1. Three Days Grace 'Almost Done' New Album, Predict 2015 Release

    July 18, 2014 11:21 AM EDT "There's definitely a new fire in Three Days Grace," says bassist Brad Walst. Canadian rockers Three Days Grace are well on their way towards the group's fifth album, and first with new singer Matt Walst. "We've got a lot, man," bassist Brad Walst, Matt'…

  2. 20 Best Love Songs By Real-Life Couples

    February 13, 2014 12:40 PM EST Whether it’s a chart-topping pop pair, an R&B/hip-hop power couple or a country king and queen, it’s the natural inclination for a musically inclined romantic couple to collaborate – or for a platonic pair of singer to find love during heated recording sessions. In honor of Valentine’s…

  3. Drake's Family Message: How 'Nothing Was The Same' Inspired Personal Reflection (Opinion)

    September 17, 2013 2:10 PM EDT "Heard once that in dire times when you need a sign, that's when they appear/ Guess since my text message didn't resonate, I'll just say it here." Two days before Drake's third studio album, "Nothing Was the Same," surfaced on the Internet, he…

  4. Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

    February 27, 2013 11:37 AM EST Scott Weiland has been fired from the Stone Temple Pilots, the alternative rock band he has fronted since 1986, the group announced in a one-line statement on Wednesday. No other information has been given on the termination and a rep for the band has not responded at press time. The band&…

  5. Keith Urban Talks Love of Nashville

    August 16, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Keith Urban has made no secret of his love for Nashville -- past and present, and those emotions shine through loud and clear as the Capitol Nashville recording artist recently took viewers around Music City for an episode of "Going Home" on Ram Country on Yahoo! Music . In his…

  6. Estelle Returns, Fresh Off A Smash Single and Breakup, with 'All of Me'

    March 02, 2012 3:15 PM EST "I be international. Catch me all around the world," Estelle purrs on "International (Serious)," a towering electro-hip-hop cut featuring Chris Brown and Trey Songz that appears on the British singer's long-delayed third album, "All of Me." "That's…

  7. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  8. SBTRKT Catches 'Fire' with Drake Remix, Self-Titled Debut

    June 25, 2011 11:00 AM EDT For European dance music producers looking to broaden their audience in the United States, it's hard to beat a Drake remix. The platinum-selling rap superstar is known for hopping on songs by artists that fall far outside the confines of rap- Lykke Li , Jamie xx , Jai Paul -and expanding…

  9. James Durbin on 'Idol' Elimination: 'I Haven't Failed At All'

    May 13, 2011 2:38 PM EDT James Durbin's impressive run on "American Idol" ended last night (May 12) in a shocking elimination that left the rocker visibly upset. While Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart and Lauren Alaina move on to the Top 3, Durbin, who had never entered the Bottom 2 during the show'…

  10. Ask Billboard: StarGate, Michael Jackson, Pia Toscano

    April 08, 2011 6:05 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. THE PRODUCERS Hi…

  11. MC Hammer Responds To Jay-Z

    November 05, 2010 10:13 AM EDT Although Jay-Z said he gives props to MC Hammer in his "Decoded" book, Hammerman isn't impressed. Instead, he took to his twitter to let the world know he's not moved by the mention. Jay-Z Talks About MC Hammer Diss "He Blindsided me with "So Appalled" and…

  12. 'American Idol' Judge Job Poses Risks and Opportunities

    August 06, 2010 3:30 PM EDT G oodbye , Simon Cowell. Goodbye , Ellen DeGeneres. Hello, Judge to Be Named Later. Amid the past week's flurry of rumors about who would fill the two vacant judge slots on "American Idol" -- Jennifer Lopez , Steven Tyler , Harry Connick Jr. and Chris Isaak among them -- one…

  13. Trapt Taking Blindside, Aphasia On The Road

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. The groups will spend most of the next three months on tour in North America, beginning Sept. 10 in Boston and running…

  14. Hill's 'Fireflies' Lights Up The Billboard 200

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill's return to her country roots earns the songstress her third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Fireflies." Her sixth effort for Warner Bros. Nashville sold 329,000 copies in the United State Faith Hill's return to her country roots earns the songstress her third…

  15. B&E: Krystal Meyers

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Krystal Meyers. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Sixteen-year-old Krystal Meyers is often compared to Avril Lavigne. She has a…

  16. Prosecution Rests In Jackson Trial

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two months of dramatic testimony in which they sought to prove that the pop star molested a teenage cancer pati Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two…

  17. TV On The Radio Finds Good Reception

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Of the multitude of New York-based rock bands to garner recent media attention, surely the most unique musical personality belongs to TV On The Radio, a Brooklyn quintet whose two releases on Touch & Go have fueled major interest. Curiosity…

  18. The Tangled Web

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: KaZaA, Missy Elliott and the Scumfrog. KAZAA LIVES: The Dutch Supreme Court on Dec. 19 dismissed a long-running legal challenge to shut down Internet peer-to-peer service KaZaA. The Supreme Court, the highest…

  19. Billboard Bits: Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader Billy Corgan has contributed guitar to a song on Swedish rock band Blindside's forthcoming album. "Billy Corgan heard a song, flipped out, and asked if he could play guitar on the record," the band&…

  20. Injury Scotches Hoobastank Tour

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Hoobastank has pulled itself off the road due to an injury suffered by band member Dan Estrin. The guitarist needed surgery to remove a blood clot caused by a small fracture in his skull that Rock act Hoobastank has pulled itself off the road due to an injury suffered by band member…

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