1. G-Eazy To Join Lil Wayne, T.I. & More on America's Most Wanted Tour: Exclusive

    June 11, 2013 12:19 PM EDT G-Eazy is joining Lil Wayne, T.I., 2 Chainz and Hit-Boy on America's Most Wanted Music Festival. The U.S. 40-date headline tour kicks off on July 9 in Birmingham, AL at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre and stops on September 1 in Irvine, CA. Billboard Music Awards Post-Party: Fans Pick G…

  2. 615 Spotlight: Nell & Jim Take Organic Approach on 'House & Garden'

    May 28, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The new album, "House & Garden," from Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally, definitely qualifies as one that is a little bit different. The vintage country-sounding disc is one that likens life's relationships to nature itself. The disc even includes a card inside -- that…

  3. The Lumineers' Neyla Pekarek Talks 'Ho Hey,' Jack White & Auto-Tune in Billboard Music Awards Q&A

    May 18, 2013 6:00 PM EDT With the 2013 Billboard Music Awards rapidly approaching, we caught up with BBMA finalist Neyla Pekarek from The Lumineers to help recount the incredible high points, new discoveries and memorable moments that caught her ears during the past 12 months. The Lumineers' breakout 2012…

  4. Austin City Limits Lineup: Depeche Mode, The Cure and Kings of Leon Are Texas Bound

    May 07, 2013 1:01 AM EDT Muse, Lionel Richie, Atoms for Peace, Phoenix and Wilco will also headline the two-weekend event Austin City Limits' two-weekend debut will have plenty of music to go around. The Texas festival, which will run Oct. 4-6 and 11-13, will see headlining performances from Depeche Mode, the…

  5. Little Big Town Talks Fleetwood Mac & Jazz Fest

    May 04, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Little Big Town says that some networking they did is paying off with a chance to cross a couple of items off their "bucket list." After playing Bayou Country SuperFest in Baton Rouge last year, group member Karen Fairchild said they talked to festival producer Quint Davis about…

  6. Pearl Jam, Beyonce, One Direction & More Set For Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

    May 01, 2013 10:08 PM EDT Some of the most powerful touring artists in the world -- including Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West, Jay-Z and many more -- will unite behind the Global Poverty Project (GPP) through the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, a new program launched today which is designed…

  7. 20 Songs Named After Other Musicians: The Wanted's 'Walks Like Rihanna' & More

    April 30, 2013 2:44 PM EDT So far this week, the Wanted has returned with a new single that tips its cap to the body language of a certain Barbadian pop princess ("She can't sing, she can't dance/But who cares, she walks like Rihanna!" goes the chorus), and Lil Kim has jumped on a Tiffany Foxx…

  8. LouFest 2013: The Killers, Wilco and The National Top the Lineup

    April 30, 2013 1:27 AM EDT There's more to love about LouFest this year. The lineup for the two-day festival in St. Louis was released early Tuesday, with The Killers, Wilco, The National, Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros atop the bill. The growing festival, now in its fourth year and…

  9. Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Other Hall of Famers Mourn George Jones

    April 26, 2013 3:56 PM EDT PHOTOS: Remembering The Possum • George Jones Dead at 81 • The King of Country Charts • Stars React on Twitter • Jones' Billboard Interview Loretta Lynn , Merle Haggard and other living legends of country music are taking George Jones' death hard, an unsurprising reaction to the…

  10. George Jones Mourned on Twitter by Country Stars & More

    April 26, 2013 12:40 PM EDT When the sad news about the death of country icon George Jones broke today (April 26), stars from Nashville and beyond took to twitter to mourn the loss and share memories of the music legend. Here's a smapling of what Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Brad Paisley, Martina…

  11. White House Hosts Night of Memphis Soul -- Watch Justin Timberlake Sing for Obamas

    April 10, 2013 3:45 AM EDT President Barack Obama said he'd been looking forward to a White House celebration of Memphis soul music for one reason. "Let's face it, who does not love this music?" he asked Tuesday, opening the night's concert in an East Room bathed in amber light and…

  12. Justin Timberlake Visits White House, Earns Praise From Michelle Obama

    April 09, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Obamas host Timberlake, Ben Harper and others for a special Memphis Soul concert Justin Timberlake made his presence known at the White House on Tuesday, where he's spending the day celebrating Memphis soul music with the First Family. The Memphis native will perform at a concert this…

  13. 'Alabama & Friends' Tribute to Feature Luke Bryan, Toby Keith & More

    April 08, 2013 9:10 PM EDT The legendary country group will duet with modern stars on the upcoming set, with Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood and others contributing. Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney are among the artists paying tribute to Alabama on the legendary country group’s “Alabama &…

  14. Black Crowes Reject 'Album Cycle Thinking' as New Tour Revs Up

    April 05, 2013 1:30 PM EDT "We're fortunate that we can go out and play shows and don't have to have, 'Here's our new song...' as a reason to do it" The Black Crowes are hopeful that its just-started Lay Down With Number 13 world tour will result in the group's first album of…

  15. Lil Wayne Reveals America's Most Wanted Tour Dates

    March 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT After being hospitalized for seizures earlier this month, Lil Wayne is recovering and ready to embark on tour alongside Atlanta's own, T.I. and Future. The rapper has revealed details for their America’s Most Wanted Music Festival. The two-month U.S. tour kicks off at Birmingham’s Oak…

  16. Kreayshawn & Yelawolf Talk Tattoos in Billboard's 'Marked Up' Series: Watch

    March 22, 2013 4:20 PM EDT The music of Kreayshawn and Yelawolf is worlds apart, but both artists share a reverence for tattoos. For "Marked Up," Billboard's new video series about the musicians and their ink, the pair sat down to discuss the personal reasons that led to getting their tats and the…

  17. Prince Gets Royal Treatment at Carnegie Hall: D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, Bettye Lavette Light Up All-Star Tribute Concert

    March 08, 2013 11:05 AM EST Tribute concerts are a tricky proposition under the best of circumstances. Not only do you need to match the right performer with the right song, you've got to learn an entire repertoire – which, if the tributee deserves an entire concert, is usually challenging on many levels -- in…

  18. Elvis Costello, Roots, Waterboys Play All-Star Prince Tribute

    March 08, 2013 3:02 AM EST They partied like it was 1999 — the audience and the musicians — at a Prince tribute concert at Carnegie Hall. More than 20 performers including Elvis Costello, The Roots and the Waterboys paid tribute to the pop icon in a two-hour-plus concert Thursday night. They all joined together…

  19. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' No. 1 for Fifth Week on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 27, 2013 11:00 AM EST Alabama Shakes, Rihanna jump back into Top 10 during slow sales week While there was a lot of excitement on last week's Billboard 200 chart thanks to impact from the Grammy Awards, things get back to a (dreary) normal on this week's tally. Mumford & Sons' "Babel…

  20. Questlove at Billboard's Party: Watch Him Talk About His Prince Charity Show and More

    February 26, 2013 2:00 PM EST Last week the Roots drummer talked about how he rocks a party and prepping for his big Prince-dedicated show. Between performances from Timeflies, Neon Trees and Ludacris at Billboard’s relaunch party at New York City’s Stage 48 last Thursday, Questlove’s DJing kept feet on the dance floor…

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