1. Watch Common Pour His Heart Out in 'Black America Again' Video

    September 22, 2016 3:25 PM EDT The Stevie Wonder-featuring single gets a stunng and timely visual. Common released the video for his single "Black America Again," featuring legendary singer Stevie Wonder , on Thursday (Sept. 22). The striking visual opens with footage of Alton Sterling's death, which took…

  2. Garth Brooks' SiriusXM Channel a Tech Toy With Some Big Advantages

    September 19, 2016 1:14 PM EDT The Garth Channel advances the country icon's life-long relationship with radio. During his commercial peak years in the 1990s, Garth Brooks was a staunch defender of country radio, famously resisting Capitol Records’ efforts to work his singles at top 40 and even promoting the medium in…

  3. Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits

    August 03, 2016 12:04 PM EDT After making music for more than 60 years, legendary singer  Tony Bennett turns 90 today. The jazz icon  made history in 2011 when he was the oldest act to ever make it to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with his album Duets II.  Then he did it again when his collaboration with Lady Gaga…

  4. Legal Roundup: Led Zeppelin's Legal Fees; Whitney Houston's Emmy

    July 21, 2016 9:04 AM EDT Led Zeppelin won its copyright fight in June when a jury found "Stairway to Heaven" was not substantially similar to a song it had been accused of ripping off, "Taurus" by Spirit , but the man who sued says he shouldn't have to pay the band's attorneys fees.…

  5. Madonna Shades BET Following Criticism Over Billboard Music Awards Tribute

    May 31, 2016 1:22 PM EDT Madonna isn’t afraid of a little social media beef. After BET scoffed at her Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards , Madge responded last week with an earnest defense of her “Nothing Compares 2 U" and “Purple Rain” covers. Now, she’s going in even more. 2016 Billboard Music…

  6. Stevie Wonder Talks Beyonce and Why 'Lemonade' is 'A Great Art Piece' at BottleRock 2016

    May 28, 2016 12:16 PM EDT Legendary musician Stevie Wonder shared his thoughts on Beyonce ’s new solo album, Lemonade , backstage at BottleRock 2016 in Napa Valley, Calif. Madonna & Stevie Wonder Pay Tribute to Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards Wonder, who was a headliner at BottleRock on Friday (May 27),…

  7. Watch Celine Dion Reflect on Madonna's 'Incredible Job,' Her Own Tear-Jerking Performance at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 23, 2016 12:19 PM EDT Sunday night (May 22) in Las Vegas, Céline Dion wowed Billboard Music Awards viewers with a stirring, teary-eyed tribute to her late husband René Angélil . Just four months after he succumbed to cancer, Dion delivered an impassioned cover of Queen ’s “The Show Must Go On,” and stuck around…

  8. The Weeknd Wins Big, Celine Dion & Kesha Deliver Powerful Performances at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2016 11:58 PM EDT He didn't perform, but The Weeknd was the big winner at Sunday (May 22) night's  2016 Billboard Music Awards , taking home eight honors, including Top Hot 100 Artist and Top R&B Artist at the event, broadcast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Billboard Music Awards 2016…

  9. A Tearful Stevie Wonder Talks Prince to CNN: 'He Brought All the Various Cultures Together'

    April 22, 2016 11:29 AM EDT Stevie Wonder  spoke with Anderson Cooper on Thursday (April 22) about the tragic passing of his friend  Prince , who was  found dead earlier in the day  at his Paisley Park home and studio in Minneapolis.   Anderson showed Wonder a clip of Prince telling Larry King in 1999 about Wonder'…

  10. BottleRock Napa Valley Festival Is Sold Out

    April 14, 2016 11:00 AM EDT The 2016 BottleRock Napa Valley festival has announced that all passes are sold out for this year.  Coachella 2016: 10 Things We Can't Wait For The festival is held at the Napa Valley Expo in the Napa, California. For its fourth year, Stevie Wonder is headlining the opening day (Friday,…

  11. Grammy Producer Ken Ehrlich Talks Kendrick Lamar's 'Provocative' Performance, Smacks Down 'All-White Tribute' Criticism

    February 15, 2016 11:00 AM EST In the days leading up to the 2016 Grammy Awards on Monday night (Feb. 15), the issue of race has been at the forefront of the conversation around the ceremony: LL Cool J said Kendrick Lamar ’s performance will be “ very controversial ,” and a New York Post report claimed that the show is…

  12. How Stevie Wonder Learned To Dab on Christmas

    December 28, 2015 1:43 PM EST Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton and rapper 2 Chainz aren't the only ones making  Migos ' Dab dance a hot commodity. Footage of the legendary  Stevie Wonder doing the viral dance surfaced on Instagram (Dec. 28), thanks to photographer Denisse Hernandez, who recently told Billboard…

  13. Redfoo Shares Release Date, Tracklist For Debut Solo Album 'Party Rock Mansion': Exclusive

    December 17, 2015 6:30 AM EST Redfoo is getting his party rock on for his debut solo album release. The Grammy-nominated DJ and electropop artist has collaborated with the likes of Stevie Wonder   for Party Rock Mansion,  scheduled for release on March 18, 2016.  The album (it previously had the working title Where the…

  14. Jeremih Lists His Top 5 Male R&B Singers of All Time (Which Includes Himself)

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST Jeremih has taken the party to the bedroom with steamy hits that rock the charts. After his breakout smash “Birthday Sex” peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2009, the Chicago crooner tag teamed with rap great 50 Cent for the club banger “Down On Me,” the lead single off his 2010 All…

  15. Lionel Richie to Be Honored by Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato & More as MusiCares Person of the Year

    October 27, 2015 9:12 PM EDT Usher, John Legend, The Roots, Zac Brown & Lenny Kravitz will also pay tribute. Stevie Wonder , Usher , Lenny Kravitz  and Demi Lovato will honor Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016.  John Legend , The Roots and Zac Brown will also pay tribute to Richie at…

  16. 'Sex' Sells: The Success of Sex & Love Songs on the Billboard Charts

    October 13, 2015 8:38 AM EDT The recurring themes of "sex" and "love" in music have been put under a microscope in a new study by Superdrug Online Doctor that weighs the success those words in music against each other over the past half century.  The survey looks at every song on the Billboard Hot 100…

  17. Stevie Wonder Delivers in Spades on Life Is Beautiful's Opening Night

    September 26, 2015 5:52 PM EDT The Life Is Beautiful Festival, entering into its third year of festivities, has featured headliners such as Kanye West , Outkast , Foo Fighters , Kings of Leon and The Killers . None could hold a candle to the tenure of the 2015 opening night’s featured act. The festival that launched in…

  18. Gary Clark Jr. on 'The Story of Sonny Boy Slim,' Hip-Hop & Writing a Record About Home

    September 11, 2015 8:02 PM EDT The man at the helm of blues' next generation, Gary Clark, Jr. , just released his sophomore studio album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim today (Sept. 11) -- a genre-spanning project grounded in Clark's lilting voice and definitive guitar skills, which have led him to shared stages…

  19. Drake Disses Meek Mill, Delivers Powerful Performance at OVO Fest with Kanye West, Pharrell & Future

    August 04, 2015 4:51 AM EDT Drake might’ve started the closing night of OVO Fest at Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre by grinding more salt into Meek Mill’s wounds, but the rest of the night was pure love -- for his city, which he’s nicknamed the 6  -- and his surprise guests, his “idols,” as he called them, Kanye West and…

  20. Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn Glennie Honored with Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    June 09, 2015 11:31 PM EDT A long day of celebrating the 2015 Laureates for the Polar Music Prize ended a short time ago in Stockholm, with an afternoon ceremony, an evening banquet, an after-party and plenty of love and affection for honorees Emmylou Harris and Dame Evelyn Glennie . The 24th annual Polar Music Prize…

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