1. After Boycotting Melania Trump, Designer Sophie Theallet Creates 'World Citizen' Campaign Starring Corinne Bailey Rae

    March 03, 2017 4:52 PM EST Back in November 2016, French-born and New York-based fashion designer Sophie Theallet released an open letter detailing her refusal to dress first lady Melania Trump . Theallet stated that she and her brand value “artistic freedom and always humbly seek to contribute to a more humane,…

  2. Neil Portnow & Corinne Bailey Rae on How The Recording Academy's MusiCares Gives Back

    October 27, 2016 11:07 AM EDT Billboard’s Philanthropy Issue: Inside How the Music Industry Gives Back As 20 Feet From Stardom star Merry Clayton sang “Way Over Yonder” at the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Carole King, little did the famed soul singer know that four months later she would need…

  3. From 'Like a Star' to 'Starboy,' Space Out With These 21 Starry Songs

    October 13, 2016 5:58 PM EDT Last month, Canadian pop phenom  The Weeknd  came out of hiding with "Starboy," his floaty new single featuring Daft Punk  from his upcoming full-length album (due Nov. 25). Days later, he premiered the visual, which included (spoiler alert!) him killing himself and emerging a new…

  4. Panic! at the Disco! Performs 'Victorious' on 'Live From the Artists Den' Season Premiere: Exclusive

    September 22, 2016 10:34 AM EDT Panic! at the Disco  earned their first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 earlier this year, and now they're kicking off season 11 of Live From the Artists Den with a performance of "Victorious" at the historic Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, which Billboard is exclusively…

  5. Janelle Kroll Gears Up to Launch EP With New Single '24 Hrs': Listen

    September 09, 2016 1:33 PM EDT After delivering the sensual dance-centered tune 'FVR", Janelle Kroll serves up her latest single "24 Hrs", which dropped on Fri. Sept. 9 and is already featured on Spotify's "New Music Friday" playlist.   Janelle Kroll Takes Flight on Introspective New…

  6. President Obama Shares New Summer Jam-Filled Summer Featuring Beach Boys, Jay Z, Chance The Rapper & More

    August 11, 2016 11:26 AM EDT President Barack Obama's taste in music has our vote. After offering his summer playlist last August, the Commander-in-Chief returns with an encore lineup filled with summer jams.  Watch President Obama Get Pumped for DNC Speech With Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' Obama took…

  7. Trent Reznor, Weezer, GZA & More Partner With Apple-NASA Collaboration as Juno Reaches Jupiter

    July 04, 2016 11:15 AM EDT A Led Zeppelin-loving NASA scientist with help from Apple brings the cosmos to musicians and beyond. Trent Reznor , GZA , Corinne Bailey Rae , Brad Paisley , Jim James and Weezer are among a group of artists becoming more cosmic-minded. This because Apple and NASA have just announced a…

  8. Corinne Bailey Rae Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

    June 10, 2016 9:16 PM EDT If Corinne Bailey Rae ’s show at the Lyric Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday night is any indication, the singer-songwriter has been sorely missed. Jockeying for elbow room inside the intimate venue, the capacity crowd alternated between enthusiastic sing-alongs and shout-outs of “I love you…

  9. Corinne Bailey Rae on Her New Sound and Feeling 'Joy Again' After Heartbreak

    April 28, 2016 11:52 PM EDT Eight years after her first husband's fatal overdose, the Grammy-winning singer embraces new love, a new second home ("black bohemian" L.A.) and a quirky new sound "I'm not shy!" says Corinne Bailey Rae , loudly while laughing -- and only a fool would argue with…

  10. Eddie Vedder, Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello & More Headlining New Ohana Music Festival

    April 04, 2016 2:34 PM EDT Ohana Music Festival will take place for the first time on Aug. 27-28 in Orange County, CA, with headliners Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam , Lana Del Rey , Elvis Costello , City and Colour  and more.  Osheaga Announces 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lana Del Rey & More Taken…

  11. RZA's 'The Man With the Iron Fists' Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Black Keys

    August 28, 2012 3:45 PM EDT Pusha T, Talib Kweli, Corinne Bailey Rae, and more are also featured on the film's soundtrack. RZA 's directorial debut, "The Man With the Iron Fists," is an action-packed kung-fu film starring Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu. The movie will hit theaters in November, but a star…

  12. Bob Birch of Elton John's Band Dead in Apparent Suicide

    August 15, 2012 5:55 PM EDT Elton John "devastated and shocked" ... "In all our years on the road he never played or sang a bad note" Bob Birch, a bass player and prolific session sideman best known as a long-time member of Elton John's band, died Wednesday of an apparent suicide at his home in…

  13. Paul McCartney Gets Tribute Album, Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2012 7:38 PM EST Prepare for Paul McCartney mania in 2012 as the beloved Beatle turns 70 in June. On deck much sooner: a new solo album, "Kisses on the Bottom," released Feb. 7 by Hear Music/Concord, as well as a fully endorsed tribute record featuring covers of classic compositions from Sir Paul&…

  14. Fashion Week: Farm Fantasy Looks For Spring & Kevin Jonas Watches Anna Sui's Diva Dance Party

    September 15, 2011 2:38 PM EDT The final days of fashion week are upon us. Designers are still going strong, exhibiting some of the most bizarre and regal creations of the week. From Jeremy Scott's farm fantasy looks to Douglas Hannant's glamour of Shanghai in the 1930s, Spring will blossom as a time of escapism…

  15. Fashion Week: Gwen Stefani's Retro Line, Victoria Beckham Hit the Runway

    September 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT As Day 4 of New York Fashion Week ended Sunday (Sept. 11), the distinct neon glow and sporty silhouettes that have been threading through the tents so far showed no signs of stopping. Almost every collection of the day incorporated the loud neon to their athletic inspired items. From Gwen…

  16. Haley Reinhart Plots 'Sultry, Bluesy Rock' Future After 'Idol'

    May 20, 2011 2:25 PM EDT Haley Reinhart is gone from the "American Idol" world -- but won't be forgotten any time, soon. "Everybody is such a great big family...and I knew I'd miss them. But then again, I'm gonna see them again today," the ousted singer from Wheeling, Ill., told …

  17. Christian Rockers Red Poised for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200, Bob Marley Headed for Top 10

    February 04, 2011 9:53 AM EST Rock band Red is aiming to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with its new album, "Until We Have Faces." The group could sell 45,000 copies by week's end on Feb. 6, according to industry prognosticators. Red's last album, "Innocence & Instinct" (2009), bowed…

  18. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Jamie Foxx & Drake Break Songz's Streak

    February 03, 2011 6:44 PM EST There's a new King on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs this week as Jamie Foxx 's "Fall For Your Type," featuring Drake , jumps 5-1, snapping Trey Songz 's "Can't Be Friends'" No. 1 run at 13 weeks. Ironically, Foxx's last chart-topper was the 2009 smash…

  19. 11 R&B/Hip-Hop No. 11s For '11

    January 04, 2011 1:05 PM EST May 2011 bring you health, happiness and prosperity. On Billboard charts, however, the number 11 is often synonymous with frustration. "No one wants to wind up at No. 2, 6 or 11, but of those, No. 11 is probably the worst," says Adrian Moreira, RCA/J/Arista Records senior vice…

  20. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awards. This year's ceremony takes place at…

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