1. Coachella 2013: 10 Best Performances From Weekend 1

    April 15, 2013 12:45 PM EDT With 190 bands spread across six different stages, it was literally impossible to see every act that performed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend. But that didn’t stop us from trying. Here are our picks for the 10 sets that were not to be missed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend.…

  2. Coachella 2013: Stone Roses, Blur, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Light Up the Desert on Day 1

    April 13, 2013 8:44 AM EDT Daft Punk's album teaser, How to Destroy Angels, Tegan & Sara, Alt-J, Johnny Marr and more action onstage and backstage at California's massive music festival ŸAdditional reporting by Nicole Pajer COACHELLA 2013 • COACHELLA PHOTOS • Watch: Coachella Live Stream • Analysis:…

  3. Juicy J Talks Radio Success & 'Stay Trippy' Album

    April 02, 2013 2:09 PM EDT Juicy J is back, for the first time. The rapper/producer renowned for his work with Memphis collective Three 6 Mafia -- the group debuted on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart in 1995 with Mystic Stylez and won the Academy Award for best original song in 2006 for "It's Hard…

  4. Future: A Day in the Life At SXSW

    March 18, 2013 12:25 PM EDT 'From the beginning, I treated myself like a superstar,' the Atlanta rapper says. Future would rather be known as a rock star, if anything. The Atlanta rapper rarely roams outside his comfort zone, his very own outer space. He chooses to stay secluded unless interacting with…

  5. Green Day and the Creative Process: Story of Two Films, 'Broadway Idiot' and '¡Cuatro!'

    March 17, 2013 10:15 AM EDT The two films featuring Green Day that premiered at SXSW are rooted in the same concept: Chronicle the creative process. "¡Cuatro!," a 70-minute film that the band and their manager Pat Magnarella had a hand in producing, is electrifying in the way it is shot and edited,…

  6. Sound City Players Make Glorious Noise at SXSW in Final Show... For Now

    March 15, 2013 10:02 AM EDT John Fogerty, Stevie Nicks, Corey Taylor and a pair of Ricks join Dave Grohl in Austin If Dave Grohl's Sound City Players truly played its final show Thursday night at South By Southwest, the all-star ensemble certainly went out with a bang. The nearly three-and-a-half hour epic --…

  7. Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist

    March 15, 2013 5:23 AM EDT It's safe to assume that Pat Boone did not vote for President Barack Obama's re-election. The legendary pop/gospel singer and avowed conservative appeared on Fox Business News on Wednesday night, joining Neil Cavuto to give his expert opinion on the deficit fight and sequestration…

  8. Songwriting Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Inductees: Aerosmith, Foreigner Members & More

    February 22, 2013 10:23 PM EST Tony Hatch, Holly Knight and JD Souther will also be honored at the June 13 ceremony. The Songwriting Hall of Fame's 44th annual slate of inductees have been announced: Tony Hatch, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, JD Souther and Steven Tyler & Joe Perry will join previous…

  9. Music's Top 40 Money Makers 2013

    February 22, 2013 12:00 PM EST Billboard ranks the highest-paid musicians of the past 12 months. The world may be going more digital by the second, but live is still the big cash driver for the top 40 earners on our annual musician Moneymakers list. Read More: Madonna, Springsteen Lead 2013 Money Makers Reported…

  10. Jamie Lidell Talks New Album, Befriending The Black Keys in Nashville

    February 19, 2013 7:00 PM EST "Jamie Lidell," the just-released album from the U.K. soul-pop provocateur of the same name, was recorded through a vastly different creative process than what the Cambridge native has ever been used to. For his last album, 2010's "Compass," Lidell collaborated…

  11. Sound City Players: Opposites Attract (And Don’t) in New York

    February 14, 2013 10:00 AM EST Stevie Nicks. John Fogerty. Fear’s Lee Ving. Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen. Rick Springfield. It’s hard to imagine those people having much of anything in common beyond a) being musicians of a certain age, b) having recorded at L.A.’s legendary, now-shuttered Sound City studio and c) being…

  12. Justin Bieber Fans Pounce on Black Keys Drummer Over Grammys Comment

    February 12, 2013 4:11 PM EST Bieber (and his followers) react to Patrick Carney's remark about singer's lack of attention from The Grammys Comments made by Black Keys' drummer Patrick Carney apparently made Justin Bieber's already-frustrating Grammy night a tad worse, and his fans are having a…

  13. Mumford & Sons Win Top Prize at Fun.-filled Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2013 11:34 PM EST Artists responsible for two of the biggest-sellers of 2012 were rewarded with Grammy Awards on Sunday night at Staples Center, a rare moment in which public taste and the ballots of Recording Academy voters were in sync. CLICK FOR WINNERS Fun. was named best new artist and their "We…

  14. Black Keys, Drake, Gotye Among Grammys Pre-Telecast Winners

    February 10, 2013 7:57 PM EST The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach had three Grammys in his possession before the 55th annual Grammy Awards telecast began Sunday night. Auerbach was named producer of the year, non-classical, and the Black Keys' "Lonely Boy" was named best rock song and "El Camino"…

  15. Grammys 2013 Preview: Record of the Year

    February 06, 2013 7:02 PM EST A closer look at the six songs that earned Record of the Year nominations for the 2013 Grammy awards. These six songs are all vying for Record of the Year at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10). Jump To: Album of the Year | Song of the Year | Best New Artist Grammys…

  16. Grammys 2013 Preview: Album of the Year

    February 06, 2013 6:24 PM EST A closer look at the releases that earned Album of the Year nominations for the 2013 Grammy awards. These five artistic statements are in the running for the Album of the Year honor at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10). Jump To: Record of the Year | Song of the…

  17. Robert DeLong, 'Just Movement': Exclusive Album Premiere

    February 01, 2013 2:54 PM EST Listen to the Los Angeles EDM singer's thrilling debut album, launching exclusively on Billboard.com. Here’s a story you don’t here much anymore in this YouTube sensation(!), social media era: Aspiring musician practices for hours daily and plays live shows until he’s spotted by a…

  18. Datsik 'Cold Blooded' Premiere and Track-by-Track Review

    January 22, 2013 12:00 PM EST The Canadian DJ/producer walks us through each track of his brand-new EP. Datsik released his debut album 'Vitamin D' on Steve Aoki's Dim Mak last year, and co-headlined a tour with the label boss. But his style does not toy with electro or indie, like Aoki's: It's…

  19. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

  20. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

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