1. Malcolm Young Not Returning to AC/DC

    September 24, 2014 4:34 PM EDT Malcolm Young is out of AC/DC . A statement Wednesday (Sept. 24) from the band's label said: "Unfortunately, due to the nature of Malcolm's condition, he will not be returning to the band." AC/DC's Malcolm Young 'Taking a Break' Due to Illness No…

  2. Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Adds T.I. to Growing Cast

    August 19, 2014 9:41 AM EDT Marvel's Ant-Man has announced several new castings, including rapper T.I. , Bobby Cannavale ( Boardwalk Empire ), Judy Greer ( Archer ) and John Slattery ( Mad Men ). The film, directed by Peyton Reed , began principal photography on Monday in San Francisco. It stars Paul Rudd  as its…

  3. Charlie Haden, Veteran Jazz Bassist, Dead at 76

    July 11, 2014 5:30 PM EDT Charlie Haden, one of the most influential bass players of his generation, has died after a prolonged illness, according to his family and his record label, ECM. Charles Edward Haden was born in Shenandoah, Iowa in 1937 and was raised in Springfield, MO. The youngest of four kids,…

  4. Justin Bieber Pleads No Contest in Egg-Throwing Vandalism Case

    July 09, 2014 9:31 PM EDT Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 in damages and serve two years on probation after pleading no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor vandalism charge for throwing eggs at a neighbor's home. Bieber also was ordered to complete five days of community labor and a 12-week anger-management program…

  5. Norah Jones' 'It Was The Last Thing On Your Mind' Video From 'They Came Together' (Exclusive)

    June 24, 2014 1:30 PM EDT Norah Jones provides the musical centerpiece of the romantic-comedy spoof “They Came Together” that opens Friday (June 27) in theaters and on demand and stars Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler. Rudd and Poehler tap the rom-com clichés in the film, scenes of which pepper the new music video for "…

  6. Xavier Rudd Heads to Nashville, Preps Reggae Album

    June 16, 2014 1:17 PM EDT Thursday night's performance at Nashville Dancin' will be the first in Music City in a few years for Xavier Rudd , the Australian singer-songwriter.  "It's been a while since I've been in Nashville, but it's a place that the band I really love to go. It's a…

  7. Justin Bieber's Friend Gets Probation, Community Service In Drug Case

    April 30, 2014 11:42 PM EDT An aspiring rapper who was arrested during a search of Justin Bieber's mansion pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony possession of ecstasy and was sentenced to probation and community service. Xavier Domonique Smith, who goes by the name Lil Za, was also ordered into a drug treatment…

  8. One Direction Joins Up With 'Anchorman' Co-Stars on 'Saturday Night Live'

    December 08, 2013 1:29 AM EST The boys of One Direction got the chance to test out their acting abilities, appearing alongside the stars of "Anchorman" on "Saturday Night Live" last night (Dec. 7). The band appeared in two sketches in addition to performing two cuts from new No. 1 album "…

  9. Justin Timberlake, One Direction Returning to 'SNL' in December

    November 21, 2013 2:15 PM EST "Saturday Night Live" has set its December shows. Paul Rudd, John Goodman and Jimmy Fallon will all take a turn hosting SNL, while musical guests for the month include One Direction, Kings of Leon and Justin Timberlake, NBC announced Thursday. Related Articles Justin Timberlake'…

  10. Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford Lead Night of 'OMG Moments' at 'Inside llewyn Davis' Concert

    September 30, 2013 9:35 AM EDT When Justin Timberlake couldn't make Sunday's concert celebrating the music of the new Coen Brother's movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis," master of ceremonies John Goodman told the crowd Timberlake's understudy would perform instead. Then he introduced Elvis Costello…

  11. Julian Assange Wears Mullet for ‘You're The Voice’ Political Parody: Watch

    August 27, 2013 12:42 AM EDT When politics and rock music collide, the result is typically awkward. Apparently Australia’s politicians never saw the memo. As the federal election campaign clatters into its final weeks, the country’s top politicians have made unlikely forays into the world of rock – sometimes to…

  12. The Lonely Island 'Go Kindergarten' With Robyn, Diddy, and Paul Rudd: Watch

    June 11, 2013 1:13 PM EDT The Lonely Island, rap's leading comedy trio, have released their latest music video for the song, "Go Kindergarten," featuring Robyn, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and actor Paul Rudd. Fans of the comedy rap trio might remember that the group previously released a video clip…

  13. Justice Live Album ‘Access All Arenas’ Set For May Release

    May 01, 2013 4:03 AM EDT The month of the May is shaping as a big one for fans of French electronic dance music. Justice will drop a live album “Access All Arenas” from May 6, a date that puts it just ahead of Daft Punk’s hugely anticipated “Random Access Memories”, which is due on a staggered international release…

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: 10 Group Lead Singers Who Could Score Solo Success

    April 07, 2013 8:05 AM EDT With Justin Timberlake reigning post-'N Sync, what other famed group lead singers could rule on their own? Plus, chart honors for Crystal Bowersox, Joe Bonamassa and Bob Dylan The top title on the Billboard 200 for a second week belongs to a singer who first made his name as a…

  15. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay Buckingham , scheduled to go on after Adams…

  16. Xzibit Opens Up About 'Napalm' Album, Passing of His Son & Career Start

    October 10, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Xzibit has spent six years since "Full Circle" (2006) away from the recording booth, until now. Yesterday (Tues., Oct. 9) the West Coast rapper released his most personal album to date, "Napalm." On the first episode of Billboard's original series, Close Up, in which…

  17. Summer Albums 2012: 40 Hottest Releases

    June 07, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Chart Article Summer has been making its presence known this month, but most of the summer heat is still in front of us: from Justin Bieber's sophomore set to the Smashing Pumpkin's first studio album in five years to Kenny Chesney's 13th record, here are the full-lengths we&…

  18. Savannah Outen: Battle of the Bands 2012 Northwest

    May 16, 2012 1:15 AM EDT Chart Article Northwest Savannah Outen beat out two other acts in the Billboard.com vote to become the finalist in the northwest region. She has the road to Las Vegas now and you can watch her roadtrip videos roll in on the video player on this page below! In Las Vegas, she will play against…

  19. Rush's 'Clockwork Angels' Hits June 12

    April 11, 2012 8:05 AM EDT Exclusive: See a Trailer for the Band's First Album in 5 Years Rush will return this summer with "Clockwork Angels," the iconic prog-rock band revealed on Wednesday. The new album, due June 12, will be the trio's first studio effort since 2007's "Snakes &…

  20. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 3:40 PM EDT The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid down in the human traffic when continuing to walk…

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