1. Girls' Generation Reacts to YouTube Music Awards Win, Talks New Music: Exclusive

    November 04, 2013 8:10 PM EST Member Tiffany talks to K-Town after beating Bieber, Gaga, 1D and more for Video of the Year: "To be a part of that group of huge artists was a big treat." One can imagine fans of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, One Direction and more collectively dropping their jaws when the…

  2. '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, …

  3. Gerardo Ortiz's New Video Meshes Love, Animation

    November 01, 2013 9:08 AM EDT Regional Mexican singer Gerardo Ortiz, who at 24 is one of most successful entertainers of his genre, is giving his fans a special Halloween treat with the release of a new music video that takes a much more romantic approach in contrast to his narco-inspired compositions. The Vevo debut of…

  4. MGMT Get Whacky With ‘Alien Days’ Video: Watch

    November 01, 2013 6:45 AM EDT MGMT aren’t headed for the mainstream anytime soon. The psychedelic outfit has dropped a bizarre video for “Alien Days.” It’s a cinematic trip back to an earlier time, punctuated by works of wizardry, various shots of goats and an inexplicable sequence with a pair of dancing aliens who can…

  5. Neil Young Announces Carnegie Hall Run

    October 31, 2013 11:58 AM EDT Neil Young has announced a four-night run at legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City for January 6, 7, 9 and 10. The roots-rock icon is fresh off a performance at his annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, Calif over the weekend, which followed another one of his yearly passions,…

  6. Joey + Rory Blaze Their Own Path on 'Made To Last'

    October 29, 2013 3:45 PM EDT No longer chasing the mainstream, married traditionalists talk new album, their TV show and a new addition to the family This is proving to be quite the memorable year for husband and wife duo Joey + Rory. Their popular RFD-TV series is performing well, as is their weekly radio program on…

  7. Lou Reed Remembered by Blondie's Debbie Harry & Chris Stein: 'His Hypnotic Voice Will Live Forever'

    October 28, 2013 4:00 PM EDT As members of the pioneering downtown New York City band Blondie, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein were part of the ‘70s punk movement that owed a substantial debt to Lou Reed and his cohorts in the Velvet Underground, as well as Lou's groundbreaking, early solo work. Harry and…

  8. Lou Reed Remembered: Honoring New York City's Unofficial Mayor

    October 28, 2013 11:10 AM EDT Lou Reed was the Godfather of Punk, the grumpy older statesman of New York City rock and roll. We followed him as he emerged from under the weight of Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground and took a journey through glitter and glam and heroin and speed and alcohol.  He dyed his hair…

  9. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 71

    October 27, 2013 2:59 PM EDT The walk on the wild side has ended. And it was a wild one, indeed. Lou Reed, who died on Sunday at the age of 71 at home on Long Island, was never on any kind of mission other than to satisfy his own muse. And that muse was meandering -- occasionally, and seemingly accidentally,…

  10. Kelly Clarkson Marries Brandon Blackstock In Tennessee

    October 21, 2013 4:13 PM EDT Kelly Clarkson has married music manager Brandon Blackstock. Kelly Is On Our Latest Cover -- Click Here to Buy The Issue • Subscribe • Buy a Copy • Billboard on iPad The pop singer tweeted a photo Monday in her wedding gown next to Blackstock. She writes, "I'm officially Mrs.…

  11. Jason Aldean Fulfills a Dream in 'Night Train to Georgia' Live DVD

    October 14, 2013 6:15 PM EDT This year has included some of the biggest highlights of Jason Aldean's career – at least from a touring standpoint. He has sold out shows at historic sports stadiums as Fenway Park and Wrigley Field. Tomorrow, fans can get a first-hand look at one of those big days from the "…

  12. Fat Tony, 'Smart Ass Black Boy': Video Premiere

    October 14, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Fat Tony takes us to his hometown of Texas for the video to his latest single, "Smart Ass Black Boy." The José Gorbea-directed video for the Houston rapper's album title track features him roaming the ranch of Houston Congressman, Maurice Duhon. "I recently had a little…

  13. Alter Bridge Q&A: On Building a Metal 'Fortress,' Taking Risks and Future Projects

    October 08, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Myles Kennedy and Mark Tremonti talk about their aggressive-sounding new album, plus upcoming solo and Slash-related releases Since it announced itself with its debut, "One Day Remains," in 2004, hard rock band Alter Bridge has built its audience with such hits as "Open Your…

  14. Miley Cyrus Parodies Government Shutdown, Performs the Hits on 'SNL'

    October 06, 2013 2:10 AM EDT Saturday night with Miley was neither the trainwreck nor the twerk-filled spectacle many expected it to become. Instead, the second episode of the new season of "Saturday Night Live" was just the right amount of audacious and, at best and worst, your usual episode of the NBC…

  15. TomorrowWorld: With The Odds Stacked Against It, the Festival Delivers

    September 30, 2013 12:30 PM EDT The stakes were high for TomorrowWorld, the three-day EDM festival that took place this weekend (September 27-29) in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. And so were the risks – some of them self-imposed. The storied European fest, called Tomorrowland in its native Belgium (Disney…

  16. The Dismemberment Plan on 'Uncanney Valley' and Their 'Shocking' Reunion Success

    September 26, 2013 10:00 AM EDT The indie rock cult heroes, back with their first album since 2001, talk staying alive online and leaving their "alienation" behind. When the Dismemberment Plan turned off the lights a decade ago, the Washington, D.C. indie act didn't expect to come back to a packed house. …

  17. Jack Johnson Talks 'From Here to Now to You' and 'Surreal' Fourth No. 1 Debut

    September 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT So, as Jack Johnson began to record his new album "From Here to Now to You," what exactly did he have in mind? "At the risk of sounding completely un-ambitious," says Johnson, "I never really have an idea of what the record is going to be like. They're really…

  18. 1. One Direction: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 11:32 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: 2 Birthdates : Zayn Malik - Jan. 12th, 1993 (age 20); Harry Styles - Feb. 1, 1994 (age 19); Louis Tomlinson - Dec. 24, 1991 (age 21); Niall Horan - Sept. 13, 1993 (age 20); Liam Payne - Aug. 29, 1993 (age 20) Why They're Hot: Success has never been a…

  19. Tim McGraw Notches 50th Country Airplay Top 10

    September 24, 2013 12:00 PM EDT The singer scores an historic milestone, as "Southern Girl" rises 12-9 It's a golden week for country superstar Tim McGraw, whose "Southern Girl" jumps 12-9 to become his 50th top 10 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart. (All charts will be refreshed, as…

  20. Steven Curtis Chapman, 'Something Beautiful': Exclusive Song Premiere

    September 24, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Christian music star talks about his 18th album, "The Glorious Unfolding," and the surprising support he's received from One Direction's drummer With an unprecedented 57 Dove Awards to his credit as well as five Grammys and dozens of No. 1 singles, Christian music…

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