1. Fantasy Boy Band Draft 2013: Vote For The Best Dream Lineup

    August 21, 2013 1:35 PM EDT The Billboard team conducted a fantasy draft of boy band members. Check out the full action below, and vote for your favorite dream team! The NFL football season is fast approaching, which means that it's currently the season for fantasy football drafts. Across the globe, friends…

  2. Gimme Five: Bonnie McKee's Best Pop Star Stories

    August 15, 2013 10:49 AM EDT The songwriter talks about saving Katy Perry's life and how Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me" happened. Bonnie McKee has accrued an impressive amount of jaw-dropping pop music anecdotes over a half-decade of writing with artists like Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Taio…

  3. Katy Perry's 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    August 09, 2013 5:23 PM EDT Before "Roar" gets added to the pop star's list of hits, take a look back at Katy's most successful singles to date. On Monday (Aug. 12), Katy Perry will return with "Roar," the first single from her highly anticipated third studio album "Prism."…

  4. Newport Folk Festival Wrestles Weather, Evolving Legacy With Beck, Avett Brothers, Feist

    July 29, 2013 2:05 PM EDT As the summer festival economy continues to enjoy its boon era at the same time the wider music industry remains unsure what it's going to be when it grows up, every promoter has no doubt felt the pressures that force fests to either make room for outside controlling interests -- big…

  5. Kanye West and His 'Kingdom of Dopeness': A.P.C. Founder Talks Working with Star

    July 15, 2013 6:39 PM EDT Kanye West's capsule menswear collection for French brand A.P.C. sold out hours after going live on the brand's website yesterday (June 14). No surprise there, however the real shocker came in the form of A.P.C. founder Jean Touitou’s gentle opinion on working with Mr. West. The…

  6. DJ White Shadow, 'Fear' Video: First Watch

    July 09, 2013 6:04 PM EDT Lady Gaga’s producer goes trap in the jarring video from his forthcoming EP. To say the video for DJ White Shadow’s new song “Fear” is intense would be an understatement. The clip seeks to skewer the images of violence that constitute our cultural notion of fear, so there is a great deal of…

  7. Nicky Romero & Krewella, 'Legacy (Save My Life)': Exclusive Preview

    July 09, 2013 3:40 PM EDT Two of the hottest stars in dance music join forces on a new track. In addition to being two of the fastest-rising acts in EDM, dominating the charts with original productions, and holding residencies at new Las Vegas mega-club Light, Nicky Romero and Krewella have something else in common:…

  8. Venerated NY Tennis Stadium to Stage a Comeback as Concert Venue

    July 08, 2013 6:49 AM EDT From Billie Jean King to The Beatles, Jimmy Connors to Jimi Hendrix, Chris Evert to The Rolling Stones. For decades, the stadium at the West Side Tennis Club was not only one of the cathedrals of tennis - host of the U.S. Open - it was also a stirring music venue, tucked into a leafy…

  9. Michael Jackson's Fatherhood: New Details Emerge in Courtrooms

    June 22, 2013 1:42 PM EDT Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale. In nearly four years of court proceedings, two juries have watched Jackson come to…

  10. Steve Porter: From Nightclubs to NBA, the DJ Talks About His Video Remixing Evolution

    June 21, 2013 3:11 PM EDT The video remix king talks about how he left the underground and is now contemplating a return. LeBron James may have won his second NBA championship last night, but DJ Steve Porter was guaranteed a victory no matter who scored the most points. His video remixes (like the one you can see…

  11. Letter From The Editor: What Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' Means For The Billboard 200 Chart

    June 21, 2013 8:55 AM EDT A discussion of why the Samsung promotion isn't counting on our albums chart -- and what it means for the music business "I don't follow any guidelines," Jay-Z says in "22 Twos," one of the standout tracks on his 1996 debut, "Reasonable Doubt."…

  12. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Gwen Stefani and Justin Bieber

    June 07, 2013 1:57 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Gwen Stefani Gwen Stefani rocked a killer and sexy Balmain Spring 2013 leather ensemble at the premiere of "The Bling Ring" at the Directors Guild Of America on June…

  13. Chart Highlights: Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift Take 'Highway' To No. 1 On Country Airplay

    June 03, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Seven years after Swift arrived with "Tim McGraw" - the song - the pair rules Country Airplay. Plus, Capital Cities take over atop Alternative Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  14. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Jennifer Lopez and Rita Ora

    June 01, 2013 4:15 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Jennifer Lopez Despite her provocative performance on ITV’s "Britain’s Got Talent" receiving many complaints, Jennifer Lopez looked to be in good sprits showing off…

  15. Movement Detroit Day 3: And Then The Rain Fell

    May 28, 2013 5:20 PM EDT Soaked revelers cap the festival with a grand set from Detroit legends Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. And on the third day of Movement 2013, it rained. The trickle started early in the day and gained momentum as the hours wore on, which drove a significant portion of the audience away…

  16. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  17. Carrie Underwood Joins Rolling Stones On Stage in Toronto

    May 26, 2013 11:57 PM EDT “I just sang with the ‪@RollingStones!” Carrie Underwood tweeted last night following her appearance with the band on “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll” at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. “Holy cow! I walked off stage and said, "What just happened?!" Still can't believe it! :)” The…

  18. SZA Talks Quitting Her Day Job, Working With Holy Other & Emile Haynie

    May 23, 2013 12:03 PM EDT SZA, a gifted St. Louis bred R&B/pop singer, can hold a tune a lot better than she can a job. Since graduating a year ago, the 23-year old has been let go from one customer service gig after another— the cost of pursuing a full-time career in music. So far, the investment seems to…

  19. Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge's Hamstrung Hip-Hopera in NYC: Live Review

    May 14, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Two negotiations defined the performance of Ghostface Killah with Adrian Younge at New York’s Gramercy Theater on Monday night (May 13). One was between the performers and the audience, and the other was between the two men themselves. Ghostface and Younge are touring in support of their…

  20. George Jones: An Appreciation By Brad Paisley

    May 03, 2013 5:50 PM EDT "The Possum" took every setback life threw at him and turned it into music I grew up a huge fan of George Jones. I was familiar with the legends, the hard-luck stories, the accounts of missed gigs and drunken riding-mower notoriety. I was mesmerized by his voice, like almost…

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