1. Kanye West, Jane's Addiction, Killers Headlining Lollapalooza Chile

    January 28, 2011 11:30 AM EST K anye West , Jane's Addiction and the Killers will help Lollapalooza make its overseas debut this spring, as the U.S. festival heads to Chile on April 2 and 3. The full lineup for the festival, which will be held in O'Higgins Park in Santiago and produced by Lotus Productions and…

  2. Conan O'Brien Rocks With Jack White for TBS Premiere

    November 09, 2010 12:26 PM EST We knew Conan O'Brien could tear it up on the axe after we saw him play guitar alongside Neil Young on the last episode of his "Tonight Show." Coco lived up to his own high standards of rock on the premiere of his new TBS talk show last night (Nov. 8) by dueting with Jack White…

  3. Ben Harper Divorcing Wife Laura Dern

    October 12, 2010 5:50 PM EDT Court records show musician Ben Harper has filed for divorce from Laura Dern after nearly five years of marriage. The Grammy Award-winning Harper signed and filed the divorce petition on Friday in Los Angeles. He is seeking joint custody of their two children and says the couple separated in…

  4. 21 Under 21: Cody Simpson

    September 23, 2010 1:23 PM EDT No. 20: Cody Simpson Birthday: January 11, 1997 (age 13) Why He's Hot: If you're looking for the next teen pop heartthrob with a great haircut and international cache, Cody Simpson's your man. The 13-year-old Australian joined the fray this summer with "iYiYiYi," an…

  5. Cody Simpson 'Steal's A Ben Harper Tune

    September 13, 2010 10:00 AM EDT It's tough to expect a 13-year-old to nail the romantic subtleties of Ben Harper's "Steal My Kisses," but Australian YouTube sensation Cody Simpson delivers a sumptuous rendition of the song for this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. The singer-songwriter performs…

  6. Eddie Vedder, Johnny Depp and Patti Smith Rock Little Rock

    August 30, 2010 7:35 PM EDT Pearl Jam 's Eddie Vedder and the Dixie Chicks ' Natalie Maines were the two big headliners at the West Memphis Three benefit in Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday night (Aug. 28). But lo and behold, some other famous faces showed up at Robinson Hall to lend their support to…

  7. Lady Gaga Protests Arizona Immigration Law at Phoenix Concert

    August 02, 2010 1:43 PM EDT L ady Gaga spoke out against SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration law, at her Monster Ball tour stop in Phoenix this weekend, mincing no words as she told thousands of her screaming fans to "actively protest prejudice and injustice." "I got a phone call from a…

  8. Conor Oberst Pens Open Letter To Arizona Promoter Charlie Levy

    July 02, 2010 12:53 PM EDT Bright Eyes' mainman Conor Oberst has been an outspoken advocate for Zack de la Rocha's Sound Strike effort , joining fellow musicians and artists in a campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. Ry Cooder, Nine Inch Nails, and comedian Chris…

  9. Zack de la Rocha Ups the Rage Against Arizona Immigration Law

    June 28, 2010 2:30 PM EDT R age Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha is stepping up his campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. In addition to adding Ry Cooder , Nine Inch Nails , and comedian Chris Rock to the growing list of artists who are refusing to perform…

  10. Robert Randolph "Walk" Video Q&A

    May 14, 2010 5:00 PM EDT "We basically wanted to get Robert Randolph and the Family Band and a bunch of great artists together to help me capture a vision of 100 years of American roots music," pedal-steel player Randolph said of his upcoming album "We Walk This Road," when Billboard.com caught up…

  11. Massive Attack, Phil Collins, Roxy Music To Play Montreux

    April 29, 2010 9:22 AM EDT Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music , Massive Attack and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said on Thursday. Former Genesis singer and drummer Collins will delve into 1960s Motown and soul before…

  12. Rock Photographer Jim Marshall Dies At 74

    March 25, 2010 6:53 AM EDT Music photographer Jim Marshall , who spent more than a half-century capturing rock-and-roll royalty ranging from the Beatles to Ben Harper at work and in repose, has died. He was 74. Aaron Zych, a manager at the Morrison Hotel Galleries in New York City, confirmed Marshall's death on…

  13. Taio Cruz's 'Break' Out, Billy Corgan Hiring

    March 10, 2010 4:23 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, British newcomer Taio Cruz jumps a record 52 spots to top the Billboard Hot 100 with "Break Your Heart," which features Ludacris . Rapper DMX was arrested in Arizona after admitting to breaking the terms of his…

  14. Ringo Starr Honored With Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2010 5:55 AM EST A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday evening during a whimsical ceremony that also marked the 50th anniversary of the sidewalk attraction's groundbreaking. Starr's name was the 2,401st to be unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of…

  15. Grammy Weekend Begins with Neil Young Tribute

    January 31, 2010 10:17 AM EST Neil Young sat in the audience as 20 of his best known songs were performed on stage. Elton John , James Taylor , Dave Matthews and more than a dozen other artists launched Grammy weekend with performances honoring Young as the MusiCares Person of the Year. The annual event celebrates an…

  16. Conan O'Brien Plays Guitar, Recruits Neil Young & Will Ferrell For Last 'Tonight Show'

    January 23, 2010 6:27 PM EST Conan O'Brien ended his short-lived gig as host of NBC's "Tonight Show" on Friday night (Jan. 22), and the comedian went out with a star-studded episode that featured two memorable musical numbers. First, O'Brien brought out special guest Neil Young for a moving…

  17. Ringo Starr Says 'Y Not' For New Album, Tour

    January 11, 2010 5:00 AM EST R ingo Starr says that "a lot of luck went into" his new album, "Y Not," particularly in assembling the all-star cast that co-wrote songs with him and play on the album. "People just came out and supported me 'cause I was doing it," Starr tells Billboard.com…

  18. Ringo, McCartney Duet On Starr's Latest Solo Album

    November 19, 2009 2:43 PM EST R ingo Starr is joined by his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney for a duet on "Y Not," the drummer's forthcoming solo album due out Jan. 12, 2010 on Hip-O Records/UMe. The album also includes vocal turns by Joss Stone , Ben Harper and Richard Marx as well as musical and…

  19. Jack Johnson Includes Eddie Vedder, Ben Harper Collaborations On 'En Concert'

    October 20, 2009 11:00 AM EDT With his "En Concert" film and live album coming Oct. 27, Jack Johnson sees his fifth studio album on the horizon as well. "I think we're starting to get together a new album right now," Johnson tells Billboard.com. "Whenever it seems like there's an album&…

  20. Video: Mos Def "Embedded" Preview

    October 13, 2009 1:44 PM EDT "Current Music Presents: Embedded" is a six-part special series that gives fans intimate, behind-the-scenes access to their favorite artists. Billboard.com has an exclusive, extended sneak-peak at the first episode featuring rapper Mos Def right here. "Every time I come to…

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