1. Madonna's 10 Most Surprising Collaborations

    January 23, 2015 6:42 PM EST Vanilla Ice, Björk, Deepak Chopra and Sofia Coppola have all entered Madonna's art over the course of her sprawling career. Madonna and Mike Tyson, on a song together? It's true: the pop legend and boxing icon have linked up for "Iconic," a track on her…

  2. Metallica On Ice: Rockers Light It Up for San Jose Sharks NHL Game

    January 21, 2015 11:58 PM EST For years, the San Jose Sharks have come out to the ice each home game to the Metallica song "Seek and Destroy." On Wednesday night, the band was on hand for it. The Sharks held a special Metallica night for their game against the rival Los Angeles Kings in the latest Bay Area…

  3. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 50-26

    January 20, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  4. Musicians Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Social Media

    January 19, 2015 3:11 PM EST Music celebrities across all genres celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 19) by sharing their tributes on social media. MTV Will Air in Black and White on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice," Beyonce…

  5. Metallica Posts Instagram Studio Photo: 'We're Back Now,' Bassist Robert Trujillo Says

    January 19, 2015 1:25 PM EST Proof positive that Metallica is indeed working on its long-awaited follow-up has come via Instagram. Metallica to Rock the Ice for 'Night of Hockey Mayhem' A new posting on Metallica's o fficial account shows a rear view of bassist Robert Trujillo in the Metallica HQ studio,…

  6. Exclusive: Go Behind-the-Scenes of Maya Angelou's 'Harlem Hopscotch' Video

    January 19, 2015 10:00 AM EST In December, a video was released for Maya Angelou's "Harlem Hopscotch" that was a dance-driven accompaniment to the late poet's musical pairing on the Caged Bird Songs album.  Now we get a behind-the-scenes look at putting that clip together, by way of the directors --…

  7. Fall Out Boy, O.A.R. to Perform at NHL All-Star Game

    January 18, 2015 11:39 PM EST Fall Out Boy and O.A.R. are ready to rock during the NHL's 2015 All-Star Game on Jan. 25 on the NBC Sports Network. Pop-punk rockers Fall Out Boy will perform during the first intermission of the NHL's star player showcase in Columbus, Ohio, while jam rockers O.A.R. will take the…

  8. Exclusive: Did Smashing Pumpkins Break Up Power Managers Jeff Kwatinetz and Peter Katsis?

    January 16, 2015 11:00 AM EST Billy Corgan has weathered many break-ups, from parting ways with former bandmembers and managers to firing PR firm MSO, which he did in November after nearly 10 years of service. But his current incarnation of The Smashing Pumpkins is allegedly at the center of another big split: the…

  9. The 20 Best Music Videos of the 2010s (So Far)

    January 14, 2015 6:00 PM EST From the insane "Turn Down For What" clip to Kanye's epic "Runaway" to Miley's naked "Ball," these 20 music videos defined the half-decade. The end of 2014 also meant the end of the first half of the 2010s, a decade in which the music video expanded…

  10. Watch Super Junior Discuss Their Music Videos, 2015 Tour & More

    January 12, 2015 4:54 PM EST After earning the world's top-viewed K-pop video of November, Siwon and Donghae give behind-the-scene details from it. In late 2014,  Super Junior fans showed their infatuation for the superstar band's latest videos "This Is Love" and "Evanesce." Detailing a…

  11. Warner Brothers Stakes Its EDM Claim By Signing Grammy-Nominated DJ Kaskade

    January 12, 2015 1:27 PM EST Kaskade: "I see what's happening to my peers who are signing to majors and it was important for me to avoid some of that." Warner Bros. Records is staking its claim in the EDM world by signing one of the genre's biggest players: Kaskade. After releasing eight albums on…

  12. The Juice Podcast: Master P Talks No Limit Legacy, 'Ice Cream Man' Movie & Memories of 2Pac

    January 12, 2015 11:50 AM EST We had to kick off the first The Juice Podcast episode of 2015 in style. On this week's episode of The Juice Podcast, I'm joined by co-hosts ItsTheReal 's Eric and Jeff Rosenthal to talk with Master P (joined by Money Mafia) about the No Limit Records legacy, memories of the…

  13. Ask Billboard: Mark & Mars Move 'Uptown' to No. 1

    January 11, 2015 9:05 AM EST Lipps, Inc. and more: a history of 'funk'-y hits. Plus, more No. 15 hits for '15. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and…

  14. Beyonce Shares a Pic of Blue Ivy & Her Rainbow Birthday Cake

    January 08, 2015 7:48 PM EST Did Bey get the recipe from Pinterest? Beyonce and Jay Z 's daughter, Blue Ivy, turned 3 on Wednesday, and no birthday would be complete without a birthday cake. But in the case of the Carter family, the cake is a rainbow-colored delight, straight off of Pinterest. Happy Birthday,…

  15. Coachella Lineup Takeaways: Drake Gets His Shot, AC/DC's Back (In Black) & The Troubling Lack of Females

    January 06, 2015 3:34 PM EST On Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 6), the Coachella 2015 lineup was unveiled in full , as the annual Indio, Calif. music extravaganza is set to touch down from Apr. 10-12 and Apr. 17-19 this year. With AC/DC , Jack White and Drake confirmed as headliners, "Coachella" immediately started…

  16. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 100-76

    January 06, 2015 1:05 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  17. Luke Bryan Tops One Direction on Ticketmaster's Most-Searched List

    January 05, 2015 11:58 AM EST A pop-country hunk topped international boy bands, music icons and pro wrestling to be Ticketmaster's most-searched subject of 2014. The Live Nation ticket retailer places Luke Bryan as being the search bar's most frequent guest, above One Direction , Garth Brooks , Beyonce and…

  18. 10 Artists To Watch in 2015

    December 31, 2014 10:00 AM EST These 10 artists are not household names by any means, but based on their musical output thus far and stated 2015 plans, we're betting that you'll know some (or all) of them by the end of 2015. From rising female pop voices to a faceless EDM whiz to a spunky country duo…

  19. Ice Cube Previews Trailer for N.W.A Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'

    December 30, 2014 6:20 PM EST After much speculation and waiting, a sneak peek of the N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton , has surfaced. N.W.A, 'Straight Outta Compton' at 25: Classic Track-by-Track Review Ice Cube previewed the trailer to the forthcoming film during a show in Sydney, Australia, a…

  20. Here's Nicki Minaj Throwing a Phone in Her High School Theater Class

    December 29, 2014 4:21 PM EST From Grammy exorcisms to a Triumph of the Will -esque lyric video , Nicki Minaj maintains a healthy flair for the theatrical. That's no surprise: Longtime Barbz know Minaj graduated from LaGuardia High School, where she pursued her interest in drama before getting sidetracked by hip…

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