1. Blink-182: The Billboard Cover Story

    September 16, 2011 11:00 AM EDT It's Sept. 3, and Blink-182 is about to tear through a bunch of snotty anthems and trademark masturbation jokes during its show at Salt Lake City's USANA Amphitheatre. Hours before the concert, bassist Mark Hoppus is sitting outside in a black T-shirt and gold sunglasses, drinking…

  2. Blink-182 Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    September 15, 2011 5:45 PM EDT For Blink-182 , breaking up was easy to do. Now, the pop punk band is back with a massive tour and a dynamic new album… but it was no cake walk getting there. We break down the return of Travis, Mark and Tom in this week's Billboard Magazine (out Friday). Awesome cover, right? Also In…

  3. Billboard Bits: Rihanna May Guest Judge 'X Factor,' Nas Releasing Memoir

    September 12, 2011 6:57 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna To Serve as 'X Factor' Guest Judge? Rihanna will reportedly join fellow female pop divas Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger on the upcoming U.S. version of "The X Factor." The singer…

  4. Blink-182 Stirs Social 50 Chart With 'Up All Night' Video Debut

    September 08, 2011 3:27 PM EDT Blink-182 debuts at No. 21 on Billboard's Social 50 due to the buzz generated by the release of the video for their latest single "Up All Night." Since debuting on Aug. 25, the video has accumulated 2.2 million YouTube views. The next day, the group challenged fans to upload…

  5. My Chemical Romance Drummer Speaks, Admits 'Tremendous Mistake'

    September 06, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Following the announcement last Friday that he was fired from My Chemical Romance , drummer Michael Pedicone has released a statement to Kerrang! , shedding more light on the incident. My Chemical Romance Drummer Fired for 'Stealing' "Almost as soon as I began touring with MCR…

  6. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi, Enrique Iglesias, Keith Urban

    August 26, 2011 2:40 PM EDT Bon Jovi grabs the top spot on Hot Tours for the fifth time this year, with recent box office grosses totaling $46.9 million reported from the final month of the band's Live 2011 Tour that wrapped at the end of July. Kicking off the last set of Bon Jovi concerts was a sold-out…

  7. Blink-182 Mixes New Cuts With Classics at Long Island Show

    August 08, 2011 3:38 PM EDT After kicking off the 2011 Honda Civic Tour on Friday in Holmdel, New Jersey, Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance headed east for a two night-stint at the Jones Beach Theater in Long Island on Saturday (Aug. 6). The mostly adolescent crowd was presumably full of hormones, angst, Red Bull, and…

  8. Blink-182 Release New 'Neighborhoods' Track, 'Heart's All Gone': Listen

    August 05, 2011 4:45 PM EDT After releasing "Up All Night," their first new single in seven years, last month, Blink-182 slyly issued another track from their forthcoming "Neighborhoods" album online on Thursday (Aug. 4). "Heart's All Gone" was posted on a new website that guitarist…

  9. Blink-182 'Up All Night' With Fan Video Montage

    August 04, 2011 6:00 PM EDT The special-made video for "Up All Night," Blink-182's first single since going on hiatus in 2005, is a montage using all the fan videos made with the band's music over the years. Watch below as children, teenagers, adults and animations rock out to their favorite Blink…

  10. Greyson Chance Live Q&A + Performance: Watch Again

    August 01, 2011 5:10 PM EDT Chart Article Greyson Chance Watch Again. Plus: Hear Greyson's Full Debut Album Right Now, Right Here! Photo by Rachel Been Since his wildly popular YouTube cover of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," Greyson Chance has demonstrated an impressive musical prowess and charisma,…

  11. Kelly Rowland Live Q&A: Watch It Again

    July 26, 2011 6:50 PM EDT Chart Article Kelly Rowland Photo by Rachel Been Kelly Rowland 's already sizzling summer got even hotter with the release of her highly-anticipated third solo album on July 26. And one day before "Here I Am" dropped, she was here at Billboard.com answering fan tweets and…

  12. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Shout-Outs Kathy Griffin's S&M' Cover, Vanilla Ice On Justin Bieber

    July 22, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Digs Kathy Griffin's Cover of 'S&M' She may be bad, but she's perfectly good at it: Comedian Kathy Griffin was captured doing a karaoke version of Rihanna's smash, "S&M…

  13. LMFAO Still Atop Hot 100, Demi Lovato Debuts In Top 10

    July 20, 2011 3:40 PM EDT LMFAO spends its third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 21) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem" (feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock), while Demi Lovato scores her first top 10 debut, as "Skyscraper" soars in at No. 10. "Party"…

  14. Blink-182 Return with 'Up All Night' Single: Listen

    July 15, 2011 10:29 AM EDT After a six-year wait, Blink-182 fans finally have some new music. The pop-punk veterans unveiled "Up All Night," the first single from their self-produced new album, Thursday night (July 14). "Up All Night" sounds as ripe for a stadium sing-along as any previous Blink…

  15. Blink-182 To Release New Single, 'Up All Night,' on Friday

    July 13, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Hold onto your hats, pop-punk fans, because the long wait for new Blink-182 music is almost over: the group has set the release of a new single for this Friday (July 15). According to a post on the group's Facebook page , the new track, "Up All Night," will premiere on Los…

  16. The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green Lead Virgin Mobile FreeFest Bill

    July 11, 2011 12:55 AM EDT The Black Keys , Deadmau5 , Cee Lo Green , TV on the Radio , Patti Smith , Empire of the Sun , and Cut Copy are among the acts booked for the third annual Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a free music festival set for Sept. 10 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Filling out the main…

  17. The Cool Kids Talk New Album, Working with Pharrell

    July 07, 2011 4:15 PM EDT The Cool Kids debut album, "When Fish Ride Bicycles," has been in the works for the past three years. Countless delays and label troubles have forced the duo, consisting of Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks, to continually postpone the record, leaving in their wake an EP, "The…

  18. David Guetta Live Q&A: Archived Video

    June 29, 2011 10:35 AM EDT Chart Article David Guetta Watch The Archived Video! Photo by Vinny Pereira David Guetta rocked clubs everywhere with 2009's "One Love," and soon he'll be back with a fifth studio album, "Nothing But The Beat." The album, out Aug. 30, features a laundry list of A…

  19. Blink-182's DeLonge: New Album Will Include Throwbacks, 'Prog-Rock' Songs

    June 23, 2011 3:10 PM EDT Though its first album in seven years will be just turned in when it starts its headlining run on the Honda Civic Tour on Aug. 5, blink-182 will definitely be previewing the new songs during its concerts. "Oh, definitely," the group's Mark Hoppus told Billboard.com during a…

  20. All Time Low Do Some 'Dirty Work' With Rivers Cuomo, The-Dream

    June 07, 2011 4:20 PM EDT A ll Time Low knows how to write a monster hook and a shout-out-loud chorus, but that doesn't mean its members can't get a few tips from the master. "Working with Rivers [Cuomo] was amazing," All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth tells Billboard.com. The outcome of that…

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