1. Sundance 2014: Watch 2 Chainz Perform 'Spend It' & Talk 2 Good 2 Be T.R.U. Tour

    January 19, 2014 7:50 PM EST "I don't know how to snowboard,” 2 Chainz joked last night (Jan. 18) on stage headlining the evening’s edition of the concert series at Park City Live during Sundance 2014. “[I] don't know how to ski. I'm just talking s**t. I was raised in the trap." Bringing on as…

  2. Rock on the Range 2014: Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock Headlining

    January 16, 2014 11:11 AM EST In its eighth year, Columbus, Ohio's Rock on the Range festival has expanded to a full three-day lineup, with Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock serving as the 2014 headliners. The full lineup for the hard rock fest, taking place from May 16-18 at Columbus Crew Stadium,…

  3. Neil Young Slams Canada's Leaders, Big Oil for 'Killing' First Nation Communities

    January 13, 2014 4:29 AM EST It has all the hallmarks of a Hollywood thriller: Big Oil mines Canada's vast oil reserves upstream from a First Nation community, while one man, a rock legend, spearheads a legal fight to avert environmental catastrophe. That rock legend is Neil Young, who on Sunday said Canada's…

  4. Justin Bieber Accused of Egging Neighbor's Home

    January 12, 2014 2:20 PM EST The pop star has been named as a suspect in a misdemeanor vandalism and assault crime report for allegedly throwing eggs at a neighbor's home. Sheriff's deputies are investigating Justin Bieber for yet another neighborly dispute that could land him in court. Los Angeles County…

  5. Amiri Baraka, Poet and Activist, Dead at 79

    January 09, 2014 8:02 PM EST The writer authored several nonfiction music books in addition to recording his own music Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died.…

  6. Ke$ha Rips Off Clothes in Self-Directed 'Dirty Love' Clip: Watch

    January 02, 2014 11:15 AM EST "Dirty Love" is the least candy-colored song on Ke$ha's sophomore album "Warrior," and accordingly, the music video for the pop star's latest single -- which doubles as Ke$ha's directorial debut! -- is gritty, darkly lit and unapologetic in its confetti…

  7. Justin Bieber 'Believe' Doc Bombs at Box Office

    December 29, 2013 9:07 AM EST The film may only take in $4.5 million in its first-five days, a fraction of what Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never" made and by far the worst showing among concert documentaries featuring the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus and One Direction. How Justin Bieber's fortunes have…

  8. Justin Bieber Tells Twitter: 'I'm Officially Retiring'

    December 25, 2013 3:10 AM EST Justin Bieber handed a bitter Christmas present to millions of Beliebers. Just before midnight on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), the singer tweeted that he was “officially retiring.” However, Bieber calmed the nerves (and likely confused the minds) of his nearly 48-million followers about…

  9. Wax Signs Single Deal With Ultra Music

    December 17, 2013 4:30 AM EST When The Hollywood Reporter spoke with budding Los Angeles rapper Wax earlier this year about getting dropped from Island Def Jam, he excitedly explained his goal to go independent and work outside of the major label system that had made him "depressed" and stunted his creativity.…

  10. The Hives Apologize for Dedicating 'Tick Tick Boom' to Boston

    December 06, 2013 8:19 PM EST Alt-rockers The Hives are in hot water after comments made during the band's show in Boston Thursday night that many deemed insensitive to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year. While opening for Pink at Boston's TD Garden Dec. 5, Hives frontman Pelle Almqvist…

  11. David Bowie's 'I'd Rather Be High' Video Studies Bombs, Balloons & Dancing Soldiers: Watch

    December 05, 2013 6:17 AM EST David Bowie’s hasn’t taken his comeback on the road, yet. But he’s certainly been prolific on the music-video front. The Thin White Duke has dropped a clip for “I’d Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)," another song lifted from his return album “The Next Day.” The video, directed by London…

  12. Ask Billboard: Why Aren't Power Ballads So Powerful Anymore?

    November 29, 2013 4:05 PM EST An analysis of why slow songs ruled top 40 in the late '80s but don't, for the most part, now. Plus, Hall & Oates' top 10 hits and Tom Wopat, 'Luke Duke' himself, stops by As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music…

  13. Hall & Oates Plan New Music, Talk Rock Hall Nomination and Legacy

    November 29, 2013 11:30 AM EST Almost 10 years since charting their last single, and a month after the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominated the group for the first time, Daryl Hall and John Oates plan to record again.   "Never say never," Oates told Billboard in a recent phone interview from his Colorado home. …

  14. 'Glee' Recap: The Team Hit All the Right Keys In Billy Joel 'Movin' Episode

    November 22, 2013 5:58 AM EST This week we learn about confidence by way of Billy Joel. Faced with Sue completely ignoring careers in the arts at the school’s first annual career fair, Schue has the club celebrate Billy Joel, an artist who struggled to become a legend when the world was against him. Two of McKinley’s own…

  15. Voodoo Experience 2013: 10 Best Moments From Pearl Jam, Macklemore and Others

    November 04, 2013 2:16 PM EST Perfect fall weather and big sets from headliners Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, and the Cure enthralled throngs of concertgoers during the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience's three days of music this weekend (Nov. 1-3) at New Orleans' City Park. PHOTOS: VOODOO EXPERIENCE 2013…

  16. The 15 Scariest Music Videos Ever

    October 31, 2013 9:00 AM EDT We expect scary videos from Ozzy, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, but the dark side isn't just relegated to those with a spooky musical flair. Pop stars like Michael Jackson and Chris Brown have gotten in on the haunted fun, turning in clips that range from the cheesily eerie to the…

  17. Lady Gaga's 'Do What U Want' Change-Up: The Big Bet On Her R. Kelly Duet

    October 25, 2013 2:05 PM EDT "Venus" was supposed to be the second single from "ARTPOP" -- until "Do What U Want" was released and quickly changed plans. Inside an unexpected move from one of the world's biggest pop stars. At 12:01 a.m. ET on Monday morning (Oct. 21), Lady Gaga…

  18. Kelly Clarkson Sees 'Red': The Billboard Cover Story

    October 18, 2013 11:30 AM EDT For Clarkson, making a Christmas album was a chance to defy genre limitations and just be herself This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. Cradling a cherry red guitar and decked in a tartan plaid dress, poinsettia jacket and matching studded,…

  19. Steve Aoki Teams Up with Neff for T-Shirt Line: Exclusive

    October 14, 2013 11:09 AM EDT Electro house musician Steve Aoki joins the likes of Lil Wayne and Deadmau5 in their pursuit of sartorial swag. After a chance meeting at a poker table in Las Vegas, Steve Aoki has become the latest artist to hook up with streetwear brand Neff and create his own line of colorful skate-and…

  20. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Georgia May Jagger and Kelly Clarkson

    October 11, 2013 1:03 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Georgia May Jagger " alt="" align="right"> Daughter of Rolling Stones lead Mick and fashions favorite “it’ girl, Georgia May Jagger, was disco…

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