    May 15, 2014 4:12 PM EDT Midtown made it to Brooklyn for their first show in almost a decade on Wednesday night (May 14), powering through a 19-song set at the Knitting Factory. The influential New Jersey pop-punk band (playing under the pseudonym of Merman) had originally planned to reunite for this weekend’s Skate…

  5. Bubbling Under: Gemini Syndrome's 'Stardust' Settles In At Rock Radio

    November 08, 2013 10:18 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Gemini Syndrome, Markell Clay, White Denim and OBB     GEMINI SYNDROME Gemini Syndrome scales its first Billboard songs…

  6. Mariah Carey's 'Music Box' at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    August 31, 2013 1:34 PM EDT As far as Mariah Carey albums go, 1993's "Music Box" is awfully front-loaded. From the opening notes of "Dreamlover," which feature Mariah trilling in her signature whistle octave, straight into mega-ballad "Hero" and the take-it-to-church "…

  7. Deer Tick, ‘Negativity’: Fall Music Preview 2013

    August 30, 2013 3:02 PM EDT Release Date: Sept. 24 Label: Partisan Alt-folk mainstay Deer Tick is guilty of a bit of a red herring on its fifth full-length, which, despite the title, isn’t really a downer, and often works up a breezy groove. “When we first came up with the title, it was kind of tongue in cheek,”…

  8. Goo Goo Dolls Studio Session: Watch 'Rebel Beat' and 'Come to Me' Performances and Q&A

    June 26, 2013 2:10 PM EDT Goo Goo Dolls lead singer John Rzeznik knew he was ready for a sonic change when it came time to begin writing songs for their new album, “Magnetic” (out now). The veteran group’s last album “Something for the Rest of Us” was a bit of a downer content-wise. “It was a really dark kind of…

  9. Tim McGraw: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 11, 2013 4:00 PM EST New year, new label, new album -- McGraw charges back with "Two Lanes of Freedom." Seated inconspicuously in a corner booth at Nashville's Sportsman's Grill less than a week before Christmas, Tim McGraw seems to have found a little peace on earth. Professionally, at least …

  10. Foxface Q&A: Jacqueline Emerson Juggles 'Hunger' Fame, Music, School

    April 13, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Actress-Singer Releases Music Video, 'Would Love to Be on 'Glee'' Jacqueline Emerson may be in one of the biggest box office smashes of the year, but at the moment she's thinking mostly about graduating high school. As stealthy Foxface in "The Hunger Games,"…

  11. Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball': Track-By-Track Review

    March 01, 2012 10:30 AM EST There will be those that believe a millionaire rock star singing about poor people and hard work, as Bruce Springsteen so passionately does on his powerful new album "Wrecking Ball," to be the height of hypocrisy. But to do so would be both shortsighted and uninformed. First, as a…

  12. Coldplay Leads Teenage Rave in 'Charlie Brown' Video: Watch

    February 03, 2012 3:15 PM EST It seems music stars have voted Feb. 3 the perfect date to release new videos, with Madonna , Drake , Adam Lambert , M.I.A. and now Coldplay debuting fresh clips today. In Coldplay's clip for third "Mylo Xyloto" single "Charlie Brown," Chris Martin and the boys lead a…

  13. 'Glee' Recap: Anything But a Silent Night

    December 14, 2011 9:45 AM EST Show Crams In as Much Holiday Cheer as It Can, With Mixed Results Sometimes "Glee" is the best when it's equal parts spun sugar and insanity, and we get a dose of both in the annual holiday special, when the club learns valuable lessons about selflessness and the show crams…

  14. Bye Bye Broadway: Pop Songs We'd Like to See on 'Glee'

    November 15, 2011 10:00 AM EST Broadway came to Lima, Ohio in full force this season of "Glee," with songs from the Great White Way dominating the few and far between pop numbers. But now that the school play is over and "West Side Story" standards are off the table, it's time for the show to turn…

  15. Jani Lane of Warrant Died of Alcohol Poisoning, Coroner Says

    October 06, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Acute alcohol poisoning has been determined to be the cause of death for Jani Lane , former vocalist of the successful 80s glam metal band Warrant , according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. Lane, 47, was found dead last August 11 in a Comfort Inn motel in Los Angeles.…

  16. Jani Lane Dead: Ex-Warrant Singer Was 47

    August 12, 2011 1:18 AM EDT Jani Lane , who fronted the glossy rock band Warrant during the salad days of hair metal, was found dead in a motel room in Woodland Hills, Calif. Thursday evening of undetermined causes, police have confirmed. He was 47. Details are scarce, but Lane was reportedly discovered at a Comfort Inn…

  17. Bon Iver's 'Bon Iver': Track-By-Track Review

    June 21, 2011 7:30 PM EDT With the 2007 release of Bon Iver's breakthrough album "For Emma, Forever Ago," the outfit's sole proprietor, Justin Vernon, created one of the most romanticized folktales in recent music history. Sparked by heartache and recorded in his family's Wisconsin cabin…

  18. Ask Billboard: Home Charts Edition, Continued

    May 13, 2011 7:15 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. ASK BILLBOARD:…

  19. Bruno Mars Soundtracks a 'Glee' Wedding

    November 24, 2010 12:44 PM EST So here's what you missed on " Glee ": Kurt's dad proposed to Finn's mom, making Finn and Kurt step brothers, and Finn realizes that he hasn't been doing that great of a job of looking out for Kurt. This becomes especially obvious when Harry and Sam totally pound…

  20. Trace Adkins 'Back in Town' with New Album

    July 16, 2010 3:24 PM EDT When Trace Adkins rolled into Spencer, Iowa, on Sept. 20, 2009, to headline the Clay County Fair, little did the veteran country singer know that the date would change the course of his career. "Here we are at this fair in Iowa in the middle of nowhere," Adkins recalls, his reedy…

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