1. Weekly Chart Notes: Jordan Hill's 'Someday' Finally Arrives

    December 15, 2012 11:05 AM EST The former teen pop singer is back with her first Billboard chart entry in 13 years. Plus, 'heaven'-ly and holiday hits ascend. Jordan Hill has come home to Billboard's ROCK & ROLL 'HEAVEN': Speaking of "Too Much Heaven," a new "heaven"-ly…

  2. Jewel Releasing 'Greatest Hits' on Feb. 5

    December 10, 2012 9:00 AM EST -Track Set Will Feature New Duets With Kelly Clarkson, Pistol Annies Jewel is putting the finishing touches on a "Greatest Hits" album due out Feb. 5 -- specifically deciding which of two new songs will be part of the package. "In classic fashion, one's really dark and…

  3. 'The Voice' Final Six Talk Song Choices: Watch Latest Performances

    December 04, 2012 3:35 PM EST The six finalists on "The Voice" got their first chance to perform two songs in one show and four of them took similar plans of attack: Perform one song in strict accordance with the original and tweak the other by altering the tempo and arrangement. Naturally, there were mixed…

  4. Chris Stamp, Who Helped Launch The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Dead at 70

    November 25, 2012 11:05 AM EST Co-Managed The Who With Kit Lambert; Started Track Records and Signed Hendrix, Releasing 'Are You Experienced' On stage at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Saturday night, The Who's Roger Daltrey saluted Chris Stamp -- one of the two early managers that launched the group'…

  5. Deep Purple to Rock Hall? Ritchie Blackmore 'Couldn't Care Less'

    October 11, 2012 2:10 PM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame beckons, but don't count on Ritchie Blackmore being there if Deep Purple is chosen to be one of its 2013 inductees. "Personally, I couldn't care less," the guitarist tells Billboard. "I would never go. I'm not really a fan of that…

  6. Coheed and Cambria's 'The Afterman: Ascension' Track-By-Track: Video

    October 09, 2012 2:20 PM EDT "The Afterman: Ascension," the sixth studio album from prog-rock staples Coheed and Cambria , hits stores on Tuesday (Oct. 9) and acts as the first half of a two-part epic ("The Afterman: Descension" will be released in February). Before the album release, frontman Claudio…

  7. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' Scores Biggest Debut of Year, Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 02, 2012 9:00 PM EDT It's official: Mumford & Sons ' "Babel" has earned the biggest debut of any album this year in the U.S. The group's second album sold 600,000 in its first week -- according to Nielsen SoundScan -- and becomes the rock quartet's first No. 1 on the Billboard…

  8. Grizzly Bear Celebrates 'Shields' at Radio City Music Hall

    September 25, 2012 1:40 PM EDT The Grizzly Bear show at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall on Monday night (Sept. 24) was a homecoming as well as a celebration of new album "Shields," but it also felt like a series of acceptance speeches. But what was the award? Indie rock's most consistent act?…

  9. Fashion Week Music: The 10 Best Songs From NYFW 2013

    September 14, 2012 7:10 PM EDT The hottest spring 2013 fashions just flooded Lincoln Center for New York Fashion Week, but clothes weren't the only things trending at the tents this year. From Pink Floyd to M.I.A and Lana Del Rey, the runways were filled with some of music's best beats. We've complied a list…

  10. Coheed and Cambria's Sanchez Reveals Details of 'Afterman' Double-Album

    September 13, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 'It was really crazed but really rewarding,' singer says of upcoming music and film projects. With its Amory Wars saga headed to the big screen and the latest chapter in the saga ("The Afterman: Ascension") due out next month, these are exciting times for Claudio Sanchez…

  11. Katy Perry Rocks Red Hair for French Magazine Cover

    August 30, 2012 5:40 PM EDT The pop star channels Florence Welch in a fiery wig on the cover of L'Officiel. Katy Perry has changed her hair color once again, but as Vogue declares on the cover of its September issue: Hair is the new makeup. This truly seems to be the case in the music industry, where pop stars have…

  12. Johnny Cash Box Set Includes 63 CDs

    August 27, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Though he was associated with Mercury Records and American Recordings for the last fifteen years of his life, The Fabulous Johnny Cash Hymns By Johnny Cash Songs Of Our Soil Now There Was A Song! Ride This Train Hymns From The Heart The Sound Of Johnny Cash Blood, Sweat And Tears Ring Of Fire…

  13. Dolly Parton Celebrates Gold, Talks Book and George Jones Project

    August 13, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Though the iconic Dolly Parton is no stranger to Gold or Platinum, the singer was especially pleased to receive a Gold plaque for her "An Evening With Dolly… Live" CD / DVD package Friday morning in Music City. In fact, the Country Music Hall of Fame member even knew where the…

  14. Coheed & Cambria Announce Double Album, Tour Dates

    August 03, 2012 7:15 PM EDT Post-hardcore band Coheed & Cambria announced this week that they'll follow up their 2010 album "Year of the Black Rainbow" with a double concept album, titled "The Afterman." "The Afterman: Ascension" is slated to come out Oct. 9, with the second volume…

  15. K-Pop Hot 100: 2NE1 Hold Off T-ara, SISTAR

    July 24, 2012 2:00 PM EDT NE1 extend their reign atop the K-Pop Hot 100 , remaining at the top spot again this week with latest single, "I Love You," thwarting both T-ara's and SISTAR's quest to snag the No.1 crown. The girls have gathered fandom from all generations, pleasing aurally (with their…

  16. Coheed and Cambria Singer's 'Amory Wars' on Movie Path

    July 14, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Leverage and Mark Wahlberg to Develop, Produce Film Based on Comic Book Series Coheed and Cambria lead singer Claudio Sanchez has partnered with Mark Wahlberg and Leverage, the production company behind "Entourage" and "Boardwalk Empire," to develop and produce a live…

  17. Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup: Run DMC, Girl Talk, Against Me! + More

    July 12, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the full lineup for the 2012 festival, to be held November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores. The 7th annual festival will feature big name acts like the reunion of Run D.M.C. , Santigold , an appearance from De La Soul , Girl Talk , and Explosions…

  18. Movie Review: 'Katy Perry: Part of Me'

    June 27, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Pop starlet's new film blends 3D concert show-stoppers with biographical drama Katy Perry 's "Part of Me" is a gamble: that pop fans will follow her from the arena to the movie theater. But the film, following in the recent success of Michael Jackson 's "This Is…

  19. Van Morrison Returns to Blue Note for 'Born to Sing' Release

    June 26, 2012 10:50 AM EDT The legendary voice of Van Morrison is returning to Blue Note Records. The artist, whose classic albums include "Astral Weeks," "Moondance" and "Tupelo Honey," will release "Born to Sing: No Plan B" on Oct. 2, the label announced Tuesday. Blue Note…

  20. Yoko Ono, Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Announce Trio Album

    June 20, 2012 8:34 PM EDT Yoko Ono and Sonic Youth 's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore will pool their avant-garde powers for "YOKOKIMTHURSTON," according to SPIN . The collaborative album is due Sept. 25 on Chimera Music, with 14-minute single "Early in the Morning" out now. The previously…

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