1. Madonna's 'MDNA' Tour Makes Billboard Boxscore's All-Time Top 10

    January 24, 2013 1:30 PM EST The final numbers are in, and Madonna's 2012 "MDNA" tour has retained her box office form, clocking in at $305,158,363 gross with 2,212,345 in attendance over 88 shows, according to Billboard Boxscore. The tour began in Israel last May 31 and finished in Argentina on Dec. 22,…

  2. Justin Timberlake: Live Return Set for Super Bowl Weekend

    January 23, 2013 11:55 AM EST It's only natural that after releasing a hit single and announcing a new album, Justin Timberlake will make his return to the live stage. The singer, whose "Suit & Tie" is expected to hit the top 10 on the Hot 100 this week, will perform his first solo concert in several…

  3. Justin Timberlake's Music Return: Where Has He Been?

    January 10, 2013 6:38 PM EST As JT readies new music, we look back at his guest features, film/TV roles, business deals and love life.   2,312 days -- that's how long it has been since a new Justin Timberlake album arrived in CD stores (remember those?). Since the September 2006 release of Timberlake's…

  4. Essence to Spotlight Solange Knowles, Lianne La Havas During Grammy Week

    January 10, 2013 2:54 PM EST Rising singer/songwriters Lianne La Havas and Solange Knowles will be this year's featured artists at Essence Black Women in Music. The fourth annual, invitation-only Grammy Week event will take place on Feb. 6 in Los Angeles with Grammy Award winner Kelly Rowland and Essence editor-at…

  5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Crash Radio With 'Thrift Shop'

    January 08, 2013 12:25 PM EST Macklemore and his producer partner Ryan Lewis call their own shots. During the past year, the Seattle-based hip-hop duo independently skyrocketed to fame on the strength of rigorous touring, social-media savvy and word-of-mouth marketing, all without major-label aid. Upon releasing their…

  6. Hot Tours: Madonna Tops Lady Gaga in First Tally of 2013

    January 08, 2013 9:00 AM EST Madonna scores the top ranking on the first Hot Tours tally of 2013 with $51.9 million in box office revenue from six of the final dates on her MDNA Tour that wrapped on December 22. The first of the six venues included in this week's Hot Tours recap is the last of 30 North American…

  7. Jenni Rivera Honored By Family and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:55 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and family despite the incongruity of the red…

  8. The Year In Latin 2012: Romeo Santos, Prince Royce, 3BallMTY Join Don Omar Atop Charts

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST Uptempo hits, collaborations galore and a smattering of high-profile new sounds stand out on the year-end Latin chart recaps. Following 12 months of continuous radio hits, Don Omar -- who has also been a major online presence -- nabbed the No. 1 spot on the Latin Artists recap, which is based…

  9. Solange Captivates With 'True' Songs At New York City Show

    December 12, 2012 6:50 PM EST From the moment Solange emerged onto the dimly lit stage at NYC's Bowery Ballroom last night (Dec. 11), the singer-songwriter took ahold of everyone's attention. Expected whispers of whether her older sister, Beyoncé , was in attendance were quickly laid to rest and forgotten.…

  10. Mateo Song Premiere: 'This Xmas (Be My Baby)'

    December 07, 2012 3:20 PM EST Mateo is gifting fans with holiday music to hold them up until his 2013 debut album. "This Xmas (Be My Baby)," exclusively premiered on The Juice for listen and download, features Mateo sweetly singing of his holiday wish: "But a million gifts wouldn't be enough, '…

  11. Morrissey, Blur Among Headliners for Mexico's Vive Latino Fest

    December 04, 2012 6:20 PM EST Morrissey, Blur, Argentine ska legends Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and the British band Underworld are among the artists confirmed for the massive Vive Latino festival, to be held at Mexico City's Foro Sol stadium March 14-17, 2013. Morrissey and Mexican indie band Enjambre…

  12. Mateo Exclusive Video: 'How I Got Here'

    December 04, 2012 1:55 PM EST Music is undeniable to Mateo. "Music has always been around. My grandpa did music, and my dad's mom was a singer. Everyone played music," Mateo says. In the video, "How I Got Here," exclusively premiered on The Juice, Mateo gives fans a look at the road to his 2013…

  13. Latin Grammy Awards Predictions: Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Sanz + More

    November 14, 2012 3:30 PM EST As is our tradition, here are our yearly predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, airing live Nov. 15, in key categories. This year presents a challenge, as for the first time, there are 10 contenders in each of the main categories (which we think is akin to giving 10th place medals, but that…

  14. CMA Awards 2012: Miranda Defends Blake's Win, Tim Talks Election + More Backstage Moments

    November 02, 2012 9:35 AM EDT With four awards show in five days, it's been a busy week in Nashville. SESAC, ASCAP and BMI honored their top songwriters and publishers earlier in the week, but the festivities wound to a close last night with the 46th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena. Hosted by Brad Paisley and…

  15. Solange Reveals 'True' Album Details

    October 26, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Solange Knowles will return to music with "True," a new seven-song EP out digitally on Nov. 27. The min-album, which follows 2008's "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams," will be released through Terrible Records, which is co-run by Grizzly Bear bassist Chris Taylor. …

  16. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'Heist' Album Heading for Big Billboard 200 Debut

    October 10, 2012 8:13 PM EDT Seattle rapper Macklemore , along with producer Ryan Lewis, are headed for the biggest debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. The duo's "The Heist" set is aiming to start with over 65,000 sold by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Oct. 14 (so say industry…

  17. Macklemore & Reps Talk 'The Heist' Debut & DIY Marketing Plan

    October 10, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Seattle rapper Macklemore has finally arrived. After releasing his debut EP, "Open Your Eyes," in 2000 (as Professor Macklemore) and his first solo full-length, "The Language of My World," in 2005, and then taking a hiatus to battle his addiction to drugs and alcohol,…

  18. Solange Dances in Cape Town in 'Losing You' Video: Watch

    October 02, 2012 11:10 AM EDT After teasing a snippet of " Losing You ," last week, Solange debuts the video for her first single at the strike of midnight (Oct. 2). Director Melina Matsoukas captures the singer-songwriter and her friends wandering, dancing and striking a pose with the stylish members of Le…

  19. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  20. Madonna's MDNA Tour Hits North America

    August 28, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Madonna 's MDNA tour hits North American shores tonight with a show at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, having wrapped the European leg of the tour last week in Nice, France. The tour, which began May 31 in Tel Aviv, has grossed $115,701,909, with attendance of 985,340 to 33 shows…

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