1. LouFest 2013: The Killers, Wilco and The National Top the Lineup

    April 30, 2013 1:27 AM EDT There's more to love about LouFest this year. The lineup for the two-day festival in St. Louis was released early Tuesday, with The Killers, Wilco, The National, Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros atop the bill. The growing festival, now in its fourth year and…

  2. Sasquatch Festival 2013: Mumford & Sons, Postal Service Top Lineup

    February 05, 2013 12:05 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Vampire Weekend, Azealia Banks also performing at Washington fest. The 2013 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup was revealed on Tuesday (Feb. 5), with folk-rock stars Mumford & Sons, the reunited Postal Service and quick-rising rap act Macklemore & Ryan…

  3. Chart Highlights: One Direction Plants 'Kiss' On Pop Songs, Taylor Swift Still No. 1

    February 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST One Direction notches the highest debut among its five Pop Songs hits, as 'Kiss You' launches at No. 30. Plus, Depeche Mode returns to rock radio. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top  songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  4. Pearl Jam, Black Keys to Rock Lollapalooza Brazil, Chile

    October 01, 2012 12:35 PM EDT Lollapalooza's pair of South American festivals, held in Brazil and Chile, are returning next year with acts including Pearl Jam , The Black Keys , The Killers , Deadmau5 and Queens of the Stone Age collectively on board for both editions. After enjoying a successful inaugural festival…

  5. Fashion Week NYC: Theophilus London Takes Over

    September 14, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Theophilus London has been one of fashion's favorites this year. Not only did he spend most of the past week in the tents at Lincoln Center for New York Fashion Week, but the Brooklyn rapper also performed at Rebecca Minkoff's fall fashion show, designed rose-embroidered slippers…

  6. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars like Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield, Lil&…

  7. Exclusive: Diddy Takes Over Cannes With Cassie, Rick Ross & More

    June 11, 2012 12:35 PM EDT Diddy was a busy man while at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. The Film Noir-esque short-film, "Le Premier," directed by Robert Alexander and scored by Édith Paif's "Ne Me Quitte Pas," documents Diddy's takeover while in Cannes, France. The exclusive video,…

  8. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago's Grant Park for the eighth consecutive year…

  9. SI's Swimsuit Issue Embraces Indie Rock

    February 03, 2012 8:00 AM EST Bands Like Black Lips to Share New Music Online & Perform at Beauties & Beats Fest in Las Vegas For nearly 50 years, Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has been the ultimate showcase for the hottest models (and, technically, swimwear) in fashion. But for the first time…

  10. Billboard Bits: Lou Reed & Metallica Name Collaboration, 'Glee Project' Names Two Winners

    August 22, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lou Reed & Metallica Name Forthcoming Collaboration This fall's hotly anticipated mash-up of heavy metal gods Metallica and former Velvet Underground kingpin/accomplished soloist Lou Reed has been given an…

  11. Outside Lands Fashion: 34 Looks

    August 15, 2011 4:10 PM EDT The Outside Lands festival took over San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this past weekend (Aug. 12-14) but headliners Arcade Fire , Muse , and Phish weren't the only sights weren't the only sights worth seeing. Intrepid photographer Misha Vladimirskiy captured artists and fans…

  12. POTW: Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, Ricky Martin, Rick Ross, Dave Matthews

    April 15, 2011 5:39 PM EDT J ennifer Lopez takes us to Mexico, Jamie Foxx drops it low, Kelis , Solange , Hayley Williams and Robyn strut the red carpet, Dave Grohl and Mark Hoppus face off and celebrities hit courtside. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK POTW…

  13. Kimberly Stewart, Rod's Daughter, Expecting Baby with Benicio del Toro

    April 11, 2011 4:33 PM EDT Kimberly Stewart -- the daughter of veteran rock crooner Rod Stewart -- is expecting her first child with actor Benicio del Toro, the actor confirmed via a statement. "Kimberly is pregnant. Benicio is the father and is very supportive," del Toro's spokesperson told Life &…

  14. Toro y Moi, "Underneath the Pine"

    March 18, 2011 10:41 AM EDT Somewhere between recently identified rock subgenres chillwave (hazy, obfuscated, heavily processed indie rock) and yacht rock (smooth '70s rock as practiced by oeuvre icon Michael McDonald) lies the muse of Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi ). On "Underneath the Pine," he…

  15. Toro Y Moi, "New Beat"

    March 03, 2011 5:58 PM EST Unlike fellow chillwave artists Neon Indian and Washed Out, who occasionally create indulgent synth atmospheres, Toro Y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick) specializes in tunes that are muscular and immediate. "New Beat," the first single from the act's second full-length album, "…

  16. Weezer Brings Out Hurley, MCR For Secret Show

    September 23, 2010 3:52 PM EDT Nerd-Rock professionals Weezer celebrated the success of their new album "Hurley" by playing a secret show in Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday (Sept. 21). Weezer featuring Jorge Garcia, "Perfect Situation" The set was graced with appearances from members of My Chemical…

  17. Chart Champs: Athletes-Turned-Musicians

    August 17, 2010 1:05 PM EDT Never mind LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. The most popular and productive member of the Miami Heat is Carlos Arroyo. At least, according to one of Billboard's charts. Arroyo has taken his talents to the Latin Rhythm Airplay survey, where his new reggaeton single, "Se Va…

  18. Fun Fun Fun Fest Adds Extra Day, Weird Al, Devo

    August 04, 2010 2:24 PM EDT Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest has released its full line-up, along with the announcement that a third day has been added, headlined by Weird Al Yankovic . The festival will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5 and run through Sunday, Nov. 7 at the city's Waterloo Park. Other acts just…

  19. Hot Tours: Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam, Rod Stewart

    May 20, 2010 5:28 PM EDT After charting six previous times on the Hot Tours chart so far this year, country star Taylor Swift earns her first stint at No. 1 with $8.1 million in ticket sales revenue reported from the ongoing Fearless Tour. Box office grosses from 10 performances at eight arenas were reported during…

  20. My Chemical Romance Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 1:40 PM EST My Chemical Romance, Title TBD (Reprise) Release Date: Spring 2010 After making a concept album about cancer, My Chemical Romance decided to return with a concept album about... New Jersey. The still-untitled release has been described as a "Garden State Camaro album," and on songs…

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