1. A Dining Guide for L.A. Concertgoers, from Food Guru Jonathan Gold

    January 29, 2015 1:02 PM EST The source music heard in City of Gold , Laura Gabbert's examination of the food culture of Los Angeles that Jonathan Gold has been writing about for 30 years, charismatically echoes the culinary sprawl of the city. A 17th-century tune written for viola da gamba, Snoop Dogg , the Germs…

  2. The Title of Adam Lambert's New Album Is...

    January 29, 2015 12:59 PM EST Adam Lambert celebrated his 33rd birthday by giving his fans a present and revealing the title of his forthcoming album. The American Idol season-eight alum took to Facebook to make the announcement that his new album will be called The Original High . Happy Birthday Adam Lambert!…

  3. Death Cab For Cutie Performs New Songs, Reveals Madison Square Garden Booking at Brooklyn Show

    January 29, 2015 12:57 PM EST A few songs into Death Cab For Cutie 's performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Wednesday night (Jan. 28), Ben Gibbard played a game he referred to as "Get To Know A New Death Cab For Cutie Member." The Brooklyn gig represented just the second show Death Cab has played…

  4. Brian Wilson Taps Kacey Musgraves, She & Him, Nate Ruess & More on New Album

    January 29, 2015 12:47 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> After taking some time to release a George Gershwin covers album, a Disney covers album and even remaster the long-bootlegged tapes of the Beach Boys ' unreleased masterpiece SMiLE , Brian Wilson is releasing his first studio album of…

  5. Exclusive: Tokio Hotel Plays 2 Songs at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on New Year's Eve

    January 29, 2015 12:40 PM EST Fresh off the release of their fifth full-length  Kings of Suburbia , German band Tokio Hotel performed two songs from the album in front of a massive crowd at Berlin's famous Brandenburg Gate on New Year's Eve. Today Billboard is exclusively premiering footage from the show,…

  6. Lil Wayne vs. Cash Money: Read the Leaked 21-Page Lawsuit

    January 29, 2015 12:22 PM EST Many were flabbergasted to find out just how much Lil Wayne was suing Cash Money Records for: $51 million dollars. But it's true. On Thursday, Jan. 29, a 21-page lawsuit surfaced on to the Internet. Within the lines of the documents, it breaks down the record contract between Cash…

  7. Throwback: Justin Timberlake's Laughable Apology for Super Bowl Wardrobe Malfunction

    January 29, 2015 12:10 PM EST It's not even a contest: Far and away the most scandalous thing to ever happen at the Super Bowl Halftime Show was Janet Jackson 's "wardrobe malfunction" in 2004. Aided, of course, by one suddenly solo star Justin Timberlake . For this week's Throwback Thursday …

  8. Roberto Carlos, Ruben Blades, Myriam Hernandez & More Nominated for Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

    January 29, 2015 12:00 PM EST Awards will take place Oct. 15 at Fillmore in Miami Beach. The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame officially set forth its third year of operations with the announcement of finalists for the third annual La Musa Awards 2015. The eventual winners will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall…

  9. Watch Justin Bieber on 'Ellen': 'I've Done Some Things That Might Not've Been the Greatest'

    January 29, 2015 11:48 AM EST Ellen's a Belieber! Justin Bieber made his first TV appearance in a very long time Thursday (Jan. 28) on Ellen . It was DeGeneres' birthday this week, and he stopped by with flowers and Calvin Klein underwear (natch) to celebrate. " Honestly I haven't been on TV in a…

  10. Romeo Santos To Participate in Exclusive Q&A at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    January 29, 2015 10:55 AM EST Conference taking place April 27-29 at the Ritz-Carlton, Miami Beach. Romeo Santos , the Latin star who ended 2014 as Billboard's Latin Artist of the year thanks to sustained sales, airplay and social presence, will participate in an exclusive Q&A at the 26 th annual Billboard…

  11. Pop Shop Podcast: Olly Murs Interview, Katy Perry Super Bowl, Rihanna & More

    January 29, 2015 10:54 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  12. Let Jeff Bridges Put You to Sleep in Snoozy Super Bowl Ad

    January 29, 2015 10:46 AM EST The Dude wants you to get a restful sleep tonight… and to help some great kids along the way! That's right, we've got another WTF-caliber Super Bowl commercial for you, but this one has a great message, and hey, we could all use a better night's sleep, right? "I like…

  13. T.I. and Jeezy Release 'G Sh-t' Mini-Movie

    January 29, 2015 10:27 AM EST T.I. released a 12-minute movie for his song "G Shit" featuring fellow Atlanta rapper Jeezy and Watch the Duck. "G Shit" is the fourth single from T.I.'s recently released Paperwork album. Check out the elaborate clip below. The music video is directed by Chris…

  14. Watch Vine Star Ask Selena Gomez to Prom in Epic Video

    January 29, 2015 10:27 AM EST One perk of being a Vine star? You're pretty good at video. That explains why this clip of Cole LaBrant (one third of Vine superstar group  Dem White Boyz ) is so catchy. LaBrant used the video to ask Selena Gomez to prom -- yes, it's a bit of a long shot, but who knows? Perhaps…

  15. Kanye West Previews 'Only One' Video Starring North West

    January 29, 2015 10:20 AM EST Kanye West stopped by Ellen DeGeneres ' show to preview the Spike Jonze -directed music video for his Paul McCartney collaboration "Only One." (Yes, that's a lot of disparate star power in one sentence.) Exclusive: Kanye's New Album Not Titled 'Only One'…

  16. Justin Bieber Apologizes for 'Arrogant' and 'Conceited' Behavior on 'Ellen'

    January 29, 2015 10:14 AM EST Might  Justin Bieber  be turning a corner? The star posted a confessional video  on Facebook  Wednesday night alongside the message "here we go."  He begins by explaining that he taped Ellen earlier in the day (the episode airs Thursday), and since it was his first public…

  17. Happy Birthday, Adam Lambert: 5 Great Performances

    January 29, 2015 10:00 AM EST Happy Birthday,  Adam Lambert ! The  American Idol runner-up-turned- Queen frontman is 33 today. His next year has plenty for fans to be excited about: His next solo album , produced by Max Martin and Shellback, is expected to be released this summer, with a first single due in April. "…

  18. Tom Petty Addresses Sam Smith's Songwriting Snafu: 'The Word Lawsuit Was Never Even Said'

    January 29, 2015 9:52 AM EST "About the Sam Smith thing…" Tom Petty has addressed the recent news that he and his Traveling Wilburys bandmate  Jeff Lynne  received songwriting credit on Sam Smith 's hit "Stay With Me." In a statement to Billboard, the rock legend praises Smith for quickly…

  19. Tim McGraw Headed to the Oscars for Glen Campbell Tribute

    January 29, 2015 9:31 AM EST Tim McGraw will perform "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" as a tribute to the Oscar-nominated Glen Campbell at the 87th Oscars. The song appears in the documentary Glen Campbell… I'll Be Me , which follows its famous subject (he contributed to many classic '60s pop records…

  20. Viacom Net Earnings Drop 9 Percent, U.S. Ad Sales Fall

    January 29, 2015 9:18 AM EST Viacom, led by CEO  Philippe Dauman , on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter financials affected by currency fluctuations and ratings challenges. Net earnings of $500 million for the latest quarter compared with $547 million in the year-ago period, down 9 percent. Amid continued stock…

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