1. 'Ender's Game' Star Asa Butterfield Makes an 'Epic' Playlist for the Blockbuster

    November 01, 2013 2:47 PM EDT Today (Nov. 1) sci-fi blockbuster “Ender’s Game” hits theaters. It features stars like Harrison Ford, Viola Davis and Abigail Breslin. But playing the lead role of wonder boy Andrew "Ender" Wiggin is 16-year-old Englishman Asa Butterfield. As Butterfield explains to Billboard, …

  2. U.K. Jewish Museum Explores the Intimate Side of Amy Winehouse

    July 03, 2013 12:18 AM EDT Amy Winehouse seemed to live in public, but her fans never knew the private person. An exhibition at London's Jewish Museum aims to reveal an intimate side to a troubled star who was also, in the words of her older brother Alex, "simply a little Jewish kid from North London with a…

  3. Abigail Washburn Nature Conservancy Video Premiere: Exclusive

    October 25, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Watch Washburn Perform in Oregon for the All Hands on Earth Campaign Abigail Washburn is the latest artist to join the Nature Conservancy's fight for the environment. The singer-songwriter and bandmate Kai Welch have joined the organization's All Hands on Earth music campaign,…

  4. Hot Tours: Gigant3s Tour, Jason Aldean, Maroon 5

    September 29, 2012 11:45 AM EDT The Latin music GIGANT3S Tour scores a No. 1 ranking on this week's lineup of Hot Tours with over $10 million in ticket sales reported from a late-summer trek. The show, which featured the major star power of Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solís, kicked off on August 3 with two…

  5. Mumford & Sons Plot Summer Dates, Hint At September Album Release

    May 29, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Mumford & Sons have returned from the Memorial Day weekend with a handful of new tour dates -- and a tentative release date for their highly anticipated sophomore album. First, the confirmed news: the British folk rockers have plotted a series of "Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers"…

  6. The Monkees' 10 Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    February 29, 2012 4:35 PM EST The Monkees were one of the biggest acts on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the late 1960s, as proven by this recap of the pop quartet's biggest hits. Comprising the late Davy Jones , Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, the pop act notched a total of 20 singles on the…

  7. 'Trust Me, I'm Dr. Ozzy': Book Excerpt & Interview

    October 11, 2011 12:40 PM EDT When From the chapter "Have a F**cking Egg: The Truth About Diet & Exercise": Dear Dr. Ozzy: I know you work out a lot and have changed your lifestyle dramatically, but is it more difficult to maintain your exercise schedule and health regimen when you are touring? What do you…

  8. Endless Summer 2011: Hot Tours & Music Festivals

    June 16, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Chart Article Get the skinny on Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Fest, Newport Folk Fest, and 30 more fests you may not even know about. Chart Article Bon Jovi Open Air Tour (also called Circle/Greatest Hits tour) Support: The Breakers Dates: Ongoing until July 31 Price: $120 - $184 ( buy…

  9. Billboard Bits: Abigail Breslin Unveils Singing Debut, Odd Future Diss William and Kate

    April 29, 2011 5:35 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Abigail Breslin Unveils Singing Debut, "Fight For Me' Actress Abigail Breslin, best known for her role in "Little Miss Sunshine," has made her singing debut with "Fight For Me" a song…

  10. Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson Team with Patagonia to Raise Funds for Environment

    March 01, 2011 11:44 AM EST Apparel company Patagonia is entering the digital download retail space to raise money for environmental organizations endorsed by artists. Pearl Jam , Jack Johnson , Bonnie Raitt and Maroon 5 are among the artists participating in the initiative, which launches today (Mar. 1) at patagonia…

  11. Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Led by Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne

    February 15, 2011 11:43 AM EST The Bonnaroo 2011 lineup is in, and rap superstars Eminem and Lil Wayne , album of the year Grammy winner Arcade Fire , and veteran rock acts Buffalo Springfield and Dr. John and the Original Meters have been tapped to play the summer music festival in its tenth year. Buffalo Springfield'…

  12. Shakira, Spain Triumph At World Cup

    July 12, 2010 7:31 AM EDT Punctuated by shouts of "Africa," Shakira 's second consecutive performance at the closing ceremony of a FIFA World Cup sparked an ecstatic response from the vuvuzela-blowing crowd crammed into Soweto's Soccer City. The Colombian singer - who also made a star-turn at the…

  13. Woodstock At 40: The Sights, The Sounds, The Stories

    July 30, 2009 11:59 AM EDT Like so many things during the latter '60s, some say if you remember Woodstock, you probably weren't there. That may be true. And, of course, there are generations now who were too young to attend the legendary Woodstock Music & Art Fair -- or weren't even born yet.…

  14. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3. The event, dubbed "The Clearwater…

  15. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. According to local media reports,…

  16. The Billboard Q&A: Taylor Swift

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift has accomplished a lot for someone who turned 18 in December. Taylor Swift has accomplished a lot for someone who turned 18 in December. At 11 she was dropping off CDs of her singing to karaoke tracks to Nashville labels; at 14 she signed with Sony/ATV Tree Publishing; and at 16…

  17. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup…

  18. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided By Voices. "The Late Show With David…

  19. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported ,…

  20. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

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