1. LeAnn Rimes Announces New Single On RCA UK, 'The Story'

    June 17, 2016 10:53 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes returns next week with a new single, "The Story," her first release on RCA-UK. "The Story" was written by Phil Hanseroth and a version of the song served as the title track for a 2007 album from  Brandi Carlile . "The Story" starts out as a plaintive…

  2. Maroon 5 Members Speak Out On Illegal Logging After Rainforest Trip; Documentary Premieres at Grammy Museum

    May 17, 2016 12:52 PM EDT Members of Maroon 5 and Guster, who traveled last year to the Guatemalan rain forest, are featured in a new documentary on illegal logging of the hard woods used to create musical instruments.  The project also explores sustainable sources for wood. The 20-minute film, Instruments of Change:…

  3. 2016 GLAAD Nominees: Caitlyn Jenner, Adam Lambert, Troye Sivan, Le1f & More

    January 27, 2016 11:32 AM EST Caitlyn Jenner and Adam Lambert are among the nominees for the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards for addressing LGBT media advocacy and representation. Adam Lambert Pays Tribute to David Bowie: 'He Treated His Departure Like a Work of Art' Jenner is being recognized for her E! reality…

  4. Tomorrow's Hits: R. City, Anderson East & Rico Richie

    July 17, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. R. City St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands songwriting/production duo R. City (brothers Theron and Timothy Thomas) releases its new single as an artist,…

  5. SXSW 2015: Iggy Azalea Surprises, Leon Bridges Astounds & 26 More Standout Moments From Day 2

    March 19, 2015 11:20 AM EDT With the music portion in full swing at SXSW, we're bringing you daily recaps of the action from Austin. Here are 28 unforgettable moments from music's second big day at the fest. SXSW 2015: Check Out Our Full Coverage Here   12:20PM -- The War On Drugs wrap up their soundcheck…

  6. Brandi Carlile Aiming for Top 10 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    March 06, 2015 9:25 PM EST Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile is aiming for her second top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as The Firewatcher's Daughter could debut in the region next week. Industry forecasters suggest the set, which was released on March 3 through ATO Records, may earn about 40,000 in…

  7. Amazon Prime Music Debuts First Exclusive Content

    November 24, 2014 5:11 PM EST Amazon has made exclusive video a component of Prime Instant Video streaming service, its answer to Netflix. Now the company is doing the same with music -- sort of. Amazon quietly debuted last week its first exclusive music release, the 43-track, Christmas-themed All Is Bright , through…

  8. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry Ties Rihanna's Pop Songs Record

    July 30, 2012 3:45 PM EDT Feel the love! Perry matches Rihanna's record nine Pop Songs toppers. Plus, Train, Kylie Minogue, fun. and Kenny Chesney notch new No. 1s. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the…

  9. Alan Jackson Scores Top Debut on Billboard 200, Adele's Back at No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his latest effort, "Thirty Miles West." The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after more than 20 years with his previous (and…

  10. Adele's '21' Going For 24th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    June 06, 2012 7:47 PM EDT That Adele reign just won't stop. The diva's "21" album could return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week, so say industry sources. Those in the know suggest the set will sell over 70,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, June 10 -- enough to secure the top…

  11. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:25 AM EST Band Sets 2012 Tour Dates Dave Matthews Band , one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road, save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets than any act on the…

  12. 'American Idol' Keeps Portland Weird at Auditions

    February 02, 2012 10:55 AM EST There's a popular phrase in Portland -- evidenced by a number of signs found across the city -- bearing the saying "Keep Portland Weird." Wednesday night's "Idol" auditions, for the most part, did that motto proud. It was certainly the season's most eclectic…

  13. Bob Seger, Kid Rock, The Killers Top Inaugural Orlando Calling Fest Lineup

    July 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Rockers both modern ( Kid Rock , the Killers , the Raconteurs ) and classic ( Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band , the Doobie Brothers ) along with a smattering of country, blues, folk, R&B and hip-hop artists will be performing at the inaugural Orlando Calling festival Nov. 12-13 at…

  14. Brandi Carlile Finishes Fourth Album Before Ray LaMontagne Tour

    May 10, 2011 4:29 PM EDT In the wake of her relatively formal and staid orchestral concert album, Brandi Carlile promises that her upcoming fourth studio album "sounds like a band that's absolutely pent up and totally overflowing with rock 'n' roll and couldn't wait to get in the studio and…

  15. Katy Perry's 'E.T.' Widens Lead Atop Hot 100

    April 06, 2011 1:03 PM EDT K aty Perry's "E.T.," featuring Kanye West, spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, solidifying its top standing by claiming dual Digital and Airplay Gainer honors. Katy Perry's 'E.T.' Rockets to No. 1 on Hot 100 Spurred by the premiere of its…

  16. 'Grey's Anatomy' Musical Episode to Feature Cast Singing Fray, Snow Patrol

    March 11, 2011 11:30 AM EST "How to Save a Life," the song that brought an audience to the Fray from its placement in ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," will be treated to a group sing-along in the show's musical episode airing March 31. With a Tony Award winner in the cast, Sara Ramirez, it'…

  17. Indigo Girls Toast to 'Happy Days' on Holiday Album

    October 07, 2010 5:15 PM EDT The Indigo Girls' upcoming holiday album, "Holly Happy Days," is the rarest of entries in the duo's catalog. "We just both had a desire to do it at the same time, which doesn't always happen with us," Emily Saliers tells Billboard.com. The 12-track set, due…

  18. Sarah McLachlan, Miranda Lambert Among Lilith Highlights

    July 12, 2010 9:19 AM EDT Despite lackluster ticket sales, 11 date cancellations and co-headliner Kelly Clarkson dropping out, Lilith Fair 2010 proved that after a 10-year absence, it's still a viable tour. Brandi Carlile kicked off the main-stage entertainment at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine with…

  19. 14 Hot Bonnaroo Cameos And Covers From Saturday

    June 13, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Check out these fourteen great covers, quotes, and cameos from Bonnaroo's hot action on Saturday (June 12). Weezer rocked Lady Gaga, Jay-Z gave a shout out to Stevie Wonder and Jack White , Norah Jones took on Johnny Cash, and more. Bonnaroo Main | Bonnaroo 2010 Photos 10 Awesome…

  20. Bonnaroo 2010

    June 12, 2010 10:00 AM EDT chartArticle_ignore Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival VIDEO ALL VIDEO » NEWS & FEATURES FEATURE Saturday's 14 Best Bits NEWS Kid Cudi makes it to his Bonnaroo set despite New York arrest. NEWS Conan O'Brien Rocks Bonnaroo Friday NEWS The XX buzz at Bonnaroo. NEWS Bonnaroo starts…

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