1. 'Glee' Recap: Weighed Down With Emotions, 'City of Angels' Episode Doesn't Fly

    March 12, 2014 6:02 AM EDT “This is not how the story was supposed to end.” Tonight awarded Jake Puckerman the most meta of lines, as the club congregates towards the end of the episode, hopes dashed. Spoiler alert up front -- New Directions does not win Nationals this year, and that might not have been the story …

  2. Foreigner, Styx, Don Felder Announce 'Soundtrack of Summer' Tour (Exclusive)

    February 04, 2014 9:00 AM EST All three co-headliners have recorded a new version of the Eagles' "Hotel California" (which Felder co-wrote) and will release a compilation album to accompany the tour Styx, Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder are joining forces to provide The Soundtrack…

  3. Jennifer Hudson Headlining Carnival Cruise Concert Series

    January 22, 2014 7:47 PM EST Chicago, Foreigner, Daughtry also set to perform during concert series Back when she was a nobody, long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. And on Wednesday, the singer said she would do it again -- this…

  4. George Jones Gets Epic Tribute With Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Megadeth

    November 23, 2013 8:40 AM EST Music City's biggest stars show up for "Playin' Possum! The Final No Show Tribute To George Jones" During the latter years of George Jones' touring career, the legend would typically try to open a package date rather than close the show. Watching "Matlock…

  5. Ted Nugent Still Energized By Music, Angry With the Government

    October 09, 2013 2:28 AM EDT Ted Nugent scheduled interviews this week to talk about his new live CD and DVD set, but politics naturally entered the discussion as a partial government shutdown moves through a second week. The 65-year-old Michigan rocker and staunch firearms and hunting advocate characteristically made…

  6. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  7. Good Rats Singer Peppi Marchello Dies

    July 11, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Long Island rock legend Peppi Marchello, who for decades fronted The Good Rats, lovingly dubbed "the world's most famous unknown band," died on Wednesday of an apparent cardiac arrest. He was 68. The news of his death was first announced on the band's Facebook page ,…

  8. Weekly Chart Notes: Jordan Hill's 'Someday' Finally Arrives

    December 15, 2012 11:05 AM EST The former teen pop singer is back with her first Billboard chart entry in 13 years. Plus, 'heaven'-ly and holiday hits ascend. Jordan Hill has come home to Billboard's ROCK & ROLL 'HEAVEN': Speaking of "Too Much Heaven," a new "heaven"-ly…

  9. 'Wild' Mick Brown of Ted Nugent's Band Arrested in Golf Cart DUI

    July 09, 2012 4:55 PM EDT Police: Dokken Co-Founder Shoved a Security Officer During Backstage Joyride With Two Females Ted Nugent 's drummer faces several charges after police in Bangor, Maine, say he was seen driving drunk in a golf cart stolen from a concert venue. Officers working at Nugent's Sunday…

  10. Styx and Ted Nugent Rocked the Classics for a Packed House in Bethlehem, PA

    July 02, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Chart Article PROMOTION Styx and Ted Nugent Rocked the Classics for a Packed House in Bethlehem, PA Styx , the veteran rock band that turned too much time on its hands into a massive hit, made the most of every moment June 29 when it rocked the Sands Bethlehem Event Center at the Sands Casino…

  11. Styx Tour With Ted Nugent 'Not About Politics'

    April 19, 2012 2:55 PM EDT S tyx 's James Young expects that touring as part of a package with Ted Nugent during a political election year will bring "an interesting and powerful new wrinkle to the whole thing" -- especially in light of the Secret Service attention the Motor City Madman is getting after…

  12. Yes Bassist Chris Squire Preps Collaboration with Genesis' Hackett

    January 12, 2012 12:00 PM EST Though Yes will be busy with a spate of touring in support of 2011's "Fly From Here" and the new concert album "In The Present: Live From Lyon," bassist Chris Squire is also preparing to roll out his long-gestating collaboration with former Genesis guitarist Steve…

  13. Advertisement: Sands

    January 03, 2012 4:45 PM EST ADVERTISEMENT _ _ Chart Article _ _ Cheap Trick Rock Hits & Deep Cuts The trio rocked the Sands in Pa. on the Saturday after Turkey Day! _ Win a Tiesto Winter Weekend Getaway Here's your new chance for Tiesto Tickets, Dinner, Hotel & a Limo to and from Sands. _ Boyz II Men Win…

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: Kelly Clarkson, the Beatles, George Strait

    September 16, 2011 12:15 PM EDT B IG 'MR.' STUFF: Kelly Clarkson roars onto the Billboard Hot 100 , as "Mr. Know It All" launches as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 18. An impressive debut, certainly. But, just where does the song rank among other like-prefixed titles? Let's see where that overconfident …

  15. Yes Bassist Talks 'Fulfilling Experience' of Recording 'Fly From Here'

    June 23, 2011 2:00 PM EDT A friendly get-together between old bandmates is what led to the return of former Buggles partners Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes to the Yes fold for the veteran prog rockers' new album, "Fly From Here." Bassist Chris Squire, Yes' lone constant member, tells Billboard.com…

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Tommy Shaw

    March 31, 2011 5:35 PM EDT ALL FOUR ONE: Thanks to a space-age love song, Katy Perry blasts into rarified chart air, as her "Teenage Dream" album becomes only the ninth set to generate four No. 1s in the Billboard Hot 100 's 52-year history. The collection's fourth single, "E.T.,"…

  17. Happy 30th Birthday, Chart Beat

    March 28, 2011 4:05 PM EDT On this date 30 years ago, Billboard introduced a new column that "look(s) behind the numbers and, hopefully, put(s) it all in some perspective." In the March 28, 1981, issue of the print magazine, Billboard published the first Chart Beat. The page three news item "New Feature:…

  18. Tom Cruise To Star in 'Rock Of Ages' Film

    February 22, 2011 12:30 PM EST Tom Cruise will soon be belting some classic rock staples as the star of "Rock of Ages," an upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical which showcases popular rock songs from the 70s and 80s. According to NME , the actor will star as Stacee Jaxx, an aging musician whose…

  19. Hot Tours: Black Eyed Peas, Dave Matthews Band, Rascal Flatts

    September 23, 2010 2:34 PM EDT The Black Eyed Peas claim the week's top-grossing tour with $14.8 million in concert grosses reported from 15 North American arenas. The top totals among the reported venues came from two Canadian markets: Toronto and Montreal. Toronto's Air Canada Centre produced the highest gross,…

  20. Ask Billboard: Should Cee Lo's Song Be Banned?

    September 10, 2010 4:35 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TRAIN TRACKS Dear…

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