1. Watch Kanye West Perform 'Only One' for Swedish Television

    February 27, 2015 7:03 PM EST Kanye West made his first-ever appearance on Scandinavian television Friday, joining the Swedish talk show Skavlan to perform his song "Only One." Kanye West Apologizes to Beck -- And Bruno Mars Too Yeezy performed the AutoTune lullaby on a dark stage dressed in all black,…

  2. Kanye West Apologizes to Beck -- And Bruno Mars Too

    February 26, 2015 6:51 PM EST Kanye West seems to be in a positive mood after unveiling his new track "All Day" at the Brit Awards and accepting a BET Honors Visionary Award this week, all to rave reviews.  So much so, he's now apologized to Beck after stating the beloved musician didn't deserve his…

  3. Billy Corgan Declares War on Pop Music, Compares It to Pornography

    February 26, 2015 11:00 AM EST Billy Corgan -- definitely not on the #poptimism bandwagon. Smashing Pumpkins are playing Australia this weekend, so Billy Corgan stopped by a local morning show, where he was in the mood to drop some good sound bites. The Morning Show hosts Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies prodded him about…

  4. Brit Awards 2015: And the Winners Are ...

    February 25, 2015 3:00 PM EST Who won big at Wednesday's (Feb. 25) Brit Awards ? Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith both picked up a pair of Brits, while Taylor Swift won her first trophy. See below for all night's winners: 2015 Brit Awards: See All the Photos! BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST Damon Albarn Ed Sheeran -- WINNER…

  5. Listen to Nick Jonas Covering Kanye West's Ballad, 'Only One'

    February 23, 2015 6:48 PM EST Kanye West 's new Paul McCartney -featuring sentimental ballad, "Only One," has been making an impact on the charts as well as on a number of live performances the hip-hop superstar has been making lately. Watch Kanye West Confess He Hasn't Listened to Beck's…

  6. Watch Kanye West Confess He Hasn't Listened to Beck's 'Morning Phase': 'I'm Gonna Listen to the Album'

    February 23, 2015 4:59 AM EST So it turns out Kanye West might actually be a fan of Beck after all. "The other day I went out to dinner with Taylor Swift and ironically they were playing the Beck album in the background," he said during an interview with Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club . "I was…

  7. Grammy Awards 2015 Impact Analysis: Post-Show Sales Rise by 87 Percent

    February 21, 2015 3:15 PM EST Sam Smith and Beck get big sales boosts from the 2015 Grammy Awards. Now that a full week has passed since the 2015 Grammy Awards (Feb. 8), we can analyze the overall sales impact from the show. The 57th annual awards aired on CBS and featured performances from the likes of Sam Smith , Beck ,…

  8. Sam Smith, Sia & Beck Get Grammy Boost on Social 50 Chart

    February 20, 2015 3:39 PM EST Thanks to the Grammy Awards , Sam Smith finally hits the top 10 on the Social 50 chart, while Beck and Sia debut on the list. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instagram. The chart's methodology blends…

  9. Corner Office: Capitol Music Group Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett on Sam Smith and Beck's Grammy Sweep and Why Kanye West 'Needs a Therapist'

    February 20, 2015 1:00 PM EST You won't find any corner offices in Capitol Music Group's Los angeles headquarters, but at the top of the iconic circular tower sits a sharp chief executive. Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett , 62, has only logged two years on the job, following a 15-year stint at Sony Music, but his…

  10. Kanye West Disses Amber Rose, Teases a Collaborative Album With Drake

    February 20, 2015 12:20 PM EST In an interview on Power 105's The Breakfast Club , Kanye West discussed his own hypocrisy at the recent Grammy Awards , his ambition "to make a sexier Ugg," and his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose, saying that "if Kim had dated me when I first wanted to be with her there wouldn&…

  11. From the International Space Station, Astronauts Talk Beyonce's Grammy Snub, Alien Life

    February 19, 2015 2:55 PM EST The last few years have seen a rekindling of imagination and interest in space exploration and the loopy fundamentals of our understanding of the universe, from the mind-bending Interstellar to Neil deGrasse Tyson 's Seth MacFarlane -assisted reboot of Cosmos . According to rough…

  12. Pop Shop Podcast: Ask The Pop Shop, Drake, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' & More

    February 19, 2015 10:56 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  13. Neil Patrick Harris Happy For a 'Kanye Moment' at the Oscars

    February 18, 2015 11:20 PM EST Neil Patrick Harris might use his job as Oscar host as a way to meet his favorite stars. "I have, essentially, an all-access pass to the theater," Harris said during a recent interview. "So I love being able to stand there and say hello to people I've never met before. I…

  14. Drake's Surprise Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    February 18, 2015 12:00 PM EST Drake 's surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart as expected , easily scoring the hip-hop star his fourth chart-topper. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric…

  15. Happy Birthday, Ed Sheeran: 5 Great Performances

    February 17, 2015 10:00 AM EST Happy Birthday, Ed Sheeran! The singers turns 24 today, and to celebrate, we rounded up five memorable performances from the past year.  Check them out below. 5. You know you've arrived when you are not only asked to perform as part of Stevie Wonder's Grammy tribute , but asked to…

  16. Arcade Fire's Win Butler Mashes Up Kanye West's 'Jesus Walks' and Beck's 'Loser'

    February 17, 2015 9:53 AM EST Does 'Jesus Walks, Loser' (gasp) respect artistry? Is there anything let to say about Kanye West , Beck , Beyoncé and the 2015 Grammys that hasn't been said already? Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler thinks so. And even if you're over the drama by now, we suggest you take a…

  17. The Alt In Our Stars 2/17: Behind the Scenes at the 2015 Grammys

    February 17, 2015 9:42 AM EST Are you tired of hearing about  Beck ,  Kanye West ,  Beyoncé  and the 2015 Grammys? Yes? Maybe? Probably? Well, The Alt In Our Stars podcast made it worth your while to listen to one more discussion on the big night.  Host  Chris Payne  chatted with Billboard's  Joe Levy  and  Jason…

  18. 'SNL' 40th Anniversary: 'Wayne's World' Sketch Mocks Kanye West, Lorne Michaels

    February 16, 2015 12:35 AM EST Mike Myers and Dana Carvey reprised their classic Saturday Night Live characters Wayne and Garth on Sunday night's 40th anniversary special. During the Wayne's World  sketch toward the end of the 3-1/2-hour special, they did a top 10 list of best things about SNL -- and…

  19. Watch Kanye West Crash Matt Lauer's 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Introduction

    February 15, 2015 8:54 PM EST First Taylor Swift , then Beck and now... Matt Lauer? 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Show: Complete Guest List Kanye West jokingly stole the mic from Today host Lauer while he was introducing the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special on Sunday (Feb. 15). In addition to West, the…

  20. 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Show: Complete Guest List With Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Jack White

    February 13, 2015 9:15 PM EST Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend with a massive three and a half hour event Sunday night that will include more than 100 guests, ranging all the way from Adam Sandler to Zach Galifianakis. Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Taylor Swift & Justin Timberlake All In…

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