1. Girls' Generation Reacts to YouTube Music Awards Win, Talks New Music: Exclusive

    November 04, 2013 8:10 PM EST Member Tiffany talks to K-Town after beating Bieber, Gaga, 1D and more for Video of the Year: "To be a part of that group of huge artists was a big treat." One can imagine fans of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, One Direction and more collectively dropping their jaws when the…

  2. Lorde's 'Royals' Expands Reign To R&B Radio

    October 25, 2013 12:05 PM EDT The song's crossover continues to its most unlikely format yet, garnering major-market R&B/hip-hop airplay Even though its lyrics decry some of the clichés of R&B/hip-hop ("Every song's like gold teeth, Grey Goose, tripping in the bathroom"), Lorde's …

  3. Kenny Rogers on Eclectic New Album and (Finally) Entering Hall of Fame

    October 11, 2013 4:00 PM EDT When the San Francisco 49ers were down by six in the fourth quarter in 1984, Coach Bill Walsh had to feel assured to have the services of Joe Montana on his side. Ditto that for Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan on the basketball side of things. One could describe the competitive spirit of…

  4. AWOLnation: How 'Sail' Took the Scenic Route to Hot 100 Juggernaut

    October 01, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Nearly three years since its release, Aaron Bruno's runaway hit is still setting records Aaron Bruno is writing again and trying not to think about "Sail," a song he first recorded under the name AWOLnation more than three years ago, which would be a lot easier if it weren…

  5. 'Glee' Recap: New Beginnings Abound In Beatles Tribute

    September 27, 2013 5:33 AM EDT After "Glee’s" rough summer, and the loss of star Cory Monteith, there’s no way everything they do this year and next won’t be shadowed by the what-ifs. "Glee" is now a completely different show from whatever creator Ryan Murphy intended, for better or for worse. It…

  6. Michael Jackson-AEG Trial Reaches Closing Arguments

    September 25, 2013 12:29 AM EDT A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson's doctor as mercenaries who sacrificed the pop star's life in a quest to boost their own fortunes. Attorney Brian Panish made the claims while delivering his closing argument…

  7. CODE Picks of the Week: Drake, St. Lucia, The Aston Shuffle and More

    September 13, 2013 2:52 PM EDT Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what this week’s CODERs have to say. Drake: “Hold On, We’re Going Home” (Kastle Remix) It’s been about a month since Drake dropped “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” his crooning…

  8. Alfie Boe Talks New 'Storyteller' Album In Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    September 10, 2013 1:45 PM EDT The English tenor discusses his newest chart hit, 'Storyteller,' and how he came to record the collection of classics "That's what our job is: to tell a story through music and singing." At a recent visit to Billboard's New York offices, renowned English tenor…

  9. Frankie Rose Talks New Album & Getting Kicked Out of Theatre School

    August 22, 2013 1:35 PM EDT The acclaimed indie artist went to school with "Glee" star Matthew Morrison. Pop and indie rock are co-mingling more than ever in 2013, and Frankie Rose proves that, if it seems the indie rock world has a problem with mainstream pop music, that's a common misconception. On…

  10. Insane Clown Posse Juggle TV Commitments, FBI Attention & Being the World's Most 'Hated' Band

    August 21, 2013 3:16 AM EDT They are the self-proclaimed "Most Hated Band in the World," and now they're bringing their own theater of the absurd to the Fuse Network with the aptly titled "Insane Clown Posse Theater." For 24 years, Joseph Bruce and Joseph Utsler have taken on the persona of…

  11. Singles Lady: Bonnie McKee Is Looking Out for Number One

    August 13, 2013 7:00 PM EDT She's helped write some of the biggest multimillion-selling hits in recent history -- including four Hot 100 No. 1s for Katy Perry. But now Bonnie McKee wants to sell a few more for someone else: herself "Welcome to Casa de Bambi!" Bonnie Mc­Kee exclaims as she makes her way…

  12. The Dear Hunter's Casey Crescenzo Looks To Crowdfunding For His First Symphony

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  13. Al Jourgensen Hangs Up Ministry, Talks Memoir and Projects With Trent Reznor, Lil Wayne

    August 06, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Industrial icon also has comic book planned with an "arch enemy who's based on Ted Nugent. I fight for good, and this guy just shoots deer and writes songs about vaginas" Al Jourgensen is saying yes to more books but no to more Ministry albums after the Sept. 6 release of …

  14. Rolling Stones Release 'Hyde Park Live' Album

    July 22, 2013 10:04 AM EDT The Rolling Stones are celebrating their recent homecoming in London with an iTunes-only live album, titled "The Rolling Stones - Hyde Park Live." Watch: "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood were all smiles…

  15. J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' Jumps to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 10, 2013 11:00 AM EDT The rapper's sophomore album has officially sold more cumulative copies than Kanye West's "Yeezus." While J. Cole's "Born Sinner" was initially blocked from No. 1 on the Billboard 200, he celebrates his second No. 1 this week. In its third week on the…

  16. Rolling Stones Triumph in Hyde Park Homecoming

    July 07, 2013 9:07 AM EDT Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie are all smiles as they roll through greatest hits during first Hyde Park show in 44 years The great hope among longtime U.K. Stones-watchers, when the band announced three huge summer concerts, was that their Glastonbury and Hyde Park performances would…

  17. Led By Daft Punk, UK Singles Sales On Track for Record Year

    July 05, 2013 8:40 AM EDT Strong sales of digital singles during the first half of the year look set to make 2013 another record year for music singles sales in the U.K., the Official Charts Company is predicting. "2013 looks to become the biggest year for singles sales in British history," said the firm…

  18. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers End Bonnaroo 2013 With Extended Jams

    June 17, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Petty announced, in his easygoing drawl, "Here's one we can all sing along to," and launched into "I Won't Back Down." Bonnaroo's 2013 edition concluded with a great American performance from one of the greatest American rock 'n roll bands. Tom Petty…

  19. Counting Crows Working on First Album of New Material Since 2008

    June 12, 2013 4:23 PM EDT With "Black Sun," his stage musical collaboration with playwright Stephen Belber, currently on hold, Adam Duritz has put a new Counting Crows album into motion -- the group's first of original material since 2008's "Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings." "…

  20. Steffi Talks Record Collecting and 'Panorama Bar 05' Album: Billboard Q&A

    June 11, 2013 2:49 PM EDT The Panorama Bar resident releases her first ever compilation album, showcasing her vast taste in music and her individuality. Steffi’s first CD compilation has been a long time in the making. Although she's been a producer and DJ for over a decade, the Berlin-based Netherlands native…

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