1. Dave Matthews Band, 'Away From the World': Track-By-Track Review

    September 11, 2012 11:30 AM EDT About halfway through his band's first new album in three years, Dave Matthews announces, "I'm too old to wanna be younger now." It's an apt summation of where his head's at on this 11-song set, which reunites the Dave Matthews Band with original producer Steve…

  2. Lady Antebellum Announces Christmas Album, 'On This Winter's Night'

    September 10, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Country superstars Lady Antebellum will follow its best-selling "Own The Night" album with its debut holiday full-length. "On This Winter's Night," out Oct. 22, will feature 11 holiday staples -- as well as a title track that's a Lady A original -- and expand…

  3. Jay-Z, Kanye West, Skrillex, D'Angelo Kick Off Made In America Festival

    September 02, 2012 10:40 AM EDT The first day of the two-day fest featured performances by Jay-Z and many guests, Skrillex, Maybach Music Group, Passion Pit and more. Jay-Z stood sipping champagne with Kanye West while red, white and blue fireworks lit up the Philadelphia night behind them Saturday (Sept. 1) to close out…

  4. Duran Duran Cancels Rest of Tour Due to Nick Rhodes Illness

    August 28, 2012 10:55 PM EDT Duran Duran have the cancelled all remaining tour dates on their "All You Need Is Now" tour due to an illness that has stricken keyboardist Nick Rhodes. The band initially announced Tuesday that a show scheduled for tomorrow (Aug. 29) at the Ravinia Festival near Chicago has been…

  5. Win Jay-Z's Made in America Festival Tickets

    August 27, 2012 3:05 PM EDT A pair of 2-day passes to see Jay-Z, Pearl Jam, Drake, Skrillex, Maybach Music & more could be yours. Jay-Z's 'Budweiser Made in America' festival is the place to be for Labor Day weekend. Jay-Z's gathered some of his favorite artists for his two-day festival in…

  6. Jay-Z, Steve Stoute to Document 'Made in America' Festival

    August 15, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Jay-Z is bringing his 'Made in America' festival to the big screen. Jay-Z and Steve Stoute, both co- producers, will work in tandem with Oscar-Awarding winning duo, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, to document the two-day festival and its 40-plus performers. "The festival showcases…

  7. Machine Gun Kelly Releases 'Est 4 Life' Mixtape: Listen

    August 13, 2012 2:10 PM EDT With his debut album "Lace Up" set to drop on October 9, "EST 4 Life," hosted by DJ Whoo Kid, DJ E-V and DJ Xplosive, offers fans the diversity Machine Gun Kelly is known for. His days as a 'Wild Boy' aren't far behind him as he explodes from the starting…

  8. Way Out West 2012: Florence, Black Keys, Kraftwerk + More Light Up Sweden

    August 13, 2012 1:20 PM EDT It may not have the storied tradition as other European festivals like Roskilde and Glastonbury, but Way Out West , held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden since 2007, has quickly established itself as a premier summer stop for A-list acts. In past years, Prince, Kanye West , Neil Young and…

  9. Lollapalooza 2012: 15 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 06, 2012 11:15 AM EDT After the sweltering heat of Friday and the show-halting storm of Saturday, the closing Sunday of Lollapalooza 2012 struck a balance with the sun shining brilliantly on Chicago's Grant Park for the emotional wallop of Florence and the Machine , the ethereal sounds of Sigur Ros , and…

  10. Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    August 05, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Saturday's Lollapalooza 2012 lineup featured a host of marquee headliners like Red Hot Chili Peppers , Avicii and Frank Ocean , but the literal showstopper of the festival's second day was Mother Nature. Lollapalooza 2012 • Photos: Lolla Live Saturday • Photos: Backstage &…

  11. How Demi Lovato's 'Give Your Heart a Break' Became Her Biggest Radio Hit

    August 03, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Almost four years to the day after Demi Lovato first debuted on Billboard's charts, the Hollywood Records star is celebrating her biggest airplay hit ever. "Give Your Heart a Break" -- the second charting single from her 2011 album, "Unbroken" -- became her first top…

  12. Jay-Z Adds Drake, Run DMC to Made in America Lineup

    July 31, 2012 3:15 PM EDT Jay-Z 's Made in America Festival just got exponentially bigger following the Philadelphia weekend's final lineup announcement earlier today. Joining already announced acts like Odd Future , D'Angelo , Rita Ora , and Maybach Music Group ( Rick Ross , Wale , & Meek Mill )…

  13. Musical Olympics: 40 Countries' Top Stars

    July 30, 2012 1:00 PM EDT With athletes, celebrities and fans from across the world gathered in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, we thought the time was right to celebrate the artists that have made their home countries most proud by winning gold (records) and making a lasting, global impact on the music world. By…

  14. Splendour 2012: Smashing Pumpkins, Jack White Rock Down Under

    July 30, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Newcomers Azealia Banks & Lana Del Rey Hit Rough Spots During Three-Day Festival The Smashing Pumpkins , Jack White and Bloc Party delivered in a big way during their headline slots at Australia's Splendour in the Grass, which returned this year to its "spiritual home" in…

  15. Duran Duran, Snow Patrol Kick Off Olympic Concerts in Hyde Park

    July 28, 2012 4:00 PM EDT While Sir Paul McCartney and Arctic Moneys were serenading the atheletes across town, a spectacular concert featuring Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics and Paolo Nutini took place in London's Hyde Park Friday (June 27) evening to mark the opening of the Olympic Games. Timed to…

  16. Bieber Paparazzo Faces Criminal Charges After High-Speed Chase

    July 25, 2012 8:22 PM EDT A paparazzo photographer faces criminal charges in connection with a high-speed chase of Justin Bieber earlier this month, marking the first use of a new state law designed to clamp down on photographers' reckless pursuit of celebrities. The City Attorney's office on Wednesday filed…

  17. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Big at Teen Choice Awards

    July 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga" is gonna need a bigger garage. It was announced at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards that the supernatural franchise has won 41 surfboard-shaped trophies since 2008, including two awards earned this year for the penultimate film installment, "The Twilight…

  18. Insider Tips of the Week: A$AP Rocky, Ed Sheeran

    July 20, 2012 9:22 AM EDT Chart Article July 20, 2012 The hot, slow days of midsummer are here, but don't let that keep you from fresh insider music information. For the rest of beach season, Billboard.com has this week's heads-up of music-related suggestions, tips, and key recommendations -- all designed to…

  19. Justin Bieber Chase May Lead to Charges Under 2010 Anti-Paparazzi Law

    July 18, 2012 10:00 PM EDT The Los Angeles city attorney's office is weighing whether to file its first case under the 2010 anti-paparazzi law thanks to a photographer's pursuit of Justin Bieber . The July 6 high-speed chase landed the 18-year-old singer a speeding ticket for driving over 80 mph in a 65 mph…

  20. Justin Bieber Cited for 'Reckless' Freeway Driving

    July 06, 2012 4:26 PM EDT Justin Bieber was pulled over on Friday and cited for driving in a "reckless manner," according to the L.A. Times . The singer was allegedly weaving between traffic on the 101 Freeway and breaking the 65 mile-per-hour speed limit before being stopped and cited by California Highway…

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