1. Calvin Harris' 'Summer' Sizzles To No. 1 On Hot Dance/Electronic Songs

    June 27, 2014 12:53 PM EDT Calvin Harris nabs his first leader on the list, while Deadmau5 and Tiesto soar onto Dance/Electronic Albums Calvin Harris kicks off the first official week of summer by capturing his first No. 1 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs , as "Summer" heats up with a 2-1 climb.   The anthem…

  2. First 'Jersey Boys' Movie Trailer Debuts

    April 18, 2014 12:57 PM EDT The first trailer for Clint Eastwood's highly anticipated film version of the hit Broadway musicalJersey Boys has debuted online. The clip begins with The Four Seasons singing under a street lamp and follows their rise to performing for cheering crowds. The trailer shows Bob Gaudio …

  3. Thievery Corporation, Zedd Zoom On Dance Charts

    April 10, 2014 5:35 PM EDT Thievery Corporation debuts its first album in nearly three years, as "Saudade" enters Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart at No. 2 with 7,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Featuring songs from five guest vocalists, the album's unique brand of…

  4. Top 50 Movie Songs Of All Time

    February 27, 2014 4:45 PM EST In honor of the Oscars, we've ranked the biggest film songs to ever hit the Hot 100. Movies and music have been a natural combination ever since sound was first added to moving images. Whether a film is a tear-jerking drama, an action-packed thriller or a side-splitting comedy, the…

  5. Armin van Buuren Sets Record On Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

    January 10, 2014 11:41 AM EST With his new debut, the Dutch DJ claims the most titles in the tally's history. Plus, Pitbull and Ke$ha top Dance Club Songs and Bastille and Avicii make moves Armin van Buuren captures the top debut on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart with "A State of Trance Year Mix…

  6. Nada Surf, !!! to Play Yellow Dogs Benefit Show

    November 18, 2013 12:15 PM EST Brooklyn Bowl event also features TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone, a DJ set from Interpol's Paul Banks, and more Tonight in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a lengthy bill of musicians will pay tribute to the Yellow Dogs, the Brooklyn-based, Iranian-bred band who lost two members and a…

  7. Coachella 2013: Phoenix's R. Kelly Surprise, Postal Service's Special Delivery and More Saturday Highlights

    April 14, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The xx serenades with Solange, New Order parties like it's 1984, Major Lazer reveals album news and more onstage and backstage bits Additional reporting by Nicole Pajer The second day of Coachella 2013 turned up the desert heat with a jam-packed lineup of 65 bands that covered a…

  8. Madonna Joins Calls For Boy Scouts To End Gay Discrimination

    March 18, 2013 2:57 AM EDT Wearing a replica of one of the organization's uniforms, Madonna called on the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gays while also calling for a "revolution" to prevent discrimination and abuse of the gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual community. Speaking Saturday night at the…

  9. Madonna to Present GLAAD Award to Anderson Cooper

    March 02, 2013 1:38 PM EST Gay advocacy group GLAAD says Madonna will present CNN's Anderson Cooper with an award for openly gay media professionals. GLAAD told the Associated Press on Saturday that the singer has been chosen to give Cooper the Vito Russo Award at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New…

  10. Springsteen, Aguilera & More Lead 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Benefit Broadcast

    November 02, 2012 8:39 PM EDT Many of the East Coast's biggest stars came together to help bring relief after what's been called the storm of the century on Friday night. Musicians and celebrities from Christina Aguilera to Jon Stewart joined the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" broadcast to benefit…

  11. Madonna Stands Up for Pussy Riot in Moscow: Video

    August 08, 2012 9:35 AM EDT Madonna is the latest high-profile celebrity to throw her support behind three jailed members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot, calling the women "courageous" during a lengthy speech while performing in Moscow. A hearing for the highly publicized band is in progress in a…

  12. TV on the Radio: Don't Confuse These Songs for TV Themes

    July 20, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Despite no affiliation, Ed Sheeran's song 'The A Team' is conjuring thoughts of B.A. Baracus, mohawks and a cool black van. A new hit by an artist born in 1991 is bringing back memories of a TV show that went off the air in 1987. British newcomer Ed Sheeran enters the Billboard…

  13. Warrant Issued in Slim Dunkin Shooting

    December 23, 2011 8:22 PM EST Atlanta police say they have an arrest warrant for a man in the killing of rapper Slim Dunkin, who was gunned down in a city music studio as he was preparing to record a video. Police identified the man they're seeking as 28-year-old Vinson Hardimon, a rapper known as Young Vito. Police…

  14. The Rapture Reunites With DFA for Long-Awaited 'Grace' Album

    September 05, 2011 10:00 AM EDT It's been a tumultuous five years for the Rapture since the band's last release, but the New York dance punks have finally regained their faith. The group's new effort, "In the Grace of Your Love" (arriving Sept. 5), is an inspired set of dancefloor gems that finds…

  15. Top 20 Coachella 2011 Tweets

    April 18, 2011 2:13 PM EDT Coachella 2011: We came, we saw, we tweeted -- and so did our favorite musicians, both as fans and performers during the festival's three-day showing in the California desert this past weekend (Apr. 15-17). Now read our round-up of the best celeb tweets from Coachella 2011, many of which…

  16. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 16, 2011 11:20 AM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed that you may have missed -- even if you were there. Coachella 2011…

  17. Schools Of Rock: Music Business College Guide

    March 31, 2011 11:16 AM EDT It used to be that the school of hard knocks was enough to land you a gig in the music business-but no longer. With the contraction of the industry increasing the competition for jobs and the advent of ever-evolving digital technologies, graduates need a strong foundation in business to start…

  18. Ricky Martin Honored at GLAAD Awards Ceremony

    March 20, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Latin pop star Ricky Martin was honored by media group GLAAD for his work as a role model at a gala held on Saturday where he urged people to spread gay rights throughout Latin America. "I just want to be free. I can say, today I am free," the Puerto Rican singer said at New York&…

  19. Taylor Swift Lends Her Voice to 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' Film

    March 17, 2011 3:32 PM EDT T aylor Swift has joined the ensemble voicecast of "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," Universal and Illumination Entertainment's CGI-animated adaptation of the children's book classic. Swift joins Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron , Rob Riggle and Betty White in the tale of a…

  20. Justin Bieber Fans Swarm Downtown L.A. for 'Never Say Never' Movie Premiere

    February 09, 2011 9:38 AM EST Los Angeles got a bad case of Bieber fever on Tuesday (Feb. 8), when hundreds of Justin Bieber fans -- along with his famous friends Miley Cyrus , Will Smith , Usher and Selena Gomez -- filled the L.A. Live complex for the premiere of the teen pop star's first movie, "Justin Bieber:…

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