1. Kendrick Lamar, Flaming Lips to Headline Inaugural Hudson Project

    April 01, 2014 2:28 PM EDT Kendrick Lamar, Flaming Lips, Bassnectar and Modest Mouse will headline the inaugural edition of The Hudson Project , a new three-day festival set for July 11-13 in Saugerties, NY. Located at Winston Farm in view of the Catskill Mountains and featuring four stages, an art village and gourmet…

  2. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Open Up 'Thrift Shop,' Score Top Rap Song at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 9:19 PM EDT Hip-hop duo thanks Goodwill following award win. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis continued a monster 2013 by delivering a vibrant performance of their No. 1 hit "Thrift Shop," and then accepting the Top Rap Song award, at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19).…

  3. Après-Coachella: The Festas Beyond the Festival

    April 15, 2013 2:34 PM EDT Daft Punk makes the extra-party scene and nobody notices. As with all great leisure activities, music festivals in America have become more about what surrounds them than the actual shows. Coachella turned this corner cautiously a few years ago, and now there is no shame in saying “I’m…

  4. Blink-182 Announces 20th Anniversary Tour

    February 16, 2012 5:10 PM EST Pop-punk trio Blink-182 turns 20 this year and plan to celebrate the best way they know how: "At the Rock Show." The trio is staying together for the kids... err, the fans, announcing a 37-date Anniversary Tour spanning North America and Europe and including a headlining spot at New…

  5. Late-Night Phoenix Set Entertains At Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2009 8:22 AM EDT Phoenix French indie pop group Phoenix made the best of tough late-night timeslot on Friday at Bonnaroo '09: With headliners Phish drawing the bulk of the crowd to the main What Stage, Phoenix held its own party in That Tent at 11:30, playing up the rock angle of its music for a taut, 45…

  6. Ask Billboard: The Black Eyed Peas, Linkin Park, Mandy Moore

    June 05, 2009 2:07 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. 'BOOM BOOM' POW-ERLESS AT R&B/HIP-HOP? Hi Gary, The Black Eyed…

  7. Killers Prepping Live DVD, Covers Album

    April 23, 2009 3:39 PM EDT Even though The Killers are deep into touring their third studio effort "Day & Age," drummer Ronnie Vannucci tells Billboard.com plans are in the works for a DVD concert release later this year. "We're working on some ideas for what will be our first DVD,"…

  8. The Lollalists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A breezy overview of Lollapalooza 2008's artists, what they have in common and what they don't. A breezy overview of Lollapalooza 2008's artists, what they have in common and what they don't. THE HEADLINERS RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Studio album sales: 10.1 million Best…

  9. Lollapalooza 2008 Artists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Check out performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates and features from Lollapalooza 2008 performers. This complete list of the artists performing at Lollapalooza 2008 includes performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates. Click on a name to view Billboard's full…

  10. Hot Hot Heat, Louis XIV Lead Sunset Strip Fest Lineup

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hot Hot Heat, Louis XIV, Juliette and The Licks, the 88, Dilated Peoples, Godhead and B Real of Cypress Hill have been confirmed for the first Sunset Strip Music Festival, to be held June 26-28 throug Hot Hot Heat, Louis XIV, Juliette and The Licks, the 88, Dilated Peoples, Godhead and B Real…

  11. Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt command for the listener. Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt command for the listener. "Glory Hope Mountain" positively rumbles with tension and release as jangly guitars often give way to thundering…

  12. Ani Looks Back

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "No hit singles. No platinum albums. No compromises." That's as good a summation of Ani DiFranco's career as any well-heeled Madison Avenue copywriter could conjure, but like all things DiFranco, this "No hit singles. No platinum albums. No compromises." That&…

  13. Zappa Plays Zappa Doing Frank Proud On Tour

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a successful inaugural run on the road in 2006, Dweezil Zappa hopes that this year establishes his Zappa Plays Zappa tribute to his late father, Frank Zappa, as a going and potent concern. After a successful inaugural run on the road in 2006, Dweezil Zappa hopes that this year…

  14. Billboard Bits: Diana Krall, Ani DiFranco

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Grammy award-winning jazz artist Diana Krall has set a Sept. 18 release date for her first career retrospective, "The Very Best of Diana Krall," which will be issued by Verve Records. Grammy award-winning jazz artist Diana Krall has set a Sept. 18 release date for her first career…

  15. DiFranco Reinvents Oldies On New Retrospective

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has re-recorded five old songs for inclusion on an upcoming retrospective, "Canon." Due Sept. 11 via Righteous Babe, the 35-song set sports new renditions of "Napoleon," Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has re-recorded five old songs for…

  16. G. Love and Special Sauce

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST I have to diss Nelly and Timbaland, who are both so apparently rich and famous that they can diss their fans. It's like -- come on man -- is it really that hard to rap a couple of hits and blow the sp San Francisco: Greetings from San Francisco, where I'm pulling in for a two night…

  17. Keys, Bowie Duet At African Charity Gala

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter's "Changes" last night (Nov. 9) to close out a star-studded New York benefit for the Keep a Child Alive organization, which he Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter&…

  18. Zappa Plays Zappa / June 16, 2006 / Toronto (Hummingbird Centre)

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT When Frank Zappa passed away, many believed seeing his music given true justice in a live setting would be slim at best and probably impossible. But Dweezil Zappa has other plans. The son of the late When Frank Zappa passed away, many believed seeing his music given true justice in a live…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses palindromes, country radio and charts with readers. TEN ANIMALS I SLAM IN A NET Hello Fred, I loved the letter from the Chart Beat reader asking about palindromes (spelled the same forward and backward). Although I couldn't find many true palindromes beyond "SOS"…

  20. Jammys Offer Eclectic Musical Mix

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An eclectic mix of artists were on display last night (April 20) during the sixth annual Jammy Awards at New York's the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing combinations hit the st An eclectic mix of artists were on display last night (April 20) during the sixth…

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