1. Naughty By Nature, Macklemore & More Perform at 6th Annual Roots Picnic: Live Review

    June 02, 2013 11:49 AM EDT The Roots close the one-day festival with surprise guest, Meek Mill. The Roots Picnic took over the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing yesterday (June 1) with its annual celebration of music. Last year’s festival was an experiment, as the event was spread out over two days, the second of which…

  2. Chris Brown, Wu-Tang Clan, Miguel & More To Perform At 2013 Summer Jam

    May 02, 2013 5:01 PM EDT Hot 97 has announced the line-up for this year's Summer Jam event. Chris Brown, Wu-Tang Clan, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, A$AP Rocky, Wale, Miguel, Joe Budden and French Montana will all be performing. Summer Jam XX will take place on June 2 at the MetLife Stadium. Seeing as…

  3. Kid Rock, 'Rebel Soul': Track-By-Track Review

    November 20, 2012 2:40 PM EST Kid Rock refers to "Rebel Soul," his ninth album, as "a greatest hits feeling record with all new songs." In other words, the 14-song set - recorded at Rock's home AllenRoadHouse studio and his rehearsal facility - The Warehouse - has the punk rock, the Southern rock,…

  4. Major Harris of the Delfonics Dead at 65

    November 10, 2012 9:45 PM EST Major Harris, a former member of the "Philadelphia sound" group the Delfonics who had his own 1975 hit "Love Won't Let Me Wait," died Friday from congestive heart and lung failure. He was 65. The Richmond native grew up in a musical family. His father was a guitarist…

  5. MTV VMAs 2012: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    September 06, 2012 11:50 PM EDT Rihanna won Video of the Year. One Direction took home three Moonmen and performed what they considered to be "the best show of their life." Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announced a bundle of joy on the way. U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas popped on stage with Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift…

  6. Zakk Wylde: 'It Would Be an Honor' to Play With Pantera

    May 22, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Metal Guitar Icon Talks New Book, Sobriety, Church and Music Biz 'Cartoon Characters' The always outrageous and thoroughly entertaining Zakk Wylde has written a book, "Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination." Part…

  7. Common, Ne-Yo Join NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    February 16, 2012 11:00 AM EST Although Justin Bieber will sadly not return to the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game this year to defend his tiny, Canadian crown, the annual basketball event will feature a bevy of stars from music, film and various sports. Common , Ne-Yo and "The Voice" winner Javier Colon are the top…

  8. MeLo-X Video Premiere: 'Fire Geomu'

    January 31, 2012 11:40 AM EST DJ/producer/emcee debuts visuals same day as his full-length instrumental, 'Fewture.' More than one year since the release of his digital EP, "More Merch," (Dec. 2010) -- and more than two years since his noteable remix to Maxwell 's "BLACKsummer'snight"…

  9. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy's Facebook and Twitter pages. Awards co…

  10. David Guetta Live Q&A: Archived Video

    June 29, 2011 10:35 AM EDT Chart Article David Guetta Watch The Archived Video! Photo by Vinny Pereira David Guetta rocked clubs everywhere with 2009's "One Love," and soon he'll be back with a fifth studio album, "Nothing But The Beat." The album, out Aug. 30, features a laundry list of A…

  11. Yes Guitarist Trevor Rabin Working on First Solo Album in 22 Years

    May 03, 2011 5:17 PM EDT Film composer and former Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin is mixing his first solo album since 1989, a collection of instrumentals that Voiceprint Records will release in September. Rabin, whose credits include "Race to Witch Mountain," "Armageddon" and the NCAA basketball…

  12. Lil Wayne Talks 'Jersey Shore,' Drake and Nicki on Hot 97

    March 29, 2011 5:10 PM EDT L il Wayne visited Angie Martinez's Hot 97 radio show in New York today (Mar. 29) for his first on-air interview since being released from jail, and talked about Nicki Minaj and Drake 's albums -- which he confessed he hasn't listened to -- Eric Benet 's "Sometimes I…

  13. Watch: 4 Remakes of Wiz Khalifa's 'Black & Yellow'

    January 13, 2011 4:00 PM EST Not only is Wiz Khalifa 's Steelers anthem "Black and Yellow" climbing Billboard's Hot 100 chart with a ranking at No. 7 this week , but the song is also getting a lot of viral attention through remakes. Wiz Khalifa: 'Black & Yellow' is 'Just a Set-Up&…

  14. Wiz Khalifa: 'Black & Yellow' is 'Just a Set-Up' for Bigger Singles

    January 11, 2011 3:33 PM EST Before Wiz Khalifa 's debut album drops in March, the Pittsburgh rapper is already enjoying a mainstream moment with his single "Black & Yellow," which has peaked at No. 6 on the Hot 100. Although Khalifa has yet to reveal the album's title or release date, he wants…

  15. 'Jersey Shore's' Vinny Puts 'Black and Guido' Twist on Wiz Khalifa Hit

    January 07, 2011 3:16 PM EST "Jersey Shore" co-star Vinny Guadagnino just dropped "Black and Guido," his own take on Wiz Khalifa 's Top 10 hit "Black and Yellow," in the form of a homemade video. Video: Vinny Guadagnino, "Black and Guido" In the clip, Vinny raps about his…

  16. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 10/16/2010

    October 16, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @NICKIMINAJ : So has everyone seen the album cover? :) …

  17. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 9/18/2010

    September 18, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @ladygaga : http://twitpic.com/2ocx9i - Gay Veterans were…

  18. Pantera Singer Looks Back for 'Cowboys From Hell' Reissue

    September 08, 2010 3:01 PM EDT Phil Anselmo is hoping that the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera 's landmark "Cowboys From Hell" will be the start of a trend for the metal group's catalog -- or at least yield a similar deluxe treatment for its follow-up, 1992's "Vulgar Display of…

  19. Eminem's 'Recovery' Tops Billboard 200 for a Fourth Week

    July 21, 2010 11:08 AM EDT E minem' s "Recovery" album hangs in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth consecutive week, selling 195,000 (down 15%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the first set to notch four straight frames at No. 1 since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream"…

  20. Mary Chapin Carpenter / June 27, 2010 / Boston (Berklee Performance Center)

    July 01, 2010 6:30 PM EDT A night that began with gentle folk strumming culminated in a whole lot of twistin' and shoutin'. Mary Chapin Carpenter is enjoying a triumphant return to performing after her last proposed tour was truncated due to the singer/songwriter suffering a pulmonary embolism in 2007.…

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