1. Pharrell & Soundgarden Kick Off NFL Opener

    September 04, 2014 8:23 PM EDT 'Happy' singer & hometown heroes play outside Seattle's stadium before Seahawks-Packers game. While the crowd outside Seattle's CenturyLink Field was already plenty excited for the season's first NFL game -- between their Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers --…

  2. Garfunkel & Oates Sets 14-Date U.S. Tour (Exclusive)

    July 14, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Garfunkel & Oates are hitting the road. The comedy music duo of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have teamed with Live Nation for a 14-date U.S. trek that kicks off Aug. 22 in Dallas, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Monster Energy and Idol Roc Entertainment are producing the tour. Under…

  3. Spotlight On Big Smo

    June 01, 2014 3:46 PM EDT For someone as down-home as Big Smo, his story is as 21st century as it gets. He’s a rural-Tennessee native raised equally on country and rap; he’s a family man, a party animal and a road warrior; he’s a dirt-under-the-fingernails rocker whose paths to success were both blacktop and fiber…

  4. Cherub, 'Freaky Me, Freaky You': Exclusive Song Premiere

    April 29, 2014 1:19 PM EDT Nashville’s fertile music scene has a lot more going for it than just country. Ask Cherub. The duo, comprising Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, combine a solid live show with a knack for dancefloor-friendly pop tunes. They've got the attention of big-league festival bookers, and they'…

  5. Black Stone Cherry, 'Me And Mary Jane': Exclusive Video Premiere

    April 16, 2014 1:01 PM EDT Black Stone Cherry is giving their fans a bite out of the Southern rock band's new album with the release of lead single "Me and Mary Jane." The new track, which Billboard exclusively premieres below, is lifted from Black Stone Cherry's fourth studio album "Magic…

  6. Justin Timberlake’s '20/20 Experience' Tour Coming To Australia

    March 03, 2014 3:12 AM EST Justin Timberlake’s "20/20 Experience" world tour will make a stop in Australia later this year for a string of stadium and arena dates. The R&B/pop star’s blockbuster trek will visit each of the country’s five big cities, starting Sept. 18 at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium, and…

  7. HAERTS Sample Upcoming Debut Album at Buzzy Brooklyn Show

    January 09, 2014 2:45 PM EST Columbia signee gets with a rousing opening set from pop up-and-comer Betty Who How does a young band turn one four-song EP into a headlining show at one of Brooklyn's most popular venues? Having a fresh deal with Columbia Records helps, as does having a debut album that everyone wants…

  8. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Rihanna & Katy Perry

    January 03, 2014 1:17 PM EST Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. " alt="" align="right"> Best: Rihanna Rihanna has become one of the fashion world's favorite artists with her penchant for leather and bustiers. The…

  9. Janelle Monae Rocks 'SNL' With 'Electric Lady' Cuts: Watch

    October 27, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Just days after being named Billboard's Rising Star , Janelle Monae took to the "Saturday Night Live" stage to showcase just why she's regarded as one of music's next big talents with a rollicking two-song set from her second LP, "The Electric Lady." It…

  10. Teen Top Talk 'Rocking' and Most-Memorable Fans: Exclusive Video Q&A

    October 02, 2013 6:00 PM EDT The six-member boy band show love for Bruno Mars and T.I. Plus, the guys tease what's coming up next Six-member K-pop boy band Teen Top debuted new single "Rocking" from their "Teen Top Class" EP at KCON 2013 in August and has impressed international fans for…

  11. New York Fashion Week Runway Jams: Daily Songs Played at Spring Collection NYFW Shows

    September 07, 2013 4:10 PM EDT The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts. MORE FASHION WEEK: 10 Epic FW Music Moments | Janelle Monáe Sings At Minkoff Show DAY 2:…

  12. Taylor Swift Suprises Staples Center Audience with Ellie Goulding Duet: Watch Here

    August 24, 2013 11:57 AM EDT Continuing her streak of famous friends hitting the stage with her, Swift came through with a buddy again. At this point, fans attending Taylor Swift's "Red" tour concerts expect a surprise guest. Recently she's brought out Cher Lloyd, Carly Simon, and duo Teegan and…

  13. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: One Direction & Amelia Lily

    August 23, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: One Direction One Direction hit the red carpet looking dapper in black for the world premiere of “One Direction: This Is Us” held at the Empire Leicester Square in London on…

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

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  15. Icona Pop Announce 'This Is…' Album, Unveil New Single 'All Night'

    July 23, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo behind the party hit "I Love It," has announced they'll release new album "This Is… Icona Pop" on Sept. 24 via Record Company Ten/Big Beat Records. The album will include "I Love It" featuring Charli XCX, which peaked at No…

  16. Firefly 2013: Delaware’s Summer Fest Grows Bigger, Better In Second Year

    June 24, 2013 1:30 PM EDT In more ways than one, Firefly has doubled down on Delaware. From June 21-23, the First State hosted a first-class event, as the annual Firefly Festival once again took over the lush Woodlands area behind the Dover International Speedway. With nearly double the number of bands on its…

  17. Pharrell Williams and Designer Mark McNairy Reunite for BBC's Blacked-Out New Line

    May 14, 2013 1:31 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams and clothing designer Mark McNairy prove that black is the new black in their new noir collection, BBC Black. We already know of the cool urban swagger that Pharrell and Mark McNairy capture in their individual clothing lines and the awesomeness that…

  18. The-Dream & Kelly Rowland Announce Lights Out Tour Dates

    April 29, 2013 4:53 PM EDT Kelly Rowland and The-Dream are heading out on tour together. The co-headlining summer tour, Lights Out, kicks off in Kansas City on May 24 and wraps up in Chicago on June 23. The 10 U.S. city-trek will promote both of the singer's upcoming albums: The-Dream’s "IV Play" (May…

  19. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss Announces First Tour

    April 23, 2013 12:54 PM EDT Darren Criss of "Glee" has announced his first tour, which kicks off May 29 in San Francisco. The 16-city LISTEN UP tour will visit both the United States and Canada, and preview new material from his forthcoming debut album, which will reportedly be released on Columbia…

  20. Willie Nelson, Grace Potter Join Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

    April 22, 2013 4:35 PM EDT Zac Brown Band's popular Southern Ground Music & Food Festival is returning to Nashville in September for two days of Americana-infused party music and good eats. Southern Ground, which made its Music City debut last year, will feature performances by Willie Nelson & Family,…

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