1. 'Ghostbusters' At 30: A Soundtrack Appreciation

    June 08, 2014 9:10 AM EDT It's spooky and it's kooky...and, no, we're not talking about the Addams Family. Thirty years ago this weekend on June 8, 1984, the world got its first taste of "Ghostbusters" -- the Ivan Reitman film starring Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis (who co-wrote the script) as…

  2. Taylor Hawkins' Birds of Satan, 'Pieces of the Puzzle': Exclusive Song Premiere

    April 04, 2014 2:13 PM EDT The Foo Fighters drummer discusses his new project and the status of the Foos' next LP. Taylor Hawkins calls the Birds of Satan, his latest "other" band, "a cover band making a record of original songs." The Foo Fighters drummer put the group together last year with…

  3. RIP Harold Ramis: Top Music Moments From the Comedy Legend

    February 25, 2014 8:45 PM EST As a writer, director, producer and actor, Harold Ramis' films had significant musical moments that live on decades after their initial release, oftentimes creating associations with certain songs that remind one of Ramis' work just as much as a given film's featured song&…

  4. Peter Frampton on Beatles Tribute: 'A Lot of Not-So-Dry Eyes'

    February 08, 2014 2:22 PM EST Guitarist participated as part of house band for "The Night That Changed America," premiering Sunday Just six weeks into the new year, Peter Frampton can say he's already had a pretty good 2014. As if being inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville just after the…

  5. Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Reunite for Beatles TV Special

    January 28, 2014 4:40 AM EST No one plays a Beatles song quite like a Beatle. That lesson was learned Monday night when a reunion of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concluded a tribute to the Beatles that CBS will air on Feb. 9, the 50th anniversary of their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” They still can&…

  6. New Found Glory's Jordan Pundik & Songwriter/Author Alex Woodard Team Up for 'Breathe the Sky': Exclusive Premiere

    January 23, 2014 10:57 AM EST The Americana-influenced track tells the story of a man's unflinching optimism while dying from Lou Gehrig's Disease. "For the Sender: Love Is (Not a Feeling)" – the second installment of the ongoing music-meets-literature project of Alex Woodard – is shaping up to be one…

  7. Tim Minchin Talks-Up ‘Groundhog Day’ Musical

    January 15, 2014 12:21 AM EST Finally spilling the secret of what his next project will be, Tim Minchin revealed via Twitter that he is recreating "Groundhog Day" for the stage.  The British-born Australian musical comedian, who sprang to theater prominence as the composer and lyricist behind the hit Roald Dahl…

  8. Little Mix, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony: Which Pop Group Will Rule The Summer?

    May 23, 2013 3:15 PM EDT 0 Vote now! Following a year in which pop groups like One Direction, the Wanted and fun. made notable leaps to stardom, the summer of 2013 promises to raise the profile of a new batch of radio-friendly collectives. Three up-and-coming groups -- Little Mix, Emblem3 and Fifth…

  9. 'X Factor' Trio Emblem3 Talk Summer Album, Touring With Selena Gomez

    May 21, 2013 12:50 PM EDT During an interview on the blue carpet of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, "X Factor" alums Emblem3 told Billboard some news on their plans for the near future. "The album is done," announced band member Drew Chadwick. "We cut 22 songs and we had to choose 11 songs…

  10. Lorine Chia, 'Fly High': Exclusive Song Premiere

    April 18, 2013 12:32 PM EDT A year after releasing her self-titled mixtape, Lorine Chia is set to deliver a revamped version of the effort. "Lorine Redux" features original and new tracks, including "Fly High." In support of the 13-song revamped project, Lorine Chia premieres "Fly  High…

  11. Demi Lovato To Release 'Demi' Album In May

    April 01, 2013 11:50 AM EDT Demi Lovato will return next month with her fourth studio album, as "Demi" has been slated to hit stores on May 14 through Hollywood Records. On Monday (Apr. 1), the album's release date and cover art -- which shows a dead-serious Lovato covered in silver body paint -- were…

  12. 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 --…

  13. New Kids on the Block Suit Up for New 'Remix' Video: Watch

    March 07, 2013 9:12 PM EST See NKOTB's energetic video for single "Remix (I Like The)" New Kids on the Block dropped its new video for "Remix (I Like The)" on March 7, and "I" is about to be "Everyone." Directed by Rami Hachache (the same man behind the Old Navy ads…

  14. 'X Factor' Trio Emblem3 Signed to Simon Cowell's Label

    January 09, 2013 10:45 AM EST Simon Cowell is hoping to make stars of another all-boy group: California's own Emblem3. "The X Factor" creator and judge, who mentored the Huntington Beach-based trio on season two of the series, has made it official, signing Wesley Stromberg, Keaton Stromberg and Drew…

  15. One Direction's Songwriting Secrets: Their Plan for YouTube Dominance

    December 17, 2012 10:00 AM EST "We wanted to do something where we didn't copy anything right off," says 1D tunesmith Carl Falk. If One Direction 's songs sound a bit familiar, it's no coincidence. THE YEAR IN MUSIC 2012 BUY THIS SPECIAL ISSUE | SUBSCRIBE | READ THE COVER STORY "What Makes You…

  16. One Direction Q&A: Louis Tomlinson

    December 14, 2012 8:55 AM EST The elder statesman of the group, Louis Tomlinson, 20, is also known in inside circles as the defacto leader and resident perfectionist in One Direction . In our conversation about being named Billboard's Top New Artist of 2012 , Tomlinson doesn't exactly dispute the labels. "I…

  17. One Direction Headlines Sold-Out Show at Madison Square Garden

    December 04, 2012 5:55 PM EST One Direction's headlining gig Monday night at Madison Square Garden, the British boy band's first, was less of a proper concert and more of a victory lap from a banner year. A 90-minute plus set of the boys singing their hits as well as fan favorites like "Tell Me A Lie,"…

  18. One Direction, 'Live While We're Young': Track Review

    September 28, 2012 10:00 AM EDT ONE DIRECTION "Live While We're Young" (3:18) Producers: Rami, Carl Falk Writers: R. Yacoub, 
C. Falk, S. Kotecha Publishers: various Syco/Columbia How much One Direction is too much? A mere eight months after the U.K. boy band's debut, "Up All Night,"…

  19. One Direction Reveals 'Take Me Home' Album Cover

    August 30, 2012 1:35 PM EDT One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night" was released less than six months ago, but the U.K. vocal group is already moving on to its second full-length. The album artwork for the group's "Take Me Home" was released Thursday (Aug. 30) and features the five well…

  20. One Direction Returning with New Album in November

    August 23, 2012 10:40 AM EDT First single, 'Live While We're Young,' hits iTunes on October 1. One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night," which spawned the hits "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing," was released less than six months ago, but the U.K. vocal group…

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