1. Bruno Mars' Super Bowl Show Sending Him Back to Top 10 on Billboard 200

    February 03, 2014 3:17 PM EST Bruno Mars is set to return to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, thanks to his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday, Feb. 2. According to estimates from industry sources, the entertainer's latest album, "Unorthodox Jukebox," sold perhaps 40,000 copies in the…

  2. Poll: Who Should Perform at the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show?

    February 03, 2014 2:20 PM EST Vote now! With Bruno Mars' epic Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show now in the books, it's officially time to start speculating about next year's big game, and which artist will be the one to take center field at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona…

  3. Junior Prom's 'Junior Prom' EP: Exclusive Premiere

    February 03, 2014 11:50 AM EST Listen to the Brooklyn duo's five-song debut before they hit the road with Panic! At The Disco. Junior Prom, the Brooklyn duo of Mark Solomich and Erik Ratensperger, has created an arresting debut EP on Elektra Records after turning heads last year with the tracks "Sheila Put The…

  4. 10 Super Bowl Tweets from Justin Bieber, Diddy, Ariana Grande and More

    February 02, 2014 10:37 PM EST Well, Super Bowl XLVIII was a dud—a 35 point drubbing, with the Seattle Seahawks whipping the Denver Broncos. Still, social media, including mega star musicians hopped on Twitter to provide commentary that at times was more fun to watch than the game itself. The Music of Super Bowl XLVIII:…

  5. Bruno Mars Rocks Saint Laurent Outfit at Super Bowl

    February 02, 2014 10:05 PM EST Bruno Mars brought retro glamor to the stage for Super Bowl XLVIII, scoring a style Touchdown at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The singer hit the stage performing a solid gold lineup of “Locked Out of Heaven," "Treasure," and a romantic rendition of "Just the Way You Are…

  6. Kendrick Lamar Performance Highlights Maxim's NYC Super Bowl Party Saturday

    February 02, 2014 1:00 PM EST Kendrick Lamar never quite got settled last night (Feb. 1), when he arrived at New York’s Espace for Maxim Magazine’s Big Game Weekend Super Bowl XLVIII party (presented by Talent Resources Sports ). The Los Angeles rhymer hit the stage hours into the lavish, star-filled event—one with the…

  7. Jay Z & Beyonce Rule 'Saturday' Super Bowl Party in NYC

    February 02, 2014 10:30 AM EST Beyonce is making Super Bowl weekend performances something of a habit. A year after performing for the big game at the Superdome in New Orleans, Beyonce performed for a smaller crowd Saturday night (Feb. 1) as Jay Z brought his wife out for a surprise cameo during his concert for DirecTV&…

  8. Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock NYC Saturday Super Bowl Concerts

    February 02, 2014 10:00 AM EST “I wish I could play you our whole new record," Foo's Dave Grohl teased onstage in Manhattan, "but… It’s a f**kin’ surprise.” 'Twas the night before Super Bowl XLVIII and with headlining shows from Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers , rock was in full effect…

  9. Super Bowl Ads: Why You'll Hear New Music by Passenger, U2, One Republic and Zedd

    February 02, 2014 6:00 AM EST Ever since fun. skyrocketed to stardom from the use of “We Are Young” in a 2012 Super Bowl commercial for Chevrolet , brands, bands, publishers and music supervisors at top ad agencies alike have all been scrambling to re-create the lightning in-a-bottle effect that can only come from pairing…

  10. Green Day's 'Dookie' at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    February 01, 2014 2:20 PM EST Quick histories of punk rock often highlight the immortal class of 1977 (Pistols, Clash, Ramones) and then jump to the crossover success of Nirvana and Green Day in the 90s. That's entirely misleading, overlooking an multitude of amazing punk and post-punk albums in between, but…

  11. Black Keys, Maroon 5 Highlight Friday's NYC Super Bowl Shows

    February 01, 2014 12:50 PM EST The blitz of music taking over New York City during Super Bowl week continues with a pair of concerts at legendary venues The Black Keys didn't mess around on Friday night (Jan. 31), in what was likely their final show at New York City's legendary Roseland Ballroom, slated to…

  12. Howard Stern's 60th Bash: The Full Report From The Birthday Blowout

    February 01, 2014 11:18 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night. In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive producer Gary Dell'Abate noted that, last year,…

  13. Daft Punk & Kacey Musgraves Heading for Huge Post-GRAMMY Sales Gains

    January 31, 2014 6:44 PM EST Both Daft Punk and Kacey Musgraves are primed to return to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the wake of last Sunday's (Jan. 26) GRAMMY Awards. Daft Punk, which won multiple awards and performed on the show, will likely see its "Random Access Memories" album zoom…

  14. Bruno Mars’ Super Bowl Hair will be ‘Shiny, Big & Angular,’ says Hairstylist Jason Schneidman

    January 31, 2014 4:07 PM EST Bruno Mars always makes a statement with his hair. Buzzed, styled or au naturel, “Gorilla” singer knows how to whip his hair back and forth.  Bruno’s noteworthy ‘dos are largely influenced by celebrity hairstylist Jason Schneidman. Jason, also known as “The Men’s Groomer,” met Bruno years ago…

  15. Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' Cleans Up: The Story Behind The Fast-Moving Hit

    January 31, 2014 1:55 PM EST The pop singer lands his fourth top 10 thanks to celeb-driven viral dirty talk. After spinning tales of earnest romance on his previous two singles, Jason Derulo ditches the nice-guy act on "Talk Dirty" — and the result is the fourth top 10 single of his career. The boisterous club…

  16. Arlo Guthrie Remembers Pete Seeger: 'He Brought Humanity Together With His Actions'

    January 31, 2014 11:50 AM EST The first time I ever got involved in anything that could be called controversial was when my class in the fifth or sixth grade took a trip to hear a Pete Seeger concert. I was going to school in Brooklyn, and the class went to the venue in a little school bus, and outside the concert, the…

  17. Backstage With Billy Joel: The Billboard Cover Story Interview (Exclusive)

    January 31, 2014 11:15 AM EST Half a century into his career, Billy Joel has taken on a game-changing residency at Madison Square Garden. In a wide-ranging interview, Joel talks about why his career endures, and where it's going Some 20 years since he released his last album of new songs, Billy Joel, who marks…

  18. Miley Cyrus Appears On 'The Tonight Show', Gives Justin Bieber Advice: Watch

    January 31, 2014 5:31 AM EST Miley Cyrus may have found the solution to Justin Bieber's recent legal troubles: stay home and hire some good help. The pop star appeared on The Tonight Show, where Jay Leno asked her what advice she would give to Bieber, who was arrested for a DUI in Florida last week and on Wednesday…

  19. ‘Back to the Future’ Musical Heading To London’s West End

    January 31, 2014 4:28 AM EST Director Robert Zemeckis is literally going back into the past for his next project - a stage musical of "Back to the Future." Producers said Thursday night that a show adapted from the sci-fi comedy franchise starring Michael J. Fox will open in London's West End in 2015, the…

  20. Bruno Mars Talks Super Bowl Show: 'It's My Job to Uplift the People'

    January 30, 2014 7:25 PM EST Bruno Mars is just days away from headlining the Super Bowl halftime show -- whether he's ready for it or not. "I've never had to do a press conference before I perform, so it just got real, I guess!" he joked at a press conference at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater in…

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