1. Yoko Ono: David Bowie Was a 'Father Figure' to My Son

    January 11, 2016 8:15 PM EST The artist shared some insight into Bowie's relationship with John Lennon & his importance to their family. Yoko Ono , wife of the late John Lennon , remembered  David Bowie as being something of a father figure to the couple's son, Sean, after the former Beatle was gunned down…

  2. Yoko Ono Talks Modern Sky Festival, the Future of Plastic Ono Band & Archival Beatles Plans

    October 02, 2015 8:57 PM EDT As for her favorite part of Central Park, where the fest is held, "You probably think I'm going to say Strawberry Fields, but no." Should Hurricane Joaquin skip New York City this weekend, another force of nature will perform in Central Park's Rumsey Playfield on Sunday.…

  3. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute to the late Lou Reed has been glaring, and…

  4. Sean Lennon, Nels Cline Compose Music For 'Watchers of the Sky' Documentary (Exclusive)

    January 19, 2014 6:46 PM EST Sundance: 10 Must-See, Music-Related Movies Screening in Park City Sundance Kicks Off With 'Finding Fela' and the Fela! Band Cibo Matto, Nels Cline Join Joseph Gordon-Levitt for 'Move On The Sun' Sean Lennon and Wilco guitarist Nels Cline have written music for Edet…

  5. Sean Lennon, Nels Cline Score Documentary: Exclusive

    January 17, 2014 10:33 AM EST Sean Lennon and Wilco guitarist Nels Cline have scored Edet Belzberg's documentary "Watchers of the Sky, which will make its world premiere Jan. 20 at the Temple Theater in Park City, Utah. It is Lennon's third score, having previously composed music for Jordan Galland's…

  6. Rebecca Minkoff: Behind The Seams

    August 22, 2012 11:55 AM EDT Welcome to Behind the Seams, the Hook video series that features Billboard fashion columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. talking with top designers about the connection between music and style. In just a decade, Rebecca Minkoff has grown from an up-and-coming New York designer to one of the most…

  7. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones , Matthew and Gunnar Nelson,…

  8. Crosby & Nash Latest to Sing for Occupy Wall Street

    November 08, 2011 7:59 PM EST More than 40 years after "Ohio" took aim at the Kent State shootings, David Crosby and Graham Nash brought their iconic protest songs to the struggles of a new generation on Tuesday. The duo, half of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, performed an unamplified set in Manhattan's…

  9. Occupy Wall Street: When Music Stars Invade

    October 24, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Kanye showed up and said not a single word (after all, his sheer presence speaks for itself). Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Tom Morello sang protest anthems with the people. Just this weekend, Katy Perry and husband Russell Brand swung by on their bikes. And from the looks of his Twitter…

  10. Billboard Bits: Taio Cruz's New Single, Jay-Z's 'Decoded' Update, Mitch Winehouse's Charity Gig For Amy

    October 04, 2011 6:05 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taio Cruz Drops New Single Featuring Flo Rida Today, Taio Cruz dropped "Hangover," the first single off his upcoming third album, "TY.O." The UK pop singer-songwriter teamed with producer Dr.…

  11. Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs Seduces, Leona Lewis Performs & Yoko Ono Does Her Thing

    September 16, 2011 12:50 PM EDT The week of fashion, sparkle and diets of champagne and coffee has come to a close. As temperatures plummeted yesterday, the spring fashionistas fled the big, cold city in hopes of a warmer location for the upcoming fashion weeks. Some of the most anticipated shows of the season took to the…

  12. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adam Levine Duet, Chris Colfer to Pen Young Adult Novels

    June 09, 2011 6:36 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine Bring 'Voices' Together for Duet In her upcoming Us Weekly cover story, Christina Aguilera reveals that she and fellow "Voice" coach Adam Levine recorded a…

  13. Flaming Lips, Neko Case Party in Ohio's Hocking Hills at Nelsonville Music Fest

    May 16, 2011 1:05 PM EDT "Your weird party in the woods... I hope it goes on for 500 thousand more years," Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne told the crowd Saturday night (May 14) at the Nelsonville Music Festival. "I'm perfectly one of you." PHOTOS: Nelsonville Music Festival Indeed Coyne…

  14. Flaming Lips Kicks Off Summer Tour with 'Big, Elaborate Freakout'

    May 15, 2011 12:00 PM EDT The Flaming Lips have some special shows planned for the coming months, including a few performances of 1999's "The Soft Bulletin" in its entirety and booking a spot on the Dave Matthews Band 's Caravan festival June 24 in Atlantic City. But opening the spring/summer…

  15. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Walks Down the Aisle, 'London Calling' Hits 'Rock Band'

    January 31, 2011 6:10 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Walks Down the Aisle at Miami Wedding Britney Spears attended a low-key wedding over the weekend -- but don't worry, this isn't Jason Alexander Pt. 2. Spears was a bridesmaid at the…

  16. Lennon Documentary Traces Ex-Beatle's New York Years

    September 28, 2010 4:43 PM EDT So much has been told about the Beatles that director Michael Epstein knew he needed to say something different in his documentary of John Lennon , which premiered this past weekend at the New York Film Festival. The film, "LENNONYC," recounts the ex-Beatle's decade in the…

  17. Lady Gaga to Perform with Yoko at Plastic Ono Band Concert

    September 01, 2010 12:00 PM EDT Following her celebrity-filled "We Are Plastic Ono Band" concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music earlier this year, Yoko Ono has announced the special guests -- including Lady Gaga -- to be featured at her performances at Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater on Oct. 1-2. Along with…

  18. Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani Wear High Fashions to Met Gala

    May 04, 2010 3:33 PM EDT K aty Perry , Taylor Swift , M.I.A. , Justin Timberlak e and Gwen Stefani were among the music stars that took to the red carpet for one of fashion's biggest annual events -- the Metropolitian Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala -- Monday (May 3) in New York. See Photos of Music Stars…

  19. Jane's Addiction Bassist Quits, Lil Wayne Still Free

    March 04, 2010 6:49 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Jane's Addiction original bassist Eric Avery has quit the band for the second time--he may want to hook up with My Chemical Romance drummer Bob Bryar, who apparently left the emo band a month ago. Sean Lennon is…

  20. Billboard Bits: My Chemical Romance, T.I., Camp Bisco, Sean Lennon and More

    March 04, 2010 5:54 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. My Chemical Romance is in the market for a new drummer, NME reports . "As of four weeks ago, My Chemical Romance and Bob Bryar parted ways," wrote guitarist Frank Iero on his blog. "…

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