1. Ariana Grande, MTV Revive 'TRL' for One Day

    June 25, 2014 9:42 PM EDT The network is reviving the popular format for a July 2 special with Ariana Grande. MTV is bringing back the popular music video countdown show "Total Request Live" — but there's a twist: It's only for one day. The Viacom-owned network announced Wednesday that it will…

  2. 'Nine Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran': 9 Things to See in MTV's Docuseries Premiere (Video)

    June 10, 2014 9:08 PM EDT MTV's docuseries "Nine Days and Nights" kicks off on Tuesday night with its first subject: Ed Sheeran, the hit singer-songwriter whose latest turn for a touch of hip-hop has him nervous about whether he will "be a career artist, or [the guy who] had a very big album in…

  3. Bob Weir and Ratdog Lead All-Star HeadCount Jam in Brooklyn

    June 05, 2014 10:24 AM EDT Bob Weir and Ratdog hit the lanes of Brooklyn Bowl last night for an intimate club gig in celebration of participatory democracy organization HeadCount's 10th Anniversary Benefit. The two sets were packed with a host of Grateful Dead classics and special guests, including appearances by…

  4. Bubbling Under: My Crazy Girlfriend Not Scaring Away Pop Radio

    May 02, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: My Crazy Girlfriend, Propain and Strand of Oaks   My Crazy Girlfriend My Crazy Girlfriend approaches the Pop Songs radio airplay chart with…

  5. Lily Allen Is Not Crazy: The Outspoken Brit Talks 'Sheezus' Comeback Album

    April 08, 2014 4:50 PM EDT Her five years off were packed with lows (meltdowns, label shakeups) and highs (marriage, kids), but with new album "Sheezus," pop's outspoken Brit is ready to put behind the "ego and narcissism" of her early work and prove what a nice person she is — but not before…

  6. David Lynch Foundation Honoring Rick Rubin

    February 25, 2014 1:45 PM EST Dixie Chicks, Damien Rice and Jake Bugg will perform at the Los Angeles event Legendary music producer Rick Rubin will receive the Lifetime of Harmony Award from the David Lynch Foundation through its new performance arts events division, DLF Live. The Dixie Chicks, along with Damien Rice,…

  7. Top 10 Girl Groups Of All Time

    February 12, 2014 3:07 PM EST From TLC to the Pointer Sisters, check out the top girl groups ever. On this week's Billboard 200 chart , U.K. girl group Little Mix scores a Top 10 debut with its sophomore album, "Salute," which debuts at No. 6 with 43,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. For…

  8. Kanye West's 'The College Dropout': An Oral History

    February 05, 2014 8:55 AM EST In celebration of its upcoming 10-year anniversary, 26 collaborators share their stories behind the making of Kanye West's debut album. "The College Dropout" is the story of and for the underdog, the underachiever. It still is, 10 years after its release (February…

  9. Sasquatch! Music Festival: Outkast, Soundgarden, Robyn Top Separate Lineups

    February 04, 2014 10:36 AM EST Washington state festival now taking place on Memorial Day weekend and Fourth Of July weekend. The Sasquatch! Music Festival, located at the Gorge in Quincy, Wash., is expanding to two patriotic weekends in 2014, with completely unique lineups for its standard Memorial Day weekend and new…

  10. YouTube Music Awards Director Spike Jonze Says 'Even If It's Messy, It'll Be Live'

    November 01, 2013 6:30 PM EDT The YouTube Music Awards air this Sunday, Nov. 3, live at 6 p.m. on YouTube -- and creative director Spike Jonze still isn't quite entirely sure what to expect. "None of us have done anything live before or an awards show -- in a way we're all like amateurs on YouTube…

  11. Moby Makes His Directorial Debut with ‘A Case for Shame’: Watch

    July 18, 2013 5:55 AM EDT Moby has dropped the video for “A Case for Shame,” the first from his upcoming 11th studio album. The video marks Moby’s directorial debut, and was shot at the electronic artist’s L.A. home – or more precisely, his swimming pool. Moby spends much of the video floating lifeless in his pool,…

  12. Moby Announces New Album 'Innocents'

    July 01, 2013 5:10 PM EDT Moby will release his eleventh studio album, "Innocents," on Oct. 1. The album, his first since 2011's "Destroyed," will feature a number of collaborations, via Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, Skylar Grey, Mark Lanegan, Damien Jurado, Cold Specks, and Inyang Bassey…

  13. Thirty Seconds To Mars, 'Love Lust Faith + Dreams': Track-By-Track Review

    May 21, 2013 11:18 AM EDT On Thirty Seconds To Mars' follow-up to their 2009 effort "This Is War," frontman Jared Leto takes the production reins alongside the group's longtime producer Steve Lillywhite and brings a marked sense of variety and experimentation along with him. For the Los…

  14. Thirty Seconds To Mars Sets 'Love Lust Faith + Dreams' Release Date

    March 18, 2013 1:10 PM EDT New single "Up In The Air" to debut -- in space! -- on Monday. Thirty Seconds To Mars has announced that its fourth studio album, "Love Lust Faith + Dreams," will be released on May 21 through Virgin Records. The arena-rock group also has grand plans for debuting its…

  15. Megan Hilty Performs Two Songs from 'It Happens All The Time': Video

    March 12, 2013 6:25 PM EDT The multifaceted artist releases her debut solo album today and performs two of its gems for Billboard. Megan Hilty’s a woman of many talents. She’s one of the leads on NBC’s musical drama series “Smash,” playing Ivy Lynn. She’s starred on Broadway a few times. And today, she releases…

  16. Brit Awards 2013: Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons, Adele Win Big

    February 20, 2013 8:15 PM EST Lana Del Rey in surprise win over Taylor Swift for international female solo artist Female artists dominated the 2013 Brit Awards with Emeli Sandé and Adele taking home two of the biggest prizes. Emeli Sandé won best British female and the highly coveted British album title for her 2012…

  17. Bruno Mars Unveils Massive 'Moonshine Jungle' World Tour

    February 20, 2013 12:30 PM EST Pop-rock star Bruno Mars will head out on his most expansive headlining tour to date with a five-month-long arena trek dubbed Moonshine Jungle World Tour. The tour, which supports Mars' sophomore album "Unorthodox Jukebox," kicks off on June 22 in Washington, D.C. Last…

  18. Rihanna Strips Down in 'Stay' Video: Watch

    February 11, 2013 9:14 PM EST Rihanna goes moody and makeup-free in the 'Unapologetic' ballad's video Rihanna keeps it simple in her video for "Stay," a stripped-down one-camera take that finds the pop star drowning her sorrows in a bathtub.  She appears makeup-free in the moody video, turning…

  19. Grammys 2013: 15 Things You Didn’t See on TV

    February 11, 2013 12:14 AM EST From Justin Timberlake starting the show to Mumford & Sons 'f***ing awesome' win, all the Grammys' best off-camera moments Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z performed in black and white, Elton John dueted with Ed Sheeran , Prince presented an award with a diamond-studded cane,…

  20. Unexpected Music Collaborations: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    January 29, 2013 1:40 PM EST In honor of Miley and Tyler, here are 12 collaborations that we never saw coming. Soon, the world will know what a Miley Cyrus song that features Tyler, The Creator and was co-written by Mary J. Blige sounds like. The pop star revealed the gonzo collaboration on her forthcoming fourth studio…

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